Simply Watercolor Christmas Class: The Basics

My very limited skills at water-coloring! Much harder than it looks for this old beginner! Used Kuretake watercolors and FineTec watercolors. Not the greatest cold press watercolor paper used but this is just playing around! Thanks Kristina Werner for a great class!!

“There is Beauty in Simplicity”

“There is beauty in simplicity.” My 4 year old granddaughter did the rainbow 🌈 inking with Distress Inks with a little help from Mimi! 😍 Sentiment is embossed with Speckled Egg embossing glaze. Love this Stamp set- Perspective CMS 213!  Used Flutter die set  #662269 and assorted colors of Distress Ink in the rainbow colors…

Christmas in the City

Love all the little buildings and making my own street to celebrate Christmas! Stamps used:  Pinkfresh Studio’s Home for the Holiday and a Day in the City; SSS Stamptember Nordic Village (Sugar Peas Design) Inks/Pencils used:  Acorn Archival Ink, Distress Ink Vintage Photo, Prismacolor pencils Honeybee Stencils – Outdoor Scene Builder Other materials – Nuvo…


      Mixed media piece titled “Vanishing Visitors!”  Inspired by Shari Carroll at Simon Says stamp.  Used the following: Tim Holtz products: Abandoned Paper Stash Mr. Bones CMS 345 Frightful Things 664209 Bat Crazy 664203 Distress Oxide Hickory Smoke & Pumice stone Distress Ink. Black Soot & Ground espresso Remnant rubs Halloween Ephemera pack…

Ghostly Haunted House

  This is my second rendition of the haunted house using copic markers for coloring the house and distress oxide for background.

Haunted House – It’s Halloween Challenge

      Funkie Junkie Boutique Challenge – I used Copic coloring for this house and the stamp is from the Colorado Craft Company’s Halloween collection titled “Haunted House”!

Traveling to Thailand

Sent this card to my daughter’s college roommate who traveled to Thailand for school internship!  Made with Eileen Hull and Tim Holtz dies.

First entry for my new blog!

I will be posting pictures of my garden and my new hobby, cardmaking! Here is my first Halloween card I created using Tim Holtz designs.  I also used his background papers and ephemera.  The card base is from the Anna Griffin collection.  I used Nuvo drops to enhance the flowers.