It’s Day 14 – my second last post for this year’s Christmas cards / Season’s Greetings. I am just so excited. Hi friends, today I used several stamp images from Hello Bluebird Quite Christmas and Littles Holiday Extras sets to create this card in non-traditional Christmas colors. Stamp, color, die-cut / fussy-cut and layer the… Read More Hello bluebird | All is calm…
Hi, my crafty friends! It’s a very special day today. It is my sister’s birthday and my niece’s birthday and it is also release day at Simon Says Stamp! To celebrate I am sharing a birthday card using the Diamond Pattern background cling stamp from the latest Friendly Frolic release by SSS. I started this… Read More Simon Says Stamp | Diamond Pattern background stamp | Friendly Frolic Release Inspiration 1
Hello friends, so here’s a recap of all the cards you have been seeing on this space using Simon Says Stamp Beautiful Flowers stamp set. Inspiration 1 Inspiration 2 Inspiration 3 Inspiration 4 Inspiration 5 Inspiration 6 Inspiration 7 Inspiration 8 Hope you give these ideas a try. These ideas can also be used… Read More Simon Says Stamp Beautiful Flowers stamp set | Inspiration recap
Hello friends, I know I should have posted this on last Friday but for some reason I could not. Life! I am still going to post it backdated because I want you all to have all the chances to comment on (and all the inspiration too) for the giveaway (read till the end to find… Read More Creating a background with embossing plate and a Giveaway!
Hello friends, it is day 7 of the Stamptember / Coloring challenge / 30-day-inspiration marathon here at VaradaSharma.com. I hope you are having fun and are participating in the giveaway. Today’s card uses one of my favorite sets from Simon Says Stamp – the Forget Me Not trio. This has a stamp set, a matching… Read More Card using SSS Forget Me Not trio and a Giveaway!
Hi friends, looks like I am totally into ink blending these days. I have one more quick and simple card to share today which uses this same technique. This one was made using the Simon Says Stamp Floral Bliss stamp set that came with their June Card kit. I started as usual by die cutting… Read More Celebrate Card using SSS Floral Bliss stamp set
One more happy Diwali card today, guys. And this time I used the Circular Lace stencil from Simon Says Stamp. I started by die cutting a stitched rectangle from SSS 120 lb white cardstock and then taped it to my work mat. I placed the stencil on top and taped that one also. Once everything… Read More Happy Diwali card with SSS Circular Lace stencil
Hello friends! I am very excited to announce that we have a Winner!!! I will email you shortly, so that I can get your gift card out to you, @BunnyD!! Thanks so much for all the love you all shared here and on instagram. We explored 13 different ways to enhance card backgrounds – some… Read More Background check – recap and a Winner !!!
Happy Saturday, my crafty friends!! I am back with my next idea for backgrounds. Idea #6 is to ink blend. My favorite ink blender in the whole world is Laura Bassen. You should go look at her creations. She is the queen of rainbow colors!! By the way, if you are new here, welcome!! :-) This month we… Read More Background check – Ink Blending