Hi Everyone!
Today I am sharing a fun card as a Guest Designer
for Gerda Steiner Designs.

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For my card, I made a gel card for the cute piggy from the Pool Piggies 4x6 clear stamp set to float in on her little pool floatie.




I started the card with a white rectangle, then I die cut a rounded rectangle from it and also embossed the edge of the rectangle. Then I stamped the cute pig and colored her with copic markers, I paper pieced her bikini, pool float, towel and ball from the Sunkissed 6x6 Doodlebug paper. Next, I added some glossy accents to her sunglasses and the ball. Then I stamped the sentiment from the set on the towel and heat embossed it in clear.
Next, I made the 'pool water' portion of the pool. I used a small snack size ziplock bag, I cut it down to size and sealed it with my fuse tool. Then I added some heart and star sequins to the bag then some blue hair gel, then more sequins and again until my bag was full enough.
Then I adhered the bag to the backside of the die cut rectangle panel, then added that to a white card base with foam adhesive. Next, I added the cute pig and ball to the water panel, then the towel with the sentiment to the bottom right corner. Finally, I added some glossy accents around the card to look like water droplets.



The card is so fun, if someone presses on the gel it moves just like water and the cute pig goes up and down. I hope you were inspired by my card, I know I am ready for summer and some fun pool time!
Thanks to Gerda and Macy for giving me the opportunity to be a guest designer again, I am honored.

I hope you have a wonderful day!


Other Supplies used:
Paper- Solar White card stock (Neenah), Sunkissed 6x6 paper (Doodlebug)
Ink- Tuxedo Black(Memento), Versafine Onyx black ink, clear embossing powder, copic markers. White gel pen
Die- Stitched Rounded Rectangle dies (Pink and Main)
Other- Sequins (Martha Stewart crafts and StudioKatia), Snack size baggie (Ziploc), Hair Gel (LA Looks), Fuse tool (Project Life), Glossy Accents (Ranger)

Hi Everyone!
I hope you are having a great day today!
Today I am sharing a project for
Pink and Main stamps and dies.

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For the card today, I used the new Too Cool stamp and coordinating dies to make a Birthday card.
I started with a white card base and die cut a coordinating rectangle using Stitched Rounded Rectangles die. Then I used the Happy Birthday sentiment from the Wishes stamp set and stamped that all over the rectangle. Then I die cut the "Wishes" die and layer from the Take Flight 2 6x6 paper pad and layered them. Then I stamped, colored and die cut the bear with the shades and backpack from the Too Cool stamp set. I popped up the Wishes die and the bear on the card with foam adhesive then finished the card with a few enamel dots.


Thank you so much for stopping by!
Make sure to join the current Pink and Main Challenge: Anything Goes.
I hope you have a wonderful day!! 

Other Supplies Used:
Paper- Solar White card stock (Neenah)
Ink- Tuxedo Black, Desert Sand inks (Memento), Copic Markers
Other- Enamel dots (Recollections)
Hi Everyone!
Today I am sharing a card with my very first
Galaxy background.
I have seen this technique used several times
and always wanted to try it.
I'm not going to lie, I am not a messy crafter, haha!!
This was a little out of my comfort zone and I had inky fingers for days but it was fun :)


I used the Hello Friend Wishes stamp set (Mama Elephant) for the focal point of the card since I don't really have any space inspired stamps or images. The cards was fun to create. I started out my stamping and heating embossing the sentiment in white then adding my distress inks. Once all the ink was added, I added some perfect pearls mist droplets and then some white acrylic paint splatters to mimic stars. Then I added the panel to a purple A2 card base.



Thanks so much for stopping by!
I hope you have a wonderful day!


Supplies Used:
Stamp- Hello Friend Wishes (Mama Elephant)
Ink- Versamark ink, White Embossing powder (SU), Black Soot, Chipped Sapphire, Blueprint Sketch, Picked Raspberry, Wilted Violet Distress Inks (Ranger)
Paper- Distress Watercolor cardstock (Ranger), Purple cardstock (Recollections)
Other- Perfect Pearls mist, White acrylic paint




Hi Everyone!
I hope you are having a wonderful week so far!
Today I am sharing a project for Pink and Main stamps and dies.
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Mother's day is already this weekend and I didn't want to forget the Grandma's, so I made this card using the new Airmail stamp set and coordinating dies and Awesome Family stamp set. I started the card with a dark pink side folding A2 card base, I die cute three pieces using the Stitched Round Rectangle Die, one from white and two from Spring Flings 6x6 paper pad. I also die cut two of the smalled rectangles from the Shades of Spring 6x6 paper pad and heat embossed in white the coordinating sentiments from the Awesome Family stamp set. The white rectangle I embossed with a cloud embossing folder and added some shimmer to the clouds.
Then I stamped and white heat embossed the "Amazing" from the Awesome Family stamp set and fussy cut it out. Next, I stamped and colored the cute birds with copic markers, then I die cut them with the coordinating dies. I added some white gel pen accents to the birds and the opposite corners of the card base. I also added some shimmer and glossy accents to the water in the bird bath. For the cute bird with the flower, I added some liquid pearls in Buttercup to the flower middles.



Thank you so much for stopping by!
Make sure to join the current Pink and Main Challenge: Anything Goes.
I hope you have a wonderful day!! 

Other Supplies Used:
Paper-Melon Mambo card stock (SU), Solar White cardstock (Neenah)
Ink- Tuxedo Black ink (Memento), Versamark ink, White embossing powder (Ranger), Copic Markers, White gel pen (Sakura)
Other-  Wink of Stella clear glitter pen, Glossy Accents (Ranger), Buttercup liquid pearls, clouds embossing folder (Darice)

Hi Everyone!
Today I am sharing a few cards I made for the current

For my cards, I used the the Color My World stamp set and the tiny heart from Treat Yourself stamp set, Lawn Fawn has several sets with the tiny hearts.



I used some Distress watercolor cardstock and stamped the sentiment and tiny heart in white. Then I added drops of rainbow inspired distress inks to the cardstock and blew them with a drinking straw. Some of the colors I mixed in a little bit of Perfect Pearls mist. The straw gave them a fun splatter effect. I dried each color before adding the next color.
Then I stamped and heat embossed two crayons with smiley faces from the set on scraps of the watercolor cardstock and sponged on green and blue distress inks to match splatters on the panel.
Then I added this panel to a black top folding A2 card base with foam tape and popped up the crayon that I fussy cut, to the coordinating color splatter. Then I finished the cards off with some fun coordinating enamel dots and clear sparkly enamel dots.


Thanks so much for stopping by!
I hope you have a fabulous Friday!




Supplies used:
Stamps- Color My World and Treat Yourself (Lawn Fawn)
Ink- Versamark ink, White Embossing powder (SU), Seedless Preserves, Mermaid Lagoon, Twisted Citron, Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade and Candied Apple Distress inks
Paper- Distress Watercolor cardstock, Black Cardstock (Bazzill)
Other- Enamel Dots (Doodlebug and Recollections), Perfect Pearls Mist


Hi Everyone!
Happy May Day!!
Today starts a new challenge for Pink and Main stamps.
This month's challenge is Anything Goes!!

So get creative and make whatever your crafty heart desires!

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For this month's challenge card,
I made an acetate window card.
I haven't made one in so long, it was about time!
I used the new stamp set Plane Sweet, along with its coordinating dies from the April 2017 release.

I used a top folding standard card base, I die cut a cloud border from the top and the bottom in two layers to sandwich the acetate panel for the front. I stamped the sentiment on the top panel and heat embossed it in clear. Then I stamped and colored the cute bear in the plane and the banner  with the "hello" from the set and colored with copic markers and added a few shimmer and gel pen accents. Then I die cut both pieces with the coordinating dies.
Next, I added some Totally White Trendy Twine to the banner and the plane, I made a loop and secured that with a dot of adhesive. Then I popped the plane and banner up with foam squares to the card front. I also die cut extra pieces of the bear and banner to adhere to the inside of the card so the adhesive did not show. Then I added some of the cloud patterned paper from the Take Flight 6x6 paper pad also from the Pink and Main April 2017 release to the inside of the card.



Thank you so much for stopping by!
Make sure to join the current Pink and Main Challenge: Anything Goes.
I hope you have a wonderful day!! 


Other Supplies Used:
Paper- Neenah Solar white card stock 80 and 110lbs
Ink- Memento tuxedo Black ink, Versamark onyx black ink, clear embossing powder, copic markers, white gel pen, black glaze pen
Other- Acetate (Hot off the press), Puffy Cloud border die (Lawn Fawn), Spectrum Noir clear glitter sparkle pen


Hi Everyone!
Today I'm back sharing another card using the same technique as yesterday but with purple distress inks. Check out that post {here}. For this card, I used the amazing sentiment from the His Love stamp set by Mama Elephant.

I used the same MFT STAX Stitched Rectangle Scalloped Edge frame dies again, largest one and this time I used the Bristol Smooth paper with the distress inks. I started by heat embossing the sentiment again and blended lightest to darkest, Milled Lavendar, Seedless Preserves, Dusty Concord. Next, I added the frame with white card stock and some iridescent sequins from Darice.


Thank so much for stopping by!
I hope you have an amazing day!


Hi Everyone!
Today I wanted to share a bright and cheerful card I made using the big Hello Friend sentiment, from the Hello Friend Wishes stamp set by Mama Elephant.


I just love the scripty font in this set and it just pops against the orange to yellow background.
First, I die cut a panel out of some canson xl watercolor paper from the MFT STAX Stitched Rectangle Scalloped edge frame die, the largest one, then used my Misti and stamped the sentiment in versamark ink and heat set it in white embossing powder. Then I added some distress inks, blending from the lightest to the darkest, Squeezed Lemonade, Carved Pumpkin and Abandoned Coral, added some water droplets and shimmer spray. I added the scalloped frame but in white card stock and adhered it to a white card base. I finished it off with some yellow and sparkling clear pretty pink posh sequins.




I love the pretty look of this card, so bright and cheerful!
I stamped the coordinating sentiment from the set, "I just wanted to say 'Hello' to help brighten up your day!" to the inside of the card. I hope to make many more cards like this one.

Thank you so much for stopping by!
Have a wonderful day!




Hi Everyone!!
Today I am back sharing another Stampin Bella Squidgies card. This time using the Chatty Squidgie.

I know I can always use friend cards, just to let someone know I miss them, I'm thinking of them, I appreciate them or just to brighten their day. Who doesn't love getting mail that isn't a bill or ad, right?


I colored several images during the last Daily Marker 30 Day color challenge. This is one of them. I have a stack I'm working through, what can I say, I love to color and practice but I'm slow at sharing my images. Better late than never!!
For this card, I used a pre-made card base from Pebbles card basics in teal polka dots. I stamped the image ink Memento Tuxedo black ink and colored with copic markers. Then I added some Spectrum Noir clear sparkle pen then some white gel pen accents. I die cut the image with a stitched rectangle die and popped it up on the card with some foam tape after I added the sentiment in black ink. Then I finished the card with some Iridescent sequins from Darice.


Thanks so much for stopping by!
I hope you have a wonderful day!






Hi Everyone!
I hope your Tuesday is going great!
Today I am sharing a card I recently made using some of the Squidgies stamps from Stampin Bella.
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For my card, I used the Huggy Squidgies stamp set. I stamped the image with Memento tuxedo black ink on some Neenah solar white card stock then colored it with copic markers. I added some white gel pen accents and flowers to the girl with the teal dress. Then I die cut the image using the Stitched Circle dies (Pink and Main stamps), then added the sentiment from Sunday Sentiments (Mama Elephant) to follow to the curve of the circle in black ink.
I just ended the long line of the sentiment with some masking and a heart from the sentiment. 

I used a pre-made card base from Pebbles card basics in purple polka dots to match the colors of the dress. Then I added a layer of white card stock that is die cut with the Stitched Border 1 dies (Pretty Pink Posh) behind some of the new Perfectly Plaid Rainbow petite paper (Lawn Fawn).
To finish the card, I popped the circle up with some foam tape then added some enamel dots in iridescent sparkle (Recollections).
I made this card with my crafty BFF, Stacey in mind. If you haven't already, check out her blog she has some wonderful projects to inspired you!
Have a great day and thanks for stopping by!

Hi Everyone!!
Today I am sharing a project featuring
Pink and Main stamps and dies.
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 These big, bold sentiments are just amazing and so fun to work with. I enjoy making them the center of the card. For my card today, I used the new Wishes stamp set. I stamped the sentiment in black ink on watercolor card stock, stamped again in versamark ink, then shifted the sentiment slightly and stamped again with versamark ink and set it with clear embossing powder. Then I stamped the "On Your Special Day" sentiment also from the set in with versamark and heat embossed it with white powder. Then I added distress ink blended over it in teal to green. Next, I splattered it with shimmer mist to add some sparkle, the I die the panel with the Stitched Rounded Rectangles Die, I also die cut a frame with the same size and the next size up from the Rectangle dies. I inlaid the panel in the frame and added this to the white A2 card base. I finished the card with some star sequins in silver, clear and teal. Then I added some silver crystal Nuvo drops to accent.



Thank you so much for stopping by!
Make sure to join the current Pink and Main Challenge: Moveable Parts.
I hope you have a wonderful day!! 

Other Supplies used:
Paper- Watercolor card stock (Ranger), Neenah solar white 80 and 110lb card stock
Ink- Peacock Feathers, Cracked Pistachio, Twisted Citron distress ink (Ranger), Versamark ink, Versafine Onyx Black ink, Clear and white embossing powders
Other- Silver star sequins, clear and teal star sequins (Martha Stewart crafts), Silver Crystal Nuvo drops, Perfect pearls Shimmer Mist


Hi Everyone!
Today I am sharing a project featuring
Pink and Main stamps and dies.

(This blog post contains affiliate links. Compensated affiliate links used when possible at no extra cost to you. I just receive a small portion of the sales through your purchase. So Thank You!!)

I started with a 4.25 x 4.25 white square card base. Then I used the new Take Flight and Take Flight 2 6x6 paper pads, I cut the paper for the background, the dots are on the opposite side of the chevron. This patterned paper is two-sided. Then I die cut the border strip using the new Directional Border dies and some tan colored patterned paper also from the new release. Next, I used the Stitched Circle Dies and the Scalloped Circle Dies and cut a circle and a frame for the cute Koala and sentiment.

The Koala is from the new Koalaty Friends stamp set and Coordinating Dies. I colored the cute Koala with copic markers and then die cut it with the coordinating die. I added it to the framed scallop circle with some foam adhesive. Then I heat embossed the "G'day Mate!" sentiment from the set on gray cardstock in white and added it to the frame with a mini clothespin.





Thank you so much for stopping by!
Make sure to join the current Pink and Main Challenge: Moveable Parts.
I hope you have a wonderful day!! 

Other Supplies Used:
Paper- Gray cardstock(recollections), Smooth white cardstock (Neenah)
Ink- Tuxedo Black Memento ink, Versamark ink, Copic markers, White gel pen (Sakura)
Other- Mini Clothespin, White embossing powder(SU)

Hi Everyone!
Today I am sharing a project
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For my card, I am using some of the new products coming out on Monday, April 10th!!

I used the new My Tribe stamp set and stamped the girl, I paper pieced her outfit and flag from another new product coming out, Be Brave 6x6 paper pad. The rest of her is colored with copic markers and I added some gel pen accents. Next, I die cut her with the Stitched Circle Die then added some Chipped Sapphire distress ink to the edges. The sentiment is one of a couple in the set, I stamped and heat embossed it in white on the navy cardstock. The patterned papers on the card are all from the Be Brave 6x6 paper pad and matted with navy cardstock on a white A2 card base.


For the inside of the card, I stamped some arrows from the My Tribe stamp set in Chipped Sapphire distress ink. Make sure to check out the whole release on Monday at the Pink and Main website.

Thank you so much for stopping by!
Make sure to join the current Pink and Main Challenge: Moveable Parts.
I hope you have a wonderful day!! 




Other Supplies Used:
Paper- Navy card stock (Recollections), Solar White card stock 80 and 100# (Neenah)
Ink- Tuxedo Black Memento ink, Versamark ink, Copic markers, Chipped Sapphire distress ink (Ranger), White gel pen
Other-White embossing powder (SU)



Hi Everyone!!
Time for a new Pink and Main Challenge.
This month's challenge is Moveable Parts.
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For my interactive card, I wanted to try out a slider card. I started by stenciling some clouds on a white card stock panel die cut from the Stitched Rounded Rectangles die, I also made a hilly ground using the 6x6 Shades of Spring paper and the Scallop Waves die. The bunny in the wheel barrow is from the Seeds of Kindness stamp set, that is copic colored and paper pieced from the same paper stack then die cut with the coordinating Seeds of Kindness dies. Next, I stamped and colored the cute skunk from the Scentsational stamp set, along with several flowers and lady bugs to accent the card front and also, used the coordinating dies. To finish the card off, I die cut the Smile sentiment from the Smile Die and added some yellow ink to the bottom half and some shimmer over all of it. Then I added the sentiment from the Seeds of Kindness stamp set and heat embossed it in white. This panel was added to a kraft card base.


The slider portion is small but fun.
The bunny slides in the wheel barrow along the hill.




Thank you so much for stopping by!
Make sure to join the current Pink and Main Challenge: Moveable Parts. I can't wait to see what everyone creates!
I hope you have a wonderful day!! 

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Other Supplies used:
Paper- White card stock (Neenah)
Ink- Peacock Feathers and Squeezed Lemonade distress inks (Ranger), Versamark ink, White embossing powder (SU!), copic markers
Other- Cloudy Day stencil (MFT), Slide on over dies (Lawn Fawn), Spring Assortment Sprinkles (Doodlebug design), Clear Sparkle pen (Spectrum Noir)