No Line Watercolor Background + Blog Hop

Hello friends! I’m very excited to be bringing you more inspiration featuring the new Believe in You collection from Simon Says Stamp (did you see the post I shared yesterday?)! Today’s video showcases the new Stripe Jumble background, along with the Greetings Mix 1 stamp set.

No Line Watercolor Background + Blog Hop

This post is also part of the Simon Says Stamp Believe in You release blog hop. If you have already been hopping along, you should have arrived from my friend, Cathy¬†Zielske’s blog! All the hop details are at the bottom of this post.

How I Made It
No Line Watercolor Background + Blog Hop

I loved the organic, layered lines in this new Stripe Jumble background. When I saw the stamp, I thought it would look gorgeous watercolored with gold metallics and a rainbow of bright colors… and I love the result! To color the background, I started by stamping the Stripe Jumble with a light colored ink and then used Finetec gold watercolors and a mix of Prima and Daniel Smith watercolors to do the painting.

No Line Watercolor Background + Blog Hop

The background on this card is so detailed, I really wanted to keep the design very simple. So to finish off I added a sentiment from the Greetings Mix 1 set and a few gold sequins.

I love the simplicity of this card and I hope it inspires you to create with the new Simon Says Stamp Believe in You collection! Keep on reading for the details on the blog hop. Thanks for visiting me today!

Supplies Used

Simon Says Cling Stamp STRIPE JUMBLE…
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Simon Says Clear Stamps GREETINGS MIX…
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Simon Says Stamp Sequins STAY GOLD…
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Finetec MICA WATERCOLOR PEARLESCENT…
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Prima Marketing TROPICALS Watercolor…
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Prima Marketing ODYSSEY Watercolor…
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Daniel Smith OPERA PINK 5ML Extra…
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Daniel Smith CARBAZOLE VIOLET 5ML…
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Daniel Smith GREEN GOLD 5ML Extra…
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Daniel Smith NAPLES YELLOW 5ML Extra…
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Daniel Smith COBALT TEAL BLUE 5ML…
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Arches COLD PRESSED WATERCOLOR PAD…
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Gina K Designs IN THE NAVY 8.5×11…
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Tonic MORNING DEW Grande Nuvo Crystal…
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Simon Says Stamp Premium Dye Ink Pad…
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Simon Says Stamp Embossing Ink Pad…
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Brutus Monroe GILDED Ultra Fine…
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MISTI PRECISION STAMPER Stamping Tool…
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NEODYMIUM BLOCK MAGNET Rectangle NBM
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Inkadinkado EMBOSSING MAGIC Powder…
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Precision Heat Embossing Tool Hero…
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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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Altenew MINI BLOSSOM DIE CUT MACHINE…
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Tim Holtz Tonic Craft SHEARS 9.5…
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EK Success CUTTER BEE Scissors EKCB01
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Keep Hopping
Simon Says Stamp Believe in You

There is much more to see in this Believe in You release hop! Your next stop is Jessica Frost-Ballas! You can find the entire hop order over at the Simon blog.

Simon is giving away a $25 gift card to every stop on the hop; just leave a comment here and at every stop along the way to increase your chances of winning. Winners will be chosen over the weekend and posted on the Simon Says Stamp blog on Wednesday, the 31st of July.

Simon Says Stamp Tim Holtz Free Gift

Simon is celebrating Tim Holtz as their Brand of the Month for July 2019 and part of that celebration includes this gift of a Mini Resist Spray bottle FREE with any Tim Holtz purchase. No code required!

Simon Says Stamp Tim Holtz Free Gift

Simon also has a special sale going on right now, with 15% off ALL Tim Holtz products! Use code THLTZ at checkout to score the savings!