Gansai Tambi Watercolor Background

Hi All! I used the Simon Says Stamp April Card Kit to create three different cards. It’s kind of nice to have a finite set of products to use on a set of cards. Sometimes I can get overwhelmed with all the choices in my craft room! I used Gansai Tambi Watercolors to create the card above. I LOVE these paints! Scroll down for more detail and the video below. But before that, I wanted to share a couple of {Read More}

Ghost Stamping with Flower Patch

Hi All, Today I’m using a new photopolymer clear set by Stampin’ Up! called Flower Patch. I absolutely love this set – it comes with 19 different stamps! You can layer a lot of the pieces, which gives it a lot of potential. When I saw it, I knew I had to use this technique with it. I used the ghost stamping technique on THIS CARD about a year ago. I usually use Stampin’ Up!’s Crumb Cake cardstock (their version {Read More}

Wednesday’s Card: Hexagon Hive

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Wednesday’s Card: Distress Watercolor

Hi All, This card was pretty quick and easy. If you’d like to experiment with watercolor, I highly recommend getting some watercolor paper. It makes a HUGE difference in your results. With this card, you’ll see how I was able to keep changing the background until I got the exact look I wanted. With regular paper, it’s much harder to change once the ink is on your paper. I totally love this new sentiment set I got called Stripe Greetings. {Read More}

Wednesday’s Card: Subtle Watercolor Background

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Finish My Card Collaboration, Part 2

Hi All! Today is Part 2 of my fun collaboration with Catherine Pooler. This time, she created the beginning elements, then I finished them in today’s video. If you didn’t get a chance to see her create the watercolor circle and stars, check out her blog post, then come back to see me complete the card. Instead of doing my typical voiceover, I spoke while creating the card. I’m curious to know which method you prefer. Gosh, you’ll realize how {Read More}

Wednesday’s Card: Groovy Chalkboard Congrats

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