Tag: crystal effects

  • Bear Hugs Birthday Card with the Collar Fold Technique

    I’ve recently seen this idea of the Collar Fold card and I just had to give the technique a try!  And what more fun way than to have a little bear popping in to say hello and Happy Birthday to you! A Few Fun Card Details This card was a fun way to play around […]

  • A Hodge-Podge Birthday Card with Amazing Birthday

    While working on cards for the Convention Display boards last summer, I had an idea for using the Amazing Birthday stamp set.  It made total sense in my mind… then I started trying to put it to paper.  In the end, it didn’t turn out exactly like I was dreaming, but I figured I’d share […]

  • Another Catalog CASE with Too Kind and Hello Honey

    Another Catalog CASE with Too Kind and Hello Honey

    Last week, I participated in a Blog Hop with other gals from my Fun n’ Crafty team of demonstrators (which you should totally join, by the way, with the $50 limited time starter kit deal. 😉 )  We all picked a project in the 2014-2015 Stampin’ Up catalog and made our own version.  This was […]

  • Getting Out of a Crafting Slump w/ a Holiday Catalog Hop!

    I know me, and once I let life overwhelm me and I set my crafting aside because I’m busy trying to deal with the house, family, etc; I find myself getting into a crafting slump.  You know, that time when you look at your craft supplies, get so excited to create something cute (or find […]

  • Smashed Bottle Cap/Soda Pop Top Spring Card

    Ever since I went to Leadership in January, I have been dying to try out the technique of smashing the soda pop tops with your Big Shot to create these super cute embellishments.  For some reason I thought it was going to be super hard or complicated… or something that made me a little bit […]

  • In Color Fun Flower Thank You Card

    I needed a hostess thank you gift for a recent private class and while deciding what to do, I stumbled upon these cute 2011-2013 In Color Pizza Boxes by Kymberli (those are the Lucky Limeade, Pool Party, Calypso Coral, Wisteria Wonder, and Island Indigo colors for those of you – almost everyone – who doesn’t […]

  • Scrapbooking Sunday: Sunburst w/ Sunshine & Sprinkles

    Look, it’s back!  It’s Scrapbooking Sunday! I love, love, love making cards.  But boy did I miss making scrapbook pages.  I have photos piled up in my craft room and that is only the ones I’ve printed in the last year thinking I was going to be getting way more scrapbooking done than I did!  […]

  • The Cool Effect of Embossing Vellum

    Have you tried embossing vellum before?  I’ve done it a few times and never fail to forget how cool it looks until I get a great swap like this card to remind me what a great technique it is! card designed by Jill Nolan I received this card at an event last year and was […]

  • Button Buddies Flower Fun

    I know we are in fall time and so a lot of the projects are rich colors and holiday themes, so I hope you don’t mind me going off in a completely different direction with this bright and cheery card! This was one of my “scraps” cards.  As in, I have a terrible time throwing […]

  • A Rainbow Card for You

    I was trying to come up with a card idea for my Crystal Effects technique class recently and wanted an example where we used Crystal Effects as a clear glue for clear buttons or embellishments.  So, I started playing with my Bitty Buttons and came up with this card: I was drawn to the bright […]

  • Christmas Card with the Stained Glass Technique

    I’m getting ready for my Crystal Effects technique class tomorrow and I always love running this class because it reminds me to use one of my favorite techniques – the “Stained Glass” technique.  This technique uses Crystal Effects, reinker, and some glitter to let you color in any image on a Window Sheet giving you […]

  • Summer Smooches and Button Flowers

    I seriously need to figure out how to take better pictures because I had a heck of a time getting a photo that shows just how bright and cheery this card is!  When you see the Summer Smooches designer paper in person, it just makes you smile and feel like summertime.  So, here is what […]