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Creating a fancy cut card with my Cricut and Premium glossy paper and a freebie

Hi, Ginny M here, I’ve just started using my Cricut again!  Last February I purchased a  Silhouette and I didn’t like it. I was able to cut 4 projects and after that, It just chewed paper with it so I sent it back.  Next,  I purchased a Cricut Explore.  This machine cut perfectly with very little effort, […]

Nature’s Art

Here’s some more gorgeous pressed leaves that a friend at church gave to me. I use these natural beauties and turn them into cards which we then sell at our local Bazaar to raise money for various charities. This project is also using wonderful papers from Paper Temptress.

Papers used here […]

How to create a sweet vintage card . Plus a freebie!

Hi everyone, Ginny here and I’ve made a sweet vintage card using alcohol markers, distress ink and Paper Temptress papers.

For my freebie, I am giving you this classic image for your card making along with a how- to for the card!

I printed two of these images on 80# Heavenly white paper -wonderful […]

Fun with punches

The base of this card is Serpentine Mica Metallic. If you look closely there is a slight green color to it.  It is also shimmery.

The two frilly layers at the top and the bottom are Monterey Sand Classic Linen.  This cardstock has a slight texture to it. The coral distress layer was […]

Athena

Here’s a beautiful image from Ike’s Art combined with some gorgeous papers from Paper Temptress and lovely lace that I got while in Istanbul last summer.  I think this combo is so striking and it makes a very elegant card that you could use for many occasions.  The image is called Athena #2.   She […]

Creating a portrait in paper

I made a special card today for a special friend, I thought I would share it with you.  For this card I decided to use the Cryogen White paper and alcohol ink coloring;

 

I pulled a set of new Jane Davenport stamps and a sheet of shimmery Cryogen paper

Making wood planks

I was looking for a different look for Father’s Day.  My sister-in-law recently taught me how to make the wood planks.

I used the Brown bag cardstock for the base of the card and for the planks.  I cut a piece of the Brown Bag cardstock to 3 3/4 x 4 inches.  I […]

Making a masculine birthday card made with beautiful vellum

Hi Everyone, Ginny Here bringing you a masculine birthday card today using beautiful vellum and metallic gold cardstock.  In my

In my stash, I have these sumptuous papers from Paper Temptress just begging to be turned into a card!  Here is how it turned out!  I used Midnight blue heavyweight vellum and Retro Gold Lustre Glossy

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Cryogen for Water Color Paper

My sister-in-law taught me a really simple new technique.  You use a plastic baggie, markers (not permanent) ,water color cardstock and a water color pen .  For this technique I used cryogen for my water color cardstock.  I was very impressed because it was nearly flat after adding water to it.  Really amazing because […]

Beautiful Spring

Here is a stunning image from artist Christina Hor that I am using combined with some luscious papers from Paper Temptress.  I just love how you can use a dark, but purple color to offset the beautiful flowers on the image as well as showcasing the gorgeous lace.

I am using some […]