New Exclusive Product Release: Among the Stars REVEALED!

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Welcome to the reveal of our latest exclusive collection, Among the Stars!  We are featuring a special stamp set “Uplifting Thoughts” inspired by Jennifer McGuire’s Handmade Kindness campaign.  There is also a fun fresh new watercolor card set by Suzy Plantamura.  Looking for a whimsical ice cream cone or flamingo to add to your card, or maybe an interesting stacked star background or die cut?  Need a perfectly cut basic background square, rectangle or even flag shape for your “go to” product stash?  Do you like to sew our fun plush line of products?  Then this release is for you! Coming right off the heels of our incredibly popular July Card Kit (Handwritten Floral Greetings) we hope our new release “Among the Stars” keeps you excited to stamp and create!

Please join us tomorrow for a blog hop celebrating the release with even more inspiration from some super talented designers!  Comment below what you like about the collection and we would love to send you a surprise new product that we have coming out later this summer!  Three (3) random winners will be drawn Monday.

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Hey friends! Are you as excited about the new Among the Stars release as I am??? I LOVE the new Build a Rainbow die, and I thought this would pair up great with the new Uplifting Thoughts stamp set to create some happy cards!

The Build a Rainbow die set is really versatile and there are so many ways you can use it. I ended up cutting the rainbow in half to create two cards… and I loved it so much I had to make two more! I used Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers to color in my rainbow, but you could definitely use other coloring mediums for this, or even cardstock if you are short on time or not a big fan of coloring!

You’ll see I created these rainbow scenes with a few other Simon products;, including the Happy Days die set. These dies are actually a coordinating set to the Happy Days stamp set that came out with the May 2016 card kit. However, all the shapes are really great for using on their own, which makes them a great addition to you stash, even if you do not have the stamp set! I used both the cloud and sun dies for my scene, but I could see all sorts of fun being had with all the other dies too. When you take a look at products in a creative way, and not just the obvious, you can come up with so many unique card designs!

To see how I created these happy rainbow cards from start to finish, be sure to check out the video below!

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  1. Fantastic release! All the products are great but if I had to choose….the Mosaic dies would win! :-)

  2. I know this release has been one of my faves in a while. I love the stars in everything. But I really like the sentiment set Nina-Marie did. Spot on. Thanks.

  3. Love the new release. The Stars cut out die is awesome. Hopefully there are more left when I get to the order page.

  4. I love the fact that these products are very versatile and can be used for various projects. For me shapes or background images helps to improve the story that you are telling with your card. It helps to put things in perspective.

  5. I love the warm weather animals and playful kittens sets and the stacked stars die! That’s just for starters!! lol!!

  6. A fun release for everyone the Uplifting stamp set is awesome and this rainbow die set with the sun and clouds is something my two little girls with go crazy for (they are obsessed with rainbows at the time).

  7. LOVE this new SSS release. It gives me so much inspiration for everything summer time! These choices give you so much to make ‘happy cards’ with which is my favorite way to make my recipients smile. Just gotta have the stars and the moon dies too as they add to so many of the elements in my stash. Thank you for such an inspirational blog hop! So many talented artists! Thanks for a chance to win something special from SSS as well.

  8. Love this new release! Everyone of them brings its own joy and happiness to my creative spirit. My favs so far are the Uplifting Thoughts stamp set and the Playful Kittens stamp & die set. But of course its like picking your favorite child…and who can do that!? LOL! Thanks for the inspiration, as always! Cheers!

  9. Oh, WOW!!! What a great collection of new release products! My favorites are Suzy’s watercolor images and the Uplifting thoughts stamp set. I can’t wait to see the amazing things that will be created with these fabulous new products!

  10. Really wonderful cards! This rainbow die could be used in so many ways! Lots of great inspiration! Thank you!

  11. All products are awesome, but if I had to choose… the Build A Rainbow has to be my favorite!!!

  12. There is SO much to love in the new release, but I am especially enamored with the Tropical Leaves stamp set. And who could resist those kittens?!

  13. Thanks for the great intro to this Fabulous release! It is so much fun!!! I love the heart stacked dies and kindness themed stamp sets. Have you ever considered a I WANT IT ALL BUNDLE”.??? by that I mean settling on a fair price and a bit lower than what buying individual items will cost,,?? That way you can make more money at once and gals like me can buy everything because in this case everything is great and something I would love to own and play with all summer long!! It’s just an idea and suggestion kindly yours, Veronica Rohm ( zCanada,)

  14. I didn’t think I wanted the rainbow die until I watched your video. Now I definitely want it❤️

  15. I love this new release! There is so many possible things that can be done with it. Can’t wait.

  16. I love the whole release, but I think my favorites are the stacked stars dies and the Uplifting Thoughts!

  17. Love the Nina – Marie inspirational sayings, the bear and treats set and tropical florals. Anything summerish is my favorite style.

  18. ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS release!!!
    LOVE Nina Marie’s wonderful watercolour rainbows, she always inspires :)
    What do I like about this collection? How does “ALL OF IT” sound? Yes, I know, too much but you never know, we might draw the lucky lottery numbers and get to go on the biggest crafting shopping spree EVER!!! Being realistic, my wishlist the Stacked Stars & Hydrangea Petals dies and the Uplifting Thoughts, Tropical Leaves, Blooming Day & Shine On stamps.
    Looking forward to seeing all of these crafty delights in action!!!

  19. What a FANTASTIC new release!! And what do I like best? I love that most of these items, while summery now, can be used all year long! The bear in the swimming trunks, however, is calling to me!

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