In my last post I showed some creative ways to use a “non-Valentine” stamp for Valentine’s cards. Here’s another example. As you can see, this cupcake stamp from Stampin’ Up! was intended as an easy, fill-in-the-blank card stamp for young children. My favorite thing to do with this stamp is to use the image as […]
Handmade cards using rubber stamps, decorative papers, fibers, charms, and anything else that looks cool.
It’s true! Even stamps that have nothing to do with Valentine’s can usually be altered in some way to be used on a Valentine card. Here’s an example… This little girl gathering shells at the beach (#50031 “Collecting Shells” by Stamps Happen, Inc.) doesn’t look like a Valentine’s stamp but you […]
I found some perfect silhouette’s for making Valentine’s cards! Victoria magazine has several templates on their site right now that you can download and print to make “Cameo Valentines”. They inspired me to make some more… I love this glitter paper! It makes any paper project look so pretty!
I made these two Christmas tags and added quilled strips to accent the stamped images. They have a really sophisticated look, but didn’t take much time. Looks like I need to glue that corner down a bit better! Two days until Christmas. Wow, this month has flown by. Happy Christmas Eve Eve, everyone!
These are two of my favorite Christmas cards that I’ve made for Christmases past. It was one of those rare times where I was able to create the exact thing (well, pretty close) that I saw in my head. For this first one I used one of my art “models” […]
There are so many inexpensive ways to use magazines for arts and crafts! Recently, my Grandmother gave me all of her magazines from Sept. and Oct. I ripped out several sheets that had full-page pictures of fall foliage. I used the same technique mentioned in my Thou Art a Sea post […]