Well today’s die was interesting and up for interpretation! I think it is a set of wedding rings. That makes the most sense…but I saw something else, so I went with it. Watch the video to see how I came to this idea. Please give me a thumbs up if you like it and consider … More Crafter’s Companion Advent Calendar – Day 17
Day 16 has brought us the word ‘Celebrate’! This die can be used is soooo many ways. It’s a great size to be able to use it on many different projects and I love the font, as usual. I chose to use this die in a slightly less conventional way. Watch the process in my … More Crafter’s Companion Advent Calendar – Day 16
I LOVE the die today. It is a butterfly!! I love butterflies and this one is just the right size. I like to put opposites together, like grunge and lace or sweet and sassy. So when I opened the butterfly die, I decided right away that I needed a grungy background for her to emerge … More Crafter’s Companion Advent Calendar – Day 15!
Hello Hello!! We are on day 14. I hope you are having fun! Today’s die was double hearts. Really simple and pretty. My extra challenge for the day was to use the free goody bag I got with my most recent Unity Stamp Co. order. It had 2 small tags and a stamp that says, … More Crafter’s Companion Advent Calendar – Day 14
Today was another word die, ‘Congratulations’! I am happy to have all of these words. They will be very useful in the year to come. I also love the fonts they have chosen for each word. They are very well done. Before I started the live video, I decided tonight was going to be a … More Crafter’s Companion Advent Calendar – Day 13
We’re half way there! What an exciting journey this is turning out to be. Tonight’s video and blog post are later than usual but I had a very wonderful and busy day. The die of the day was a bunch of tulips! They are so gorgeous!! I made a tag using printed tissue and napkin. … More Crafter’s Companion Advent Calendar Day 12
Here we are on day 11 of the awesome Advent calendar! Today was another word, ‘Mother’! I wanted to make a card using mostly background patterned paper and coordinating ephemera to try to keep things a little more simple. I DID use patterned paper and ephemera, but not sure how simple it is. Actually, THEY … More Crafter’s Companion Advent Calendar – Day 11
DOUBLE DIGITS!!! Yay! It just keeps getting more exciting. Today’s die was a baby carriage. It is so cute and has a lot of beautiful details. I must admit today’s project is my favorite, I think. It has all of the elements that I love. It is a mixed media card on 5 1/2 inch … More Crafter’s Companion Advent Calendar – Day 10!
Today’s die was ‘Happy Birthday’! This is a must have for all crafter’s. I always need birthday cards. There are soooo many different styles of birthday card you can make….literally. Watch my video to see how I made today’s card. Today I used Distress Oxide blues and citron ink on kraft cardstock for the background … More Crafter’s Companion Advent Calendar – Day 9!
Today’s die was ‘I love you’! What a wonderful way to start the weekend. I decided before I knew what the die was that I would make a card and use the Imagine Radiant Amplify and Fireworks spray to make an awesome textured background! Watch my video to see how I made that textured background. … More Crafter’s Companion Advent Calendar – Day 8