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!

Simple, Autumn Themed, Square Card Project

I. Love. Fall. Cooler temperatures, less humidity (I live in Michigan so there’s lots of humid air in the summer), and of course, the fall colors. My favorite color is orange, specifically that beautiful rusty, sunset orange that is so prominent in the autumn season. Yummy! I’ve had these dies since last fall and am just now getting around to playing with them. I love … Continue reading Simple, Autumn Themed, Square Card Project

A Sweet Hello

I sometimes get stuck for inspiration with a new stamp set. This was the case with the Simon Says Stamp set Thoughtful Flowers. So, I just started stamping it on different paper stock to see what it would look like. I had some Kraft card stock on my work table and instantly thought “tone on tone”. That’s how these really pretty, any occasion, cards came … Continue reading A Sweet Hello

A “Welcome to Your New Home” Card Project

A friend of mine recently sold her home. Being very excited for the couple that just relocated and made the purchase, she wanted to give them a “Welcome to Your New Home” card. I came up with a few ideas for her and decided to make a video of the process. Thanks to a stamp set from Simon Says Stamp and some die sets from … Continue reading A “Welcome to Your New Home” Card Project

Artsy Leaves + Magicals = Pretty Fall Card Project

My second favorite season is fall and my favorite type of art is abstract. These cool little leaf dies by Sizzix live up to both and they practically jumped into my cart at Hobby Lobby. I couldn’t wait to get home and create a card project with them. So I grabbed some Lindy’s Magical powders and here’s what I came up with… If you haven’t … Continue reading Artsy Leaves + Magicals = Pretty Fall Card Project