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

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

Fast and Easy Critter Coloring with a Water Brush

These cute little critters are from a Pretty Pink Posh set called Winter Woodland. Watercolor is a really simple and quick way to color in these adorable little characters. I heat embossed clear over black pigment ink to make it even easier. You should give it a try if you struggle with coloring for cards. If you haven’t already, when you’re visiting my Youtube channel, … Continue reading Fast and Easy Critter Coloring with a Water Brush

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

A pretty background stamp + distress ink smooshed rainbows!

This background stamp does all the work with a little help from some distress inks. I smooshed the inks onto the background and then used water to move it around. Super easy, messy, and beautiful! This background stamp is from Simon Says Stamp (SSS) but you can find them everywhere! They can be more expensive than a regular stamp set, but totally worth the investment. … Continue reading A pretty background stamp + distress ink smooshed rainbows!