Gel Press Backgrounds

Hello there, crafty friends. I recently watched THIS gel press video by Jennifer McGuire and I am hooked. I had so much fun creating backgrounds with my gel press and my MISTI. For the first card, I inked up the gel press with pink and orange inks to create a colored background. I layered the background by inking up the gel press and stamping on top of stencils that I laid on top of...

Friendly Flowers Card Kit

Hi, crafty friends. I’m back with a slimline card featuring THIS new card kit… I started by trimming down some of the patterned papers. The patterned paper pad in this kit is so beautiful. I stamped some sentiments from the kit’s stamp set in between the butterflies and added a sprinkling of the kit’s heart stickers. I like to put a heavy coating of glossy accents on top of the stickers to make them...

Welcome Home Shaker Card

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back with a fun shaker card featuring products from THIS release… I started by stamping THIS house image on a white card stock panel and coloring with with Copic Markers. I stamped it again on a piece of THIS patterned paper and fussy cut it out. I didn’t have the coordinating die at the time so I poked my scissors in the center of the image to create a hole...

Shaped Card Using Dies

Hi, crafty friends. I have a shaped card today featuring products from THIS release. I started by die-cutting THIS scalloped die from kraft card stock and blue card stock. I stamped THIS background stamp on top of the kraft piece using white pigment ink. I cut the blue scalloped piece into a strip and adhered it in the center of the card. I cut a smaller white scalloped piece from the same scalloped die...

Reverse Confetti March Release Blog Hop

Hi, crafty friends. I’m thrilled to announce that I will be joining the Reverse Confetti team during their blog hops to celebrate their new releases. I have four projects to share today featuring THIS new release… For the first card… I started by die-cutting the big flowers cover panel from a few different colors of card stock and inlaying the pieces to create a fun background. I stamped and colored the bunnies from the...

Mini Slimline Envelope Die

Hello, crafty friends. Recently, I shared THIS post where I featured the regular sized slimline envelope die. Slimline cards are not just one size. The mini size slimline cards are popular right now and I’m excited to create envelopes for them using THIS new die. It is a slimline envelope die as well, but in the smaller slimline size. Check it out… I die-cut THIS new die using some Bo-Bunny dot 12×12 paper (that...

Interactive Easter Card

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back today with more inspiration using THIS new release. I started by stamping two kraft panels using THIS text background with clear ink. I used THIS interactive die to die-cut all the interactive elements to the card. I highly recommend watching THIS video when assembling all the pieces. It makes it so easy. I die-cut several of THESE carrots and added a bit of ink to the green and orange...

Hello Beautiful Release Blog Hop-Day 1

Hello, crafty friends. I’m thrilled to be part of THIS blog hop celebrating THIS new release. I have three cards to share today featuring my favorite stamp set from the release… I wanted to share several ways to use one stamp set. When I get a new stamp set and I’m not sure what creative direction I’m going in, I like to start by stamping all the images and using the coordinating dies to...

Hello Beautiful Release Inspiration

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back with more inspiration using THIS new release… I started by stamping and coloring THIS stroller image. I used THIS coordinating die to cut them out. I die-cut THIS word and THIS word in white and the shadow in gray. I adhered the pieces to a vellum piece cut with THIS scalloped die. I created backgrounds using THIS stencil and Distress Oxide inks in blue and pink. I finished off...

Hello Beautiful Release

Hello, crafty friends. I’m back today with a couple of cards featuring THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp… I started by ink smooshing a few colors of distress ink on both panels. I stamped and colored THESE bunny images and used THESE coordinating dies to cut them out. For the first card… I stamped a coordinating sentiment from the same stamp set on the inked panel and then added Versamark through THIS stencil....