Hello crafty friends! Even when I take a break from blogging, I never stop creating “for the fun of it.” In this post, I’m highlighting a couple of projects that I completed during a blogging hiatus. The Graphic 45 Safari Album turned out beautifully and was fun to make. Since finishing this one, I’ve been inspired to create several more! So . . . Continue reading “Fun Creations from Tutorials and Classes”
Hello, hope you are all continuing to have a great summer and enjoying the heat! In this post I am going to attempt to share with you my method for coloring with colored pencils. It may turn out to be a long post, so I’m going to jump right into it. Continue reading “Coloring with Pencils”
Hello everyone. The month of May was filled with travel.We spent time in Indiana, Arizona, and France. I loved every minute but it is great to be back. Now that I am home, laundry is done and food is back in the kitchen, I can get back to my first love, paper-crafting!
In and around the many trips in the car and to airports, I eked out some time to make a few Winking Frog cards from the Heartfelt Creation Winking Frog Collection. Thankfully I had a whole container of pieces from the collection already colored, die cut, and ready to go. So it was easy to sit down and put together some fun cards. I chose a selection of dies and stamps to accompany my sweet frogs and got to work.Continue reading “Winking Frogs- A Heartfelt Collection”
Have you ever wasted hours of crafting time searching for the exact stamp or die your wanting? Effective storage can be a challenge for all crafters and by effective I mean “being able to put my hands on it when I want it” effective. For years I fought with different ways of trying to store my stamps with matching dies. Nothing seemed to work for all my stamp/die combos. A few years ago, I stumbled upon a method that really works. You can get started with a just a few easy to find materials. Continue reading “How to Store Stamp / Die Combos”
Have you ever sat down to begin crafting and been completely overwhelmed with where to start? Most of us have had that experience at one time or another. Over the past 20 odd years of paper crafting, I found that doing things in a particular order has helped me overcome that feeling. Continue reading “Crafting Faster! The Carrie Leigh Method”