Category Archives: My Favorite Things

(2022 c022) Thankful & Thanks

For the background I used Leafy Background (Model 2252) from Poppystamps. The link takes you to Dies R Us since it is no longer available at Poppystamps shop. I first impressed or “embossed” the die onto my brown background cardstock by using the silicone mat so that it wouldn’t cut the paper . Then I …

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(2022 c019) MFT Mandala, Pink & Main Thanks

I created the background on watercolor paper by spritzing with water and then adding watercolor which wicked out to create a soft background. The Mandalla was cut twice with . The sentiment was cut out of metalic silver cardstock using  Pink & Main Thanks Dies . The mandala was cut using with RETIRED DIE My Favorite …

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(2022 c016) Foiled Sunrise Shaker

I followed Jennifer McGuire’s technique video for Magic Shaker Cards as seen on her Blog in the link. I inked the background with Distress Oxide Inks by Ranger. For the clouds I used My Favorite Things Cloud Stencil For the palm trees I found this old stampset from Papertrey Ink called On The Wagon which appears to be discontinued. …

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(2022 c011) #cardsforukraine, #sunflowersforukraine, #sunflowerchallenge

Thinking about the Ukraine people and praying for their country. I made 2 birthday cards today using the colors of their country’s flag. #cardsforukraine, #sunflowersforukraine, #sunflowerchallenge I followed Jennifer Mcguire’s Technique video Masked Background. I cut a mask with MFTSTAMPS Inside & Out Stitched Rectangles Stax dies. I used a stampset from Gina K Designs …

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(2022 c009) Love Makes a Better World

The top background was created with Hero Arts – Cling Rubber Stamp – Deco Flourish Bold Prints Part Number:HERO-CG-770 (This stamp seems to be retired at Hero Arts but it can be found at various craft stores) I followed Jennifer McGuire’s Offset Inking Technique Video from 07-20-2020. The bottom panel was created following another Technique …

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(2021 c033) Circle of Joy Spring Card

The front of the circle card is made with Hero Arts DI791 Joy Ornament Fancy Die layered with My Favorite Things Inside & Our Stitched Circle Stax Die-namics and Standard Circles Large by Spellbinders to create the frame so that this frame can be opened to stand the card up. The back of the card was utilized …

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(2021 c015) Slimline Winter

My mostly NEUTRAL card has only one color besides white – Weathered Wood Distress Oxide Ink by Ranger. I did extended stamping with  Hero Arts Starry Night Brushstroke Bold Print with Versamark Ink , Clear  WOW Embossing Powder and applied Weathered Wood around the upper edges with my  Taylored Expressions Blender Brushes. The houses and sentiment were stamped with …

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(2020 c082) New Years Cheers Shaker

Shaker card created with RETIRED DIES My Favorite Things Magical Mandala & CHEERS word die.  The beads inside are dark blue beads and the photo doesn’t show them well.  See enlarged photo below. Challenges Entered: MyFavoriteThings: 2020 Card Design Superstar –Innovative Master (Shaker) SimonSaysStamp:  (Wed.) No Stamps Allowed DieCutDivas: All Kinds of Holidays

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(2020 c050) Spring Flowers

Stamp set used that had Never Before Seen Ink:  Ellen Hutson EESTJ-082-18 Mondo Sakura by Julie .  Stamped with Versamark Ink  and heat embossed with Gold Ranger Embossing Powder Sentiment (which has been discontinued but they have other choices) from:  My Favorite Things LJD-62 Geometric Greenery.  Stamped on torn vellum. I started with a piece …

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(2020 c041) Sympathy

A few twists & turns on the road to making this Sympathy card: #1 I bought the Spellbinder’s  Guilded Vines Glimmer Hot Foil Plate The Gilded Age by Becca Feeken MISTAKENLY THINKING IT WAS A DIE!  So  since I don’t have the Hot Foil System I went to plan B and spritzed my white cardstock …

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