Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 4 – September 2018

Back to school means schedules and homework and dance classes ..... and less time for crafting!  I saw that box 5 has been shipped so I quickly opened box 4!  I have to say, I was a bit intimidated when I opened the box and saw the intricate die included. I was afraid to actually … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 4 – September 2018

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 3 – August 2018

Ok so August is getting away from me very quickly!  I started opening box 3 (weeks after I actually got it) and box 4 arrived the same week! From the second I opened the box, I knew this box would not disappoint.  It is packed with lots of goodies as usual! Sara Davies, the owner … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 3 – August 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…

Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 2 – July 2018

  So I am actually getting to play with this kit much quicker than last month... and I couldn't be happier!  I have used these sparkle pens in the past, but I can definitely say that I learned some new techniques (splodging - yes splodging) and I am so much more comfortable with using them … Continue reading Crafter’s Companion Subscription Box 2 – July 2018

How to create easy inside shadow box cards using dies…

       I hope you are having a great day - we finally have nice weather here in NY!  This has been such a strange spring for us.  Hopefully we are on our way to summer weather soon!  This card should help us all get into the summertime mood!! Jennifer McGuire recently posted a … Continue reading How to create easy inside shadow box cards using dies…

How To Use Gamsol and Add Sparkle…

Have you ever wanted to color and blend your stamped images, but thought, I am not an artist so I will just stick to the basics?  Well, I have a few tips for you that will help you to take your "coloring" to a new level.  First you will need to get some colored pencils.  … Continue reading How To Use Gamsol and Add Sparkle…