Ink Blended Butterflies with Layering Stencils from Pinkfresh Studios

By Brandi Mahon | August 31, 2021

Well we just wrapped up the Card Maker Success Summit last month!  Pinkfresh Studios was one of our Top Sponsors for the event and they sent me a box full of goodies to create some cards to share with you.  This beautiful butterfly card is just one of the ones I created.  You can find…

Christmas Slimline Shaker Card with Catherine Pooler Designs

By Brandi Mahon | August 5, 2021

Let's talk a little about the Card Maker Success Summit!  We hosted one of the most epic card making events of the year!  This summit was focused on helping card makers like you get a game plan for their holiday card making projects. There was over 12K attendees who registered for the event.  Crafters from…

Flocked Backgrounds Using Deco Foil Transfer Gel DUO

By Brandi Mahon | July 13, 2021

Can't believe the Card Maker Success Summit is in just a couple of days!!  I'm so terribly excited, I just can't stand it!  Therm-o-Web is one of the summit's sponsors and they sent out some goodies for me to try out. **Spoiler Alert** They are giving a bundle giveaway during the summit that contains some…

Pinkfresh Studio Layering Stencils

By Brandi Mahon | July 9, 2021

Getting super excited about the Card Maker Success Summit that I am hosting next week!  Pinkfresh Studio is one of our sponsors for the event.  They sent me some product to play with and I'm in love!  Today I am going to show you a card I created with their layering stencils. But first, let's…

Christmas Ink Blend with Catherine Pooler Designs Inks

By Brandi Mahon | July 5, 2021

I'm hosting the Card Maker Success Summit later this month and Catherine Pooler Designs is one of our sponsors. They sent me a box of goodies and this is one of the cards that I created to share with you. But first, let's talk about the Card Maker Success Summit.     Something I've become…

Watercolor Sketched Peonies

By Brandi Mahon | March 1, 2021

I want to share with you a card that I made for the “Make The Card Challenge“. This is a website ran by my good card maker friend, Jill Lipscomb. She asked me to be a guest designer for her new card maker challenge blog. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience (which…

Stamp Me Some Love is Seeking Design Team Members

By Stamp Me Some Love Administrator | February 20, 2021

As you might have heard, Stamp Me Some Love opened a small craft shop over at StampMeSomeLove-Shop.com. I am looking for a couple of paper crafters to help show case the cards tock we are carrying. So you wanna be a design team member? Here is what would be required. At least 2 blog posts…

Make The Card Challenge #3

By Stamp Me Some Love Administrator | February 8, 2021

I want to share with you a card that I made for the “Make The Card Challenge“. This is a website ran by my good card maker friend, Jill Lipscomb. She asked me to be a guest designer for her new card maker challenge blog. This particular challenge was to create a congratulations card. This…

Fun Foiled Card

By Brandi Mahon | January 28, 2021

Today I have an awesome technique using Maker Forte's pattern paper and toner card stock. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience (which means if you make a purchase after clicking a link I will earn a small commission but it won’t cost you a penny more)! I only recommend products I truly…

Shimmery Background

By Brandi Mahon | January 20, 2021

Today I have super cute card using Maker Forte's Kaleidoscope powders to create a shimmery patterned background. This beautiful flower was Copic colored. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience (which means if you make a purchase after clicking a link I will earn a small commission but it won’t cost you a…

Introducing Stamp Me Some Love ~ Little Craft Shop

By Brandi Mahon | December 20, 2020

I'm super excited to share with you today some exciting news! I just launched my very own Little Craft Shop. Earlier this year, I opened my Stamp Me Some Love Academy where I, and other guest instructors, teach readers like you how to create beautiful cards and crafts. One complaint I heard over and over…

Masking Technique to Make Your Stamped Image Stand Out

By Brandi Mahon | December 15, 2020

I recently saw a blog post from card maker Kristina Werner that blew my socks off! I wanted to recreate the card using a different stamp set. I call this Shadow Masking Technique because by using the mask you are able to blend ink around the stamped image, thus making it stand out even more.…

Blogging Black Friday Deals

By Brandi Mahon | November 27, 2020

I'm sure you have been bombarded with Black Friday emails and promos all week. I know I have. I'm always on the hunt for a good deal! But when it comes to blogging resouces, I am timid about spending money on products I don't know work. I usually look to other successful bloggers to help…

By Brandi Mahon | November 23, 2020

Black Friday Amazon Crafty Deals Update: 11/30/20 I absolutely love this time of year.  Why? Because there are so many sales going on!  Black Friday is an awesome time to shop for great deals on crafty tools and supplies. I recently discovered that you can find out in advance what things are going on sale…

Create Shimmer Backgrounds with Maker Forte Kaleidoscope Powders

By Brandi Mahon | November 19, 2020

I've been obsessed lately with shimmer powders and different ways to use them. Today I have a super cute shimmery background using Maker Forte's Kalidscope powders. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience (which means if you make a purchase after clicking a link I will earn a small commission but it won’t…

Use Maker Forte's Deer Scene stencil to create mask

By Brandi Mahon | November 12, 2020

Got a super cool technique for you today! We are going to use a stencil as a mask and do some cool ink blending with this stamp set and matching stencil. This card reminds me of the Northern lights with the ombre blending in the sky. I love how the stencil is the exact match…

Celebrating Maker Forte's October Release with Jess Fransisco's Collection

By Brandi Mahon | November 5, 2020

Have you ever just wanna “get lit”? Nah seriously when I saw the stampset from Maker Forte, I laughed so hard! Jess Francisco has this adorable stampset and coordinating stencil that is just full of holiday puns and I could not wait to play! I hope you enjoy it as much as I do! This…

Create Foiled Backgrounds with Maker Forte Rosey Days Pattern Paper

By Brandi Mahon | October 27, 2020

Just discovered that you can foil Maker Forte's Rosey Patterned Paper to spice up your card making! I did some experiments with some of the paper from the stack and created some beautiful dynamic backgrounds. Below I'll show you what paper works best with this technique and then show you some card examples that I…

Create Repeating Patterns with the Misti Stamp Positioning Tool

By Brandi Mahon | October 20, 2020

Looking for ways to spice up your card backgrounds? I've got a quick tip for you today. I'm going to show you how to create this beautiful repeating pattern background using just one stamp! This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience (which means if you make a purchase after clicking a link I…

Creative background technique with Maker Forte's Wrapped Christmas stripe stamp

By Brandi Mahon | October 16, 2020

Looking for ways to spice up your Christmas card backgrounds? I've got a quick tip for you today. I'm going to show you how to create this beautiful stripped diagonal background using just one stamp! This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience (which means if you make a purchase after clicking a link…

Amazon Prime Day Deals for Crafters

By Brandi Mahon | October 12, 2020

I'm so excited I can hardly stand myself!  Amazon Prime Day is Tuesday, October 13th and 14th and its only like the biggest sale of the year! Typically this sale is held in July but this year with Covid, it was postpone until October.  And I think it could not have come at a better…