I always love it when I experiment with a craft technique - and manage to have a "happy accident." That's a term the late painter Bob Ross used when something wonderful materialized out of nowhere! That's what happened for me. I was just trying out a new method, and there it was - a beautiful background that required practically zero talent to make! Here's what I got on my first try - and then I was hooked. I made this background just by scribbling several colors of Stampin'
Hello! Happy March! Spring is just around the corner, and there's a lot happening at Karen's Blue Ridge Stamping and at Stampin' Up! Please take a look at this month's newsletter for the latest happenings.
I have learned that I make a lot more items than I want or need. So, what am I to do with all of this "stuff"? For me, the answer is threefold: (1) give it to family and friends; (2) donate it to a non-profit organization; and/or (3) sell it. Cards need to be packaged for repeated handling. I've put together a few tips on what works for me. Boxed sets of cards are fairly easy. Stampin' Up! has several types of boxes (clear and cardboard) that will hold a set nicely. (See page