Simple Rice Paper Card Project

It’s rice paper to the rescue once again! I just love the soft, watercolor look of this Dragonflies rice paper. I purchased it last year and have dreaded cutting into it ever since because it was just too dang pretty! But today was the day and I got enough lovely pieces to make four cards from this one A4 sized sheet. In the video I … Continue reading Simple Rice Paper Card Project

Easy Acrylic Painted Background | Sympathy Card Project

This project actually started after I was playing in my mixed media journal with different painting techniques. With just a brayer and some Cosmic Shimmer Glimmer paints, this super easy card project came to life. I added some pretty Cosmic Shimmer mixed media embossing powder to one of my favorite die cut flowers, used a 3D embossing folder, a die cut and stamped sentiment, and … Continue reading Easy Acrylic Painted Background | Sympathy Card Project

4 Cards with Ink Smooshed Backgrounds

I do believe that ink smooshing is my most favorite technique to make backgrounds. Each one is perfectly unique and they can be used in so many ways. Today’s project includes 4 card designs with 3 color combos. These cards could be used for just about any occasion. If you enjoyed this video and would like to see more tutorials, please visit my YouTube channel … Continue reading 4 Cards with Ink Smooshed Backgrounds

A Simple Fall Card with Metallic Accents

With minimal supplies this project can be done quickly and fleshed out in a myriad of colors and layouts. I love the simplicity and the contrast in this card project. Plus, a little bit of bling never hurt anybody. 💖 If you haven’t already, when you’re visiting my Youtube channel, be sure and subscribe. Also, click the notification bell so you’ll know every time I … Continue reading A Simple Fall Card with Metallic Accents

Two Distress Inks + Foil Paper = Pretty Maple Leaf Cards

Well, now that it’s September, I can “legally” start creating fall themed projects. I got my hands on the new Tim Holtz Distress color, Crackling Campfire, pulled out my favorite leaf die by Simon Says Stamp, and these pretty cards are the result.  If you haven’t already, when you’re visiting my Youtube channel, be sure and subscribe. Also, click the notification bell so you’ll know … Continue reading Two Distress Inks + Foil Paper = Pretty Maple Leaf Cards

Ideas for all those practice background pieces

When I play with a new technique or idea, I end up with LOTS of trial and error pieces. Some I like, some… not so much. But, I can’t throw them out (unless of course they really are hideous and I couldn’t handle someone seeing such awful art) so I save them, and save them, and save them… well, you get the picture. Below is … Continue reading Ideas for all those practice background pieces