Minimalist Heart Pattern "Hello" Card Design

For today's card design I decided to use minimal supplies and Distress Oxide inks to create a card I could send to anyone, whenever I am thinking of them!

Starting with Classic Linen White Pearlcut to A2 card size, I chose two small heart stamps from sets I have in my stash that mostly cater to planner needs. When creating your own patterned paper, it's good to stick to simple shapes in various...

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Hello, Sweet Friend

Hey there! How’s your day going? Inspired and creative, I hope! It’s been cold and rainy here in Texas for much longer than usual this year. Even as I’m writing this, I’m huddled up in a blanket with a hot coffee! I think that’s why I love floral crafts. Lately, it reminds me that spring is coming soon.

Today’s card is a lovely addition to a “thinking of you” card collection. It features some...

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With Sympathy

 The ultimate "Thinking of you" card is a sympathy card. I hate to make one when I need one...I prefer to make a bunch of them assembly style...and keep them on hand for when one is needed. I used's FABULOUS Classic Crest Natural White Linen card stock-precut by the store in 4.25x5.5" handy and on sale this month. The card bases were constructed with Environmental...

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Making Those Large Paper Roses Grow Even Larger, and How to Hang Them (Part 2)

Remember these roses?  It turns out that if you want to make a panel full of them it takes about a million of these pretties.  Soooooo I made them larger.  Here's how to make them grow, and then how to create a hanging with them.
The Classic Crest Cardstocks (on sale this month) are perfect for these roses.

Start with a base flower.  If you don't remember how to begin, check out the post, Practical...

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What's Kraken??

Hi Friends!! kel here today :) with a super fun watercolor card.

I started with some beautiful Classic Crest cardstock in Solar White. The thickness of the Classic Crest cardstock made it really nice for watercolors... Like with a lot of non-watercolor specific paper, it warped when it got wet but only minimally. I've had other papers warp so much worse!!

The first thing I did was cut down the Class...

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