How To Use Wax Seals

Wax seals have been around for ages. Ancient civilizations would impress symbols into clay using rings or cylinders. During the Middle Ages the use of wax became more widespread. I’ve loved wax seals ever since my parents gave me a few vintage seals when I was in high school. I still have those vintage seal…

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…

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…

Monster Birthday Cards with Brutus Monroe!

We can never have enough birthday cards, right? I like to try to send a card to all my loved ones throughout the year. When I saw these new stamps from BRUTUS MONROE, I immediately loved them! They’re so fun and make fabulous birthday cards that I can’t wait to send to my nieces and…

ATCs with Kindred Stamps

When I first entered the world of craft blogging a few years ago, I had NO IDEA what ATCs were! I quickly learned how quick and fun they are to create and swap, so I thought I’d write up a little post about them to explain a little bit about what they are and how…