2023 Year of the Rabbit

Using Joset’s line of Elizabeth Craft Designs Products Gong Hei Fat Choi – that is the Cantonese greeting meaning congratulations and best wishes for a prosperous new year! The Lunar New Year begins January 22, 2023. 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit and the rabbit is considered clever and energetic. The Elizabeth Craft DesignsContinue reading “2023 Year of the Rabbit”

Tags, Tags, and …Tags!

Welcome and Merry Christmas! I love making tags. They are tiny pieces of art, but easy to part with since they don’t require a lot of time. My family has even started to save some of the “used” tags to reuse because they are special. How sweet and affirming is that?! I made tags usingContinue reading “Tags, Tags, and …Tags!”

Interactive Critter Card

Using Elizabeth Craft Designs Dies Hi. Thanks for dropping in. I have a cute, pull-tab, slimline card to share with you today. This whimsical slimline card was easy to make using Elizabeth Craft Designs dies. First, I used the shrub die from the Slimline Adventure Edges set to make a stencil for the clouds, thenContinue reading “Interactive Critter Card”

Gift for a Master Gardener

Hi and welcome. Do you enjoy gardening? My sister and I do and she recently became a Master Gardener. It involves months of classwork, tests, and accumulating many volunteer hours. My sister’s efforts inspired me to create this little book filled with seed packets for her birthday. The packets can actually be used to collectContinue reading “Gift for a Master Gardener”

Torn Paper Bag Flowers

Hi! Thanks for dropping by. I hope you will be inspired to create! This post satisfies the “paper bag” prompt for two different groups: Journal with Us (using Elizabeth Craft Designs Art Journal Specials) and Art-Play-Fun (a My Heart’s Fancy’s Facebook group) . I challenged myself to use the paper bag as much as possibleContinue reading “Torn Paper Bag Flowers”

Beautiful Bees & Sunflowers

With Graphic 45 Paper Hello and welcome. Have you seen the Graphic 45 Let it Bee Collection? It is so beautiful with its golden sunflowers and detailed bees that I knew it would make a gorgeous planner. By limiting the papers that I pulled from my stash and only using a few dies for theContinue reading “Beautiful Bees & Sunflowers”

“A Quilt for Claire” for My Mother

Hi and welcome! When I was growing up our mother valued the things that we, her children, made over any gift that we could have bought for her. So, when asked what she wanted for her birthday, Mother’s Day, etcetera, she always asked for something that we’d made ourselves. I don’t recall that any ofContinue reading ““A Quilt for Claire” for My Mother”

Monochromatic Winter Card

Hello! I hope you’re staying warm. It’s c-c-c-cold and windy here in Oklahoma today. No snow, but my card definitely reflects the feeling outside right now. This card is for the ECD Planners & Journaling January 2022 prompt, monochromatic. I started with a white A2 card base and attached a blue watercolor background that I’dContinue reading “Monochromatic Winter Card”