National Craft Month Celebration Blog Hop....

I am super excited to join Nicole from Right at Home and some crafty friends for a blog hop today.  This blog hop is a celebration for National Craft Month.  Nicole was so sweet to create this stamp set, called Make Something Beautiful,  for a craft weekend we had recently and today we are all here to share!  Head on over to the Right at Home blog for a full blog hop list.  

If you are following along on the hop, my sweet friend, Marcie sent you over.

For today's project I decided to make something other than a card.  I wanted to create a simple, rainbow, watercolor wall art with the adorable paintbrush included in the stamp set....


First off, I heat embossed 7 paintbrushes with white embossing powder.  I used my Lyra Aquacolor Crayons and did some watercoloring with 2 different browns for each paintbrush handle.

Next, I used a rainbow of colors to color each paintbrush tip and then added a little paint puddle above each brush.  Seriously, super simple!  I found a white frame at Hobby Lobby and added the paper to the frame.  I am excited to have this sitting on my shelf to add a pop of color in my craft room!


The next stop on the hop is my friend Amy S.  I know she will have something fabulous to share with us!

Want to win this stamp set?

Head on over to the Right at Home Blog for more details!  So glad you could stop in today!  Hope you have a great day!



MFT March BP Challenge...

Hey there!  It's time for another round of Creative Construction with Blueprints over at MFT.  Here is our challenge for this month....

Dainty, delicate scallops add femininity and softness to your creations. Our collection of Blueprints includes so many scallop options - from panels detailed by a perimeter of scallops, to edge-only dies that allow you to create panels of any size, you’ll find the perfect finishing touch for any project. Join our team this month as they share some of their own scalloped projects.


I used the scalloped from Blueprints 27 and made layers of color just for a fun background for this card.  I colored up a dragon to match and then added in some clouds in the background along with a simple Hello sentiment.  I added in a matching envelope to create this fun card.

Head on over to the MFT Blog to see more of the scalloped cards this month.  So glad you could stop by!

Queen and Co Shaker Cards...

Hey there! I am stopping in today with not 1, not 2....but 4 shakers cards using the amazing foam fronts from Queen and Company.

These first 2 cards use the Balloon Foam Front Shaker Card.....


This first card, I kept super clean and simple.  I added the foam front to the card base, added in some clear diamonds from the Diamonds Primary Toppings. I added 2 hearts that I cut from the Hearts Foam Front Die after adding in a little ink blending.  I stamped the sentiment from Whimsy Stamps, Handmade From Me, stamp set.


This second card I did a little blending with blue ink on the Balloon Die cut front and the balloons themselves.  The toppings inside the balloons are called Pops.  I added everything to the card front and the topped it off with more heart die cuts and a sentiment from Simon Says Stamp Easter Greetings


This fun little dragon card uses the Polaroid Foam Front Shaker kit.  I added some Pastel Diamonds in three colors inside the box, as well as an adorable dragon and sentiment from the MFT set called Magical Dragons.  I finished off the card front with some Green Polka Dot washi and yellow twine.

Queen and Company Shaker Card

This last card was made using the Hearts Foam Front kit.  I did some ink blending on the card front die cut.  I filled each heart on the shaker card with sliver pearls from the Neutral Pearlies toppings set.    I added the "thanks" sentiment using a Simon Says Thanks Die.

If you haven't had a chance to try one of these amazing Foam Front Shaker cards, go grab one.  They are so much fun!

So glad you stopped in today!  Have a great day!



March Card Kit Release Day...

It's Card Kit Release time over at MFT!  This months kit, Doodled Blooms, is so adorable!  I have one card left to share that will be included in my little gift set....

MFT March 2017 Card Kit

I used a sentiment and stamped it repeatedly at an angle that I cut with Blueprints 18.  I added a black strip of cardstock to the base and then popped up the sentiment panel and the white panel on foam tape.  Last, I colored the flower to coordinate with my other cards from the countdown days and added it to the card front.

I also grabbed an envelope included in this card kit and stamped a sentiment on the flap....

MFT March 2017 Card Kit

Here is a picture of my little gift set. 

MFT March 2017 Card Kit

Head on over to the MFT store and grab up a Doodled Blooms set for yourself!  Thanks so much for stopping in today!


MFT March Card Kit Day 2....

It's Day 2 of the MFT March Card Kit Countdown.  Today I have the 2nd card for my little gift set of cards using the new kit called Doodled Blooms.

MFT March 2017 Card Kit

For this card, I did a Versamark, Limeade background and then added in a velum stitched layer.  I added the flower and leaves on top with some foam tape for dimension.  I added this layer to a Grapesicle layer with a little hidden message.  I stamped one sentiment on the flap and then another underneath.  I layered this card with another coordinating envelope, also included in the kit.  

MFT March 2017 Card Kit

I have one more card to share tomorrow.  The Doodled Bloom card kit will be available 3/21 at 8pm CST.  Head on over to the MFT Blog to see more details and more card samples!

Thanks so much for stopping by!  


MFT March Card Kit...

It's almost time for another MFT Card Kit Release.  The card kit for March is super adorable with lots of flowers and sentiments, including coordinating dies to go along with them.

MFT March 2017 Card Kit

I created this card, and the rest of the cards for the next couple of days, to create a little card gift set.  I used Copics to color these adorable blooms and added them to a white card base with a Striped Sentiment Strip Cover-Up on top.  I added a sentiment to the card base and then another one to the coordinating envelope....

MFT March 2017 Card Kit

This card kit also comes with a beautiful rainbow of envelopes.  Stop back by tomorrow to see the next card in my little gift set.  Head on over to the MFT Blog to see more about the March kit.

Thanks so much for stopping by!


The Stamp Market...

Hey there, crafty friends!  I am super excited to be a guest this month for The Stamp Market.  With the first release last month, I knew instantly, I would be head over these for their clean, simple and trendy stamps.  This month is no exception!  I have 3 cards to share today using several of the new sets.

This frist set is a combo of Papillon and Kindness Noted.  


 I added the large floral from Kindness Noted to the card base and then popped up the card front after cutting the bottom off with the Kindness Noted dies.  I added in the sentiment and that gorgeous butterfly to add a pop of color.  The butterfly set is so versatile and has additions to create you image with more or less detail.  Definitely a must have for your crafty stash!


This next card uses the Bows for You and Thank You So Much stamp sets.


I used the largest ribbon die for these stripes....except I used it upside down to get one solid image.  I did add in some of the smaller ribbon stamps to get a striped look on the rainbow of colors.  I added in the thank you stamp in black ink and then covered it in Glossy Accents.  


This last card uses Kindness Noted and a sentiment from Bows for You.


Using the Kindness Noted dies, I cut out the large floral stamped in black.  I used the angled lines images to create a border in gold ink, then I popped up the floral center with foam tape for some dimension.  I added the "for you" to finish off the card.  

This set is just so elegant and makes for a beautiful clean and simple card.  The possibilities with this set are endless!


I am defiantly a fan of this adorable new company!  I will have lots more to share this month on my blog using these sets, so stop by and visit! 

Thanks so much for stopping in today!  Have a great day!


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