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There’s Always One Duck!

Hey there crafty friends! Today, I’m sharing a card using the Kinda Cute by Patricia “There’s Always One Duck” digital stamp! Aren’t these little ducks so sweet?! And the little mischievous one just has my heart! To make this card, I stamped some images from the Miss Ink Stamps “Rise and Shine” stamp set andContinue reading “There’s Always One Duck!”

Catherine Pooler – Club Sursee March 2021

Hello sweet crafters! Today, I am sharing a few cards I made using the March 2021 Catherine Pooler’s Club Sursee kit! There are so many possibilities with this kit! Thank you for stopping by! Xoxo, Amanda

Kinda Cute Alien Birthday

Hey there! I’m so glad you stopped by my blog today! Today, I am sharing a birthday card using Kinda Cute by Patricia’s Alien Digital Stamp Set. To make this card, I am starting with the galaxy background. I used Heffy Doodle’s Stargazer Backdrop on a piece of white cardstock. Then, I created the galaxyContinue reading “Kinda Cute Alien Birthday”

Athena Reading

Hello friends! Welcome back to my blog! Today, I’m sharing a card that I made using the Kinda Cute by Patricia Athena Girl Reading digital stamp and the Window and Curtains Room Background digital stamp. First, I set up my images in Adobe Illustrator. Then, I printed them on 80 lb. Neenah Solar White cardstock.Continue reading “Athena Reading”

Flamingo Couple

Hello all you fellow crafters! I hope your week was amazing! I’m so glad it’s finally Friday! We even had a snow day this week, but it still felt like a long week! 🙂 Today, I’m sharing a card I made using Kinda Cute by Patricia’s Flamingo Couple digital stamp. To make this card, IContinue reading “Flamingo Couple”

You’re My Princess

Hello crafty friends! Today, I am sharing a magical slimline card using the Princess Bundle Set from Kinda Cute by Patricia Alavrez. To create this card, I printed the images on 80lb. Neenah Solar White cardstock. I, then, colored the images with Copic markers. I cut the images out using precision scissors. To create myContinue reading “You’re My Princess”

Birds of a Feather

Hello there, crafty peeps! I hope you’re all fully recovered from the holidays! I feel like I’m finally getting back into the hang of things and finally getting back into the craftroom after all the madness! Today, I’m on the blog to show you this bright and cheery little card I made using the KindaContinue reading “Birds of a Feather”

Pandas Sending Good Vibes

Hey there crafty friends! I hope you are all having wonderful celebrations with your families for the holidays! Today, I am sharing this bright and happy card using Kinda Cute by Patricia Alvarez Panda Bear Digital Stamp. I printed the images on 80# Neenah Solar White cardstock and then colored the images with Copic markers.Continue reading “Pandas Sending Good Vibes”

Heffy Doodle and Miss Ink Stamps Collaboration Blog Hop

Welcome to the Heffy Doodle and Miss Ink Stamps Collaboration Blog Hop!  Design team members from both teams are sharing some crafty inspiration using products from both companies!  Plus, both stores will be giving away prizes! Now, let’s get crafty! I couldn’t handle all the cuteness of all the stamps, so I ended up makingContinue reading “Heffy Doodle and Miss Ink Stamps Collaboration Blog Hop”

Love is in the Air

Hello friends! Today, you can find this sweet new card on the Butterfly Reflections Ink Blog! Head to the blog post to see all the details and products used!

Believe Slimline Blended Cards

Hello all you crafty people! I hope you had a fantastic Thanksgiving! I guess it’s time to start thinking about Christmas cards now! I can’t believe how quickly Christmas will be here! Today, I’m excited to share some slimline cards I made using some products from the November Subscription Box! The Subscription Box came withContinue reading “Believe Slimline Blended Cards”

Happy Thanksgiving, Friends!

I hope you all have a wonderful, beautiful Thanksgiving filled with family and fun! Today, I am sharing this card on the Butterfly Reflections, Ink blog! Please head there for all the details and product links!

Colorful Holiday Scene

Hello friends! To see this whole post, head to the Butterfly Reflections Ink Blog!

Happy Holidays Gnome

Hi friends! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today! I really appreciate your love and support! Today, I’m sharing this adorable holiday scene that I created using a few Kinda Cute by Patricia Alvarez digital stamps. I used the Lights are Tangled Gnome and Christmas Filler Digital Stamps. Have a great day!Xoxo,Continue reading “Happy Holidays Gnome”

Peek-a-Boo Thanksgiving

Hello my friends! I hope you’re all doing well! Today, I’m on the Butterfly Reflections, Ink blog with this colorful, interactive Thanksgiving card! Click here to check it out!

Winter Trio Hop with Catherine Pooler, Heffy Doodle, and WOW!

Hi everyone and welcome to the Heffy Doodle, Catherine Pooler, and WOW! Blog Hop! Our design teams have come together to share some amazing inspiration featuring products from all 3 companies. Plus, each company is giving away a prize! To make my card, I used stamps from the Otter Side Stamp Set, the Teacher’s PetContinue reading “Winter Trio Hop with Catherine Pooler, Heffy Doodle, and WOW!”

Slimline Autumn Card

Hey friends! You can see all the details for this card on the Butterfly Reflections, Ink blog!

Santa and the Mrs.

Hello friends! I’m sharing a super sweet card on the Butterfly Reflections Ink blog today! Come check it out!

Holiday Shaker Tags

Hello crafty friends of mine! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog! I’m so happy you’re here! Today, I am sharing a post on the Butterfly Reflections, Ink blog! Come see it!

More Halloween Kids!

More kids in Halloween costumes?! Of course! I love seeing kids dress up for Halloween!! These kids by Kinda Cute by Patricia Alvarez are just so sweet! The images I used for this card can be found here:Super Hero GirlMummy BoyHalloween Fillers Here are the Copic markers I used to color the images: Thank youContinue reading “More Halloween Kids!”

Halloween Kiddos

Hello friends! Can you believe it’s almost Halloween!? I blinked and it turned into Fall! This card definitely makes it feel real! The images I used for this card can be found here:Halloween FillersKid in Bear CostumeCalculator BoyBoy in a Cookie Costume Thanks for stopping by my blog! If you have any questions, please freeContinue reading “Halloween Kiddos”

Happy Fall!

Hello everyone! I hope you’re all having a great week so far! I am loving this card I made using Pink and Main’s Happy Fall stamp and die set! It is so simple, but yet so elegant! I love the idea of taking a non-traditional Fall color and using it to make a card thatContinue reading “Happy Fall!”

Let’s Get a Pumpkin!

Have you picked out pumpkins for carving yet?? We have the cutest little local farm here that has a huge pumpkin patch that we love to go to every year! They have hay rides, corn mazes, and lots of treats! The kids just love going there! This sweet girl on this card reminds me ofContinue reading “Let’s Get a Pumpkin!”

It’s Been a While Crocodile! – Sneak Peek

Hello hello!! I’m up on the Butterfly Reflections Ink blog again today with a fun slimline card! Here is the blog post! Head there to see ALL the details!

Get Out Your Rakes!

It’s that time of year! Are you excited for Autumn or dreading it? Summer is definitely my favorite season, but I do love getting out the fall boots and sweaters! My doggies are definitely happy it’s cooling down! It definitely looks like this cute little dog is having a blast in the leaves! To makeContinue reading “Get Out Your Rakes!”

Peek-a-Boo! – Sneak Peek!

Hello there! Today, I have a new post up on the Butterfly Reflections Ink blog! Click here to see the post!

Hedgehog Hollow – Dia De Los Muertos

Hello there friends! Today I’m sharing another project created using the September 2020 Hedgehog Hollow box! To see the entire post, click here.

Slimline Halloween Shaker – Sneak Peek!

Hey there friends! Happy Tuesday! I hope you’re all having a great week so far! I have a new post up on the Butterfly Reflections Ink blog today! Click here to see the rest of this card, including process photos!

Boo! – Sneak Peek!

Hellooo! I hope you’re all having a great week so far! Are you getting ready for Fall? I’m not quite ready yet… Still enjoying the warmth and sunshine! But… I know it’s around the corner and it’s time to get ready with some Fall cards! Today, I’m sharing a sneak peek of my FIRST cardContinue reading “Boo! – Sneak Peek!”

Back to School Kiddos

It’s back to school time! My daughter starts school TODAY! The 1st grade! It’s so exciting! I wanted to make a back to school card for all those kiddos out there! These cute school kids are perfect for the “Back to School” theme, don’t you think?! Here are the products I’m using:School Girl Digital StampSchoolContinue reading “Back to School Kiddos”

Chick at the Beach

Hello there, friends! I hope you are all doing well this lovely Thursday!How much would you love making sand castles with this little cute chick?! To make this card, I’m using the digital stamp: Chicken on the Sand.I colored this little cutie with Copic markers: YG00, YG01, YG05, YG07B00, B24, B26Y32, YR21, YR12Y0000, Y000, Y11,Continue reading “Chick at the Beach”

3 Chickens and a Windmill

Hey there! I hope you’re all having a fantastic week so far! It’s almost the weekend! Yay!I have a new card to share with you today using some Kinda Cute digital stamps! For this card, I used the following digital stamps:ChickensOld Windmill As well as:Green Fields StencilSalvaged Brick Stencil I started by creating my grassyContinue reading “3 Chickens and a Windmill”

Seagulls at the Beach

Hello there friends! I am excited to share this super cute card with you all today! To make this card, I used these Kinda Cute digital stamps:Seagulls at the BeachBirthday FillerBirthday Sentiments I put the balloon in the little bird’s hand on my computer. I printed the digis on 80lb. Neenah Solar White cardstock. IContinue reading “Seagulls at the Beach”

Unicorns and Rainbows

Hello friends! Today I’m sharing this cheery and bright slimline card with you!I am using the Unicorn digital stamp by Kinda Cute. I printed my unicorns on 80 lb. Neenah cardstock and then I used my Copic markers to color these cuties! Click on an image to view it larger! Thanks for stopping by today!Continue reading “Unicorns and Rainbows”

Birthday Bugs!

Hey there! I’m back with another digital stamp card from Kinda Cute! This one uses the Ladybug and Mushroom stamp and the Birthday Filler stamp! I placed the images where I wanted them on my computer (using Adobe Illustrator) and then I printed it out on 80lb Neenah Solar White cardstock. I colored my imagesContinue reading “Birthday Bugs!”

Sweet Koalas

Hello all of my crafty friends! Today, I am sharing these super sweet koalas with you! These koalas are a digital stamp by Kinda Cute. The Thank You Sentiments are also digital and printable. I printed the images on 80lb. Neenah Solar White cardstock. I used my Copic markers to color the koalas. I used:Continue reading “Sweet Koalas”

Monster Lemonade Stand

Hello lovely friends! Thanks for stopping by my blog to to see this adorable monster selling lemonade! This cute digital stamp can be printed as one scene or as separate pieces and arranged in your own scene! You can find this stamp on Kinda Cute’s website! I’m going to start by printing the digital stampContinue reading “Monster Lemonade Stand”

Sending Smiles

To create this fun tropical card, I used products from many of my favorite companies!   I wanted to think a little “outside the box” so I decided to create a 2 part card!  For my outer pocket measuring 4.25” x 5.5”, I am using Heffy Doodle’s yellow cardstock.  I scored it with my 12” x 12” scoringContinue reading “Sending Smiles”

Stay Salty

Hello all of my crafty friends! I hope you are all doing well! I have been enjoying the warmer weather my kiddos and husband! We’ve been spending lots of time at the pool! I hope you are having nice weather as well! Today, I have my very first card I’ve made for the Kinda CuteContinue reading “Stay Salty”

Programmed to Party!

Hey guys! I got this Build-a-Bot stamp set from Honey Bee stamps this week and I’m so in love!! They’re so stinking cute! Go through the photos below to see all the products used and what colors I used!

Aloha Pop-up Card

Hello my friends!! This post is a little bit longer than usual, but I wanted to show you step-by-step how I assembled this fun pop-up card! I am starting with Pretty Pink Posh’s “Tropical Birds” stamp set and Mama Elephant’s “Summer Days” stamp set. I’m stamping everything on 110 lb. Neenah Solar White cardstock andContinue reading “Aloha Pop-up Card”

Wishing you Loads of FUN

Hello all my crafty friends! I hope you are all staying healthy and sane during this crazy time! To create this funny little birthday card, I used Art Impression’s Loads of Fun stamp set. I also used Heffy Doodle’s Confetti Hearts stencil for the background. For this lovely lady’s hair, I used V0000, T0, T2,Continue reading “Wishing you Loads of FUN”

Happy Purrthday!

Hello crafty friends! I hope everyone is staying healthy! I wanted to share this cute card I made using Heffy Doodle’s Hello Squeakheart and Purrfect Day stamp sets. I’m using Tuxedo Black Memento ink to stamp all of my images. I’m coloring in my images with Copic markers. For my background, I’m using this brickContinue reading “Happy Purrthday!”

Just One More Chapter

Hey crafty friends!! It’s time for a new card! There is quite a mix of products in this card! Check it out! The first thing I’m going to do is make a window using Dress My Craft’s Window and Pocket Die. I’m using the Heffy Doodle Fancy Foliage stencil to create a pattern on myContinue reading “Just One More Chapter”

Hello Squeak Heart

Hey guys!! I’m really excited to share this card with you! I used Heffy Doodle’s “Hello Squeakheart” stamp set to create this adorable scene! Keep scrolling to see how I put this card together! I started by setting up my scene. This die is called “Peek-a-Boo Backdrop” by Lawn Fawn. I love it’s versatility andContinue reading “Hello Squeak Heart”

Thanks for Bee-ing There

Hi guys! Amanda here! I wanted to share this super cute bee card with you! Keep scrolling to see how I made this card! I used 1 die from the Honey Bee’s “Hexagon Patterns” die set to create a honey comb pattern. I used a pencil to trace my honeycomb pattern so i would knowContinue reading “Thanks for Bee-ing There”

Wishing You Sunshiny Days

If you don’t have any Avery Elle Peek-a-Boo Pals in your crafty collection, you are missing out! This stamp set is “Peek-a-Boo Summer Pals”. To see more photos and how I made this card, please keep reading on!! Enjoy!! Here’s how I put this card together: 1. Start with the My Favorite Things Inside andContinue reading “Wishing You Sunshiny Days”

Have a Chill Summer

Using stamping mask paper, I stamped my 3 penguins from the “So Cool” stamp set from Pink and Main. I used Memento Tuxedo Black ink – since I would be using Copics to color my penguins. I went ahead and cut my little penguins out with my cute little tonic scissors. CONFESSION TIME: I actuallyContinue reading “Have a Chill Summer”

You're Going Places

I created this card for the MFT Wednesday Sketch Challenge #440! I loved the sketch and thought it’d be a fun challenge! I used the “Up in the Air” stamp set and coordinating dies from My Favorite Things. I thought it would be fun to have the balloons and bird inset. I put the stampsContinue reading “You're Going Places”

Just wanted to say…

Hey ya’ll! Just wanted to share this super sweet SHAKER card with you and let you know how I made it! I started off with this really fun background stamp from My Favorite Things. I used my anti-static tool from EK Tools to remove the static before stamping my background with Versamark Watermark ink. IContinue reading “Just wanted to say…”

Cocktails ARE the Answer 🙂

This card has a mix of quite a few products! The palm tree is from Mama Elephant’s “Summer Days” stamp set. The flamingo, flowers, sentiment and cocktail are from My Favorite Things’ “Let’s Flamingle” stamp set. The background is from My Favorite Things. The smaller sentiment is from Simon Says Stamps’ “Tiny Words” stamp set.Continue reading “Cocktails ARE the Answer :)”

Missing You Polaroid

I am just obsessed with these little Peek-a-Boo Pals from Avery Elle!! I love how versatile they are! Read on to see how I threw this card together! I stamped my little pals with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and then colored them in with my Copic markers. I used a blending brush (aka a makeupContinue reading “Missing You Polaroid”

Peek-a-Boo Pals

These little guys from Avery Elle are so versatile and perfect for peeking out of any shapes! Read below to see how I made this card step-by-step. I started with these diamond dies from The Stamp Market. I used this Stitched die border next. On another piece of cardstock, I created a Distress Oxide backgroundContinue reading “Peek-a-Boo Pals”

To My Beautiful Friend

This cute little card is for the MFT Color Challenge 114. I just adore these colors and thought they’d be perfect for a magical card! Read on to see how I made this card and the colors I used!! I started with my stitched dies to create the background for the card. I used theseContinue reading “To My Beautiful Friend”

Monster Birthday

Scroll down to see more images and how I made this card! This Monster Love stamp set is from Concord and 9th and I think it is just the cutest! There are so many monster and accessory options! So sweet! For the background, I used post-its to mask off the bottom so I could doContinue reading “Monster Birthday”

Birthday Wishes Hippo

For my background, I used my diagonal stripe stencil that I made with my Silhouette Cameo machine. To see that post, click here: I used Cracked Pistachio and Lucky Clover to blend in the stripes. I used Tuxedo Black Memento ink to stamp my images on white Neenah card stock. I colored the images inContinue reading “Birthday Wishes Hippo”

Valentine's Bear!

What is cuter than a bear in a heart sweater? Oh my goodness!! This card was super simple to put together! Read on to see how to make it! This bear was stamped from the Joyful Hearts Bear from MFT. I colored this guy in with all the colors below (and there’s a timelapse videoContinue reading “Valentine's Bear!”

have a beary good day!

How sweet is this card?! Read on to see how I made it! I made this background with distress inks and oxides. Using this Tiny Flowers die, I cut out a lot of tiny flowers (more than necessary for this card!) I flipped my Tim Holtz platform over and used it as a pad toContinue reading “have a beary good day!”

Hydrangea – Just Because

This Tiny Flowers die and the background stamp are both from Impression Obsession. I used the Bundled Sage distress ink with the background stamp to create a soft, distressed image. I created a frame around the background with this stitched border die from SSS. On another piece of card stock, I created a purple-blue backgroundContinue reading “Hydrangea – Just Because”

Valentine's Day Bear

To make this card, I started with the “You” sentiment from The Stamp Market. I cut the “You” out 5 times on black card stock with my die. Using Tombow glue, I glued each of the pieces together. Then I stamped the top of the “You” with the Watermark stamp pad from Versamark. I usedContinue reading “Valentine's Day Bear”

Sorry I Was Snappy!

Truly adore this little Aussie Animals stamp set from MFT. This is definitely the first of many cards I will make from this set! The stitched rolling landscape is from Lawn Fawn. I used Copic markers to color in all of stamped images. I used a white Gelly Roll pen to create highlights. I usedContinue reading “Sorry I Was Snappy!”

Elephant of Surprise!

I don’t normally do anything special inside cards, but this stamp set from Heffy Doodle definitely called for it! I also used some Stamping Masking paper, which is always a challenge! Please read on to see how I made this card! I stamped the balloon first (because I wanted it to look like the balloonContinue reading “Elephant of Surprise!”

Yappy Birthday!

Happy Thursday! I created this card as part of the MFT Color Challenge #109. The stamp set is from MFT as well. Read on to see how I made the card! I used a couple of post-its and my ruler to create a sort of mask for my “floor” so I could create a “wall”Continue reading “Yappy Birthday!”


This card makes me smile… I always love when I can incorporate rainbow colors into a card! I cut my rectangle paper first and then I used my Stitched Circles die cut from Simon Says Stamp to make a circle in the middle of the rectangle piece. Then, I used this Darice cloud embossing folderContinue reading “You're a DREAM COME TRUE”

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