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Happy Valentine’s Day 2016

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Fall cards

Ready for the Fall season?  I am!  Here are some cards I just finished.

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Geometric Heart

Ann from All Things Paper.net had a tutorial on her blog. I loved doing these geometric designs. If I had more time, I would have added some beads or gems, but nevertheless, sometimes simple is better. Searching the internet, I found several geometric designs that I will be trying. Stay tuned.

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Paper Embroidery

I have always loved to sew. Paper embroidery can be tricky, each stitch has its own place. If one stitch is improperly placed, the whole image is ruined. Being detail-oriented and a perfectionist, it takes me a bit longer to produce an embroidered card. Here are a few cards I have done.

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Winter Snow

There is no one who loves snow more than me! The energy created in anticipation of a snowstorm is so exciting! Every news station has a different estimated amount of snow and I look at all of them, switching back and forth. Watching the snow–large flakes, small flakes, mixed precipitation reminds me that each snowflake […]

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Pyramid Cards

Today I thought I would share a pyramid card I made. This technique produces an effective result! To make this card, I printed out several copies of the same picture, and then methodically cut each picture smaller and smaller. With each layer, I added foam tape. This card I made for a horse-loving friend. Leave […]

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Fleur de Lis

This pretty little design has been used as symbols for many things. Traditionally, the French royalty used the fleur de lis (meaning flower lily) as well as the British Kings in their coat of arms. It has been used symbolically in religion and the boy scout logo! I made this card with plastic from a […]

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Iris Folding

Iris Folding originated in the Netherlands. Originally using the inside of envelopes, the paper was used to cut, fold, and place in a pattern. The result is a swirl of colors and patterns. Take notice of the envelopes you receive in the mail. The patterns are amazing! Today there are many paper options–tissue paper, wrapping […]

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