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 Sending Sunshine Release Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m taking part in a fun blog hop today to celebrate the Sending Sunshine release from Simon Says Stamp. I created two cards using THIS new background die. I used THESE markers and scribbled them quickly in rainbow order on a piece of THIS paper. I used a paintbrush with water to blend the colors. After it was dry, I die-cut it using THIS new background die. I also cut the...

Love You Like Craft Supplies

Hi, crafty friends. I’m loving the new sending sunshine release from Simon Says Stamp. I have another card share featuring some of the new product… THIS new clever stamp set designed by Cathy Zielske is so fun. I thought the sentiment I chose would pair up nicely with THIS stamp set. I stamped the crafty images using THIS ink and clear heat embossed them, creating a background. I also stamped some of THESE hearts...

Simon Says Stamp Sending Sunshine Release

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s card features new products from THIS release by Simon Says Stamp. I started by stamping THIS new background stamp using THIS ink on THIS card stock. I love how much detail it adds but still giving a tone-on-tone look. I stamped the wreath from THIS new stamp set using THIS ink and clear heat embossed it. I used THESE new markers to add a dot of color at the...

Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features THIS new stamp set that is included in THIS new card kit… The stamp set measures 6×8 and has a large floral cluster image in it. I stamped the image twice on a piece of THIS watercolor using THIS ink and clear heat embossed on top for some shine. I decided to leave the floral images without color since they were so bold on their own. I stamped...

Swimming Pool Slider Cards

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s cards were so fun to make. I think THIS stamp and THIS die set are so clever that I had to make a couple of cards with it. First, I stamped all the images at once using my MISTI. I colored them in with Copics and used the coordinating dies to cut them out. I created the water with alcohol inks. I applied alcohol ink THIS paper to resemble water....

New Honey Bee Release-Donut Cards

Hello there, crafty friends. I’m back today with a few cards featuring some new products just released from Honey Bee Stamps. I instantly fell in love with THIS die set and had to make a few donut cards with it… I cut the die three times from kraft cardstock. I also cut the centers out with the circle die in the set. For the first card… I cut the sprinkles circle die from brown...

Time Saving Tips (plus new Clearly Besotted products)

Hi there, crafty friends. Today I’m sharing a few four bar sized cards that feature products from the new Clearly Besotted release. I also want to share a few time saving tips. First, let me share how I created each card… I stamped one of the pig images using THIS ink and added clear embossing powder on top. I painted the image using THIS ink with water. I applied some of THIS ink in...

More Picture Book Die Inspiration

Hi there, crafty friends. Simon Says Stamp recently released three new picture book animal dies and I’m a big fan. I’ve shared two other projects using the otter HERE and the lion HERE, in case you missed them. The final animal from THIS release is THIS cute squirrel… I die-cut the squirrel die from three different browns. I wanted to pop him up so I created a base for the pieces to be adhered...