Thursday, August 15, 2013

Simon Says Stamp September Card Kit Blog Hop

Welcome to the Simon Says Stamp September 2013 Card Kit Blog Hop!


Fall is slowly starting to fill the air and the kids are getting ready to head back to school. What better way to welcome the changing seasons, than a blog hop featuring the September Simon Says Stamp card kit. With it's fun chalkboard papers from My Mind's Eye, new exclusive Simon Says Stamp banner stencil and stamp set and fun travel themed embellishments, it's sure to get you in a creative mood!

Did you know that you can subscribe to Simon Says Stamp’s monthly card kits for just $19.95 plus S&H every month!? The kits are an incredible value! You can find the subscription link HERE. And just a quick note... the last few have sold out so you may want to reserve yours today.


I created a card focused around the fabulous Safe Travels stamp created by Kristina Werner. LOVE her writing!!!


I kept this one pretty Clean and simple with a strong black background and subtle colors of the My Mind's Eye papers.


I LOVE how the ink works it's way into the wood!


I've used the Veneer shapes to create images on my card.  You can see how I did this in my video below.


Now for the really FUN part... a GIVEAWAY!!! Simon Says Stamp is giving away a goody bag at every stop on the hop! That's ten chances to win!



Just leave a comment on each of the blog posts as you hop along to be entered in the random drawings. The giveaways will stay open until Thursday August 22/13 at 6:00pm EST and the winners will be announced on the Simon Says Stamp blog on Friday August 23/13.

Thanks so much for visiting my blog on the hop! The next stop is my friend, the fabulous and incredibly talented Kathy Racoosin. If you encounter any broken links on the hop, you can head back the Simon Says Stamp blog here for a full list of participants.

Happy Hopping!!


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amanda phifer said...

Ahhh Love that airplane card! Too cute!

Hannah Lewis said...

What a beautiful card Shari, thank you for sharing x

katslittlepassion said...

Fabulous card! very beautiful!

Coupon Kat said...

Lovely! I also like that it can be a more masculine card as well. I have trouble sometimes making cards that are neutral or masculine. Thanks for the inspiration!

Annette Allen said...

WOW totally LOVE your card.. very creative and just fun.. LOve the new kit..

pei fang said...

Such a cool and slick card. Thanks for the inspiration!

Sheila H said...

I love how you used the wood veneers as images - thanks so much for sharing. Your card is awesome!

zub momi said...

Fabulous card! Love the airplane. Thanks for the inspiration :)

Pippa67 said...

love love the idea of using wood veneer as "stamps". Super. Love your card.

Ashley Yeap said...

Great Card! LOVE IT!

The Steigmeiers said...

Love the card.

Natallie Pham said...

Adorable card! Thanks for sharing a way to stretch my supplies!

Jingles Max said...

Shari,

I love your card, it is super cute!!

Becky S. said...

love that you used the veneer shapes to stamp....and love the gray ink for them. Thanks for the chance to win!

gina e said...

you never disappoint with the cards that you make, i totally understand why your a designer, very creative!!!!!!

Dottie J said...

Great techniques, Shari, and a really cute card. Thanks!

joy said...

Thanks for the clever way to use the wood veneer shapes, Shari! I like the neutral colors, too.

Kailash said...

Love this fun design, cool card!!

Anonymous said...

Nice card

Jo Manna said...

Yay, goodies from SST to win, they're the best :)

Jana said...

Awesome.. as always! Love!

Elaine Wilson said...

What a fun card.

Janie said...

Awesome card and techniques.

Elena said...

Awesome card!

Laura Turcotte said...

What an absolutely great card!

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

Great card and thanks for the tip of stamping with the veneer shapes.

Lisa Fritzler said...

This kit is so beautiful. I can't wait to get mine. Thanks for the chance to win.

Anonymous said...

such an elegant card - thanks for the inspiration! Caro

CandyW said...

Love the way you used the veneer pieces to make an image on your paper! Totally cool!!!

stamping sue said...

beautiful card....do like the b&w style of a card.
stamping sue
http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

Nikki said...

Really like that black background! Makes everything else stand out so nicely. :)

Maria said...

cute card

Tulsi said...

Love the card!

Aimes said...

What a great kit, and what a fab, trendy card! Love the veneer pieces! :)

Joy said...

Great card! Love the letterpress technique!

Lori Hefner said...

Such a fun card!! Thanks for the video, I learned a lot:)

Sandy Pimentel said...

Love this kit!!!

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

Cool card & clever ideas, Shari!!

*mwah*
Steph
Simon Says Stamp!

snappy scrappy said...

Gorgeous, love the little plane and sentiment!!!

Nikki said...

What a fab card, love it! x

sumo said...

This is a great card. It's amazing how many ways the kit can be used.

Telma Dias said...

Love your card and I think all your card creations are so creative!

Marty said...

Simple yet classy card!

Donna Cala said...

Creative and beautiful! I love the wood veneers.

Екатерина_М said...

fun card ))

Diane said...

Great card! I definitely need to try that on some of my wood veneers. Thanks for the chance to win!

Nikki said...

This is so sharp looking with that plane :)

Stacy Kay Brais said...

What a fun technique and lovely card! Thank you for sharing !!

Kezzia Froese said...

Thanks for sharing the technique, I will definitely be trying it out today!

diana said...

Great card! Thanks for sharing your technique. Another must-have kit. ;-)

Barb said...

I love the stamp press idea with the veneers. It's a great card! Love your creativity, Shari!

Anonymous said...

Great idea to use the wood veneers as stamps. Can't wait for this kit to arrive.

Jan Pufall said...

love the little embellishments included in this kit.

TenSGal said...

Oh my! so cute! I love the idea of using the wood veneers to make your impressions! wow!!!

Susan

richardbreaks said...

Love this bold card done with subtle colors!

Barb said...

Brilliant! You are so clever! What a neat idea for the wood veneers - Fabulous card, Shari!

Theresa Sondjo said...

Love the travel theme and the wood veneers!

Rossana said...

Thanks for the chance!

Laurie Newbigging said...

Fun cards!

Scrapthat said...

LOve love love your card Shari!! It's clean and yet it has fun stuff going on! TFS!

Heather Lusk said...

What a great way to use the veneers. Wonderful card.

Susan Lang said...

You always amaze me with your invention of a new technique using just about anything! Great card.

Jbradyreed said...

OMG!! What a great idea for the embossing with the wood pieces! I love this idea! Thank you!

Malini C. said...

I love the idea of using the wood veeneers as die/embossed images! Really fun technique and great masculine card :) Thanks for sharing and the chance to win :)

Jennifer Vickery said...

Great technique colouring the wooden airplane! I have to try that!!

Leann Rivano said...

Awesome card!!!

Anonymous said...

Love your card and all the ideas in your video!!!

{VICKI} said...

Love it
the airplane is my fave

Wendy G. said...

I never thought of putting wood veneers through my die cutting machine! How cool is that?

Angel Estes said...

Love the clean lines of this card. Awesome!

amfuller said...

Way cool technique!

Colleen said...

Awesome card...the wood veneer adds a lot of dimension to the card!

Elizabeth Campau said...

I love letterpress and I can not wait to try this. Thank you!

Erica said...

Lovely! Looking forward to playing when I get my kit! :)

Angelic Bird Designs said...

I LOVE this kit!!! Great Card!

Gerrina said...

Love cas-cards and yours is stunning! Gives me the inspiration to use more shapes on a card instead just on a scrappage... Inky greetings, Gerrina

Cheryl H said...

Love this card!! Will definitely have to try the letterpressing idea.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the ideas!!

Shaughn Woodruff said...

Super technique you used with the wood veneers! I thought they had been stamped! I love the subtle colors of the papers in the kit, and love how you mixed them with the black panel! Thanks so much for sharing!

Anonymous said...

Great ideas!

Mary Mac said...

Love the veneer shapes with this kit. Great card

Crystal Morse said...

I love the colors. And the embellies are so cute!!

Anonymous said...

Interesting technique will have a go with these and some other wooden pieces I have.

Reusing with Quilling said...

Fantastic card !

Liza P. said...

Great techniques there. Thank you for sharing them. Can't wait to get my card kit now.

Emily Velazquez said...

Love, love, love this card. The technique you used to create your image from the wood veneers is SO cool, I get excited thinking about it. You really did a great job, thanks!

Barbara said...

I love this and the techniques you showed with the wood veneer pieces! Thanks so much and I'm already thinking about what I might have I can use this way or maybe I should just order the kit!!!!

Torrie said...

I like how you treated the veneers. Thanks for the video.

Teresa W. said...

What a fun technique! I'm going to try it. Thanks so much, Shari!

Diana N. said...

Great card. I can't wait to try the technique you showed today with the veneer pieces! I have a friend going to Hawaii in Sept. This card would be perfect for her!

Jan Barrie said...

You always come up with such great ideas. You're amazing.

Mildred Mildew said...

Thanks for the tutorial Shari. This card would be great for a first time traveller!

Rachel W K said...

very sweet card! i am loving this kit!
-Rachel w k
rwkrafts.com

Betty Buchsdrucker said...

Nice card - thanks for sharing!

Iris said...

Great card. Love the airplane.

CathyL said...

Great card, Shari, and I love those travel stamps.

Tere Azua said...

WOW... I love the technique!!!!
Thanks Shari!!

Anonymous said...

Great card. What an interesting way to use the wooden shapes. More for me to try!

Donna Streagle

Janice said...

What a fun idea to use the wood veneers to emboss and then use them on the card/layout. Love it.

Janet said...

Love the black and white color theme :)

Janet said...

Love the black and white color theme :)

kang family said...

Beautiful card~ what a good use of the wood veneers~

Sirma Scopchanova said...

Very nice! :)

Adriana Reyes said...

Super cool!

Alexa Cook said...

I love the simplicity of this card.

Olivia T. said...

Black&White - love this kit! ... and the little Bicycle Metal Clip - CUTE!!!

Franziska Langer said...

Love the card, great idea with the wood veneers.

Patti L said...

Awesome card! Great technique too.

Wendance Designs said...

What a great travel card! Thanks for the ideas!

Lisa A said...

Great Card!

HumBrdLvr1 said...

Great Card and Technique!

ScrapaDiddle said...

Very unique card design. Love it and love this month's SSS card kit!

Anonymous said...

I love how you used the veneer pieces, will have to try this. I love your card.

Patricia Swagler

Kelly said...

what a great tip to use the veneers as stamps. cool!

Kyrsten Koops said...

Love the tip and the card! :)

Karen said...

I never thought about embossing with the veneers--really cool! I love the color scheme you used!

Megan G said...

Love the way you used the veneers!! Great card!!

Tracy said...

Shari, this is so adorable. I never would have thought to put the wood chips in my Big Shot. You just opened up a whole new world for me. Thanks for sharing!!!

Tracy said...

Shari, this is so adorable. I never would have thought to put the wood chips in my Big Shot. You just opened up a whole new world for me. Thanks for sharing!!!

Kari V. said...

What a great idea: the veneers as a sort of letterpress! I love this card!

Marsha said...

LOVE your card and thank you for the wonderful tutorial.

Anonymous said...

I love this technique. Thanks for showing it to us. The card is gorgeous. Jane S

the doghouse said...

great card...

Jen Naus said...

Cute, love that wood airplane!

Val said...

I love the idea of using the little wood pieces as "stamps" with the Big Shot. Awesome idea and I'm sure I will be borrowing your idea a lot! Thank you!!

Froggie said...

Like the layers on the card and the addition of the airplane emblishment.

Sue D said...

Very cool technique with the wood shapes.

Robin Cooper said...

I love how you used the genius rubber mat. I would sure like to know how that works with a grand calibur machine. Thanks for a chance to win some goodies!

Robin Cooper said...

I love how you used the genius rubber mat. I would sure like to know how that works with a grand calibur machine. Thanks for a chance to win some goodies!

Kristie Goulet said...

Love these colors together!

Jhuana Hale said...

Wow. Never thought of embossing the veneers. Thank you. Beautiful card.

Kris Van Allen said...

I love the colors and components of the kit!

Monique said...

Love the way you stamped with the wood veneers!

Panda said...

Great card!

Martha Green said...

Thank you so much for the video explaining how you used the little wood veneers to stamp/emboss your card! The results are wonderful!

Alycia said...

Simple and awesome!

Pamela said...

Love the faux letterpress technique!!!

Aida said...

Very elegant and sleek. Thanks for the chance!

Kylie said...

Wow, I love your card. I love how you have used the wood shapes as a stamp. It's just beautiful.

Melissa said...

I really like this kit and card

gerrie said...

I love the letter press technique! I can't wait to try it!
Thanks!

Ariana Garber said...

Adorable card!

Anika's Papercrafting said...

Great cards as always! I'm happy to see you're a part of the blog hop!

AriaO said...

Just signed up for the kit subscription! Such cute examples to try!

Barbra said...

Your card make me want to jump on a plane right now!

Barb Ghig said...

I really LOVE the muted color palette you used on this card, Shari...so pretty! Thank you so much for the video, too!

sandi said...

Love the stamp kit and your card.

Carol Perry said...

Just loved how your card came together so effortlessly (sp?). Those veneer shapes are too cute and love how you embossed them while inking them at the same time. Cool effect.

Kelley said...

When I saw the stamped car and plane, I quick jumped back to the stamp set because I didn't remember them. Didn't see them on this pass, wondered where they came from and watched the video. Shari, your thinking is so far outside my box! I'm now looking around to see what I can ink and emboss.

Dana said...

Wow!!! LOVELY card!! I love how you got your pattern strip!!

Pia Krogh Larsen said...

Love the new stamp set made by Kristina Werner!

Jayme said...

love the colors!

MaRyKaY said...

I just love your style. that card is gorgeous. I just finished watching the my minds eye video too. Your videos are always so easy to follow.
this months card kit looks like its going to be lots of fun.
thanks for sharing your crafty knowledge with us all

robinkunkel said...

I like how the combination of the car and airplane shapes makes this one card appropriate for different kinds of traveling.

Jayell said...

Love this card!

Annie Wills said...

Love what you did with the wood veneer pieces here...perfect card!

Anonymous said...

Great Card and thanks for the tip.
Christina Prahl

Geralyn said...

I just love your creativity and sense of design. What a fun card and kit, thanks for a chance to win a kit.

Wendy said...

The veneer shapes are so cute. Great inspiration, thanks.

Valerie said...

What a great card with a new technique to try.

Aisha O said...

Awesome awesome awesome. I love the letterpress technique. Can't wait to try it.

Mom Cheryl said...

I love this kit. Wood veneer is my fave right now too and I love all the shapes! Please keep the videos coming!

Sabrina said...

Oh how darling!!! I just think your card is so cute!!

JanLee said...

I am loving this card kit, so many different ways to use it! Love you card!

Brandi Beyer said...

Thanks for sharing. You always have such creative ideas.

Chris said...

Love the new kit! Can't wait to receive it! Great card ideas!

Jan said...

Your card is so nice. I love the "Safe Travels" stamp and all the other travel pieces.

ANGELA STEVENSON said...

so cute...what a great kit!

Sandy Lewis said...

I've thought about doing this with the wood pieces, but I wasn't sure - and now you've shown me that it IS possible. Thank you! Beautiful card.

Cindy Chi said...

This is such a cute card Shari! Perfect for friends and families who are traveling! :)

Gina said...

Love the wood stuff in this kit. Liking the masculine card, too!

cropmom66 said...

I am loving the colors in this kit!! I love using black as a base color.

Sandi said...

What a really fun technique!!! I need to pull out my rubber mat and give the a whirl!

Tracey Humphries said...

Love what you did with that aeroplane.

Andrea Garland said...

Love the technique with the wood veneers, this card is so fabulous.

Erica Johnson said...

Super cute!! Love the colored plane!

Pam W Merwin said...

How creative - using the veneer pieces to make impressions - loved that!

Tricia said...

Nice card, Shari - love the black background!

Linda said...

I just love the wood pieces in the kit. Thanks for the great video.
I love you're card.

Ann Marie said...

You are such a talented lady! Thanks for sharing how you made this great card.

Стокли said...

I knew the car images looked familiar - very fun technique.

Marcie Lovett said...

Cute card, Shari! What a great idea to use the veneer pieces as a tool.

VikkiCH said...

Nice tip to use those veneer pieces for stamping! Thanks.

Erika said...

Interesting way to use veneer piecing, I would never have thought of using them as stamps

Carla said...

That is a very clever idea, and a fabulous card!

jenway9 said...

Great letterpress technique. Not sure why I never think of those things! LOL

tchris said...

Super Cute! Very cool techniques. Thanks!

wanda hansen said...

Always like watching you make cards. Thanks for the clever idea of imaging with the chipboard pieces. Thanks for hopping along.

Alicia Maggio said...

Great card with a fun technique to try.

Jacqui Blondel said...

How clever you are Shari. Lovely card. What a great technique too

jeanine said...

Beautiful and striking card! I love this new kit!

Terri Johnson said...

Always fun to see what you come up with!

Anonymous said...

Great card! Love the embossing technique. Can't wait to try it.

Felicia - Scrapper in the Making said...

Such A Beautiful Card. This set really ROCKS!

Kris B said...

Love your card! Thanks for the tutorial, it was awesome!

Larissa Heskett said...

Wow!! I love your card and the video you shared!! THANKS for the FUN and have a Fabulous Week!! ;)

Denacline88 said...

lovely card thanks for sharing

Kathleen Cline said...

great card today thank you

IlianaM said...

So happy to see a masculine card.

IlianaM said...

So happy to see a masculine card.

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