Simon Says Stamp Exclusive Spring 2013 Blog Hop + Giveaways!

SSS_EarlySpringBlogHop banner (1)Today I am excited to be part of this blog hop featuring all of these new early Spring Simon Says Stamp products! There are so many fabulous new products. You’re gonna love them! Here’s some of my favorites from the new collection:

And here’s some projects that I created with them. This first card uses the Full Card Triangles Craft Die and the Tilted Banner Sayings set. I die cut the triangles onto masking paper and blended in the ink.

This next card cracks me up. We have a yellow tabby cat named Bella at our house. She runs the show. She thinks she owns the joint. This is from the Furry Cat & Box set and the sentiment is from Circle Friends.

Simon Says StampI just love how the kitty is peeking out from the squares. Those squares were made using the Tri Square Die.Simon Says StampAnd lastly, an adorable little gift envelope made using the small envelope die, envelope sentiments and perfect bow.Simon Says Stamp

And now to the giveaway part! Leave a comment on this blog post and one lucky winner from my blog will receive a Simon Says Stamp Goody bag. We will randomly draw a winner at 9:00 AM EST on Wednesday, 4/3/13 so be sure to leave your comment by then. (And be sure to comment on each designerโ€™s blog for 14 chances to win!)
Thanks for visiting! You should have arrived from the blog of Kathy Racoosin. The next stop in the Simon Says Stamp Exclusive Spring 2013 Blog Hop is theย amazingย Kelly Purkey. If you encounter a broken link or would like to go to the start of the blog hop go to the Simon Says Stamp blog.

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597 thoughts on “Simon Says Stamp Exclusive Spring 2013 Blog Hop + Giveaways!

  1. Beautiful cards here too. I admit, I especially love the one with the cat peeking out, itยดs sooo cute ha ha.
    Have a great Easter now and lots of fun.

  2. That kitty card is so cute and I really like your use of the cover plate die. You never cease to amaze me with your creativity.

  3. Beautiful projects, Laura! I love the inked background, so vibrant, and it looks really good contrasted with the black banner. I also like the yellow and pink combination of that gorgeous bow, but my favorite is definitely the kitty card!! Great colors, great design and perfect execution! (Love how you colored the kitty)

  4. Soo wonderful designs, I get the happy feeling of riding a roller coaster when I saw the first card. Truly inspiring!!! Thanks for charing ๐Ÿ˜€

  5. i just hop on your blog from K Werner’s blog for the first time and I AM SO INSPIRED! I love all your projects!! I will definitely be popping in lots more!!

  6. Fabulous cards. The kitty in the square is so darn cute. What a clever idea. The colors you used for the triangles are amazing. And a very cute gift card.

  7. Love the peek-a-boo kitty. Well done. SSS has outdone itself this time;. My wish list is so long, I will need to win the lottery! Thanks for the chance to win some goodies.

  8. Your creativity is amazing! Stunning cards – I was almost going to comment on which one I liked best, then I realized: they’re all “bests!” Your showcase of the new products has added another series of items to my ever-expanding SSS wish list. Thank you for sharing and inspiring!

  9. I’m pretty sure I need all these new releases after seeing how you used them! Thanks for sharing!

  10. Love the cards, especially kittie cat. My favorite, wishlist die is the beautiful bow- thanks for sharing!

  11. You used 2 of my favorites from the new items, so thanks for letting me see them in action. I’m not a cat person, but I adore the cat card. All 3 of your projects are wonderful.

  12. I was contemplating getting that kitty stamp, because well it has a kitty on it and I’m a crazy cat lady. But now I have to get it! How adorable is that card?!

  13. Oh, I’m a sucker for kitties, so that card is my favorite, especially since they are peeking out like little munchkins!

  14. So amazing! The colours on the first card are so well blended, and so neat! Love the cat peeking through the windows on the second card! Yummy yummy!

  15. Wow, fabulous projects! The triangle card is so very striking. But the “Bella” card is my fav. I have three kitties at home, so I can just imagine all three of them peeking out from those squares. Love it!

  16. These are all really cute, but I especially love the card with the cat peeking from the cut out areas. Great ideas and fun!!!!

  17. I didn’t think I would like those animal stamps, but your inspiration is making me think twice!! Don’t get me wrong, the animals are cute. I just didnt know how to use them when I first saw them. Fabulous!

  18. I love both cards but that kitty cat one is just plain genius! The triangle die is so versatile you could use it on just about anything! I love to buy things that serve more than one purpose because it saves me money! Thanks for the chance to win!

  19. Laura – your cards are amazing – I really like your triangle card and the kitty card is cute – love all those new products – especially the way you used them! Thanks for the chance to win!

  20. Laura, you never cease to amaze! Terrific cards today! That triangle card design has so many possibilities. Thank you!

  21. i seriously have to have ALL these products. Just look what you did with them. Simply fantastic creations. Loved the ombre triangles…and the kitty peeking out of those squares, perfect.

  22. Me again–I tried to pin your cat card, and was unable to pin. If you want it this way, that’s OK by me. But, I just thought I’d let you know, in case you didn’t know.

  23. Love the cards – especially the cute little kitty. Thanks for the chance to win.
    (loved the card you made for the Runway Challenge – gorgeous!)

  24. I am always stunned by your ombre cards! So beautiful! And I LOVE the cat card, and I’m not even a cat fan!

  25. Love your little peek-a-boo kitty card! We have one of those “queen of the roost” cats here too, lol! Thanks for sharing your awesome creativity, AND the chance to win a goody bag!

  26. Although both cards are gorgeous, I’m especially drawn to the cute cat card. We actually have two cats like that, plus 4 others LOL. They are all Greek cats that have ‘adopted’ us!

  27. The peekaboo kitten is just so cute! I must try that some day, in fact, I’m off to pin that pic so I can remember it!

  28. Laura, you NEVER disappoint! You bring so much to the table and these cards are just YOU! The first card is just outstanding!

  29. Adorable! I love the cat peeking out of the cuts. It reminds me of my childhood pet cat, Peter Allen. (I hope I didn’t comment twice.)

  30. WOW! So many beautiful cards. Love the cat … we have one that rules the home also, but they are all soooooo creative.

  31. That peeking kitty is sooooooo cute!! I literally squealed when I saw it. I love the graphic beauty of the first card with the orange triangles – stunning. Your mini-gift envelope is perfectly sweet. Love everything!

  32. OMGosh, Laura…your cards are just AMAZING! Your inking is gorgeous and your kitty card is darling…then…you wow us with your envelope and bow! I am really in awe of your talent…thank you so much for sharing your creations with us and for the video, and… for a chance to win!!!

  33. I love vibrant colors from the diecut masking! It’s so gorgeous and so YOU! The kittens peeking out from the windows are so sweet! You rock everything you do, Laura!

  34. I’m loving all the dies and stamps in this hop!! Thanks so much for the inspiration!! Your triangle card looks like it took a lot of time to make! The cute cat peeking out of the square is darling!

    Carmen L

  35. I love the cards, especially the kitty card. And the gift card is great! I need to make a few to have on hand.

  36. Laura, these are beautiful! Your ink blending always amazes me, it’s so smooth! That little cat is super cute! My little girl made me scroll back to look at it some more. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  37. This is my first time visiting your blog. You are amazingly creative. So I quickly add you into my favorite website list ๐Ÿ™‚

  38. Love each one of these, Laura! Wonderful design and colors on the first! The kitty peekin’ out is adorable and I LOVE that darling bow!!

  39. Totally love your cards – thanks for sharing your talent. I really like how you did the one with the triangles out of the masking material. That really turned out awesome!

  40. I don’t even know where to start!! You blend ink like nobody else, but that is obvious. The little kitty – adorable how you did his paws! The little bow on your final card? Swoon!! Amazing work Laura – as always!!!

  41. Your kitty card is darling, and I’m loving those big paper die cut bows that I’ve been seeing so much lately. Awesome cards (as always).

  42. These cards are sooooo cute! I love the tri square and the triangle one is amazing!!! Thanks for the inspiration.

  43. Beautiful work, as always! Thank you for the inspiration and the opportunity to win a Simon Says goodie bag!

  44. That is such a cute idea for the cat peeking out of the windows. I have that die and you have given me so many ideas on how to use it. Great cards.

  45. As faithful caretakers of a precious 15-year old kitten (at <3) the cat in a box is quickly moving to the top of my wish list!!! Great cards!

  46. I love your little kitty! Your coloring is perfect, and what a great layout. I am definitely going to try this one!

  47. The first two cards are great. I love the shades of orange in the first card and the peeking cat on the second one.

  48. Love them all but first and foremost, being a cat lover, I am crazy about the darling peeking cat! Must get the goods to make one of my own.

  49. Awww….what an Awesome Card with the little kittens in the windows!! Great inspiration! Thanks “Happy Spring”

  50. Great use of some of the new supplies, Laura! You gals are making me want them all. Sure hope I get lucky and win a SSS Goody Bag. That would be such a sweet birthday gift next monthโ€ฆjust in time. Thanks for the chance!

  51. your cards are so verry nice, i love the one with the cat the most but the other ones are great too!
    I`m hopping to the next blog and hoping to win the simon says stamp goodie bag..i would be so verry happy to win this:)

    xox
    linn

  52. I like all your ideas -great job- but my fav is the cat one. I’ve always had cats so this one struck a home run for me. Love the ideas you came up with using the new products.

  53. Loved all the cards. The graphic card has nice colors, kitty card is most adorable and the I can always use a stamped envelope. Thanks for Shari g.

  54. The cat-card is so cute! And I don’t usually like cats that much=) I also love the first orange card. Sรฅ simple and beautiful!

  55. Both projects are great. I am especially blown away by the gorgeous job blending the triangles. Thank you for the inspiration.

  56. It’s so fun seeing how everyone on the blog hop makes such different cards using the same products. I especially like the cats since I have cats, too!

  57. beautifully executed cards with perfection!!! CAS with precession and lovely color combinations. Great blending on the pie shaped mask card.

  58. Always such a treat to see what you are making! Will definitely be purchasing some of these amazing products. The peek-a-boo kitty is my FAVORITE! Thanks for sharing with us!

  59. Love all the cards..such beautiful work. I can’t wait to try a couple of these! Love the cat stamp.

  60. Love the kitty card makes me think of other ways to use that stamp and die set. Beautiful cards! Have a wonderful Easter.

  61. Oh my gosh!!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE the kitty peeking from the windows. We have a silver tabby at our house and I can definately see me using this one!

  62. Each of these cards are so awesome in their own way! I love the blending in the first, the second is SO cute, and the last one is girly and fabulous! ๐Ÿ™‚

  63. I love the cat card that has the cats peeking out of squares. I would love to purchase the supplies to make that card. Barb

  64. The kitty card is adorable. I really need to get that die! I have so many ideas now. Thanks for the inspiration.

  65. Always love looking at your cards! The triangle die is a must have. Love that you used it as a stencil and the colors that you used. Your peek-a-boo cats are so cute. Happy Easter!

  66. Very fun cards. I really like how you used the triangles as a mask, and your color blending makes a beautiful background. Your kitty peeking out of boxes is so fun. Great ideas for some very great new products.

  67. That little “perfect” bow is so sweet! A must have for sure.
    Love the way you blended the colors on the triangles on your first card. That could be made into so many different cards for different occasions. Lovely.

  68. Your cards are great. Love the bow on the gift card..what a great die! Can see where one would never have trouble again matching ribbon to cardstock, Wow!

  69. Love your cards and tag! I will have to bookmark your blog. I love your clean style here. That kitty is so cute! Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

  70. I am loving that kitty card!! It’s so hard to find kitty related stamps and such, I’ll probably have to pick one of those sets up sometime soon!

  71. Too Cute! I LOVE how you have the little paws peeking over the corners of the kitty card! Great job on all!

  72. love the cards, wonderful technique blending. and the kitty card is so cute. thanks for sharing and chance to win.

  73. Hi Laura!
    Love your ADORABLE Cards! The kitty peeking through the windows are so cute! Thank you for sharing your amazing ideas! ๐Ÿ™‚ have a great day!

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