It's Me, JD

Crafts/DIY

Easy Galaxy Card With Distress Inks

Galaxies are all the rage in the arts and crafts world. They’re also much easier to create than you think. I create the galaxy for this card using distress inks. I blended the colors first in random spots. I used the mini blending tool to blend here and with those, you have to remember to […] Read more…

Die Cut Panel for Window in A Island Themed Card

I bought the paper pad before the stamp set. As soon I saw the stamp, I knew what kind of card I had to make. I want a classy and vintage style island- themed card. Island/Hawaii/Tropical cards are trendy right now, but I wanted less whimsy, more hawaiiana. So I matched the blue on the […] Read more…

Layered Heat Embossing for an Ice Cream Cone Shaker Card

Layered heat embossing can be tricky. First you want to make sure you have the right embossing powders. If you are going to heat emboss in layers, it’s best to have very opaque powders. This means they’re not transparent or translucent, in other words, you can’t see through them. Remember the bottom layer is the […] Read more…

Girls Night Out Card – #SorryNotSorry

A quick and easy card with some stamping ink and washi tape. I needed a card to invite my girlfriends out. The stamp set is from Studio Calico. No special occasion, just a much-needed girls night out card. I use crisp dye inks for the icons, as well as sentiments. To help get this aligned […] Read more…

Easy Heat Embossed Calligraphy Birthday Card

This was a quick 10-minute card that has some big impact. The card base was from a old scrapbooking paper pad. I also has a scrap piece of pink cardstock. I have terrible handwriting so I used a calligraphy alphabet stamp from Concord & 9th to make things easier. Make sure to sweep some anti-static […] Read more…