Sweet Holiday

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features THIS new die from Diecember… I die-cut it from red and white paper to create a holiday candy treat. I applied THIS on top and added a coat of THIS for some shine. I adhered it on top of a stick (created with a strip of card stock) and a background created with THIS background stamp. I stamped a sentiment from THIS stamp set and added a piece...

Gift Card Window

Hello there, crafty friends. I’m back today with a fun way to give a gift card for the holidays… I started by inking up THIS and THIS stencil to create some backgrounds. I die-cut THIS window from the cards and added a black frame around the window. I added THIS gift card pouch in the opening with the gift card inside. I die-cut THIS sweet puppy and paper pieced him together to resemble the...

Nutty and Bright Stamp Set

Hi there, crafty friends. You may remember from THIS blog post, I mentioned a promotion from Simon Says Stamp… If you use code DCMBR27 with any purchase until 12/9, you will receive the adorable Nutty & Bright Stamp Set for free. Today’s card features that stamp set… I stamped the chipmunk image using THIS ink and colored him with Copic markers. I stamped him again on THIS masking paper to create a mask to...

Diecember 2018 Release Blog Hop

Happy Diecember, crafty friends! I’m excited to be part of a blog hop celebrating the Diecember release from Simon Says Stamp, which you can find HERE. I’m a big fan of the picture book dies so I’m sharing 5 ways to use the Big Picture Book Dies for the Holidays… I love that you can tuck things in the critter’s paws. Here are 5 ideas of what to put in them… #1: Add a...

Simon Says Stamp Diecember 2018

Hello, friends. Happy Diecember! If you’re unfamiliar with Diecember, it’s a month long party celebrating die cutting. Simon has a new release HERE to celebrate and I used several new products on today’s card… I die-cut THIS adorable puppy and THIS adorable kitty and adhered them to a background made with THIS background die. Instead of die-cutting it, I dry embossed using THIS mat in my die-cutting machine. For the sentiment, I die-cut THIS...

Snow Girl Card

Hi there, crafty friends. I’ve been dying to use THIS stamp set from Concord & 9th. It’s one of my favorites from this year! I started by creating a top folding note card using THIS card stock. I stamped THIS background stamp on the front panel using THIS clear ink. I stamped it several times using my MISTI to make it darker. For the background, I started with a piece of THISĀ and applied some...

Merry Kiss-mas Lip Balm Tag

Hi, crafty friends. I’m sharing a fun tag today that makes a great little gift… They make a perfect gift for school workers or a great gift topper. I started by stamping one of THESE white tags with THIS background using THIS ink. I applied the same ink over top using an ink blending tool and flicked on water droplets with THIS. After it was dry, I cut THIS die from the center of...

Mermaid Card

Howdy, crafty friends. I know it is almost December but I am missing the beach terribly. I’m not a fan of the cold weather so I thought I would share this card and daydream I’m at the beach. Who’s with me!? How cute is that mermaid!? I stamped, colored, and die-cut her out from THIS stamp set and THIS coordinating die. I used THESE to color her in and added lots of shimmer with...

Snowflake Gift Boxes

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m back today with a couple of simple gift boxes… I wanted to have a few handmade gift boxes on hand for the Holidays. I plan on adding a gift card inside and I think the handmade feel of the boxes make the gift a bit more personal. I started by creating the boxes using THIS tool. They came together pretty quick and the tool comes with easy to follow...