All Occasion · Birthday · cards · Distress Ink coloring · Flowers · Memory Box · Watercolor

Memory Box Peony Garden Wreath Card…

Hi everyone!  I have a new Memory Box stamp and die set card to share today… just because.  Isn’t that a pretty script?  It’s hard to believe it’s Memorial Day weekend.  It looks like it’ll warm up here but still cloudy.  We’re getting anxious for some sunshine!  I guess the sunshine today is this bright Picked Raspberry Distress Ink color that I painted with!

I stamped the new wreath on watercolor paper with Versamark ink and heat embossed with Ranger Gold Embossing powder. I die cut with the coordinating die, then I watercolored with regular Distress Ink pad refills.  I just put a drop of the refill on my craft mat and pick it up with a wet paintbrush.  I did put water on the paper first so it was wet on wet.

I used Picked Raspberry, Spiced Marmalade, Peeled paint, Peacock Feathers and a little bit of Mowed Lawn ink refills for coloring the wreath.

I die cut white cardstock twice and used that to layer the wreath for a little depth instead of foam mounting tape.

I used Taylored Expressions Confetti Cake cardstock for the background square adhered to a white top fold cardbase. My card is 5 ½ inches square.

Thank you for stopping by today!  I hope you have some peonies in your life.  I’m glad I had these to color!

Here’s what I used…

Sale code for SSS this weekend… CRFT898 for 15% off!

Memory Box – CL5257-D Peony Garden…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box Clear Stamps PEONY GARDEN…
[ SSS ]
Ranger Ink – Inkssentials – Clear…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Lawn Fawn – Stamp Shammy
[ SBC | SSS ]
VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad – full…
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]
Super Fine Detail Gold Embossing…
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]
Hero Arts – Wagner – HT400 Precision…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Embossing Powder Prep Bag…
[ STR | SSS ]
EK Success POWDER TOOL Applicator…
[ SSS ]
TE Premium Cardstock
[ TE ]
Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
[ SSS ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Accessory – Tool…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Sizzix – Big Shot Machine – White and…
[ SBC | SZZ | SSS ]
Sizzix Cutting Pads – standard
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]
Sizzix – Accessory – Magnetic…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Simon Says Stamp SMALL TEFLON BONE…
[ SSS ]
EK Success – EK Tools – Small…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Tonic Studios Tim Holtz 8.5 Inch…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Tonic Studios – Tim Holtz – 12.25…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Tonic 12 INCH WIDE BASE GUILLOTINE…
[ SSS ]
Sizzix Big Shot Sticky Grid 5/Pkg,…
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]
Mini MISTI – Most Incredible Stamp…
[ SBC | SSS ]
MISTI Stamping Tool – The Most…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Scor-Pal – Scor-Pal Eighths Measuring…
[ SBC ]
Scor-Pal MINI SCOR-BUDDY Scoring…
[ SSS | JGG ]
Scotch ATG – Adhesive Applicator Gun…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue
[ STR | SBC | SSS | BLIC ]
adhesive pick-up square
[ STR | SBC ]
Scrapbook Adhesives 3D 217 WHITE FOAM…
[ SSS | JGG ]
Avery Elle EXTRA LARGE Stamp and Die…
[ SSS ]
Tonic 14×14 inch Easy Clean Craft…
[ STR | SSS ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
[ SBC | SSS ]

All Occasion · cards · CAS · copics · Flowers · Simon Says Stamp · Spring

Simon Says Stamp Luck and Hugs Cards…

Hi everyone!  Simon Says Stamp sent me this stamp set to play with for their newest release ‘Sunny Days Ahead’!  I’m behind but working on catching up! I made two cards to share so be sure to scroll down for the second… 🙂

This set has a ton of images and sentiments! I stamped several in Memento Tuxedo Black ink, die cut them out and colored them with Copic Sketch Markers.

I used a landscape A2 size white cardbase and stamped one of the border images directly on the base using the MISTI.

After coloring, using Tombow Mono Multi liquid glue, I adhered the flowers directly to the cardbase.  HUGS is adhered with foam mounting tape overlapping a little bit of the flowers.

A card to cheer I hope!

Next card will be a congrats graduation card…

I went clean and simple here…you know I love this style! hehe  I stamped and gold heat embossed good luck from the set, then die cut, popped it up with black mounting squares on a Taylored Expressions Oreo cardstock A2 size cardbase.  I stamped the little sentiment on white cardstock, trimmed it and layered it over the top with mounting foam on the left end and liquid glue on the right end.

This could work for so many occasions!  Such a fun set…some of the other sentiments… “Can’t wait to see you soar”, “You’re going to be Amazing”, “You’re going to rock this” and so many more!

I used Ranger Detail Gold embossing powder or maybe it’s called super fine.

Thank you so much for clicking over to see my post today!  A new release is coming soon so be watching!

Here’s the products I used to make these cards…

Simon Says Clear Stamps LUCK AND HUGS…
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Stamp LUCK AND HUGS Wafer…
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Stamps And Dies LUCK AND…
[ SSS ]
Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
[ SSS ]
Memento TUXEDO BLACK INK PAD Full…
[ SSS ]
Copic Sketch Marker R81 ROSE PINK Pastel
[ SSS ]
Copic Sketch Marker YG03 YELLOW GREEN
[ SSS ]
Copic Sketch Marker R83 ROSE MIST…
[ SSS ]
Copic Sketch Marker B01 MINT BLUE
[ SSS ]
Copic Sketch Marker Y13 LEMON YELLOW
[ SSS ]
Ranger Embossing Powder SUPER FINE…
[ SSS ]
Memento Luxe TUXEDO BLACK Ink Pad…
[ SSS ]

All Occasion · Birthday · cards · CAS · Die Piecing · Memory Box · Poppystamps

Memory Box Happy Puzzle Letters and poppystamps Whittle Monkey Birthday Card…

Hi everyone!  Long card today…3 ⅞ x 9…will fit in a #10 business size envelope.  These monkeys make me think… you too?  Monkeys jumping on the bed! haha

Happy Monkeys!  I used the Happy Puzzle Letters from the next to the last release from MB.  So cute with this poppystamps Whittle Monkey…the stitched detail makes it so easy to create a CAS card with.

I die cut the Happy die in five colors of Taylored Expressions cardstock and used all the letters by mixing them up and adding white gel pen dots.  I die cut five monkeys from TE Toffee cardstock, added a white gel pen dot on their cheeks, then mounted them with foam mounting tape to the card after I glued the Happys on the card front.

I wasn’t picky about what colors I used…a great way to use scraps! A cheerful, fun card!  On the inside I stamped ‘birthday’.  I forgot to take a picture of it but I’ll link the stamp set the birthday stamp came from below.

This will go to one of our grandkids I’m sure… thank you for stopping by today!

Here’s what I used!

Memory Box – 94348 Happy Puzzle…
[ STR | SSS ]
Poppystamps – 2218 Whittle Monkey…
[ STR | SSS ]
Memory Box – CL5242 Big and Little…
[ STR | SSS ]
Uni-Ball Signo Broad White Gel Pen
[ STR | BLIC | SSS ]
TE Premium Cardstock
[ TE ]
Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
[ SSS ]

 

Birthday · cards · Die Piecing · Distress Ink coloring · Spring · Taylored Expressions

Spring Birthday Card with Distress Ink Coloring…

It’s been some time since I colored with Distress Ink Pad Refills.  I got the notion last week or was it the week before?!  ugh… time gets away from me.  Anyway, I finally finished her over the weekend and finally got some pictures taken to post.

The image is from hÄnglar Wings in Sweden. The stamps I own are unmounted rubber but they do have clear stamps now also!  So cute! I stamped her with Ranger Archival ink on Arches Hot Press Watercolor paper.

I color skin with Tattered Rose and Vintage Photo.  Her coat and hat are PIcked Raspberry and Dusty Concord.  Her jeans are Faded Jeans.  Her hair is Antique Linen, Vintage Photo and Walnut Stain.

I used a Hello Bluebird die for the tree background.  The grass die is from Lawn Fawn.  The little leaves are from an old CC Designs die that I cut up and glued on.

The sentiments are from Taylored Expressions Sentiment Strip stamps and die system.  Pretty cool and fun messages!

I hope she makes you smile!  Thanks for stopping by!

A few links to products I used…

Svenska Stämplar, Textstämplar,…
[ HNG ]
Lawn Fawn – Lawn Cuts – Dies – Simple…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Hello Bluebird WINTER WOODS OVERLAY…
[ SSS ]
Foliage Metal Die – C.C. Designs…
[ CCD ]
Simple Strips – Birthday
[ TE ]
Simple Strips Die
[ TE ]
Arches Watercolor Pads
[ BLIC ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
[ SBC | SSS | BLIC ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
[ SBC | SSS | BLIC ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
[ SBC | SSS | BLIC ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
[ SBC | SSS | BLIC ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
[ SBC | SSS | BLIC ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
[ SBC | SSS | BLIC ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
[ SBC ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
[ SBC ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz – Distress Ink…
[ SBC ]
Ranger Ink – Tim Holtz Distress Ink…
[ SBC | SSS ]

Birthday · cards · copics · Die Piecing · Flowers · MFT · Poppystamps

My Favorite Things All Star High Top Birthday Card…

Hi everyone!  Still catching up with birthday cards!  This one was for our granddaughter Lilli!  I couldn’t make it exactly like her shoes but I caught one of the patterns anyway!  So cute!

Then the sweet daisies from Memory Box. Die cut in white and colored with Copics.

The paper I used for the shoes is an old pattern… really dates me… I think it was the first pattern paper company, Paper Patch…1995 ish!  lol

Happy Birthday is from a Taylored Expressions Bold Brushstrokes stamp set that I use a lot for the teen ages.  On the inside it says ‘you are totally awesome’ from the same set.

The detail in the High Top die is wonderful!  The eyelets look real!  So glad they brought this die back.  I was able to snag an old set but now everyone can get it!

Thanks for clicking over today!  Hope you enjoyed this cute card!

Here’s what I used for this card…

Memory Box – 94249 Daisy Silhouette…
[ STR | SSS ]
Bold Brushstrokes
[ TE ]
LLD All Star High Top Die-namics
[ MFT ]

 

 

All Occasion · Birthday · cards · Congratulations · copics · Die Piecing · Family · Interactive · Waffleflower Crafts

Waffleflower Tumble On Spinner Card…

Today I’m sharing one of the birthday cards I made for our oldest granddaughter Atalyssa, aka Attie.  She is an amazing gymnast so I had to use this new at the time Tumble on set from Waffleflower.  Sooo fun!

This party was for five of our grandkids and Lizzie, who’s birthday is the day before Attie’s planned a Masquerade party.  It was so much crazy fun!  😀

Here’s Attie making her card spin…

Fortunately she was able to get a few competitions in this year and we’re so proud of her!  All around 2nd place at this one.  YAY Attie! (she’s the girl that looks like she’s behind the number one block)

Here’s the card sliding by itself.  There was a gal on Instagram that shared her card for Waffleflower and I basically copied her.

I stamped, die cut, colored and paper pieced her leo with black glitter cardstock.

I gave her a wood floor and brick wall because of the gym she goes to.

Thanks for stopping by to see this cutie in action!

Here’s a few of the things I used to make this card…

Waffle Flower Crafts – Craft Die and…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Waffle Flower Crafts – Matching Die -…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Waffle Flower Crafts – Clear…
[ SBC | SSS ]
Memory Box – 94015 Awesome Jotted…
[ STR ]
Memory Box STRAIGHT SLIDER GROOVES…
[ SSS ]
My Favorite Things ENGLISH BRICK WALL…
[ SSS | MFT ]

 

cards · Christmas · Die Piecing · Inlaid Diecutting · Simon Says Stamp · Winter

2 cards for the Simon Says Stamp Blog Party Today…

Welcome to the party! I have two cards to share with you today. I have some new Simon Says Stamp Christmas dies and a few older  that I decided to use for this post. yay!

As I’m typing this, it’s rainy and cold!  Feels a bit like Winter! April Fools! haha

I made this card with the Winter Foliage Frame die cut in green and parts in red and inlaid. The Winter Wishes die cut in red and white. Circle Basics die set for the brown center circle. The May Christmas sentiment is from the Inside Christmas Greetings stamp set.

I cut a green panel ⅛ inch smaller than the A2 white cardbase.  I adhered the frame with glue in the center, then mounting tape to adhere the Winter Wishes circle.  A little white pen for the berries.

I like it!  Festive and bright!

More Christmas cheer on this card! I used the Holly and Berries Tag die, cut in greens and red but I tried to put a big eyelet in the hole and messed it up so now it’s not a tag!  I trimmed that part off.  I didn’t want to start over!  😀

I die cut three RyLynn Snowflakes in my A2 kraft card panel, then die cut three white ones and inlaid them in the kraft panel, taping them ‘in’ on the back.

I stamped the sentiment from the Fa La La stamp set in the bottom corner.

Die cut the Fa La La die in red and white cardstock and adhere together with Tombow Mono Multi liquid glue.

That’s it!  It was fun to get back into some Christmas colors and now I have two cards ready to send! Win!

The list of party participants is on the Simon Says Stamp Blog HERE.  So glad you stopped by my blog!

ttul, ❤

Products I used from Simon Says Stamp on my cards today… thank you for shopping through my affiliate links.  I appreciate it so much!

Simon Says Stamp WINTER FOLIAGE FRAME…
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Stamp WINTER WISHES CIRCLE…
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Clear Stamps INSIDE…
[ SSS ]
Memory Box CIRCLE BASICS SET Open…
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Stamp HOLLY AND BERRIES…
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Stamp RYLYNN SNOWFLAKE…
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Stamp FA LA LA Shadow…
[ SSS ]
Simon Says Clear Stamps FA LA LA…
[ SSS ]
Bazzill PEPPERMINT Card Shoppe Heavy…
[ SSS ]
Neenah Environment 100 LB SMOOTH…
[ SSS ]
Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
[ SSS ]
Bazzill APPLE CRUSH Smoothies Paper…
[ SSS ]