Distress Spray Backgrounds

Hello, crafty friends. I have two cards today featuring products from THIS new release. I used Distress sprays with stencils to create quick and easy backgrounds… To create these backgrounds, I sprayed Distress Spray Stains through the stencils. Since these stencils have intricate designs, I sprayed Pixie Spray on the back so they would temporarily adhered down to the cardstock and cause less seeping underneath. For the first card, I sprayed a few pink...

Scent With Love

Hello there, crafty friends. I spent the afternoon crafting with some friends and we tuned into the Create with Us: Scent With Love Facebook Live hosted by Jenn Shurkus and Kelly Marie Alvarez HERE. They made some adorable cards using the Scent With Love stamp set. It was so fun! I created a different design and thought I would share it here… I started by stamping and coloring the images from the Scent with...

More To The Moon Release Inspiration

Howdy, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration using THIS new release by Simon Says Stamp… To create this card, I applied navy ink through the Berries and Leaves stencil on a light blue panel. I embossed the Detailed Pincushion Plate Die on top of the stenciled pattern using an embossing mat in my embossing machine. I just love all the texture it adds. Next, I die-cut the Wreath of Love die from white...

Warmest Wishes Card Kit

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features the January 2022 Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp… To create this card, I started by applying ink through the — stencil included in the kit. I used a rainbow of Simon’s saturated inks (which blend beautifully). I trimmed down the panel into four panels and adhered them to a gray A2 panel. I stamped and Copic colored one of the snowman images from the kit’s stamp set...

Christmas Gatefold Cards

Hello, crafty friends. I’m always looking for ways to make gift cards more special. Today, I have four gatefold cards to share that also hold gift cards…For the main die-cuts, I used the November My Monthly Hero Card Kit. It sold out fast but you could substitute those for another die-cut image or even a stamped piece. Today’s focus is more about the design. To create these cards, I created four gate fold card...

Candy Canes Slimline Card

Howdy, crafty friends. I have more inspiration to share today featuring THIS new release… I started by applying the Cherry Glitter Glitz Gel through the Candy Canes stencil on a white slimline panel. After it was dry, I adhered it to a black cardstock slimline card base and added two strips of red holographic paper to each side. I die-cut an oval using vellum and adhered the Candy Cane Heart die-cut on top as...

Handmade Holiday Release Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS Blog Hop celebrating THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp. To create this card, I started by ink blending the background using Peacock Feathers, Chipped Sapphire, and Villainous Potion Distress Oxide Inks. After it was dry, I added Glitter Glitz gel through the Holiday Boho Circle Stencil. I die-cut the First Night Die multiple times and adhered them together. I added it to the...

More Handmade Holiday Inspiration

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back with even more inspiration using THIS new release by Simon Says Stamp. I masked off each row of one of the stencils from the Layered Holiday Grid stencil set and inked it lightly with a different color. I went back and added an image on top from the other stencil in the set but applied the ink a bit darker for a tone-on-tone look. I added glitter glitz gel...

Snowflake Cluster Stencil Cards

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s cards were created by stretching one technique to create multiple cards… For the first two cards, I sprayed Distress Spray Stain and a Distress Mica Stain through the Snowflake Cluster stencil to create the backgrounds. On the first card, I didn’t sprayed farther away and sprayed a bit of water on top to get a bit of a softer look… For the second card, I used the same sprays...

Ink Blot Shop October 2021 Release

Howdy, crafty friends. Ink Blot Shop has a brand new release HERE and I’ve made a few projects with some of the new goodies. First up is the rainbow card… I started by stamping the Starry Sprinkle Background using white pigment ink on to a kraft panel. Next, I stamped the adorable rainbow image from the Giant Rainbow stamp set and cut it out. I used that piece to trace the outline shape on...