Ink Smooshing with Distress Oxides and a Single Stamp Set

If you’ve been watching me create for a while, then you know I love to ink smoosh with Distress inks. It’s my “go to” for fast, easy, and beautiful backgrounds. I paired an inky background with a beautiful stamp set to make this quick friendship card. Any water-based color medium will work, even watercolor paint if you’d like. Have fun squishing those colors around! πŸ˜ƒ … Continue reading Ink Smooshing with Distress Oxides and a Single Stamp Set

Create a Fast & Simple Birthday Card With Markers

When it comes to creating greeting cards, for me, less is more. This beautifully simple card showcases a gorgeous stamp set and some easy marker coloring. Use any stamp set and markers you have for this one. You could even water color if you wanted. Simplicity is the theme for this project. You can find a list of the supplies I used and my favorite … Continue reading Create a Fast & Simple Birthday Card With Markers

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. πŸ€“ 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

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

Little Sparkly Notes to Say β€œThanks!”

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 β€œThanks!”

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… And, in case … Continue reading Artsy Leaves + Magicals = Pretty Fall Card Project

Christmas in July Made Easy

I’m not sure why July elicits thoughts of Christmas. Maybe it’s because it’s the middle of the year, sort of. Or maybe because it’s pretty hot in this part of the world and folks are longing for cooler weather. Whatever the reason, businesses and artists alike participate. So, I thought I’d get in, just under the wire, and play along. This project went super fast … Continue reading Christmas in July Made Easy