Friday, March 15, 2019

Simon Says Stamp | April 2019 Card Kit | Hello Darling

Hey guys, Crystal Thompson here for Simon Says stamp. Today, I am creating with the gorgeous
April 2019 Hello Darling Card Kit.
We’re doing four embossing cards with soft colors.


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To begin we are doing gorgeous color layering of paper.
You’re going to need only the contents of your kit for this card.


So, let’s get started!


We’re gonna be using the gorgeous flower pots and and flowers from the stamp set.
This is called Hello Darling in 6x 8. We’re gonna three pieces of embossing cardstock.
We’re gonna need the Simon Says stamp Clear Embossing and Watermark Ink, the Altenew Mocha and
Simon Says Stamp in Green Apple and Rose Apple ink.



For the first card, we’re gonna begin watermarking one of the flower pots with the flowers with the clear ink.
By doing this, it’s going to watermark that gorgeous sea glass embossing  cardstock.
It’s a bit difficult to see as it dries but you will see it a little bit later, it really pops up.
This a a great way of making a pattern background without taking anything away from your focus.


For the second layer of your paper, we’re gonna do some of the rose apple pink on the white embossing  cardstock
. We’re gonna do two layers of these little dots. These little dots are included in the Hello Darling Stamp Set.


Okay, so now for the focus of your card, we’re gonna be making a flower pot with these
flowers in individual color. First, we’re gonna ink up the gorgeous flower pot with the
Altenew Mocha, then do the leaves in Green Apple,
then stamp it a little bit over the flower pot. It will blend in really nicely.


Now, each flower is gonna be a different color. We’re going to begin with the
Hot Lips for our first flower, moving on to Blue jay for the second flower, and use the
Pale Blush Pink for the third flower.


Once those are done, we’re gonna go ahead and cut around it. I’m gonna cut the
interior because I really want those flowers to stick out.
And that’s what it looks like, once you’ve detailed cut everything. Absolutely so cute card stamping!


So now, let’s begin with our card. Using the cotton candy embossing cardstock,
we are going to be layering. We’re gonna place our first layer of the white,
put the white down with flat adhesive, then put the sea glass cardstock on top
the white using a foam adhesive
. Then, I’m gonna add the flowers that we just stamp.


Now, we’re gonna start a strip sentiment using the Altanew Mocha,
we’re gonna be stamping the Thinking of you on to another piece of that
cotton candy embossing cardstock. We’re gonna cut the strip and place it on the card
. Remove some of the excess and then for a finishing touch, we’re gonna be
using Teal Tonic Bohemian Nuvo Vintage drops included in your kit. So, that’s card one.




Moving on to card 2, we’re gonna be using some of the pattern papers included in the kit.
No coloring, just basic stamping for the basic sentiments.




You’re going to need the Hello Darling 6x8 and we’re gonna be using the sentiment.
I have pre-cut the paper from the Simple Story Spring Farm House 6x8 paper pad.
We’re also gonna be using the coordinating farm house stickers, Pale Blush Pink ink,
some embellishments, and embossing cardstock in craft and white, and foam adhesive.




So we have cut one of the paper by 5 ½ and 4 ¾ then we’re gonna add a strip of kraft cardstock.
Create another strip of the checked paper, tear off the edge to make it look a little shabby.
Using the Pale Blush Ink, we’re gonna stamp the sentiment from kit, tear off the edge of the
sentiment strip too, add some adhesive and place it over the checked pattern.


Now, we’re gonna be using one of the stickers from the Simple Story Farm House.
We’re gonna add a strip of foam adhesive to raise it up. It’s gonna match the pattern paper,
then we’ll stick at the top.


Last but not the least, we’re gonna be using some embellishments. You can use Nuvo drops
. I’m using the pretty pink posh jewels and adding some glue on to my card and adding those
embellishments. This is a super fun way to use those gorgeous pattern papers.




Alright, down to card 3! We are going to be doing a gorgeous stamping of Hello Darling
. It’s a large stamp and I really wanted to feature it in a very simple, rainbow ombre card,
that is clean and simple. You’re gonna need a white embossing cardstock and the following ink colors
, Altanew Crisp Dye Ink Bamboo, Simon Says Stamp Malibu, Pale Blush PInk, Hot Lips.
You’re alos gonna be using the Bohemian Drops Nuvo Teal included in your kit.


So, let’s get started! We are actually gonna place the stamp on to a stamp positioner because
I want it to be really really dark. We’re gonna begin with the Pale Blush Pink on the corner,
come in with our next darkest color, then for the bottom of the Hello Darling we’re using the blue
and yellow. I like to clean in between my layers, especially when adding more.
Look at how nice those blends are.


Then, we’re gonna add foam adhesive to the back of the embossing cardstock and
place on top of another embossing cardstock. For some finishing touch,
we’re gonna be adding some of the Bohemian Nuvo Vintage Teal drops on to the edges and
embellish the circles from the stamp set.
This is a simple and clean card, you can totally mass produce this
. But it’s so colorful even though it’s clean and simple.





We are down to card 4. Our next card is another simple and clean creation using the same color
coordination from the Hello Darling Card Kit. We’re gonna need the
Sending Sunshine Your Way sentiment along with the flowers from the Hello Darling Stamp Set
included in your kit. We’re gonna need the following colors of ink, Pale Blush Pink, Malibu
, Hot Lips, some clear embossing powder. We’re gonna need white embossing cardstock
and the sea glass embossing cardstock. We’re gonna embossing powder in Gold, gold sequins
, gold thread and your Bohemian Teal Nuvo Drops.



We’re gonna begin by stamping the sentiment on to the sea glass embossing cardstock,
with clear embossing ink and cover that up with Simon Says stamp gold embossing powder,
remove the excess and heat set with your heat gun.


For the gorgeous flora pattern for the back, we’re gonna be using the Pale Blush Pink
and the Malibu. I am using my strip that I had just embellished,
use it as a guide as to how far do I need to go down.
That way I’m not wasting time on stamping paper that’s not gonna be seen yet
I’m not leaving some empty spots on my embossing cardstock.
I’m gonna stamp those florals with those two colors then coming in with our
Hot Lips using one of those smaller flowers and stamping all over the other flowers that
I had just stamped on.


I’m gonna be using my tumble, adding two little lines of adhesive,
come in with my gold thread and add those, doing a circle motion.
This is just gold embroidery thread available at any of your favorite craft store.
We’re gonna add a little bit of foam adhesive on the sentiment strip and add that down.
For my additional gold embellishments, I have added a couple of drops of glue to add those
gold sequins and placing them all over the bottom and top of the stamping.
Last but not the least, I am adding a couple of drops of that
Tonic Bohemian Nuvo Drops included in your kit.


And that does it! I hope you these four cards, totally spring using this Simon Says Stamp April 2019 Hello Darling Card Kit.




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