Lift Me Up with Watercolor

Lift Me Up with Watercolor

This uplifting hot air balloon card is sure to bring cheer to anyone, no matter how down they are feeling! I used the Lift Me Up stamp set to emboss patterns on watercolor paper, then added bright colors from the Global Design Project challenge of the week with watercolor wash to add a little cheer!

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Color Blocking with a Flourish

Color Blocking with a Flourish

Color blocking is a simple, yet bold technique that involves using brightly colored shapes and contrasting colors. It got its start with the artist Piet Mondrian (one of my favorites) and is popular in home decor, fashion, and… card making!

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Snow Covered Umbrella with Weather Together

Snow Covered Umbrella with Weather Together

Rain can make for pretty miserable weather, which may be why we use umbrellas as a symbol for comfort to protect you from the storm of whatever unfortunate life events come your way. I think snow, especially the sleety kind, can be even more miserable than rain. This wintery-themed sympathy card features an umbrella from Weather Together and a surprise visit from Botanical Builder Thinlit Dies.

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Paisley and Posies, Fox Style

Paisley and Posies, Fox Style

Ever since the hostess set Cozy Critters came out, which features a fancy version of the foxes from the Foxy Friends stamp set, I’ve had this crazy idea in my head. “What if there was an even fancier version of the fox?” I set out today to create that fanciest of fancy foxes using the Paisley and Posies stamp set.

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