Category Archives: Mixed Media

2 Slimline Cards With Stencil Techniques Featuring Maker Forte Products

I have two cards to share today using Maker Forte products that were just released in August! The first card is a 4 x 8-1/2″ slimline card with a monochromatic color scheme.  I used the Have a Brew-tiful Day stamp set, along with the Iced, Ice Baby Add-on set and the In Bloom stencil.   I mixed some… Read More »

Easy Cards With Stencil Techniques Featuring Maker Forte

I have two cards to share today using stencil techniques that feature products from Maker Forte. This card uses a layered stencil called Pineapple Petals.  This is a 3 stencil set.  Isn’t it pretty? I made this in less than 10 minutes!! Stencils are a cost effective tool to have in your stash.  They are versatile and  you… Read More »

Single Layer Clean And Simple Card: Adding Color With Nuvo Paste and Drops

Today I am creating a very clean and simple (CAS) card for the Make The Cards Challenge for this week.  This is a theme challenge this week and we are creating encouragement cards.   I used some new goodies I just ordered from The Rabbit Hole Designs.  They have such cute things and they were have a couple… Read More »

Scrappy Tails Crafts Instagram Hop For The Midsummer Night Release

We are having an Instagram hop for the Scrappy Tails Crafts new release. The June release is all based on A Midsummer Night’s Dream.   Welcome to the Scrappy Tails Craft’s Midsummer Night’s Dream inspiration hop! Today, we are hopping along to celebrate the launch of our magical new release. Each designer along the hop will be showcasing… Read More »

Easy Stencil And Mixed Media Details For Quick Cards

I have a quick share today with a video.  I made a card using the Hedgehog Hollow May subscription box.  This was one of my favorite ever boxes from Hedgehog Hollow! I added some extra details from previous kits and from Maker Forte products.  I really enjoyed creating this. The kit had 2 stencils, a piano and a… Read More »

A Color Challenge!

The new Make The Cards Challenge is a Color Challenge for this week. It’s also entitled Suit Up.  I do not have any stamps with a person wearing a suit of any kind, so I decided that I would just go with the color challenge. This was a good challenge.  It has a masculine feel to it and… Read More »

3 Color Combinations For 1 Stamp Set: Which One Works Best?

I am on the Maker Forte blog today with a video and 3 cards to share! I created cards with the Maker Forte BeYouTiful stamp set and couldn’t decide on a color combination! Here are the 3 cards: This card is watercolored with Catherine Pooler inks and the sentiment is heat embossed in gold.  I found the sentiment… Read More »

Go To Card Layouts With Details To Make Your Cards Pop!

I’m on the Hedgehog Hollow blog today sharing two cards and a bookmark project using some special details to take my cards from “nice” to “WOW”!   My first card uses masking to create a strip of color using the new Salvaged Patina Distress Oxide and some of the instruments from the Hedgehog Hollow stamp sets stamped in… Read More »