Handmade Holiday Release

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card share celebrates THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp. I started by inking up the sky portion only of the Night Before Christmas Background Stamp with a variety of blue Distress Oxide inks. I spritzed it with water before stamping for a faux watercolor look. I love that this is a pull apart stamp where you can stamp it all at once or stamp one image at a time. Next,...

Reverse Confetti November Release Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new Reverse Confetti release. I started by stamping the snowflake images from the Snowflake Season Stamp set on an A2 white panel along with a sentiment from the Polar Party Stamp Set. I die-cut the Ornament die from the center of the panel and from a piece of silver glitter cardstock. On a another panel, I stamped the bear image and...

Die-cut Hidden Gift Card Holder

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s card share features a hidden gift card holder… I started by embossing a piece of green cardstock using the Magnetic Embossing Folder. I added a mat behind the piece and adhered it to a top folding white note card. I die-cut the Stitched Arches die from white card stock and stamped the tree image and sentiment from the Heart of Christmas stamp set. I applied ink through the coordinating...

New Gina K. Designs Release

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s card share features THIS new release from Gina K. Designs. I used a few of the new goodies to create this card… I started by die-cutting the Snowflake Cover Plate Die ( from the Winter Whimsy card kit)from white card stock. I removed all the positive pieces and adhered the negative pieces on top of glitter cardstock. I die-cut the Hello die three times and adhered the layers together...

Lawn Fawn You Autumn Know Card

Hello, crafty friends. I have a card share today that I had so much fun creating… I started by ink blending the background. I blended a couple of Concord & 9th inks for the sky and the grass. I didn’t have a grass stencil so I created one by die-cutting a grass die from acetate. I used an older Greetery stencil for the pathway. I die-cut the Pumpkin House pieces  from colored card stock...

Snowflake Cluster Stencil Cards

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s cards were created by stretching one technique to create multiple cards… For the first two cards, I sprayed Distress Spray Stain and a Distress Mica Stain through the Snowflake Cluster stencil to create the backgrounds. On the first card, I didn’t sprayed farther away and sprayed a bit of water on top to get a bit of a softer look… For the second card, I used the same sprays...

Ink Blot Shop October 2021 Release

Howdy, crafty friends. Ink Blot Shop has a brand new release HERE and I’ve made a few projects with some of the new goodies. First up is the rainbow card… I started by stamping the Starry Sprinkle Background using white pigment ink on to a kraft panel. Next, I stamped the adorable rainbow image from the Giant Rainbow stamp set and cut it out. I used that piece to trace the outline shape on...

Case Me A Christmas Card with Michelle Lupton

Hi, crafty friends. I am very honored to be teaming up with my friend Michelle Lupton today. She is CASEing one of my cards and I am CASEing one of hers for her Holiday Card Series. I love Michelle’s style and it was hard to choose just one card to case but I ended up CASEing THIS card of hers… I love that she added the focal points to a strip of ink blending. For...

New Distress Color: Villainous Potion

Hello, crafty friends. Tim Holtz just released a new Distress Color….Villainous Potion. It’s such a nice addition to the Distress line. I immediately thought of Halloween when I saw it… I started by covering a piece of white cardstock with the Distress Ink. Once dry, I applied VersaMark ink through the Just Batty stencil and applied the Villainous Potion Embossing Glaze on top and heat set it. I flicked on white gesso as well...

Cozy Wishes Card Kit

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card share features the November Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp… I started by creating the background. I stamped the dot cluster image from the Cozy Wishes Stamp Set on a piece of navy cardstock using white pigment ink. After it was dry, I used the Slimline Scallop Frame to cut it out. I adhered the pieces to a slimline card base made from the silver cardstock in the kit....