Photo Christmas Card

Hello. I thought I’d share our family Christmas card for this year… I love creating interactive cards and adding photos to Christmas cards, so THIS die was perfect. I cut it from black cardstock and added a photo of my two sons on the inside… I created a snow bank using THIS die and added a sentiment from THIS stamp set. I stamped THIS background to create shingles for the house and added snow...

Technique Tuesday Animal House Stamps

Hi, friends. I have a few cards today featuring stamp sets from Technique Tuesday’s Animal House line… None of the stamp sets featured are holiday themed stamp sets, but I wanted to show you how simply adding a few stamped elements can change the theme of an image and stretch the use of your stamps.  For the first card… I added some holiday stamps to THIS stamp set to create a holiday scene.  I...

Santa Treat Bag

Hi, there. How is your holiday prep going? I’m finding myself purchasing a lot of gift cards this year. I like gift cards because the recipient can purchase whatever they choose, but I’m always looking for fun ways to present them. I used THIS die to create a treat bag and decorated it with some dies to create a Santa suit… I die-cut the die twice from THIS cardstock and adhered the two pieces...

Simon Says Stamp DieCember Release Blog Hop

Hi, friends. Happy DieCember! I will be sharing four cards today featuring Speech Bubble Windows created with THIS new die set… I die-cut THIS, THIS, THIS, and THIS word from foil paper and cut the shadow from black cardstock. I die-cut one of THESE speech bubbles from the center of some of THIS new glitter cardstock and four top folding white note cards. I adhered a piece of acetate on top of the opening...

More DieCember Inspiration

Hello. I’m back with  more DieCember inspiration using another Story Book die from Simon Says Stamp. If you follow my blog, you probably know I’m a big fan of the story book die collection. I’ve made several cards using them. Click HERE to see yesterday’s post featuring the penguin story book dies and click HERE to see another previous story book animal project. Today’s card uses THIS cute moose… As soon as I saw him,...

One Product, Five Ways – Day 1

Hello, friends. I’m doing something a little different this week. I’m highlighting a product and sharing five different ways to use it. THIS is the product I will be using… I love simple dies like this because you can do so much with them. For today’s card… …I used the product as intended and die-cut all of the tree images from THIS patterned paper. I adhered them to a piece of white cardstock using...

SSS December Card Kit Inspiration Week-Day 4

Hello. I’m continuing the SSS December Card Kit Inspiration week with this interactive slider card… When you pull the red circle tab, Santa slides over to Mrs.Claus and they hold hands… I stamped, colored, and cut out the Santa and Mrs. Claus image. I created a card base created from THIS cardstock and adhered a piece of the patterned paper from the kit on top that was die-cut with THIS die. I also die-cut...

SSS December Card Kit Inspiration Week-Day 3

Hi there. I’m back today sharing more inspiration using THIS card kit from Simon Says Stamp. If you missed Day One, click HERE. If you missed Day Two, click HERE. Today’s inspiration is a shaker card…. I die-cut two of the patterned papers from the kit using THIS die. I white heat embossed a sentiment on a sheet of THIS acetate and adhered it on top of several layers of THIS die using THIS...

SSS December Card Kit Inspiration Week-Day 2

Hello, friends. I’m back today with another card using THIS December Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp. If you missed yesterday’s inspiration using the kit, click HERE. I thought it would be fun to create a Santa’s selfie card. I die-cut a polaroid shape from an older die that I had in my stash. I stamped a mask for each image using THIS masking paper. Whenever you are stamping a scene with masking, you...