Category Archives: May 2018

Books

May 1, 2018

As soon as I got my hands on the Simon Says Stamp May 2018 Card, I knew I had to make some cards using the book paper. My grandmother loves to read and receive handmade cards.  I used some of the stickers and one other piece of pattern paper from the kit also.

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Card One

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Card Two

Details

Size:  Vertical side fold A2 card

Extra Details:  I began these cards by cutting the pattern paper into 5.5 inch by 4 inch strips. I saved the pieces I trimmed off as well. I also die cut a small stitched rectangle and stitched circle from some velum.

For card one, I adhered the book paper to a tan card base. I used the half inch by 4 inch strip of orange paper as a shelf. I adhered the velum rectangle to the back of the orange strip. I used some of the rectangle stickers to create “books.” I added a plant sticker to the top of the “book” stack. I added a stamped sentiment to the top of the velum rectangle and the card was complete

For card two, I adhered the orange one to a white card base. I layered the 2 by 5.5 inch strip of book paper down the middle. I added some stickers to the velum circle. I hid some foam tape behind the stickers to adhere the velum circle to the card front.

Stamps Used: Simon Says Stamp’s Sea You Soon

Dies Used: Lawn Fawn’s Small Stitched Rectangle Stackables

Simon Says Stamp’s Stitched Circles

Paper: Pinkfresh Studio’s Let Your Heart Decide Papers and Puffy Stickers

Ink: Lawn Fawn’s Jet Black

 

 

Hope you enjoyed the cards!

Nested Hearts

April 29, 2018

The Simon Says Stamp May 2018 Card Kit arrived yesterday and I couldn’t wait to play with it. These are the first two cards I made with the kit. I used stacked die cuts and some tone on tone stamping.

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Card One

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Card Two

Details

Size:  Vertical side fold A2 card

Extra Details:  I began these cards by die cutting some hearts from the card stock included in the kit. I used the negative spaces on Card one. I adhered them all to a grey card base. I stamped the sentiment in a dark grey ink. I stamped leaves in a blue ink to the top layer of card stock.

I stamped the same sentiment on the ivory heart for the second card before adhering it to all the other hearts. I added some grey flowers to a grey card base before adhering the hearts to another grey card base.

These cards turned out great. I love the colors.

Challenges Entered:

               Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: Flower Power

http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/mondaychallenge/?p=12390

 

Stamps Used:  Simon Says Stamp’s Everything Together

Dies Used: Spellbinders Nestabilities Classic Heart

Paper: Simon Says Stamp’s Orange Peel, Audrey Blue, Ivory, and Smoke

Ink: Simon Says Stamp’s Smoke, Slate, and Spring Rain Hybrid Ink

 

 

Hope you enjoyed the cards!