Hot Foiling on Black Glossy Cardstock + Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release. I have a card set to share that features hot foiling on black glossy cardstock… Now I am late to the hot foiling party and just started doing hot foiling on my projects and absolutely love it. I’ve been mainly using white paper for all my foiling and wanted to switch it up so I tried it on...

Adding Color to Background Stamps with Karin Brushmarkers

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s cards are all about adding color to Background Stamps. I’m also featuring some new products from THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp.  VIDEO You can watch the video on how I created these cards HERE or click on the video below… Recently, I purchased a set of Karin BrushMarkers and have been experimenting with them. I am loving how intense the color is even after adding water and they have...

Happy & Joyful Release

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s card features THIS new stamp set from THIS new release… I started by applying Glitz Glitter Gel though the Slimline Confetti stencil on a 5×7 white card front. Next, I die-cut and assembled the Big Picture Book Panda and Big Picture Book Big Body die from black and white cardstock. I stamped a party hat and cupcake image from the Time to Party stamp set and used the coordinating...

Spring Slimline Card

Hello, crafty friends. I have a spring themed slimline card to share today… I started by stamping a couple of yellow birds from the Sweet Birds stamp set. I find it helpful to die-cut the coordinating die from white cardstock and stamp on that to make it easier to align the images. I also stamped a couple of tree limbs from the same stamp set as well as some flowers from the Blooming Circle...

Brushed Flowers Card Kit

Hello again, crafty friends. Today’s cards feature THIS new card kit from Simon Says Stamp… I decided to keep these cards super simple and just do some basic stamping. This is great to do with solid image stamps because it will fill up a card nicely. I stamped the floral images from the Brushed Flowers Stamp Set (included in the kit) using the kit’s mini ink cube colors. These ink cube colors are gorgeous...

Folk Art Flowers Card Set

Hi there, crafty friends. I have more inspiration to share using THIS new release. I’ve been working on creating Thank You card sets to give to my son’s teachers during Teacher Appreciation week and have a set to share today… Let’s start with the backgrounds. I started by popping out the pieces that are cut from the Folk Art Flowers Background Stamp. I set them aside in the order that they came off so...

Sweet Birds Card

Howdy, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration using THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp. The Sweet Birds stamp set was one of my favorites from the release and I used it to create this card… To create this card, I die-cut the largest die from the Rounded Corners die set from blue and red cardstock. I trimmed down the red rectangle and adhered it to the bottom of the blue one to...

More Hello, Gorgeous Release Inspiration

Hello there, crafty friends. I’m back with a super simple card featuring THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… To create this card, I stamped the large tulip image from the Mother’s Day Tulips stamp set using black pigment ink and clear heat embossed it on watercolor cardstock. Next, I scribbled on color on the leaves and tulip tops with Karin markers and sprayed the piece with water. I was going for an artsy...

Hello, Gorgeous Release Blog Hop

Hello there, crafty friends. I’m thrilled to be part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release. I have a card set to share that features pre printed sentiment strip backgrounds… I’m a big fan of the pre printed sentiments from Simon Says Stamp. They are intended to cut apart and use the sentiments individually, but I decided to keep the panel whole and use as a background. VIDEO I’m excited to bring more...

Hello Gorgeous Release

Hello there, crafty friends. Today’s mini slimline card features products from THIS new release by Simon Says Stamp… To create this card, I started by cutting a yellow panel from a mini slimline rectangle die. I applied ink to the panel through the Fanfare stencil using a coordinating ink. I stamped a sentiment in the center from the XL Spring Greetings stamp set. I stamped and colored the boot images from the Garden Boots...