Create A Spring Background With Stencils For A Cute Critter

There is something about spring that just makes me want to create little scene cards with cute critters! I have a sweet spring scene using 3 stencils from Maker Forte to create a background for a very cute Umbrella Mouse digital image from Gerda Steiner Designs.  I’m going to enter this card in Gerda Steiner’s March SYD (Share… Read More »

Make The Cards Challenge: A Color Challenge

The Make The Cards Challenge for this week is a color challenge and it’s a super fun combination! How pretty is this combination?!  I am loving it! I decided to make a fun fold card that is quick and easy.  I kept it simple and added some mixed media for fun.  That citron color made me want to… Read More »

Having Fun With A Mandala Digital Image And Copics!

Have you ever colored a mandala?  I have not and I decided to give it a try.  Kinda Cute by Patricia has several pretty options and I picked the big Floral Mandala for my first try at it.   I chose a bold color pallet and I’m hoping that it doesn’t look too Christmassy.  I was just going… Read More »

Stenciling Techniques: Foiling and DIY Glitter Paste

I’m am on the Maker Forte blog today sharing 4 cards using two stenciling techniques that are new techniques for me! I created one card using texture paste, but I added glitter to it to create my own glitter paste! I LOVE this card!  It was so easy! The other 3 cards all use Deco Foil Transfer Gel… Read More »

3 Cards, 1 Stamp Set: Scrappy Tails Crafts Spring Birds Cards

The new release from Scrappy Tails Crafts was so good that I had a really hard time picking which stamp and die sets I wanted to get with my limited crafty budget. One of the stamp sets that I selected is called Spring Birds.  I chose it because I love creating scene cards and this seems like a… Read More »

Make The Cards Challenge: A Masculine Card

The new Make The Cards Challenge is a Masculine Theme challenge.  I’m making a non-traditional color masculine card for this challenge!     I decided to use purple for my card today.  When I was helping my son set up his first apartment, I was surprised when he chose a purple, gray, and black color scheme.  It was… Read More »

Mermaid Card And Faux Water Stencil Technique

Today, I have a super cute mermaid using the Just Us Mermaid digital stamp from Kinda Cute by Patricia.  I’ve created a faux water effect using a stencil technique that I thought worked until my husband said it didn’t look at all like water. **Sigh** I decided that I liked the card so I’ll share it with you!… Read More »

Scrappy Tails March Release Blog and Video Hop

Welcome to the Scrappy Tails Craft’s Home is Where Mom is blog and video hop! Today, we are hopping along to celebrate the launch of the new release! Each designer along the hop will be showcasing products from the new release, so there will be plenty of Mother’s Day and Spring time inspiration! Hop along and leave your… Read More »

It’s A Blue Challenge Under The Sea!

Star Stampz Challenge for this month is a blue challenge under the sea! I used the very cute Whale of a Tale digital stamp from the Star Stampz Etsy Shop to create a very clean and simple layout.     I love how that sweet little girl looks like she’s having so much fun with that whale! I… Read More »

Scrapping 4 Fun Spring-Easter Challenge

The new Scrapping4funChallenges is a Spring/Easter Anything Goes Challenge.   Our sponsor for this challenge is Fabrika Fantasy.     They provided the digital image that I’m using for my card today and it is called Easter Bunny.   I kept my card simple this time!  I simply used Copic markers to color in the image and create the… Read More »

STAMPlorations Throwback Thursday Guest Designer

I’m over on the STAMPlorations blog today with the Throwback Thursday feature. I’ve picked an inspiration card and my job was to create 3 variations of that inspiration card. I selected a card created by Maria Fischer which has a black and white stamped image with a small amount of color added to the card with a geometric… 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 »

Color Challenge And A Watercolored Calla Lily

This week’s Make The Cards Challenge is a color challenge!  It is our 8th challenge and we would love to have you participate with us and share your creations!   This is a great color challenge for spring!  I have this beautiful Calla Lily stamp set from Maker Forte called I Adore You designed by Alex Syberia.  I… Read More »

Star Stampz New Digital Stamp Release!

I have a new digital stamp released today from Star Stampz called 4 Leaf Clover. I created a card just for the release!   I think this little miss is so sweet!  Star Stampz releases a new digital image each month and the design team takes turns being the first to create with the new images! Copic Color… Read More »