25 July 2015

Checking in with a new card!

Hello everyone!

I'm checking in here mid-summer to see how everyone's doing!  I miss you all here in blog-land.....but life was getting way too hectic with some family issues and I needed to take a break.  My kids needed me.  We are doing MUCH better now and life is good.  :)

Today was the first day in MONTHS that I have been in my craft room, but that hasn't stopped me from SHOPPING for craft supplies!  I have bought lots of great stuff, and in a few weeks in my town is an annual rubber stamp convention called Stampaway.  I am going and am super excited to buy some new goodies.  

But today I have a simple card made using the new Zig Clean Color Brushes (well, they're new to me!  LOL).  They are super easy to use and makes for some great watercolor effects.  I used watercolor paper for the bird (which is a stamp from Hobby Lobby), then simply mounted with some foam tape on the blue.  

Here is a close up of the bird:

This is  a thank you card, and THANK YOU to everyone who pays me a visit on my blog.  

I hope to be posting more, especially when the kids go back to school, but keep in mind I am working full time now (a big change for us, too), so I may only post every other week, or every week, I'm hoping!  

Take care and hope everyone is having a great summer!  :)


  1. I love this pretty bird and your wonderful spring blossoms! A beautiful job with your new pens, Kathryn!

  2. Very pretty. Love the colors and the use of the fibers. Beautiful!

  3. Very pretty. Love the colors and the use of the fibers. Beautiful!

  4. Very pretty. Love the colors and the use of the fibers. Beautiful!

  5. Wonderful water coloring- love the bird on the pretty floral branch! Oh dear- I was down in Ky visiting parents and made it to Stampaway for a bit- maybe in future years we can meet up there- how fun would that be! About three years ago, I made it to some classes too...... Love that show!

  6. Lovely card! Pretty bird. Beautiful card!

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  9. Great post.thank you so much.Love this blog.