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Spotlight Sponging

Hello! Today’s technique is a fun and super easy one called spotlight sponging. Here’s my list of supplies: Penny Black Sprigs Distress ink in Picked Raspberry and Peacock Feathers  Versafine Onyx Black ink Poptone cardstock in Sweet Tooth Ranger ink mini blending foam tool handle First I die cut a…

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Altering Cut Files

Hello and Happy Monday!  Today I’m sharing how altering cut files adds some texture and depth to your project.  Customizing texture paste with Distress Inks is super easy and makes for a lovely addition to your layout. October Afternoon Summertime Flower Garden October Afternoon Summertime Sunshine Simple Stories Good Day…

Altered Embellishments

Hello and Happy Monday!  Today I’m sharing a sweet baby layout with some altered embellishments featuring the Studio Calico Story Time collection.  Make your embellishments work for you by changing them up with a coat of acrylic paint! Studio Calico Story Time Sleep Tight Studio Calico Story Time Jungle Book…

Using Cut Files as Stencils

Hello Friends and Happy Monday!  I have a lovely little layout featuring some pretty flowers I cut on my Silhouette and used as a stencil!  Yes, you can easily use your cut files as a stencil to add a whole new dimension to your scrapbook pages.  Step it up a…

Watercolor Spritzing

Hello! Today I fun and super easy technique to share with that I’m calling watercolor spritzing. This is a super fast way to get a watercolor look without any painting. Here’s my supply list: Altenew Watercolor Wonders Altenew Hennah Elements (for sentiment) Ranger Distress Inks in: Picked Raspberry, Peeled Paint…

Christmas Art Journal Page

Merry almost Christmas!! Today I have a Christmas art journal page to share with you. Here are my supplies: Ranger Dylusions Creative Journal Prismacolor Pencils American Crafts Kraft Cardstock BoBunny Candy Cane Lane patterned paper Zig Millennium pens Memory Box Texture Tessatina Stencil Distress ink in Chipped Sapphire Ranger Mini…

Watercolor Pencil Techniques

Good day crafty friends! I love trying new mediums and today I have a tutorial for you on some watercolor pencil techniques. These are a very fun medium and may suit you more if you feel intimidated or uncomfortable using watercolor in paint form. These give you quite a bit…

Add Your Title to Your Photo

Hello Everyone and Happy Tuesday!  Today’s layout features October Afternoon’s Witch Hazel line.  As I worked on this layout I knew the title, but I wasn’t sure where to place it on the page.  The solution:  right on the photo!  When you add your title to your photo you get…

Edgy Embossing

Hi fellow crafters! Heat embossing is one of my favorite techniques to use and today I’ll be showing you how you can do some edgy embossing! First, my supply list for you: Avery Elle Laurels stamp set Avery Elle Laurels die set Versamark ink Ranger Heat It Tool American Crafts…

Fall Foliage with My Favorite Things

Hello there! It’s Kristie Larsen here again. Remember THIS POST when I talked about this great Fall Foliage stamp set from My Favorite Things?  I wanted to see if I could make 4 different seasons of cards using just one stamps set. Well its October now, so I wanted to…