Birthday Wish


As a new Stampin’ Up! catalog is about launch I realize I have a lot of DSP (Designer Series Paper) I have not used. It is so pretty I struggle to use it. I know I am not alone. This week I have begun to make a dent in my DSP. Okay, who am I kidding not even scratching the surface! But I have cut into some of my favorite patterns.  The star of this card…

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More Sketched Roses

The Greetery Sketched Roses Anytime Card Michelle Gleeson

Last week I shared the hours of creative fun I had with this new stamp set. Unfortunately technical difficulties kept me from sharing the other cards. With an investment in the up-to-date cloud based Photoshop I am ready to share the other versions. Here I used the stamp to add the image to the envelope flap as well. The simple variation of the colors used for the leaves made a different look to the image.…

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Crafting with Sketched Roses


Although I have a craft room filled with paper, ink and stamp sets there is always another stamp set that catches my eye and becomes a must have for my crafty stash. The Greetery Sketched Roses stamp and die set is one of those sets.  This set has been out for a couple of months. Last week I ordered it and it shipped the same day. Oh how we love that instant gratification that our…

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Spring Tulips

A quick post to share a bit of Spring. The tulips were stamped with Memento Black ink then colored with Copic Markers. Returning the colored image to my stamp positioning tool (Stamparatus) then restamped it with Versamark ink and heat embossed with Antique Gold embossing powder. My card the technique was inspired by the very talented Yana Smakula. This card was sent to a very dear friend for her birthday. We rarely get to see…

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