Using Colored Pencils on Kraft Cardstock. Marie Nicole Designs

Using Colored Pencils on Kraft Cardstock

Welcome! Today's cards feature a very simple technique that gives great results. Lately I have been in a phase where I am loving kraft cardstock on my cards. I love the natural look they bring to a project, so I decided to try a little colored pencil coloring on these images. I made two cards … Continue reading Using Colored Pencils on Kraft Cardstock


Tea Time + Backgrounds with Embossing Folders

This new set from Brutus Monroe, TEA TIME, is so fun with all the stacks of mugs, teapots, and lovely sentiments! I chose to keep the coloring simple and pair these images with some backgrounds created with a few EMBOSSING FOLDERS from Brutus Monroe, as well. For my first card, I colored this fun stacked … Continue reading Tea Time + Backgrounds with Embossing Folders

Card created by layering fussy-cut stamped images. Colored with Zigs and embossed with Brutus Monroe Gilded powder. Marie Nicole Designs

Layering Fussy-Cut Stamped Images

Welcome back, friends! Sometimes, when you just take some time to play with your supplies, you come up with something fun and beautiful! That was the case with this clean and simple card. I had no direction when I started this. I just sat down to play. I may do another similar card in the … Continue reading Layering Fussy-Cut Stamped Images

Monster Stamp set from Brutus Monroe makes the cutest handmade birthday cards!

Monster Birthday Cards with Brutus Monroe!

We can never have enough birthday cards, right? I like to try to send a card to all my loved ones throughout the year. When I saw these new stamps from BRUTUS MONROE, I immediately loved them! They're so fun and make fabulous birthday cards that I can't wait to send to my nieces and … Continue reading Monster Birthday Cards with Brutus Monroe!

Brutus Monroe Stamp Club. Hey Foxy. Marie Nicole Designs.

Brutus Monroe Stamp Club- Hey Foxy!

Each month over at Brutus Monroe, they ship out and exclusive 2x3 stamp set just for those who are subscribed to the STAMP CLUB. The subscription itself if only $5 (this includes shipping!), and along with the stamp you get some digital files AND 10% EVERY IN STORE ORDER, EVERY DAY! That's a fabulous value! … Continue reading Brutus Monroe Stamp Club- Hey Foxy!

ATCs made with Kindred Stamps Heirs to the Throne set. Marie Nicole Designs.

ATCs with Kindred Stamps

When I first entered the world of craft blogging a few years ago, I had NO IDEA what ATCs were! I quickly learned how quick and fun they are to create and swap, so I thought I'd write up a little post about them to explain a little bit about what they are and how … Continue reading ATCs with Kindred Stamps


Welcome! Is it just me, or does starting a new blog post on a spankin' new site feel awkward? For a while now I have been contemplating moving my domain. When I first entered the blogging world, I knew only a fraction of what I know now. With my little blog growing, I have felt … Continue reading WELCOME!