Category Archives: Awesomely Artistic

Van Gogh in the Garden

Van Gogh in the Garden I know I’ve mentioned this before, but I am so glad Stampin’ Up! brought back Glossy White Cardstock in the new Annual Catalog. There are so many techniques like Crayon Resist, and Direct to Paper, … Continue reading

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You Are Amazing

You Are Amazing Last night was supposed to be my “finish up swaps, ‘pillow gifts,’ and display board samples for OnStage” night, but you know how life goes. “The best laid plans of mice and men (and paper crafters) often go … Continue reading

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Watercooler Wednesday Challenge

We have a fun Watercooler Wednesday challenge for you this week. It’s “Anything Goes.” It can be a card, a 3-D item, a scrapbook page…anything you want. You can showcase a new (or old!) technique, make it a birthday card, … Continue reading

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An Awesomely Artistic Heart

I CASEd this card from Julie Gearinger. Her card was so lovely, and there wasn’t a lot anyone could do to improve on it. It was so lovely, in fact, that I saw a lot of “copies” of her card … Continue reading

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Farmers’ Market Birthday

This is the birthday card I sent my friend Susan. Susan got a little story with her card, because the card didn’t arrive until almost two weeks after her birthday, and I needed a good excuse for being so late. … Continue reading

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An Awesomely Artistic, Open Hearted Work of Happiness

Yes – those are the Stampin’ Up! stamp sets used on this card. I started with a background using Work of Art. Remember, I’m on a vacation, so I have limited supplies. I didn’t bring a huge number of stamp … Continue reading

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Things Learned While Living in a Motel

(This is a long intro, so feel free to skip to the bottom to see the rest of the card if you don’t want to read the musings.) So, first, don’t panic. We’re not really living in a motel. Mike has … Continue reading

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