Sometimes, you need just the right card and you need it quickly.  That is a great time to use some of those left over pieces from a previous project and a sketch.  I used this past week’s MFT Sketch Challenge for this one, and some cute sheep I had from an earlier project where I cut out WAY too many sheep.  Good thing I saved them!

11-13-18 MFT Sketch

The person this card is for likes purple, so added some touches of purple to the sheep, gave them some sparkly purple hooves (who says sheep don’t do their “nails”), some washi tape that went with my lavender card, stamped a sentiment (added more sparkle) and it’s good to go.  Well, except for writing in it.

Thanks for spending some of your valuable time with me today!


Christmas Fun

Had some fun making Christmas cards this weekend.  Here are the ones I’ve got finished.  I’m still working on a couple more.

Had fun with them.  Yes, that Santa is jumping in a puddle and enjoying a wet Christmas.  That one is for the MFT Sketch Challenge.

Thanks for spending some time with me today!

Pinwheel Cards

We had a card making class at church, last night.  Three of us taught the class how to do 1 card and gave them tips and hints about things to do.  For my card, I wanted to show how they could make a card using what they can find around them, so I showed Pinwheel cards.  I also explained how I started using a ruler, pencil and scissors.

Here are the samples I showed:

10-19-18 Pinwheel Class Examples

Now, this next one isn’t an actual pinwheel.  Though the spinning leaf card isn’t traditional, either.  But, this one I did using My Favorite Things products for both their sketch challenge this week, which worked great as a pinwheel type example and their current color challenge.

10-19-18 MFT Sketch and Color

Definitely had fun creating the past few days.

Thank you for spending some of your precious time with me today!


The last MFT challenge for World Card Making Day 2018 was “Flower Power”, so to use flowers.  This one I definitely had fun with.

10-6-18 MFT Flowers

I embossed the big, beautiful flower from their card kit a while ago onto watercolor paper and just had fun with some watercolors.  When I was done, it just seemed too flat, so I sprayed a bit of Sheer Shimmer Craft Spray onto my work surface, then used it to paint over the flowers.  There is so much sparkle!  Finished it off with a die cut hello from glitter paper.

So, lots of sparkle to end the day!

Thanks for spending some of your precious time with me today!

Clean and Simple Card

Okay, the MFT challenge is a Clean and Simple challenge, but I went with Dirty and Simple.

10-6-18 MFT Clean & Simple

Used MFT’s Lions and Tigers set for this one.  The “brown” is actually Perfect Pearls Heirloom Gold spray that I used as part of the water.  It adds a lot of sparkle.  I did heat emboss the image and sentiment to make sure they were nice and dark.

Now, I really like this one, but both my husband and son think it’s one of my worst.  You can tell me what you think, I can take it.

Thanks for spending some time with me!