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 […]

Happy Birthday Tassel Card

Happy Birthday Tassel Card - featuring Essentials by Ellen and Avery Elle

Last week I shared this rainbow tassel card, and after doing so, couldn’t resist trying a slightly different design. Yours truly has a LOT of embroidery floss, and it turns out that making tiny tassels is rather enjoyable while watching Netflix! It’s also really nice to have a little assortment to choose from when I’m […]

Rainbow Tassel Card – featuring Essentials by Ellen

Rainbow Tassel Card - featuring Essentials by Ellen

Hey friends! I’m excited to be sharing a fun project over on the Ellen Hutson blog today. As you’ve probably noticed from recent posts, I’ve been head over heels for the recently-released Essentials by Ellen A2 Piercing Plate and Essential Arches dies, and this card combines both of them along with a little tassel surprise! […]

2 Clean and Simple Birthday Cards

2 Clean and Simple Birthday Cards - featuring Essentials by Ellen Cake Stamp Set

You can never have too many birthday cards ready to send, right? That’s certainly the stance that I take, and in my circle of friends and family, there are a LOT of summer birthdays. Whether stamping is your jam or you’re more into die cutting, I’ve got one of each to inspire your next craft […]

Happy Birthday String Card

Happy Birthday String Card - Essentials by Ellen

Several months ago, I never envisioned myself taking a needle and thread to my cards. Fast forward to now, and evidently, things have changed. Behold, my first string card! So what changed my mind? Recently I was asked if I’d like to try some stitching dies (which you’ll see appearing here in the coming months!) […]

Gold Foiled Daisy Wreath Card

Gold Foil Daisy Wreath Card

Hey there! It’s been a week packed with Pinkfresh new release celebrations, and I’ve got one more card to show you using (as the title suggests) another hot foil plate! Several months ago, Pinkfresh introduced a really pretty Daisy Wreath layering stencil set and die, and I was thrilled to see that a hot foil […]

So Stinkin’ Awesome – featuring The Stamp Market

Sardine Greetings - featuring The Stamp Market

I’ll start by saying that I am definitely not a critters-on-cards type of crafter. Yes, there are a handful of critter stamp sets in my stash from my early days when I was just getting started with card making, but that was also when I thought I might get into Copic coloring like so many […]