TGIF #2 – Flat Vellum Shaker Dream Catcher Card

Cards, Shaker Card, TGIF

Welcome! Last week I started what I hope to be a weekly feature on my YouTube Channel: TGIF. Each week, I’ll just let the camera roll as I create, colour, and plan.

This week, I was inspired by the free cut file for Silhouette Studio. Each week the Silhouette Design Store releases a free cut file download. Some weeks they even give away bonus files (like for World Scrapbooking Day).

I wanted to share some more inspiration for flat shaker cards to make sure to watch along as I create a flat dream catcher shaker.



Thanks so much for dropping by! I’ll be back again on Wednesday with a brand new Colour Me! challenge post. Until then,



Silhouette Studio – 3 Quick Tips

Cards, Silhouette Studio, Techniques, Tools

Welcome! For today’s post, I am sharing three quick tips for Silhouette Studio. These three tips have been invaluable as I create. They are all EASY, but maybe not intuitive. I use the free version of the Silhouette Studio software, so these tips can be used by anyone. I move through the tutorials quite quickly so if you have any questions, please feel free to let me know!

Quick Tip#1 – How to Install a Font

Quick Tip#2 – How to Create Custom Sentiments and Words (Weld)

Quick Tip#3 – How to Add Stitched Borders to Your Silhouette Shapes

Thanks for dropping by! See you back here on Wednesday for a new Colour Me…! post. Until then,



CMCC#42 – Merriest Wishes

Cards, Challenges, Holiday Card

I’ve been busy crafting invitations to my nephew’s 1st birthday party, as well as cards for the Caring Hearts Card Drive. I decided to take a break to play along with the challenge over at the Colour Me…! Challenge Blog.

This week, the CMCC#42 was to create a project using teal, light blue, and pale pink.

I decided to create a non-traditional holiday card with this unique colour combo. Here’s my card:

My CMCC#42 Card

My CMCC#42 Card

I started in Silhouette Studio and used some snowflake files from Birds Cards to create my teal background. Once it was cut, I used my Zig 2-Way Glue Pen to adhere my snowflake background to a piece of light blue patterned paper from Lawn Fawn’s 6×6 Peace Love Joy Petite Paper Pack. I used some pale pink ribbon to pull in the pink.

For the sentiment, I stamped Merriest Wishes onto a piece of 40lb Bazzill Vellum with Versa Mark ink and heat embossed it using pearl embossing powder. I used a glue dot to adhere the vellum behind the bow.

To finish the card, I used my tape runner to adhere the whole panel to a white cardbase.

That’s it for today. Stay tuned for some more non-traditional **cough cough Star Trek** Christmas cards over the next few weeks.

Thanks so much for dropping by!