Ink Blot Shop New Release (May 2023)

Hey, crafty friends. There is a new release HERE from the Ink Blot Shop and it is super cute. I used a couple of the new background stamps to create these cards… I love creating one background and getting two cards from it! For the first cards… I white heat embossed THIS new background stamp on white cardstock. I added a few shades of pink and red Distress Oxide inks to a piece of...

Teacher Thank You Card

Hello, crafty friends. I can’t believe it but school is close to wrapping up for the year and I wanted to get a head start on teacher thank you cards… I started by stamping THIS background on a white A2 panel. I stamped images from THIS stamp set in the bubbles as well as THIS thanks sentiment. I white heat embossed the teacher sentiment on a black strip from THIS stamp set and adhered...

OCC Stenciled 2 Class

Howdy, crafty friends. I’m taking THIS Stenciled 2 class over at Online Card Classes and was inspired by the first day of class. Jennifer McGuire taught a lesson about rotating your stencils for a new look… For the first card… I applied pink ink through THIS Mermaid Scales stencil on a white A2 carstock panel. I flipped the stencil upside down and applied blue ink through the same stencil, creating a whole new look…...

Perfume Bottle Shaped Cards

Hi, crafty friends. I love creating shaped cards because they are something unexpected and out of the box. I have two shaped cards to share today featuring THIS perfume bottle die… I started by creating two alcohol ink panels. Once they were dry, I die cut them using THIS perfume die. I also cut four more panels from white cardstock. One to layer behind each alcohol ink panel and one for each card base....

Just For You Release

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features products from THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… I started by creating the background. I stamped THIS background using several colored inks. I did one ray at a time because this stamp is a peel apart stamp. You can also stamp it whole as one color, but I like the option of peeling apart the layers to get multiple colors. Next, I die cut it using one...

Coloring with Distress Watercolor Pencils

Hello, crafty friends. I have a bright and bold card to share today. I recently took THIS class by Jenn Shurkus and it has made me fall back in love with my Distress Watercolor Pencils… To create this card, I stamped THIS background with black pigment ink and then clear heat embossed it. I colored in the image with THESE Distress Watercolor Pencils. I colored heavy in one corner and then used a bit...

Be Creative Release Blog Hop

Howdy, crafty friends. I’m thrilled to be part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release. Today’s card share features an acrylic block background technique… VIDEO You can watch the video on this technique HERE or click on the video below… To create this card, I started by creating the background. I applied Distress Ink to THIS extra large acrylic block (that came with the Bubble Background Stamp), spritzed with water, and laid it...

Repeat Stamping Birthday Card

Hello there, crafty friends. I don’t know about you but I never seem to have enough Birthday cards on hand. However, I have one to share today that features Repeat Stamping… To create this card, I started by stamping THIS background three times to fill up the front of a slimline panel. I masked off the flames before stamping each time to allow them to be a different color than the candles. I used...

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...