Wednesday, March 23, 2022

SSS Hello, Gorgeous Release Blog Hop Day 1!

Hi Everyone!

Welcome to my stop on the Simon Says Stamp Hello, Gorgeous release blog hop! 

If you'd like to start at the beginning of the hop, head over to Simon's blog here. This is day one of the hop, so be sure to stop by Simon's blog again tomorrow for day two!



As you can see from the banner above, you can get a Simon exclusive, 3X4 Birthday Wishes stamp set FOR FREE, with any purchase! Just use the code: HBD322 at checkout. This promotion will expire 3/27 at 11:59 pm EST.


Simon is also giving away a $25 gift certificate at every stop along the hop, from the comment sections! Be sure to leave a comment below for a chance to win. Simon will announce the winners on their blog on Wednesday, March 30.



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, Hello, Gorgeous Gallery. There is so much inspiration to see! I encourage you to check them out and add your own cards/projects!



These first two cards were created using the gorgeous, Mother's Day Tulips stamp set. The first one was water colored with Zig Markers and the second one was colored with Copics. It's such a beautiful set and has a large enough image to create a slimline card.


Up next is the Stained Glass Sun die. I did some simple ink blending and inlay die cutting, then I added a sentiment from the Mother's Day Tulips set.

For this card, I used a rainbow of Distress Oxide ink colors. It showcases the new Tin Tile stencil and an older die for the sentiment.

With my next card, I achieved a faux watercolor look using the Folk Art Flowers cling stamp. I scribbled the image with different colors of watercolor markers and spritzed the stamp with water before stamping. It's such a fun technique with really pretty results!

For my last card, I used the, Flowerful Medallion die. I die cut it several times from a white, slimline panel, inlaid the positive dies back into the negative spaces and used a lavender background for a soft look.

That's it for me. I hope I've given you a few fun ideas for using some of the products from this fabulous release! Thank you so much for stopping by! Enjoy the rest of the hop!


Simon Says Stamp Blog   

Nina-Marie Trapani

Caly Person

Nichol Spohr

Jennifer McGuire

Kristina Werner

Cathy Zielske

Suzy Plantamura

Sidnie Des Jardins

Lisa Addesa

Keisha Charles

Heather Ruwe

Mindy Eggen

Barb EnglerYou are here

Cheiron Brandon

Norine Borys

Yoonsun Hur

Anna-Karin Evaldsson


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