Altenew Geometry & Nature Stencils Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Geometric stamps stencils are my absolute favourite because there is so much you can do with them. They are super versatile and fit nearly every occasion – just switch up the colours and you have a completely different card every time! I also love creating these as backgrounds to have in my stash for whenContinue reading “Altenew Geometry & Nature Stencils Release Blog Hop + Giveaway”

World of HeART 2020 – Live Crafting

A few days ago, I was a part of a live event on YouTube in which several people participated. We all crafted for one hour and everyone made beautiful projects. I decided to play around with my nesting dies, my stencils and my Distress Oxide Inks. There are hours of entertainment throughout these different liveContinue reading “World of HeART 2020 – Live Crafting”

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!”

Unique Stencils + 8 Card Examples!

Stencilling and cardmaking have so many possibilities. I love the fact that they are affordable, reusable and can create such beautiful backgrounds that stamps sometimes cannot give us. I’ve compiled a list of my favourite UNIQUE stencils that are currently available and created 8 different cards to show you how they work. This video wasContinue reading “Unique Stencils + 8 Card Examples!”

Altenew July 2018 Stencil Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hi Crafters, I’m excited to be a part of another Altenew release featuring some stunning stencil. I wanted to something a little different than the usual ink blending and I had never tried out embossing with a stencil so I thought I would give it a try! In today’s cards, I used the Aztec MotifContinue reading “Altenew July 2018 Stencil Release Blog Hop + Giveaway”

Sunny with a Side of Sparkle Release Day 3 Blog Hop

Welcome to Day 3 of the Sunny with a Side of Sparkle Blog Hop! I’m celebrating with the new Catherine Pooler Release and really showing off four awesome ways to get the most out of your stencil! I created four fun cards with backgrounds.  Be sure to leave a comment on each of the blogs.Continue reading “Sunny with a Side of Sparkle Release Day 3 Blog Hop”

Distress Oxide Inks on Dark Backgrounds

Hi Crafters, I was experimenting a little bit today with some Distress Oxide inks and how they look on dark backgrounds. I used a dark grey cardstock to experiment on since I am currently out of black cardstock (oh no!). I layered the Foliage Stencil by Gina K Designs( GNK ) and blended Spiced Marmalade ( SSSContinue reading “Distress Oxide Inks on Dark Backgrounds”

3 Ways to Add Texture to Cards feat. Stencil Girl!

Hi Crafters!  Check out the shine coming from these cards! Today I did another card video with multiple ideas on how to create texture using a variety of pastes with one stencil. I am IN LOVE with Stencil Girl’s Butterfly Circle Stencil( SSS )! I’m not a mixed media type of girl but I doContinue reading “3 Ways to Add Texture to Cards feat. Stencil Girl!”

AAA Card Challenge #81 Hello

Hi Crafters, welcome to 2017 and I hope everyone had a happy and healthy New Year’s celebration. I am back in full swing with some fun new things planned for 2017. Today, I am designing over at the AAA Card Challenge. This week’s theme is Hello. Be sure to come and play along with usContinue reading “AAA Card Challenge #81 Hello”