Recycling with Style

I recently purchased several Petit Duo stamps from Prima.  I held onto the packaging, thinking that there must be something I could do with it besides throwing it away.  And then I got an idea... make it into a photo mailer / frame!  The indented section of the packaging is nearly 4" x 6".  I trimmed my photograph down to 3 3/4" x 6" to fit in the … [Read more...]

When you just didn’t dress the part…

Pictures capture an instant in time.  Real life happens and it isn't color-coordinated.  I'm not going to make my children where red shirts on apple picking day.  But man, when they were really little, I did find these goofy pumpkin-colored pants for the twins to wear.  Enought with confession time.  Let's talk REAL pictures here. What do you do when … [Read more...]

Joining Prickley Pear Stamps Design Team!

Friendship / I Miss You card by Sally Lynn MacDonald I've been asked to join the Design Team for Prickley Pear Rubber Stamps.  Woo Hoo!! Nicole has such wonderful designs and her images are especially wonderful for coloring - so be prepared to see a lot of Copic Marker coloring samples.   The card above uses the Domino Set.  I made this card as a friendship card for a … [Read more...]

CARD: Peaceful Snowflakes (ok a bit of a background attack)

Ok, Monday was a holiday and the muse was keeping ELEVEN children busy for a sleepover and playdate.  That is all the energy that I had.  LOL!  So how about a technique for Tuesday? The title makes it all sound so PEACEful.  But when I attacked this project, it was with a creative fervor.  LOL!  It started with wishing that I had stamps to match this awesome die … [Read more...]