Fresh Bloom Release

Hello there, crafty friends. I’m back today with a couple of shaker cards featuring new product from THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… First, I stamped two card fronts with THIS background stamp. I die-cut a tag and then die-cut THIS chick die and THIS bunny die from the center. I stamped coordinating sentiment from THIS stamp set on the tag and created shaker cards by adding acetate and foam tape to the...

Simon Says Stamp March Card Kit Week-Day 1

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s card features products from THIS card kit from Simon Says Stamp. It’s called “Lucky Rainbow” and it’s fabulous. I’ve been making lots of projects with it so I thought it would be fun to make it a whole week of inspiration. Today is day one and I have a shaker card to share… I started by die-cutting a piece of patterned paper from the kit with THIS die and THIS...

New Picket Fence Release (February 2019)

Hi there, crafty friends. Picket Fence Studios has a new release and I have a few cards to share using their new dies… I think their new alcohol beverage dies are so fun and their large solid area makes them perfect for shaker cards. I started by creating three alcohol ink backgrounds on THIS paper. While the alcohol ink was still wet, I laid THIS silver foil on top. I trimmed them down to...

Snowman Shaker Card

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back today with a shaker card created with THIS card kit. I stamped a snowman image from THIS stamp set (included in the kit), masked it with THIS masking paper and stamped two more snowman images. I colored them with Copics and stamped the snowflake image from the stamp set in the background. I die-cut THIS die from white card stock and fun foam. I adhered them together, sandwiching a...

Graduation Shaker Card

Hello there, crafty friends. I thought I’d share a fun graduation card today… I love the part in a graduation ceremony where all the graduates toss their caps in the air. I thought a shaker card would be fun to create that look. I started by creating the background with THIS stencil and THIS ink. I stamped several hats from THIS stamp set as well as the sentiment and used the coordinating dies to...

Simon Says Stamp Sending Sunshine Release

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s card features new products from THIS release by Simon Says Stamp. I started by stamping THIS new background stamp using THIS ink on THIS card stock. I love how much detail it adds but still giving a tone-on-tone look. I stamped the wreath from THIS new stamp set using THIS ink and clear heat embossed it. I used THESE new markers to add a dot of color at the...

2018 Autism Awareness Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s post is extra special to me. Today is World Autism Awareness Day and I’m taking part in the Autism Awareness Blog Hop to celebrate my son. My son (Aiden) was diagnosed two years ago with Autism and it has changed our lives. While Aiden may face challenges on a daily basis, his challenges do not define him. He is a very smart, funny, and affectionate six year old that lights...

Honey Bee Stamps: 12 Designers of Christmas

Hello, friends. I’m so honored to be a part of the 12 Designers of Christmas for Honey Bee Stamps. December 1 – 11 we will give away a $25 Gift Certificate to one person who comments on that day’s blog post December 12th we will give away a $100 Gift Certificate to one lucky commenter, so be sure to leave comments daily!   So I’m not a coffee drinker, but I have many friends...

SSS December Card Kit Inspiration Week-Day 3

Hi there. I’m back today sharing more inspiration using THIS card kit from Simon Says Stamp. If you missed Day One, click HERE. If you missed Day Two, click HERE. Today’s inspiration is a shaker card…. I die-cut two of the patterned papers from the kit using THIS die. I white heat embossed a sentiment on a sheet of THIS acetate and adhered it on top of several layers of THIS die using THIS...

Snowman Shaker Card with Frosted Window

Hello, friends. Today, I’m sharing a winter themed shaker card featuring a frosted window technique… Let’s talk about the technique first. I cut a piece of acetate using one of THESE circle dies. I just used a piece of recycled packaging for the acetate. I adhered one of THESE stencils on top using a small piece of tape towards the bottom (since that part would be hidden). I applied some of THIS embossing paste...