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Grateful For Lattes (And You) | Simon Says Stamp Stamptember 2020 Release

Hi there and happy Stamptember!

The Simon Says Stamp Stamptember release is live and today we’re celebrating with a blog party! Visit the Simon Says Stamp blog to see all of the participants, and read on for a special promo code for an awesome gift with purchase.

My card today is a cute little 3.5″ square card featuring the new Pumpkin Spice Season stamp set. I started off by stamping the two pairs of cup-holding hands in Copic-friendly Hero Arts Intense Black ink onto Neenah Solar White cardstock. I colored one the chunky sweater on the right using BG11, BG13, and BG15 and her hands in E00 and E21. For the sweater on the left I used BG000, BG01, and BG02 and for her hands, E11, E33, and V15. I used RV63 and V15 for their nails and a random selections of browns for the coffee and cream. I cut out the images and set them aside.

For the background I used Wow! Embossing pad to stamp the Circle Doodle background stamp onto a piece of Hero Arts Papaya cardstock. All I wanted here was a tone on tone impression which you can do with watermark/embossing ink, but since I also wanted to emboss the sentiment, I had to wait for the ink to dry (and as you can tell, I didn’t quite wait long enough!). If I did this over again, I’d try a light yellow ink so no embossing powder would still to the background pattern.

After waiting for the embossing ink to dry and treating it with an anti-static powder tool, I heat embossed the sentiment using the same embossing ink and Hero Arts white embossing powder.

To assemble the card, I trimmed my little orange piece down to about 2.5″ square and then used foam tape to mount it to a 3.5″ square card base. Then I added the hands, adding little pieces of foam tape where they hang off the orange panel and using liquid glue to adhere the rest of the images directly to the panel.

Thank you so much for visiting and don’t forget to check out all of the other hop participants. You’ll find different promo codes scattered across the hop for different gifts! The full blog part list can be found on the Simon Says Stamp blog.

Blog Party List

Lisa Addesa
Jessie Banks
Laura Bassen
Karen Boyce
Cheiron Brandon
Lin Brandyberry
Megin Brooks
Karen Bull
Keisha Charles
JD Collins
Bonnie Crane
Amber Rain Davis
Rosemary Dennis
Ilda Dias
Yasmin Diaz
Mindy Eggen
Misty Elam
Adelle Emery
Barb Engler
Kim Hamilton
Maura Hibbitts
Heather Hoffman
Leigh Houston
Debby Hughes
Dana Joy
Janette Kausen
Amanda Korotkova
Bobbi Lemanski
Jeff Lindberg
Meihsia Liu
Virginia Lu
Jennifer McGuire
Jana Millen
Sandra Mouwen
Jo Nevill
Cindy Norberg
Susan R. Opel
Joy Ott
Vicky Papaioannou
Michelle Peckham
Caly Person
Maria Peters
Suzy Plantamura
Miriam Prantner
Kathy Racoosin
Heather Ruwe
Amy Rysavy
Zoey Emanuela Scarpelli
Laura Serdiuk
Svitlana Shayevich
Michelle Short
Jenn Shurkus
Angela Simpson
Yana Smakula
Pam Sparks
Nichol Spohr
Mandy Stacey
Kath Stewart
Joe Sysavath
Barbara Tarayao
Crystal Thompson
Lisa Tilson
Pam Torkelson
Nina-Marie Trapani
Natasha Vacca
Jessica Vasher
Tania Vasta
Tracy Ware
Kristina Werner
Daniel West
Laurie Willison
Koren Wiskman
Betty Wright
Vera Yates
Veronica Zalis
Cathy Zielske
Lorraine Aquilina
Norine Borys
Sidnie Des Jardins
Karen Downs
Andrew Granick
Jill Dewey Hawkins
Lisa Hetrick
Desiree Kuemmerle
Lea Lawson
Sandi MacIver
Melissa Phillips
Bibi Cameron

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