Kid’s Artwork Cards

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s cards features art work from my son… I’ve saved many pieces of his sweet little art. Instead of storing all of them, I use some of them to make cards from. For all three of today’s cards, I used his rainbow drawings/paintings to create backgrounds for cards. For all of the sentiments, I white heat embossed a few from THIS stamp set on to black card stock. For the first...

Post Box Shaped Card

Hi, crafty friends. I love making shaped cards to mix things up and THIS post box die makes it so easy… I started by die-cutting THIS post box die from THIS card stock. After assembling the card, I added some envelopes and hearts (from an older SSS die) as well as a white heat embossed sentiment from THIS stamp set. I added some shine with THIS on the hearts. I also added a die-cut...

Fun with Foil

Howdy, crafty friends. Today’s card features foiled backgrounds… For the first card… I applied THIS through THIS stencil. After the medium was completely dry, I ran it through THIS machine with THIS foil. I die-cut the panel using THIS die and added a mat using THIS specialty paper. I finished off the design with THIS die-cut sentiment. Here’s a closer look… For the second card… I applied THIS through THIS stencil. After the medium...

Simple Interactive Card

Hello, crafty friends. I have a simple interactive card to share today… I started by stamping THIS background stamp with THIS ink on THIS card stock. I die-cut THIS stitched square window out of the panel and the card base. I white heat embossed a sentiment from THIS stamp set inside the window and stamped, colored, and cut out the snail from the same stamp set. I adhered it to the inside of the...

Product Showcase: Ink, Mini Blending Brush, and Shimmer

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s post is a bit different. I’ve been playing with some new crafty goodies and they have won my heart so I thought I would share more about them here in a product showcase… I created a card using all three of the products together…. CONCORD AND 9TH INKS First, let’s talk about THESE new Concord & 9th inks… They are a dye ink pad that have a extra firm foam...

Picnic Parade Card Kit

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back today with a card featuring THIS card kit… I started by die-cutting the pieces from THIS die. I die-cut the largest die twice and adhered them together by placing adhesive on the two flaps. This forms the box shapes. Next, I die-cut the strips to go inside the box. I decided on three rows. I die-cut the stitched rectangle and square pieces from patterned paper. I applied THIS to...

Chunky Flower Background

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back with a bright and happy card to kick off the week… I started by applying a rainbow of Distress Ink through THIS stencil. I flicked some water on top for added texture and repeatedly stamped the chunky flower image from THIS stamp set on top of each ink blended area. I adhered the panel to one of THESE note cards and finished off the design with THIS die-cut sentiment....

Congrats Card

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features a simple technique and that is to cut up your background panel to add more interest… I started by inking up THIS stencil with THIS white ink using THIS sponge dauber. I applied it heavily to add some texture. Once dry, I cut the panel in half horizontally and vertically, creating four rectangles. I added some fun foam behind each piece before adhering it to one of THESE...

Even More Send Happiness Inspiration

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card share is full of sparkle and shine and features a few products from THIS release… I started by applying three blue shades of Distress Ink through THIS stencil. Before removing the stencil, I applied THIS on top using THIS tool. I stamped, colored, and fussy cut out images from THIS stamp set. I created sand at the bottom of the scene by die-cutting THIS border from THIS card stock....

Mermaid Card

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration from THIS new release… I started by stamping THIS background stamp on four different shades of blue card stock. I cut out section from each and adhered them to one background to add color and dimension to the waves. This was highly inspired by Yana Smakula and her lesson in Spring Card Camp 1 over at Online Card Classes. I silver heat embossed the sentiment...