New Distress Color: Uncharted Mariner

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features the newest Distress Color… Say hello to Uncharted Mariner. Such a gorgeous blue. I decided to pair it up with some bright yellow. I love blue and yellow together… To create this card, I started by stamping THIS Background Stamp with the Uncharted Mariner Distress Ink. I die-cut a stitched oval die from white cardstock and stamped the sentiment from THIS stamp set using the Uncharted Mariner Distress...

Even More Let’s Chill Release Inspiration

Howdy, crafty friends. I have a mini slimline card to share that features a unique inlaid die-cutting technique… I started by stamping the images and sentiment from the Beachy Keen stamp set using black pigment ink and adding clear heat embossing on top and heat setting. I used the coordinating dies to cut them out. Next, I die-cut the Mini Slimline Lattice die from distress watercolor cardstock and swiped on three colors of Distress...

Joseph’s Coat Technique

Hi, crafty friends. I’ve been loving the Spring Card Camp 2022 class from Online Card Classes. I have another card to share today inspired by Day Two’s Joseph’s Coat Technique… I die-cut a slimline card panel from white card stock using the Slimline Nested Rectangles dies and ink blended the panel using a rainbow of Distress Oxide Inks. I applied Black Soot Distress Oxide Ink through the XL Rose Boquet Stencil on top of...

Spring Card Camp 2022 Class Day One

Hello again, crafty friends. I’ve been having so much fun taking THIS Spring Card Camp 2022 class from Online Card Classes and I wanted to share a couple of cards I created inspired by Day One of class… To create these cards, I covered an A2 white cardstock panel with a variety of blue Distress Oxide Inks. After the piece was completely dry, I clear heat embossed the Wavy Circles background on top. I...

Tim Holtz Distress Embossing Glaze

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m back with a slimline card featuring the Distress Embossing Glazes from Tim Holtz… These embossing glazes are translucent, not opaque like many other embossing powders. I like that they come in the Distress Ink color line and they are great for layering. To create today’s project, I masked off grouping of the hearts on the Fading Hearts Slimline Stencil and applied the matching color of Distress Oxide ink through...

Marble Painting + New Distress Color

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s cards showcases the new distress color and features a fun technique… Say hello to Saltwater Taffy. It’s such a happy color and a great addition to the Distress line. Just like with any of the new Distress colors, Saltwater Taffy comes in a variety of mediums. There is the Distress Ink pad and the refill, The Distress Oxide ink pad and the refill, the distress spray stain, the distress...

And Back Again Release

Howdy, crafty friends. Simon Says Stamp’s newest release is now available HERE! It’s called, “And Back Again” because it is a companion release to the previous, “To The Moon”release. I have a card featuring some of the new products… I die-cut several of the Large XOXO die from watercolor cardstock. I applied a few colors of Distress Ink to my glass mat and spritzed it with water. I laid the white die-cuts face down...

Embossing Folder Faux Watercolor Background

Hi, crafty friends. THIS recent release from Simon Says Stamp has some fantastic embossing folders in it. I used the Delicate Pine Branches folder on today’s card… To create the background, I applied a few green Distress Oxide inks to one side of the embossing folder (not the raised side, the one with the grooves) and spritzed it with shimmer spritz. I laid the cardstock inside and ran it through my die-cut machine creating...

Handmade Holiday Release Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp. To create this card, I started by ink blending the background using Peacock Feathers, Chipped Sapphire, and Villainous Potion Distress Oxide Inks. After it was dry, I added Glitter Glitz gel through the Holiday Boho Circle Stencil. I die-cut the First Night Die multiple times and adhered them together. I added it to the...

Handmade Holiday Release

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card share celebrates THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp. I started by inking up the sky portion only of the Night Before Christmas Background Stamp with a variety of blue Distress Oxide inks. I spritzed it with water before stamping for a faux watercolor look. I love that this is a pull apart stamp where you can stamp it all at once or stamp one image at a time. Next,...