SSS Cheer and Joy Release Blog Hop Day 2 + Giveaway

Hello crafty friends, happy Saturday!
Welcome to Day 2 of the Simon Says Stamp Cheer and Joy Release Blog Hop! If you arrived here from Nichol Spohr’s blog you are on the right track!

For my first card, I used the Christmas Foliage die set along with the other Christmas-themed die sets. I die cut Christmas berries from Lipstick Red and kraft card stock, leaves from Green Apple, Green Leafy and Mint card stock using the Christmas Foliage die set. I die cut the word “JOY” from white card stock 5 times, stacked them up using fine tip glue pen, and then applied Antique Linen Distress ink onto it. I die cut tiny snowflakes from white card stock using the Stitched Flakes die.
I adhered the word “JOY” vertically onto the ivory card base first, and then added berries and leaves near the “JOY” using foam tape. I decorated the card with tiny snowflakes, clear sequins, white dots. I added opaque white ink splatters all over the card front as well.

For my second card, I used the Pinecone Background stamp as my main supply. This. Is. really AMAZING!!
I stamped images on watercolour paper panel using VersaFine Vintage Sepia, then roughly coloured stamped images with Altenew Liquid Watercolors: Ruby Red, Paper Bag, Espresso, Mountain Mist, Lime and Sweet Leaf.
I die cut the Lea Snowflake from white card stock, the word “Joyful” from Lipstick Red, shadow from white. Once the main panel was dry, I mounted it on white card base using double-sided tape first, and then added all elements using foam tape. I added, of course, opaque white ink splatters all over the card because, it’s Christmas!! :D

GIVEAWAY & SPECIAL 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 16th of October. ONE MORE! We have a special promotion for you! Get a FREE Simon Exclusive Post Office Box enamel pin (while supplies last!) with the code HPYML9 at checkout when you purchase any products at Simon Says Stamp Store.

BLOG HOP LIST:
Simon Says Stamp Blog
Debby Hughes
Laura Bassen
Yana Smakula
Nichol Spohr
Yoonsun Hur (Me!!)
Heather Hoffman
Amanda Korotkova
Cheiron Brandon
Bibi Cameron
Emma Williams
Vicky Papaioannou
Anna-Karin Evaldsson
Bobbi Lemanski
Preeti Chandran

Thank you so much for stopping by. Have a fabulous weekend!!

Keep smiling and be blessed! God bless you all!
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Pretty Pink Posh STAMPtember® Collaboration

Hello crafty friends, happy weekend!
Today I’m sharing a couple of my cards using the latest STAMPtember® Collaboration by Pretty Pink Posh called Topiary.

I started by die cutting the 4″ x 5.25″ Wonky Rectangle Panel from watercolour paper. I then heat embossed two of topiary trees in white onto the panel. I used a blender brush and rubbed on some green coloured Distress inks over just the topiary trees, and then added water to make a watercolour painting effect using a wet paint brush.
Once the panel was dry, I mounted it on kraft card base using double-sided tape first, and then added opaque white ink splatters, citrus mix jewels and clear snowflake sequins. For the sentiment, I used the CZ Design Joyful die set.

Here is another card with the STAMPtember® Topiary stamp set. I just stamped all adorable tree images with the shades of green – Jellybean, Green Apple, Evergreen, Mint Candy, Green Leaf and Scuba dye inks.
Make sure to check out the Simon Says Stamp blog for other fabulous inspiration using this adorable STAMPtember® Topiary Set.

MY STAMPTEMBER® SUMMARY
01. Happy STAMPtember® 10 Year Anniversary!
02. STAMPtember® Party!
03. Leafy Thinking of You Cards
04. Poinsettia Christmas Card
05. Winter Floral Christmas Cards
06. From All of Us
07. Sunflower Hugs
08. Watercoloured Floral Wreath

Thank you so much for stopping by. Have a great weekend!

Keep smiling and be blessed! God bless you all!
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SSS STAMPtember® Thinking of You

Hello crafty friends!
Today I have another watercoloured floral cards with STAMPtember Fabulous Florals Stamp Set & Thinking of You Heart Die.
To create the first card, I die cut a 4.25″ x 5.5″ rectangle panel from watercolour paper using the Basic Rectangle Panel die first, and then cut out the centre of the panel using heart die in the Thinking of You Heart die set. I coloured Thinking of You Heart die cut with Altenew liquid watercolors – I used (from top to bottom) Mountain Mist, Lime and Lagoon.
I stamped small sized leaves & berries from the Fabulous Florals set as shown in the picture using Antique Linen Distress ink, then watercoloured all stamped images with Altenew liquid watercolors – the official name is Altenew Watercolor Brush Refills. :D
Once the watercolour panel was completely dry, I mounted two panels on white card base using foam tape. I embellished with a few PPP Citrus Mix Jewels.

Here is a closer look:

For my second card, I made a heart shaped floral wreath with the Fabulous Florals stamp set. I die cut a heart shaped panel from copy paper using the Thinking of You Heart die set. I then placed it on the centre of the watercolour panel, traced along a heart with a pencil.
I stamped small leaves & berries from the Fabulous Florals set along with a heart shape using Antique Linen Distress ink, and then watercoloured it. I’m satisfied with the result! :D
The Fabulous Florals stamp set is literally FABULOUS!!

MY STAMPTEMBER® SUMMARY
01. Happy STAMPtember® 10 Year Anniversary!
02. STAMPtember® Party!
03. Leafy Thinking of You Cards
04. Poinsettia Christmas Card
05. Winter Floral Christmas Cards
06. From All of Us
07. Sunflower Hugs

Thank you so much for stopping by. Have a great day!

Keep smiling and be blessed! God bless you all!
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SSS STAMPtember® Sunflower Hugs

Happy Monday, crafty friends. I hope you had a wonderful weekend!
Today I have a couple of watercoloured floral “Hugs” cards using the Sunflower Stem Die along with other SSS products.
I die cut the Sunflower Stem from watercolour paper first, and then coloured it with Nuvo Aqua Flow Pens:
Petals: Mango Mimosa / Cinnamon Stick
The dark centre: (light to dark) Cinnamon Stick / Yellow Ochre / Caramel Pecan
leaves: Sliced Kiwi / Indigo Batik
And, I die cut another sunflower from white card stock, then glued the outline die cut over the watercoloured base image using fine tip glue pen.For the shaker panel, I cut out the centre of 4.25″ x 5.5″ white rectangle panel using the double-stitched rounded rectangle panel die in the Shimmer Rounded Rectangle die set. I then adhered vellum paper behind the panel, added Autumn Leaves Sequins.
For the sentiment, I die cut the word “hugs” from white card stock, shadow from Green Leaf card stock using the Healing Hugs die set, then glued them together using fine tip glue pen.

Here is another card with the Sunflower Stem die.
For the autumn coloured clouds background, I inked some clouds on Wonky Rectangle watercolour panel with some Distress inks using the Clouds For Days stencil. I used (from the top) Scattered Straw, Rusty Hinge, Crushed Olive, Tumbled Glass and Gathered Twigs Distress inks.
I mounted the clouds background panel on white card base using double-sided tape first, and then added the watercoloured sunflower & sentiment banner using foam tape.

MY STAMPTEMBER® SUMMARY
01. Happy STAMPtember® 10 Year Anniversary!
02. STAMPtember® Party!
03. Leafy Thinking of You Cards
04. Poinsettia Christmas Card
05. Winter Floral Christmas Cards
06. From All of Us

Thank you so much for stopping by. Have a great day!

Keep smiling and be blessed! God bless you all!
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Altenew Watercolor Brush Marker Refills Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello crafty friends, TGIF!
Welcome to the Altenew Watercolor Brush Marker Refills Release Blog Hop. I’m so excited to be a part of this amazing blog hop!! If you arrived here from Virginia Lu’s blog you are on the right track!
Altenew watercolor brush marker refills are really amazing. They are refills but can be used as liquid watercolor paints. I have many other watercolour mediums but undoubtedly I’ll only use them for a while! I seriously LOVE them so much!!

For my first card, I die cut flower petals & leaves from watercolour paper using the Rose Flurries 3D die set first, and then watercoloured them with several Watercolor Brush Marker Refills & water brush.
For flower petals, I used Ruby Red, Sunkissed, Rouge and Fresh Lemon.
For leaves, I used Lime, Mountain Mist, Sweet Leaf and Emerald.
(**Emerald colour included in this Winter Wonderland set is a different toned Emerald from the one in the Spring Garden set. The Emerald in the Winter Wonderland set is a cool tone of the Emerald colour.)
Once all die cuts were dry, I assembled flowers and leaves. For the sentiment, I die cut the word “Hugs” from white card stock using the Script Words die set.
I trimmed the left side of kraft rectangle panel down using the Creative Edges: Notebook die, then inked all edges with Rocky Shore dye ink. I mounted all elements as shown in the picture using foam tape, then added opaque white ink splatters using Pure White ink spray.

For my second card, I made no-line watercoloured floral background with the Build-A-Flower: Coral Charm set.
I randomly stamped flowers & leaves onto watercolour paper panel using Sand Dunes dye ink. I then watercoloured all stamped images with Watercolor Brush Marker Refills:
Red flowers: mixed with Ruby Red and Paper Bag
Brown flowers: mixed with Paper Bag, Rouge and Espresso
Leaves: mixed with Sweet Leaf and Espresso
I added green, brown, opaque white ink splatters to the entire panel.

SPECIAL PROMOTION!
Enjoy $50 OFF the Watercolor Marker Ultimate Bundle from 9/20/2019 at 12:01 AM EDT until 9/21/2019 at 11:59 PM EDT. No code needed to enjoy this deal! Not valid on previous purchases. While supplies last. Click HERE to shop!

GIVEAWAY 1!
To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog by 9/25/2019 for a chance to win.

GIVEAWAY 2!
I’m also giving away a $15 gift certificate to one lucky winner! Please leave a comment on this blog post by 9/23/2019 for a chance to win. I’ll announce the winner in this post on Tuesday, September 24th.

BLOG HOP LIST:
Altenew Card Blog
Norine Borys
Emily Midgett
Therese Calvird
The Hedgehog Hollow
Nathalie DeSousa
Lydia Fiedler
Virginia Lu
Yoonsun Hur (Me!!)
Altenew Scrapbook Blog
LauraJane
Maryam Perez
Svitlana Shayevich
Laurie Willison
Lilith Eeckels
Sveta Fotinia
Jen Schow
Agnieszka Malyszek
Janette Kausen
Kymona Tracey
Jaycee Gaspar

Thank you so much for stopping by. Have a wonderful weekend!

Keep smiling and be blessed! God bless you all!
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