Simon Says Stamp & Mission Gold

I cannot believe it is Friday already ! I had to double check the calendar this morning as this week seems to have flown by. 
The good thing though is that I am having a total crafting day & weekend.
For the card I am sharing today I have used a love themed stamp from Simon Says Stamp called Roses for you. 
Simon Says Clear Stamps ROSES FOR YOU sss101582 zoom image 
It is a beautiful set, but since it popped through my door I have been looking at the heart cluster of roses thinking it could be used as background stamp with a little careful placement. 
So this morning I cracked out my Mission Gold watercolours and decided to give it ago. 

Now it did take some working out, and I was left with some small open areas but I used the individual roses & leaves to fill them in. 
I was really happy with how it turned out, and it gives another way to use this lovely set. 

I heat embossed the images onto some Strathmore Watercolour cardstock using Simons fine detail embossing powder. 
I then did a very very light pink wash over the whole piece and allowed to dry, once it was dry I then did some loose watercolouring. 
I was going to leave the leaves, but decided to water down one of the greens and use that and I am glad I did because it has broken up the pink.

For the sentiment I die cut Simon Says Stamp painted Friend die several times out of Neenah and then once out of the silver card I had in my stash. 
The happy Birthday sentiment is from another Simon set and I heat embossed that and trimmed it to fit against the friend die. 

To finish off I die cut the panel using Blueprints 29 and mat and layered onto the same pink card I used for the sentiment. 
I then added some Pretty Pink Posh sequins and Nuvo Crystal Drops...these are new to me and so far I am liking them ! 

Thank you for stopping by today, I hope you all have an amazing day and a great weekend. 
Happy Crafting

I'd like to enter this into the Wednesday challenge over at Simon Says Stamp, the theme is Think Pink 



  1. This is so pretty Tracy!!! Happy Friday!

  2. This is stunning huni! Absolutely stunning, I used my Simon Says voucher to get two of their stamp sets that I have wanted for a while and this one is now on my wish list, lol, and I still have to play with my prize package and the lovely set you sent me.
    You should enter this in their current pink theme, if fits the challenge perfectly. Will be trying to catch up with your beautiful projects off and on this weekend. Have a lovely one huni xx

  3. I am loving this delightful card Tracy...gorgeous colours...have a good weekend.xx {aNNie}

  4. Gorgeous card Tracy :-) I love the background, the delicate colours are so pretty! perfect!

    Lols x x x

  5. How delightful!! I adore the soft background and use of sentiment!! Hope you are having a great weekend!

  6. Such a fabulous card Tracy! Love that gorgeous background!!



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