It's Me, JD

Month: December 2016

YOLO Ink Blended Card

I’ve been searching forever for a nice bold alphabet stamp that was sans serif. I finally found it and I knew the perfect phrase to make with the stamp. YOLO. “You Only Live Once.” This card is perfect for a younger person (or perhaps an older person who “gets it”). It can be a motivational […] Read more…


Shoot For the Moon Ombre Pattern Card

I stumbled upon the perfect moon stamp that wasn’t a crescent and actually gave some dimension to the moon. Space and galaxy themes are popular in arts and graphics, cards especially. This was a layering stamp that I used different shades of grey to stamp with. With the assistance of a MISTI stamping tool, layering […] Read more…


Thank You Magnolia Card Using Zig Watercolor Brush Markers

One of my favorite techniques for coloring is using Zig Clean Watercolor Brush Markers. They come in a variety of colors and they are so easy to use. You can also dilute the ink from the marker to create different tones and shades from one color. The tip is also a brush tip, so it’s […] Read more…


I Heart Wanderlust – Ink Blending Card

This stamp set is awesome! It’s a world map stamp, but it’s has some extra splishes and splashes and splotches to make it a little more artsy. It also comes with the phrase “wanderlust”, which believe me, is really rare to find in a stamp set. This card was made for my fellow traveller friend, […] Read more…


12 Must Have Supplies for Scrapbooking Beginners – Crafts 101

Scrapbooking is a fun and relatively inexpensive hobby (well, depending on your stash). At the beginning, it really doesn’t take much to start scrapbooking. But what are the must-haves? The question comes up a lot,”What supplies do I need to start scrapbooking?” Well, this is the essential tools list for the “must have” supplies of […] Read more…