Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Happy Birthday Simon Says Stamp

Hiya ! I hope you are all well ? I have had a little bit of a blogging break, thank you for the emails wondering where i was :) I am fine just been doing some other bits and bobs. 

Anyway onto today's post. As some of you may know it is Simon Says Stamp 7th Birthday, so sending a huge Happy Birthday to Heidi and all the team at Simon Says Stamp.

I have a few of Simons Simon & Dexter Stamp sets so I decided to use one for a birthday card for the occasion. 
I decided to do a clean and simple card with some no line water colouring. 
 
I stamped the Simon stamp using some Old paper Distress ink and using my Misti tool....Trust me if you don't have a Misti then you NEED one, they are amazing !...I then watercoloured him using my Spectrum Noir Aquablend pencils. 
I die cut the watercolour panel using a awesome stitched scallop die from the Sunshine Layers die set from Wplus9 (all links are below).
I then stamped the sentiment onto some Matt Black cardstock with Versamark and heat embossed using white embossing powder. 
I finished off with some sequins and popped the whole panel onto a 4x51/4 top folding card. 

This was lots of fun to colour and i am totally hooked onto watercolouring again, I used to watercolour many years ago and forgot how relaxing it is so i am excited to be rediscovering my love of it again. 

I would like to enter this into the challenge over at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge, the theme Is Happy Birthday ! 

I hope you all have a great day. 
Happy Crafting 

Supplies used 



13 comments:

  1. this is super cute Tracy and a gorgeous cardgr karin

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  2. Super adorable and love your CAS card! Also love that no line watercoloring. I'm really having a hard time with that but yours looks fantastic. Cute, cute and fun card.Lynn

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  3. Brilliant card, so love your design and colour choices. I would love a misti but ovdr here they are so expensive so have decided I just can't have one.xx  {aNNie}

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  4. Thank you Lynn...i hope things are looking up for you. The no lines is one of those techniques that you just have to go for it, i found starting on images with lots of open space. I will do a video for it when i get my butt in gear x

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  5. They aren't cheap here, but i have got the mini which is about £40, i was lucky and hubs got me mine. They are expensive but honestly worth every single penny xx

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  6. What a SWEET card! Your take on this daring image is spot on! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Happy Birthday” Challenge! I love my MISTI, too! Enjoy :)

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  7. I meant "darling" image (Sorry for the typo).

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  8. Fabulous Tracy and so much fun!Lainexx

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  9. Love this little card! Isn't that pupster just the cutest!Loving the die cut too!HugsDawn xx

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  10. Aw Tracy this is so cute. I love your CAS cards.k you do them so well. Judy x

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  11. Awesome art, love that super cute dog and your colouring, hun you are a star Karen x

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