I don’t know about you, but I can always use more masculine cards and such. With Father’s Day coming up, I thought it might be good to share a mixed media card and coordinating gift bag idea I had. You can watch the full video tutorial here. I used a mustache background stamp from Photoplay … More Masculine Card and Gift bag
I had the esteemed pleasure of playing with the new alcohol inks by Kristie Taylor Creations! The colors are gorgeous and they were so fun and easy to work with. I featured them in my YouTube live Product Showcase, here. I worked mostly on Yupo paper, but found you can get really fun results on … More Kristie Taylor Creations Alcohol Inks Product Showcase
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
Tonight I started my first Product Showcase! I featured Color Bursts by Ken Oliver and showed many different ways to use them. I loved this process and hope you will love it too! I talked about using it on watercolor paper and plain paper, with and without gesso. We learned together what can happen when … More Color Burst Product Showcase
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
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