Layered Floral Arrangements with Copics + Simon's Celebrate Women Blog Hop

Hello crafters, I am honored to be sharing some inspiration with you using some new stamp sets from Simon Says Stamp; Incredible Woman and Good Job Mama. Both of these sets are great for not just Mother’s Day cards, but also for creating encouragement cards for the women in our lives!

Simon is celebrating the release of these new sets by hosting their Celebrate Women blog hop! Be sure to hop along to see more fabulous ideas using these new stamps!

Layered Floral Arrangements with Copics + Simon's Celebrate Women Blog Hop

If you have already been hopping along, you should have arrived from my amazingly talented friend, Debby Hughes‘ blog. The full hop list is at the bottom of this post.

Watch the Video
How I Made It
Layered Floral Arrangements with Copics + Simon's Celebrate Women Blog Hop

One of the reasons I was super excited about the release of this Incredible Woman set is that I designed it! My idea with the set was to feature names for influential women in our lives, paired with words that described them. I also illustrated some florals to accent the sentiments, which I wanted to be sure to demonstrate in one of the cards I made today!

So this first card features the “mama” sentiment, embossed in gold, surrounded by flowers that I colored with Copics. You can watch the full creation of this card in the video above.

Layered Floral Arrangements with Copics + Simon's Celebrate Women Blog Hop

I embellished the card with Simon’s Flickering Butterflies dies, cut from Polished Gold mirror cardstock from Tonic Studios. There are also dots of Nuvo Dream and Vintage Drops across the card as well, in the colors Cloud 9, Love Potion, Pioneer Green and Bonnie Blue. Everything sits on a card base made with Cotton Candy cardstock.

Layered Floral Arrangements with Copics + Simon's Celebrate Women Blog Hop
Layered Floral Arrangements with Copics + Simon's Celebrate Women Blog Hop

I have been dying to use the Delicate Flowers stamp set that Simon released in their May 2019 Card Kit, so I decided to create a bonus card! This time I used the “mother” sentiment from the Incredible Woman stamp set, which is stamped in Chipped Sapphire Distress Oxide ink.

Layered Floral Arrangements with Copics + Simon's Celebrate Women Blog Hop

Around the sentiment are images from the Delicate Flowers set, stamped and colored with Copic markers. I also enhanced the coloring by adding colored pencil details.

Layered Floral Arrangements with Copics + Simon's Celebrate Women Blog Hop

The Good Job Mama stamp set features some awesome greetings for encouraging mothers, especially when things are not perfect! I used one of those greetings with the main sentiment; these pair so well together!

Layered Floral Arrangements with Copics + Simon's Celebrate Women Blog Hop

Finally, I embellished the card with some more Nuvo Dream and Vintage Drops; aren’t they gorgeous??? I am enamored with those Dream Drops… the iridescent sheen has a pretty, ethereal look!

Layered Floral Arrangements with Copics + Simon's Celebrate Women Blog Hop

I hope both of these cards have inspired you to create with these two new stamp sets from Simon Says Stamp! Don’t forget to hop along and see more inspiration.

Thank you so much for stopping by and visiting with me today; I will be back again very soon with more to share!

Supplies Used

Simon Says Clear Stamps INCREDIBLE…
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CZ Design Clear Stamps GOOD JOB MAMA…
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CZ Design Wafer Dies GOOD JOB MAMA czd55
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CZ Design Coordinating Set GOOD JOB…
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Simon Says Clear Stamps DELICATE…
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Simon Says Stamp FLICKERING…
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Simon Says Stamp STITCHED RECTANGLES…
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Tonic CLOUD 9 Nuvo Dream Drops 1794n
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Tonic LOVE POTION Nuvo Dream Drops 1798n
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Tonic PIONEER GREEN Nuvo Vintage…
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Tonic BONNIE BLUE Nuvo Vintage Drops…
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Tonic MORNING DEW Grande Nuvo Crystal…
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Chameleon SET OF 25 Color Tones…
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KUM DOUBLE PENCIL SHARPENER 410020
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Copic Markers
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EK Success CUTTER BEE Scissors EKCB01
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad…
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Simon Says Stamp Premium Ink Pad…
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Simon Says Stamp Embossing Ink Pad…
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Tonic POLISHED GOLD Mirror Card Gloss…
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Lawn Fawn MOONSTONE Cardstock LF1445
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Simon Says Stamp Card Stock 100#…
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Simon Says Stamp WHITE CARDSTOCK 120…
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Neenah Classic Crest 110 LB SMOOTH…
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MINI MISTI PRECISION STAMPER Stamping…
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MISTI MINI MOUSE PAD INSERT 000199
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NEODYMIUM BLOCK MAGNET Rectangle NBM
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Brutus Monroe GILDED Ultra Fine…
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Brutus Monroe ALABASTER Ultra Fine…
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Inkadinkado EMBOSSING MAGIC Powder…
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Precision Heat Embossing Tool Gun…
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3M Scotch DOUBLE-SIDED FOAM TAPE…
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Therm O Web Gina K Designs ADHESIVE…
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Crafter’s Companion GEMINI JUNIOR…
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Tim Holtz Tonic Craft SHEARS 9.5…
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Supplies Used
Layered Floral Arrangements with Copics + Simon's Celebrate Women Blog Hop

Simon has a special treat in celebration of this special blog hop! Use code WMN999 at checkout to get their exclusive, 4-pack of Mother’s Day Sentiment Strips, FREE with any purchase. Valid while supplies last.

Your next stop in the hop is another crazy-talented friend of mine, Kathy Racoosin! The entire blog hop is also listed below for you to reference:

Simon Says Stamp Blog 
Jennifer McGuire
Kristina Werner
Cathy Zielske
Shari Carroll
Laura Bassen
Debby Hughes
Nina-Marie Trapani– you are here!
Kathy Racoosin
Heather Hoffman
Nichol Spohr

Layered Floral Arrangements with Copics + Simon's Celebrate Women Blog Hop

Speaking of Mother’s Day, there are a few left of Simon’s Limited Edition Mother’s Day card kit! I really enjoyed creating with this kit; you can see the two cards I made with the kit contents over at this post.

Layered Floral Arrangements with Copics + Simon's Celebrate Women Blog Hop

In the purple floral card, I mentioned that I used the Delicate Flowers stamp set, which is included in the 2019 May Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp. There are still a few kits left, so be sure to grab one if you love it!