Autism Awareness Card Auction

Hello, crafty friends. I wanted to share something I’ve been working on recently… I’m hosting an Autism Awareness Card Auction in honor of my son (Aiden) who is on the spectrum. Here are some details about the auction… -The auction will take place on Friday, April 2nd at 9am Eastern over on the Autism Awareness Card Auction Instagram page -The auction will end on Monday, April 5th at 9am Eastern. -There are over 50...

Inspired by Jennifer McGuire & Share Handmade Kindness Facebook Group

Hello there, crafty friends. Today’s post is a bit different. I’m going to be sharing a project as usual, but I have a few other things to share as well so make sure to read on. First, I want to share a couple of card projects inspired by Jennifer McGuire. If you haven’t seen her video HERE, I highly suggest checking it out. It’s so fun and I loved the idea of a mini...

Customizable Card Set + New Release

Howdy, crafty friends. I have a fun card set to share today that features product from THIS new release… I love giving card sets as gifts and with Christmas just around the corner I decided to make my son’s teacher a card set. Instead of adding the sentiment to each card, I wanted to make it customizable to her needs. I will get to that in a bit but first, let me tell you...

Card Drive for Wild Hearts

Hello, crafty friends. I’m sharing a bunch of cards today that I created for the Wild Hearts Card Drive. Ricky Bromero is organizing this card drive in support of Wild Hearts, a non-profit organization in Chicago that assists dogs with mobility issues and their human families. You can find out all the details of the card drive HERE. I was able to make two batches of cards starting with Distress Oxide ink blended panels....

Card Sharing Notes

Hello there, crafty friends. Today’s project idea is all about sharing handmade kindness… I stamped the sentiments from THIS stamp set on post it notes. I chose to stamp in coordinating ink colors for a tone on tone look. I can add these to the inside of cards, write my message, and the recipient can choose to remove the note and send the card on to a loved one. I love the idea of...

You are Loved Card

Howdy, crafty friends. I shared a card a couple weeks ago on Instagram stories just for fun and I received a few questions so I thought I would share it here for all the details… I started by stamping THIS heart border on a rainbow assortment of card stock. I used THIS coordinating die to cut them out and adhered them down to a piece of kraft card stock that was cut down to...

First Responder Cards

Hello, crafty friends. I have a couple of cards to share today for first responders… I started by creating a gatefold card. I started with a 8.5 x 5.5 piece of white card stock and scored it at 2 1/4 inch from both sides. Next, I stamped THIS background stamp on a blue and red A2 panel in coordinating ink for a tone on tone look. I cut each piece in half and adhered...

Sunny Days Ahead Encouragement Card

Hello, crafty friends. You might want to put on your sunglasses, because I have a super bright encouragement card to share today. I started by stamping the background using THIS all time favorite background stamp on white card stock. I trimmed down the piece and added a yellow mat using paper from THIS paper pad. I adhered the whole strip to a top folding pink note card that I created using THIS card stock....

Cards for the Community

Hello there, crafty friends. I’m back today with more cards that I mass produced for workers in our community that are on the front lines (grocery store workers, delivery drivers, post office workers, etc.)… I started by die-cutting THIS heart several times from gray card stock as well as patterned papers and specialty papers. I created a base to adhere everything down to by tracing the inside of the heart die and cutting it...

Cards for Hospital Heroes

Hi, crafty friends. I hope you are doing well and staying safe. I wanted to create some cards for my sister-in-law and her fellow team of nurses at our local hospital. They are NICU nurses that hold a special place in my heart as they helped my son when he was a newborn. He was in the NICU for ten days after he was born. It was such a scary time and they took...