2 Stitched Cards for National Embroidery Month

National Embroidery Month - Stitched Cards, 2 Ways - Made with the Ellen Hutson A2 Piercing Plates

Hey there, friends! February just so happens to be National Embroidery Month, and to celebrate, I’ve created a little duo of stitched cards that feature a super easy technique. Trust me, if I can do this, anyone can! I’m sharing both over on the Ellen Hutson blog today, as well as a few of my […]

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 […]

Stitches and Stripes Holiday Card featuring Pinkfresh Studio

Stitches and Stripes Holiday Card - featuring Pinkfresh Studio

Hey there friends! Have you checked out this month’s Pinkfresh Challenge yet? December’s theme is All Things Holiday, and today I’m sharing a card over on the Pinkfresh blog that I think my fellow cardstock strip lovers out there will enjoy! This design is a great one if you’ve got lots of strips building up […]

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 […]

Everything’s Beachy + Stamp Masking Tips

Everything's Beachy and Stamp Masking Tips

Hey there friends! Today I’m up on the Ellen Hutson blog sharing this very summer-y card, as well as some tips for stamp masking. If you’re new to stamp masking, or if you’ve done it with less-than-ideal results in the past, you’ll definitely want to check out this post! I’ve included a few tips that […]

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 […]

Christmas in July with Spellbinders New Holiday Collections

Christmas in July with Spellbinders Tis the Season Collection

It may be the middle of summer, and I am by no means ready for Christmas. That said, lately I’ve been feeling a little festive, all thanks to new collections from Spellbinders! I’ve got 4 fun little projects to share with you today – 3 cards and a gift tag. For the first card and […]

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 […]