Friday, December 6, 2019

Hello Sweet Friend - Simon Says Stamp DIEcember Hop Day 2

Good morning! I'm super excited today to be hopping along for Day 2 of a 2 day Blog Hop to celebrate the Fabulous NEW DIEcember Release from Simon Says Stamp!!! Make sure and check out all the inspiration with this new release AND link up your creations as you receive your orders HERE in the Gallery created just for this release! And check out the graphic below to receive a the lovely Bold Thanks die FREE with your order using coupon code THKU894 through Sunday, December 8, 2019 as well - while supplies last (code expires at 11:59 PM EST)!!!


I have this fun layered card to share using one of the darling new release, paired up with some classic items from previous releases! And, I've been trying to film more videos and build my YouTube channel a bit, so I even have a video tutorial for this card! If you get a chance to watch, I'd love to know what you think!


Here is the video tutorial showing how I put this card together:


Since it's DIEcember, I kept the stamping on this card to a minimum, and focused on lots of die cutting! I loved the adorable Picture Book Mocha die from this release, and since I've also been in love with Buffalo plaid...it was only a matter of time until those two items were going to come together!


The background of my card is the previously released Holiday Knit Background - such a classic. I layered it over a Fog cardbase - love this soft gray color so much!


Sentiment was is from an older CZ Design paring - Hello You Stamp set and Hello Wafer Dies. The big hello is heat embossed in white on the die cut black word, and the smaller supporting sentiment is stamped in black on some Lipstick cardstock that was trimmed down with Sentiment Labels Wafer Die.


I used Nested Circles to die cut a vellum circle, and a kraft cardstock circle to nestle that little cup on. I tore the edge on the kraft paper to create a "ground" for the cup to rest on, then trimmed the sides of the circle to fit the edges of the front panel. I also added wiggly eyes to the cup - cause why not?!?


A bit of jute twine tied along the bottom finishes this sweet card off!


If you are looking for more inspiration with this fabulous release, I have a few other cards I've been posting over the past week - click on the photos or the links underneath each of them for more details on what I used and how I put them together!




GIVEAWAY INFO:
Simon Says will be giving a $25 gift certificate to their online store at each stop along the hop - so make sure and leave a comment before you leave for a chance to win! Winners will be announced next Wednesday on the Simon Says Stamp Blog.

Here is the entire blog hop line up in case you get lost along the way:

Heather Hoffman (you are here)

Product links are all below - including affiliate links where possible, which simply means that if you use one of the links below, I receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thanks so much for supporting my blog, and stopping by! Have a wonderful day!!!





84 comments:

  1. I’m in love with the cute coffee cup with the eyes!!! Soooo cute!!! Thanks for sharing!!

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  2. How beautiful Heather. You did an amazing job on your card, I love it.

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  3. Proud of you is my favorite die from this release and I love the brown on brown. The plaid cup with googlie eyes is adorable.

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  4. Love your cards, so bright and cheerful!

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  5. Super cute cards especially the plaid mug.

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  6. Gorgeous cards! I love the googly eyes on the mugs!

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  7. Fantastic cards! Something for everyone!

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  8. Ha ha! I love the googly eyes on your mugs! Love the plaid cards too!

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  9. Googly eyes make everything better ha ha ha ha. The die cut background in the sort of quilted star pattern is really cute. I'm partial to all things sewing/quilting.

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  10. Wow! Thanks for the amazing inspiration. I love the new release. Especially the new word dies.

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  11. I love the cards, the google eyes on the cut is epic!

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  12. These are cute and fun! Love all the plaids as well!

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  13. Fantastic set of cards!! I love your use of googly eyes, it is so fun and adds a great touch to the cards! :)

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  14. what fun cards - the googly eyes on the cup card are hilarious!!

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  15. I like all your cards, the first one is my favorite.

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  16. Again, I really like the red/black Christmas cards, especially in plaid.

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  17. Such fun cards. Love the googlie eyes! and The plaid cards below it!

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  18. Who couldn't just love a plaid coffee cup, with eyes no less :)

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  19. lOVE THAT COFFEE MUG! AND THOSE PLAID BACKGROUNDS! MAKES ME FEEL WARM AND COZY INSIDE AND OUT!

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  20. The white sentiment with the black shadow is stunning!

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  21. You had me at coffee. ;) Love the little cup with whip cream. The buffalo plaid is so striking. Great designs!

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  22. Your cards are wonderful. Love those fun "googly eyed" mugs!

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  23. Love the cups with the jiggle eyes.
    The wood grain background of the
    "proud of you" card is great.
    the inset is a wonderful idea.
    thanks for sharing
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  24. Gotta love the buffalo check coffee cup.

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  25. The first white card just blew me away!

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  26. So many fun and lovely creations. I love the plaid backgrounds!

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  27. So warm and cozy card! Love the plaid cup and the creative plaid backgrounds. Gives me so many ideas! Thanks!!!

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  28. Super cute! Love the googly eyes.

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  29. Such FUN Cards!! I LOVE them ALL!! THANKS for sharing ALL of the Inspiration and have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!!

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  30. Fabulous, and fun cards - love the googly eyed plaid cup and the different wood textures!

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  31. Love the adorable coffee cups!

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  32. Cute, cute card; I love the red and black gingham cup!

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  33. What fun cards--loving the plaid!

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  34. The cup cards are super cute! The other cards are equally nice.

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  35. Oh these are so cute - I just love that cup card!

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  36. I think the nest of circles is a must have!

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  37. Fun and beautiful set of cards Heather. So many dies from this Die-cember release are a must have.

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  38. The little coffee cups with the eyes just put a smile on my face thank you.

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  39. AHHHHH PLAIDS and googly eyes! Toooo cute! I love that plaid cup!

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  40. WOW!! So many fabulous cards! Love the wood gran "Proud of You"! The googly eyes on the cocoa mugs are fun! Love the plaid Birthday Wishes!

    Thanks for sharing and your creativity!

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  41. I love the whimsy that you bring to your cards! Thank you for sharing them!

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  42. Love your use of all the plaids!

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  43. Fabulous cards! I really love that mocha die!

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  44. These cards and choice of colors are so adorable.

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  45. Love all of the cards. They have such a nice, homey feel.

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  46. I love your little buffalo plaid cup of hot cocoa. I especially enjoyed watching your process of making the card, placement, grounding, stamping. Usually that is the hardest part for me. So many times videos show the process already perfected. Thanks for sharing.

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  47. Cuteness, you never can go wrong with buffalo plaid. Thanks for the fun.

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  48. Amazing cards!!! I love your rainbow mocha card!!!

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  49. Such wonderful cards! Love the first one with the snowflake background.
    Thanks for sharing...

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  50. Your cards are so fun! Love the new dies.

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  51. What fun cards you've made, love the plaid with the new birthday die!

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  52. I absolutely am in love with the birthday cards. I love plaid and these are a striking use!

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  53. These coffee cups are so sweet!

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  54. Love those sweet coffee cups!! So adorable!! Great designs!!

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  55. cute eyes! makes the cards so fun!

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  56. Terrific collection of cards!

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  57. Heather the eyes have it!!! Too cute!!!

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  58. Well, holiday knit die is my favorite from last release, love your take on it

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  59. These are such great cards Heather ... that first coffee cup one is just so cute!

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  60. What a lot of card funs! I just love it !

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  61. That little plaid mug was pitch perfect! Love it!

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  62. Adorable card! Love the way you used the vellum circle and kraft cardstock behind the cup.

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  63. Great cards and a great way to do minimal stamping. Love the ideas

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  64. I love the googly eyes on the mug!

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  65. AWESOME Creations! I absolutely love the red plaid cup against the pretty white die dut background!

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  66. Love the cute eyes on the cups...fun dies to work with.

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  67. Super fun and whimsical cards! Fantastic designs and inspiration.

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  68. Great cards. I love the coffee cup die.

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  69. Those are some really nice cards! That buffalo plaid and the sentiment strip look great over the white. I like those birthday plaid cards a lot.

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  70. First off, how cute is that plaid mug?! Beautiful cards and designs! Holiday cards are my favorite to make! Great inspiration and products!

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  71. Hi Heather :) Love all those googly eyes and the buffalo check and of course the dies are absolutely amazing!!! Funtastic cards! Thanks for inspiring me :)

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  72. Wonderful creations. I really like the buffalo plaid cup.

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