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...

Make Magic Release

Hello there, crafty friends. Simon Says Stamp has a new release HERE and it is simply magical. I created this card using some of the new goodies… I started by creating the background. I applied water all over a piece of watercolor card stock and added in purple and blue watercolors from my gansai tambi set. While it was still wet, I sprinkled on salt. I just used regular table salt. After it was...

New Distress Color: Prize Ribbon

Hello, crafty friends. The “Prize Ribbon” goes to Tim Holtz for revealing a gorgeous new Distress color today… Here’s the card I created using some of the new Prize Ribbon products… I wanted to create a background made from the new Prize Ribbon products so I used the Wave Builders Background Stamp from Simon Says Stamp. I chose this stamp because you can stamp the layers individually to build the background. Here is a...

Reverse Confetti July Release Blog Hop

Hi there, crafty friends.  I’m excited to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new Reverse Confetti release. I have two cards to share using the new release… For the first card… I stamped the large floral image from the Bloom stamp set and colored it in with Copic Markers. I added lots of shine with a shimmer pen and some gloss with Nuvo Crystal Glaze. I white heat embossed the sentiment from...

Three Finishing Touches for Cards

Howdy, crafty friends. I’m a big believer of it’s all in the details when it comes to card making. Today’s card share features three finishing touches that I like to do to make a card extra special… 1. SPARKLE AND SHINE There are several products I use often to give a card extra sparkle and shine The top two products I use for this is the Nuvo Crystal Glaze and the Aqua Shimmer Pen....