Fun with Foil

Howdy, crafty friends. Today’s card features foiled backgrounds… For the first card… I applied THIS through THIS stencil. After the medium was completely dry, I ran it through THIS machine with THIS foil. I die-cut the panel using THIS die and added a mat using THIS specialty paper. I finished off the design with THIS die-cut sentiment. Here’s a closer look… For the second card… I applied THIS through THIS stencil. After the medium...

Chunky Flower Background

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back with a bright and happy card to kick off the week… I started by applying a rainbow of Distress Ink through THIS stencil. I flicked some water on top for added texture and repeatedly stamped the chunky flower image from THIS stamp set on top of each ink blended area. I adhered the panel to one of THESE note cards and finished off the design with THIS die-cut sentiment....

Send Happiness Release Blog Hop

Hello, crafty friends. I’m excited to be a part of this blog hop celebrating THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp. I started by creating a side fold A2 size black card base. From the front panel of the card, I trimmed 2 inches off the top, creating a shorter flap. This flap was created so the fairy image could be suspended. I stamped and colored the front and back fairy image from THIS...

First Responder Cards

Hello, crafty friends. I have a couple of cards to share today for first responders… I started by creating a gatefold card. I started with a 8.5 x 5.5 piece of white card stock and scored it at 2 1/4 inch from both sides. Next, I stamped THIS background stamp on a blue and red A2 panel in coordinating ink for a tone on tone look. I cut each piece in half and adhered...

Crafty Hugs Release

Hello, crafty friends. Simon Says Stamp has a new release HERE and it is fabulous! I’m sharing a couple of cards today using some of the new goodies… For both cards, I started by white heat embossing THIS background. This background stamp is unique as it allows you to remove the hexagon from the center of the stamp. I die-cut THIS hexagon die six times from THIS masking paper. I used the masking pieces...

Quintuple Slider Die

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m back today with an interactive card I created for my son’s teacher using THIS new die from THIS new release… I started by stamping the background with the lined paper image from THIS stamp set using THIS white pigment ink. Once it was dry, I die-cut one of THESE dies towards the top of the panel. I flipped it over and die-cut it again right on top to have...

Thanks on a Line

Hi there, crafty friends. I have a couple of bright thank you cards to share today… I die-cut THIS die from various colors of THIS patterned paper. I white heat embossed a sentiment from THIS stamp set. I die-cut THIS bear twice and added THIS and THIS on top of the hearts for some shine. I also die-cut the bear from white card stock to use just the hearts for under the sentiment. Here’s...

Diecember 2019 is here!

Hello again, crafty friends. Happy Diecember! If you’re unfamiliar with Diecember, it’s a month long party hosted by Simon Says Stamp celebrating dies and die-cutting. Today’s card features THIS new die from THIS new release… Not many dies come in this vertical style. I just love how it fills up a card. I die-cut the panel from colored and patterned paper and added strips of the colored paper on a black note card. I...

New Ink Blot Shop Release

Hi, crafty friends. The ink blot shop just released some fantastic products HERE. I made a couple of quick cards using THIS fabulous stamp set… I stamped the sentiment and heart images on a panel cut with THIS die. I colored them in with Copic markers in a rainbow pattern. I added some of THIS on top for some sparkle. It’s hard to see in the photo but I added a lot of THIS...

Cheer and Joy Release Inspiration Week-Day Two

Howdy, crafty friends. I have two cards to share for the second day of inspiration week using THIS release from Simon Says Stamp … I started by die-cutting a background I created with THESE alcohol inks with THIS and THIS leaf die. I also cut the die from yellow, orange, and red card stock and layered them under the leaves for dimension. I also like that when you look at the side of the...