Let’s Celebrate Card Kit

Hello there, crafty friends. Today’s card features THIS new card kit from Simon Says Stamp… The kit has some vibrant and fun patterned papers so I chose a few to cut into 1 inch strips and adhered them to a white panel to create a striped pattern. I used the kit’s embossing folder to create a pattern on top of the pattern paper. I used a brayer and applied white pigment ink on top...

Lawn Fawn Pool Party Card

Hello again, crafty friends. I wanted to share one more summer themed card before summer is over… I started by creating the pool die cut using THIS die. I cut the outer portion from white and the inner portion from a blue panel that I used THIS stencil on with sea foam glitter glaze. I die-cut THIS flamingo die from a leftover alcohol ink pink background. I stamped all the cute images from THIS...

Reverse Confetti August 2022 Creative Hop

Hello again, crafty friends. I’m excited to be a part of THIS Blog Hop. I have two projects to share today that feature THIS die… VIDEO You can watch the video on how I created these projects HERE or click on the video below… Today’s projects use the Little Bits Envie Confetti Cuts Die. This die creates a cute little envelope with a tab closure. The inside of the envie has cut outs in...

Just a Note Card

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card features THIS stamp set… I stamped the border image along the top and bottom of a white panel. I stamped sentiments from the same stamp set and colored in the images with Copic markers. I added a strip of black cardstock along the top and bottom for a finished look. I added crystal glaze to some of the images from some shine… I also stamped the same border image...

Faux Watercolor Embossed Background

Hello there, crafty friends. I have a birthday card to share today featuring a faux watercolor embossed background… To create this card, I started with the background. I started by applying a variety of Distress Oxide inks on a piece of acetate. I spritzed it with water and laid a piece of watercolor card stock into the ink. I spritzed more water on the panel itself to get a softer color and get the...

Patterned Paper Die Cuts

Hello there, crafty friends. I don’t know about you but I purchase a lot of patterned paper and end up not using it very much. So, I challenged myself to use up some of my patterned paper not only on the background of today’s cards but the die cuts. I love the results… To create the first card… I cut a piece of THIS gingham patterned paper a bit smaller than a mini slimline...

Fab Flower Die Cut Inlay

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card share was so fun to make and features die cut inlay… I started by stamping THIS background stamp on a variety of colored card stocks using coordinating ink colors for a tone on tone look. I cut them plus a blue panel using THIS background die and in laid each piece into place for a smooth look… I finished off the design with a sentiment from THIS stamp set...

Rainbow Positive and Negative Hot Foiling

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s cards feature Positive and Negative Hot Foiling… I started by hot foiling THIS plate using THIS rainbow foil on a piece of THIS black glossy paper. I shared a video HERE explaining the hot foil process. I love the look of the rainbow foil on the black glossy card stock… I used the leftover, negative foil piece with THIS hot foil plate to create this card… I hot foiled the...

More Dream Big Release Inspiration

Hello again, crafty friends. I have a “magical” scene card to share today featuring products from THIS new release… To create this card, I started with the background. I applied alcohol ink along with rubbing alcohol on to a slimline piece of Yupo paper to create a sky. I adhered the piece to a white slimline card base. I stamped and Copic colored the adorable unicorns and images from THIS stamp set. I used...

Dream Big Release Blog Hop

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m thrilled to be part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release. I have two cards to share featuring two new dies that are so fun… For the first card… I cut THIS die from several shades of colored card stock and assembled the pieces. For the background, I dry embossed THIS slimline die using the embossing mat in my die-cut machine. I love the texture it adds. Next,...