Friday, December 27, 2013


This is not a difficult challenge but it is beautiful , the most fun is color coordinating The new stamp from Out on the Town is a favorite of mine

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Christmas Birthday

This card is already in the mail for a December birthday Does having a birthday in December mean less gifts?

Friday, December 20, 2013

Color your beads

This is fun to do and you can make colors you can't find to purchase and if you buy the large bag of clear it is much cheaper

Thursday, December 19, 2013


There are two m ore decorated rooms but I won't bore you further

Wednesday, December 18, 2013


There is an end I promise ........................    ENJOY

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Sunday, December 15, 2013


Over the next few days I am sharing the decorations I put up for the very successful annual cookie party, this is my living room

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Friday, December 13, 2013

Double Z Fold

Well now that just looks crooked , it really isn't Also I clear embossed trees on each side that are not showing up on the screen In any case this was a fun
TT go to and give it a try

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Blue Christmas

For the background I followed the tutorial for weaving   This is for the challenge 189
I also want to share this at

Friday, December 6, 2013

Faux Linen

Oh how many cards this technique would do justice to . A few steps and beautiful results......

Friday, November 29, 2013

Masking tape background

And we make fun of men for using duct tape for everything . This is a fun project , very easy and effective Join us at

Friday, November 22, 2013

Handmade Chipboard I had a hard time finding cardboard thin enough for my die to cut through but I finally did and cut the two layers then I used spray adhesive  to adhere them together , it is not perfect I clear embossed the branch above the tiger 

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Red Christmas

I love Christmas packages It doesn't matter if they are empty as long as they are pretty

Friday, November 15, 2013


For this challenge I used a large notebook because I have to  keep all my MFP information in one place  I extended the ribbon so it can be a book mark  the background is patchwork of handmade paper

Saturday, November 9, 2013

White Christmas

Oh how much this feels like snow. I made the poinsettia from several different silk flowers and the saying is from MFP Joyous Seasons This is challenge #185
Visit and try the challenge

Friday, November 8, 2013

Toilet Tissue Technique

This is the best use ever seen for toilet tissue , go to and give it a try  . On this darling stamp Pandas 2013  I messed up  on his arm  BUT I have this wonderful punch for building bamboo and it solved my problem perfectly.

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Friday, November 1, 2013

Two tone Resist

This background takes a few steps but if you do a whole sheet you will have four backgrounds go to and give it a try

Saturday, October 26, 2013

ALERT Fox in the Barnyard

 MFP Challenge 183 is a farm scene It doesn't get much farmier ( is that a word?) than this

Friday, October 25, 2013

Inked Fruit Background

This is the most messy fun I have had with food ever . I used an apple for the fruit and couldn't cut it level enough to gather the ink all over it  , citrus would be better because it can be pressed into the ink , but I made it happen and I like the result with the gold  embossing  . Go over to and have some fun

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Paper Clay Piggie

This challenge is fun , I used paper clay if you check all the samples you will find other products that work the same way

Zoo Scene

For MFP Challenge 182 we are asked to do a zoo scene , I have no ;lion tiger elephant MFPP stamps so decided to do a petting zoo Enjoy

Saturday, October 12, 2013


The 181 Challenge for is Fall Scene Where I come from we always went apple picking in the fall  I love this stamp set "Fall Apples"

Friday, October 11, 2013

Faux Cloisonne

Well who knew you could do cloisonné with EP and a glossy ad ? I think it would look even better if my ad had been multi colored I will be trying this again

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Friday, October 4, 2013

Embossed Paper Bag

We don't have a single child ring our door bell and I will still feel the need to make and fill dozens of these just in case

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Friday, September 27, 2013

Steampunk Magazine

Some of you know that Trish does these wonderful shadow boxes and I passed her the wine box months ago. Perhaps you haven't seen the finished box , she is amazing and it hit the pages of the STEAMPUNK MAGAZINE visit her blog and see what she did 
Steampunk is a fun creative outlet magazine you should pick up a copy.

Faux silk

This technique is the challenge 68 for I didn't have plain white tissue mine has sparkles through it It worked well and I have a sparkly sky in my silk

Saturday, September 21, 2013


For this challenge we were given a recipe of 1 die cut , 2 images, 3 colors  The images are from the MFP Koi Fish set

Friday, September 20, 2013

High Light Low Light

This TT challenge 67 on Speedy Fox TV  really caused me some frustration , the high light ( top) was not difficult but the low light bleaching was a headache I did it five times changing papers and even bought new bleach because nothing was happening , in the end I gave up and choose the best of the group It did bleach a little but not like the TT that is provided

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Have a Little Cake

This card was made for a group sketch challenge and I want to share it with you  This is the first time I have used one of those blank rubber stamps to make a reverse image.(cake)

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Friday, September 13, 2013

Dimensional Shoe

I am wondering if I could make this in a size 7 .Likely wouldn't hold my weight This is for the challenge on speedy TT  come join us to win a MFP stamp

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Mask Something

This image is from the WHAT A SCREAM MFP set the challenge is to mask I masked the moon and sponged  black ink

Friday, September 6, 2013

Saturday, August 31, 2013


This little quilled garden is framed with MFP bamboo shoots  Pop over to and try your hand at this framed challenge ......

Friday, August 30, 2013

Magic Slider

This was a challenge. I couldn't get the ink to dry on the acetate then when I got it finished I was baffled as to how to put it together to get the magic , then like the light bulb over my head I GOT IT