I can’t bear to be without you (Tim Holtz Theodore Thinlits)

Hello my crafty friends! I just got home from a wonderful trip, spending time with my grandchildren and great grandchildren.  I already miss them all, so I decided to work on their valentines cards early so I can get them off in the mail. I’ll list products down below.

I used Tim Holtz Distress Oxides vintage photo, candied apple, ground espresso, and rusty hinge. Also used Tim Holtz new Thinlits called Theodore #664410, Falling Hearts Thinlits #66415. The big heart is a Sizzix die, sorry I don’t have the number for it but you can used any heart die in your stash. Also used TIm Holtz idea-ology seasonal paper stash. Thank you for checking out my blog. Have a awesome day.

simplycraftydesigns.com by Annalicia Spannaus

Heart To Heart Using The New Simon Says Background Stamp

Hello my crafty friends! Yesterday I was with a group of awesome crafty girls. We meet once a month and share awesome crafty ideas. I Just received the New Simon Says background stamp in the mail. So I wanted to share it with my crafty friends. Hope you like it and try this technique at home. I’ll list product’s down bellow that I used. But whatever you have in your stash use it. 

In this card you can see I used first white embossing powder called The worlds greatest embossing powder ” Glacie White” on watercolor paper. After heat setting, I pick three color I wanted to use Lindy’s Stamp Gang Magical Rudolph’s nose red, Cape Cod coral and Nuvo Shimmer powder Catherine Wheel.

I spray with water, move the colors around with a water brush and got this beautiful shimmer mix of colors.

This one I embossed with Ranger Supper Fine Detail Embossing powder Gold. And I decided to only used one color which was Nuvo shimmer powder Catherine Wheel and moved the color around again with my water brush.

Others products I used are Tim Holtz New Falling Hearts Thinlits 664415, his Kraft-stock Metallic Gold and Ranger Super Fine Detail Embossing powder Gold. I’m so much a fan of all Tim Holtz products.

Simon Says Stamp! Heart To Heart Background # sss102095 6×6 Cliff stamp and I love you die set #sss111999. Simon Says Stamp! Is also one of my favorite company to order from they carry thier own projects and other that I’m just in love with.

Memory Box Wrapped Stitch Rectangles, Recollections clear craft plastic and Multicraft beads B07054 Rouge. Strathmore Mixed Media paper vellum surface and 110 white card stock.

Thank you guys for checking out my blog. Have a bless day!


By Annalicia Spannaus

Nuvo Shimmer Powder ( Background/ Cards)

Hello my crafty friends! Yesterday I posted my backgrounds I made with Nuvo Shimmer Powder. Today I wanted to share with you guys the finished two cards I made with one background. Hope you like all list products down below.

On this one I used Memory Box Wrapped Stitch Rectangles # 30094 die all three different size frames. 110 white card stock and Karen Burniston “Thank You” Die. Nuvo Shimmer Powders are list on blog before this one.

On this one I made a window out of the same Wrapped Stitch Rectangle die. Used Karen Burniston ” Your’e Sweet!” Die, Cricut Foil Acetate, Bjeweled Sampler. Inside the shaker card, I used Prime Flowers ” St. Tropez”, Creatology Jumbo Glitter and Sizzix Tim Holtz Skeleton Leaves # 663094 die.

Thank you for checking out my blog. Have a awesome day.

simplycraftydesigns.com by Annalicia Spannaus

Nuvo Shimmer Powder Backgrounds

Hello my crafty friends! Tonight I’m making backgrounds using Strathmore mixed media paper, Nuvo Shimmer powders and Simon Says Stamp ‘Leave & Berries Background Stamp sss102039.

Nuvo Shimmer Powder Blue Blitz, Solar Flare and Atlantis Burst. I first stamp with leave & berries background stamp and used The world greatest embossing powder Glacier White.

On this one used Nuvo shimmer powder solar Flare, Falling Leaves and Atlantis Burst.

I will be making Thank you cards out of these. Stay tune will post the finished cards later.

Thank you for checking out my blog. Have a great day.

simplycraftydesigns.com by Annalicia Spannaus

Happy Mail (part two using Wendy Vecchi Make Art Stay-tion

Hello my crafty friends! ”This is part two using Ranger Wendy Vecchi Make Art stay-tion. I’m so loving this tool. I will list all products I used down below. And my finished projects.

Here I used Tim Holtz Distress Oxide mermaid, twisted carton, peacock feather and Memory Box Pattern Tula stencil.

On this one I used TH distress oxide candied Apple, festive berries, worn lipstick and memory box flower power.

This one TH Distress oxide wild honey, rusty hinge, vintage photo and memory box pattern heartwood.

TH distress oxide picked raspberry, wilted Violet, fossilized vine and memory box butterfly vine.

Here is my finished cards…….

I also used 110 white card stock, strathmore water color paper, Karen Burniston Thank You die. I cut one white for each card and four more in the colors that match the background to give the Thank you a 3D look. I also used Cricut Foil Acetate, Metallic. On each back ground I spray Glitter Dust Gold and Silver to give the cards a shimmer look.

Thank you for checking out my site. Have a awesome day.

simplycraftydesigns.com by Annalicia Spannaus


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