Bokeh Happy Birthday

Good morning! Just dropping in quickly to share another birthday card. Seems I am on a roll with those lately!

This one is for the current A Blog Named Hero challenge #46 to use a bokeh effect. It also kind of looks like confetti. Oh joy!

Have a beautiful day!

Stamps – Hero Arts (Tiny Heart Background, Happy Birthday Scroll, Circles)
Ink – Colorbox Premium Dye Ink (Bubblegum, Party Pink, Royal Purple, Banana)
Wood Cuts – PinkFresh Studio




Birthday Birdcage

Hello! I am up on the CardMaker magazine blog today sharing a card inspired by a table number design from a pretty Nashville wedding. It uses the 3 newly released shades of Colorbox Chalk Ink, plus some stamps from Waltzingmouse. Click here to read the entire post and have a beautiful Wednesday!

Gallery Idol 2014 Audition

Hello there! Hoping you all had a lovely Mother’s Day. It was rainy here for much of the day so we hung out in our jammies and were fairly lazy. I snuck into my craft room for a bit while dad kept the kids occupied (or should I say the TV kept the kids occupied 😉 ) and put together a card for the Gallery Idol challenge at Paper Crafts and Scrapbooking mag.

The first round of auditions called for a project using decorative tape. Washi tape from Freckled Fawn is what I used here. My tape stash hasn’t seen a whole lot of play in recent months and I almost forgot how simple it makes it to mix and match patterns and colors without a lot of effort. Plus stripes never go out of style!

I die-cut some wonky stars into the cardstock panel and filled the negative area with glitter paper. Cause we can all use a little more sparkle in our days – right?! Also added some other random bits that were laying around my desk.

Cross your fingers for me!

Washi Tape – Freckled Fawn (various)
Stamps – Waltzingmouse Stamps (You’re A Doll)
Ink – Colorbox Chalk Ink (Blackbird)
Dies – Papertrey Ink (wonky stars), Memory Box (tiny star), Waltzingmouse Stamps (flowers, snowflake)
Stickers – Dear Lizzy
Brad – Pink Fresh Studio