Have you ever painted on a canvas? Painting on a canvas was on my bucket list. Maybe you are an expert and make those beautiful works of art that I see on Instagram. Or maybe you are super-intimidated about putting paint to brush to canvas. A few months ago I went with a friend to… Continue reading If you don’t like something, you can just paint over it. Tips for anyone trying a new craft!
Hello Crafties! New stamps and craft supplies are always fun, right? But what about those items at the back of your toy bin "craft closet?" I'm guilty of letting those get a bit dusty. But don't worry about dusting...this isn't a time for housework. I wanna try two different cards with the same (retired) embossing folder.… Continue reading 2 Embossing Techniques With the Same Folder!
A neighbor friend is opening a bistro in the area this month, complete with food trucks! We all couldn't be more excited, and I knew I wanted to make a congratulations card! One of the best advantages of creating your own cards is the ability to personalize cards specifically for your recipient and the occassion. I couldn't help… Continue reading Truck Pull Card…with Moving Food Truck!
I like to organize. I know not everyone shares my sentiments, but I've found I personally work better in an organized space. But I also love new things...who doesn't?? So when my dad showed up with a wooden ribbon organizer that he MADE HIMSELF, I was ecstatic! Something pretty and new can make it easier… Continue reading Operation Organization: Handmade Ribbon Holder
After my watercoloring craze, I picked out a few prismacolor pencils and started playing again. I love working with black paper (like with this fun card or this crafty sensation), but it can sometimes be hard to make the image stand out. Embossing is a good start, but I found using these pencils can bring… Continue reading Less can be More when Embossing and Coloring
A few weeks ago, I saw my name under a "winners" tab for the STAMPlorations May Blossoms card challenge which I had submitted one of my creations. I couldn't believe it! They generously gave me a choice of a floral stamp or die which a designer had used for a project. I love all kinds of… Continue reading Bloomtangled and Grateful
DIY Clipboards for Craft Organization. Inspiration, Ideas, and To-Do Lists are great for your Command Center!
I create & send Pet Sympathy Cards to let friends know I'm sad for their loss, and I'm here for them. Connecting and taking care of each other during our times of loss are some of the most important things I think we can do. Check out this tutorial to make a few of your own cards.
I drew inspiration for the color scheme from my newest hair coloring: an aqua ombre with blue roots, teal in the middle, and royal purple for the tips! Check out the link to see how to get this color-punched background!
If only there was a comic book about a crafter’s adventures! Check out the tutorial for this Happy Crafting Comic Card!