Simon Says Stamp | CAS Card Tips. Video
Yana Smakula
by Yana Smakula
2w ago
Hello, crafters. Welcome back for another Yippee For Yana video! In this video, I’m stamping CAS birthday cards and sharing some tips along the way! Like this project? Pin it and save for later | Curious about my project photography? Click for details.  VIDEO TUTORIAL Watch the video below or on my Youtube channel. TIP #1 STAMP VERTICALLY! Have you ever stamped your horizontal sentiments vertically? Try it. I used the “Hello” from the Clean Line XL stamp set by CZ, and also “a little birdie told me” from the Printmaking Birds set to create a sentiment for my card. Instead ..read more
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Spellbinders | Anemone Cards – Inspired by Joan Bardee. Video
Yana Smakula
by Yana Smakula
3w ago
Hello! Recently, I shared a video with a look at my new collection with Spellbinders called Anemone Blooms. I’m so glad and so thrilled to hear your feedback, you guys are loving it, and your kind words and encouraging comments make my heart happy. Like this project? Pin it and save for later | Curious about my project photography? Click for details.  Today I thought I would share a card-making process and will show you how I use some of the Anemone Blooms products. These cards are inspired by Joan Bardee. I adore everything Joan makes, and I find her cards to be very inspiring ..read more
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MFT Stamps | Cats Pattern Stamping. Video
Yana Smakula
by Yana Smakula
3w ago
Hello, stampers! Welcome back for another video tutorial. In this video, I am creating a card for my favorite purrrson using the MFT Cattitude stamp set and pattern stamping technique! I wanted to create a background filled with playful cats, I stamped 3 cat images 3 times onto white cardstock using my mini MISTI, giving me 9 images in total. I also stamped several balls of yarn, as little filler elements for my kitty background. Like this project? Pin it and save for later | Curious about my project photography? Click for details.  VIDEO TUTORIAL Watch the video below or on my Yout ..read more
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My New Collection with Spellbinders – Anemone Blooms. Video
Yana Smakula
by Yana Smakula
1M ago
Hello crafters, I’m very excited to introduce you to my new collection with Spellbinders called Anemone Blooms. The collection is launching today and you can find it in the Spellbinders Online shop and also at many retailers online, I have direct links below. Simon Says Stamp and Scrapbook.com have already had this collection for a few weeks now, so some of you might have already even purchased it. Similar to the collection I did last year, called Yana’s Blooms I designed Anemone Blooms with elegant floral card-making in mind. The theme for this collection is Birthday and Friendships and all ..read more
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Simon Says Stamp | Happy Colorful Stamping. Video
Yana Smakula
by Yana Smakula
1M ago
Hello, crafters. Welcome back for another Yippee For Yana video! In this video, I’m doing some happy colorful stamping to boost my mood and I encourage you to do the same! Like this project? Pin it and save for later | Curious about my project photography? Click for details.  VIDEO TUTORIAL Watch the video below or on my Youtube channel. CARD DETAILS I am using the Waves Builder stamp set to create a colorful background for my card. I love this stamp because each section is separate allowing me to stamp it in a different color of ink without the need to do any maskin ..read more
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Quick Tip – Glitter Foam Sheets
Yana Smakula
by Yana Smakula
1M ago
Hello, friends! Today I have a quick tip for you on using Glitter Foam Sheets. What are Glitter Foam Sheets? Think glitter sheets, the usual, paper covered with glitter that we all love and use so much, especially when we make Holiday cards. Now put that glitter onto a sheet of fun foam and imagine all the different colors. Not just the different colors of glitter, but also the different colors of fun foam, under that glitter, to match the glitter. Like this project? Pin it and save for later | Curious about my project photography? Click for details.  VIDEO TUTORIAL Watch the video ..read more
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More Stitching Die of the Month Club Inspiration
Yana Smakula
by Yana Smakula
1M ago
Hello friends! I’m back to share 2 additional card ideas featuring the Spellbinders Stitching Die of the Month. I talked about this new Club HERE and I, I’ll say it again, I love it! I can’t wait to see the design for February! You know how much I love to use the color black for my card backgrounds, so of course, I was tempted to stitch a black background using a combination of black & gold thread. I used the Brushed Black cardstock and combined it with the Diamant floss from DMC and Holiday Diamant floss and Fashion Gold dots. I went with an open design for this card and added a gold foi ..read more
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Simon Says Stamp | Balloon Greetings Birthday Cards. Video
Yana Smakula
by Yana Smakula
1M ago
Hello, crafters. Welcome back for another Yippee For Yana video! In this video, I am stamping simple Birthday cards using the Balloon Greetings stamp set. The idea for my project today is to stamp a balloon cluster or a balloon background using various colors of ink. Like this project? Pin it and save for later | Curious about my project photography? Click for details.  VIDEO TUTORIAL Watch the video below or on my Youtube channel. CARD DETAILS I have my mini-MISTI stamping tool and white cardstock panel already placed inside the MISTI. I found I needed to double-stamp ea ..read more
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Simon Says Stamp | Mass Produce Christmas Cards with Printmaking Pines. Video
Yana Smakula
by Yana Smakula
2M ago
Hello, crafters. Welcome back for another Yippee For Yana video! Today we are mass-producing Christmas cards using the Printmaking Pines stamp set from Simon Says Stamp. Like this project? Pin it and save for later | Curious about my project photography? Click for details.  I love to combine various stamp sets to give the images a new, different look. Today I’m working with 4 sets – Printmaking Pines, I am a big fan of the Printmaking stamp series, you might remember my previous videos featuring other Printmaking sets, next I have the Holiday Horizon set, which is new to me set ..read more
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Wax Bead Embellishments & Crafting for Fun
Yana Smakula
by Yana Smakula
2M ago
Hello crafters. In this video, I’m creating Birthday cards (because I never have enough of those) and I’m experimenting with wax beads to create color-coordinated embellishments for my cards. Like this project? Pin it and save for later | Curious about my project photography? Click for details.  VIDEO TUTORIAL Watch the video below or on my Youtube channel. CARD DETAILS I picked several products from the Sealed by Spellbinders collection to create these cards. I used the Sealed Berry Sprig die set, I cut them from 2 shades of green cardstock, Peridot, and Rainforest, and berry ..read more
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