I have a feeling I am not alone in the desire to do ALL THE CRAFTS. Mostly I sit back and admire and yearn for more free time and money to do ALL THE CRAFTS. Sometimes I actually do stuff too…I’m good at keeping up with Project Life scrapbooking, I keep a steady pace with my other scrapping, and I will occasionally sew something.
Two areas where I lurk but don’t act are jewelry and card making…until recently. I still don’t make jewelry (although I started a tutorial blog to share great links) but I’ve taken the leap into card making with the purchase of a Sizzix die cutting machine (and dies, and bone folders, and markers…) What finally pulled me over the edge? Seeing the many inspirational and informative YouTube videos by Jennifer McGuire. I don’t know if it’s her calm voice, how much info she gets into a 10 minute video, or what but she is my new guru.
(Coincidentally, Cathy Zielske and I are apparently in the same stage of life and have both recently discovered card making and Jennifer McGuire and are now expounding on her virtues. Cathy is even making her own line of super cool stamps for card makers…so go check out her blog, too.)
Here are a few of my recent cards. That panda though. OMGee.