Let’s Chill Release

Hello again, crafty friends. Simon Says Stamp has a new release HERE and today’s card features the Beach Hut stamp set. To create this card, I ink blended a slimline background using Distress Oxide inks. I sprayed it with shimmer spritz to add some more texture. I die-cut the piece using the Slimline Marquee die. I adhered it to a white slimline note card. I added a strip of neenah desert storm cardstock along...

Adding Color to Background Stamps with Karin Brushmarkers

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s cards are all about adding color to Background Stamps. I’m also featuring some new products from THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp.  VIDEO You can watch the video on how I created these cards HERE or click on the video below… Recently, I purchased a set of Karin BrushMarkers and have been experimenting with them. I am loving how intense the color is even after adding water and they have...

Even More Warmest Wishes Card Kit Inspiration

Hello, crafty friends. I have even more inspiration to share today using the Warmest Wishes Card Kit… To create this card, I cut down one of the kit’s patterned paper to A2 size. I used the kit’s embossing folder to emboss the panel and adhered it to a white note card. I stamped, colored, and cut out the images from the kit’s stamp set and adhered them on a snow bank. I finished it...

Thankful For You

Happy Thanksgiving, crafty friends! I have a shaped card to share today. I love creating these as they are unique and unexpected. To create this card, I stamped the wreath image from the Thankful Wreath Stamp set using black ink on white cardstock. I used the coordinating die to cut it out (the coordinating dies will be released soon!) and colored the entire image using Copic Makers. I used the coordinating die to cut...

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...

You’re tops in my book

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back with a fun scene card today… I started with a 5.25 x 5.25 card panel. I stamped the Mountainscape Background and colored it with Copic Markers. I stamped and colored images from the Den Sweet Den stamp set and used the coordinating dies to cut them out. I die-cut the Stitched Den dies from the card panel and from woodgrain card stock. I layered the woodgrain pieces into the...

Reverse Confetti July Release Blog Hop

Hi there, crafty friends.  I’m excited to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new Reverse Confetti release. I have two cards to share using the new release… For the first card… I stamped the large floral image from the Bloom stamp set and colored it in with Copic Markers. I added lots of shine with a shimmer pen and some gloss with Nuvo Crystal Glaze. I white heat embossed the sentiment from...

Rainbows Release

Howdy, crafty friends. Simon Says Stamp’s newest release is HERE. It’s called, “Rainbows” and it’s fabulous. Today’s card share features a gatefold design with a vellum belly band… I started by creating a gate fold card base. I used two side folding A2 card bases and scored the front panel down the center. I folded each side back in opposite directions and adhered the back of the card bases together. I stamped and colored...