Sprinkle a Little Happiness!

Happy Monday everyone!  Today I’m over on the Power Poppy Blog sharing another fun tutorial on using embossing powders in a much different way.

Join me on the blog right here!

Plus here’s a little sneak peek for you…

Hope to see you there!

~ Ally ~

Christmas Card Series 2019: Day 6 ~ Festive Floral Cards

Howdy and welcome to Day 6 of the Christmas Card Series for 2018!

Today we’re going to be featuring another stamp set not really designed for holiday cards but we’re going to make it fit the theme.

Grab a cup of something warm and join me at my desk…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxKJJWmy0TY&t=24s

And here’s a quick look at those two cards again…



Thanks for joining me for another fun and festive card!  I hope you’re having  a great weekend!

~ Ally ~


stamps: Concord & 9th (Bloom Fill-in Stamp Set), Power Poppy (Flowering Santa, Spice It Up)
inks: Catherine Pooler Designs (Juniper Mist, Rockin’ Red, Peppermint Scrub, Green Tea, Spruce), Versamark
embossing powders: Stampendous! (Red Tinsel, Detail Copper)
patterned papers: My Favorite Things (Dots & stripes Bright 6x6)
cardstock: Recollections (110# White)

Amaryllis... Not Just for the Holidays!

I just love it when you can use a stamp for multiple occasions don’t you?  I have a few birthday cards to make so I thought I would use the new “Amaryllis Bliss” stamp set and it’s coordinating dies today from Power Poppy.

I grabbed only a few Copic Markers and some Polychromos Pencils and colored in each of the triple cluster of blooms.

I first started with the dark red Amaryllis…

I created a very abstract back ground to put my blooms on with a few sequins and some gold thread.

Then I decided to color a pinky-plum colored one…

And I too made an abstract back ground to place it on with some sequins.


Christine Okken go here next!

I hope you too get a chance to create some thing fun and festive this weekend!  Happy creating!

~ Ally ~


stamps: Power Poppy (Amaryllis Bliss)
cardstock: Bristol (Smooth Watercolor Cardstock), Recollections (110# White)
inks: Catherine Pooler Designs (Spruce, Twilight, Melon Ice, Lime Rickey), Copic Markers, Distress Oxides (Picked Raspberry, Seedless Preserves, Dusty Concord, Candied Apple, Festive Berries, Aged Mahogany), Polychromos Pencils
dies: Power Poppy (Amaryllis Bliss Dies)
sequins: Craft Medley (Rouge, Princess)

Fa-la-la-Llamas!

Happy Wednesday all!  Today I’m over on the Gerda Steiner Designs Blog sharing a fun and festive coloring video and card.  This card features one of the new Gerda Steiner Designs digital stamp “Fa-la-la-Llamas” image.

Here’s a sneak peek of card today…
Here is a direct link to my post, HERE.

Plus for today’s card I used my newest card sketch over at Splitcoaststampers.  Come and check out all the fun cards using my sketch, SC725, in the SCS gallery, here.

Have a great rest of your week everyone!

~ Ally ~