Category Archives: Techniques

Create A Pearlized Finish On Your Cards

Create a pretty pearlized sheen on your cards using the Nuvo Embellishment Mousse in Powder Blue and Mother of Pearl. I’m having a blast experimenting with this embellishment mousse just to see what I can do with it. Today’s card and technique was created using this week’s Paper Craft Crew card sketch.  This fabulous sketch… Read More »

3 Techniques To Add Splatter and Watercolor Effects

3 Techniques To Add Splatter and Watercolor Effects without using ink or watercolor paints. I’m still playing with my Nuvo Embellishment Mousse.  It is truly addictive.  Now I just want to see how much I can do with this medium. It’s a challenge and I’ve accepted it! For today, I had heard that you could… Read More »

Add Color To Dark Cardstock With Embellishment Mousse Techniques

How often do you use your dark colors of cardstock for something other than a script die cut, a background mat or a card base? We don’t use our dark colors of cardstock for a lot of techniques because it is often hard to add color to it. Enter Nuvo Embellishment Mousse! Embellishment Mousse comes… Read More »

Reverse Masking To Create A Single Layer Card

I decided to participate in this week’s Less Is More challenge.  It’s a clean and simple challenge and this week the theme said Recipe Dimension. I interpreted that to mean that I was to use a recipe card sized layout. I created a beautiful card that did just that.  But make sure you compare it… Read More »

Giving Your Envelopes Some Love

Sometimes it is a nice thing to give your envelopes some love and coordinate them with your card. I just finished taking a holiday envelope class at Altenew Academy and I really enjoyed it.  I thought the ideas were fun and there was at least one project that is a perfect holiday idea that I… Read More »

Create A Quick And Easy Heat Embossed Foil Background Fall Card

I’m excited to be a guest designer for The Hedgehog Hollow blog again today.  I have the pleasure of sharing  a quick and easy heat embossed foil background for a fall card using the Hedgehog Hollow October card kit. One of the fantastic things you can do with stamp sets that are packed with a… Read More »

Stretch Your Craft Stash: Create A Plaid Background With Markers

I love when I can use my crafting tools for more than just one purpose.  I was inspired yesterday when I found the Crop Stop October Linky Party and there was a wonderful blog post about making plaid backgrounds with your markers. I have a set of Spectrum Noir markers that I’ve had for quite… Read More »

Starting An Art Journal With A Stencil Masking Technique

I’ve been experimenting, experimenting, and more experimenting with new techniques.  I’ve been sharing the successes and the “failures” with you here on my blog and on my YouTube channel.  Today, I decided that it is time to start an art journal. I find myself making a lot of cards that I never get around to… Read More »

Color Challenge For Fall

It’s time for the Paper Craft Crew to have a color challenge for fall! It’s orange, purple, lime green and one color of your choice…I chose a butterscotch yellow. I used the Hedgehog Hollow October Kit for this card.  The stamp set is from The Ink Road created exclusively for The Hedgehog Hollow.  I created… Read More »

Guest Designing At HedgeHog Hollow

I’m excited to be joining The Hedgehog Hollow as their Guest Designer today to share a few of the creations I’ve been working on using the special 2018 Holiday Edition Card Kit from The Hedgehog Hollow. This card kit is packed with amazing products.  I love these card kits because I always get to try… Read More »