Many people find it hard to make sympathy cards and I used to be one of them. But over the past year or so I realised that for me the solution lies in keeping everything simple. So that means elegant, often neutral backgrounds, with minimal embellishments or layers. The sentiment is really the focal point, and for today's card I found what I needed in the Wonderful As You Stamp Set. WELL SUITED BACKGROUND I began the project by choosing the background paper. In fact I found two that ... VIEW POST
Wonderful Way To Stay On Track
As I get older I know that my memory is not as good as it used to be. So I definitely rely on lists to keep track of important things I need to do. I keep a notebook and pen in my handbag for when I'm out, and there's one on the fridge too. I've even trained hubby to add to the shopping list as soon as he realises we need something! As I'm working in my craft studio I'm often inspired with ideas for other projects and a pad on my desk is a must. So when I found a small daily desk planner I ... VIEW POST
Wonderful Creative Times Lie Ahead
OK so I'm now at that horrible point when I have new crafting products on the way, but they're still in transit. I know I have lots of wonderful products already in my studio but like a small child I want my new toys now. It's not that I don't want to play with what I have but I can see so many possibilities that lie ahead. I love mixing old products with new ones and getting even more from them But I suppose I'll just have to be patient a few more days. So while I wait I decided to make ... VIEW POST
Miss You, Or Did You Get The Storm Too?
So the snowstorm on Saturday dumped a fair amount of snow (about 6 inches) but thankfully that's only half what had been forecast. Other areas of Nova Scotia weren't so lucky and I have to say I feel for them. The snow was wet and heavy and not easy to move, even with a snowblower, and there's more coming. So it's the perfect time to finalise tomorrow's order for when the January to June Mini Catalogue finally launches. For my last sneak peek project I created this poignant "miss you" card ... VIEW POST