Sir Stampalot’s Moving Challenge

I designed today’s card to celebrate Sir Stampalot’s move to their spacious new shop in Peterborough, UK!  We’ve Moved combines older stash (a My Mind’s Eye Frame Up, a Paper Bliss House, black and white cardstock) with new toys (CTMH’s Around The Block Stamps, CTMH Black Archival and Dye Inks, and Skittles) for a dash of old school charm. If you’d […]

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Little Black Heart Multi-Challenge Card

Please don’t think I’m dark and twisty (yes, I’m a huge Grey’s Anatomy fan!) but recently, I’ve been preoccupied with little black hearts. You see, while organizing my chipboard, I came across the cutest little hearts from Magistical Memories and thought it would be cool to create some non-traditional Valentine’s with them. So, I broke into […]

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EONAC3 & 365 Cards #336 Grunge Card

Lately I’ve been in the mood to play with “new to me” items – older products I’ve re-discovered in my stash! So, I’m delighted to fuel the fire with this week’s Everything Old Is New Again Challenge! EONAC3, Forgotten Ink Pads, challenges cardmakers to pull out three ink pads that have not seen the light of […]

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Raise The Bar Challenge #3 – Cheers!

Earlier this week, I came across a new challenge blog that is hosting the perfect challenge for all of us who resolved to reduce our stockpiles of accumulated stash throughout the year! The blog is called Raise The Bar, and Challenge #3, The Older The Better, calls for stash-stuffers everywhere to make something lovely out of their old […]

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Bah Humbug #4: Baubles & Glitter

This week, the Design Team at Bah Humbug issued their fourth Christmas Card challenge – make a card that celebrates your love of Christmas ornaments – which meshes perfectly with smArt Word’s February Challenge of the Month – Glitter! So, I pulled out my Christmas finest, and created one sparkly yet elegant Christmas card! If there is one purchase […]

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Love Deeply: Multi-Challenge Card

I have a small confession to make. In the past few weeks, I’ve become hooked on design challenges! It’s been so much fun to visit different blogs, delight in the smorgasboard of ideas set before me, and choose a few to participate in (there’s never enough time to do them all!) I love sharing my favorites finds. Recently, I divided […]

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Val’s Name ATC

When you were young, did you look forward to giving and receivng Valentine’s Day cards from your classmates? At school, we used to decorate lunch bags and tape them to the sides of our desks to collect cards in! On Valentine’s Day, we would drop cards in our classmate’s bags when they weren’t around so that everyone […]

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