Saturday, August 1, 2020

i-Crafter August Release

Hi Everyone,
Today is the i-Crafter August Release. There is several interactive dies being released today. I used the Flip Card Flower. It is stunning with its big flower and very easy to make. Below you will find the steps to create your own card.


Step 1 - Trim White Cardstock to 4 1/4” x 11”, score at 5 1/2” and fold in half for a vertical side fold card. (A2)

Step 2 - Diecut Flip Card Flower (the full panel) using Patterned Paper and (the full panel with the Flower aligned) using another Patterned Paper. Assemble together. Optional: For added interest  diecut just the Flower using a Bold Patterned Paper and rotated it and diecutting again. This will give you just the Flower. Adhere on top using Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive.

Step 3 - Adhere the entire panel to the card front.

Step 4 - Diecut the leaves and sentiment using 2 Colors of Green Cardstock. For the sentiment I used the lighter green for the word and darker green for the word shadow. Adhere to the card front using Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive.




This card can be used for many occasions by changing the colours and sentiment. The Flip Card Flower dies is such a fun and easy way to create an interactive card. Below is a link to the shop. Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

i-Crafter July Release

Hi Everyone,
Today I get to share with you some exciting news. I am super excited to announce that I have joined the i-Crafter team. It is a new company which launched last year. Today I am sharing with you some items from the i-Crafter July Release. I used the Flip Card Snowflake die and the Holiday Wiper Insert Die to create a holiday card which holds a gift card. Below you will find the steps to create your own Warm Wishes Card.



Step 1 - Trim White Cardstock to 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”, score at 4 1/4” and fold in half for a vertical side fold card. (A2)

Step 2 - Diecut Flip Card Snowflake using a Holiday Patterned Paper. Place the large die with the Snowflake inside with the notch matching at the bottom. Fold on the score lines and adhere to the front of the card to the left side. Diecut the snowflake using Gold Glitter Cardstock, this will only diecut 3 flakes so turn it around to diecut the other 3. Adhere the snowflake on top of the other snowflake

Step 3 - Trim Red Cardstock to 5 1/2” x 4 1/4”. I used the Flip Card Snowflake die unconventionally to diecut the Snowflake outline in red. Adhere to card.

Step 4 - Diecut Flip Card Snowflake sentiment using Red Cardstock and adhere to card using Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive.

Step 5 - Trim Holiday Patterned Paper to 5 1/2” x 4 1/4. Adhere to the top inside of the card using Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive.

Step 6 - Diecut Holiday Wiper Insert using Holiday Patterned Paper. Assemble and adhere to card by placing the two folds at the inside crease and adhere the top fold to the top inside card while the card is open flat. 

Step 7 - Diecut the strips using Green Cardstock. This will hold the message when the card opens. You can extend the strip by placing another diecut on top. Diecut the sentiment For and You and adhere to the top of the strips and then adhere it behind in the crease.


I used the Flip Card Snowflake unconventionally but I will have another post shortly showing the way it was intended. I wanted to show how versatile this die set is.  The Holiday Wiper Insert can be used for any occasion to hold any gift cards. It is very simple to assemble and adhere to the inside of the card. Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting.

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Saturday, June 20, 2020

Smile You Got This And A Fathers Day Card

Hi everyone,
Today I am so excited to share with you 2 cards I made using the new Brilliant Butterflies Stamp Set from My Favorite Things. This stamp set allows you to build your butterflies in any colours you want as each butterfly has 4 Stamps, upper wings, lower wings, detailed wings and body. The detailed wings off sets and creates the most beautiful effect. Below you will find the steps to create your own Smile You Got This Card along with a Father’s Day card. Yes you can make masculine cards with this stamp set.

Before we get started it’s time we have a Blog Giveaway. Since the theme is Butterflies the prize is this gorgeous Butterfly Backdrop Die. All you have to do is follow my social media using the Rafflecopter link below. The more you follow the better your chances. The giveaway is open now and will end June 30. Rafflecopter will randomly pick one lucky winner.



Card #1

Step 1 - Trim White Cardstock to 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”, score at 4 1/4” and fold in half for a vertical side fold card. (A2) Step 1 - Trim White Cardstock to 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”, score at 4 1/4” and fold in half for a vertical side fold card. (A2)

Step 2 - Trim White Cardstock to 5 1/2” x 4 1/4”. Stamp Brilliant Butterflies using Inks of your choice. Stamp darker colour for upper wings, lighter colour for lower wings, black for detailed wings and body. I used Altenew colours Chamomile, Marigold, Pinkalicious, Razzleberry, Turquoise, Starlight and Versafine Clair Nocturne Ink.

Step 3 - Diecut Rectangles Double Stitch to the panel created from Step 2. Adhere to card using Fun Foam and Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive.

Step 4 - Stamp Thanks And Encouragement Word Mix 1 sentiment using Versamark on Black Cardstock, sprinkle White Embossing Powder and heat set it with a heat tool. Make sure to prep the Cardstock with an Anti Static Powder before stamping to prevent the powder from getting in areas you don’t want. Trim the sentiment and adhere to card using Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive.

Step 5 - Diecut Smile sentiment 3 times. Stack each layer and adhere to card using Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive.

Step 6 - For added interest randomly adhere Exotic Onyx Pearls using an Embellishment Wand and Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive. The glue applies white but dries clear.

Card #2

Step 1 - Trim White Cardstock to 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”, score at 4 1/4” and fold in half for a vertical side fold card. (A2) Step 1 - Trim White Cardstock to 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”, score at 4 1/4” and fold in half for a vertical side fold card. (A2)

Step 2 - Trim White Cardstock to 5 1/2” x 4 1/4”. Stamp Dotted Fill-In using Versafine Clair Nocturne Ink. Adhere to card using Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive.

Step 3 - Trim White Cardstock to 5 1/2” x 4 1/4”. Stamp Brilliant Butterflies using Inks of your choice. Stamp darker colour for upper wings, lighter colour for lower wings, black for detailed wings and body. I used Altenew colours Sea Breeze, Tide Blue and Versafine Clair Nocturne Ink.

Step 4 - Stamp Beautiful Flowers sentiment using Versafine Clair Nocturne Ink to panel created in Step 3 (above the butterfly). Let dry and use an alcohol marker to fill in. I used Spectrum Noir Classique Marker (BT3 Waterfall).

Step 5 - Stamp Happy Happy Happy sentiment using Versafine Clair Nocturne Ink to the panel created in Step 3 (below butterfly).

Step 6 - Diecut Rectangles Double Stitch to the panel created from Step 3. Adhere to card using Fun Foam and Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive.

Step 7 - For added interest randomly adhere Exotic Onyx Pearls using an Embellishment Wand and Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive. The glue applies white but dries clear.





These cards can be used for many occasions by changing the colours and/or sentiments. Below is a link to all the products used. Have a wonderful day and Happy Crafting!

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Sunday, June 14, 2020

Elizabeth Craft Designs Father’s Day Group Post

Hi Everyone,
Today I have a card I made for the Elizabeth Craft Designs Father’s Day Group Post using some Joset Designs dies and stamps. Below you will find the steps to create your own Happy Dad Day card.


Step 1 - Trim White Soft Finish Cardstock to 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”, score at 4 1/4” and fold in half for a vertical side fold card. (A2)

Step 2 - Adhere a green piece of Cardstock to White Soft Finish Cardstock using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape. Diecut Stitched Rounded Rectangles and adhere to card using 3mm Clear Double Sided Adhesive Tape.

Step 3 - Stamp Build Your Own Sentiments 1 using Versafine Onyx Black Ink to the bottom of the panel created in Step 2.

Step 4 - Diecut Bridge & Lotus (the pond) using Light Blue Cardstock. Adhere to card using Foam Tape.

Step 5 - Diecut Honey Bear using coloured Cardstock. Assemble using Kid’s Choice Glue.

Step 6 - Diecut Camping Accessories (fishing pole) Adhere to the Bear created in set 5 and adhere to card using Foam Tape.

Step 7 - Diecut Camping Accessories (fish x 3) using Matte Metallic Cardstock. Adhere to the card using Kid’s Choice Glue.

Step 8 - Diecut Honey Bear (bees) using Black and Yellow Cardstock and assemble. For the wings I used vellum. Adhere to card using Foam Tape.



This card can be used for several occasions by changing the sentiment. It can be used for a birthday or summer card. Below is a link to all the products used. Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

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Saturday, April 4, 2020

Heart Maze Anniversary Card

Hi Everyone,
I hope everyone is safe and doing well! I finally got my hands on the Heart Maze die from i-Crafter and I knew this would make the perfect card for my parents Anniversary. With our Province shut down I had to sent it virtually to them. I hope I will be able to give it to them soon. Below are the steps to create your own Heart Maze card.


Step 1 - Trim White Cardstock to 8 1/2” x 5 1/2”, score at 4 1/4” and fold in half for a vertical side fold card. (A2)

Step 2 - Trim Let Your Soul Bloom Patterned Paper (solid) to 5 1/2” x 4 1/4”. Adhere to card front using Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive.

Step 3 - Trim Let Your Soul Bloom Patterned Paper to 5 1/2” x 4 1/4”. Diecut Heart Maze using Fun Foam and trimmed Patterned Paper. Adhere the diecut Fun Foam inner maze piece to the front of the card using Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive. Let dry. Add Foam Tape to the rest of the areas. Add Micro Beads inside the Maze. Remove the release sheet from the Foam Tape and place a sheet of Acetate to the top of the Maze. Adhere the Patterned Paper inner maze piece on top of the Fun Foam to cover it up using Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive. Adhere the Patterned Paper outer diecut to the top using Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive.

Step 4 - Diecut Happy 3 times, 2 times with White Cardstock and 1 time using Metallic Cardstock. Adhere each diecut with the Metallic on top. Adhere to the card using Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive.

Step 5 - Stamp sentiment using Versamark on Let Your Soul Bloom (solid). Sprinkle Gold Embossing Powder and remove the excess. Heat set it with a Heat Tool. Trim and adhere to card using Foam Tape.

Step 6 - For added interest randomly adhere to Arctic Breeze Pearls using an Embellishment Wand and Collage Medium.




This card can be used for many occasions by changing the Patterned Paper, sentiment and colours. Below is a link to all the products used. Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

Happy Birthday To YOUUUU!

Hi Everyone,
When I saw the MFT Birthday Buds Stamp Set I couldn't wait to get my hands on it. It is such a fun set with adorable critters with balloons, candles and party hats. Below you will find the steps to create your own Happy Birthday To YOUUUU! Card.


Step 1 - Trim White Cardstock 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", score at 4 1/4" and fold in half for a vertical side fold card. (A2)

Step 2 - Trim White Cardstock to 1" x 5 1/2". Place it in a Misti. Stamp Diagonal Stripes using Versafine Clair Nocturne Ink. Trim in half and adhere to card front on the left and right side.

Step 3 - Trim White Cardstock to 3 1/4" x 5 1/2" two times. 1st panel - Diecut Double Stitched Circles 3 times. Now place the panel on the 2nd panel and outline the circles in pencil. On the 2nd panel with the pencil lines apply Distress Oxide Ink in Squeezed Lemonade, Wild Honey, and Candied Apple using a Blender Brush. Adhere 2nd panel to card front using Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive and 1st panel with Foam Tape.


Step 4 - Stamp Birthday Buds (images) using Gina K Amalgam Ink. Colour in with any alcohol markers of your choice. I used Spectrum Noir Original Markers. Fussy cut the images or diecut with matching dies. Adhere each image inside the circles using Foam Tape.

Step 5 - Stamp Birthday Buds (sentiment) using Versafine Clair Nocturne Ink. Diecut Stitched Fishtail Flag Stax using the sentiment created. Flip the diecut sentiment and diecut again. Adhere to card using Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive.

Step 6 - For added interest and shine randomly adhere Exotic Onyx Pearls using an Embellishment Wand and Collage Medium.



This card can be used for many occasions by changing the colors, images and/or sentiment. Below is a link with all the products used. Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

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Sunday, January 5, 2020

Foliage Holiday Card

Hi Everyone,
Happy New Year! Before we get started I want to wish you all the best for a healthy and prosperous year ahead. Every year we start the new year with resolutions. Mine this year is simple. When I am not posting a YouTube video I will show more process photos in my blog post. I tend to forget to photograph the steps especially if there is a technique involved.

I still have a few holiday cards that I did not have a chance to share. Today I am sharing one of them. Below you will find the steps to create your own card.


Step 1 - Trim White Cardstock to 4 1/4” x 11”, score at 5 1/2” and fold in half for a horizontal top fold card. (A2)

Step 2 - Stamp Holly Berry Turnabout on White Cardstock trimmed to 5 1/2” x 4 1/4” using Altenew Tropical Forest Ink set and Altenew Tea Party Ink set for the Holly (Using all the colours, one colour each turn).

Step 3 - Diecut Wonky Rectangles using Leaf Green Cardstock.

Step 4 - Diecut Double Stitched Rectangles using White Cardstock.

Step 5 - Diecut Christmas Foliage on various shades of Green Cardstock. (If you don’t have several shades of green cardstock them you can ink some green colours on White Cardstock and then diecut.) Add Nuvo Crystal Drops Autumn Red to the berries. Let dry.

Step 6 - Layer Step 2, 3, 4, and 5 as you would put it on your card. Place a piece of Press N’ Seal on top of the Foliage. This will keep everything as you want it and will make adhering to the card much easier. See photos below. 



Step 7 - Diecut Double Stitched Rectangles to the panel created on Step 2. Adhere to card. Adhere the green panel created from Step 3.

Step 8 - Stamp Holiday Greetings Mix 1 sentiment using Versafine Clair Nocturne Ink using the panel created from Step 4. Adhere a little wonky using Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive.

Step 9 - Apply Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive to the backside of the Foliage. Place the Press ‘N Seal with the foliage on top of the card and remove the Press ‘N Seal. You now have the foliage placed exactly as you originally intended.


Step 10 - Optional - Apply ink to an acrylic block and mix with water. Splash the ink using a water brush. Spray White Iridescent Shimmer to the entire card front. Let Dry.



This card can be used for other occasions by removing the berry step in the Holly Berry Turnabout stamps and changing the Christmas Foliage die and sentiment to something else. Below is a link to all the products used. Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful day.

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