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

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 8 – January 2019

This month's kit is all about metallic markers. I am so impressed with these markers because they are so juicy and you can do so much with them too. That is the great part about all of the Crafter's Companion kits - you learn new techniques each month with so many great, new products. Sara … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 8 – January 2019

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 7 – December 2018

This month's kit (drumroll please......) is all about circle die cutting!!  If you have been crafting for a while, I bet these types of dies were probably one of the first you used.  Actually, I have layering dies in circles, squares, rectangles, hearts and lots more.  But, I will tell you, I  don't use them … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 7 – December 2018

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

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 Use Distress Oxide Ink

  Distress Oxide Ink is very different than any other ink you have tried. Tim Holtz created these inks for Ranger and you will be shocked at how quickly and easily you can make beautiful backgrounds and amazing artwork even if you have never used them before.  Distress Oxide Ink Pads are a water-reactive dye … Continue reading How To Use Distress Oxide Ink