Category Archives: Birthday

Birthday cards.

Interactive Shaker Cards With Lift Action

Have you started making interactive cards yet? I’m definitely hopping on board the interactive cards train!  I’ve got a card that has a lifting shaker element to share with you today using products from the TLC Designs Shop.   How pretty are the colors in this card?  I have this pretty Sunny Studio 6 x 6″ Gingham Pastel… Read More »

Gratitude Journal Mini Book And Writing Prompts Printable For The New Year

Many people tend to do gratitude journals in the fall around Thanksgiving.  I think the perfect time to do one is at the beginning of a new year.  We often spend time thinking about what we want to do differently and reflecting on what the previous year was like. My Mom’s birthday is in January and I decided… Read More »

Quick Card: Birthday Card With Altenew Layered Cupcakes Using A Template Trick!

Have you seen the Altenew Layered Cupcake stamp set? It’s not a new set. It’s been around for a while and I consider it a good staple for any craft stash.  It’s perfect for any holiday, but most especially for birthdays. I’ve had this stamp set for a while and I finally rediscovered it in my stash!  It’s… Read More »

Create 4 Cards And A Tag From One Catherine Pooler Background Stamp

Do you have an inspiration journal?  I have taken 2 classes on where to find and collect ideas and inspiration…or your muse.  They were amongst my favorite classes.  I found myself looking at things in a different way and I also started keeping an inspiration journal.  I stash pictures and I draw card layout sketches. I also keep… Read More »

Happy Birthday Frame From Catherine Pooler Designs

Let’s Party!  Virtually of course!  Catherine Pooler just released her new Let’s Party collection and it is a fun set of birthday and celebration stamps, dies, and papers. This paper is part of Catherine’s Poppin’ patterned paper stack.  The colors are bright and vibrant and the patterns are super fun.  I love stripes and polka dots so I’m… Read More »

Poppin’ Patterned Paper And A Fun Layout

Catherine Pooler’s latest release is wonderful.  It’s Let’s Party theme is just what we all need to bring some sunshine to our creations.  She usually releases a fun set of 6 x6″ patterned paper with her new releases and she did it again this time.  I LOVE the Poppin’ patterned paper.  It’s bright, colorful, and just fun! I… Read More »

3 Cards From CP’s Stamp Of Approval

Every 3 months, Catherine Pooler releases a new Stamp of Approval set.  These are stamps and dies designed to coordinate so that you can mix and match them with each other, taking the guesswork out of what goes with what. This quarter’s SOA is called the Adoring You Collection.  I’ve pulled out some other stamp sets to pair… Read More »

Re-Inker Techniques: Creating An Alcohol Ink Background With Foil

I started a new class today at Altenew Academy called Rethink Re-Inkers.   It honestly never occurred to me that when I purchase the refill bottles for the Altenew Artist Markers I was actually getting quite a bit for my crafting dollars.  These refills are bottles of beautifully colored alcohol inks and there are a lot of techniques… Read More »