Honey Bee STAMPtember 2020 Collaboration

Happy Friday, crafty friends. Today’s STAMPtember collaboration stamp set is from Honey Bee Stamps… I white heat embossed the large circle image and a sentiment from THIS stamp set and applied Distress Oxide inks on top with THESE blender brushes. The heat embossing resists the color. I also sprayed on some water with THIS for some texture. Crackling Campfire is the newest Distress Oxide ink and I love how it pairs with Fossilized Amber...

Altenew STAMPtember 2020 Collaboration

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s STAMPtember collaboration set is from Altenew…. I white heat embossed the flower image from THIS stamp set on each corner of a white card panel. I applied Distress Oxide Inks on top and spritzed on some of THIS for some texture and shine. I also white heat embossed a few sentiments from the same stamp set on black card stock and cut them into strips. I used THIS t-ruler to...

Sunny Smiles Slimline

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back today with a little sunshine using THIS new release… I started by embossing THIS die with THIS mat in my die-cut machine three times on a slimline panel that was cut using THIS die. I lined up THESE stencilsĀ on top of the embossed sun image, lined it up, and inked over it using all four stencils. Next, I applied ink through THIS stencil to create a cloud background. I...

Stencil Week-Day 3

Hello, crafty friends. Welcome back to Stencil Week. Today’s idea is to dry emboss with a stencil to create a background…. I used some of THIS metallic paper and ran it through my die-cut machine with THIS embossing pad. It presses the pattern into the paper. You can do this with any type of paper, I just chose metallic paper for something different and I love the shine. I wanted to keep the embossing...

More Diecember Inspiration + Quick Crafty Tip

Hello again, crafty friends. I have another card to share featuring some Diecember goodies as well as a quick crafty tip (more on that later). Today’s card is super bright so you may need some sunglasses… To create the background, I dry embossed THIS new die using THIS embossing mat in my die-cut machine. Instead of cutting, it leaves an impression. I inked up the entire panel with a few yellow distress inks and...

Picket Fence Studios + WOW! Embossing Collaboration Blog Hop

  Hi, crafty friends. Today’s blog post is part of a fun blog hop with WOW and Picket Fence Studios. To create this card, I started by stamping and coloring the fox image from THIS stamp set. I used THIS coordinating die to cut it out. I stamped the tree trunk and cut it out as well as a grassy hill from THIS die. For the background, I blended blue and purple Distress Oxide...

Simon Says Stamp Celebrate You Release

Hello, crafty friends. I’m sharing a couple cards today featuring products from THIS new release. For both cards, I dry embossed THESE dies to create a background. I stamped, colored, and cut outĀ THESE images. I stamped a sentiment from the stamp stamp set in the center and added some of THESE and THESE drops along with some hearts from THIS die. I added some of THIS on top of the hearts from some shine...

One Layer Embossed Backgrounds + May Card Kit

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s cards feature some products from THIS new card kit from Simon Says Stamp. I wanted to create a one layer card so I heat embossed the images in THIS stamp set that is included in the kit on to the kit’s card stock, creating a background. I included the sentiment on the panel as well as the dots image from THIS stamp set to finish off the design. Since the...

Mass Producing Cards

Hello, crafty friends. A Ronald McDonald House recently reached out asking if I could create a bunch of cards for the families who lost a child. I decided to mass produce some thinking of you cards and share some tips for creating several cards at once… My first tip is to start with a design that you can possibly get more than one card from. For these cards… I knew die-cutting the rainbow and...