Simon Says Stamp March 2013 Card Kit Blog Hop

Welcome to the Simon Says Stamp Card Kit Blog Hop! We are so excited for Simon’s card kit this month, FriendshipFlowers, because it includes papers and stickers from our Daphne’s Closet paper collection! This kit is gorgeous, and I was so excited to play with it that I made 4 cards!
I had so much fun with this kit! Here I used the gorgeous woodgrain paper included, some Daphne’s Closet patterned papers, and our new Hearts Lawn Cuts die! The sentiment is from the gorgeous stamp set included!
I had so much fun with that layout that I decided to make another one. This time I layered washi tape behind the cut out heart. I love that look! I created my own patterned green paper by using one of the flower centers stamped repeatedly. I love that confetti look!

There is a cute little kraft envelope in this kit, and I thought it would be fun to have a hidden message in it! I used the stickers for the scallops, arrow, and sentiment banner. The flower was stamped with the stamp set and layered on another sticker. I love combining stamping with stickers!

 This card is all stamping! I layered that awesome large solid flower over and over. I think it has a tropical feel to it! To make the sentiment stand out over all that pattern, I stamped it twice. I just had so much fun with this kit!
And now to the giveaway part!  Leave a comment on this blog post andone lucky winner from my blog will receive a $50 E-Card to shop at Simon Says Stamp.  We willdraw a random winner on at 9:00 AM EST on Saturday, 3/9/13 so be sure to leaveyour comment by then.
Thanks for visiting! The next stopin the Simon Says Stamp March 2013 Card Kit Blog Hop is the totally awesome Kathy Racoosin! If whilehopping, you encounter a broken link, you can go backto the beginning!
Thank you so much for visiting!
Have an amazing day,

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565 thoughts on “Simon Says Stamp March 2013 Card Kit Blog Hop

  1. You are really talented…not that you need me to tell you. ;-). These are all such great cards. And thanks for the chance to win.

  2. I really like the cards you presented here today. I just got my kit and am dying to start making cards after the blog hop, My mind is reeling. Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with all of us stampers out there.

  3. Thanks for ALL the cards/inspiration for using the March card kit! I really love how you combined stamping with the stickers. I don't usually use much for stickers, but I'm gonna experiment with the ones in the kit.

  4. Wow! These are all wonderful and show that you can make lots of beautiful cards from this kit. There's lots of fabulous inspiration on this blog hop!

  5. Gorgeous cards Kelly πŸ™‚ I LOVE the papers and have been really enjoying playing with my kit too πŸ™‚ I will definitely need to get another paper pack ,, perfect spring colors πŸ™‚

    luv
    Lols x x x

  6. Love the inspiration of the dotted background stamp – thanks for the tip. Love the chance to win the kit too.

  7. Love the die cut hearts, kraft bag envelope and the colorful stamped flowers! Well done, Kelly Marie! Using astro turf for your photo background is eye catching! πŸ™‚

  8. Oh my goodness what amazing cards!! I just bought the Hoppy Easter Set at Archivers which am super pumped about since I had told myself no when I bought all my others… but for 30% off and a bunch of amazing stamps… well who could resist! Love you guys!!

  9. LOVING the New Daphne's Closet papers!!!
    I like your cards with the heart cut-out, and love the flower stamps too. The SSS March kit looks to be full of Goodies this month.
    Thanks for the opportunity to win πŸ™‚

  10. So many great new ideas! I loved the heart cutout using paper and washi, then stamping on DP, very fun! Love the little envie on the card, as well as the flower power card! All super great! Thanks for much inspiration!

  11. LOVE this kit! I'm so glad it's in my birthday month! I like the first card the best, but thank you for showing the techniques for the other cards. So pretty, as always πŸ˜‰

  12. I love the confetti background you created and I love the last card with all the colors overlapping and blending! Thanks for some fabulous inspiration for this fun kit!

  13. Hi Kelly Marie!
    Love all of your ADORABLE cards! Thanks for the inspiration using this wonderful March Card Kit! Have a GREAT weekend! πŸ™‚

    Suzanne

  14. Gosh….I love them all. I love the envelope with the arrow…Neat! I love the washi tape heart centers. I love the inked flowers. There are a lot of possibilities with this kit. Love it!!! dodge3670@aol.com

  15. wow… I just saw your video on using your say cheese die….just love it… I don't own any of your stamps yet, but that will change this weekend…LOL… my question to all those who own your stamps, if you were to suggest the must have for a first buy what would it be? thanks

  16. Kelly, Your cards are so beautiful. I love the woodgrain cardstock, and the colorful Thank You card is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win.

  17. I adore all 4 and the kit looks awesome. The papers are just scrumptious, perfect for us card-makers! I'm heading over to SSS now to further take a peek at what they have for goodies!

  18. I adore these new papers and all 4 of your cards! The layered flowers card is lovely! Heading to SSS now to further check out their goodies…the kit idea seems really diverse & convenient !

  19. I love the first card with the gray and the pink heart showing thew.
    I just went and bought some of the new lawn fawn dies and a couple stamps sets, I am a happy girl;-)

  20. All of your cards are so pretty. I love the last one. You are right, it has a tropical feel to it. I do not have the kit yet, but I can't wait to get it.

  21. All three are lovely! I love the woodgrain cardstock in the first. The second is my favorite with the yellow washi tape diagonally inside and the background "drops" look from that little 3 dot stamp. Great use of that stamp! The third card is very cute and I love the arrow that graphically reminds you to pull the hidden message out of the kraft bag. So sweet! I have to remember that layering stamps is ok! The last card definitely says that to me! Thanks for sharing!

  22. Love all your cards. They are so different and love the one with the little envelope the best…I think!!! Thanks for joining this blog hop.

  23. Kelly, your cards are amazing! Love the different papers you used and different techniques. A background from a flower center is ingenius. Your bright floral "thank you" card would brighten anyone's day. Thanks for the great inspiration and the chance to win a $50 E-Card for SSS!

  24. Thanks for the inspirations! I'm eagerly waiting for my kit to come. I've been using the white woodgrain cardstock lately and I'm so glad they've included one in this month's kit.

  25. I can't get enough of the Daphne's Closet papers! They pair very well with the kit's stamp set. Lawn Fawn patterned papers always seem to have a wonderful versatility to them. πŸ™‚

  26. Love all of these cards! Love the washi tape behind the heart cutout! But my favorite is the overstamped flower on the last card – wonderful! Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

  27. Awesome cards! My fav is the one with the little Kraft bag. I was wondering how it could be used on something, and there you were with a solution!,, πŸ˜‰

  28. I am amazed to see each designer use the same kit and create such totally diverse cards! I love the look you have achieved; so fresh and vibrant!! Thank you.

  29. Very cute cards. I love Lawn Fawn and was excited to see it in this month's kit. Thanks for sharing and giving me a chance to win a shopping spree!

  30. Wonderful! I love the heart cut-outs and the arrow on the hidden message card! The multi-colored flower card is just so amazing with all the colors overlapping and making new shades! It reminds me of a kaleidoscope (did I spell that right?) Thanks so much for all you share!!!

  31. beautiful cards, love all your layering and texture. really like how you created your own pattern papers. thanks for sharing and chance to win.

  32. Super cute, creative cards! I love the tag with the heart die, have to use that idea on my next card! Love the hidden message pocket card, such a fun surprise for the recipient!

  33. All of these cards are great yet the solid stamp with a repeated design is striking. The color contrasts and blending is perfect. I will have to test out stamping words twice. I don't have a positioned to assist. Either way….love that card

  34. Awesome cards! I love the hidden message in the kraft bag and the layering stamp colors! Thank you for the inspirational ideas!

  35. I was so excited to discover the paper in this month's kit was Lawn Fawn! Love your cards, and I can hardly wait to make some of my own. The last card with the big flower stamped in all the tropical colors is my favorite.

  36. what a great collection of cards and i just love the stamp set you have shown it off wonderfully victoriax

  37. Love your cards, the woodgrain cardstock looks stunning with the colourful daphne collection! Thanks for sharing your wonderful creations!

  38. Such a beautiful kit, I love the cards you've made with it and I really like the unusual dimentions of the first 2! Thanks so much for the chance to win!

    Love Beth xx

  39. All cards are super stunning! Love the heart shaped dies..I am loving the paper line and the stamp of this kit alot..
    thank you so much for sharing and giving a chance to win this candy..

  40. This blog hop was a great idea. Love all of the samples. My goal is to use up each of these kits before the next one arrives. HA HA Thanks for sharing.

  41. I love the background heart effect you have going on with those banners! I actually saved one of the photos as inspiration for future projects! Thanks so much for sharing!

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