Tag Archive | Simon Says Stamp

Father’s Day 2020

This year may not be going the way we expected it to at the end of 2019, but you can’t say it hasn’t been interesting! And though we live in strange days, there are still certain customs and rituals we continue on with for the sake of normalcy. This past Sunday was one, Father’s Day […]

Collected Crafty Collabs June Hop!

I’m so excited to tell you about a new monthly Hop group I’m in! I started the Collected Crafty Collabs hop group with 3 dear friends of mine: Anna Mahtani, Marie Bingaman, and Virginia Fairchild, and we have affectionately been calling ourselves the Squirrel Sisters! Not only do we each love the little critters, we […]

Jane’s Doodles Challenge #11 – Birthday Flowers

Today I’m playing along with the current challenge over at Jane’s Doodles, which is all about birthdays. I chose to play with the Jane’s Doodles set called Daisies and came up with a couple cards… one more simple and the other stepped up a bit. Let’s talk about the simple one first. Using the main […]

June DT post for Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenge

First day of the month… wait, how did we get to June already?!? What the… ??? Well, June it is. Can’t fight it, so we might as well run with it, eh? So when I think of June, I think of Father’s Day, summer, no school, and camping! We spent a lot of time in […]

May Mid-Challenge Post for JDS

Today I’m here to remind you that the Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenge blog is mid way through the May Anything Goes challenge. You still have until the end of the month to submit your entries! Remember you can enter up to 5 times, and it is a truly Anything Goes challenge… your project can be […]

Jane’s Doodles Challenge #9 – You’re Purr-fect

I have another card to share with you made with the Cats stamp set from Jane’s Doodles. I used  another piece of the patterned paper left over from the first card I made for this challenge. This time I used another of the 4 cats in the set, which I watercolored with Tombow markers and […]

Jane’s Doodles Challenge #9 – Animals

I had some fun today playing around with the Cats stamp set from Jane’s Doodles and this is the first card I made though I spent quite some time playing with the set. There are 4 different cats in the set, along with several accessories. I knew I had some cat patterned paper from DCWV, […]

Happy Birthday – a MFT Geometric card

My one and only celebrated his 19th birthday a couple weeks ago (OMG, that makes me feel so old!) and I made this card for him. His favorite colors are lime green and black and this seemed an easy way to incorporate both colors in a masculine way. I created all the triangles from MFT’s […]

May DT Post for 2CCC with Fabrika Fantasy

Welcome back my crafty friends! Today I’m sharing my DT card for the April challenge at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies! This month’s sponsor is none other than Fabrika Fantasy. I was given this fun image to use for my project and this card came together so quickly! When you buy this image, called Cheerful Crab, […]

Dig It Out or Use It Up Hop (final) follow up #3

Today we’re wrapping up my tips and tricks for using up a whole 6×6 paper pad in 1 go. If you missed the Dig It Out or Use It Up Hop, click here to start from the beginning. If you missed the previous follow ups explaining my process click here for #1 and here for […]

Dig It Out or Use It Up Hop follow up #2

Today I am delving deeper into the techniques I employed to use up an entire 6×6 pad in 1 go. If you missed the original post or first follow up, you can click the links here to go back. If you missed the hop itself click here to start from the beginning. With that business […]

Dig It Out or Use It Up Hop follow up #1

I hope you had a fantastic time yesterday on the hop! If you missed it, please click here to go to the beginning to see all the great posts and videos. Today, I wanted to take a little more time to share how I went about making 35 cards from a 24 sheet single sided […]

Dig it Out or Use it Up Hop

The amazing Courtney Kreeber has a Facebook group that is a wonderful community of cardmakers. Today, some of us from the group are having a hop in an effort to dig out supplies we haven’t used in awhile or to focus on trying to use something up. You should have gotten here from Jennifer Holder […]

Jane’s Doodles Challenge #7 – digi image

  This is my 2nd card designed with the Jane’s Doodles rainbow challenge in mind. This time I thought I’d take a more subtle approach. I gave the girl a rainbow colored outfit!!! This image is a freebie available on the Jane’s Doodles blog. Jane has been very generous during the quarantine and released quite […]

Jane’s Doodles Challenge #7 – Rainbow

The current challenge at Jane’s Doodles is Rainbow, and I don’t know about you but I need all the bright, happy colors and rainbows I can get right now. This card was super simple to make. I used a new-to-me Jane’s Doodles set called Summer Icons, and used only 1 small image from the set, […]

Easter Fun with Impression Obsession

  This card was so fun to make! There are so many cute Easter themed pickup trucks in home decor and crafting now that I wanted to make my own! This amazing truck is from the Impression Obsession Gourdous, which is actually a Fall themed set. Now, see those 3 cute pumpkins? When I looked […]

Happy Easter with Impression Obsession

Just *hopping* in real quick to wish you all a very Happy Easter! This card is for my son and features stamps from Impression Obsession, who incidentally are having an Easter challenge. The fuzzy bunny is a 3 step stamp from the set called Bunny Love, and the sentiment is a cling rubber also from […]

Art Impressions – Spring Chicken

  I’ve got a quick, clean and simple card for you today using the set called Spring Chicken from Art Impressions. Art Impressions holds monthly challenges and the theme this month is Spring. I couldn’t resist using this image and sentiment for the challenge, though I had fun playing with the other images from the […]

Wishing you a Speedy Recovery with JDS

Isn’t this bear adorable??? My best friend’s mom (and my surrogate mother) is having hip surgery soon. While this bear’s injury is to his head, I’m sure she will appreciate the sentiment! This set from Jan’s Digi Stamps, called Get Well Bear, has the main image as well as several sentiments, and accessory images that […]

Believe in the Magic of Christmas Silhouette card

***** Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you all! May 2020 bring you good health, happiness, and lots of crafting!!! I hope we all have lots of crafty mojo all year long! But remember, if you feel like you lost the mojo, use the time to organize your craft supplies and you are bound […]