Coloring Die Cuts with Alcohol Ink

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s card features coloring die cuts with alcohol ink… I stared by die-cutting the butterflies from the Graceful Butterfly Set from white Yupo paper. I put them inside the coordinating embossing folder from the set and embossed them to add some texture. I added some rubbing alcohol to the die-cuts and then applied alcohol ink on top. I mixed in a bit of pearl alcohol ink for some sparkle and...

Beach Scene Card

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s card share features a beach scene… I started by creating the background. I did some hot foiling on blue cardstock to create a focal point. I have a video HERE that shows how to hot foil along with some tips and tricks. I tore a few pieces of Neenah Desert Storm Cardstock along the bottom of the panel to resemble sand. I stamped and Copic colored the images from...

Hot Foiling on Metallic Cardstock

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features hot foiling on metallic cardstock… I recently shared a video HERE about hot foiling on black glossy cardstock. I loved the results that I tested it with white glossy cardstock as well. You can see that result HERE. I wanted to continue experimenting  on specialty cardstock so today’s card has hot foiling on Rose Gold Metallic Cardstock . I used Prism glimmer foil with the Delightful Dragonflies Hot...

New Distress Color: Uncharted Mariner

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features the newest Distress Color… Say hello to Uncharted Mariner. Such a gorgeous blue. I decided to pair it up with some bright yellow. I love blue and yellow together… To create this card, I started by stamping THIS Background Stamp with the Uncharted Mariner Distress Ink. I die-cut a stitched oval die from white cardstock and stamped the sentiment from THIS stamp set using the Uncharted Mariner Distress...

Birthday Bears Card

Hello again, crafty friends. I’m back with a fun birthday card to share… I started by stamping the Gift Boxes Background using gray ink on gray cardstock for a tone-on-tone look. I used a gray Copic Marker to add a little shading for added interest. I stamped and Copic colored the images from the Birthday Bears stamp set. I used the coordinating dies to cut them out and adhered them to the background. I...

Even More Let’s Chill Release Inspiration

Howdy, crafty friends. I have a mini slimline card to share that features a unique inlaid die-cutting technique… I started by stamping the images and sentiment from the Beachy Keen stamp set using black pigment ink and adding clear heat embossing on top and heat setting. I used the coordinating dies to cut them out. Next, I die-cut the Mini Slimline Lattice die from distress watercolor cardstock and swiped on three colors of Distress...

More Let’s Chill Release Inspiration

Hello, crafty friends. I have a slimline card to share today featuring THIS new stamp set… I started by creating the background. I cut a slimline panel from yupo paper and applied a variety of blue alcohol inks to it along with rubbing alcohol to resemble a sky. I stamped and Copic colored the images from the Soaring Birthday stamp set and used the coordinating dies to cut them out. I adhered the images...

SSS Let’s Chill Release Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release. I have two cards to share featuring THIS new stamp set… I started by creating the background with the Sunburst Die. I die-cut it three times from cardstock and once from vellum. I adhered them all together with the vellum piece on top. I applied yellow and orange ink on top of the vellum and made an impression...

Let’s Chill Release

Hello again, crafty friends. Simon Says Stamp has a new release HERE and today’s card features the Beach Hut stamp set. To create this card, I ink blended a slimline background using Distress Oxide inks. I sprayed it with shimmer spritz to add some more texture. I die-cut the piece using the Slimline Marquee die. I adhered it to a white slimline note card. I added a strip of neenah desert storm cardstock along...

You Shine Card Kit

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features THIS new card kit from Simon Says Stamp… To create this card, I started by creating the background. I cut small strips of the kit’s patterned paper and adhered them together to create a whole new pattern. I die-cut the piece using a rectangle stitched background die. I cut two arches die from the pattern piece. I stamped the sentiment and lemon image from the kit’s stamp set...