Watercoloured garden

Today I would like to share this new watercolouring technique I have rediscovered.  I recently attended a craft show and Art Impressions stamps were “demoing” this technique.  Using stamps, inked with water based markers, you create your little scene and use a brush and water to smudge the lines of the stamped image.  Very easy […]


I know it’s been a long time!!! No excuses… just had no extra time for blogging…

Today, I want to share Valentine’s Day cards… I got inspired by a challenge I saw on the Impression Obsession website and since I got the Cherubs dies last year after Valentine’s Day and never got to use them, […]

First Mothers’ Day card Marissa

I wrote a few weeks ago that I had become a grandmother! For Mothers’ Day this year, I made a card for my daughter in law, the little mother to be…

Sorry the photo is not very clear – it is taken at the last minute, just before giving it to her….


The […]

Happy 65th Birthday Jim!

Today is my husband Jim’s 65th birthday! We celebrated with the whole family by going to his favorite restaurant, Porto Vino.

Here he is with his birthday cake:



Here is the card I made for him. Jim owns a very pretty Miata (a little sports card). We spend a lot of time […]

Shimmer sheet and Peel Offs cards

A few months ago, I took a class with Elle from Elizabeth Craft Designs and made this card:


Supplies used:

Elizabeth Craft Designs Purple Iris Shimmer sheet SS0106

Elizabeth Craft Designs Tulips Peel Offs ECD 0491 (This one is gold).

The gold trim on the edge is Starform (sorry no # available)

The […]

Clean and Simple class Day 8

Today on Clean and Simple Class, the technique was to use inks to do a single layer card. I have trouble with single layer cards, so mine has just one little layer under the inked piece.

In the class, Jennifer McGuire showed how to make your own ink pad using reinkers. I didn’t have all […]

Kick start class - Inspired by your own work

As I mentioned before, I am taking an on-line class with Jennifer and Kristina called “Kick Start (your creativity)”. They give lots of tips, ideas to “kick start” your creativity.

One of the ideas is to look at your own previous work to get inspired.

My daughter Julie’s friend, Patricia, needed a card for her […]

3ème carte pour l'atelier des Petites Fées - 3rd card for the Fairies class

So here is the last card for the Fairies class at Bonnidée. See post here for details.

Voici la 3ème carte pour l’atelier des Petites Fées chez Bonnidée. Voir le lien ici pour les détails sur mon blog.


Penny Black Christmas kiss card

Here are the 3 cards together:

I […]

Second card for Penny Black Fairies class

So here is the second card for the Fairies class I described yesterday:

Voici la 2ème carte pour l’atelier des petites Fées chez Bonnidée.


Penny Black Fairy Holly card

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