Friday, June 1, 2018

Kawaii Coffee

This might me a new record for me...

I had some extra time to myself this morning to get the final card idea I had in my head down on paper for the Coffee Lovers bloghop...

I discovered this free kawaii coffee coloring page by Kate Hadfield while exploring Instagram one day and bookmarked it to color for this bloghop!

Coffee Time!

Of course I had to color it with in a rainbow combination! Such a fun and cute image, I can't decide which part is my favorite- all the different coffees or the donuts hiding in there... it IS National donut day!!

I didn't add too much to my card, I figured there was enough going on with all the kawaii coffee cups that they should get all the attention!

Thanks for stopping by!!

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Sloffee break

Look! I'm back!!

I've been bitten by a crafting bug... maybe it's the coffee, because I'm back to share another card I made for the Spring/summer Coffee Lovers Bloghop!

Slothee break

I had to get this sweet Sloth-some stamp set when I saw them on Sandy Allnock's blog/Instagram...

After my last card I finally had the chance to color it- I mean how can I not with that face?! I colored with copics (of course), fussy cut out the mug and adhered it to the diecut circle with foam tape. I drew/colored in a table for the mug to sit on.  Put it all together with an embossed background, patterned paper and a bit of baker's twine!

I have one more idea for another card- hoping for some cooperative (*ahem* self-entertaining children) to get it down on paper! 

Thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Need Coffee?

Hello Coffee Lovers!

I'm back again today with my final card and a guest designer for The Greeting Farm! I couldn't be more honored to be apart of the TGF team again, even if was just for a little bit- LOVE LOVE LOVE their images!!

and it just so happens that this week is also the Coffee Lover's Bloghop!

It's been awhile since I played along and was excited to actually have something made this time around!

Need Coffee?

I had originally planned my card to be clean and simple- but it never works out that way... I most always end up adding layers and stuff! HA! I used this adorable Need Coffee stamp set, and for summer I often think of red, white & blue color combinations so that's what I did here! Paired with some coordinating patterned papers and finished it off with a twine bow (& faux stitching of course!)

Thanks for stopping by!

Thursday, May 24, 2018

School Year-end


I'm starting to get used to this blogging thing again!

I'm back again to share a couple of cards I made for my son's teacher and the teacher's aide.  This week is the last week of school for him and he's "graduating" from Kindergarten!

My son had the BEST teachers, he loves school so much and soaks up all the information like a sponge!! Looking forward to see what the next school year brings...

My first card was for his main teacher, from getting to know her through the school year and information from my son- we learned that she enjoyed a local (national?) chain of restaurants that serves flavored soda, Sodalicious.  I immediately had an the idea come to mind for her card...

SODA best!

I had so much fun making this card using the Soda Pop stamp set and coordinating dies from My Favorite Things. I thought it was a perfect fit for Mrs. N and I hope she loves it (and the gift card to the soda shop!) too!

The second card I made for the teacher's aide... I had discovered early on in the year that she *LOVES* garden gnomes- so it was an easy pick on what to put on her card and other gifts throughout the year!

I recently got my hands on this Paper Smooches Forest Whimsy stamp set and I couldn't WAIT to ink and color him up!

I kept the card super simple (because I was short on time) and I wanted to showcase this adorable gnome all by himself!

Gnome One

I paired the image with some stamp altering to create the sentiment using You Gnome Me by My Favorite Things! 

Now that summer break is here, I hope that means I'll have more time to be card-crafty again and get back to regular blogging!

Thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, May 22, 2018



Is it feeling like summer where you are yet??  It sure is here... we've hit 100*F many times already and its only going to get HOTTER!

For the next card for my guest spot over at The Greeting Farm, I was inspired by one of the newest sets that came out this month, Beach Bums... I can't wait to get my hands on it! But until then I decided to play with another sweet summery image available from the digital shop, Addy!

Have Fun Addy

Hope you're staying cool and have a summer of COOL and fun things ahead!!

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

You're LOVED

HELLO... again!

I'm here to share my latest card for my guest design spot over at The Greeting Farm!

You're Loved

I used the sweet summery Fun Anya stamp on my card.  I colored her with copics and and fussy cut her to mount on the die cut tag (Stitched Duo 1 by Pretty Pink Posh) that I shaded using coordinating Distress Inks. I layered that on top of the patterned paper, also diecut with another Pretty Pink Posh border die, Stitched Borders 4 onto a kraft card base. Finished it off with a a sprinkle of sequins and white and glitter pens.

Thanks for stopping by! Until next time- have a beautiful day! 

Tuesday, May 1, 2018


HELLLOOOO...... Anyone still out there???

Long time no blog... hope some of you are still out there!  My blog has been on a bit of a hiatus... almost a year since my last post- YIKES!

My card making mojo has been on a slight vacation and is slowly (very slowly) starting to make a come back.  Since my son started school (and a broken computer!), it's been a difficult to find enough me time to sit down to stamp and color like I used to. Not to mention I've recently been "HOOKED" on a new hobby... crocheting! - that's a post for another day...

But, TODAY I am thrilled to be back posting to share that I am the guest designer for the month of May over at The Greeting Farm blog! It felt so great to pick up my copics again!

This week, I'm sharing this fun card I made for my son's 6th (Aack? What? How is he 6?!) birthday that is next Monday! I used the awesome set, Mini-Remix Balloons...


I fussy cut out the birthday boy and the balloons and layered them with foam tape on coordinating patterned papers. The chair he's sitting on is from an older (retired?) set, Sitting Casual!

Thanks for those of you that have stuck around... I hope to make blogging a regular thing again!

Have a FABULOUS day.... Happy MAY!