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Simon Says Stamp: The Color of Fun

Hey! Did you see the new Simon Says Stamp release...it's coming! June 11th. I'll be shopping, will you?!?!! I recently was gifted one of the dies in the release. I sat down to create with it right away. Wanna see?


The new Relax die is so simple, trendy and spot on to what I LOVE working with! Beach themes are every where right now so I jumped right in with that in mind.


 I created my own wave mask and did a few varied layers with Sea Glass ink. It's very faint on camera but very cool in real life. Next, I used the die and mounted some patterned paper behind it from Crate Paper's Poolside collection


Finally, I layered more paper, cardstock shapes and a frame to complete my card.

This card is perfect for the summer. What a great sentiment for an end of the school year gift or to send someone off on an amazing vacation or to help someone feel better....

So, what do you think of the new relax die? Remember, if you want this die, or any new Simon Says Stamp product, it will be available June 11th.

Disclaimer: I was given this die but all opinions are my own. I was not paid for this post. :) As of the date of this post I am not a SSS affiliate. You click, you buy, I make nothing. ;)

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