New Distress Color: Villainous Potion

Hello, crafty friends. Tim Holtz just released a new Distress Color….Villainous Potion. It’s such a nice addition to the Distress line. I immediately thought of Halloween when I saw it… I started by covering a piece of white cardstock with the Distress Ink. Once dry, I applied VersaMark ink through the Just Batty stencil and applied the Villainous Potion Embossing Glaze on top and heat set it. I flicked on white gesso as well...

More Peace on Earth Release Inspiration

Howdy, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration from THIS new release. Today’s card was inspired by Jennifer McGuire’s Stamped Edge Technique video HERE. I started by covering a side folding note card with kraft card stock. I stamped the pumpkin border image from the Let the Gourd Times Roll stamp set and used the coordinating die to partially cut it out. To do a partial die-cut, you need to half the image hanging...

Too Cute To Spook Halloween Card

Howdy, crafty friends. I’m still on a Halloween card making kick… To create this card, I started by applying ink through a dot stencil using white pigment ink on kraft card stock. I die-cut a grass border to put along the bottom and ground the scene. I stamped, cut, and colored the images from the Too Cute To Spook stamp set and adhered them down to the background. I used a action wobbler on...

Halloween Slimline Card

Hello, crafty friends. I have a spooky slimline card to share today… I started by stamping and Copic coloring the images from the Toil and Trouble stamp set. I used the coordinating dies to cut them out and stamped a sentiment from the Too Cute To Spook stamp set on the cauldron. I cut a slimline panel from the Slim Diagonal Stitched Die and inked up some clouds using Distress Oxide ink and some...

Limited Edition 2021 Halloween Card Kit

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card share features the stamp set included in the Limited Edition Halloween Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp… I started by cutting the Mini Slimline Windows die from the center of a black slimline panel. I stamped and Copic colored the images from the Boo Day stamp set. I used the coordinating dies to cut them out. I also die-cut the Boo Word and Shadow die from white and orange...

STAMPtember 2021-Halloween Gnomies

Hello, crafty friends. I’m continuing the STAMPtember party and sharing a card featuring the Halloween Gnomies stamp set and coordinating dies (linked at the bottom of this blog post)… To create this card, I die-cut the Box Card Die from black card stock. I adhered the pieces to a back panel that I ink blended on to create a night sky. I spritzed a bit of water on top for some added texture. The...

Hero Kids Monster Kit Release Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back today with a project I did with my son (Aiden) featuring THIS new Hero Kids Monster Kit… Aiden and I decided to make Halloween gift bags for his classmates. We started by decorating the monster die-cuts in the kit to create tags for the gift bags. The kit includes markers but Aiden wanted to paint, so he did some marble painting. To do marble painting, temporarily adhere the paper...

Halloween Envelope Treat Sacks

Hello there, crafty friends. I decided to continue the STAMPtember celebration with more inspiration using THIS new release… I make a lot of treat bags during the Holidays and wanted to share an idea with something that we all likely have on hand…envelopes. Simply fill with treats and they make a great treat sack! The first envelope is a long, slimline envelope… I started by white heat embossing a sentiment from THIS stamp set...

Interactive Halloween Cards

Hi, crafty friends. I’m sharing a couple of interactive Halloween cards that I created for my son’s teachers… I started by die-cutting THIS sliding window die out of a patterned paper panel. I adhered a 3.5 x 5 piece of ┬áblack card stock to the bottom inside of the moving window and adhered a circle die to the top with a “pull here” sentiment from THIS stamp set. I added foam tape to the...

Tim Holtz STAMPtember 2019 Collaboration

Hello, crafty friends. I’m a big Tim Holtz fan. His products always inspire me so I was excited to get to play with THIS exclusive collaboration stamp and stencil set for STAMPtember. How fun is THIS stamp set!? THIS stencil that is bundled with it is a must have and I used it on all of today’s projects. For the first card… I started by stamping and then coloring the image with THESE markers....