Ink Blended Background with Wax Seal Embellishment

Spellbinders recently had a really exciting release with their wax seal collection of products called Sealed by Spellbinders. Of course I “needed” to get in on it and have been having fun playing with all the things. This project includes die sets Sealed Leaf Sprigs and Sealed Blooms along with the glimmer plate Geometric Optical Background with it’s Layered Stencils. I think this card turned … Continue reading Ink Blended Background with Wax Seal Embellishment

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

Inky Rice Paper Card Project

Creating card backgrounds with rice paper is super fast, easy, and beautiful! I pulled out some black and white pieces from my stash and added some Distress inks and Cosmic Shimmer watercolor inks to make them my own. I love the way this went together. Click the button below to watch the process video. 😃 You can find a list of the supplies I used … Continue reading Inky Rice Paper Card Project

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