Kisses Release Blog Hop

Howdy, crafty friends. Today’s cards are part of THIS fun blog hop celebrating THIS new release… VIDEO You can watch the video on how I created these cards HERE or click on the video below… I started by die-cutting THIS heart chain die several times from colored cardstock. I chose to go with a rainbow pattern because that’s my jam, but you could use any colors you want. I think specialty cardstocks would be...

Thank You Card Set

Hi there, crafty friends. I have a Thank You Card Set to share today… For each card, I cut THIS cover plate die from THIS patterned paper and glitter cardstock. I also cut a coordinating colored cardstock from THIS die. I adhered that stitched piece first to the front of an A2 sized white note card at a slight angel. I stamped a sentiment from THIS stamp set in the right corner. I added the other...

Snow Love Card Kit

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card share features THIS new card kit. I decided to create some rainbow snowflakes… I started by die-cutting the snowflake die (included in the kit) form the Kit’s Color Blend Cardstock. Next, I applied THIS paste through THIS stencil on one of THESE slimline card bases. After it was dry, I stamped snowflakes from the kit’s stamp set in rainbow colors. I adhered the snowflake die-cuts on top and stamped...

Full of Thanks Card Kit

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s card share features THIS new card kit… To create this card, I applied THESE Adhesive Sheets to the background and ran it through my laminator with a carrier sheet. I peeled back the sheet to reveal the adhesive. I laid a sheet of foil from the kit on top of the exposed adhesive and ran in back through the laminator. This applies the foil to the leaf images. I...

Hot Foiling on Acetate

Hello again, crafty friends. Today’s card features hot foiling on acetate… I started by creating the clear acetate front panel. I hot foiled THIS plate using THIS gold foil on a piece of THIS heat resistant acetate. I trimmed down the piece to be 4.25 x 5.5 inches. Next, I trimmed down the front panel of the top folding card base. I cut the front panel so only 1/2 of an inch was left...

STAMPtember 2022 Release Inspiration

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration from THIS STAMPtember release from Simon Says Stamp… I started by creating the background. I applied ink through THIS stencil on a piece of yellow card stock for a tone on tone look. Next, I stamped and Copic colored an image from THIS stamp set and used THESE coordinating dies to cut it out. I white heat embossed a sentiment from the same stamp set...

Vintage Garden Card Kit

Hello again, crafty friends. Today’s cards feature THIS new card kit from Simon Says Stamp… I started by creating the backgrounds. I used the kit’s embossing folder and embossed the pattern on white cardstock. I ink blended on top and used THIS die to cut the circle openings. I applied a light coat of white pigment ink on top of the pattern using my brayer to really make the embossing stand out. This is...

Coloring Die Cuts with Alcohol Ink

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s card features coloring die cuts with alcohol ink… I stared by die-cutting the butterflies from the Graceful Butterfly Set from white Yupo paper. I put them inside the coordinating embossing folder from the set and embossed them to add some texture. I added some rubbing alcohol to the die-cuts and then applied alcohol ink on top. I mixed in a bit of pearl alcohol ink for some sparkle and...

Hot Foiling on Alcohol Inked Panels Part Two

Howdy, crafty friends. I recently shared THESE cards where I hot foiled on alcohol inked panels and I was having so much fun with the technique that I decided to create another set but this time with a larger, cover hot foil plate… First, I created the alcohol inked panels. I applied Rubbing Alcohol on four panels of Yupo paper. I added rows of color using alcohol ink and let the color blend by...

Repeat Die Cutting

Hello again, crafty friends. Today’s card features repeat die cutting to create a background… To create this card, I die-cut the Stained Glass Bird die four times from a white A2 cardstock panel. I left three of the birds all white. For the fourth opening, I removed all the white pieces and used the Stained Glass bird stencil to do some ink blending on the card base behind the die-cut panel. I die-cut the...