Reverse Confetti May 2022 Release + Blog Hop

Hello there, crafty friends. Today’s card share features products from THIS new release by Reverse Confetti. It’s a special release because Reverse Confetti is celebrating their 9th birthday. Happy Birthday to Reverse Confetti! To create this card, I stamped the floral image from the Wildflowers Stamp Set on pink cardstock using pink ink for a tone on tone look. I die-cut the Big Polkas Cover Panel from white cardstock and adhered it on top...

Hot Foiling on White Glossy Cardstock

Hello, crafty friends. Recently, I shared a card set where I did hot foiling on black glossy cardstock. You can see those cards HERE. I love how they turned out so I decided to try it on white glossy cardstock… To create these cards, I hot foiled the Eucalyptus Hot Foil Plate with silver and gold glimmer foil on white glossy cardstock pieces. I cut the panel larger than what I needed and used...

5×7 Teacher Card

Hello again, crafty friends. I have a teacher card to share today since the end of the school year is quickly approaching… To create this card, I started by inking up each layer of the Layering Alphas Alphabet Stencil. I put the corner of each stencil in the corner of the Stencil mat to line each layer up easily. I trimmed down the piece to a 5×7 background and adhered it to a 5×7...

Background Strips Thank You Card Set

Hello, crafty friends. I have a thank you card set to share today… I started by stamping the Delicate Floral Background on five different colors of cardstock using ink that coordinated with each color. I cut each piece down in one inch strips and adhered them to A2 white panels making sure each color strip lined up to complete the background pattern. I added small strips of black glossy cardstock to the top and...

Second Generation Stamping Backgrounds

Howdy, crafty friends. I love when one technique turns into multiple backgrounds and I wanted to share two cards I created from second generation stamping… Recently, I shared THESE cards with THIS video where I shared how you can get another background by stamping a second time. The first generation of stamping was bright and bold. These second prints were much softer. I die-cut the prints using the Stitched Rectangle die. I thought it...

Autism Awareness Card Auction 2022

Hello, crafty friends. April is Autism Awareness Month and I have a son (Aiden) who is on the spectrum. Today’s card is a card I plan on sending out to everyone who has helped in this year’s Autism Awareness Card Auction. Before I get to the details of the card, I want to share a bit about the auction… This is my second year hosting this auction over on Instagram HERE and this year...

Hot Foiling on Black Glossy Cardstock + Blog Hop

Hello, 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 hot foiling on black glossy cardstock… Now I am late to the hot foiling party and just started doing hot foiling on my projects and absolutely love it. I’ve been mainly using white paper for all my foiling and wanted to switch it up so I tried it on...

Adding Color to Background Stamps with Karin Brushmarkers

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s cards are all about adding color to Background Stamps. I’m also featuring some new products from THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp.  VIDEO You can watch the video on how I created these cards HERE or click on the video below… Recently, I purchased a set of Karin BrushMarkers and have been experimenting with them. I am loving how intense the color is even after adding water and they have...

Happy & Joyful Release

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s card features THIS new stamp set from THIS new release… I started by applying Glitz Glitter Gel though the Slimline Confetti stencil on a 5×7 white card front. Next, I die-cut and assembled the Big Picture Book Panda and Big Picture Book Big Body die from black and white cardstock. I stamped a party hat and cupcake image from the Time to Party stamp set and used the coordinating...

Spring Slimline Card

Hello, crafty friends. I have a spring themed slimline card to share today… I started by stamping a couple of yellow birds from the Sweet Birds stamp set. I find it helpful to die-cut the coordinating die from white cardstock and stamp on that to make it easier to align the images. I also stamped a couple of tree limbs from the same stamp set as well as some flowers from the Blooming Circle...