Let’s Connect Release Shaker Card

Hello there, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration from THIS release. This time I’m sharing a simple shaker card… I inked up THIS stencil on THIS card stock. I die-cut THIS coordinating die from the front. On the front panel of the card base, I stamped the computer image from THIS adorable stamp set. I temporarily adhered the stenciled panel to the front for correct placement. After coloring in the images, I adhered...

Fun with Foil

Howdy, crafty friends. Today’s card features foiled backgrounds… For the first card… I applied THIS through THIS stencil. After the medium was completely dry, I ran it through THIS machine with THIS foil. I die-cut the panel using THIS die and added a mat using THIS specialty paper. I finished off the design with THIS die-cut sentiment. Here’s a closer look… For the second card… I applied THIS through THIS stencil. After the medium...

Product Showcase: Ink, Mini Blending Brush, and Shimmer

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s post is a bit different. I’ve been playing with some new crafty goodies and they have won my heart so I thought I would share more about them here in a product showcase… I created a card using all three of the products together…. CONCORD AND 9TH INKS First, let’s talk about THESE new Concord & 9th inks… They are a dye ink pad that have a extra firm foam...

Chunky Flower Background

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back with a bright and happy card to kick off the week… I started by applying a rainbow of Distress Ink through THIS stencil. I flicked some water on top for added texture and repeatedly stamped the chunky flower image from THIS stamp set on top of each ink blended area. I adhered the panel to one of THESE note cards and finished off the design with THIS die-cut sentiment....

Congrats Card

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features a simple technique and that is to cut up your background panel to add more interest… I started by inking up THIS stencil with THIS white ink using THIS sponge dauber. I applied it heavily to add some texture. Once dry, I cut the panel in half horizontally and vertically, creating four rectangles. I added some fun foam behind each piece before adhering it to one of THESE...

Even More Send Happiness Inspiration

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card share is full of sparkle and shine and features a few products from THIS release… I started by applying three blue shades of Distress Ink through THIS stencil. Before removing the stencil, I applied THIS on top using THIS tool. I stamped, colored, and fussy cut out images from THIS stamp set. I created sand at the bottom of the scene by die-cutting THIS border from THIS card stock....

Mermaid Card

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration from THIS new release… I started by stamping THIS background stamp on four different shades of blue card stock. I cut out section from each and adhered them to one background to add color and dimension to the waves. This was highly inspired by Yana Smakula and her lesson in Spring Card Camp 1 over at Online Card Classes. I silver heat embossed the sentiment...

Send Happiness Release-Chillin Gnomes

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card is a scene building card… I started by embossing THESE dies towards the bottom of the card panel using THIS embossing mat with my die-cutting machine. Instead of cutting the paper, it makes an impression. I blended some of THIS ink on the waves to make them a bit darker and stand out. I also added THIS for some shine. I die-cut a sand hill using THIS border die....

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...