Reveal Wheel Week-Day Five

Howdy, crafty friends. Every day this week I shared a new card created with THIS reveal wheel die from Lawn Fawn. Today is the last day. I’ve had so much fun sharing these cards and I hope you’ve enjoyed them too. In case you missed it… Click HERE to see Day One Click HERE for Day Two Click HERE for Day Three Click HERE for Day Four Today’s card shares a completely different way...

Photo Cards

Hi there. I’m back today sharing some cards I created for some of my crafty friends… Twice a year, my friends and I have a craft retreat where some of my favorite people around the world (we have some ladies who fly in from England!) come and spend the weekend crafting. It is so much fun that my local group of crafty friends like to get together in between those larger retreats and meet...

Simple Watercolor Cards

Hello. So I’ve been taking THIS class and learning so much. I made a couple of simple watercolor cards inspired by Laura Bassen‘s lesson on the second day of class… I used a variety of Distress Ink colors and  painted on stripes of color on to a piece of watercolor cardstock. I dried each stripe before moving on to the next color. I used THIS favorite sentiment set and heat embossed a greeting. I...

STAMPtember Exclusive Stamp Set

Hi there. Welcome. The STAMPtember fun continues over at Simon Says Stamp with the release of this exclusive stamp set and matching dies, that Mama Elephant designed… Skater Kids Stamp and Dies can be found HERE This stamp set is one of my favorites….ever. I love all the different options and that I will be able to make boy/teen cards with it. Here’s what I created… First, I used THIS and THIS as watercolors...

Mama Elephant week continues…

Welcome back to Day Four of Mama Elephant Week. Today’s card features THIS set…the same set I used for yesterday’s card. I wanted to keep it simple and do a quick card…. I just love when stamp sets have smaller images. I decided to take the small cluster of stars in the set and stamp them repeatedly in Picked Raspberry and Spiced Marmalade Distress Inks to create a background. When I got to the...

Mama Elephant Week-Day Three

Hi and welcome back to Mama Elephant week.  I used THIS stamp set for today’s card… This card was so fun to create….and quick! I started by making a pattern out of one of THESE ink cubes. I simply pressed the neon pink ink cube on to my paper repeatedly in a row, not taking much care to keep it straight because I wanted an artsy look. I LOVE the texture it gives..looks like...

Mama Elephant Week- Day Two

Hello. I’m back today with a card for Day Two of Mama Elephant Week. I have THREE cards to share with you all using THIS adorable stamp set along with THIS coordinating sentiment set… Cute little critters and cupcakes? Yes please! 🙂  For my first card… …I used THIS die and weaved some patterned paper from THIS pad through the slots to create a background. I used THIS die to create a scalloped border...

Mama Elephant Week- Day One

Hello friends! I just love Mama Elephant stamps and have been making so many cards with their products lately… so I decided to do a Mama Elephant week and share all my projects using their cute stamps. Today’s card uses THIS adorable set… I did some Copic coloring to the sweet girl image and did some die-cutting with THIS die. I embossed the background and found that the heart from THIS set works well inside...