Halloween Card with Witch and Mummy
Copic, Halloween Cards, ink blending, Stamps of Life

Halloween Card with Witch and Mummy

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Today on my blog I’m sharing a new product by The Stamps of Life. It’s the Halloween Kids stamp set. This set features a mummy and witch as shown in my card below.

Watch my YouTube Tutorial Here:

Card 1

Supplies:

  1. HalloweenKids4TSOL
  2. Cardstock: Licorice, Artichoke, Tangerine
  3. The Stamps of Life Inks: Midnight, Grape, Razzleberry, Licorice, Powdered Sugar, Tangerine
  4. Stitched Rectangle Dies
  5. Bristol Smooth Cardstock (for ink blending)
  6. Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Cardstock (for alcohol marker coloring)
  7. Spectrum Noir Finesse Ink – Noir Black (for alcohol marker coloring)
  8. Border Die (for grass)
  9. Slimline Card Die Set
  10. White Embossing Powder
  11. Heat Tool
  12. Spectrum Noir Clear Glitter Pen
  13. Copics: Witch YR12, YR14, YR18/C1, C2, C4, C5, C7, C9/V12, V15, V17/ Hair E49, E19, E39, E13/ Broom E27, E25, E23, E21/Skin E04, E11, E21, E00, E000, R20/Mummy C00, C0, C1

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Lisa

Emboss Resist Technique using Background Stamps
Arteza, Background Dies, birthday, Birthday Cards, Fall Cards, Flowers, ink blending, Stamps of Life, Thank You Cards, water coloring, watercoloring

Emboss Resist with Background Stamps

Emboss Resist Technique using Background Stamps Hello friends. Today I am sharing how to use the emboss resist technique along with background stamps to create fun backgrounds for your cards. I used The Stamps of Life background stamps and the Arteza Real Brush Pens to create my cards.

Watch a Video Tutorial here.

Emboss Resist Watercolor Background Stamps

Supplies

  1. Birthdays4Subways
  2. Bristol Smooth Cardstock
  3. Water Brush Pens – Set of 6
  4. Arteza Real Brush Pens – Set of 48 – Neon Pink, Orange, Lemon Yellow
  5. Cardstock Powdered Sugar (for card base)
  6. Versamark Ink
  7. White Embossing Powder
  8. Misti Stamping Tool
  9. Art Glitter Glue
  10. Heat Tool
  11. Crafter’s Companion Glass Mat

Emboss Resist Watercolor Background Stamps Ice Cream

EmbossResist Watercolor Background Stamps Monster

Supplies

  1. Scribble Background Stamp
  2. 5 x 7 Box Card (balloons)
  3. Monsters4Celebration
  4. Scream4IceCream
  5. Arteza Premium Watercolor Pad – Pack of 2
  6. Water Brush Pens – Set of 6
  7. Arteza Real Brush Pens – Set of 48
  8. Clear Embossing Powder
  9. White Embossing Powder
  10. Versamark Ink
  11. Versafine Ink
  12. Shimmer Spray – Sparkle
  13. Cardstock Powdered Sugar (case base), Licorice
  14. Art Glitter Glue
  15. Crafter’s Companion Glass Mat
  16. Heat Tool

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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

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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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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Haunted House Card
Background Dies, Copic, Fall Cards, Halloween Cards, ink blending, Slimline Card, Stamps of Life

Haunted House Slimline Card

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Today on my blog I’m sharing a slimline Halloween card that I made with HauntedHouse2Stamp set from The Stamps of Life. I ink-blended the background and used the starry night background die that came with the Slimline Card Die Set to create this cute scene.

Watch my YouTube Tutorial Here:

Card 1

Haunted House Card

Supplies:

  1. HauntedHouse2Stamp and dies
  2. Bristol Smooth Paper
  3. Cardstock: Kiwi, Powdered Sugar, Banana, Licorice
  4. The Stamps of Life Inks: Artichoke, Midnight, Blueberry, Grape, Licorice
  5. Border Dies
  6. Goodies4Wheelbarrow
  7. Fence Die
  8. Ranger White Embossing Powder
  9. Heat Tool
  10. Versamark Ink Pad
  11. Slimline Die Set
  12. Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Cardstock (for alcohol marker coloring)
  13. Spectrum Noir Finesse Ink – Noir Black (for alcohol marker coloring)
  14. Misti Stamping Tool
  15. Art Glitter Glue
  16. Misti Stamping Tool
  17. Copics: Purple V12, V15, V17/Green G43, G94, G99/Window Y17/Black C7, C8, C9, C10/Curtains C7/Ghost C00, C1, C2/Pumpkin: YR4, YR7, Y17

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Fall Card using Leaves4Fall The Stamps of Life
Copic, Fall Cards, ink blending, Stamps of Life, Thanksgiving Cards

Fall Card using Leaves4Fall Die Set

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Today on my blog I’m sharing a fall card that I made with the leaves4fall dies from The Stamps of Life. This set also has a matching stamp set, but I created my card using only the dies.

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Supplies:

  1. Leaves4Fall Die Set
  2. Cardstock: Tangerine, Artichoke, Banana, Gingersnap, Chocolate, Cranberry, Licorice, Cloud
  3. The Stamps of Life Inks: Chocolate, Cranberry, Tangerine, Artichoke, Banana, Sunshine
  4. Patterned Paper Pad: Hey Friend
  5. Border Dies
  6. Wreath2Stamp (sentiment)
  7. Wheelbarrow Dies
  8. Goodies4Wheelbarrow Dies
  9. Art Glitter Glue
  10. Bristol Smooth Cardstock
  11. Crafter’s Companion Glass Mat
  12. Ink Blending Tool

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Dream Big Slimline Card
HSN, ink blending, Slimline Card, Stamps of Life

The Stamps of Life – HSN Craft Day Release – Fearless Word Dies

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Today on my blog I’m sharing a new product by The Stamps of Life that will be featured on HSN on August 11, 2020. It’s the Fearless Words die set. This die set includes five large word dies which include the following phrases:

You Got This!

You Matter

Be Fearless

Think Happy Thoughts

Dream Big

The dies include the shadows and the words. Watch my video tutorial to see all of the dies cut out and how I made the card shown below.

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Supplies:

  1. Fearless Word Die Set
  2. Bristol Smooth Cardstock
  3. Cardstock: Powdered Sugar, Cherry, Cantaloupe, Lemonade, Kiwi, Sky, Pixie
  4. The Stamps of Life Inks: Pixie, Grape, Seaglass
  5. Border Die (Cloud)
  6. Rainbow Dies
  7. Double-Sided Foam Adhesive
  8. Scor Pal 2″ Double-sided Adhesive Tape
  9. Tombow Glue
  10. Art Glitter Glue
  11. Crafter’s Companion Glass Mat

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Lisa

Slimline Card Happy Birthday
birthday, Birthday Cards, Copic, ink blending, Slimline Card, Stamps of Life, Stencil

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 die sets from The Stamps of Life – Slimline Card Die Set and the Slimline Add-on Word Die Set.

The Slimline Card Die Set comes with 11 dies including the large die to make the card base. It also includes a layering die, background die with stars, and butterfly dies, and the Happy Birthday word dies.

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

Supplies:

  1. Slimline Word Die Set
  2. Cardstock: Powdered Sugar, Guava, Pool, Kiwi, Sunshine
  3. The Stamps of Life Inks: Blueberry, Pool, Green Apple, Kiwi, Sunshine, Guava, Powdered Sugar
  4. 2020 Class Stencil
  5. Art Glitter Glue
  6. Scor-Pal 2 inch Double Sided Tape
  7. Crafters Companion Glass Mat
  8. Ink Blending Tool

The Slimline Add-on Word Die set includes a set of eight word dies including their shadow dies which include Love, Pray, Thanks, and Hello.

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

Supplies:

  1. Slimline Word Die Set
  2. Slimline Add-on Word Die Set
  3. Cardstock: Powdered Sugar
  4. Bristol Smooth Cardstock
  5. The Stamps of Life Inks: Razzleberry, Candy, Bubblegum, Kiwi, Green Apple
  6. Patterned Paper Pad: Wishes and Oh Joy
  7. Border Dies (Grass and Cloud)
  8. Love Statement Set
  9. Birthday4Cookie
  10. Hats4Critters
  11. Dotted Hearts
  12. Grass die (for pieces of grass) – Windmill Class kit from The Stamps of Life (sold out)
  13. Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Cardstock (for alcohol marker coloring)
  14. Spectrum Noir Finesse Ink – Noir Black (for alcohol marker coloring)
  15. Misti Stamping Tool
  16. Art Glitter Glue
  17. Double Sided Adhesive Foam
  18. Scor-Pal 2 Inch Double Sided Tape
  19. Scor-Pal 1/2 inch Double Sided Tape
  20. Crafters Companion Glass Mat
  21. Ink Blending Tool
  22. Copics – Fur C1, C2, C4, C6/Bow R81, R83, R85 and G20, G43, G46

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