Happy Birthday Beautiful Slimline Card

Hi, crafty friends. I’m really loving creating slimline cards lately. I have one to share today… I stamped and colored the floral image from the Slimline Florals stamp set. I used the coordinating die to cut it out. I white heat embossed the happy birthday sentiment on a black slimline card panel and added the Beautiful die to finish the sentiment. Here’s a closer look… I also created an envelope using the Slimline Envelope...

Stencil Stamping

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back with a couple of cards created from one technique… ‘ I started by applying Distress Oxide ink through the XL Rose Bouquet Stencil on a 5×7 panel. I sprayed the ink left on the stencil with water and used it as a stamp and pressed it down on another 5×7 white panel. I love that you get two completely different looks from one technique. I finished off the design...

Summer Cards for Teachers

Hello, crafty friends. I’ve been busy making end of the school year gifts for teachers. I created some cards for my son’s teachers… I started by creating the sun rays in the background using Buttercup ink and a blending brush through a sun ray stencil. Next, I die-cut the Big Picture Book Bear dies and bodies using two different browns. This way I could use the left over pieces for the next card. It’s...

More Inspiration-June 2021 Card Kit

Hi there, crafty friends. I recently shared a post HERE featuring THIS card kit from Simon Says Stamp. Today, I’m sharing even more inspiration… I die-cut a piece of the patterned paper using the Heart Sprinkle Die and adhered it to a 4 Bar sized card base. I die-cut the same die using several colored card stock scraps and inlaid the pieces to create a focal point. I die-cut a white circle and stamped...

Rainbow is my favorite color Card Kit

Hi, crafty friends. I have a slimline card to share today using the June card kit from Simon Says Stamp… I started by die-cutting the Slimline Scallop die from the kit’s rainbow holographic paper. I used the kit’s stamp and mini inks to stamp the rays of the rainbow. I stamped and cut out two of the cloud images and adhered them on either side of the rainbow. I stamped a heart image on...

Teacher Thank You Card

Hello, crafty friends. The school year is winding down so I’ve been creating projects to spoil my son’s teachers. I’m sharing simple thank you card today with a floating element… I started by stamping the Open Grid background on a kraft panel using white pigment ink. After it was completely dry, I adhered it to a side fold note card and die-cut the peek-a-boo square from it to create a window. I white heat...

Reverse Confetti May Release Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. I’m excited to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new Reverse Confetti release… I have a few projects to share with you today using the new release… To create the slimline card, I covered a panel using colored card stock strips. I stamped and colored the adorable images from the Punny Party stamp set and used the coordinating dies to cut them out. I stacked them on top of...

More Born to Sparkle Release Inspiration

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration using THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… To create this card, I started by inking up a brick stencil on a side fold white note card. I die-cut the Window Blooms coordinating die in the front to create an opening. I also die-cut some grass and adhered it along the bottom. I stamped, colored, and die-cut two window boxes. One for the front of the...

Interactive Graduation Card

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration using THIS release by Simon Says Stamp… To create this card, I stamped the Party Balloons background on a white A2 panel and colored it in with Copic Markers. I die-cut it using the Sliding Window die and assembled the interactive parts. I die-cut the Cap and Gown dies from black card stock and adhered them to the bottom portion of the sliding window. I stamped...

New Distress Color: Salvaged Patina

Hello, crafty friends. Tim Holtz recently revealed the new Distress color HERE and it has quickly become my favorite. It reminds me of the ocean (my happy place) so I’m sharing a couple of ocean themed cards today… For the first card… I started by applying white embossing paste through the Spring Boho Circle stencil. After it was dry, I sprayed Salvaged Patina Distress Stain on top heavily and then spritzed with water to...