It's Me, JD

Crafts/DIY

Color Blocking Modern Watercolor Cards

Color Blocking Modern Watercolor Cards

Sometimes, I wish I had a machine that I could make my own photopolymer stamps. I like bold statements that are in touch with today. Until then, I will use alphabet stamps and my MISTI tool to make my own. I absolutely love funny sentiments.   I decided to make some bold card with color […] Read more…

Heart of Gold Faux Metal Embellishment Card

Heart of Gold Faux Metal Embellishment Card

I was going through my stamp stash and realized I had never used this heart of gold stamp set and die. A family member had sent our family a thoughtful gift, so I thought this would be a great time to use this set. I created my own faux metal embellishment by heat embossing the […] Read more…

Distress Ink Blending on Kraft Paper

Distress Ink Blending on Kraft Paper

This card was a total copy and share from Kristina at Kwernerdesign.com She has the best ideas and techniques and her tutorials are really easy to follow. I saw her video on this, realized that I had all of the supplies needed: distress ink, stencils, and kraft cardstock and stamps. The only difference was that […] Read more…

It Is What It Is Modern Masculine Card

Modern Masculine Card ink blending

I wanted a masculine card with a somewhat “masculine” sentiment for a college-aged male to help cheer him up. I got new distress oxide inks to play with and the coverage is awesome! I masked off half of the card diagonally, and then used an round ink blending tool. TIP: The clarity brushes work better […] Read more…

Beach Distress Oxide Blending Card

Beach Distress Oxide Ink Blending Card

Distress Oxide Inks are quickly becoming my new favorite medium. I was inspired by the “endless summer” logo and knowing that summer is just a few months away, I wanted to make a summer-inspired card. I used round mini ink blending tools to blend each color. TIP: The clarity brushes work better with distress inks, […] Read more…