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Let's face it, you either love or hate Valentine's Day based on one common theme -- do you have a significant other? For this year I created two cards. One for my single friends and one for my Valentine. For my Valentine I used the Whale Hello There Stamp Set... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2020 at Joy Clair
Customization stamps are fun because the possibilities are endless! A stamp platform is beneficial when building images for proper placement. The little embellishments I enjoyed stamping and placing on the cards. I used The Christmas Cocoa Stamp set to create these cards. I used pop dots on the image to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2019 at Joy Clair
Any kind of 3-D element on a card is a good thing. I created this card with two sets of stamps in no time! Every time I see a poinsettia I think of the 1970's. Ugly sweaters were big back then and back in now. Nothing is better than mixing... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2019 at Joy Clair
Recently I have been intrigued by the difference between pigment and dye ink. Pigment ink sits on top of the paper where as dye ink soaks in and colors the paper. Pigment ink, in theory, should work on both dark and light paper since it does not soak in. So,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2019 at Joy Clair
Recently I participated in a fabulous YouTube Hop featuring My Favorite Fall Colors. I knew The Fall Greetings Stamp Set was the perfect match! I created two cards with it utilizing Colorburst and Aqua Flow Markers. To see the process check out the video here. The key to these cards... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2019 at Joy Clair
Leisure Arts is a big player in bringing crafters economical craft supplies. One of the things they have are markers! Markers are some of the most popular mediums artists and crafters use. This is a great resource if you want to try water based markers, but don't want to drop... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2019 at Joy Clair
One of the things I struggle with is my hand writing. As a child I had dyslexia and was left handed. Back in the 1980's it was not acceptable. I wrote on an angle and just struggled with it. As I got older and put myself through college it got... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2019 at Joy Clair
The Moose Christmas set makes me smile. I had to use it on a card! In collaboration with Rinea Foiled paper I decided it would be the perfect substrate for the moose. I first ghost inked the tree from this set. Then I used Stazon ink in Shamrock Green and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2019 at Joy Clair
Okay, so these are not spooky as much as they are cute! This month we have a wonderful collaboration going on between Joy Clair Stamps and Rinea Foiled Paper. I created a five card Halloween series with the foiled paper as the background and the October Fun stamp set. Check... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2019 at Joy Clair
Hello Friends! Betz Golden here with a wonderful card set utilizing Thermoweb and the Boss Babe set from Joy Clair. I used Gina K and a stencil to create. You can see all the details along with close ups on my blog. Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2019 at Joy Clair
The Be A Flamingo Stamp Set is not only great for Bible journaling, it is also perfect for a summer themed card. I could not decide what I liked more -- the flamingo or pineapple. So, I used both and made two cards. I originally wanted a shaker card, so... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2019 at Joy Clair
I am super excited to celebrate the 5th Birthday of Joy Clair with you today! In honor of this happy time I am celebrating with these three cards: The Hoppy Birthday Stamp is one of my favorite Birthday sets. My daughter kinda reminds me of a frog when she makes... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2019 at Joy Clair
Hello Friends! Betz Golden here today with a set of ATC's using the new releases! I learned about Artistic Trading Cards a decade ago. When I first was asked to create them I was terrified! At the time I was strictly a scrapbooker. The thought of working on such a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2019 at Joy Clair
Have you played with all the class in a box type kits that companies are coming out with? Basically you get to learn a technique without having to take a class. You just have to pick up the kit and follow directions! These are some of my favorite things to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2019 at Joy Clair
Hello friends! I am Betz Golden, a designer on the Joy Clair team! I am super excited to be part of this collaboration between Joy Clair and Clear Scraps. For this project I used the No Prob-llama stamp set and the Birch Birthday album. Please make sure you check out... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2019 at Joy Clair
Hello Friends! Betz Golden here! Today I wanted to share with you a fun home decor piece. I am breaking away from the traditional papercrafting to share a different way to use a stamp set! Using the a Birch piece by Clear Scraps as my base, I stamped a frame... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2019 at Joy Clair
Hello friends! Betz Golden here! Today I am sharing with you a card I created with one of my favorite stamp sets by Joy Clair. I had so much fun painting it and giving realistic glass effects on the back window, tail lights and licence plate. I got the idea... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2019 at Joy Clair
There are two things (well more than two, but these are my favorite) I adore about Joy Clair Stamps. The sass and the extensive collections for creating in the Bible. I love to use the stamps in my Bible. The time I spend creating a page is worship for me.... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2019 at Joy Clair
Hello Friends! I hope you are having a "Jawsome" Day! Today I want to share with you two cards I created with one of the new stamp set. I like to get more bang for my buck by creating a few cards with each stamp set. Rarely do I sit... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2019 at Joy Clair
Betz Golden is going to show us how we can use Cut Files with a Scan N Cut using a file from the Cutting Cafe! With the end of the school year fast approaching, this is a great project for a teacher. For each of these cards I used scraps... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2019 at Joy Clair
Mt sweet nephew has a birthday coming up. I want to give him "Oh the Places You Go" book and thought a matching card would be perfect! I used two pictures I took a few years back of him. I like baby feet and wanted to include it in the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2019 at Joy Clair
One of the things I have set out to do this year is get into Bible Journaling. God gave me a passion for art and a creative mind. It only makes sense that He would speak to me through it. Once a week I sit down for a few hours... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2019 at Joy Clair
It is getting close to Easter which means spring cards are happening in my parts! I decided to use the Easter Greetings set to make a set of three 5.5 cards. The Easter bunnies appear to be black on the package and some people really struggle with that. They think... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2019 at Joy Clair
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