I’ve been enjoying embossing with dies recently, so when I was trying to think of one layer card ideas for my 10 cards 1 kit video with the Simon Says Stamp April card kit that was a technique that came to mind. I ended up not using it for that video as I decided to … More Watercolor On Dark Card | SSS Card Kit April 2019 | Video
I was on the Blank Page Muse blog this morning sharing a birthday card featuring the embossing with dies technique. If you haven’t seen it yet you can find it here. There are photos of the process, and you can see the finished card over there too, so I hope you’ll check it out!
I decided to try a new-to-me technique for today’s video for The Little Paper Tree Tree. This technique is embossing with stencils. I’ve used embossing folders and even dies for embossing before, and I thought I’d give this a go too.
I am very happy to be participating in a video hop to celebrate Maaike reaching 3000 subscribers on her YouTube channel. If you’re not familiar with Maaike’s work be sure to check out both her blog and her YouTube. She’s a very talented designer, and I’m happy to be able to call her one of … More 15 Minute Card | Maaike’s 3000 Subscriber Hop | Friendship
I craft on a budget and so I don’t have anywhere near the amount of supplies as many of my peers in this crafting community. Nonetheless I still manage to fall into the trap of having new crafty goodies that sit for ages without being used. The idea behind this stashbusters series to make use … More Stashbusters | Pizza Loving Puppy Birthday
I’ve been doing some pet sitting work recently, and when one of the jobs finished I wanted to make a quick card to give to the owner as a thank you for choosing me for the task. I decided to take the opportunity at the same time to play with a new product I got … More Embossing With Dies | Meow Cat
Some of you may know that I’ve got quite behind on my creating since been ill a month or two ago. I’m catching up as quickly as I can, and one way to help with that is to combine some of the things I want to do. Today I’m combining three – this post and … More Using Natural Elements | Monday Makes/CIC 457/LFL October Kit
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
Anyone else surprised by how quickly Wednesday has come around this week? I think being away at the weekend messed with my perception of days! Nonetheless it is Wednesday, which means it’s time for a new Watercooler Wednesday challenge. This week we are looking for feminine projects.
We have a new challenge starting at The Male Room today! We’re looking for cards involving gardening in some capacity. As soon as I saw this prompt I thought of the What’s Up Gnomie? stamp set from The Cat’s Pajamas and knew I had to use that for it. This is what I came up … More Garden Gnome – TMR 86