Handmade Fall-Themed Birthday Card

Handmade Fall-Themed Birthday Card featuring Ellen Hutson Fallish Stamp and Die Set

To say that it’s feeling like fall here in Los Angeles might be a bit of a stretch in comparison to other parts of the country, but the projects coming out of my craft room are giving all sorts of fall vibes right now. In last month’s Essentials by Ellen release, the Fallish Stamp and […]

Clean and Simple Mondo Rhododendron Card

Essentials by Ellen Mondo Rhododendron Card

Hey there, friends! Last week I gave you a thorough look at the August Essentials by Ellen release, and today I’ve got a new project to share that features the Mondo Rhododendron stamp set. You may already have some of the Mondo floral family in your stash, and I think this is one of the […]

Hexagon Hot Foil Birthday Card

Hexagon Hot Foil Happy Birthday Card

Hey there friends, and Happy August! August happens to be my birth month, so today I’m kicking it off with a Hexagon Hot Foil Birthday Card over on the Ellen Hutson blog. In the video tutorial, I’ll walk you through how I made this project, and we’ll take a closer look at the Essentials by […]

Clean & Simple Boho-Inspired Birthday Card

Boho-Inspired Birthday Card with Essentials by Ellen Essential Circles Hot Foil Stamps

There’s nothing I love more than a good clean and simple, geometric card with a fun color palette, and that’s exactly what I set out to make when creating today’s project. Last week, the latest Essentials by Ellen release went live in the Ellen Hutson shop, and it included new Essential Circles and Arches hot […]

Brighter Days Celebration Card

Pinkfresh Studio Brighter Days Celebration Card

Hey there, friends! Today I’m hanging out over on the Pinkfresh Studio blog, sharing a project that I made for this month’s Pinkfresh Challenge. I’ve used one of my favorite suites, Brighter Days – a hot foil plate, stencil set and die that I’m sure I’ve got down to pennies per use at this point! […]

Reverse Confetti New Release Blog Hop

Reverse Confetti July 2022 Release Blog Hop - Birthday Wishes Hot Foil Card

After a 3-day countdown, Reverse Confetti‘s July release is now live! Today we’re celebrating with a blog hop, so be sure to scroll down to the bottom of this post for details. In addition, I’ve got a project to share that shows off some of the great new hot foil plates in this release, so […]

5 Tips for DIY Print Making with Clear Stamps

5 Tips for DIY Print Making with Clear Stamps

If you’ve followed me for a while, you’ll know I’ve got a thing for stamping abstract backgrounds. There’s just something about picking a color palette that’s speaking to me in the moment, then grabbing some acrylic blocks and stamps, and going to town with making my own patterns. It’s one of my favorite things to […]

4 ways to break out of a creative rut

4 ways to break out of a creative rut

It’s a wonderful, wonderful thing when you walk into your craft space with a brilliant idea and dive straight into making, isn’t it? And a not-so-wonderful thing when you’re completely out of creative juice. I’ve been in both places, and I’m sure you have too. Creative ruts can be frustrating, so today I’m sharing 4 […]

How to Make a Fringe Birthday Cake Card

How to Make a Fringe Cake Card - featuring Spellbinders

Hey there friends! Today’s a special day because I’m joining a bunch of other crafters in celebrating the 20th birthday of Spellbinders. TWENTY years!? That’s pretty impressive, isn’t it? In order to do so, I’ve created a card with a few super cute items from the new Birthday Celebrations Collection. The name says it all […]

2 Color Palettes x 2 Easy Designs: 4 Masculine Cards

2 Color Palettes x 2 Easy Designs: 4 Masculine Cards

Let’s talk masculine cards. As someone who loves florals and the color pink, these have always been a bit of a challenge for me. I’m pleased to report however, that with a couple of years of crafting under my belt (and a whole lot of learning from many creative sources), I’ve learned a few simple […]