STAMPtember® Blog Hop

stamptember15bloghopWelcome to the Simon Says Stamp STAMPtember® Blog Hop! September has always been my favorite time of the year, but now that there’s STAMPtember®, it’s just over the top the best month ever! Did you know that this is the 7th annual STAMPtember® for Simon Says Stamp? How amazing is that? I think one of my favorite things about STAMPtember® is the excitement in the air and the anticipation of amazing new products. I also really look forward to seeing the collaborations that Simon Says Stamp does with other companies. It bring our paper crafting community together in the most awesome way. You might notice that that card I’m sharing today is also one of the projects in the blog hop banner. There are a few more that I can’t wait to share with you, but today….we shake with the Large Party Circle die!SSS-Large Party CircleThis Large Party Circle die is a shaker party waiting to happen. I layered three of the die cuts for some dimension and then adhered it to a panel of Island Blue cardstock.
SSS-Large Party CircleI also added a little Wink of Stella for some shimmer as well as an embossed sentiment from Birthday Messages.
SSS-Large Party CircleHere’s a video to show you how I made my shaker.Simon Says Stamp is giving away some incredible prizes….(possibly some of the new collaboration stamp sets…..hot diggity dog!) Leave me a comment for your chance to win!
Your next stop on the hop is the incredibly talented & amazing Debby Hughes.
Enjoy the rest of your hop & thanks for stopping by!

what I used:

STAMPtember® 2015 release:

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944 thoughts on “STAMPtember® Blog Hop

  1. Love this shaker and how you added the sentiment to it, great idea! I LOVE your videos :). The new products are fantastic!

  2. Oh my gosh! I LOVE shaker cards and this one is super! The way you layered the sentiments behind and above the big ‘Party’ cut out is really nice.

    Happy Stamptember!

  3. Fun shaker card, Laura! Cheery and colourful! What a fun month this will be and thanks for the chance at winning a new collaboration stamp set! So exciting 😊

  4. You just CRACK me up EVERY single time!!! Your videos are THERAPY to me!!!! This is my FIRST STAMPtember, yaaaayy!!!! And I’m already LOVING everything I saw!!!! Wonderful card…as always!!!

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  6. Oh I do love me a shaker card! Gorgeous die & sequins ~ love the colours and added sentiments, too.
    Such fun, always, watching your videos – love how you make your cards look so easy!

  7. I love your PARTY you have going on on your blog today… thanks for all your inspiration and the chance to win… as always you never disappoint 🙂

  8. I love that die, there’s a birthday one that would probably look really nice with this technique, too. Loving this blog hop so much, so many great ideas!

  9. You are So Fun-ny Laura. I Love laughin’ & learnin’ with you! Thank You So much! And thank you Simon Says Stamp for keepin’ em comin’!

  10. Awesomeness such a great card and your video’s are the greatest could watch them all day no really love them. Thanks for all your inspiration and all the work you do.

  11. Super Shaker card..and a super STAMPtember release! Looking forward to getting my order and also meeting you at CREATE! YIPPEE !!

  12. Shake, Shake, Shake, Shake that card like it time to party after all it’s Stamptember!!! You did an amazing job but you are awesome like that.

  13. I would love to receive such a fun and beautiful card! shaker cards are my favorite!!! as always, love listening and watching your videos!!!

  14. So watching your card and I started singing shake it up baby now my 6yr old thinks I’m crazy! Oh well love the card and the whole release!!!

  15. Great card that would work for anyone one; adults, men, and children. Thank you for sharing your creativity. I always look forward to your videos.

  16. Aren’t all of these dies great. I love how you made this shaker card as they are my favorite kind of cards. I love your take on the party die. It makes it look like a party is “happenin”! Great design. TFS

  17. And party you sure did! Fabulous. This takes me back to a year ago when I was making our “161” party invites! Was too lazy to do the shaker thing. Hope all’s well in the Bassen household. Happy back to school.

  18. Great card Laura! I just love the Party die – you’re right it just begs to be a shaker card! Thanks for sharing!

  19. Well Laura, you did it again (I always watch your card videos and will do so when I get over to YouTube again)! I always love your cards and the awesome intricate die you used, along with that gorgeous Island Blue cardstock….well, you really shook it up (pun intended)!

    Congrats to SSS for a stunning Stamptember Release…..lovin it!

  20. These dies are so perfect for shaker cards – and your card is AWESOME. Love the colors and design. What a fun new release. Off to hop some more …..

  21. Laura your shaker card is awesome. I always love your videos, you always seem to have so much fun. I love how you used the die.

  22. I hope shaker cards never lose their appeal. Love Stamptember and your card celebrates the fun party that’s going on. Thanks Laura!

  23. There is something about your voice that shouts joy and fun. Join that with your crafty talents and it makes me want to make whatever your demonstrating, (if only my pocket book would allow all of it😊)!

  24. Your videos just blow me away. They are so informative and you have so much fun, you are a joy to watch. Your cards are so darn cute and this one is no exception. Love it!

  25. Just wanted you to know, you are my new favorite found friend! You always make me smile and sometimes laugh out loud!! You have an amazing talent. Love everything! Keep those videos coming👍🏻😘

  26. wow, this card is so fun…I just love your videos… they are always fun to watch, thanks…
    and i must admit, your videos are the only ones I don’t watch at 2x the speed… lol…
    yours I watch at normal speed, that is how much I like your videos…

  27. What a sweet card. Just love how you used the die to make a birthday card. Am loving the shaker cards. All the new products are so great. Thank you

  28. LOL! That die TOTALLY is a shaker party waiting to happen! Love the dimension and the shimmer touches. Beautiful card!

  29. I used to make shaker cards with beads – many moons ago – but I love the look of the sequins now. Very modern and updated. This card is adorable.

  30. Kristina has outdone herself with the new designs she created for this release. You created a wonderful card! Thanks for sharing.

  31. Love love LOVE these new dies with the gorgeous scripty fonts – perfect for quick and easy shaker cards like the beautiful one you created, Laura! Looking forward to seeing what else you create with all these fun new products !

  32. Oh my goodness Laura, I love your card to the high heavens, LOL! Your videos always put a big smile on my face 🙂 I really do love that big party die. STAMPtember is like Christmas 😉

  33. YOU are so much fun – and the colors you choose are so much fun. Love watching/listening to you. Thanks for sharing!

  34. I LOVE that Party die!! Especially all shined up with the Wink of Stella! Thank you for the awesome video 🙂

  35. Wow….soooo Awesome! Can I have your shaker card? (lol) I have yet to try one, but feel I must see one up close before I try…Love this Lauren!

  36. Laura- your videos are the best. Love how you pulled out all the stops and use that wink of stella on that Party die – it added the zing it deserves! Everyone has to have a party die. I know I do!

  37. I was so fortunate to catch the very first Periscope with Heidi….how fun was that!!! Looove this new Party die and can’t wait to finish the hop! Smooches to you Laura ! 🙂

  38. I agree, your videos are therapy for my soul! This Stamptember is a PARTY and I’m lovin’ every minute of it. Delightful card and love your CAS style.

  39. Such a great card! I thought immediately that this would make a great shaker card… Great minds think alike right?! ~God bless

  40. Love your card! Are you like me when you make a shaker…I sit at my desk and shake it, put it down, pick it up and shake some more – I can’t leave it alone. Yours is wonderful and fun and bright!! Thanks for the inspiration!

  41. Love this release and the large party die. This is such a fun shaker card. Shake… shake… shake…on to the next stop!

  42. Love the fab shaker card. Almost surprised there’s no blending. (Changing it up?) Also…glad to see I’m not the only person going crazy with the foam tape. The back of my shakers look like a Frankenstein experiment. (Glad nobody sees that) Anyway…love love the card. Loving the blog hop. Loving SSS for STAMPtember and the generous giveaway and fun. Thanks!

  43. Love this, Laura! Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful creativity. You’re one of my all time faves! Have a great day and Happy Stamptember!

  44. I am loving all the ideas I see for shaker cards and this really is a party in a card! How fun! Thanks for sharing.

  45. You probably will never even get to see this comment buried in the avalanche of replies, but you’ve GOT to make longer videos! You are hysterical! I don’t know if you know how funny you are sometimes.I am always so sorry to see your videos end. I love your references to these obscure things. They make me laugh with glee!
    And of course, it goes without saying that your cards are flawless. But oops! I just said it.
    I’ve learned so much technique from watching you. Thank you for your mirth and inspiration.

  46. Love your fun video…you’re having fun, we’re having fun and your shaker card is so cute. STAMPtember is a great idea….the person who thought it up is a genius! 🙂

  47. You are such a favorite of mine. Your personality and conversation during your design process just cracks me up! Love the card, too.

  48. A fun shaker card and a fun video! Always enjoy watching you create….it looks like fun for you and it is for us. STAMPtember is a great idea….the person who thought it up is a genius! 🙂

  49. I was so happy to see another video from you, Miss Laura. It wouldn’t be a celebration without you. Love the card, love the video, love the new release, did I mention I how much I love everything? Ha, ha. Thanks for the chance the chance to win some Stamptember goodies.

  50. You and Lucy are sparking my interest in shaker cards! There is a Facebook group called Card Making Tips and the technique challenge for this month is shaker cards. At first I wasn’t going to take part, but after seeing the wonderful creations you and Lucy have made, I think I might give it a go! Thank you.

  51. Wow….I would love to get that cute card in my mailbox! Thanks for the video tutorial! This new release is awesome!

  52. I just imagine you dancing around your house when September rolls around !! This card is perfect – there are some really great shaker screaming products released. And you are so right about the anticipation – it’s so exciting 😀

  53. Laura, your card projects are always so great. This is for sure a wonderful die for a shaker card and it looks fantastic. I’m sure all the rainbow colors are in the sequins. 🙂

  54. Laura,
    Love your fun shaker card!! I have to tell you, i just finished taking your Creative Color Techniques class over at Craftsy, and I just loved it!! i loved the techniques you taught and you are so fun and engaging to watch!! I cannot wait to try out the techniques you shared. I ordered masking paper and post it tape, just so I can try out your techniques!!

  55. I always love your videos, Laura, with the side commentary you do, and this one does not disappoint! 🙂 I really love your shaker card, especially the way you have the greeting on all 3 levels: inside, the die cut party, and the strip on top. Thanks for sharing your artistry, and for bringing a giggle to my heart! ~ Andrea

  56. I love watching your videos. Your ideas are great but you are so lively and entertaining to listen to – I appreciate it!!!

  57. Just Gorgeous, Laura Bassen! Your videos are always so much fun. I need this party die! And I almost got some WoS the other day, but a couple of dies got me instead…story of my life. Anyhoo….Happy Stamptember! Thanks for all that you share.

  58. What a great shaker card! It’s bright, happy, and friendly! I haven’t tried to make one yet but your instructions are so clear and simple…I think I can do it! Thanks so much!

  59. Laura I love your videos, they always make me smile. Ne of the first videos of yours that I ever saw was last year and your were using the SSS ink Hot Lips, and whenever I see or use that cold now I sing…

  60. Love this card. The blue is so clean and crisp.
    The sequins are so pretty. It’s not fussy – just wonderful.
    thanks for sharing.

  61. I absolutely adore this card! So simple yet so colorful, and I love the sentiment! This die is on the top of my shopping list!

  62. My first reaction when I saw this card was “*gasp* That’s SO cute!”. Seriously! And you always crack me up, too. Thanks so much!!

  63. Laura, My daughter is away at her first year of college. So, I am making lots of cards. Love these big scripty circle dies for making shaker cards. AWESOME! Thanks for sharing.

  64. You have the perfect personality for doing these videos. You crack me up. By the way you have great hands too. I love these dies……..

  65. Love your shaker card, wouldn’t it make a fun Christmas card with a holiday word instead of party? Thanks for the inspiration.

  66. I love your cards but I especially love your videos- how do you keep everything from sticking to your fingers when you make shaker cards? I end up with foam tape in one spot and M&M glue on another and sequins stuck just about anywhere static can stick sequins! You make it look so easy! Super excited about the new mini inks too!!!

  67. I absolutely love this card! Shaker cards are my new favorite, and you did this one so well! Found your blog through Jennifer McGuire, looking forward to being inspired and seeing more of your work!

  68. That Party die is terrific–really fun card. Love that blue, paired with the multi-colored sequins. Thanks with the video; you always do a great job of ‘splainin’.

  69. I so look forward to everything that you do as much for the work and creativity as for the joy that you bring through your descriptions of your process.

  70. Could listen to your videos over and over. You teach so well and make me laugh. Love the new dies and this one does make a perfect shaker card.

  71. Laura, Darling and colorful shaker card! Your video is so helpful, now I will be able to try my hand at some.
    So fun and exciting! Thank you!

  72. Who has more fun than stampers!? Can’t believe the enormous release that Simon Says just put out! Wow. I’ve already got half of it on my wish list. Your Party shaker card is great – as always, full of color and lots of action! Looking forward also to finding out about this double stick foam that you mentioned – I’ll be watching & waiting!
    Thanks again for all you do!

  73. Your card is just as happy and sweet as you seem to be! Thank you for both the inspiration and the smiles your videos always bring me! 😀

  74. When i saw this die, i didn’t think i would like it that much but you sure did wonders with it. Great card. Thank you for this card.

  75. Really like the single die cuts in this release. Looking forward to seeing all the inspiring samples done up with this release.

  76. I love your card and your videos. I find I make more birthday cards than any other kind, so I definitely will have to buy this die!

  77. You always bring a smile to my face! Thanks so much for sharing your talent and humour. I love the cards you make – so bright and cheerful.

  78. What a beautiful card! I wasn’t sold on the whole shaker card thing,, it seems like a lot of work. But this makes it worth it!

  79. Cannot get enough of your videos. Keep them coming, please. I also am crazy about shakers and have been trying to make one where the sequins actually move and the foam is neat. Still practicing, but getting better, with the help of all you wonderful designers. Also love your use of colors. Thank you for the time you put into your videos. We appreciate your work.

  80. Oh wow Laura you did do it again. I just love nearly all the cards you make. The colors, the dimension…. just love it.

  81. What a fun shaker card! I really need to make some more of them – they always get such a great response from the recipient!

  82. OMGoodness I love, LOVE, LOVE your card! so much that I had to pin it so I can try it for myself once I (if I) get the supplies.

  83. What a beautiful and stunning card. I love this shaker card and the white pearl paper you chose to cut out the die. Fantastic. You are a true inspiration I just get always inspired by your cards and videos. Have to check every day on your blog.
    And by the way I have to laugh whenever your kids are commenting on your videos. So sweet.
    Have a nice evening.
    Hugs, Melanie-Jane

  84. Love this shaker card, they are my favorite and I love these new word circle dies they are awesome for shakers they are all on my list to get.

  85. Love shaker cards! Used to get so many sequins in these dollarama packages, and now I’m just slowly trying to use them all up.

  86. Shaker cards are so much fun. I have only made 2, but seriously look forward to making some more. I love making them for children because it makes cards more interesting for them.

  87. Shaking and baking…luv it!!! I not only learn from you, but I laugh along with you. What a fun person you are!!! Loved the card. You make it look so easy!

  88. This die was first on my wish list. I love it and after seeing your card I love it even more. So much potential!!

  89. I love the blue color, I don’t see a lot of cards with this as the main color. I love the new die and I love shakers so…..I love this card!!!! Really! TFS!!!

  90. So much fun–both the card & the video!! As I watched, My mind raced off (it does that a lot!) to making grad party invitations with this die… One graduating from college and one from HS this year… Hmmmm….

  91. FUN, FABULOUS and FAST card!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing Laura – I ALWAYS enjoy watching & listening to you CREATE AWESOMENESS 🙂
    PS – you are not alone, I haven’t tried Periscope out yet … will check it out.

  92. What a cute card….this die is so pretty…love all of the new products listed…thanks for sharing..hugs..Ro

  93. Just gorgeous!! Love this shaker card and the new dies Simon created, so many shaker possibilities! Thanks for sharing this inspiration! ~Annie

  94. I LOVE shaker cards and after seeing the dies on the website, I had wondered what I could do with them. Thanks for showing me how!

  95. Love the shaker card – actually love all shaker cards – made my 1st one the other night – thank you for all the videos I am a subscriber and go back through your old ones for new ideas all the time.

  96. WOWZAAAAAA!!! Not only did we get a video, but your singing and card design w/all the colors of the sequins were icing on top of a verrrryyyy yummy “cake”. Simply awesomesauce!!!!!!

  97. Loving what you did with that Party Circle die. I’ve gotta have it!

    P.S. I discovered you on youtube this week and I absolutely love your videos! Not only are you extremely creative, but you’re humorous too!

  98. I love your shaker card! All of the products are absolutely wonderful! Can’t wait to get some for myself. Great job!
    Carole Lovill

  99. So cute, and would be appropriate for any age or gender. On a side note-I freaking love you-you always make me laugh… thanks for the great crafts and smiles! 🙂

  100. Divine Beauty! I love the shaker cards & how the colors pop at you. I send cards to kids with illnesses & I think these could surely bring lots of smiles & joy to their lives. The videos that you post are so phenomenal. You explain what you’re doing while keeping our full attention on the project. I have to admit… I need Laura & her crafty self in my life. Searching & saving your videos to try asap. Thanks for the lovely creativity that you shared with us. You’re Awesome! ☺

  101. Very cute shaker card and a great way to use the die. Love you videos and you sense of humor–you always make me smile (and chuckle!) Thanks 🙂

  102. Wow, that new Part Circle die is a real beast (it’s huge!), but in a good way, LOL! Beautiful Shaker Card, Laura!

  103. What a lovely card. That die is just so awesome LOL 🙂 I always love the look of shaker cards and then never actually make one. time to get that die and make that card LOL

  104. There’s a good reason why your card is in the banner – it is so eye-catching! I love the Island Blue cardstock and the rainbow sequins truly feels like a party!

  105. Gotta try this shaker card with what I have on hand, BUT mine could look as snazzy as yours if I won that die! Love it! Thanks for the video.

  106. Such an awesome card! Thanks for sharing the video. I love your videos SO much and I am missing them a lot 🙂 so I am so grateful whenever you make one!

  107. Oh, Laura, I just love this card! So bright, love the sequins as the shakers, and your video rocks!! Thank you for such great inspiration!

  108. You always crack me up!! 😄 I genuinely love watching your videos, and not just because they make me laugh so hard it’s like a party, but also because I really love your style and designs and I always learn a thing or two along the way!! Keep on ROCKIN’ IT!!!

    Big Hugs,
    Erin 😊

  109. Shaker cards are the best! Your card is awesome! I love how you stamped the word “Let’s” inside the shaker to go with the “party” die. And the sentiment is so endearing. I’m so addicted to SSS dies….glad to see more dies to feed my addition. HAHAHAH