June 24, 2017

Simon Says Stamp One of a Kind Release Blog Hop!

 

Hello everybody,

I am so thrilled to join Simon Says Stamp for their One of a Kind release Blog Hop. This release is awesome with some gorgeous stamp sets, innovative dies, two new ink pads and embellishments.

This is my first release blog hop with Simon Says Stamp. Squeal! So happy to be invited for the blog hop. Thank you so much for the invitation and generosity Heidi.

I have three cards using one of the new stamp sets and coordinating dies called So Cool.

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My first card using the popsicle border stamp image and coordinating dies.

I trimmed five white cardstock to 1″ x 4.25″ in size. Sponged each of the strip with Simon Says Stamp dye inks – Audrey Blue, Melon, Jellybean, Hollyhocks and Sunshine. Then stamped the popsicles border image using black ink on each of the strip. Then used the coordinating dies to die cut them all out. To add some depth to the images, I used copic markers in a slightly darker shade in certain areas of the image. I adhered these on a fog wonky stitched rectangle panel using foam adhesives. I adhered this panel on a white card base. The sentiment is simply stamped using black ink, trimmed and adhered as shown. Then I added glossy accents to some of the popsicles.

 


The second card is a bit more artsy. It is simple easy to make and I love it.

I stamped the popsicles using Antique Linen distress ink and watercoloured them using Zig Clean Color brush markers. Once dry, I die cut them out using the coordinating dies. One a white card base, I spattered Black Soot distress inks. Then stamped the sentiment using grey dye ink in the middle of the card front. Then adhered the popsicles using foam adhesives. To add texture and interest, I added some Nuvo Jewel and Crystal drops and sequins from Vintage Chic sequins.

Finally, this is my favourite of all three I should say. You will know why seeing the card. I love bright colours period!

I die cut a few popsicles out of masking paper and adhered randomly on the card front. I burnished them using the bone folder because I sponged Simon Says Stamp Audrey Blue and Soft Navy dye inks. Soft Navy adds depth to a rather flat Audrey Blue background. I then removed the masks. Stamped the popsicles image using Simon Says Stamp Intense Black ink. Then I coloured the popsicles using copic markers. I also added some highlights using Sakura white gelly roll pen and shimmer using Wink of Stella clear shimmer. The sentiment is simple white heat embossed on black strip of cardstock and adhered using foam adhesive. Added some Sparkly Clear sequins to the card to finish it off. I love the summer colours and contrast on this card.



Simon Says Stamp is giving away $25 coupon at every stop along the hop. So make sure you leave comment on all the stops in this blog hop. Winners will be announced on Monday.

Here is the blog hop order.

Simon Says Stamp Blog

Yana Smakula

Debby Hughes

Kathy Racoosin

Nichol Spohr

Jessica Frost-Ballas

Amy Rysavy

Heather Hoffman

Suzy Plantamura

Gayatri Murali (You are here!)

Nina Marie Trapani

Happy Hopping and thanks for stopping by!

Comments

  1. Fabulous cards! I love that you showed several different ways to use the same stamp set. Really great inspiration.

  2. Chillin’ fantastic with border dies, pastel colors of the indiv popsicle dies and wonderful bright colors.
    Melissa
    “Sunshine HoneyBee”

  3. http://Christy%20Bray says

    They’re all three great but the second is my fave – somehow those little dots perfectly make me think they are frosty cold! And love the colors! A beauty 😊

  4. http://Dee%20Earnshaw says

    Wow your popsicle cards are so inspiring. Love how different they all are despite the same theme.

  5. http://Liz%20mca says

    Thanks for the hint about using navy over Audrey blue. Your background is fantastic! Well, all the cards are really!

  6. http://Taasha%20B says

    I love each of these cards. The soft pastels and the bold colors in the third one are just awesome. Thanks for the inspiration.

  7. http://Dawn%20Jones says

    There ardd so many new products, but these popsicle are still my favorite. Again, another reason to break down and get the zig watercolor set.

  8. I can’t decide if I like the pastel pops best or the last vibrant card best. Sooo pretty!

  9. http://T says

    Sooo cute!!!!

  10. http://Mary%20W says

    These look juicy good – ordered my stamps and can’t wait!

  11. http://Rachel says

    I love this stamp set & the bright colors of your 3rd card definitely has my heart as well!

  12. LOVE all 3 of these super cute popsicle cards!!!!! FAB!

  13. http://Tracey says

    Wow, what great uses for this set! I love that each card is a different look. You are so talented! My favorite is a toss-up between the first and second cards, but all of them are awesome!

  14. http://Amy%20McCue says

    Your favorite card is mine, as well! I love the bright colors and Audrey blue background! Your coloring is beautiful!

  15. http://Karen%20Goulet says

    I like the way that you made each card look different but used the same die and stamp sets for each one. Now I am really in the mood for a popsicle! This definitely says Summer to me. Thanks for sharing your artwork!

  16. http://Dolly says

    I love it Gayatri!! Nothin’ says summer quite as well as Popsicles πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€ πŸ˜€

  17. http://Sam%20O says

    All of the cards are awesome! But you are certainly right you can’t miss the last one. That is one serious pop of colour! : )

  18. http://Jackie%20Parkins says

    Those are gorgeous and the last one is my favorite, too. I love the bright colors and the little bit of white around the edge of each image. It really makes them pop.

  19. http://melissa%20b says

    Love how you demonstrated the versatility of this set. I can’t pick a fave!

  20. http://Colleen%20Howell says

    Great cards really like the second one the best

  21. http://Michelle%20H says

    Congratulations on your first blog hop! You did a fantastic job of inspiring us with this stamp set. Your cards are gorgeous. Great job.

  22. http://Judy%20O.%20Hall says

    Love, love, love them all!! Three cards each with dynamic coloring inspiration.

  23. you have created such wonderful cards with the popsicle stamps, Gayatri – clever, colorful and artsy – love them!

  24. http://Krista%20Parent says

    Loved all three cards but the simplicity of the second one makes it my favourite.

  25. http://Laurie%20Page says

    Fun, fun fun cards. All of them.

  26. http://DGolly says

    Your cards are so very cute and remind me of picnics and Summer fun.

  27. http://Laura says

    Great fun cards for summer, love all the bright colors!

  28. http://Debbie%20Rumpza says

    Wow! all three of your designs are so amazing! I love that each one is so unique from the other. I think my favorite is the Copic colored bright one, but I also ADORE the pastel one!

  29. http://Jackie%20S says

    So ready for SUMMER! I can see why the last card is your favorite. The coloring is amazing.

  30. All three are “cool” but I love the first and last cards with the bright colors. Makes me want to stalk the ice cream truck!

  31. http://Patricia%20Dugan says

    Everything looks so cool, refreshing, and yummy!!! Thanks!

  32. http://Lynne%20T says

    Love your cute cards!

  33. http://Lieve%20S says

    Three great cards, and yes, number 3 is my favourite too.
    The colouring is great, looks like real summer-popsicles.
    YUMMY card !
    Summergreetings from Belgium.

  34. http://Karen says

    Love the second card best. The way you coloured the popsicles with pastel colors is very soft and nice. Great job!

  35. TOOT, TOOT SWEET!

  36. I love all 3 of your cards , I’m a bright coloured girl myself so the 3rd card is perfect for me , your first I think would be great for the guys and your second card just immediately made me think of warm summer days and cool floaty clothing and gentle breezes by the sea love all thanks for sharing.

  37. http://NatQuebec says

    All beautiful cards, especially love the one with the nice popsicle strips 😊

  38. http://Marsha%20D says

    These are so very cute. Love the dies!

  39. http://Melinda%20M. says

    Love your work!

  40. http://mary%20kozak says

    great cards. I like the last one best, the colors are great. tfs

  41. http://Teresa%20Doyle says

    Well done Gayatri! All are awesome but seriously, that second one looks good enough to EAT! LOL

  42. http://Virginia says

    Great cards! I like them all.

  43. All cards are gorgeous but the third and brightest one is my favourite!

  44. http://Sharon%20O says

    Your popsicles are ALL amazing! The coloring is awesome!

  45. http://Sue%20Washburne says

    Great cards! Love how you used the same set three distinct ways!

  46. http://Barbara-Jean says

    Especially like the middle card, ready to bite into one of those pops!

  47. http://Cindy says

    I love your first and third cards. So much color. So pretty!

  48. http://Christy%20Malone says

    Wonderful cards! This set is so much fun. Love that you showed so many different ways to use it. Thank you!

  49. http://Mary%20Lou says

    Love how all the cards screams SUMMER. Fun cards to send for a summer Birthday!

  50. http://Elia%20Rogers says

    These are my favorite cards of this blog hop. Great job

  51. http://LBargon says

    A perfect summer card

  52. All of your popsicle cards are so COOL!!!

  53. http://Angela says

    I absolutely love that last card! They’re all gorgeous but there’s just something to how you set up the background to go around the stamped popsicles that really catches my eye. Beautiful!

  54. http://Amy%20Cooley says

    Your cards are amazing! This set is my favorite from the release. Love seeing all the various ways to use it.

  55. http://Barbara%20Lassiter says

    Wow! Three beautiful cards with popsicles and all adorable.

  56. WOW! These are all so different … one to the other … but each is fabulous! Love the repeat design on the 1st … the yummy creamy dreamsicle look of the 2nd and of course the bold bright ‘yummy in your face’ colors of the 3rd! Awesome inspiration using this fabulous new release! Thanks!

  57. http://Jeanne%20Beam says

    Really cute cards. Thanks for sharing…

  58. http://Pat%20Robinson says

    All three cards are so fun…love all the colors, especially the boldness of the last card….wow….

  59. http://Debi%20Vintinner says

    Loving your cards and popsicles!! Such a great use of the set!! Nothing says summer, right?

  60. http://Lonnie says

    I love your colorful cards! We’ve had a hot week and your cards are so COOL.

  61. http://tonilea says

    I love the pastel treats!

  62. http://Stacy%20V says

    Some nice popsicles you got there! Love the designs. They seem so simple πŸ™‚

  63. http://Jo%20Ann%20Usey says

    Wow – each card very different from each other, but all are really beautiful. I particularly love the light watercolored card – looks like creamy ice cream on a stick! Amazing!

  64. http://Betty%20C says

    Omigosh! I loose these popsicles and the amazing colors.

  65. These are all fantastic!! I do love your third one the best for the same reason…love bright cheerful colors!!

  66. You had lots of fun with the Popsicle idea.

  67. Darling cards…GREAT summery colors!

  68. http://Martin%20Jeanne-Marie says

    I adore the soft colors in your second card and I agree with you, the third is my favorite with those pops of color!!

  69. http://Carolyn%20S says

    I love all three projects but totally agree with you that the third is amazing! I love how vibrant all the colors are. The blue just jumps off the page and those yummy popsicles are beautiful. Super pretty!

  70. http://Mary%20Holshouser says

    Glad you were invited to the hop.
    You did a fantastic job on the cards.
    You are a welcome addition.
    thanks for sharing.

  71. Love all those cards – the popsicles are so colourful and they look delicious and refreshing!

  72. http://Tracy%20Ross says

    these are super fun cute cards. love them all!

  73. http://Cynthia%20Cole says

    Love all your bright and cheery cards!

  74. http://Circe%20Selders says

    I like the pastel popsicles the best. They just have that cool popsicle feel. I love your bursting birthday card too. Oh, my, it does feel like all those flowers are going to come bursting right out of that little window. Fun!!!

  75. http://Pat%20Quinet says

    All of your cards are terrific. I love the way you used the border popsicles and the way you colored them.

  76. http://Jennifer%20Mitten says

    Such adorable cards – love them all!

  77. http://Linda%20M. says

    All of your cards are great, but I agree that the last one is the best! I, too, love bright colors!

  78. http://Royleea%20love says

    The lighter color ice cream card is my fav!

  79. http://gloria%20kratz says

    Love the cards.

  80. http://Stanlee%20Runner says

    What great cards. I love your use of the popsicle border.

  81. http://Carol%20Harper says

    I think I like your “party’s” card the best. IT’s so COOL!

  82. Your cards are really ‘cool’!!! Great ideas – thanks for the inspiration πŸ™‚

  83. http://Mary%20Donovan says

    So many great ideas… each so different! Thnaks for encouraging us to stretch our skills

  84. http://Kailash says

    Beautiful and so creative with that stamp set, love the pastel colors!!!

  85. Love the different looks of each card.

  86. http://Sharon%20Mattingly says

    Great cards! The second one is my favorite!

  87. http://Debbie%20B says

    Congrats on your first post with SSS hop! How exciting! Love how you used your copics on the first card to deepen the colors on one end. Very clever! I can see that you have a great eye for color! Loved how you showed the same stamp set several ways! Thank you for the inspiration!

  88. Super cool cards! Love them all!

  89. http://Diana%20k says

    Your favorite is my favorite. They are all so beautiful!

  90. http://Angela%20Myhre says

    Especially like the middle card, but they are all great!

  91. http://Daria%20Zender says

    I love all three of these fun cards! But, if I have to pick one, I think I would go with the 1st one – those sweet rainbow popsicles.

  92. http://Anna says

    So fun! I love the variety you have with the same themed stamps. The pastel ones are especially lovely. Thanks for sharing!

  93. http://Megahn%20P. says

    So glad you’re part of this hop! I love how each card uses the same stamp set with very different colors and vibes. Each one is just beautiful! I especially love that soft pastel one but the bold ones are just awesome too. Thanks so much for sharing!

  94. Such fun things you can do with this set! Love all your samples. Thanks for sharing.

  95. http://Cindy%20Schwager says

    I love the pastel card! And appreciate learning the technique to use masks to create the background on the last card.

  96. http://colleen%20moore says

    BOY IS CCCOLD IN here now yummy

  97. http://Miranda says

    I love how they each look so unique and colorful. Amazing coloring on them all!

  98. http://Aasheeta says

    Beautiful coloring! Second one is my favorite.

  99. http://Holly%20Beach says

    Love the dimension you have with cutting out and raising the background images. It makes these cards really pop!

  100. http://Marie%20Austen says

    Summer fresh! Cute cards!!

  101. http://Elaine%20Weberg says

    Fantastic cards!

  102. http://CINDY%20Aguirre says

    Great cards! I loved all 3 of them! Thanks for sharing how they were made!

  103. http://Carolyn%20Carter says

    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your third card with the vibrant colors!!!! Your coloring is so amazing!

  104. Great masking technique – I wish I could get the hang of it….

  105. http://Pat%20Swearingen says

    Bright colors are great and so is your card.

  106. http://Lucille%20Manos says

    Love the cards popsicles are one of faves!

  107. http://Karenj says

    They look yummy!

  108. http://Teri%20Ann says

    NO doubt about it!!
    You have THREE winners, here!!!

  109. Wonderful cards all three are so fresh and fun.

  110. http://Sarah%20M says

    That stamp set if so cool! I love it and I love your cards – thanks!

  111. http://Marcia%20Fellner says

    Each card is so different – what a great way to showcase the stamp set and the variety of ways it can look. Great cards.

  112. http://Lindar%20C says

    I really enjoyed all three cards, I feel cooler already! πŸ™‚

  113. http://Karen%20R. says

    Each are so different and fun. My fav is the 2nd one!! Thanks for the inspiration!!

  114. http://Melitta%20Ball says

    Your cards are such fun and who wouldn’t love one of these cards with a gift card to an ice cream shop during a hot summer day! Great job!
    Blessings
    Melitta

  115. http://Molly%20S says

    I really like the second card. Such soft pretty colors

  116. http://Heather says

    Favourite on the bog!!!

  117. http://joy%20meadows says

    Congrats, Gayatri! I love all three of your cards, but the second one is my favorite.

  118. lovin’ the popsicle cards. my fav’s the pastel colors! thanx for the inspiration and blog candy opp!

  119. http://Maureen%20Reiss says

    Super SWEET cards!!! lol!! I love the brightly colored one!!!!

  120. http://Nikki%20Anderberg says

    Wonderful cards! Especially like the third one. So colorful.

  121. http://Jessie says

    The Stay Cool stamps and dies are by far my favorite from the release. I love all of your cards!

  122. http://Becca%20Yahrling says

    These are all beautiful pieces of art! I love the creamy pastel colors on the 2nd card. They look so refreshing & delicious!

  123. http://Donna%20W says

    loved the cards but really loved the contrast on the last card.

  124. http://Darlene%20Fellows says

    Your cards are delicious! πŸ™‚

  125. http://Eleanor%20Neill says

    Really cool thank you.

  126. http://Laurie%20Pickerel says

    Great cards – fabulous coloring. Now I’m craving a popsicle!

  127. All 3 of these are great! The middle one is probably my favorite, though the last one really pops and makes me want to go eat a popsicle. Perfect for summer.

  128. Hard to pick a fave but the first one caught my eye (first, lol!) Who wouldn’t love a rainbow of popsicles all in a row!
    Beautiful projects, Gayatri.

  129. http://Deborah%20Moss says

    “Cool” cards and the variety of techniques really shows the diversity of this set. Thank you!

  130. http://Antoinette says

    I love all your cards but the last is my favorite. So colorful and fun, just screams summer! πŸ™‚

  131. http://Sharon%20Brand says

    These are AWESOME! Love that you showed the
    three variations.

  132. http://Jeri says

    Love your work. Beautiful coloring.

  133. http://Ruby%20Marchand says

    LOVE the cards. They say summer that is for sure. TFS

  134. http://Barbara%20Burgess says

    All of your cards are so pretty and colorful. I really like the one with the popsicle strips. Very clever.

  135. http://Debbie says

    Brights to pastels, love them all!

  136. All three are great but my fave is also the third. Love those bright fun colors. So glad you’re here to inspire. Thanks so much.

  137. http://Denise%20M%20Freeman says

    Nice job with the pops! Thanks, Denise

  138. http://Tasha%20Dawson says

    Wow these cards are absolutely amazing! You are so talented.

  139. http://Angela%20R says

    Those popsicles look so inviting!

  140. http://Cyndi%20Morris says

    All these cards are wonderful. The last one is my favorite. So fun and colorful. Thanks so much for sharing your talent.

  141. http://Becky%20Reynolds says

    I love both of these cards. The soft pastels are so relaxing and the bright one reminds me of summer adventures on the lake and lots of sunshine. Great cards.

  142. http://Susan%20Huffman says

    Your cards are gorgeous!! I love the lighter ones & the bold one is just phenomenal! Great job!

  143. http://Debbie says

    I didn’t think I needed this set until I saw your cards. They are so cute!

  144. Each card is so different. My favorite is the one in the middle because they remind me of my favorites that were colored on the outside and vanilla on the inside. Yum!

  145. Love how you used different techniques to make each card different! They are all so pretty.

  146. http://Michele%20W says

    Great cards! Looking at all those great popsicles on a hot summer day like today makes me wish the Good Humor Man still came around. πŸ™‚ Thanks for sharing your great ideas!

  147. http://Janis says

    I really like your style. I hurried over to follow you on instagram.

  148. http://deb%20Kerns says

    Those treats on a stick make me hungry for something icy and cool. Great job!

  149. http://Christine%20M says

    Oh my gosh your work is beautiful!!!!!! Fantastic release!

  150. http://Laura says

    Such a variety! Like them all.

  151. http://Carol%20Ross says

    Such “SO COOL” cards!

  152. Your cards are so bright and cheerful, great summertime cards!

  153. http://Gail%20Anderson says

    Love all the cards, especially the brightly colored one.

  154. http://Betty%20Sue says

    I love the Popsicles…all of them!!!

  155. I loved ALL 3 of your cool treat cards. Wonderful coloring on all of them and thank you for the different ideas on how to use the stamp set. Great job! So happy you were hopping along today.

  156. I love all your cards, they are unique and so pretty!! Beautifully embellished, I’m inspired!

  157. http://Cheryl%20Day says

    Best use of the popsicle stamps and die yet! I didn’t think I wanted this set until I saw your creations! Love.

  158. http://Janae%20Pickett says

    Love all three of your cards. My favorite is the second one. Thanks for the ideas.

  159. What an amazing showcase of these stamps and dies! I so can see why the vibrant bright colours of the last is your favourite, but I’m rather taken by the rows of mini popsicles on the first, just fabulous!

  160. http://Pam%20Dunbar says

    Great cards, I love them all but agree my favorite is the bright colors as well. The lightly water colored one is a close second due to it being different. Thanks for the ideas!

  161. oooh what’s better wiht this heat, than a rainbow row of popsicles…fab cards

  162. http://carole%20lovero says

    Love the inspiration and adore the artsy 2nd card! Very cool! LOL Thanks for sharing!

  163. http://Cheryl%20L. says

    So delicious!! Love the one with the bright turquoise background!

  164. http://joan%20cornell says

    I liked seeing a card done in pastels. It broadens my mind! Really loved the popsicles in bright multi colors!

  165. Just look at all these adorable popsicles!
    Each card is so wonderful and you really
    showed off the sets and dies well.
    Thanks for sharing!

  166. http://Mary%20F. says

    What beautiful cards!

  167. http://Heike says

    I agree with you on the third card being my favorite also. Love the bright colors

  168. http://Jodi%20Warren says

    Beautiful job with the Popsicle.

  169. super cool and fabulous cards!!

  170. http://Deborah%20Kaye says

    Your cards are wonderful! I see why you like the last one the best – those colors are marvelous! Thanks for sharing!

  171. All three cards are such clever designs and colored beautifully. Thanks for the wonderful inspiration!

  172. These are so cool! Last one is my favourite.

  173. http://Daryl%20Kim%20Voon%20Wong%20Chok%20Lun says

    Can’t wait to get chilled too!

  174. http://Rema%20DeLeeuw says

    I love these cards! Fabulous!

  175. http://Rachel%20Vass says

    Love the bright summery cards, gorgeous watercolouring.

  176. http://Cindy%20K. says

    Such cute cards! The third one is also my favorite.

  177. All of your cards are awesome. I love the colors. The layouts. I do like this stamp/die set. I have it on my list but now I even know more I will purchase this . Thanks for the inspiration.

  178. http://Jayne%20H says

    I am crazy about the last one, with blue background those popsicles POP!!! Thank you for the inspiration!

  179. http://Darcy says

    Absolutely love these stamps and die cuts the border is fun I may be buying these

  180. http://sivan%20fridman says

    I love how the cards really gives a summery feel.

  181. http://Monika says

    Love your ideas. I really love the way the popsicles pop on the page when you cut them out. They look really neat.

  182. http://Heather%20Nelson says

    Fabulous cards! I love the variety of cards with same stamp set. Thanks for the inspiration.

  183. http://Melynn says

    WOW! Love the popsicle set but that little row of pops is Awesome! Thanks for the great ideas!

  184. http://Susan%20Guzy says

    Love your cards, they are so cheery, especially the you’re cool card. I love the details on your second card!

  185. I love the second card the most – so cute! Thanks for inspiration

  186. http://Vicki%20Nelson says

    I’m partial to the last card. Bright colors make me smile!

  187. http://Sandy%20M says

    The pastel popsicles caught me eye and then…there were the bright colored ones. All of the cards are “cool”. I like the sentiments in this stamp set.
    Great job.

  188. http://Kathyfollmer says

    I love the masking technique and blue background. Definitely going to give this a try.

  189. http://Lorie%20Brunner says

    Card 3 is my favorite as well. Thanks for your inspiration. Can’t wait to get my popsicle stamp set!!

  190. http://Nikki%20Roeder says

    Congratulations on your first hop! And what a great start! Your talent brought these stamps to life. Just looking at the colors you chose and how well you blended them, make them seem like they could melt, right down, and drip off the paper. Super summer card set!

  191. http://Leesa says

    Wow, you blew me away. Thank You!!

  192. http://Jayell says

    Great cards. I love that you have a completely different style for each one.

  193. http://Jen%20Emery says

    These are all so fun! That bit of navy ink on the last card really does add a lot – I’m going to have to try that.

  194. So cute, i love those popsicles.

  195. http://Jules says

    I like all 3 cards, but the 3rd is my fav–so colorful.

  196. http://JANEEN%20K says

    Clever cutting on the popsicles

  197. http://Nanette%20Mack says

    Love the contrast of bright and pastel colors and the variety of ideas. Both are wonderful.

  198. http://Jill%20Sharp says

    Very cool cards, they are all great. So enjoying this new release and the inspiration. Thank you.

  199. http://Kim%20Maxwell says

    I love these cards!! They just make me happy!! All the bright colors are just uplifting!!! Makes me want a popsicle really bad!!! Haha!! Thanks so much for sharing!!

  200. http://Gin%20K. says

    What super cool and colorful cards you created, Love them! thanks for sharing.
    ~Gin K.~

  201. http://sheron%20egolf says

    I love your cards,esp. the last one! I love bright colors too.

  202. http://Teresa%20Chapman says

    Beautiful cards, thank you for the inspiration!

  203. http://Katherine says

    Perfect summer cards Gayatri, especially with the weather we’ve been having here in the U.K. just lately! I think they’re all lovely, but that last card with the gorgeous blue background is a particular favourite of mine. Great contrast between the background and those lovely rainbow coloured ice lollies. I admire your ink blending skills, too! Thanks for sharing all this great inspiration.

  204. http://Pam%20Wells says

    All very cute, but the third card with the bright colors is my favorite too!

  205. http://Hema%20Suresh says

    Cool cards! Now I am craving a popsicle !

  206. http://Jennifer%20Dennis says

    Hi Gayatri, Love all of your cards! I think my favorite is your second card! I like that the set is very versatile! Congrats on your first blog hop from SSS!

  207. Love all three cards! The bright colors of the first and last cards are great but I also like the softer feel of the second card. Beautiful coloring! Thank you for the chance to win!

  208. http://Tammy%20B says

    What great cards! They are all so different and I love them all!

  209. http://Lisa%20Smith says

    I really love all three of your cards! They are all super cute and scream yahoo it’s summer!

  210. http://Lisa says

    Cute summer cards! Thanks for sharing!

  211. http://Zelda says

    Such creative and fun cards – perfect for summer!

  212. http://Sharon%20Taylor says

    Thank you! These cards are beautiful. I love how you got such a different look on each card. The colours on all are amazing. Thanks again.

  213. http://Charlene%20Dahlberg says

    Love them all – great summer cards but the border pops is my favorite !

  214. http://Kleri%20F says

    Beautiful cards!So different to each other and so inspiring!Thank you for sharing!

  215. http://Beverly%20Pevarnick says

    Great cards. You can never have too many popsicles! I love the colors you have used.

  216. I just love all these popsicle, just too yummy! Thanks for sharing with us.

  217. http://Susan%20R%20K says

    Thanks for sharing your beautiful cards. Love all your ideas and designs.

  218. http://Anne%20Sturgeon says

    I love your love of color. This is sooo cool! Loving this release and hop.

  219. http://Ericka.O says

    Three super-duper cards, but my No. 1 would be the lovely pastels.

  220. SQUEAL!! LOVE LOVE LOVE your AMAZING Designs and the New Release!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!! =)

  221. http://Sue%20In't%20Veld says

    Wonderful cards! My favorites are the ones with the bright colors! They look so much like summer!

  222. http://Debbie%20McKelvey says

    Your cards are all lovely! I like the colors on them all especially the cream cool colors and then the vibrant colors on the last two cards. Such a summertime feel to them. Thanks for sharing!

  223. http://Ann says

    Oh I love your cards! Congrats on the blog hop spot! Well deserved!

  224. http://Maryanne%20Peaslee says

    So sweet and summery looking

  225. Three fantastic design to show off the popsicles!

  226. http://Barb%20MacAskill says

    All three of these are fabulous! I especially love the soft colors on the second card! TFS!

  227. http://Terri%20Stiefel says

    Love the different techniques you used to get three different looks! Great job!

  228. http://Terri%20Stiefel says

    Love the different techniques you used to get three different looks! Can’t wait to try them!

  229. http://Risa%20Buckingham says

    I know that you say your third card is your favorite, but your second card with all its soft subtle colors and soft fuzzy looks is just fabulous! I loved them all but like your kids your never supposed to say which one is your favorite out loud! Lol

  230. http://Carolee%20McCaslin says

    WOW your cards are wonderful!! Love them and this new release!!

  231. http://Gail%20Alcorn says

    Love how you used the stamp set in different ways! The bright card and the pastel card are both amazing!

  232. http://Carla%20Hundley says

    Terrific cards and
    the popsicles are
    all cool looking!
    I love the second
    card.
    Carla from Utah

  233. http://Francine says

    These cards are just beautiful! Thanks for sharing

  234. Great cards, love the repeating Popsicle border!

  235. http://Jane%20S says

    I love all three. Great to see different ways of using one stamp and coordinating die set. Thank you.

  236. http://Jane%20S says

    Beautiful cards. I love all three. Great to see different ways of using a stamp and die set. Thank you.

  237. What a fabulous variety with the same stamp set!!! Just amazing – that is what I like – to see something like this for inspiration – TFS

  238. http://Tracy%20Ercole says

    Love your cards. I think the last is my favourite as well but it was hard to choose!

  239. http://Kristine%20Mylett says

    These are great! The second card is my favorite. I love the colors and crystal drop accents.

  240. http://Tracy%20B says

    Your Popsicles looks so refreshing! Lol

  241. http://Ann says

    First time visitor… sooo much yumminess in all your cards. Can’t wait to see more. I subscribed.

  242. http://Pennie%20Glasser says

    These are adorable!

  243. http://Lindarub says

    Great cards for summer now I want ice cream.

  244. http://Theresa%20Payne says

    So many ways to use the Popsicle stamps and dies. Thanks for the inspiration.

  245. http://Kathy%20J%20in%20Ellicott%20City says

    What a great set of summer cards!

  246. Such fun creations, perfect for summer!

  247. http://Nikki%20Winters says

    Really nice cards, love the colors. Thanks for sharing. Nikki

  248. http://Lisa%20Coville says

    I love all three cards…but the first is my favourite. They are all chill!

  249. http://Denise%20Potter says

    Each one of your cards just got better and better. I loved the pastel version but then I saw the full color version, . All extremely well done.

  250. http://Marlee%20S. says

    Awesome cards! Love this stamp set! The bright color card is my favorite!

  251. http://Judy says

    I love you coloful cards, especially the second “artsy” one!

  252. http://Laraine%20Randall says

    Cute cards! Great stamp set & dies!

  253. http://Tammy says

    I really like your cards. I am not a fan of the stamp set but you brought it to life. TFS

  254. http://Janet%20Ingraham says

    Fabulous colors and designs

  255. http://Mary%20Kay%20Ross says

    Ok, these cards are WAY TOO CUTE!!!!!

  256. http://Joyce%20M says

    Love all three of your cards. But, I have to say I like the third card the best. Love how you showed different ways to use the same stamp set.

  257. http://Barbara%20Lambe says

    This is a wonderful release! I love your cards.

  258. http://Jeannie%20Boudet says

    Love the cards and this release is fantastic!

  259. http://Sally%20Malec says

    Your cards are yummy 😊

  260. I didn’t order the popsicle set,rethinking that after seeing your great border card.

  261. http://Barbara%20Walborn says

    Love your cards! So summery and colorful.

  262. http://Susi says

    All 3 of your cards are wonderful – I don’t know how you could have chosen one as a favorite!

  263. http://BunnyD says

    All three styles are fabulous! I’d be hard pressed to pick a favourite tho the second one has a cool frosty look that’s especially interesting. Love them!

  264. http://Karen%20Walker says

    I LOVE all three cards; the best of the hop! I think I need this set.

  265. http://Tracy%20A says

    I couldn’t pick a favorite if you asked me to. They are all so great.

  266. http://Alison says

    Wow, I didn’t even consider this stamp set until I saw your cards; especially the pastel one. Love your ideas!

  267. http://Sandy%20N. says

    Fantastic cards. I especially like the 2nd card with the softer colors. It looks so frosty cold, then again I love bright colors and your last card is luscious.

  268. http://Patt%20H. says

    Love these awesome cards! My fave is the 2nd one with the softer colors, (maybe because they look like ice cream might be added to the popsicle!), but all three are spectacular!

  269. http://Barbara%20Green says

    Really cute and cool treat cards. Very nice.

  270. http://Glorie says

    Love the pastel popsicles. Looks so cool and light.

  271. http://Dawn%20Young says

    Love the colors on the second card. I had to check your supply list to see what you used!! I have the Zig markers!! Off to see if I can make mine so soft and beautiful too!!

  272. http://Kelly%20H. says

    Love the dimension on the first card and the watercoloring on th e second. I am really considering getting some of those Zig markers and experiment with watercolor.

  273. http://Sue%20LD says

    I like your cool popsicle cards!

  274. http://Barb%20Chmura says

    Your cards are so cool! Love them all! Great stamp set, too.

  275. http://Linnea%20Sundstrom says

    fun ideas, all 3!

  276. http://Nana%20Griffin says

    I too think my favorite is the last one but they are all really nice.

  277. http://MarΓ­a%20Alba%20NegrΓ³n says

    Gorgeous Cards!!!

  278. http://Karen%20Rice says

    Fabulous variety of cards using popsicles!! Thanks for sharing!

  279. http://Chris%20Zweigle says

    So thankful for your posts. Very creative -thxs

  280. http://Janelle%20H. says

    Your cards are just the COOLEST! I love the soft colors on your second card….because I can never pull off soft colors!

  281. http://Barbara%20J.%20Baxter says

    Your cards are so COOL! Each one was better than the one before! They all made me want a real one to cool me off after a hot day. Great job!

  282. http://Carol%20K says

    soooooo FUN! such inspiration. . .

  283. http://Cassie%20D says

    These cards are adorable. I love how you got 3 completely different looks!

  284. Awesome Cards! Awesome release! I especially love the Popsicles done in pastels!

  285. http://Alberta says

    Love how you do “artsy”

  286. http://Megan%20Harp says

    All are wonderful!! I personally think the second is my favorite!? They’re all GREAT!!
    Thanks for sharing!

  287. http://Nancy%20Wilcox says

    Lovely cards – my favorite is the “artsy” one.

  288. http://Roxann says

    I think these are my favorite cards!!! You did a great job with all of them!

  289. http://Abby says

    Very cute!

  290. http://Nancy%20Arnold says

    Love the colors both the brights nod the subtle of the watercolors. Thanks.

  291. http://Gilda%20(McStamper) says

    Love your cards. You are so creative.

  292. http://Danielle%20Dietz says

    Wow! Awesome. Love, love, love the border popsicle card!

  293. Wow! These are all gorgeous…..but I love the second one with the soft water colored popsicles!

  294. http://Memoriesbymanda says

    Your cards are all so different but they are all COOL. Now I want a popsicle! Lol

  295. http://Rebecca%20Hoffman says

    Great cards! You make me want to buy this set!!

  296. Awesome designs, love all your cards, thanks for the inspiration!

  297. http://Martha%20Berry says

    Thank you for showing us how versatile this set can be! I can’t decide which card I like best as I was already thinking “yummy” with the first card done in sherbet colors!

  298. http://Super%20Stick%20Chick says

    Fabulous release! Love your yummy, cool cards. Wonderfully done.

  299. http://Michelle%20James says

    Love the final card, what great colors.

  300. http://Karen%20Page says

    I can see why the 3rd is your favorite!!! I love it too! So bright and fun! I like the others too but the 3rd is so summery πŸ™‚

  301. http://Ann%20Kulseth says

    Such fun colorful summer cards – love this new release from SSS.

  302. http://Charlsie says

    Love All the cards. But the second one is my favorite

  303. http://Margaret says

    Great cards, especially the bright third one! Such vibrant colors!

  304. http://Buffy says

    These cards are gorgeous! Love the second one, how soft it is. Now I want a popsicle!

  305. http://Kathy%20H. says

    So cute! Love all the popsicles!

  306. Beautifully done cards. Thanks for sharing them with us.

  307. http://Mary%20Beth%20Krakowski says

    I really love your cards. All three are so different, but each so beautiful. I agree with you, I like the colors in the third card the best. You do such a good job witht the colors! Thanks for the inspiration.

  308. http://LindaP says

    Very nice assortment … thank you!

  309. http://Eileen%20Robertson says

    Beautiful summery cards. Thanks for sharing!

  310. http://Robyn%20Schultz says

    All 3 cards were fantastic. I couldn’t pick a favorite. They are all so unique.

  311. http://Pamela%20duxbury says

    Love the popsicle cards

  312. http://Loly%20Borda says

    Fabulous cards, my favorite is the third one also! TFS

  313. http://Sharon%20Thompson says

    My favorites are the 2nd and 3rd cards. I love the 3rd, because of the bright colors and composition. I love the 2nd because of the soft colors. It was unexpected and a pleasant surprise.

  314. All 3 cards are really cool – especially love the last one because I’ve been wanting to try that technique for so long!!! I have in mind a teal blue background as well! Hope to try soon πŸ™‚ TFS

  315. http://Sabrina%20Radican says

    MY MY…. What fabulous cards!!! I sure do wish i had one of your pop-cycles here right now!!!!

  316. http://Lisa says

    These pastel popsicles are so pretty.

  317. Your cards are so cool … liked all of them. Colors are superb

  318. http://Linda%20Tasset says

    Yes! Yes! Yes! I LOVE this stamp and die set and your cards are so creative! I, too, enjoy bright colors!

  319. http://Natalie%20B says

    3 great cards! Love how they are all so different. The third one reminds me how much I love eating popsicles as a kid – so colorful! Great blog hop.

  320. http://MandaLJ says

    Such beautiful cards! Despite it being winter and very cold here, I’m longing for an ice block or 2 right now!

  321. http://Tiffanie%20Kyle says

    I never knew popsicles could be so stunning!! I hope you decide to make a video of your coloring techniques! I especially like your muted, mostly white, popsicle card!!! I can’t wait to mimic it!!!

  322. http://Jackie%20P%20Neal says

    Omgosh! Your cards are so much fun! I especially love the second one with the pastel colors!so “cool”! heehee

  323. http://Marie%20O says

    I love the bright colors on the last card….spectacular!

  324. http://Tommie%20Runner says

    You achieved three totally different looks, I do have to say I love the last one too, the colors are perfection!

  325. http://Amy%20Dorr says

    They are all beautiful in their unique ways. I love them all! Thanks for sharing!

  326. http://Annette%20Pearce says

    Even though its the middle winter ( in Aus) I am definitely feeling summer love with your 3 different , but all so pretty, popsicle cards. Thank you for sharing.

  327. http://Oliev says

    Sweet cards:-)

  328. http://Melissa says

    The pastel version you made is stunning! Such beautiful, soft colors! Love it.

  329. I love how each card is so different from the others! The pastel version is my personal fave!

  330. http://Lavina says

    This is a cool little stamp set, i like what you’ve created-with it.

  331. http://Janet says

    Great cards, I especially like the pastel die cut popsicles!

  332. http://Siobhan%20Burtlow says

    Cute, cute, cute! Thanks for sharing!

  333. http://SabineVDK says

    I love your popsicle cards!!! So super fun and cute.

  334. http://Kimberley%20Bader says

    Love the contrast of colors!

  335. http://Ginger says

    Love the pastel colors. I think that’s my favorite.

  336. Love the yummy and summery cards, very cool designs – all of them!

  337. http://Dara%20Lynn says

    Always enjoy visiting your blog !!! Fantastic ideas with this new One of a Kind So Cool Stamp and Die set! I have over 20 nieces and nephews that are so busy during the summer months and think this would be a wonderful surprise in the mail to let them know their Aunt was thinking about them!

  338. http://Donna%20B says

    Great cards. The last one is also my favorite. Love the Copics coloring.

  339. http://Migdalia%20Rodriguez says

    I love all of the yummy and fun cards!! Creative, Cute & Fun!

  340. Just love what you did with the pastel colored popsicles. Truly “chill”-y.

  341. http://Maryjo%20L%20Monterosso says

    Beautiful cards and all so different. Cute, fun, bright, soft and everything in between. Nice work.

  342. http://Jan%20Elmore says

    Wonderful cards…..with the heat wave we’re having, receiving one of these cards would be delightful!

    • http://Angie%20F says

      Its so weird~ Kansas is usually really hot in June and its been in the low 80’s the past few days. It will be in the 100’s again in a few days. Feel worried for those on the west coast, they’re just not used to heat like this.

  343. http://Katie%20Kinde says

    Lovely!

  344. http://Denise%20Bryant says

    Awesome cards! Love all those popsicles! So refreshing to think of in this hot weather…

  345. http://Angie%20F says

    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE all the Popsicles~! I think the last one is my favorite too because its so vibrant!

  346. http://Stacey%20Kowbel says

    Adorable cards! Not sure which one is my favourite!

  347. http://Natalie%20Godfrey says

    Awesome job on all your cards they are adorable!

  348. http://Sophie%20F says

    Thanks for sharing your creativity!! I loved the pastel colors of the second card. You are so talented!!

  349. I don’t usually do blog hops, but I am so glad I did. The way all of you use the same supplies differently is so helpful. I am inspired to get out my stamps and experiment more.

  350. http://Linda%20Duensing says

    Really nice cards and your coloring is wonderful. The colors are so pretty, from bright on the first one to soft on the second. Thanks for sharing.

    Linda D.

  351. http://Cynthia%20Inguanzo%20Underwood says

    I am in love with the pastel/neon ice creams! They are so cute!

  352. I love them all! So much inspiration!
    Xoxo Olga

  353. http://Jennifer%20Carroll says

    I love all of the vairiations of the popcicles but my fav is the second card with the pastel colors and gray sentiment, definitely looks “chilly” Love them all though. Do you have a YouTube channel? I would
    love to watch your techniques. Awesome cards.

  354. http://Pat%20Holcomb says

    I’m too late for the giveaway, but want to let you know I love the bright colors of your popsicle cards and I really like the chilly feeling you achieved with the frosty colored second card.

  355. http://Pat%20Holcomb says

    Even tho’ I have missed the deadline for the giveaway, but want to let you know I love the bright colors of your popsicle cards and I really like the chilly feeling you achieved with the frosty colored second card.

  356. http://Deepa%20Lakshman says

    I love all the 3 cards you made. But I do agree that the last card is fabulous.

  357. http://Marjorie%20DUMONTIER says

    3 very different ways to use ice creams, they all work great !

  358. http://lee says

    Thank you for tips and inspiration!

  359. Such fun cards.

  360. http://Sheri%20K says

    Your Popsicles really Pop! Lovely cards!

  361. http://Athena%20B. says

    So beautiful!

  362. http://Robin%20Frechette says

    I like the way you used the same set and made three very different cards! All beautiful, thanks!

  363. http://Helen says

    This is a great collection of such uniquely created “cool” cards. The possibilities are endless. Thanks for sharing them on this blog hop.

  364. http://Brithzi%20Sandy says

    Great cards. The popsicles look so yummy makes me want to go out and get some popsicles at the store.

  365. http://Ingrid%20Broekman says

    We’re squealing right along with you. Thanks Gayatri πŸ™‚

  366. First card I love the row of ice in the same color
    so sweettt
    second card I love the splatter and soft color of the ice wooww makes me want an Ice now
    and the third card I love the blue there
    clever idea to masking it first then stamped
    I will do another way stamping and then masking hehe.but your idea is clever
    love the blue so pop on that card
    Adorable post miss Gayatri
    hugs
    Monika

  367. http://Sonia%20W says

    Very nice cards. It’s great to see three different projects with the same stamp set. Love your second and third card !!

  368. Such lovely cards. I think it’s amazing how you used the same stamp set & made three cards that are so different. I love seeing that! Your designs are all beautiful. Thank you for sharing them with us. Jil

  369. Oh my gosh, what beautiful and creative products and projects! I especially love the one on the white background. So “sweet”..tee hee…Thanks and God bless! ILuvTheEucharist (at) aol.com

  370. http://Karen%20T. says

    Super cute cards! I love all the popsicles and all the gorgeous colors! Thank you for inspiring!

  371. Loved your cards. Loved how they all were so different!!!!

  372. Love the cards! From bright to pastel they are all beautiful! Thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

  373. http://Theresa%20A%20Wright says

    The summery colors are so intense, yet the more “artsy” card is totally chill. Love them both. You have quite a range!

  374. http://Isabelle says

    Well, I’ve just eaten the last popsicle I had in the freezer…. And now, seeing your lovely cards, I feel like have another one – LOL !

  375. http://April%20Z. says

    I’m absolutely loving this popsicle set. I can see why the third card is your favorite. The colors are so vibrant and cheerful! The other cards are wonderful too. Your examples show how you can do so many different things with this set.

  376. http://AnnB says

    I love all three of your popsicle cards,but my fave is the pastel colored one! TFS

  377. http://Naama%20E says

    Love these popsicle images and these cards are just too sweet! Perfect for summer πŸ™‚
    Thanks for sarring ^^

  378. http://Sandra%20Holmes says

    Love the cards, I think the pastel one is my favorite, it just gives off a chill.

  379. http://Sheila%20Bacon says

    Wow! So impressive and love the different card styles, especially the one done with Distress inks as I so enjoy working with these inks. So happy that there are dies as I’m not a big fan of fussy cutting.

  380. I got the summer filings by looking on your cards, so pretty coloring.

  381. http://Tami%20Priebe says

    Amazing cards the middle one is my favorite!!

  382. All three cards are amazing. I think I like the second one best because of the no-line look, which, combined with the splatter, makes the card look super artzy!

  383. Yummy cards! I can’t decide which one I like the best. I’ll go eat a popsicle and get back to you later…lol!

  384. http://Colette%20Cempura says

    So cute and fun! Thanks for sharing!

  385. http://Lisa%20Thill says

    Really creative,thanks for sharing

  386. http://Teresa says

    Your cards make me hungry. Popsicle sounds good right now. Thank you for sharing.

  387. http://Tracey%20Bennett says

    These all look so yummy!

  388. http://Angie%20Littlewood says

    Love all these cards. Lots of ideas for the popsicle stamp and die set.

  389. http://MJ says

    Love how you used the border die. Beautiful cards. Thank you for sharing.

  390. http://Michele%20S. says

    I love what you’ve done with all three different designs. So hard to pick a favorite.

  391. http://Elise%20S. says

    Super cute cards! You used the perfect summer colors πŸ™‚

  392. Wow! Absolutely gorgeous cards! You have made me look at this stamp set in a totally different way!

  393. http://FeM says

    Awesome cards. Yummy popsicles.

  394. http://Karen%20L%20K says

    Such fun cards and all a different look! I too like the colorful one.

  395. Love the cards! Now I’m ready for a popsicle!! Very summery! Another great release from Simon! Thanks for sharing .

  396. Congratulations! Your cards just SHINE! Each Variance is Amazing and so fun and Beautiful!

  397. http://Sarah%20Jimenez says

    I love the pastel-ish card!! So pretty and reminds me of vintage summertime… 😊 TFS!

  398. http://Karyn says

    Gay, these cards are so much fun and speak “summer” when we see them. Love the bright colors myself but the others all have a voice of their own. Thank for sharing. πŸ™‚

  399. http://Dana%20M says

    Super fun and summery cards! Congrats on being a participant on the blog hop.

  400. http://michal%20meiri says

    Your background is fantastic! all your cards are fantastic! thanks for sharing!

  401. These are all so fun! I love how you’ve colored each of them.

  402. http://Arianna%20Barbara says

    Wow!!! Gorgeous cards!!!

  403. http://Diane%20Bokar says

    So cool! Thanks! Love that blue background!

  404. http://Jackie%20P. says

    Fabulous cards! I love the colours in the first and third the best but I also like the second one as the soft colours make it look like they’re creamsicles or yogurt barss. I’m loving this set!

  405. http://Rachel says

    I love what you did with the die cut line of popsicles, but the third is definitely my favorite with the bright blue background.

  406. http://Heather%20Lynn says

    Love the SO COOL sets. You’re cards are so refreshing. Thanks for sharing!

  407. I love the bright colors on this card! Beautiful job

  408. http://Di%20Wong says

    All three cards are fun, but the middle is my favorite. The soft colors look refreshing. Cute stamps and dies!

  409. http://jadin says

    I really enjoyed your work. you had a unique perspective.

  410. http://Tara%20Prince says

    Super sweet and yummy cards!!

  411. http://Patti says

    SO cute!!

  412. http://Emily%20g says

    I love all three of these all look good enough to eat but I have to say I love the second one, the background just makes it

  413. http://Cindy says

    One of my favorites. I love everything you have done.

  414. http://Pai says

    way to take the same set and make completely different styled cards!

  415. http://Sandra%20L. says

    I love your cards and the Popsicles are adorable. Just perfect for hot summer days. Beautiful coloring whether in pastels or brights.

  416. http://nancy%20faith says

    I love your ‘have a chill summer’. that is a great card!!!

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