Cards for Crafty Friends

Hello. The majority of the cards I send out is for fellow crafters (a.k.a. my tribe). I’ve had some fun crafty themed products sitting on my desk for awhile and wanted to use them to create a few interactive cards for my crafty friends… I started by die-cutting THIS die from THIS fun foam. I used it as a stamp that I temporarily adhered inside my MISTI. I inked it up with several colors...

More Inspiration-BEE Yourself July 2019 Card Kit

Hi, crafty friends. I shared a card recently HERE using THIS new card kit. I loved the card kit so much that I have more inspiration to share today… I’m really enjoying square cards lately. I started with a card base of 5 x 5 and adhered some of the kit’s patterned paper to it. On a black piece of card stock, I white heat embossed the bee and sentiment image from THIS stamp...

30 Day Coloring Challenge + Simple Father’s Day Cards

Hello, crafty friends. It’s time for another 30 Day Coloring Challenge.  Yay! If you’re unfamiliar with Kathy Racoosin’s Coloring Challenge, click HERE for all the information. My son and I wanted to join in on the fun and recently did a bit of coloring together to create two cards for Father’s Day. I always find it best to keep masculine cards clean and simple and THESE coloring cards are perfect for that… First up is...

BEE Yourself July 2019 Card Kit

Hello, crafty friends. I’m a big fan of Simon Says Stamp’s card kits and I think this month’s kit may be my favorite! It’s available now and you can find more about it HERE. I’m sharing a card today using the kit’s goodies… The kit comes with some fabulous foil and honeycomb die, so I decided to die-cut THIS toner paper and run it through THIS machine with the rainbow foil from the kit....

Picket Fence June 2019 Release

Howdy, crafty friends. Picket Fence Studios has a new release HERE and I’ve used some of the products to create a couple of cards with a simple interactive element. For the first card… I stamped THIS fish image with a few different orange Distress Oxide inks. I used THIS coordinating die to cut out the image. For the background, I inked up a piece of THIS card stock with a variety of blue Distress...

Father’s Day Card

Howdy, crafty friends. Father’s Day is just around the corner so I wanted to share the card I created for my husband. I love incorporating photos on a card to make the card extra special… I started by cutting THIS die from a piece of white card stock. I stamped the circles from THIS stamp set along the border to resemble lights. I stamped a sun rays background (the one I used is no...

Even More Rest and Refresh Release Inspiration

Hi, crafty friends. I’m loving THIS stamp set from THIS release and wanted to share a card I created with it… I stamped the cute house image from THIS stamp set. I trimmed it out and adhered it to a die-cut panel that I created with THIS border die. By running it through multiple times, it gives a cover plate look. I adhered the die-cut background to a white card base for a tone...

Rest and Refresh Blog Hop-Day 2

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s project is part of a blog hop celebrating THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… I created the backgrounds by stamping the hexagon cluster border from THIS stamp set on pieces of THIS card stock using THIS ink repeatedly, covering the entire panels. I die-cut the panels using THIS and THIS stitched rectangle dies. I adhered them to white note cards and then die-cut a hexagon shape, creating a window....

More Rest and Refresh Inspiration-CAS Masculine Birthday Card

Howdy, crafty friends. THIS new collection has some really fun nautical products and I used one of them to create a simple birthday card for a boy… I started by cutting strips of colored card stock in nautical colors. I adhered them to a card stock panel and cut them using THIS rounded rectangle die. I die-cut THIS anchor die from the center. I cut the die from gray card stock as well and in...