Showing posts from June, 2019

Parcels and Petals Watercolor Embossed Love Card

   Hello crafty people! It is finally Friday!!! Any plans for the weekend? My hubby and I get the fun of buying a new washing machine. Our front load one is having temper tantrums right now. When you push the power button and then try to turn to the load you want, it won't change and when you finally do get it too and start the washing process the beep light goes up and down beeping every time it changes. This can get very annoying to listen to. So we need a new machine. At least there are a lot of good sales going on right now!      For today's card I wanted to use a stamp set I haven't used yet so I choose Parcels & Petals and I wanted to do more then just make the cute little box. Here is my card.....      I saw the large stamp in this set and knew I wanted to do a background with it, so I heat embossed with it first before I watercolored the background. You should always do the heat embossing first as it acts as a type of resist and the watercoloring doesn'

To A Wild Rose Color Inspiration Hello Card

   Hello again crafty people! One of my fave ways to get inspiration for a project is color combos. It surrounds of everywhere, the internet, magazines, the clothes we wear, are only a few of the what we see everyday. This is a perfect way to start if you are ever in a need for some crafty mojo. Here is my card.....

Above the Clouds Card GDP #195 Theme Challenge

   Hello everyone! How are you all doing? I have started a fun project...I am working on painting my filing cabinet. It's black and doesn't match my white and pink craft room, so today I am going to spray painting it. I just need to decide if I want it to be a light or dark pink. I use it to hold all my Stampin' Up! cardstock so it stays out and away from dust and light. It stays under my desk and my printer sits on top of it so it is easy for me to reach while I'm sitting in my desk chair. And I have had it forever so it needs an upgrade!      On to today's card...I love participating in challenges, especially the Global Design Project every now and then. This week is a theme challenge...Balloons. So I decided to use the Above the Clouds Bundle. Here is my card.....    Whenever I see hot air balloons I think of the many times, when we still lived in Southern California, we would go down to Temecula just to see the Balloon Glow.....which is so beautiful to