Season of Sentiments Card Kit

Hi, crafty friends. I have a card set to share today that features the February Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp… I started by stamping the large floral image from the Orchid Rose Bouquet Stamp set on six pieces of Concord & 9th cardstock panels. I used the coordinating ink color and stamped it repeatedly to get a darker image. I adhered the pieces to a top folding, white notecard and rounded the two...

Christmas Cards For Crafty Friends

Hi there! I wanted to share a few Christmas cards I made for some of my crafty friends… I die-cut several A2 white panels using the Stitched Rectangles Die.I die-cut the Confetti Cuts Tree die from the center and from patterned paper. I adhered the panels and die-cut patterned paper pieces to a top folding note card created from Doll Pink cardstock. I stamped the sentiment using the Tiny Words Christmas stamp set as...

Snowflake Cluster Stencil Cards

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s cards were created by stretching one technique to create multiple cards… For the first two cards, I sprayed Distress Spray Stain and a Distress Mica Stain through the Snowflake Cluster stencil to create the backgrounds. On the first card, I didn’t sprayed farther away and sprayed a bit of water on top to get a bit of a softer look… For the second card, I used the same sprays...

So Talkative Card Kit

Hello, crafty friends. The October 2021 Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp is now available! I used it to create these three cards… I started by creating the background. The kit comes with a 6×8 stamp set (called So Talkative) that includes a ton of fabulous sentiments. I picked out several and arranged them on an A2 sized white panel, leaving room for the main sentiment in the middle. I picked them all up...

Sunshine Flowers Card Kit

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m sharing a card set today created from the September Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp… I started by stamping the large floral image from one of the kit’s stamp set on to three card bases created from colored card stock in the kit. I stamped it at the bottom and flipped the card around to stamp it at the top. I also stamped it on the flap of the...

Rainbows 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. I have a few cards to share using embossing folders and alcohol inks… For all three cards, I embossed each embossing folder using Yupo paper. I applied alcohol ink blending solution on top of the embossed panels and then sprinkled on some Pearl Alcohol Inks. I chose the Pearl Alcohol inks because of...

Alcohol Ink Alloy Backgrounds

Hi there, crafty friends. I’ve been having so much fun playing with my alcohol inks again and I wanted to share some backgrounds I created incorporating the Alcohol Ink Alloys… So what are alcohol ink alloys? Alloys are reflective metallic acid free inks specially formulated with unique metal powders to create intense metallic highlights when combined with Alcohol Inks and Alcohol Blending Solution on non-porous surfaces. I purchased these when they first hit the market...

All the Feels Release

Hello there, crafty friends. Simon has a new release HERE and my favorite stamp set from the release is the Front Porch stamp set along with the add-on stamp sets. I love the uniqueness of the stamp set and decided to make a few scene cards to show you some of the possibilities… For the first card… I used the Front Porch set along with the Front Porch Doormat Sayings to create a spring...

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...

Concord & 9th Be Mine Mini Card Set

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m back today with a mini note card set that would be perfect for Valentine’s Day… I started by making all the kraft mini note cards. They measure 2.75 x 3.75. I dry embossed THIS frame die on the front of each note card using an embossing mat with my die-cut machine. I stamped and colored THIS adorable images and used THESE coordinating dies to cut them out. I attached...