Sunday, February 27, 2022
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Have you tried the Art Impressions Matchbooks, yet? Everything 'mini' is big right now, and these are quick and easy to assemble. Here is 5320 - Kitchen Set:
Thursday, February 17, 2022
Monday, February 14, 2022
I am in love with my newest Pinkfresh Studio stamp set: Butterflies! I used the matching stencils to add colour with my mini ink cubes, and fussy cut the butterflies out. The Diagonal Stitched Plaid die was used on white cardstock for my background, and then I ink blended some Slumber ink onto white cardstock, and cut out my hearts and the stitched frame.
February challenge on the Pinkfresh Studio blog - the theme is All About Love.
Sunday, February 13, 2022
Well this was hilarious, fun and very messy! Hot chocolate bombs became all the rage about a year ago... so when we saw a kit with the molds on sale for $8, my daughter & I thought, why not? So we learned a few things. Those Youtube videos that look effortless when people put them together aren't exactly the reality! But definitely listen to what they say regarding ingredients and how to temper chocolate. We didn't want to buy expensive chocolate to start, so grabbed what we could find to give it a try. I would definitely not use milk chocolate next time! Even though it contained cocoa butter, as they said - it was melting as soon as we touched the chilled cups, so I think that dark chocolate would be the way to go. Here's what our efforts produced:
Friday, February 11, 2022
They are the hardest cards to make, but we all need them from time to time. I made up a couple of sympathy cards for coworkers this week. I kept it simple, and used this beautiful paper from One Canoe Two, and a sentiment & die cuts from Verve.
Tuesday, February 8, 2022
I am doing a guest post on the Art Impressions blog today! I am a long-time Try-fold fan, and the mini ones are especially fun to do. I work in a library, so made this for a coworker! Here is 4853 - Pamper Your-Shelf MTF:
Saturday, February 5, 2022
I made a couple of sweet "Galentines" today for a couple of friends. These little Hedgehogs from Lawn Fawn are favourites of mine!
Thursday, February 3, 2022
It's the Watercolour Weekend this Saturday on the Art Impressions blog. I created a formal bouquet today, as I wanted to showcase some of the wonderful new flower & foliage sets, and used the limited edition Column stamp to give my bouquet some height: