Falling Leaves and NEW Pigment Craft Co Ink Pads!

Falling Leaves and New Pigment Craft Co Ink Pads

Fall is certainly here, and I don’t know about you, but I’ve been having a lot of fun playing with some fall and holiday-focused stamps and dies. Recently the gorgeous new ink pads from Pigment Craft Co landed on my doorstep, and I’m not lying when I say that I was up well past my bedtime […]

Birthday “Petal Cake” Card

Birthday Petal Cake Card - featuring Essentials By Ellen

Remember not long ago when petal cakes were blowing up Pinterest and Instagram? Some with rainbow icing and others with gorgeous ombre vibes… guys, I watched SO many videos of people making these, it’s embarrassing. I’m much more of a cook than a baker so I’ve never tried my hand at making my own, but […]

Ice Cream Shaker Card – featuring Essentials by Ellen

Ice Cream Shaker Card - featuring Ellen Hutson Stay Cool

Vital question: Are you an ice cream fan? I certainly am! Some of my favorite childhood memories were summer bike rides to Baskin Robbins with my cousins, celebrating soccer team victories at Dairy Queen (ice cream sandwiches for the win!), candy cane ice cream at Christmas, and that build-your-own sundae bar at Pizza Hut. Remember […]

A Great Big Scripty Happy Birthday

Scripty Happy Birthday Hot Foil Card - featuring Essentials by Ellen

Happy Friday, friends! I’m taking a nice extra-long weekend right now because it just so happens to be my birthday on Sunday, and with that in mind, I figured it was only appropriate to post a birthday-themed card today. This one is super simple and straightforward, but was so fun to make and I really […]

Retro Rocket Popsicle Card – featuring Essentials by Ellen

Retro Rocket Popsicle Card - Essentials by Ellen Stay Cool

Remember rocket popsicles? Those red, white and blue striped ones that used to be sold via that little ice cream wagon that drove around the neighborhood? I LOVED those popsicles. A little Google search has taught me a lot more than I previously knew about them, like… The idea was born in July 1955 and […]

Concord & 9th July Release: Modern Mosaic and Fruit for Thought

Concord & 9th July Release - Modern Mosaic Die

For the past couple of Fridays I’ve been sharing projects created with the July Concord & 9th release, and today I’ve got two more to tell you about. If you were loving that Modern Mosaic die, great news – I’m bringing it back for more! The full supply list for both cards is at the […]

Concord & 9th July Release: Flower Garden and All for You

Concord and 9th July Release - Modern Mosaic

Hey there friends! Last week I shared a card that featured the new Concord & 9th Flower Shaker Shapes stamp and die set, and today it’s time to take a look at a few more goodies in the July release. Do you like big focal sentiments? Are you new to turnabout stamps? If so, we’ve […]

How to Make a Textured Glitter Background with Embossing Paste

How to Make a Textured Glitter Background with Embossing Paste

If you’ve been following along for a while, you already know that I can’t resist a good white on white background. There are so many ways to do this – cover dies, other die cuts, heat embossing – but one technique that I haven’t used in a very long time is embossing paste, paired with […]

Concord & 9th July Release: Flower Shaker Shapes

Concord and 9th Floral Shaker Shapes Shaker Card

Hey there friends! Today I’m joining Concord and 9th in celebrating their latest release, and to kick things off, I’m excited to share the Flower Shaker Shapes stamp and die set. For those of you who love shaker cards, you are going to have SO much fun with these! To get started, I created my […]

My Top 3 Tips for Hot Foil Stamping

SCT Guest Post - Hot Foil Stamping Tips

Hey there friends! Today I’m excited to be guest posting over on the Scrapbook and Cards Today Magazine blog. If hot foil stamping has been something you’re not so sure about or haven’t had consistent success with in the past, this post is for you! I only started using a hot foiling system about 4 […]