Ink Blot Shop October 2021 Release

Howdy, crafty friends. Ink Blot Shop has a brand new release HERE and I’ve made a few projects with some of the new goodies. First up is the rainbow card… I started by stamping the Starry Sprinkle Background using white pigment ink on to a kraft panel. Next, I stamped the adorable rainbow image from the Giant Rainbow stamp set and cut it out. I used that piece to trace the outline shape on...

STAMPtember 2021 Whimsy Stamps Just Chicken In

Hello, crafty friends. It’s time for another STAMPtember collaborative stamp set. This time it’s from Whimsy Stamps… I started by cutting the Cloud Frame die from red and woodgrain cardstock. I die-cut the Repeating Circles Die from the center of the woodgrain piece and added a strip of patterned paper behind the openings. I adhered all of the pieces down to a white folding A2 sized note card. I stamped, Copic colored, and cut...

New Distress Color: Salvaged Patina

Hello, crafty friends. Tim Holtz recently revealed the new Distress color HERE and it has quickly become my favorite. It reminds me of the ocean (my happy place) so I’m sharing a couple of ocean themed cards today… For the first card… I started by applying white embossing paste through the Spring Boho Circle stencil. After it was dry, I sprayed Salvaged Patina Distress Stain on top heavily and then spritzed with water to...

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...

Geometric Circles Pizza Slimline Card

Hi there, crafty friends. Today, I’m sharing a different spin on THESE geometric builder circle dies… I thought one of them looked like pizza…maybe I was just hungry (lol)…so I stamped a small circle repeatedly from THIS stamp set to make it pepperoni pizza. I added a sentiment from THIS stamp set and adhered the circles to a background created with THIS stencil and THIS die. I added THIS to the pepperoni for some...

Heart Garden Card

Hello there, crafty friends. I’m back today with another scene card. They are one of my favorite types of cards to make… I stamped THIS background and did some ink blending on top with green and blue ink to create grass and sky. I colored the heart flowers with Copic markers and added a strip of grass die-cut along the bottom of the card. I rounded the two bottom corners and added THIS she...

Picket Fence Studios STAMPtember 2020 Collaboration

Howdy, crafty friends. Today’s STAMPtember collaboration stamp set is from Picket Fence Studios… I started by stamping the mixed drinks image and sentiment from THIS stamp set and coloring in the image with Copic Markers. I added THIS on top for some shine. I cut several black frames using THIS die-cut and adhered them together. I added a piece of acetate behind the top layer creating a window for the shaker card. I laid...

More Let’s Connect Release Inspiration

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back with a fun card using THIS new release… I stamped and colored THESE cute toilet paper images and used THESE dies to cut them out. I die-cut THIS repeating circles panel from black card stock and adhered a piece of pattern paper behind the openings. After adhering the images and sentiment in the openings, I adhered the panel to a card base that had THIS die-cut panel on the...

Simple Interactive Card

Hello, crafty friends. I have a simple interactive card to share today… I started by stamping THIS background stamp with THIS ink on THIS card stock. I die-cut THIS stitched square window out of the panel and the card base. I white heat embossed a sentiment from THIS stamp set inside the window and stamped, colored, and cut out the snail from the same stamp set. I adhered it to the inside of the...

Send Happiness Release-Chillin Gnomes

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card is a scene building card… I started by embossing THESE dies towards the bottom of the card panel using THIS embossing mat with my die-cutting machine. Instead of cutting the paper, it makes an impression. I blended some of THIS ink on the waves to make them a bit darker and stand out. I also added THIS for some shine. I die-cut a sand hill using THIS border die....