This past Friday night “Island Hunters” was on while I was doing some chores in preparation for a business trip this week. I was inspired by the birds that I kept seeing. All I could do was think of this card, so I stopped and put it together. It’s very easy card for a beach loving friend! Card base is Crumb Cake (a favorite of mine) and side folding. Sponge Daubers where… Read More »
Happy Friday! It’s been a busy week at work and I am looking forward to relaxing, spending some time crafting and getting a mani/pedi, (a great way to relax). Our anniversary was this week (26 years!). It was a cold, rainy day so we decided to have dinner out Saturday night at a favorite restaurant to celebrate, no sense going out in the pouring rain My card today is for… Read More »
Today was the monthly meeting of my Sunday Stamp Club. Thanks to all the ladies that came today (Jamie, Erin, Theresa, Wendy and Hostess Susie), you are the reason I became a demonstrator and enjoy sharing what I learn with you, actually we learn from each other. Now I get to share what we do with the world! One of the cards we made today, “Banner Happy Birthday” uses the Banner… Read More »
Earlier this year my god-daughter turned 16, today I wanted to share the card with matching envelope that I made for her special day! Card base is Basic Black cardstock, with mat of Whisper White cardstock layered with a piece of Pistachio Pudding cardstock embossed with the Decorative Dots folder from the Sale-A-Bration catalog (free merchandise for every $50 in product purchased, catalog expires 3/31/14). Next is a piece of Basic Black cardstock that I used the Scallop… Read More »
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It was a snowy day here, not the original 10″-12″ of snow expected on Friday, but around 3″, we dodged another snow storm! Turned out to be the perfect day for me to put the fireplace on in the sun porch and get my craft on. With day light savings time one week away, thoughts of spring were running through my head. I got out my “Burlap and Blooms Simply Created Wreath Kit” and… Read More »
It’s Thursday night and Penguin Hockey has started back up after the break for the Olympics. Love to watch my black & gold and am really looking forward to Saturday nights game in Chicago which is being played outdoors, while I am in the comfort of my warm living room. Thought I would share a quick and simple card with you while I enjoy watching the game. The card is made… Read More »
Hi there and welcome to Cards and Crafting with Karen. Looking forward to the weekend, spending time with my husband and doing some crafting. Wanted to share with you a card I did recently for a workshop, Card-in-a-Box. The cool thing about the card is it folds flat and fits in a normal A2 envelope. The card base is Summer Starfruit and I used, Flower Shop (with matching punch) and… Read More »