One Layer Cards

Hello, crafty friends. I have a few one layer cards to share today… When THIS stamp set hit the market, it stole my heart. Such a sweet image. I finally got a chance to play with it and created multiple cards with a simple design. First, I stamped the image on a top folding white note card. I colored it with Copic markers and then stamped the image on some of THIS masking paper....

World’s Best Teacher Card

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration using THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… I’m always needing teacher cards on hand because I like to spoil them often. 🙂 I started by inking up THIS stencil on a white panel. I stamped and colored THIS image and used THIS coordinating die to cut it out. I stamped a sentiment from an older teacher stamp set and added THIS die-cut to finish off...

Love You Release Inspiration

Hi there, crafty friends. I have some inspiration to share using THIS new release… I started by applying Distress Oxide inks through THESE heart layering stencils on the front of both card panels. I trimmed down the cards and rounded the bottom corners. I die-cut THIS coordinating heart die on the front panel of each card and stamped the animal heart image from THIS stamp set on the inside of the card. I colored...

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....

The Greeting Farm STAMPtember 2020 Collaboration

Howdy, crafty friends. THIS stamp set by the Greeting Farm is the next STAMPtember collaboration stamp set. I stamped, colored, and cut out the girl and cat image from THIS stamp set. For the background, I applied ink through THIS stencil, creating a patterned rectangle. I created a gift box by adding THIS bow die-cut on top. I added lots of THIS to the bow for some shine. I adhered the stamped images along...

Riley and Company STAMPtember 2020 Collaboration

Howdy, crafty friends. THIS stamp set from Riley & Co. is the next STAMPtember 2020 Collaboration stamp set… I started by stamping the main image from THIS stamp set and coloring it with Copic markers. I die-cut three polaroid frame die-cuts and adhered them together for some dimension on top of the image. I ink blended a background using a rainbow of Distress Oxide inks and THIS stencil.  I stamped a coordinating sentiment from...

Let’s Connect Release Shaker Card

Hello there, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration from THIS release. This time I’m sharing a simple shaker card… I inked up THIS stencil on THIS card stock. I die-cut THIS coordinating die from the front. On the front panel of the card base, I stamped the computer image from THIS adorable stamp set. I temporarily adhered the stenciled panel to the front for correct placement. After coloring in the images, I adhered...

Product Showcase: Ink, Mini Blending Brush, and Shimmer

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s post is a bit different. I’ve been playing with some new crafty goodies and they have won my heart so I thought I would share more about them here in a product showcase… I created a card using all three of the products together…. CONCORD AND 9TH INKS First, let’s talk about THESE new Concord & 9th inks… They are a dye ink pad that have a extra firm foam...

Chunky Flower Background

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back with a bright and happy card to kick off the week… I started by applying a rainbow of Distress Ink through THIS stencil. I flicked some water on top for added texture and repeatedly stamped the chunky flower image from THIS stamp set on top of each ink blended area. I adhered the panel to one of THESE note cards and finished off the design with THIS die-cut sentiment....

Congrats Card

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features a simple technique and that is to cut up your background panel to add more interest… I started by inking up THIS stencil with THIS white ink using THIS sponge dauber. I applied it heavily to add some texture. Once dry, I cut the panel in half horizontally and vertically, creating four rectangles. I added some fun foam behind each piece before adhering it to one of THESE...