Ghost Blending + Simon's Believe in You Release

Hello crafty friends! The newest collection from Simon Says Stamp, Believe in You is another beauty and I’m so excited to be featuring a few of these new products in today’s card.

This card showcases the new Faceted Stripes stencil, Carnation Frame die and the Thanks & Encouragement stamp and die set. I used a “ghost blending” effect on this design, where I created a subtle stenciled pattern that complements the intricate floral die.

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How I Made It
Ghost Blending + Simon's Believe in You Release

To get the “ghost” effect, I start by apply the ink (without the stencil) with blending brushes (any brand of blending brush works for this). By using the blending brushes, I have light base of color on the paper. Then I place the stencil over the paper and reapply the ink; this time through the stencil and with an ink blending tool for a heavier application of ink. The result creates a much more subtle background that looks great with the main element of your card!

Ghost Blending + Simon's Believe in You Release

Speaking of the main element, that beautiful floral is the new Carnation Flower die. Cut with the ghosted background I had blended, the flower continues the pretty stenciled design and gives a very cohesive look to the card.

To finish things up, I embellished with a few of the new Lilac sequins and a sentiment from the Thanks & Encouragement stamp and die set.

Ghost Blending + Simon's Believe in You Release

Be sure to check out the video at the top of this post to see how I created this card! I hope it inspires you to create with the new Simon Says Stamp Believe in You release!

Thanks for visiting me today; I will be back again tomorrow with more to share!

Supplies Used

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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
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EK Success CUTTER BEE Scissors EKCB01
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New Product
Believe In You release

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