“The magi, as you know, were wise men–wonderfully wise men–who brought gifts to the Babe in the manger. They invented the art of giving Christmas presents.” ― O. Henry, The Gift of the Magi The Magi from the East. What a strange story, but one that has been accepted by Christianity for centuries. Three strangers from a… Continue reading On the 12th Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me…
The December 2018 monthly challenge theme is “Any Holiday” and I thought I’d take a break from Christmas and share some Valentine cards! My first two cards feature the Cat/Dog Hearts stamp images from the JFF Valentine’s Day Holiday/Seasonal collection. I heat embossed with copper embossing powder and added some gems and Stickles for a little sparkle. Both images… Continue reading Be Mine ♥
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!