Monochrome Background + Save the Crafty YouTuber Video Hop!

Welcome back to my blog, crafty friends! I am thrilled to be able to participate in the Save the Crafty YouTuber Video Hop! This hop has been organized by Justine Hovey, and is a celebration of crafty individuals who work hard behind the scenes to film, edit, and share their videos on YouTube. We want…

Glitterstock Heart + Winnie and Walter Stamps

Welcome back! I have been getting excited for autumn’s arrival which brings cooler weather, sweaters, and hot, cozy drinks!   I was inspired to create today’s card by some Autumn color palettes I have seen floating around on Instagram and Pinterest. I decided to grab some of my Brutus Monroe inks and try to recreate…

Here’s the Scoop! Sprinkled with Love Inspiration Box

Welcome back, friends! I was excited about the Sprinkled with Love Inspiration Box from Brutus Monroe because the stamp set along with all the extra goodies is absolutely fantastic! This stamp set is a 6×8, and full of fun ice cream images and sentiments. For this card, I colored and cut out three of the…

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…

Big Top Stamp Set from Brutus Monroe and Ink Blended Die Cuts!

Hello friends! This week’s card for BRUTUS MONROE is so fun and colorful! Their new circus-themed stamp set, BIG TOP, was a blast to play with. I felt like this card needed lots of color, so I used bright hues on the images, and matched those colors with some inks on my die cuts to…

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…

Watercolor Card with the Compose Your Life Collection by Aga Baraniak

I recently shared a previous card using this fabulous collection of papers by Aga Baraniak. If you’d like to see that card, PLEASE CLICK HERE. I also created this card with a video to take part in the SAVE THE CRAFTY YOUTUBER VIDEO HOP! YouTube recently changed its rules, making it harder for smaller YouTube…

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…

Using Zigs to Watercolor an Embossed Image

I don’t know about you, but I received a few crafty goodies for Christmas this year! One item I added to my stash is a set of 36 Zig Real Brush Markers. These are so fun to play with- they have a brush tip that lays down a vibrant amount of color. Then, you can…