Easter Card

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back today with an Easter card that features set back stamping using coordinating dies to create a frame around an image… I stamped the iris flower image from THIS stamp set on two white card stock panels. I inked up the solid stamps from the set to add color to one of the panels along with some Copic Marker coloring. The other panel is just for placement of the window...

Gel Press Backgrounds

Hello there, crafty friends. I recently watched THIS gel press video by Jennifer McGuire and I am hooked. I had so much fun creating backgrounds with my gel press and my MISTI. For the first card, I inked up the gel press with pink and orange inks to create a colored background. I layered the background by inking up the gel press and stamping on top of stencils that I laid on top of...

Reverse Confetti March Release Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. I’m thrilled to announce that I will be joining the Reverse Confetti team during their blog hops to celebrate their new releases. I have four projects to share today featuring THIS new release… For the first card… I started by die-cutting the big flowers cover panel from a few different colors of card stock and inlaying the pieces to create a fun background. I stamped and colored the bunnies from the...

Interactive Easter Card

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back today with more inspiration using THIS new release. I started by stamping two kraft panels using THIS text background with clear ink. I used THIS interactive die to die-cut all the interactive elements to the card. I highly recommend watching THIS video when assembling all the pieces. It makes it so easy. I die-cut several of THESE carrots and added a bit of ink to the green and orange...

Lucky to Know You Release Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. I’m honored to be part of the Lucky to Know You Release Blog Hop. I have a couple of treat bags to share featuring THIS new stamp, that happens to be my favorite from the entire release… I started by cutting THIS treat bag from colored card stock. I also cut it using some patterned papers and adhered it to the front and back of the bag. I stamped and colored...

Easter Candy Tag

Howdy, crafty friends. Recently, I shared THESE valentine treat tags and they were so fun to create that I thought I’d share an Easter version too… I started by die-cutting a tag from THIS die set using patterned paper. I stamped a sentiment from THIS stamp set along the bottom and die-cut the center with one of THESE dies for THIS plastic candy pouch to fit in. I also used one of the dies...

Full Stamp Set Background

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features a fun background technique…   First, I die-cut THIS gorgeous cross several times form THIS wood grain card stock. I adhered the layers together to give dimension. For the background, I stamped THIS entire stamp set. I love text backgrounds and this is a fast and easy way to get that look. I temporary adhered the entire set to the door of my MISTI and white heat embossed...

Fresh Bloom Release Blog Hop-Day 2

Hello, crafty friends. I’m so excited to be part of the blog hop today celebrating THIS new release. I have three cards to share… First, how cute are THESE bunnies!? I stamped and colored three of the images and used THESE coordinating dies to cut them out. There are some great coordinating sentiments in that set as well that I white heat embossed on each card. I’m always trying to find ways to stretch...

More Fresh Bloom Release Inspiration

Howdy, crafty friends. I thought I would share more inspiration using THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… I stamped and colored the cute images from THIS new stamp set and used THESE coordinating dies to cut them out. I adhered them to 4 bar sized cards and stamped the background with THESE stamps. I stamped the sentiment in THESE speech bubbles. Here’s a closer look… I like to use the coordinating die to...