Essentials by Ellen June 2023 Release: Peekaboo Interactive Shaker Card

Essentials by Ellen Peekaboo Shaker Card

Hi friends! Today’s a special Friday, because there’s a new Essentials by Ellen release that just went live in the Ellen Hutson shop this morning! This one’s got a snail mail/happy mail theme to it, along with some very cute little pop-up critters that work perfectly with cards, tags, envelopes – anywhere, really! In addition […]

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 […]

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, […]