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Get Well Soon!

Here is a fun card using the Garden Backdrop stamp from the latest Stamping Bella release and the Catastrophy Set from Art Impressions.  My husband had the plates removed from his leg this week so I wanted to make a little card to make him laugh.



  1. For the background I stamped the Garden Scene onto Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Cardstock.
  2. Stamp the same scene onto some low tack masking paper and cut out, cover the fence to preserve the panels so that you can apply distress ink to the sky.
  3. Using Catherine Pooler ink in “Its a Boy” use your mini blending tool and blend the ink all over the sky area.
  4. Remove the masking paper and colour in the fence and ground with Illustrator markers.
  5. Stamp out the cat, colour with Illustrator markers and attach to the front of the card using a mini wobble spring.
  6. Stamp your sentiment in the top left corner.
  7. Cut out some clouds and glue in the sky area.
  8. Cut a piece of mirror card slightly larger and adhere the card front to it, attach all of this to a card blank.

There are so many funny stamps in this set that you could swap out to brighten someones day who just isn’t feeling the best!

Happy Crafting!


Garden Backdrop Stamp – Stamping Bella

Catastrophy Stamp Set – Art Impressions

Illustrator Markers – Spectrum Noir

Masking Paper

It’s a Boy Ink Pad – Catherine Pooler

Mini Ink Blending Tool – Ranger

Mirror Card – Crafter’s Companion

Card Blanks

Mini Wobble Springs


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Here comes Santa Paws!

The new Santa Paws Set by Art Impressions is so adorable!!😊

I made this card today as I had an idea in mind and had to roll with it! I will add the markers numbers and supply list at the bottom for you 😊

I started by 1) colouring the dog with Spectrum Noir Illustrator Markers and the cut out.

2) Use both rectangles in the Avery Elle Wonky Stitches Die Set and cut out each in Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth White card, set the largest aside.

3) Taking the smallest rectangle, use stormy sky Distress ink on your foam applicator tool and add colour from the outside edges in, leaving some white in the center, build the colour to your liking.

4) In the white space you left in the center, apply some Scattered Straw Distress ink.

5) Sponge in some Nuvo Mousse in Mother of pearl on the lower third to half (your choice) of the card to add some fine “snowy” shimmer.

6) Apply some VersaMark from just below the start of the Nuvo mousse all the way to the bottom of the card.

7) Sprinkle Frosting Powder onto the VersaMark and Set well with a heat gun.

8) Mount onto light blue Glitter cardstock, and then onto the larger Die cut rectangle.

9) Stamp the sentiment, add some snowflakes with a white gel pen and use the Clear Overlay Sparkle Pen to add shimmer to the candy can and fur on the pups jacket and hat. 😊


Ilustrator Markers:

Spectrum Noir Clear Overlay Sparkle Pen