Showing posts from February, 2019

Sweet shakers with Arcade Friends stamp set

Hi friends! I finally got to play with Close to My Heart's shaker card metal dies. This set makes shaker cards a breeze! I thought the shaker card idea paired nicely with some candy-themed cards. I used the retired Arcade Friends stamp set from Kindred Stamps to make a spunky little girl and a wrecking guy. I used also used Kindred Stamp's sprinkle stencil and a variety of distress inks to make colorful backgrounds for my shaker cards. I colored the characters and the "You're My Hero" cookie with copic sketch alcohol markers. The colors I used for these characters are listed below. For the cardstock, I just used scrap pieces that were lying around the craft room. I also created a pop-up feature on the inside of the card for the wrecking guy. Now he stands up, looking tall and mighty, when the card is opened. I made two versions of the card, the alternate card front is shown below. I used a different color scheme with the distress inks and I also included a

Start of this blog...

I have finally made the plunge into creating my very own blog. I was motivated my passion for sharing my creations and for teaching and inspiring others. Over time I will share a variety of topics such as card making, Copic coloring guides, organizational tips, and other paper crafting ideas. Hope you like it!