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...

Repeat Die Cutting

Hello again, crafty friends. Today’s card features repeat die cutting to create a background… To create this card, I die-cut the Stained Glass Bird die four times from a white A2 cardstock panel. I left three of the birds all white. For the fourth opening, I removed all the white pieces and used the Stained Glass bird stencil to do some ink blending on the card base behind the die-cut panel. I die-cut the...

Reverse Confetti May 2022 Release + Blog Hop

Hello there, crafty friends. Today’s card share features products from THIS new release by Reverse Confetti. It’s a special release because Reverse Confetti is celebrating their 9th birthday. Happy Birthday to Reverse Confetti! To create this card, I stamped the floral image from the Wildflowers Stamp Set on pink cardstock using pink ink for a tone on tone look. I die-cut the Big Polkas Cover Panel from white cardstock and adhered it on top...

Hot Foiling on White Glossy Cardstock

Hello, crafty friends. Recently, I shared a card set where I did hot foiling on black glossy cardstock. You can see those cards HERE. I love how they turned out so I decided to try it on white glossy cardstock… To create these cards, I hot foiled the Eucalyptus Hot Foil Plate with silver and gold glimmer foil on white glossy cardstock pieces. I cut the panel larger than what I needed and used...

5×7 Teacher Card

Hello again, crafty friends. I have a teacher card to share today since the end of the school year is quickly approaching… To create this card, I started by inking up each layer of the Layering Alphas Alphabet Stencil. I put the corner of each stencil in the corner of the Stencil mat to line each layer up easily. I trimmed down the piece to a 5×7 background and adhered it to a 5×7...