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Simon Says Stamp Love You and Love You, Too Release Cards…

Hi everyone!  I got a kick out of this sentiment… I hope you can see it good enough.   Very hard card to photograph!

“I sort of maybe love you a lot”, we could probably add, depending on what day it is! lol

A very CAS card but I like it a lot.  Better IRL. It always bugs me when I can’t capture it the way I see it!  🙂

I die cut a heart from the Memory Box Double Stitch Loving Heart Cut Out set in a 4.25 x 5.5 inch panel and in the card base.  They have to be lined up.  I sandwiched the Simon Says Stamp Birch Tree Window inbetween the panel and the base.

I cut a piece of vellum a quarter inch longer than enough to cover the front panel and taped the extra behind the panel so it doesn’t show when you put the panel on top of the cardbase.

I stamped and heat embossed the sentiment from the NEW Simon Says Stamp Love Greetings Mix clear stamp set on the vellum before I adhered it to the card panel.  TIP:  When I heat emboss, I always have my piece laying on a piece of cardboard so it doesn’t curve up or down when I apply heat.  I leave it lay there to cool to.  Sure keeps it from warping on me.

The two red hearts I die cut from the Simon Says Stamp Stacked Hearts die.

 

This card is one of the stencils from the NEW Simon Says Stamp Hearts and Streamers Stencil set.

I taped the stencil down and used Silver Embossing Paste from Ranger through the stencil, then sprinkled on clear glitter and dumped off the extra.

Let the paste dry while you’re embossing the sentiment from the NEW Simon Says Stamp Love Greetings Mix stamp set on vellum
and die cutting a few red hearts from glitter cardstock with the Simon Says Stamp Stitched Heart Collage die.

This card is 5 ¼ inches square.

A fun Valentine and I used some of the stash too!  I wanted to use red glitter embossing paste but it was dried up. boo.  So it’s good to use your stuff! lol

Fun stamps and dies from Simon Says Stamp for Valentines Day.   I’ll link up what I used below!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Simon Says Clear Stamps LOVE…
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Simon Says Stamp BIRCH TREE WINDOW…
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Simon Says Stamp STACKED HEARTS Wafer…
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Memory Box DOUBLE STITCH LOVING HEART…
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Simon Says Stamp Stencil HEARTS AND…
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Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
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Simon Says Stamp NEW DieCember Release Card…

How about a festive card today with the NEW Detail Bohemian Plate from Simon Says Stamp’s DieCember release! It was hard to cover up the pretty design but I think you can still see it.

A scrap of Memory Box plaid paper for accent… Memory Box Forest Pine Branch and Mistletoe Bundle for the focal points.  The sentiment is from the poppystamps Christmas Greetings stamp set.

Click over and check out the new release HERE

Thank you for clicking over! Happy cardmaking to you!

Simon Says Stamp DETAIL BOHEMIAN…
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Memory Box MISTLETOE BUNDLE Craft…
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Memory Box FOREST PINE BRANCH Craft…
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Memory Box CHRISTMAS PLAID 6×6 Paper…
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Poppy Stamps Clear Stamps CHRISTMAS…
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Simon Says Stamp Bold Merry Christmas Card and SALE!!!

Hi again!  Happy Thanksgiving to you and a shopping update too!

Simon Says Stamp is having a ONE DAY sale on their brand and it’s today!  I know…so hard to fit in shopping sometimes on a holiday. I’m working on crafts for the grandkids to do this afternoon! yay!  Here’s the info in case you get a chance to click over!

 

For my card I used the Bold Merry Christmas Stencil, the sentiment is from the Chunky Christmas stamp set and I embellished with Christmas Foliage die set. I’ll link below. They’re on sale!

Distress Oxide inks and spatters…nothing complicated at all!

thanks for clicking over today! Thank you for shopping through my links too!  I appreciate it!  ❤

Links to what I used…

Simon Says Stamp Stencil BOLD MERRY…
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CZ Design Stamps and Dies CHUNKY…
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CZ Design Clear Stamps CHUNKY…
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CZ Design CHUNKY CHRISTMAS Wafer Dies…
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Simon Says Stamp CHRISTMAS FOLIAGE…
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Simon Says Stamp NEW Holly Jolly Release!

Hi everyone!  I’m here to show you what I did with the new Outline Merry Christmas Background cling stamp from Simon Says Stamp’s new Holly Jolly release.  Check out the new Distress Ink color while you’re there!  

I cut a panel of red cardstock to 4 x 5 ¼ in. and white heat embossed the new stamp on it.

Layered it on black cardstock and then on a white A2 cardbase.

I die cut SSS Big Joy die from white cardstock and adhered it to the panel with foam mounting tape.

Then I die cut the SSS Picture Book Deer from kraft cardstock, the scarf from red, and chest from white.   I edged everything with Gathered Twigs Distress Ink and a mini ink blending tool.

His eyes and nose are a black Sakura Glaze Pen. The x’s on the scarf are with a white pen.

I die cut the little holly leaves from the Memory Box Holly Double Arch die.

He’s so cute!  Such Personality!  This background die is fun… lots of possibilities as you’ll see from other cardmakers!

Thank you for stopping by!  I appreciate it!  ❤

Products I used from Simon Says Stamp to make this card!

Simon Says Cling Stamp OUTLINE MERRY…
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Simon Says Stamp BIG JOY Wafer Dies…
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Simon Says Stamp PICTURE BOOK DEER…
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Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad GATHERED…
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Ranger MINI ROUND INK BLENDING TOOLS…
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Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
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Neenah Environment 100 LB SMOOTH…
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Lawn Fawn WHITE Embossing Powder LF1537
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Tsukineko Versamark EMBOSS INK PAD…
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Sakura WHITE MEDIUM POINT Gelly Roll…
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Sakura BLACK GLAZE GEL PENS Pen 2…
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Tombow MONO MULTI Liquid Glue Two…
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Simon Says Stamp Stamptember Blog Party!

Hi everyone!  Here it is September and time for ALL the excitement of the 10th STAMPtember at Simon Says Stamp!!! Throughout STAMPtember there will be exclusive collaborations, contests, prizes, special promotions, announcements, and more surprises!

Starting today with this blog party, participants listed on the SSS blog will be sharing a special code for a free gift with your order today. You’ll want to click around to see what code you want to use when you order!  A code scavenger hunt! 

Click over to SSS store HERE to see the release and see the stamp set I used to make this Christmas card!

This is the NEW Chunky Christmas stamp set.  I stamped on Neenah Solar White cardstock and heat embossed with Ranger Gold Detail Embossing Powder and colored in with Distress Ink Refills and water.  Faded Jeans for the blue,  Fired Brick for the berries and Peeled Paint for the leaves.  The die cut pine branch is from the Christmas Foliage die set.

I used some NEW Memory Box Fairy Sugar glitter glue in Dewdrop, Ruby and Sunlit Gold.  The frame is Stitched Rectangles.  I skipped a die so I’d get a wider frame when I die cut them.

I think that pretty much covers it… thank you so much for stopping by and enjoy the blog party!

Here’s what I used to make this card…

CZ Design Clear Stamps CHUNKY…
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Simon Says Stamp CHRISTMAS FOLIAGE…
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Simon Says Stamp STITCHED RECTANGLES…
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Tsukineko Versamark EMBOSS INK PAD…
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Ranger Embossing Powder SUPER FINE…
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WOW DUAL SPEED HEAT TOOL WZHT-USA
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Memory Box RUBY Fairy Sugar Glitter…
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Memory Box DEWDROP Fairy Sugar…
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Memory Box SUNLIT GOLD Fairy Sugar…
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Simon Says Stamp Release….Send Happiness…3 Cards!

Happy Monday to you!  Simon Says Stamp has a new release and they sent me this flower die to play with…I was already doing napkin die cutting so I went ahead and did this new Etched Flower die the same way!  Scroll down to THIS post for a link to the technique/how to video.

I stamped the background for the flower die with the tone on tone look and the SSS Damask Background cling stamp.  I die cut three panels, a white one, the stamped one and a dark pink one with the SSS Frames die, then inlaid pieces from each and taped them together on the back side.  I mounted this panel with Mounting tape.

The sentiment is a stamp from the SSS Sending Sympathy clear stamp set and die cut with the SSS Stitched Rectangles die set.  I had to recut it to get it the right size.

 

The NEW Etched flower die cuts two connected flowers…so I had this single flower left over and parts from the Frames die cuts so I made another card!

The sentiment is also from the Sending Sympathy stamp set.  I taped the pieces together on the back side of the panel and used foam mounting tape to mount it to the cardbase.

My third card…I had an idea but this isn’t anywhere near what I was trying to do! lol  I like it though! lol

I debated whether to stick with a thank you or make it a sympathy card… it could easy go for any occasion!

There’s the NEW Speckled Egg Distress ink is what I used on the white Etched Flower die cuts this time… peeled paint for the stems.

Memory Box 6×6 pattern paper pad for the three papers.

A thank you stamp and some cotton cord and I stuck it all to a white cardbase.

All three cards are A2 size.

Have fun checking out this new release and thank you for shopping through my links!  I appreciate your support so much!

Here’s the products I used and links for shopping…

Send Happiness
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Simon Says Stamp ETCHED FLOWER BUDS…
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Simon Says Cling Rubber Stamp DAMASK…
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Simon Says Stamp FRAMES Wafer Dies…
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Simon Says Clear Stamps SENDING…
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Simon Says Stamp STITCHED RECTANGLES…
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Memory Box SCRIBBLE FROND BACKGROUND…
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Memory Box GARDEN FOLLY 6×6 pack Pack…
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Memory Box Clear Stamps WILD ROSE…
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