Playful Poppies!

This is a new die cut I just got from Penny Black.  I used water color paper to die cut the flowers and then painted them with Ranger Ink dye inks in shades of red and green.  I then applied glossy accents to the flowers and stems and the extra buds. This was a card sketch for this week.  I added a word banner as the final touch.



Easter Greetings!

This year I created a non-traditional Easter card.  I used an embossed Penny Black stamp, stencils, Copic markers, blended ink background and a mini word tag to create the image.  The background paper is from printable  This web page has many different types of printable papers.  I love the final look. Ready for the mail soon!

Easter Greetings!
Easter Greetings!

Ruff Day???

Here is my card for this weekly sketch challenge for  I am sending this card to a cute dog and her family. The Boston terrier  had surgery this week and hope this helps to cheer on her recovery.  Woof!

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Sunny Yellow Hello!

I created this card for a card sketch challenge on This was an interesting layout.  Die cuts were used for the flowers, leaves and flower centers.  A  green scallop edging and a hello greeting completes the design.  Take a look at my gallery on and leave a comment!Image

Paper Bird in a Paper Nest

I taught a class today at Scrapbook Cove, Stonington, Connecticut today.  We had fun using old dictionary pages, scraps of patterned paper and a nest made from paper bag strips.  Everyone’s project looks awesome, including the two I made.  A great way  to up-cycle!Image 1

Ride On!

This is a great guy card that is easy to make.  I used a bicycle die cut from Die-Versions.  Used coordinating pattern paper and embossed the solid banner strips.  Added a birthday banner with a coordinating brad. Ready for the mail!Image 2