Joseph’s Coat Technique

Hi, crafty friends. I’ve been loving the Spring Card Camp 2022 class from Online Card Classes. I have another card to share today inspired by Day Two’s Joseph’s Coat Technique… I die-cut a slimline card panel from white card stock using the Slimline Nested Rectangles dies and ink blended the panel using a rainbow of Distress Oxide Inks. I applied Black Soot Distress Oxide Ink through the XL Rose Boquet Stencil on top of...

Spring Card Camp 2022 Class Day One

Hello again, crafty friends. I’ve been having so much fun taking THIS Spring Card Camp 2022 class from Online Card Classes and I wanted to share a couple of cards I created inspired by Day One of class… To create these cards, I covered an A2 white cardstock panel with a variety of blue Distress Oxide Inks. After the piece was completely dry, I clear heat embossed the Wavy Circles background on top. I...

Happiest Wishes Card Kit

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card showcases THIS new card kit from Simon Says Stamp. To create this card, I started by die-cutting the 3-D card die twice from Sea Glass Cardstock. I stenciled on clouds using white pigment ink with the Clouds for Days stencil and stamped a sentiment from the kit’s stamp set. I stamped the adorable critters from the same stamp set on a 2 3/4 x 5 1/2 white panel and...

Peekaboo Cards + Yay You Release Blog Hop

Hello there, crafty friends. Today’s cards are part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp.. For these cards, I wanted to do a Peekaboo effect where the majority of the design is on the inside of the card instead of the outside. I wanted to keep the outside pretty simple and only reveal a small window of design. That way, the inside would be a surprise for the recipient....

Yay You Release

Hello, crafty friends. Simon Says Stamp has a new release HERE and I’m featuring some of the new products on today’s card… I love creating these Basic Box Cards. I recently dedicated a whole week of Box Cards on my blog HERE. To create the box, I cut two of the main die in the Basic Box Card die from light green cardstock. I applied strong double sided tape on the hinges of each...

Repeat Die Cutting

Hello again, crafty friends. Today’s card features repeat die cutting to create a background… To create this card, I die-cut the Stained Glass Bird die four times from a white A2 cardstock panel. I left three of the birds all white. For the fourth opening, I removed all the white pieces and used the Stained Glass bird stencil to do some ink blending on the card base behind the die-cut panel. I die-cut the...

Hot Foiling on White Glossy Cardstock

Hello, crafty friends. Recently, I shared a card set where I did hot foiling on black glossy cardstock. You can see those cards HERE. I love how they turned out so I decided to try it on white glossy cardstock… To create these cards, I hot foiled the Eucalyptus Hot Foil Plate with silver and gold glimmer foil on white glossy cardstock pieces. I cut the panel larger than what I needed and used...

5×7 Teacher Card

Hello again, crafty friends. I have a teacher card to share today since the end of the school year is quickly approaching… To create this card, I started by inking up each layer of the Layering Alphas Alphabet Stencil. I put the corner of each stencil in the corner of the Stencil mat to line each layer up easily. I trimmed down the piece to a 5×7 background and adhered it to a 5×7...

Background Strips Thank You Card Set

Hello, crafty friends. I have a thank you card set to share today… I started by stamping the Delicate Floral Background on five different colors of cardstock using ink that coordinated with each color. I cut each piece down in one inch strips and adhered them to A2 white panels making sure each color strip lined up to complete the background pattern. I added small strips of black glossy cardstock to the top and...

Second Generation Stamping Backgrounds

Howdy, crafty friends. I love when one technique turns into multiple backgrounds and I wanted to share two cards I created from second generation stamping… Recently, I shared THESE cards with THIS video where I shared how you can get another background by stamping a second time. The first generation of stamping was bright and bold. These second prints were much softer. I die-cut the prints using the Stitched Rectangle die. I thought it...