Christmas is coming ever closer. I know a lot of people don’t like to think about Christmas until later in the year. I’m like that too, for the most part. But when it comes to card making it’s a good idea to get a start early. I make my Christmas cards all year around, and … More CASS | Christmas Night
We’re halfway through our spectacular backgrounds theme at Cupcake Inspiration Challenge. You can find the first card I made for the challenge here. For that card I played with alcohol inks for the first time to create the background. This card’s background is also a first for me – the first time using Brushos! It’s very fun to … More CIC 453 | Spectacular Backgrounds Reminder | Crafty Sentiments Designs
It’s the first Wednesday of September (where has the year gone?!) which means it’s time for our Anything Feminine Goes challenge at the Watercooler Wednesday challenge. My card is based on an idea I’ve had in mind for quite a while and I finally got around to making it. I made the background when I … More WWC186 – Marsha’s Feminine “Anything Goes” Challenge
I’m a day late sharing this card, but better late than never! The latest Cupcake Inspiration Challenge is all about creating spectacular backgrounds and I decided to have a play with alcohol inks for mine. I got my first alcohol inks in a card kit several months ago, but this is the first time I’ve … More CIC 453 | Spectacular Backgrounds | Crafty Sentiments Designs
How often do you use floral stamp sets on masculine cards? I’m guessing not very often. I don’t usually. But I thought these leafy stamps would work nicely to create a masculine Christmas card. And what better time to try it out than for our masculine anything goes challenge at Watercooler Wednesday!
I often see people asking which are better – Distress Oxides or Distress Inks. It’s not an easy thing to answer. For one thing, it’s very subjective. What you prefer to use is really up to you. It can also be very situational – sometimes the Oxides are the better choice, sometimes the Inks. And, … More TMR 92 | Wild And Free
It’s new teammate Tristan‘s turn to host this week at the Watercooler Wednesday challenge. It’s our All About Occasions challenge, and I decided to make a one layer birthday card. Be sure to visit the links at the end of this post to see what Tristan and the rest of the team made and leave … More WWC182 – Tristan’s “All About Occasions” Challenge