We are snowed in today.  Well by the time you read this today will be yesterday.  It was 7 degrees...but the weather channel said "Feels like -7".  I know it's way colder in other parts of the country...but hey.  I am a wimp.  I didn't step foot outside all day.  I did, however, have some time to play with the March Simon Says kit again.   You can tell I am wishing for sunshine...


I just LOVE this sunshine stamp.  So cute!  I stamped the sun in Simon Says Sunrise ink onto the Sunrise card stock.  I used the tiny little "hello" sentiment in the middle and then covered the stamped part, in Star Dust Stickles.  Can you see the sparkle?


I matted the sun in some vellum and then added in a scrap of that gorgeous Lawn Fawn striped paper.  All I had left was a 1 1/4" x 4 3/4" piece so I built the whole card around that one scrap.  Because I love the stripes so much.  I was going to make this a little white card base card, but then found this new color from Simon Says called Audrey Blue...I knew I needed to add it in.  LOVE that new paper!  So I rounded the corners of the white focal point and popped it up on foam tape layering it on to the Audrey Blue Cardstock.

Let's talk card stock for a minute...this new stuff from SSS is amazing.  It is 100# paper.  I am a paper nerd, as I am sure many of you are, so you know what I am talking about here.  It is really gorgeous!  They have 5 new colors that just came out so you need to go check them out.  Click HERE for the newest colors!  :)  I promise I am not trying to enable.  Really.  ;)

Here is a picture of the whole March Kit..

You can grab a kit for yourself by clicking HERE

Alright. By this time tomorrow, when this post goes live, I will be braving the cold to head to the gym.  Wish me luck.  The ice under the 5" of snow makes it even more enjoyable to go out!  :)  

Please stay warm and have a great day!  

OH and click HERE for your chance to win a spot in the newest Online Card Class, Clean and Simple Cardmaking 3: One Layer Cards.


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  1. I'm with you... We're supposed to be getting 12" or so of snow dumped on our area today, and I am not looking forward to it. LOL, bring on the sunshine! :)

    Love your card!

  2. Love this - so fun and fresh feeling! And congrats on your PTI gig - they're very lucky to have you - can't wait to see you work!

  3. Totally adorable, Laurie :) I hate the cold too. Drive safe!

  4. CUTE and boy could we sure use LOTS of that bright warm sunshine!!

  5. love the simple clean design, thanks for the chance to win a seat in the class
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  6. Who makes this adorable sunshine stamp? I love this card - it is around zero here this morning in central Maine but the sun is out which helps lift my spirits!!


  7. oh how I LOVE this Laurie! The sun is so adorable and I am just loving how you put it on vellum! :D

  8. Love it I can almost feel the warmth coming off that sun have a great day!

  9. cute!!! hanging head in shame as i have yet to even open my SSS march kit :(

  10. Love the bright striped paper behind the vellum!!! And who can resist that adorable sun??


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