More To The Moon Release Inspiration

Howdy, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration using THIS new release by Simon Says Stamp… To create this card, I applied navy ink through the Berries and Leaves stencil on a light blue panel. I embossed the Detailed Pincushion Plate Die on top of the stenciled pattern using an embossing mat in my embossing machine. I just love all the texture it adds. Next, I die-cut the Wreath of Love die from white...

Christmas Gatefold Cards

Hello, crafty friends. I’m always looking for ways to make gift cards more special. Today, I have four gatefold cards to share that also hold gift cards…For the main die-cuts, I used the November My Monthly Hero Card Kit. It sold out fast but you could substitute those for another die-cut image or even a stamped piece. Today’s focus is more about the design. To create these cards, I created four gate fold card...

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...

More Diecember Inspiration

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration from THIS new DieCember release… I started by die-cutting the Detail Tapestry Plate on a white panel for the background. I love that it pierces a pattern instead of cutting. I embossed the Mini Slimline Lattice die on a piece of kraft cardstock using an embossing mat in my die-cut machine. I cut it down and added a thin black mat to three sides and...

Diecember 2021

Hi there, crafty friends. Happy Diecember! If you’re unfamiliar with Diecember, it’s a month long party hosted by Simon Says Stamp celebrating dies and die-cutting. I used a few of the new dies from THIS release to create today’s card share… I started by applying ink on the cloud stencil to create a sky background. I stamped and Copic colored the Simon image. I die-cut the Bunch of Balloons die from white cardstock 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...

New Gina K. Designs Release

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s card share features THIS new release from Gina K. Designs. I used a few of the new goodies to create this card… I started by die-cutting the Snowflake Cover Plate Die ( from the Winter Whimsy card kit)from white card stock. I removed all the positive pieces and adhered the negative pieces on top of glitter cardstock. I die-cut the Hello die three times and adhered the layers together...

More Peace on Earth Release Inspiration

Howdy, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration from THIS new release. Today’s card was inspired by Jennifer McGuire’s Stamped Edge Technique video HERE. I started by covering a side folding note card with kraft card stock. I stamped the pumpkin border image from the Let the Gourd Times Roll stamp set and used the coordinating die to partially cut it out. To do a partial die-cut, you need to half the image hanging...

Reverse Confetti Holiday Release Blog Hop

Hi there, crafty friends.  I’m excited to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new Reverse Confetti release. For all of the cards, I die-cut a panel using the Stitched Rectangles die and then die-cut the Tree die from the center and inlaid different cardstocks and specialty papers/materials. I added the Layered Peace die on top and finished the design with a star on top. These cards are so fun to mass produce...

STAMPtember 2021 Party

Hello, crafty friends. Happy STAMPtember! I’m excited to be part of THIS party celebrating THIS new STAMPtember release from Simon Says Stamp. I have three Holiday Gift Card Holders to share today… I give a lot of gift cards out during the Holiday Season and always try to make them a little more personal by incorporating the gift card into the design of the card. Today, I’m sharing three different ways to do that...