Category Archives: Spellbinders

(2021 c042) Dry & Heat Embossed Watercolor background

I used watercolor paper: Steps: 1) treat with anti static powder; 2) choose your choice of impress or depress side of your embossing folder and tap that side gently with Versamark Ink ; 3) run through your die cutting machine of choice; 4) apply embossing powder and gently tap off excess; 5) heat emboss with heat …

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(2021 c026) Bluebird & Rainbow

The front opening has a bluebird looking into the rainbow page and that opens again to inside of the card, giving lots of room to write encouraging words. The front was created with dies from Poppy Stamps: 2348 Circle Fold Frame, 2345 Lattice Small Curve Border, Poppy Stamps – 2355 Adriana Small Curve Boarder Die and the bird was …

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(2021 c008) Valentines with Printed Papers

The Heart was cut out of metalic cardstock using  TONIC STUDIOS Traditional Heart Die Set 1459e for the outer cut and the center was cut out using a very old and discontinued die set called Swirled Heart by Spellbinders. The link will show you other hearts they still carry. Love was cut using Love Stamp & Cut by Hero Arts . This metalic …

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(2021 c006) Radiating Love

I used one of my favorite techniques For the background I again had fun following Jennifer McGuire’s Die Cut Letterpress Technique video to create the background.  I created the DIY Letterpress by cutting 3 pieces of heavy cardstock with Kat Scrappiness Star Fusion  and glued together.  Then I covered the top with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with white EP so that …

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(2021 c005) Metalic Love

4 Love & Hearts cards cut from SILVER & RED  Metalic Poster Board from Hobby Lobby (Super CHEAP). I used the Spellbinders January 2021 Small Die of The Month – Lovelt Card Creator die set. I have to apologize for the photography, There is no gold on these cards, but the silver looks gold in areas …

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(2020 c107) Home For The Holidays Tag

 I stamped the Sentiment house and trees with HERO ARTS CM282 Home For The Holidays. I drew the snow hill with Tsukineko Versamark Watermark Embossing Pen and then heat embossed with White Ranger Embossing Powder . The top edge was a partial die cut using an outdated set from Spellbinders Nestabilities – Labels 27. The sparkly blue paper is from Michaels …

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(2020 c104) Gate Fold Ornament

I followed Jennifer McGuire’s Surprise Gatefold Cards video. I created this Gate Fold card using: for the gate doors by dry embossing with Crafters Companion EF6-CHEL Christmas Elegance embossing folder which is hard to find, the ornaments were cut with the discontinued Spellbinders 2012 Heirloom Ornaments dies. The snowflakes are from Arctic Snowflake Punch by Martha Stewart and from another which …

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(2020 c094) Hero Arts Birthday Shaker

The flower is from Hero Arts CM259 Peonies . I stamped with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with Gold Ranger Embossing Powder and “painted” them with Distress Inks by Ranger . The clear cover was created following Jennifer MdGuire’s Embellished Windows Technique.  (using laminator sheets) Check out her blog post and she has a Great video Tutorial. I had fun following Jennifer McGuire’s Die Cut Letterpress …

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(2020 c066) See through Mesmerizing Mandala Snow Flake

You wouldn’t believe how many layers there are in these see through snow flake card fronts!  Starting with the clear snowflake I stamped with Versamark Ink, and heat embossed with silver sparkly EP onto repurposed plastic packaging. I cut 4 of them out with Standard Circles Large by Spellbinders so that I could put them back to …

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(2020 c058) Happy Daisys

Encouraging HAPPY wishes! Background stamped with Hero Arts CG799 Circle Pattern Bold Prints, Flowers stamped with Hero Arts – Daisy and Bugs Stamp and Cut DC219 and water colored with Distress Inks by Ranger .  Sentiments stamped using Versamark Ink & heat embossed with Black Embossing Powder by Ranger  on vellum flags. Used Hero Arts DC239 Wishes Stamp …

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