STAMPtember 2021-Tim Holtz

Hello, crafty friends. The next collaboration stamp set is from Tim Holtz and it is so charming. I created a slimline card using it… I started by creating the background. I temporarily adhered the solid moon stencil (that comes with the on the panel and ink blended on top using a variety of blue Distress Oxide inks to create a night sky. I die-cut the piece using the Slimline Marquee Die. I die-cut a...

New Distress Christmas Collection

Hi there, crafty friends. Tim Holtz just released some new seasonal products with Ranger and they are amazing. I used a few to create this card… I wanted to create a non Holiday card to show you that these products will elevate any style of card. To create this card, I started by creating the background. I sprayed a mix of Distress Spray Stains and Distress Oxide Sprays along with water on a panel...

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...

New Distress Color: Prize Ribbon

Hello, crafty friends. The “Prize Ribbon” goes to Tim Holtz for revealing a gorgeous new Distress color today… Here’s the card I created using some of the new Prize Ribbon products… I wanted to create a background made from the new Prize Ribbon products so I used the Wave Builders Background Stamp from Simon Says Stamp. I chose this stamp because you can stamp the layers individually to build the background. Here is a...

Garden Greetings Card Kit

Hi, crafty friends. The July Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp is now available! I created a card using some of the kit’s contents… I started by applying Distress Oxide inks to the kit’s embossing folder. I applied it to the side that was flat, not the bumpy side. I spritzed it with water and laid in a piece of watercolor card stock and ran it through my die-cut machine. I love the messy...

Stencil Stamping

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back with a couple of cards created from one technique… ‘ I started by applying Distress Oxide ink through the XL Rose Bouquet Stencil on a 5×7 panel. I sprayed the ink left on the stencil with water and used it as a stamp and pressed it down on another 5×7 white panel. I love that you get two completely different looks from one technique. I finished off the design...

New Distress Color: Salvaged Patina

Hello, crafty friends. Tim Holtz recently revealed the new Distress color HERE and it has quickly become my favorite. It reminds me of the ocean (my happy place) so I’m sharing a couple of ocean themed cards today… For the first card… I started by applying white embossing paste through the Spring Boho Circle stencil. After it was dry, I sprayed Salvaged Patina Distress Stain on top heavily and then spritzed with water to...

Hello Beautiful Release

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back today with a couple of cards featuring THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… I started by ink smooshing a few colors of distress ink on both panels. I stamped and colored THESE bunny images and used THESE coordinating dies to cut them out. For the first card… I stamped a coordinating sentiment from the same stamp set on the inked panel and then added Versamark through THIS stencil....

Roundimals Roundup

Howdy, crafty friends. Have you seen the Roundimals stamps and dies from Brutus Monroe? They have stolen my heart and I wanted to share the projects I made with them… For the first card… I stamped and colored THIS adorable owl and used the included coordinating die to cut it out. I started by applying white texture paste through THIS stencil to add subtle interest to the background. I die-cut the pieces from THIS...

New Distress Color: Kitsch Flamingo

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card features the new Distress color…Kitsch Flamingo. Whenever I receive a new Distress color, I like to make a bunch of simple backgrounds like this to get to know more about each medium… Can you guess which medium on used on each? Here’s the answer key (Note: I spritzed some water on all of them except the spray panels)…. I just love how different they all look! I used the...