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...

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...

Sunny Days Ahead Release Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. I’m so excited to be part of the Sunny Days Ahead Release Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release. I’ve created two cards from one background image… I started by heat embossing THIS background image on to THIS card stock using THIS embossing powder. I started with a 6 x 6 sheet of card stock so I could get the entire background image. I colored in the image with THESE markers and...

New Alcohol Inks

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m in love with the new alcohol ink colors from Ranger and I’ve been experimenting with them creating backgrounds… I applied a few alcohol inks with THIS blending solution on to THIS yupo paper to create a background. I used THIS tool to blow the ink around and mx the color. While it was still wet, I rubbed a piece of THIS over it. Any spot that was sticky from...

Simon Says Wednesday Challenge: Party Time

Hi there, crafty friends. It’s been so fun being a December guest over HERE on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog.   It’s the last challenge of the month (because Christmas is next week) and the theme is Let’s Party featuring Simon Says Stamp products. Here is the card I created… I die-cut a circle to create a window on a white 4.25 x 4.25 panel. I used THIS die to create a...

STAMPtember Blog Party

Hi, crafty friends. The STAMPtember fun continues and I’m thrilled to share a couple of cards as part of Simon Says Stamp’s STAMPtember Blog Party. You can find all the details about the party HERE. Let’s get this party started with some party critters… I love stretching my stamps and for today’s card, I did just that with a border stamp… I started by stamping the border of animals image from THIS stamp set...

More Inspiration using the Believe in You Release

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back with even more inspiration using the new release from Simon Says Stamp, which you can find┬áHERE. I created a set of birthday cards with THIS new stamp set. I’m a big fan of watercolor but struggle with it. I love the look of ink smooshing but wanted a more controlled look, so I applied the ink to a small acrylic block. I used a rainbow of Distress mini inks...

Party Like a Panda Card Kit

Hi, crafty friends. I have a birthday card to share today using products from THIS new card kit… I started by stamping the presents. I knew I was going to do some masking so I started stamping the images I wanted in front. That was the first row of presents along the bottom of the pile. After that row was stamped, I created masks from THIS to cover the images and began stamping the...

More Rest and Refresh Inspiration-CAS Masculine Birthday Card

Howdy, crafty friends. THIS new collection has some really fun nautical products and I used one of them to create a simple birthday card for a boy… I started by cutting strips of colored card stock in nautical colors. I adhered them to a card stock panel and cut them using THIS┬árounded rectangle die. I die-cut THIS anchor die from the center. I cut the die from gray card stock as well and in...