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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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All Occasion · cards · Die Piecing · Distress Ink coloring · Flowers · Inlaid Diecutting · Memory Box · Simon Says Stamp · sympathy · Techniques · Thank You · Thinking of You · Watercolor

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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NEW release…Simon Says Stamp Crafty Hugs Card

Hi everyone!  A card to bring a smile to your face from the Simon Says Stamp NEW Crafty Hugs release debuting today! Aren’t they adorable!

I stamped them with the MISTI and colored with Copics. Brown bunny I used E41, 42, 43,  Gray bunny I used W0, 01, 02, 03, Pink furniture I used RV13, 14, Cart I used BG45, 49, Ears and tongue I used R30, R32.  A little Broken China and Vintage Photo Oxide ink for the floor and wall to create a cute little craft room scene.

I don’t usually do pink furniture but it just seemed fitting for these cuties! Rainbow order color pencils and the cute little rolling cart!

The card ended up 5 ½ inches square.

Thank you for stopping by today!  I’ll link up below to what I used and to the new release!  Enjoy!

Simon Says Stamp World’s Largest…
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Simon Says Clear Stamps CRAFTY…
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Memento TUXEDO BLACK INK PAD Full…
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Copic Marker
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
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Ranger Archival Ink Pad JET BLACK…
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Uni-Ball Pen Signo Gel WHITE UM-153
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Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
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Simon Says Stamp Luck and Hugs Cards…

Hi everyone!  Simon Says Stamp sent me this stamp set to play with for their newest release ‘Sunny Days Ahead’!  I’m behind but working on catching up! I made two cards to share so be sure to scroll down for the second… 🙂

This set has a ton of images and sentiments! I stamped several in Memento Tuxedo Black ink, die cut them out and colored them with Copic Sketch Markers.

I used a landscape A2 size white cardbase and stamped one of the border images directly on the base using the MISTI.

After coloring, using Tombow Mono Multi liquid glue, I adhered the flowers directly to the cardbase.  HUGS is adhered with foam mounting tape overlapping a little bit of the flowers.

A card to cheer I hope!

Next card will be a congrats graduation card…

I went clean and simple here…you know I love this style! hehe  I stamped and gold heat embossed good luck from the set, then die cut, popped it up with black mounting squares on a Taylored Expressions Oreo cardstock A2 size cardbase.  I stamped the little sentiment on white cardstock, trimmed it and layered it over the top with mounting foam on the left end and liquid glue on the right end.

This could work for so many occasions!  Such a fun set…some of the other sentiments… “Can’t wait to see you soar”, “You’re going to be Amazing”, “You’re going to rock this” and so many more!

I used Ranger Detail Gold embossing powder or maybe it’s called super fine.

Thank you so much for clicking over to see my post today!  A new release is coming soon so be watching!

Here’s the products I used to make these cards…

Simon Says Clear Stamps LUCK AND HUGS…
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Simon Says Stamp LUCK AND HUGS Wafer…
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Simon Says Stamps And Dies LUCK AND…
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Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
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Memento TUXEDO BLACK INK PAD Full…
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Copic Sketch Marker R81 ROSE PINK Pastel
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Copic Sketch Marker YG03 YELLOW GREEN
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Copic Sketch Marker R83 ROSE MIST…
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Copic Sketch Marker B01 MINT BLUE
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Copic Sketch Marker Y13 LEMON YELLOW
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Ranger Embossing Powder SUPER FINE…
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Memento Luxe TUXEDO BLACK Ink Pad…
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cards · Christmas · Die Piecing · Inlaid Diecutting · Simon Says Stamp · Winter

2 cards for the Simon Says Stamp Blog Party Today…

Welcome to the party! I have two cards to share with you today. I have some new Simon Says Stamp Christmas dies and a few older  that I decided to use for this post. yay!

As I’m typing this, it’s rainy and cold!  Feels a bit like Winter! April Fools! haha

I made this card with the Winter Foliage Frame die cut in green and parts in red and inlaid. The Winter Wishes die cut in red and white. Circle Basics die set for the brown center circle. The May Christmas sentiment is from the Inside Christmas Greetings stamp set.

I cut a green panel ⅛ inch smaller than the A2 white cardbase.  I adhered the frame with glue in the center, then mounting tape to adhere the Winter Wishes circle.  A little white pen for the berries.

I like it!  Festive and bright!

More Christmas cheer on this card! I used the Holly and Berries Tag die, cut in greens and red but I tried to put a big eyelet in the hole and messed it up so now it’s not a tag!  I trimmed that part off.  I didn’t want to start over!  😀

I die cut three RyLynn Snowflakes in my A2 kraft card panel, then die cut three white ones and inlaid them in the kraft panel, taping them ‘in’ on the back.

I stamped the sentiment from the Fa La La stamp set in the bottom corner.

Die cut the Fa La La die in red and white cardstock and adhere together with Tombow Mono Multi liquid glue.

That’s it!  It was fun to get back into some Christmas colors and now I have two cards ready to send! Win!

The list of party participants is on the Simon Says Stamp Blog HERE.  So glad you stopped by my blog!

ttul, ❤

Products I used from Simon Says Stamp on my cards today… thank you for shopping through my affiliate links.  I appreciate it so much!

Simon Says Stamp WINTER FOLIAGE FRAME…
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Simon Says Stamp WINTER WISHES CIRCLE…
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Simon Says Clear Stamps INSIDE…
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Memory Box CIRCLE BASICS SET Open…
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Simon Says Stamp HOLLY AND BERRIES…
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Simon Says Stamp RYLYNN SNOWFLAKE…
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Simon Says Stamp FA LA LA Shadow…
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Simon Says Clear Stamps FA LA LA…
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Bazzill PEPPERMINT Card Shoppe Heavy…
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Neenah Environment 100 LB SMOOTH…
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Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
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Bazzill APPLE CRUSH Smoothies Paper…
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Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge, Anything Goes with Gina K Designs…

Hi everyone!  It’s that time of the week!  This is my last post as a guest for Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge this month.  Whew, this year is whizzing by!

This week, we’re using Gina K Designs and the theme is ‘anything goes’!

I stamped Gina K Designs Massive Peony Stamp with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored with Copic Sketch Markers. I die cut before I colored with the coordinating die.  I also die cut two pieces to glue my colored floral piece to for depth, instead of foam mounting squares or tape.

The background panel is cut 4 x 5.25 inches and randomly stamped with Simon Says Stamp Damask Background stamp and Antique Linen Distress Ink.   I was going for a vintage look.

The sentiment is from the same floral set, heat embossed with Ranger Detail Gold embossing powder on vellum, trimmed and wrapped around the damask stamped background panel.

I adhered to an A2 size metallic gold panel and then to an A2 size cardbase.

I hope you’ll be able to join us and link up your creation for this week’s challenge ‘anything goes’!  We’d love to see Gina K but you can use anything. 

The lovely folks over at Simon Says Stamp are generously giving away a FABULOUS $50 voucher to shop at the  Simon Says Stamp Store! All you have to do is take out your crafty supplies, make something following this weeks prompt and add a link in the Inlinkz at the bottom of the challenge blog post! You can join 5 times so you could have 5 chances to win! How AWESOME is that!! All winners are chosen randomly, so everyone has an equal chance to win! Woo Hoo!! Good Luck to everyone!

Thanks for stopping by my blog today! 

Here’s what I used on my card…

Gina K Designs MASSIVE PEONY Clear…
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Gina K Designs MASSIVE PEONY Die 9989
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Simon Says Cling Rubber Stamp DAMASK…
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Copic Marker
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Memento TUXEDO BLACK INK PAD Full…
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Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad ANTIQUE…
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Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink MINI APPLICATOR…
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Ranger Embossing Powder SUPER FINE…
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Copic BLENDING CARD X-Press It Paper…
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Birthday · cards · Interactive · Lawn Fawn · Simon Says Stamp · Spring · Video

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – Whatever the Weather…

Hi everyone!  It’s time for a new Challenge at SSS Wednesday today!  The company we’re featuring on our blogs is Lawn Fawn and the theme is ‘whatever the weather’!  So fun!  It’s a pretty, sunny day on my card today!

I made a short video so you can see the action…

I used the new Magic Iris dies, Dandy Day stamp set, Reveal Wheel Circle Sentiments, Simple Grassy Hillsides dies and Stitched Rectangles dies.

Here it is closed…

Here it is open…

Aren’t they cute?!  ❤

Distress Oxides for the background.  Squeezed Lemonade, Twisted Citron and Mowed Lawn and ink blending brushes. I did some water drop spattering on the yellow and green spatters on the grass pieces.

Closed again…

Open again…

These dies are an investment but I can see myself using them over and over again. Two of our grandsons have made cards with them so far. They really enjoyed it too!  😀

I hope you’ll be able to join us and link up your creation for this week’s challenge!

The lovely folks over at Simon Says Stamp are generously giving away a FABULOUS $50 voucher to shop at the  Simon Says Stamp Store! All you have to do is take out your crafty supplies, make something following this weeks prompt and add a link in the Inlinkz at the bottom of the challenge blog post! You can join 5 times so you could have 5 chances to win! How AWESOME is that!! All winners are chosen randomly, so everyone has an equal chance to win! Woo Hoo!! Good Luck to everyone!

Thank you for visiting my blog today!  Hope I made you smile!

Products I used from the SSS store – coupon code for $5 off is HP2T9, good until May 30th…

Lawn Fawn SET DANDY DAY Clear Stamps…
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Lawn Fawn DANDY DAY Clear Stamps lf2217
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Lawn Fawn DANDY DAY Die Cuts lf2218
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Lawn Fawn SET REVEAL WHEEL CIRCLE…
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Lawn Fawn REVEAL WHEEL CIRCLE…
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Copic Marker
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RESERVE Lawn Fawn SET MAGIC IRIS Die…
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RESERVE Lawn Fawn MAGIC IRIS Die Cuts…
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Lawn Fawn MAGIC IRIS ADD-ON Die Cuts…
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Lawn Fawn SIMPLE GRASSY HILLSIDES…
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
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Lawn Fawn WHITE Embossing Powder LF1537
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Set of 2 BLENDER BRUSHES sss2pk
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