Monday, June 26, 2017

Thank you "metallic flowers"

Hello and happy Saturday, I can't believe June is over and July is here. Time is just flying by. I'm really glad I'm able to catch up and share with you the things I've been making in the last few weeks or so. I also hope to find some time to craft it will just take me sometime to get back into the groove of things. So stay tuned, this girl is not giving up on crafting anytime soon. 

Anyways, moving on to today's cards that I'd like to share with you. It seems that metallic watercolors are very in right now and I love the look. Though I don't have these fancy watercolors that everyone is raving about I do have some kids crayola metallic watercolors. So I did some experimenting and I like how it turned out. 

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Happy Fathers's Day!

Hello Everyone! I have not posted in awhile due to many reasons. 

One I was super tired waiting for baby #2 to arrive. I was still being crafty and I've got stuff to share, blogging just didn't happen on top of creating. 

 Reason number two our iPad where I usually end up taking photos and blogging from decided to fail on us. So I've been trying to find the best way to blog again and get it done. 

The third reason is on June 17th (The day before Father's Day) we welcomed our second baby boy into the world.  He arrived at 12:06 PM and weighted 8 pounds. His name is Liam and we are very in love with him. His big brother Riley is adjusting well and loves his baby brother. 

This blog post is near and dear to my heart as this Fathers Day I was able to give my husband another son just in time for this special day! I also have two Father's Day cards to share with you that I got made before the new baby arrived.   


Happy belated Father's Day to all the dads out there. I hope you had a great day!!!

Links for products used coming soon just wanted to get this up as soon as I could. 

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Hip Hip Hooray it's your birthday! ~ Viking Style

Happy Friday!  I am so excited to be finally be able to share these two cards here on the blog.  I recently made these for a friend's two kids. As you can see they turned 1 & 3.  Their dad is from Iceland and so since there kids were born I've be doing viking themed cards for them when I can or get inspired.

Last year I bought this super adorable Viking stamp set from Clearly Besotted for a few reasons. One it was incredibly cute, two I lived in Norway for 2 years, three I am from a Norwegian heritage and four I knew I could use it for my friends here and in Norway too!

This first card was for a little guy named Jethro who turned 1 years old.  I had fun creating this scene with my distress inks. I used stormy sky, moved grass and salty ocean distress inks.

The second card was for Jethro's sister Avalie who as you can see turned 3 years old!
 I made a little skateboard for the viking girl as her dad is into skateboarding too and she has a mini skateboard herself. I thought it would be fun and cute to incorporate that into this scene.  I had a ton of fun creating this scene as well.  The distress inks I used were salty ocean, stormy sky and vintage photo.