Honey Bee Stamps Treat Shop

Hello, crafty friends. Did you know that Simon Says Stamp features a new brand every month? Honey Bee Stamps (one of my favorite companies) was featured for June HERE. Since we have one more day left in June, I thought I would share a card I made with some of my favorite Honey Bee products… I started by die-cutting THIS die four times. I added some brick stenciling tot he bottom of the top...

Send Happiness Release Inspiration

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back with another card share from THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp. I shared THIS dog card recently and I wanted to show you another example of that design… I started by stamping THIS background stamp using THIS ink on THIS card stock. I die-cut and THIS dog die and THIS word die and adhered them on top of the background. I added one of THESE thin frames and...

Send Happiness Release

Howdy, crafty friends. Simon Says Stamp has a new release HERE and today’s card features some of the new products… I started by ink blending THIS stencil with three colors of Distress inks. I die-cut THIS word from black and white card stock and adhered it to the card. Under it, I stamped the birthday word from THIS stamp set. I die-cut THIS adorable puppy from brown and black card stock and blended some...

World of Love Card

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back today with another card share… I stamped THIS background stamp on a blue panel using a rainbow of Distress Oxide Inks. I chose to use Distress Oxide inks instead of regular dye ink because that ink has a pigment property so it stamps vibrant on colored card stock. Also, to ink up the large image with full size ink pads, I just used the corner and swiped the color...

Reverse Confetti Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release in honor of Reverse Confetti’s 7th birthday. Yay! I have a tall, slimline card to share today… I started by stamping the rainbow image from THIS stamp set (that is free with a $60 purchase! check the RC site for all the detials) towards the top of my card panel. The card panel and card base measure 3.5...

Crafty Friends Card

Howdy, crafty friends. I’m loving THIS new release and sharing more inspiration using some of the products… I started by cutting strips of colored card stock to cover a card front panel. I laid one of the images from THIS stamp set on top of a stripe and stamped it repeatedly using my MISTI in a coordinating ink color for a tone on tone look. I repeated the process for all the images and...

Crafty Hugs Release Blog Hop-Day 1

Hello, crafty friends. I’m so happy to be part of this blog hop celebrating THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… To create these cards, I started by applying ink through THIS and THIS stencil with THIS ink. For this card… After inking it with yellow, I laid the stencil back down, shifted it slightly and applied THIS color of ink. Where the yellow and blue overlap, you get green… For the next card…...

Sending Crafty Hugs

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m back again today with more inspiration using Simon Says Stamp’s new release HERE… I started with a tall, slimline card panel measuring 3.5 x 9 inches. I stamped all the bunnies from THIS adorable stamp set and did a lot of masking with THIS masking paper. When masking images, make sure to stamp the image you want in front first, then mask and stamp the image behind it on...

Crafty Hugs Release

Hello, crafty friends. Simon Says Stamp has a new release HERE and it is fabulous! I’m sharing a couple of cards today using some of the new goodies… For both cards, I started by white heat embossing THIS background. This background stamp is unique as it allows you to remove the hexagon from the center of the stamp. I die-cut THIS hexagon die six times from THIS masking paper. I used the masking pieces...

Adding Color Quickly

Hello, crafty friends. I’m sharing a simple sympathy card today with an ink blended background… I’m not the best at coloring so I’m always looking for ways to add color without coloring individual images. I started by stamping the leaves from THIS stamp set on THIS note card with THIS ink. Whenever I want to fill a background with individual images, I lay as many as I can out on the panel inside my...