Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Simon Says.........April Showers/Spring Flowers


Welcome to another challenge at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

This week our theme is April Showers/Spring Flowers, either or both.  The DT are playing with Memory Box products this week, and if you have any we'd love to see you using them also!  Don't they make the most wonderful dies?

I, of course, zeroed in on the flowers part of the challenge.  Here's my first card:

SSS April 8

supplies: Memory Box Bella Bouquet, Winnie & Walter Big Bold Seasons cutaway, 2 pinks, a green, and white cardstock, pink gingham ribbon, My Mind's Eye enamel heart, embossing folder

I cut the flowers in the bouquet out of 2 different pinks, then applied them to the stems, adding a second layer for a little dimension.  

I used a stencil for my next card along with finger daubers and distress inks to color the individual blossoms.

SSS April8

supplies: white and Bazzill Robin's Egg Blue cardstock, Memory Box Garden Peony Blossoms stencil, dusty concord, broken china, and shabby shutters distress ink, finger daubers, Die-Namics Happy die, birthday sentiment from Hero Arts Sending Smiles Messages

It's your turn now!  We have a $50.00 gift voucher to the amazing Simon Says Stamp store for one lucky random winner of our challenge!

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Do you use Instagram?  If you do, we'd love you to add #ssswchallenge to your challenge entry uploads so we can see them on there, too!


  1. Both cards are just gorgeous - love the coral colour in the first one - so pretty.

  2. Gorgeous cards Lin!! You always have such beautiful designs!!


  3. Both cards are so beautiful, Lin! Love those tiny, little, pink flowers and the colors on your second card look gorgeous together! ♥

  4. love all the dimension you got with your flowers on that first card!!! so so so pretty :) hope you are having a great week!

  5. So pretty - I always enjoy your cards so much, Jo x

  6. Both gorgeous card Lin, so pretty flowers and background embossing on the first. The second are such beautiful colours with a fabulous design!!

    Heather xx

  7. The Bella Bouquet is so pretty and I love the finishing touch with the gingham ribbon!

  8. Both of your cards are absolutely gorgeous! ♥

  9. Gorgeous cards, Lin! Love the colors in both and the dimension you added in the first card!

    Simon Says Stamp!

  10. Both of your cards are gorgeous. I just love that flower stencil from your second card. Just lovely. Thanks for the inspiration.

  11. Pretty floral cards as always Lin!!

  12. Love your beautiful cards Lin they are both fabulous.

  13. both cards are so beautiful Lin. Your do floral cards so well.

  14. OMG Your Floral card is so Gorgeous WOW it is definitely breathtaking....You so outdid yourself I cannot even believe the feeling one lucky person is going to have when they open up their envelope and take out your card....OMG you will totally make their day...and girl you have to know that your card will be a treasured keepsake...WOW!! I love too your stencil card the colors are so pretty and love how you used the Happy Die. You definitely are one super talented gal!!! YOU so ROCK!!

  15. sweet cards Lin! hope you have a wonderful weekend!

    sparkle & shine *~*

  16. Fabulous cards, love all the spring blooms :)


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