Video: Using Christmas Stamps all Year Long with Strawberry Jude Stamps

Strawberry Jude Stamps with Distress Inks, blended with Clarity Stencil brushes

Hi and welcome back to another card using Strawberry Jude Stamps. This time I wanted to show you how you can use Christmas stamps all year long. Well, at least parts of it 😛 Therefore I’m using the Tag it: Christmas and the Love is in the air set, plus my Distress Inks and a stencil from Clarity stencils. Again, I prepared a short video for you. I hope you enjoy it 🙂 I think that this card is perfect to be sent whenever, for example for your husband, a good friend, maybe even a baby announcement? (No worries, I …

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Suzanne’s Birthday Surprise Blog Hop

Suzanne's Birthday Surprise Blog Hop

Woot, woot! We are celebrating an amazing woman today, Miss Suzanne! I can’t tell you how lucky I am to have met her. She is my inspiration, my daily kick in the butt, and the most incredible stamp designer I know. She is my crafty superhero, Superman can go home (or to her, LOL). For your birthday I wish you that your dreams come true and all your plans work out. I wish you a humongous cake with Henry Cavill jumping out of it. I’m sending a huge hug, just for you with a little note on it, saying “stay …

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What a Swirly Heart – Joining the So Suzy Stamps Special

I’m not a romantic girl, you might know that by now 😛 But this swirly heart got me. So I wanted to create a card that is worth a So Suzy special. I was thinking back and forth about which technique would be best for this gorgeous stamp. And then it hit me – something simple with a little mess 🙂 Before I start, just a quick note. Don’t forget to check out all the other cards made with the Swirly Heart stamp. I have a list with all the links at the bottom of this post. Normally when using …

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Video: Snarky Anti-Valentine’s Card with So Suzy Stamps

Anti Valentines Card with So Suzy Stamps, Distress Inks and Distress Oxide

Happy Valentine’s Day! Are you celebrating or do you think that it is one of those unnecessary days? Fair warning upfront: I’m not huge on Valentine’s day, so I decided to create a rather snarky anti-valentine’s card. I found a great sentiment at So Suzy Stamps that fit to my “love” for Valentine’s day, so I grabbed my masking paper and Distress Inks and started blending some ink. A video might be nicer for you to see the process, so I created one vs writing a long love letter 😉 Again, I understand that not everyone shares my humor. I …

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Unboxing: Stamp of Approval The Perfect Reason Collection

Stamp of Approval The Perfect Reason Collection

Look what arrived today – the new Stamp of Approval The Perfect Reason collection 🙂 I’m always so amazed with her quick shipping. It took just two days for the box to arrive at my home and now I can start my weekend with some stamping fun. 🙂 This box has some really unique stamps in it, some of them with patterns I haven’t really seen anywhere else. Super exciting! And besides the box, I also got my hands on the rest of Catherine Pooler’s inks 😀 Finally, after all that talking, here is my video. I tried to keep …

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A Scrappy Cat for Kat Scrappiness – Thank You for Everything

Distress Ink Blending with several Layers of Masking

I have to say good bye, good bye to a great team and an amazing experience. This is my last post for the Kat Scrappiness Design Team. The half year is already over. Sometimes it’s scary how fast time passes by. This card just had to be a thank you card for Kat and Deb. Thanks to them I was allowed to join a great team and share my love for katscrappiness.com with you. I thought that a little word game might be funny, so I used a scrappy cat stamp for the Kat Scrappiness thank you card 😛 As …

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Exciting News: I’m Guest Designing for Strawberry Jude Stamps

Stacked Critters with Strawberry Jude Stamps, Distress Ink and Distress Oxide

I’m thrilled to share some news with you: I will be a guest designer for Strawberry Jude Stamps during the months of February and March 🙂 I heard about this company when someone shared the Strawberry Layer stamp somewhere on Facebook (I’m a sucker for everything that has to do with strawberries…). Since then I have joined their super fun Facebook group and bought several other sets. Jeanette and Jewel did an amazing job with creating these stamps and sharing the love of crafting with all their fans. That’s why I was even more excited when they said yes to …

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Video: How to Create a Simple Mixed Media Valentine’s Tag

Mixed Media Valentine's Tag with Newton's Nook and Kat Scrappiness

Hello there, today I wanted to share a Valentine’s tag with you using Kat’s new tag dies and a really cute stamp set from Newton’s Nook. You know that I’m “a little” into mixed media, so I wanted to create something more towards that direction with the new Kat Scrappiness dies. But I also wanted to create something that fits to the current season so I decided to go with something pink 🙂 I always think it’s easier to follow a mixed media project in a video vs explanations as text. So I just had to create a new tutorial …

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A Card for Someone Special – Masking with So Suzy Stamps

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It’s the first day of the month and what are we usually doing? Exactly, getting the entire Design Team together and creating some amazing cards. It’s like a big, crafty party with all of you 😛 The links to all the other Design Team cards are listed here. You don’t want to miss them. February is the month of masking and I wanted to create a card for someone special that can be used as a Valentines card, but can also be send out for other occasions. My mask is rather simple. I just die cut a small square out …

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Week 1 and 2 Wanderlust 2017 – Experimenting for an Online Class

Wanderlust 2017 Week 2 Making Magic Art Journal page

I wanted to share an experiment with you that I started at the beginning of the year. I joined Wanderlust 2017, which is a year long online class that publishes a new tutorial every Friday. It’s all about mixed media, especially art journaling and every teacher talks about different techniques or strategies on how to approach art. I’m not affiliated with them, so I’m really just telling you about it, because I have a blast getting out of my comfort zone with this class. I finished the 2nd week (yes, I’m already a little behind…) and wanted to share my …

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