Life is Tough Darling Card

Craft Your Joy Video: Watercolor Layers + Pattern Stamping

Published on 05/29/2018

In today’s card tutorial, I’m sharing a fun card project that’s full of watercolor layers, patterned paper stamping and lot’s of fun techniques for watercolor looks. AND… I’m going to show you how to create a multi-colored, vibrant look with a large background stamp.

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Watercolor Background Stamping

Craft Your Joy Video: Watercolor Effects with Background Stamps

Published on 05/22/2018

In today’s technique tutorial, I’m sharing a few ways you can use background stamps to create patterned paper and achieve gorgeous watercolor effects. Diggin’ the new background stamps from Gina K Designs.

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Butterfly Wreath Builder Card

Craft Your Joy Video: Patterned Paper Wreath Builder Style

Published on 05/15/2018

In today’s card tutorial, I’m using the Gina K Designs wreath builder along with my Hello Beautiful stamp set to create symmetrical patterned paper backgrounds for a card base.

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Paint Whimsical Flowers in Watercolor + Ink with Me

Published on 05/11/2018

Hi Friends! I’m super excited to share that I launched my very first painting class on Skillshare. If you are interested in taking an online course with me, this may be for YOU!

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You Make Me Smile Card Tutorial

Craft Your Joy Video: You Make Me Smile Card Tutorial

Published on 05/08/2018

In this video I’m sharing a fun masking card AND I’m also sharing a very personal story about something that happened in my life that influences how I create and what shows up in my work.

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You Make Me Laugh Card Tutorial

Craft Your Joy Video: Watercolor Flowers 3 Ways

Published on 05/01/2018

In this video, I’m getting a bit nerdy about watercolor mediums for cardmaking and I’m sharing three of my favorites. I know I say they are all my faves, but these three are super fun for cardmaking.

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Craft Your Joy Technique Tutorial: Creating Patterned Paper with Stamps and Ink

Published on 04/26/2018

How about a technique tutorial ON THE FLY. Today’s quick tip is all about creating patterned paper using stamps and super bright inks.

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Friends are Flowers Card Tutorial

Craft Your Joy Video: Friendship, Flowers + Love

Published on 04/24/2018

This card tutorial is big on color layers. Using a technique I’m calling watercolor ghosting, I was able to achieve a reaction on the paper with dye inks and oxide inks. This “reaction” helped create multi-color layers on one piece of watercolor paper.

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Craft Your Joy Technique Tutorial: Watercolor Stamping Wet Wash Effects

Published on 04/19/2018

How about a technique tutorial ON THE FLY. Today’s quick tip is all about wet washy stamp effects to create patterned paper.

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Friendship Card

Craft Your Joy Video: Friendship, Flowers + Love

Published on 04/17/2018

Today’s card tutorial has a little bit of masking, free-range stamping and watercoloring. I’m also sharing a fun technique to help make watercolor’s more opaque. It’s a fun one and super easy to make.

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