Love Train | Penguin Palace

Hi everyone! I hope you have enjoyed Thanksgiving and had a lot of family time, which is what I did. Now, it’s Monday and back to reality.

Today I’m sharing another card using a stamp set from Penguin Palace, Love Train. It’s a super cute set that has buildable train sections so you can customize one as you please.

I decided that for this card, I wanted to mask and build a semi-one layer card. For the bottom portion of the card, I stamped out the train, the railroad, and the mountains. I was able to mask all of this off and use distress inks for the grass and mountains. I did use some Copics to enhance the shading and give the mountains some dimension.

The sky at dusk is the star of the card though. I used a variety of distress inks to blend out the sky and I loved how it turned out. I also used a white glaze pen and a clear glaze pen to add little stars to the sky, adding a bit of interest to the card generally. I definitely love how this turned out.

If you haven’t already, you should check out Penguin Palace stamps and use “GRANDOPEN” for a 20% off all the items in the store.

Have a great day!

Drop Shadow | Sweet Stamp Shop

Hi there. A couple releases back, I created some drop shadow postcards for Sweet Stamp Shop and I got a lot of questions about how I did it. I finally found the time to create a video to show off two ways of achieving this technique: using a scan n cut or using masking post its.

It’s a pretty simple technique but it creates a super cool effect. This time, I use it as a more subtle part of the card since I wanted the focus on the main stamp image and the sentiment. I looooove tequila so it was the perfect time for this.


Check out the video below for how I created it and also all the supplies I used to create these two cards.

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Tri-Fold | MFT Town Bears

Hey there,

Today, I’m on the Drive By Crafts‘ blog sharing this fun tri-fold card. If you wanna see how I came about creating it, check it out here.

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This was a pretty fun card to put together, but there’s definitely more coloring than normal!

Come on back on Friday, when I share a new video and a card I had running in my head for a couple weeks… but never had the time to put it together until now.