Perfect Placement Tool For Layered Stencils: New Maker Forte Tools

Maker Forte just came out with a huge release for May and there are some noteworthy new tools that will actually make some techniques easier. I loved the Perfect Placement Tools.  These are mats made out the same material a stencil is made out of with embossed templates that allow you to align different sized cardstocks and stencils. … Read More »

Birdhouse Cards: A Slimline And An Interactive Pop Up Card

I have a pair of birdhouse cards to share today using the new Scrappy Tails Crafts dies and stamps from the March release. The first one is a simple slimline card that I die cut and decorated with the Birdhouse Slimline Pop Up Card die set and the Spring Birds stamp set. The card on the left is… Read More »

Make The Cards Challenge: 3-2-1!

I love the concept of this week’s Make The Cards Challenge!   I have never done one of these challenges, so I couldn’t wait to give it a try!   I used an Altenew stamp set from my stash to stamp a layered stem with leaves in the using my favorite teal greens from Altenew…that Lagoon color is… Read More »

Quick And Easy Water Waves With A Sunny Studio’s Die Set

Patricia Alvarez came out with the cutest set of whales recently and I couldn’t wait to color them.  She makes such cute and whimsical digital images that are always fun to create with! This set of 3 whales can be found in the Kinda Cute by Patricia shop online or on Etsy.  You will find the links below!… Read More »

Spring Card Challenge Using Digital Stamps

The new StarStampz Challenge for April is a Spring Themed challenge.  I had a lot of trouble selecting which image to use for this because Star Stampz has some very cute images for this season. My post is the reminder post that you have until the 9th of May to enter our challenge!   I selected this wonderful… Read More »

Foiling Die Cut Ephemera To Make 3 Quick Masculine Cards

I’m over on the Hedgehog Hollow blog today with 3 cards and a video to show how I made 3 cards that have a lot of shine from foiling and some sparkle from glitter!   How fabulous are these cards? I LOVE the foiled ephemera pieces that came in the Hedgehog Hollow May Subscription Box.  There are 56… Read More »

Mother’s Day Card Challenge

It’s time for another Scrapping4Fun Challenge and this one is a Mother’s Day/Ladies/Girls challenge.   Our sponsor for this challenge is Di’s Digi Stamps!     I pulled out a cute stamp set from Carabelle Studio called Ilona and the Fabric Flower. I bought this a few months ago and didn’t have a chance to pull it out… Read More »

Having Fun With Digital Stamps And Slimline Cards

I have made no secret about how much I love the digital images created by Kinda Cute by Patricia!  I find them to be fun and whimsical.  I really enjoy creating with them. Today’s image was no exception! I chose this Little Butterfly digital stamp and added 5 of them together and flipped one over so it was… Read More »

Hot Air Balloon Digital Image Card With Ink Blended Background

Today’s card uses a very sweet digital stamp set from Kinda Cute from Patricia.  The set has the hot air balloon and then several animals you can place hanging over the edge of the basket.  You will see that I chose the cute little elephant!   I love the little elephant…he looks like he is really enjoying his… Read More »

Sweet Scene Card With A Simple Masking Technique

Are you a fan of making scene cards? I definitely am!  I love spending an hour or two with the TV on just building a little scene, first with my stamps and masking and then with colors. Once I finished this card, I realized that I made one mistake…can you find it?  It was an easy one to… Read More »

Kinda Cute April Challenge + Free Digital Image

I thought the FREE digital image from Kinda Cute by Patricia was so adorable, I wanted to make another card with it. You can get this free digital image on the Kinda Cute by Patricia Group on Facebook.  You just join the group and as soon as your membership is confirmed, you can download the image and participate… Read More »

Double Trouble Challenge: Flowers and Colors

The Make The Cards Challenge is teaming up with the Double Trouble Challenge to create a 2 Week Challenge!   I created a watercolored floral card using the colors in the challenge! For the colors, I chose Catherine Pooler Inks in Peppermint Scrub, In The Park, Mardis Gras, Rose Petals, and Midnight.     The stamp set is… Read More »

DIY Father’s Day Mini Album Gift: Quick and Easy!

I’m over on the Hedgehog Hollow blog today sharing a DIY Father’s Day Mini Album gift idea that I designed to be quick and easy! I have a way more detailed post over on that blog, but I wanted to share the video here with you and a couple of the photos.     I created this using… Read More »

Scrapping 4 Fun Challenge Theme: Food/Drink

The new Scrapping 4 Fun Challenge is a Food/Drink theme challenge.   How fun is that?! Our sponsor for this challenge is The Paper Shelter.  They gave us an image that included the black and white digi, a pre-colored digi, pre-colored background paper, and a pre-colored image with the paper and digi together!  I chose to use the black… Read More »