Sunday, June 25, 2017

Watercolor -crazy birds-Tim holtz

 I'm sure everyone recognizes these crazy birds by Tim Holtz. They're so funny they're cute. I watercolored the birds cut them out and then stamped background with birds so the spot coloring would be empathetized.  I think I found this inspiration from Pinterest Boards.  
happy Stamping, Michelle 

Unity stamp watercolor challenge

I loved this challenge that Unity stamp company had a couple months ago.  It really made me take the time to create and it was pure enjoyment and I was so pleased with the results which isn't always the case but this one just came together and I stretched myself.  I was very honored to receive an honorable mention from them.  One day when I have more time I will put a tutorial together on this card.
Happy Stamping, Michelle

Thursday, May 11, 2017


Dry embossing folder used on background and then distressed with ranger ink and blender tool, the flowers were stamped in archival black ink on colored cardstock and distressed edges and pop dotted up and emblishments added.  This is an older hero flower stamp set I've had for years, card creation by myself.   
Thanks for lookinh,

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Hey chick - Stanpin up salebration

Used stampin ups salebration stamp set and water colored then accent of washi tape. Decorated envelope completes the set.  These chickens are fun to play with.  Just simple stamping is all you need sonetimes.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Encouragement Friday-Paper piecing

Paper piecing with stampin up stamp set, great way to use paper scraps, and some washi tape.  Decorated envelopes complete the set.  Happy Good Friday.  " But God commendeth his love toward us in that while we were yet sinners Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 
Blessings, Michelle 

Thursday, March 30, 2017

craft cardstock

 Stamping and craft card stock with a black and white theme these are a quick and easy Card to add to your stash.  Just add a couple embellishments for interest.
Blessings, Michelle 

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Stamped Vintage Ladies

These vintage ladies are from B-line stamps.  I just adore them.   Tags and cards using distress inks and various embellishments.
bless you, Michelle

Encouragement Friday

But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength.  They will soar on wings eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.  Isaiah 40-31
Bessings, Michelle 

Thursday, March 23, 2017


Embossing folders are so easy to use and there are so many to choose from.  They add instant texture and interest to your cards.  There are numerous techniques you can apply as well, but here is just the basic one with a glitter paper scallop punch popped up and punched butterfly and a little bling.  Have a lovely day creating something.
blessings, Michelle 

Monday, March 20, 2017

Watercolor stamping

Watercoloring with an aqua painter and ranger distress ink pads, simple one step stamping with a little washi tape for accent, the stamp set is from Unity stamps.  A decorated envelop tops it off.  WAITING to send this set off to my faborite peeps, my daughter, sisters and cousin. 
Blessings x2, Michelle  

Friday, March 17, 2017

Encouragement Friday

Decorated're  strolling down the path to your mailbox and open the small top rounded door to find a beautiful surprise awaiting you, a welcoming to the beautiful handmade note card inside.   The joy, what a wonderful feeling to know someone cared enough to spend precious time making you a handmade creation.  You beam all day with a sweet smile on your face!  My hope is that is what the recipients feel from mail I've sent, if, in turn, that would put a smile on my face.
Blessing x2&3, Michelle 

Friday, March 3, 2017

New blog-first post

 Hello I'm so happy to be back blogging. I took a break for quite a long while, as life gets in the way sometimes. I used to blog at, I went back and forth with some ideas  for other blog topics because I enjoy so many hobbies, besides quilting, there's knitting, crochet soapmaking, embroidery, candlemaking, aromatherapy, flowers and gardens, baking, reading and home decor.

I've decided to share my love of stamping and handmade notecard making, something I've been doing for many years.  I'll be weaving in bits and  pieces of "me", my faith, quotes I like, things that inspire me and the like.  Of course, I hope to share the final product "handmade notecards" and how I use them.    This will not be just a stamping blog but a place where some of my story will come out in hopes to bring glory to the Lord. Thank you for coming along and sharing my journey.

Saved by grace, blessings