Author Archives: Vicki Dutcher

Using Ranger Oxide Ink for a Background

Hi all, it’s Vicki.  Today I am using the new Ranger Oxide Inks to make a background panel for my card.  These inks are pretty awesome. Here is the finished card: To make the background, here are the steps; Step 1 – Smash the inks onto your craft sheet. Step 2 – spritzed with water […]

A Wedding Card

Inspired by Stamping, FOTM Asters Stamp Set, Small Fancy Labels 4, Big Congrats, Wedding Card

Hi all, Vicki here today with a not-so-frilly wedding card that I made for my nephew. Below is the finished card.  I used Flower of the Month; Asters, Small Fancy Labels 4, and Big Congrats to complete this card. I even finished off the inside! 🙂 There are so many ways to color the fabulous […]

Valentine’s Day Card

Hi All – Vicki here.  Today I am showing you how to make the following 2 cards; I started with using masking paper and cut out a heart image. Set aside. On my card panel, I stamped the Love You using distress inks.  Because these inks are “wet”, you can go to directly embossing with […]

Water Colored Background Panel

Inspired by Stamping, Vicki Dutcher, Garden Roses stamp set, Background Basics II stamp set, Fancy Labels 2 Die, Birthday Card

Happy New Year All – it’s Vicki here.  I am thrilled to let you know that Joanna has let me stay on the Design Team for another year!  Yes, I am pretty happy about that~ 🙂 For today’s card, I have made a subtle, water colored background panel. Here is the finished card; I started […]

Last Minute Christmas Card

Inspired by Stamping, Vicki Dutcher, Big Holidays stamp set, Winter Birds stamp set, Christmas Card

Hi all – Vicki here.  We are getting down to the last few days before Christmas.  I don’t know about you all, but me? I need some last minute cards.  That said, my card today is quick and easy to make.  Perfect for my last minute needs. I used some scratch designer paper I had […]

11/28 – Using SVG Cuts

Inspired by Stamping, Vicki Dutcher, Build A Stocking Stamp Set, Build A Stocking Cut File, SVG tutorial, MISTI tutorial

Hi all – It’s Vicki today.  Today I am going to show you how to use the wonderful SVG cuts that Joanna offers with her stamp sets, along with a MISTI. Here is the finished card; Using Build a Stocking stamp set, I made a fun, clean and simple card that uses the SVG cuts […]

Christmas Tags

Inspired by Stamping, Vicki Dutcher, Christmas Tags, Sugar and Spice Stamp Set, Snowflake Wonder stamp set, Holiday Sentiments stamp set

Hi everyone! Before we begin with Vicki’s gorgeous Christmas Tags Post, I just want to say a super thank you to my designers, friends and everyone that commented, sent emails and chatted with me last week. It was such a great week that I am literally still on an emotional high!  We have a discount […]

3D Sentiment

Inspired by Stamping, Vicki Dutcher, Festive Greetings stamp set, Christmas Tags

Today I am going to show you how to make a sentiment look 3D.  It works so awesome when having to mail since it is flat. I used Inspired By Stamping Festive Greetings to make my tags.  See below for all other products needed to make this project. Here is the finished project: I made […]

Spritzing for Water Coloring

Inspired by Stamping, Vicki Dutcher, Happy Fall stamp set, FOTM Lily Of The Valley stamp set, Faux Watercoloring Tutorial

Hi all, Vicki here.  Today I am showing you my tried and true effect to achieving water coloring the faux way ;). Here is the finished card; To achieve this water colored look, here are the steps; I started with these products; water color paper, water spray bottle, distress inks [Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade, Peacock […]

A Sponged Pirate

Inspired by Stamping, Vicki Dutcher, Watercolor Sentiments stamp set, Pirates stamp set, masculine birthday card

Hi Crafty friends, have you taken advantage of our $5 clearance sale? Today is the last day that we will be having this sale! So I really hope that everyone has taken advantage of this sale. Click Here to take a look at ALL the items up for grabs at only $5 or less. Hi […]

A Card to Brighten Your Day

Inspired by Stamping, Vicki Dutcher, FOTM Poppies stamp set, thank you card

Hi all – Vicki here today.  While I don’t have a tutorial, I do have a small coloring hint. When I color with Copics, [I used IBS FOTM; Poppies] to add interest, and a little depth to the flowers, I color the entire flower with a lighter color, and then I chose a contrasting color […]

A Color Washed Background

Inspired by Stamping, Vicki Dutcher, Butterflies stamp set, Everyday Greetings stamp set, Fancy Labels 2 Die, thinking of you card, watercolor background tutorial

Hi all, Vicki here.  Today I have another easy way of creating a colored washed background.  First though, here is the finished card; What do you think?  Do you like it?  Here are the easy directions to making this card. Step 1 – fill a container with water Step 2 – using ink spray, pour […]