So Chewsy Valentine’s Day Shaker Card

Essentials by Ellen So Chewsy Valentines Shaker Card

New year, new Essentials by Ellen release coming at ya! I can’t think of a better way to kick off 2023 than with a load of fresh crafty inspiration, and that’s exactly what you’ll find in this sweet release that just landed in the Ellen Hutson shop. There’s something nostalgic to me about gumball machines. […]

12 Tags of Christmas – Let it Snow Shaker Tag

12 Tags of Christmas Day 6: Let it Snow Shaker Tag

I truly cannot believe that it’s December, nor can I believe how fast time has been flying these days. That said, this girl is more than ready for the holidays. Today I’m super excited to be participating in Day 6 of the Ellen Hutson 12 Tags of Christmas, with a tag inspired by the song […]

How to Make Modern Layered Holiday Gift Tags

How to Make Modern Layered Holiday Gift Tags

The holidays are right around the corner, and with that comes gift giving. I’m not sure about you, but I get a LOT of joy out of the process of preparing gifts of all kinds, from handmade ones to the kind that are carefully thought out and shopped for. While ideas always seem to be […]

Reverse Confetti August Blog Hop: Summer Shaker Card

Reverse Confetti Dog Days Shaker Card

This summer I’ve had the pleasure of being one of Reverse Confetti’s Fetti Friends, and today I’m excited to be part of the August blog hop. The July release included a whole bunch of fun new products including hot foil plates (more about those here), and today’s card highlights the Dog Days stamp set and […]

Reverse Confetti: Countdown to Confetti Day 3

Reverse Confetti - Countdown to Confetti - Dog Days Shaker

Welcome back for day 3 of Reverse Confetti‘s Countdown to Confetti! The new release goes live tomorrow, July 15th, and today’s reveal project features the Dog Days stamp set, coordinating dies, and Deco Cover Panel. The Dog Days stamp set features a bunch of cute critter images, as well as a few beachy elements including […]

Yasss Shaker Card with Alcohol Inks

Yasss Shaker Card with Alcohol Inks

Not long ago, two of my crafty friends persuaded me to delve into the world of alcohol inks. Since I’m all for learning new mediums and techniques (and very easily persuaded when it comes to purchasing new craft supplies) I didn’t really hesitate. Before I knew it, I was standing in my craft room with […]

Catherine Pooler Global Adventure Part Deux Collection: Macaron Shaker Card

Catherine Pooler Global Adventure Collection - Dreaming of France Macaron Shaker Card

I don’t know about you, but I sure miss travel right now, don’t you? I mean, I know it’s technically not impossible to travel, but given all things pandemic-related, it’s not exactly convenient. In the meantime however, I’ve been traveling within the walls of my craft room to…. …France! Today marks the launch of the […]

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, […]

The Essentials by Ellen Fall 2021 Release is Live!

Hey Boo Shaker Card - featuring Essentials by Ellen Fall Release

Today is the day! The new Essentials by Ellen fall release is live, and I think it’s definitely going to get you in the mood for Halloween! Even if you’re not normally a Halloween card maker (as I haven’t been in the past), there are so many amazing products in this release that can be […]

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 […]