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How To Add Quick & Easy Color To Cards

Welcome to the Simon Say Stamp STAMPtember 2021 Blog Party! September rolled around quickly this year and we have loads to share. Be sure to visit all the Blog Party participant’s sites, because each artist has a unique coupon code to celebrate STAMPtember.

STAMPtember 2021

Are you new to STAMPtember? Each September Simon Says Stamp hosts a month-long celebration designed to inspire, educate, and celebrate the fun of stamping and paper crafting. Learn more about STAMPtember and check out the full list of artists by visiting the Simon Says Stamp blog.

Quick & Easy Coloring of SSS Foxglove

Simon Says Stamp Foxglove is wonderfully intricate with lace-like details. Coloring detailed stamps intimidates me. Artistic paralysis set in, often I don’t know where to start, or my coloring is muddled. Create FOUR cards with me and learn quick & easy ways to add color to your intricate stamps.


Each artist participating in the STAMPtember Blog Party! has a different coupon code to share with you! It’s a proper treasure hunt. Make sure you visit each blog post so you don’t miss out on any STAMPtember goodies!

STAMPtember 2021

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Don’t miss our STAMPtember® Facebook Lives throughout the month. There will be two this week on, Wednesday, September 1, and Friday, September 3rd, at noon EDT! It’s always great to have you pop in and participate and share with your crafty friends!

Simon Says Stamp Foxglove


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  1. Giselaine Ellison says:

    Love your cards, Amber. Very pretty.

  2. Diane K McCracken says:

    Very unique cards. Love the look. Makes me want to dig out my gel press. Thank you!

  3. Love these sentiments

  4. Patricia Wilson says:

    I love watching you. This stamp spoke to me and love it even more after seeing you use it. The more prints you made the more I liked it. Thanks so much for showing us these lovely cards.

  5. Carol Burnette says:

    Interesting combination of techniques.

  6. Wendy Chan says:

    Mixed media and a detailed stamp. What better way to show them off! Great cards.

  7. Wow! I just love gel press videos….you did not disappoint! These cards are distressed and vintage and I love it! TYFS ❤️🦋💜

  8. Such a stunning use of this stamp. Incredible vision

  9. MIchelle Hackett says:

    Gel press is so fun, and addictive. Your designs turned out beautiful

  10. I am definitely going to try the brayer . Backgrounds are beautiful.

  11. Rachel Macleod says:

    Gorgeous cards, Amber. So many cool ideas here! I really appreciate your video too. Can’t wait to break out my gel press again soon. Thanks for sharing

  12. Bessie Phillips says:

    Thank you for your help. I’m not the only one feeling inadequate? I appreciate your candor and making ME feel like if I try I can do it!

  13. Wendy Jean says:

    I love how grungy and classic looking this is. I love this stamp set! It’s beautiful! My fave one is the one with the black background.

  14. Phyllis Freese says:

    Your cards are very pretty. I’m glad you included the video so I could see how you achieved this look.

  15. Heike Carlson says:

    such pretty cards. TFS!

  16. Maureen Ibanez says:

    I like the way your techniques give a hand drawn feel.

  17. Chris Dulian says:

    Thanks so much for showing techniques with the gel press – I just bought one! The cards are beautiful!

  18. Paper Smiles by Wendy says:

    Awesome card.

  19. Sam Burnett says:

    Gorgeous cards! I too need to get my gel plate out more often! TFS!

  20. Barbara Chmura says:

    Lovely, artistic cards!

  21. Aheba Tomlinson says:

    Stunning cards! would love to try this technique soon.

  22. Linda Ellington says:

    Loved your amazing video and cards, I haven’t tried gel press but you make it look so easy. Thank you for the inspiration!

  23. These are pretty cards. I need to pull out my gel plate and practice with it more. Thanks for the inspiration.

  24. Denise Gutshall says:

    I love the artsy looks of the cards and how you creatively used two main colors and reversed them for the alternate card.

  25. Maureen Reiss says:

    What an awesome way to use this beautiful stamp!!! Fabulous!!!

  26. Barbara Deichl says:

    These are such fun cards–great colors!

  27. Candy Clay says:

    Very different takes on the same stamp

  28. I am so intrigued by that stamp and your techniques with it seem to fit it so beautifully.

  29. Michele W says:

    Your cards are beautiful. I love the way this intricate stamp looks when combined with gel press techniques to create a vintage look. Thanks for the how-to video showing us how you created these looks!

  30. Very pretty cards and a great reminder how nice a black stamp looks on a subtle background.

  31. Kay Furnish says:

    I love playing with the gel press – never the same background twice! Love how your card turned out. Thank you for joining the blog hop – great fun!

  32. Joanne Travis says:

    Beautiful samples! This stamp looks like it would be so versatile. Love it!

  33. Karen Day Hightower says:

    I always love seeing your card on IG. These are fabulous and I love the colors and techniques! ❤️

  34. Lois Hutchinson says:

    These are gorgeous!

  35. Barb Housner says:

    can’t wait to watch your video later in the day
    thanks for sharing your creativity

  36. Rita Alexander says:

    I agree with previous comments…. I need to use my gel plate more!!! Great card! I wasn’t sure about this stamp set but it is beautiful!

  37. Thank you for the tutorial! Beautiful cards!

  38. Such pretty cards. I love the texture look you got when you used the paper on the gel press.

  39. Beth Merrill says:

    These are super pretty and fun cards. I need to remember to use my gel plate more often. Thanks for the inspiration!