Video: Create a Shaker Card with Nesting Dies

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card features how to create a shaker card with Nesting Dies… You can watch the video on how this cards came together HERE or click on the video below… Let’s jump right in and start with the background. I placed an A2 sized piece of Deluxe Smooth White cardstock on a grip mat to hold it in place while stenciling.  I used arctic ink with a hero arts blending brush...

Easter Treat Bags + Video

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s project Features THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp. ‘ VIDEO You can watch the video on how these treat bags came together HERE or click on the video below. To create the bag, I started with THIS gift bag die. I cut the bag portion and the handle die twice from pink cardstock. I laid one of the bag portions on THIS Grip Mat and used some low tac...

Stepping up Sentiment Stamp Sets + Video

Hello there, crafty friends. I’m excited to share my first Hero Arts project as part of their creative team. I have two cards to share today that feature how to step up sentiment stamp sets… You can watch the video on how these cards came together HERE or click on the video below… For the first card… I cut THIS die from masking paper. This way I can mask off the sentiment that I...

All About Wax Seals: Organizing and Creating + Video

Hello there, crafty friends. Today’s crafty share is a bit different. It’s an organization video sharing how I organize and store my wax beads. I’m really into creating wax seals lately and I thought I would give you a closer look at my favorite wax beads as well as sharing how to create a wax seal which I do at the end of the video. VIDEO You can watch the video all about wax...

Choosing Color Combos for Card Making + VIDEO

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s cards are all about how I choose color combos for my cards… VIDEO You can watch the video on how I created these cards HERE or click on the video below… To create these cards, I stamped and embossed THIS heart image several times. I did a couple with gold heat embossing, silver heat embossing, white heat embossing, and clear heat embossing over black pigment ink. I used THESE layering...

Product Spotlight: Picket Fence Studios Paper Pouncers

Hello again, crafty friends. Today’s post is all about the new Paper Pouncers from Picket Fence Studios. I’m really loving them and wanted to give you an introduction to them. I created a video all about these pouncers. You can watch it HERE or click on the video below…  So there is a bright rainbow pack is a pack of 9. There is also a Neutrals pack of paper pounces available in black, brown,...

Customizable Card Set + Video

Hello again, crafty friends. Today’s post shares how to create a customizable card set… I’ve made several of these card sets as gifts and they are always a hit with the recipient. They really enjoy being able to choose which greeting they will use. Before we get to the card set details, let’s start with the creating of the cards. VIDEO You can watch the video on how I created this card set HERE...

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...

Holiday Sparkle Release Blog Hop

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release. I have a card set to share that features a reveal window that can hold a gift card… 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 Reindeer Parts die using a variety of cardstocks. I cut the main portion from a...

Five Crafty Products I Love

Hello again, crafty friends. I have a different type of post for you today. Today’s post features five crafty products that I love. VIDEO You can watch the video where I walk you through these products HERE or click on the video below… These are my tried and true staples that I’ve used for quite some time. These products are inexpensive and can elevate any card. I will be sharing card examples for each...