Welcome to the last stop of the SimonSaysStamp Card kit blog hop! You must be arriving here from the amazingly talented Sarah Moerman. If not, make sure you don’t miss anything by starting HERE.

Have you all seen the “May Flowers” card kit?! It’s the best way to welcome spring, check out the gorgeous paper collection included as well as the lovely stamp set! It also comes with tons of other goodies to use such as chipboard hearts, ribbons, tags and even liquid pearls!

You can subscribe to Simon Says Stamp’s monthly card kits for just $19.95 plus S&H.  Every kit is a great value and you can make tons of cards using it. The last few months the kits have sold out, so make sure you order ASAP.

When I saw the stamp set I fell in love with it! Red roses are my favorite flowers, so here is a Clean and Simple card I came up with


I stamped the images and colored them with copics. I did a lot of paper piecing and the flowers are dimensional, as well as the leaves. Here is a closer look


and here is another close-up





Simon Says Stamp is giving away a $50.00 gift certificate to one lucky commenter on every blog in the hop!!! That’s nine chances to win and a total of $450.00 worth of prizes!! So make sure you comment to every blog along the hop to be entered in the random drawings. The giveaways will stay open until Thursday April 25/13 at 11:59pm EST and the winners will be announced on the Simon Says Stamp blog on Friday April 26/13!

Thank you for visiting my blog today! This was the last stop on the hop. If you encountered any broken links, you can head back to the Simon Says Stamp blog here for a full list of participants.

Happy Hopping!! 😉


  1. gorgeous card, Vicky! I am in love with that woodgrain cardstock….it looks so much nicer than my woodgrain embossing folder does (although that will be a decent alternative until I get me some of that paper!) Such lovely coloring with your copics…pretty!

  2. Gorgeous card, Vicky!! I love the dimension that you added to this card and the pop of classic red roses is fantastic!

    Simon Says Stamp!

  3. Vicki, This is such a striking cards. I so happy you shared how you add dimension to the roses. So enjoy your blog. This is a get giveaway. I have my shopping list created.

  4. Wow those roses look so beautiful. Love how you placed the banner to look like the stems. Thanks for sharing.

  5. Gorgeous card! I love the layered flowers! It has a clean and simple look but so much dimension and interest!

  6. For a clean and simple card – it really packs the WOW! the layered roses are beautiful – well done

  7. What beautiful roses and this card is just a beautiful card for Mother’s Day. Tks for the great inspiration.

  8. Great use of the banner to make a “vase.” Love the vivid red and paper piecing for the flowers.

  9. Oh my gosh! I just want to touch those roses. So well done! Love all the stamps you used. Thanks for inspiring me today.

  10. Such a beautiful card Vicki. Love the red roses and dimenson along with the CAS just came out so pretty. Thank You.

  11. I love the vibrant colours on your cards: they’re really lovely. Thank you for the inspiration and for the chance to win.

  12. Wow! This is a real statement of brilliant red roses!! Wouldn’t this also make a gorgeous bookmark?

  13. Lovely cards. It’s neat to see the different variations that everyone who is on the blog hop came up with!
    Thanks for the give away opportunity!
    Ali Smith

  14. Loved your card!!! I always enjoy your videos, please keep them coming!! And thanks for sharing this beautiful kit!!

  15. Amazing dimensions of the roses! Love it, Vicky! I bet you have millions of ideas with this kit 🙂

  16. Love the card. The red roses are so pretty. Making them dimensional really adds to the look that they are real flowers. Great job.

  17. Love your card. You are so talented. I always look forward to your videos. I can’t wait to get my kit, it looks fantastic this week.

  18. Love the vibrant red color of the roses. That was always my favorite color of rose. The simple layout is just right.

  19. Your card is so pretty! I love the reds that you used. I’m going to have to pick up these copic colors. I would never have thought to put these colors together, they look beautiful. Thank you so much for the inspiration, and the chance to win. Take care. 🙂

  20. Oh my gosh, I love how you used the paper piecing to make the flowers dimensional, and that deep red color that you colored them is divine! Beautiful card!

  21. Love this card… strong vibrant and yet still simple!! Your colouring is lovely and shows yet another take on the May kit stamp!!

  22. WOW! Your roses are STUNNING! They look so real. I wish I could color like that. 🙂 Thanks for sharing your beautiful work!

  23. The dimension is a nice effect — I like the curled end of the banner too. Thanks for featuring the nice giveaway.

  24. I so love this red bouquet rose mom’s card! The flowers tell all… No need of extra embellishments!

  25. I really love the rich, bold colors you chose for the roses and how you created so much dimension on this card…your design is just beautiful, too, Vicky! Absolutely GORGEOUS card, as always!

  26. I LOVE this card Vicky! The colouring on the roses, the neat use of the graph/gingham paper for the ribbon, very nice 🙂

  27. What an amazing card! I love the coloring and I love your technique to give partial dimension on floral images. Stunning work!

  28. Love the simple elegance of the card. The dark red roses are very dramatic, the big WOW!! factor.

  29. Oh my gosh, absolutely stunning!!!! Thank you for the inspiration for Mother’s Day…and every day!

  30. Thanks so much for your inspiration. I’m new to card making (2 months) and enjoy learning fro you talented ladies.

  31. I really like this card! It’s simple, yet to me it gives off that sophisticated/elegant feel. LOVE IT!
    Thanks for the chance to win 🙂

  32. The colors and the piece cutting on the roses are magnificent!! What a beautiful card you’ve created! So simple, yet so elegant!

    Thanks to SSS for the chance to win the gift certificate

    Carmen L

  33. Fantastic roses!! Look soft enough to be real…well almost anyway! Thanks for the inspiration. I would love having $50 to spend at SSS!!!!!

  34. I like the way you layered the the roses and flipped up the banner. Great use of dimension to the card.

  35. Lovely card! Any mother would enjoy this. Great job on the flowers. Is the white background a textured paper, or did you emboss it to get that great woodgrain effect.

  36. The depth of color on the roses is amazing. They look real. I love the CAS design. Truly a beautiful work of art, worthy of any loving mother.

  37. O M G!! What a beautiful card!! The roses are simply Beautiful! Thanks for the awesome give away! “Happy Spring”

  38. Oh my! I love simple cards but this one really pops! Well done 🙂 loved all the cards and what great ideas if you manage to get the kit. Thanks so much for sharing. Take care

  39. I really want to touch those roses !! Gorgeous card Vicki . Thank you for sharing and for the chance to win the May card kit .

  40. Did you save the brightest roses for last on the blog hop list? Wow!-ser! oh my! My daughter-in-law is going to love my take on your creation, Vicky. So rich the roses look like velvet. And the ribbon effect – can’t wait to receive my May kit!!!

  41. WOW! These are beautiful red roses. I can’t wait to get my kit and try this card. Thank you!

  42. Great card and I love your pics–they show the details very nicely. Thank you. Thank you also for the opportunity to win a gift cert from my favorite store.

  43. What? No video! Guess I’ll have to wait til Sunday! Love your roses and how you gave them that slight little bend to make them look real. Great job!

  44. Yet another gorgeous card in this blog hop! You guys have really outdone yourselves with this kit! Thanks for sharing your creativity!

  45. Love your bouquet of red roses – so very beautiful. The wood grain background paper really sets off the card ! Thanks for sharing !

  46. I also love red roses. The colors you used and the layers make them look so life like. You did a beautiful job!

  47. This is so beautiful, and each creation along the blog hop is so uniquely different! Love the inspiration to be found here!!

  48. Great shading and nice idea – roses on an “award” for Mom! Thanks for the chance to be a winner.

  49. Hi Vicky!
    WOW! What an AMAZING card! Your roses are STUNNING! I love how you also did paper piecing with the Copic coloring to add even more dimension….so beautiful! Thank you for sharing 🙂

  50. WOW, your red roses really pop on your card making it so pretty. Mesh is so trendy now and it looks lovely on your card.

  51. Wow — absolutely awesome roses — love the layering technique, can’t wait to try it myself!

  52. Love the all the dimension. The red roses are stunning against the white wood grain background. Beautiful card.

  53. Well since I have yet to get copics. (Insert sad face) I am going to stamp the roses on patterned paper and layer them like you did! This should work I would hope 🙂

  54. that is definitely a gorgeous clean & simple card…thanks for the idea. can’t wait for my kit to arrive!

  55. Love your card! Especially love the way the roses “pop” off the card:) Thank you so much for sharing!!

  56. Oh how utterly gorgeous–your card is out of this world gorgeous! I love how you did the banner piece in black–perfect!

  57. I really love the deep red of the roses and how dimensional they are. I also like how you clustered them and kept the back really simple so the focus was on the flowers. Beautiful work!

  58. Just stunning color & dimension. I can almost smell those roses. Thanks for a chance to win & sharing your wonderful talent.

  59. Hi Vicky,
    From your gorgeous red roses to that luscious woodgrain white paper, your card is simply stunning! Thanks for sharing!

  60. Beautiful inspiration, what simplicity but how exciting this card is, thank you for sharing your version of the kit.

    Wilma Fox

  61. Gorgeous as always Vicky. The colour of the roses is lovely. Love that woodgrain cardstock too. love all the cards you make with the SSS kits, but this one is so nice. Thank you

  62. Love the deep red of the roses. I’m always amazed at what can be done with Copics.

  63. I must say, even though it was a clean and simple card, that red roses with such colouring made a grand ending. 😀
    I just love the woodgrain paper. Awesome plus points to such pretty card.

  64. Stunning card. (I see I’m not the first to say it, but it’s definitely true!) The colors and layering are so beautifully done.

  65. I love the shading of your red roses, wish you would do one of your great videos to see how you colored them. The whole card is wonderful, love black and white with red.

  66. You card is gorgeous. I love the dimension of the roses and the color is AWESOME. It just makes the roses pop off the card like they are just out to snag u. I the card is wonderful.
    Thank u

  67. O My Goodness! These roses are just stunning! I can’t believe they are stamped and coloured. The colours you used are perfect! I love the mesh banner from the stamp set.

  68. Wow I love the colors of your roses. Makes me want to bend down and smell them thats how real they look. Lovely card

  69. And one last beautiful way to use my card kit…I can’t wait to get it now! Thanks so much for sharing your lovely card and for the chance to win!

  70. Love the card, with a small tweek I now have an idea for an anniversary card. Love the kit cant wait for it to arrive but I am in the UK so it could take a while LOL

  71. OMG, these roses look so rich and realistic with your coloring and paper piecing. Love the clean and simple beauty so the images pop!

  72. Vicky,
    Wow what can I say. I love the simplicity of this card but how rich it feels too. The roses made me want to smell them. Thanks for sharing your time and talents!!!

  73. Love how your flowers stood out in this card. Love Simon Says Woodgrain card stock. Love this kit even more as I surf through the blog hop. Thanks for sharing!

  74. I Love your beautiful red roses on your CAS card. Thanks for being part of the blog hop. I truly enjoyed it.

  75. As a mom I would be proud to receive the card you created. Love all the layered paper piecing you did and the colors are superb!

  76. Oh my gosh, this is gorgeous!

    I can see how this layout could be adapted for just about any occassion. I absolutely love that stamp set – fabulous! Thanks so much for sharing!

  77. What a beautiful card. It must have taken a long time to piece them all together. Such wonderful results.

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