Hi Everyone! Welcome back to my blog for another video tutorial that is part of a special blog hop celebrating the newest release from Simon Says Stamp!

MY-FAVORTIE-Hop

This April release is entitled “My Favorite” which is quite fitting because the new goodies that are part of this release are definitely some of my most favorite stamps and dies right now… and I think you’ll feel the same way when you see everything that has been released! If you’ve already been hopping along with us, you should have arrived from the blog of my sweet and wicked-awesome friend (she’s a true New Englander!) Jenn Shurkus!

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For my card, I have used the new Retro Thanks stamp and die set. When I saw this set, it immediately made me think of the Jetsons! I used to watch this show many, many times with my Pop-pop as a kid. We would watch old TV shows together like I Love Lucy, the Three Stooges, the Flintstones, Andy Griffith… the feel of this stamp set made me think of those times and I knew I had to make a card using these images!

If you’ve ever watched the Jetsons, which I am sure many of you have, everything is in a futuristic, space-like world with buildings suspended into the air on very tall poles. I wanted to create that effect with these signs and I’ll be showing you that in my video (down at the bottom of this post). I also used bright bold color schemes to go with the Jetsons/retro style.

This set is so much fun and brought back lots of fun, childhood memories for me! I hope you’ll check out the video I have for you showing how I created this card! If you enjoy, be sure to give the video a “thumbs up” on Youtube and subscribe to my channel for more weekly inspiration!

 

 

MY FAVORITE SIMON SAYS STAMP RELEASE

There are so many fabulous new goodies being released this month as part of the My Favorite Simon Says Stamp release! Yheck out the links below to find YOUR favorites! :)

KEEP HOPPING

MY-FAVORTIE-Hop

As I mentioned, this post and video are part of a fun blog hop for Simon Says Stamps’s My Favorite April release! There are giveaways been drawn from comments on each stop of the hop, so be sure to leave a comment on my blog, as well as on the blogs of the other talented ladies participating in the hop! If you’ve already been hopping with us, the next stop is Yoonsun Hur, my talented friend from across the pond! :) And if you are just joining in, the entire hop order is listed below!

Heather Ruwe
Jenn Shurkus 
Nina Marie Trapani … that’s me! :)

 

 MORE INSPIRATION

If you enjoyed this card, here are a couple more cards I’ve created that feature new My Favorite Simon Says Stamp stamps and dies! Click the photos to be taken to the corresponding blog posts.

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PRODUCTS

If you are interested in any of the products used in this post, I have them all linked below to Simon Says Stamp. Affiliate links used when possible.

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498 Comments

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    Kirsten B in Mn April 22, 2016 at 2:23 pm - Reply

    I love these colors! So much fun!

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    Madison Edwards April 22, 2016 at 2:23 pm - Reply

    The card is outta this world!

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    Linsey April 22, 2016 at 2:22 pm - Reply

    Yay for your delightful card!!! It’s out of this world awesome!!! Love this set so much too!!!

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    Marcie Lovett April 22, 2016 at 2:18 pm - Reply

    Oh, my gosh, that is adorable!

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    Mary B. April 22, 2016 at 2:17 pm - Reply

    Wow! Beautiful colors!

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    Linda duensing April 22, 2016 at 2:16 pm - Reply

    I am loving the entire release with all the different cards. Your card is so cute and love the bright colors. Thanks for sharing.

    Linda D.

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    Leanne S April 22, 2016 at 2:13 pm - Reply

    Bright & beautiful card.

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    Sandra h April 22, 2016 at 2:11 pm - Reply

    I love the colours on your card – they really pop

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    sunshinehoneybee April 22, 2016 at 2:10 pm - Reply

    Wonderful col,oring. Has a retro look & reminds me a bit of the Las Vegas sign image. Have a BEE-utiful day!
    Melissa
    “Sunshine HoneyBee”

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    Crimson Owl Creations April 22, 2016 at 2:08 pm - Reply

    I really love this idea! So bright and fun!
    Take care!
    Michele

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    Eileen April 22, 2016 at 2:04 pm - Reply

    It looks very Jetsons. I am just noticing that others made the same observation – lol. Great retro card.

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    Tracy April 22, 2016 at 2:03 pm - Reply

    very nice card… love this release

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    Jeanette D. April 22, 2016 at 2:02 pm - Reply

    Fun card, very retro ☺ TFS

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    Debs April 22, 2016 at 1:58 pm - Reply

    So bright and happy.

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    Alexandra April 22, 2016 at 1:57 pm - Reply

    Wow what great colors and such a wonderful card !

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    SueB of Blondin Blogs April 22, 2016 at 1:57 pm - Reply

    here’s a bit thumbs up to a cool retro card; thanx for the inspiration and blog candy opp!

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    Debbi V April 22, 2016 at 1:57 pm - Reply

    Love this release, this blog hop, and your card.

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    Leslie S April 22, 2016 at 1:56 pm - Reply

    nice work! Thank you!

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    Liz McAllister April 22, 2016 at 1:48 pm - Reply

    YOur background is fabulous! Just beautiful

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    dianemdb1985 April 22, 2016 at 1:44 pm - Reply

    very unusual design.

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    jayell1 April 22, 2016 at 1:41 pm - Reply

    What a fun card!

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    Holley Downs April 22, 2016 at 1:39 pm - Reply

    Loving this release and your card! TFS!

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    Angel Gilbert April 22, 2016 at 1:36 pm - Reply

    Love your videos and creativity! This card is very fun, and yes the Retro set reminds me of the Jetson’s too!!!!

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    Megan Harp April 22, 2016 at 1:33 pm - Reply

    Huge fan of ALL your work!!!!

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    Shelly R April 22, 2016 at 1:32 pm - Reply

    Love your retro card. This set reminded me of the Jetsons too!

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