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Follow Your Dreams, Princess!

A friend of mine recently moved out of her previous accommodations. For the first time in her life, she is living her on life. This friend has always felt close with the character pictured here, especially since the musical was released. So when she escaped her own tower, I wanted to help commemorate the event!Read More

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Valentines for Gamers

My husband and I aren’t big celebrators of arbitrary holidays. Valentine’s Day is especially low on our list. Now that I make cards, however, I have a lot more fun celebrating whatever occasions come up! All the V-Day cards I’d seen around Facebook and Instagram were all pinks, super cutesy, and just not really us.Read More

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Shell Yeah, Beaches!

Months ago, I stamped out all the mermaids from Ink Road’s Shell Yeah set. I never managed to do anything more than half-heartedly start coloring them before moving on to other projects. Recently, I was reminded that my patterned paper stash was both large and collecting dust. After flipping through my stash, I found aRead More

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Always There for You

Recently, I acquired Kindred Stamps’ Childhood Friends stamp set. I’d had my eyes on it for a while, so I jumped at the opportunity to own it when it was made available! Upon receipt of the set, I promptly stamped out 4 sheets containing each of the characters, and spent the next week and aRead More

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Birthday in Grey

I had a lot of fun with Taylored Expressions’ Gifted stencil and background stamp. These products are designed to work together perfectly, and they definitely did the trick! Every now and then, you get the chance to bulk create cards that you really like. I rocked the stencil for 4 matching backgrounds by ink blendingRead More

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Cards for Colleagues

As the resident card maker at my school, it often comes down to me when there’s a birthday, illness, or someone leaves for a new job. This first card is for a colleague who was doing just that – abandoning us! As a coffee mug hoarder, it was easy to pull out Ink Road’s MugRead More

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Look for the Rainbows

I’ve been wanting to improve my watercoloring for a while, so I thought I’d start simple with just a basic blended swath of rainbow colors. The watercolors are Altenew’s Spring Garden Watercolor Brush Markers. I put a few drops of each color I wanted onto my glass media mat, then used a regular watercolor brushRead More