Doodling and geoboards

Today was my birthday but I’ve been feeling a bit under the weather. (And speaking of weather, it was unseasonably warm this afternoon.) I didn’t do much celebrating today. Dinner with the family was Saturday, and yesterday it was lunch with my coworkers. I did get a stack of birthday drawings from some students which was really sweet. And since I didn’t have any cake today, I decided to give myself a zentangle cupcake! Yesterday, I played with watercolors again to create a doodle frame and added details and letters with a paint pen. For my fine motor skills activity, … Continue reading Doodling and geoboards

Birthday cards for friends – Cartes de fêtes pour des amies

My two best friends celebrated their birthday last week. One on the 6th, the other on the 8th. I met them both through work, one at my last school, the other at a scrapbook store where I was employed for a few months. They have similar personalities but very different styles. So I had to make completely different card styles for them. And that was fun! Geneviève is full of zest. Always happy and talkative. She is also a big Habs fan (local hockey team) so when I found a stationary kit at the dollar store with the bear on … Continue reading Birthday cards for friends – Cartes de fêtes pour des amies

>Mom’s birthday card – Carte de fête pour maman

> Today is my mom’s birthday! Happy Birthday Mom! I made this card for her using Stampin’ Up! papers and a Sweet November stamp. The image was coloured with dye inks + blender pen as well as Prismacolor pencils blended with odorless solvent and a paper stump. The card is bigger than the usual size I make because I had to included a pocket on the inside where we could slip some money. I made the envelop to match but forgot to take a picture. Aujourd’hui c’est la fête de ma mère! Bonne Fête Maman! J’ai fait cette carte pour … Continue reading >Mom’s birthday card – Carte de fête pour maman

>Birthday giveaway – Tirage de fête

> As you might have guessed from this post’s title, today I’m having a giveaway. And the reason is that it’s my birthday. Since I’ve started blogging 5 days per week, I’ve created a lot of lovely things. Some I’m keeping but some need to find new homes. Not because I don’t like them, quite the contrary. I just don’t have any room for everything! Comme vous l’avez peut-être deviné grâce au titre de cet article, aujourd’hui je vous présente un tirage. Et la raison est que c’est ma fête. Depuis que j’ai commencé à bloguer 5 jours par semaine, … Continue reading >Birthday giveaway – Tirage de fête