Simon Says Stamp. DieCember® Release Blog Hop

Hi dear friends!

Thank you for joining our fun! Today is a big day! It’s DieCember release from Simon Says Stamp!

I’m so happy to be a part of the Blog Hop and want to share with you some cards I made using new dies from this release. My cards are very simple and you can easly make the same if you like them.

When I’ve got the parcel with new supplies, I liked this floral border the most. And the idea of such simple greeting card came to me at the same moment.

I just die cut that border from the both sides of the thin cardstock stripe and colored it. I also die cut the sentiment usind Everyday Words On A Line from the new release out of black cardstock  and adhered it onto the stripe.

I created two 5 ¾  x 2 ⅝ card bases and added some shades to the adges using ind and ink blending tool. Then I foam mounted the stripes onto my card bases.

Simon Says Stamp prepared a lot of gifts for you and one of them you can see on the banner. Use code DCBMR27 while purchasing products in SSS shop and you’ll definitely get a mystery gift with any order. The code will expire Sunday, 12/9 at 11:59 pm ET.

You also have a chance to win $25 coupon on every stop as well as on my blog, just leave me a comment here. The winner will be annonced on Wednesday, the 12th of December on Simon Says Stamp Blog.

Blog Hop Order

Simon Says Stamp Blog 

Debby Hughes

Amanda Korotkova

Yoonsun Hur

Amy Rysavy

Vicky Papaioannou

Karin Äkesdotter

Marge Yoon

Anna-Karin Evaldsson

Gayatri Murali

Elena Salo←  You are here

Emma Williams

Ankita Gupta

Olga Direktorenko

So glad to be with you today and share the inspiration!

Thank you so much for stopping by!

Good luck to everyone!

See you soon!

  1. Love this skinny card! 🙂

  2. Love these simple cards, the intricate die is awesome.

  3. Lovely. I like that you used a unique size and orientation for your cards.

  4. Simple and beautiful cards!! 🙂

  5. Love the original size!!! Great for placecards or tags too!!

  6. A super thank you card! and a great way to use that die!

  7. Amongst all of the holiday cards, it is nice to see a “thank you” card. I like the way you layered the die cuts. Great card!

  8. Love how you used the border die. Such a cute card.

  9. Love this border die and your use of it is so pretty.

  10. What a quick, easy and beautiful way to create those much needed thank you cards for this season. Thank you!

  11. Wow! Both your cards are too cool!!!

  12. Nice to see a card that isn’t the typical A2 size. Love your use of the two border dies. Thanks for the inspiration!

  13. Wonderful clean design showcases that die beautifully!

  14. What a lovely card!

  15. Love the size of these cards; perfect to send to thank the people in your life.

  16. What a great idea you gave me,,,your design for place cards

  17. Simply wonderful cards.

  18. How different and creative these are!

  19. Fabulous idea for sure! TFS

  20. I love how simple your cards are. I don’t have to go crazy? LOVE it..

  21. Love the sweet simplicity of the cards you shared. Stunning!

  22. Lovely floral borders and fabulous cards! Love the size of your cards.

  23. Love those, what a cool way to use that beautiful die.

  24. Thanks for sharing non-holiday projects! Love it!

  25. Wonderful use of the border.
    “Sunshine HoneyBee”

  26. I love the use of the sentiment. Nice job! Thanks for sharing!!

  27. So simple yet so pretty – love these! Thanks for the out-of-the-box inspiration!

  28. Very simple and elegant. Very nice.

  29. I like your simple but sweet concept, and to my surprise I like the beige-ish one the most. Very classy!

  30. Very nice!

  31. Lovely card!

  32. SQUEAL!! I LOVE your Creations!! So BEAUTIFUL!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!!

  33. Such lovely cards. Wonderful simplicity and I love the length!

  34. Your simple, as you put it, card is gorgeous. Such a simple design & it looks amazing & just that single word makes it look a million dollars. Thank you for keeping it awesome.

  35. Great cards, so creative!

  36. Such a cute card!

  37. These are Soooo Pretty!!!

  38. You are so creative, very charming creation!

  39. You are so talented!

  40. Very nice cards. It is a lovely border die.

  41. sweet and CAS- what a great combination! Love this border die:)

  42. What a great idea! I love the skinny card and the unique colors!

  43. Simple and elegant card! Thanks for the inspiration.

  44. Very attractive cards. I love making simplified cards and these are the best 🙂 TFS

  45. Your cards are so simple and elegant!

  46. Thanks for sharing these “simply” lovely cards, Elena. Those one line sentiments are perfect for your card design. These would make a great set in various colors to use as little gifts. tfs

  47. Lovely, simple cards – I really like the unusual shape of the card too – it’s different and elegant!

  48. Unique and so creative!

  49. Great cards. This border for is growing on me. So many fun does so little time. Thanks for sharing your art.

  50. Beautiful examples of the new dies – thanks for sharing your work.

  51. Wow what a sweet and simple design – so pretty!

  52. Love the simplicity of your cards, simple yet beautiful!

  53. Elena, I adore these cards. They are simplistic and yet so elegant. Very well done.

  54. Your simple floral border cards are elegant and would be nice for so many different occasions.

  55. What a cute idea! I love the size and colors.

  56. Oh, I love seeing a sweet miniature card like this. This a beautiful palette cleanser in the middle of some really complicated projects (and frankly, much more like a style I would make). Thanks for sharing these with us!

  57. Very unique! You made me look a second time at this die!

  58. Wow love your card shape and love your sweet cards. Great inspiration for that floral border. Simple and so elegant!

  59. Cute simple cards!

  60. thanks for the reminder that you can make
    a different size card – they don’t all have to
    be square. Love the antique look to them.
    thanks for sharing. txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

  61. Beautiful card. I love this new die release, but I honestly must say the Floral Border had not jumped out at me before your post. Now it’s on my wish list!

  62. Great idea, this is one to keep on hand and use when needed. Thanks for sharing these great projects.

  63. This is a cute design and I love the elongated card design.
    That border die went on my wish list for sure.

  64. Love them!

  65. So pretty! Love the border design and the set of the word dies!

  66. Wow! What an amazing use of the border die! The cards look really gorgeous!

  67. I really like the way you used the Floral die with the soft colors! So pretty!

  68. Love Everyday Words on a LIne…what a perfect way to embellish your card. Thanks for sharing.

  69. sweet cards – love how you have used these dies:)

  70. This is gorgeous Elena what you made with the awesome Floral Border die. Great idea to use it on both sides, it gives me an other look at border dies. Thank you so much for sharing your gorgeous cards and great idea.

  71. it so nice to be grateful

  72. Clever way to use border dies.

  73. I like your cards today. The size is terrific and the colors are awesome!

  74. Wow, these are simply stunning, so very fabulous!

  75. Lovely cards using that pretty floral border die! I love the simple design and the skinnier size. I would think these would work well as money enclosure cards.

  76. DIE-LIGHTFUL cards!
    I LOVE CAS designs and yours look FABULOUS, making the most of this beautiful border die!
    Thank You for sharing and INSPIRING 🙂

  77. What a beautiful card, simple and elegant.

  78. Such a fun and unexpected card design!

  79. What a neat idea making your cards a totally different size. I like the colours you’ve used on them.

  80. Love, love the beautiful and elegant simplicity of your cards, that’s my preferred style!

  81. Love the simplicity of your cards. It is nice to see a different size of card. Thanks for the inspiration.

  82. Thanks for sharing your great cards with this lovely die! Love the different size.

  83. Oh, I love these!! I love the clean, simplicity of them.

  84. These would make a great gift set! Love ’em!!

  85. I love the simple and elegant but rustic look to those cards! I am going to have to try and recreate that feeling.

  86. Beautiful thank you card! Love the CAS design!

  87. I really like your card. You are the first one I’ve seen to use the Everyday Words on a Line, and it looks great in your design.

  88. Simple and very pretty!

  89. Now this is a very unique and beautiful thank you. I love the shading and the use of the dies from Simon Says. Thank you for sharing your talent.

  90. Wonderful cards, so festive! Love this new release!

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