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Friday, April 04, 2014

Simon Says Stamp Blog Hop


Welcome to my stop on the Simon Says Stamp Blog hop for the Mothers & Fathers 2014 release!!! I'm so excited to show you some of the images we've created for this release… from pregnant birds for mother's to be, to beautiful Springtime flowers. This release is sure to inspire you to get creative!!!!

For my hop card, I've used the We're Expecting Stamp set and dies. The simple design makes coloring easy… and I finally pulled out my color pencils to use on them.


I wanted this to look like the Momma bird is telling a younger bird that she is having a baby. The versatility of these images allow you to position them in many ways… even flying!


I've created a video of the whole process, including my coloring.



We have a really fun giveaway for this release hop! We will be randomly picking one commenter from each stop on the hop to win 2 brand new, not-yet released ink pads and coordinating packs of cardstock from the new color collection coming out on April 15, 2014!! 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 untilThursday April 10, 2014 at 6:00pm EST and the winners will be announced on the Simon Says Stamp blog on Friday April 11, 2014.

Thanks for hopping by!

Now on to my friend the amazing and incredible Jennifer McGuire!

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Kailash said...

Simply gorgeous CAS design, love the brightly colored images!!!

Tami B. said...

The colors in this cute card are wonderful.

Laura Sterckx said...

This card is ADORABLE! Love the colors and the CAS design!

cheryl l. said...

I truly LOVE that card! Too cute!

Dima said...

That is SO cute!!! Love the card!

Aida said...

I love that you went back to using your prisma's I have forgetten mine for too long. I will have to dust them off and use them now. I love the Card!

Sherrie said...

This is a really cute stamp and die set! I like the way you did the background. Very cute card.

Unknown said...

Love those stinkin' cute birds!

Alcaraz valérie said...

These birds are really cute ! I love this card, it's really funny.

Barb said...

Love the card, Sharie. The birds are so cute and I loved the color scheme.

Julie said...

love the card - great colours too. Thanks.

Lin said...

Congratulations, Gramma to be! Such an exciting time! Love your bright card today, Shari, and those birds couldn't be cuter!

Catherine said...

Congratulations! Grandbabies are just the best!

Karen said...

What a great card! And I have the perfect recipient for it!

Jo said...

So sweet, love it, thx

Amy McCue said...

Those birds are darling. What great coloring!

Marie said...

I love the gradient effect coloring on the birds =) TFS!

Thordis said...

The birds are SO cute! I love how you colored them in with those vibrant colors... Such a sweet card!

rubbergranny said...

Such fun, whimsical birds. Gotta try those and enjoyed seeing how you brought them to life. Thanks for the video and for your usual classy ideas.

Pink Stamper Girl said...

This Card and the matching stamps and dies are adorable! Love the way you colored them too!
Hugs and Happiness,
Briana C

Immi said...

Cute, cute, cute! And great shading with your coloring!

Marlou McAlees said...

adorable!! ♥

Sheila H said...

Great coloring of those adorable birds!

BeverlyBL said...

Enjoyed your card and video, as usual. Who knew that color switch would make that big a difference. Well, you did obviously. I think I'm in love with Audrey Blue.

Unknown said...

I love these birds! Why are they so cute?!

Unknown said...

thanks for the coloring/process video! i enjoy seeing how others use their colored pencils :) great card!

Fran said...

Cute card an stamp set.

theCook said...

Incredibly cute!

Valerie Bullock said...

Super cute!!!

Diane said...

Wonderful card.

creativecliffe said...

So cute!

erin lee creative said...

This is totally adorable and bright and fun!

aaga said...

Such a cheerful momma card and stamps! TFS! :-)

Unknown said...

Love the birds and coloring

Chitra Nair said...

Beautiful card, love the pretty colors....

Elle L. said...

This is an absolutely adorable stamp set. I love how your card turned out, too! :)

DoofyJEss2 said...

Love the bright colors on the card! Especially like the little chick in the egg on the SSS blog! Congratulations on your new little granddaughter this summer!

Unknown said...

Love the bright cheery colors you chose - this is an amazing new set!

Terri said...

Very cute card. Love 're colored pencils. Nice change of mediums.

Unknown said...

Really adorable card...love the colors!!

Unknown said...

Love, love love this card!

Jamie said...

This card is super cute!!

Meagan Vaughn said...

This card is so stinkin cute I love it!

Pia Larsen said...

Oh dear, very tempting with a new SSS release.....but perhaps I can find room for one or two new scrap goodies (there is ALWAYS room for more!)

Unknown said...

Nice Card... Love the new release from SSS!! :)

Kristie Goulet said...

Super cute card! Great coloring!!!

stamping sue said...

cute card. my prisma color pencils are my favorite when I want to color in images.
stamping sue
http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

Anonymous said...

Cute card, I loved the coloring.
Sharon Williams

Bev said...

Love the birds and your coloring is awesome.

Unknown said...

So cute!!! What a great way to announce the great news! I'm hoping to make a card similar to this one soon!!!

CathyL said...

Adorable!!!

Barb said...

Oh, so cute!! Love the beautiful blues and greens you used, Shari - so fun watching you color! Darling card!

Linda said...

Love the card!

Gail Mc Nerney said...

Love the birds and colors...so very very cute!!

snappy scrappy said...

Too darn cute, love your designs!!

Daniela Loves Paper said...

Love the birds!! So sweet, I also love the one on SSS with the "Mum 2B"! Very creative!

CinnamonSally said...

Wow I love these cute images and what gorgeous colours too Shari!

cm said...

How adorable is this card! Fabulous showcase of the new release!
c

cissi said...

Such a cute and fun card!

Unknown said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE the new stuff and the card!

JTBalsby said...

Love the colors:)

adele holcomb said...

Oh! A little bird told us you're going to be a Grandma soon -- congrats! You will love being a grandparent. These little birdies are adorable.

Mateja M said...

Such cute birdies :) And the grey numbers in the back are perfect ;)

Diane said...

Your card is so cute. Loving that we're expecting stamp and die set. Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win.

Mildred Mildew said...

Shari, this is such a cute card. I love your style!

diana said...

Sweet card using a great new release! TFS ;-)

Stacie Alison said...

Love love love the birds!

Unknown said...

The pregnant mother bird telling the young bird "we're expecting" is such a special moment that mothers will remember how they shared their news. Your card is sweet, and I enjoyed watching you color with the pencils and gamsol.

Coralynn Murray said...

Wonderful card. I love the CAS style and I always enjoy your cards/vidoes. :)

conil said...

This set is so cute it makes my teeth ache. Seriously, adorable. Oooooh, new ink, too.

Kiyandesu said...

Love this bird card and the stamp set! Perfect for this year for the 7 expectant Mom I know.

Sue Martin said...

Just love this card....such beautiful colors!!

CeliseCrafts said...

How cut how cute is your card? I am in love with this release.

Maeghan M. said...

Love the delicate shading in this card! TFS!!!

Cindy said...

Love to see all of your creations! Adorable!!!

RedGem said...

What a beautiful card... love the wonderful coloring in the background. Tks for sharing, you're the greatest!

Amanda said...

Great card!

Candy said...

This card touched my heart!

Kim H said...

Super cute cards! I love the shading on the birds.

Jackie said...

That's adorable! Those birds are so cute and your coloring is perfect.

Anonymous said...

That's a great card. Thanks for the close-up when you colored. I didn't think colored pencils could blend so well, but now I'm a believer.

Beastybunny said...

Adorable card! I love those little birds!

Caroline said...

What a cute card!!!I I love the new release. :)

Tracy said...

Oh so cute!!!!

Buffe F said...

I love the whole idea of the bird set you designed!

Gastón Gandolfi said...

Very cute card!

Mary Mac said...

Fantastic coloring in your card.

Hattie Hatcheck said...

This is a great idea, this stamp set, there isn't much out there for expectant parents. I sure admire your artistry, this is a cute card and your choice of colors really stands out. thanks for the inspiration.

Kelli B. said...

Super cute card! The birdie's are so fun! I love the color choices so bright!

Valentina said...

great diceut and amazing colours!!

Barbara said...

What a cute card! And I do like the colors you've chosen! The birds are really fun!

mae said...

Beautiful card, Sharri! You colored thr birds perfectly!
Hugs!
Mae

Barb Ghigliotty said...

Absolutely adorable card, Shari! Thank you so much for the video!

Katrina McElhinney said...

Very cute video. I love the pregnant Mommy Bird.

Cheryl L. said...

I really like the pretty coloring!

Unknown said...

Beautiful! Thank you for sharing and inspiring! And congrats on the new addition!

sandie said...

darling card

fyk said...

Beautiful card!

Carol McCready said...

Very cute card. Love your coloring.

Jennifer L said...

Cute card! Thank you for sharing.

Marie said...

Love the stamp set and your card! Enjoy the new grand baby coming soon. My 5 month old grandson is coming for a visit next week. Can't wait!

seau said...

I love the little birds, and this was a wonderful way of showing off this stamp set. You did a wonderful job on coloring, love those colors. TFS

snazzyjj said...

Love the blues and greens together.

Janet D. said...

Your card is adorable and I love the birds! They look tike tropical birds to me, the coloring is perfect.

joy said...

LOVE this sweet card, Shari!

Eric LaPlante said...

Love your coloring! Great job!

Tracey McNeely said...

Those birds are just too tweet, what a compensatory set for expecting mamas!

Deb Selby said...

This card is simple and adorable.

Unknown said...

Such a cute card!

Rhandi D. said...

What a cute card. Your coloring is amazing. Thanks for sharing your talents with us

karenelr said...

This is adorable! So vibrant--I love those birds! Thanks for sharing!

jeanine said...

This stamp set is too cute! Love the card.

mtscrapgal said...

What a cute stamp and die set you have created. The birds are precious. Thanks for the adorable card here and the one on SSS blog.

Avril Tanner said...

Totally adorable card! The birds are too cute!

Unknown said...

Such an adorable card!!!

Dixie Cochran said...

Love how Mama bird is looking down to deliver the news. Clever!

Unknown said...

Love your coloring.

anja curvers said...

That set is too cute and love your coloring. Thanks for sharing.

Anne said...

I love your coloring and this is the cutest stamp.

Rita W said...

This is too precious! I love the, fun bright colors of the birds and the numbers on the background.

Cat Craig said...

Wonderful coloring on this perfectly springy card.

The Hardy Stamper said...

Your card is so cute! My oldest daughter has just told us that she's expecting her second child, so this would be perfect for her! I'm excited about the new inkpad too.

Unknown said...

Love the stamp set. Love the colors you chose for your card

Anonymous said...

A fun card for the Mom to be.

Kathy Straw said...

Such an adorable card and wonderful stamp set.

Cheryl H said...

Absolutely adorable :) Your coloring is amazing :)

Unknown said...

Beautiful card - love the colors!!

Torrie said...

Cute card and great stamp set.

Anonymous said...

Super cute card!

Julie H in MN

Katico Crafts said...

oh my! What a beautiful card!!

Tona said...

What a cute card! I love those bird dies!

Eva said...

This card is super cute!

Kristen said...

Your card is so cute!

Meg G said...

Great card!! I love the colors you used!!

Unknown said...

Oh I love this stamp set.... soooo cute! I enjoyed watching your video! Thank you.

Tracy S. said...

What a cute image, perfect for a new one on the way!

Unknown said...

So cute. Love the birds. Thank you for sharing.

Unknown said...

Cute card and I love the colors you used!

mikeslittlesis said...

Beautiful card!

Unknown said...

I love this card, I am sure any mother to be would love to receive something so adorable. :) Love the birds.

linf54 said...

Super cute card - love the colors!

Sarita said...

Love your card!

Sue McRae said...

This is so cute and I love these colours together!

Unknown said...

Such beautiful birdies.

Vivi said...

Loved the blue and greens. Thanks for the inspiration.

Kelly Massman said...

oh goodness! how cute!!! thanks for sharing!

zgagi said...

What a cute card. Thanks for sharing

Jayell said...

These birds are so cute. Love your card

Unknown said...

Those birds are just darling!

Holly Harrison said...

This is just so cute! Thanks for sharing your talent.

Unknown said...

This is so sweet. Love the idea of the Mama bird talking the little one. Beautiful coloring. Thanks!

3trešnje said...

This is so cute love your card!

MyLittleBlueDog said...

Fabulous colouring!

Unknown said...

This is such a cheerful card - so sweet. I really like the background design of the staggered numbers as well!

morgan said...

Very cute!

Sandybb said...

Adorable and happy!

Rufred said...

Oh too cute...love the color choices.

Avigail Raphael said...

First of all congratulations on your new little granddaughter this summer! Your card is beautiful & absolutely love your coloring. Thanks for the inspration.

Linda T said...

I just love the beautiful birds stamp and die set. Lovely card. Love the colors and design.

TheWinstonFamily said...

Such a cute card! Love the pencil coloring.

Debbie said...

So cute! Love the coloring and the fresh, clean look!

Unknown said...

Cute card with great colors.

Cynthia Baldwin said...

Great colors for your birds - and such a sweet sentiment! :)

Unknown said...

Such a sweet card with fan colors. Love the countdown numbered background too!

Sabrina said...

Such a cute and sweet card!!

bzyPTmom said...

Thanks for the video--love the great bright colors of your card!

Kristie Maynard said...

Adorable card. TFS!

Amelia said...

Such a great card

Amelia said...

Such a great card

Unknown said...

Love this card! You're so talented!!

Cindy C. said...

So sweet and adorable!! Love you design!

Mimi said...

Loved it.

sanoor said...

sooo cute

sanoor said...

so cute

Niina said...

Super super cute! I'm the mama bird right now so I like it x-tra much :D

LauraJane:) said...

SWEET big MAMA bird!

pippirose said...

The birds are so adorable!

Deborah said...

What a wonderful card love how the birds are looking at each other and the colors you chose are beautiful!

Nicki Lundeen said...

Such a cute card, and the coloring is so pretty. Would love to try out the Simon Says ink pads....thanks for the chance. nlundeen at catt dot com

Donna Cala said...

What a sweet card. The image is adorable and you colored it wonderfully.

Yiming said...

Aww, too cute! Love the way you coloured the birds Shari, awesome set! Can't wait to see the new ink and cardstock. x

Heather M said...

Super sweet! I love your coloring!!

Laura said...

Gorgeous color

Melinda Ferraz said...

Really cute card, love the colors!

Krista D said...

Cute card!

Holly Saveur said...

Love it such a cute card!

Sandy said...

Such an adorable card.

jasann said...

OOh Just love this card! It is so cute!!!

Fartsy said...

very cute, and love the colors

Rachel K said...

Such a cute card! Love the coloring on the birds! :)

Unknown said...

Always love your work!

Unknown said...

These are just georgous!!! Great job on designing them and making such a beautiful card.

joanne said...

Such a fun card. Love the birds!

The Hare Hutch said...

Just in time, I have a daughter who is expecting.
Shari, you should get out the pencils more often,
you do beautiful work with them.
Those are some fun birds.

Jan G said...

Such a fun card!

Unknown said...

Cute, cute, cute!!!!

Janet said...

Awesomeness! Loving the cards and new products...
A truly great month~ of course April always is!
~God bless~!

Elektra said...

Awww, so adorable!

Michelle said...

really happy SSS came out w/a mother & fathers day set. i love it all.

Barbara said...

Just so stinking cute!!! Adorable and I love to watch you create.

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