Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 46 – Iris Folding

I had forgotten how much fun iris folding was until I got this card kit. Once you complete a card it just looks so beautiful and it looks like you spent a ton of time getting the pattern right. Years ago I had made several cards with iris folding but with paper templates. Now after … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 46 – Iris Folding

3 Different Ways To Use The Elegant Edge Dies from the Stamps of Life

Who doesn't want to stretch their crafting purchases these days..... I really love to find new ways to use my stamps and dies so I get more out the money I invest in crafting. In the below video I am going to show you how to make a Z-fold, Easel and Gatefold card from either … Continue reading 3 Different Ways To Use The Elegant Edge Dies from the Stamps of Life

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 45 – Create-A-Card Panels

This kit rises to the top of my favorites for sure!! I LOVE the papers and vellum and I LOVE the panel dies too!! So many options and definitely stamps and dies you will use over and over. This set has over 100 elements, and will make 16+cards. It includes metal dies, stamps, cards, envelopes, … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 45 – Create-A-Card Panels

Craft Tools That Make A Deckle Edge

There are so many tools on the market you can use to create a deckle edge on your cards and paper projects, but how do you know which is best for you? I put together a 2 minute video that shows you some options and describes some of the good and bad features for each. … Continue reading Craft Tools That Make A Deckle Edge

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 44 – Sentiment Edgeables

Love, love, love this kit!! So many options and definitely stamps and dies you will use over and over. This set has over 195 elements, and will make 18+cards. It includes metal dies, stamps, cards, envelopes, patterned and solid cardstock, pearls and ribbons. Everything you need. You can check out the subscription box site for … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 44 – Sentiment Edgeables

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 43 – Silhouette Stencils and Stamps

This kit is called "silhouette stencils and stamps" and wysiwyg. Bringing back the old what you see is what you get. I like this box because it is straight forward but the cards will look different based on the colors you choose. For example, most of the time when we think of silhouette cards we … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 43 – Silhouette Stencils and Stamps

Fun fold card – creating a teepee or pyramid card

There are lots of fun fold cards that you can make but this one is so simple and looks like you spent a long time working on it. This card is called a teepee card or sometimes a pyramid card. Basically you start with a few squares that are 5.5 inches but in all honesty … Continue reading Fun fold card – creating a teepee or pyramid card

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

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