Thursday, January 10, 2019

You are Loved - Release Blog Hop - Simon Says Stamp






Hi Everyone! I am so excited to be joining Simon Says Stamp's You Are Loved release blog hop today. There are so many fabulous products in this release I know that the hop is going to be awesome and super inspiring! I absolutely ADORE the beautiful OUTLINE-CLUSTERED-LEAVES and couldn't help but use that die for all my cards but in three different ways!

When you are done hopping make sure to visit the   You Are Loved Gallery. for even more inspiration. It's a place where you too can share your beautiful You are Loved creations with the world!!!! 





    When you shop your lovely You are Loved products and other favorites from the SSS store don't forget to use the  LVE584 This code will give you a free Tim Holtz Festive Berries Distress Oxide Ink Pad (while supplies last!) with any purchase. OBS - The code will expire Sunday, 1/13 at 11:59 pm EST
    I also want to share BRAND NEW set of watercolor prints from Suzy :




    This collection is called:  Simon Says Stamp Suzy's SENDING LOVE Watercolor Prints szval19
    SSS is giving away a $25 coupon to every stop on the hop from each designer's blog comment sections. They will choose the winners over the weekend and post them to the Simon Says Stamp store blog on Wednesday, the 16th of January. Your winner can email us to claim his/her prize :)Please come back tomorrow for part two of this hop and even more chances to win!








    For the card above I created a beautiful and super easy heart window. By adhering everything to acetate you keep your diecuts in place.










    I just LOVE SSS beautiful products! I'm taking the opportunity to share my top 9 SSS cards from 2018: 





    I also share my cards and watercolors here:  My Instagram 



    Supplylist:
    From the "You are Loved" collection:

    ALL-MY-HEART
    ORNATE-LOVE
    OUTLINE-CLUSTERED-LEAVES
    ALWAYS-AND-FOREVER
    Simon-Says-Stamp-Premium-Ink-Pad-INTENSE-BLACK-ink
    Copic Markers
    Ranger's Distress ink
    Neenah Solar White cardstock (for the stamped and colored images)
    Simon Says Stamp Ultra Thick Cardstock (120 lb)
    https://www.instagram.com/peppermintpatty42/Jet Black Archival ink 
    Scotch foam adhesive
    Tombow Tape dispenser
    Glue Dots


    I also share my cards and watercolors here:  My Instagram 


    HOP ORDER:


    Have a great day, hugs, Karin 

    #SSSYouAreLoved (and #simonsaysstamp

    161 comments:

    Isabel Z said...

    You are so incredibly talented; I love what you create.

    Larissa Heskett said...

    SQUEAL!! LOVE these!! Just BEAUTIFUL!! THANKS for sharing all of the AMAZING Inspiration and for the chance to WIN!! Have a FABULOUS Week!!

    Sandi MacIver said...

    what an absolutely fun way to combine some of these awesome new products LOVE both of the cards you shared today

    Melanie MacKenzie said...

    What a terrific way to combine the dies. Brilliant. Cheers.

    Sophie Farah said...

    Oh I love your clean and simple card designs... that white space! That is my favorite type of card and yours are just so beautiful! TFS!

    Bunny said...

    Your cards are definitely something to be proud of. I love all of the LOVE products. [Bunny]

    Dee Earnshaw said...

    beautiful work - love the clean lines!

    Lisa Byers said...

    Your use of the Clustered Leaves die is absolutely awesome!! Your cards are gorgeous!! My favorite is the first one--beautiful!!

    Nox said...

    I love all those cards. I love the hint of pattern and colour through the die cuts, and I love the beautiful blue and gold of the first card.

    Karthikha said...

    Fantastic set of cards!! I love the heart window with the leaves a lot! So creative! :)

    TrainWithMeghan said...

    JUST STUNNING! I love the sentiment and the delicate and elegant cards!

    sharon g said...

    I just love how your patterned paper shows through as the background!!!!!!!!

    Chandhini Swaminathan said...

    Love the leaves die, you have showcased them well. The first one is my fave, the choice of colors is great.

    DJ said...

    Your cards are beautiful! I love your color choices, especially the greens. TFS!

    Becca Yahrling said...

    Your designs are all beautiful. I am in love with the heart window card; so very pretty! Love the paper you used in the BG.

    Connie H. said...

    Nice cards! I love the greens.

    Cindi said...

    Gorgeous designs! I love the elegance of them.

    kReN K said...

    Outline Clustered Leaves! Wow! So versatile and a definite must have! Your work and these products are amazing! Thanks for sharing! kReN@afourthlife

    Susan Falkler said...

    These cards could be used for so many occasions. Simply lovely.

    Susan B. said...

    Love the heart window!

    Susie Sonnier said...

    Such great ideas for the use of this die.

    Connie said...

    I love that die too and I love how you used it for your beautiful cards.

    Judie said...

    What stunning cards! All super elegant and original!

    Barbara said...

    These are beautiful and make me know I need that die. I tried to order earlier and it was out of stock, but I'll try again! Thanks for the inspiration.

    Kelsey Thomas said...

    Your cards are really pretty!

    Mirella said...

    Wow, these are all so lovely - fantastic designs and colour choices! And your top 9 are also fab - SSS has amazing products, don' they?

    Siobhan Burtlow said...

    Very beautiful!
    Thank you for sharing!

    Leslie said...

    WoW! Such beautiful cards. Thank you for sharing!

    SueT said...

    Your die cuts are used so beautifully.

    Siobhan Burtlow said...

    Just beautiful ~ love the projects!

    lexi_kaye said...

    really love the last two.

    Mary Johnson said...

    what great ideas! thanks for the inspiration!!

    Born Again Farm Girl said...

    Lovely job , the heart with the inlay especially!

    sentsue said...

    Loving the white die cuts backed with printed paper. So striking.

    Elizabeth B said...

    Your cards are beautiful. I see I'm going to have to get the leaves die. There is so much you can do with it as all the bloggers are showing their stuff today. T

    Dawn Miller said...

    WoW and thank you for sharing your top 9 pick of 2018.

    Janet D. said...

    All of your cards are beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

    Sharon Watson said...

    I just bought the outline clustered leaves die a few weeks ago and am so inspired by how you used yours. I love them!

    christie anderson said...

    Love the way you used the branch on the cards. Show multiple ways to use it

    Unknown said...

    Oh! I wouldn't have thought of real, but I LOVE it!

    Louanne said...

    You rock! Love these cards!

    Rema DeLeeuw said...

    Lovely cards!

    Karen @ Misplaced Mojo said...

    You are not the only one obsessed with the clustered leaf die! I love how ingeniously you used them here! So pretty!!!

    Cindy Aguirre said...

    Pretty cards! I love how you layered the paper behind the cut outs!

    Michele K. Henderson said...

    These vines are so pretty, and so versatile too! I love all of the pretty cards that you have created!

    Jackie B said...

    I couldn’t imagine how to use the die cut vine but you really showed so many ideas for using it, thanks.

    JE said...

    I love your paper art! this hop is just the best; all the goodies are really cute!

    Heidi Rees said...

    Beautiful cards Karin! I love the delicate detail of the floral die! And I love the teal color!

    Dar said...

    Your cards are just beautiful. Thanks for the inspiration. :)

    Macimbalo said...

    Amazing card designs, color combos and such a beautiful style to each of them. Also thanks for sharing your top 9 - THEY are stunning and very inspiring! BEAUTIFUL!!! Thanks for the chance to win!

    Kari S said...

    Thank you for showing so many different ways to use 1 die!

    Cynthia Cole said...

    I love all your cards and look forward to your posts! So inspiring!

    Sabrina said...

    Absolutely stunning and very beautiful cards!!!

    Rose Mary Smalley said...

    Wow card...I just love the pretties that I am seeing today along this fun blog hop..thank you so much for sharing...

    a simple girl said...

    I love how much you can do with that die, and the gold on the cards-so pretty! Thanks for sharing!

    Mary said...

    Fantastic cards! Your ideas are great - I've saved them on Pinterest so hopefully I will not forget.

    Arianna Barbara said...

    Awww!!! All your cards are so gorgeous!!! Love them!!!

    Gail said...

    Beautiful cards! I just love the clustered leaves die!

    Holly Stephens said...

    Wow! I absolutely love your use of the diecuts and white space in your creations! You are very talented, thank you for sharing!

    Kipp said...

    Stunning cards. Keep up the good work!

    Brenda Kuder said...

    I love your cards! They are very creative!

    Karen B said...

    Your cards are truly inspiring. I love the way you used the leaf die and patterned paper. Beautiful1!

    Susan said...

    I love the inset die cut with the patterned background paper. It's really striking.

    Andrea Hastilow said...

    Can see why you love this die so much, it's gorgeous. Your cards are absolutely beautiful. Think my favourite is the second one but I love all of them. Thank you for sharing beautiful cards.

    Linda said...

    beautiful cards. Thanks for sharing.

    Linda D.

    Anita Szokol said...

    Lovely cards!

    Mirjana Mijalkovic said...

    Both cards is beautiful, but I love clean and simple look on the second one.

    Tami B. said...

    I LOVE the teal w/ the gold!

    Kirsty Vittetoe said...

    Love your generous creations, thanks for sharing your talent and creativity!

    Super Stick Chick said...

    Fabulous cards, great release. Love the creative ways you used the leave die.

    Denise Terry said...

    I absolutely love that first card you made. The teal and the gold are just so perfect together!

    Rhonda said...

    Love, Love, Love the heart cutout and other cutout cards. I have to learn to do this. Thanks so much for sharing your talented work with us.

    TLady said...

    GORGEOUS!!! I ESPECIALLY LOOOVE your first card with the Aqua & gold! BUT, LOOK at EVERYTHING ELSE you're showing us!!! A FABULOUS 2018, it looks like!!!!!!!!!! ;)WOW!!!!

    Cyn Doll said...

    Your cards are amazing! I love your work.

    Bri K said...

    I Love how simple they are it is so refreshing!

    Denise Mlady said...

    This clustered leaves die is so versatile and I love the different ways you showcased it. So pretty!

    Teri Smith said...

    Karin, each one of your cards you created for this hop is so very appealing & pretty. When I saw the photos of the watercolour cards you'd made they reaffirmed to me how talented you are. Bravo!

    Judy B said...

    Beautiful cards! I wouldn't have thought to use the leaf die like you did on your cards. Thanks for sharing these wonderful cards with us.

    Angela R said...

    Nice cards! Thanks for the inspiration.

    Nancy said...

    Love the many ways you used this die set! Just gorgeous!

    Heather M said...

    I really like how you used the clustered leaves to create such amazing cards!

    Lisa Elton said...

    Oh these are beautiful Karin! Love them ALL!

    Jaclyn W said...

    Using the leaf die in the heart window...brilliant!!! Love your cards!

    lattelover said...

    Like the white cutouts with the patterned paper underneath.

    Kathy Johnson said...

    What great projects!

    Teresa Doyle said...

    Such lovely cards Karin and I can see why those 9 cards are your faves from 2018, they are stunning!

    Cheriese said...

    Pretty cards!! Gorgeous patterned paper!

    bluemoon said...

    Your cards are beautiful. Your creativity using this die is awesome! Thank You.

    Kaye Thrasher said...

    Beautiful cards. Love that die so much. I think it's just so versatile. Thanks for sharing your art.🐧

    Rea' said...

    Oh my ... I love your use of the cluster leaves too ( I think I need this die )! You girls have shown some amazing ways to use it. I'd be your always with pretty cards like that !! :)

    Sheila said...

    I appreciate the different ways that you used the cluster leaves. Super ideas!

    Toni said...

    Very pretty--the overly is gorgeous!

    Unknown said...

    Nice cards... Very pretty

    Unknown said...

    Karen Berry said -

    Thank you for sharing your beautiful cards! I love the die - OUTLINE-CLUSTERED-LEAVES. You did so many things with it too. Nice! Happy Valentines Day to You!

    Carmela Hubler said...

    I love all the ways you have used the pretty leaves! The gold embossing is beautiful. I also love the die cut in the window. It looks so elegant.

    Pennie Glasser said...

    Fabulous cards! WOW!

    Stacy H. said...

    What a beautiful set of cards!

    Jen said...

    Gorgeous cards and so unique! Love the combination of the heart and leaves. Beautiful!

    Helen said...

    Love Forever! Is timeless beauty -- Gives me great inspiration!
    Happy Creative New Year!!

    Jeannie Fannin said...

    Beautiful cards! Love the patterned paper behind the die cut windows.

    Unknown said...

    This is the best usage of the clustered leaves I've seen yet! The design is so elegant and clean. Plus it provides some great inspiration to use left over pattern paper I have laying around!

    Julie Harden said...

    I just love the leaf die and how you have put it behind the heart, it’s gorgeous. The leaf die is a must it’s so versatile and I can see myself using it a lot. Thank you for the inspiration.

    Melodie Isreal said...

    What a wonderful variety of ways to use that die, now I am going to have to have it! Lol

    CinnamonSally said...

    WOW beautiful cards and the first one is SOOOOO elegant, a real stunner.

    Heidi G. S. said...

    Really pretty cards. Love the colors.
    Thanks for sharing

    Subhashini Swaminathan said...

    Absolutely love all your cards; especially the first card stole my heart. Thanks for the great inspiration!

    Dena J said...

    Absolute perfection, each one! I am excited to use this die which just arrived this week. Thank you for all the inspiration.

    Emma Murphy-Smith said...

    Wow! I love the creative ways you used this die! So pretty <3

    Steph Zerbe said...

    Love these!!!! I need these dies. Love how you cut the leaves die and heart together. Looove!

    mom2five said...

    Oh My Gosh!!! Your cards are stunning.

    Karen H said...

    WOW! gorgeous cards. the Clustered Leaves is so pretty and super versatile for so many occasions.

    Lee Newton said...

    OOOh, I love the use of the outline cluster and the way you've done these backgrounds and insets with them. Lovely cards, all of them.

    IWannaStampRightNow said...

    I really enjoy the teal and gold combination.

    phlower said...

    Love your cards! They are beautiful designs with clean lines. Thanks for sharing your creativity!

    justMarie said...

    After seeing your cards, I might just have to get this die. They are just lovely. Thank you

    Joy Meadows said...

    The cluster leaf outline die is my favorite from this release and your cards using it are just beautiful! Love them.

    Jenelle said...

    I love your cards! Those shades of green combined with the gold is beautiful.

    lindaplus3 said...

    Wow very nice job, Those cards are so pretty,,, I am loving that die tyfs

    Jean said...

    Simply stunning! Love the branch!!

    Maureen Reiss said...

    Really Fabulous cards!! I just love what you did with the leaf die!!!

    D.Ann C said...

    So many LOVEly projects! I especially love that heart window!

    Jeanne Beam said...

    Simply gorgeous cards! Thanks so much for sharing...

    Cathy Lillie said...

    Your cards are stunning! I love the different ways you've used the leaves die to create your cards. I hope you'll add your third card today as one of your favorite SSS cards from 2019. I know it's my favorite!

    Denise Bryant said...

    Love the beautiful die you featured! Gorgeous cards!

    roni fajardo said...

    I adore these hearts & leaves die!

    Annalisa Young said...

    Every time I think I've seen every way to use the leaf outline die, you designers come up with something new and different! I love all the ways you highlighted this die, especially framing it in the die cut heart and with the gold foil on the teal. Thanks for sharing with us!

    Viola Leary said...

    Outlined clustered leaves is now on the list along with the ornate love set. This is killing me.

    Stacey Kowbel said...

    Beautiful cards! I love the all the different designs with the clustered leaves!

    Henriëtte said...

    Love, Love, Love these cards! Wow Karin what a great cards you made with the Outline Clustered Leaves Wafer Die, you showed here how versatile this die is. And the colours on your first card are stunning. Thank you so much for sharing and have a great weekend.

    Gab said...

    these are amazing- love how you used that die

    Nandini said...

    I love your amazing cards! They are really gorgeous. And thanks for sharing your favourite cards from 2018. Very beautiful and very inspiring!

    Patty said...

    Amazing cards!! Love all the different looks you created with that leaf die!

    Natalie Winterstein said...

    Gorgeous cards! Love the patterned paper behind the die cuts, so pretty!

    Mary Holshouser said...

    Beautiful cards.
    Enjoyed seeing the cards
    from last year too.
    Always good to go back
    and remember what you
    did. thanks for
    sharing
    txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

    lindahesnively said...

    Gorgeous cards. I have got to get me that die. I have been thinking I want it, and seeing your work really know I want it.

    Sue D said...

    Such pretty card designs.

    Carol said...

    I love all the ways you used the clustered leaves die. Can't wait to give this a try!

    LadyRobyn said...

    You found such clever way to use the outline leaves die. I every release I think, "I don't need that thing.". For me it was that die. Now I can't wait to order it and use it. You've inspired me.
    Thanks!

    Lagene said...

    Awesome You Are Loved release! AWESOME creations! I especially love Leaves diecut card with the pretty print showing through!

    Alycia said...

    Aww-some!

    kerry myers said...

    You did a beautiful job. Love your cards!

    Lisa A said...

    I love love these cards especially the Love Always.

    Lori Kobular said...

    Oh my!! Your cards are all so gorgeous! I really love, love, love the card with the outline leaves die going through the heart! Such a great design!

    Liz Ford said...

    Karin, your cards a stunning! The die that you used with the teal, blue, and gold is my favorite; but you created so many fabulous additional cards, I am really rethinking if I should invest in some of the "Loved" products instead of living vicariously through all the creators on the hop!!!!
    I am going to sign up for your blog updates right away! Thanks for inspiring me to craft more!!!!

    Jodi Warren said...

    Wow! Those cards are very creative. Love the heart die with the leaf die inside it. That was wonderful. The other one with the background paper with the leaf die cut out to show that back ground paper was also stunning. Great imagination. Love these ideas.

    Gayle said...

    Love your use of the outlined leaves die...so creative.

    Linnea S said...

    thanks for showing how versatile this is!

    Barbara H said...

    I just really like the different ways you used the clustered leaf die cut. Your cards are beautiful.

    Catherine Loveless said...

    Beautiful, beautiful cards! I absolutely love the way you used the patterned paper.

    StarSpry said...

    What beautiful cards! I love the different looks you created with the outline leaves die. :)

    Becca Neeley said...

    Wow! 3 beautiful uses for the outline leaves. Thanks for all of the inspiration!

    Annette Gordon said...

    I just love the look of all the cards you made with the "new" cluster leaves. Just fabulous! On my next order for sure!

    Cyndi Morris said...

    Love this beautiful, clean card, and the sentiment is perfect for so many occasions.

    Denise Ward said...

    Thanks for sharing not only the new cards for this hop, but also a look back at some of the things you made in 2018. Your cards are clever and simply fantastic. I enjoyed them seeing all.

    mindy1414 said...

    I agree the Outline Clustered Leaves die is awesome and I love the ways you used it for these cards, beautiful! Thank you for the look back at your 2018 SSS cards, the inspiration from all of these is amazing! (mardy14@bellsouth.net)

    Amy C. said...

    This is a beautiful new die! I like the cards you've created with it.

    Annette Reed said...

    Your cards are stunning. This die is my favorite of the release and I love what you've done with it!

    Shelly said...

    Wow! You are so creative! How did you think of using the leaf cluster die with a heart window! Brilliant! Your cards are so lovely, and just show the many possibilities with Simon Says Stamp's amazing new release! Thank you for sharing your inspiring cards with us! 💛💫✨

    Wendy Lambert said...

    These are just gorgeous and so creative! I love how you used the die cuts! I can't even pick a favorite, I love them all.

    Amante del Papel said...

    I love your cards, there are super sweet!

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