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Hi friends! Thanks for stopping by today! Please welcome back Heather Hoffman as a guest designer on our blog! She’s made these adorable “Just because” cards using some NEW Winnie & Walter stamps, along with our Handlettered Encouragement stamps for the sentiments and our Stacked Stars die for a cool background. Read on and enjoy!

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Good morning! Heather Hoffman here this morning – and I’m thrilled to be guesting here on the Simon Says Stamp Blog with a couple cards I put together combining some adorable new Winnie and Walter images with some SSS Exclusive Dies and stamps!

For the first card I used Winnie and Walter’s new Welcome to the Family stamp set, colored with Copics, and fussy cut out. To create a fun background I used Simon Says Stamp Stacked Stars Die on a panel of white cardstock but with embossing pads so it didn’t cut entirely through, but just left a fun bit of texture. The sentiment for both cards is from SSS’s new Handlettered Encouragement stamp set, heat embossed in white on a strip of black cardstock die cut with SSS’s Basic Banners dies.

The second card uses another darling Winnie and Walter set – Big Hugs. Both of these sets were illustrated by Evelin T Designs – who I had the joy of meeting at Creativation this year in Phoenis, and is just as sweet as her illustrations! I paired this image with the SSS Stacked Hearts Die, also embossed on the white cardstock. For the ground of both cards I used my SSS A2 Card Curved Edge and some SSS Green Apple Cardstock to create a little hill for them to sit on. I used some varying shades of Warm Gray Copics to color in a shadow on the hilltop for both cards before adhering the images with foam adhesive. This helps “ground” the images a little, and make them look a bit more realistic where they sit!

Finishing touch was adding some May Arts Natural Twine on the banners before adhering them with foam adhesive, and then adding a bit of sparkle with some Pretty Pink Posh Sparkling Clear Confetti Mix!

Thanks so much for stopping by today! Have a wonderful day!

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Thanks for reading today, and thanks to Heather for being our guest!

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  1. Adorable cards. This is such a cute stamp set. Love how the Monkey hugs the Elephant. So sweet!
    Thanks for sharing with us!

  2. So super cute!!! Love those critters and those stamp sets are top on my wishlist (soon). Love both of these ♥

  3. Both cards are really very cute but I think that I’m in love just a little bit more with your first card! It has something to do with that sweet monkey wrapping his arms around the elephants neck, It just made me smile and warmed my heart!!

  4. yaaay two sweett cutee card
    I really love the one with elephant and monkey ooh soo sweeet the scene yaayyy
    great coloring and layout and LOVE these CUUTEE CARD

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