My friend Jennifer McGuire recently kicked off her Share Handmade Kindness challenge. The challenge is all about using our talents and love of creating to share with others and brighten their day. I was so inspired by the challenge that I decided to join in the fun by creating something I could share with all of you… a free printable coloring page! [Read more…]
I am so excited today to be a part of the Create Joy Blog hop with the crew from Simon Says Stamp! SSS just released a new collection of exclusive Simon Says Stamps products called Create Joy.
The collection includes a fun selection of winter and holiday stamps and dies. I am thrilled to be have been invited to design a set of stamps for the collection. All the bloggers on the hop today are sharing Create Joy inspiration. Be sure to check out the links to the other bloggers and details on a fun prize pack at the end of the tutorial. [Read more…]
Oh my, what a whirlwind the last few weeks have been! I have been on the road teaching and doing a ton of work trying to get ready for the upcoming Craft and Hobby Trade Show in January where I will be debuting my new product line. (I still can’t believe I get to type that!!) [Read more…]
The weather has finally started its cool down here in St. Louis. It has me dreaming of fall leaves, cool evenings, long sleeves, and boots. When I think of fall colors I think of warm oranges and rich browns and textures like frost and tiny drops of dew on leaves. Those colors and textures inspired my tag in this week’s tutorial.
Happy, happy Saturday! I always love the way Distress Ink colors blend together. Sometimes I love the blended ink so much that I think maybe I should just stop right there! Of course I never do, I gotta go further! If you are looking for a great color combination for your next inky background, I hope you will give this one a try! [Read more…]