Wednesday, December 23, 2009


I'm sure many of you feel the same way, the countdown starts on December 1st and continues through the frenzy of Christmas and the week after.  I didn't do as much shopping this year, so that meant more gift making.  I enjoy Christmas and try to make the season special from the decorations to the baking.  There's something for everyone.  So, it's no wonder by this time, I'm burnt out.
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I have some houses that I made as gift boxes that I plan to post tomorrow, as I have a few more to photograph.  So, tonight I'd like to share some digital stamps that I've been using.  I never thought I would get into digi stamps, but then came Mo.  Do you know Mo?  She is a book illustrator who has decided to share her illustrations with all of us.  I am just having the best time watercoloring these images.  See below:  For a close-up view of each image, just click on it.

This is my son's gift card holder.  He is an awesome video gamer and this image just fit him to a tee.  I stamped printed the image twice on watercolor paper and heat embossed with fine black EP.  This keeps the ink from running while watercoloring.  I never knew that printer ink stays wet long enough to emboss with, but it does!

Here's another favorite, Wynken, Blynken and Nod.  I added stitching and a wave designed with a Creative Memories ruler.  I just love the charm of these images.  Yes, you could say I'm addicted.  Head on over to Mo's Digital Pencil Too and check out all the incredible artwork.  I know, just call me the enabler.

I'll be back tomorrow with houses and a great salad recipe.

Til next time,

1 comment:

  1. Love these creations, very adorable images. I hear you about the countdown!!
    Happy Holidays from hawaii!