Month: September 2020

Art Impressions Animal Nativity Card

Happy Wednesday Ai Fans!!!

In todays card and video we will be using the beautiful and brand new Ai Animal Nativity Set to create a peaceful nativity scene!

This is absolutely the most adorable and wonderful stamp and die set! It includes many wonderful animals and sentiments. Although these little critters are perfect for setting this nativity scene these stamps would be wonderful for many other projects as well!

We will create a peaceful backdrop for our scene by using the Distress Oxide Ink Pads and we will be coloring in our little critters using the Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens in soft shades!

Thank you so much for joining me today! If you enjoyed todays video please select the “Like” button and “Subscribe”.

All of the supplies used in todays video are listed below.

  • Art Impressions Animal Nativity Set (5350)
  • Art Impressions WC Fence Dies (4967)
  • Art Impressions Tag Stitched Dies (5132)
  • Art Impressions Rounded Rectangle A2 Double Stitched Dies (5062)
  • Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pads – Ground Espresso, Gathered Twigs, Peeled Paint, Tumbled Glass, Stormy Sky, Chipped Sapphire, Black Soot
  • Tim Holtz Distress Sprayer
  • Tim Holtz Paper Trimmer 9.5”
  • Tim Holtz Sizzix Sidekick Die Cutting Machine
  • Tim Holtz Glass Media Mat
  • Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens – Blender, Flesh Colour, Tea Rose, Pale Yellow, Yellow, Gray Tint, Lt Gray, Gray Brown, Blue Gray, Mustard, Oatmeal, Mid Brown, Sugared Almond Pink
  • iCraft Purple Tape
  • Picket Fence Studios Life Changing Blender Brushes
  • ATG700 Permanent Tape Dispenser
  • Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
  • Tonic Studios Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Tonic Studios Aqua Shimmer Glitter Gloss Pen
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth 100lb Cardstock
  • Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad
  • Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cutting Machine


New Stamp Release!!!

Good Morning! Today Simon Says Stamp has a new stamp set is available for STAMPtember! In was created in collaboration with Art Impressions and is available for a limited time.

The set is called the “Coolest Friend” and it is a STAMPtember 2020 Exclusive! Please click below to find out more information or to get a set of your own! Hurry….while supplies last!


Lawn Fawn Autumn Slider Card w/ Tri-blend Markers

Hello and Welcome!

In todays video we will be creating a super fun slider card! I have to be honest….I have had these dies for quite some time and just hadn’t tried the slider card yet! But now that I have…I am hooked!!! This was so much fun to create! And with Fall upon us I thought it would be fun to use Lawn Fawn’s adorable Car Critters Stamps and Dies to create a fun Fall scene.

We will be coloring with the Spectrum Noir Tri-blend Alcohol Markers. Yes…three colors in one marker! So quick and easy to use and all of the color blending choices are done for you!

Todays card was inspired by the current Lawn Fawn Blog Challenge #85 – Awesome Autumn which is pictured below.

Thank you so much for joining me today! If you enjoyed todays video please select the “Like” button and “Subscribe”.

All of the supplies used in todays video are listed below.

  • Lawn Fawn Car Critters Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Happy Harvest Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Jump for Joy Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Slide on Over Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Simple Stitched Hillside Borders Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Glue Tube
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Bone Folder
  • Lawn Fawn Lawn Clippings Cloudy Stencil
  • Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad
  • Spectrum Noir Tri-blend Markers – Orange Blend, Burnt Orange Blend, Earth Brown Blend, Gold Brown Blend, Pale Pink Blend, Ice Grey Blend, Blue Turquoise Blend, Aqua Blue Blend, Ice Grey Shades, Blue Turquoise Shades
  • Spectrum Noir Blender Marker
  • Spectrum Noir Ultra Smooth Premium Cardstock 100lb
  • Spectrum Noir Finesse Alcohol Proof Ink Noir Black
  • Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
  • iCraft Purple Tape
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth Cardstock 100lb
  • uni-ball Signo White Gel Pen
  • Tim Holtz Distress Sprayer
  • Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pads – Peacock Feathers, Ground Espresso, Black Soot, Gathered Twigs, Rusty Hinge Fossilized Amber, Mowed Lawn, Twisted Citron
  • Tim Holtz Paper Trimmer 9.5”
  • My Sweet Petunia Misti Stamp Positioner
  • My Sweet Petunia/Hero Arts Mini Misti Stamp Positioner


Art Impressions Snowman Gift Card Holder

Hello Ai Fans!!!

I’ve got another brand new design in the Gift Card Holder Collection! In this video we will be using this adorable little Snowman GCH Set! I don’t know about you….but I’m always in need of Gift Card Holders for the holidays. It seems like I never have enough of them! These would be so easy to mass produce and have at the ready for your holiday gifts!

I will show you some simple coloring using the Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens!

Thank you so much for joining me today! If you enjoyed todays video please select the “Like” button and “Subscribe”.

All of the supplies used in todays video are listed below.

  • Art Impressions Snowman GCH Set (5340)
  • Art Impressions Envelope GCH Set (5344)
  • uni-ball Signo Gel Pen White
  • Lawn Fawn Snowday Remix Collection Pack 12″x12″
  • Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens – Blender, Haze Blue, Sugared Almond Pink, Lt Gray, Orange, Scarlet Red, Mid Brown, Oatmeal, Persian Green
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth 100lb Cardstock
  • Tim Holtz Pick Tool
  • Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad Festive Berries
  • Tim Holtz Foam Applicator Tool
  • Tim Holtz Sizzix Sidekick Die Cutting Machine
  • Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
  • Tonic Studios Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Marvy Uchida Jewel Picker
  • Scor-tape 1/4″
  • Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cutting Machine

Art Impressions Halloween Critters Tag Card

Hello Ai Fans!!!

I’m really excited to be doing a feature card and video for the brand new Ai Halloween Critters Set! These are the most adorable Halloween images and sentiments! My favorite sentiment, which we will be using today, says “Here for the Candy”. That really is what it is all about!

In todays video we will be creating a fun tag card and I will show you how easy this is to do with a little bit of partial die cutting! To set the scene…we will also create a spooky sky for our little tag using the Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Inks.

Thank you so much for joining me today! If you enjoyed todays video please select the “Like” button and “Subscribe”.

All of the supplies used in todays video are listed below.

  • Art Impressions Halloween Critters Set (5352)
  • Art Impressions WC Fence Dies (4967)
  • Art Impressions Snowman GCH Set (5340)
  • Art Impressions Tag Stitched Dies (5132)
  • Art Impressions Rounded Rectangle A2 Double Stitched Dies (5062)
  • iCraft Purple Tape
  • Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens – Blender, Yellow, Orange, Mustard, Beige, Mid Gray, Mid Brown, Lt Gray, Black, Purple
  • Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad
  • uni-ball Signo Gel Pen White
  • Gelly Roll Sparkle Gel Pen
  • Marvy Jewel Picker
  • Gina K. Connect Glue
  • Gina K. Masking Magic
  • Wiggly Eyes
  • Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
  • Faber-Castell Pitt Artist Pen .1mm Black
  • Martha Stewart Twine (Black/White)
  • Tim Holtz Pick Tool
  • Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad – Black Soot, Carved Pumpkin, Squeezed Lemonade, Aged Mahogany, Forest Moss, Crushed Olive
  • Tim Holtz Distress Sprayer
  • Tim Holtz idea-ology Ruler
  • Tim Holtz Foam Applicator Tool
  • Tim Holtz 9.5” Titanium Scissors
  • Tim Holtz Sizzix Sidekick Die Cutting Machine
  • Black Cardstock 100lb
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth 100lb Cardstock
  • Fiskars Paper Trimmer 12”
  • We R Memory Keepers Trim/Score Board
  • We R Memory Keepers Nesting Circle Dies
  • Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cutting Machine


Art Impressions Pumpkin Gift Card Holder

Hello Ai Fans!!!

In today’s video we will be using one of the brand new products from the Art Impressions Gift Card Holders Collection. We will be using the adorable Pumpkin Gift Card Holder!

You are going to love this…not only because it is so cute, but because it is also useful and so easy to create!!! I really think that this would also be great for a little note card that you might include on a gift package.

To make this even easier we will be coloring all of our die cuts today using the Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Inks!

Be sure to check back next Wednesday when I will be showing you the brand new Snowman Gift Card Holder!!!!

Thank you so much for joining me today! If you enjoyed today’s video please select the “Like” button and “Subscribe”.

All of the supplies used in today’s video are listed below.

  • Art Impressions Pumpkin GCH Set (5342)
  • Art Impressions Envelope GCH Set (5344)
  • uni-ball Signs Gel Pen White
  • Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pads – Forest Moss, Gathered Twigs, Mowed Lawn, Carved Pumpkin, Wild Honey, Rusty Hinge, Black Soot
  • Tim Holtz Pick Tool
  • Tim Holtz Sizzix Sidekick Die Cutting Machine
  • Wiggly Eyes
  • Scor-tape 1/4″
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth 100lb Cardstock
  • Black 100lb Cardstock
  • Tonic Studios Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Marvy Uchida Jewel Picker
  • Faber-Castell Pitt Artist Pen .1mm Black
  • Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
  • Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cutting Machine


Lawn Fawn Back to School Slimline Card w/ Embossed Stenciling Technique

Hello and Welcome!!! In today’s video we will be creating a “back to school” slimline card! I’m also really excited to show you how to create a realistic looking brick design by mixing your embossing powders! And…I will also show you how to extend your dies to create a slimline card! We will be using the Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens to do the coloring today.

Today’s card was inspired by the current Lawn Fawn Blog Challenge #84 – Back to School – as pictured below.

Thank you so much for joining me today! If you enjoyed today’s video please select the “Like” button and “Subscribe”.

All of the supplies used are listed below.

  • Lawn Fawn You’re Just My Type Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Slow Down and Enjoy Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn For You, Deer Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Critter Concert Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Rawr Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn So Owlsome Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Fortune Teller Tabby Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Outside In Stitched Rectangle Stackables Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Shadow Box Card Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Shadow Box Card Theater Add-on Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Lawn Clippings Brick Stencil
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Bone Folder
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Glue Tube
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Cardstock 100lb Paper Bag
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Cardstock 100lb Licorice
  • Stampendous Embossing Powder Golden Sand
  • Ranger Embossing Powder Antiquities Terra Cotta
  • Ranger Embossing Powder Super Fine Detail White
  • Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad
  • Versamark Ink Pad
  • Hero Hues Pigment Ink Pad Unicorn
  • Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pads – Hickory Smoke, Black Soot, Ground Espresso, Carved Pumpkin, Mustard Seed
  • Tim Holtz Foam Applicator Tool
  • iCraft Purple Tape
  • Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
  • ATG 700 Permanent Tape Dispenser
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth 100lb Cardstock
  • Picket Fence Studios Life Changing Blender Brushes
  • uni-ball Signo White Gel Pen
  • EK Sucess Anti-static Powder Tool
  • Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens – Blender, Yellow, Orange, Wine Red, May Green, Green, Oatmeal, Mid Brown, Lt Gray, Gray, Persian Green
  • Tim Holtz Sizzix Sidekick Die Cutting Machine
  • My Sweet Petunia/Hero Arts Mini Misti
  • Tombow Permanent Adhesive Tape Runner
  • Uchida of America Mini Cutting Mat
  • Retractable Cutting Knife
  • Fiskars 12″ Paper Trimmer
  • We R Memory Keepers Trim/Score Board


Art Impressions Mini Dies Masculine Birthday Card!

Hello Ai Fans!!!

I’m so exciting to share with you some brand new dies from the Ai Mini Dies Collection!

These little Mini Dies are just so much fun just as they are or you can easily mix and match the dies….as we will be doing today!

We will be using the Tool and Craft Mini Die Sets to create a fun masculine birthday card! And for a little extra interest we will stencil a fun brick background.

Thank you so much for joining me today! If you enjoyed today’s video please select the “Like” button and “Subscribe”.

All of the supplies used in today’s video are listed below.

  • Art Impressions Mini Dies – Tools (5330)
  • Art Impressions Mini Dies – Craft (5331)
  • Art Impressions Rounded Rectangle Double Stitched Dies (5062)
  • Art Impressions Dance it Out Set (5278)
  • Art Impressions Be Happy Laugh Lines (5279)
  • Lawn Fawn Lawn Clippings Brick Stencil
  • Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens- Blender, Haze Blue, Sugared Almond Pink, Flesh Colour, Mustard, Lt Gray, Gray, Mid Brown, Dull Blue, Orange, Carmine Red
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth 100lb Cardstock
  • Black Cardstock 100lb
  • Hero Arts Hero Hues Unicorn Pigment Ink Pad
  • Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad
  • ATG 700 Double Sided Permanent Tape
  • Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
  • Fabre-Castell Pitt Artist Pen Black .1mm
  • 1/4″ Scor-tape
  • Nuvo Glue Pen Chisel Tip
  • Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
  • Tombow Permanent Tape Runner
  • Tim Holtz Pick Tool
  • Tim Holtz Sizzix Sidekick Die Cutting Machine
  • Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pads – Hickory Smoke, Black Soot
  • Tim Holtz Foam Applicator Tools
  • Tim Holtz 9.5″ Paper Trimmer
  • Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cutting Machine
  • My Sweet Petunia/Hero Arts Mini Misti
  • We R Memory Keepers Trim/Score Board


Lawn Fawn Sending Hugs Cactus Card w/ Inlay Technique

Hello and Welcome!!! In today’s video we will be creating a card inspired by the current Lawn Fawn Challenge which is to highlight or showcase the sentiment. So I thought I would show you a quick and easy inlay technique that will really highlight the “sending hugs” sentiment! We will be doing our coloring today with a waterbrush and the beautiful Hero Arts Hero Hues Reactive Ink Pads.

Today’s card was inspired by the current Lawn Fawn Blog Challenge #83 – Make the Sentiment the Star – as pictured below.

Thank you so much for joining me today! If you enjoyed today’s video please select the “Like” button and “Subscribe”.

All of the supplies used in today’s video are listed below.

  • Lawn Fawn Year Ten Stamps and Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Outside In Stitched Rectangle Stackables Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Sending Hugs Line Border Die
  • Lawn Fawn Scalloped Box Card Pop-up Dies
  • Lawn Fawn Lawn Clippings Cloudy Stencil
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Glue Tube
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals Bone Folder
  • Lawn Fawn Fawndamentals 1/4″ Double-sided Tape
  • Hero Arts Hero Hues Reactive Ink Pads – Key Lime Fizz, Blue Raspberry, Lemon Drop, Fruit Punch, Berry Smoothie
  • Hero Arts/My Sweet Petunia Mini Misti Stamp Positioner
  • Hero Hues Enamel Dots – Sunset
  • Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad
  • Tim Holtz Detailer Tip Waterbrush
  • Tim Holtz Pick Tool
  • Tim Holtz Foam Applicator Tools
  • Tim Holtz Sizzix Sidekick Die Cutting Machine
  • Tonic Studios Nuvo Surface Sweep Brush
  • Tonic Studios Nuvo Crystal Glaze
  • iCraft Purple Tape
  • Scotch Foam Mounting Tape
  • uni-ball Signo Gel Pen White
  • Tombow Permanent Adhesive Tape Runner
  • Spellbinders Platinum 6 Die Cutting Machine


Art impressions Quick and Simple Cards w/ Masking Techniques!

Hello Ai Fans!

In today’s video we will be creating three cards for the new Quick and Simple Card Challenge! I will be showing you an easy masking technique which will allow you to create many simple, yet elegant cards, very quickly. If you don’t love coloring, or just don’t have time, these are the cards for you!!! These notecards would be great as a gift for a friend or co-worker!

Thank you so much for joining me today! If you enjoyed today’s video please select the “Like” button and “Subscribe”.

All of the supplies used are listed below.

  • Art impressions Cottage Tryfold (4202)
  • Art Impressions Lakehouse Tryfold (4204)
  • Art Impressions Beach Tryfold (4577)
  • Hero Arts Hero Hues Reactive Ink Pads – Lemon Drop, Fruit Punch, Blue Hawaii, Pool Party, Blue Raspberry, Key Lime Fizz
  • Hero Arts Hero Hues Enamel Dots Sunset
  • Buttons Galore & More Sparkletz Embellishments – Aquamarine, Ocean Waves
  • Strathmore Bristol Smooth 100lb Cardstock
  • Versafine Onyx Black Ink Pad
  • Picket Fence Studios Life Changing Blender Brushes
  • Gina K. connect Glue
  • Gina K. Masking Magic
  • Marvy Uchida Jewel Picker
  • We R Memory Keepers Trim/Score Board
  • We R Memory Keepers Nesting Circle Dies
  • Tim Holtz Distress Sprayer
  • Tim Holtz Pick Tool
  • My Sweet Petunia Misti Stamp Positioner
  • Lawn Fawn Bone Folder
  • Lawn Fawn Lawn Trimmings Hemp Cord