Single Image Note Card Set

Hi there, crafty friends. So my son just started kindergarten and his teacher’s name is Ms. Smiley. How cute is that!? I thought I would make a note card set to give to her on the first day of school. I decided to share it here to show you can make a whole set with one single image… I stamped the smiley face from THIS stamp set multiple times. To color in the image,...

Sea Treasure Card Kit Inspiration Week-Day 3

Howdy, crafty friends. I’m back with even more inspiration using THIS card kit. The specialty paper in the kit is gorgeous and I knew I wanted to use it for an ocean. I cut it using THIS die to resemble waves. I cut a card base down to 3.5 x 5 and used a variety of Distress Oxide inks to create a sunset for the background. I stamped one of the mermaid images from...

Personalized Birthday Month Cards

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s cards features THIS bubble tracker stamp set. This product is intended for planner use, but I wanted to share how you can use it to make personalized birthday month cards… First, I stamped the geometric pattern multiple times to cover a background. I stamped the inside of the design with coordinating images. I used a variety of rainbow ink colors to create my own pattern paper. I used my MISTI...

Concord & 9th March Guest Designer-Week 3

Hello, crafty friends. Happy Friday. Today’s cards features new products from Concord & 9th… I have to say that THIS stamp set was my favorite from the release. I think it’s because it reminds me of my childhood. I grew up in the 80’s and I remember having rainbow wallpaper in my bedroom.  It also reminds me of the rainbow care bear I dressed up as for Halloween when I was five. Every time...

Summer “Graffiti” Background

Hello. Today’s card features a “graffiti” background… I wanted to create a bright and cheery summer card so I pulled several summer stamp sets I have and started arranging images from them on to a piece of white cardstock in my Misti.  I picked them up with the door of the Misti and inked them with a few Hero Arts Bold Mini ink cubes. The colors I used were Rose Madder, Tangerine, Dandelion, Green...

New Feature: Stampin’ and Scrapin’

Hi there. Recently, I’ve been getting back into scrapbooking. It’s how I started in this hobby and it always brings a smile to my face to preserve precious memories. I decided to start combining Stamping with Scrapbooking (my two loves) and do a new monthly feature on my blog called, Stampin’ and Scrapin’! Here’s a two page layout to kick things off…. I mostly do pocket scrapbooking these days or use the Project Life...

1 Stamp Set 5 Ways-Day Two

Hello. I thought it would be fun to do something a little different on my blog. I want to feature 1 stamp set and show 5 different ways to use it other than on a card. I’m featuring THIS stamp set from Simon Says Stamp. Today is Day Two and I’m sharing how to create embellishments for hair bows.(If you missed Day One, click HERE) After purchasing a set of hair bows at Target… I wanted...

Stretching Holiday Stamps

Hello and welcome. Today’s card is a good example on how to stretch your holiday stamps to create all occasion cards… I stamped the wagon from THIS adorable Holiday set and colored it with Copic Markers. I can see myself using that wagon for many things, not just the holidays. It would be fun to fill it with hearts for a Valentine’s Day theme. Next, I heat embossed a birthday sentment from THIS set...

I Love SSS- Wrap Up Day

Hi there. I’m wrapping up I Love Simon Says Stamp Week with two card shares … I love stretching the use of my stamps and wanted to share an example of using a Holiday stamp all year round. I stamped the triangle pattern repeatedly from THIS set to create a bold background on this holiday card… I added color to some of the triangles using THESE colored pencils. I scribbled a bit of color...