Craft, DIY, Encouragement, Everyday, Friendship, Handmade greeting cards, Love, Paper crafts, Sketching, Technique, Theme, Watercolor

Hand drawn flowers and Ooku watercolors – card idea 2

Hi friends, happy Sunday! I am here with another card idea using something I sketched and colored by myself. :-) This Christmas Santa (wink wink) gave me a book that teaches sketching for florals – “In Bloom: A Step-by-Step Guide to Drawing Lush Florals ” by Rachel Reinrt. I am so in love with this book.… Read More Hand drawn flowers and Ooku watercolors – card idea 2

Craft, Die cutting, DIY, Encouragement, Everyday, Friendship, Handmade greeting cards, Paper crafts, Stamping, Technique, Theme

Spellbinders + FSJ – Stamp of the month club – card idea 3

Hello friends, ready for one more idea using the SOTM club from Spellbinders + FSJ? (Here are couple more ideas that I shared earlier.) Today’s card is special though – it did not turn out as per my first thought, but I absolutely love it. Love the color scheme, love the delicate accents and everything… Read More Spellbinders + FSJ – Stamp of the month club – card idea 3

Craft, Die cutting, DIY, Encouragement, Everyday, Handmade greeting cards, Paper crafts, Stamping, Technique, Theme

Spellbinders + FSJ – Stamp of the month club – card idea 1

Hello friends! Wish you all a very happy new year 2019!! Hope all your crafty dreams come true this year :-) Today Spellbinders + FSJ is coming up with a Stamp of the Month club kit. I will be sharing several card ideas through out this month using stamps from this month’s kit and today… Read More Spellbinders + FSJ – Stamp of the month club – card idea 1

Craft, Die cutting, DIY, Encouragement, Everyday, Friendship, Handmade greeting cards, Layering paper shapes, Love, Paper crafts, Technique, Theme

Spellbinders – Good Vibes – Card idea 2

Alright friends, another card in this series today. I am so in love with the pretty foliage dies from Good Vibes collection from Spellbinders. So for today’s card I kinda went crazy with these pretty leaves. I used one of the leaves and its outlines and cut each one out twice. I used some maroon… Read More Spellbinders – Good Vibes – Card idea 2

Congratulations, Craft, Die cutting, DIY, Encouragement, Everyday, Friendship, Handmade greeting cards, Paper crafts, Technique, Thank You, Thanks, Thanksgiving, Theme, Watercolor

Two more cards using Pinkfresh Studio Fancy Floral 2 die

Hi friends, did you like the idea of customizing die cuts created with cover dies? You can check out the earlier cards here. I have a couple more cards using the same die and same idea – this time I used a patterned paper as background for one card and watercolored background for second one.… Read More Two more cards using Pinkfresh Studio Fancy Floral 2 die

Craft, DIY, Encouragement, Everyday, Friendship, Handmade greeting cards, Love, Paper crafts, Technique, Theme, Watercolor

Simon Says Stamp Beautiful Flowers + watercoloring with distress inks + stamping with colored markers

Hi friends, I have one more card to share with you that uses Simon Says Stamp Beautiful Flowers stamp set. I started out this design planning to do no-line watercoloring but somewhere along the way I ended up doing something different. I liked the result, so decided to share this idea with you all too :-)… Read More Simon Says Stamp Beautiful Flowers + watercoloring with distress inks + stamping with colored markers

Craft, DIY, Encouragement, Everyday, Friendship, Handmade greeting cards, Ink / Watercolor Squishing, Paper crafts, Technique, Theme

Simon Says Stamp Beautiful Flowers + Distress Ink Squishing

Okay, I totally went to town with distress inks and the SSS Beautiful Flowers for today’s card. I started by die cutting a stitched rectangle from Canson cold press watercolor paper. Next I used Black Archival ink and stamped the main floral image as well as the sentiment – “you are so” along with the… Read More Simon Says Stamp Beautiful Flowers + Distress Ink Squishing

Craft, Decor, DIY, Encouragement, Everyday, Home Decor, Layering paper shapes, Paper crafts, Technique, Theme

Simple Galaxy Wall under $20

Hi everyone, today I have another really simple home decor project for you. A simple, graphic 2×3 gallery wall under $20 – including the frames. For this, I found a 12×12 patterned paper pad “Color washed” from Paper House on sale at my local Joann store. This was for $9.99. I combined the gorgeous papers… Read More Simple Galaxy Wall under $20

Craft, Die cutting, DIY, Encouragement, Everyday, Friendship, Handmade greeting cards, Layering paper shapes, Layering Paper Shapes, No Stamping, Paper crafts, Series, Technique, Theme

Layering Paper Shapes – Positive Vibes Only

Hello my lovely friends, ready for one more card? This one uses the leftover heart banner / border from this card. I only layered a few flower images / ephemera, a sentiment sticker / ephemera “positive vibes” and a few enamel dots to go with the leftover gold heart border piece :-) Here are some… Read More Layering Paper Shapes – Positive Vibes Only

Craft, DIY, Encouragement, Enhancing background, Everyday, Handmade greeting cards, Paper crafts, Technique, Theme

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. Here the focal point is on a rectangle panel of… Read More Spellbinders November Kit + Simon Says Stamp – Card Inspiration 2

Craft, DIY, Encouragement, Enhancing background, Everyday, Handmade greeting cards, Paper crafts, Technique, Theme

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 rest of the elements on this card.  Simon Says Stamp… Read More Spellbinders November Kit + Simon Says Stamp – Card Inspiration

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Just Add H2O – Spotlight water-coloring with inktense pencils

Hello my crafty friends!! Today I have another post in the Just Add H2O series. For this one, I explored a new technique and a new medium.  The technique of spotlight coloring is really simple to understand – stamp a large continuous image and color only part of it, leaving the rest uncolored. To make… Read More Just Add H2O – Spotlight water-coloring with inktense pencils

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