Sunny Days Ahead Card

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration using THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… First, I ink blended a white A2 sized panel with a couple of distress inks. I spritzed i with Shimmer Spritz to make it sparkle and let it dry. I die-cut the panel using the Sunburst Die along with a few additional white pieces to layer behind for dimension. I added the face using one of the Sunny...

More Make Magic Release Inspiration

Howdy, crafty friends. I have more inspiration to share using the new Make Magic Release. I created this card for my son’s music teacher… First, I created the Panda by die-cutting the Big Picture Book Panda Die as well as the Big Picture Book Big Body Die from black and white card stock. I white heat embossed a sentiment from the Xylo Phone stamp set on a piece of black card stock and adhered...

Make Magic Release Blog Hop

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp. This release has some fantastic slimline stencils and I used them to create a few slimline foiled backgrounds… For the first card… I applied the Thermoweb Transfer Gel Blanco paste through the Slimline Sun Rays stencil on a yellow slimline panel. After it was dry, I laid gold foil on top and ran...

More Make Magic Release Inspiration

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration from THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… To create this card, I started by cutting a piece of white card stock to 2.75 x 5.25 to create the reveal panel. I stamped the Handwriting Paper background stamp using blue ink. Next, I stamped it with sentiments from the Teacher Thank Yous stamp set. I also added a few stars from the Magic Stars die....

Make Magic Release

Hello there, crafty friends. Simon Says Stamp has a new release HERE and it is simply magical. I created this card using some of the new goodies… I started by creating the background. I applied water all over a piece of watercolor card stock and added in purple and blue watercolors from my gansai tambi set. While it was still wet, I sprinkled on salt. I just used regular table salt. After it was...

Toadally Unfrogettable Card Kit Part Two

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration from the August Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp… I decided to create another scene card but I used the patterned papers in the kit to do some paper piecing. I started by covering the front of the note card with the stripe patterned paper. I used the kit’s stencil to create the water by tracing it on a blue patterned paper and cutting it out....

New Distress Color: Prize Ribbon

Hello, crafty friends. The “Prize Ribbon” goes to Tim Holtz for revealing a gorgeous new Distress color today… Here’s the card I created using some of the new Prize Ribbon products… I wanted to create a background made from the new Prize Ribbon products so I used the Wave Builders Background Stamp from Simon Says Stamp. I chose this stamp because you can stamp the layers individually to build the background. Here is a...

Toadally Unfrogettable Card Kit

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card share features the August Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp… How cute are those images!? I started by embossing a piece of watercolor card stock with the embossing folder included in the kit. I laid down a A2 rectangle mask in the center of the panel and then laid the Build a Frog Pond stencil (included in the kit) on top and inked up the bottom portion to create...

Reverse Confetti July Release Blog Hop

Hi there, crafty friends.  I’m excited to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new Reverse Confetti release. I have two cards to share using the new release… For the first card… I stamped the large floral image from the Bloom stamp set and colored it in with Copic Markers. I added lots of shine with a shimmer pen and some gloss with Nuvo Crystal Glaze. I white heat embossed the sentiment from...

Three Finishing Touches for Cards

Howdy, crafty friends. I’m a big believer of it’s all in the details when it comes to card making. Today’s card share features three finishing touches that I like to do to make a card extra special… 1. SPARKLE AND SHINE There are several products I use often to give a card extra sparkle and shine The top two products I use for this is the Nuvo Crystal Glaze and the Aqua Shimmer Pen....