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...

Stamping Friends Trifecta Blog Hop

Hey, crafty friends. I’m excited to be a part of a special blog hop today. Picket Fence Studios has teamed up with Gina K. Designs and My Sweet Petunia to bring you lots of inspiration. I love this industry and how people work together. It makes my heart happy. It was a pleasure working with Gina K. and My Sweet Petunia products. I used them to create these cards… I started by creating mini...

Birthday Week-Day 5 (Wrap Up)

Hola, crafty friends. I have another birthday card to share today wrapping up Birthday Week here on my blog… I started by cutting THIS paper using THIS die, creating colorful fringed strips. I adhered them to THIS note card and sprayed THIS on top for some shine. I die-cut THIS die from white card stock. It doesn’t cut the circle shape so I die-cut the piece with THIS die on the outside of the...

Birthday Week-Day 4

Hi, crafty friends. I have a cheeky card to share today as part of Birthday Week… I started by stamping THIS candle image multiple times in two rows, one on the top and one on the bottom. I used THIS ink and colored the images (after heat setting) with Copic Markers. I stamped a coordinating greeting from the same set on the top row of candles and added a white heat embossed sentiment from...

Birthday Week-Day 3

Hi there, crafty friends. We are half way through Birthday Week here on my blog and today’s card has a panda who’s ready to party… I started by die-cutting THIS panda with THIS body from black and white card stock. I stamped the sentiment from THIS stamp set on THIS patterned paper. I also cut a birthday party hat from the same patterned paper. I added a border trim on the hat using THIS...

Birthday Week-Day 2

Hi there, crafty friends. Today is Day 2 of Birthday Week here at my blog and today’s card features more fun products from THIS new release… I started by applying a rainbow of Distress Oxide inks through THIS stencil. I stamped and colored the candle image from THIS stamp set and used THIS coordinating die to cut them out. I stamped a coordinating sentiment from the stamp set and adhered the candle images along...