Folk Art Flowers Card Set

Hi there, crafty friends. I have more inspiration to share using THIS new release. I’ve been working on creating Thank You card sets to give to my son’s teachers during Teacher Appreciation week and have a set to share today… Let’s start with the backgrounds. I started by popping out the pieces that are cut from the Folk Art Flowers Background Stamp. I set them aside in the order that they came off so...

Marble Painting + New Distress Color

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s cards showcases the new distress color and features a fun technique… Say hello to Saltwater Taffy. It’s such a happy color and a great addition to the Distress line. Just like with any of the new Distress colors, Saltwater Taffy comes in a variety of mediums. There is the Distress Ink pad and the refill, The Distress Oxide ink pad and the refill, the distress spray stain, the distress...

Ink Blot Shop Release-February 2022

Hello, crafty friends. I have several cards to share today featuring THIS new release from The Ink Blot Shop. The first card is a slimline card featuring the new Little Notes stamp set… To create this card, I stamped three of the note images and stamped sentiments on them from the Little Notes stamp set. I added a few accents to stamp around the sentiments with colored ink and fussy cut the notes out....

Stencil Set Cards + Good Luck Charm Release Blog Hop

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m thrilled to be part of THIS Blog Hop Celebrating THIS new release. I have three cards to share featuring stencil sets… VIDEO I’m excited to bring more video content in 2022. You can watch the video on how I created these cards HERE or click on the video below… For the first card, I applied ink through the Interlocking Circles stencil set. I die-cut the arched dome die from...

Distress Spray Backgrounds

Hello, crafty friends. I have two cards today featuring products from THIS new release. I used Distress sprays with stencils to create quick and easy backgrounds… To create these backgrounds, I sprayed Distress Spray Stains through the stencils. Since these stencils have intricate designs, I sprayed Pixie Spray on the back so they would temporarily adhered down to the cardstock and cause less seeping underneath. For the first card, I sprayed a few pink...

Scent With Love

Hello there, crafty friends. I spent the afternoon crafting with some friends and we tuned into the Create with Us: Scent With Love Facebook Live hosted by Jenn Shurkus and Kelly Marie Alvarez HERE. They made some adorable cards using the Scent With Love stamp set. It was so fun! I created a different design and thought I would share it here… I started by stamping and coloring the images from the Scent with...

Season of Sentiments Card Kit

Hi, crafty friends. I have a card set to share today that features the February Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp… I started by stamping the large floral image from the Orchid Rose Bouquet Stamp set on six pieces of Concord & 9th cardstock panels. I used the coordinating ink color and stamped it repeatedly to get a darker image. I adhered the pieces to a top folding, white notecard and rounded the two...

More To The Moon Release Inspiration

Howdy, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration using THIS new release by Simon Says Stamp… To create this card, I applied navy ink through the Berries and Leaves stencil on a light blue panel. I embossed the Detailed Pincushion Plate Die on top of the stenciled pattern using an embossing mat in my embossing machine. I just love all the texture it adds. Next, I die-cut the Wreath of Love die from white...

Warmest Wishes Card Kit

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features the January 2022 Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp… To create this card, I started by applying ink through the — stencil included in the kit. I used a rainbow of Simon’s saturated inks (which blend beautifully). I trimmed down the panel into four panels and adhered them to a gray A2 panel. I stamped and Copic colored one of the snowman images from the kit’s stamp set...

Embossing Folder Faux Watercolor Background

Hi, crafty friends. THIS recent release from Simon Says Stamp has some fantastic embossing folders in it. I used the Delicate Pine Branches folder on today’s card… To create the background, I applied a few green Distress Oxide inks to one side of the embossing folder (not the raised side, the one with the grooves) and spritzed it with shimmer spritz. I laid the cardstock inside and ran it through my die-cut machine creating...