Let’s Celebrate with CTS#261

CTS261 NEat & Tangled Falling Circles Die SU Balloon Celebration Avery Elle Banner Bits Birthday card idea Michelle Gleeson

Hey crafty friends, I have a really quick post. I created this card for the new CASE this Sketch challenge. I was over the moon excited that my card for last week’s sketch was a team favorite. Thank you CTS team! You can check it out here. Here is this week’s sketch: When I saw the dots/circles on the sketch I immediately thought of this Neat & Tangled Falling Circles Die. I used it upside…

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Missing You Always

A couple of weeks ago my BFF was in town for a week. With my husband working out of town it was just the two of us for the week. Oh we had so much fun. Right after she left I was in Hobby Lobby and saw a 4 x 6 paper stack on sale that had this whale DSP. Back when we were in high school and college she loved anything with whales on…

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Gentlemen’s Geometric Birthday

Stampin Up Perennial Birthday Hero Arts Sunburst Bold Print Background stamp Masculine card idea Michelle Gleeson Stampinup SU

As a woman who has two sons, a husband and works in a male dominated industry I need more masculine cards than most. It is always a challenge to come up with new cards that are creative and masculine oriented. So when I saw the new Hero Arts Sunburst Bold Prints Background Stamp I knew I had to have it. I saw so many possibilities including unique masculine cards. This card is super simple yet has…

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Love and Hugs

SSS Ornate background stamp, SSS Big Greetings 1, #casingyanasmakula

I loved this Simon Says Stamp Ornate Background stamp the first time I saw it. For my project, I stamped it in Versamark ink onto Kraft card stock then heat embossed in White Stampin’ Embossing Powder. Then it was selectively colored with Polychromos colored pencils. I CASE’d Yana Smakula for this subtle coloring. The sentiment is from Simon Says Stamp’s Big Greeting 1. It was stamped and heat embossed in Black Embossing Powder. Then I…

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