All the Feels Release Blog Hop- Alcohol Lift Backgrounds

Hello, crafty friends. I’m thrilled to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new release. I have fallen back in love with my alcohol inks after watching THIS live with Tim Holtz. Man, he is an amazing teacher. I’m sharing several cards today featuring alcohol lift backgrounds. For all of the cards, I applied alcohol inks to Yupo paper. To do the alcohol lift technique, you ink up any stamp with alcohol lift...

Reverse Confetti March Release Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. I’m thrilled to announce that I will be joining the Reverse Confetti team during their blog hops to celebrate their new releases. I have four projects to share today featuring THIS new release… For the first card… I started by die-cutting the big flowers cover panel from a few different colors of card stock and inlaying the pieces to create a fun background. I stamped and colored the bunnies from the...

Hello Beautiful Release Blog Hop-Day 1

Hello, crafty friends. I’m thrilled to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new release. I have three cards to share today featuring my favorite stamp set from the release… I wanted to share several ways to use one stamp set. When I get a new stamp set and I’m not sure what creative direction I’m going in, I like to start by stamping all the images and using the coordinating dies to...

Love You and Love You, Too Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m so excited to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new release as well as THIS previous release. I’m sharing a card set featuring an easy way to add color to flower images… I started by ink blending through one of THESE stencil masks to create a rectangle of color. I used three different shades of Distress ink on each panel. I sprayed a few water drops on top...

DIEcember Release Blog Hop-Day 1

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m thrilled to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THESE new DIEcember products. I have two cards to share today… To create the first card… I die-cut thin strips using THIS die from THIS colored card stock. I covered a piece of white card stock with adhesive and laid the strips on top horizontally, covering the entire panel. I die-cut THIS die on top for a stitched border and...

Holly Jolly Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new release. I have two cards to share that have a peek-a-boo opening that holds a gift… For the first card… I laid out sentiments from THIS, THIS, and THIS stamp set on a gray A2 panel in my MISTI. I used THIS to help me align all of the stamps straight. I stamped all the sentiments at once using...

Make Merry Release Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. I’m thrilled to be a part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new release. I have two cards today that feature masking… For the first card… I white heat embossed THIS background and die-cut it using THIS square stitched die. I used THIS tape to mask off stripes and blended on shades of green Distress Oxide inks. I sprayed THIS heavily on top for some shine. Once it was dry, I...

Make Merry Release

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s project features products from THIS new release by Simon Says Stamp. I white heat embossed a sentiment and snowflakes from THIS stamp set on a 5×7 white card panel. I ink blended with different shades of blue Distress Oxide inks over top to create a night sky. The white heat embossing resists the ink. I sprayed it heavily with THIS for some shine. Next, I cut a grassy hill using...

Let’s Connect Release Blog Hop

ETA: This is my second post of the day. If you’re looking for the MISTI/Pinkfresh Blog Hop, click HERE.  Hi there, crafty friends. I’m honored to be part of this blog hop celebrating THIS new release… I started by stamping THIS background stamp on card panels created from THIS card stock using THIS ink. Next, I cut 4×4 squares of colored card stock and stamped the same background with coordinating ink for a tone...

MISTI & Pinkfresh Blog Hop

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of the MISTI & Pinkfresh Blog Hop. I have two cards to share today plus a MISTI tip. I created two background panels using blue and purple alcohol inks. After they were completely dry, I die-cut THIS die from both of them. I also cut several from white card stock. For the first card… I used the negative pieces to create a background. I adhered...