[5.22.2014] unity thursday fun

Unity Thursday Time for some more THURSDAY fun with the Unity design team.  If you haven’t been hopping along, all the action starts on the Unity blog.  There’s always fun stuff going on. We are celebrating BIG TIME!!!  We’ve hit the BIG 20,000 on the UNITY Facebook page!!!  THIS itty bitty I’m using today is part of the sale.  Woo hoo. I needed a quick birthday card for my brother-in-law, who just so happens to be older, wiser & better in every way.  Ha. For my watercolor set up, I use the glass from a dollar store frame (with taped …

[4.24.2014] Unity Thursday

happy Unity thursday… Time for some more THURSDAY fun with the Unity design team.  If you haven’t been hopping along, all the action starts on the Unity blog.  There’s always fun stuff going on.  We have tons of FABULOUS new stamps releasing this weekend.  SO exciting.  Watch Facebook and the Unity blog for updates on the sale. I’m doing a little watercoloring today.  A little wash of color over a pretty white embossed image is so easy to do and creates such a lovely effect.  I’ve combined the new Wildflowers & Wings SMAK kit with the May Hope Sustain You …

[10.18.2013] friends with flair

Friends with Flair Happy day my Friends with Flair Unity peeps.  It has been a long time since I have linked up on a Friday.  I miss it.  So I’m beyond excited to share two cards with you all today. Did you see these? Three fabulous new Phyllis Harris stamp sets and I couldn’t wait to play with two of them for today. And for a Moment speaks to my heart.  I rode horses when I was younger.  For years and there are times I miss it greatly.  Especially when I see an image like this, it tugs at my …

{7.18.2013} unity thursday

Happy Thursday Thursday fun is happening with the Unity design team. If you have been hopping you should have arrived from Joslyn‘s blog, if not, all the action starts on the Unity blog. We start the brand new Unity {be inspired} challenge for this month. Wanna peek??? Of course you do. I am focusing on the colors for today’s card as well as the sketch.   I broke out my watercolor pencils for this one. Can you believe this is the first time I’ve tried the emboss resist technique? It was fun and I’ll definitely have to do this again. …

{1.28.2011} an EIC and FWF kind of day

It is my favorite day! I just love spending the day vising fabulously creative blogs with my Unity peeps. And thanks so much for taking the time to stop by mine today. The Etsy Inspired Challenge this week featured my good friend’s Etsy shop – Nanny’s Room.  So, I just had to play along since Jeanne inspires me all the time.  You should definitely check out her SHOP.  She has such beautiful wearable art. My inspiration came from this item: And I had the PERFECT Unity stamps in mind.  First, I used the large flower from the My Dear kit …