5 Cards, 1 Kit | MFT Flowers in Bloom | Tips for Photographing Cards

Hello and welcome!! I love it when card kits include art mediums. MFT’s June kit included Color Burst watercolors. This is a medium I never tried before. I had heard of it, but it didn’t interest me. It took a card kit to get me to try them. I had a lot of fun working with these powdered watercolors, and it was mesmerizing to watch them burst into life when mixed with water. The speckled effects you can get with these are gorgeous and unique.

The kit also included some watercolor paper by Ken Oliver. I loved the bright whiteness of it. It reminded me of the Tim Holtz Distress Watercolor Card Stock. It was fun to try, but I’ll stick with my Arches watercolor paper which can take on a lot more water than the Ken Oliver paper.

I used many different techniques to create these these cards, but my favorite is the metallic watercolors on black card stock card. This floral stamp set lent itself perfectly for this technique. I love a large floral stamp sets like this one.

At the end of my video, I included a new product I use to take pictures of my cards on. I also show you how I take pictures of my cards for my blog, Instagram and Facebook.

Thank you for stopping by! Links to the products I used are listed below. The MFT June kit is sold out; however, I have links to all the products from the kit which you can buy separately.

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Card #1: Dappled Color Burst Flowers Card

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Card #2: Speckled Background Card

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Card #3: Colored Pencils on Kraft Card

Polychromos pencils: Light Magenta 119, Fuchsia 123, Magenta 133, Light Yellow Glaze 104, Dark Cadmium Orange 115, Burnt Siena 283

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Card #4: Metallic Watercolors on Black Card Stock Card

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Card #5: Partial Die Cutting Watercolor Card

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You can watch my process video below or over on my YouTube channel in HD.

Supply Links:

Olive & Oak Styling Mats:

https://www.etsy.com/listing/662738170/styling-board-linen-double-sided?ref=hp_rv-1&frs=1

Flowers in Bloom Stamp:

Flowers in Bloom

Flowers in Bloom Die:

Flowers in Bloom Die-namics

Black Licorice Card Stock:

Black Licorice Prestige Card Stock

Coral Crush Card Stock:

Coral Crush Prestige Card Stock

Tropical Teal Card Stock:

Tropical Teal Prestige Card Stock

Jellybean Green Card Stock:

Jellybean Green Card Stock

Color Burst Watercolors:

Flower Fresh Color Burst Trio

Arches Cold Press Watercolor Paper:

Misti Stamp Positioner:

Mini Misti:

VersaFine Onyx Black Ink:

Black Velvet Watercolor Brushes:

Rectangle Deckle Dies:

Cutter Bee Scissors:

Hero Arts Embossing Ink:
AF419 Clear Embossing & Watermark Ink

Embossing Bag:

Embossing Bag Plate:

Sixxiz Die Cutting Machine:

White Embossing Powder:
https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Ranger-Embossing-Powder-WHITE-EPJ36685-64862?currency=USD

Antique Gold Embossing Powder:
https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product/Simon-Says-Stamp-EMBOSSING-POWDER-ANTIQUE-GOLD-Ultrafine-Fine-Detail-AGoldEP6-AGOLDEP6?currency=USD

Polychromos Colored Pencils:

Gem Colors Watercolors:

Prima Watercolors:

Banner Die:
Folded Fishtail Banner Die-namics

Liquid Glue:

Dot Runner:

Dot Runner Refill:

Craft Mat:

Metallic Washi Tape:

Neenah Solar White Card Stock:

Paper Score Board:

Bone Folder:

(Disclaimer: Affiliate links used when possible. When you follow my links, I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.)

5 Cards, 1 Kit | Pink & Main June Card Kit 2019 |The Shore

Hello crafty friends! I’m a bit late getting this blog/video out. I know Pink & Main has their July card kit out already; however, I didn’t want to miss out on showing you what I created with this kit. This is an amazing kit! Their stamp set is full of seafaring images, and they are a good size to color in. On this set of cards I used watercolors, colored pencils and Copics. I really had fun using all the products from this kit!!

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Card #1: Watercolor Seashells

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Card #2: Seashell in the Surf

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Card #3: Colored Pencil Ship in a Bottle

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Card #4: Copic Colored Lighthouse

Copic Markers: R32, R22, W1, W3, E33, E35, E00, E01, Y13

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Card #5: Embossed and Watercolored Seashells

Copic Markers: Wood Shells – V15, RV04, E95

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Below is the process video for these cards. You can watch it here or over on my YouTube channel in HD.

Thank you for visiting my blog! I hope you took away some crafty inspiration! Have a wonderful weekend!!

Links to Supplies:

Wood Frame Dies:

Pink Acrylic Block: https://pinkandmain.com/3-5-inch-pink-acrylic-block/

Set of Retractable Pen Knives:

Jewel Picker:

Craft Mat:

Prismacolor Colored Pencils:

Polychromos Colored Pencils:

Scotch Foam Tape:

Liquid glue:

Paper Trimmer:

Molotow Masking Fluid pen:

Neenah Solar White Card Stock for card bases:

Dotted square dies:

Paint brush set:

Daniel Smith watercolor set:

Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush:

Cutter Bee Scissors:

Versafine Onyx Black Ink:

Misti Stamp Positioner:

Mini Misti Stamp Positioner:

Die Cutting Machine:

Masking Fluid Eraser:

5 Cards, 1 Kit | Spellbinders June Kit 2019 | Super Chill

This is the fist time I’ve ever created cards with a Spellbinders card kit. I saw it advertised, and I was amazed with how much product it included. The one thing that really sold me on it was the dies for the heart shaped glasses. I felt like I really needed that in my stash. Lol! I loved this kit! I only created 5 cards with it for this video, but I could have created tons more. I’m going to have some of my crafty friends over soon to help me use up the rest of the goodies from this kit.

2019 Spellbinders June Card Kit THUMB

Card #1: Hexagon Shapes Card

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Card #2: Pattern Stamping Card

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Card #3: Oh Joy Sunglasses Card

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Card #5: Stickers and Pattern Paper Birthday Card

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Thanks for stopping by!! I hope you enjoy watching my video below. You can watch it here or over on my YouTube Channel in HD.

I hope you have a wonderful day!!

Supply List:

Spellbinders Card Kit of the Month












Watercolor Card | Hero Arts | Knitting 2019

Happy Worldwide Watercolor month!! To celebrate, I’ve created a card using watercolors and some sweet stamp images from Hero Arts. I love watercoloring; it so mesmerizing to watch the pigments moves around with the water. I’ve recently picked up a few tubes of Daniel Smith watercolors, and I can easily say they do live up to the hype. The colors are gorgeous, and creamy, and dry beautifully.

Two more of my favorite things is cats and knitting; so, this card was a blast to create! I had trouble choosing a color palette for this card. I saw a picture of a beautiful black and pink bird and was immediately inspired–inspiration can come from anywhere.

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I stamped the images onto a piece of Arches Cold Press watercolor paper, and I used VersaFine Onyx black ink, which is a waterproof ink. I painted my images using lots of layers of paint. Once I was done, I let them dry, and I fussy cut them out. However, there are coordinating dies. (See link below.) The image of the girl is so cute how they have her posed. You could sit her anywhere, and in this case, I put her sitting on the edge of the wood frame die cut with her cat and basket of yarn.

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Here is my process video! You can watch it here or over on my YouTube Channel in HD.

Thank you for visiting my blog! I hope you have a wonderful day!!

Supply List:













10 Cards, 1 Kit |Hero Arts May Card Kit 2019

Happy summer, everyone! I can finally say that! Yay! I have a really fun collection of cards to show you all today! I adore Hero Art’s May 2019 card kit. It’s filled with darling little images of scissors, a paint brushes, yarn and knitting needles, (just to name a few of my favorites)–there’s something for almost every type of crafter. Personally, I am a crafter-of-all-trades; I love to paint and color and sew and knit and crochet–I love it all!

I must admit that even though I love these stamps and dies, it sat on my desk for a while. All of the small images kinda overwhelmed me; I’m more comfortable designing cards with larger images. However, once I got started playing with this kit, that overwhelming feeling floated away. Below you’ll find pictures of all my cards, my video tutorial, and links to the supplies I used.

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Cards 1 & 2: Stripe of Craft Supplies

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Card #3: Rainbow Craft Supplies

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Card #4: Bouquet of Craft Supplies

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Cards 5 & 6: Heart Knitting Yarn & Needles

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Cards #7, 8, 9 & 10: Crafty Cards Set

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Here is the video tutorial! You can watch it here or over on my YouTube channel in HD.

Thanks for visiting my blog! Have a fabulous and crafty day!!

Supply Links:

Hero Arts May Card Kit 2019: https://heroarts.com/pages/mmh-may-2019-kit

Knitting Stamp Set: https://heroarts.com/collections/mmh-may-2019/products/cm364-knitting

MFT Extreme Black Ink Pad: https://mftstamps.com/products/extreme-black-hybrid-ink-pad


















Winners of the 5K Subscriber Giveaway!

 

cropped-jackies-craft-table-logo_100dpi.pngWelcome back, everyone! It’s time to announce the winners of my 5K subscriber giveaway! Thank you all for your lovely comments! I loved hearing about your favorite art mediums and holidays to create cards for! Thank you all for your support!

The winner of the $30 Simon Says Stamp gift card on my YouTube channel is Bettye Hayden!

The winner of the $30 Simon Says Stamp gift card on my blog is Jessica Stone!

Winners: Please email me at jackiescrafttable@gmail.com

Wishing you all a fabulous weekend!

5K Subscriber Giveaway! | 10 Cards 1 Kit | Simon Says Stamp June Card Kit 2019 | Leafy Frames

Hello fellow card crafters! Welcome to my blog! I’m celebrating 5K subscribers on my YouTube channel. As a thank you I’m giving away 2 chances to win a Simon Says Stamp $30 gift card! For your 1st chance to win, leave a comment here on my blog telling me what your favorite holiday is to create cards for. For you 2nd chance to win, go over to my YouTube channel, hit the thumbs up button and leave a comment telling me your favorite art medium to use on your cards.  Check back on my blog on Friday, June 14, 9am Chicago time to see if you won. I’m going to randomly select a winner. International subscribers are welcome to enter the giveaway.

Thank you for your support, the lovely comments you send me, and your kindness!! I’ve been creating videos for over 3 years, and I don’t think I’ll ever get tired of it. I love sharing with you the cards I create! It’s a hobby that involves a lot of fun products, some basic tools and–my favorite–art supplies. As I’ve mentioned before, I love creating these tiny works of art to mail out and brighten someone’s day!

Also, at the beginning of my video I show of few pictures of my craft room, aka my dining room. I don’t have an extra room in my house to use as a craft room, but the dinning room works out great–I have a really big table, I can work on my cards in between cooking in the kitchen, and I get to be near my family. The down side is we don’t eat in there anymore except on major holidays. I try to keep it tidy because it’s visible when company stops by. I’ve mentioned in my past video’s about the gorgeous peonies blooming outside of my craft room windows, and I wanted to share a little glimpse of those too since they are blooming now! The two book cases on either side of my windows house all my supplies, and in my opinion, there’s nothing prettier to look at than art supplies–well, it runs a close second place to my peonies.

The cards I’m showing you today are from Simon Says Stamp’s June card kit. It’s called, “Leafy Frames.” I love the stamps from this kit, and I had so much fun using the products from this kit to design these cards. Links to most of the supplies I used are listed below.

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Card #1: Hand-Stamped Pattern Paper Card

Polychromos colored pencils: Deep Scarlet Red 219, Rose Carmine 124, Chrome Oxide Green 278, Permanent Green Olive 167, Earth Green Yellowish 168

Inks: MFT Poppy, Memento Cottage Ivy, Memento Bamboo Leaves

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Card #2: Watercolor Heart Card

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Card #3: Coral Patterned Paper Birthday Card

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Card #4: Gelly Roll Pens on Kraft Cardstock

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Card #5: Golden Frame Card

Copic Markers: E40, E41, YG00, YG03, G07

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Card #6: Antique Gold Frame Watercolor Card

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Card #7: Distress Oxide Ink Blending & Colored Pencil Card

Distress Oxides: Squeezed Lemonade, Abandoned Coral

Polychromos Colored Pencils: Phthalo Gree 161, Permanent Olive Green 167, Chrome Oxide Green 278, Earth Green 172, Earth Green Yellowish 168, Rose Carmine 124, Deep Scarlet Red 219

Stickles on the berries: Lime

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Card #8: Colored Pencil Frame Card

Polychromos Colored Pencils: Phthalo Gree 161, Permanent Olive Green 167, Chrome Oxide Green 278, Earth Green 172, Earth Green Yellowish 168, Rose Carmine 124, Deep Scarlet Red 219, Mauve 249, Light Chrome Yellow 106

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Card #9: Paper Flowers Tag Card

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Card #10: Pressed Flowers Hello Card

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Here is my process video! You can watch it here, or over on my YouTube Channel in HD.

Thank you for stopping by today!!

 

Product links:




























5 Cards, 1 Kit | Pink & Main’s May Card Kit 2019 |Next Chapter

Hello crafty friends! I designed 5 cards using Pink & Main’s May card kit. This card kit is perfect for all of us book nerds out there! I’m one of the biggest–Lol! I couldn’t pass this one up. I love all the images in the stamp set called, “Page Turner.” My favorite is the large stamp of the bookshelf! All the details on this stamp are just fabulous–love the little cat! Below you’ll find close-up pictures of my set of cards, as well as a list of the copic markers I used to color in card 3 and 5. There is also a link to my YouTube video where you can watch the creation of these cards.

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Card #1: Pattern Paper & Die Cut Friend Card

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Card #2: Watercolor Bookshelf Card

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Card #3: Copic Colored Stack of Books

Copics used: Dog – E40, E41, E23, R11 Books – RV55, R29, YR04, Y08, YG05, B23, B66, V04, E23

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Card #4: Paper Strips and Twine Card

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Card #5: Copic Colored Bookmark Card

Copics used: Skin – E11, E00, E000, R11 Hair – YR07, YR14, Y21 Flowers – RV55, YG05 Book – YG05, YR04, B23, RV55, Y08

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Here is my video! You can watch it here or over on my YouTube channel in HD.

Thank you for stopping by!!

10 Cards, 1 Kit | Simon Says Stamp May Card Kit 2019 | Delicate Flowers

Hello and welcome to my blog! I want to show you the fun cards I designed using Simon Says Stamp’s May card kit–it is a beauty! I love the floral stamp set included called Delicate Flowers and the Moda Scrap pattern papers–these were my favorite items in the kit. In designing these cards I was all over the map; I used a lot of my favorite techniques to create them. (Also, the lilac and tulip you see in these pictures are fresh from my garden! I’m loving the spring weather! Now, if it would just stop raining. Lol!)

I hope these designs inspire you to try out some of these super fun techniques!

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Card #1: Colored Pencil on Pattern Paper

Polychromos pencils: 128 Light Purple Pink, 125 Middle Purple Pink, 170 May Green, 167 Permanent Green Olive, 205 Cadmium Yellow Lemon, 169 Mortuum

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Card #2: Die Cut Pattern Paper

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Card #3: Gel Pen Smudging

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Card #4: Focus on Pattern Paper

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Card #5: Spotlight Coloring using Daniel Smith Watercolors

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Card #6: Rosebud Wreath using Colored Pencils and Gamsol

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Card #7: Colored Pencil on Black Cardstock

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Card #8: Alcohol Ink blending and Alcohol Markers

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Card #9: Alcohol Ink Blending and Pattern Paper Focus

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Card #10: Colored Pencils on Colored Cardstock

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Here is my video! You can watch it here or over on my YouTube channel in HD.

Thanks for stopping by! Happy Memorial Day to you!!

 

Mother’s Day Cards 2019 |Watercolors & Pattern Paper

Happy Mother’s Day! I hope you are all getting a great start to your weekend! I wanted to show you the three Mother’s Day cards I created this year. I love creating Mother’s Day cards, and this year I chose supplies from a few different companies. (The links are below!) The Magnolia Flowers Stamps are gorgeous, and they were so much fun to paint. Sitting down and creating these cards was like an early Mother’s Day gift to myself! Lol!

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Card #2: Watercolor Coral Magnolia Card

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Card #3: Watercolor Pink Magnolia Card

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Thanks for visiting! Wishing you all a wonderful weekend!! Here is the video showing how I created these cards. You can watch it here or over on my YouTube Channel in HD.

Here are the links to the supplies I used: