Hot Foiling on Alcohol Inked Panels

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s cards feature hot foiling on alcohol inked panels… I started by creating the alcohol ink backgrounds. I applied rubbing alcohol on Yupo paper and then dropped on different shades of pink, red, and orange alcohol inks. After the panel was covered with ink, I applied rubbing alcohol to another piece of Yupo paper and laid it on top of the first inked panel. I slid them apart creating a...

Joseph’s Coat Technique

Hi, crafty friends. I’ve been loving the Spring Card Camp 2022 class from Online Card Classes. I have another card to share today inspired by Day Two’s Joseph’s Coat Technique… I die-cut a slimline card panel from white card stock using the Slimline Nested Rectangles dies and ink blended the panel using a rainbow of Distress Oxide Inks. I applied Black Soot Distress Oxide Ink through the XL Rose Boquet Stencil on top of...

Spring Card Camp 2022 Class Day One

Hello again, crafty friends. I’ve been having so much fun taking THIS Spring Card Camp 2022 class from Online Card Classes and I wanted to share a couple of cards I created inspired by Day One of class… To create these cards, I covered an A2 white cardstock panel with a variety of blue Distress Oxide Inks. After the piece was completely dry, I clear heat embossed the Wavy Circles background on top. I...

Father’s Day Cards

Hi, crafty friends. I have a trio of super simple Father’s Day Cards to share using new products from THIS new Ink Blot Shop Release… To create these cards, I stamped several sentiments from the Hey Dude stamp set. I used THIS alignment guide to help keep them straight. I stamped all of the sentiments on an A2 panel of gray, blue, and green cardstock using coordinating ink for a tone on tone look. Once...

Happiest Wishes Card Kit

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card showcases THIS new card kit from Simon Says Stamp. To create this card, I started by die-cutting the 3-D card die twice from Sea Glass Cardstock. I stenciled on clouds using white pigment ink with the Clouds for Days stencil and stamped a sentiment from the kit’s stamp set. I stamped the adorable critters from the same stamp set on a 2 3/4 x 5 1/2 white panel and...

Reverse Confetti Gift Card Holders + Video

Happy Friday, crafty friends. Reverse Confetti has a new release HERE and today’s cards feature some of the new products… I give a lot of gift cards for birthdays and the holidays and I’m always looking for a way to dress them up to make them feel a bit more personal. Today’s card examples also have a hidden sentiment that is revealed when the recipient removes the gift card for something fun and unexpected....

Peekaboo Cards + Yay You Release Blog Hop

Hello there, crafty friends. Today’s cards are part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp.. For these cards, I wanted to do a Peekaboo effect where the majority of the design is on the inside of the card instead of the outside. I wanted to keep the outside pretty simple and only reveal a small window of design. That way, the inside would be a surprise for the recipient....

Ink Blot Shop May 2022 Release

Hi, crafty friends. The Ink Blot Shop has a new release HERE and today’s project feature their new envelopes… THESE and THESE envelopes are so fun and I wanted to showcase them in a different way so I made treat sacks from them. For the first example… I sealed up the Painted Sunset envelope and trimmed just a bit off the top. I die-cut a circle from the center and stamped the smile sentiment...

Yay You Release

Hello, crafty friends. Simon Says Stamp has a new release HERE and I’m featuring some of the new products on today’s card… I love creating these Basic Box Cards. I recently dedicated a whole week of Box Cards on my blog HERE. To create the box, I cut two of the main die in the Basic Box Card die from light green cardstock. I applied strong double sided tape on the hinges of each...