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Forever with Hambly’s Overlays and Vellum


Hi! Cathi here! Today’s card features Gorgeous Hambly’s Overlays and Vellum. I’ve created a fairly simple window card and embellished it with some stitching twine and Paper Tempress flowers. The metallic coppery sheen giaves it a real richness.

First I cut out a window in my card base using Spellbinders Labels 1 die. I […]

Shabby Vintage Glimmer Card!


 Hi! Cathi here! This week I wanted to use some of my gorgeous Paper Temptress Glimmer Cardstock to make a shabby vintage card with my new embossing folders and dies !! Can you see that gorgeous glimmer you get with this cardstock…just enough to catch the light and give an amazing effect.


My December Daily!

I’ve never done a December Daily before but wanted to give it a try! It is a little bit different from the norm. Mine is a mini that is kept inside a large 8×8 matchbox style box from Graphic 45. The papers I used were also Graphic 45’s 12 Days of Christmas. This […]

Vintage Christmas Card with a Gingerbread Twist!


I kept my card fairly clean and simple. I call it my gingerbread effect vintage card. I used the Paper Temptress Brown Bag Kraft Cardstock for this and I love how the kraft and white embossing look together and it reminds me of white icing on gingerbread houses, lol!! I used the […]

My Little Lady – Using Cryogen White for Mixed Media Layouts

I have several sheets of the gorgeous Cryogen White 12×12 papers and they were just crying out to be used this week!! I did a white plus one color layout here, choosing red as my accent.

My mixed media layouts can get very wet with mediums used, and very heavy, but the Cryogen […]

Glittery Vintage Snowman


I did a glittery clean and simple card this week using the gorgeous shimmery Incandescent line in Candida. I love the vintage look my stamp has on this paper. I added some glittery snowflakes and snow and colored the scarf in faintly. You can see in the photo below the gorgeous sheen the Incandescent […]

Incandescent Christmas Cards!!


Today I wanted to focus on the gorgeous Incandescent papers in Rosso (red) and Blumarino (navy blue) at Paper Temptress, they have the most amazing sparkle and glimmer to them, they just glow! Even with the gilding wax coatings you can still see the glittery flecks shining from the papers, just beautiful!


Boo Halloween Wreath

 Cathi here with a cute little banner to add to your Halloween decor, featuring Paper Temptress Laser Black Glossy Lustre paper and Mango Orange Treasures.  The entire Lustre paper line is 25% off until October 15, take advantage of your great discount to load up on this amazing paper!

Purely Ornamental!

Getting into the holiday spirit a little early today with some gorgeous Treasures and Ruche papers!!!

For my first card I used the Cardinal Red and Grass Treasures Cardstock. It embosses wonderfully and I highlighted the embossing with my Picket Fence Distress Stain. I used a square of 5 1/4 […]

Cousins & Friends – A Layout featuring Silver Lustre Paper

For this layout I used some gorgeous Paper Temptress Silver Lustre papers, currently on special! The base of my layout is the gorgeous 12×12 Laser Silver Lustre paper. This paper is amazing for taking distress inks…my frame and butterfly were inked up but the columns pattern is nearly 3D with the effect it has and […]