12 Days of Christmas Cards *Day 5* Negative Dies

Hi Crafters, welcome to the 12 Days of Christmas 2016 Day 5! Today I am featuring an amazing die cut that is finally available on its own. I’m using the Negative Snowflake from Create a Smile stamps and creating this beautiful background with Distress Inks. Don’t forget, if you’re dying for more videos right away, youContinue reading “12 Days of Christmas Cards *Day 5* Negative Dies”

Elegant Grey inspired by the weather…

Hi Crafters, I’m over at the Create a Smile blog today with this card. For all the detail about why I created this card and the inspiration behind it, check out my post over there. Create A Smile BOTANICAL LOVE Clear Stamp CLCS5 Create A Smile WHEN YOU’RE NOT AROUND Clear Stamp CLCS45 MFT SweetContinue reading “Elegant Grey inspired by the weather…”

Happy International Cardmaking Day!

Hi Crafters, Happy International Cardmaking Day! Today was an odd day – I created just for me using whatever I wanted and played around with the limited supplies I have and came up with some great cards. I found some great festivities over at Stamp Nation that I participated in and I’m happy to sayContinue reading “Happy International Cardmaking Day!”

AAA Card Challenge #74 – Masking

Hi Crafters, As I mentioned earlier, I’m back from the move and ready to go so today I actually have TWO cards and videos to check out today. This card I designed for the AAA Card Challenge: Masking. I hope you will join us this week.  I created this card using Make a Wish Sentiment StampContinue reading “AAA Card Challenge #74 – Masking”

AAA Card Challenge #72 – New to You Technique

Hi Crafters, today I created this card for the AAA Card Challenge New to You Technique. Today I featured some distress sprays with a stencil from Create a Smile Stamps called Big Hearts Polka. I’ve only done this technique once before so I thought it would fit nicely for this week’s challenge. BONUS you getContinue reading “AAA Card Challenge #72 – New to You Technique”

Combining Stamp Sets for the Create a Smile Video Team

Hi Crafters, today it is my turn to design for the Create a Smile video team and I’m excited to be combining an old stamp with a new stamp today to bring out the best in both stamps. Create a Smile has recently released some cling stamps that are just too cute and I had to get some!Continue reading “Combining Stamp Sets for the Create a Smile Video Team”

Distressed Embossing Background How-to

Hi Crafters, today I am over on the Create a Smile blog with this background and card. How gorgeous are the lines of these leaves stamps from the Time to Say Thanks Stamp Set from Create a Smile? I used several distress inks to create this look beginning with Candied Apple and Abandones Coral for theContinue reading “Distressed Embossing Background How-to”

Create a Smile Stamps Challenge Launch Blog Hop

Hi Crafters, today is an exciting day – the launch of the Create a Smile Challenge! We decided to celebrate with a blog hop so there are a bunch of really great card designers bringing you a project with the word “Favourite”. I decided to do a Clean and Simple card (my favourite style) with on ofContinue reading “Create a Smile Stamps Challenge Launch Blog Hop”