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...

Alcohol Ink Lift Technique

Hello, crafty friends. Happy New Year. I have two cards to share today that came from one Alcohol Lift technique. To create these cards, I started by applying blue alcohol ink to a piece of THIS Yupo paper. Once dry, I stamped it with THIS background stamp using THIS alcohol lift ink. After each stamping, I made sure to wipe in circular motions to intensify the image. I also stamped off the ink on...

Smitten Release Inspiration

Hi, crafty friends. I have more inspiration to share using THIS new release… To create this card, I started by cutting THIS die from THIS and THIS glossy cardstock. I adhered the strips on the front of a top folding note card and rounded the two bottom corners with a corner rounder. I cut THIS die from pink cardstock and black glossy cardstock a few times, adhered them together for dimension and adhered them...

December 2023 My Monthly Hero Release Blog Hop

Hello again, crafty friends. I have two cards to share today featuring new products from Hero Arts as part of THIS Blog Hop. Before we get to the projects, let’s take a look at the kits available… CLASSIC KIT: CLASSIC KIT CONTENTS • XL Alphabet Clear Stamp Set, 8″ x 10″ • Alphabet Cover Plate Die • 10 Pack of Watercolor Pencils • 6 Sheets of Luxe White Watercolor Paper, 8.5″ x 11″ •...

DieCember 2023 Release Blog Hop-Day 1

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card set is part of THIS fun blog hop celebrating THIS new release. My card set features hot foiling using regular dies… Did you know you do not need Hot Foil Plates to hot foil? You can do the same process with regular dies! To create these cards, I started by hot foiling THIS background die on three colors of cardstock. I also hot foiled THIS cozy wishes die on...

Warm Wishes Shaker Card

Hi there, crafty friends. I have a shaker card to share today using a few Ink Blot Shop products… To create this card, I started by white heat embossing THIS background stamp on white cardstock. I ink blended three blue Distress Oxide inks on top creating an ombre effect. I die cut five rectangle fames and adhered them together sandwiching a piece of acetate under the first rectangle layer. Before adhering the piece down...

Peace Card

Hi, crafty friends. I have a Holiday card to share… To create this card, I stamped the images from THIS stamp set and used THESE coordinating dies to cut them out. I adhered them to a background that I embossed with THIS background die and THIS embossing mat in my die cut machine. I love the texture it adds to a plain white background… I added a strip of cardstock under the images that...

All the Joy Release Inspiration

Howdy, crafty friends. I have more inspiration to share from THIS new release. Today’s card set is all about inlaid die cutting… To create these cards, I die cut THIS die from four colors of cardstock. I stamped the main pieces of each with THIS text die with a coordinating color to add some interest. I adhered those main pieces down on a white note card and then adhered the remaining pieces in each...

All the Joy Release

Hello again, crafty friends. Today’s card features products from THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… To create this card, I applied ink through THESE stencils to create a striped background and used THIS die to cut it out. I added a red mat cut with THIS die behind it as well as a silver matte. I adhered the entire piece to a top folding white note card. I die cut THIS die from...

Cozy Autumn Hugs Card Kit Inspiration

Hello there, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration using THIS card kit from Simon Says Stamp… To create this card, I applied Distress Oxide ink through the kit’s layering stencils to create a fall frame on a piece of light pink cardstock. For the second layer, I applied THIS texture paste to add some dimension. I gold heat embossed the sentiment from the kit’s stamp set in the center. I adhered down the...