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.┬áNext,...

Ink Blot Shop October 2021 Release

Howdy, crafty friends. Ink Blot Shop has a brand new release HERE and I’ve made a few projects with some of the new goodies. First up is the rainbow card… I started by stamping the Starry Sprinkle Background using white pigment ink on to a kraft panel. Next, I stamped the adorable rainbow image from the Giant Rainbow stamp set and cut it out. I used that piece to trace the outline shape on...

New Distress Color: Villainous Potion

Hello, crafty friends. Tim Holtz just released a new Distress Color….Villainous Potion. It’s such a nice addition to the Distress line. I immediately thought of Halloween when I saw it… I started by covering a piece of white cardstock with the Distress Ink. Once dry, I applied VersaMark ink through the Just Batty stencil and applied the Villainous Potion Embossing Glaze on top and heat set it. I flicked on white gesso as well...

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...