Simon Says Stamp Love Release

Hi, crafty friends. Have you seen the new Love Release from Simon Says Stamp!? You can see it HERE. I’m sharing three simple Valentine’s Day tags (using some of the new products) that would make a great gift topper or even wrap around some chocolate to give as a gift… The new picture book dies were the perfect scale for tags. I die-cut a bunch of luggage tags out of white cardstock. The die was

Friends Release Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. I’m honored to be part of this blog hop celebrating Simon Says Stamp’s Friends Release. I have three cards to share today that feature THIS new die set… I thought it would be fun to share three different ways to use the same die set…  1. Create your own DIY cover plate.  I love the look of a die-cut background, but cover plate dies can be expensive. Instead, I created a die-cut

Simon Says Stamp Picture Book Animal Dies

Hi, there. I’m a big fan of the Picture Book animal Dies from Simon Says Stamp. You may remember THIS card I created awhile back? Well, I recreated it using the newest additions to the Picture Book Animal Family…. After die-cutting all the animals, I adhered them to a top folding white note card that I stamped THIS sentiment on. The sentiment is a horizontal sentiment that I cut to create a vertical one. Here

Simon Says Stamp January 2018 Card Kit

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back today sharing a card I created using THIS new card kit from Simon Says Stamp…   I just loved the pattern papers in the kit, so I die-cut a few of them using THESE nested heart dies. I adhered them to a heart shaped note card, which I created using the largest heart shape from the die set. To create a shaped card, I use the same size die cut

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 together

Embellishing Gift Packages

Hello. Today I’m sharing how to embellish gift packages. I will be focusing on Holiday gift packages for this project, but you could do this for any special occasion. So, do you remember THIS speech bubble card set I created? Well, I had the negative glitter die-cuts left over and wanted to put them to good use… I simply adhered the negative pieces to the left over white speech bubbles. Easy peasy. Then I adhered them to

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, I

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 THIS.

SSS Making Spirits Bright Blog Hop

Hello, friends. I’m thrilled to be part of a fun blog hop celebrating the latest release from Simon Says Stamp… I wanted to get a jump start on the Holiday Season, so I created a few Christmas tags using the new picture book dies. I like to make a bunch of tags to keep on hand so when it comes time to wrapping gifts, I’m ready to go… I die-cut THIS Deer, THIS Snowman, and THIS