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

Alcohol Ink Background With Lavinia Stamps

Hi Everyone! I hope you are having a great weekend! Were you able to join us Thursday evening at 7 Kids Customers Create Facebook page for a fun evening of alcohol inks and Lavinia stamps? I created this whimsical card, and below you can find the short and sweet edited version of this demo. Please… Continue reading Alcohol Ink Background With Lavinia Stamps

Zentangles on Lavinia Stamps Scenes Part 1

Hi Everyone! Happy Saturday! Today I’m sharing the card we created together in Thursday’s Facebook live demo for 7 Kids Crafts in which we added Zentangles to Lavinia Stamps scenes. (If you need a refresher on creating the background with Distress Oxide inks, click HERE or HERE.) I have broken the video into two parts.… Continue reading Zentangles on Lavinia Stamps Scenes Part 1

Graphic 45 Kaleidoscope Card

Hi Everyone! I hope you are having a great week! Here’s something that made my week a little happier: 7 Kids Crafts is having a 20 percent off sale through the week on all Graphic 45 products! Graphic 45 has some of the most gorgeous paper collections, and they truly are one of my favorites.… Continue reading Graphic 45 Kaleidoscope Card

Handmade Flowers

Hi Everyone! One of my favorite embellishments for cards is flowers, and I couldn’t resist joining in this week’s Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge, Handmade Flowers. I used more of the Prima Love Clippings collection (featured HERE in a previous post) in addition to flowers I created using Sizzix Tim Holtz Tattered Florals dies.  … Continue reading Handmade Flowers