Wednesday, September 13, 2023


It's been a very long time since I've shared anything on my blog. Life just got very, very busy.  I've been continuing to create cards, but I've not taken the time to photograph my cards or share them.  Now that I'm retired (YAY!) I hope to get back to blogging regularly.  Fingers crossed!

Anyway, if you're still subscribing after all these years, here are a couple of cards I created recently.

This is a card I made for one of our great-nephews.  He's turning two years old in just a few days.  That cute patterned paper is from Simple Stories.  The critter is by Reverse Confetti and the die is from PTI.  I don't often color images, but I challenged myself to use my Prismacolor pencils and some Gamsol to blend the colors.  I definitely need to practice!

Now, I'm finally getting into Christmas card mode.  It seems early, I know.  But it takes quite a while to make the number of cards that I need.  So, earlier is better.

Both the background stamping and the heat embossed greeting are from Simon Says Stamp.  Ink from Concord & 9th.  I popped up the greeting panel on some foam tape to add some dimension.

I used an embossing folder on the focal panel, then did some subtle ink blending on the pinecones and branches.  The embossing folder and greeting are both from Simon Says Stamp.  I don't have the dies for the sentiments, so I fussy cut it.
That's all I've got for today and I'm feeling VERY rusty at blogging.  I feel like I'm learning from scratch all over again.  Yikes!

Thanks for taking a look.  See you soon!

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