More Ways To Use Your Dies: DIY Stamps

I have a fun way to use your dies to create your own DIY stamps.  This will help you use your dies in more ways and stretch your stash!  I love getting more for my crafty dollars!! I was playing with my Assorted Leaves dies from Scrappy Tails Crafts, along with the Flying Butterflies dies and the Fairy… Read More »

Patterned Paper Challenge: 8 Cards

I finally had time to sit down and finish the last 8 cards for Kendra’s Card Challenge!  In early July, I created a video to share the cutting templates and first 8 cards that I created from half of the card sketches. Today I am sharing the last 8 cards with the final 8 sketches. These are cards… Read More »

Three Room Studio Saturday Challenge: Mood Board

Today we have a new Saturday Challenge at Three Room Studio.  You will find that Sandy has been creating a new flower digi each Friday for the last three weeks.  She released a pansy digi yesterday.  I’m using the digi from a couple of weeks ago, which is an orchid. This week’s challenge involves a mood board for… Read More »

Scrapping4Fun Birthday Wishes Challenge

The new Scrapping4Fun Challenge is an anything goes birthday wishes challenge. We have 3 sponsors for this challenge: Sheepski Designs Oddball Art by Lizzy Love Fabrika Fantasy I was given an image from SheepSki Designs called Flowering Cherry. I used a simple palette of Copic markers to color these fabulous florals.  I actually added the digital stamp twice… Read More »

Christmas in July: Christmas Tags + Shrink Plastic Charms

I have several projects to share with you today!!  It’s Christmas in July and I made some Christmas tags and shrink plastic charms.  I also have a quick Christmas card! I created two Christmas tags using manila tags from Maker Forte.  You can see that I created an ink blended background and then stamped one of the small… Read More »

Make The Cards Challenge: 3-2-1

Time for a new Make The Cards Challenge! These 3-2-1 challenges are my favorite!!  I always pull fun stuff out of my stash and use it up! I pulled out some goodies from Doodlebug Designs for this card.  I started with some ink blending to create my background sky and grass.  I added some grass details with my… Read More »

Easy Background Technique For A Quick Card

Do you ever have days where you feel like just making backgrounds and playing with background techniques? I sometimes do.  I actually have a whole pile of backgrounds all made just because I wanted to play with my gel plates.  I also have other backgrounds that I’ve experimented with just to play around with inks and colors. I… Read More »

Make The Cards Challenge: A Color Challenge Summer Vibes!

It’s time for a new challenge at Make The Cards Challenge! This week, we have a color challenge! I love that the theme is summer fun!!!  I just got a stamp from Colorado Crafts that I just could not resist using for this challenge! It’s called Sundae Funday!! I loved the way the 4 blocks of color looked… Read More »

Single Layer Card With Quick Background Technique

Welcome friend!  I am so delighted that you stopped by today.  I have a quick and easy single layer card to share with you today using a simple, but lovely background technique. I’m using the Scrappy Tails Crafts Fairy Friends stamp set to create my card. This card took me less than 10 minutes to put together.  I… Read More »

Three Room Studio Saturday Challenge: Sketch

It’s time for the Three Room Studio Saturday Challenge!  This week is a sketch challenge with a choice between two sketches! You can choose between 2 sketches:   This card is a bit of a departure for me.  I used a bit of grunge and a color combination that is not one of my go-to combinations. I was… Read More »

Star Stampz Sweet Boy and Dragon Digital Stamp

It’s time for a new StarInMyPocket ~ StarStampz Challenge! This month is all about Fairytales and Fantasy!!   I selected an image called A Dragon and a Knight and I LOVE this one!!     How adorable is this little scene? My son always liked to dress up in his Halloween costumes all year long and he always… Read More »

Happy Birthday Challenge: Birthday Tag

Scrapping4Fun has a new challenge that starts today and it is an anything goes birthday challenge. Our sponsors for this challenge are Bugaboo Stamps and All Dressed Up Stamps.   You can find Bugaboo Stamps HERE! I was given an mage from All Dressed Up to create with today and I got a sweet image called Birthday Butterfly.… Read More »

3 Quick and Easy Emboss Resist Cards

I’m on The Hedgehog Hollow blog today with 3 cards that are super quick and easy using the emboss resist techniques. I created backgrounds by heat embossing stamps from the Atomic Age stamp set in white.  Then I ink blended some Neon Yellowstone and Neon Outrageous orange inks from Maker Forte over the embossing to create a soft… Read More »

Scrapbook Challenge YOUrself July Challenge: Shapes!

The July Challenge for the Scrapbook Challenge YOUrself challenge this month is all about shapes!   I chose to use circles.  You could use just one shape in your layout or combine many shapes if you want to.  Just make sure YOU are in the photo!   As you know, I have pretty much scrapbooked all my photos… Read More »