Sunny Vibes Release Inspiration

Hello, crafty friends. I have more inspiration using THIS release to share today… To create this card, I started by embossing THIS die on a kraft panel using THIS embossing mat in my die cut machine. Instead of cutting out the pattern, it makes an impression and gives dimension. I adhered THIS die cut on top and cut the excess off. I adhered it to an extra background that I created from THIS post...

Sunny Vibes Release

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card share features THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… To create this card, I started by applying yellow ink through THESE stencils on a white A2 piece of cardstock. I spritzed the background with THIS shimmer spritz to add some sparkle and shine. I stamped a sentiment from THIS stamp set and used THESE coordinating dies to cut it out. I adhered the sentiment along the bottom of the...

White Ink over Embossed Image

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s card was inspired by a card I taught at CREATE (back in April) in one of the make it and take it booths. If you are not familiar with CREATE, it’s an event hosted by Simon Says Stamp every year in Columbus, Ohio. It’s two days filled with creative fun. The card we taught had an embossed image that had some ink blending on top and finished off with...

New Distress Spritz Shimmer Sprays

Hi there, crafty friends. I have two cards to share today featuring THESE new Distress Spritz shimmer sprays… The Distress Spritz Set Of 12 Bundle by Tim Holtz is a collection of shimmer sprays that complement the Distress color palette. These spritzes contain a blend of pearlized pigments in a clear fluid base and are ideal for use on porous surfaces such as paper, canvas, and wood. Use them with various Distress products, such...

Sunny Smiles Card Kit

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s card features THIS new card kit… To create these cards, I started by embossing THESE Color Blend Panels with THIS embossing folder (all included in the kit). After adhering the panels to top folding white note cards. I stamped the sun image from THIS stamp set from the kit twice. One i yellow and one in orange. I fussy cut them out and adhered them to the embossed panels...

I Love You More Than Tacos Card

Hello there, crafty friends. It’s Taco Tuesday (something my son and I celebrate every week) so I have a Taco themed card to share today… To create this card, I started by stamping the images from THIS stamp set towards the bottom of the front panel of THIS mini slimline card base. Since I wanted some of the images to be behind other images, I did some masking. I started by stamping the images...

Embossing Folders + Gel Plates

Hello there, crafty friends. Today’s cards were inspired by the last day of THIS Embossing Folder class from Online Card Classes where Jennifer McGuire taught a lesson on embossing folders and gelli plates… I love this technique as it creates two cards from one technique. For each set of cards, I would ink up THIS gelli plate with Distress Oxide inks, press the embossing folder on top of the gelli plate into the ink...

Embossing on Die cuts

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s cards were inspired by day three of THIS Embossing Folder class from Online Card Classes where Yana Smakula shared embossing on die cuts… To create this card. I started by stamping THIS text background on a gray piece of cardstock and adhered it to a top folding note card. I cut a piece of green card stock with THIS die and then embossed it with THIS embossing folder. I ink...

Interactive Graduation Card

Hi, crafty friends. I have an interactive Graduation card to share today… To create this card, I applied blue ink through THIS stencil to create the background. Next, I cut the pieces from THIS die from blue cardstock and inserted the tabs through each slot that the die cuts. I adhered THESE balloons on top which I stamped with THIS ink and heat embossed with THIS powder. I adhered the arrow in place to...

Adding Ink to Embossing Folders + GIVEAWAY

Hello, crafty friend. Today’s cards were inspired by Day Two of THIS new Embossing Folder class from Online Card Classes… Jennifer McGuire shared how to add ink to embossing folders which I did on today’s card. To create this card, I started by applying blue Distress Oxide inks on the inside (raised side) of THIS embossing folder, spritzing it with water and laying a blue A2 panel on top and running it through my...