Alcohol Ink Alloy Backgrounds

Hi there, crafty friends. I’ve been having so much fun playing with my alcohol inks again and I wanted to share some backgrounds I created incorporating the Alcohol Ink Alloys… So what are alcohol ink alloys?¬†Alloys are reflective metallic acid free inks specially formulated with unique metal powders to create intense metallic highlights when combined with Alcohol Inks and Alcohol Blending Solution on non-porous surfaces. I purchased these when they first hit the market...

All the Feels Release

Hello there, crafty friends. Simon has a new release HERE and my favorite stamp set from the release is the Front Porch stamp set along with the add-on stamp sets. I love the uniqueness of the stamp set and decided to make a few scene cards to show you some of the possibilities… For the first card… I used the Front Porch set along with the Front Porch Doormat Sayings to create a spring...

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...

Concord & 9th Be Mine Mini Card Set

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m back today with a mini note card set that would be perfect for Valentine’s Day… I started by making all the kraft mini note cards. They measure 2.75 x 3.75. I dry embossed THIS frame die on the front of each note card using an embossing mat with my die-cut machine. I stamped and colored THIS adorable images and used THESE coordinating dies to cut them out. I attached...

Inspired by Jennifer McGuire & Share Handmade Kindness Facebook Group

Hello there, crafty friends. Today’s post is a bit different. I’m going to be sharing a project as usual, but I have a few other things to share as well so make sure to read on. First, I want to share a couple of card projects inspired by Jennifer McGuire. If you haven’t seen her video HERE, I highly suggest checking it out. It’s so fun and I loved the idea of a mini...

One Layer Cards

Hello, crafty friends. I have a few one layer cards to share today… When THIS stamp set hit the market, it stole my heart. Such a sweet image. I finally got a chance to play with it and created multiple cards with a simple design. First, I stamped the image on a top folding white note card. I colored it with Copic markers and then stamped the image on some of THIS masking paper....

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...

Interactive Gift Card Holders

Hi, crafty friends. Anyone else still creating Christmas cards/gifts and doing last minute Holiday shopping!? Every year I say that I am going to be ready early but it never happens. LOL I’m giving out lots of gift cards this year and wanted to share a fun way to present them so I created some interactive gift card holders… I started by creating the presents. I created card bases that were 3.75 x 5...

Simple Christmas Cards

Hello, crafty friends. I have a set of simple Christmas cards to share today… To create these cards, I started with a bunch of backgrounds that were piling up in my drawer…. I usually make more than one background when creating a card so I have a lot of extras on hand and wanted to put them to use. I die-cut THIS die from several pieces of white card stock and stamped a sentiment...

Customizable Card Set + New Release

Howdy, crafty friends. I have a fun card set to share today that features product from THIS new release… I love giving card sets as gifts and with Christmas just around the corner I decided to make my son’s teacher a card set. Instead of adding the sentiment to each card, I wanted to make it customizable to her needs. I will get to that in a bit but first, let me tell you...