Monday, April 23, 2018


Ink, Paper, and Stamps...
  Hello friends and welcome!  Today’s card features this super fun sentiment stamp set from Altenew (Crafty Life) and various Altenew Crisp Dye Inks (Red Cosmos, Warm and Cozy, Pocket Full of Sunshine, and Tropical Forest).  To start, I die cut a stitched rectangle panel from Neenah solar white cardstock and stamped image (SSS Stamptember 2017 collaboration set from Concord and 9th: Oh Hello) using above mentioned Inks going in an ombré rainbow order.  Next, I stamped sentiment using Versafine Onyx black pigment ink and clear heat embossed as well as stamped hearts, then gold heat embossed.  To finish, I ink splattered Gansai Tambi black watercolor across panel then adhered to card base.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!

Thursday, April 19, 2018


Beautiful Butterfly Day...
  Hello and welcome!  Today’s card features this pretty butterfly and sentiment stamp set from My Favorite Things (Beautiful Butterflies and You Give Me Butterflies) and stamping using various Altenew Crisp Dye Inks (Red Cosmos, Warm and Cozy, Pocket Full of Sunshine, and Tropical Forest dye ink cubes).  To star, I die cut a stitched rectangle panel from Neenah solar white cardstock and began stamping Butterflies using above mentioned Inks.  I then stamped last layer of each butterfly using Versafine Onyx black pigment ink then heat embossed.  Next, I stamped sentiment and also heat embossed.  To finish, I ink splattered Gansai Tambi watercolors in Black onto panel and added a few PrettyPinkPosh Onyx sequins.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!

Tuesday, April 17, 2018


Every Day Fun...
  Hello and welcome friends!  Today’s card features this super fun stamp set from My Favorite Things (Soak Up the Fun), Copic coloring, and Ink Blending using Distress Inks (blueprint  sketch and peacock feathers).  To start, I stamped “Whimsical Waves” BG (MFT’s) onto a stitched rectangle die cut panel then white heat embossed.  I then ink blended above mentioned Distress Inks.  Next, I stamped, die cut, and Copic colored images.  To finish, I stamped sentiment using blueprint sketch Distress Ink, assembled elements and adhered to card base.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!

Friday, April 13, 2018


One of a Kind Panda...
  Hello and welcome friends!  Today’s card features this cutie Panda die cut (SimonSaysStamp Panda Story Book Die) and coloring background using Copics.  To start, I die cut the Panda using SSS black cardstock, Neenah solar white cardstock, and MFT’s pink lemonade cardstock.  Next, I die cut a scalloped stitched rectangle from a piece of Neenah solar white cardstock and Copic colored (went down panel using chisel tip of the sketch marker, going in rainbow order).  I then splattered white gouache paint onto a side folded A2 sized black cardstock (SSS) base.  To finish, I assembled elements, adhered, stamped sentiment and trimmed out (SSS sunny days stamp set), and added 4mm google eyes (Darcie’s) to “panda”.  Thanks so much for stopping by...take care!  Please note: this card has been submitted to the current SimonSaysStamp Flickr Challenge #95.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018


Amazing You...
  Hello and welcome!  Today’s card features this lovely floral stamp set from Altenew (Enchanted Iris) and watercoloring using Zig Clean Color real brush markers.  To start, I ink blended Distress Inks (mowed lawn, twisted citron, and squeezed lemonade) over a “Half Tone” stencil from Altenew onto a stitched rectangle Neenah solar white cardstock panel.  I then stamped floral images onto a piece of Strathmore Bristol paper, gold heat embossed, and die cut using coordinating dies.  Next, I began watercoloring by first adding color with markers then going back over with a damp watercolor brush. To finish, I stamped sentiment onto ink blended panel, assembled elements and adhered to card base.  Thanks so much for stopping by...take care!

Monday, April 9, 2018


Radiating Kindness...
  Hello friends and welcome!  Today’s card features this super fun stamp/die cut set from Concord and 9th (Sunshine) and stamping using various MFT’s hybrid inks (banana split, daffodil, pineapple, and orange fizz) and Distress Oxide Inks (squeezed lemonade, spiced marmalade, worn lipstick, and ripe raspberry).  To start, I stamped turnabout stamp using above mentioned MFT’s hybrid inks.  Next, I stamped and die cut flowers, then die cut “circles” frame using coordinating “Sunshine” set.  I then stamped sentiment and heat embossed using Altenew raspberry embossing powder.  To finish, I trimmed stamped BG panel, assembled elements and adhered to card base, then added a drop of glossy accents to flower centers.  Thanks so much for stopping by... take care!

Thursday, April 5, 2018


Yay for You...
  Hello friends and welcome!  Today’s card features this super cute set from Avery Elle (Party Pals), Copic coloring, and Ink Blending using Distress Inks (squeezed lemonade, mustard seed, and fossilized amber).  To start, I die cut a stitched rectangle panel from Neenah solar white cardstock then began ink blending by first using MFT’s “sun ray” stencil (Distress Inks: squeezed lemonade and mustard seed) then laying MFT’s “star celebration” stencil over and again ink blended Distress Ink (fossilized amber).  I then stamped images, die cut using coordinating dies, and Copic colored.  To finish, I stamped “you” using Versafine Onyx black pigment ink, heat embossed, assembled and adhered elements, and adding a few sequins from Lucy’s Little Things.  Thanks so much for stopping by...take care!