STAMPtember 2022 Tim Holtz Collaboration

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s STAMPtember collaboration stamp set is THIS one from Tim Holtz… I started by stamping the main image and sentiment from THIS stamp set with black pigment ink and clear heat embossing it for some shine. I masked off the Santa scene and ink blended the night sky. Once it was dry, I masked off the sentiment area and applied white pigment ink over the ink blended sky to create...

STAMPtember 2022 Avery Elle Collaboration

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s STAMPtember collaboration stamp set is THIS one from Avery Elle. I started by die-cutting THIS oval die from the center of a white card stock panel. I inked up the outer portion of the frame with a rainbow of ink colors. I stamped the reindeer image from THIS stamp set in the center of the front card panel and colored it in with Copic Markers. I added some crystal glaze...

STAMPtember 2022 Mama Elephant Collaboration

Hello there, crafty friends. Today’s STAMPtember collaboration stamp set is THIS one by Mama Elephant… To create this card, I die-cut a frame from kraft and white card stock. On the white card stock pieces, I stamped the images from THIS stamp set and colored them with Copic Markers. I rubbed the edges of a white note card with the same blue ink that I stamped the snowflakes with so it would match perfectly....

STAMPtember 2022 Brutus Monroe Collaboration

Hello again, crafty friends. Today’s STAMPtember stamp set collaboration is THIS one by Brutus Monroe. I used it to create two cards… For the first card… I stamped and Copic colored THIS stamp set and used THESE coordinating dies to cut them out. I die-cut THIS die and created a card base from it using white card stock. I masked off a square on the front panel and ink blended green and blue for...

STAMPtember 2022

Happy STAMPtember, crafty friends! If you are unfamiliar with STAMPtember, it’s a month long celebration of stamping and crafting. There is so much fun in store for this month but let’s start with a set of cards I created with THIS STAMPtember release by Simon Says Stamp… I couldn’t pick just one ornament from THIS stamp set so I made a card using all of them! I was inspired by THIS video by Jennifer...

Christmas Gatefold Cards

Hello, crafty friends. I’m always looking for ways to make gift cards more special. Today, I have four gatefold cards to share that also hold gift cards…For the main die-cuts, I used the November My Monthly Hero Card Kit. It sold out fast but you could substitute those for another die-cut image or even a stamped piece. Today’s focus is more about the design. To create these cards, I created four gate fold card...

Diecember 2021 Release Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m so honored to be a part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new Diecember release. I have two card examples to share today featuring a fun repeating and layering die-cut technique. For the first card… I die-cut the Circle Rings Medallion die nine times from navy cardstock. I started in the middle and adhered two next to each other to fill in the center section. I built upon that and...

Christmas Cards For Crafty Friends

Hi there! I wanted to share a few Christmas cards I made for some of my crafty friends… I die-cut several A2 white panels using the Stitched Rectangles Die.I die-cut the Confetti Cuts Tree die from the center and from patterned paper. I adhered the panels and die-cut patterned paper pieces to a top folding note card created from Doll Pink cardstock. I stamped the sentiment using the Tiny Words Christmas stamp set as...

Embossing Folder Faux Watercolor Background

Hi, crafty friends. THIS recent release from Simon Says Stamp has some fantastic embossing folders in it. I used the Delicate Pine Branches folder on today’s card… To create the background, I applied a few green Distress Oxide inks to one side of the embossing folder (not the raised side, the one with the grooves) and spritzed it with shimmer spritz. I laid the cardstock inside and ran it through my die-cut machine creating...