Create 3 Quick And Easy Slimline Cards

Hello friends!  I’m on the Maker Forte blog today sharing 3 quick and easy slimline cards using the Live Life in Full Bloom stamp set. Each card uses a different, but easy technique to create 3 unique cards with the same stamp set! The first card is a bold and colorful card!  I used my Brother Scan-N-Cut machine… Read More »

Challenge YOUrself Scrapbook ABC Challenge For April

This month’s Challenge YOUrself scrapbook challenge is a fun one!  It’s an ABC Challenge and here is how it works: This month we would like you to chose a letter and use it on your layout. For example, if you chose P, use paint, pearls, etc and a word that starts with P in your title. Have fun… Read More »

Make The Cards Sketch Challenge

The new Make The Cards Challenge is a sketch challenge this week!   I decided to use circular frames that I created with my STAX Circle die sets from MFT Stamps in light gray cardstock.  I love these die sets and I use them all the time. I added some foliage dies using my Assorted Leaves die sets… Read More »

Scrapping 4 Fun Anything Goes Challenge

The new Scrapping 4 Fun Challenge is an Anything Goes challenge!  You can create any kind of project you want with any theme! Our sponsor for this challenge is Polkadoodles! Polkadoodles supplied the digital image that I am using today and it is called  Octavia Moonfly Rose Garden. This is not my usual type of digital image when… Read More »

Create A Spring Background With Stencils For A Cute Critter

There is something about spring that just makes me want to create little scene cards with cute critters! I have a sweet spring scene using 3 stencils from Maker Forte to create a background for a very cute Umbrella Mouse digital image from Gerda Steiner Designs.  I’m going to enter this card in Gerda Steiner’s March SYD (Share… Read More »

Make The Cards Challenge: A Color Challenge

The Make The Cards Challenge for this week is a color challenge and it’s a super fun combination! How pretty is this combination?!  I am loving it! I decided to make a fun fold card that is quick and easy.  I kept it simple and added some mixed media for fun.  That citron color made me want to… Read More »

Having Fun With A Mandala Digital Image And Copics!

Have you ever colored a mandala?  I have not and I decided to give it a try.  Kinda Cute by Patricia has several pretty options and I picked the big Floral Mandala for my first try at it.   I chose a bold color pallet and I’m hoping that it doesn’t look too Christmassy.  I was just going… Read More »

Stenciling Techniques: Foiling and DIY Glitter Paste

I’m am on the Maker Forte blog today sharing 4 cards using two stenciling techniques that are new techniques for me! I created one card using texture paste, but I added glitter to it to create my own glitter paste! I LOVE this card!  It was so easy! The other 3 cards all use Deco Foil Transfer Gel… Read More »

3 Cards, 1 Stamp Set: Scrappy Tails Crafts Spring Birds Cards

The new release from Scrappy Tails Crafts was so good that I had a really hard time picking which stamp and die sets I wanted to get with my limited crafty budget. One of the stamp sets that I selected is called Spring Birds.  I chose it because I love creating scene cards and this seems like a… Read More »

Make The Cards Challenge: A Masculine Card

The new Make The Cards Challenge is a Masculine Theme challenge.  I’m making a non-traditional color masculine card for this challenge!     I decided to use purple for my card today.  When I was helping my son set up his first apartment, I was surprised when he chose a purple, gray, and black color scheme.  It was… Read More »

Mermaid Card And Faux Water Stencil Technique

Today, I have a super cute mermaid using the Just Us Mermaid digital stamp from Kinda Cute by Patricia.  I’ve created a faux water effect using a stencil technique that I thought worked until my husband said it didn’t look at all like water. **Sigh** I decided that I liked the card so I’ll share it with you!… Read More »