January 23, 2018
Surprise! It's a Baby Girl!

Explosion Boxes are so fun and can be so beautiful. I made this one as a Prayer Box for a baby shower. The inside of each flap is made without patterned paper so that guests may write a prayer for the new baby and family. I went with a 5 layered box of hexagonal shape. […]

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January 21, 2018
Beautiful Music

One of my BFF's has her birthday at the end of December. She celebrates 50 years of a life well-live. She is a grand friend. She is a music lover and a wonderful pianist. So this year I made her a 3-D card. I am sure that you have seen this design elsewhere in the […]

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December 26, 2017
Quilted Christmas

This month's assignment at made with love (and paper) is timely for Minnesota. It is so cold here, especially this week as I finally get my creation posted. Our theme for December is Quilted Christmas. Will you play along with us? Our quilted creation is to use contrasting colors, metal/metallic, and a bow or knot. […]

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October 27, 2017
Yummy Fall

Remember the design team made with love (and paper) ? We are back! Hooray. We look forward to inspiring your crafting mojo! We start this new journey with the new season by saying "Hello Fall 2017." Even tho we have had a 2+ year respite, this is our 34th project as a design team!! Our […]

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September 4, 2017
All About School

I'm down to two kiddos of school age. My boys are now in 8th and 6th grade. Both are in middle school this year. But that does not excuse them from receiving a card from mom! You might recall that I work at a school. My boss asked me to make "welcome" cards for our […]

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July 27, 2017
Summer Blossoms

I finally found a little time to craft and was blessed with a bit of creativity to match. Most of today's cards use a digital stamp with an image and/or sentiment. I use Adobe Illustrator to manipulate the files. It is an easy program with which to create. (I have even created some sentiments myself.) […]

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July 11, 2017
My Little Mermaid

Yep, I'm still here. I was quite busy with a school fundraiser and then needed a break. How has your summer started? Our has been slow and we have been lazy. Having tween boys is a new thing for this mom. Still trying to figure that one out! On the other hand, my daughter is […]

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February 11, 2017
God's Valentine

A picture blog for Valentine's Day. Some elements are from The Cutting Cafe and Bird's Cards.

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January 31, 2017
Thank You Fairy Much

After being a stay at home mom for the past 18 years, I was blessed this past fall. I was hired by my son;s school as the Volunteer Coordinator. It is very part time and fits my schedule and personal needs perfectly. This work is half of what I did b.k. or before kids. In […]

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January 20, 2017
A Pocket Full of Love

Join The Cutting Cafe Design Team as we inspire you to start crafting your Valentines! I am using The Pocket Shaped Card set to make a card. It includes cut files and digital stamp files. I did print some of the digital images to use in and on my pocket. I fussy cut the pile […]

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