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 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...

Make Magic Release Blog Hop

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp. This release has some fantastic slimline stencils and I used them to create a few slimline foiled backgrounds… For the first card… I applied the Thermoweb Transfer Gel Blanco paste through the Slimline Sun Rays stencil on a yellow slimline panel. After it was dry, I laid gold foil on top and ran...

Card for Andy

Hi, crafty friends. Today I’m taking part in an Instagram Hop to wish Andy Granick well wishes and positive vibes in the upcoming months. Andy will be going through some medical issues/procedures and we want to uplift him and show him how much his crafty community cares for him. He’s not only a fabulous crafter, but he’s also the sweetest guy ever. You can find out more information about the hop over on my...

Rainbows Release Blog Hop

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp. I have a few cards to share using embossing folders and alcohol inks… For all three cards, I embossed each embossing folder using Yupo paper. I applied alcohol ink blending solution on top of the embossed panels and then sprinkled on some Pearl Alcohol Inks. I chose the Pearl Alcohol inks because of...

Rainbows Release

Howdy, crafty friends. Simon Says Stamp’s newest release is HERE. It’s called, “Rainbows” and it’s fabulous. Today’s card share features a gatefold design with a vellum belly band… I started by creating a gate fold card base. I used two side folding A2 card bases and scored the front panel down the center. I folded each side back in opposite directions and adhered the back of the card bases together. I stamped and colored...

Die Cut Inlay with Patterned Paper

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card features die cut inlay using patterned paper… This card was super simple to create. I die cut the Floral Card Front Die from white card stock three times and from patterned papers from Doodlebug. I covered an A2 card panel with adhesive and adhered the white frame and then in laid all the patterned paper pieces. I added two more of the white frames on top to add some...

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...

More Inspiration-June 2021 Card Kit

Hi there, crafty friends. I recently shared a post HERE featuring THIS card kit from Simon Says Stamp. Today, I’m sharing even more inspiration… I die-cut a piece of the patterned paper using the Heart Sprinkle Die and adhered it to a 4 Bar sized card base. I die-cut the same die using several colored card stock scraps and inlaid the pieces to create a focal point. I die-cut a white circle and stamped...