Hot Foiling on Alcohol Inked Panels

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s cards feature hot foiling on alcohol inked panels… I started by creating the alcohol ink backgrounds. I applied rubbing alcohol on Yupo paper and then dropped on different shades of pink, red, and orange alcohol inks. After the panel was covered with ink, I applied rubbing alcohol to another piece of Yupo paper and laid it on top of the first inked panel. I slid them apart creating a...

Father’s Day Cards

Hi, crafty friends. I have a trio of super simple Father’s Day Cards to share using new products from THIS new Ink Blot Shop Release… To create these cards, I stamped several sentiments from the Hey Dude stamp set. I used THIS alignment guide to help keep them straight. I stamped all of the sentiments on an A2 panel of gray, blue, and green cardstock using coordinating ink for a tone on tone look. Once...

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...

Hot Foiling on Black Glossy Cardstock + Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release. I have a card set to share that features hot foiling on black glossy cardstock… Now I am late to the hot foiling party and just started doing hot foiling on my projects and absolutely love it. I’ve been mainly using white paper for all my foiling and wanted to switch it up so I tried it on...

Brushed Flowers Card Kit

Hello again, crafty friends. Today’s cards feature THIS new card kit from Simon Says Stamp… I decided to keep these cards super simple and just do some basic stamping. This is great to do with solid image stamps because it will fill up a card nicely. I stamped the floral images from the Brushed Flowers Stamp Set (included in the kit) using the kit’s mini ink cube colors. These ink cube colors are gorgeous...

Hot Foil Thank You Card Set

Hello, crafty friends. So, I finally decided to jump on the Hot Foil Bandwagon and I’m so glad I did. It’s so fun.. With any new product/technique, there is a bit of a learning curve. If you are starting out, I highly suggest watching THIS video by Yana Smakula. She shares great tips and tricks for any beginner and it really helped me. I used the Heart Grid Hot Foil Plate along with several...

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...

Hello, Gorgeous Release Blog Hop

Hello there, crafty friends. I’m thrilled to be part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release. I have a card set to share that features pre printed sentiment strip backgrounds… I’m a big fan of the pre printed sentiments from Simon Says Stamp. They are intended to cut apart and use the sentiments individually, but I decided to keep the panel whole and use as a background. VIDEO I’m excited to bring more...

Positive and Negative Foiling Card Set

Hi there, crafty friends. I have a card set to share that uses the positive and negative pieces while foiling… To create these cards, I started by laying pieces of the Mystic Rainbow Foil on top of the Rainbows Galore Toner Card Fronts, placing them inside a piece of parchment paper, and running them through my hot laminator… A closer look… Once I peeled off the foil when they came out of the laminator,...

Season of Sentiments Card Kit

Hi, crafty friends. I have a card set to share today that features the February Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp… I started by stamping the large floral image from the Orchid Rose Bouquet Stamp set on six pieces of Concord & 9th cardstock panels. I used the coordinating ink color and stamped it repeatedly to get a darker image. I adhered the pieces to a top folding, white notecard and rounded the two...