Hello there!

Hello there! My name is Lily. I like to make cards and other paper crafty things. I have been making cards for a couple of years¬†and I have enjoyed this little hobby immensely, from shopping for supplies (yay!) to making the card, to finally giving it to family and friends. I created this blog to… Continue reading Hello there!

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GinaK Designs Challenge and SSS Monday Challenge

I made cards for the Simonsaysstamp Monday challenge and GinaK Designs monthly mix challenge. I made three cards with similar designs using only 2 GinaK Designs stamp sets, GinaK ink and embossing ink and powder. Card #1 For this card, I started with a front panel measuring 4 x 5.25 inches. I stamped the tulip… Continue reading GinaK Designs Challenge and SSS Monday Challenge

Challenge entries · Simonsaysstamp

SSS Wednesday Challenge – No Designer Paper

Here’s my entry for the SSS Wednesday Challenge. This is the link to the challenge. This week’s theme is – “No designer paper”. I had to make a card for a colleague whose dog passed away this week. The dog was a therapy dog and has made visits to our office. I forgot to take… Continue reading SSS Wednesday Challenge – No Designer Paper

Challenge entries · Lawn Fawn cards · Stamp Sets

Lawn Fawnatics Challenge #50 Entry

Here’s my first entry to the Lawn Fawnatics Challenge. This challenge is food-themed creations. I really like making box pop-up cards and I especially like having lots of elements inside to pop-up. I have never mailed a pop-up card to anyone but I think the extra postage is worth it. I stamped these images from… Continue reading Lawn Fawnatics Challenge #50 Entry

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Dalmatian Birthday Card Using GinaK Designs Products

Using GinaK Designs’ products, I made this card for a co-worker who loves dalmatians. I used the 4-inch wreath builder and the Reasons to Celebrate for the background. The inks I used were also from GinaK (Sea Glass, Jelly Bean Green and Key Lime). I used ink cubes because I feel that they are best… Continue reading Dalmatian Birthday Card Using GinaK Designs Products

Lawn Fawn cards · Stamp Sets · Stampin' Up retired sets

Mass Producing Cards (3 Sets)

I made 3 sets of cards for a United Way fundraiser at work. I wanted to make cards quickly because I had to have them ready by November 1st and I was so busy with Halloween, making costumes and my daughter’s birthday celebration. Work was also busy. Card set #1 The stamp set I used… Continue reading Mass Producing Cards (3 Sets)

Stamp Sets · Stampin' Up retired sets

More Fall cards (before Winter comes)

It’s getting very cold and even some snow flurries have fallen but it’s not winter yet! This Fall Thank you card was made with some retired Stampin’ Up stamp sets (Gently Falling, Good Greetings- Hostess) and Stampin’ Up¬†Pumpkin Pie ink. There are similar stamp sets from Impression Obsession and GinaK designs that would yield a… Continue reading More Fall cards (before Winter comes)


World Cardmaking Day

These are two cards for Worldcardmaking Day that I am planning to give to my daughter’s JK teachers. The card on the left is made with this stamp set. The other card I made with this stamp set. I kept it simple with a watercolor wash background.