Making “Ombre” Background Paper

I needed a baby card for a co-worker, but I didn’t have any baby patterned paper. So . . . I decided to make my own. The technique is a sponging technique, but the result looks kind of like an ombre technique. The card base is Fresh Freesia; the mat is Basic White, die cut …

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Embossed Art Gallery Card

Embossing folders are such a versatile tool to have in your papercrafting tool box! You can use them in so many different ways. Most commonly, you see them as a background with die cuts attached. In this card, I went a little off the track and stamped my images and then ran it through an …

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Window Gumball Machine Card

This is the last card we made at this month’s card class. It uses the Gumball Dies, but instead of using the shaker dome and frosted beads, we used a window sheet for the top of the machine. The gumball machine was die cut as usual, but instead of using the shaker domes and the …

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Gumball Greetings Valentine’s Day

This card features the new Gumball Greetings stamp set which is available in the current January – June mini catalog. The stamp set has a coordinating die set, which I’ve showcased in my two prior posts. For this card, I decided to showcase just the stamp set. I’ve gone back to basics — stamping and …

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