Full Stamp Set Background

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features a fun background technique…   First, I die-cut THIS gorgeous cross several times form THIS wood grain card stock. I adhered the layers together to give dimension. For the background, I stamped THIS entire stamp set. I love text backgrounds and this is a fast and easy way to get that look. I temporary adhered the entire set to the door of my MISTI and white heat embossed...

One Stamp Set, Two Ways (Picket Fence Spotlight on You)

Hello, crafty friends. I’m sharing a couple of rainbow cards today that use one stamp to get two different looks… I recently shared a card HERE where I used the spotlight on you stamp set image as a sun burst image. I thought it would be fun to see how I could stretch the use of THIS stamp for multiple designs. I thought the arch of the image lent itself to a rainbow, so...

Merry Kiss-mas Lip Balm Tag

Hi, crafty friends. I’m sharing a fun tag today that makes a great little gift… They make a perfect gift for school workers or a great gift topper. I started by stamping one of THESE white tags with THIS background using THIS ink. I applied the same ink over top using an ink blending tool and flicked on water droplets with THIS. After it was dry, I cut THIS die from the center of...

Simon Says Stamp December 2018 Card Kit

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m back today with three Christmas cards using THIS new card kit from Simon Says Stamp… I love the shine of the envelopes included in the kit so I die-cut them using THIS die and used them as the background paper for all three cards. I added them to a piece of white card stock to add a bit of stability. Also, I used the small images in the stamp...

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...