Cheer and Joy Release Blog Hop-Day One

Hi there, crafty friends. I have three cards to share that is all about die-cuts. I’m using products from THIS new release. There are so many things you can do with your dies. I really like to create backgrounds with them. My favorite is to do white on white. This would work with any color, but I love the simplicity of the white on white. It adds so much texture without being too distracting....

Picket Fence Studios + WOW! Embossing Collaboration Blog Hop

  Hi, crafty friends. Today’s blog post is part of a fun blog hop with WOW and Picket Fence Studios. To create this card, I started by stamping and coloring the fox image from THIS stamp set. I used THIS coordinating die to cut it out. I stamped the tree trunk and cut it out as well as a grassy hill from THIS die. For the background, I blended blue and purple Distress Oxide...

Believe in You Blog Hop-Day One

Hi, crafty friends. THIS new die from THIS new Simon Says Stamp release is so fun. I couldn’t wait to make some first day of school cards… I started by die-cutting THIS lunch box die from THIS patterned paper. I added the smiley face from THIS stamp set to the front of each and stamped images and sentiments from THIS and THIS stamp set on the inside of the lunch boxes. I colored the...

Rest and Refresh Blog Hop-Day 2

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s project is part of a blog hop celebrating THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… I created the backgrounds by stamping the hexagon cluster border from THIS stamp set on pieces of THIS card stock using THIS ink repeatedly, covering the entire panels. I die-cut the panels using THIS and THIS stitched rectangle dies. I adhered them to white note cards and then die-cut a hexagon shape, creating a window....

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...

Simon Says Stamp Celebrate You Blog Hop- Day 2

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s project is part of a blog hop celebrating THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… For both cards, I stamped the adorable dog images from THIS stamp set on to pieces of THIS card stock. I chose that particular paper because I colored in the images with THESE markers and the color goes down great on that paper. I masked off the images and added a scene with Distress Oxide...

Blossoms and Butterflies Release Blog Hop

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s blog post is part of the Simon Says Stamp’s Blossoms and Butterflies release Blog Hop celebrating THIS release. I have two cards to share today that both incorporate using acetate… For the first card… I stamped, colored, and cut out the images from THIS stamp set. I also cut THESE coordinating dies from THIS fun foam to place behind the images for dimension as well as white card stock...

Fresh Bloom Release Blog Hop-Day 2

Hello, crafty friends. I’m so excited to be part of the blog hop today celebrating THIS new release. I have three cards to share… First, how cute are THESE bunnies!? I stamped and colored three of the images and used THESE coordinating dies to cut them out. There are some great coordinating sentiments in that set as well that I white heat embossed on each card. I’m always trying to find ways to stretch...

You are Loved Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. I’m sharing several cards today as part of the blog hop celebrating THIS release from Simon Says Stamp. Recently, I was in a major creative slump. I decided to just play and create some backgrounds with alcohol ink… Since THIS yupo paper is 5×7, I decided to cut each background in half and create some 4 bar sized cards. Here’s a closer look at each card… For the first card… I...

Diecember 2018 Release Blog Hop

Happy Diecember, crafty friends! I’m excited to be part of a blog hop celebrating the Diecember release from Simon Says Stamp, which you can find HERE. I’m a big fan of the picture book dies so I’m sharing 5 ways to use the Big Picture Book Dies for the Holidays… I love that you can tuck things in the critter’s paws. Here are 5 ideas of what to put in them… #1: Add a...