Friday, March 01, 2013

Simon Says Stamp March Kit Blog Hop!


We’re all ready for Spring. Are you? This month’s card kit, Friendship Flowers is the perfect kit to get you in the mood for flowers blooming and Springtime weather. I was excited to start playing with it and to be part of this blog hop. I've created a sweet little card featuring the stamps from the March Card kit. I'm ready for SPRING... are you?


 Here's a look at the card I've created.


I'm in LOVE with the colors in this kit!


I've also shot a little how to video for your viewing pleasure!


And now to the giveaway part! Leave a comment on this blog post and one lucky winner from my blog will receive a $50 E-Card to shop at Simon Says Stamp. We will draw a random winner on at 9:00 AM EST on Saturday, 3/9/13 so be sure to leave your comment by then.

Thanks for visiting! The next stop in the Simon Says Stamp March 2013 Card Kit Blog Hop is the uber amazing and talented Nichol Magouirk. If while hopping, you encounter a broken link, you can go back to the beginning for links to everyone who is participating in the hop.


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Donna Lange said...

Love your style! Thanks for a chance to win!

theCook said...

Love how the flowers really stand out!

Dana said...

What a sweet card!! I really love the layout and the colors you used!! Esp the background!!

Janet a.k.a. swanlady21 said...

Love your happy spring card!

Kelly Booth said...

LOOOOOOOOOOOVE your Creations Just Perfect in every way!!!!

Melissa said...

It's all the little touches that make this card spectacular. The twine. The scalloped edge. The variations of the different blossoms. Wonderful!

Meagan Vaughn said...

I love this card thanks so much for sharing it!

Pam said...

Love the stamping on kraft, very pretty!

Maryann said...

Sooo great cards here too. I really like the ones on craftsheets, they looks awesome.

Barb said...

Such a charming, springtime card, Shari! We're lucky to have two videos from you today! (loved the Hero Arts one too!) Happy weekend! :)

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

Stunning card, Shari! The yellow flower really POPS off the kraft! :)

*mwah*
Steph
Simon Says Stamp!

Sarah Ryan said...

Such a lovely card. Just stunning. Thanks for sharing

Elired said...

Love the colors too. Thanks for the chance to win.

aaga said...

Gotta love those layers! TFS!

Dee in N.H. said...

Beautiful! Love how that yellow flower just pops!

Anonymous said...

Very cute card!!

Effie said...

very nice cards

Andrea said...

These are lovely - very pretty!

Lea L. said...

This is so sweet and springy! Love it!

Pam said...

I love the bow at the base of the flower, so so cute.

Kailash said...

Such a sweet design, simply stunning, love it!!!

LadyJmo said...

Yay, for Spring :) Love this color combination! Very pretty card!!!

Chitra Nair said...

Love love love spring and these kit is filled with all the fun spring colors.. Lovely card.

ericarose said...

Great card!! love the colors!!

Shannon DeWitt said...

I like the soft colors! TFS

Tracie Nicole said...

Nice love the yellow flower appeal

AnitaR said...

Such a nice combination of layers and colors.

Jayell said...

These are such gorgeous colours. Love this card.

Jane White said...

Sweet card!

cutiephinphin said...

Absolutely LOVE your spring card! The added touches like the scallop border and twine makes so much difference. Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win.

Harriet said...

Shari....love, love, love. Thanks.

Lizzy C said...

What a pretty card! And thanks for the video too!!

Becky said...

This is so pretty! I am so loving the colors in this kit!

Jennifer Jackson said...

I am really loving this card - the color combo is gorgeous!!

Heather Lusk said...

Very pretty card. It is so soft and springy.

gRiSeL™ said...

Watched your video on YouTube about 20 minutes ago and fell in love with that polaroid cut out!!! I don't know what's taking me so long to finally try it out--it's quite simple. Your card is SO beautiful and I enjoy watching your tutorials, because your explanations are clear and easy to follow. LOVE the different stamping you did with the white pigment ink--really adds flair to the card! (:

Michelle Simone said...

Beautiful card!!

Hanneke said...

Wow, that card kit is great, I love the card you made using it! Your use of the DP and the stamps is gorgeous! Hugs, Hanneke

Margie said...

What a pretty card! I love the colors!!

Sandi's Added Touch said...

I am such a flower person ... great way to use the March stamp kit to make a fresh spring card with all the little added touches!!!!

judy said...

I absolutely love the soft colors and wonderful layout of this beautiful card, Shari!

Jamie said...

Cute, cute card!! I am loving all this inspiration:)

Ladybug68 said...

Your card is so pretty!!

GJ said...

Luv the card! This stamp set...well I'm in luv with:)

Ladybug68 said...

Your card is so pretty!!

Marianne said...

I can see how this card is related to the one you showed us yesterday. Love the simple design with the pop of yellow and I also love how you've created your own background paper. It really helps to pull everything together. I am learning so much from watching other people's videos. TFS!

Laura Jane said...

VERY CHEERY card!
I wanted to play along with the SSS March card kit yesterday.
here is what I created http://flic.kr/p/dYGCDP
LOVE the versatility of this stamp set:)

L Fodor said...

Shari, I love your style. You design great cards and wonderful videos. Looking forward to making your card when I get my March kit.

Bunnyfreak said...

Love the popped flower.

snappy scrappy said...

Super pretty!!! Lee-Ann :)

Shelley C said...

Your pretty cards have me wishing for spring. Unfortunately we are still buried in snow in this part of Idaho.

Carrie Siegmund said...

Beautiful card!

Anonymous said...

Great work, as always. Onepinkdaisy

Barb said...

I really like your pretty card especially the colors you've chosen for it. the stamps that Kristina designed are so versatile. I ready to jump in and use the kit after the hop. I got so many great ideas. Thanks so much for sharing your ideas with all of us.

cissi said...

Love that blue paper and your card.

Tracy said...

Beautiful card! I love the flower!

StephG. said...

Shari, love the soft spring colors and background stamping in your card. I love the extra little touches too!

Linda said...

Love how you've used the stamps in white, and the yellow flower just pops off the card!

Nisha said...

Love your card, beautiful soft colours :)

Kris P. said...

Your card is so fresh and happy. Love it.

KathyK said...

Such a soft beautiful card. Love the colors!

Diane said...

You are card is just amazing, like you. Thanks for sharing.

Jana said...

Gorgeous gorgeous card, Shari. Amazing as always.

Kristie Goulet said...

Beautiful card! Love it!

jenway9 said...

What a beautiful card. I love these colors! Come on Spring!!!!

Melissa said...

You ladies are seasoned pro's . I am always so impressed with what you do.

Marilyn in Michigan said...

I love your "faux polaroid"! Such a cute card.

makingcardsisfun said...

Fabulous card! Love the design! :)

Cedar of Lebanon said...

Really love this card kit, would love a chance to win it. Thank you for sharing your card, it's lovely.

Laurie Newbigging said...

I love that yellow flower. So sweet!!

Clay and Amy said...

Lovely! I can't wait for spring; these cards are all so pretty. I want to see some real flowers too!

Barb said...

your creations are always so inspiring for me. i love this card...the soft, soothing colors are making me want spring to interrupt our current snowstorm ;)

Beastybunny said...

Beautiful card! Love all the dimension!

luluvision said...

ooh! Love your pop up polaroid! Thanks for sharing!

Maeghan Magante said...

This is such a fun, fun card! TFS!

GrammySue's Creations said...

Love your card--beautifully done. Thanks for sharing the tutorial.

liberal sprinkles said...

this is so sweet. Love the pop up flower.
grace

Maria said...

Beautiful card

Miriam Prantner said...

Great card! Love how you created that polaroid, the stamped scallop border is such a sweet little touch.

Ea Christiansen said...

What a great card.
Hugz
Ea

Marlou McAlees said...

fabulous card Shari :) love the colours and layout :) :) TFS

Maresa said...

Shari, I always look forward to the lovely cards you make. :) Thanks for another great share.

Anonymous said...

I love what you've done with this card. And you've used so many of the stamps in the kit.

stick said...

Darling card - I love how the ink looks on the kraft background, very soft and sweet!

Hilette Wright said...

love the stamps

nancy y said...

I'm so ready for spring, what a perfect card to celebrate!

Katie Ann Brooks said...

What a simple sweet card, I LOVE it!

Therese said...

Shari, I love the way you stamped the background motif with the little flowers. Can't wait to receive my March kit so I can have some fun too!

Anonymous said...

Pat
What a fun card! Thanks for the video too!

Pamela said...

The sentiment is adorable. I love the flower stamp set!

Pavana said...

What a lovely card!!!

Pat said...

I love the color combination of your card...lovely!

lenny said...

Wow!! So pretty and elegant!!
Love it!
TFS!

Carole said...

I am really enjoying the variety of examples from the same stamp set. So instructive.

Lisa Petrella said...

SWEET card and GREAT video!!! I LOVE that darling little flower and all of the stamping details you added in the backgrounds!!!

Anonymous said...

I am really enjoying this blog hop. Lots of great cards and ideas.

Juut said...

Beautiful card.

Divinity said...

very pretty. love all the stamping you did with the white ink on the papers...gonna try that. :)

danolando said...

Love the stamping

Debra said...

Hello Spring, indeed! Such a pretty spring card.I'm REALLY sick of winter and more snow on the way. Thanks for the lovely card to jump start my spring fever!

bluemoon said...

Thanks for a great video, I enjoyed it. I adore the new stamp set and the new kit. Your card is adorable. I'm not sure I could cut out that flower so perfectly tho. (lol) Thanks so much. bluemoonbyniteatyahoodotcom

Chris said...

I have been a SSS CArd Kit member since its first release. Just love the inspiration you give us to use it!

maria f. said...

Don't know if you intended it but I see the first bloom of spring standing tall and proud in a late winter snowfall...

Terri said...

Loved the pretty card and the video.

Marlene Diefendorf said...

Simply adorable card Sharri! I love the idea of a faux polaroid for the focal point, and the small flower stamps make a simple and sweet background. Thanks you for all your inspiration and terrific video!

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Sharri :-) the whole design is fabulous :-)

luv
Lols x x x

maria valderez said...

Such a lovely card. Just stunning. Thanks for sharing

Hugs from Brazil

Aida said...

Love it, Love it, Love it!!

Sandra said...

very sweet - thanks for the tutorial - love hearing you talk about why you do things.
Sandra ltb

Ann K said...

love the polaroid frame, the background stamps . . . EVERYTHING! So cute. Thanks for the chance to win!

Margreet said...

Gorgeous card...thanks for the inspiration and the video!
xxx Margreet

Sue in Grapevine said...

Your card is so pretty, I actually laughed w/glee.

Glennis said...

The colours are beautiful and go so well together - TFS

Sue D said...

Love your spring card!
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Larissa Heskett said...

AWESOME!! Thanks so much for sharing and for the chance to win!! The video was a nice added surprise!! Have a fabulous weekend!! =)

Kelley Petri said...

Thanks you for sharing your talent with us, Shari! You are so creatively gifted! :)

Barbara said...

This is really pretty and I love those colors. Thanks for the video.....they are so helpful!

haejin said...

Such a pretty card~ love the colors in this month's kit!

Pamela Vollmer said...

I LOVE the bright colors! LOVE the card.

Kristen said...

I love the colors in this kit!

Donita said...

Pretty - talented

luvmysilhouette said...

Shari, you are the best, Looooove your work soooooo ....xo

linf54 said...

Very springy card... so cute!

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Mary-Anne V said...

Very pretty....love how the flower is fussy cut and placed on a kraft panel.

Jo Murray said...

We are heading into autumn on this side of the world, so your spring cards are a welcome sight.

Angel Estes said...

So beautiful! There is some *serious* talent on this hop!!

Melitini said...

I like how your flower pops out of the card!
Thank you for the video, too!

Deb said...

Always love your videos!

m.tabori said...

love the pop of color with the yellow flower - spring here we come! thanks for sharing.

Nancy L. said...

Love the pop of the bright cheery flower! Such a pretty card!

Kelly said...

such a CUTE card. so fun and CHEERFUL!

Sandra Rieder said...

Beautiful cards!

Debbie Buckland said...

Lovely choice of colour combination.

Valentina said...

Must pin your card! so inspirational!

Cassie said...

Great card, Shari! I love the colors and the sweet sentiment :)

RachelB said...

Very pretty!

CathyL said...

Love your card, the video and this stamp set, Shari!

Andrea Garland said...

Lovely card Shari Thanks for the tutorial. Never noticed the steam with the leaves because nobody until now use it.

Chark said...

thanks for the video! love the card!

Renee Tamayo said...

Love the card! Thanks for the video and chance at the giveaway!

Marilize said...

She hits it out of the park - again! ;)

Tere Azua said...

I adore the flower. You cut it so clean I would've thought that you used a die or a punch.
Gorgeous card, gorgeous!!!

Sue McRae said...

Love that happy flower and how it hangs off the layered pieces.

Chris said...

Gorgeous card! Love your designs and videos x

Denise Bryant said...

Great cards! I love everything in this kit! The stamps are so fun and springy!
DeniseB

VicR said...

I LOVE your card, Shari, and Always enjoy your videos!
You go with such beautiful color choices.
This stamp set really seems to have a lot of Cool images -- would Love to Win.
Thanks for the chance!

Darlene Satkewich said...

Gorgeous card! Thanks for the video and a chance to win@

Susan Ontiveros said...

Perfect for Spring!!

Barbara said...

Super sweet card. Thanks for the video and chance to win the kit too!

mommakatx6 said...

Beautiful card. I love how you used the white ink.

Melinda Ferraz said...

Beautiful card!! Thanks for the video and a chance to win.

Becky S. said...

I love your card! Thanks for the chance to win!

Laura E. Holt said...

Such a "spring-y" card! Would love to win..........
Laura

ErinJean said...

Love that card!

{VICKI} said...

thanks for sharing your wonderful creations with us

LisaK said...

Great colours, great card! Would love to win. Thanks for the chance :)

KellyRae said...

Lovely card - I especially LOVE how you added dimension by popping up the focal layer, the flower, and the center! This kit has awesome papers and images ... thanks for a chance to win some shopping money.

Tricia said...

Love your card, Shari - that daisy is so happy! I agree - the colors in this kit are wonderful!

Laurie said...

I love the colors on this card - perfect for spring! Thanks for sharing some cool tips to maximize the great stamps in this set.

Linda said...

Love your card. Beautiful work. Thank you
Linda T

MLiss3 said...

Great card. I love how you popped the flower! So cute!

Emily Keaton said...

So very sweet!!

Patti Buhler said...

Thanks for sharing. Love the card.

Tina Louie said...

You always amaze me and inpsire me with your fantastic creations!! thanks for the wonderful ideas

Barb Ghig said...

I really love this kit!!! So many cute spring flowers and pretty papers!
Love your card, Shari! You always inspire me with your creativity...thank you! And, thank you so much for the video!

Debbie said...

Hello Spring! This kit looks amazing! Thanks for sharing your talents!

Tracey said...

So pretty! Lovely card!!

Jen McD said...

Absolutely beautiful card!! Clean, simple and STUNNING!

Anna Jernigan said...

Love love love your card. The polaroid look is just darling. I receive this monthly kits and just love each and every one of them. Kristina Werner is so talented, and her stamp sets are just delightful. I enjoyed your video and was inspired by your card! Thanks for sharing. It is so generous of you to offer a SSS money gift. Would love to win anything from that fabulous store! Thanks for the opportunity to possibly be a winner. BTW, love your journal pages, and am anxiously waiting for the next installment! Those are also very inspirational. You make it look so easy, which speaks to your wonderful talent.

lostinpaper said...

How fantastic! Love your fun cheery design!
Thanks so much for the chance to win!

Alinsmajl said...

The reciever of that card will be so happy!

Glittered Paws said...

Awesome card and what a great kit to work with, spring is everywhere with this card.

Unknown said...

so pretty!thanks for showing how versatile is the flower stamp set
Holly

Van Nguyen said...

i don't think i've ever seen a card you've made that didn't make me gasp. stunning, especially the popped up flower.

Judy Tuck said...

The bright yellow flower surely say ps Spring! Very cute.

hollygsater said...

What a springy card! In Wi, spring seems like it will never come! Thanks for the inspiration!

cardsbymo said...

I love the color combination you have used. The soft yellow and blue pair so well with the kraft colored paper! Great video too.

Lil said...

Great card, love the flowers.

*Jennyfer Leung* said...

I love how the color of the flower makes the card come alive!

Nancy S said...

This is such a happy card! I think the kit just screams happy and Spring.

Cheryl B. said...

Clean and simple. Cheery and bright. Thanks for sharing

Emily H said...

Great card and great tutorial! That flower is so cheery!

Leni said...

How sweet this is!

JanLee said...

Cute, Cute, Cute! Love your card. Thanks for sharing!

Moira said...

Such a lovely card. The colour combinationn is just perfect :)

Jessica Strider said...

That is such a pretty card! I love how the flower pops off it. :)

joy said...

You have really done an amazing job with the stamps and papers from this kit, Shari! I love everything about your card. Thanks for the video!!

Jennifer said...

Very lovely card! Thank you for the video too =)

Ursula Cronk said...

Cool card and a video! Thanks.

Debbie F. said...

Thanks for the video - just love the stamp set!

Pat Kinkaid said...

I enjoyed your video very much. I love the way the card turned out.

Cat Craig said...

This just screams pring, i am loving it. Fantastic kit. Great card.

Tona said...

Fabulous card!

Kimberly Rendino said...

Cute! I'm convinced I need to get this kit!

Amy#8546(TheTigersHaven) said...

Adorable page. I love how the flower pops off the page.

Stardoz said...

A very cute card, I love the flower.

Becky S. said...

Lovely card-- I agree with above comment...I haven't bought a kit before..but I think I need to... Thanks for the chance to win!

Robin said...

Love your card!!

Debbie said...

I love watching your videos. Great card! Thanks for chance to win.

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