Magic Color Slider Card

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back today with a fun interactive card… I’ve had THIS die for awhile now and haven’t had the time to play with it, until now. This card was fun to make. Let me start by saying that if dies like this intimidate you, give them a try anyway. I found great resources like THIS and THIS video that walks you through every step and made the process simple. I started by

Crayon Textured Backgrounds

Hi, crafty friends. Recently, I went through a creative block and it was lasting longer than I’d like. Since this is my job, I don’t have time to wait for it to come back. Whenever this happens, I find I can get out of it by just playing. My son’s crayons were laying out on my craft desk next to THIS embossing plate. I started to think what would happen if I laid paper on

More Simon Says Stamp March 2018 Card Kit Inspiration

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back today with more inspiration using THIS new card kit from Simon Says Stamp. If you missed my previous post with more kit inspiration, click HERE. I die-cut THIS die from white cardstock and stamped the image and coordinating from THIS cute set (included in the kit) using THIS ink. I clear heat embossed it so that it would create barriers keep the watercolors from spreading to areas I didn’t want.

Simon Says Stamp March 2018 Card Kit

Hi, crafty friends. I’m sharing some inspiration using THIS Simon Says Stamp’s March card kit. It’s packed full of great spring themed products. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for spring! I fell in love with the bunny image in THIS stamp set from the kit. I stamped, colored, and cut him out and added a pom pom for his tail. For the background, I used the two mini ink cubes from the

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 of

Ice Cream Gift Basket

Hello, crafty friends. Recently, I created an ice cream gift basket for a family as a gift and wanted to create something to add a handmade element to it. I thought THIS die would be perfect. I cut the die from a few pieces of felt and started stitching. I love how it turned out… I kept the cone part flat, just doubling up the layers. For the ice cream part, I stuffed it with

Simon Says Stamp Love Release Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. I’m taking part in a blog hop today celebrating the new release from Simon Says Stamp. You can find the entire Love Release HERE. THIS stamp set won my heart as soon as I opened my package and since I couldn’t choose just one or two images, I created a card set… I also want to share a few time saving tips along the way. I was able to create this card

More Simon Says Stamp Love Release Inspiration

Hi, crafty friends. I’m sharing another project using new products from Simon Says Stamp’s Love Release… THIS new stamp set has won my heart. SO adorable. I stamped , colored, and cut out several waffles. I used THIS die to create a cut out in the center of a scalloped panel cut with THIS die. The waffles fit in the circle opening perfectly. I clear heat embossed a coordinating sentiment along the bottom and added

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

Wild About You

Hello, crafty friends. Today I’m back with a masculine card design perfect for Valentine’s Day… I find it difficult to create masculine cards and usually Valentine’s Day is flooded with pink and red. However, after stamping, coloring and cutting out the image from THIS stamp set, I kept the rest of the card design simple to make the color combination pop. Since it was more earth tone colors, it lends itself to a masculine design.