Stamping, stenciling and reverse stencil techniques.
I love repurposing paper crafting products that have otherwise outlived their intended use. Case in point, I used a 3D topper butterfly from Dufex and these white paper flowers from Marianne simply because
Today we want to share a quick and easy card that we designed for one of our Open House events. This card was a big hit because it was so simple, but the results are beautiful!
This week we were inspired to do a bit of experimenting with IZINK Pigments to see how many different effects we could create using the same combination of colours. We are so pleased with the way it turned out!
Mixed Media Reversed Canvas using various products to create a cherished keepsake
there are some lovely pre-made flowers on the market but as it stands now, I make all of my own. Here's a way to have a bunch ready for any project.
Ecstasy Crafts was honoured to be part of Scrapbook Centrale's National Scrapbook Day weekend Crop Celebration. Natalie and her super team pulled together an incredible weekend event. Sold out weeks if not months
I was at an event this past weekend and had the opportunity to use a very popular stamping device. I'm sure much thought goes into the design of these tools. And this one
Cosmic Shimmer Glitter Kiss is one of our most popular products, and the reasons are obvious: it's beautiful and easy-to-use. That's why we were so excited when the Cosmic Shimmer Glitter Kiss Duos finally arrived!
Everything old is new again. Repurposing "old-school" stencils in today's Mixed Media art!
With most every aspect of life, the adage “you get what you pay for” holds true in this most essential part of paper crafting. The Paper!
I think it is an experienced card maker to identify the level of complexity by looking at a card. I'm always up for a challenge!
I am not sure if any of you end up on this path, but I started a card and mid-way had to go in an entirely different direction. Let me explain ...
I'm sure many of us fall into the DIY Christmas gift category. There was a cute meme last year that I posted on Facebook because it was so very DIY Crafter specific.
Cosmic Shimmer has a product called Glitter Kiss. What this basically is is glitter texture paste in a jar with its own sponge applicator, allowing you to transform ordinary card stock into glittery
This is a live preview. As we prepare cards for these bundles we have done a few vidoes with assembling the cards. I thought I'd share one here as these card kits are
...there is a little stamping platform from Leane Creatief that fits the bill for most of us. This device works with cling stamps and rubber backed cling stamps just perfectly...
Tattered Lace has released a comprehensive die set that will take you through the Christmas season and well beyond.
With the holiday season approaching and the infinite number of parties, get-togethers and dinners we are set to attend, here is a simple and elegant bottle tag and coordinating card for your hostess
So we have this fabulous GoPress & Foil machine in house and have been having a fabulous time playing with it.
Here is a short video blog on assembling a quick and delightful birthday card using Donald Duck. The Disney dies are so multi-dimentional, they can be used outside of a Disney theme, can certainly be used for scrap booking your Disney vacation ...
They say necessity is the mother of invention ... in my case, so often, I don't have the decorative paper that is right for a project I have in mind. I have hundreds of pounds of paper ... and still that perfect fit for a card design eludes me!!
We have class in store with this Sue Wilson inspired card using the Creative Expressions Stained Glass Robin Redbreast from the Festive Christmas Collection. But I get asked quite fequently how to create
I love fall, it's my favorite season. So when it's time to start with fall cards, I'm all in.
Set out to make use of the Cosmic Shimmer ink colours that came in a couple of months ago. I used a full A4 sized sheet of paper and painted new colors the
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