Video: How to Use a Single Sunflower as a Focal Point with Strawberry Jude Stamps

Sunflower growing on a wall

Ooooh, I can’t even. This gorgeous sunflower was just released by Strawberry Jude Stamps and I had to use the sunflower as a focal point on my card. So I grabbed my Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and started coloring the sunflower. Now I just had to find the perfect background, which I found with the new BoBunny paper “Life in Color”. I created this video tutorial for you to show you how I created my card. I hope you enjoyed my quick and simple card using this beautiful sunflower stamp from Strawberry Jude Stamps. The design team created …

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Guest Designing at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers – Green with Envy

Unity and So Suzy Stamps in watercolors

Squeeel!!! This week keeps getting better and better πŸ˜€ It started with birthday celebrations for my husband, later my guest post for FabScraps and now this, a guest post for the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers for the Green with Envy challenge πŸ˜€ I was crowned Queen of Snark during challenge #77 (finally someone realized that I’m a queen, LOL) and now I’m allowed to join this challenge as a guest designer. Woot, woot. When Sister Lindsey told me about the Green with Envy theme for this challenge I had to pull out my mermaid stamp from Unity. Because, who is …

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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 πŸ™‚ 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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How to Create Stained Glass Roses with Zig Markers and So Suzy Stamps

Roses on Vellum

Back from Creativation and full of ideas and energy. I had a blast and especially enjoyed to meet Suzy, Justine, Kymona, Denise, Monica, Janis, Jennifer and all the other amazing people that I finally saw in real life πŸ™‚ But for now I wanted to share a new card with you. I’m up on the So Suzy blog with a simple black and white card with a colorful touch of stained glass roses. I started by stamping the Rose Trio onto vellum using Versamark and heat embossed it with simple black embossing powder. Then I had to fuzzy cut the …

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Let’s Have Some Fun With the So Suzy & The Ton Blog Hop

blog hop

Wowza! We have an amazing blog hop going on and I’m super excited. The Ton and So Suzy teamed up to present some gorgeous cards to you. I’m honored to be a part of this! Before I start with my card, here are a few house keeping items: If you comment along the blog hop you have a chance to win, woohoo πŸ™‚ Prizes: $25 Gift Card for So Suzy Stamps, $25 Gift Card for The Ton and one Bunkie Bag are up for grabs The winners will be announced on November 25th, so you can get your Black Friday …

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Video: So Suzy Stamps November Release Blog Hop – Winter Release

November Blog Hop

Welcome to the So Suzy Stamps November Release Blog Hop. The Design Team made some incredible cards and I hope you check them all out πŸ™‚ If you are coming from Olesya’s blog with the amazing Kraft card, you are at the right blog now. After you’ve checked out my cards, Giada’s beautiful Christmas card is your next stop. FYI, starting today and ending on November 5th, you’ll get free shipping for all orders, international and domestic, over $25 πŸ˜€ You can start shopping here. But enough organisational talk, here is a video for the three cards that I made. …

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I just can’t get enough of Ken Oliver Color Bursts

Finished Card

Hello everyone! I’m up on the So Suzy blog and wanted to share a final card for August. No worries, not final as in never again, just final as in the last Design Team Card for this month πŸ˜‰ This card is featuring the new “Love is a fire” sentiment from the latest So Suzy Stamps release and, because I can’t get enough of Ken Oliver color bursts, two of the first colors. I started by die cutting two square pieces of card stock for the sentiment. One piece is white and has the MFT wonky borders on it, the …

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Video: Dance With Fairies – CYCI Challenge #128

Dance With Fairies

It is the time of the week again: a new challenge for the Can You Case It blog πŸ™‚ This time it is a layout challenge and I was in love with it! I wanted to dance with fairies, so I created the card with some of my So Suzy Stamps: Wispy Chrysanthemum Outline Moonlight Fairy Talk to the Moon Sentiment I love layout challenges. Normally I have a handful layouts that I use to create my cards and I rarely step out of my comfort zone. But layout challenges help me creating new designs and cards that I wouldn’t …

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Crazy Kitten Birthday Card – CYCI Challenge #127

Crazy Kitten Birthday Card

It’s time for a new challenge on the Can You Case It? blog. Challenge #127 is a color challenge with some amazing blue and green colors. I combined my Design Team card with the fact that I had to create a birthday card for my dad. He loves cats, so I couldn’t help but creating this crazy kitten birthday card πŸ™‚ I started with stamping the cat and the present from the Crazy Things set onto water color card stock. To be able to blend the two images with water, I used a black Spectrum Aqua pen, colored the stamp …

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Summer Coffee Lover Extravaganza and Challenge

Summer Coffee Lover

Today’s card is inspired by the Summer Coffee Lover Blog Hop and the Can You Case It Challenge #125. Based on the CYCI challenge I already knew which colors I wanted to use. I just had to decide on the medium. My only coffee stamp set is the one from Tim Holtz, so that decision was simple as well. I love my coffee black, so I used the simple coffee mug with the black gold steaming inside. After a little back and forth I decided to use my beloved Ken Oliver Color Bursts in Alizarin Crimson to create a big, …

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