Simon Says Stamp November 2018 Card Kit

Hello there, crafty friends. Today’s card features products from THIS new card kit from Simon Says Stamp… Fall is my favorite time of year and I just love the leaf images in THIS stamp set that is included in the kit. I used THIS stencil along with my MISTI to stamp out all the images in a wreath/circular pattern. I started with the large red flower and worked my way out, leaving room for...

New Picket Fence Release

Hello, crafty friends. I’m sharing three projects today all featuring new products just released from Picket Fence Studios. The new release is FABULOUS! The first card uses THIS new stamp set… I stamped the solid line image repeatedly to create a background using a variety of Distress Oxide Inks. I stamped the sentiment along the bottom. I die-cut THIS circle from the center and THIS rectangle die to create a border. I stamped, colored...

Entire Stamp Set Stamping

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s cards features entire stamp set stamping using a set from THIS new release… I have several stamp sets that are full with small sentiments or small images. They make for a great background. I temporarily adhered THIS stamp set to the door of my MISTI and stamped it on three sheets of white card stock using a variety of Distress Oxide inks, creating an ombre look on each one. I...

Fun and Festive Release

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s project features THIS new stamp set and THIS new die from THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp. It’s called Critter Sweaters and I decided to make a couple of Christmas gift tags… For the bear tag… I cut THIS coordinating bear die twice from kraft card stock and once from white card stock. On the white piece, I stamped a bunch of the line designs to create a sweater...

Intro to Color Theory Class plus Giveaway!

Hi there, crafty friends. Have you heard of THIS class from Online Card Classes? It’s called Introduction to Color Theory and it is fabulous! I struggle sometimes with choosing colors for my projects and this class explains the theory behind color. I was playing along with the first lesson and watercoloring on a small circle of scrap watercolor card stock and thought it would be cute turned into a card… Once the watercolor was...

Larger Cards

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back today with a larger size card that I’ve really enjoyed making lately… I have a lot of backgrounds that I create when I’m just experimenting. I usually die-cut from them or use portions on a new project. However, this particular background was created with alcohol inks and yupo paper. I really liked how it turned out and wanted to keep the entire piece for a card background. So I...

Gingerbread Card

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m back today with a Christmas card using THIS fun stamp set… I started by stamping the background using THIS gingerbread image multiple times with this ink. After white heat embossing the image, I did the same process for the gingerbread faces as well as the focal gingerbread image on THIS card stock. I used the coordinating die to cut it out. I used THIS stamp set with THIS and...

Stencil Stamping Good Luck Card

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card uses new goodies from Simon Says Stamp’s STAMPtember release… I started by inking up THIS stencil with a few Distress Oxide Ink colors. I wasn’t loving the background I created through the stencil so I changed gears and sprayed the stencil with water. It reacted with the ink left on the stencil and I flipped it over and “stamped” it on another piece of card stock. After it was...