Linked hearts

Linked hearts

OK, I think I finally figured out the secret to the heart wreath stamp. Just use one color. Well, I am sure that I could go in with a fine tip pen and add a bit of more color at this point if I really felt the need, but I am thinking my problem with the stamp is that I keep trying to make it to complex and need to just keep it simple. It is beautiful as it is and I need to just let that be. read more

Anniversary rings

Anniversary rings

You know, I just don’t know that I can do this stamp justice.  I have tried using it several different ways now, and I have really only been truly happy with it once.  It just always looks better in my head than it does on paper.  Well, I guess I just stick to that one way from now on.  I like how it works on the card, I just still think I am not making this stamp look nearly as good as it should, does that make sense? read more

Anniversary wreath

Anniversary wreath

This is actually a card for a very important couple in my life who I won’t say too much about so not to completely spoil any ‘surprise’, but when I was trying to do a rough guesstimate of how many years I realized I could at least start with how old I am, and that alone is saying something. read more

Anniversary bouquet and cake

Anniversary bouquet and cake

It dawned on me that it is kind of apropos the first card I made was an anniversary card for my sister-in-law and brother-in-law so every year it marks my card making anniversary by making their anniversary card, which in a way has become my anniversary card in a way also.  I have been officially making cards for two years now. read more

Loving showers

Loving showers

A flurry of cards!  One card led to the idea for another card then an inspiration picture reminded me of a past card which all lead to a day of making a flurry of cards, well in actuality I made six cards, but it still took all day and that is how it all started. I am going to post this as two different (but fairly identicalI) posts since I made two stylistically different cards that are identical in the method I used. read more

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