Friday, November 21, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving

So late last night I realized I forgot to prepare my Thanksgiving cards!  This meant crunch time.  I don't like rushing things, but that often makes for some fun speed crafting, so away I went to comb through my stash to see what to use this year.  Happily, found that the curvy frame stamp from Everything More  and Happy Thanksgiving sentiment from Unity Stamp Company fit beautifully!  Had this retired Stampin' Up! paper "saved" for this time of year, so some quick cutting, a little fussy cutting, and done and done!

I'm updating my post to share with my other Unity Stamp Co. pals with Friends with Flair.  I'm so grateful to get to see all the wonderful cards they create.

Hope everyone has a wonderful holiday next week!  Like the card says, I wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Great Love

A quick fall post today...
Had an opportunity to make a series of encouragement cards for a friend and picked out one of my favorites to share with you.  Don't you love it when the simplest of cards becomes a favorite?  Some days I can spend hours trying to come up with something I like, then there are days when I realize keeping things simple is often the best.  

A Unity Stamp Company sentiment was all I needed to stamp & color, then cut out with a Spellbinders die.  I sponged the edges a bit, and layered on some pretty patterned paper (paper from FarmHouse I believe) and embellished with some Stampin' Up! crochet lace ribbon.  

Hope you are having a fabulous weekend!  Until next time, happy crafting!

Friday, October 31, 2014

Happy Halloween!


I went super simple with this card using some stickers and washi tape.  Oh yeah, easy peasy.  The B for Boo sticker from Graphic 45 was layered on a bit of green cardstock to add a little extra color.  The dimensional mummy sticker is from Recollections, and skull and crossbones washi tape is from Stampin' Up!

Enjoy some candy, and maybe just a little bit more crafting time before the little ones come knocking on your door.  Have a great day!

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Monster Hugs!

Too cute to spook, aren't they? 

Lawn Fawn Monster Mash stamp set is great for Halloween or any occasion.
I stamped my monsters in different colors to match my patterned paper (it's a scrap, so not sure which brand it is).  I made the green guy a white eye to stand out just a little more.  A googly eye would be great on him, too, but this card needed to fit nicely in an envelope and I didn't want to risk the eye falling off!  

A little twine threaded through my label looks like it is holding it on, but of course it's just decorative.  Gotta love a little embellishment!
Hope everyone is ready for a fun weekend!
Happy crafting, everyone.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Feelin' Squirrel-y...

This is a squirrel-y time of year... love seeing the little critters all over the yard burying their acorn treasures.  
I used Papertrey Ink stamp, Nuts For You, and carefully recreated the squirrel image in reverse with a pen to create this card.  A little washi tape, short sentiment from TAWS and top note die from SU!  

Simple, easy, lots more fun than raking leaves... Have a fun fall weekend, everyone!

Happy Belated Birthday

Happy Belated Birthday
for all those people I keep missing their big day, I apologize!

Love my craft buddy!

Love my craft buddy!
Dog's view of the Craft-a-torium!