Diecember 2021 Release Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m so honored to be a part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new Diecember release. I have two card examples to share today featuring a fun repeating and layering die-cut technique. For the first card… I die-cut the Circle Rings Medallion die nine times from navy cardstock. I started in the middle and adhered two next to each other to fill in the center section. I built upon that and...

More Peace on Earth Release Inspiration

Howdy, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration from THIS new release. Today’s card was inspired by Jennifer McGuire’s Stamped Edge Technique video HERE. I started by covering a side folding note card with kraft card stock. I stamped the pumpkin border image from the Let the Gourd Times Roll stamp set and used the coordinating die to partially cut it out. To do a partial die-cut, you need to half the image hanging...

STAMPtember 2021 Gina K. Designs Shimmering Snowflakes

Hi there, crafty friends. It’s time for another collaboration stamp set. This time it’s from Gina K. Designs… To create this card, I embossed a piece of pink cardstock using the Triangle Burst Embossing Folder and white heat embossed the sentiment. I temporarily adhered the embossed panel to a folding note card and die-cut a stitched circle from the front. I stamped the snowflake twice from the Shimmering Snowflakes stamp set and used the...

STAMPtember 2021 Lawn Fawn Exclusive Stamp Set

Hello, crafty friends. It’s time for another STAMPtember stamp set collaboration and it happens to be my favorite! It’s from Lawn Fawn and it’s called Eat, Sleep, and Be Merry… To create this card, I started by stamping and Copic coloring the adorable images from the Eat, Sleep, and Be Merry stamp set. I used the coordinating dies to cut them out. Next, I die-cut the Mini Slimline Windows panel from a green strip...

Welcome Baby Girl Card

Hi, crafty friends. I have a slimline card to share today created using all die-cuts… First, I assembled a bunch of hearts using the Geometric Builders Hearts using pink and white card stock. I love that there is so many design possibilities using one die. I also die-cut the GIRL word die and adhered them to a pink slimline card base. I added a pre printed sentiment strip to finish off the design and...

Make Magic Release Blog Hop

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp. This release has some fantastic slimline stencils and I used them to create a few slimline foiled backgrounds… For the first card… I applied the Thermoweb Transfer Gel Blanco paste through the Slimline Sun Rays stencil on a yellow slimline panel. After it was dry, I laid gold foil on top and ran...

Rainbows Release Blog Hop

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp. I have a few cards to share using embossing folders and alcohol inks… For all three cards, I embossed each embossing folder using Yupo paper. I applied alcohol ink blending solution on top of the embossed panels and then sprinkled on some Pearl Alcohol Inks. I chose the Pearl Alcohol inks because of...

Born to Sparkle Release Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp. So, I’m a big fan of when one technique turns into two cards. Today’s cards are a great example of that… To create these cards, I inked up my Gel Press with three colors of Distress Oxide ink. I die-cut the coordinating die from the Spring Bouquets stamp set and laid the white die-cut...

Stamp Kissing Technique

Hello there, crafty friends. I’m back with another rainbow card using products from THIS new release… I inked up the flowers and leaves from the Painted Flowers stamp set with a variety of Distress Oxide Inks. Before stamping the images on white card stock, I stamped them on to the Halftone background stamp. By “kissing” the stamps on to a background pattern, you get some great texture… The kissing technique works well with solid...

Alcohol Ink Alloy Backgrounds

Hi there, crafty friends. I’ve been having so much fun playing with my alcohol inks again and I wanted to share some backgrounds I created incorporating the Alcohol Ink Alloys… So what are alcohol ink alloys? Alloys are reflective metallic acid free inks specially formulated with unique metal powders to create intense metallic highlights when combined with Alcohol Inks and Alcohol Blending Solution on non-porous surfaces. I purchased these when they first hit the market...