August Release! – Waffle Flower Crafts

Welcome to the Waffle Flower August Release Blog Hop! I’m happy to be hopping with the folks from Waffle Flower to show you all the fun new stuff awaiting you on the Waffle Flower website! Be sure to check out each stop in today’s blog hop for fun, inspiration, and chances to win some of these new release goodies!

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All Things Fall: Harvest Festival Bundle – Catherine Pooler Designs

I was so happy to guest for Catherine Pooler’s newest release! I love fall – the weather, the colors, Halloween, the warm spices and food – it all makes me so happy! Catherine was kind enough to send me one of their new bundles, Harvest Festival, and all of the new ink colors. I made 5 different cards showcasing these goodies so I hope you check them out! All products are available now for Stamp Nation members, and will be available to everyone tomorrow, Aug 3 at 9am ET.

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July Card Kit Release! – MFT Stamps

It’s card kit release day! Yesterday, I made a card with only kit products, but today’s sample adds in another product that is available as a separate purchase – In Good Hands Die-namics.

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Wednesday Sketch Challenge #603 – MFT Stamps

Another week, another sketch challenge! I had a lot of fun making this card for inspiration; I absolutely adore this stamp set. Read for more details!

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Countdown Day 5: Eat Lots of Cake – MFT Stamps

Summer is already flying by and it’s time for a new MFT release. It’s countdown day 5 and today, I’m showcasing a cute birthday card featuring a new alpha set, Frosted Alphabet Die-namics. How fun is the faux frosting at the top? And how cute are these images designed by YUZU?

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Countdown Day 2: Oceans of Love – MFT Stamps

Welcome to day 2 of the countdown! Today’s card features Oceans of Love, illustrated by Rachelle Anne Miller. I love her illustration style, it’s so cute! I paired with with a new stencil called Pastures, Ponds, & Pools Stencil.

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Vault Countdown Day 2 – MFT Stamps

MFT is opening up the vault, and I can’t wait for you to see what’s inside! MFT might unearth an old favorite with a new twist, or possibly a brand-new-to-you design you missed out on in the past. For today’s card, I wanted to go bold and colorful. As you may know, I love making inky backgrounds, so I grabbed one from my stash and had a great starting point for this artistic card.

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Thank you, Teacher! – Ellen Hutson

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week! Though I think educators should be celebrated all year round, I am all for a week all about uplifting and encouraging our hardworking educators! I am proud to support all of our overworked and underpaid school staff! To celebrate and provide some inspiration in hopes you will make a few cards to share with the educators in your life, I’ve created two, new clean and simple card designs using Ellen Hutson products.

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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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