It’s Game On…for CC2C

Once again, it’s that time of the month for Karen Hallam, in California and myself, in Pennsylvania to criss cross the country to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) our cards.  This month Karen chose the theme:  a masculine card.  Karen created this awesome card for her gardener husband’s birthday.  You can see all the details HERE. I’m sure he’s going to love it! This type of card is one that’s not necessarily in my comfort…

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Big, Beautiful Butterfly for Mother’s Day

Hello!  Did I say BIG…yes I did.  Spellbinder’s Card Creator Bibi’s Butterfly dies create a big, beautifully shaped card. I was so excited to use this and cannot wait to create more (and more) cards with it.  After using the largest die to create the card in Soft Sea Foam card stock, I cut the the next butterfly die in white card stock and embossed it using Spellbinder’s Garden Path embossing folder. I cut a…

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A Friend like Gnome One Else

I’m having a great time pulling out some fun stamp sets that haven’t gotten nearly enough play.  Today’s set is definitely one of them: MFT’s You Gnome Me. I know there have been so many newer gnome sets since this set was released but there’s just something about these little guys that make me smile…hope they make you smile too!  Not to mention, that they’re really fun to color too.   I followed the sketch challenge…

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Celebrate, Celebrate, Celebrate…

I guess the message on today’s card is quite apparent!  This card was a lot of fun to make. It’s a mini slimline that measures 6 1/2 x 3 1/2. I embossed the front panel using a polka dot embossing folder from my stash.  I pulled out the retired SU stamp set:  Calligraphy Essentials and stamped “celebrate” in black Versa Fine ink and heat embossed it with clear embossing powder.  They’re cut using the Scan…

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