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Peony Print Thank You Card

Pinkfresh Studio Peony Print Thank You Card

Spring has definitely sprung here in Los Angeles, and one of my favorite flowers this time of year is peonies. With that said, you can imagine I was pretty excited when I saw peonies in the latest Pinkfresh Studio release – in hot foil, stamp and stencil form! Today I’m up on the Pinkfresh blog […]

Clean and Simple Abstract Nature Cards

Clean and Simple Abstract Nature Cards

There are a few items in my crafty stash that I will never tire of, and the Essentials by Ellen Abstract Nature stamp set is one of those. But you’ve read about my thoughts on these before, so today, let’s have a chat about Mental Health Awareness Month, shall we? I’ve shared a little before […]

Matching Strawberry Fields Card and Gift Box Duo

Matching Strawberry Fields Card and Gift Box Duo

May might be best-known in the card making world as the month of Mother’s Day, but did you know it’s also Mental Health Awareness Month? I don’t know about you, but crafting has been a HUGE lifesaver for my mental health over the past couple of years. Whether it was during the long, dark COVID […]

Dahlia Washi Foiled Arch Card

Pinkfresh Studio Dahlia Washi Foiled Arch Card

Hi friends! Today I’m hanging out over on the Pinkfresh Studio blog, sharing a new project that I created with the recently-released Dahlia Washi suite. I’ve been on quite the kick with washi tape cards lately, and since I hadn’t yet opened this roll, I figured that there was no time like the present! In […]

Catherine Pooler Summer Nights Collection

Catherine Pooler Summer Nights Collection

Summer’s not quite here yet, but the new Summer Nights Collection from Catherine Pooler is! You may have already seen the sneak peeks on Instagram last week, and today I’ve got a little more inspiration to share. This card features the Capture the Flag Cover Die from the Night in Flight bundle, and the Round […]

Pinkfresh Studio April 2022 Release Blog Hop

Pinkfresh Studio Magnolias Card

It might nearly be May, but we can’t end April without another gorgeous new release from Pinkfresh Studio! I’m excited to be part of the blog hop celebrating all of the beautiful product that’s available as of today, and as always, I’ve got a project to share featuring some of them. This release has a […]

9 Tips for Ink Blending and Heat Embossing with Stencils

9 Tips for Ink Blending and Heat Embossing with Stencils

Let’s talk stencils. They’re sort of the underdog of the typical crafty stash – or at least, they are in mine. I certainly don’t give them as much attention as other supplies like stamps, dies and hot foil plates, and if I’m honest, they don’t usually get me as excited. But just like all good […]

Hibiscus Washi Celebration Card

Hibiscus Washi Celebration Card

Can we take a minute to talk about how wonderful washi tape is? I mean, there’s the regular rolls of thinner washi that are great for decorating papercrafts of all kinds, but today I’m here to praise the Pinkfresh washi tapes – the gorgeous florals that make a simple card look like it took hours […]

Mondo Gerbera Daisy, 2 Ways

Essentials by Ellen Mondo Gerbera Daisy Cards, 2 Ways

Love color but don’t love coloring? Or, maybe you’re not super confident with your Copic coloring skills, or you simply don’t have time? (I’m raising both hands high over here, and if I had a third, it would be up too.) If so, I feel ya. Today I’ve got 2 cards to share that use […]

Pantone Color of the Year: A Very Peri-Inspired Card

2022 Pantone Color of the Year: A Very Peri-Inspired Card

Those of you who love color are probably familiar with Pantone’s Color of the Year, a concept that began in 2000. Since then, it’s been used to inspire marketing, branding, design, and many other creative pursuits. This year’s color is Very Peri, and it was the inspiration for the card I’ve got for you today. […]