Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Love at First Touch

One of the sets I found in my cleaning up is a lovely set from Gina K Designs by Melanie Muenchinger called Hand In Hand. I couldn't find it on their web sight so I think it's no longer in production. The die is from Papertrey Ink. Hope you like it and thanks for stopping by.

Monday, July 27, 2015

Tulips and a Dragon Fly

This card just makes me happy, I love tulips and this set has a fun take on them. I used the rock and roll technique to color them. The dragon fly was just a bit of whimsy. Hope you like it and thanks for stopping by.

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Butterfly Sympathy

I've had to make way too many sympathy cards lately. I had a stack of premade card bases sitting on my desk so I put together some cards and this is one I came up with. Hope you like it and thanks for stopping by.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Odd Balloons

When I was working on getting my craft stuff organized I also realized that I don't use my dies as often as I would like since it means hauling out my Cuttlebug, my paper cutter and so on. More work than I want to do since I have to work on my dining table. I got the bright idea to make die cuts as I was sorting out the dies. Another great idea in concept that really turned out well. I bought an album with top loading pages to place the die cuts in and now I can just grab some when I need them. One of the dies I made cuts with in different colors was By the Numbers from Papertrey Ink. I thought it would be fun to have different colors when making birthday cards. What I ended up with was a glorious pile of odd shapes that came out of the centers of the numbers.  I've been seeing many card designs with balloons on them so I took those shapes and made this card. Lesson learned in crafting is not to waste potential items. Hope you like it and thanks for stopping by.

Friday, July 24, 2015

Mehndi Medallion

I was looking at my craft area a few weeks ago and wondered how I had let things get so out of hand. I decided to take the time to straighten out my stamps and dies and find a better way to work with them.  Well it was a good idea in concept but as I worked I couldn't help but make cards while I had different stamp sets out.  I found sets that I had completely forgotten about and it got the creative juices flowing. Mehndi Medallion from Papertrey Ink was one of the sets I found.  When I decided to make cards as I sorted things out I also decided to make two of every design (well not exactly alike, can't do that). I made this card and then the same card in different shades of blue. I liked this one the best so it's the one I'm sharing. Hope you like it and thanks for stopping by.