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Welcome! This is the place where I share my artsy and crafty projects. I am an evolving artist these days ... finding myself enjoying less of the cards and mini albums that I have made for years, and turning to art journaling and more artistic endeavors. I have always enjoyed some craft or other, and some of my earliest memories of my mother helping me make paper dolls and other crafts. I am now in my 60's and finding myself more passionately enjoying creating beautiful things and learning new skills and techniques and products.

While you are here I hope you will find inspiration and ideas for making your own projects, however any images or projects you find here are my personal property and should not be used for your own monetary gain, or for contests or challenges. Thank You!


We R Memory Keepers and Crafty Secrets Card for Little Red Wagon Challenge

Hi there!  Back again for a quick post to share a card I made for the challenge over at Little Red Wagon!   The challenge for this week is to make a Christmas card ... or as they put it "No restrictions, no nothing; just create us a lovely card that you will have ready for the coming holidays".  So without further ado ... here is my card ...

I did some paper weaving with the striped paper, embossed the red mat behind the image, and added some stickles.  If you had enough of the images, you could easily make a lot of these cards!  Here are the details ...

  • Base card stock and red 'mat' card stock - Bazzill Basics 'Card Shoppe' card stock
  • Patterned paper - We R Memory Keepers 'Peppermint Twist' collection
  • Image and Sentiment - Crafty Secrets 'Christmas 07'
  • Brown ink - Tim Holtz Distressed Ink Pad 'Brushed Corduroy'
  • Stickles 'Platinum' and 'Christmas Red' - Ranger Ink

  •  Martha Stewart / EK Success Paper Trimmer
  • Cuttlebug
  • Spellbinders 'Scalloped Squares Small' dies
  • Cuttlebug embossing folder 'Birds & Swirls'
  • Scissers, craft knife, ruler
  • Inkssentials Ink Applicator

Tips:  'Fussy Cutting is always a great way to make an image become the 'main event' on a project!

Hope you've enjoyed your visit today!  Come back soon, because I hope to be sharing the 'pocket card' that I made for my Mama's birthday very soon!  Blessings, Becky


Sarah said...

You can't go wrong with Crafty Secrets. Cute card and fun paper weaving.


Christmas, already!! Very sweet card! Love the little birdie.
Pocket card sounds FUN!

Anonymous said...

Great card...thnsk for joining us over at LRW!

Sandy Ang said...

what a cute card