Back to School Bus Card

Hi there, crafty friends. Since going back to school is just around the corner, I thought I’d share a couple of projects using THIS┬ástamp set and THIS coordinating die… How cute is that school bus!? I decided to make a shaped card with it using the coordinating die. I stamped the school bus image using my MISTI with THIS ink. I colored it in with Copics and fussy cut it out along the line....

Simon Says Stamp Fluttering By Release Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m taking part in a fun blog hop today in celebration of Simon Says Stamp’s newest release. You can view the entire release HERE. I created a clean and simple card set using some of the new products.┬áTHIS stamp set is so adorable and I thought it paired nicely with THIS new stamp set. I started by die-cutting several panels out of white card stock using THIS die. I stamped the...

More Simon Says Stamp Fluttering By Release Inspiration

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back today with more inspiration using another picture book die from THIS new release. (If you missed yesterday’s post, click HERE.) THIS new lion picture book die is so cute. I thought it would be perfect for a little boy card. I die-cut it from THIS and THIS card stock. I made sure to cut the mane of the lion three times to give it some dimension and used THIS...

2018 Autism Awareness Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s post is extra special to me. Today is World Autism Awareness Day and I’m taking part in the Autism Awareness Blog Hop to celebrate my son. My son (Aiden) was diagnosed two years ago with Autism and it has changed our lives. While Aiden may face challenges on a daily basis, his challenges do not define him. He is a very smart, funny, and affectionate six year old that lights...

Magic Color Slider Card

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back today with a fun interactive card… I’ve had THIS die for awhile now and haven’t had the time to play with it, until now. This card was fun to make. Let me start by saying that if dies like this intimidate you, give them a try anyway. I found great resources like THIS and THIS video that walks you through every step and made the process simple. I started...

Mini Pizza Box Valentines

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back today to share how I created these mini pizza box valentines… I’m always looking for unique ways to present a little gift. To create these 4×4 mini pizza boxes, I started with a 12×12 piece of paper and cut it down to 8.25 x 11.5. Then I made lots of score lines. I put my paper in my scoring tool horizontally and scored at 1 inch, 5.25 inches, 6.25...

Simon Says Stamp Love Release Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. I’m taking part in a blog hop today celebrating the new release from Simon Says Stamp. You can find the entire Love Release HERE. THIS stamp set won my heart as soon as I opened my package and since I couldn’t choose just one or two images, I created a card set… I also want to share a few time saving tips along the way. I was able to create this...

More Simon Says Stamp Love Release Inspiration

Hi, crafty friends. I’m sharing another project using new products from Simon Says Stamp’s Love Release… THIS new stamp set has won my heart. SO adorable. I stamped , colored, and cut out several waffles. I used THIS die to create a cut out in the center of a scalloped panel cut with THIS die. The waffles fit in the circle opening perfectly. I clear heat embossed a coordinating sentiment along the bottom and...

Simon Says Stamp Love Release

Hi, crafty friends. Have you seen the new Love Release from Simon Says Stamp!? You can see it HERE. I’m sharing three simple Valentine’s Day tags (using some of the new products) that would make a great gift topper or even wrap around some chocolate to give as a gift… The new picture book dies were the perfect scale for tags. I die-cut a bunch of luggage tags out of white cardstock. The die...

Wild About You

Hello, crafty friends. Today I’m back with a masculine card design perfect for Valentine’s Day… I find it difficult to create masculine cards and usually Valentine’s Day is flooded with pink and red. However, after stamping, coloring and cutting out the image from THIS stamp set, I kept the rest of the card design simple to make the color combination pop. Since it was more earth tone colors, it lends itself to a masculine...