Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Something New - Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge


                                 Here at the

This week it time for SOMETHING NEW

Featuring Products by HERO ARTS

You do not have to use the featured company to join in.

If you have some of their product in your stash?

We would LOVE to see them used.

Here is my take on this challenge.

Full disclosure, I did not use HERO ARTS products in this challenge.

My Simon Says Stamp January Kit was begging to be used, so I used it in my card.

Foiling is all the rage, so I decided to try it out.

I used Deco Foil Transfer Gel Duo and the Snowflake Season Stamp Set.

My background paper is Island Blue card stock by Simon Says Stamp.

I decided to smoosh my Deco Gel on an empty Range Ink Pad that I had.

A friend on Instagram suggested it and it seemed to work simply fine when using a clear stamp.

I die cut out my card base and then stamped on my Deco Foil Gel.

While the Gel was drying, I made sure to clean up my stamp and pallet knife.

I decided on the Rainbow Shattered Glass Foil Sheets and ran everything thru my laminator.

Good news…. It was sparkly

Bad news…… I did not have enough gel in places so there were gaps.

I tried to make more backgrounds with mixed results ranging from ok to epic fail.

Finally, I chose the best background to complete the card.

I ended up using Salty Ocean Distress Ink and Tarnished Brass Distress Paint around the edges.

I cut out Eliza Snowflake from one of the extra background pieces I had.


To make the snowflake sparkly I used Tarnish Brass Distress Paint and Nebula Stickles Glitter Gel.

Liquid Platinum Embossing Powder by Ranger Ink was my choice for the sentiment.

Final thoughts, foiling may not be for me.

I do LOVE the sparkly shine, but I need to practice the technique.

I am going to watch a few videos and see where I went wrong.

That completes my take on SOMETHING NEW

I almost forgot the good news!


The lovely folks over at Simon Says Stamp are generously giving away

a FABULOUS $25 voucher to shop at the  Simon Says Stamp Store! 

All you must do is take out your crafty supplies, make something following this week’s prompt,

 and add a link in the Inlinkz at the bottom of this post!

You can join 5 times so you could have 5 chances to win! How AWESOME is that!!

All winners are chosen randomly, so everyone has an equal chance to win! Good Luck to everyone!


Like the products I used.

 I have direct links to everything below.

Thanks so much for stopping by.

Stay Safe and Stay Crafty



Snowflake Season Stamp Set by Simon Says Stamp

Eliza Snowflake by Simon Says Stamp

Island Blue card stock by Simon Says Stamp

#120 White Card Stock by Simon Says Stamp

DecoFoil Transfer Gel Duo

Distress Oxide Ink Pad DIY

Pallet Knives by Ranger Ink

Rainbow Shattered Glass Deco Foil Transfer Sheets

Salty Ocean Distress Ink by Ranger Ink

Tarnished Brass Distress Paint by Ranger Ink

Nebula Stickles Glitter Gel by Ranger Ink

Liquid Platinum Embossing Powder by Ranger Ink


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 If so please add  #ssswchallenge to your challenge entry uploads so we can see them on there too.









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