Quick and Easy Projects: How To Make An Ink Blended Emboss Resist Card

orange and pink ink blended Hello to a special friend card

by LeeAnn McKinney

Hi there friends, LeeAnn here with a beautiful quick and easy floral themed “Hello” card I made to send to a friend. Hope you enjoy this Emboss Resist with Ink Blending card.

Skill: Intermediate
Time: 10-15 minutes


  • MFT “Beautiful Bloom” Stamp
  • MFT “Hello” Die
  • Joy Clair “Friends and Flowers” Stamp Set
  • Recollections Card Stock
  • Double Side Wide Tape

Step By Step

1. Cut White panel to 4″ x 5.25″

2. Ink Up Beautiful Bloom stamp with Versamark and Stamp in various places around Card Panel

3. Sprinkle with MBoss Clear Embossing Powder and heat set.

4. Using Reinkers ink up sponges and blend over the card base to add fun with the flowers and background.

5. Allow drying while die-cutting the Hello sentiment

6. Attach layers to the card base using Tear It Tape

7. Attach Hello to the card panel

8. Layer stamped the sentiment on the black panel and attach to the base using Tear It tape

I had so much fun with this project and I hope you enjoyed this video.

Quick & Easy Projects: Creating Backgrounds using Fireworks Sprays on a Gel Plate

by Jowilna Nolte

Today, I want to show you a quick and easy way of creating backgrounds for cards using Fireworks Sprays on the Gelli Plate. Combined with gesso these sprays can be turned into pastel shades with some fun patterns and textures. I create multiple prints using some for backgrounds and the rest to die-cut elements or stamp on.

Skill: Beginner
Time: 20 minutes


  • Stamps Visible Image
  • Diamante
  • Gel Plate
  • Brayer Couture Creations
  • Gesso 
  • Stencil Art By Marlene
  • Watercolor Art By Marlene

Making a Fun Gnome Card With Memento and Creative Medium

by LeeAnn McKinney

Making a Fun Gnome Card With Memento and Creative Medium

Hi there friends, LeeAnn here with a fun beachy card I made using a range of blue hues in Memento Dye inks and texture with Creative Medium.

Skill: Beginner-Intermediate
Time: 30 minutes



  • Kat Scrappiness Summer Gnome Stamp
  • DCAM Splash Stencil
  • Bristol Smooth Card stock
  • Recollections Card stock
  • Foam Tape
  • Repositionable Tape
  • Guillotine Trimmer

Beginner Guide: Layering Dye Inks with a Stencil

Beginner Guide Learn basics of papercrafting with simple and easy to complete card making projects.

by LeeAnn McKinney

Hi friends, LeeAnn here showing an easy technique to make a card that looks like it has an etching effect. Using just a rainbow selection Memento Dye inks, and a stencil this card was so fun to make and can be altered with colors and stencil for any occasion. Bonus Material: See how to cover a slip-of-hand with an easy fix!


VersaFine Clair – Nocturne


Beginner Guide: 5 Ways to use VersaColor Ink for Cardmaking


by Nicole Watt

Join Nicole as she shows you how to add VersaColor ink to your cardmaking projects. She’s got five ways that you can use this water-based pigment ink for various techniques in paper crafting.

Skill: Beginner
Time: 20 minutes


versacolor pigment ink pad


Ink Daubers


  • Altenew – Golden Feather Stamp & Die bundle 
  • Hero Arts – Starry Night Stencil
  • Stamping Tools – Acrylic Block, or Misti Stamping Tool 

Heat Embossing with Stencils | Using the Positive and Negative

by Lisa Mensing

Versafine Clair, Memento, VersaMark and Mboss embossing powder.

Join Lisa as she shows you how to use embossing powders with stencils plus she shares a fun tip on using the positive and negative giving two stenciled panels for the price of one!

Skill: Advanced
Time: 30 minutes