Sweet Holiday

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features THIS new die from Diecember… I die-cut it from red and white paper to create a holiday candy treat. I applied THIS on top and added a coat of THIS for some shine. I adhered it on top of a stick (created with a strip of card stock) and a background created with THIS background stamp. I stamped a sentiment from THIS stamp set and added a piece...

Snow Girl Card

Hi there, crafty friends. I’ve been dying to use THIS stamp set from Concord & 9th. It’s one of my favorites from this year! I started by creating a top folding note card using THIS card stock. I stamped THIS background stamp on the front panel using THIS clear ink. I stamped it several times using my MISTI to make it darker. For the background, I started with a piece of THIS and applied some...

Mermaid Card

Howdy, crafty friends. I know it is almost December but I am missing the beach terribly. I’m not a fan of the cold weather so I thought I would share this card and daydream I’m at the beach. Who’s with me!? How cute is that mermaid!? I stamped, colored, and die-cut her out from THIS stamp set and THIS coordinating die. I used THESE to color her in and added lots of shimmer with...

Crafty Friend Cards

Hi there, crafty friends. I recently purchased THIS and THIS and made a bunch of cards to send to my crafty friends… Let’s start with the bear cards… Isn’t THIS bear the cutest!? THIS die gives him arms that open a bit so you can place whatever you want inside. I thought he could hold some crafty supplies from THIS die set. I cut them from THIS pattern paper  and adhered the bear down...

Coffee Cards (New Picket Fence Release)

Hello, crafty friends. Picket Fence has a new release and I have a couple of cards using some of their new products… I love the coffee theme of the products and wanted to create cards that would hold a coffee gift card. For the first card… I started by stamping the background with THIS stamp. I stamped it once and then rotated the paper in my MISTI one turn and stamped again. Instead of...

Simon Says Stamp December 2018 Card Kit

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m back today with three Christmas cards using THIS new card kit from Simon Says Stamp… I love the shine of the envelopes included in the kit so I die-cut them using THIS die and used them as the background paper for all three cards. I added them to a piece of white card stock to add a bit of stability. Also, I used the small images in the stamp...

Rainbow Christmas Card

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back today with a colorful Christmas card… I started by stamping three ornaments using THIS stamp set. One on the left, one in the middle, and one on the right hand side. Then I stamped the same image multiple images on THIS masking paper. I cut them out and covered two of the ornaments to stamp an ornament in the center. I used the solid image from the stamp set...

Snowflake Gatefold Card

Howdy, crafty friends. Today’s card was so fun to make… I started by white heat embossing THIS snow background. I applied a couple of Distress Oxide Inks to THIS mat and sprayed the ink heavily with water. I laid the background in the ink and dried the first layer. I repeated the process and then sprayed heavily with THIS shimmer spritz to add some shine. I cut the background in half and adhered it...

Teacher Card

Hi there,  crafty friends. I’m back today with a teacher card… If you follow my blog at all, you know that I’m a big fan of teachers. They deserve to be spoiled and I created a card to do just that. My son’s kindergarten teacher is amazing and I want to remind her of that. I think a card is a great way to show appreciation. I started by stamping all of the sentiments...

Simon Says Stamp November 2018 Card Kit

Hello there, crafty friends. Today’s card features products from THIS new card kit from Simon Says Stamp… Fall is my favorite time of year and I just love the leaf images in THIS stamp set that is included in the kit. I used THIS stencil along with my MISTI to stamp out all the images in a wreath/circular pattern. I started with the large red flower and worked my way out, leaving room for...