Valentine’s Day Card

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card share is one I made for my hubby for Valentine’s Day… THIS cute couple image from Rabbit Hole Designs was so fun to color. I colored it with Copic Markers to resemble us. For the background, I silver heat embossed THIS background image on to THIS watercolor card stock. I applied a variety of Distress Oxide inks to a piece of acetate and sprayed it with water. I laid...

Diecember Release Blog Hop-Day 1

Hello, crafty friends. I’m honored to be part of the Diecember Blog Hop in celebration of THIS new release and all things die-cutting. For the first card, I die-cut THIS new die from THIS card stock as well as THIS and THIS card stock for the paintbrush. For the paint palettes, I dipped the die-cut circles in a variety of Distress Oxide colors mixed with a bit of water. Since there was some ink...

Look for the Rainbows Card Kit

Howdy, crafty friends. THIS new card kit from Simon Says Stamp is now available and I created a shaker card with some of the contents… I started by embossing a piece of THIS card stock using the embossing folder included in the kit. I applied a rainbow of distress ink on to THIS work surface and sprayed water to create watercolor. I taped down the piece to a hard board using THIS tape. I painted...

Picket Fence Studios August 2019 Release

Hello, crafty friends. Picket Fence Studios has a new release HERE and I’ve created a couple projects using some of the new goodies. First up are some Halloween tags… I stamped THESE adorable little trick-or-treaters and colored them in using THESE markers. I used THESE coordinating dies to cut them out and adhered them to tags that I inked up with THIS stencil and THIS ink to create a spooky back drop. Each tag...

More Inspiration using the Believe in You Release

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back with even more inspiration using the new release from Simon Says Stamp, which you can find HERE. I created a set of birthday cards with THIS new stamp set. I’m a big fan of watercolor but struggle with it. I love the look of ink smooshing but wanted a more controlled look, so I applied the ink to a small acrylic block. I used a rainbow of Distress mini inks...

Simple Sentiment Window Card

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s card features a simple sentiment window… I started by applying THIS, THIS, and THIS Distress Oxide Inks using THESE brushes to a piece of THIS paper. I spritzed it with THIS sprayer and dried it with a heat gun. I stamped the large wildflower image from THIS stamp set along the bottom and stamped a coordinating sentiment from THIS stamp set above that. I die-cut the sentiment with one...

Birthday Week-Day 1

Hello, crafty friends. If you’re like me, you never have enough birthday cards on hand. I decided to make a bunch using THIS new release and share them all week long. Let’s kick off this party with two cards that feature a sentiment background… I like using multiple sentiments to create a text background. I laid out lots of birthday sentiments from THIS and THIS stamp set on a panel inside my MISTI. I...

Teacher Card

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card stretches the use of THIS alphabet die set… I really like alphabet sets because you can customize your sentiments or even use them on kid’s school projects. Instead of cutting apart the individual letters, I decided to keep the majority of them in tact and create a simple background. I ran the whole piece through my die-cut machine after inking up the panel with some Distress Oxide ink blending....

Rainbow Backgrounds

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s cards all have rainbow backgrounds… For the first card… I inked up THIS stencil with a rainbow of distress inks to create a colorful sky. I used THIS die to create a border around the panel. I stamped and colored the sun image from THIS stamp set and used THESE coordinating dies to cut it out. I added some of THIS on top of the balloon for some shine...

Coloring with Ink Smooshing

Howdy, crafty friends. Today’s card is super simple thanks to THIS product… THESE prints make it so easy to whip up a card. I chose a butterfly print that didn’t have a greeting. I’m not the best at coloring so I’m always looking for different ways to add color so I did some ink smooshing with a rainbow of Distress Oxide inks. I swiped the ink pad on a piece of recycled packaging, any...