Wednesday, April 27, 2016

How Are Things At Your Pad?

How can anyone resist smiling when you see this 
adorable frog from the 
Stamp Up Frolicking Frogs set?

For the background effects, I used my wooden handmade
distressing blocks to ink SU Not Quite Navy, Pretty in Pink, 
and Wild Wasabi.  The stamped image is colored with 
Copic markers except for the red sparkle gel penned tongue.

I picked this stamp set up from a new Facebook seller that you might like to check out ~ Stampin Up Stamps & Stuff.  Be sure
to tell Gay that I sent you over to see her. 

Word Art Wednesday ~ PANSIES & SYMPATHIES

For today's Word Art Wednesday card, I used my first
Graciellie Design Stamp, triple matted and
done in colored pencils on a black card stock base.

Pansies & Sympathies
{Floral Collage}


What a great versatile stamp to have in my collection. 
By simply adding any sentiment, 
I can see the possibilities ahead are endless. 

Thank you for stopping by.

Monday, April 18, 2016

Sweet Sixteen Party Girl

Not only do our kids grow up fast,
but before we turn around good
our grand children are all grown up too.

This weekend my family is celebrating
Destiny's Sweet 16th Birthday!

For her card I selected the Julie Nutting
Party Girl card size stamp
and used lots of her favorite

One extra thing that I always enjoy 
is making the envelope to go with my
handmade cards. 
For her, I wanted a gently reminder
how fragile life is a sixteen,
so I added a 
Grow in Grace
book marker to the top of the envelope. 

Happy Birthday Destiny!

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Congratulations Baby ~ Shaker Card

Recently, I tried my hand at
a larger shaker card
for a special young lady's baby shower.
While in the end, I was pleased
with the results, I do think I 
will refresh with a youtube video
before trying another one.