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itstrulyanoriginal

I'm in the beginning stages of breaking into paper crafting, specifically cards. I have done a lot of scrapbooking and card making in the past, but had taken a break. I've always been into crafting in some sort of medium. I fine it to be a peaceful and rewarding use of time.

Pin Sights Challenge – December

Today I am creating a few cards for the Ellen Hutson Pin Sights Challenge – December.  The concept is a Color Trend Inspirational Photo is provided and you create based on what inspires you.  I created three test card ideas, but only completed two final cards.   Both cards are inspired […]

Color Challenge #84

I have so much fun playing along with stamping challenges.  This one I am partaking in is from My Favorite Things, Challenge #84. There are four colors provided: Nightshift Blue, Orange Fizz, Cornflower and Lemon Chiffon.  You can use as many as you like and you don’t have to have […]

Bitty Bears and YOU

My Favorite Things has this adorable bear stamp set call BB Bitty Bears.  A friend stamped and shared the bear images with me.  In my mind, I had not figured out how I wanted to use them, but then My Favorite Things presented its Weekly Sketch Challenge #365 (shown below).  […]

Bouquet Teddy from Di’s Digi Stamps

The December Kit and Clowder pencil coloring class is learning to color fur, florals, creating texture, light source and creating depth.   The digital image we are using for pencil coloring is this ‘Bouquet Teddy’ which is available at:  Di’s Digi Stamps.  If you haven’t checked out the Kit and Clowder […]

This Could be Vodka – TCP

Today I am stamping with this adorable stamp set from The Cat’s Pajamas, called This Could be Vodka.  It is an adorable set of images with some fun sentiments.  The images are very versatile and below you’ll see how I’ve created a winter/holiday card with them.  I’ll be linking this […]

Holiday Tags from a Card

Hello: Today I am sharing with you an idea I have. I was inspired by Power Poppy’s blog – 12 Days of Christmas, December Challenge.  The idea is to get creative with tags.  I am still learning all the ways to use digital stamps but I love this Poinsettia and […]

Reindeer Fun

..and what fun I had.   I received some Happy Mail from a stamping buddy of mine.  She sent me the Mama Elephant/Hampton Arts Reindeer fun stamp and die set (along with many other goodies).  These guys are so cute.  I quickly stamped and die cut out a bunch of the […]