Sunshine and Stampavie

One of the things I like most about Stampavie (there are so many things I like!) is their selection of boy-inspired imagery.  Let's face it - boy images are hard to find! Today's card is inspired by sunny weather, and the little neighbor boy a few doors down who just lost his first tooth.  Makes you want to go outside and play! Well I'm staying inside to paint one of my … [Read more...]

Spring with Stampavie Card and an App!

I found this adorable stamp from Stampavie when I was demoing at The Inspiration Station last weekend.  It was an easy next step to make this card. I love the sweet image - and it was super fun to color as well. I've been making lots of cards today, for a great app, available on the iPhone, iPad, etc. called Sketches2Scrapbook from Anam Stubbington.  The … [Read more...]

Some Stampavie Love…

As I'm organizing my own stamp collection here at home, TWO things are patently obvious: I love stamps (well, duh!) And I have a lot of stamps from particular manufacturers So much is this love-fest - that I created a category for those manufacturers, themselves - just so I could gaze upon my catalog by company if I wanted to.  Just look at that list on the right hand side (and … [Read more...]

A sweet goodbye to Winter…

It may have started off at 30 degrees this morning, but by 11am it was 64 degrees.  Ah, Spring!  Seriously, even the birds were tweeting outside this morning.  I suppose this should get me in a Spring Cleaning mood. NOT!!  But I did put my own laundry away, organized the drawers in my dresser, tossed two things and put several more in the bag to donate.  Started a … [Read more...]

A Happy Copic Textural Overload

Oh my goodness.  If there was ever a stamp in my collection that embodies so many fun textural challenges... this is it! Being Together by Gillian Roberts for Stampavie is such a fun stamp to color. I made her top a fuzzy sweater.  I made her pants jean-like.  I made that teddy bear fuzzy.  I worked on the wood fence for fun (even added some flicked in grass and a … [Read more...]