My Heavy Heart

It is difficult to believe it has been almost a year since I have posted. The demands of work and home have limited my creative time as well as the opportunity to share crafty creations. At the end of 2021 we finally moved into our new home. I have a beautiful new craft space and desire is to find a new rhythm to life and opportunities to share with the paper crafting community again.  Today…

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A Touch of Ink

Stampin Up Touch of Ink SSS Stencil background Anytime card idea Michelle Gleeson Stampinup SU

This card was created just because I wanted to get inky. The background was created with a Simon Says Stamp Stencil called Mix and Match Squares. I love the modern vibe. I used Crushed Curry ink and a blending Brush to create the background which was mounted onto Soft Suede card stock with Stampin’ Dimensionals. The focal point uses the 2021 Sale-A-Bration A Touch of Ink stamp set to create the butterfly and sentiment. The…

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Celebrate Summer Daisy Lane Style

Stampin Up Daisy Lane Daisy Punches Celebrate Sunflowers Hot Foil Sentiments Anytime Card idea Slimline cards Michelle Gleeson Stampinup SU

Yesterday we had our first summer rainstorm marking the transition into summer. Although I did not create this post in time to play my card was inspired by this week’s Freshly Made Sketch which was a slimline card. A truly clean and simple design. The colors used are Basic White, Smoky Slate, Gumball Green (Retired), Shaded Spruce. The Shaded Spruce was blended around the edges of the Gumball Green and the area behind the daisy.…

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The Greetery Summer Sketches & Simple Things

The Greetery Summer Sketches SU Old Olive DSP Anytime card idea Michelle Gleeson

A couple of weeks ago The Greetery had a sale for their 2nd Anniversary and it coincided with the launch of their May collection. Well I took advantage of that sale to pick up several sets that I have had my eye on. These sets are from the first year of Betsy’s launch and it is cool to see how she has evolved as a designer and entrepreneur. My card is CASE’d from one of…

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