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Cardmaking, Die Cutting, Thank You, Thinking of You

Retro Television

Spellbinders recently added a new collection of 3D Vignette dies to their line. The one that especially caught my eye was this Retro Television. There's also a cute Twin Lens Camera, a fun Hot Air Balloon, and a sweet Pet House. Let me show you how I put these cards together... Step 1: Die Cutting… Continue reading Retro Television

Cardmaking, Die Cutting, Halloween, Heat Embossing, Ink Blending, Stencils

Trick-or-Treat

Welcome! I have an extra special tutorial to share featuring a card created for Scrapbook & Cards Today magazine. For this issue, I was challenged to create cards using dies in unconventional ways. Let me show you what I came up with… Step 1: Die Cut a Stamp I started by creating a custom background… Continue reading Trick-or-Treat

Altered Art, Autumn, My Craft Room, Tags and Gifts

Ombre Pumpkins

Hello, crafty friend! Today I'm sharing details on how I transformed this set of pumpkins into a colorful patch made to match my craft room decor. Honestly, this project is so easy, I could say the only step is painting, but I'll do my best to break it down a tad more. Step 1: Planning… Continue reading Ombre Pumpkins

Altered Art, Die Cutting, Felt & Fabric, Halloween, Shakers, Tags and Gifts

Trick-or-Treat Banner

Hello! Hello! I'm back yet again with a Halloween craft for you. This time I'm back to using paper though I did include a bit of felt here & there. Let's get started with the tutorial... Step 1: Plan & Cut I started by arranging dies on my desktop until landing on a layout I… Continue reading Trick-or-Treat Banner

Altered Art, Die Cutting, Felt & Fabric, Halloween, Tags and Gifts

Halloween Bat Headband

Hey, there! I'm back again with another Halloween craft for you. I was inspired by all the adorable, but SO expensive Halloween headbands I've been seeing in every store. They're super cute, but either way over my budget, not the right style, or falling apart. So... why not make my own!

Altered Art, Cardmaking, Die Cutting, Felt & Fabric, Halloween, Ink Blending, My Craft Room, Shakers, Stencils, Stitching, Tags and Gifts

Bat Parade!

Scrapbook.com is hosting a Bat Parade! Several of my favorite designers and I were challenged to create inspiring bat-themed projects to share. Let me give you a peek of the projects & tutorials I'm sharing here on my blog… Magic Bat Wands Bat Headband Trick-or-Treat Shaker Banner Trick-or-Treat Card Glittered Bat Floral Picks If you'd… Continue reading Bat Parade!

Alcohol Markers, Cardmaking, Congrats, Thinking of You

Night Out

Welcome! I'm here today with the fourth & final card tutorial in a mini series featuring the "So Clutch" stamps & die set from Catherine Pooler Designs. To start at the beginning of this series, visit the first post HERE, or stick with me to see how this one came together... Step 1: Layout Planning… Continue reading Night Out

Alcohol Markers, Cardmaking, Die Cutting, Thinking of You

Got Me Covered

Hey, there! Today I'm sharing the third card tutorial in a mini series featuring the "So Clutch" stamps & die set from Catherine Pooler Designs. If you missed the first one, check it out HERE. Otherwise, let's get started on this one... Step 1: Layout Planning The base of today's card is a side folding… Continue reading Got Me Covered

Alcohol Markers, Cardmaking, Congrats, Die Cutting, Thinking of You

Strawberry Lipstick

Hello! Hello! I'm here today with the second card tutorial in a mini series featuring the "So Clutch" stamps & die set from Catherine Pooler Designs. If you missed the first one, check it out HERE. Otherwise, let's check out this one... Step 1: Layout Planning Since I'm still on a mission to knock out… Continue reading Strawberry Lipstick