Tonight in my Product Showcase I talk all about different color gessoes and texture mediums! I started with white and black gessoed tags and added light molding paste and super heavy gloss gel. I also used the texture pastes on a non-gessoed tag to show the difference gesso makes on a project. After they were … More Gessoes, Gels, and Pastes…oh my!
This week I’m sharing different 3-D embossing folders! They have sooo much texture and dimension. You can quickly make a gorgeous card that looks like it took a long time to make. One thing I learned when working with different brands of 3-D embossing folders is that they can have a different thickness so the … More 3-D Embossing Folder Product Showcase
Yay! Today I got a dragonfly! I really love it. I decided to make a small tag with this awesome die. The wings are very detailed and intricate like many of the other dies in this set. I am very pleased with the results and I can’t wait to make more projects with this dragonfly. … More Crafter’s Companion Advent Calendar – Day 22
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
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!
It’s that time of year! There is something special about sending your loved ones a handmade card for the holidays. It feels more personal and they can see the time and love you put into it. Do you send out holiday cards? Do you make your own or buy them? I’d love to hear about … More Mixed Media Christmas Cards
I am so in love with this project! I have been wanting to use a couple of stamp sets for a while and I had some ideas floating around in my head. When I got this heart out and started playing with different layouts, I knew this was the moment. The first stamp set is … More The Moth Queen