Hi readers! Happy Saturday! How is your weekend going so far? I’m so pleased to have our pal Teri Anderson back on the blog with a bright pop of color blocking inspiration for the blog today! She’s using some of her fun new stamp designs from Technique Tuesday that include Rah Rah, I Like You, & Darn Good Day to make these fun cards.



Hi, everyone!
Teri here, and I’m happy to be here again. Thanks for inviting me back, Simon friends!

I brought a few cards to share with you today that I made with the new Rah Rah Sentiments stamp set.

This is one of a couple of new stamp sets I designed for Technique Tuesday that are available here at Simon Says Stamp! If you you look at this set and my I Like You and Darn Good Day sets, you’ll see I’ve been including lots of words in my recent stamp sets.

I am a card maker first and foremost. And I love a good sentiment that I can just stamp on a card and be done. But it’s sometimes nice to “sauce” things up a bit.

So I came up with some fun little sentiment banners that pack a little bit of punch when put on card..
They are pretty easy to make. Simply stamp a sentiment on a piece of cardstock. Add a little bit vellum underneath. Be sure to cut a notch in the vellum so it look a bit like a banner. You want something that looks like these here.


And then use markers, pencils or crayons to color in some of the open parts of the letters. I find less color is more when adding color to stamped sentiments. So I try to limit myself to just coloring in the open spaces of the scripty, handwritten words.

On the Sizzle card at the top of the post I just flipped my card horizontally and changed out the paper sizes.


Thanks so much for reading today and thanks to Teri for being our guest!


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  1. Teri’s cards are simple, but colorful and fun. Love the use of vellum and I am going to try that.
    Cute, cute and cute!

  2. Lovely cards.I just love the sentiment stamps and the colors and design of the papers. Really cute. Thanks Teri.

  3. Fresh look on your
    cards with the use
    of the velum behind
    the stamped area.
    Carla from Utah

  4. WOW wow WOW
    Your cards are FILLED with BRIGHT and CHEERY CRAFTY AWESOMENESS Teri!!!
    LOVE the blocks of colour with the doodle framing, the FUN sentiments with the colouring and the vellum layers too … you could say that I LOVE IT ALL!!!

    THANK YOU for sharing … pinning so that I can make some too :)

  5. Nice and bright. I just had no energy for stamping after getting the tax prep work finished. Maybe tomorrow

  6. Love the Ra Ra sentiments stamp set! Great card ideas too! Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

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