Abstract Paint Strokes One-Stamp Wonder Card

Just Waving Hello Abstract Brush Strokes Card

Sometimes I mix and match a bunch of stamps from different sets, and other times…. I just use one. Today’s card is one of those one-stamp times! Last week I was in the mood to create some backgrounds that would later become cards – something I really like to do in order to unwind after […]

Clean and Simple Galentine’s Card Trio

Clean and Simple Galentine's Card Trio

Hi friends! Today I’m super excited to be up on the Ellen Hutson blog, sharing 3 clean and simple card ideas for Valentine’s Day – or Galentines, whatever you decide to celebrate. You’ll get to watch all of them being made in my first video (ahhhh!) and while video creation is certainly something I’m a […]

OMG! A Clean and Simple Celebration Card

OMG: A Clean and Simple Celebration Card featuring Essentials by Ellen

Sometimes really great things happen to your friends, like promotions, passing tests, or finally landing their dream job. And when those times happen, you need cards to let them know how freaking proud of them you are, right? That was exactly the inspo behind the design I’ve got for you today. You guys know I […]

Ellen Hutson 12 Tags of Christmas: Deck the Halls

Ellen Hutson 12 Tags of Christmas - Handmade Gift Tag Ideas - Deck the Halls

Hey there friends! I’m back with one more post for the Ellen Hutson 12 Tags of Christmas, a celebration of handmade gift tag ideas to go along with your holiday crafting and gift giving. Not long ago, I showed how I used the Essentials by Ellen Holiday Sprigs stamp set to create two cards with […]

Ellen Hutson 12 Tags of Christmas: Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Ellen Hutson 12 Tags of Christmas - Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Hi friends! It’s Day 7 of the Ellen Hutson 12 Tags of Christmas, and today’s theme is Santa Claus is Coming to Town – another one of my favorite Christmas songs. I don’t know about you, but holiday shopping looks very different for me these days than in previous years. Hello online, buh-bye standing in […]

Ellen Hutson 12 Tags of Christmas: Jingle Bells

Ellen Hutson 12 Tags of Christmas - Jingle Bells

Last week marked the start of the Ellen Hutson 12 Tags of Christmas, and if you haven’t yet jumped into this annual holiday tag making event, you’ve gotta get check out the action! In case this is the first time you’re hearing about the 12 Tags of Christmas, the gist is this: For the first […]

Essentials by Ellen Holiday Sprigs, 2 Ways

Handmade Holiday Cards: Essentials by Ellen Holiday Sprigs, 2 Ways

Friends, December is creeping closer and closer, and it’s only a matter of days before we’ll have to shift from holiday card making to card writing! For some reason the latter always seems to take me forever to do, but I’ve told myself that this year it’ll be starting on December 1st. Now, can one […]

Abstract Background Happy Birthday Card

Abstract Background Happy Birthday Card featuring Ellen Hutson

If Monday’s post got you in the mood to make some birthday cards, I’ve got even more inspo coming your way today. This month we’re celebrating the 15th birthday of Ellen Hutson LLC, and YOU get a gift! The Essentials by Ellen HB2U is quite possibly one of the most perfect birthday stamp sets you […]

Birthday Shaker Card Inspiration featuring Essentials by Ellen

Ellen Hutson Essentials by Ellen Birthday Shaker Cards - HBD2U with Freeform Balloons

Hey there friends! Today’s an extra special day, and that’s because we’re celebrating the 15th birthday of the Ellen Hutson shop! Those who know me know that I’m ALL about supporting female-led businesses, and it’s no mystery that my love for Ellen and her team runs deep. This summer I joined as a Design Ambassador, […]

Easy Paper Embroidery with Essentials By Ellen Stitching Dies

Essentials by Ellen Essential Hexagons Paper Stitching Card

There’s something about stitching that just feels right this time of year, and I’m not sure if it’s the cozy soft texture that embroidery floss creates, or just that it’s prime season for needle and yarn crafts. Either way, I’ve been having lots of fun playing with paper embroidery lately, and if you’ve got a […]