Posted in January 2012

Valentine Banner (backside)

Valentine Banner (backside)

In my earlier post, Valentine Banner, I toyed with the idea of making the banner reversible.  Well as it turns out, easy-peasy!  Once the rosettes are made, the rest of the banner takes about a half hour to complete.  Have I mentioned how much I love my Silhouette Cameo?  I went with some punchier pinks … Continue reading

Ranunculus

Ranunculus

Here is a card I made recently using the same stamp and pastel technique I used on Hello Peony.  The outlines of this stamp weren’t as strong as the Peony stamp and so I went back over the pastels with colored pencils.  The pencils helped to brighten the flowers and keep them from looking washed … Continue reading

Good Old-Fashioned Valentines

Good Old-Fashioned Valentines

I received a Silhouette Cameo for Christmas from my awesome in-laws and one of the first things I did with it was to make these.  It was a great exercise in learning how best to cut font and how to make mirror image patterns.  I absolutely love working with my Silhouette.  All those things I thought I couldn’t do … Continue reading

Valentine Banner

Valentine Banner

In the spirit of the upcoming holiday I thought I would make my husband a visual reminder of my love.  Okay, that was the idea, but really he isn’t too much into Valentine paraphernalia, so mostly I made it for myself.  I need to restring the banner and I’m toying with making it double-sided, perhaps … Continue reading

Hello Peony

Hello Peony

I’m just getting started, but I thought I would share a card with a fitting sentiment. There will be loads more to come once I master the ins and outs of WordPress. Thanks for stopping by.