Partial Embossed Note Card Set + Giveaway

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s cards were inspired by Day One of THIS new Embossing Folder class from Online Card Classes… Mindy Eggen shared some examples of partial embossing and I thought I would experiment with THIS glossy Color Blend Cardstock. I LOVE the results. I used THIS stamp set and THIS coordinating die set for all of the sentiments. For the first card… I used THIS embossing folder to emboss the bottom of the...

Smitten and Sweetheart Release Blog Hop- Day 1

Hey there, crafty friends. Today’s card set is part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release… To create this card set, I stared by stamping the three layers of THIS stamp set on a white A2 panel using three colors in the same ink family. I did this to create a monochromatic look for each card. Using that same stamp set, I stamped a different sentiment along the bottom of each card. I...

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...

Drop The Mic Card Set

Hello there, crafty friends. I’m always looking to have cards on hand to give out to family and friends celebrating their accomplishments… To create these cards, I stamped The layers of THIS stamp set with yellow and black ink on a panel cut with THIS die. I stamped a coordinating sentiment from the same stamp set underneath the main image. I cut a white cardstock panel the same size as the die cut panel...

Soda Can Cards

Hello, crafty friends. These soda can cards were so fun to make… To create these cards, I stamped THIS soda can image multiple times and colored them with Copic markers. I stamped the front of the can with the sentiments from the stamp set and used the coordinating die (included with the stamp set) to cut out the cans. I adhered them to backgrounds created with THIS stamp set and cut with THIS die....

Teacher Appreciation Cards

Hello again, crafty friends. I’m a huge fan of teachers and as the school year is winding down, I wanted to share a few teacher appreciation cards I created… To create these cards, I started by stamping THIS background with an ink that coordinates with the cardstock color for a tone on tone look. I stamped the image and sub sentiment from THIS stamp set on THIS banner. I cut THIS teacher word from...

Choosing Color Combos for Card Making + VIDEO

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s cards are all about how I choose color combos for my cards… VIDEO You can watch the video on how I created these cards HERE or click on the video below… To create these cards, I stamped and embossed THIS heart image several times. I did a couple with gold heat embossing, silver heat embossing, white heat embossing, and clear heat embossing over black pigment ink. I used THESE layering...

Coloring Stamps with Distress Watercolor Pencils

Hi, crafty friends. I have a card set to share today featuring coloring a stamp with Distress Watercolor Pencils and spritzing with water for a faux watercolor look… To create these cards, I started by spritzing the large butterfly image from THIS stamp set with water inside my MISTI. I used THESE Distress Watercolor Pencils to color the image. I was going for an “artsy” watercolor look so I spritzed the image again with...

4 Bar Thank You Cards

Hello, crafty friends. I was in need of thank you cards for an upcoming event so I mass produced some featuring 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 an  acrylic block , spritzed with water, and laid it down on a slimline panel. I put something...