Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 12 – May 2019

I cannot believe this is the 12th subscription box already! This month's kit is a unique stamp and die kit that leaves the florals and butterflies in the page after you have die cut them.  There are so many different things you can do with these popped up images and you still have the option … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 12 – May 2019

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

Raffle Basket for Create Dance Center’s Annual Applebee’s Fundraiser 2018!

I can't believe another year has passed since last year's fundraiser.  My girls, Olivia and Victoria, just turned 12 and we are getting ready for tomorrow's fundraiser breakfast. As part of this fundraiser, the kids serve everyone breakfast and Santa even stops by for a visit!!  All proceeds go to the Competition team to help … Continue reading Raffle Basket for Create Dance Center’s Annual Applebee’s Fundraiser 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

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