Monday, March 29, 2021

Pinkfresh Studio March 2021 Cling Stamp, Stencil, Die, and Hot Foil Release

Hi there friends,

I'm super excited to be joining the Pinkfresh Studio March 2021 Cling Stamp, Stencil, Die and Hot Foil Release Blog Hop today! You'll find all  participants at the end of this post, make sure to check out the amazing work of all these talented ladies!

I've made 3 slimline cards for today's blog hop in my most favorite color, blue!

I will leave you with a few photos and instead of writing a step by step here, I have a process video on my YouTube channel, if you want to see how these cards came together. I'll link the video in after the photos!

All products I've used on today's projects are linked in the description box below the video!

Check out the video here:


1. Pinkfresh Studio is giving away the full release on the Pinkfresh blog!

2. They are also giving away a total of TEN $25 gift certificates!

As always, the winners will be selected from the comments left on all blog posts. Winners will be announced on Monday, April 5th, 2021 on the Pinkfresh Studio Giveaway Page. You must claim your prize within two weeks, so don't forget to check the above page! Comment away! Good luck!

Pinkfresh Studio is also offering free shipping with $50+ purchase, within the United States and discounted shipping on international orders from March 29 thru April 4th.

That's it for today! I hope you enjoyed all the inspiration along the hop!

Thank you for stopping by and have a fabulous day!



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Friday, March 12, 2021

Spellbinders March 2021 Club Kits Inspiration Blog Hop

Hi there crafty friends,

It's been a while since I joined one of these blog hops but luckily this month I had a little extra time and I managed to create a card! An interactive one at that :). If you know my work, you know I hardly ever make interactive cards, so this was a fun change of pace, even if I made plenty of mistakes along the way. Maybe you'll learn from them hehe!

If you followed the hop, you must have arrived from HenriĆ«tte van Mierlo's blog. I'm attaching the full list of participants at the end of this post for your convenience.

I've used the Large Die Kit on this card, because I couldn't get enough of these adorable critters! I've made a process video so I won't go into details here. You can stop by my YouTube Channel, if you're interested to see, how this card came together but I'll also link in the video down below.

You can check out the process video here or on my YouTube Channel:

Now for the fun part! To celebrate this release, Spellbinders is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 3 lucky blog readers! Winners will be selected from the comments on the Spellbinders blog. Giveaway closes on Sunday, March 14th, 11:59pm MST. The winner will be announced in the blog post the following Tuesday. The winner is responsible for shipping cost, duties and taxes. Please note, that gift certificates cannot be applied to Club Subscriptions, however, they can be applied to shop past Club products, Club extras and regular releases.


That's it for today! I hope I could inspire you in some small way. Thanks for stopping by! Have a great day!


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Wednesday, March 10, 2021

In Focus: Spellbinders Glimmer Essentials Collection

Hi there crafty friends,

Today I'm sharing more cards I've created with some new Spellbinders goodies! Have you seen the Duo Lines products from the Glimmer Essentials collection? There are 4 shapes:

  • Spellbinders Glimmer Essentials Duo Lines Rectangles
  • Spellbinders Glimmer Essentials Duo Lines Ovals
  • Spellbinders Glimmer Essentials Duo Lines Circles
  • Spellbinders Glimmer Essentials Duo Lines Squares

  • These are really great basics to have if you want to add a little sparkle to your projects! I've used the ovals on today's projects.

    Again, I have a process video for you on my YouTube channel, if you are interested, but I'll share some photos here too.

    They might look a bit like Christmas but I was going for Spring hehe. These amazing patterned papers are from Alexandra Renke, by the way!

    Here's the promised video:

    Products used:

    Tuesday, March 9, 2021

    In Focus: Spellbinders Florets Embossing Folder from the Simply Perfect Collection

    Hi there lovelies,

    I'm stopping by to share some new projects that I've created with a beautiful new product from Spellbinders! Have you guys seen the new Simply Perfect Collection? Probably one of my favorite collections from Spellbinders, ever! It's so fresh and modern, I'm in love!

    The products in this gorgeous collection:

  • Spellbinders Simply Perfect Florets Embossing Folder
  • Spellbinders Simply Perfect Color Block Slices Etched Dies
  • Spellbinders Simply Perfect Alphabet Etched Dies
  • Spellbinders Simply Perfect Layered Blooms Etched Dies
  • Spellbinders Simply Perfect Mix Match Sentiments Etched Dies
  • Today I'll be focusing on one of these lovely products, namely the Florets Embossing Folder. I think this is the prettiest embossing folder I have ever worked with! But then I'm really obsessed with flowers ha!

    Since I have a process video for these cards, I won't write a step by step here - if you are interested in how these were made, please pop over to my YouTube Channel! I'm also linking in the video at the end of this post.

    Here are some pictures for you:

    What do you guys think? Isn't this pattern just gorgeous? So many ways to use it too and embossing folders are inexpensive. I think they are a really great product to have which you'll use over and over!

    Here's the video as promised:

    Products used:
    I hope I could inspire you in some small way today! I'll be back soon with some new projects using fab new Spellbinders products so be sure to stop by my blog and YouTube! Happy crafting!


    Monday, March 8, 2021

    So Happy / Dangling Hearts - DT Layout for Paige Evans

    Hi there crafty friends,

    I'm stopping by today to share my latest layout for the Paige Evans Design Team! I haven't used the gorgeous Bloom Street collection in ages, so I decided to go with it on today's page. 

    As all of Paige's collections, this one has all the colors too to create a rainbow! A pastel rainbow, to be precise. So that's what I was going for here and I selected my papers accordingly.

    I die cut the Dangling Hearts cut file (Design ID: 342256) from white card stock. I kept the inside pieces  to use as templates to create all my patterned paper hearts - 3 of each size/pattern. I then layered them up, adding a little bit of liquid glue in the middle. Once done, I stitched them down in the middle using my sewing machine.

    I selected my background paper, which was a lengthy process, I'll tell you that much, ha! I think there were 9 contenders and most of them worked just fine, don't ask how I settled on this one eventually. I don't think I'd used this paper before!

    I glued down the cut file, then I also stitched over it. In hindsight, I should have glued down the hearts first, back into their respective slots, then I should have added stitching. Unfortunately stitching over the cut file came as an afterthought. Plus, I used a smaller stitch length on the hearts and didn't even think about what it would look like with the bigger stitch length on the cut file. The devil is in the detail guys (I know, first world problems). Anyway, it is what it is, I let the concept of perfection go a long time ago! Probably about the time my son was born haha! To clarify that, I don't mean he is not perfect, I mean with a baby comes MESS. So, no need to stress about the little things.

    I then went through all the embellishments in Bloom Street and pulled out some that fit my color scheme. Mostly stickers, die cuts and some sentiments from a patterned paper. I glued these onto heavy weight card stock and fussy cut them out. I did this, because I was going to add foam tape to them and this way they hold up better - but then I changed my mind after I adhered down the first one. I wanted the layers of the hearts to be able to move, and with the sentiment added on top with foam tape, they would have flattened out, if that makes sense? So, I just used a tape roller and glued these pieces on as shown in the pictures.

    I added my journaling and stamped my date. For my title I used foam thickers from Paige's very first collection, Fancy Free! I would have gone with the purple puffy title in Bloom Street but unfortunately "Fresh Start" didn't quite fit my photos. I was super sad about it because the color and font were perfect.

    That's it, layout done! You can check the process video here if you like:

    I hope I could inspire you one way or another with today's page. Thank you so much for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!



    Fancy Free collection: Foam Phrase Thickers

    Monday, March 1, 2021

    In the spotlight: Spellbinders Small and Large Die of the Month kits - March 2021

    Hi there crafty peeps,

    It's that time again! The Spellbinders March Club Kits are here! Since I posted late last month, it now feels like I'm posting kit projects every week, ha!

    I will not go into step by step tutorials here, since I made process videos for all of today's projects - I'll just attach some photos! I'll link the videos down below, after each set of cards. You can also subscribe to my YouTube Channel and press the bell icon so you never miss a new video! You'll find all the supplies I've used linked in the description boxes of the videos.

    As a reminder, Spellbinders have several monthly kits, which are really great! You can subscribe to:

    You can find all necessary information about these kits here.  

    Without further ado, here are my projects with the March Large Die Kit!

    Here's the process video: 

    Next up, the March Small Die Kit cards! I have also used the March Clear Stamp of the Month Kit on these.

    Watch the process video here:

    That's it for today! I hope I could inspire you in one way or another!
    Thank you so much for stopping by!

    Have a wonderful day!