Simon Says Stamp August 2018 Card Kit | 4 cards from 1 kit

Hello everyone,

Today I am sharing several techniques for the four cards I made using the contents of Simon Says Stamp August 2018 Card Kit.

Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring rainbow watercolored Modern Rose Blooms stamp background card.
Simon Says Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring single layer card design with the fence stamp and hand drawn flowers.
Simon Says Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring layered patterned paper with floral image.
Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring ink blended Modern Rose Blooms background card.

The first card I made incorporates a single image stamp with a patterned paper (happens to be my favorite) from the kit. I layered the patterned paper with a piece of craft cardstock in between to create a very vintage inspired look to this card. The stamped and colored image combined with a simple sentiment on top a piece of vellum completes this card.

Simon Says Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring layered patterned paper with floral image.

The focus on the second card was a single layer card technique really to showcase the sentiment. I absolutely love the font of that sentiment. The card itself sort of has a watercolor picturesque feel with an inlay design of the card panel.

Simon Says Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring single layer card design with the fence stamp and hand drawn flowers.

The third card I made incorporates a white heat embossed background of the Modern Rose Blooms stamp with a layer of Tattered Rose Distress Ink. The floral stamp with a sentiment are stamped and white heat embossed onto a piece of vellum which was fussy cut around the edge. Once I layered the focal point panel on top of the ink blended background, I felt as though it was blending in to the background. I never realized that you can color vellum. I only tried using my Copic Markers to go over the vellum but in the future I will use different mediums and see how it results.

Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring ink blended Modern Rose Blooms background card.

For the fourth card and my favorite, I white heat embossed the background with the Modern Rose Blooms stamp this time onto a piece of watercolor cardstock. I wanted to create a rainbow card for some time and this was the perfect opportunity. Using my Prima Marketing Watercolors, I added all of the colors of the rainbow and finished the card off with a simple sentiment embossed onto a piece of black cardstock. I really wanted the focus to be on the rainbow background and I think I achieved that.

Stamp August 2018 Card Kit called Mandy’s Flowers featuring rainbow watercolored Modern Rose Blooms stamp background card.

I had a lot of fun creating cards from this kit, I only wish I had more time to create but alas the day of a mom is never done and that’s all for me today! Check out the video link below to see how I created these cards. As always thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

These cards are entered in the following challenges: Cardz TV | Creative Craft Cottage | Pammies Inky Pinkie Challenge | Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge | Papernest Dolls Challenge Blog| Lemon Short Bread Challenge |

 

 

P.S. I edit all my projects using Pic Monkey, which allows me to crop my images, add effects, adjust exposures, sharpen colors, minor touch up and add my watermark. Click here for more information

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Hero Arts Rectangle Infinity Dies
Hero Arts Rectangle Infinity Dies
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Hero Arts Layering Classic Vellum
Hero Arts Layering Classic Vellum
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Versafine Onyx Black ink
Versafine Onyx Black ink
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Versamark Ink pad
Versamark Ink pad
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Hero Arts Embossing Powder in White
Hero Arts Embossing Powder in White
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Tonic Studio's Nuvo Embossing Powder in Jet Black
Tonic Studio’s Nuvo Embossing Powder in Jet Black
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Strathmore Watercolor Paper pad
Strathmore Watercolor Paper pad
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Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock - 25 pack
Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock – 25 pack
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Peeled Paint
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Peeled Paint
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Vintage Photo
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Vintage Photo
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Mermaid Lagoon
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Mermaid Lagoon
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Prima Marketing Watercolor Confections, The Classics
Prima Marketing Watercolor Confections, The Classics
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Simon Says Stamp July 2018 Card Kit | 10 Card 1 Kit | Cool Summer

 

Hello everyone,

Today I’m featuring the Simon Says Stamp July 2018 Card Kit called Cool Summer and the 10 cards I made using all of the goodies from this kit.

Simon Says Stamp July 2018 Card Kit called Cool Summer, 10 cards 1 Kit projects.

Simon Says Stamp July 2018 Card Kit called Cool Summer, 10 cards 1 Kit projects.

Although the kit is sold out,    You can still purchase the contents of the kit separately to create projects you see.

 

 

I combined the pink patterned paper with three pineapples to create this simple “You’re one cool Pineapple” card.  Copic color combinations I used on the pineapples are YR27, Y28, G29, YG67, G24 and W9

For the second card I used a stencil to create the sun background and simply popped on the image and the sentiment to complete this card.  Copic color combination I used on cactus is G02, G29, G19, and G16. The pot color combination is E29, E27, E19 and E15.

I wanted a beach scene for this little flamingo so I had to create a sand dune and an ocean background using texture paste, gold embossing powder and the wave patterned paper from the kit. I colored the flamingo using Copic markers RV13, RV11 and RV10.

This is my favorite card I made using the contents of this kit. After stamping the background of the sun, I colored each image using my Copic markers Y17 and Y15 and adhered the panel to the Island Blue cardstock from the kit.

For card five, I did a little mirror image stamping of the fish so that they are looking at each other. After coloring the fish with Harvest Moon Spectrum Noir Sparkle Pen, I added them to the waves pattern paper background on top of a white cardbase.

“Be a flamingo in a flock of pigeons” superbly highlights the pink glitter paper flamingo die cut with the less noticeable flamingos in the background.

Card 7 features the watermelons on a white panel die cut with 3 window cutouts on top of the green leaf cardstock from the kit. The watermelon Copic color combination is R35, R22, G19, G16, G14, YG11 and YG01 with a little glitter added on top of the center melon to complete this card.

I wanted a clean and simple design on this card and focus mainly on the two cacti in the heart. The color combination I used on these cacti is YG25, YG23 and YG21. The pots were colored same as before using E29, E27, E19, E15 and E13.

With the help of the stickers from the kit and the cloud stencil, I created this simple and adorable “Loved” card.

And for the last card I made using the kit, I focused on using one of the patterned papers as the focal image panel by popping it up on foam and adhering it to the Island Blue panel cut out with a scalloped stitched rectangle die.

So there are my ten cards in all, as well as the process video of each card I made!

As always thanks for stopping by, until next time….sprinkle a little creativity on your day!

 

P.S. I edit all my projects using Pic Monkey, which allows me to crop my images, add effects, adjust exposures, sharpen colors, minor touch up and add my watermark. Click here for more information

PicMonkey Photo editing made of win

Below you will find links to the supplies used to create this card. Compensated affiliate links used at no additional cost to you. Thanks for your support!

Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
Neenah Solar White 80lb. cardstock
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ScanNCut 2
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MFT Die-Namics Stitched Rectangle Stax Die Set
MFT Die-Namics Stitched Rectangle Stax Die Set
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MFT Mini Cloud Edges Stencil
MFT Mini Cloud Edges Stencil
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Wild Honey
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Wild Honey
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Squeezed Lemonade
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Squeezed Lemonade
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MFT Die-namics Slanted Sentiment Strips
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Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
Lawn Fawn Large Stitched Rectangle Stackable Die Set
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Hero Arts Circle Infinity Dies
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Salty Ocean
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Salty Ocean
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Ken Oliver Stencil Brushes
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Clarity Stencil Brushes
Clarity Stencil Brushes
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Worn Lipstick
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Worn Lipstick
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MFT Die-namics Stitched Mini Scallop Rectangle STAX
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MFT Die-Namics Stitched Rectangle Scallop Edge Frames
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MFT Die-namics Stitched Interactive Window Trio
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Lawn Fawn Outside in Stitched Hearts Stackable Die
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MFT Die-namics Wonky Stitched Rectangle STAX
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MFT Stencil Radiating Rays
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Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Mermaid Lagoon
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Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit | Fly Me Away | 5 Cards 1 Kit

After what seems like an eternity waiting on my computer I finally got the word that it’s not fixable and am on my way to replacement. My computer had the unfortunate accident of meeting with two jumping kids, I suppose I share some of the blame for leaving it where I left it for the damage to occur.

In the meantime, to control my anxiety I sat down to create several cards using the contents of the June 2018 Simon Says Stamp card kit. It’s a beautiful kit featuring floral images and papers with a watercolor look.

Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit
Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit
Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit
Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit

I had a hard time cutting into the lovely patterned paper but I did manage to bring myself to use a few. For the first card, I made a no bulk shaker card using tulle and this beautiful feathers patterned paper that I die cut using Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangle frames.  This allowed me to create the frame which I tucked the tulle under after adding some coordinating sequence. To complete this card, I stamped and embossed the sentiment onto a piece of black cardstock and added it to the top of the card.

Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit

For the second card, I again used a piece of patterned paper that I cut slightly smaller using a stitched rectangle die from MFT. I wanted a slight border of the cardstock underneath. Then I stamped the floral images and embossed them with silver embossing powder onto a piece of watercolor paper. I used my Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers to color up the images and fussy cut them out. I popped up the floral images onto foam tape and arranged them to the center of the card. For the sentiment I used one of larger stamps and added it across the entire length of the card.

Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit

For the third card, I used the purple balloon paper, which happens to be my favorite from the collection. The original intent of this card was to be the shaker card but I inadvertently cut it incorrectly and I had to come up with a plan B.
Plan B was to cut the patterned paper down to 5 1/2” by 4” leaving a small space on the sides and adhering it on top of the black and white stripped paper from my stash. To finish this card, I added the sentiment and added small strips of black cardstock to the sides for a smoother transition.

Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit

I thought I would try using the embossing folder for card four and embossed a piece of white cardstock which was cut on an angle. I took an ink blending tool and Tonic Studios Mousse in Aquamarine and with a very light hand added the mousse to the embossed cardstock. Adding a strip of the gold cardstock and embossing the sentiment completed this card.

Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit

For the final card from the June 2018 Card kit, I decided to create a card with the entire large stamp image. First, I stamped with large floral image onto a piece of watercolor cardstock and embossed it with gold embossing powder. Using the Gansai Tambi Watercolors, I colored the image with pink and green. I then fussy cut the image and added a layer of foam tape to the back of the floral image to pop it up for a little dimension. To add a little elegance to this card, I inked up the edges with VersaMark and embossed the edges with gold embossing powder.

Simon Says Stamp June 2018 Card Kit

I hope that the cards I made are inspiring and gives you some ideas to try. While the kit is sold out, the components of the kit are available to purchase separately at Simon Says Stamp!

Thanks so much for stopping by and as always, sprinkle a little creativity on your day!