Aloha, all! Do any of you remember making these little folded pouches when you were in school? I confess that I spent a lot of time day dreaming while a teacher droned on about something in which I was totally uninterested. I'd take paper from my notebook and make different folds, and this was one of them. It's called the "Diaper Fold" and now I find that it works … [Read more...] about Another Great Paper Fold for a Gift
Aloha, all! Beginning today, I'm trying to get back to some basic stamping and card making. When the Fall/Winter Idea Book and Catalog first came out, I was really taken by the Eastern Eclectic theme of many of the stamps and papers. For a Christmas gift to a special friend this year, I made a set of stationery using one stamp set--Eastern Blooms (111626)--and my favorite Designer … [Read more...] about Back to Basics I
Aloha, all! Yesterday I participated in an online design challenge hosted by a group to which I belong. It was fun to just stop what I was doing in the middle of the holiday rush and make the challenge card. It was even more fun to drag out the long hidden stamps and papers that were NOT related to Christmas! The stamp set is called Eastern Blooms (111626), and it coordinates with an … [Read more...] about Challenge Fun!
Yesterday I showed you samples of a set of cards that I made for a friend to give as gifts. I made four Note Cards, and included those and the envelopes in this coordinating folder. Again, I used the Green Tea Designer Series Paper (112040) on the folder made with Baja Breeze card stock (111352). The luscious Double-sided Satin Ribbon (111879) is just the perfect embellishment to … [Read more...] about Cards by Robin – A Gift for You!
I had lots of fun last week with some design challenges for World Card Making Day, which was earlier this month. I made this card with some colors that are so "not me"! But this combination of Baja Blue, Tangerine Tango, and Old Olive just jumped out and said, "Use Us!" I also used one of the Scallop Dies for the Sizzix and a bit of bling (also so … [Read more...] about Fun With World Card Making Day