Time Saving Tips (plus new Clearly Besotted products)

Hi there, crafty friends. Today I’m sharing a few four bar sized cards that feature products from the new Clearly Besotted release. I also want to share a few time saving tips. First, let me share how I created each card… I stamped one of the pig images using THIS ink and added clear embossing powder on top. I painted the image using THIS ink with water. I applied some of THIS ink in...

Quick Crafty Tip-Recycled Packaging

Hi, friends. I’m back today with another Quick Crafty Tip. If you’re new to my blog (welcome!), be sure to check out previous Quick Crafty Tips HERE and scroll down. Today’s tip is all about recycling packaging… I’ve been saving all of the packaging that my stamps and dies come in to reuse when I watercolor. It makes a great palette when mixing colors or simply adding water to ink to create watercolor. I like...

Quick Crafty Tips- Organizing Stamp and Die Storage

Hi there. I’m back today with another Quick Crafty Tip. (Click HERE and scroll down to check out my previous Quick Crafty Tips) Today’s tip is about Stamp and Die Storage. I use the AMAZING system that Jennifer McGuire suggested HERE to store my stamps and dies. However, my collection keeps growing and I wanted to tweak a few things to make it even easier to find what I’m looking for.  First up, adding...

Quick Crafty Tips- Organizing 6×6 Paper Pads

Hello. I’m sharing another Quick Crafty Tip today. (If you’re new to my blog and want to see previous Quick Crafty Tips I’ve shared, click HERE.)  So I will admit that I have a problem… I collect (and sometimes actually use) 6×6 paper pads. I love them. They are my weakness and I’ve acquired a big collection. I thought I would share three different ways I keep them tidy… 1. Binder Clips  I am...

Quick Crafty Tips- Die-cutting

Hi. Today I’m sharing another quick crafty tip about die-cutting. (If you’re new to my blog, click HERE to see previous Quick Crafty Tips.) Recently, I purchased THIS die… Stitched Rectangles Die from Simon Says Stamp The dies come attached so you have to snip each one apart with wire cutters. I needed the largest rectangle for a card so as I was ready to cut it, I stopped and took a second look....

Quick Crafty Tips- Keeping Tidy

Hello. I hope you had a great weekend. I’m back with another quick tip. (If you’re new to my blog, click HERE and HERE to see my previous quick crafty tips.) This one is all about keeping tidy. I’m one of those people that has to clean up my work station before starting another project. However, sometimes I have deadlines and have multiple projects going on at once. I find that I’m not very creative...

Quick Crafty Tips- Stamping

Hello! I’m back with another Quick Crafty Tip. This is a new series to my blog where I share a simple crafty tip. I’m in no way reinventing the wheel…just sharing what I found that works best for me in hopes it may help you as well. Today’s tip is about stamping. I don’t know about you but I sometimes have a difficult time getting good, solid impressions when stamping. This is where a...

Quick Crafty Tips- Watercolor

I’m introducing a new series to my blog called, QUICK CRAFTY TIPS, where I share a simple crafty tip. I’m in no way reinventing the wheel…just sharing what I found that works for me in hopes it may help you as well. I love to watercolor on my projects. I used to use a mason jar filled with water to rinse off my brush in between changing colors of watercolor. I didn’t really like...