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!
Oh, Christmas Tree, I love how adorable and tiny you are! I printed this using a vintage image on vintage letterpress equipment on 100% cotton paper. Can’t get better than that! To order, visit the Shop.
Let these vintage reindeer leap into the hands of your friends and family this holiday season. Tiny and classic! Reindeers come in green, red and silver – check out the Shop for more info.
Working on some floral watercolor warm-ups with Dawn Woleslagle in the Online Card Classes, Watercolor: Intermediate Techniques. This is Fabriano paper (amazing!) and Gansai Tambi watercolors.
One of the best ways to meet a 30 Day Coloring Challenge is to sign up for an Online Card Class. I am currently making my way through the Watercolor for Card Makers: Intermediate Techniques. These particular flowers were made with a technique shared by Yana Smakula. I added to the image with coordinating blue and … More 30 Day Coloring Challenge – Day 6
Using this image from Jennifer Dove, we worked on the tip to tip technique with Copic markers. With this technique, you take one marker and touch it to the tip of another marker and then apply your color. I practiced this predominantly on the butterfly using Cadmium Red and Cadmium Yellow markers. Copic Bootcamp
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
A while ago I experimented with zig clean color markers on this letterpress card I received in the mail that was purchased at Paper Source. I decided to continue the experiment by putting some distress micro glaze over the pink flower to keep it bright and then adding Distress stain and ink to the rest … More Distressed paper source
I pounced alcohol inks in green and metallic gold on to Yupo paper. I found the die cut leaves at Target and colored some of them with Distress. Putting some foam under the Yupo, I adhered it to some Neenah Desert Storm card stock. For the “thanks” sentiment from Simon Says Stamp, I used Ranger … More Thanks