Alcohol Ink Background Technique: 2 Colorways – Ellen Hutson๏ฟผ

May is National Strawberry Month so I wanted to use some common strawberry colors (pink, red, and green) as my color palette. Alcohol inks pack such a beautiful punch of color so I decided to share how I make my “signature” alcohol ink background.

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Countdown Day 5: Sending Big Hugs – MFT Stamps

It is time for a new MFT release and today is the start of the countdown! Again, this release is full of goodies and today’s card might be one of my favorites. It uses a new floral die set called Perfect Poppies Die-namics.

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Happy Mother’s Day – Ellen Hutson

Have you tried stitching on your handmade cards yet? I’m totally hooked!! Today, I’m sharing a card using some new stitching dies from Spellbinders. Ellen Hutson recently got several new products from Spellbinders, just another reason to shop the Ellen Hutson website for all your cardmaking needs!

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Tips on Aligning Layering Stencils – Ellen Hutson

If you’re like me, you love layering stencils! The possibilities are endless and you can make beautiful designs quickly! Do you ever struggle lining up layered stencils? If so, I have some tips for you! There are so many different kinds of layering stencils so all of these tips may not be applicable to all of them. But I’m hopeful one or two of these tips will help you achieve perfect placement each time.

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April Release! – MFT Stamps

Today’s the day! Head over to the MFT site to shop the brand new release! I was inspired to create a card based on a sentiment in the SY Sunshine Friends stamp set – “If friends were flowers, I’d pick you.” So I wanted flowers galore – my favorite!

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Sentiment Die Cutting Tip & Tulip Thank You Card – Ellen Hutson

Want to save time lining up sentiment dies with a hot foil plate that foils multiple sentiments at once? I might have an idea that will help! I’m using the Essentials By Ellen Casual Greetings hot foil plate and coordinating dies. I also have a card project to share so please click to read more.

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Feel better Soon – MFT Stamps

It’s release day for the new MFT card kit of the month. The kit is called Stylish Bouquet card and includes pretty floral dies, a coordinating stencil, a stamp set, and more. Today, I am sharing more inspiration with a mixed media card I created.

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Countdown Day 1: Card Kit – MFT Stamps

It’s time for a new MFT card kit release! Today is Countdown Day 1, and I’m sharing a card made entirely of die cuts. This month’s kit is another fabulous kit with products of great versatility. A beautiful bouquet of flowers is appropriate for so many occasions!

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SCT Guest Blog – The Stamp Market

I am SO excited to be a guest on the SCT blog today!! I know it is only early March, but I wanted to get a jump start on Mother’s Day and make my mom’s card. I had some products from The Stamp Market in my stash that I hadn’t used yet so this was the perfect occasion. I have two cards for inspiration using the same basic supplies. The first is for my amazing mom, and the second is a sympathy card.

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March Release Blog Hop – Reverse Confetti

Hey crafty friends! The new Reverse Confetti release is live and the design team and friends are sharing a bunch of amazing inspiration to get your creative juices flowing! This release is another great one with perfect products for spring, Easter, and Mother’s Day. Please be sure to check out the full hop list at…

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