The Plus Decoration Stamp Roller was an item featured at CHA 2013. This all-in-one roller stamp allows for quick, no fuss stamping projects when you are on the go, as I often find myself. Honestly, after two cups of coffee I had today, my hands were a little too shaky [...]
Two Dollar Tuesday comes to you courtesy of a trip to Home Depot, a home improvement store.. At $1.97USD, a 8 x 10 acrylic sheet typically used for picture frames and artwork protection makes a great “stamping block” for larger acrylic background stamps. The surface size is also ideal for [...]
This card is inspired by the latest Color Throwdown #214 as well as this weeks CASE Study #113. This card is an example of how color and design layout challenges can provide a inspiration jumpstart!
I recently came across a very cool site, The Color Throwdown, a weekly paper crafting challenge focusing on beautiful color combinations. Here is my take on the latest Color Throwdown #205. Enjoy your Monday.
“Don’t fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have.” – Unknown I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. ~Pablo [...]
I am back from enjoying a great 4th of July holiday with family and friends and excited to kick off my summer craft camp experience. I structured my class schedule as follows: Class cost versus perceived value. I searched for a summer craft camp that provided excellent value for the [...]
For many households, the end of the school year signals the start of summer activities. I have become inspired to send myself to “Craft Camp” CraftSwag style. I hope to inspire you to do the same. I will share my experiences searching and registering for classes, describing class requirements, all-in [...]
Even with all of today’s sophisticated technology, there are three occasions where more often than not one will actually want to gift an actual card: A baby shower or celebration, A bridal shower/bachelorette party and/or A birthday. Gasp! Keeping one’s card making limited to these three occasions allows any new [...]
I find that working both inside and outside of the home, volunteering and, of course, writing this blog, often does not leave enough time to sit, read, daydream and search out sources of creative inspiration. The only personal contemplative time I may have during the week is found in the [...]
I am thankful to my @craftswag twitter feed and the connections I have made with many crafters all over the world. The tweets of my fellow crafters have made me aware of the diverse market of high quality stamps. Since I was very satisfied with all of my purchases, I [...]