Wouldn’t this make a fantastic Christmas card paired with some holiday sentiments? I’ve picked a few sentiment stamp images from JFF Stamps for inspiration for future cards. (Click images for direct links to the store.) This one is just a beautiful quote and so comforting to those who have lost loved ones, especially during the… Continue reading Christmas Cardinal
My boss shared this Far Side cartoon with me many years ago and it makes me laugh every time I see it! Today starts a new monthly challenge on the JFF Rubber Stamps blog and the theme is Halloween! I needed a little creativity jump start and used the September 2018 card sketch from the… Continue reading These are the Ghoul Times!
Heads up! The school year has begun and HOCO 2018 is right around the corner! Whether it’s your first homecoming or your last, the dance is definitely one of the highlights of going back to school. “Putt” a smile on your favorite golfer’s face and give them this cute gift box as part of your… Continue reading FORE!
Golf is not my bag. I can curse loudly (and proficiently) and throw a golf club (kinda far I might add!), but I don’t enjoy playing golf. The sad part is that I’m not a bad golfer. I played a half-assed game at Bringhurst with my kids on Mother’s Day a few years ago. I… Continue reading Talk Birdie to Me
This phrase makes me laugh! Don’t cha think this would make the perfect girls’ night out invite?! I created today’s card using the sketch from the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge. I stamped the JFF Rubber Stamps BCH-Flamingos image in Club Scrap sandstone ink, colored with Prismacolor pencils and blended with gamsol. I trimmed the images for placement and adhered with foam… Continue reading Let’s Flamingle!
Sometimes all it takes is a little spark of creativity and it’s time to celebrate! I had a stack of paper, a bin of stamps and I drew a blank. I took a Facebook break and this sketch challenge popped up in my feed. It was just what I needed! I even stepped out of my… Continue reading Drawing a Blank? Use a Sketch!
In 1976 a wave of patriotism and nostalgia swept the nation as we celebrated America’s Bicentennial. Everybody got in on the celebration…Disneyland, DisneyWorld, commercial products, the ’76 Olympics, the Superbowl, Major League Baseball…even Schoolhouse Rock! I was 7 and my little sister Stephie was 3. I wanted to be a gymnast and do flips on the… Continue reading Spirit of ’76