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Art Impressions Vintage Lily Border Card

Happy Wednesday Ai Fans!!!

In today’s cards and video we will be creating these elegant vintage cards using the Lily Border Stamp Set (5374)!

We will give these cards a vintage look by adding a beautiful lace border and woodgrain backdrop!!! We will give the woodgrain panel a realistic look by inking it up with some Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Inks.

I’ll also show you how to create an interesting border look by partially fussy cutting your border panel! We will also add a sweet sentiment using the SBC Exclusive Hydrangea Stamp Set (5229)! To finish off this vintage look, we will add some beautiful pearls and rhinestones!

Thank you so much for joining me today! If you enjoyed todays video please select the “Like” button and “Subscribe”.

All of the supplies used in today’s video are listed below.

  • Art Impressions Lily Border Stamp Set (5374)
  • Art Impressions SBC Exclusive Hydrangea Set (5229)
  • Art Impressions Rectangle A2 Double Stitched Dies (5063)
  • Art Impressions Flag double Stitched Dies (5133)
  • Hero Arts Woodgrain Fancy Dies
  • Sizzix Thinlits- Tim Holtz – Crochet Border Dies
  • Sizzix Paper Sculpting Kit
  • Recollections Adhesive Pearls & Rhinestones
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock 100lb
  • Kraft Cardstock 100lb
  • Cream Cardstock 100lb
  • Hero Arts/ My Sweet Petunia Mini Misti Stamp Positioner
  • Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens – Blender, Sugared Almond Pink, Mid Green, Olive Green
  • Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad
  • We R Memory Keepers Bone Folder
  • Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pads – Vintage Photo, Ground Espresso, Black Soot, Aged Mahogany
  • Spellbinders Tool ‘n One
  • Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cutting Machine
  • ATG 700 Tape Dispenser
  • Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
  • Tim Holtz Distress Sprayer
  • Tim Holtz Sizzix Sidekick Die Cutting Machine
  • Tim Holtz Foam Applicator Tools
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Score-tape 1/4”
  • iCraft Purple Tape


Lawn Fawn Here Comes the Sun – Pull Tab Card

Hello and Welcome!!!

In today’s card and video we will be creating a really fun Pull Tab Card using the Lawn Fawn Let’s Toast Pull Tab Add-on Die Set. The sun will pop-up from behind our grassy border and provide a big smile! We will create an adorable picnic scene with the Lawn Fawn Crazy Antics Stamps and Die Set. All of the coloring today will be done using Tombow Dual Tip Markers!

This card was inspired by the current Lawn Fawn Blog Challenge #97 which was to create a project inspired by a book, movie, or song (pictured below)! I chose to do the song “Here Comes the Sun” by the Beatles! I think we need lots of sunshine and smiles right now…I hope it makes you smile too!

Thank you so much for joining me today! If you enjoyed today’s video please select the “Like” button and “Subscribe”.

All of the supplies used in today’s video are listed below.

  • Lawn Fawn Outside In Stitched Sun Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Let’s Twist Pull Tab Add-on Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Stitched Hillside Borders Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Outside In Stitched Rectangle Stackables Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Crazy Antics Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Butterfly Kisses Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Ocean Shell-fie Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Riley’s ABCs Stamps
  • Lawn Fawn Really Rainbow Petite Paper Pack 6×6
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Bone Folder
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Glue Tube
  • Tombow Dual Tip Markers – N00, 761, 723, 815, 665, 676, 603, 565, 985, 025, 990, 977, 173, 245, 925, N95, N45
  • Hero Arts Small Blocks Trio
  • EK Success Anti-Static Powder Tool
  • Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad
  • Tim Holtz Distress Sprayer
  • Tim Holtz Foam Applicator Tools
  • Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pads – Squeezed Lemonade, Dried Marigold, Abandoned Coral, Rustic Wilderness
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock 100lb
  • My Sweet Petunia Misti Stamp Positioner
  • We R Memory Keepers Trim/Score Board
  • Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
  • iCraft Purple Tape
  • Tombow Mini Power Tape
  • Staedler Mars Eraser
  • Tech Tools 12” T-square
  • ATG 700 Permanent Tape Dispenser
  • Zig Memory Systems Millennium Pen Pure Black
  • uni-ball Signo White Gel Pen

Art Impressions Baby Critters Card

Happy Wednesday Ai Fans!!!

In todays video and card I am so excited to be showing you the brand new Art Impressions Baby Critters Stamp and Die Set (5400). This little set is just so adorable and includes a baby giraffe, elephant, hippo and lion…and the coordinating dies! It also has the cutest sentiments which coordinate with the images which are pictured below.

I chose the sentiment “I’m wild about you!” which is inspired by the current Ai Blog Challenge – Love is in the Air!

Today we will be creating a jungle scene by doing a little ink smooshing to create a beautiful sky!

We will also include the lovely vines from the Birdhouse Cubbies Set (5346) and add a woodgrain texture to the frame using the Bible Journaling Wood Frames Set (5269)!

Thank you so much for joining me today! If you enjoyed todays video please select the “Like” button and “Subscribe”.

All of the supplies used in todays video are listed below.

  • Art Impressions Baby Critters Set (5400)
  • Art Impressions Birdhouse Cubbies Set (5346)
  • Art Impressions Bible Journaling Wood Frames Set (5269)
  • Art Impressions Circle Double Stitched Dies (5064)
  • Art Impressions Rectangle A2 Double Stitched Dies (5063)
  • Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens – Blender, Sugared Almond Pink, Yellow, Orange, Wine Red, Mustard, Brown, Violet, May Green, Green, Cobalt Blue, Gray Brown
  • Hero Arts/My Sweet Petunia Mini Misti Stamp Positioner
  • Hero Arts Small Blocks Trio
  • Hero Arts Hero Hues Reactive Ink Pads – Blue Hawaii, Pool Party
  • Versafine Ink Pad – Onyx Black, Vintage Sepia
  • Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pads – Brushed Corduroy, Ground Espresso
  • Tim Holtz Foam Applicator Tools
  • Tim Holtz Sizzix Sidekick Die Cutting Machine
  • Kraft Cardstock 100lb
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth 100lb Cardstock
  • ATG 700 Permanent Tape Dispenser
  • Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Bone Folder
  • iCraft Purple Tape
  • Tonic Studios Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cutting Machine

Lawn Fawn Sending Smiles Robot Card w/ Layering Stencil

Hello Friends!!!

In today’s card and video we will be creating a super fun robot card using the adorable little “Charge Me Up” robot stamp set from Lawn Fawn!

We will also be creating a beautiful background using the “Gears Layering Stencil” from the Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Collection. To color in this background we will use the Hero Hues Reactive Ink Pads in some beautiful colors! These reactive ink pads react to water to create very interesting textures to your backgrounds. We will also add some spatters with a metallic ink to give it some sparkle!!!

Please check out my other card here! “Lawn Fawn Charge Me Up Robot Card”

This card was inspired by the current Lawn Fawn Blog Challenge #95 – Card Sketch as pictured below.

Thank you so much for joining me today! If you enjoyed todays video please select the “Like” button and “Subscribe”.

All of the supplies used are listed below.

  • Lawn Fawn Charge Me Up Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Long Distance Hugs Stamps
  • Lawn Fawn Foursquare Backdrop Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Sm Slimline w/ Lift the Flaps Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Pearlescent Vellum Cardstock
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Bone Folder
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Glue Tube
  • Hero Arts Hero Hues Sm Blocks Trio
  • Hero Arts Hero Hues Reactive Ink Pads – Lemon Drop, Fruit Punch, Key Lime Fizz, Grape Slush, Pool Party, Blue Hawaii, Blue Raspberry
  • Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens – Blender, Lt Gray, Gray, Red
  • Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Layering Stencil – Gears
  • Tim Holtz Sizzix Sidekick Die Cutting Machine
  • Tim Holtz Pick Tool
  • Tim Holtz Distress Sprayer
  • Tim Holtz Foam Applicator Tools
  • Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth 100lb Cardstock
  • Prima Marketing Art Philosophy Metallic Accents
  • Tonic Studios Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Tombow Permanent Tape Runner
  • uni-ball Signo White Gel Pen
  • Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
  • ATG 700 Permanent Tape Dispenser
  • We R Memory Keepers Impressed Sponge Dauber Kit
  • We R Memory Keepers Trim/Score Board
  • Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cutting Machine


Art Impressions Magical Koala Card w/ Toner Ink Foiling Technique

Happy Wednesday Ai Fans!!!

In today’s video and card we will be creating a magical foiled butterfly card! We will be using the adorable new Koalas Set (5349) and the beautiful butterflies from the Bible Journaling Butterfly Set (5200).

We will do some Minc Toner Ink Foil Stamping!!! This is a great way to use your stamps in a beautiful new way! I’ll show you the process of applying the toner ink and some stamping tips and techniques.

If you love these little Koala stamps then please click check out my other videos using this stamp set – Art Impressions Koala Hugs Card and Art Impressions Koala Celebration Card.

Thank you so much for joining me today! If you enjoyed today’s video please select the “Like” button and “Subscribe”.

All of the supplies used in today’s video are listed below.

  • Art Impressions Bible Journaling Butterfly Stamp Set (5200)
  • Art Impressions Koalas Set (5349)
  • Art Impressions Fairy Cubbies Set (5345)
  • Art Impressions Flag Double Stitched Dies (5133)
  • Art Impressions Rectangle Double Sttiched Dies (5063)
  • Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens – Blender, Lt Pink, Lt Gray, Gray Brown, Black
  • Lawn Fawn Really Rainbow Petite Paper Pack 6”x6”
  • Glossy White Cardstock
  • Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad
  • Marvy Jewel Picker
  • ATG 700 Permanent Tape Dispenser
  • Tombow Permanent Tape Runner
  • Tonic Studios Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
  • We R Memory Keepers Trim/Score Board
  • We R Memory Keepers Mini Precision Press Stamp Positioner
  • iCraft Purple Tape
  • iCraft Deco Foil Transfer Sheets Rainbow
  • Heidi Swapp Minc Machine
  • Heidi Swapp Minc Toner Ink
  • Heidi Swapp Minc Toner Stamp Pad
  • Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cutting Machine
  • Tim Holtz Sizzix Sidekick Die Cutting Machine
  • My Sweet Petunia Misti Stamp Positioner

Penny Black Rose Garden Card w/ Ink Smooshing Technique

Hello and Happy New Year!!!

In today’s video and card we will be creating an elegant and uplifting “Sending Cheer” card using a fun ink smooshing technique!!! If you don’t love coloring you will love this technique. It is so simple and easy to do!

This would be a great card to send for the New Year or to cheer up a friend, family member or co-worker!

We will be using the beautiful Penny Black “Rose Garden” image and the Tim Holtz Distress Oxide inks to do the coloring and to create this beautiful background.

Thank you so much for joining me today! If you enjoyed today’s video please select the “Like” button and “Subscribe”.

All of the supplies used in today’s video are listed below.

  • Penny Black Rose Garden Slapstick Cling Stamp
  • Penny Black Joy & Happiness “T for Transparent” Stamp Set
  • Penny Black Warm Wishes Slapstick Cling Stamp
  • Penny Black Stitched Square & Circles Die Set
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock 100lb
  • Elizabeth Craft Designs 110lb Soft Finish White Cardstock
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Black Licorice 100lb Cardstock
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Bone Folder
  • Tim Holtz Distress Sprayer
  • Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pads – Squeezed Lemonade, Ripe Persimmon, Twisted Citron, Mowed Lawn, Peacock Feathers, Tea Dye
  • Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad
  • Studio 71 White Gesso
  • Picket Fence Studios Life Changing Blender Brushes
  • Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens – Blender, Lt Gray, Gray, Dk Gray
  • Scotch Foam Mounting Tape 1”
  • Scotch ATG700 Tape Dispenser
  • My Sweet Petunia Misti Stamp Positioner
  • Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cutting Machine
  • Buttons Galore & More 28 Lilac Lane Seaside Holiday Sequins
  • Gina K Connect Glue
  • Sakura Gelly Roll Pen White
  • Tombow Dual Tip Marker Black
  • We R Memory Keepers Trim/Score Board
  • We R Memory Keepers Detail Scissors

Art Impressions Tropical Flag Card w/ Fun Brayer Technique

Hello Ai Fans!!!

In today’s video we will be creating a Flag Card! If you have never made a Flag Card before then you will want to check out this video!

I will give you all of the instructions and measurements so that you can easy make one of your own. I also want to show you a super fun brayer technique which will allow you to create a unique and dimensional water effect! And…we will create a fun Belly Band to finish off the whole project!

The coloring will be done using a water brush and some water reactive ink pads in beautiful tropical colors!

Thank you so much for joining me today! If you enjoyed todays video please select the “Like” button and “Subscribe”.

All of the supplies used in todays video are listed below.

  • Art Impressions Tropical Circlet MTF Stamps and Dies (5276)
  • Art Impressions Loads of Fun Stamps (5111)
  • Art Impressions Puffer, Crab, Octopus, Dolphin, Turtle, Seahorse Stamps
  • Art Impressions Rectangle A2 Double Stitched Dies
  • Art Impressions Rounded Rectangle A2 Double Stitched Dies
  • We R Memory Keepers Nesting Circle Dies
  • We R Memory Keeper Trim/Score Board
  • uni-ball Signo White Gel Pen
  • Hero Hues Reactive Ink Pads – Pool Party, Blue Raspberry, Blue Hawaii, Key Lime Fizz, Lemon Drop, Berry Smoothie, Grape Slush, Fruit Punch
  • Tim Holtz Foam Applicator Tools
  • Tim Holtz Paper Trimmer 9.5”
  • Tim Holtz Distress Sprayer
  • Tim Holtz Detailer Tip Waterbrush
  • Tim Holtz Sizzix Sidekick Die Cutting Machine
  • Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad
  • Speedball Pop-in Soft Rubber Brayer
  • ATG 700 Permanent Tape Dispenser
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth 100lb Cardstock
  • White Cardstock 65lb
  • My Sweet Petunia Misti Stamp Positioner
  • Tonic Studios Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cutting Machine

Art Impressions Cards for Kindness – Tips for Mass Producing Cards!

Hello! The cards I will be showing you in today’s video are the cards that I made for the Cards for Kindness project sponsored by Scrapbook.com in partnership with Art Impressions. I will be sharing some of my tips and tricks for mass producing cards as quick, easy and economically as possible! We will also use a simple and easy monochromatic theme for our cards today.

Thank you so much for joining me today! If you enjoyed todays video please select the “Like” button and “subscribe”.

All of the products used in today’s video are listed below.

  • Art Impressions Greenery Invites Stamp Set (5266)
  • Art Impressions (Scrapbook.com) Exclusive Hydrangeas Stamp Set
  • Art Impressions Bookmarks Dies (5223)
  • Art Impressions Rectangle A2 Souble Stitched Dies (5063)
  • Tombow Dual Tip Marker Black
  • Tombow Mono Sand Eraser
  • Tombow Permanent Adhesive Tape Runner
  • Uni-ball Signo Gel Pen White
  • Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens – Blender, Marine Green
  • Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad
  • Tim Holtz Distress Sprayer
  • Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad Speckled Egg
  • Tim Holtz Paper Trimmer 8.5″
  • Tim Holtz Glass Media Mat
  • Tonic Studios Nuvo Crystal Drops – White Blizzard, Gloss White
  • Lawn Fawn Bone Folder
  • Gina K. Therm-o-web Connect Glue
  • iCraft Purple Tape
  • ATG 700 Tape Dispenser
  • Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
  • My Sweet Petunia/Hero Arts Mini Misti Stamp Positioner
  • Fiskars 12″ Paper Trimmer
  • We R Memory Keepers Trim/Score Board

Lawn Fawn Stud Puffin Card w/ Tri-blend Markers

Hello! In today’s video we will be creating a fun summer card using the adorable little Lawn Fawn Stud Puffin Stamps and Dies. All of the coloring today will be done using the Spectrum Noir Tri-blend Alcohol Markers! These are so easy to use and all of the color blending choices are done for you…love that!

This card was inspired by the current Lawn Fawn Blog Challenge #81 – Summertime Fun which is pictured below.

Thank you so much for joining me today! If you enjoyed today’s video please select the “Like” button and “Subscribe”.

All of the supplies used in today’s video are listed below.

  • Lawn Fawn Stud Puffin Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Ocean Shell-fie Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Life is Good Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Love Letters Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Smooth Sailing Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Stitched Pond Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Spring Showers Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Stitched Simple Wavy Borders Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Outside In Stitched Rectangle Stackables Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Bone Folder
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Liquid Stardust
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Glue Tube
  • Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad Speckled Egg
  • Tim Holtz Distress Sprayer
  • Tim Holtz Foam Applicator Tools
  • Tim Holtz Mini Dye Ink Pads – Peacock Feathers, Mermaid Lagoon, Blueprint Sketch, Tea Dye, Brushed Corduroy, Squeezed Lemonade, Ripe Persimmon, Hickory Smoke, Black Soot
  • Tim Holtz Pick Tool
  • Tim Holtz Sizzix Sidekick Die Cutting Machine
  • Spectrum Noir Tri-blend Alcohol Markers – Ice Grey Blend, Ice Grey Shades, Pale Pink Blend, Coral Shades, Citrus Blend, Dk Red Blend
  • Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers -Blender, BGR1
  • Spectrum Noir Finesse Ink Pad Noir Black
  • Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Premium White Cardstock
  • Uni-ball Signo Gel Pen White
  • Tonic Studios Nuvo Aqua Shimmer Glitter Gloss Pen
  • ATG 700 Tape Dispenser
  • Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
  • iCraft Purple Tape
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock 100lb
  • My Sweet Petunia Misti Stamp Positioner
  • We R Memory Keepers Trim/Score Board
  • Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cutting Machine

Lawn Fawn Crazy Antics Pull Tab Card

Hello! In today’s video we will be creating a fun interactive pull tab card using the adorable new stamp and die set called Crazy Antics from the Lawn Fawn Collection! I’ll show you how easy it is to create this Pull Tab feature! We will also be creating a beautiful sky using the Hero Arts Reactive Ink Pads! I will be coloring in the images using my Tombow Dual Tip Markers today! Please check out my other Pull Tab videos called….Lawn Fawn Cupcake Pull Tab Card and Lawn Fawn Pull Tab Card!

This card was inspired by the current Lawn Fawn Blog Challenge #80 – Fun with Food which is pictured below.

Thank you so much for joining me today! If you enjoyed today’s video please select the “Like” button and “Subscribe”.

All of the supplies used in today’s video are listed below.

  • Lawn Fawn Crazy Antics Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn A Bug Deal Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Let’s Toast Pull Tab Add-on Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Outside In Stitched Rectangle Stackables Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Simple Stitched Hillside Borders Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Everyday Sentiment Banners Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Outside In Stitched Circle Stackables Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals 1/4″ Double-sided Tape
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Cardstock Paper Bag 100lb
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Liquid Stardust
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Glue Tube
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Bone Folder
  • Tombow Dual Tip Markers – N00, 946, 925, 990, 912, 977, 879, N55, N15, 173, 277, 725, 847
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth 100lb Cardstock
  • Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad
  • Hero Hues Reactive Ink Pads – Fruit Punch, Lemon Drop
  • Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad – Ground Espresso
  • Tim Holtz Foam Applicator Tools
  • Tim Holtz Distress Sprayer
  • Tim Holtz Glass Media Mat
  • Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
  • EK Success Anti-static Powder Tool
  • Tim Holtz Sizzix Sidekick Die Cutting Machine
  • Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cutting Machine
  • My Sweet Petunia Misti Stamp Positioner