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Archive for August, 2011

Sweets for the Sweet

Posted: Friday, August 5th, 2011 @ 9:01 am in Projects | No Comments »

This is a fun stamp set.  How do you like the color combo of Tempting Turquoise, Rich Razzleberry and Pumpkin Pie?  I used the Tastefully Trim die for the Big Shot on all 3 cards as well.

Faux Polka Dot Brads – Tutorial

Posted: Thursday, August 4th, 2011 @ 9:45 am in Projects | No Comments »

I promised to tell you how to make some polka dot brads that are flat enough to go through the mail.  I love the new In Color brads, but they are too lumpy to mail.  So I came up with this solution that I can make in any color!  First a sample: Isn’t this beautiful?  […]

Nautical Expedition

Posted: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 @ 9:14 am in Projects | 1 Comment »

Here is one of the prints from the Nautical Expedition DSP that is on sale this month.  It is in the summer mini, so it will be retired after this month.  Here I stamped (The Open Sea set) in White Craft Ink, embossed in white and then sponged Soft Suede ink around the image and edge of the […]


Posted: Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 @ 8:46 am in Projects | No Comments »

I just sent out my monthly email newsletter containing the August special, my class schedule and a fun project.  If you are not on my mailing list you can “Request Newsletter” at This is a sharp card with the Rose Red, Basic Black and Whisper White color scheme.  I used my 2 new embossing […]

August Special

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2011 @ 5:47 pm in Projects | No Comments »

The August Special is –  buy 3 get 1 free – for all the $10.95 packs of Designer Series Paper.  This includes the Nautical Expedition from the Summer mini – be sure you get that one – my favorite!  You can order online at or contact me. Here is the other card we made […]