Wednesday, September 2, 2020

It's a STAMPtember Blog Party!

Happy STAMPtember, you guys!!!

It's the best month of the year! Let's party! Let's celebrate our collective love of stamping! Let's have fun, be inspired and enjoy this wonderful hobby of ours! I'm ready and I hope you are too!



If this is your first STAMPtember, I am so excited for you! STAMPtember is a month long celebration of our love of stamping. There will be a blog post every single day of the month over on Simon's blog with contests, prizes, exclusive collaborations with your favorite stamp companies, special promotions, announcements, and more!

STAMPtember always starts with a bang, with Simon Says Stamp releasing a HUGE number of amazing products on the first day! I had so much fun playing with some of them! I'm excited to share my cards with you but first here's a code for a free stamp set! 




There are codes for lots of different free products at every stop of the STAMPtember blog party! It's like a scavenger hunt, so be sure to keep your eye out for all the codes! Head over to Simon's blog if you want to start at the beginning of the party, and for a full list of participating blogs.



Did you know Simon has card galleries for each of their releases and their card kits, and even a video gallery? It's true and you can add your very own cards and projects to these galleries! Here's a link to all the Simon Brand Galleries and here's the link to the new STAMPtember Gallery. There is so much inspiration to see! I encourage you to check them out and add your own cards/projects.


MY CARDS: All products are listed below in the affiliate links, at no cost to you.

Okay, let's get to the inspiration! First up is a pretty set of three cards I created using the Floating Leaves stencil. This stencil is a big one, so it can be used on a slimline cardbase, as well as an A2 size card. Love that! I used some yummy Distress Oxide Inks for an easy blend of colors!





My next two cards showcase the beautiful, Etched Laurel Leaves die set. For a bit of added texture in the background, I used an older stencil and some clear embossing paste to create the circles.


And I paired the same die with the gorgeous, Detail Ringlet Plate for this card. Love the elegance!


Okay, this next one is just plain fun! I love the Mix and Match Circles stamp set! The possibilities are endless with the many images in this set. I only used four of them for my card and stamped them with some of my favorite Simon ink colors!


And last up is this cutie. The Halloween People stamp set is adorable! And I created the background with the Circle Pattern Cling stamp. I white embossing it and added some Halloween colors with more Distress Oxide Inks. So fun!

Enjoy the rest of the blog party! I hope I've given you some inspiration using some of the new STAMPtember products! 

Thanks so much for stopping by!



New Release products and other products used: 

affiliate links used at no extra cost to you  


Anna-Karin said...

Fantastic cards Barb! And so many! The Mix and Match Circles card is stunning with those shades of ink.

Sandi MacIver said...

beautiful selection of cards Barb

Virginia L. said...

GORGEOUS creations, Barb! You have showcased each SSS product BEAUTIFULLY!!

Gail Spresser said...

Love the colors you used on all these cards. Thank you

Jen P said...

Fabulous cards! I love the colors and layers you used for them.

Kelly Rix said...

Love how bright and happy your cards are! They're so pretty :)

Dorthy said...

Wow! What a wonderful collection of cards and ideas. Thanks for sharing.

Maureen Reiss said...

Fabulous cards!! Soooo Fun!!!

Gail said...

Love the simplicity and color of these cards!!

Cindy C. said...

An array of wonderful projects!! Thanks for the inspirations Barb!

RobiW said...

gorgeous cards! Love the colors.

Stephanie said...

All your cards are wonderful :)

glspmichael said...

I like how you made the slimline cards work for a quick card. Almost all the slimline I've seen are very complicated and sometimes I just don't have the time to make art but want to get a card out. I like that this new trend can have that possibility - I just have to think outside the box. Love that you also showcased two other cards. Thank you.

Fran said...

ThIs leaves stencil is becoming a favorite of mine. Great cards!

Cheryl S. said...

Love that this stencil also fits a slim line card. All your cards are great.

I Card Everyone said...

Barb, you started out beautifully, and ended on such a fun BOO-tiful note!

roseflowerbooks said...

Gorgeous cards! Loved all the different examples. Thank you for the code.

Tami said...

So many creative cards!! Love them all.

Scrapthat said...

what a lovely variety of cards! TFS

Janet a.k.a. swanlady21 said...

I love your shading on the first 3 cards ... and that colour combo on the Mix and Match circles. Wonderful!

Annette Reed said...

Lovely cards. My fav is the fun and bright one with the new circles stamps. I love the colors and designs of the stamps.

Marianne Oar said...

So many amazing cards- that leaf stencil is stunning

LmichelleH said...

Such a wonderful array of card designs. Fantastic.

Peg Frushour said...

Awesome cards! I'd hate to have to choose a favorite!!

Bev Page said...

Wow Barb. What a fabulous array of cards. Love the simple ink blended ones over the leaf stencil - and the colour combinations are beautiful, and also love the more elegant monochromatic cards as well. So elegant. Cute Halloween cards and very vibrant colours. All of them are just great! Thanks so much for sharing.

Marg said...

You have been busy. What a variety of cards. I loved the layering components.

Karen R said...

You never disappoint Barb!! Your cards are full of inspiration, great job!!

Dawn T said...

Delightful Barb So many gorgeous ideas

Laurie said...

Love your cards! And your color choices are gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.

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