Simon Says Stamp Fun and Festive Blog Hop
Hi there my crafty peeps! I’m so very excited to be participating in the Simon Says Stamp Fun and Festive Blog Hop. There’s so many cute things in this Fun and Festive release I had so much fun creating the cards I’m sharing today.
In this first card I used the Critter Sweaters Stamp Set and created a pattern on my card base using my Tumbled Glass and Stormy Sky Distress Oxide Inks. The scene is created with the Winter Scene Stamp Set and I stamped the images in Memento Desert Sand Ink and Stamped onto my Copic Xpress it Blending Card. I used my Copic Markers to Color all the images and I just love the way the sky turned out.
Here’s the Copics I used:
- Snow- C00, C0, C2, C3, C4
- Mountain – W00, W1, W3, W5
- Trees – G97, G95
- Stars and Moon – Y000, Y02
- Deer – E37, E33, E31, W3, W5
- Sky – B91, B93, B95, B97, B99, BG09, BG07, BG05
I made a card set using these super cute Snowflake Tags. I used the little puppy and kitty faces from the Critters Sweaters Stamp Set. The distressing really makes the tags pop on the kraft card stock. These cards are so cute and are simple and quick, too! Perfect if you are making lots of Christmas Cards.
This last card is also another quick, fun card. I used the new die cut, Dancing Deer, then I cut him out in the white 5 3/8 x 4 1/8 and then distressed the white piece using my Distress Ink, Walnut Stain, then I glued a piece of kraft card stock to the back of the white distressed card stock and then added the white deer border from the die cut deer. I love the way the white border pops! The sentiment is from the Critters Sweater Stamp Set.
I hope you have enjoyed my cards and this hop has inspired you to get Fun and Festive!
Use the code FEST587 and you will get a free festive Stickles with any purchase. The code will expire Sunday, 10/14 at 11:59 pm ET. So have fun Shopping!
One lucky comment from all the blogs on the hop will be chosen to win a $25 gift certificate to Simon Says Stamp! So leave your comments on all the blogs for your best chance to win.
Here’s the Hop Order so you can continue on your merry way!
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Your snowy winter scene is amazing. I adore your coloring skills.
Super cute! I love your creative use of those little faces!
Your winter scene card is beautiful!
Wow!! Gorgeous scene in the first card!! Totally in love with the sky, stars and snow!! <3 Fabulous coloring!
Love your cards; they are awesome. The scene builder is really cool.
Beautiful and creative cards. Love seeing how you color with copics. Always a learning experience. Thanks.
Your snow scene is amazing! Gorgeous cards!
These are beautiful! That snowy winter scene is just stunning.
All of your projects are fabulous, but the winter scene card truly takes my breath away! So peaceful and serene. 🙂
Mindy, your cards/tags are delightful! I’d love to bundle up to wander through your wintry wonderland. Your kitty/puppy snowflake tag cards are incredibly sweet; the dancing deer, pretty! Christmas spirit soaring in seeing your showcases…Thank you!
I like how you put the bear and cat faces onto your tags. So cute!
Wow, what a peaceful Christmas night scene.
Love the background you created using Copic markers.
Love all of the new ideas!
Love the color choices for the snow and blue sky.
Great cards and thanks for sharing.
I can almost see and feel the snowflakes floating down – your scene card is so realistic. The tags are cute and the dancing deer soft and subtle.
Wonderful cards. I love how you incorporated kraft paper into your designs. Combined with the colors and distress inks, each card turned out beautifully.
The card you made with the Winter Scene is unbelievably beautiful especially with the background you created. I’ll take that card for Christmas, please!!!
Such a fun way to combine the critter faces with the snowflake dies. I love these.
Wow just beautiful, your first scene card is a stunner!!
Wow! Wow! Wow! Awesome set of cards!!! Love your colouring!!!
Your tag cards are especially wonderful. Loving what I see…
Beautiful cards! Absolutely am amazed with the coloring and design of the first card! Thanks for sharing ykur cards!
Your cards are great inspiration and I love each and every one. This has been a great blog hop for giving us good ideas and a good start on Christmas card creations.
You created amazing cards, and I love your scene card!
Your snowy winter scene is amazing. I can almost feel and see the snowflakes falling around me. Fabulous coloring skills. The tags are so fun! Love the snowflakes and critter faces. 🙂 Your deer with the soft colors is so pretty!
what a pretty winter scene! Love it.
I love what you created!
Wow!! Your scene card is Amazing!!! Love them all!!
oh my your cards are so creative, Mindy – thanks for sharing:)
Inspiring as always, Mindy!
This is the most elegant card I’ve seen.
Those are all fabulous cards! Love the tags on the kraft paper card base, and really really love your gorgeously coloured deer scene!
WHOA! These are simply amazing, all of them! But the first one made my jaw drop – it’s an absolutely stunning PIECE OF ART! Your colouring is something else! Just WOW!
I really love those tag cards you made! And the color combinations (I mean, teal and kraft…love it!) are perfect!
I really like the tags!
I love the rustic look of the brown reindeer card and your winter scene is beautifully done!
Beautiful cards. Your blue background just pops on the kraft card stock.
So beautiful Mindy!
Beautiful cards! The little cat face and polar bear. So cute!
Your scene card is gorgeous! Beautiful coloring. Those tags are so adorable adding the critter faces! Love it!
WOW!!! These are beautiful
OMG!!! Mindy, your cards are AMAZING!!! I want it!!! :o)
Oh so pretty!
Your winter scene card is simply gorgeous. Love, love, love it!
Your holiday cards are fantastic!
I just love the animal faces on the tags – very inventive!
I enjoyed your hop post. What fun and pretty cards! I like the kraft & blue colors!
Your cards are just beautiful. Love the scene you created; love the deer.
And the tags are precious; so cute.
Great ideas! Thanks for sharing.
Wow what a beautiful card…
Love the night scene with the deer. It looks so peaceful. The tags are super cute. Thank you for sharing.
Every card … beautiful!! Love your combination of colors! ❤️
Very cute cards!! Love the browns on the reindeer!!
Love the card you created with the Winter Scene Stamp set – just wonderful!
I love how real your winter card is. I love your ideas on the tags. its unique and very cute. thank you for sharing.
I love how real your winter card is. The tags are unique and cute. Thank u for sharing.
Great variety of projects, but the snowy winter scene is my favorite.
Wow! These are amazing. The colors in your scene card were so beautiful. And I love that you added the animal faces to the tags, that’s so cute. Very inspiring.
love how real the winter card is. love your idea on the gift tags. thank u for sharing.
Amazing cards! Your winter scene looks like a painting it’s so beautiful! Love the night sky! Your other cards are fabulous, as well. I like how you incorporated the gift tags into your card design. The faces on them are adorable. The deer card has a nice vintage feel with the distressing on it. Thanks for sharing!
Wonderful cards, love how each is so different, lovely and festive!
Stunningly beautiful cards! Love the Winter Scene card, looks absolutely magical! The tag cards are super adorable, and I love the vintage feeling on the Dancing Deer card!
Such great ideas! I love your scene card, so pretty. Using the face stamps on the tags is such a fun idea! Thanks for sharing!
Fabulous projects. Thanks for inspiring me today
What a beautiful night sky! Love your blue & kraft color combo AND the ‘gingerbread’ reindeer!
These are SOOO gorgeous! I love the scene you created! And the little tag!
Gorgeous and sweet cards! Lovely designs and so wonderfully festive. Amazing inspiration.
I like the starry night card – beautiful!
Your cards are fantastic, excellent job!!!!! So clever faces on the tags and that sky WOW.
That first card is amazing! You’re super talented!
Absolutely adorable cards! The deer in the snow is stunning and my favorite!!!! Thanks for the inspiration!
Amazing coloring and beautiful cards. I love your shading, especially.
Beautiful cards, the winter scene is one my favorites… I love the new collection.
WOW! Mindy these are all such beautiful cards. My favourite is the first one, just gorgeous!
Your cards are wonderful!
A beautiful card
Love that you turned the tags into little critters – GREAT idea!! Too cute!
Wonderful variety. Your coloring is a work of art.
Your cards are beautiful! I love the deer scene. Absolutely gorgeous! The Critter Sweater tag cards are adorbs! I love those little faces!
Lovely cards! The starry scene card is breathtaking!
Too too cute. Thank you for sharing
Wow, you made some amazing things! You made a whole lot of amazing things! I love how you did the deer out at night in the snow. It’s so beautiful! It really does look like it’s out at night. I want those adorable dog & cat tags with the snowflakes but I don’t have a die cutter. However, I do have some paper punches but they are small. I might have to get some bigger ones to make those tags. They are just way to cute! The deer looks nice too. We were traveling to The Big E, which is the 5th largest fair in the country, when 5 deer ran across the road & we had to stop the car. Your card reminded me of them. Thanks for showing us everything you created & for giving us the chance to win something.
I see now it’s a bear, not a dog. My bad! LOL
The color of the night sky in the first card is gorgeous.
My favorite is the deer scene landscape. Love the colors!
Thanks for sharing your beautiful cards today, this release is amazing! I love the little critter faces on the tags, adorable touch and that Winter Scene is frame worthy just stunning. As always your inspiration is off the charts, thank you. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Magical card with the Winter Scene stamp set! Your coloring is fabulous! Love all your beautiful cards! The tags are adorable, and the Dancing Deer die is at the top of my wish list! Love it!
The animal faces on the tags is such a cute idea. The way the outline of the deer pops is a great touch. Your winter scene card is gorgeous. 🙂
Oh my gosh, your winter scene card is glowing! You brought it to life with your coloring…it looks so real! Just stunning! I love vintage look of your other cards too! Just so creative! Thanks for all the inspiration- it’s clear you had fun creating with all the new stamps from this amazing SImon Says Stamp release! Way to go! ❄️??
Gorgeous cards, Mindy! They are so fresh looking! Thanks so much for the inspiration!
Love the animal faces on the card
Love the gorgeous inspiration. The new release is really fun.
Wow your cards are so lovely and your colouring on the deer scene is so amazing!
The coloring on the scene in the first card looks amazing! So deep and rich and the animal tags are so cute!
These are ALL so awesome Mindy. I have to say the snowflake cards with the puppy & kitty faces are my fave. What a clever idea. ♥ it!
Love the sky and the tags with faces are so cute!
Your cards/tags are some of the best ones I’ve seen using this new release. Your sky on the deer card is fabulous, and the use of the animal faces on your snowflake tags are so cute. Loving this release.
Your coloring is perfect and makes the first card gorgeous and my fav
Your winter scene is beautiful, the tags are adorable and I love the distressed dancing deer!
Beautiful cards. Absolutely love the winter scene with the deer.
Thanks so much for sharing…
Wonderful cards! Your scene card is gorgeous!
Your coloring is truly amazing! The snowflake tags are more my speed. I love how you added the little faces to the tags. So cute!
OMG, the snowflake stamped critters are absolutely adorable!
Your cards are amazing!! I love the addition of critter faces to the tags. That’s such a creative idea. The Winter Scene card is absolutely gorgeous!! I love your coloring!
Love your cards! I especially love the whimsical look to your snowy, deer scene card!
Shut the front door! Your copic coloring is AMAZING!!!!! What a beautiful card!
Great job coloring the winter scene. I love the color combo on your tag cards; i’m big into the pink, red and teal Christmas this year. I think the deer die is one of my faves from this release. SSS never disappoints.
Those are all just darling!
What a great bunch of awesome cards did you make Mindy. I love them all but have a favorite….the first one, that one is so gorgous, the background on the white card is genius and the scene is awesome. Thank you so much for your time and effort to show us these great examples with the new SSS release.
there is so much depth to the winter
scene. Fabulous. Love the little
tags. Using the facial features is
a fun idea. thanks for sharing
Cute cards!! I love the scene one and the reindeer one. The Reindeer looks like a gingerbread cookie!!
Love your creative scoop! Your copic colouring is amazing! The creative use of the tags and the stamped faces topped with beautiful bows makes my head spin.
such a magical scene you created on your first card
Beautiful cards! I love your take on that dancing deer die! 🙂
What a beautiful color palette you’ve used for these cards. I usually go with grays and silvers when I use blues, but I really like the browns with the blues. Also, your idea to put the animal faces on the tags is great. It adds such a fun touch of whimsy. Thanks for sharing!
I love the kraft card stock that you incorporated into all of your cards! Kraft gives them such a warm feel for the holidays.
YES I sure did pin this , LOVE, love, love the color combo you used, the little tag cards are ADORABLE; the deer in the snow just so pretty … even made me shiver (snow scene so realistic) 🙂
Wonderful work. Love that deer die card. And the tags are so fun!
Wow, the sky is actually glowing in your Winter scene! And your other cards are so fun. I like the Snowflake tags.
wonderful set of cards… love the way you added the little faces to the tags! so cute!
I am in awe of your creativity! What you did with the Winter Scene stamps is amazing— just stunning! Loved the face stamps on the tags! Thanks for the inspiration!
Gorgeous! Love your technique, love your scene, love it all!
Such a sweet card. So lovely.
I love your Winter Scene. It’s absolutely gorgeous!! Your tags are so cute, I love the kitty—MEOW!!
So many great projects… the scene is super cute and the Kraft with the deer is so pretty!!!
Your cards are beautiful! I love the winter scene you created on the first one. The snowflake tags are so adorable. 🙂
Really love your fun and creative cards! The way you used the animal faces on tag shapes is fabulous!! 🙂 Soooo cute and unexpected!! Your two deer cards are wonderful. I love the way you colored everything.
Thanks for the fun “stop on the hop!”
Looks like you’ve been busy playing and having fun.You’ve created some beautiful cards! The sky on your winter scene is gorgeous and the glow around the stars makes it truly captivating. The dancing deer card is another gorgeous card. I love the white border on the kraft deer and, I agree, it does make it pop. Beautiful work!!
I love the winter scene with the deer you’ve made from the new stamps! I’ve seen cards sold in sets that don’t look this good! Beautiful!
Fabulous projects. My fave is the first one with the moonlit scene.
I love the constant and color selection…absolutely beautiful cards…all of them!
Beautiful deer cards and cute tag cards.
Wow, Wow, Wow!! Such amazingly beautiful coloring on your Christmas scene card….I am so jealous!!! Your tag cards are so cute…love the kraft & white with that touch of blue!!
Simply stunning cards!
your colouring blows my mind. I need to look into your classes