Santa’s Helpers Card Kit

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features the new card kit from Simon Says Stamp… To create this card, I started by stamping a trio of elf images from the Santa’s Helpers stamp set (included in the kit) on a slimline panel and colored them in with Copic Markers. I also stamped the images on masking paper and fussy cut them out. After placing them on top of the stamped images, I applied a strip...

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,...

Lawn Fawn You Autumn Know Card

Hello, crafty friends. I have a card share today that I had so much fun creating… I started by ink blending the background. I blended a couple of Concord & 9th inks for the sky and the grass. I didn’t have a grass stencil so I created one by die-cutting a grass die from acetate. I used an older Greetery stencil for the pathway. I die-cut the Pumpkin House pieces  from colored card stock...

Too Cute To Spook Halloween Card

Howdy, crafty friends. I’m still on a Halloween card making kick… To create this card, I started by applying ink through a dot stencil using white pigment ink on kraft card stock. I die-cut a grass border to put along the bottom and ground the scene. I stamped, cut, and colored the images from the Too Cute To Spook stamp set and adhered them down to the background. I used a action wobbler 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...

STAMPtember 2021-Gnome Treehouse

Hello, crafty friends. I’m loving the Gnome Treehouse from the STAMPtember release and I thought it paired nicely wit the new flower dies… To create this card,  I die-cut the Etched Layered Daisy Stem Die, Etched Meadow Flower and Leaves Die, and the Etched Crocus Stems Die from white cardstock. I added color to them using blending brushes and adhered them on top of a blue A2 panel. I also die-cut the Gnome Treehouse...

STAMPtember 2021-Halloween Gnomies

Hello, crafty friends. I’m continuing the STAMPtember party and sharing a card featuring the Halloween Gnomies stamp set and coordinating dies (linked at the bottom of this blog post)… To create this card, I die-cut the Box Card Die from black card stock. I adhered the pieces to a back panel that I ink blended on to create a night sky. I spritzed a bit of water on top for some added texture. The...

You’re tops in my book

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back with a fun scene card today… I started with a 5.25 x 5.25 card panel. I stamped the Mountainscape Background and colored it with Copic Markers. I stamped and colored images from the Den Sweet Den stamp set and used the coordinating dies to cut them out. I die-cut the Stitched Den dies from the card panel and from woodgrain card stock. I layered the woodgrain pieces into the...