He Is Risen Easter Cross Box

He Is Risen Easter Cross Box

Today I have made a cross box for Easter. It is beautiful. I wish I had time to make more. Can you imagine the color choices?! I used this brilliant pattern from SVG Attic. It is very easy to cut and to assemble. I found the lily a little tricky, but then SVG Attic directedContinue Reading

Mulitplying the Easter Bunny

Easter is just around the corner. March 20! I am so excited to celebrate my Risen Lord. I have been busy making items for this glorious occasion. Please stop into my store and have a look. Do not see what you want? Then do contact me. I love those custom orders. So my latest endeavorContinue Reading

We Are All a Little Irish on St Pat’s Day

We Are All a Little Irish on St Pat’s Day

Here are a few items I made for St Pat’s Day. Just quick cards to give you some ideas. The Mar 17 circle digi and Happy St P Day sentiments were designed by me in Adobe Illustrator. I also designed the Happy St Patty’s Day cut out in Pazzles. Enjoy and Happy St P Day!!Continue Reading

Dreaming of Sand, Sun and Surf

Dreaming of Sand, Sun and Surf

You may recall that I live in the lovely state of MinneSNOWta. Sometimes, not so lovely in the winter. Indeed, it has been an extra cold winter. We are all anxious for spring. What better time for design team made with love (and paper) to help bring a little encouragement in that department. Racehlle gaveContinue Reading

Good Old Fashioned Mason Jars

Good Old Fashioned Mason Jars

A recent trend in the paper crafting world is using mason jars. I want to share a number of different styles I have been playing with. Here is my basic jar. I designed this with my Pazzles software. I designed the lid so be as true to real as possible. I dressed the jars upContinue Reading

Sweets for My Sweets on Valentine’s Day

Sweets for My Sweets on Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day. May you know the joy and love of friends. May you know the love, joy and peace of God. God gave us the best Valentine Gift ever in sacrificing his son Jesus Christ. I love how this project turned out! I am so excited to share with you! This is 3D, oldContinue Reading

Valentine’s Day Card Ideas 2014

I am going to make this a quick post to share ideas for Valentine’s Day. It will be picture heavy, but I hope to inspire you. I always appreciate your comments. If you have questions on technique, do leave a comment. For all of my cards, the digital stamps are from one of my favoriteContinue Reading

Surprise!

Surprise!

Here is a fun, new design that is circulating the internet craft community. It is called a “Pop-Up Card Box.” When the card lies closed (flat) it measures 6.5 inches square. Not sure how I would mail this card tho. Maybe in a bubble mailer. Splitcoast Stampers has a tutorial here and a video tutContinue Reading

3, 2, 1 . . . . Happy New Year!

3, 2, 1 . . . . Happy New Year!

Celebrate the New Year with made with love (and paper). We took a little break and now we are ringing in the new year!! Appropriately, we are centered on Celebration for our theme this January. Requirements for this month’s project are letters, numbers and metal. We are paper crafters, but sometimes we like to mixContinue Reading

A Spot of Polka-Dotted Halloween Tea

A Spot of Polka-Dotted Halloween Tea

Today is Day 3 of Polka Dotted Bliss’ Cute & Spooky Birthday Blog Hop. Welcome to Krista’s Paper Cafe! I am helping my scrappy friend Kimberly celebrate the 1-year Birthday of her Etsy Shop, Polka Dotted Bliss. Kimberly has a spookalicious line-up of talented girls sharing polka-dot Halloween creations all week long on her blog!Continue Reading