Picnic Parade Mini Blog Hop

Before we reveal our September card kit on Friday, we wanted to give you one more fun look at our super cute August 2020 card kit, Picnic Parade with further inspiration in the form of this mini blog hop!

Our August kit includes not one but TWO brand new Simon Says Stamp exclusive stamp sets: 6×8” Hello Sunshine and the 3×4” cutie-patootie, Summertime BBQ! They coordinate perfectly with the oh-so-adorable Bar-B-Cute Doodlebug 6×6 papers and coordinating mini icon stickers!

Two NEW colors of super-fun slimline envelopes are included! Can you take ANTy more cuteness?! We’ve also included the kit’s namesake, Picnic Parade sprinkles to add the perfect ANTcent. ;)

Our August 2020 card kit is perfect for creating a plethora of cards, such as Birthday, Thinking of You, summertime love, and MORE!

I created this brand new card by stamping the sun rays three times onto white cardstock using Simon Says Stamp inks in Duckling, Orange Slush, and Teeny Bikini. I trimmed the piece to fit the image. I stamped the hearts in the same colors and trimmed them leaving a white border. 

Next, I assembled the stamped images onto a panel of white cardstock backed with orange and mounted the panel onto a Simon Says Stamp Slimline notecard. To finish it off, I  stamped my greeting using black ink just under the panel to the right. 

Ready for more inspiration? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Click through to each of the following designers’ blogs to see what they’ve created:

Simon Says Stamp blogYou are HERE!

Nina-Marie Trapani

Laura Bassen

Debby Hughes

Nichol Spohr

Suzy Plantamura

Caly Person

Amy Rysavy

You can also check out lots of fun cards that have been created with this kit by visiting our August 2020 Card Kit gallery on our blog!

We hope you enjoyed this little hop! Make sure to grab the August Card Kit before it’s too late!

  1. Happy card! Love the color palette you chose and I’m so into the slimline base these days…Darling project!!

  2. What a sunny, cheery card. Love the colors. This kit is SO much fun. The Mini Blog Hop was so inspiring. I got more ideas and now can’t wait to play.

  3. What a great way to use the sun rays stamp! Your card is simple yet so fun and cheerful. Thanks for sharing and for a great blog hop! I’m inspired to go make some cards. :)

  4. Cute card–love this kit, made August BD cards, one of the recipients just told me how much they loved it! Great job!

  5. Oh my goodness! This is a most F”ant”astic summery release? I love the colors, the images, the papers and the BBQ theme is the best ever!! F”ant”astic..F”ant”astic.. F”ant”astic… hoping it’s like beetlejuice and if I say it 3 times it will appear in my mailbox!!! ??? so glad you stayed at least once more with sunny summer and cheery before we dive into Hallowween. Cant wait ti see that!

  6. Easy, vibrant and pretty! Thank you! I ordered the set some wks ago but have not done cards like this – yet.

  7. Shari- what a sweet card, down to the tiny sentiment. It’s a quick but beautiful way to send out some encouragement. Thanks for the inspiration!

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