This Blog Hop is very personal to me – I am a breast cancer survivor of three years this month! It was during this time that I experienced first hand what a difference a card makes! It was just amazing to realize how many people cared … and mail delivery was the highlight of […]
Make Quilt Cards Using the Bargello Technique!
Got paper scraps? All those leftover Designer Series Paper pieces? Use this Bargello technique to make a bunch of colorful quilt cards!This first card uses the Going Places Paper Stack. Isn’t that a nice masculine look for a quilt card? Next, a very modern look using the Schoolhouse Designers Series Paper. All of these cards […]
Color Me Irresistible 4 Ways!
Using pre-embossed paper like the Color Me Irresistible Specialty Designer Series Paper gives you lots of different coloring options. Here are just four of them! 1. Using a Brayer to Add Color This adorable baby onesie is from Something for Baby and the Baby’s First Framelit Dies Bundle. Marina Mist ink was rolled onto the […]
Quick & Easy Technique for Handmade Cards with Press’n Seal!
Have you ever made a card with lots of little pieces? You arranged them just so … and then you had to take them all off of your card to glue them on one by one … trying to remember how you had them arranged before? I made this card a month ago … It […]
One Card, Two Techniques: Sponging & Spritzing!
This Apple of My Eye card is a “double technique” card! It used two different ways of blending color – one with sponging and one with spritzing. First, the side strip comes from the Color Me Irresistible Designer Series Paper. It started as a white strip, and when you sponge over it the color pops. I […]
5 Stamping Techniques with 1 Stamp Set!
Would you like to learn five techniques using the Vintage Leaves stamp set and the coordinating Leaflets Framelits Dies? That is what this month’s Online Stamp Club is all about! When you place a minimum $40 order in my online store by August 31, you will automatically receive five cards made with the set, along […]
Wild About Flowers & Wild About You!
Will you be spending some time in nature over the 4th of July? if you are Wild About Flowers, enjoy seeing them in the light of the moon! To make the moon, use the 2″ Circle Punch to create this extra piece of card stock. Place that over your card and sponge first with Crushed Curry. You […]
Embossing Technique for Your Handmade Cards!
Do you like to make interesting backgrounds for your card? Here is a fun embossing technique for you to try! I used Bohemian Borders on this card. Isn’t that an interesting look? I used some of the In Colors (Delightful Dijon, Mint Macaron, Cucumber Crush, Watermelon Wonder). If you change the colors, you will get […]