Hot Foiling on White Glossy Cardstock

Hello, crafty friends. Recently, I shared a card set where I did hot foiling on black glossy cardstock. You can see those cards HERE. I love how they turned out so I decided to try it on white glossy cardstock… To create these cards, I hot foiled the Eucalyptus Hot Foil Plate with silver and gold glimmer foil on white glossy cardstock pieces. I cut the panel larger than what I needed and used...

5×7 Teacher Card

Hello again, crafty friends. I have a teacher card to share today since the end of the school year is quickly approaching… To create this card, I started by inking up each layer of the Layering Alphas Alphabet Stencil. I put the corner of each stencil in the corner of the Stencil mat to line each layer up easily. I trimmed down the piece to a 5×7 background and adhered it to a 5×7...

Background Strips Thank You Card Set

Hello, crafty friends. I have a thank you card set to share today… I started by stamping the Delicate Floral Background on five different colors of cardstock using ink that coordinated with each color. I cut each piece down in one inch strips and adhered them to A2 white panels making sure each color strip lined up to complete the background pattern. I added small strips of black glossy cardstock to the top and...

Second Generation Stamping Backgrounds

Howdy, crafty friends. I love when one technique turns into multiple backgrounds and I wanted to share two cards I created from second generation stamping… Recently, I shared THESE cards with THIS video where I shared how you can get another background by stamping a second time. The first generation of stamping was bright and bold. These second prints were much softer. I die-cut the prints using the Stitched Rectangle die. I thought it...

Adding Color to Background Stamps with Karin Brushmarkers

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s cards are all about adding color to Background Stamps. I’m also featuring some new products from THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp.  VIDEO You can watch the video on how I created these cards HERE or click on the video below… Recently, I purchased a set of Karin BrushMarkers and have been experimenting with them. I am loving how intense the color is even after adding water and they have...

Spring Slimline Card

Hello, crafty friends. I have a spring themed slimline card to share today… I started by stamping a couple of yellow birds from the Sweet Birds stamp set. I find it helpful to die-cut the coordinating die from white cardstock and stamp on that to make it easier to align the images. I also stamped a couple of tree limbs from the same stamp set as well as some flowers from the Blooming Circle...

Folk Art Flowers Card Set

Hi there, crafty friends. I have more inspiration to share using THIS new release. I’ve been working on creating Thank You card sets to give to my son’s teachers during Teacher Appreciation week and have a set to share today… Let’s start with the backgrounds. I started by popping out the pieces that are cut from the Folk Art Flowers Background Stamp. I set them aside in the order that they came off so...

Marble Painting + New Distress Color

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s cards showcases the new distress color and features a fun technique… Say hello to Saltwater Taffy. It’s such a happy color and a great addition to the Distress line. Just like with any of the new Distress colors, Saltwater Taffy comes in a variety of mediums. There is the Distress Ink pad and the refill, The Distress Oxide ink pad and the refill, the distress spray stain, the distress...

Ink Blot Shop Release-February 2022

Hello, crafty friends. I have several cards to share today featuring THIS new release from The Ink Blot Shop. The first card is a slimline card featuring the new Little Notes stamp set… To create this card, I stamped three of the note images and stamped sentiments on them from the Little Notes stamp set. I added a few accents to stamp around the sentiments with colored ink and fussy cut the notes out....

Stencil Set Cards + Good Luck Charm Release Blog Hop

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m thrilled to be part of THIS Blog Hop Celebrating THIS new release. I have three cards to share featuring stencil sets… VIDEO I’m excited to bring more video content in 2022. You can watch the video on how I created these cards HERE or click on the video below… For the first card, I applied ink through the Interlocking Circles stencil set. I die-cut the arched dome die from...