Coordinating Die-Cut Window Card

Hello there, crafty friends. Today’s cards features how to stretch the use of your coordinating dies… Coordinating dies are an investment, but there are many fun techniques you can do with them. Instead of just cutting out the image, I created a window for the image. I started by die-cutting THIS coordinating die from the front of white note card. I placed the card in the MISTI and stamped the coordinating image from THIS...

Easy Foiled Background

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card shows how to create an easy foiled background using new goodies from THIS release… I die-cut THIS new background die using THIS Minc paper. This paper is designed to take foil when heated with the MINC machine. I popped out all of the center pieces since some of them already fell out when running it through the die-cut machine. I placed THIS foil on top (pretty side facing up),...

Simon Says Stamp Friendly Frolic Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. I’m thrilled to be part of the Friendly Frolic Release Blog Hop today. I have two cards to share today and they feature the new Picture Book Dies… For the first card… I started by die-cutting THIS die from THIS watercolor card stock and fun foam. I applied THIS and THIS green ink on THIS mat and sprayed it with water. I drug the white card stock piece through the ink...

Simon Says Stamp Good Vibes Release

Hello, crafty friends. Simon Says Stamp’s newest release is now available! I have a card to share that uses THIS new alphabet die set… I like alphabet dies because you can customize your sentiment. I just got back from a beach vacation and was super inspired by a towel they had at a local surf shop… Since the sentiment I chose was long, I needed to create a longer card. My card base was...

Sending Good Vibes

  Hi there, crafty friends. I’m so excited that the new Good Vibes release is now available from Simon Says Stamp. You can view the entire release HERE. I’ve been busy making samples with the awesome products. For today’s card… I started with the background. I wanted to create a 60’s tie dye look to go along with the font of the word die. I cut colored tissue paper into squares, sprayed it with...

Rainbow Heart Background

Hi there, crafty friends. I thought THIS die from the Sending Sunshine Release by Simon Says Stamp was so cute so I used it to create a background for this card… I die-cut it several times out of a piece of THIS card stock. I also die-cut it from seven pieces of colored card stock. I applied adhesive all over the front of a white note card and laid the die-cut background down and...

Simon Says Stamp Sending Sunshine Release Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m taking part in a fun blog hop today to celebrate the Sending Sunshine release from Simon Says Stamp. I created two cards using THIS new background die. I used THESE markers and scribbled them quickly in rainbow order on a piece of THIS paper. I used a paintbrush with water to blend the colors. After it was dry, I die-cut it using THIS new background die. I also cut the...

New Honey Bee Release-Donut Cards

Hello there, crafty friends. I’m back today with a few cards featuring some new products just released from Honey Bee Stamps. I instantly fell in love with THIS die set and had to make a few donut cards with it… I cut the die three times from kraft cardstock. I also cut the centers out with the circle die in the set. For the first card… I cut the sprinkles circle die from brown...

More Picture Book Die Inspiration

Hi there, crafty friends. Simon Says Stamp recently released three new picture book animal dies and I’m a big fan. I’ve shared two other projects using the otter HERE and the lion HERE, in case you missed them. The final animal from THIS release is THIS cute squirrel… I die-cut the squirrel die from three different browns. I wanted to pop him up so I created a base for the pieces to be adhered...

Kind Heart Card Kit

Hi, friends. I’m back today with more inspiration using THIS card kit form Simon Says Stamp. (Click HERE to see a previous post with more inspiration using this kit.) I decided to make a shaped card for something fun and unexpected. I die-cut the largest die from THIS heart die set…once from a folded note card and once from a piece of card stock. I made sure to let the die hang off the...