More Just For You Release Inspiration

Hello there, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration from THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… I started by stamping the images from THIS set and coloring them in with Copic Markers. I used THESE coordinating dies to cut them out. I applied ink through THIS stencil on to a slimline panel to create a background. I die cut grass using THIS die and adhered it along the bottom of the card. I...

Coloring with Distress Watercolor Pencils

Hello, crafty friends. I have a bright and bold card to share today. I recently took THIS class by Jenn Shurkus and it has made me fall back in love with my Distress Watercolor Pencils… To create this card, I stamped THIS background with black pigment ink and then clear heat embossed it. I colored in the image with THESE Distress Watercolor Pencils. I colored heavy in one corner and then used a bit...

More Kisses Release Inspiration

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration from THIS new release… I started by stamping all of the stamp images from THIS stamp multiple times and using THESE coordinating dies to cut them out. The stamp set is a layering stamp that you can use to color in the images. However, I wanted to use Copic markers to color them. I also stamped the sentiment from THIS stamp set and used THIS coordinating...

Just a Note Card

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card features THIS stamp set… I stamped the border image along the top and bottom of a white panel. I stamped sentiments from the same stamp set and colored in the images with Copic markers. I added a strip of black cardstock along the top and bottom for a finished look. I added crystal glaze to some of the images from some shine… I also stamped the same border image...

Faux Watercolor Embossed Background

Hello there, crafty friends. I have a birthday card to share today featuring a faux watercolor embossed background… To create this card, I started with the background. I started by applying a variety of Distress Oxide inks on a piece of acetate. I spritzed it with water and laid a piece of watercolor card stock into the ink. I spritzed more water on the panel itself to get a softer color and get the...

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...