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...

Toadally Unfrogettable Card Kit

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card share features the August Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp… How cute are those images!? I started by embossing a piece of watercolor card stock with the embossing folder included in the kit. I laid down a A2 rectangle mask in the center of the panel and then laid the Build a Frog Pond stencil (included in the kit) on top and inked up the bottom portion to create...

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....

Interactive Birthday Card

Hi, crafty friends. I’m sharing a card today featuring the new 3D Card Die Set… I started by cutting a piece of blue card stock to 2.75 x 5.25 to create the reveal panel. I applied the Blanco transfer gel through the Fading Circles stencil on the panel. I chose to use the Blanco transfer gel because I was applying it on top of colored card stock. After it was completely dry, I laid...

More Rainbow Release Inspiration

Howdy, crafty friends. I have another card to share using more goodies from the new Rainbow Release HERE. On a slimline panel, I applied pink ink through the Fading Hearts stencil and then I applied Glitter Glitz Gel on top for some sparkle and shine. I stamped and colored the sundae images from the Sundae Afternoons stamp set and used the coordinating dies to cut them out. I white heat embossed a sentiment from...

Happy Birthday Beautiful Slimline Card

Hi, crafty friends. I’m really loving creating slimline cards lately. I have one to share today… I stamped and colored the floral image from the Slimline Florals stamp set. I used the coordinating die to cut it out. I white heat embossed the happy birthday sentiment on a black slimline card panel and added the Beautiful die to finish the sentiment. Here’s a closer look… I also created an envelope using the Slimline Envelope...

Reverse Confetti May Release Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new Reverse Confetti release… I have a few projects to share with you today using the new release… To create the slimline card, I covered a panel using colored card stock strips. I stamped and colored the adorable images from the Punny Party stamp set and used the coordinating dies to cut them out. I stacked them on top of...

More Born to Sparkle Release Inspiration

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration using THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… To create this card, I started by inking up a brick stencil on a side fold white note card. I die-cut the Window Blooms coordinating die in the front to create an opening. I also die-cut some grass and adhered it along the bottom. I stamped, colored, and die-cut two window boxes. One for the front of the...

Hello Beautiful Release Blog Hop-Day 1

Hello, crafty friends. I’m thrilled to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new release. I have three cards to share today featuring my favorite stamp set from the release… I wanted to share several ways to use one stamp set. When I get a new stamp set and I’m not sure what creative direction I’m going in, I like to start by stamping all the images and using the coordinating dies to...