Handmade Sock Monkey Baby Shower Card

sock monkey baby shower card

Of all the cards that I have made, this is one of my favorites!  A friend asked if I could make a baby shower card for her niece.  She sent me a picture of the invitation, and I used that as inspiration.  Read more »

Handmade Teddy Bear Card Using Copic Markers and Nestabilities

teddy bear handmade card

Happy Friday!!!  Pat yourself on the back for making it through another week.  I thought I’d end the week with something cute.  This pretty girl would make a great baby card or birthday card for a little girl. Read more »

Handmade Harley Davidson Birthday Card Using Motorcycle Stamp and Cuttlebug

handmade birthday motorcycle harley davidson card

I have a really fun Birthday Card using the Cuttlebug and Cricut stars from the Old West Cricut Cartridge.  One of our best friends recently turned 50, and his wife and family threw him a Harley Davidson themed birthday party. Read more »

Mother’s Day Tri-Fold Shutter Card

 shutter card

I recently learned how to make  Tri-Fold Shutter Cards, so I made them for my Mom and Mother-in-law for Mother’s Day.  I participated in online challenges for National Scrapbook day on the Obsessed with Scrapbooking facebook page.  Debbie O’Neal at Scrap Me Quick Designs shared the directions on how to make this great card.  Once you know how to cut the paper and the sizes, it’s really very easy!  Read more »

Handmade Butterfly Card Using Delicious Doodle Digistamp and Elegant Edges Cricut Cartridge

elegant edges cricut cartridge butterfly card

The Elegant Edges Cricut Cartridge seems to sneak it’s way into lots of my cards lately.  To make the most of the wonderful shapes that it offers, I print the digistamp onto white X-Press It cardstock.  Read more »

Lion Birthday Card Using Create A Critter Cricut Cartridge

create a critter 2 lion birthday card I thought I’d bring you a bright and cheery Create A Critter Card on this nasty, rainy day.  This silly lion from the Create A Critter Cricut Cartridge is the perfect way to send Birthday wishes.  I cut the lion at 3″ using black as the base.  The papers are retired from Stampin’ Up, and were great for a child’s birthday card.  The label punch and “Happy Birthday Wishes” stamp are also from Stampin’ Up.  I added an orange dotted ribbon tied in a knot to finish it off. I’m entering this card into the following challenge: Cut It Up Challenges

Dog Card Using Copic Markers

copic dog card

Who doesn’t love cute little dogs? Especially if they are in a basket with pretty spring flowers!  This cute images is from Robyn’s Fetish.   I colored it with Copic Markers, and I realized that I need more shades of browns.  I’m still working on shading. It takes a lot of patience, and even more practice!  I would love to take a class, but there aren’t any near here.  I think I may try an online class when the weather gets too hot to be outside. Read more »

More Backgrounds Using Copic Markers

copic background card 2

Have you used your Copic Markers to make backgrounds?  I was playing around with my Copic Markers on day, and seeing which colors blend well.  I tried different combinations of similar shades, from very light, to bright. 

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Bird Birthday Card Using Create A Critter 2

create a critter 2 bird birthday card

 

The Create A Critter 2 Cricut Cartridge is one of my favorites!  If you follow my blog, you will find lots of cards and projects using both Create A Critter Cartridges.  This little birdie decked out with a fancy hat is perfect to pair with the “It’s Your Bird-Day” sentiment from My Pink Stamper.  Read more »

Making Sunset Backgrounds with Copic Markers

copic background sunset cards

Sunsets and scenes are so much fun to make with Copic Markers.  If you’re a Copic expert, I’m sure you’ve done this a million times, but I’m fairly new, and I was amazed!  My Mom had these great stamps with Canada Geese on them.  We’re in Wildlife Country, USA, so ducks, geese, and other wildlife are very popular here.  Read more »

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