Category: Enhancing background

Spellbinders November kit – card inspiration 5

Spellbinders November kit – card inspiration 5

Hello friends! Thank you for dropping by. I have another card using this month’s Spellbinders kit. For this one, I combined the kit supplies with some other dies from Spellbinders. For this one, I used two sentiments from the kit – one acetate one and […]

Spellbinders November Kit + Simon Says Stamp – Card Inspiration 3

Spellbinders November Kit + Simon Says Stamp – Card Inspiration 3

Hello friends! I have one more card today in the same series where I am combining Spellbinders November Kit supplies with some stamps from Simon Says Stamp. I love my small stamps a lot. The Birthday Bits stamp set by Simon Says Stamp has so […]

Spellbinders November Kit + Simon Says Stamp – Card Inspiration 2

Spellbinders November Kit + Simon Says Stamp – Card Inspiration 2

Hi friends, I have one more card using the same technique as last card – I am combining supplies from Spellbinders November Kit and stamps from Simon Says Stamp to create this card. I added a fun twist to the technique of adding background stamping. […]

Spellbinders November Kit + Simon Says Stamp – Card Inspiration

Spellbinders November Kit + Simon Says Stamp – Card Inspiration

Hi friends, another happy day with another happy card – and this one really says “Choose Happy” :-) The focal point on this card – the big mandala circle – came as an embellishment in Spellbinders Nov 2017 card kit. I let that design drive […]

STAMPtember Amazing Messages and a Giveaway!

STAMPtember Amazing Messages and a Giveaway!

Hi friends, hope you all are staying safe from the madness caused by weather. I am praying for you all. Today I have a card for you that features Amazing Messages stamp set by Simon Says Stamp. This is a part of their latest STAMPtember […]

Creating a background with embossing plate and a Giveaway!

Creating a background with embossing plate and a Giveaway!

Hello friends, I know I should have posted this on last Friday but for some reason I could not. Life! I am still going to post it backdated because I want you all to have all the chances to comment on (and all the inspiration […]

Simple yet colorful card

Simple yet colorful card

After some big absence, I am slowly getting back into action now. Today I have a fairly simple but colorful card to share. One of the super easy ways to add color to your cards is to use a colorful patterned paper for the panel. […]

Just Add H2O – Watercolor background with inlaid die cutting

Just Add H2O – Watercolor background with inlaid die cutting

Hi friends, life is getting busier every single day here and I am trying my best to squeeze in some time for all the crafty things. I am hoping to keep delivering some fun new techniques this month also – all focused around watercoloring. I […]

Background check – recap and a Winner !!!

Background check – recap and a Winner !!!

Hello friends! I am very excited to announce that we have a Winner!!! I will email you shortly, so that I can get your gift card out to you, @BunnyD!! Thanks so much for all the love you all shared here and on instagram. We […]

Background check – repeated negative die cutting

Background check – repeated negative die cutting

Hello friends! Today is the last tip in this series of #vsbackgroundcheck. Thanks for sticking with me so far. Hope you have been enjoying these tips as well as getting inspired to try some of them yourself!! Today’s card uses a technique that is almost […]

Background check – faux embossed look using die cut words

Background check – faux embossed look using die cut words

Hello there! Are you ready for the next episode of #vsbackgroundcheck ? Well, today’s idea is slightly on the advanced side, but don’t worry. It’s easy once you understand how it is done… :-) The idea is to adhere several die cut words (or even […]

Background check – Use textured card stock

Background check – Use textured card stock

Hello and welcome to 11th post in the #vsbackgroundcheck series. Today’s idea is to use textured cardstock for the card base. This one here came from one of Hero Arts’ card kits. But I will try and link to similar ones below. The subtle texture […]

Background check – Repeat stamp sentiment or images to create your own pattern

Background check – Repeat stamp sentiment or images to create your own pattern

Hi friends, I am so excited to share tip #10 for our series #vsbackgroundcheck! This is one of my favorite techniques – repeat stamping. In this, we repeatedly stamp an image or a sentiment on a certain area or all over the background. Like I did in […]

Background check – use background stamp

Background check – use background stamp

Hello lovelies! Today’s idea for rocking card backgrounds is to use background stamps! Just like with background dies, there are so many options out there for this. I will list some of my favorites below. By the way, if you are new here, welcome!! :-) This month […]

Background check – Use background dies

Background check – Use background dies

Hello and welcome to the next card design in our #vsbackgroundcheck series. Today is tip #8 – use background dies to enhance the background.  As you can see in the card above, having the swirls on the background just adds a whole new level to […]

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