Monday, December 26, 2016

My Cards and Tags: Simon Says Stamp Hey Love Release

It's been a sweet holiday season and amongst all the festivities, I had a little crafting time to make a card using a die from Simon Says Stamps' new Hey Love release.

I started off using another of my favorite Simon dies called Stacked Hearts.  I cut the heart background out of gray cardstock and glued it to a piece of white paper, leaving some of the hearts filled in.

I toned down the gray by smearing white acrylic paint over the hearts.  When that dried, I did some stamping on top using dots from Dina Wakley's Gals and Borders set and a large sketched circle from Concord & 9th's Love You Mean It set.

I dabbed some Distress Ink onto the background using sponges- just a light touch of a few different colors.  Then I finished it off by cutting the "Hey Love" sentiment out of Simon's new Hey Love die, adding a strip of plaid patterned paper, a stem and a heart.

I hope everyone had a beautiful Christmas and I'm excited to see what 2017 has in store!