Be Merry – Christmas Card Challenge

Be Merry Christmas Card

Happy Cyber Monday – I hope your Thanksgiving was fabulous! Now that the Christmas Season is upon us and the countdown to Christmas has begun, I thought I’d kick off the festivities with a Christmas card! I have to confess – all of the Thanksgiving turkey left me in a tryptophan induced haze this weekend, so […]

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Altered Torso 1: Fashionista

Altered Torso - Fashionista

Recently, I came up with the concept of creating a Book Of Me using the Altered Torso as the medium of expression. Today I’m sharing my first torso in the series: Fashionista. Fashionista was inspired by Gingersnap Creation’s November Focus On Fabric theme. I layered strips of beautiful sheer fabric over white cardstock to allow the true […]

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Art Every Day: Give Thanks Card

Give Thanks Card Featuring CTMH Products It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is just around the corner. In anticipation of that wonderful day, I thought I’d share this card, and spotlight a few challenge sites that are fostering an attitude of gratitude this week! The inspiration for this design comes from my friend Jill. What I […]

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AEDM: Transparency Card & Tutorial

Transparency Card & Tutorial

Welcome to Day 4 of Art Every Day Month! Today I’d like to share my second card of the month – along with some tips on working with transparencies and a peek into the thought process behind the card! Inspiration and Design First, a little background. As I shared in yesterday’s WOYWW post, the idea for this card originated […]

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November Is Art Every Day Month

 Notice The Interplay Of Colors On This Card This November, I’d like to challenge you to get your creative juices flowing and join me in Creative Every Day’s Art Every Day Month Challenge! For the eighth year in a row, you are encouraged to create something new each day during the month of November, […]

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A Season Full Of Color

A Season Full Of Color Card

It finally feels like Autumn in Summerland. Not that the view from my window reveals this: as I gaze outwards, I still see nothing but green everywhere. But the past few days have brought with them cooloer temperatures, cloudier skies, and the rarity of rain. As the days begin to darken, I feel my body longing to hunker down […]

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My Guest Design Team Card For Ellephantastic Challenges

  Criss-Cross Card Happy weekend everyone! Today, I’m excited to unveil my very first Design Team card ever! As part of my prize for winning Ellephantastic Challenge’s recent Remembrance/Sympathy Card Challenge, I was offered the chance to design a card for Ellephantastic’s Week 12 Challenge: Handmade Flowers. I thought a Criss-Cross card would be the perfect choice to highlight the […]

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A Multi-Challenge Sympathy Card

A Multi-Challenge Sympathy Card September is a month I associate with loss, so as soon as I saw Elephantastic’s challenge to make a Remembrance / Sympathy card, I knew I wanted to create something beautiful, uplifting, and comforting. Interior of Card I used these challenges as inspiration during the design process: Anything Goes Challenge Blog Week 14: Say It With […]

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Words To Inspire: Sympathy Card

Thinking Of You – Sympathy Card This week, Challenge #17 at Sentimental Sundays is Words To Inspire. For this challenge, I created a Sympathy Card because it’s during times at loss we need words of inspiration and encouragement the most. Inside The Card I used the following products on the card: DCWV Patterned PaperCTHH Black Dye InkCTMH […]

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Quilling & A Heart Of Hope

Art by Antonella DeFalco of Quilling, Art And Expression Quilling – the Renaissance art of rolling, folding and gluing thin strips of papers into decorative shapes and intricate designs – has experienced a resurgence among paper crafters in recent years. I tried my hand at Quilling once. I soon discovered that while the concept of Quilling […]

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