Creating Spinner Cards for A2 and X-Cards

Using the Stamps of Life October 2020 monthly stamp and die sets (snowglobe) and the monthly cardkit, I had created a few spinner cards recently. Several people have asked me how to make them, so I decided to create a quick blog post detailing the steps. https://videopress.com/v/dx7lm1iE?preloadContent=metadata This is the X-Card Spinner in motion I've … Continue reading Creating Spinner Cards for A2 and X-Cards

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 28 – September 2020

Ok - so it is really October! I am late big time in getting these cards done. The September kit is all about Over the Edge Characters. They really are adorable stamps and dies that let you hang off the edges of your card in any direction. The dies are created in pieces so you … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 28 – September 2020

Fold-Its Part 2 – Using Partial Fold-Its (Shaped Cards) On Your Cards

This post not only shares big love for the Fold-its cards by the Stamps of Life but also new and exciting ways you can use these die sets. A few weeks ago I shared how you can make your Fold-Its into easel cards (stand-up cards). This week, I am showing how you can use partial … Continue reading Fold-Its Part 2 – Using Partial Fold-Its (Shaped Cards) On Your Cards

Fold-Its Part 1 – Turn Your Fold-Its Shaped Cards Into Easel Cards

I am addicted to the Fold-its cards by the Stamps of Life. I think I have them all - from the Stamps of Life Fold-Its, exclusive HSN Fold-Its and even from the "other" company that Stephanie Barnard used to collaborate with. Hands-down they are my favorite type of card. I wanted to see if I … Continue reading Fold-Its Part 1 – Turn Your Fold-Its Shaped Cards Into Easel Cards

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 27 – August 2020

The August kit is all about Modern Edge'ables! If you have ever used an edge'able, then you already know how many different ways they can be used. If you have never used an edge'able, then you are in for a treat!! You can use them as silhouettes or on the edge of a card, on … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 27 – August 2020

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 26 – July 2020

The July kit is all about Decorative Outline Dies. There are so many things you can do with these types of dies. You can use them as silhouettes, use them for shadow dies, add acetate and color the images, the list goes on. Again, I am really sorry this post is so late but my … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 26 – July 2020

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 25 – June 2020

The June kit is called the Everyday Cards box with 4 different styles of die-cut card blanks that you can design/decorate anyway you like. It comes with everything you need to make some really pretty cards. I'm sorry this post is so late but my kit was delayed in shipping (probably due to covid as … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 25 – June 2020

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 24 – May 2020

The May kit has everything you need to make adorable pop up boxes that fold flat for mailing. I'm sorry this post is so late in the month but my kit was delayed in shipping (probably due to covid as most of everything is impacted). In the pretty purple box, you'll find 280 elements including … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 24 – May 2020

The Stamps of Life – Fun with Stencils

A few weeks ago I posted cards on the Stamps of Life Fan Club page on Facebook where I double stenciled a few backgrounds and several people asked if I could show some of the techniques. There are no special rules to double stencil backgrounds - use the products and inks you have and feel … Continue reading The Stamps of Life – Fun with Stencils