Embossed Stamp Ink Resist Cards
Cards, Paper, Stamping, Techniques, Tutorials

Embossed Stamp Resist Cards

I have been trying to expand my "color comfort zone," so when I saw the CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge #277  using some of my favorites, I knew I had to play along! See below for the quick tutorial using these colors and the embossed stamp resist technique. Supplies: White Cardstock cut to 5 1/4" x 4".… Continue reading Embossed Stamp Resist Cards

Cards, Fun Folds & Shakers, Paper, Paper Pumpkin, Stamping, Tutorials

Red, White, and Blue; Independence Day Invitations as a Paper Pumpkin Alternative

With July 4th quickly approaching (how did that happen already??), it's time for those of us in the United States (as well as some ex-pats) to fire up the grills, set up the badminton net, and of course invite our friends and family to our backyards for fun feasts. We are going to need some… Continue reading Red, White, and Blue; Independence Day Invitations as a Paper Pumpkin Alternative

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Masculine Card …with florals?? :-O

Making masculine cards can be difficult. There are So. Many. Rules. No florals. No bright colors. Less is more. No thank you! Too many rules for any crafter to remember!! So let's break them. Who would have thought breaking the "no florals for masculine cards" rule would have such a nice result?? How to make… Continue reading Masculine Card …with florals?? :-O

Cards, Paper

To Receive a Handmade Card in the Mail; Birthday Card Love

Sending birthday cards is my jam. It's the perfect time to let someone know I'm thinking of them and I get to use my passion! I've moved around enough to not always be close enough to friends and family, and calling and texting sometimes needs a little changeup. And let's be honest: there is something… Continue reading To Receive a Handmade Card in the Mail; Birthday Card Love

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A Designing Journey to Brilliant Lightbulb Cards with Watts of Power

A Designing Journey to Brilliant Lightbulb Cards. Do I sometimes find myself going down roads that I'm just not feeling? Of course, and I'll share with you some of those avenues while I worked my way toward two cards I'm happy to share and send.