Old Fashioned Ladies Rubber Stamp Sample

How much fun was it to open a birthday card, from my Mom, and see one of my Rubber Stamp images staring back at me?!! I decided to post the card as a sample- Rubber Stamp Sample of Old Fashioned Ladies Thanks, Mom 😀

Photoshop with Art

Whenever I play around with paints, Gelli-Art prints, stamps etc I can usually make them do double duty- by scanning in the results and working with them in PhotoShop. Since I am still learning there are plenty of times that I look at the image and think, hmmmmmm, that needs some work! One of my…

Gelli Arts Faux Washi Tape and Decorated Duck Tape

I generally like to make my own everything, and that includes Washi Tape and decorated Duck (Duct) Tape. I usually stamp on these, but recently I have been playing around with them on my Gelli Arts Printing Plate. Remember the Contact paper I decorated a few blog posts ago- Gelli-Arts-on-Contact-Paper ? Well I used the left…

Burlap and Wax

I have been playing with encaustics since I got a starter set as a gift. I have not done any real paintings- mostly cards and tags, but I have to say I really enjoy it and hope to take a live class sometime. I thought this was a cute idea for a Valentine, even though…

Greek Stamps on Shrink Plastic

Today is Braggy friday! I am bragging about a husband and wife that are each amazing in their own right. And I happen to be the lucky recipient of their respective talents! Susan is the own of Susan’s Charming Trinkets. She makes amazing jewelry, and this year became a design team member for Susan Lenart…

Gelli Arts on Contact Paper

I was in a scramble, late as always, for getting a birthday card out to my Dad. So I grabbed one of my experiments, and made it into a card for him, and hopefully he gets it on time. I had been playing around with my Gelli Arts printing plate a few weeks ago, and…

Carving Stamps

With a little bit of help from my son, I did a quick tutorial on how I carve stamps. There are tons of videos on how to carve stamps (plus I had no more room on my phone!), so I whizzed through this tutorial. I used a very simple die cut shape in this tutorial,…

Patience is my One Little Word

For anyone that knows me well, you won’t be surprised that I have chosen the word “Patience” as my “One Little Word” for 2013. When I was a teen I remember that the parents of the kids I babysat or taught used to tell me that I had the patience of an angel. If they…