She Believes…..

My post today is an encouragement card for a friend who participates in the Susan G. Komen 3 Day event each year.  It is held in October in Philadelphia.  The participants receive letters which are sent to a PO Box and then delivered to them at the end of each day. I think this message from the Feels Good stamp set is so inspiring and can be used for so many different reasons.  I know…

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PPA 266 – A Leafy Thanks

The colors in this weeks Pals Paper Arts Challenge are so autumnal.  It was nice to work with them and to anticipate the upcoming Fall season even though we are in the middle of ANOTHER heat wave on the East Coast. I naturally turned to the Vintage Leaves stamp set and coordinating Framelits for this card. The card base is Sahara Sand.  I stamped the background with the Hardwood background stamp in Sahara Sand and used…

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PPA #265 – Pretty Pink Thoughts

Another Pals Paper Arts Challenge is here with a sketch for us to play with. I stayed very true to the sketch to create my card.  The color palette is one I have been wanting to try for a while and this was a great opportunity to do so. The flower from the Flower Shop stamp set was stamped with the new Basic Black Archival ink pad.  This ink is fantastic.  The images are always…

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A Serene Get Well

I recently needed to make a card for a friend who was injured while travelling far from home and is still in the hospital across the country.  Her injuries will required extensive therapy which she is undergoing now.  I wanted to make the card serene looking rather than bold and colorful. The base is Very Vanilla.  I then stamped a piece of Very Vanilla cut 1/8″ smaller about 3/4 of the way down with the…

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