I have another Clean and Simple card to share with you that is mostly made with supplies from the new Simon Says Stamp December card kit. I created the card for the current CAS(E) this sketch challenge. I will also enter it into the current Simon Says Stamp Challenge, because the current one is anything goes! One lucky entry will win a $50 shopping spree!!!

I started by cutting two red papers of Pink Paislee Sidewalks patterned paper (included in kit) in 2″ wide strips. The bottom was cut with one of MFT’s Fishtail Flags Die-namics die and the center was cut with Simon Says Stamp Air Vent die. Sea Salt Bazzill cardstock (included in kit) was adhered behind the vent and a 1/4″ strip of white cardstock was adhered above. A white button was tied on to the side of that paper strip with Beetle Black twine.

A 2 1/2″ long strip of Sea Salt cardstock was cut with MFT’s small scalloped border die and adhered to the top right of the strip. Rhinestones from a Sleek Strip Silver Rhinestones pack were adhered next to each scallop. The banner strip was adhered to the card base, 3 1/2″ x 11″ piece of green Bazzill cardstock (included in kit), folded in half. The bottom corners were rounded.

A sentiment from Merry Everything (included in kit) was stamped in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on a piece of Neenah Solar White cardstock that had been cut with a small folded  Banner die.  It was adhered slightly off center underneath the vent die cut. A tiny rhinestone was adhered as the dot over the i and three rhinestones from the Sleek strip pack were adhered on the bottom right corner to finish off the card.

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I recently got the new Simon Says Stamp December card kit in the mail and couldn’t wait to play with it. I had missed the deadline of the latest CAS(E) this sketch, but I wanted to create a card with it anyway. It definitely works for the current Simon Says Stamp Challenge, because the current one is anything goes! You could win a $50 shopping spree if you enter!!! And with me being broke because I ordered a new camera, 2 lenses, wireless memory card and kids presents on Black Friday, that would be wonderful!

I started by cutting the right side of a 3″ x 5″ piece of white cardstock (from kit) with the Simon Says Falling Stars die. Packing tape was adhered behind the stars and Sterling Glitter was rubbed over it.  A sentiment from Merry Everything stamp set (included in kit) was stamped in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on the right side of the cardstock piece.

The card base is a 3 1/2″ x 11″ piece of Neenah Desert Storm cardstock (included in kit) folded in half. A 2″ x 3 1/2″ piece of Pink Paislee Sidewalk patterned paper (included in kit) was taped to the lower half of the card base and silver cord was tied around the card base. A wooden button (included in the kit) was adhered to the left hand side of the white layer to finish off the card.

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I created this card for the wonderful Bev Rousch’s Hope You Can Cling to Challenge “Shine It Out!” back in October. I was cyber stamping with Tami Mayberry a little while ago and we created cards fro the same challenges. I thought it was only right to use one of her stamp sets for my sample.

Just before that, I had found a new challenge blog with a wonderful sketch and I wanted to use that for my card. My card base is very basic, a 4 1/4″ x 11″ piece of Neenah Solar White cardstock, folded in half. The bottom corners were rounded.

I started by inking the heart from Hopeful Hearts first with Versamark ink, then with Memento’s Rosebud ink. It was then embossed with iridescent Ice Embossing powder to add sparkle. Next I stamped the solid circle from GKD Inspiration Mosaic in Pear Tart Memento Ink 3 1/2 times on the left and once on the right of the heart. A sentiment from Hopeful Hearts was stamped over the circles on the left in Jet Black Archival ink.

I scored one line under the shapes and two lines above. Beautiful Bling Border – Beautiful Bloom was added above the top score line. 5 Rhinestones from a Sleek Strips Silver Rhinestones were adhered to the bottom right and one above an i in the sentiment to finish off the card.

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I created this card last week for the CAS challenge on Spitcoast, the CAS-ual Friday challenge and that week’s CAS(E) this Sketch!. I started by cutting three leaves with the new MFT Falling Leaves Die-namic dies out of 7 Gypsies Conservatory paper. The edges of the leaves were sponged with Vintage Photo Distress Ink, layered together with foam adhesive squares and tied on top with black embroidery thread.

The bottom right and top left of a  3″ x 5″ piece of Teresa Collins Spring Fling patterned paper were rounded, the edges were sanded and the paper was stitched to a 1/8″ bigger piece of black cardstock. The layers were adhered to the card base, a 3 1/2″ x 11″ piece of Kraft cardstock folded in half.

A sentiment from the new Falling Leaves stamp set was stamped in Jet Black Archival ink on the bottom right of the card. The leaves were adhered to the upper right hand side of the card. Black Baby Bling Rhinestones were adhered above and underneath the leaves to finish off that card.

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It’s my turn to share on the Spellbinders blog again. This time I used a Medallion Die D-Lites die. I created the cards for the current CAS-ual Fridays challenge (use Kraft) and the CAS(E) this sketch challenge.

I hope you have time to check out the post! Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!
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