Tag Archive | Distress Oxides

2CCC July DT Post with Jan’s Digi Stamps

This post is kicking off the July challenge at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies, where the theme is always Anything With a Critter! Your critter can be cutesy, creepy, realistic looking, silhouette, die cut… as long as the critter is prominent on your card. Our sponsor this month is the amazing Jan’s Digi Stamps, who has […]

Same Set Syndrome June Hop with Joy Clair

Hard to believe but I’m in another incredible hop, this time with Same Set Syndrome! You should have arrived here from Jessica Mcaffee Mercer, and be sure to hop onto the next stop for a video from the incredible Renee Moran (I’ll link again at the bottom of this post). In this monthly hop group, […]

#1stampset1cardhop Instahop!

Today I’m celebrating with Val from @valzartlounge to celebrate her recent success on Instagram. Valerie came up with a fun challenge for our Instahop… use one stamp set… only one, mind you… and use every single stamp image and sentiment on just one card. The rules stated that you could use only sets 4″x6″ or […]

Collected Crafty Collabs June Hop!

I’m so excited to tell you about a new monthly Hop group I’m in! I started the Collected Crafty Collabs hop group with 3 dear friends of mine: Anna Mahtani, Marie Bingaman, and Virginia Fairchild, and we have affectionately been calling ourselves the Squirrel Sisters! Not only do we each love the little critters, we […]

Jane’s Doodles Challenge #11 – Birthday Flowers

Today I’m playing along with the current challenge over at Jane’s Doodles, which is all about birthdays. I chose to play with the Jane’s Doodles set called Daisies and came up with a couple cards… one more simple and the other stepped up a bit. Let’s talk about the simple one first. Using the main […]

Dig It Out or Use It Up Hop follow up #1

I hope you had a fantastic time yesterday on the hop! If you missed it, please click here to go to the beginning to see all the great posts and videos. Today, I wanted to take a little more time to share how I went about making 35 cards from a 24 sheet single sided […]

Jane’s Doodles Challenge #7 – digi image

  This is my 2nd card designed with the Jane’s Doodles rainbow challenge in mind. This time I thought I’d take a more subtle approach. I gave the girl a rainbow colored outfit!!! This image is a freebie available on the Jane’s Doodles blog. Jane has been very generous during the quarantine and released quite […]

April DT Post for Jan’s Digi Stamps

It’s time for the 11th challenge at Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenge where the theme is always Anything Goes and you can submit any kind of creative project… cards, layouts, sewing, quilting, painting, baking, you name it! Starting April there will be 2 winners will be drawn each month: 1 for projects using Jan’s images, and […]

Angel of Mercy with Jan’s Digi Stamps

  Many of us are feeling helpless during this whole Covid19 thing… watching as doctors and nurses, EMTs and lab workers are putting themselves in harms way, hour by hour, day by day. As Jennifer McGuire says, card making is our superpower and I am some of my friends are putting ours to good use! […]

Sending Hugs – Jane’s Doodles Magnolia

Two posts in one day?!? Hard to believe, I know! If you saw my last post, you know that Jane’s Doodles is having a challenge and the theme is Spring. And also like my last post, I have a friend that could use a pick me up. And what else could pick you up better […]

Sending Hugs – Jane’s Doodles Plumeria

This week’s challenge at Jane’s Doodles is Spring. This Plumeria set was perfect to make a springy card to help a friend who really needed to see some flowers. I don’t know her well so I wasn’t sure what types or colors of flowers she likes the most, but I’m hoping this makes her feel […]

March 2CCC DT Post With a Very Special Sponsor

I have the immense pleasure of sharing the cards I made with a digi set from the incredible artist, and my friend, Donna Ellis of Creative Smiles! I had so much fun playing with this set I made 3 cards!!! As you know, the 2 Crafty Critter Crazies challenge is always Anything Goes with a […]

February DT Post for Jan’s Digi Stamps

It’s time for the 2nd challenge of the month at Jan’s Digi Stamp Challenge Blog! Remember, the challenge is truly Anything Goes… any project of any kind! The DT team is making papercrafting projects with one of Jan’s Digi Stamps latest releases, but you could submit an entry to sewing, jewelry, or even baking! Now […]

Friendship Hop 3 card bonanza!

The amazing Courtney Kreeber has organized an awesome hop of crafters in the community that you may not have heard of before along with the help of Renee Moran. I’m thrilled to be a part of the group! The first hop has a friendship theme to bring us together, especially as most of us don’t […]

Believe in the Magic of Christmas Silhouette card

***** Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you all! May 2020 bring you good health, happiness, and lots of crafting!!! I hope we all have lots of crafty mojo all year long! But remember, if you feel like you lost the mojo, use the time to organize your craft supplies and you are bound […]

Eek! It’s Meow-lloween!!!

  This card came together so quick! The background is ink blended with Distress Oxides with a stencil from CAS-ual Friday called Curtis. The focal image and sentiments are from the Simon Says Stamp set called Creepy Cute. I colored with kitty witch and EEK! sentiment with Prismacolor pencils and fussy cut them out. I […]

MFT Delightful Deer

My Favorite Things had a couple of challenges this week that I miraculously thought I could pull off… in one card! Take a look!   I used the My Favorite Things Delightful Deer dies to cut the deer in white and inked them with a few shades of brown inks. I whipped up an ink […]

Trick or Treat Smell My Feet

I thought this stamp set was so fun! Tuesday Morning recently had a bunch of different (apparently un-named) Halloween sets from American Crafts for super cheap. This particular set had an extra large sentiment… so large I had to cut it in half to make it fit an A2 card!!! This is the first half […]

Sweet Thing – Less Is More #401

I was totally inspired by the current challenges at Less Is More and Splashy Mix to make this card. I knew I wanted a stencil background and was super pleased to find this one, from The Crafter’s Workshop, called Kaleidoscope… however, I thought it resembled citrus wedges! I used Broken China Distress Oxide with a […]

MFT Color Challenge 122 – Prehistoric Fun

MFT Color Challenge 122 – Prehistoric Fun

Here is my card for the current MFT color challenge and the inspiration for it: I used the MFT Cloud stencil to create the background with Distress Oxide inks. Then I stamped images from the MFT Prehistoric Fun stamp set. I watercolored the images with Tombow markers in coordinating colors. I intended to use the […]