Raffle Basket for Create Dance Center’s Annual Applebee’s Fundraiser 2018!

I can't believe another year has passed since last year's fundraiser.  My girls, Olivia and Victoria, just turned 12 and we are getting ready for tomorrow's fundraiser breakfast. As part of this fundraiser, the kids serve everyone breakfast and Santa even stops by for a visit!!  All proceeds go to the Competition team to help … Continue reading Raffle Basket for Create Dance Center’s Annual Applebee’s Fundraiser 2018!

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 6 – November 2018

This month's kit is all about aqua (watercolor) markers.  The November subscription box is great for new and experienced crafters. Watercolor is so popular but not easy for everyone unless there are color coded numbers on the page telling you what color to use.  For me, when I watercolor, I love experimenting with different backgrounds … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 6 – November 2018

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 5 – October 2018

This month's subscription box brought me back to my early card making days.  When I first started out using dies, I had a few quilling dies in my stash and I used to embellish many of my cards with flowers.  As time went on, I learned new techniques and I didn't really used many handmade … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 5 – October 2018

How To Create Masks for Your Cards

Have you ever wondered how card-makers create one layer cards with perfectly inked shapes or have a patterned background that runs throughout the card but not through the main focal point?  It is easy to do with multiple layers, but it seems more difficult to achieve on the same layer. Well wonder no more - … Continue reading How To Create Masks for Your Cards

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 4 – September 2018

Back to school means schedules and homework and dance classes ..... and less time for crafting!  I saw that box 5 has been shipped so I quickly opened box 4!  I have to say, I was a bit intimidated when I opened the box and saw the intricate die included. I was afraid to actually … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 4 – September 2018

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 3 – August 2018

Ok so August is getting away from me very quickly!  I started opening box 3 (weeks after I actually got it) and box 4 arrived the same week! From the second I opened the box, I knew this box would not disappoint.  It is packed with lots of goodies as usual! Sara Davies, the owner … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 3 – August 2018

How to make fun folds for A2 size cards

If you are a card-maker like me, you probably have tons of stamps and dies and love to make creative cards that stand out.  Sometimes it's nice to change up the card base to add a little more interest to your cards. Here are a few ideas for easy and fun card folds that will … Continue reading How to make fun folds for A2 size cards