Lip Balm Valentine Tags

Hi, crafty friends. I’m sharing a few tags that feature a fun way to present a gift… THESE lip balm pouches are so fun. I thought they would make a great Valentine’s Day gift for the workers at my son’s preschool. I started by applying several shades of yellow ink through THIS stencil on some white tags. I die-cut THIS coordinating lip balm pouch die in the center of the tag. I also did some

Simon Says Stamp Friends Release

Hello. I’m sharing a few cards today featuring products form Simon Says Stamp’s Friends Release.  You can check out the entire release HERE. It’s fantastic! I had a hard time choosing just one product to play with, so I used three new products on my cards… I started by inking through THIS new stencil with various colors of Distress Oxide Ink. I love the chalk look it gives when it dries! I trimmed off a

Stencils and Micro Glaze

Hi, friends. Today’s card uses THIS stencil with Micro Glaze. Micro Glaze is a water resistant sealer. It’s perfect for sealing Distress Ink, Markers, Stains, Paint, etc. I used it as a resist and I love the results… I applied some Micro Glaze through the stencil using THIS ink blending tool. I put on a light amount (a little goes a long way) and then swiped the cardstock through a few colors of Distress Oxide ink

Snowman Shaker Card with Frosted Window

Hello, friends. Today, I’m sharing a winter themed shaker card featuring a frosted window technique… Let’s talk about the technique first. I cut a piece of acetate using one of THESE circle dies. I just used a piece of recycled packaging for the acetate. I adhered one of THESE stencils on top using a small piece of tape towards the bottom (since that part would be hidden). I applied some of THIS embossing paste on

Stamping with Stencils

Hello there. Thanks for joining me. Today I’m sharing a way to stretch the use of your stencils… Stencils are so versatile and one of the ways you can use them is to stamp with them. I used THIS, THIS, and THIS new stencil from Simon Says Stamp. I laid them on my craft sheet applied different colors of Distress Oxide Inks to the top of each one using THIS ink blending tool. I sprayed

Stencils with different mediums

Hello. I have a couple cards to share that I created for the latest Little Tangles Challenge… I wanted to experiment with some different mediums through the stencils and created these two backgrounds… For the first card… I applied some of THIS and THIS glitter paste through THIS stencil. I’ve had the glitter paste in my stash for awhile and have been meaning to use it and after creating this card, I must get all

Altenew March Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello and welcome. I’m excited and honored to be joining the Altenew Blog Hop celebrating their March release with 7 stencils, 12 ink sprays, 13 colored cardstock and 7 envelopes. I have several projects to share, so let’s dive right in… These rainbow cards were created with THIS new stencil and three of their new ink sprays…THIS yellow, THIS red, and THIS blue. By using the three primary colors, I created the orange, green, and

Stenciled Backgrounds

Hi there. Today I’m sharing two cards that have stenciled backgrounds…. For these cards, I wanted to keep the focus on the adorable critters, but wanted to add some interest to the background. For the first card… …I added color to THIS stencil using THIS ink with THIS tool. I stamped a heart from THIS stamp set inside each circle using THIS ink. I added some sparkle on top of each heart with THIS and stamped and colored a cute little mouse from THIS stamp set to use for

Simple Stenciling

Hello. I’m back today sharing three cards created with some simple stenciling… I’ve been wanting to use THIS awesome stencil for some time but never got the chance, until now! I used it with a variety of Distress Inks to create these simple cards. Applying the Distress Inks on top made these simple cards pop.  For the first card… I used Peacock Feathers in the center, Salty Ocean in the middle, and Seedless Preserves on

Inspired by Pinterest

Hi. I don’t know about you but I could pin on Pinterest for hours! (You can find me HERE on Pinterest.) I’m so inspired. I recently came across this picture… …and thought it would be a great source of inspiration for a Little Tangles Challenge. Isn’t it gorgeous!? I love summer and this picture makes me want to relax by the pool.  Here’s the card I created for the Challenge inspired by the picture above…