So Talkative Card Kit

Hello, crafty friends. The October 2021 Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp is now available! I used it to create these three cards… I started by creating the background. The kit comes with a 6×8 stamp set (called So Talkative) that includes a ton of fabulous sentiments. I picked out several and arranged them on an A2 sized white panel, leaving room for the main sentiment in the middle. I picked them all up...

Reverse Confetti Holiday Release Blog Hop

Hi there, crafty friends.  I’m excited to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new Reverse Confetti release. For all of the cards, I die-cut a panel using the Stitched Rectangles die and then die-cut the Tree die from the center and inlaid different cardstocks and specialty papers/materials. I added the Layered Peace die on top and finished the design with a star on top. These cards are so fun to mass produce...

New Distress Christmas Collection

Hi there, crafty friends. Tim Holtz just released some new seasonal products with Ranger and they are amazing. I used a few to create this card… I wanted to create a non Holiday card to show you that these products will elevate any style of card. To create this card, I started by creating the background. I sprayed a mix of Distress Spray Stains and Distress Oxide Sprays along with water on a panel...

STAMPtember 2021-Printmaking Florals

Hi there, crafty friends. My next STAMPtember inspiration project features the Printmaking Florals stamp set and Printmaking Floral Background Stamp (linked at the bottom of this post)… To create this card, I stamped the Printmaking Florals Background using white pigment ink on kraft card stock. I die-cut two circles using the Deckle Edge Circle Dies from colored cardstock and two regular circles from white cardstock. I stamped the outline image from the Printmaking Florals...

STAMPtember 2021

It’s finally here! Happy STAMPtember, crafty friends! If you’re unfamiliar with STAMPtember, it’s a month long stamping celebration hosted by Simon Says Stamp. There is so much in store for this month, but let’s kick off the party with today’s card featuring goodies from release (all linked at the bottom of this post)… I covered an A2 card front with kraft woodgrain cardstock for texture. I stamped the leaves from the Painted Leaves Stamp...

Happy Mail Card

Hello, crafty friends. Who doesn’t love to receive a little happy mail!?… To create this card, I started by stamping the Raining Envelopes multiple times using white pigment ink on a kraft panel. I stamped the Mail’s Here image and colored it with Copic markers.  I used the coordinating die to cut it out. I stamped the Happy Mail sentiment and white heat embossed a sub sentiment on a black card stock strip underneath...

Rainbow Birthday Cake Card

Hello, crafty friends. As soon as I saw the Do What it Cakes stamp set, I knew I wanted to create a giant rainbow cake!… To create this card, I started with the background. I stamped the checkerboard pattern from the On the Ground Background stamp along the bottom of a slimline card panel. I colored in some of the pattern with Copic Markers. I masked off the pattern and applied a rainbow of...

You’re tops in my book

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back with a fun scene card today… I started with a 5.25 x 5.25 card panel. I stamped the Mountainscape Background and colored it with Copic Markers. I stamped and colored images from the Den Sweet Den stamp set and used the coordinating dies to cut them out. I die-cut the Stitched Den dies from the card panel and from woodgrain card stock. I layered the woodgrain pieces into the...

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...

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...