Author Archives: Karen Aicken

Hello Sunshine Slimline Wiper Card

Hello crafty friends … It’s Karen Aicken here, from Painted Mountain Cards with my final Inspiration Team post and this time I used the new Hello Sunshine Wiper Insert on a Slimline Card. I also stamped a greeting from the Scattered Thoughts stamp set and the cute mouse from the Perfect Birthday.  I also have […]

Shaker Tag with Succulents

Hello crafty friends! It’s Karen Aicken here, from Painted Mountain Cards and I am sharing a fun way to dress up your gift bags. I like succulent imagery, so I was pretty happy with the variety of designs in the new Positively Plants stamp set that was released this month. I also like the loose, […]

‘Teacher Thank You’ Wiper Card

Hello crafty friends! It’s Karen Aicken here, from Painted Mountain Cards and I’m sharing my Inspiration Team post with a combination of new release dies and older ones too. I chose to make a Teacher Thank You card, for one of our grandkids to give to their teachers. The Carly Alphabet from last month’s release […]

CAS Folded Butterfly Card

It’s Karen Aicken here from Painted Mountain Cards and I’m sharing my Inspiration Team post using the April Release. I chose to work with the Folded Butterfly die, and made a CAS (Clean And Simple) card. Craft wire was used to gather up the folds and then curled for the antenna. The new Alphabet, Carly […]

Roses and Stars Wiper Card for Mother’s Day

i-crafter rose heart

Hello crafty friends – it’s Karen Aicken here from Painted Mountain Cards and I’m sharing a pretty Mother’s Day Wiper Card that features the NEW Rose Heart die! I’m a huge fan of the i-crafter Wiper Inserts, so used the Pop Up Wiper Insert inside the card. The wiper arms hold fussy cut elements that […]

‘So Sorry’ Floral Card

Hello crafty friends … It’s Karen Aicken here from Painted Mountain Cards, and today I’m sharing another Inspiration Team post using the i-crafter March Release. I absolutely loved the floral card that  Teammate Jennifer Paar Gross made for our March Release Blog Hop. I was inspired to create my own, using the smaller flowers from […]

Swan Trifold Card

Hello crafty friends …   Karen Aicken here from Painted Mountain Cards and I’m sharing my Inspiration Team card using the Tunnel Card die which is part of the March i-crafter release. Rather than make a tunnel card though, I used the dies to make a Trifold card! I sandwiched acetate between the kraft card stock and […]

Wiper Anniversary Card

Hello crafty friends … It’s Karen Aicken here from Painted Mountain Cards and today I’m sharing my Inspiration Team post. Since I’m such a fan of the Wiper Inserts, that is what I went with again today, but also combined some additional February release dies and others from January.  If you’d like to see a […]