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...

Inspired by Jennifer McGuire & Share Handmade Kindness Facebook Group

Hello there, crafty friends. Today’s post is a bit different. I’m going to be sharing a project as usual, but I have a few other things to share as well so make sure to read on. First, I want to share a couple of card projects inspired by Jennifer McGuire. If you haven’t seen her video HERE, I highly suggest checking it out. It’s so fun and I loved the idea of a mini...

One Layer Cards

Hello, crafty friends. I have a few one layer cards to share today… When THIS stamp set hit the market, it stole my heart. Such a sweet image. I finally got a chance to play with it and created multiple cards with a simple design. First, I stamped the image on a top folding white note card. I colored it with Copic markers and then stamped the image on some of THIS masking paper....

Love You and Love You, Too Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m so excited to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new release as well as THIS previous release. I’m sharing a card set featuring an easy way to add color to flower images… I started by ink blending through one of THESE stencil masks to create a rectangle of color. I used three different shades of Distress ink on each panel. I sprayed a few water drops on top...