Teacher Note Card Set

Hello, crafty friends. School is back in session and I’ve got a teacher gift idea to share today. If you’ve followed my blog than you know how much I adore teachers and feel they deserve to be spoiled. I try to make/buy Aiden’s teachers a little something every month. This month I chose to do some personalized stationary… I started by creating card bases from THIS card stock. On the front panel, I rubbed...

Happy STAMPtember!

It’s finally here! Happy STAMPtember, crafty friends! If you’re unfamiliar with STAMPtember, it’s a month long stamping celebration hosted by Simon Says Stamp. This year is the 10th anniversary of STAMPtember and Heidi (the owner of Simon Says Stamp) and her team have lots of fun surprises in store. Speaking of Heidi, let’s kick off this party with some cards I created for her as a thank you for all she does for this...

5 Favorite Finishing Touches

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s post is a bit different than usual. I’m going to be highlighting five of my favorite finishing touches that I add to my cards. The card I am sharing today features all five… #1 Obsidian Black Ink I’ve been using THIS obsidian black ink for awhile now and I love it. It stamps crisp and is super dark. Since it’s a pigment ink, it’s perfect for heat embossing since it...

Teacher Coffee Card

Hello again, crafty friends. Since school is starting back up soon, I wanted to get a head start on my stash of teacher cards that I give out throughout the year… I started by die-cutting THIS coffee cup die from THIS card stock. I stamped the front with images from THIS new stamp set to create a background. I added a bit of coloring with a Copic marker and added THIS patterned paper to...

Simon Says Stamp Celebrate You Blog Hop- Day 2

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s project is part of a blog hop celebrating THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… For both cards, I stamped the adorable dog images from THIS stamp set on to pieces of THIS card stock. I chose that particular paper because I colored in the images with THESE markers and the color goes down great on that paper. I masked off the images and added a scene with Distress Oxide...

New Stamp Company: Crafts by theletterlingo

Hi there, crafty friends. There’s a new stamp company in town and it’s called The Letter Lingo. Michelle (the owner) reached out and asked if I would like to play with one of their new stamp sets. I happily agreed after seeing her adorable designs. I made two cards using THIS stamp set… I stamped, colored, and fussy cut THESE images and adhered them on one of THESE pockets. I stamped smaller images from...

Simple Party Favors for Kids

Howdy, crafty friends. Recently, my son celebrated his birthday and I decorated some bubbles to create some simple party favors for his classmates… I started by die-cutting some patterned papers using THIS banner die. I also die-cut some star tags that I stamped a party hat image from THIS stamp set as well as the sentiment. I tied both of the tags around the bubbles. Super simple. This is a great alternative to treats...

Simon Says Stamp March Card Kit Week-Day 4

Hi, crafty friends. Today is Day 4 of Card Kit Week. I just love THIS kit and have so much to share using it. In case you missed it… Click HERE for Day One Click HERE for Day Two Click HERE for Day Three For today’s project, I made a few St. Patrick’s Day tags… I die-cut THIS die from the patterned paper in the kit. I also cut it from THIS gold glitter...

Simon Says Stamp March Card Kit Week-Day 3

Howdy, crafty friends. I’n back with day three of March Card Kit Week and I have an interactive card to share using THIS kit… I die-cut THIS die from a piece of white card stock. I swiped the green ink from the kit on to a piece of 3×4 card stock and adhered it to the opening flap. I also added a strip of THIS card stock along the bottom. I stamped, colored, and...