Sea Treasure Card Kit Inspiration Week-Day 4

Hi there, crafty friends. I hope you’re having a great weekend. I have another card share featuring THIS kit from Simon Says Stamp. For the background, I cut the gorgeous glitter paper included in the kit down to a 4.25 x 5.5 inches and adhered it to one of THESE card bases. I used THIS stitched rectangle die and cut it from a piece of white card stock at an angle, creating a unique...

Sea Treasure Card Kit Inspiration Week-Day 3

Howdy, crafty friends. I’m back with even more inspiration using THIS card kit. The specialty paper in the kit is gorgeous and I knew I wanted to use it for an ocean. I cut it using THIS die to resemble waves. I cut a card base down to 3.5 x 5 and used a variety of Distress Oxide inks to create a sunset for the background. I stamped one of the mermaid images from...

Sea Treasure Card Kit Inspiration Week-Day 2

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back today with more inspiration using THIS Sept. card kit from Simon Says Stamp… I really like how the stamp set included in the kit has many smaller images. I thought it would be fun to use a few of them with THIS wreath builder stencil to create a fun syncronized swimming look with the sea critters. I started by stamping the turtle and then placed the remaining images and...

Sea Treasure Card Kit Inspiration Week-Day 1

Hi there, crafty friends. THIS card kit from Simon Says Stamp is now available and I loved the kit so much that I will be sharing inspiration using it every day this week. I started with the background and used both inks that are included in the kit. I swiped the Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide ink on to a piece of white card stock, almost covering it entirely but leaving a few white streaks....

Adding Layers with Acetate

Howdy, crafty friends. Today’s card shares how to add an unexpected layer to a card using acetate. I started by creating the panel on the inside. I stamped THIS background stamp using a few colors of Distress Spray Stains. I sprayed them on to THIS mat added a bit of water and then painted the color on the background stamp that was placed in the MISTI. I dried it with my heat gun and...

Back to School Bus Card

Hi there, crafty friends. Since going back to school is just around the corner, I thought I’d share a couple of projects using THIS stamp set and THIS coordinating die… How cute is that school bus!? I decided to make a shaped card with it using the coordinating die. I stamped the school bus image using my MISTI with THIS ink. I colored it in with Copics and fussy cut it out along the line....

Lawn Fawn Belated Birthday Card

Hello, crafty friends. I’m always in need of belated birthday cards because I’m notorious for sending them late. Better late than never, right? Today’s belated birthday card features THIS cute stamp set from Lawn Fawn… After stamping and coloring the animals, I used THESE coordinating dies to cut them out. I added THESE eyes for a playful look. I stamped THIS background using THIS ink and die-cut it using THIS die. I stamped the...

Coordinating Die-Cut Window Card

Hello there, crafty friends. Today’s cards features how to stretch the use of your coordinating dies… Coordinating dies are an investment, but there are many fun techniques you can do with them. Instead of just cutting out the image, I created a window for the image. I started by die-cutting THIS coordinating die from the front of white note card. I placed the card in the MISTI and stamped the coordinating image from THIS...

Easy Foiled Background

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card shows how to create an easy foiled background using new goodies from THIS release… I die-cut THIS new background die using THIS Minc paper. This paper is designed to take foil when heated with the MINC machine. I popped out all of the center pieces since some of them already fell out when running it through the die-cut machine. I placed THIS foil on top (pretty side facing up),...

Simon Says Stamp Friendly Frolic Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. I’m thrilled to be part of the Friendly Frolic Release Blog Hop today. I have two cards to share today and they feature the new Picture Book Dies… For the first card… I started by die-cutting THIS die from THIS watercolor card stock and fun foam. I applied THIS and THIS green ink on THIS mat and sprayed it with water. I drug the white card stock piece through the ink...