Mini Slimline Encouragement Card

Howdy, crafty friends. Today’s card share features THIS layering stencil set from THIS new release… I started by applying ink through THESE stencils. I love how layering stencils can add so much dimension. I die-cut the piece using a mini slimline die. I stamped the envelope image from THIS stamp set and used THIS coordinating die to cut it out. I also cut it from the stenciled panel. I stamped a coordinating sentiment from...

Wild About You Card

Hello there, crafty friends. Happy New Year! I’m back with my first card share of the new year… First, I created the background by applying ink through THIS stencil. Next, I die-cut THIS adorable toucan from colored cardstock and specialty cardstock. I like that the die set includes the base die so you can adhere all the pieces to it easily. Also, I love using THIS and THIS glossy cardstock for some shine. I...

BOO Halloween Wreath Card

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back with another Halloween card… First, I applied green ink through THESE stencils to create a background. I die-cut the background using THIS die to add some stitching details. I added a black mat behind it and adhered it to a green top folding note card. I die cut THIS die using THIS black glossy cardstock twice and adhered them down to the background. I did not line them up...

Sunflowers and Daisies Card Kit

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back today with a couple of cards featuring THIS card kit from Simon Says Stamp… For the first card… I spritzed the main image from the kit’s stamp set with water and then colored the stamp with Distress Watercolor Pencils. I spritzed the image again before stamping on to a piece of white cardstock. I repeated the process a couple of times to intensify the color. I love the watercolor...

STAMPtember 2022 Release Inspiration

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration from THIS STAMPtember release from Simon Says Stamp… I started by creating the background. I applied ink through THIS stencil on a piece of yellow card stock for a tone on tone look. Next, I stamped and Copic colored an image from THIS stamp set and used THESE coordinating dies to cut it out. I white heat embossed a sentiment from the same stamp set...

Stencils and Coordinating Dies

Hello, crafty friends. I’m a big fan of stencil that have coordinating dies and today’s card features THIS set… I started by stamping the Arches Background stamp using white pigment ink on a kraft panel. I applied ink through the Orange Blossoms stencil and used the coordinating dies to cut out the images. I also applied the ink heavier to one side or in the center to add some dimension… I adhered them to...

Peekaboo Cards + Yay You Release Blog Hop

Hello there, crafty friends. Today’s cards are part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp.. For these cards, I wanted to do a Peekaboo effect where the majority of the design is on the inside of the card instead of the outside. I wanted to keep the outside pretty simple and only reveal a small window of design. That way, the inside would be a surprise for the recipient....

5×7 Teacher Card

Hello again, crafty friends. I have a teacher card to share today since the end of the school year is quickly approaching… To create this card, I started by inking up each layer of the Layering Alphas Alphabet Stencil. I put the corner of each stencil in the corner of the Stencil mat to line each layer up easily. I trimmed down the piece to a 5×7 background and adhered it to a 5×7...

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...