Adding Layers with Acetate

Howdy, crafty friends. Today’s card shares how to add an unexpected layer to a card using acetate. I started by creating the panel on the inside. I stamped THIS background stamp using a few colors of Distress Spray Stains. I sprayed them on to THIS mat added a bit of water and then painted the color on the background stamp that was placed in the MISTI. I dried it with my heat gun and...

Simon Says Stamp July 2018 Card Kit

Hello. Today’s cards feature a fun floating sentiment technique using products from THIS new card kit. For the first card… I stamped the watermelon image from THIS stamp set (included in the card kit) multiple times, filling a background. I quickly colored in the images with THESE and added THIS to the black seeds for some shine. I die-cut a circle using THIS die from the background and a card front. I sandwiched a...

Distress Resist Spray and Specialty Stamping Paper

Howdy, crafty friends. Today’s card features some fun backgrounds using THIS resist spray and THIS specialty stamping paper… I sprayed the resist spray through a stencil and applied ink. You could use the spray on any card stock, but I wanted to experiment with THIS stamping specialty paper. It has a slight glossy finish and worked well with this technique. One thing to note…Spray this into a deep box and wash the stencils immediately....

Swimming Pool Slider Cards

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s cards were so fun to make. I think THIS stamp and THIS die set are so clever that I had to make a couple of cards with it. First, I stamped all the images at once using my MISTI. I colored them in with Copics and used the coordinating dies to cut them out. I created the water with alcohol inks. I applied alcohol ink THIS paper to resemble water....

Time Saving Tips (plus new Clearly Besotted products)

Hi there, crafty friends. Today I’m sharing a few four bar sized cards that feature products from the new Clearly Besotted release. I also want to share a few time saving tips. First, let me share how I created each card… I stamped one of the pig images using THIS ink and added clear embossing powder on top. I painted the image using THIS ink with water. I applied some of THIS ink in...

Stitching on Cards

Hi, crafty friends. I have a confession to make. I am addicted to stitching on cards. I found it to be relaxing while I’m watching t.v. or when I’m a passenger in the car. I’ve made several cards but thought I’d share these mini cards today… I started by die-cutting THIS tag three times from white cardstock. If you’re having any trouble removing the die-cut holes, try using THIS metal shim in your big...

2018 Autism Awareness Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s post is extra special to me. Today is World Autism Awareness Day and I’m taking part in the Autism Awareness Blog Hop to celebrate my son. My son (Aiden) was diagnosed two years ago with Autism and it has changed our lives. While Aiden may face challenges on a daily basis, his challenges do not define him. He is a very smart, funny, and affectionate six year old that lights...

Wreath Builder Stencils

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back today with several cards featuring THIS wreath builder stencil… I haven’t been this excited about a product in awhile. It is so easy to use and gives such amazing results. I used THIS new stamp set from Simon Says Stamp and created several wreath designs with the images… To create the wreath design, I placed the stencil in my MISTI and laid a piece of card stock inside the...

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...

Simple Thank You Cards

Hi, crafty friends. I have a simple thank you card to share that is easily mass produced… I die-cut THIS new border die on the left side of a white card stock panel and glued a piece of THIS patterned paper behind the openings to create a rainbow border. I stamped a thank you sentiment from THIS new stamp set using THIS ink and clear heat embossed it. I adhered the panel on top...