Never Too Cold for Ice Cream Cards

Howdy, crafty friends. Recently, I took THIS class from Online Card Classes and made a bunch of backgrounds. I put two of those backgrounds to use today. For the first card… I applied white ink to the smooth side of THIS embossing folder and embossed it on a piece of A2 navy cardstock. I spritzed it with THIS for some sparkle and shine and added a mat around it using THIS specialty paper. I...

Repeated Image Backgrounds

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card features a repeated image background using new products from the Hero Arts Spring Catalog Release… To create this card, I started by stamping the musical notes image from THIS stamp set multiple times using a rainbow of ink colors to create a background. The inks that I used are listed below. I die cut the panel using THIS die. I cut a few more from white cardstock to adhere...

Mix and Match Butterflies Card Kit

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card features THIS new card kit… I started by stamping the butterfly image from the kit’s stamp set. I colored it with Copic Markers and used the coordinating dies to cut it out. I added a few gems from the kit to the butterfly design to add some sparkle and shine. For the background I embossed the kit’s embossing folder on the bottom half of a navy A2 panel. I...

Splendor Release Blog Hop Day 2-St. Patrick’s Day Tag

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s project is part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release. I have a St. Patrick’s Tag to share featuring some of the new products… I started by creating the background. First, I applied green ink through THIS stencil on a tag cut with THIS die. I spritzed on some of THIS shimmer spray to add some sparkle ands shine. I added  a strip of green cardstock along the bottom...

Layering Stencils and Stamps

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features THIS new release. It also features layering stencils and stamps, which I’m loving lately… To create this card, I stenciled THESE layering stencils on a white panel. I die cut it using an older stitched die and adhered it to a pink note card. Next, I stamped the layers of THIS bunny image on white cardstock and adhered it on the stenciled background. I added a strip of...

Easter Treat Bags + Video

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s project Features THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp. ‘ VIDEO You can watch the video on how these treat bags came together HERE or click on the video below. To create the bag, I started with THIS gift bag die. I cut the bag portion and the handle die twice from pink cardstock. I laid one of the bag portions on THIS Grip Mat and used some low tac...

Hero Arts Spring 2024 Catalog Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. The Spring 2024 Catalog is now available HERE at Hero Arts! I have two cards to share today featuring some of the new products… For the first card… I used products from THIS co-branded product line with Ralph Tyndall. I applied ink through a ray stencil for the background to create some show lights. I adhered a strip of gray cardstock along the bottom of the panel and stamped the images...

Valentine’s Day Shaker Tags

Hi, crafty friends. I thought I’d share the Valentine’s Day tags I created to attach to gifts for my son’s teachers… To create these tags, I die cut the tags from a few colors of cardstock. I cut two for each color, one for the front and one for the back. On the front tag, I applied a coordinating ink color through THIS stencil. I die cut THIS die from the tag. I adhered...

Mini Slimline Valentine’s Day Card

Howdy, crafty friends. I have a mini slimline Valentine’s Day themed card to share today… To create this card, I applied ink through THIS stencil on the front of THIS mini slimline card base. I also lightly ink blended the same color on top to add color to the background. I stamped and colored the image from THIS stamp set with Copic Markers and used THESE dies to cut it out. I also stamped...

Altenew Zero-Waste 3D Floral Cover Die + Giveaway

Howdy, crafty friends. Today’s card features THIS Zero-Waste 3D Cover Die from Altenew… To create this card, I started by die cutting THIS cover plate from white distress watercolor cardstock. I inked up the flowers using THESE inking tools. I laid the negative die cut piece on top of my blue background and started adhering the flowers into place like a puzzle. I used foam adhesive on some of the larger flowers. I sprayed...