Sky’s the Limit

Hi, crafty people, Henriette here! Today I am sharing some more cards featuring one of the new stamp sets from Itsy Bitsy. Have you ever been on a hot air balloon flight? I have not and probably will never do that because I'm afraid of heights.  I feel okay in an airplane but being high in the sky in an open basket, No thanks!! So instead I look at them when they fly by and make cards using the new hot air balloons clear stamp set and the Aquarelle paper pack. For my first card I cut Read more...

“You Rule” ~ A Really Cute Gift Card Holder for Birthday Greetings

Hello crafty friends! Kathy here and today's project uses the new Jungle Birthday clear stamp set. There are so many cute stamps and sayings in this set that I know I will be using it a lot! I started by making a cute gift card holder that's built right into the card...follow along to find out how easy it is to make...  So here is the template I used for the dimensions to make this A2 sized card. (It will fit in a regular envelope). I started by cutting an 8.5" x 11" sheet of mustard colored Read more...

Fintastic Birthday Set kathy

Hello Crafty Friends ~ Kathy here with today's projects using one more of the adorable new clear stamp sets that Itsy Bitsy  released earlier this month. This one is called "Fintastic Birthday" and it was so much fun to work with it!   I decided to think outside the box a little!  I used the Stitched Square Thin Cut Dies and I layered them and cut the pieces out of a scrap piece of white fun foam twice. Then I turned the foam shapes into stamps. Using a temporary adhesive, I adhered Read more...

Thanks a Latte You’re Tea-rrific

Hello friends, DT Henriette here today sharing some more inspiration using one of the new Itsy Bitsy clear stamp sets; the Donuts and treats clear stamp set. I've created two gift bags with this set, one for tea and one for coffee. I found these ideas for the gift bags somewhere else and then added my own touch!! First I made the tea bag holder which also has a little box inside for chocolate. I cut a piece of white cardstock 7 x 30 cm and scored at 12.5 and 17.5 cm. For Read more...

Cards featuring new Little Birdie Embossing Powders

Hello there, lovely craft-y people! I am here today to share my thoughts on Little Birdie's latest embossing powders in Clear, Silver, and Gold, which I recently used on a bunch of cards--10, to be precise! I had planned for more but had to leave the rest for another post or the pics would weigh this page down. I made three sets in all (4+4+2). Later in this post, I have step-by-step pictures for two sets of cards. Hope you find them useful! I did bumble about a little at first because Read more...

Planning for a Tropical Get-Away

Hello friends~Kathy here with a little sneak peak and inspiration using the new Itsy Bitsy tropical themed clear stamp set. Its great for personalizing your planner/agenda/calendar. Where I live, decorating planners is very popular right now...so I thought I would give it a try...and guess what? I love doing it! Who knew that having a "to do" list could be so much fun?  Even though we are leaving summer behind here and heading into the cooler weather of the fall season, sometimes we all just Read more...

Happy Diwali – Tri fold Money Envelope

Hey guys How are you all? I am sure you all must be all enthusiastic about the upcoming Diwali festival.....which is something even I look forward to. As a kid I remember, Diwali was all about beautiful dresses, rangoli with my sisters (back then I was only allowed to watch), firecrackers, Faraal (Sweet and savory eatables) and of course Diwali money envelopes given by elders on Laxmi Pooja Day....such fond memories. I am sure you all must be associating some of these things with your memories. Read more...

Itsy Bitsy Blog Challenge #9

Hi, crafty friends! Henriëtte here to announce the 9th blog challenge 2017!     Theme - Anything goes with any one of these   Itsy Bitsy's brand new Clear Stamp designs Clear Stamps - Donuts And Treats      Clear Stamps - Jungle Birthday Clear Stamps - Fintastic Birthday Clear Stamps - Princess And Dragon Clear Stamps - Tropical Birthday Clear Stamps - Llama Birthday   Here are some guidelines to participate: Submission can be any project featuring one Read more...

Card, gift box and brooch

Hi, DT Henriëtte here today sharing three matching projects; a card, a gift box and the gift, a 'Brooch'. I've taken a lot of pictures while making these items, so grab a cup of tea or coffee because it's gonna be a long post. Let's start with the card. I've used the wonderful cross stitched oval dies and the beautiful paper from the paper stack "Happy Birthday". I've put foam tape between the layers. For the card base I used white cardstock  and made a card which is 12.5 Read more...

Mixed Media Vintage Card

Hello...Kathy here today with a fun mixed-media resist technique using products and supplies from Itsy Bitsy for you to try in your paper crafting and card making.  I started my project with the gorgeous Retro Style paper pack, the White Cards pack and a tag die. I cut the tags in white and trimmed my papers to layer on the card front. The base layer is really elegant looking because those black squares are embossed and shiny. There are actually quite a good bit of embossed elements included Read more...