Combining fine art rubber stamping, mixed media techniques and paper crafting,these are art forms that I love to share. I like the idea of learning together -- sharing what I learn and learning from what others share.
I know, where have I been since I haven't posted in a week. Well, my ankle gave way when I stepped down and down I went, body and all. X-rays the next day revealed 3 fractures in my foot around my ankle bone from rolling into the fall. The doctor said either the ligament or the bone will give way under that much stress; luckily it was the bone and not the ligament. I've been on the sofa, 24/7, with my ankle elevated and on ice. I have a walking boot and crutches and I can hob
It's the new year. The actual New Year's Day was a "holiday" at our house. Today, it's "back to work" . . . taking the decorations down, making a couple of cards, packing up a box of treats for our granddaughters in London, and securing our rental accommodations on the big island of Hawaii for this coming December. Egads! This is a birthday card I made for a dear friend. Craft Concepts "Secret Garden" Embossing Folder Tutti Designs "Tulip Panel" Die TUTTI-190 (Birthday die us
The days are whizzing by faster than I can keep up. Can you believe this is the last week in June? Not I! With all of the celebration for LGBT rights and the recent Pride Day parades around the world, I wanted to do my part. I saw this technique on the internet yesterday and decided to give it a try. It's very quick and simple. I embossed a piece of clear acetate (3-3/4" x 5") using an embossing folder from Sizzix (product information unavailable). On the backside, I used 5
Tomorrow is my grandniece's 15th birthday. Of course, she's going to be 15 going on 42! I thought I'd make a quirky card to lighten things up. And this card couldn't be any more of that. That crazy bird was colored with colored pencils, as well as the hat. The hat was covered with Glossy Accents for a little dimension, as well as a bubble at the top. After stamping the bird, a stencil design was applied using Memento inks. I stenciled after so I could see where the bird was t