One Layer Wonder-Floral Wreath

Howdy, crafty friends. Today’s card is a one layer wonder. Well, almost. I did adhere the piece to a card base but wanted to share an idea that had minimal bulk… I stamped the medium floral image from THIS stamp set using the 4×4 stencil wreath from THIS stencil bundle set. The stencil helps align the images in a wreath shape. I colored in the flowers with Copic Makers in rainbow order and added a sentiment from...

Wrapped Candy Bars for Valentine’s Day

Hi, crafty friends. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and I wanted to share what I made for a few staff members at my son’s school… These are decorated letter sized envelopes. I’ve had these in my stash for some time but you could even use a regular white envelope. The size is good to hold a XL candy bar. To decorate the envelopes, I used THIS stencil and applied THIS and THIS...

DIY Valentines

Hi, crafty friends. I’m sharing a few valentines I created for my son to give to his cousins… I thought THIS stamp set would be perfect for Valentines, so I stamped and colored a few of the critters and used THESE coordinating dies to cut them out. For the background, I die-cut THIS heart and inked up THIS stencil on top. I stamped a coordinating sentiment from the set and backed each heart with...

Entire Shaker Card

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back today with a shaker card… Instead of creating a shaker element on a card, I wanted to make an entire shaker card. I started with the background. I inked up THIS stencil with a variety of Distress Oxide Inks and then spritzed the stencil with water. I laid it down on to a piece of THIS watercolor card stock. After letting it dry, I stamped the sentiment from THIS...

Simon Says Stamp November 2018 Card Kit

Hello there, crafty friends. Today’s card features products from THIS new card kit from Simon Says Stamp… Fall is my favorite time of year and I just love the leaf images in THIS stamp set that is included in the kit. I used THIS stencil along with my MISTI to stamp out all the images in a wreath/circular pattern. I started with the large red flower and worked my way out, leaving room for...

New Picket Fence Release

Hello, crafty friends. I’m sharing three projects today all featuring new products just released from Picket Fence Studios. The new release is FABULOUS! The first card uses THIS new stamp set… I stamped the solid line image repeatedly to create a background using a variety of Distress Oxide Inks. I stamped the sentiment along the bottom. I die-cut THIS circle from the center and THIS rectangle die to create a border. I stamped, colored...

Sea Treasure Card Kit Inspiration Week-Day 2

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back today with more inspiration using THIS Sept. card kit from Simon Says Stamp… I really like how the stamp set included in the kit has many smaller images. I thought it would be fun to use a few of them with THIS wreath builder stencil to create a fun syncronized swimming look with the sea critters. I started by stamping the turtle and then placed the remaining images and...

Distress Resist Spray and Specialty Stamping Paper

Howdy, crafty friends. Today’s card features some fun backgrounds using THIS resist spray and THIS specialty stamping paper… I sprayed the resist spray through a stencil and applied ink. You could use the spray on any card stock, but I wanted to experiment with THIS stamping specialty paper. It has a slight glossy finish and worked well with this technique. One thing to note…Spray this into a deep box and wash the stencils immediately....

Wreath Builder Stencils

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back today with several cards featuring THIS wreath builder stencil… I haven’t been this excited about a product in awhile. It is so easy to use and gives such amazing results. I used THIS new stamp set from Simon Says Stamp and created several wreath designs with the images… To create the wreath design, I placed the stencil in my MISTI and laid a piece of card stock inside the...

Welcome Baby Cards

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s cards would be perfect to celebrate the arrival of a baby boy or girl… I started by die-cutting a piece of THIS cardstock using THIS die. I chose to use Bristol cardstock because I applied Distress Oxide inks on top using THIS cloud stencil and it works so well with the ink. I stamped the images from THIS stamp set using THIS ink and colored them in using THESE markers. I...