Altenew Build-A-Flower: Tree Peony Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hi Everyone, and welcome back for another exciting Altenew Build-A-Flower blog hop featuring the stunning new Tree Peony stamp and die set. Peonies are one of my favorite flowers, and this layered stamp set is gorgeous! I really love the layers of shading created with this pretty stamp set, and I couldn’t help but create… Continue reading Altenew Build-A-Flower: Tree Peony Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Gorgeous Gel Press Prints

Hi Everyone! I am excited to share with you today some gorgeous cards I created for Catherine Pooler’s StampNation Video series featuring gel printing techniques. You can find details for joining StampNation HERE. Once you join this fun community of crafters, you will have access to this series and many others as well. The Gel… Continue reading Gorgeous Gel Press Prints

Altenew 8”x11” Majestic Bouquet Stamp Set Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hi Everyone and welcome back! I am excited to share a pretty watercolor card today using the fabulous new 8” X 11” Majestic Bouquet Stamp Set from Altenew. This was the first time I’ve tried the Altenew Watercolor Brush Markers, and I have to tell you how much I truly loved them! I have had… Continue reading Altenew 8”x11” Majestic Bouquet Stamp Set Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Lavinia Stamps Craft Haul April 2021

Hey Crafty Friends! I hope you are well, and enjoying nice springtime weather in your area. I was live on YouTube last week with the new Lavinia Stamps release. Just in case you missed it, I thought I would share it here. Enabler Alert: This entire new release is now available in the Joggles Mixed… Continue reading Lavinia Stamps Craft Haul April 2021

Bullet Journal April 2021

Hi Everyone and welcome back! Did you join in the fun last night for my first ever YouTube live stream? We stamped and ink blended some beautiful pages in my Catherine Pooler Club Canvo bullet journal with the new Koi Pond stamps and stencils. You can watch it on YouTube HERE or below. Aren’t the… Continue reading Bullet Journal April 2021

Colorado Craft Company Spring Robins

Hi Artsy Friends, and welcome back! I hope you are well, and the spring weather in your area is not as crazy as it is here in Tennessee. We’ve had a few days of severe storms, but it looks like it may settle down now. Did you join in all of the fun last Friday… Continue reading Colorado Craft Company Spring Robins

Altenew Educator’s Insta Hop

Hello Artsy Altenew Friends! Today I’m sharing a mixed media slimline card I created for today’s Instagram Hop featuring Altenew Certified Educators. I began by cutting black watercolor cardstock to slimline size. One of my favorite mixed media techniques is to lightly use embossing ink on a small area of a background stamp, and use… Continue reading Altenew Educator’s Insta Hop

Dramatic Backgrounds With Emboss Resist

Hello Artsy Friends! Did you join in our Facebook live demo last Thursday evening? I’m usually live every Thursday night at 8 PM EDT. Last week I shared tips and tricks for creating dramatic backgrounds using the emboss resist technique. I created a card using this technique with Colorado Craft Company’s Majestic Moth dragonfly on… Continue reading Dramatic Backgrounds With Emboss Resist

New Lavinia Stamps – Aria

Hi Everyone, and welcome back. How are you doing? I hope you are well! Today I’m sharing this gorgeous new fairy, Aria, and her little friend from Lavinia Stamps. As many of you know, I adore the magical detail of Lavinia stamps, and the new release does not disappoint! I created this card during a… Continue reading New Lavinia Stamps – Aria

Hello Bluebird Jungle Littles

Hi Everyone, and welcome back! I hope you are having a great week! We dropped my oldest son off at the University of Tennessee for the first time, and it has been rough for the Thompson household. Today I’m sharing the finished card from last Thursday’s live Facebook demo at 7 Kids Create FB page.… Continue reading Hello Bluebird Jungle Littles