Posted in October 2010

Walk like an Egyptian

A detailed card can really grab the attention of everyone.  The “Walk like an Egyptian” card is one of my favorites!  I made this for my mom’s birthday one year.  It started out so plain jane.  I drew my Egyptian on a plain piece of paper and began to sketch and color the rest from … Continue reading

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You can never have too many shoes…

Making cards personalized really creates a card special!  My step-sister Becky’s birthday was coming up and I will tell you now, this girl LOVES shoes!  What better concept for a birthday card than shoes!  I really wanted to create something fun, cute and pink!  What I did was base the whole card off a picture … Continue reading

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Cosmo Please!

There is nothing I love better than a good Cosmo!  So why not incorporate a delicious drink into a birthday card!  Creating a martini card such as a cosmo, you need a great idea for the martini glass!  A clear sheet of paper works great, sort of like the paper you get for an over … Continue reading

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Boo! Plant Deco

Want something cute to stick in your potted mums…or house plants for Halloween?!  Every craft store, even Walmart, carries some sort of self drying clay and wooded dowels or rods.  You can easily mold any shape from the clay and stick the wooden dowel in it.  Lean it up on something and let it dry … Continue reading

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Hay Man!

A great way to celebrate Fall and spice up your porch is to make a Straw Man! I found some of my fiance’s old work pants that are all beat up, ripped, painted on, and I knew they would be great.  Also, a great plaid shirt is what a hay man needs too!  I bought … Continue reading

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Babies Galour

Don’t you ever notice that Fall is a big time for babies?  I don’t know if it is because Valentine’s Day is 9 months before, but there is some kind of magic brewin’ then!  So why not create some super cute baby cards?!  I really love the simple cards with a great embellishment.  It just … Continue reading

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Dress Up Your Cards!

When you don’t have time to make an extravegant card because you have been running around doing 50 million other things, dress up your card with ribbon.  Ribbon is the best way to make a plain jane card pop!  I had a wedding to go to one Saturday.  I don ‘t know what it was … Continue reading

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The Beginning….

Happy Friday! This is my first post…today October 15th…TGIF!  October seems like a crazy time for birthdays!  even my birthday is tomorrow.  I really like to craft my own cards for my friends and family! Right now I am working on a Autumn like birthday card that I will be uploading photos on, but I … Continue reading

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