Tag Archive | Distress Oxides

Collected Crafty Collabs November Hop!

The Collected Crafty Collabs hop group is at it again, using those supplies we’ve squirrel away and forgotten about!!! The prompt this month is Christmas cards, which is easy enough… but using any texture paste, glitter paste, dimensional glaze, or mousse. Once the mojo started flowing, I had all sorts of ideas for some of […]

Boo Crew Hop-lloween

A little group of my friends and I decided to have a mini hop for Halloween card, a Hop-lloween, if you will. Now, before you roll your eyes at the mention of another hop, this one is only 6 hops, not a gajillion!!! And by now, you should be following these talented ladies anyway 😁 […]

Create and Inkspire July Kit – Take 3

Do you save card elements you created for another card and then decided not to use? I sure do! Nothing gets thrown away around here unless I have exhausted all of its possible uses. Today’s background was one of several stenciled backgrounds I created a year ago for a CAS card design. It spoke to […]

Create and Inkspire July Kit – Take 1

I’ve had this kit for almost 2 weeks and because life gets in the way, I’m just now playing with it. And man, oh man…  I have 10 cards in my head that I can’t wait to get onto paper!!! I posted about this kit earlier with a full description of what comes in it, […]

Summer Lovin’ IG Hop!

I wanted to pop in here today to share that I’m part of a fun hop over on Instagram with a bunch of friends from the Facebook group Handmade Happiness. Oh, and did I mention that you could win prizes like a $25 gift card from Simon Says Stamp??? This hop was organized by my […]

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 […]