Merry Sprigs!

Only a two weeks til Christmas, so I’m back with another holiday card idea. It’s a fun mix of patterns, florals, and foiling that can easily be adapted to work any time of year. Also, learn how I fixed a foiling mistake!

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Macrame Builder – The Greetery

Have you ever started a project only to end up somewhere completely unexpected? Well, that’s exactly what happened when I made this! It’s my second design from the gorgeous Winter Wanderer release from The Greetery. My intention was to create a floral card – I already picked a color palette, stamped and die cut the flowers, and started planning my macrame elements. Lean into the curve balls crafting throws you. You may end up with something totally unexpected!

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Winter Floral and Basic Color Theory

In honor of Simon Says Stamp’s #Diecember, I created this all (nearly all) die cut card using Waffle Flower’s Winter Floral Panel Die. I love how whimsical and colorful it is. Are you struggling with color? I’ve included a few color theory tips I use to create cohesive designs!

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Easy holiday cards! – Part 2

Who says mass producing holiday cards has to be boring!? In part 2 of this two-part blog post, see how I used the same supplies to create more quick and beautiful holiday cards!

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Easy holiday cards! – Part 1

Rushed for time and want to make quick, but beautiful holiday cards? The Waffle Flower Christmas Tree Panel is the perfect die for you! This clean and simple design is a great background for any holiday or winter themed sentiments or critters. Depending on how you want to finish the card, these cards can be mass produced easily for your whole holiday card recipient list.

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25 Days of Tags!

Today is the last day of the 25 Days of Christmas Tags challenge hosted by @traceymcneely! Because I am an excellent procrastinator, I’ve spent the last couple days making a flurry of holiday tags for my friends and family. With so many companies and designers participating, there is so much inspiration from which to draw!

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Blessed – Erin Lee Creative

Can you believe Thanksgiving is upon us!? It was a mere 7 months ago when our lives changed completely (and probably forever). With gratitude on my mind, I made this card for a friend, who is going through a lot, to remind her that she’s got this and everything will be ok. Maybe you too need this reminder.

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3D Yellow Roses

My mom loves yellow roses so I wanted to give her a birthday bouquet made of paper, of course! Before making this card, I had not used Altenew’s Garden Picks 3D die set, so this was the perfect occasion.

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Spooky – Happy Halloween

This one is for my fellow Halloween lovers! From the costumes to the candy, the scary stories to the primo Netflix content, Halloween is such a fun holiday. If you celebrate, what’s your favorite part of Halloween?

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World Cardmaking Day! Pinkfresh Studio Challenge

Welcome to my brand new blog! And Happy World Cardmaking Day! Thank you for bringing joy to so many with your handcrafted designs (this goes out to any crafter reading this post. Bringing light in the darkest of times is truly a gift).

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