The shamrock is a tiny little plant that is known everywhere St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated. Find one with 4 leaves and the impact is even greater as it is the epitome of good luck. I felt very lucky to find a small pair of letterpress type, vintage shamrocks – an outline version and a … More Wee Shamrocks Pack a Punch!
Advanced Copic Retreat Stampendous – Bouquet for You Tonic USA – Nuvo Crystal Drops Lawn Fawn – Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die
We were given the paper and an uncolored image. The exercise was to choose the colors for the image that would coordinate color-wise with all the papers we were given. The fun thing about this image is that one of the sponsors of the Retreat, Little Miss Muffet Stamps, created the “Jennifer” stamp in the … More Get ‘er Done – Advanced Copic Retreat
This is one of the new dies from Simon Says Stamp – Window Panes. Origami paper works wonderfully with die cutting as it is thin yet very strong at the same time. Card base is from Hero Arts.
The adorable roosters (Ranger gold embossing powder) and background stamps (Distress Festive Berries ink) are new from Mama Elephant. I went around the edges of the Lipstick Red cardstock from Simon Says Stamp with Distress Festive Berries and Vintage Photo after I added some dots with a white gel pen. I stacked this piece on … More Year of the Rooster
I die cut the Hero Arts Confetti Stars into some Tim Holtz Heavy stock. I Distressed the stock with Evergreen Bough, Iced Spruce, Mustard Seed, Wild Honey and Gathered Twigs. Over the top of that, I put some white gel pen dots and Shimmer Spray. After heat setting, this piece was adhered to some Simon … More Confetti Starry Night
I heat embossed the Simon Says Stamp Ranunculus with Ranger gold embossing powder and then I continued to layer the gold embossing powder on top of that. Then, I die cut that gold piece with the new Hero Arts Star Confetti die. I found these adorable wood cut trees at Target and all of that … More You’re my Special-Tree
For this card I used the Hero Arts snow globe die, cutting the card stock and 2 foam sheets for some depth. The bat was die cut with a Mover and Shaper die and he/she is flying through some charred birch trees and orange snow. For the bat I used the Idea-ology glitter paper that … More Card – Batty Charred Snow Globe