Friday, February 16, 2024

BYSHC -February Sketch #42 /Card 2

 Hello there!  I'm sharing my second card for Sketch #42.  This sketch runs the entire month of February.   You can see full details and how to enter this challenge on the blog Build Your Stash Holiday Cardmakers.  Sketch #42:

This sketch challenge is sponsored by Not 2 Shabby! 

Not2 Shabby - Patterned papers
Tim Holtz - Stacked Tiles, Circles die
Tim Holtz - Stitched Circle die
Tim Holtz - Paper Snowflakes, mini dies
Carta Bella - Christmas banner die
Tim Holtz - Holiday Sketchbook stamps - sentiment
Diamond Stickles

Thanks for stopping by today.  Come play along with us and replenish your Christmas card stash!

Wednesday, February 14, 2024


 Hello again.  It turns out I had one last idea for another Valentine's Mixed Media card.  This was a fun one to make.  I stitched the '14' on using twine.  

Distress Oxide - Aged Mahagony, tumbled glass
Distress Ink - Lumberjack Plaid
Archival - Fired Brick, Mermaid Lagoon, Hickory Smoke
Ranger clear embossing ink + Broken China embossing glaze
Tim Holtz - Valentine stencil
Tim Holtz - Crazy Things stamp set - hearts in the background
Unity Stamp Co - SMAK June '17 - main heart and background text
Unity Stamp Co - SMAK May '17 - heart border stamp
Tim Holtz - Alphanumeric Stretch #'s
red twine

Thanks for stopping by today!  Happy Valentine's Day!


 Hello there!  Happy Valentine's Day!  I have one final Valentine's day card to share.  It's a mixed media card and I had a blast making it.

Distress Ink - Lumberjack Plaid
Distress Oxide Mermaid Lagoon
Tim Holtz - Alphanumeric Stretch Upper dies
Tim Holtz clear stamps- City Central, Purely Random, 
Ranger clear embossing ink +black embossing pwd + white embossing pwd
Archival - Hickory Smoke, Fired Brick, Mermaid Lagoon
Tim Holtz - Crazy Things - heart stamps in background
Distress tool
Singer Sewing machine + Straight stitch and blue thread
Tim Holtz - Note Quotes stamp set - (you)

Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a great Valentine's Day!

Monday, February 12, 2024

Love Notes

 Hello there!  I'm sharing another fun Valentine card today.  I'm using the Gradient Heart dies from Waffle Flower again on this card.  This was so fun to mix and match and make lots of cards.

WAffle Flower - Gradient Heart dies - I love You die set
red foil cardstock
silver glitter cardstock

Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a great day!

Sunday, February 11, 2024


 Hello there!  I'm sharing another Valentine card today.  I'm using a really cool heart die set from Waffle Flower.  I won this recently from a giveaway they did on their Instagram.  So much fun!

Waffle Flower - Gradient Heart dies
Simon Says Stamp - Love die
Red foil cardstock
Silver glitter cardstock
Holographic cardstock

Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a beautiful day!


Saturday, February 10, 2024

I Love You!

 Hello there!  It's almost Valentine's day so I thought I would begin sharing some of the cards I've made this year.  This one goes out to my parents :-)

Distress Oxide - Festive Berries, Kitsch Flamingo
Pink Fresh - Slimline heart Builder Layering Stencils
Ranger - Stickles Glitter Gel - Mars (tiny hearts) - I love You die set
Unity Stamp Co - Postage die

Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a good one!


Friday, February 9, 2024


 Hello there!  My brother bought a new house!  Yay!!  So, I made this card for him :-)

Coco & Reno - Welcome Home dies
Unity Stamp Co - Postage die
Distress Oxide - Stormy Sky
Tim Holtz - Halftone stencil
Tim Holtz - Tiny Type -Uppercase dies
red glitter cardstock
pop dot

Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a great day!