Making a Watermark with a Stencil

I am continuing to use supplies from my stash. This week, I pulled out some stencils that I purchased from Amazon that were still in their original packages, just waiting to be used. I used some Canson Watercolor paper and did some ink blending using Distress Oxide inks from my stash (Aged Mahogany, Festive Berries,Continue reading “Making a Watermark with a Stencil”

Show Us Your Sheetload – January 2021

Hello to my fellow creators! I have decided to follow along with Alica of Call me Crafty Al each month and do a video/blog post using her monthly Sheetload sketches. This month’s sketch I used to make some masculine birthday cards since I am always on short supply for masculine cards. I pulled in someContinue reading “Show Us Your Sheetload – January 2021”

Doodlebug – Night Before Christmas

For today’s video I made a quick card using Simon Says Stamp’s Limited Edition Holiday Card Kit WE BELIEVE, which included some adorable Doodlebug “Night Before Christmas” stickers and paper. I also used the polka dot stencil and two SSS inks that were included in the kit. I happened to purchase the Doodlebug Night BeforeContinue reading “Doodlebug – Night Before Christmas”

Show Us Your Sheetload – December 2020

I had fun using the December 2020 Sheetload of Cards sketch by Call Me Crafty Al. Her monthly sketches are available for download to her subscribers so go over to her channel ( and subscribe for some creative fun. I completed the 300 cards I needed for this year’s annual donation to seniors so IContinue reading “Show Us Your Sheetload – December 2020”

Simon Says Stamp Kit Unboxing & Card Share

My weekly video is a bit different than my usual videos. I was so busy finishing the 300 cards for my annual Christmas Card donation, that I did not have time to record a card making video. I did, however, want to try my hand at an unboxing video so I thought it would beContinue reading “Simon Says Stamp Kit Unboxing & Card Share”

November2020 Collected Crafty Collabs Hop

This month’s theme was Christmas and/or Texture Paste/Mousse. I had fun using more goodies from my stash for this one. I will add these three cards to my annual donation of Christmas Cards. For the first card, I began by ink blending on some white card stock using Distress Oxide Inks (Stormy Sky, Blueprint Sketch,Continue reading “November2020 Collected Crafty Collabs Hop”

Warm Hugs

I’m continuing to work on Christmas cards this week. I decided to make a few cards using one background stamp and some Distress Oxide inks and sprays. I used Simon Says Stamp’s “Modern Poinsettia” background stamp and VersaFine Claire Nocturne ink on Bristol Smooth Watercolor paper as well as on some Recollections white card stock.Continue reading “Warm Hugs”