• Enjoy the Journey

    Hello! Tami here to share a card featuring the Enjoy the Journey stamp set. I hadn’t yet inked this set up, and let me tell you, it’s a fun one! It’s packed with a boatload of images and sentiments that make it super versatile. I mixed and matched several of them to create today’s card. […]

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  • Prayers and Love

    Today’s card is one you can share with a loved one who is going through a time of sadness or loss. Although this type of card can be difficult to make, I find it a bit easier to create several in one sitting and keep them on hand. A simple and elegant look is often […]

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  • A Pop of (New) Color!

    One of my favorite parts of a new catalog is the addition of new inks and accents, and the 2017 Catalog does not disappoint! Today I thought I would share a closer look at a few of the fabulous new color products from the catalog. First, two new shades have been added to the Bold […]

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  • Buffalo Plaid for the Holidays

    I’m loving buffalo plaid lately, and today I’m going to show you how you can easily create this pattern and incorporate it into your holiday cards. I started with piece of red and white grid patterned paper from Kelly’s Designer Paper Pad. This small grid provided the perfect guidelines for stamping. I simply counted six […]

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  • Watercolor Forest

    Hi there! Today I have a simple technique to share with you that is both fun and addictive. You’ll only need a few supplies — a stamp with lots of solid area (I’m using the Forest Background), watercolor paints, water, a paintbrush, and cardstock. We’re going to paint right onto the stamp!

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  • New Clearly Kelly Ink Color Swatches

    A few days ago these lovelies showed up at my house. *happy sigh* It took all of 30 seconds before I was breaking into them. Do you do this when you get new inks? Immediately swipe them on the nearest surface? I just can’t wait to see what they look like, so I do messy […]

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  • October Kit Winner + Poll Results

    Hello everyone, we’re back this afternoon with a giveaway winner’s announcement and also the results of a recent poll! First, thanks so much to everyone who participated in the October My Monthly Hero launch and blog hop, left lovely comments on the designers’ blogs, and made this month’s kit a smashing success! The randomly chosen winner […]

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  • Peaceful Forest Window Card

    When you sit down to create, where do you begin? My creative process almost always starts with stamps. They’re my one true crafty love and can completely inspire a design. But sometimes, it’s good to get out of your comfort zone — and that’s how today’s card came about! I made it using a new […]

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  • Autumn Ombré + Die Cut Spotlighting

    Hello! Today I’m sharing a Fall card that combines three of my favorite products from the 2016 Winter Catalog — one stamp set, one ink pad, and one set of dies — along with a fun technique. To get started, stamp the solid layer of the leaves onto white cardstock with Ombré Autumn Ink. Stamp […]

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  • Olympic Inspiration: Make It Metallic

    Today marks the start of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games! Sparked by this event, I thought it would be fun to include gold, silver and bronze all on one card, and also represent the symbolism of the Olympic rings with the Circle Graphic Background. This stamp has three circular sections that are perfect for highlighting each of the Olympic medal colors.

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  • 10 Minute Birthday Card + Tips

    Here’s a bright and cheerful birthday card that comes together in minutes. Balloons work for everyone! I think one of the best things about handmade cards is being able to personalize them for the recipient. I’ve stamped the birthday girl’s age onto one of the balloons, using the numbers from the Alpha Tabs Stamp & Cut.

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  • Raspberry Gelato

    Ice cream, sherbet, sorbet, gelato…I’ve never met a frozen treat I didn’t love! Naturally, when the Color Layering Ice Cream set came out, it was an immediate favorite and has since become my go-to set for birthday cards. It works for anyone! Today’s card was inspired by some of the yummiest raspberry gelato ever…

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