DIEcember Release – SSS

Its the second most wonderful time of the year for stampers! Simon Says Stamp DIEcember is live and oh so beautiful! I played with the Paper Hugs die for this release and let me tell you. This die looks FABULOUS on patterned paper. And what an easy card to throw together when you need to … Continue reading “DIEcember Release – SSS”

Holly Jolly Release – SSS

I was so inspired (after my moment of fear!) with Tumbled Hexagon embossing folder from the Simon Says Stamp release! I ended up making quite a few cards! This time I broke out my shimmer powders again and went to town! I used the colors Cherry Bomb, Lunar Rocket and Atlantis Burst. I think Atlantis … Continue reading “Holly Jolly Release – SSS”

Holly Jolly Release – SSS

I love a good release and Simon is known for them! When my product arrived for being apart of the design family, I was shocked at the rigidity of the envelope. I was baffled. “What sort of die did they send me”, I thought. Eager, I ripped open the package to find not a die, … Continue reading “Holly Jolly Release – SSS”

Missing You – Stamptember

I was lucky enough to snatch the Stamptember Release with Honeybee Stamps. I fell in love with the beautiful design right away. I started by heat embossing the wreath on watercolor paper in gold embossing powder. I then went to town using a couple different colors of Distress Oxide inks for a inksmooshing technique. I … Continue reading “Missing You – Stamptember”

October Card Kit – SSS

Back for another card using the Simon Says Stamp October card kit! I loved the diversity of this stamp set so much! One of many things I miss during this pandemic is getting together with friends. Thankfully, I do have a few friends that are quarantining just as well as we are and can meet … Continue reading “October Card Kit – SSS”

October Card Kit – SSS

I love a good card kit and Simon Says Stamps October kit is one I cannot put down! I even received Novembers yesterday and can’t bring myself to move on. This little guy stole my heart with his cute little sweater. I broke out my Caran d’Ache pencils again to give him a quick color. … Continue reading “October Card Kit – SSS”

Coloring with colored pencils

Do you ever have projects that take time? I recently went to use my Caran d’Ache colored pencils and found the floral stamp partially colored. It was from when I was pregnant with my third, and trying to craft but lacking inspiration. I also was suffering the worst case of pregnancy induced carpal tunnel and … Continue reading “Coloring with colored pencils”

October Card Kit 2020 – SSS

I just love fall! This months kit was so inspiring for the season. I was very inspired by Amy from Prairie Paper and Ink when she used the nuvo shimmer powders on a recent holiday card. They are stunning! (Click here for her blog post!). After not having the best luck with them, I followed … Continue reading “October Card Kit 2020 – SSS”

Make Merry release – SSS card 2

What a fun set! I really enjoyed playing with Simon Says Stamps Santa Sleigh Ride Slider set again! I started by inking the Santa up in black ink and letting it dry. Then, I got out my Caran D’ache pencils and went to town! I fussy cut this duo out to place on my ink … Continue reading “Make Merry release – SSS card 2”

Make Merry release – SSS card 1

This is such an awesome release! I was so inspired by the Santa’s sleigh ride slider set. This card came to me during the middle of the night when I was up with my sweet little girl. I watch crafty videos to keep me awake. Inspiration struck and the next day I was squeezing in … Continue reading “Make Merry release – SSS card 1”