Fauxdori Journal Tutorial

Fauxdori Front Cover

Hi all! Today I will be doing a guest designer tutorial over at Mini Album Makers Challenge blog. Please head over there to see what this is all about.  I’ll include pics here that wouldn’t fit in the tutorial. These journals are tremendous fun to make and a great way … Continue reading

Faux Leather Mini Journal

Front of book, assembled.

Today I’d like to share one of my new favorite things – handmade journals! I created this one using the Eileen Hull passport die, which produces a 3.5″x5″ book.  This one is a bit over an inch thick and made to look like pebbled leather. My son is really into … Continue reading

Valentine Tag Swap

Boys in Bloomers using Character Constructions

I made a half dozen tags for the Character Constructions Tag Swap.  It’s been pretty cloudy here in the southwest today making it hard to get good photos (even with my light booth).  Harumph!  Anyway, here are some of the boys in their blooming glory! Update:  I was aiming to … Continue reading

Andy Skinner Challenge: Bold & Bright

Transit #1

Hi all! Today I’m really stepping outside my familiar comfort zone.  Andy Skinner is hosting a new challenge – Bold & Bright.  I’m very much a grunge girl and I have always loved Andy’s faux rust techniques.  For this challenge I really tried to brighten my palette using products I … Continue reading