MOM Shaker Card

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m sharing a simple and sweet shaker card today… I started by applying THIS and THIS ink to a piece of white card stock. When the colors meet in the middle, it creates a beautiful orange color. I spritzed it with some water for some added texture. I die-cut THIS die three times from white card stock and adhered them together. I spritzed some of THIS on the top layer...

MOM cards

Howdy, crafty friends. Today, I have two cards to share that came from one technique. Don’t you love when that happens!? … I started by die-cutting THIS gorgeous die from an alcohol ink background I had on hand. For the first card… I used the outline of piece from the die and adhered it to a note card stamped with THIS background stamp. I used THIS ink so it wouldn’t be too distracting and...

Framing a Focal Image

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s card uses a coordinating die to frame an image.. I stamped THIS image on THIS card stock and added color with THESE watercolors. I did a few layers of colors, drying in between each. I added THIS to the eyes to make them stand out. I die-cut the coordinating die from another piece of the same card stock to create a frame for the image. I applied THIS ink...

Rainbow Backgrounds

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s cards all have rainbow backgrounds… For the first card… I inked up THIS stencil with a rainbow of distress inks to create a colorful sky. I used THIS die to create a border around the panel. I stamped and colored the sun image from THIS stamp set and used THESE coordinating dies to cut it out. I added some of THIS on top of the balloon for some shine...

Pop of Color

Hi there, crafty friends. THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp is now available and I have a card share featuring some of the new product… I stamped THIS background using black ink on white card stock. I left it uncolored so that when I added THESE colorful butterflies on top, they would pop. I stamped the butterflies on to a leftover alcohol inked background from another project. I used THIS ink and fussy...

Coloring with Ink Smooshing

Howdy, crafty friends. Today’s card is super simple thanks to THIS product… THESE prints make it so easy to whip up a card. I chose a butterfly print that didn’t have a greeting. I’m not the best at coloring so I’m always looking for different ways to add color so I did some ink smooshing with a rainbow of Distress Oxide inks. I swiped the ink pad on a piece of recycled packaging, any...

One Layer Embossed Backgrounds + May Card Kit

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s cards feature some products from THIS new card kit from Simon Says Stamp. I wanted to create a one layer card so I heat embossed the images in THIS stamp set that is included in the kit on to the kit’s card stock, creating a background. I included the sentiment on the panel as well as the dots image from THIS stamp set to finish off the design. Since the...

Adding Color using Coordinating Dies + Picket Fence Release

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s cards show how you can add color to your images using your coordinating dies… I love to stretch the use of my coordinating dies. They can be used for so much more than just die-cutting your stamped images. For today’s cards, I used THESE coordinating dies and cut them from THIS fun foam. I adhere them temporarily on to an acrylic block and ink them up just like any...

Blossoms and Butterflies Release Blog Hop

Hi there, crafty friends. Today’s blog post is part of the Simon Says Stamp’s Blossoms and Butterflies release Blog Hop celebrating THIS release. I have two cards to share today that both incorporate using acetate… For the first card… I stamped, colored, and cut out the images from THIS stamp set. I also cut THESE coordinating dies from THIS fun foam to place behind the images for dimension as well as white card stock...