Butterfly Background

Hey there! Today I’m joining a lot of talented artists to celebrate Hero Arts newest catalog and 45 years in the business! That’s almost twice as old as I am, so I think that’s pretty amazing. 😉 I wanted to show you my first ever Hero Arts stamp, a stamp I

Clean & Simple Christmas Pair

Guys! I’ve finally made, not one, but two cards in my apartment! It only took over a month…but hey, I still don’t have a craft desk, so two cards so far is pretty good! I don’t usually impulse buy (you guys know I’m a cheap crafter ;)), but when I

Colorful Carnival – July My Monthly Hero

Hello! Today I’m playing along in the Hero Arts July 2018 My Monthly Hero blog hop, with a trio of cards using the fun images and dies from the main kit. CARD DEETS – Blended Striped Background with Washi Tape For the first card, I blended a colorful background using

Pencil Colored Shimmer Background

Hey there! Today I’ve got a card that uses lots of simple colored penciled coloring, and a beautiful shimmer! I’ve been itching to try my hand at colored pencils ever since laying eyes on the various beauties Yana Smakula has made with them. I finally got around to it, but

Partial Die-Cut Border

Hello! Today’s card features a cute meerkat pair and some partial die cutting for a cool border. I started off by stamping the Meerkat Pair in Black on some Bristol cardstock. I then colored them in real quick with my ZIG’s – colors listed at the end of this post.