Category Archives: Tools and Accessories

Mini Album with Interactive Elements and Stampin’ Up! Products

I absolutely loved making this project!!! I created a mini album and all the pages have interactive elements. I made the album out of the new Sunny Springs Card set and the Calming Creek Card set from the new Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog.   I love how this turned out!  I used pieces from all three of the… Read More »

Reinker Technique: 3 Ways To Create Colorful Florals Without Fussy Coloring

I have 3 ways for you to create colorful floral cards without a lot of fussy coloring.  This reinker technique will rock your world!! I added one drop of 4 different reinkers to a large clear block and spritzed them with water.  Then I used a water brush to add the color to my card panels. I stamped… Read More »

Rustic Christmas Card Using Toner Sheets For Foiling Details

I’ve been looking for an excuse to use the Therm-o-Web Deco Foil toner sheets to do some foiling with my laminator.  I decided to try them out today to create a Christmas card with my Poinsettia Dies from Scrappy Tails Crafts. A couple of months ago I won a gift card to Therm-o-Web’s store.  One of the items… Read More »

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 »

5 Quick and Easy Cards With Stenciling Technique Backgrounds For A Floral Card Set

Create a quick and easy set of floral cards with the Scrappy Tails Crafts Oopsy Daisy stamp and die set and stencils from your stash! I have a video to share with you today to show you 5 of my go to stencil background techniques that you can use with the images from the fabulous Oopsy Daisy stamp… Read More »

Create A Fairy Card With Sparkle And Sheen!

The Imperfectionists Rules of Cardmaking Rule 1: All cards should have sparkle, sheen, shine, or a metallic detail. That’s right.  I’m making up my own rules for cardmaking now! Rule 2: Always use a score board to score your folds and a bone folder to crease them for a tidy fold. Today I’m on The Hedgehog Hollow blog… Read More »

5 Ways To Use The Essential Assorted Leaves Dies + Video Tutorial

There are some tools that are essential to  have in your craft stash, and the Assorted Leaves die set is one of those. Scrappy Tails Crafts just released a fabulous set of assorted leaves dies and I’m loving them.  I have 5 ways to use them to share with you today. You will also find a VIDEO TUTORIAL… Read More »

Easy DIY Mini Album With Sizzix Die Set

Do you have die sets sitting in your stash that you got on clearance and still haven’t used? I have this fantastic Sizzix thinlets die set for creating mini albums.  It has 15 dies that include some great embellishment dies for the pages. This is a perfect little die set to use up those 6 x 6” paper… Read More »

Create An Easy Gift Bag With Your Rectangle Dies

Ever since I received the Scalloped Rectangle Die Set from TLC Designs, I haven’t been able to get it off my desk!  I keep reaching for it to create new and different projects! I love it when I get a new crafting tool, stamp, or die that I find so many uses for.  When you get something and… Read More »

Slimline Card Using Cute Critters Digital Stamp And Slimline Dies

Today’s card features the Cute  Shaped Animals digital stamp set from Kinda Cute by Patricia Alvarez and the new Slimline Scalloped Frame from Sunny Studio Stamps. As soon as Patricia added this image to her online store, I knew that I had to make some cards with it.  These are just the cutest critters!  I LOVE the big… Read More »