Monday Happy and Simple – Beautiful

Hello all, Today’s Happy and Simple card features Heidi Swapp’s Art Screen inks that I brayered onto the panel to create a shimmery background.  This ink dries fast and has a very nice metallic shimmer to it. To further develop the background element, I randomly stamped a script saying across the panel.  I then stamped […]


Alta New April Inspiration Challenge Entry

Hello all, Below is my card submission for the Alta New April Inspiration Challenge. Hibiscus Hello   For this card, I used the Alta New Wild Hibiscus stamp set.  This is a lovely set to use with watercolors.  I painted the flowers with Grumbacher watercolors and then touched up the image with watercolors pencils.  I […]

Mixed Media Framed Watercolor – Dragonfly, look

Hello all, Check out this new item in my Etsy Shop. Materials: Grumbacher Watercolors, Ken Oliver Color Burst, Martha Stewart Creative Embossing Powder, Catherine Pooler Premium Die Inkpads, Tsukineko VersaMark inkpad, Ranger Archival Ink, Innovative Stamp Creations Rubber stamps, The Angel Company Rubber Stamps, Bead landing Sticky Gems, Recollections Iridescent Rhinstones Visit my Etsy shop Happy […]

Monday Happy & Simple Card – Silhouette w/Distress Oxide

Hello all, So, I have been taking a drawing class through the local community college and this week’s course material talked about silhouettes.  It made me think that we use silhouette images all the time in stamping.  In fact, it was the perfect topic for card 3 in the Happy & Simple series. I think […]