Sending Good Vibes

  Hi there, crafty friends. I’m so excited that the new Good Vibes release is now available from Simon Says Stamp. You can view the entire release HERE. I’ve been busy making samples with the awesome products. For today’s card… I started with the background. I wanted to create a 60’s tie dye look to go along with the font of the word die. I cut colored tissue paper into squares, sprayed it with...

Layton’s Legacy Card Drive

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s post is a special one. The talented Lea Lawson has created an amazing card drive and fundraiser in memory of her son, Layton. You can read all about her story and details HERE. I wanted to make a few cards that will be donated to NICU parents… Lea asks that the cards be created around a moodboard that she shares HERE. I chose three colors from the board and stamped...

Simon Says Stamp Fluttering By Release Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m taking part in a fun blog hop today in celebration of Simon Says Stamp’s newest release. You can view the entire release HERE. I created a clean and simple card set using some of the new products.┬áTHIS stamp set is so adorable and I thought it paired nicely with THIS new stamp set. I started by die-cutting several panels out of white card stock using THIS die. I stamped the...

Simon Says Stamp March Release Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. I’m excited to be a part of the Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp. I used several new goodies on these three cards… I’ve recently joined the alcohol ink band wagon and have been experimenting by making backgrounds. I wanted to share a few ideas on how to use portions of the backgrounds that you aren’t happy with. The first background was created using THIS alcohol ink...

Spotlight Coloring

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card features spotlight coloring… I stamped THIS background die using THIS white pigment ink using my MISTI. After the ink was dry, I colored in a portion of the background to draw the eye in and focus on the sentiment. I placed the piece back into my MISTI and stamped again with the white pigment ink. This really makes the image pop. I die-cut the center portion of the background...

Rainbow Cards

Hello, crafty friends. I have a soft spot for anything rainbow. Rainbows make me happy. I’m sharing two cards today that features rainbow and THIS new cloud die. For the first card… I die-cut THIS die from THIS patterned paper to create a rainbow. I die-cut the clouds using THIS die from THIS glitter paper. I backed the opening of the eyes with black cardstock and adhered them to the bottom of each side...

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...

Tasty Taco Trucks Mini Cards

Hi there. Happy Friday. Today’s project is a just for fun project that I’ve been meaning to share since summer. My sweet friend, Lydia Fiedler sent me the Tasty Trucks Stamp set from a recent Stampin’ Up Sale-a-bration promotion and I created some mini cards with the adorable images… I stamped the images with THIS ink on to a piece of watercolor cardstock cut with THIS die. I used THESE markers to watercolor with....