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Simon Says Stamp - JUNE 2024 Card Kit, SWEETEST BIRTHDAY




Hello Lovelies! I think I really just need to get over my fear of coloring because I am definitely missing out on some cuteness! I would have also missed out on a whole lot of sweetness in Simon Says Stamp's Sweetest Birthday Card Kit.


I know I am focusing on coloring here, but I actually did a little bit of everything...stamping, die-cutting, embossing, inking... So buckle up and settle in for all the fun details of these sweet, simple cards!




Here's a closer look at ALL the kit goodies. Click image below to shop for the kit and the following link to see the full supply list.



Here's the full list of all the crafty goodies that the kit contains:

  • 1 NEW and exclusive Simon Says Stamp Sweet Birthday 6x8 inch clear stamp set

  • 1 NEW and exclusive Simon Says Stamp Single Cupcake die set

  • 1 Simon Says Stamp Birthday Wishes die set

  • 1 NEW and exclusive Simon Says Stamp Winslow Medallions embossing folder

  • 12 double-sided sheets of 6x6 inch patterned paper from the Pinkfresh Studio Picture Perfect collection

  • 3 Tim Holtz Ranger Distress Watercolor Pencils (colors will vary) 

  • 2 sheets of A2-sized Simon Says Stamp Holographic Lava cardstock 

  • 1 sheet of 8.5 x 11 inch Simon Says Stamp 100 lb Doll Pink cardstock

  • 1 sheet of 8.5 x 11 inch Simon Says Stamp 100 lb Surf Blue cardstock

  • 1 sheet of 8.5 x11 inch Neenah 110 lb Solar White cardstock


The items below (except the Sweet Treat Dies) are the ones that I used most from the kit so far; they are also available separately if you are interested in particular one! The Sweet Treat Dies are NOT included in the Kit.





Card Kit Jokes

Cats AND rainbows??? My head is going to explode!!!




 

IT'S YOUR BIRTHDAY CARD - Stamping, Embossing, Coloring and Die-Cutting

Base Layer: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Embossed Layer:  3 3/4" x 4 1/2"


Featuring:

IN KIT:

  • 1 NEW and exclusive Simon Says Stamp Sweet Birthday 6x8 inch clear stamp set

  • 1 NEW and exclusive Simon Says Stamp Single Cupcake die set

  • 1 NEW and exclusive Simon Says Stamp Winslow Medallions embossing folder

  • 12 double-sided sheets of 6x6 inch patterned paper from the Pinkfresh Studio Picture Perfect collection

  • 2 sheets of A2-sized Simon Says Stamp Holographic Lava cardstock 


ADDITIONAL:

  • Simon Says Stamp Chunky Glitter

  • Copic Markers

  • Pink Stamping Ink


 

COLOR PALETTE:

Copic Markers

  • Cherry Sprinkles Cupcake - C00, C0, YR30, YR31, R22, R24, R27, Y11, Y13, E53,

  • Rainbow Cupcake - RV52, RV55, R22, YG21, YG23, B12, E53, E55






 

HIGHLIGHTS:

STAMPING AND COLORING

  • Stamp cupcake (and macaron) images onto white cardstock using Memento Tuxedo Black Ink and the sentiment in pink ink on white cardstock

  • Color using Copic Markers

    • use the grey tones to add a little dimension to the white frosting on the Cherry Sprinkles Cupcake

    • It is not pictured below, but use YR30 and YR31 to color the cake for the rainbow-frosted cupcake





 

DIE-CUTTING



 


GLITTER SPRINKLES

  • Use Craft Glue to add "lines" of adhesive to the cherry-frosting die-cut

  • Cover the die-cut in glitter and let sit for 1 minute

  • Dump off the excess glitter and set aside to fully dry





 

EMBOSSING & ASSEMBLY

  • Trim the Silver Holographic cardstock to 3 3/4" x 4 1/2"", the blue/white cardstock to  4 1/4" x 5 1/2" and the strip to ~ 3/4" x 4 1/4"

  • Emboss the Silver Holographic cardstock using the Winslow Medallions embossing folder

  • Fussy cut the sentiment as shown

  • Adhere the frosting to the cupcakes with craft glue

  • Add adhesive foam dots to the cupcake die-cuts

  • Add foam tape to the back of the embossed panel and the striped strip

  • Adhere the embossed panel to the blue panel; adhere the strip and the add the die-cuts

  • Adhere the sentiment with craft glue

  • Attach the assembled panel to a card base



 





 

TO THE SWEETEST PERSON CARD - Stamping, Coloring and Die-Cutting

Base Layer: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Embossed Layer:  3 3/4" x 5"


Featuring: 

IN KIT:

  • 1 NEW and exclusive Simon Says Stamp Sweet Birthday 6x8 inch clear stamp set

  • 12 double-sided sheets of 6x6 inch patterned paper from the Pinkfresh Studio Picture Perfect collection


ADDITIONAL:

  • Sweet Treat Dies

  • Copic Markers

  • Intense Black Ink

  • Rainbow Splash Droplets


 

COLOR PALETTE:

Copic Markers

  • Macarons - YG21, YG23, BG11, BG13, RV52, RV55





 

HIGHLIGHTS:

STAMPING & COLORING

  • Color a strip of cardstock with a RV55 marker and then stamp with the "To The Sweetest Person" sentiment

  • Stamp the Happy Birthday sentiment in Intense Black ink onto white cardstock and trim

  • If you have not already, stamp macaron images onto white cardstock using Memento Tuxedo Black Ink

  • Color using Copic Markers






DIE-CUTTING & ASSEMBLY

  • match the dies to the images and die-cut

  • trim the green/white patterned cardstock to ~3" x 5 1/2" and pop up with foam tape

  • trim the striped patterned cardstock to ~1 1/4" x 5 1/2"












 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ARCH CARD - Fussy-Cutting and Die-Cutting

Base Layer: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"


Featuring: 

IN KIT:

  • 1 NEW and exclusive Simon Says Stamp Single Cupcake die set

  • 12 double-sided sheets of 6x6 inch patterned paper from the Pinkfresh Studio Picture Perfect collection


ADDITIONAL:

  • Vellum Cardstock

  • Nested Arches Dies

  • Orchid Pearls


 

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Fuss-cut 3 lime green flowers, 2 pieces with leaves and 1 stand-alone bloom as shown above

  • For the die-cutting, the vellum is used for the sentiment outline and solid green cardstock for the sentiment layers which are die-cut twice and layered and adhered with craft glue



DIE-CUTTING


 

ASSEMBLY


 






 

BIRTHDAY WISHES CARD - Embossing and Die-Cutting

Embossed Layer: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Striped Layer: 3 1/4" x 4 1/2"


Featuring: 

IN KIT:

  • 1 Simon Says Stamp Birthday Wishes die set

  • 1 NEW and exclusive Simon Says Stamp Winslow Medallions embossing folder

  • 12 double-sided sheets of 6x6 inch patterned paper from the Pinkfresh Studio Picture Perfect collection

  • 1 sheet of 8.5 x11 inch Neenah 110 lb Solar White cardstock

  • 1 sheet of A2-sized Simon Says Stamp Holographic Lava cardstock 


ADDITIONAL:

  • Rainbow Splash Droplets


 





 

BIRTHDAY WISHES CARD - Embossing and Stamping

Embossed Layer: 4" x 5 1/4"


Featuring: 

IN KIT:

  • 1 Simon Says Stamp Birthday Wishes die set

  • 1 NEW and exclusive Simon Says Stamp Winslow Medallions embossing folder

  • 12 double-sided sheets of 6x6 inch patterned paper from the Pinkfresh Studio Picture Perfect collection

  • 1 sheet of 8.5 x11 inch Neenah 110 lb Solar White cardstock

  • 1 sheet of 8.5 x 11 inch Simon Says Stamp 100 lb Surf Blue cardstock

  • 1 sheet of A2-sized Simon Says Stamp Holographic Lava cardstock 


ADDITIONAL:

  • Simon Says Stamp White Pigment Ink

  • Pink, Green, Yellow, Blue, Orange and Black Inks (I used Versafine Clair, but you can use any similar colors from your stash)


 

HIGHLIGHTS:

STAMPING

  • Stamp the sentiments in the selected ink colors and trim the sentiment strips


 


EMBOSSING

  • Emboss the Surf Blue Cardstock with the Winslow Medallions embossing folder

  • Gently brush the White ink pad over the raised embossing on the Surf Blue Cardstock, let dry for a few minutes and repeat to deepen the white color





ASSEMBLY

  • Adhere foam tape to blue embossed panel and adhere to card base

  • Pop up sentiments with foam tape and adhere to blue embossed panel

 






 

All done and ready for birthday festivities!


 

SUPPLIES:

I listed the products that I have used below. Please note that these are compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you. I really appreciate your support. Simon Says Stamps Card Kit products were provided as part of my Design Team package.


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