Wednesday, May 15, 2024



The trees have their leaves back and the spring flowers are blooming so it won't be long until we are hanging out at the lake! That is definitely what I was thinking about when I made this card.   

The DSP I used as my backdrop is from a new SU! set called Country Woods. All the sheets of paper have lovely woodgrain designs on them. But there was just something different about this sheet and somehow it made its way onto my beach card.  I think it looks just like the spot where the sand meets the water on a beach. So it worked perfectly on my card!

I love Cecile's fun sketch this week at Freshly Made Sketches! So many possibilities!  Have fun with it!

Stamps: Beach Hut Set (SSS)
Paper: Petal Pink, Country Woods DSP
Ink: Memento Black, Copics

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Rule of Four......FMS635


We all know the rule of three and that an odd number grouping looks better but sometimes the Rule of Four must go into effect.  I had three cups beside the coffee pot and declared my card finished but then.......a splot of ink appeared out of nowhere above the yellow cup! Don't you hate when that happens???

So I immediately enacted the Rule of Four which states: Move over you three....there is always room for one more!

Tried to get a shot that shows off the gold metallic paper.......

So many possibilities with Jen Brum's wonderful sketch this week!  Hope you join us at Freshly Made Sketches!

Stamp Sets: Latte Love, Hello Beautiful  Sentiment from Coffee Talk (Lil' Inker)

Paper: Pecan Pie, Pool Party, Calypso Coral, Lemon Lolly, Petal Pink, A Little Latte DSP

Ink: Pecan Pie, Memento Black

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Simple Gestures - FMS634


I love that sentiment - simple and true!  So I decided to keep my card clean and simple as well.  I stenciled the flowers in soft colors and popped them up against an embossed backdrop.

And I am also loving Stampin' Up's color Wild Wheat as a fresh neutral for spring.....

Pick a sentiment that you like and let it shine in this week's sketch by Kim at Freshly Made Sketches!

Stamp Set/Stencil: Simplest Gestures (PinkFresh)

Paper: Wild Wheat

Ink: Versafine Black, Concord and 9th: Poppy, Honeysuckle, Sorbet, Parsley

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Sending Hugs.....TTTC-246


Here's hoping that I will be able to look out in the yard soon and see May flowers that all of these April showers have promised to bring!  In the meantime pretty paper flowers will have to do......

Lots of possibilities with our Tic Tac Toe Challenge this week!  I went corner to corner with flowers-free-diecuts.Hope you play along!

Stanp Sets: With Sympathy (Hero Arts), Fancy Florals (Gina K)

Paper: Fresh Freesia, Masterfully Made DSP

Ink: Memento Black, Copics

Die from SU!