Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Simon Says.........Pop It Up!

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

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Our theme this week is Pop it Up! and the team is playing with fun Lawn Fawn goodies!

It's September, and that means all things fall, so I pulled out a much loved set of stitched leaf dies and made 2 cards.

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supplies: Audrey Blue and Dark Chocolate card stock, Lawn Fawn's Knock on Wood paper pad,  and Stitched Leaves dies, floral and woodgrain patterned papers from Doodlebug Flea Market and Happy Harvest, Simon Stitched Alphabet clear stamps, Simon's Stitched Circle die, stamped sentiment from MFT Harvest Mouse set, adhesive foam squares, wood dot, twine

Since the leaf dies have built-in stitch lines as details, I thought it would be fun to pair them with Simon's stitched letters.  I paper-pieced the letters onto a stitched circle, adding a stamped sentiment below, then attached a trio of the oak leaves to the top and bottom and popped that circle above a panel of the same fall patterned paper that I used for the letters.

I used the same leaves for my next card to make a wreath.

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supplies: cream and dark chocolate card stock, woodgrain patterned papers from Lawn Fawn Knock on Wood and Doodlebug Happy Harvest, Lawn Fawn Stitched Leaves die, Simon's Four Seasons Sayings stamps, MFT Wonky Rectangles die, twine, adhesive foam squares


Now it's your turn!  Heidi has provided another $50.00 gift voucher


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to the amazing Simon Says Stamp store for 1 lucky random winner of this week's challenge!

15 comments:

  1. Two beautiful autumn cards, Lin! Love your fabulous color combination and I really love how you made a rich wreath using small dies. Have a great day!

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  2. Gorgeous cards Lin :-) the autumn leaves are so pretty and I love the wreath design and colours, both beauties :-)

    Hope you have a great week!
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  3. Love these cards, Lin! And, your new blog header is fabulous.

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  4. Pretty cards Lin, love that autumn wreath!

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  5. Two wonderful fall cards, Lin!! Especially love your wreath!!

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  6. I love everything fall themed including these two stunning cards, that wreath is truly WOW x

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  7. Oh what stunning cards Lin - love your use of the stitched leaves, especially where you have paired them with the stitched letters
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  8. Two beautiful cards Lin. Love the die cut leaves.

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  9. I’ve just started following your blog, I love these two Fall cards!

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  10. Oh, Lin, what gorgeous fall cards! I love the stitched leaves and the beautiful colors you've used! Yes, the stitched letters dies are perfect together with the leaves! Stunning, as always, my friend! Hugs and love! xoxo

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  11. Gorgeous cards Lin! As always your creations are so elegant, I especially love the Autumn wreath with that perfect bow xxx

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  12. Both cards are uber uber gorgeous! I am really really getting inspired by your fall themed cards here, Lin! :) I love how you stamped the sketched alphabets on patterned paper. So pretty! Have a lovely day! xx Ankita

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  13. Gorgeous fall themes cards Lin! Love the colors!

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  14. Both of these are gorgeous, Lin!! Wow!! I love the stitched alphabet, I've had my eye on that one for awhile. I love how to paper pieced in the center of each letter. Very cute!!

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Thank you so much for your kind comments - they make my day!