Case Me A Christmas Card with Michelle Lupton

Hi, crafty friends. I am very honored to be teaming up with my friend Michelle Lupton today. She is CASEing one of my cards and I am CASEing one of hers for her Holiday Card Series. I love Michelle’s style and it was hard to choose just one card to case but I ended up CASEing THIS card of hers… I love that she added the focal points to a strip of ink blending. For...

Happy Mail Card

Hello, crafty friends. Who doesn’t love to receive a little happy mail!?… To create this card, I started by stamping the Raining Envelopes multiple times using white pigment ink on a kraft panel. I stamped the Mail’s Here image and colored it with Copic markers.  I used the coordinating die to cut it out. I stamped the Happy Mail sentiment and white heat embossed a sub sentiment on a black card stock strip underneath...

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  black 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...

Picket Fence Studios August 2019 Release

Hello, crafty friends. Picket Fence Studios has a new release HERE and I’ve created a couple projects using some of the new goodies. First up are some Halloween tags… I stamped THESE adorable little trick-or-treaters and colored them in using THESE markers. I used THESE coordinating dies to cut them out and adhered them to tags that I inked up with THIS stencil and THIS ink to create a spooky back drop. Each tag...

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...

Picket Fence Studios July 2019 Release

Hi there, crafty friends. The Picket Fence Studios July release is now available! I’m sharing two cards today created with some of the new products… For the first card, I started by stamping and coloring THIS cactus image. I used THIS coordinating die to cut it out. I created a pot for him to sit in out of THIS card stock and stamped a coordinating sentiment from the stamp set on the top. I...

Picket Fence June 2019 Release

Howdy, crafty friends. Picket Fence Studios has a new release HERE and I’ve used some of the products to create a couple of cards with a simple interactive element. For the first card… I stamped THIS fish image with a few different orange Distress Oxide inks. I used THIS coordinating die to cut out the image. For the background, I inked up a piece of THIS card stock with a variety of blue Distress...

Picket Fence Studios May 2019 Release + $100 Gift Certificate GIVEAWAY + Coupon Code

Howdy, crafty friends. Today’s cards feature new products from THIS new release from Picket Fence Studios. For the first card… I stamped the oh so cute bunny image from THIS stamp set and colored it with Copic Markers. I used THIS coordinating die to cut it out. I die-cut THIS single die repeatedly to create a background and used foam adhesive to adhere it to a white note card to add some dimension. I stamped...

Framing a Focal Image

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s card uses a coordinating die to frame an image.. I stamped THIS image on THIS card stock and added color with THESE watercolors. I did a few layers of colors, drying in between each. I added THIS to the eyes to make them stand out. I die-cut the coordinating die from another piece of the same card stock to create a frame for the image. I applied THIS ink...