Janette Kausen

Creative Bliss

Janette Kausen

Creative Bliss

Simon Says Stamp Love You New Release

by | Dec 8, 2020 | Blog, Colored Pencils, Floral, Happy Thoughts, Heat Embossing, Simon Says Stamp

Hello, friends! Welcome to the Simon Says Stamp Love You release! No, no, no, you are not mistaken, Simon did just have another fabulous release last week celebrating DieCember. This release is looking forward to February and celebrating all things Love. Hearts, flowers, love and gratitude – Simon has it all for you! Find a few of my favorite products below and the full release HERE.

The project I am sharing today features the You Have My Heart stamp set. It is gorgeous! Stamp it in black, stamp it in color, no-line color, watercolor, markers or pencils… any way you decide to use it is sure to be an eye catcher!

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Recreate this project by Gold Glitter heat embossing the You Have My Heart stamp main stamp set and accessory pieces on Smoke cardstock. Color the design with you favorite colored pencils keeping the dark colors to the shadowed areas and the light to the areas that would catch light. The colors in Caran d’Ache pencils I used are listed below.

Layer 4″ x 5 1/4″ Smoke cardstock panel with foam tape onto white folded card base. Die cut images (or see *tip below) and pop main swag with foam tape and adhere accessory buds, leaves and flowers flat for added detail. Trim and adhere sentiment strip

Find a full supply list HERE.

Caran d'Ache Luminance Colors:

Caran d’Ache pencils have quickly become a favorite in my craft room. Their superior lightfastness, smoothness of permanent lead, highly pigmented and non-waxy formulation are more than I ever expected from a pencil. The colors I have used for this project are:

Flowers: 599 Crimson Abergine, 350 Purplish Red, 571 Anthraquinoid Pink, 872 Burnt Ochre 10%

Accent Foliage: 001 White

Leaves: 185 Ice Blue, 729 Dark English Green, 214 Beryl Green, 181 Light Malachite Green, 470 Spring Green

*TIP*

As much as I prefer to use the coordinating dies for any stamp set, there are occasions where I just haven’t been able to get my hands on them. For this project I used my Brother Scan & Cut to “die cut” the images, but she was being cranky and didn’t want to “see” the lines of my sparkly embossed design accurately. Alas, I have a work-around for this dilemma!

I stamped the same exact design in black onto tracing paper to place over my already matted and embossed Smoke cardstock panel. I adhered it in place with micropore tape aligning the black stamped design over the embossed lines. then I set the machine to scan, removed the tracing paper and cut the design.

Since I nearly always use a MISTI Precision Stamp Tool and don’t remove the stamps until I am cleaning up after the project is complete, my design was already set up. I just had to ink it up in black. Quick fix for an annoying issue!

Thank you for taking a few minutes with me today. I hope you have been inspired to create! Head to Simon to find more of their awesome release or to their gallery for more inspiration! Enjoy a fantastic day and happy crafting!

xo, Janette

Project Supplies

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Simon Says Stamps and Dies YOU HAVE...
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Simon Says Clear Stamps YOU HAVE MY...
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Simon Says Stamp YOU HAVE MY HEART...
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Simon Says Stamp SENTIMENT STRIPS...
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Caran d'Ache Luminance 6901, 76 count
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Prismacolor PENCIL SHARPENER Pencils...
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Hero Arts CLEAR EMBOSSING AND...
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Hero Arts GOLD GLITTER Embossing...
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Simon Says Stamp Card Stock 100#...
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Simon Says Stamp WHITE CARDSTOCK 120#...
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Hero Arts PRECISION GLUE GW101
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3M Micropore PAPER TAPE WITH...
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MISTI PRECISION STAMPER VERSION 2.0...
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Simon Says Stamps and Dies BUTTERFLY...
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Love You New Release
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DieCember
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