Altenew Craft-A-Flower: Daisy Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Today I am creating with the Craft-A-Flower: Daisy Layering Die Set ( ALTN ) and participating in a blog hop celebrating this beautiful set. I don’t know about you but I just love all things layering – stamps, dies, stencils, you name it, I love it! So of course, I can’t just create one daisyContinue reading “Altenew Craft-A-Flower: Daisy Release Blog Hop + Giveaway”

1 Stencil, 3 Cards

In today’s video tutorial, I am working with ink blending using the new Blending Tool. The Ink Blending Tool with Domed Foam Applicators ( SBC ) is brand new and super easy to use. I really love them because the domed foam allows for no harsh lines and these brushes pick up a tonContinue reading “1 Stencil, 3 Cards”

Wide Washi Tape Custom Shaker Cards

Today I’m exploring Number 10 cards (4″ x 9.25″) and how to create custom cards for birthdays with Wide Washi tape from Altenew. I love shaker cards and I’ve been making tons of these lately. I decided to use my favourite washi tapes: Teal Shadow, Painted Fantasy, Glitter Flurries, Monochrome and Misty Meadows. A NoteContinue reading “Wide Washi Tape Custom Shaker Cards”

5 Techniques I Often Forget About

I’m excited to be back again with another video collaboration with Ingrid and we are reviewing five much-loved techniques that often get pushed to the side. They aren’t forgotten because they aren’t good but sometimes we get distracted by all the fancy new tools and trends that these techniques star to collect dust. These techniques areContinue reading “5 Techniques I Often Forget About”

5 Backgrounds 1 Stamp with Birch Press Design

Today I am working on some bulk cards using Birch Press Design Hex Fade Stamp and die set. I created five different backgrounds that you can recreate in your own cardmaking all using one background stamp and adding in some fun sentiments! Feel free to change up the colour, pattern or template to suit yourContinue reading “5 Backgrounds 1 Stamp with Birch Press Design”

How to Use Expanding Mousse + 4 Card Ideas

Nuvo expanding mousse is the latest craze hitting our cardmaking world these last couple months! If you haven’t tried the embellishment mousse that was previously released by tonic, there are several colours and generally it has a flat but shimmery look to it. It’s a perfect medium to put over stencils!  Expanding mousse takes thingsContinue reading “How to Use Expanding Mousse + 4 Card Ideas”

12 Ways to Add Gold to Your Cards + 6 Card Ideas!

Today’s process video tutorial shows you how you can incorporate gold into your cardmaking. Today I’m using Scrapbook and Cards Today Stamps (they are also a magazine!) as well as several products from my stash. I met the lovely SCT team at Crop and Create here in my hometown and I just had to playContinue reading “12 Ways to Add Gold to Your Cards + 6 Card Ideas!”

Alcohol Ink Mother’s Day Card

The Essentials by Ellen December Release was super inspirational and I loved these elegant Hands Dies the moment I saw them. I was inspired by the sentiment stamp “A mother holds her children’s hands for a short while but their hearts forever” so I used both the large and small hand on today’s panel. IContinue reading “Alcohol Ink Mother’s Day Card”

Ellen Hutson’s 12 Tags of Christmas 2018: Pretty Pink Posh Feature

Today I am pairing up with Michele Ferguson to celebrate the Ellen Hutson’s 12 Tags of Christmas Celebration. Michele and I were challenged to incorporate heat embossing, non-traditional colours and Pretty Pink Posh to create a tag or two. 1. For the first ornament or tag (you could really use it either way), I beganContinue reading “Ellen Hutson’s 12 Tags of Christmas 2018: Pretty Pink Posh Feature”

12 Days of Christmas *Day 1* – 2 for 1 Cards + Giveaway

Welcome back to the 5th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Video Series! I’m super excited to bring this series back and it’s always something I look forward to each year! Today’s giveaway is a card kit from Hero Arts – be sure to watch the video for instructions on how to win. The winners willContinue reading “12 Days of Christmas *Day 1* – 2 for 1 Cards + Giveaway”