Monthly Archives: February 2010

Happy Home

This is a fun card that I made as a house warming card for some friends who recently bought their first home together.  I loved the little toad stool as well as the paper, and was excited to put them … Continue reading

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Handmade Friend date book

One of my besties had a birthday coming up, so I tried to think of things that I really love to do with her.  I couldn’t think of any one thing, but wanted to give her something that would keep … Continue reading

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Project 52: Quest (board game)

I’m not sure I can fully communicate my chagrin when Nathan informed me that we would be “doing a quest” for our date together.  The quest is for a role playing board game called Hero Quest, and is definitely not … Continue reading

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Blue Butterflies

Did anyone notice how sunny it is here today?  Blue sky, no clouds, sun, sun, sun!  We get a lot of rain in general this time of year, so this sunshine is very much appreciated!  Not to mention the fact … Continue reading

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Batch of Bugs

I had made a whole shwack of these cute little bug cards.  I think they’re pretty elegant in a simple sort of way.  I’m super fond of the  Thank You! stamp.  You can’t see, but the two at the back … Continue reading

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Cute simple glittery gifts

This card is pretty enough to give to a good friend and simple enough to do when you think you just don’t have enough time.. although you do need some drying time. I started with the card (already had lighter … Continue reading

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Flowers and Circles

I was still feeling pretty inspired by my purple and brown combination, so I decided to branch out a bit.  I also wanted to try the new stamp set I got for a very nice price… After playing around with … Continue reading

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Project 52: House and Crib

That title sounds very much different from what it means.  No, we didn’t do any house planning, or anything to do with babies.  For our date night last week, we did 2 things that Nathan likes very much!   We … Continue reading

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Simply sweet cupcakes

Who doesn’t love cupcakes?  They’re my favourite.  In fact, I made them instead of a cake for my wedding.  Yep, 120 cupcakes later and I still might make them again!  I even hand made little gumpaste flowers for each one.  … Continue reading

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Old Book flowers in action

Excited much?  I finally got to use my flower that I made.  I think it turned out pretty cute, and it adds a nice bit of dimension to the card.  Did I mention I like tags?  The purple background flowers … Continue reading

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Ladybug Pot and Etsy

I was recently reminded about my Etsy store that has been sort of neglected.  OK, to be honest, I’ve only ever put one card up there.  So today I decided to dust it off a bit.  It’s hard to expect … Continue reading

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Ladies’ Night in the condo

Tonight was a fun card-making night for the ladies of our condo building, organized by the lovely Jelena.  Check out her Etsy store – very cute cards!  She does them with whimsical drawings and other fun things. This card took … Continue reading

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Paper flowers

I was perusing a friend’s blog and was instantly inspired! She very helpfully posts about things she covets, and today’s went straight to my heart.  It was all about how to make paper flowers using old books.  Check it out … Continue reading

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Project 52: Dinner Date

Week 1: Nathan wanted to be in charge of this date, since we’d been wanting to go to this restaurant since we moved back here. Pagliacci’s.  It’s a cute little eclectic/Italian place where the tables are packed in as tight … Continue reading

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Love Birds

  I’m getting cuted out by this card.  I want to make more!  It doesn’t help that it’s a smaller-than-normal size, which adds to the cuteness factor.  I think going through a bit of a bird phase.  Hopefully I can … Continue reading

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