Mini Slimline Encouragement Card

Howdy, crafty friends. Today’s card share features THIS layering stencil set from THIS new release… I started by applying ink through THESE stencils. I love how layering stencils can add so much dimension. I die-cut the piece using a mini slimline die. I stamped the envelope image from THIS stamp set and used THIS coordinating die to cut it out. I also cut it from the stenciled panel. I stamped a coordinating sentiment from...

Kisses Release

Hi there, crafty friends. I have two cards today featuring new products from THIS new release… To create these cards, I started by stamping THIS background. To get a multi color stamping, I removed each layer of the background stamp before stamping. I love to use these peel apart background stamps because you can keep it connected and stamp the whole thing in one stamping or peel apart layers to get multiple colors. Since...

New Distress Color: Lumberjack Plaid

Hello again, crafty friends. Today’s card feature the new Distress Color. Say hello to Lumberjack Plaid… The new color of Distress comes in a variety of mediums but today’s cards focused on the inks. Lumberjack Plaid is such a gorgeous red and I wanted to show you the side by side comparison of the Distress Ink (on the left) vs. the Distress Oxide Ink (on the right). To create the backgrounds, I applied the...

Case Me A Christmas Card With Michelle Lupton 2022

Hi there, crafty friends. I am very honored to be teaming up with my friend Michelle Lupton today. She is CASEing one of my cards and I am CASEing one of hers for her Case Me A Christmas Card Series. Click HERE to see the card I chose of hers to case. I loved how she let the stencil design fade off from the center. I did the exact same idea with THIS stencil and THESE...

STAMPtember 2022

Happy STAMPtember, crafty friends! If you are unfamiliar with STAMPtember, it’s a month long celebration of stamping and crafting. There is so much fun in store for this month but let’s start with a set of cards I created with THIS STAMPtember release by Simon Says Stamp… I couldn’t pick just one ornament from THIS stamp set so I made a card using all of them! I was inspired by THIS video by Jennifer...

My Favorite Stamp Set of all time + Ink Blot Shop Release

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s post is extra special. I am sharing my favorite stamp set of all time and it’s part of THIS new release from the Ink Blot Shop…. VIDEO I also have a very special guest that helped me create a video and today’s card. You can click HERE to watch or click on the video below… So first, let me explain how Aiden and I created the first batch of cards...

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...

Dream Big Release

Hi, crafty friends. Simon Says Stamp has a new release HERE and today’s card features one of the new stamp sets… I started by creating the background. I used THIS mask stencil on a panel of white card stock and ink blended several sunset sky colors inside the opening. Once the ink was dry, I stamped the images from THIS stamp set on top using black pigment ink. I created a black frame by...

SSS Let’s Chill Release Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release. I have two cards to share featuring THIS new stamp set… I started by creating the background with the Sunburst Die. I die-cut it three times from cardstock and once from vellum. I adhered them all together with the vellum piece on top. I applied yellow and orange ink on top of the vellum and made an impression...

Alcohol Ink Strips

Hello again, crafty friends. Last week, I shared some alcohol inked cards HERE and HERE and I had a lot of good leftover pieces left over… So, I cut them into strips… …and adhered them one on top of the other to create a background… I added an older Summer die-cut on top cut from holographic cardstock… I added a sentiment from an older stamp set (Vacation Time) and finished it off with some...