Tag Archives: Framelits

Happy Birthday Bokeh

You’ve been seeing this technique everywhere, so I thought it would be perfect for a February camp card.  Bokeh (pronounced BOH-kay or BOH-keh) is the out-of-focus blur in a photograph, especially from points of light.  (Think of a lit Christmas … Continue reading

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Double-time Painted Petals

I’ve been busy with preparations for the upcoming Inkspiration Saturday.  It’s just 2½ weeks away, so the paper is flying!  I’m so happy to be working with an excellent Design Team for this event:  many heads make great ideas, and … Continue reading

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Just sayin’ hello

  I know it’s been done before (even by me!), but when I saw a card with hand-tinted embossing on it, I had to give it another try.  The card by Lydia Fiedler (probably better known by her blog, Understand … Continue reading

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Blue doilies

Our focus this month in stamp camp is backgrounds.  And a skill I think every stamper should master is random, all-over stamping.  It didn’t come easily to me — until I watched someone demonstrate the “trick.”  I shared it in … Continue reading

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Grain Sack Heart

I’m finally getting around to posting the details about this card, from the Stamp Review Crew Valentine Free for All blog hop of a few weeks ago. My inspiration for this card was Ann Drake, of On Sutton Place, a … Continue reading

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Rusty heart

I look at the supply list for this card and have to ask myself why I thought this would be a good swap card at Leadership!  And of course, this was the card that still needed some assembly after I … Continue reading

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Pieced and “quilted” heart

It is my tradition to make a red, white, and black Valentine’s Day card — although I can’t say I always do it intentionally.  It was easy this year using the Stacked with Love Designer Series Paper Stack from the … Continue reading

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Celebrating you and Sale-A-Bration

Stampers at this week’s Colonial House camp made this card, closely CASEd from Krystal De Leeuw, to kick off the new year.  It was such a gloomy day out, we welcomed the fun, bright colors of the Sale-A-Bration Designer Series … Continue reading

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Cookies make me happy

This basket was so fun to make — I’m seeing the cutest variations on the web already!  I chose to include a liner in my basket because it’s adorable and makes the basket extra sturdy for all those cookies.  It’s … Continue reading

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The last birthday of the year

While I was getting back into the stamping groove the other day, I made this card for DH’s daughter celebrating a milestone birthday tomorrow.  She has always been a fan of purple, so I couldn’t resist these flowers. You can … Continue reading

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