Butterfly Background – Crafty Meraki

Hi crafty friends! Today I am showcasing the Fluttering Feathers background stamp with a new (to me) product that was an inky mess, but so much fun! I used color burst powders for the first time. Color burst powders are highly pigmented, watercolor powder that “bursts” with color once spritzed with water. I played with…

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DIY Floral Wreath – Crafty Meraki

Hi everyone! I’m back with another card featuring the Sweet Friendship stamp set from the Meraki Hugs release. It is fun to find ways to stretch your supplies and use them in different ways. I usually love reaching for my Copic markers or watercolors, but I wanted to try coloring in a different way for…

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Owl Yours – Crafty Meraki

Today, I’m sharing how I made a mini slimline card featuring the Crafty Meraki Owl Yours stamp set. It’s a cute card combining ink blending, copic coloring, and dry embossing.

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Eccentric Hearts – Crafty Meraki

Today, I have a colorful and simple way to stretch your supplies. I am featuring Crafty Meraki’s Eccentric Hearts Background Die on an ink blended panel. It’s a fun and festive, yet simple way to use your supplies creatively.

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Sweet Friendship – Crafty Meraki

Today I am featuring the Sweet Friendship stamp from this week’s release. It’s a beautiful floral wreath stamp with several sentiments and individual flower and leaf stamps. I’ve never created a monochromatic card or vellum flowers, so it was fun to try something completely new with this versatile set.

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Wonder Woman! – Erin Lee Blog Hop & Giveaway

I’m so honored and excited to guest design for Erin Lee Creative’s newest release available today in her shop! The release is full of amazing new stamps, dies, and holographic paper with a positive, empowering, girl power theme. Have a friend going through a tough time? Need to remind a loved one that he or she can do hard things? Love holographic paper? Then this release is for you!

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Fluttering Feathers – Crafty Meraki

I’m so excited to share that I will be guest designing for Crafty Meraki for a few months! I am so grateful for the opportunity, and I can’t wait to share amazing inspiration from this wonderful small, crafting business. Today, I am featuring the beautiful Fluttering Feathers background stamp, illustrated by Alex Syberia, from this week’s newest release. There will be a release each Monday in January, so please check the Crafty Meraki website to see all of the wonderful products.

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Happy Hearts – The Stamp Market

While I do not care for Valentine’s Day, I do love love, so I wanted to share a fun, colorful card I made with love as the inspiration! My husband and I usually do not celebrate Valentine’s Day so I think this will be a perfect pick-me-up to send to a girlfriend for a galentine’s gift. Let’s spread love and kindness all year long!

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Leaves Cover – The Stamp Market

It’s 2021 finally! Happy New Year, crafty friends! I appreciate the new year because it’s a time to reflect, be thankful, and make peace with the year that’s passed so you can confidently move forward. 2020 has been incredibly challenging on so many levels, but the new year is full of hope and possibilities. It’s a reminder that it’s never too late to be who you want to be. This card pays homage to turning a new leaf and the #manuarycards challenge.

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Floral Star – Spinner Card!

It spins, it’s sparkly, it’s pretty! Is it an Olympic ice skater or my first spinner card?! I recently purchased the Birch Press Floral Star layering dies and I wanted to try something different. I was inspired to try a spinner from my friend @debbycards. I’ve never used the infamous BP layering dies before and I’ve never made a spinner so I gave it a whirl (pun intended) and it turned out (another intended pun, ha) great!

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