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Yey, I got some of the new Simon Says Stamp goodies over the weekend! One parcel is still on a Christmas post detour somewhere but I did get THE most amazing bundle of fabulousness to play with!

I have just got back from the post office where I have done the first big round of Christmas parcels and cards winging their way to far off places. I’m far from ready for the holidays but a lot of my Christmas crafting is done and I’m looking forward to the New Year and bright, fresh colours. It’s probably too early to think of spring but a little Valentine’s can’t hurt can it?

One product I was really keen to try out from the new release was the Drawn Hearts Background. I love background strips but sometimes I’m not the best at lining them up so I was delighted to see a full size stamp in the new release :) I inked up just part of the stamp in Versamark and white heat embossed on the white panel to give a bit of subtle detail behind the Heart Flowers.

The heart flowers are cut from Neenah card and then coloured with Copics (on sale at the moment). I added a coat of glossy accents to the red hearts and a sugared the pink hearts with Distress glitter. The die set comes with a long heart flower stem and then 4 separate hearts to decorate the stem. I love the thought and attention that has been put into these dies – two of the separate hearts have a score line down the middle for perfect folding :) I added two of these die cuts to the red stem and one to the pink stem.

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I die cut a green hill using the A2 Card Curved Edge die from some of the new cardstock. I was really excited to see Simon come out with their own range of card and ink and I am delighted to finally be able to check it out. The card comes in a rainbow of rich colours, is beautifully smooth and being 100# weight is sturdy enough to be used for card bases too! Oh am I a happy girl LOL.

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I wrapped the hill with some twine and tucked in a small sentiment tag. The sentiment is from the Perfect Love set and it has a beautiful script font and is stamped in the new Lipstick Red ink :) The inks are made by the same manufacturer as my favourite Hero Arts inks so it’s no surprise that I am delighted with how they stamp.

Don’t forget to call by this post before the end of today (Monday) 11:59pm EST and leave a comment for a chance to win a $25 Simon Says Stamp gift voucher :)

Supplies: Stamps – Simon Says Stamp drawn hearts background, perfect love; Dies – Simon Says Stamp heart flowers, A2 card curved edge;  Card – Simon Says Stamp green apple, Bazzill marshmallow, Neenah solar white; Inks – Simon Says Stamp lipstick red, Versamark; Glitter – Ranger distress dry glitter clear rock candy; Embossing Powder – Hero Arts white; Copics; Ranger glossy accents; Twine – May Arts


  • popscards - December 9, 2013 - 1:49 pm

    I love this so gorgeous, more for my ever growing wish list your such a bad influence on me :0) stunning work as always hugs Pops x x xReplyCancel

  • taheerah - December 9, 2013 - 1:57 pm

    Bright, fresh gorgeousness – a perfect tonic as the cold nights draw in! :-)ReplyCancel

  • bdengler4 - December 9, 2013 - 2:16 pm

    Oh, my! You are so darn talented, Debby! This is gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • Aimes - December 9, 2013 - 2:39 pm

    Oh yay indeedy!!! Now we need to get our detective skills on to that second parcel of SSS goodies…! ;D
    Never too early for a lovey dovey card – especially one that oozes the good ol’ Glossy Accents treatment and sparkles! I really thought you’d used embossing paste for the background – so much dimension on that embossing! :)ReplyCancel

  • geri - December 9, 2013 - 2:41 pm

    Absolutely and utterly bee-u-tee-ful!!!ReplyCancel

  • Ann - December 9, 2013 - 3:14 pm

    What a beautiful card! I always enjoy your fresh take on the new releases, and this is a fab one!!ReplyCancel

  • barbcccc - December 9, 2013 - 3:44 pm

    I am so in love with your cards, Debby. Great idea!ReplyCancel

  • Lin - December 9, 2013 - 4:40 pm

    Debby, I LOVE this card – both the background cling and the heart flowers were already on my wishlist, but this seals their fate :))ReplyCancel

  • Laurie W. - December 9, 2013 - 4:49 pm

    This is so pretty! Your photos are very nice!ReplyCancel

  • conil - December 9, 2013 - 4:51 pm

    Have to have this die. You’ve done such a terrific job with on this card. Very sweet.ReplyCancel

  • Laura Beck - December 9, 2013 - 4:52 pm

    love the hearts with their layers and glitter and shine!ReplyCancel

  • Jeannine Brenner - December 9, 2013 - 6:29 pm

    So, so, so pretty! Love the embossed background, adds so much to the card! Love the heart flowers and the dimension & shine! Beautiful!!ReplyCancel

  • c - December 9, 2013 - 7:11 pm

    Love, love and love! Delightful card and such fabulous inspiration!!
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  • sally - December 9, 2013 - 7:30 pm

    Wow this is a real beauty, love your design!ReplyCancel

  • vicki dutcher - December 9, 2013 - 7:35 pm

    These are so cute and all shiny! Very fun card~ReplyCancel

  • Holly Saveur - December 9, 2013 - 7:42 pm

    Such a great card..love it!ReplyCancel

  • Judith - December 9, 2013 - 7:53 pm

    Beautiful, love the details!ReplyCancel

  • michelle R - December 9, 2013 - 8:11 pm

    thanks for a chance at such a great giveaway. beautiful card, as always!ReplyCancel

  • Linda P - December 9, 2013 - 8:35 pm

    This die set is so cute! You have the most beautiful cards! Clean and simple, yet stunning. Thanks for the inspiration!ReplyCancel

  • 7utahfans - December 9, 2013 - 8:46 pm

    Love this card…and the sugared heart….genius :)ReplyCancel

  • lostinpaper - December 9, 2013 - 10:15 pm

    Had to pin this straight away, I adore it Debby!ReplyCancel

  • Carol Doggett - December 9, 2013 - 11:21 pm

    Love this…love you! You are so inspirational!ReplyCancel

  • Bev - December 9, 2013 - 11:47 pm

    Such a beautiful card, I agree with Lostinpaper, had to pin it as soon as I saw it.ReplyCancel

  • Judyt28 - December 10, 2013 - 12:19 am

    So pretty! The hearts are amazing!ReplyCancel

  • BarbGhig - December 10, 2013 - 2:17 am

    Absolutely delightful card, Debby! I love the shiny red hearts with the sparkly pink ones…so clever and so, very beautiful! More to add to my wish list…sigh!ReplyCancel

  • Margaret R - December 10, 2013 - 3:14 am

    Gorgeous card Debby. I just love this new release!ReplyCancel

  • Muneca - December 10, 2013 - 4:27 am

    Love the card-simply beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Cindy Lovell - December 10, 2013 - 7:50 am

    Such a pretty card,Debby!! Beautiful design! Love the distress glitter on the pink hearts!!ReplyCancel

  • Anja curvers - December 10, 2013 - 9:47 am

    Ooohhhh such a great card love it.ReplyCancel

  • Andrene - December 10, 2013 - 1:16 pm

    Fabulous! Your card is too cute for words!!ReplyCancel

  • Diane - December 10, 2013 - 1:50 pm

    Such a cute card. Love the background on your card. Thanks for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • amy Johnson - December 10, 2013 - 3:11 pm

    this is amazing!ReplyCancel

  • Janet Wilson - December 11, 2013 - 11:18 pm

    Beautiful :)ReplyCancel

  • Janet Wilson - December 11, 2013 - 11:18 pm

    Beautiful – :)ReplyCancel

  • cathy parlitsis - December 12, 2013 - 1:45 am

    This card is delicious!ReplyCancel

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