Category Archives: Tools and Accessories

Craft Room Organization Tip: Create Ink Swatches

Many years ago when I started paper crafting, my sister created a ring of card stock samples for me for Christmas one year.  She used a pretty punch and punched and labeled every different color of card stock that Stampin’ Up! carried and then organized them on a ring. This has been a very handy… Read More »

Watercolor Classes Day 1

I’m taking a watercoloring class this week.  I’ve taken several classes that teach various watercoloring techniques to use with my stamps and stash. Imagine my surprise when I discovered that we would not be using stamps…NOPE!  We are sketching stuff out.  YEP! I am bravely sharing my homework. Be kind.  Remember that this is my… Read More »

Stretch Your Craft Stash With Concord & 9th Turnabout Stamps

I have absolutely fallen in love with Concord & 9th’s Turnabout stamps. Yesterday, I shared a watercolor lifting technique and used a turnabout stamp to make the card. Today I wanted to show you how to use a turnabout stamp (see my video below) and how versatile these stamps sets are. You could create 20… Read More »

Altenew Educator Certification Program: Level 2 Project

My task for the final project for the Altenew Educator Certification Program for Level 2 is to create a home décor project and a coordinating card.  I was also encouraged to include a video. I had so many ideas of home décor projects that it was really hard to decide which one to choose.  I… Read More »

You Can Find Party Panda’s At What Will You Stamp?

Have you seen the Party Pandas stamp set yet? It’s adorable and it is this week’s featured stamp set at the What Will You Stamp Challenge blog. I was invited to be the Guest Designer for the week which I am thrilled about!  They have a talented group of designers and I was excited to… Read More »