Craft Roulette

I don’t know if you have heard of Craft Roulette or not.  I had never heard of it until I was invited to be a guest on the show. Mary Gunn FUNN came up with a fabulous way to give crafty friends a wonderful way to get together with all the things we’ve had going on for the… Read More »

Challenge YOUrself November Scrapbook Layout Challenge

It’s time for the November scrapbook layout challenge on the Challenge YOUrself blog!   I really enjoyed this challenge. You know that I love to stamp in my scrapbooks!! I had a blast pulling out some pretty florals and creating a fun layout with one of my favorite pictures of me! One of my students snapped a picture… Read More »

Saturday Challenge: Hearts

As soon as I saw this week’s Saturday Challenge theme, I knew exactly the card I wanted to make.   This week’s theme is hearts! You know I’m pulling out one of the fabulous heart stencils from Three Room Studio! This is the Heart Ray Full stencil.  I’ve added some orange and gold Picket Fence glazes with the… Read More »

Non-Traditional Christmas Colors

Most of the holiday cards that I have been making this year have been using traditional Christmas colors.  I decided to change it up a little today and use some non-traditional colors for the cards that I’m making.   The pink card uses heat embossed snowflake images in white that I ink blended with Spun Sugar and Work… Read More »

Using Digital Stamps With Traditional Elements

If you’ve been visiting my blog for the past couple of years, you know that I’ve fallen in love with digital stamps. I love that I can change the size of them and I really love that they take no physical space to store.  I’ve got a craft room jammed full of stuff that I’ve organized and that… Read More »

Color Challenge For Make The Cards

The new Make The Cards Challenge for this week is a color challenge!   I pulled out the Wild Things background stamp from my Catherine Pooler collection and heat embossed it in gold on white paper.  I ink blended on some Spiced Marmalade distress oxide ink and added some scraps of dark brown cardstock strips. I used my… Read More »

Favorite Stamp Sets

It’s time for the Saturday Challenge at Three Room Studio and I pulled out one of my favorite stamp sets.  The theme this week is bold and bright so I pulled out some new Catherine Pooler Ink colors to play with this set.     I used the Hello Fri end stamp and die set from Three Room… Read More »

3 Ways To Add Snowfall Effects To Winter Cards

I have a quick share today!  I have two cards that I created and 4 quick ways to add snowfall effects to your cards. I inked up the edges of my card fronts with some distress oxides.  You know I’ve been obsessed with adding this detail to my cards lately!  I’m just loving it! I heat embossed the… Read More »

Encouragement YouTube Hop For Beth + Giveaway

Some former design team members for the Sassy & Crafty store are having a YouTube Hop today to send love and encouragement to our friend Beth! We are asking that you leave a comment with words of encouragement on each of the 5 YouTube videos which you will find linked below.  Leave some words that someone said that… Read More »

Hanging With My Gnomies: Say Cheese!

The new challenge at Scrapping4Fun is an anything goes challenge with a theme of shapes.   I used squares!  Hopefully that is obvious when you see my project. This challenge is sponsored by SheepSki Designs.   I could not resist this image when I saw it!  I love gnomes and these are adorable!   I loved this so… Read More »

Make The Cards Sketch Challenge

This week’s Make The Cards Challenge is a sketch challenge! This is a fabulous sketch.  It’s one of those classics that you can use as a go to sketch when you need a little inspiration or a creativity boost!   This card uses the Trinity Stamps Friends are Flowers stamp set and some watercoloring.  I have been spending… Read More »

Some Days You Deserve Flowers!

I’ve had a busy and eventful 6 or 7 week period.  You know what it’s like.  Those days where your To Do list is longer than they day is. I finally felt like I caught up today!  Tomorrow, I can work on getting ahead again. Phew! I decided that I deserved some flowers, so I pulled up my… Read More »

5 Card Ideas For 1 Die Featuring Trinity Stamps

I have really fallen in love with mini slimline cards.  The smaller 3 x 6″ size of the finished card just seems easier lately. I got the Mini Slimline Oak Leaf Die from Trinity stamps. I just love the stitched detail and all the possibilities of the different ways I can piece these pieces together. I have 5… Read More »

Easy Angel Card With Lots of Sparkle and Shine

Today I have an easy angel holiday card to share that has lots of sparkle and shine! This card uses one of the hot foil dies from Scrappy Tails Crafts to create the snow background.  It also uses the angel spinner die to create the focal point and sentiment for the card. I used my Glimmer Hot Foil… Read More »

3 Mini Slimline Autumn Impression Cards Featuring Trinity Stamps

I have a video to share the details of the 3 mini slimline cards I made using the Autumn Impressions stamp and die set from Trinity Stamps! For the first card, I created an elegant quilted background using the Quilted Slimline Cover Die and then the Stitched Stack Mini Slimline Rectangle set. I stamped all the leaves from… Read More »