Hooray Cake-Shaped Handmade Shaker Tag

Hooray Cake-Shaped Handmade Gift Tag - featuring Essentials by Ellen April 2023 Release

What’s the one kind of card you always find yourself needing more of? For me, it’s birthday cards, and it just so happens they’re my favorite kind to make! If you feel the same, you’re in luck – the April 2023 Essentials by Ellen release just went live today, and it’s alllllll about birthdays, cake […]

3 Floral Color Palettes featuring the Mondo Rhododendron

4 Floral Color Palettes to Celebrate Spring

Happy First Day of Spring, friends! Here in southern California we’ve been getting a whoooooole LOT of spring showers (and even some snow, but let’s not talk about that.) I’m very hopeful that plenty of flowers are just around the corner, and in the meantime, I’ve been playing with the paper variety in my craft […]

Simply Stamped Modern Holiday Cards

Craft room organization is a topic I could go on about forever, and quite often, it brings me just as much joy as cardmaking. Another thing that brings me oodles of joy? Digging out my holiday-themed supplies (which are hidden away for most of the year) and dreaming up all sorts of new creations – […]

Clean and Simple Handmade Card Set for Fall

Clean and Simple Handmade Card Set for Fall featuring Essentials By Ellen Fallish Stamp and Die Set

It pains me to say this, but it’s officially time to say goodbye to summer because tomorrow is the first day of fall. If your favorite season is summer, perhaps you’re shedding a tear or two as well. As much as I wish we could hang on to these sunny warm days forever, I’ll admit […]

Pinkfresh Studio July 2022 Release and Blog Hop

Pinkfresh Studio July 2022 Release - Pears and Pomegranates Washi Card

Welcome to the blog hop for the July 2022 Pinkfresh Studio release! I’ll start by saying that I’m a summer girl, through and through. Sunshine, lounging by the pool, grilling all the things… if I could have one season forever, that would be it. All that said, there are some really pretty fall products in […]

Essentials by Ellen July 2022 Release

Essentials by Ellen July 2022 Release

It’s been a busy month so far for the Ellen Hutson Summer of Stamping, and you may have already caught the collaborations with Catherine Pooler and Mama Elephant earlier this month. There’s one more to come next week… can you guess what company it’s with? My lips are sealed for now.😉 Today isn’t a collaboration […]

Reverse Confetti Sunny Flower Card

Reverse Confetti Sunny Flower Card

Sometimes I’m all about doing tons of layered die cutting on my cards, and other times, all I want to do is stamp. The latter was most certainly my mood when I sat down to create this card. Last week was the Reverse Confetti July release, and one of the new stamp and die combos […]

Reverse Confetti: Countdown to Confetti Day 2

Countdown to Confetti - Little Bits Envie and Sentiment Stamps

It’s time for another reveal in the Countdown to Confetti for Reverse Confetti‘s July release! Today I’m sharing some super cute little projects featuring the new Little Bits Envie (that’s a mini envelope), Little Bits Sentiment stamp set, and Flower Builder Confetti Cuts. First, let’s talk about the envelopes. The single-piece Little Bits Envie die […]

Pinkfresh Studio May 2022 Release Blog Hop

Pinkfresh Studio Celebrate in Style Card

Hi friends! Today I’m excited to be part of a blog hop to celebrate the new Pinkfresh Studio release, which is available as of today! As usual, this one’s full of fabulous florals, but I’m particularly excited about it because there are also cakes! Fun fact about yours truly: As a kid, I wanted to […]

Hot Foiling with Cover Plate Dies

Hot Foiling with Cover Plate Dies

Looking to get a little more out of your cover plate dies? Me too! As far as dies go, they tend to be on the more expensive side, so I’m always looking for ways to do more with mine. This may not be news to you at this point, but one really fun way to […]