Meet Chilly & Freezy

Hello, crafty friends. Did you see what Simon Says Stamp is offering from Cyber Monday?… If you purchase $25 in Tim Holtz products, you receive a free limited edition exclusive Chilly & Freeze die set. No code needed! Isn’t it adorable!? I made this card with it… To create the card, I die-cut THIS die from the front of a smoke colored card base. I added a layer of THIS acetate between layers of...

DieCember Release Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new release. I have two cards to share today that are quick and easy to create and would be great for mass producing. I like to stretch the use of my dies and hot foil with them. I hot foiled THIS die with THIS glimmer foil on colored cardstock. I cut a mask from typing paper to cover the foiled...

DieCember Release 2022

Happy DieCember, crafty friends! If you’re unfamiliar with DieCember, it’s a month long party hosted by Simon Says Stamp celebrating dies and die-cutting. Today’s project features a few ways to use a die… I started by creating the background. I did some hot foiling on glossy black cardstock using THIS opaque white glimmer foil along with THIS cover plate die. I shared a previous video HERE that goes into more detail on hot foiling...

Warm Christmas Mini Slimline Card

Hello again, crafty friends. It’s cold here in Ohio so I thought I would share a warm Christmas scene card and daydream about the beach… I started by creating the background. I ink blended a mini slimline panel with three colors of Distress Oxide Inks and spritzed water on top to add some texture and interest. I stamped the wave image from THIS Warm Christmas stamp set using blue ink and then shifted the...

Joy to You and Yours Card Kit

Howdy, crafty friends. I used THIS new card kit to create today’s card… I cut the kit’s patterned papers down into four rectangles and adhered them together to cover a panel. I die-cut a circle from the center and from the front panel of a blue note card. I sandwiched a piece of vellum in between the note card and the patterned paper panel. I die-cut the Santa die from the kit from white...

Holiday Sparkle Release Blog Hop

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release. I have a card set to share that features a reveal window that can hold a gift card… VIDEO You can watch the video on how I created these cards HERE or click on the video below… I started by die-cutting THIS Reindeer Parts die using a variety of cardstocks. I cut the main portion from a...

Holiday Sparkle Release

Hello again, crafty friends. Today’s card features new products from THIS release by Simon Says Stamp… To create this card, I stamped THIS image on the top and bottom of an A2 sized white panel. I used THIS coordinating die to partially cut it out. I made sure the top plate of the die-cut machine ended right before the bottom line of the die. This allows it to cut the top part of the...

Slimline Halloween Card

Hello there, crafty friends. Happy Halloween! I thought I’d share a Halloween card today to celebrate… I started by ink blending a night scene using Distress Oxide inks on the front of a slimline card base. I spritzed THIS on top for some texture and shine. Next, I cut THIS pumpkin house and accessories from colored cardstock and the door from THIS woodgrain cardstock. I added ink to the edges of the die cuts...

New Distress Color: Lumberjack Plaid

Hello again, crafty friends. Today’s card feature the new Distress Color. Say hello to Lumberjack Plaid… The new color of Distress comes in a variety of mediums but today’s cards focused on the inks. Lumberjack Plaid is such a gorgeous red and I wanted to show you the side by side comparison of the Distress Ink (on the left) vs. the Distress Oxide Ink (on the right). To create the backgrounds, I applied the...

Five Crafty Products I Love

Hello again, crafty friends. I have a different type of post for you today. Today’s post features five crafty products that I love. VIDEO You can watch the video where I walk you through these products HERE or click on the video below… These are my tried and true staples that I’ve used for quite some time. These products are inexpensive and can elevate any card. I will be sharing card examples for each...