Sunday, December 15, 2019

Box Card 2

                                                                          Another box card
                                                                          Given to a neighbor
                                                                           She totally flipped

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Another Christmas Card

Very pleased with this card 
The poinsettia are glazes and shimmered 
The angel is popped

Sunday, December 8, 2019


                                             Just one of the cards I made this year
                        I cut parts out of three different stamps  and built the horse and cart

Monday, December 2, 2019


This is a challenge called winter Wonderland
I think I nailed it
The side panels and words are silver glitter paper
What do you think  ?

Friday, November 15, 2019



                                       This is a birthday card for a snowbird
Since they don't yet have a date to return to Florida wee don't want the card to chase them from Canada to Florida
It is agreed I would hold it  but post it '

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Box Card

 This box card is for my sister who loves penquins
I can not get any oof  my family to come to my blog so I am safe in showing this to you

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Tuesday Morning Sketch

     even though it is Wednesday
I enjoyed this layout so I decided to do this

                                                         Thank you for stopping by


Monday, October 28, 2019

October Shoe Box Meeting

                                                       This was my submissionn
                                                       Very simple  The stamps are My Bestie
                                                      Colored with  copic
                                                      With a strip of glitter paper down the side


Thursday, October 17, 2019

Stamp of the month

I can make a card a whole lot faster than getting it posted

I cropped this it looked perfect ?????????????????/

 So for the card I gold  embossed the pine cones and  inked the rest
Cute card for the season

Sunday, October 13, 2019

Over the Fence

Learning curve on new computer
Haven't got printer hooked up yet
Spent an hour trying to crop

Sending this card to a fellow Canadian card maker who has been in hospital 4 weeks after back surgery
I picked up these stamps at a yard sale 
Posting both shots not sure either can tell you  much but I have to practice

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Monday, September 23, 2019

Shoe box

My group did a shoe box day  and this is  my submission 
Each one filled a shoe box with a make and take for each who attended  The boxes are passed around  like musical chairs and you make each card  Coming home with 12/14 cards  We do this twice a year 

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Bob Ross

Yesterday I was invited to a  BOB ROSS  party 
Had a blast 
We were supplied with everything plus food 
We watched and tried to keep up with a video 
Lots of "What did he say "  What is he doing"  I missed something"
 bursts of laughter when he said " this is so easy'  and tons of rewinding 
There were lots of "happy little accidents" 

I didn't find he was teaching , more showing what he was doing and much too fast 
Also he works in oil we used arcylic 
 It was so fun
Here is my finished canvas
 and I am glad to show it on screen looks much better than real life .
Here is the thank You card I am sending the hostess 

Thursday, September 12, 2019


I am very glad Florida ants are not this big 
But I think this is the perfect card to give to the entomologolist
when he/she comes to lecture 

Friday, September 6, 2019

Seasons Greeting

I don't like posting Christmas this early 
This was part of our homework for the group 
The background is crumpled tissue  with EP over the high points  
Fun to do and there wwill be more in furture 

Monday, September 2, 2019


The word card theme was coffee 
I did a couple with coffee mug
 but then remembered this stamp in the back of the drawer 

Monday, August 26, 2019


The challenge for this swap was WILDLIFE 
I just adore this stamp with the racoon in trash can 
I rumpled the card stock and hit the high folds with ink 
It turned out nice 

Friday, August 23, 2019


This is a Stamps for Life Monthly stamp set 
Only the little frog is not in this  set 
It is stamped and die cut  applied with foam dot 

Monday, August 19, 2019

Do Se do

I have some new dies so you may be seeing a few in the near future 
This one is monted on an airbrush background  
Still need practice for control of the airbrush  
Also did  some stamping 


Friday, August 16, 2019


I have a stamping buddy who is in a leg cast 
I made this get well for her 
The stamp was made especially for me when I broke my leg 
It is very special to me as is the girl that made it happen 

Monday, August 12, 2019


Had a little get together with a neighbor and we did finger painting 
We watched a couple of videos and just went at it 
There are some you are not seeing
 and these are 8.5 x 11 so not useful for cards 
Will try to do A2  size when I have confindence 

Friday, August 9, 2019


This is a free B stamp from a magazine 
I choose a designer paper blue background  die cut the center circle  
Stamped lilies and swan cut out the swan and popped it on
Added the sentiment 

Hope you like it 

Monday, August 5, 2019

LCC Twine

For this Let's Craft and Create  Challenge 
I did the background with watercolor  Stamped the branch and birds  
Added the leaf brads 
And to meet the challenge I wrapped the corner in twine 
Come play at

Wednesday, July 31, 2019


Cute set with 50% coupon at M 
Brusho the background and colored with copic

Friday, July 19, 2019


Borrowed some Pan Pastel today
 Both of these are on water color paper
One is Pan the other chalk
I chose as close to the same color as possible I find the Pan blends easy but is of less strength in the hue
I see such little difference in the coloring and blending 
 but Pan takes up more storage space
However watching videos there are things you can do with Pan that you maybe can't with chalk
Both are fun
Both doggie and I are doomed to die any minute 
For 25 years I have been blowing the caulk dust off my cardstock 
Now I see in the video that is very dangerous to your health and especially to dogs 
There is a special little vacuum I should buy and be using 

Here are the examples of the two medium Pam Pastel on left  Chalk on right 

These are the two products  I used  Pan Pastel on top

Chalk below
I use  the alligator clip with tiny cotton balls for both

Pan visa Chalk This time I used make up sponges and the cloud maker . The pan is definitely creamy and does not scrub off the tool I do see a difference in strength of color but unless they are side by would never know . If I didn't do them myself I couldn't tell which was which Can you?

One more and I won't bug you again unless I come up with something  marvelous 
This one is Pan Pastel and the purpose was to see how well you could stamp on ikt 
It looks great but wouldn't happen without the MISTI  it took three layers before it started to look good 


Friday, July 12, 2019

Air Brush

I am disappointed in how this photographed 
The background is really pretty done with the air gun 

Thursday, July 4, 2019


The challenge for LCC today is PATRIOTIC 
I chose to do a side step  using red white and blue 
Eagle and flag  service man and Thank you dies 
All adhered to handmade paper 

Come see others 

Monday, July 1, 2019


Yes I did use the MISTI  and it is much darker in person 

Friday, June 28, 2019


This background is alcohol ink on cling wrap  
the horses are ssimply stamped on 

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Getting my dollars worth out of this set 
Background is chalk 
Colored with copic 

Friday, June 21, 2019


I received a lovely package from my very best British card friend
These delightful fairies are on Glimmering mist background 
with a grass die in front
I love the dancing fairies

Ali found the stamp to match the die I posted a few days back 
how clever and thoughtful of her to include this 
This background is alcohol ink on cling wrap 
Thank you Ali  Love them all 
And there is one more set   I need to work on 


Monday, June 17, 2019


This set I picked up at Tuesday Morning for next to nothing 
Colored with copocs 

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Light House

This is a stamp set from Stamps of Life 
Colored with chalk 

Monday, June 10, 2019

Hound Dog

This card on red background 
is a white background die and the hound dog die 

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Ice cream anyone?

These stamps are Stamps of Life
Separate pieces to build your own treat 
Just the way I like my treats 
I colored with Spectrum Aqua Markers 

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

LCC You're the Man



Without the farmer we do not eat 

Saturday, June 1, 2019


I was gifted this die in a package but don't have the matching stamp 

My first  instinct was to use it as a stencil 
I used a sponge and distress ink 
and that worked quite well don't you think ?