Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 11 – April 2019

This month's kit is all about using foil transfers. If you have never used transfers before, this is a great time to learn. If you have tried them, I think you'll be surprised to see all of the options included in this kit. Not only are you getting a ton of different patterns and words, … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 11 – April 2019

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 10 – March 2019

This month's kit is all about making dreamy, fairy tale cards with build-a-scene stamps and dies. They can be as simple or challenging as you want to make them.  There are several great videos on the subscription site that cover tips and techniques which I found really helpful. Sara Davies, the owner of Crafter's Companion, … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 10 – March 2019

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 9 – February 2019

This month's kit is jam packed with embossing folders! I think this kit is so much fun and, for me, a great reminder of some of my early cards (thankfully much improved these days). There are several types of embossing folders included and many great videos on the subscription site that cover embossing, debossing and … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 9 – February 2019

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…

How to create colorful backgrounds with ink!

The best advice I can give on how to make these amazing backgrounds is that there are no rules - experiment and do what works best for your taste!! I started off by using Ranger Inkssentials Specialty Stamping Paper.  This paper has a coated surface, but it is not super glossy.  I think you can … Continue reading How to create colorful backgrounds with ink!