Encouragement Cards, Friendship Cards, Fun Cards

Sending Big Hugs

Hello friends! Sending you big hugs on a Monday and wishing you all a great start of the week.

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Today’s card features Simon Says Stamp’s Heart Mandala Stencil and Big Scripty Greetings. When I first saw this stencil, I fell in love with it right away. Continue reading “Sending Big Hugs”

Fun Cards, Holidays Cards

Hope you’re having a BALL this winter!

Happy Tuesday!

Can’t believe it’s already Thanksgiving this Thursday! Are you guys all ready for winter and Christmas? I think I am….so here you go. I’m sharing a holidays card with you today!

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First, I started with my card panel by ink-blending it with Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Ink onto a piece of Bristol Smooth card-stock. Then, I placed the Simon Says Stamp’s Falling Snow Stencil onto my card panel and applied some Studio 490 embossing paste from Wendy Vecchi.  Continue reading “Hope you’re having a BALL this winter!”

Friendship Cards, Fun Cards

So Happy You’re My Friend

Happy Tuesday!

Today’s card features Simon Says Stamp’s Mod Stripes Stencil and Beautiful Flowers 2 Stamp Set! I am so in love with these stamp sets and have been using it a lot lately. It’s perfect for coloring on day 6 of the 30 day coloring challenge.

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First, I started on my card panel by ink blending with the Mod Stripes Stencil with Squeezed Lemonade, Mustard Seed, Ripe Persimmon and Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide Inks onto a Bristol Smooth card-stock. Continue reading “So Happy You’re My Friend”

Friendship Cards, Fun Cards, Thank you Cards

Thanks to a wonderful friend

Happy Friday, everyone!!

Today’s card features Simon Says Stamp’s Leafy Frame Stencil and Beautiful Flowers 2 Stamps Set. It’s day two for the 30 day coloring challenge and I am trying to participate this time.

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First, I started working on my card panel by ink blending with a leafy stencil with Twisted Citron, Mowed Lawn, and Mustard Seed Distress Oxide Inks onto a Bristol Smooth card stock. Next, I stamped the sentiment Big Thanks Words from Simon Says Stamp with VersaFine’s Onyx Black ink and heat-embossed it with Hero Arts’ Clear Embossing powder. Continue reading “Thanks to a wonderful friend”

Encouragement Cards, Friendship Cards, Fun Cards

Whoa!! You’re amazing!!

Good morning!

Today’s card features Simon Says Stamp, Abstract Triangles Cling Background Stamp and the “Whoa! You’re Amazing!!” die.

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I stamped the Abstract Triangles background stamp with VersaMark ink onto a Strathmore Watercolor paper and heat-embossing with Hero Arts, White Embossing Powder. I used the Nuvo Shimmer Powder from Tonic Studio for the coloring.  Continue reading “Whoa!! You’re amazing!!”

Friendship Cards, Fun Cards

good morning, gorgeous

Good morning and happy Sunday!

Today’s card is created for this week’s CAS Colours and Sketches challenge #295 and also for my entry for their second part of the DT call. This week’s is a sketch challenge. I used Hero Arts, My Monthly August Card Kit and Foam Animals Stamps Set for today’s card.

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I stamped the coffee cup and saucer with a Copic friendly ink, Hero Arts, Intense Black on a piece of Neenah White card-stock and colored with Copic Markers (W1, 2 and 4 and E13 and 34). After it completely dried, I stamped the coffee art with VersaMark ink and heat-embossed it with Hero Arts’ white puffy embossing powder. I fussy cut the image out and put it aside. Continue reading “good morning, gorgeous”

Friendship Cards, Fun Cards

Have A Wonderful Day

Good morning! I hope you all have a wonderful Monday!

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Today’s card features Elizabeth Craft Designs’ Lacy Poppies Dies. The sentiment is from Simon Says Stamp’s Fresh Bunch. For this card, I did the Die Cut Inlay technique, die cutting and assembling whatever you cut out back into the background like a puzzle.  Continue reading “Have A Wonderful Day”

Encouragement Cards, Friendship Cards, Fun Cards

Hello Friend

Hello friends and happy Thursday! One more day to go until the weekend is here. I can’t stop playing this Plank Background Stamp Set from Simon Says Stamp. I am so in love with it.

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First, I stamped the Plank Background with VersaMark Ink onto a Bristol Smooth card stock panel and heat-embossed it with Ranger Ink’s Princess Gold embossing powder. I colored the background with Zig’s Clean Color Real Brush (Cobalt Blue, Yellow, Fresh Color and Light Green). I let it sit and air-dry for half an hour. After it completely dried, I trimmed down the background to 4.25″ by 5.5″. Continue reading “Hello Friend”