Let’s Celebrate Card Kit

Hello there, crafty friends. Today’s card features THIS new card kit from Simon Says Stamp… The kit has some vibrant and fun patterned papers so I chose a few to cut into 1 inch strips and adhered them to a white panel to create a striped pattern. I used the kit’s embossing folder to create a pattern on top of the pattern paper. I used a brayer and applied white pigment ink on top...

Faux Watercolor Embossed Background

Hello there, crafty friends. I have a birthday card to share today featuring a faux watercolor embossed background… To create this card, I started with the background. I started by applying a variety of Distress Oxide inks on a piece of acetate. I spritzed it with water and laid a piece of watercolor card stock into the ink. I spritzed more water on the panel itself to get a softer color and get the...

Vintage Garden Card Kit

Hello again, crafty friends. Today’s cards feature THIS new card kit from Simon Says Stamp… I started by creating the backgrounds. I used the kit’s embossing folder and embossed the pattern on white cardstock. I ink blended on top and used THIS die to cut the circle openings. I applied a light coat of white pigment ink on top of the pattern using my brayer to really make the embossing stand out. This is...

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...