Sunny Days Ahead Card

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration using THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… First, I ink blended a white A2 sized panel with a couple of distress inks. I spritzed i with Shimmer Spritz to make it sparkle and let it dry. I die-cut the panel using the Sunburst Die along with a few additional white pieces to layer behind for dimension. I added the face using one of the Sunny...

More Make Magic Release Inspiration

Howdy, crafty friends. I have more inspiration to share using the new Make Magic Release. I created this card for my son’s music teacher… First, I created the Panda by die-cutting the Big Picture Book Panda Die as well as the Big Picture Book Big Body Die from black and white card stock. I white heat embossed a sentiment from the Xylo Phone stamp set on a piece of black card stock and adhered...

Pride Card

Happy Friday, crafty friends. I hope you had a great week. Today’s card share celebrates Pride month… To create this card, I die-cut the Strips 1 die in a rainbow of colored card stock. I adhered them to an A2 black card base and stamped sentiments from the You are Loved stamp set. I added the pride die-cut on top and finished off the design with a few gems. Simon also has a pack...

Die Cut Inlay with Patterned Paper

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card features die cut inlay using patterned paper… This card was super simple to create. I die cut the Floral Card Front Die from white card stock three times and from patterned papers from Doodlebug. I covered an A2 card panel with adhesive and adhered the white frame and then in laid all the patterned paper pieces. I added two more of the white frames on top to add some...

Happy Summer Card

Hello there, crafty friends. Who else is ready for summer!? Today’s card is all about the summer vibes… For the light blue background piece, I die-cut a piece of blue card stock using the Mini Slimline Rectangles Die. I clear heat embossed the Halftone Background pattern for some tone-on-tone interest. I die-cut the crab, fish, and turtle from scraps of colored card stock and assembled them in the openings of the Slimline Windows Die....

Summer Cards for Teachers

Hello, crafty friends. I’ve been busy making end of the school year gifts for teachers. I created some cards for my son’s teachers… I started by creating the sun rays in the background using Buttercup ink and a blending brush through a sun ray stencil. Next, I die-cut the Big Picture Book Bear dies and bodies using two different browns. This way I could use the left over pieces for the next card. It’s...

Teacher Thank You Card

Hello, crafty friends. The school year is winding down so I’ve been creating projects to spoil my son’s teachers. I’m sharing simple thank you card today with a floating element… I started by stamping the Open Grid background on a kraft panel using white pigment ink. After it was completely dry, I adhered it to a side fold note card and die-cut the peek-a-boo square from it to create a window. I white heat...

More Born to Sparkle Release Inspiration

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration using THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… To create this card, I started by inking up a brick stencil on a side fold white note card. I die-cut the Window Blooms coordinating die in the front to create an opening. I also die-cut some grass and adhered it along the bottom. I stamped, colored, and die-cut two window boxes. One for the front of the...

Groovy Cards

Hi, crafty friends. I have a couple of groovy cards to share with you today… I applied neon inks through tie-dye stencils to create the backgrounds. I die-cut the peace & love and good vibes dies from holographic card stock and alcohol ink black card stock. I chose to use that black card stock because of it’s velvety smooth finish. I also added a few flowers from the Mother’s Day die to the Good...

Mini Slimline Bear Hugs

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration featuring products from THIS release… I started by mixing in Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide ink into the white embossing paste. This is a great way to stretch your supplies. Instead of buying lots of colors of embossing paste, I only buy white and mix in ink to add color. I applied the paste through one of the Mini Slimline Patterns stencils on a pink panel cut...