Author: Marie Marco

Flower Friends With Marie

Hello crafty friends! Today I’m sharing a floral themed birthday card featuring Flower Friends, one of my all time favorite Spring themed stamp sets from Hello Bluebird.  This set contains three lovely gal pals, but for today’s card, I’m featuring the super adorable deer holding her beautiful flower bouquet to create a sweet and simple composition. I started off by stamping my images onto watercolor paper using Distress Ink In the color Antique Linen. I used Faber-Castell watercolor pencils to color all my images in my favorite no-line coloring technique. Some of the floral images are from the Big...

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Party Parade With Marie

Hello Crafty Friends! It’s Marie back on the blog! Today I’m sharing a birthday card featuring the super cute celebratory critters from the Party Parade Stamp. I’ve paired todays images with the Summer Woods Scene Die to create a wonderful sunset backdrop for a critter party parade in the woods. To start off, I cut my background from bristol smooth cardstock using the Summer Woods Scene Die. I also cut a slimline sized panel from bristol smooth cardstock which will be the base for which my scene dies adhere to. Starting at the top of my slimline panel, I...

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Banner Buddies With Marie

Hello Crafty Friends! With Spring being only a day away, I decided to create a card that reflects the joy and excitement I feel for the upcoming Easter season. My card creation today features the adorable Banner Buddies Stamp. I love working with this stamp set for its many wonderful floral and foliage elements that make coloring and creating floral wreaths super fun . Not to mention, this set also contains such super adorable critters that look up towards the sky. The first step to creating my card was to cut out an A2 sized base panel from Bristol...

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Park Play with Marie

Hello Crafty Friends! In just a few weeks, we finally get to welcome a brand new Spring season and I am so here for it! I’m very excited for warmer weather with flowers and green grass painting the landscapes as well as just being outside soaking in the sunshine.  That being said, I wanted to bring some of springtime energy into today’s new card inspiration  featuring a medley of adorable critters from the Park Play Stamp. I first begin with an A2 sized panel of bristol smooth cardstock and using Distress Inks,  I ink blended the sky portion with...

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Page Turner with Marie

Hello Crafty Friends! It’s Marie back again with another card inspiration. Today I am sharing a friendship card featuring the Page Turner Stamp. If you’re anything like me, and you love books and have friends and family that also share in your love of amazing stories,  this stamp set is perfect! All the images and sentiments in this set are so perfect to let your bookworm friends and family know you’re thinking of them. To make this card, I first started  by die cutting a panel of Neenah Solar White 110 lb. cardstock with the largest die in the...

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