Cheer and Joy Release Inspiration Week-Day 3

Hi, crafty friends. I’m sharing more inspiration using THIS new release… I stamped THIS adorable puppy image and colored it with THESE markers. I die-cut THIS coordinating die from another piece of card stock that was inked and applied acetate behind the opening, creating a window. I white heat embossed a sentiment from the same stamp set on a red card stock strip and adhered it under the window. I applied foam tape to...

Cheer and Joy Release Inspiration Week-Day Two

Howdy, crafty friends. I have two cards to share for the second day of inspiration week using THIS release from Simon Says Stamp … I started by die-cutting a background I created with THESE alcohol inks with THIS and THIS leaf die. I also cut the die from yellow, orange, and red card stock and layered them under the leaves for dimension. I also like that when you look at the side of the...

Cheer and Joy Release Inspiration Week-Day One

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m back this week with lots of inspiration using THIS Cheer and Joy release from Simon Says Stamp. Put on your sunglasses because I have a bright Christmas card to share… I love to stretch the use of my stamps, especially Holiday Stamps. I stamped the Christmas trees from THIS stamp set in a circle using a variety of Distress Oxide inks. I stamped one tree and then sprayed it...

Cheer and Joy Release Blog Hop-Day One

Hi there, crafty friends. I have three cards to share that is all about die-cuts. I’m using products from THIS new release. There are so many things you can do with your dies. I really like to create backgrounds with them. My favorite is to do white on white. This would work with any color, but I love the simplicity of the white on white. It adds so much texture without being too distracting....

Gnome Tags + Cheer and Joy Release

Hello, crafty friends. I love incorporating handmade touches to my gift giving. Today, I’m sharing some simple gift tags created from die-cuts… I started by die-cutting THIS gnome die from different colors of felt. He is my favorite from THIS new Cheer and Joy Release from Simon Says Stamp. I adhered them down to the outline die-cut using THIS glue. I stamped the back of them with “to” and “from” that came from THIS...

Gina K. Neon Inks

Hello there, crafty friends. Today’s card share is super bright and cheeky… I recently purchased THESE neon inks and I’m in love. If you’re a fan of bright colors like me, go check them out! They are fabulous and come in great colors. I ink blended a panel with THIS pink after die-cutting THIS squirrel. I ink blended another panel using THIS green to layer underneath. I added THIS to the dash lines to...

My Craft Space Tour

Hello, crafty friends. I’m so excited to finally be bringing you a tour of my craft space. My hope in sharing this is that you will find one thing that inspires you to create a space of your own that brings you joy. The video has lots of information as well as five tips at the end, so be sure to check it out HERE… This blog post will just house the specifics of...

Tim Holtz STAMPtember 2019 Collaboration

Hello, crafty friends. I’m a big Tim Holtz fan. His products always inspire me so I was excited to get to play with THIS exclusive collaboration stamp and stencil set for STAMPtember. How fun is THIS stamp set!? THIS stencil that is bundled with it is a must have and I used it on all of today’s projects. For the first card… I started by stamping and then coloring the image with THESE markers....

Full Stamp Set Backgrounds

Howdy, crafty friends. I’m back today with two cards… One of my favorite ways to create a background is by stamping an entire stamp set at once. I leave all the images in place on the plastic and temporarily tape it to my MISTI door. I stamped all the images from THIS stamp set at once using THIS ink and added THIS gold and THIS silver embossing powder on top. I adhered the panels...