The Stamps of Life June 2020 Stamp, Die Hard and Card Kit Clubs

The June club stamps, dies and card kit are just so cool this month!! They are literally - shades. I had so many cards to make in the month of June, and for most of them I made sunglass themed cards. Lots of other great items were released this month so go check out the … Continue reading The Stamps of Life June 2020 Stamp, Die Hard and Card Kit Clubs

The Stamps of Life May 2020 Stamp, Die Hard and Card Kit Clubs

The May club stamps, dies and card kit are so cute and punny this month! Lots of great items were released this month that I won’t have time to mention so go check out the Stamps of Life website to see the rest of the May releases - you won't want to miss them! The … Continue reading The Stamps of Life May 2020 Stamp, Die Hard and Card Kit Clubs

The Stamps of Life – Fun with Stencils

A few weeks ago I posted cards on the Stamps of Life Fan Club page on Facebook where I double stenciled a few backgrounds and several people asked if I could show some of the techniques. There are no special rules to double stencil backgrounds - use the products and inks you have and feel … Continue reading The Stamps of Life – Fun with Stencils

The Stamps of Life February 2020 Stamp, Die Hard and Card Kit Clubs

The February club stamps, dies and card kit are more than adorable... I have one daughter that lives the "sloth life" everyday, so I am going to get a lot of use out of these sets!! So far this month the sloths2stamp set (stamps and dies) were released along with moresloths2stamp (stamps and dies) and … Continue reading The Stamps of Life February 2020 Stamp, Die Hard and Card Kit Clubs

The Stamps of Life January 2020 Stamp, Die Hard and Card Kit Clubs

The January club stamps, dies and card kit are amazing and so much fun this month! There were so many items released that I have not had time to even work with them yet. Of course they all coordinate and most can be used all year long. Here are many of the released items this … Continue reading The Stamps of Life January 2020 Stamp, Die Hard and Card Kit Clubs

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

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