As a child, Betty would sometimes wander away from the house as she gleefully picked flowers from the neighbors’ yards. As a young wife, she was creating sand painted terrariums. As an adult, that passion turned into a career as successful floral designer, owning her own shop for 40 years. Now she spends her free time paper crafting, where she applies her design talents to card making. She’s especially fond of iris folding and creating flowers using paper!
Oct 10, 2012 - Iris Folding originated in Holland, where crafters made their designs using patterned paper cut from the inside of envelopes. Today we will be using a lightweight paper. You can also use wrapping paper, origami paper, foil and ribbon. As you become more comfortable with this technique you will see your creativity come to life. […]
Oct 01, 2012 - This wonderful project is beautiful and simple. It is a great gift idea that is inexpensive and from the heart. If you are not looking for a gift then make this a rainy day or any day craft project. Here, we are walking through the steps of “how to” with my own 5 year old […]
Jul 02, 2012 - The call came out for a project using recycled products. I decided to do a teapot, (which is one of my favorite patterns). The next step was to find recycled material to accomplish this. With everything in life, your projects always come out better using items you love. So, the gift wrap I had saved […]