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Brush Blended Matching Card & Envelope – Simon Says Stamp April 2018 Card Kit

NOTE: This post is sponsored by Simon Says Stamp.

Hello, all! Kristina here with some more inspiration using the April 2018 Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp. This kit is full of awesome, colorful supplies!

(Wondering what I used in this video? Everything is linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post, or in the text below. Compensated affiliate links used when possible).

I thought it would be fun to make a matching card and envelope. I started with the envelope first by stamping and white heat embossing some of the butterfly images from the kit’s stamp set Beautiful Day (also available to purchase outside of the kit). Using the Distress Blending Brush (also included in the kit!), I ink blended the two Distress Oxide ink colors in the kit (Squeezed Lemonade and Mermaid Lagoon) and added a third color from my stash (Picked Raspberry) to make the effect more rainbow-like. I then addressed the envelope using a black pen.

NOTE: Address used with permission. Thank you, Vanessa!

For the card, I used a similar technique, but cut out the butterfly after adding the ink blending. Then I create the card base using white cardstock in the kit and stamped the leaf images from the stamp set in black ink. Then I adhered the butterfly using foam tape.

I hope you enjoyed today’s card and envelope! Thanks for stopping by! You can get the April 2018 Card Kit HERE. You can also subscribe to future card kits HERE.

Supplies

Compensated affiliate links used when possible. Items marked with an asterisk (*) were provided by a store or the manufacturer. All other items were personally purchased. Items below are shown in the order they appear in the video.

*Simon Says Stamp April 2018 Card Kit
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Simon Says Stamp Card Kit Subscription
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*Simon Says Stamp Beautiful Day stamp set
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*Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink in Squeezed Lemonade
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*Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink in Mermaid Lagoon
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Picked Raspberry
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*Tim Holtz Distress Blending Brushes
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*Simon Says Stamp Brilliant Ultra Heavy White Envelopes
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*120lb Ultra Thick White card stock
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MISTI Stamp Positioning Tool
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*MISTI bar magnet
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EK Success Powder Tool
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VersaMark Ink
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Brutus Monroe Alabaster embossing powder
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Precision Heat Embossing Gun
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Tonic Easy Clean Mat
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Tim Holtz Distress Sprayer
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Pilot Envelope Addressing Pen, Extra Fine
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Neenah Classic Crest Solar White Cardstock, 80 lb. cover, 25 sheets
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EK Success Honey Bee Non-Stick Scissors
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Tonic Guillotine 6×12 Trimmer
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Scor-Pal Scor-Buddy scoring board
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Simon Says Stamp Teflon Bone Folder
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2-Inch Wide Post-It Tape
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Versafine Onyx Black Pigment Ink
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3M Scotch Foam Tape
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Dahle Self-Healing Cutting 18×12 Mat
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