Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 6 – November 2018

This month's kit is all about aqua (watercolor) markers.  The November subscription box is great for new and experienced crafters. Watercolor is so popular but not easy for everyone unless there are color coded numbers on the page telling you what color to use.  For me, when I watercolor, I love experimenting with different backgrounds … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 6 – November 2018

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 5 – October 2018

This month's subscription box brought me back to my early card making days.  When I first started out using dies, I had a few quilling dies in my stash and I used to embellish many of my cards with flowers.  As time went on, I learned new techniques and I didn't really used many handmade … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 5 – October 2018

How To Create Masks for Your Cards

Have you ever wondered how card-makers create one layer cards with perfectly inked shapes or have a patterned background that runs throughout the card but not through the main focal point?  It is easy to do with multiple layers, but it seems more difficult to achieve on the same layer. Well wonder no more - … Continue reading How To Create Masks for Your Cards

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 4 – September 2018

Back to school means schedules and homework and dance classes ..... and less time for crafting!  I saw that box 5 has been shipped so I quickly opened box 4!  I have to say, I was a bit intimidated when I opened the box and saw the intricate die included. I was afraid to actually … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 4 – September 2018

How To Create A Plaid Pumpkin Fall Banner

I just love the fall and all of the warm and cozy things that go along with it.  I find it very refreshing when there is a little chill in the air (not too cold) and the smell of pumpkin spice everywhere you turn.  I decided to create a banner that would remind me of … Continue reading How To Create A Plaid Pumpkin Fall Banner

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 3 – August 2018

Ok so August is getting away from me very quickly!  I started opening box 3 (weeks after I actually got it) and box 4 arrived the same week! From the second I opened the box, I knew this box would not disappoint.  It is packed with lots of goodies as usual! Sara Davies, the owner … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 3 – August 2018

Using Black to bring out COLOR in your Cards…

It may sound odd, but adding black to your cards can actually enhance the colors in your cards!  I have a few examples to share of cards where I used black to bring out the cards' colors. In these first two examples, I have used black to stamp the main focal points.  The first stamp … Continue reading Using Black to bring out COLOR in your Cards…