SSS Love You and Love You, Too Blog Hop – Day 2

Happy New Year, crafty friends!
Welcome to Day 2 of the Simon Says Stamp Love You and Love You, Too Blog Hop. I’m so happy to be a part of this amazing blog hop! If you arrived here from super talented Amanda Korotkova’s blog you are on the right track!

Today, I will share 4 cards using Love You (December-released) products only because Love You, Too products arrived late but don’t worry! I will post new projects using Love You, Too products from next week. So, shall we get started? :D

For my first card, I used the You Have My Heart & the With All My Heart along with other SSS goodies. I die cut A2 sized rectangle panel from watercolour paper using the Basic Rectangles die set first. I stamped flowers using Antique Linen Distress ink, watercoloured the stamped images using Distress inks:
Red flowers: Festive Berries, Candied Apple and Fired Brick
Leaves: Mowed Lawn, Crushed Olive
Flower buds: Wild Honey / Branches: Vintage Photo

I die cut the sentiment from thick white cardstock, shadow from vellum paper using the With All My Heart die. I also die cut bird couple & wedding ring.

Once the watercoloured floral panel was dry, I added sentiment & lovely bird couple as shown in the picture using foam tape. I love this adorable bird couple. :D


For my second card, I used the Splendid Leaves embossing folder & the Floral Card Front die. I applied Distress inks to the inside of an embossing folder first, and then spritzed the inked area with water. After that, I ran it through my Spellbinders Platinum 6 die cut machine – Ohhhh, I love a watercolour look!!

I die cut the Floral Card Front from thick white cardstock and added onto the background panel using foam tape.



For my second card, I used the Mini Interactive Envelope, the Detail Swirls Plate and the Mini Hearts Party dies. I simply prepared 6 red-coloured mini envelopes, a mini love message card, and a wedding ring, and then made a simply Valentine’s Day card. :)

The new Mini Hearts Party die is so handy. We can make many hearts with a single cut, yay!

For this lovely “XOXO” message, I used the Love Greetings MIX stamp set.


My last card for the hop, I used the Layering Hearts stencil, the With All My Heart and the Love Birds die. I laid the heart stencil on an A2 sized white paper panel in place, applied (from the top) Tattered Rose, Worn Lipstick, Festive Berries and Fired Brick Distress inks using blending brush.

I die cut the sentiment from white cardstock using the With All My Heart die, the Love Birds from red cardstock, and then adhered them over the panel using foam tape. I decorated the card with red heart die cuts & clear jewels.


GIVEAWAY & BLOG HOP EXCLUSIVE PROMOTION!

Simon Says Stamp is giving away a $25 coupon to every stop on the hop. The winners will be chosen over the weekend and post on Simon Says Stamp blog on Wednesday, the 20th of January. ONE MORE! Get a FREE Faraway Hugs 6×8″ Stamp Set with the code HUGS4U2 (This promotion will expire 1/18 at 11:59 pm EST) at checkout when you purchase at Simon Says Stamp Store.

BLOG HOP LIST:
Simon Says Stamp Blog
Laura Bassen
Debby Hughes
Amanda Korotkova
Yoonsun Hur (Me!!)
Heather Hoffman
Bibi Cameron
Anna-Karin Evaldsson
Bobbi Lemanski
Vicky Papaioannou
Keisha Charles
Kath Stewart
Kim Hamilton
Dilay Nacar
Lorraine Aquilina
Misty Elam

Enjoy this lovely Love You and Love You, Too Blog Hop and happy crafting!!

Keep smiling and be blessed! God bless you all!
Love Love Love RejoicingCrafts

Spellbinders Clear Stamp of the Month Club

Hello crafty friends!
Today I have a Christmas card to share with you using a brand new Christmas Gem stamp set from the Spellbinders Clear Stamp of November Month Club – it was released on November first but don’t worry, you can subscribe HERE now. It is a 4×6″ clear stamp set, and only $10! WOW!!



I started by stamping a beautiful Christmas Gem from the set on watercolour paper using VersaFine Onyx Black. I then coloured the stamped image with Altenew Watercolor Brush Markers Tropical Fiesta set. Once it was dry, I fussy cut it.

I roughly watercoloured the panel with Tumbled Glass Distress ink, added opaque white ink splatters all over the panel. I mounted the blue watercoloured panel on Neenah Desert Storm card base using double-sided tape first, and then added a watercoloured Christmas Gem on the centre of the card front using foam tape. I also added white dots using Tonic Simply White Nuvo Crystal Drops.

Thank you so much for stopping by. Happy holiday crafting!

Keep smiling and be blessed! God bless you all!
Love Love Love RejoicingCrafts

SSS Holly Jolly Release

Hello crafty friends, TGIF!
We have another awesome Christmas release from Simon Says Stamp called “Holly Jolly” today! YAY!!

For my card today, I used the Holiday Words background stamp along with the Sentiment Strips Slimline Christmas. Oh, I love this modern and fashionable diagonally holiday words background so much.

First, I die cut an A2 sized panel from watercolour paper using the Basic Rectangle panel die. I then stamped Holiday Words onto watercolour paper panel with Fired Brick Distress ink. Some part I stamped with Candied Apple & Vintage Photo Distress inks – I used MISTI stamping tool for stamping several times.

As you already know, Distress inks react with water so I roughly stamped, and then brushed each letter using water brush. Of course I added water drops here and there.

Look! with Distress inks & water brush, we can easily make a pretty watercolour cards!

I will share more bright & shine winter holiday cards tomorrow!
So stay tuned. :D

Thank you so much for stopping by. Happy a safe and restful weekend!!

Keep smiling and be blessed! God bless you all!
Love Love Love RejoicingCrafts

SSS Make Merry Release Blog Hop – Day 2

Hello crafty friends!
Welcome to Day 2 of the Simon Says Stamp Make Merry Release Blog Hop. I’m especially excited to be a part of this amazing blog hop because it’s Christmas hop, woohoo!! If you arrived here from super talented Heather Hoffman’s blog you are on the right track!

For my first card, I am featuring the new Center Cut Holiday Floral background stamp & the Deco Hat Gnome die. As many of you know watercolouring is my most favourite way to play with in my craft room! With these awesome goodies, I made a no-line watercoloured card.

I stamped the holiday flowers on A2 sized watercolour paper panel using Antique Linen Distress ink first, and then coloured the stamped image with Tonic Nuvo Aqua Flow Pens:
(Flowers & Berries) Red Apple, Wild Phlox
(Leaves) Sliced Kiwi, Aqua Splash, Indigo Batik
(Stems) Yellow Ochre, Caramel Pecan
I coloured with Aqua Flow Pen first, then added water using water brush.

Once the watercoloured panel was dry, I cut the centre of the panel using Stitched Circle die.

For the Deco Hat Gnome, I die cut Deco Hat from several colour cardstock – Lipstick Red, Sunshine, Mint and Green Apple. For the sentiment, I used the CZ Design Joyful dies.

Isn’t this gnome so cute?!! :D


For my second card, I used the Falling Leaves layering stencils & the Warm Hugs dies. with the first leaves stencil, I inked with Green Apple dye ink. The second leaves stencil, I inked with Green Leaf dye ink. The berries stencil, I inked with Lipstick Red dye ink. Lastly I laid acorn stencil over the panel, then inked with Rusty Hinge & Gathered Twigs Distress inks.

For the sentiment, I used the Warm Hugs dies.

It is so easy to make pretty card with layering stencils! :D

For my last project for the hop, I made a very simple Christmas ornament ball with Warm Hugs dies. I made thick white “Warm Hugs” word die cut, then glued firmly to the bottom of the clear plastic ball using multi medium matte. I filled a clear ball with lots of clear sparkling sequins & glitters.


GIVEAWAY & BLOG HOP EXCLUSIVE PROMOTION!

Simon Says Stamp is giving away a $25 coupon to every stop on the hop. The winners will be chosen over the weekend and post on Simon Says Stamp blog on Wednesday, the 14th of October. ONE MORE! Get a FREE Stickles Festive Glitter Glue with the code FSTV25 (this promotion will expire 10/11 at 11:59 pm EDT) at checkout when you purchase at Simon Says Stamp Store.

BLOG HOP LIST:
Simon Says Stamp Blog
Laura Bassen
Debby Hughes
Amanda Korotkova
Heather Hoffman
Yoonsun Hur (Me!!)
Laurie Willison
Bobbi Lemanski
Preeti Chandran
Dana Joy
Daniel West
Keisha Charles
Anna-Karin Evaldsson
Bibi Cameron

Enjoy this Make Merry Blog Hop and, as always, happy crafting!!

Keep smiling and be blessed! God bless you all!
Love Love Love RejoicingCrafts

SSS Let’s Connect Release Blog Hop – Day 2

Hello, hello crafty friends!
Welcome to Day 2 of the Simon Says Stamp Let’s Connect Release Blog Hop. Oh, I’m so happy to be a part of this amazing blog hop! If you arrived here from super talented Heather Hoffman’s blog you are on the right track!

Are. You. Ready to enter the rainbow-coloured world? My cards will be full of rainbow colours today – just wanna say it “rainbowness.” Haha! :D
For my first card, I used the Rainbow Card die set along with the Unicorn Love stamp set. I think the Rainbow Card die set will be a BIG HIT!! I die cut rainbow & clouds from watercolour paper using the Rainbow Card die set, then applied SSS dye inks to each ray of the rainbow in order of rainbow colours:
(from the top red colour) Lipstick Red, Duckling, Green Apple, Audrey Blue and Deep Purple. I stamped a cute unicorn from the Unicorn Love set on white cardstock using Memento Tuxedo Black dye ink, coloured it with Copic markers.
I die cut the Detail Petal Plate from Neenah Smooth Desert Storm cardstock, then mounted it on the same Desert Storm card base using double-sided tape. I then added all elements as shown in the picture using foam tape.
I added many of bling-bling sequins & droplets on the rainbow rays!
It is another happy rainbow card on the rainbow shaped card base. I adhered the two clouds using foam tape first. I adhered the sun & other clouds to the back of the rainbow rays using double-sided tape, then adhered the rainbow rays in place.
Oh, I love it. It makes me so happy! I really wanna send you happy hugs!!

For my third cards, I used the Cosmos Bloom die along with Detail Petal Plate die.
I die cut several cosmos from watercolour paper using the Cosmos Bloom die first, then applied rainbow coloured Distress inks to them using Blender Brushes:
(Red) Festive Berries & Fired Brick
(Yellow) Fossilized Amber & Tea Dye
(Green) Crushed Olive & Evergreen Bough
(Blue) Mermaid Lagoon & Faded Jeans
(Purple) Seedless Preserves & Fired Brick
I made a bouquet using rainbow coloured Cosmos Bloom & Eucalyptus Leaves die cuts, and then adhered on the centre of the Detail Petal Plate base using foam tape. I added stamens on the centre of each flower using PPP seed beads.
Here is another rainbow floral card with the Cosmos Bloom die. I adhered flower die cuts on watercolour paper panel, then blended the floral panel with Distress inks. I then washed the colours using a wet paint brush, added opaque white & metallic silver ink splatters all around the panel. I die cut the Detail Meadow Butterfly from ivory cardstock.
The sentiment, I used it in the Sentiment Strips Thinking of You.

GIVEAWAY & BLOG HOP EXCLUSIVE PROMOTION!
Simon Says Stamp is giving away a $25 coupon to every stop on the hop. The winners will be chosen over the weekend and post on Simon Says Stamp blog on Wednesday, the 12th of August. ONE MORE! Get a FREE Gina K.Designs Dot Runner with the code GLUE (while supplies last!) at checkout when you purchase at Simon Says Stamp Store.

BLOG HOP LIST:
Simon Says Stamp Blog
Laura Bassen
Debby Hughes
Amanda Korotkova
Caly Person
Heather Hoffman
Yoonsun Hur (Me!!)
Laurie Willison
Bobbi Lemanski
Betty Wright
Lin Brandyberry
Preeti Chandran
Dana Joy
Daniel West
Anna-Karin Evaldsson
Karin Åkesdotter

Enjoy this Let’s Connect Blog Hop and, as always, happy crafting!!

Keep smiling and be blessed! God bless you all!
Love Love Love RejoicingCrafts


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