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Video: Die Cut Foam Stamping + Hop + Giveaway

Hello! I have been enjoying some time with my family over the past few weeks and hope you have been able to do the same. I am slowly getting back into the swing of things.

Today I have a video showing a fun way to use die cuts to create a foam stamp background. I also am part of a fun blog hop with giveaways!

Stamping With Foam Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

[All supplies are linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post. Affiliate links used. To watch the video in HD on YouTube, head HERE.]

I am always looking for ways to stretch my supplies. Today I show how to use tiny die cuts to create my own foam background stamp. This is very addictive! I created the cards you see here… and created backgrounds for 24 more. (I am in need of thank you cards!)

Stamping With Foam Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

You can do this technique with any die cut shape. I picked small die cuts and covered an entire background, so it took me a bit of time. (I felt it was worth it since I was making many cards at once.) However, you can simplify the card if desired. Use what you have!

Stamping With Foam Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

I used the Simon Says Stamp Mini Flowers Dies and white craft foam to create my own background stamp that I could use over and over. After creating colorful backgrounds with various Simon Says Stamp Inks, I wanted to keep the sentiments simple and bold. Therefore, I used the Simon Says Stamp I Love You and On Edge Thank You Dies with black cardstock, along with a simple white heat embossed Simon Says Clear Stamps Big U Words greeting.

Stamping With Foam Video by Jennifer McGuire Ink

I can’t wait to do this same technique with other dies. Again, it is addictive!

BLOG HOP

Today’s post is part of the Simon Says Stamp You Have My Heart Blog Hop. SSS has released many wonderful products this month… some of which I used today. You can see the complete release HERE.)

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The next person on the blog hop is my dear, kind friend Debby Hughes. Head HERE to see her creations. (You can always start at the beginning of the hop on the SSS blog.)

GIVEAWAY

Simon Says Stamp will be drawing a winner on each stop of the hop for a prize package valued at approximately $50! For your chance, leave a comment below by 11:59pmEST on 1/3/16 telling me if ever create your own stamps. (The winner’s name will be randomly selected, emailed and posted on the SSS blog after the giveaway closes. International folks are eligible, too!)

SUPPLIES

Interested in the products I used? To make them easy for you to find, I have listed them below. (Affiliate and product disclosure can be found here. All products were personally purchased except those with from Simon Says Stamp or an asterisk.)