A Special Mr. & Mrs. Anniversary Card

Hi, there! Hope everyone had a relaxing Labor Day weekend! I was inspired by some paper from my stash to make a really detailed anniversary card for one of my very special nieces. I started out with a cardbase of gold metallic cardstock from a Recollections value pack...

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Bacon & Egg Thank You

Hi, everyone!  Hope you had a crafty weekend!  This card was a real quickie, which is so unusual for me! Cards usually take me anywhere from 45 minutes to 2 hours.  It’s also very rare for me to use a large pre-made embellishment like this bacon and egg...

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Just Wanted To Say Hi

The starting point for this card was the intent to use some of my stash paper.  I browsed till I found this gorgeous foiled paper from the 2012 DCWV “White Ginger” stack. (I did mention I was a paper hoarder—I have even older paper than that!) I layered the foil with...

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Let Your Dreams Take Flight

I was re-organizing my stamps when I ran across this old stamp & die set from Hero Arts/Sizzix. I thought it would be fun to have the butterflies stamped inside the card so you could see them through the die cut openings.  Apparently not as easy as it sounded, the...

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Hi, it’s Karen! I’m a Christian, have been married for nearly 37 years and am the mom of one awesome daughter.  I’ve been a paper addict/hoarder for most of my adult life and a stamper & card-maker since 2009.  I also enjoy experimenting with art journaling & mixed-media projects. Welcome to my blog!