Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Simon Says Stamptember ............Use A Stamp!!


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This week the challenge is

STAMPtember® Challenge and Blog Hop



USE A STAMP 


You must create a project using a rubber or clear stamp, no digi images allowed, add your creation to the linky AND hop around the designers blogs leaving comments along the way. 

This is the last stop on the hop, to start at the beginning  CLICK HERE to go to the Simon Says Stamp Store Blog 
We are showcasing the new STAMPtember® products that have just been released. CLICK HERE to see them all. It is a HUGE release with loads of fabulous stamps, dies, stencils and much more!
As always Simon Says Stamp will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store
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Simon Says Stamp Merry Christmas Ornament

This challenge this week is use a STAMP (not digi) and we are sponsoring out own Simon Says Stamp's STAMPtember® products, which are fabulous!!
I have used the Merry Christmas Ornament, I've used Brusho Crystal Waterfolours  to clour the Ornament  -  I've tried various colour, monochrome, bright but loved the pastel colour best and them used Perfect Pearls to give them a sheen - I just wish it should them IRL>

I hope your have arrived from Gayatri and should now visit

                                                                Jenn

So now it's YOUR turn to get out your inks, paints and all things arty and start creating! We are looking forward to seeing what you make!

Each DT member also has a Simon's Goody Bag to give away too! All you need to do is leave me a comment on this post AND enter the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge 



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There are fabulous Give Aways and inspiration from fabulous designers on a daily basis over on the Simon Says Stamp Blog , if you haven't subscribed by email you may want to so you don't miss out

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You have until Wednesday 8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in


258 comments:

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Jingle said...

This is very pretty!

Virginia Lu said...

How gorgeous!! I love the black and colorful combo for the contrast!! It is magical!! Thanks for the inspiration, Heather!

TracyM #6773 said...

BEAUTIFUL card Heather!!!
The ornament is SO ELEGANT and yes, I can imagine the shimmer & shine!!!
LOVE the pretty design inside your card too, I always LOVE layers and the mix of fonts is one of my favourites :)
THANK YOU for sharing!!!

Amy C. said...

This is a gorgeous die! I love how you used darker colors!

Bad Kitty said...

you made very nice card
have a nice day
hugs

Cathy Homan said...

Gorgeous card! I love the ornament die. Thanks fro sharing.

stempelfrida said...

Oh, this is such a nice die cut! I like it!
Creative regards from stempelfrida

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card Heather! I love that bauble die and the colours look so pretty
hugs
Mandy xx

*Vicki* said...

Really stunning card!! I just love it against the black background! :)

marja said...

What a nice card. Greatings Marja

Harriet Skelly said...

This is so elegant - I love the colors of that ornament and I'm sure it is really shiny in real life!

Lin said...

Really lovely, Heather! Love how the ornament pops against the black!

Dee Earnshaw said...

LOVE your christmas bauble. The coloring is fantastic and so cleverly done with brusho crystals. They give a wonderful 'glow'. Thanks for the inspiration:)

Amy said...

i love love LOVE the colors on the oranment!

Rebecca Yahrling said...

I really love this ornament die - it's so delicate & beautiful.

Cynthia said...

This is stunning, Heather. The die really pops on the black!

Mary-Anne V said...

Gorgeous way to colour the diecut.

vinita jain said...

Great color scheme and love the brusho watercolor effect!

Barbara said...

This is a stunning card. Love the beautiful color against the black and the ornament die was perfect here.

Cindi Flass said...

Beautiful card!

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Heather :-) the bauble is so beautiful with the subtle colours and sheen, very pretty. It looks stunning against the black background too :-)

luv
Lols x x x

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like how the ornament looks so 3D/real. The crown top is a perfect addition.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Ann Kulseth said...

I love Christmas and that intricate die is one gorgeous cutout. Love it! Kristina knocked it out of the park when she designed that one. LOVE IT!

Vera Yates (Ling) said...

Heather, this is simply gorgeous!

Sabrina said...

Oh wow!!! I love this card!!! It almost looks like a hologram!!! So beautiful!!!

Jackie said...

Very elegant Christmas Card♥

lgw said...

Love it!

Lagene said...

Beautiful card, I love this ornament die! & the big Christmas stamp!

BunnyD said...

Oh I love the bow you added above the bauble! Something for it to hang from makes so much sense.

cm said...

Your brushos-coloured ornament has planted a smile all over my face! Gorgeous!
~carol

Lizzie T a/k/a Wifelady said...

WOW - this is gorgeous!

Kelly Chevron said...

Pretty card!

Gloria Lee said...

What a beautiful ornament!
It is awesome !!!

Miriam Prantner said...

Love the inking/color on the ornament, so pretty!

Rachel Groner said...

Gorgeous! Thanks for sharing :-)

craftytreen said...

wow, what a great card. this does it, now I need to order that wonderful die. I love how you used it!

staceylovespaper said...

Love that ornament!! The colors are gorgeous!!

Team Clark said...

Great metallics on this card!

Maaike Uijthoven said...

that's a very moody but also stylish and elegant xmas card! well done

conil said...

LOVE this ornament and the soft shimmer of the Perfect Pearls. Makes that Brusho color glow.

Daria Z. said...

Beautiful ornament, Heather! Love how it pops on the black bg.

Linda said...

Very pretty cards. Thanks for sharing.

Linda D.

Marlena M. said...

Beautiful and delicate~such a gorgeous look!

Marie H said...

What a fun Christmas card!!!

Marie H said...

What a fun Christmas card!!

Berina RGA said...

Love the ornament die!! It's one of my favorites!!
-Berina
Moxie Craftie

Gabriela Seminario said...

Lovely colors

LINDA M said...

Wow! Love that ornament die with the colors - really striking.

Maribel Monsalve said...

Best words to describe this card: delicate and elegant. Not the usual Xmas colors and I love that about it.

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Very pretty. Love all of the different colors in the the pearls provided. I guess I need to try my perfect pearls again.

Ms Scrapmess said...

This ornament is my favorite in this release :D

Lillian Child said...

One can NEVER own too many holiday diecuts!! Such a lovely card creation!!! Thanks so much for sharing with us!

Arte Banale said...

Love the ombre colors! Lovely card.

Joanne M said...

Beautiful card. Would have never thought of using a black background for a Christmas card.

Sarah Gray said...

Love the interest that the brushos add to the delicate die cut - it really pops against the black!

Diane said...

Your card is gorgeous.

Joanna Moore said...

That ornament die is gorgeous! I think I may "need" it! Wonderful card.

Theresa Pace said...

what a neat die! lovely colour combo. black always makes everything so elegant, hugs xx

CathyL said...

Love the colors on your card!

Taunya Butler said...

WOW - this is breathtakingly gorgeous!!! Love the wonderful die you have used and the black makes it just POP!! Super awesome!!

pamboe said...

This is a classic card! I love the shine.

Nora N. said...

This is just stunning!!!

Diane Jaquay said...

The ornament is just gorgeous!!

Rose said...

Gorgeous die & your pretty soft colours really stand out on the black.

dianasdragon said...

Love the die, that's why I bought it! :)

Gracie said...

Great watercolour effects! Nice colours and die chosen.

jengd said...

Lovely card! I really like the way you colored the ornament.

greenthumb said...

love the gradient of color you achieved.

Patty said...

Your ornament is just beautiful against that black cardstock!!

Tanya said...

Fabulous card! The contrast is amazing, really effective :)

Tanya xx

pcm said...

love the die and what pretty subtle color!

Christy Q said...

This is gorgeous! It has reminded me that I need to get my Perfect Pearls out again and give them a whirl. I love how the ornament just pops against the black background.

Janice said...

The ornament is absolutely beautiful. I'd love to have that!

Brandi R said...

Beautiful card! Love the colors ♥

Jessica Backer said...

Lovely card; so simple and elegant!

Heather said...

Oooo . . . gorgeous!! That die is so elegant!

Linda T said...

What a lovely card. I just adore that beautiful Christmas bulb. Love the colors you used.

Sue said...

The ornament is stunning! Beautiful card!

Memories by Manda said...

Gorgeous card - I love the colouring.

Mary Beth Krakowski said...

Really pretty! I love a non-traditional look for Christmas.

Donna said...

Love this dies cut. I love the pop of color on the black background. Thanks for the fun hop.

jordanbev5@yahoo.com said...

The black backdrop makes the Christmas die cut really stand out! Gorgeous card and LOVED this blog hop!

Aileen (mum) said...

Heather this is just stunning. The shimmer from the perfect pearls just finishes off the ornament perfectly. Love this card.

Christine said...

The ornament is so delicate and striking! Love the soft colors against the black background....just lovely!

N Patricia Castillo said...

This is stunning! LOVE it!

Sylvia Leung said...

Beautiful card!

Emily said...

I really like the watercolor ombre look here.

Sandy said...

I love the colors used on your diecut!

Leslie said...

Beautiful. Thank you for sharing!

marlisse light said...

I got this ornament die also, haven't had a chance to play with it yet. Nice job, looks awesome!

Katie Kinde said...

Very classy!

Ida Cutler said...

Great card! Thanks for sharing.

Cathymac said...

The black background makes your elegant ornament pop, Heather! Beautiful!

Jeanne Jordan said...

The pastel colors on black look gorgeous. This is a very pretty card.

Jeanne Jordan said...

The pastel colors on black look gorgeous. This is a very pretty card.

Ксения Phedra Ли said...

Yahoo! Great blog hop! It give the opportunity to meet new telented people! Your cards are really gorgeous )

kristinasartcorner said...

New Christmas die by Kristina Werner is just fabulous..But your card is fabulous too. Die cut on your card really pops against the black!Thanks for sharing and great blog hop!

Kristina Pavlovic said...

This new Christmas die By Kristina Werner is fabulous.But your card is fabulous too.This die cut really pops against the black!Thanks for sharing and great blog hop!

NGCARDS said...

A great creation! xxx

Alina said...

Lovely black and white card! That die is so versatile!

Rosali said...

Beautiful card with the black background!

Shirley said...

BEAUTIFUL card.

Angeline Choo said...

Love this ornament die a LOT!! And the brusho watercolors gave the perfect pop against the black.

lorena wakefield said...

Beautiful

Sol H said...

This card is so pretty! Love the intricate die!

Crafty EllenH. said...

What an adorable x-mas card :)

Anja Curvers said...

This is so, so pretty. TFS.

Zarah said...

That is so festive and elegant! Love it. :)

Ps. You might want to change the intro text as it says that this is the last stop on the hop. Just so people don't get confused. :)

Marie said...

What an elegant card.

Amante del Papel said...

Your first card is super elegant! and your second card so beautiful!

loulou said...

Beautiful elegant design.

Jo Nevill said...

Such a gorgeous Christmas card Heather. Love the bauble die !

Jo x

Carol Happy Expressions said...

Very pretty.

Tami B. said...

That die is gorgeous. Love how you used it.

joycemc57 said...

Great card! Love the colored ornament die.

forpahl5 said...

cute, cute, cute, cute! I love this die! Love the card what else can I say!

Teresa Doyle said...

Heather your card is gorgeous! I love it.

Susi Kelly said...

What a lovely die - and I love how you allowed it to shine on your CAS Christmas card!

Gail said...

Lovely Christmas card creation - TFS - bright and beautiful!

I Card Everyone said...

Heather you've shown me that I MUST get some Perfect Pearls - so lovely on this beautiful ornament - gorgeous card!
=] Michele

Linda Jamme said...

Very pretty Christmas ornament. I like the soft colors you used.

Marcie Lovett said...

Lovely, Heather!

Chriss Blagrave said...

Gorgeous, elegant colours!

Sue D said...

Love how you colored this ornament.

Nana Griffin said...

A great job on this card. Lovely coloring.

BeckyR71 said...

Beautiful and soft colors! Thanks for inspiring.

KimS said...

This is just beautiful. Love the contrast. I'll bet all the samples (different colors) you "auditioned" were nice.

Maureen Reiss said...

Beautiful card!! Love the colors!!

snazzyjj said...

Love the ombre colors and sheen.

Holly Saveur said...

great card!

bev said...

Such a pretty card. Colors really pop!

Sarah said...

very nice

Debbie Selby said...

Your ornament card is pretty in this picture. I do know that capturing shimmer with a camera is difficult, so I can imagine how pretty it is in real life.

Debbie Selby said...

Your ornament card is pretty in this picture. I do know that capturing shimmer with a camera is difficult, so I can imagine how pretty it is in real life.

Leticia Garcia said...

Súper bonita!! Preciosa!!

Cindy C. said...

It's gorgeous!!

Lindsey said...

The water colored ornament looks gorgeous on black. Beautiful card.

Shelly R said...

This die is so pretty, love what you did with it!

Carol w said...

Love the brush watercolors, pretty card.

CraftyPaws said...

So pretty and elegant! Love it!

Donna Dacy said...

Heather, I love your card. The use of non traditional colors for a Christmas card is great. Great design. TFS

TaeEun said...

The Ornament die is just adorable. love your coloring with brusho!

Maria Giselle B. said...

Very pretty ornament!

Rosemary said...

really elegant card!

Mary Holshouser said...

I love the shading on the ornament.
the colors are soft and so pretty.
thanks for sharing a great card.

Loly Borda-Towery said...

The ornament really pops on the dark background! Beautiful card! TFS

Carol L said...

The subtle coloring and shading looks quite stunning against the black background! You've showcased this ornament beautifully!

Michele Henderson said...

Very pretty Christmas card! Love this unique color combination!
Take care!
Michele

Dee Ann Matthews said...

Wonderful job of creating a beautiful, unique ornament!

Dee Ann Matthews said...

Awesome job in creating aunique, beautiful ornament!

Marci Collins said...

VERY CLASSY HEATHER!! I am so getting into the holiday spirit and it's only mid-September......ugh!

Carol said...

The use of brushos on that die cut is just right. Love the holographic look it resulted in.

April said...

Very pretty! I love how you colored the ornament and it is so pretty against the black background.

Nandini said...

Beautiful card! Love how the pastel shades of the die cut stand out against the dark background!

Laura Turcotte said...

Geez--you gals are rocking this new release! That card is fabulous--breathtaking fabulous!

Tracy Carrig said...

So pretty, loving the pop of color over the black! Very dramatic!

Kimberly Jensen said...

Gorgeous card!!! I love how the die cut just pops!!

JoAnn said...

Beautiful card. Love the elegant ornament.

KT Fit Kitty said...

Gorgeous card! Love your design! Thanks for the inspiration and blog hop!

Elizabeth Burchell said...

Never tried that technique before but it's absolutely gorgeous!

Mateja P said...

This looks beautiful. Such an amazing die :)

Vanessa Smith said...

Very nice card.

Stephanie Leykauf said...

What a delightful POP off the black cardstock! Love it!

*mwah*
Steph
Simon Says Stamp!

Pam Watson said...

Love how your colored the ornament. Very pretty!

Karen Hasheck said...

Awesome card! Love that die!

Cynthia said...

I'm partial to this die - Thank you for sharing your take on how to use it elegantly!

mandalj said...

Wow! What gorgeous colours - the ornament die is shown off beautifully against the black background.

BeverlyBL said...

So very pretty.

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

Very elegant and beautiful.

Jessi said...

Gorgeous, I love it!

Shari said...

So pretty. The pastels look awesome on this!

Dawn Turley said...

WOW. lovely card. the pretty ornament against the black background is stunning.

Dawn Turley said...

WOW. lovely card. the pretty ornament against the black background is stunning.

honeybeelane said...

Beautiful die cut. I love the colors that you applied and really like it on the black too.

Nathalie Paquette said...

I love the beautiful die cut...and it's so nice with these colors on the black cardstock !

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Simply divine and striking Heather - perfect die-cut against the black BG.

KandA said...

Very elegant design and super die xx

Ashlee Bellinger said...

wow this looks beautiful.... i love the colours on the bauble and the black just makes it pop!

Tricia Ann said...

Those blended colors look so good. This ornament dye is terrific.

Jane said...

Lovely Christmas designs x

Sara Barker said...

A very elegant design. I wish I could see it in real life to see the shimmer!

Emily Dee said...

Beautiful color on your ornament!

Pat said...

I love this pretty bauble against the black background Heather and you can see the different colours but I'm sure the sheen looks fantastic in real life as trying to capture the shine on photos is always a challenge. x

Jean Bullock said...

I love this card. It's one of the very best Christmas Cards I have seen so far this year. Well done.

LauraJane:) said...

LOVELY subtle coloring on the die cut!

Anja said...

What a beautiful christmas ornament <3 love it!!

Pink Unicorn said...

This die is absolutely gorgeous, and the black card sets is off really gorgeously.

Linda Langes said...

This looks so bold and delicious with the black background and the watercoloured die cut.

Waka Zakka said...

Wow! I love how the babble stands out against the black background. :)

Michelle Lupton said...

Great Christmas card with drama!

Grenouille Greetings said...

What a beautiful bold and striking bauble. I bet it looks even better IRL where the light would reflect on the shimmering pastel colours you have used. Love this matching beautiful bold sentiment in the pretty stitched frames on the inside too! Hope you are doing well, Heather. You never did tell me to where you had moved. Hugs, Lesley

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Beautiful use of the Brushos, the black background makes the Christmas bauble pop, it's a precious Christmas card.

Thank you for the blog hop.

Love and hugs
Maarit

Lisa :) said...

Wow this is a stunner. I honestly thought that was foil or metallic cardstock until you explained how it was done!

благовеста Георгиева said...


the combination of white and black -timeless classic

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Ooh I do like the idea of that big bauble die, what a fab striking Christmas card and it would be great for a set of Christmas cards. Hugs, Wends x

Dr Sonia S V said...

Such a gorgeous die and very stylish card
Cheers
Dr Sonia
Cards Crafts Kids Projects

Anita in France said...

Just gorgeous, Heather ... the soft subtle colours on the ornament are fantastic against the bold black! Wonderful! Anita :)

Carol McCready said...

Very pretty and fun card. Thank you for the inspiration.

AZ Lyn said...

Very pretty ornament.

SueB said...

beautiful die and sentiment; thanx for the inspiration!

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