Cards for Kindness

By Brandi Mahon | April 1, 2020

Masked Ink Blending Rainbow Card Scrapbook(dot)com has recently launched a new global initiative called Cards for Kindness. The idea is to give handmade cards to people who need an extra boost, kindness, or just a simple smile. Scrapbook(dot)com sent me some really cool products to create a card to inspire you to contribute to Cards…

How to Add Foil to Your Card with a Laser Printer

By Brandi Mahon | February 18, 2020

How to add foil to your card with a laser printer Today's project is using a foiling technique that I just love.  Adding foil to your card with your laser printer and a laminator.  The sentiment you see “Thinking of You” is my design and at the end of this post you will find a…

Heart & Flowers Blog Hop (Valentine Day Ideas)

By Brandi Mahon | February 14, 2020

Super Cute Valentine Day Ideas I've been asked to participate in the Hearts & Flowers Video Hop.  There will be some great bloggers sharing some cute Valentine Day Ideas. Thanks for joining us! Scroll Down to Find the Next Hop & Qualify for a Free Giveaway We are a group of crafters who have gotten…

How to Create a Resusable Stencil for Paper Crafting with Oramask 813

By Brandi Mahon | January 22, 2020

How to Create a Reusable Stencil for Paper Crafting with Oramask 813 I love working with stencils. They can be such a beautiful tool in your crafting arsenal. But I struggle to get my stencils clean after using media such as glimmer paste, gesso, and texture paste. Even after soaking them immediately after use, it…

Black Friday Craft Deals Unboxing

By Brandi Mahon | December 10, 2019

Black Friday Craft Deal Unboxing Well after following all of the Black Friday/Cyber Monday Craft Deals, I did some shopping myself.  You can see what I found on sale, here on my blog posts:  Black Friday Craft Deals and the Black Friday Amazon Craft Deals.  I will be updating those blog posts next year, so…

DIY Card Background with Stencil

By Brandi Mahon | December 4, 2019

Want access to my Resource Library? Fill out this form and I will send you the password! This is a sponsored post.  I was not monetarily compensated but was sent free products to review and use. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience (which means if you make a purchase after clicking a…

Scrapbook.com Holiday Parade 2019

By Brandi Mahon | November 26, 2019

This is a sponsored post.  I was not monetarily compensated but was sent free products to review and use. 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…

Black Friday Deals for Crafters

By Brandi Mahon | November 22, 2019

Want access to my Resource Library? Fill out this form and I will send you the password! Update: 12/3/19 The Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals are not over!  I will update this post again next year! OOHHHH the excitement of Black Friday deals!  This is one favorite times of the years and I often seek out…

Color Me Happy SVG File Card

By Brandi Mahon | October 28, 2019

Looking to make your next colorful card?  Let's re-create this rainbow card together. I was asked recently from Scrapbook.com to create a project using one of their newly released digital cut files. Below I will show the simple rainbow card card I made with the Color Me Happy cut file, share some tips I learned…

Tis The Season SVG File Simple Christmas Card

By Brandi Mahon | October 21, 2019

Need inspiration for your next DIY Christmas card?  Let me show you a card I made recently from digital cut file.  Using your own cutting machine, you can recreate this card too! I was asked recently from Scrapbook.com to create a project using one of their newly released digital cut files. Below I will show…

Masculine DIY Card

By Brandi Mahon | October 17, 2019

Struggle on ideas for Masculine Cards? Let me show you a super cute and easy masculine card you can make for almost any occasion. Today I'm going to show you this really cute masculine birthday card that I made for our latest card swap. I run a monthly card swap in the Facebook group called…

How to Create a Reusable Stencil with your Silhouette Cameo

By Brandi Mahon | October 4, 2019

Want to create reusable stencils with your Silhouette Cameo? Let me show you how to create an acetate stencil from a digital cut file by Scrapbook.com!  Then let me show you how to use your stencil into a beautiful card. Recently the folks over at Scrapbook.com asked me to create a card with a product…

Electronic Craft Cutting Machines

By Brandi Mahon | October 2, 2019

I love to use all types of tools to create cards and crafts.  And using electronic craft cutting machines are great for just that!  Here are some of the cutting machines and accessories I recommend! This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience (which means if you make a purchase after clicking a link…

Masculine Birthday Card Swap

By Brandi Mahon | September 23, 2019

Masculine Birthday Cards Do you struggle when it comes to creating masculine birthday cards? Participating in this card swap will help inspire you with masculine birthday cards from crafters all over the country. What is a card swap? A card swap is a fun way to make 7 of the same card, send them in,…

AdornIt Ambassador

By Brandi Mahon | August 16, 2019

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)! The income I make helps me with the expenses of this blog. Click here to read my full disclosure policy. I'm so…

Show & Tell: Sympathy Card Swap

By Brandi Mahon | August 9, 2019

Getting ideas for sympathy cards is sometime difficult.  And having to come up with an idea for a sympathy card when you actually need it can be daunting.  Well this month's card swap is designed to help you with that. Every month, I host a card swap.  This is where crafters from all over the…

Christmas in August Card Swap

By Brandi Mahon | August 8, 2019

Christmas in August! What is a card swap? A card swap is a fun way to make 7 of the same card, send them in, and get 5 beautiful cards back to use! What's more cheerful than a beautiful rainbow card that uses bright colors? This is a brand/vendor non-exclusive swap.  You may use any…

Amazon Prime Day is a MUST for Crafters

By Brandi Mahon | July 1, 2019

I love Amazon Prime.  I wasn't sure when I first signed on if I would purchase enough to warrant the subscription fee.  I thought OK, I'll sign up for the free trial and then I will realize that it is not worth it… That I will never order enough.  Wrong! What hooked me on Amazon…

Rainbow Card Swap

By Brandi Mahon | June 11, 2019

Rainbow cards are the bomb! What is a card swap? A card swap is a fun way to make 5 of the same card, send them in, and get 5 beautiful cards back to use! What's more cheerful than a beautiful rainbow card that uses bright colors? This is a brand/vendor non-exclusive swap.  You may…

Friendship or Romantic Card Swap

By Brandi Mahon | May 9, 2019

Let's create sweet cards for our friends or sweethearts! What is a card swap? A card swap is a fun way to make 5 of the same card, send them in, and get 5 beautiful cards back to use! This is a brand/vendor non-exclusive swap.  You may use any product, current or retired, in the…

Simple Stencil Background Using Distressed Oxide Ink

By Brandi Mahon | April 27, 2019

Does the idea of using stencils excite you and intimidate you all at the same time? Let me show you how to create a beautiful simple stenciled background using distressed oxide ink! I have been super crazy about stencils lately.  Especially mandala stencils and oxide inks! I can't stop creating and the ideas are just…