Simon Says October 2017 Kit

Hello!  Welcome to my corner of the Internet!

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I have several card kits and UK magazine packets in my basket stash that have been recently overflowing therefore screaming at me to pay them some attention!  So I started with Simon Says October 2017 Card kit.

This kit is no longer for sale but at the end of this post I have added the links for some of the products that were included in the kit.  I mainly used “very vanilla” and “smoky slate” card stocks from Stampin’up® as my bases but any good quality card stock will also work.

This paper was very easy to work with since it lends itself to great design.  the wafer die was a little tricky to glue because is so delicate and thin. I added Nuvo drop to the center of the flower

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The colors on this set coordinated nicely and that even the scraps were useful.  Whe using a kit I try to used as much paper as is available in the kit and when I run out of ideas for my layouts and hit Pinterest for some inspiration.  If you search for card sketches or lay outs you can find a world of inspiration.

On the above cards on the left I used the sentiments by themselves and then stacked them to make the card on the right.  Mixing and matching stamp sets, specially sentiments, gives you a lot versatility with your stamp supplies. The brush strokes on this stamp set are useful and fun to use on your cards and even on your mixed media projects.

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The one supply on this kit I really loved and plan on using nad keeping on my supplies is the “steel navy” embossing powder by Simon Says.  This is a beautiful embossing powder with a shine that made the sentiments stand out.  The pictures don’t show how really pretty this embossing powder is and it coordinates beautifully with thses papers.

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Well I hope you find some inspiration and I thank you for visiting my little corner of the world. Oh and by the way this is all that was left of the papers on the this kit:

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Take care and keep creating!

Connie
Wondering Mindfield

Materials and Links:

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