Summer Christmas Projects – Cards #3 & #4 | Friendly Snowmen

Oh my gosh! These snowmen in the Be Merry Collection from Spellbinders are so dang cute! I’m not a fan of cold and winter and snow… but I LOVE snowmen. Yeah, I know, that’s weird. 🙃 Card #1 For the first card, I stamped the Friendly Snowmen clear stamp set onto watercolor paper with Versamark Onyx Black ink, heat embossed with clear embossing powder, and … Continue reading Summer Christmas Projects – Cards #3 & #4 | Friendly Snowmen

Summer Christmas Projects – Card #2 | Create a Christmas Sentiment

Here’s the second card in my Summer Christmas Projects series. I once again used the Bottle Brush Trees die set from the Tis the Season Collection with my Spellbinders Platinum 6 die cutting machine. Plus I added a pretty metallic gold sentiment from the Create A Christmas Sentiment die set. I die cut three additional sentiments from Kraft card stock and glued them together with … Continue reading Summer Christmas Projects – Card #2 | Create a Christmas Sentiment

Summer Christmas Projects – Card #1 | Bottle Brush Trees

This is the first of my Summer Christmas Projects! I’ve been playing with some of Spellbinders super cute holiday themed products. The die set I used for this card is called Bottle Brush Trees and is from the Tis the Season Collection. I had so much fun going through all of my holiday themed paper to create this cute card. I used scraps of colored … Continue reading Summer Christmas Projects – Card #1 | Bottle Brush Trees

Super Simple Flower Sculpting

I had so much fun with the little flower dies from the Spellbinders Petite Floral Potpourri set that I kept making flowers… I have LOTS of them. (You’ll see what I mean in upcoming projects. 😁) I paired them with the Happy Anniversary Vignette die set, also from Spellbinders, to make a beautiful anniversary card with sculpted flowers. I grabbed some 6mm thick fun foam, … Continue reading Super Simple Flower Sculpting

Spellbinders Clubs of the Month Blog Hop for July 2021

Welcome to my entry in the Spellbinders Clubs Blog Hop. I’m highlighting the Clear Stamp of the Month Club with my mini slimline card. I used the flower, a sentiment, and an ink smooshed background to create this pretty project. This club is a terrific value at only $10 a month! You can get all the details and sign up here: Clear Stamp of the … Continue reading Spellbinders Clubs of the Month Blog Hop for July 2021

Easy Die Cut Card Project | No Stamping Required

These pretty little flowers make me think of The Brady Bunch… yeah, I just dated myself. 😁 Grab some scrap card stock and cut out a bunch of these pretties, glue them down, add a sentiment, and you’re done. Spellbinders to the rescue once again for a really easy and fun card project. The process video can be watched by clicking the green button below. … Continue reading Easy Die Cut Card Project | No Stamping Required

Super Easy Metallic Watercolor | Spellbinders July 2021 Stamp of the Month

So, I If you haven’t noticed by now, I love Spellbinders products. ❤️ I have lots of them and one reason is that they have wonderful clubs. One of those is the Stamp of the Month Club. I use July’s stamp in this tutorial… beautiful flower imagery and gorgeous metallic watercolor paints make this card super simple and elegant. You can watch a process video … Continue reading Super Easy Metallic Watercolor | Spellbinders July 2021 Stamp of the Month

Using Inky Backgrounds | No Stamping Required

If you’ve been following my artistic journey for awhile, you know I love squishing distress inks to make backgrounds. ❤️ So, I was in a mood and made a bunch of backgrounds with some Distress Oxides. I used different dies to create openings for the pretty to show through and then added a sentiment from my favorite sentiment die set made by Spellbinders. Once again, … Continue reading Using Inky Backgrounds | No Stamping Required

Radiant Oval Stained Glass Effect with Alcohol Inks & Vellum | No Stamping Required

Playing with this beautiful Stained Glass Bouquet die set from Spellbinders was simply a joy. I love doing detail work every now and again… this inlay technique fit the bill. I got out a few of my alcohol inks to create this soft palette of color. I think these cards are just beautiful! You can watch a process video by clicking the green button below. … Continue reading Radiant Oval Stained Glass Effect with Alcohol Inks & Vellum | No Stamping Required

No Stamping Required | Use a 3D Embossing Folder with Die Cut Elements

3D Embossing folders create absolutely beautiful texture on card stock, especially metallics. However, I really love how they look on Kraft stock as well, so that’s how this particular card project began. I added some die cut elements for a super simple but elegant card for just about any occasion. You can watch a short process video by clicking the green button. Have a wonderful … Continue reading No Stamping Required | Use a 3D Embossing Folder with Die Cut Elements