SSS Mothers, Fathers and Flowers Release Blog Hop

Hi there. I’m joining in on a fun blog hop today celebrating the new release from Simon Says Stamp. It’s called Mothers, Fathers, and Flowers and it is so fun. I was immediately drawn to THIS stamp set from the release because of the icons in it.

I’m a big fan of using the smaller images in stamp sets and stamping them repeatedly, creating a background. I did that with the flower and beer mug image to create these cards…

When stamping repeatedly, I like to start at an angle. This helps give the illusion of stamping perfectly. After the images were stamped I used THESE watercolors to color in the images.

For the Father’s Day Card…

I “colored” in the top portion of the beer mug with THIS VersaMark pen and added THIS puff embossing powder. After heat setting it, the puff embossing powder gives it a realistic foam lo look.

For the Mother’s Day Card…

I created it the same way as the Father’s Day card. To finish it off, I added a shine on the flowers with THIS glitter pen…

I also created matching envelopes for each card using the large sentiments in the stamp set.


This set is not only good for Mother and Father Day cards, there are some other fun icons and sentiments as well.

There’s much more inspiration using the products in this release. Click HERE for the next stop on the hop and visit, Suzy Plantamura. Click HERE to start at the beginning of the hop.

Simon Says Stamp Blog
Jennifer McGuire
Kristina Werner
Laura Bassen
Shari Carroll
Nina Marie Trapani
Yana Smakula
Debby Hughes
Nichol Spohr
Anna-Karin Evaldsson
Heather Hoffman
Heather Ruwe
Suzy Plantamura
Amanda Korotkova
Virginia Lu


Simon is giving away a prize package worth over $25 to every stop on the hop so be sure to leave a comment at every blog. Simon will choose winners over the weekend and post on the Simon Says Stamp store blog on Tuesday.

P.S. I shared more inspiration HERE using the products from this release, in case you’re interested.



  1. Denise Hayes
    June 24, 2017

    You made small images make a large impact!!!

  2. Gina H
    June 23, 2017

    fun cards

  3. Susan R. Opel
    May 4, 2017

    Oh my gosh, I love the beer card!

  4. Engineered Baker
    April 12, 2017

    such a cute pair of cards!

  5. Joanne Herbert
    April 11, 2017

    what an awesome technique, i love how you left the colouring loose it is such an awesome look. Thank you for the inspiration. hugs Jo

  6. Mom and wife.
    April 11, 2017

    Lovely cards and colours.


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