Diecember 2021 Release Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m so honored to be a part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new Diecember release. I have two card examples to share today featuring a fun repeating and layering die-cut technique. For the first card… I die-cut the Circle Rings Medallion die nine times from navy cardstock. I started in the middle and adhered two next to each other to fill in the center section. I built upon that and...

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...

Embossing Folder Faux Watercolor Background

Hi, crafty friends. THIS recent release from Simon Says Stamp has some fantastic embossing folders in it. I used the Delicate Pine Branches folder on today’s card… To create the background, I applied a few green Distress Oxide inks to one side of the embossing folder (not the raised side, the one with the grooves) and spritzed it with shimmer spritz. I laid the cardstock inside and ran it through my die-cut machine creating...

Candy Canes Slimline Card

Howdy, crafty friends. I have more inspiration to share today featuring THIS new release… I started by applying the Cherry Glitter Glitz Gel through the Candy Canes stencil on a white slimline panel. After it was dry, I adhered it to a black cardstock slimline card base and added two strips of red holographic paper to each side. I die-cut an oval using vellum and adhered the Candy Cane Heart die-cut on top as...

Santa’s Helpers Card Kit

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features the new card kit from Simon Says Stamp… To create this card, I started by stamping a trio of elf images from the Santa’s Helpers stamp set (included in the kit) on a slimline panel and colored them in with Copic Markers. I also stamped the images on masking paper and fussy cut them out. After placing them on top of the stamped images, I applied a strip...

Handmade Holiday Release Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp. To create this card, I started by ink blending the background using Peacock Feathers, Chipped Sapphire, and Villainous Potion Distress Oxide Inks. After it was dry, I added Glitter Glitz gel through the Holiday Boho Circle Stencil. I die-cut the First Night Die multiple times and adhered them together. I added it to the...

More Handmade Holiday Inspiration

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back with even more inspiration using THIS new release by Simon Says Stamp. I masked off each row of one of the stencils from the Layered Holiday Grid stencil set and inked it lightly with a different color. I went back and added an image on top from the other stencil in the set but applied the ink a bit darker for a tone-on-tone look. I added glitter glitz gel...

Handmade Holiday Release

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card share celebrates THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp. I started by inking up the sky portion only of the Night Before Christmas Background Stamp with a variety of blue Distress Oxide inks. I spritzed it with water before stamping for a faux watercolor look. I love that this is a pull apart stamp where you can stamp it all at once or stamp one image at a time. Next,...

Reverse Confetti November Release Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new Reverse Confetti release. I started by stamping the snowflake images from the Snowflake Season Stamp set on an A2 white panel along with a sentiment from the Polar Party Stamp Set. I die-cut the Ornament die from the center of the panel and from a piece of silver glitter cardstock. On a another panel, I stamped the bear image and...

Die-cut Hidden Gift Card Holder

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s card share features a hidden gift card holder… I started by embossing a piece of green cardstock using the Magnetic Embossing Folder. I added a mat behind the piece and adhered it to a top folding white note card. I die-cut the Stitched Arches die from white card stock and stamped the tree image and sentiment from the Heart of Christmas stamp set. I applied ink through the coordinating...