Remember When Blog Hop + GIVEAWAY!

Welcome to the REMEMBER WHEN BLOG HOP! This hop was so much fun to be a part of! Im sure we all have some older craft items and tools in our stash, so why not bust them out to see what we can create? I found some sticker frames and things from an old scrapbook…

Tone on Tone Stenciling + Die Cut Embellishments

Welcome back! I created this card in response to a challenge swap group I recently joined on Facebook. The idea is to be paired up with another card maker and then swap challenges. After you create a card using the challenge your swap buddy gave you, you mail it off to them!   My challenge…

A Big Huge Thanks! Brutus Monroe Stamp of the Month Club!

I’m back again with a fun stenciled background! This background was created with the BRUTUS MONROE POLKA STENCIL as well as a few colors of SURFACE INKS. I taped the stencil over my card base and then gently blended on my ink color. After removing the stencil, I used the same ink color and blended…

Watercoloring Over Stencils + Brutus Monroe Sweet Pops Stamp Set

Welcome back, crafty friends! Today’s card features a technique I have only just tried for the first time recently. I grabbed some of my BRUTUS MONROE STENCILS, their new SWEET POPS STAMP SET, and some watercolors and created a clean and simple card!   I wanted to see what would happen if I tried to…

Layered Stamping with Hero Arts, Brutus Monroe, and Pink and Main!

Hello, friends! If you like browsing your local craft stores like I do, you may have noticed several of them having some fantastic sales lately! Especially Hobby Lobby! I visited there last week and found this fun layering stamp set by Hero Arts for only $4! I LOVE finding a great deal! This is the…

Using Colored Pencils on Kraft Cardstock

Welcome! Today’s cards feature a very simple technique that gives great results. Lately I have been in a phase where I am loving kraft cardstock on my cards. I love the natural look they bring to a project, so I decided to try a little colored pencil coloring on these images. I made two cards…

Tea Time + Backgrounds with Embossing Folders

This new set from Brutus Monroe, TEA TIME, is so fun with all the stacks of mugs, teapots, and lovely sentiments! I chose to keep the coloring simple and pair these images with some backgrounds created with a few EMBOSSING FOLDERS from Brutus Monroe, as well. For my first card, I colored this fun stacked…

Layering Fussy-Cut Stamped Images

Welcome back, friends! Sometimes, when you just take some time to play with your supplies, you come up with something fun and beautiful! That was the case with this clean and simple card. I had no direction when I started this. I just sat down to play. I may do another similar card in the…

Building a Shaker Card with the Topsy Cakes Stamp Set!

How fun is this new set from BRUTUS MONROE? The TOPSY CAKES stamp set is full of cake images and fun sentiments that makes it perfect for birthday or special occasion cards. I always need more birthday cards, so I created two with this set. One is pretty and feminine, the other a bit more…