Tag: clean and simple

  • Spotlight Collage Technique with Inside the Lines Paper

    Spotlight Collage Technique with Inside the Lines Paper

    Hello!  I’m back to share with you a fun and easy card that shows a neat Spotlight technique.  So, if you’ve seen the spotlight technique before, it is the idea of having a larger black and white area – usually filled in with line art images – and then coloring in just a little bit […]

  • Valentines with Love Sparkles & a Blog Hop!

    Valentines with Love Sparkles & a Blog Hop!

    Lets keep the blogging streak going (because you know 2 days out of 2 is something! ha ha!) and today is a fun day because it is Blog Hop day!  I’m joining forces with some of my Fun n’ Crafty Stampers team to share with you some fun Valentine’s Day project ideas!

  • ICS Blog Hop – White Woodland Embossed Christmas Card

    ICS Blog Hop – White Woodland Embossed Christmas Card

    Hello!  Welcome to this month’s Inspire Create Share blog hop. 🙂  This month our theme is I am Dreaming of a White Christmas and we’re showcasing ideas using a white on white! We hope you enjoy this beautiful hop and will become inspired to give the white on white look a try! Now, first up, […]

  • Bright Birthday Card with a Swirly Scribbles Thinlits Bouquet

    When I start working on a project, sometimes I have a plan in mind, but often I turn to pinterest or google image search to give me a starting point for my project.  Most of the time, I end up mixing and matching my favorite ideas from multiple cards into one card.  But sometimes I […]

  • Clean & Simple Elegant Thank You card with Suite Seasons

    So, last month, I ran a big event for Pacific Northwest Stampin’ Up demonstrators.  It wasn’t limited to my team, but anyone who wanted to come connect, share, and learn.  As part of the event, I created 4 make & take projects for them to get to play with new goodies from the 2016 Holiday […]

  • Peek-a-Boo, a Bear Hug card for You!

    After all the tragedy in the news over the last weekend, I thought it was the perfect time to share a paper hug here on the blog.  I was inspired by a card by the hilarious Brian King and just loved the bear from the Bear Hugs stamp set popping out of the corner of […]

  • Whimsical Hearts Background with Birthday Blooms

    I just love when a card comes together!  This is one that I was playing with recently for a secret sister swap and I tried a few new things and just had fun playing with paper – and isn’t that what it is all about?  Having fun and just experimenting with stamps, ink, and paper! […]

  • Fast and Fun Birthday Card with Birthday Blooms!

    Sometimes I need a card, but my brain is just struggling when I try to figure what exactly to make for that card.  Anyone else know that feeling?  Like, you have your supplies in front of you and you just stare at them, willing them to start arranging themselves into some awesome design… but sadly, […]

  • A Clean and Simple Embossed Happy Hello with Blended Bloom

    Sometimes I get all caught up in the fun of playing with all my punches, ribbons, and accessories, that I forget to go back to the basics…. ink, stamps, and paper!  But I shared this card with my Stamp Club recently and loved the elegance of it and the simplicity.  Tips for making this card: […]

  • Another Great Monochromatic Card with You’ve Got This

    Sometimes I love getting out all the layers and accessories for my cards… and sometimes I like keeping it simple and not needing too much for my project.  Today’s card is one of the latter!  When I’m feeling overwhelmed in life, it is nice to be able to feel accomplished and that I can get […]

  • Loving the Layered Letters Stamp Set!

    I’ve always thought Alphabet stamp sets were nice enough, but everytime I got one, I found I didn’t use it that much.  Which is why I didn’t order the Layered Letters stamp set right away… but once again my Mom was wiser than me and ordered it.  So I got to play with hers…and I […]

  • Simple Spotlight Card with Sheltering Tree

    Sometimes I see a card online that I LOVE and totally inspire me.  Today was inspired by a card I saw by Michelle Long and I had to play around with the idea!  Because you know me and my deep love of clean and simple cards! It is a fun take on the spotlight technique […]