Ink Smooshing on Shaped Cards

This project started with me trying to use up a stack of backgrounds in my studio. I dug into my ink-smooshed pile and thought, “How can I use these and make some really quick and easy cards?” I remembered that about a year ago, I watched a video where another crafter used shape dies to make cards and I thought I’d give it a go. … Continue reading Ink Smooshing on Shaped Cards

Easy Sculpted Paper Birthday Flowers

I’m back with more flowers! This time with some pretty little sculpted paper flowers on an A2 sized birthday card. I used lighter weight card stock for the flowers and even utilized an old egg dish for the organizational part of the project. 🤓 If you’ve never tried manipulating paper to give it a 3D affect, this is a great place to start. It goes … Continue reading Easy Sculpted Paper Birthday Flowers

Mini Slimline | Watercolor Garden on Black

In today’s card tutorial I make a couple of pretty mini slimline cards (mine are 3⅛” x 6¼”) and a couple of bonus bookmarks. I’ve had this stamp set, Floral Garden, since last spring and just now got around to playing with it. I know, it took a minute. 😂 Anyway, I love all things shiny and shimmery so I pulled out my Iridescent Shimmering … Continue reading Mini Slimline | Watercolor Garden on Black

Silver-Themed Birthday Card

Really simple, with very few supplies, this card surprised me with how pretty it turned out. I used some cutting dies: Happy Birthday Script, Delicate Leafy Branch, and Fluted Classics Circles. I created the background layers from a rubber stamp called Romantic Script, and some card stock from one of my most used paper pads… Silver Service. Of course I utilized my favorite stamp platform … Continue reading Silver-Themed Birthday Card

Super Easy Watercolor Christmas Gift Card | Spellbinders Clear Stamp & Die Club for November 2021

I’m a little late with this months club, but boy is it worth the wait. 😁 For November’s project I’m using the Clear Stamp & Die Set of the Month Club 🎁. Watch the video to see how I used the stamp and die set, a stamp platform, my watercolor paint set, and a manual die cut machine to create this super simple, and fast … Continue reading Super Easy Watercolor Christmas Gift Card | Spellbinders Clear Stamp & Die Club for November 2021

Shiny 3-D Elements Christmas Card

I love making Christmas cards. I think it’s mainly because it’s an excuse to use all the shiny and glittery things. 🥰 Today’s project is no exception. I used one of the die sets from Add to Cart by Becky Roberts and Spellbinders called Shopping Cart Holiday & Presents. Using some scrap Christmas paper, Shiny Gold card stock, and my Spellbinders Platinum 6 machine, I … Continue reading Shiny 3-D Elements Christmas Card

Glittery Die Cut Holiday Cards

Today I’m using my Spellbinders Platinum 6 machine and a fun die set called Jingle Word Frame to create these sparkly, fun, Christmas cards. Using some of my Christmas paper stash, I have a ton, and my favorite paper pad for making holiday cards, I whipped up a 4 ¼” square note card and a standard, side fold, A2 sized card (4¼” x 5½”). The … Continue reading Glittery Die Cut Holiday Cards

Little Sparkly Notes to Say “Thanks!”

I ordered some lovely new stencils from Altenew and wanted to put them and some Gina K. Designs iridescent glitter paste to work. I added some pretty distress oxide inks and these two cards are the result. I also show you how I make a custom envelope using an envelope punch board. 😁 You can watch the process video below. If you enjoyed this tutorial … Continue reading Little Sparkly Notes to Say “Thanks!”

Masculine Card Series | Little Snow Guy Holiday Card

Tis the season for holiday celebrations and, for the northern hemisphere… snow! This fun card was decorated with watercolor pencils from Altenew, a stamp and die set from Gina K. Designs, and a background snow stamp from My Favorite Things. As usual, use what you have and keep it simple for the little guys in your life. If you enjoyed this video and would like … Continue reading Masculine Card Series | Little Snow Guy Holiday Card

Camper Shaped Card for Any Occasion | Easy Die Cutting with Scraps

Camping is one of my favorite things to do. Our little “home away from home” allows us to see and experience the most beautiful parts of the United States. The die set I used is from Honey Bee Stamps and is adorable! I also purchased the stamp set named “Wild and Free” to go with it. This clear stamp set has great sentiments for the … Continue reading Camper Shaped Card for Any Occasion | Easy Die Cutting with Scraps