Simply Thank You Handmade Cards & Using Watercolors

Hello my friends! I received a new set of watercolors yesterday. So I decided to make some handmade Thank you Cards, using Illustrates Faith Watercolors. There are 12 colors in this set. All colors are pretty, but my favorites are yellow, orange and blues. Hope you like the cards I made and I’ll list all products down below.

Products List:

Illustrates Faith Watercolor Aquarelle Fine Pebeo

Tim Holtz Stitched Rectangles Thinlits 661189

Cherry Lynn’s Die Thank you

Daler Rowney Acrylic White Gesso

Master’s Touch Fine Art Studio Watercolor Pad Cold Press Surface

Wonder& Weiss 20 Round Brush

Clear sequins

Thank you for checking out my blog and have a bless day.

By Annalicia Spannaus

Handmade Thanks Cards

Hello my friends! Today I wanted to used my Kuretake Zig water color pens. So I used Ranger Seafoam White Embossing powder and flowers stamps onto water color paper. Heat set, started painting with Zig pens. The colors are vibrant and beautiful and I really love the way the colors blend together. I’ll list all products I used below.

Products Used:

W Plus9 Design Studio Stamp Flowers

Ranger Embossing Powder Seafoam White

Kuretake Zig water Color Pens Pale Green, Light Green, Orange, Scarlet Red, Violet and Light Violet

Simon Says Stamp “Painted Thanks ” Steel Die

Purple and Orange Foam

Strathmore Mixed Media Paper Vellum Surface

110 Card Stock White, Orange, Pale Orange, Purple and Lavender

Thank you for checking out my blog. Have a bless day! by Annalicia Spannaus

Handmade Flamingo Cards

Hello my friends! I just wanted to share theses cute Flamingo cards I made for my Grandson Noah. When I was in Texas a few month ago visiting the grandkids. I notice my grandson like Flamingos like me. So I made these cards just for him.

Thank you for checking out my blog. Have a great day.

By Annalicia Spannaus

Believe In Yourself Card

Hello my friends! This card to me was fun to make. I just received a few of Nuvo Shimmer Powder and Lindy’s Magical Powders in the mail, so it was time for me to play. I took water color paper and some stencil and made more backgrounds and set aside to dry. Here is just one of the cards I created with the backgrounds. I’ll post the others later.

Here I laid the Memory Box Stencil down on the water color paper, very little of Lindy’s Magical Powder on the water color paper and then spray with water.

Then while drying I just started Die cutting everything out. I will list all products used bellow.

List of products I used:

Tim Holtz Wildflowers Stems #1, 2 Thinlits

TH Flutter Framelits

TH Potted BigZ

TH idea-ology Motif Paper Stash

TH Distress Oxide Spray Twisted Citron and Squeezed Lemonade

TH Distress Embossing Ink, Ranger Embossing powder Seafoam White

TH Metallic Stickers Quotations

Lindy’s Stamp Gang Magical Powders Sassy Sapphire and Pineapple Paradise

Nuvo Shimmer Powders Falling Leaves, Blue Blitz and Solar Flare

Memory Box Stencil Modern Flower Power

Stampendous Clear Embossing Powder

110 White, Blue Card stock band Water Color Paper

Ranger Glossy Accents

Thank you for checking out my blog. Hope you like the card. Have a wonderful day.

By Annalicia Spannaus

Tim Holtz Paper & Nuvo Shimmer Powder

Hello my friends! Today I was playing with Nuvo Shimmer Powder and Tim Holtz Idea-ology Paper Stash Motifs. I wanted to see how the two would react together. And I love the way the colors shimmer on to his paper and how beautiful they look.


On this first one I used Nuvo Shimmer Powder Blue Blitz and Storm Cloud.

On this second one I used Nuvo Shimmer Powder Falling Leave, Atlantis Burst and Blue Blitz.

The third one I used Nuvo Shimmer Powder Catherine Wheel and Solar Flare.

And on this last one I just used one color of Nuvo Shimmer Powder Atlantis Blurst.

I will be making cards out of these four different backgrounds. I will post them later. Thank you for checking my blog. Have a wonderful day.

By Annalicia Spannaus

Strength, Remember, Beautiful and Blessed Handmade Cards Using Tim Holtz Distress Oxide

Hello my friends! I want to share these for cards I made for someone special. So she can give them out to her Bible study group. I love the way they came out. I’ll list the products down below.

List of products: Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Peacock Feathers and Salty Ocean

Tim Holtz Big Chat Stickers

Ranger Archival Ink Permanent Waterproof Jet Black

By The Well 4 God Pierced Stamp

Create Beautiful Wrapped Stitch Rectangles Dies

Inside Card is Stamp with a Cross

110 Black and White Card Stock

Thank you for checking out my blog.

By Annalicia Spannaus

Have a bless day,

Handmade Cards Using Tim Holtz Flower Garden Stamps And Kuretake Zig Clean Color Real Brush

Hello my friends! I wanted to keep the cards simple today. But yet I decided to give them a look like they were painted on the water color paper. So I took some Distress Embossing Ink and Ranger Embossing powder and stamp with Tim Holtz Flowers. Also create some mask with his Flower Garden Famelits. So I can make them look like a Bouquets of flowers. Then used Zig pens and water color brush and painted the flowers. I’ll list of products I used down below.

Big Hugs

Dream Big

Big Hugs

Best Friends

List Products: Tim Holtz Flower Garden Stamps, Flower Garden Framelits, Distress Embossing Ink and Ranger Embossing Powder Seafoam White.

Kuretake Zig Clean Color Brush No.025 Pink, No.024 Wine Red,No.052 Bright Yellow, No. 050 Yellow,No. 070 Orange, No. 040 Green and No.041 Light Green.

Simon Says Stamps: Spring Flowers Leaves and Script Big Hugs Die

Cherry Lynn Dies Best Friends and Dream Big

Strathmore Mixed Media Paper Vellum Surface

Background Paper is. BoBunny of Vicki B Collection and Autumn Song Collection

110 white Cards stock

Green, yellow, orange and pink sequins

Thank you for checking out my blog and have a wonderful day.

By Annalicia Spannaus

Mixed Media Inspiration Cards Using Tim Holtz Products.

Hello my friends! I love making inspiration cards for Church, Friends and Family. I feel that now a days we could used some inspiration in our life’s. So I came up with theses cards. I’ll list the Products I used down below. Have a bless day.

Products I used:

Tim Holtz Adirondack Light Alcohol Inks Aqua, Pool, Limeade and Sail Boat Blue

Tim Holtz Distress Stain Vintage Photo, Walnut Stain and Antique Linen

Tim Holtz Embossing Folders Eiffel Tower & French Script and Pocket Watches & Steampunk

Tim Holtz Big Z Dies Timekeeper, Umbrella Man and Gadget Gears

Tim Holtz Thinlits Stitched Rectangles and Destinations

Tim Holtz Big Chat Stickers

Water Color Paper, 110 Black Card Stick and 110 White

Thank you for checking out my blog.

By Annalicia Spannaus

Happy Mother’s Day

💕Spending time with family is the most important thing in this world to me. So my husband, I flew To Texas to be with our son, daughter in-law, grandkids and great grandchild. It was the most blessed week and awesome Mother’s Day. So today I’m sharing pictures we took at the Impact Church. Also I would like to wish Happy Mother’s Day to my family and friends.💕

Feeling very bless!

Cards Using Alcohol Inks

Hello my friends! Today I wanted to create cards with Tim Holtz alcohol inks and more. While I was making these nine cards, I thought of Impact Church in Paris, Texas that I attended with my Son and his family every-time I visited. I will be visiting my family again in a few weeks. I’m donating theses cards to the Impact Church. Each cards has one Inspire Word on them, I would like them to give each cards to someone to inspire them like the Church has Inspire me.










List of Products used:

Back ground was done with Tim Holtz Alcohol Inks: Red Pepper, Flamingo, Sunshine, Butterscotch, Lettuce, Limeade, Citrus, Turquoise, StreamPool, Rust and Caramel

Texture Fades Embossing Folders: Tim Holtz Alterations French Script, Sizzix Ellison Dragonfly, Darice Flower/ Leaves, Cuttlebug Music Notes, Swirls and Stampin UP Flowers

Tim Holtz Thinlits: Geo Insects, Wildflower Stem #1, Wildflowers Stem #2, Skeleton Leaves, Stitched Rectangles and Detailed Butterflies Mini

Butterflies were spray with Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Sprays: Picked Raspberry, Spiced Marmalade and Cracked Pistachio

Tim Holtz: Big Chat Stickers

Recollections Card Stock: 110 wt. White and Black

Yupo Paper and Photo Paper

Thank you for checking out my blog. And I have a wonderful day.

By Annalicia Spannaus

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