Birthday balloons

Birthday balloons

I finally feel like this card really shows off one of the reasons that the oxide inks excite me so much!  It is so little, but the green balloon string that is stamped on top of the pink balloon, the fact that it doesn’t blend into the pink balloon but holds its own.  I could blend them, but they also can hold up on their own, that is just exciting (to me, and possibly only to me). read more

Birthday presents

Birthday presents

So, I picked up this paper pad at WalMart, where I normally don’t shop but my nephew wanted something from there so we went and I had a gift card from a settlement of some form so I thought why not. I loved how bright this paper was, and I love paper pads because it is pretty easy to assume everything basically goes together. This actually made me think of strips of wrapping paper from the presents as I was putting it together. read more

Fur you calico

Fur you calico

D]oes a birthday card have to say ‘Happy Birthday’ to be a birthday card?  I am giving this as a birthday card, although I realize there is technically nothing that makes it a birthday card.  These are the things that drive me to overthink. read more

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