Slimline Thank you card
Background Dies, birthday, Birthday Cards, ink blending, Slimline Card, Stamps of Life

Rounded Corner Slimline Card Die Set

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Today on my blog I’m sharing some slimline cards that I made using the brand new Rounded Corner Slimline Die Set from The Stamps of Life. This die set comes with the large die to make the card base as well as two background dies — a swirl design and a lattice design.

Rounded Corner Slimline Card

To see how I made this card, watch my tutorial here:

Supplies:

  1. Rounded Corner Slimline Word Die Set
  2. Slimline Add-on Words
  3. Sweet Statement Set (Friend stamp)
  4. Cardstock: Powdered Sugar, Licorice
  5. The Stamps of Life Inks: Strawberry, Razzleberry, Guava, Grape
  6. Versamark Ink
  7. White Embossing Powder
  8. Heat Tool
  9. Art Glitter Glue
  10. Tombow Glue
  11. Scor-Pal 2 inch Double Sided Tape
  12. Crafters Companion Glass Mat
  13. Ink Blending Tool

Supplies:

  1. Rounded Corner Slimline Word Die Set
  2. Slimline Word Die Set (Happy Word die)
  3. Cardstock: Ocean, Cherry, Licorice, Vanilla
  4. Art Glitter Glue
  5. Scor-Pal 2 inch Double Sided Tape

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Lisa

Acorn Fold-it Card
Fall Cards, Fold-It, fold-it card, Stamps of Life, Thank You Cards, Thanksgiving Cards

Acorn Fold-it Card

Hello!

Today on my blog I’m sharing a card that I made with the Acorn Fold-it die set from The Stamps of Life. This die set makes a card shaped like a acorn. It’s perfect for Thanksgiving or fall cards in general. You can also use it as a large die cut to put on the front of a card or on a scrapbook page.

Watch my YouTube Tutorial Here:

Supplies:

  1. Acorn Fold-it Die Set
  2. Cardstock: Chocolate, Tangerine, Artichoke, Gingersnap
  3. The Stamps of Life Inks: Tangerine, Chocolate, Artichoke
  4. Patterned Paper: Darling Collection & Dream Collection
  5. Squirrels2Love
  6. Wreath Dies
  7. Words4Wreath
  8. Misti Stamping Tool
  9. Art Glitter Glue
  10. Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Cardstock (for alcohol marker coloring)
  11. Spectrum Noir Finesse Ink – Noir Black (for alcohol marker coloring)
  12. Misti Stamping Tool
  13. Copics: E13, E17, E18, E19

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Lisa

Watercolor Background Techniques for Cards
Arteza, Background Dies, birthday, Birthday Cards, Fall Cards, Flowers, ink blending, Stamps of Life, Thank You Cards, water coloring, watercoloring

Watercolor Background Techniques for Cardmaking

Watercolor Background Techniques for Cards Hello friends. Today I am sharing ways to create fun backgrounds for your cards using watercolor. Specifically, I will be using the Arteza Real Brush Pens to create the backgrounds as well as the Arteza watercolor paper and Arteza waterbrush pens.  The stamps and dies that I will use on my cards are all from The Stamps of Life.

Watch a Video Tutorial here.

Card 1

Watercolor Techniques for Cardmaking using Arteza Real Brush Pens

Supplies

  1. Arteza Premium Watercolor Pad – Pack of 2
  2. Water Brush Pens – Set of 6
  3. Arteza Real Brush Pens – Set of 48 – Neon Pink, Orange, Lemon Yellow
  4. Cardstock Licorice
  5. The Stamps of Life Inks:  Forever Black
  6. Thanks2You
  7. Misti Stamping Tool
  8. Art Glitter Glue
  9. Heat Tool
  10. Crafter’s Companion Glass Mat

Card 2

Watercolor Techniques for Cardmaking using Arteza Real Brush Pens

Supplies

  1. Arteza Premium Watercolor Pad – Pack of 2
  2. Water Brush Pens – Set of 6
  3. Arteza Real Brush Pens – Set of 48 – Bright Blue, Neon Pink, Lemon Yellow, Light Magenta
  4. Cardstock Licorice, Candy
  5. Happy Birthday Background Die
  6. Art Glitter Glue
  7. Crafter’s Companion Glass Mat
  8. Heat Tool

Card 3

Arteza_AutumnBackground_logo

Supplies

  1. Arteza Premium Watercolor Pad – Pack of 2
  2. Water Brush Pens – Set of 6
  3. Arteza Real Brush Pens – Set of 48  – Lemon Yellow, Bumblebee Yellow, Sunset Yellow, Orange, Cadmium Orange, Red
  4. Bristol Smooth Paper
  5. Cardstock Banana, Cranberry, Artichoke, Chocolate, Powdered Sugar
  6. Leaves4Fall
  7. Words4Wreath
  8. The Stamps of Life Inks:  Chocolate
  9. Crafter’s Companion Glass Mat
  10. Art Glitter Glue

Card 4

Arteza_StencilBackground_logo

Supplies

  1. Arteza Premium Watercolor Pad – Pack of 2
  2. Water Brush Pens – Set of 6 
  3. Arteza Real Brush Pens – Set of 48  – Light Green, Sapphire Blue, Red
  4. Bubblegum4Me and dies
  5. HSN Everyday Words
  6. Circle Dots Stencil
  7. Cardstock Blueberry, Licorice
  8. Art Glitter Glue
  9. Misti Stamping Tool
  10. Crafter’s Companion Glass Mat

Card 6

Arteza_Salt_logo

Supplies

  1. Arteza Premium Watercolor Pad – Pack of 2
  2. Water Brush Pens – Set of 6 
  3. Arteza Real Brush Pens – Set of 48  – Light Green and Light Magenta
  4. Cardstock Powdered Sugar
  5. The Stamps of Life Inks:  Forever Black
  6. The Stamps of Life Foil Paper
  7. Beautiful Statement Set
  8. Christmas 2020 Die
  9. Art Glitter Glue
  10. Salt
  11. Crafter’s Companion Glass Mat

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Watercolor Background Techniques

Supplies

  1. Arteza Premium Watercolor Pad – Pack of 2
  2. Water Brush Pens – Set of 6 
  3. Arteza Real Brush Pens – Set of 48  – Teal and Bumblebee Yellow
  4. The Stamps of Life Inks:  Forever Black
  5. Life2Hard
  6. Bookmark Dies
  7. Art Glitter Glue
  8. Nuvo Glitter Drops – Blue Lagoon
  9. Shimmer Spray – Sparkle
  10. Salt
  11. Crafter’s Companion Glass Mat

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The Stamps of Life Halloween Kit
Card Kit, Fall Cards, flip-it card, Halloween Cards, ink blending, Stamps of Life, water coloring

The Stamps of Life Halloween Kit – 10 Cards 1 Kit

The Stamps of Life Halloween Kit The Stamps of Life Halloween Kit was released on September 3, 2020 and I’m excited to share with you the 10 cards that I made with this kit. (Actually, its 9 cards and 1 treat box!) If you like making Halloween cards, then this kit is for you! The Halloween Kit includes the Cozy Basics paper pad, mini star stencil, Halloween-themed puffy stickers, washi tape, stamp set, ghost and bat die set, BOO die set, Halloween-themed ephemera, two ribbon, and the brand new Marigold ink pad with refill.

Watch a Video Tutorial of all 10 Cards here.

Card 1

The Stamps of Life Halloween Kit 10 Cards 1 Kit

Supplies

  1. The Stamps of Life Halloween Kit
  2. Cardstock Licorice, Cantaloupe
  3. The Stamps of Life Inks:  Forever Black, Storm
  4. Dotted Rectangle Dies
  5. Spectrum Sparkle Pen – Clear Overlay 
  6. Misti Stamping Tool
  7. Art Glitter Glue

Card 2

The Stamps of Life Halloween Kit 10 Cards 1 Kit

Supplies

  1. The Stamps of Life Halloween Kit
  2. Bristol Smooth Paper
  3. Cardstock Licorice
  4. Versafine Ink Pad
  5. Clear Embossing Powder
  6. Heat Tool
  7. Stitched Rectangle Dies
  8. Art Glitter Glue
  9. Misti Stamping Tool
  10. Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens: Peacock Blue, Deep Violet, Purple, Orange, Light Green, Black, Dark Gray, Light Gray
  11. Waterbrush

Card 3

The Stamps of Life Halloween Kit 10 Cards 1 Kit

Supplies

  1. The Stamps of Life Halloween Kit
  2. Cardstock Banana, Licorice, Powdered Sugar
  3. The Stamps of Life Inks:  Cloud
  4. Banana Ink Refill
  5. Circle Dies
  6. Mini Star Stencil
  7. TCW Light & Fluffy Modeling Paste
  8. Stencil Pal
  9. Crafter’s Companion Glass Mat
  10. Pixie Spray
  11. Art Glitter Glue

Card 4

The Stamps of Life Halloween Kit 10 Cards 1 Kit

Supplies

  1. The Stamps of Life Halloween Kit
  2. Cardstock Licorice
  3. The Stamps of Life Inks:  Midnight, Grape, Razzleberry
  4. Bristol Smooth Paper
  5. Ranger Ink-Blending Tool
  6. Circle Dies
  7. Masking Paper
  8. Pixie Spray
  9. Craftsmart White Acrylic Paint
  10. Die Grid 2
  11. Art Glitter Glue
  12. 2 inch Double Sided Scor Pal Tape

Card 5

The Stamps of Life Halloween Kit 10 Cards 1 Kit

Supplies

  1. The Stamps of Life Halloween Kit
  2. Cardstock Grape
  3. Cozy Basics Pattern Paper Pad (in kit)
  4. Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Cardstock (for Copic Coloring)
  5. Spectrum Noir Finesse Alcohol Proof Ink Pad – Noir Black (for Copic Coloring)
  6. Nuvo Crystal Drops – Ripened Pumpkin
  7. Googly Eyes
  8. Stitched Rectangle Dies
  9. Black Sharpie
  10. Ruler
  11. Double Sided Adhesive Foam
  12. Art Glitter Glue
  13. Misti Stamping Tool
  14. Copics: V12, V15, V17, YR07, Black

Card 6

The Stamps of Life Halloween Kit 10 Cards 1 Kit

Supplies

  1. The Stamps of Life Halloween Ki
  2. Cardstock Powdered Sugar, Cloud
  3. Cozy Basics Pattern Paper Pad (From kit)
  4. The Stamps of Life Inks:  Forever Black, Cloud
  5. Art Glitter Glue
  6. Craft Knife
  7. Jar2Stamp Dies
  8. Jar2Stamp
  9. Scalloped Tags
  10. Tags2Stamp
  11. Stitched Rectangle Dies

Card 7

The Stamps of Life Halloween Kit 10 Cards 1 Kit

Supplies

  1. The Stamps of Life Halloween Kit
  2. Cardstock Tangerine
  3. Cozy Basics Pattern Paper Pad (from kit)
  4. The Stamps of Life Inks:  Grape, Banana, Kiwi, Tangerine
  5. Stitched Rectangle Dies
  6. Twine
  7. Art Glitter Glue

Card 8

The Stamps of Life Halloween Kit 10 Cards 1 Kit

Supplies

  1. The Stamps of Life Halloween Kit
  2. Cardstock Powdered Sugar, Licorice, Tangerine
  3. Cozy Basics Pattern Paper Pad (from kit)
  4. The Stamps of Life Inks:  Forever Black
  5. Art Glitter Glue

Card 9

Supplies

    1. The Stamps of Life Halloween Kit
    2. Circle Flip-it
    3. The Stamps of Life Inks:  Forever Black, Midnight, Grape, Razzleberry
    4. Bristol Smooth Paper
    5. Ranger Ink-Blending Tool
    6. Cardstock Licorice, Powdered Sugar
    7. Fence Die
    8. Mini Star Stencil
    9. Leaves4Fall Dies
    10. Cosmic Shimmer – Glitter Kiss
    11. Crafter’s Companion Glass Mat
    12. Stencil Pal
    13. Craftsmart White Acrylic Paint
    14. Paint Brush
    15. Art Glitter Glue
    16. 2 inch Double Sided Scor Pal Tape

Card 10

Supplies

    1. The Stamps of Life Halloween Kit
    2. Scallop Mermaid box
    3. Cardstock Tangerine
    4. Cozy Basics Pattern Paper Pad (from kit)
    5. The Stamps of Life Inks:  Forever Black
    6. Halloween2Build
    7. Art Glitter Glue

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BearGang2Stamp The Stamps of Life
birthday, Birthday Cards, masculine cards, Stamps of Life, water coloring, Zig Markers

Birthday Card Using BearGang2Stamp

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Today on my blog I’m sharing a card that I made with the newly released stamp set called BearGang2Stamp from The Stamps of Life. This stamp set consists of seven stamps. The largest stamp is the five bears pictured here. The other stamps are sentiments such as Happy Birthday, Happy Retirement, Hello, Congratulations, and From the Gang.

BearGang2Stamp The Stamps of Life

Watch my YouTube Tutorial Here:

Supplies:

  1. BearGang2Stamp and Dies
  2. Bristol Smooth Paper
  3. Cardstock: Powdered Sugar, Sunshine, Kiwi
  4. The Stamps of Life Inks: Forever Black, Strawberry, Pool
  5. Patterned Paper: Love You Paper Pad
  6. 5×7 Box Card Die Set (banner, Happy Letters, Balloons)
  7. Double Sided Adhesive Tape
  8. Misti Stamping Tool
  9. Art Glitter Glue
  10. Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens: 068 Deep Brown, 072 Beige, 090 Gray, 091 Light Gray
  11. Water Brush

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Lisa

Winter Slimline Card with Polar Bear
Background Dies, Copic, ink blending, Slimline Card, Stamps of Life, Winter

Winter Slimline Card with Polar Bear

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Today on my blog I’m sharing a slimline winter card that I made with PolarBears2Stamp and Extras4PolarBear stamp sets from The Stamps of Life. I ink-blended the background and used the star background die that came with the Slimline Card Die Set to create this cute scene.

Winter Slimline Card with Polar Bear

Watch my YouTube Tutorial Here:

Supplies:

  1. PolarBear2Stamp and dies
  2. Extras4PolarBear and dies
  3. Bristol Smooth Paper
  4. Cardstock: Powdered Sugar
  5. The Stamps of Life Inks: Midnight, Blueberry, Pool, Ocean, Forever Black
  6. Border Dies
  7. Slimline Die Set
  8. Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Cardstock (for alcohol marker coloring)
  9. Spectrum Noir Finesse Ink – Noir Black (for alcohol marker coloring)
  10. Misti Stamping Tool
  11. Art Glitter Glue
  12. Misti Stamping Tool
  13. Spectrum Sparkle Clear Pen
  14. Copics: Polar Bear Body – C00, C2, C4/Polar Bear Feet – C2, C4, C6/Presents – Dark Blue – B24, B26, B28/Light Blue – B12, B14, B16

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Lisa