Hello, friend and lucky hopper! I’m so glad you hopped by today. As “luck” would have it, I’ve got two projects to share on Day 1 of the Simon Says Stamp Lucky to Know You release blog hop. There’s also an opportunity for you win a gift certificate to Simon Says Stamp by simply leaving me a comment below. Don’t forget before you leave! Let’s start off with my first card…
Gnome Spring Gnome!
These sweet spring gnomes are right at home in this lovely tulip garden. I wish these lovely tulips were in my garden. 🙂 I used the following Simon Says Stamp products to create this 5″ X 7″ card:
The tulips are so easy to make with this layering set. The Layering Tulips stencil set includes four layers so you can add varied colors for depth to the leaves and blossoms. I used the following Distressed Oxide Inks for these tulips:
Yellow Tulips: Squeezed Lemonade, Mustard Seed
Peach Tulips: Spun Sugar, Squeezed Lemonade and Abandoned Coral
Leaves: Twisted Citron, Mowed Lawn, Lucky Clover, Forest Moss
The background is simply black watercolor paint splattered on 80lb white cardstock. The gnomes were colored using Copic Markers in shades of yellows and corals. Foam tape was used to create more dimension between the layers. The phrase was heat embossed using WOW! White Opaque embossing powder and a Versamark pad.
Inlaid Cross and Crocus Sympathy
My second card takes a more serious turn as a sympathy card. I used soothing colors in blues, greens and yellows for this 5″ X 7″ card. The card features the following products:
CZ Design Inlaid Cross die set
CZ Design Clean Line Everyday stamp and die sets (from the Believe In You release)
The background and the cross inlays were created with watercolors using Canson XL Watercolor paper and Zig Kuretake Gansai Tambi 36 color watercolor set . I die cut the crosses and the crocus and assembled the elements. Next, I added the crocus in white outline to the background and layered the crosses and filled crocus on top. I added foam tape to the top cross for added dimension. Lastly, I added the sentiment, “with sympathy” stamped using a Versafine Black Oynx ink pad and die cut it out.
I have more ideas for this release on my blog. Be sure to check them out for more inspiration below. You can also find more inspiration on Instagram by searching #SSSLuckyToKnowYou hashtag and also on the Simon Says Stamp Lucky to Know You gallery. Ready to shop? Here’s a link to the entire release.
Spring Greetings from the Gnomes
Inlaid Cross and Crocus for Easter
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I so enjoyed your cards today. Those gnomies are extra special eh? …love ’em!
You did a great job on all of these. Thank you for sharing so many beautiful cards with us.
Those gnomes!!! Your cards are adorable!
Very elegant and beautiful. Love the gorgeous colors.
I like how you put the gnomes in among the flowers. NICE idea.
Your cards are gorgeous as always! I really must have the tulip stencil now!
These are simply wonderful. Love the inspiration!
Those little gnomes tiptoeing through the tulips – so cute! All of your cards are just gorgeous.
Wonderful cards, the gnomes are just too cute!
The cross cards are sweet. Thanks for your creative additions.
OMG! I love these cards with the gnomes! I have all the gnomes coming Monday but I guess now I need the tulips! Thanks so much for the inspiration!
Love the gnomes hiding in the tulips! What a great idea!
Absolutely loved how you added in those gnomes – have to give this a try! Thanks for sharing!!
Those gnomes peeking out of the tulips are just great!!!
Thanks for a chance to win!! I love to enter drawings. 🙂
All your cards are are beautiful and amazingly creative!
WOW, what a bevy of beauties… love your use of colors. Those gnomes in the garden is so wonderful. I am loving the tulip stencil also. You do nice work!!
Your sympathy card was beautiful in the soft blue colors!
Love all of them so much it would be impossible to pick a favorite. Thanks for sharing your talent and inspirational ideas!
Love your gnome cards ~ so cute!! Had to buy that stamp set!!
Stunning cards! The crosses are just beautiful. But those sweet, adorable
gnomes sure know how to steal the show! lol
Oh my gosh your layouts are to die for. They way you get everything intertwined and playing so well together is spectacular.
LOL…love those gnomes! Way too cute.
Your gnomes in the tulips is so adorable.
Love the gnomes
Beautiful cards in great colour combination; especially the sympathy card.
These are amazing – I don’t think I could pick a favorite. I love the tulips and the gnomes and the crosses. I am off to order!
Just love the adorable gnome cards, very cute…… Loved all the cards, actually.
These cards are just STUNNING expressions of Springtime. Love ALL the colors, the techniques on the blue cross sympathy card is exquisite. Those tulips – the colors make me long to see my tulips up in the back yard. So inspiring!!
LOVE your samples today – the first one made me smile with the cute gnomes hiding among the tulips – thanks for the ideas
gnomes in the tulip bed! I love it.
Oh, what a great idea! Gnomes among the tulips! So cute.
Look at those gnomes trying to hide in the tulips. So very cute.
Absolutely Gorgeously Stunning Cards!! I’m so LOVING the “Lucky to Know You release!! I LOVE the Clean Lines Faith & the CZ Cross Dies!! I can’t wait to use these for my church Care Team cards! God Bless & the Love of Christ to you all!!
I’ve never spotted gnomes in my tulips…I’ll have to take a closer look. TFS
I like your Gnomes and flowers great job combining the two together. I love your Inlaid Cross and Crocus Sympathy card it is so elegant. Thanks for a chance to win and Happy Crafting Everyone.
Wonderful cards. That first one combines two of my favorites from this fantastic release — the adorable she-gnomes and the gorgeous tulips.
I love the concept of tulip garden!! Gnomes go well in the tulip garden
I agree! Thank you 🙂 Bobbi
the gnomes are so playful. The sympathy card is beautiful. Those are always challenges to make! You have a great range of artistic creation!
I love, love, love the gnomes “tiptoeing through the tulips” card… so clever!!!!
Beautiful.You have a unique way of making your cards.I liked them all.
Beautiful creations! I love the gnomes a lot 🙂
Beautiful cards! love the tulips!
Your cards are stunning!!!
Your cards are stunning. I totally love the gnomes hiding in the tulips ones so much. Your sympathy cards are just beautiful.
Like how the Tulips look and the Gnomes peeking out.
The first card showcases my two favs from this release and I love how you combined them together. Great all those beautiful colors of spring… The Cross card is beautiful too!!
From the cute to beautifully elegant, these cards are all awesome. You have shown just how much fun these gnomes can be!
Beautiful and Inspirational Cards!
Your cards are gorgeous! I love your coloring and stunning designs. The gnomes behind the tulips was such a great idea!
I love the gnomes in the tulips! You made such beautiful cards!
Love your cards!!! Thank you for the inspiration!!
Gnomes hiding among the tulips! How great!
I love all of these but especially the ones using the cute little Gnomes! Thank you for sharing!
I am loving this release – already have several items saved to my wish list. Thanks for sharing your beautiful art!
Bobbi- I am in awe of the creative combinations across the release elements you put together to inspire us all, from the gnomes and tulips, to the cross with crocus. Thanks for sharing your tremendously creative talents on the hop!
These cards are all so pretty! Love how you brought them together!
The rabbit gnome is darling.
Fantastic idea and so cute.
Great collection of cards.
thanks for sharing
Love the cross and crocus card! Beautiful!
what a gorgeous sympathy card
What cute cards! I love those Gnomes! Thanks for sharing!
gorgeous creations – I love those sweet gnomes!
Gorgeous cards. LOVE your stunning sympathy card ♥
I love the garden gnomes peeking from among the tulips! And the sympathy card carries so much emotion! Its nice to know that the blues, yellows, and greens are calming – besides the cross. So touching! Thank you for sharing!
All such great cards, especially the gnomes in the tulips! tjigo
Your layers are wonderful, but the gnomes steal the show!!! I love your brilliant idea of combining tulips and gnomes <3 Thanks for sharing 🙂
Wow….beautiful cards!! Love all those tulips one, so pretty!
I like the idea of tucking in the gnomes to the scenes.
Beautiful work! Thanks for the inspiration!
Your cards are outstanding. How you color them is beautiful and then all the layers really make them special
Loved your creative use of the stamps and dies. What a sweet surprise to find gnomes in amongst the tulips. Lovely coloring too. Thanks so much.
Your page is so bright and beautiful..thanks for beautiful inspirations!!
Love the gnome cards and your other cards are so beautiful!!
Great cards! The colors are beautiful. I especially love the Gnomes surrounded by the tulips.
The gnomes in the tulips are by far the cutest cards in the blog hop! I wasn’t going to order but now you made me do it!
The gnomes in the tulips are the cutest cards in the blog hop. I wasn’t going to order but you made me!
Lovely cards. Thanks for sharing!!
A bunny gnome! Adorable
Oh my GOODNESS! You have made me a fan of the Layering Tulips Stencil with your gorgeous color combinations. Just beautiful!
Fabulous cards Bobbi, I completely fell in love with the first one. Those gnomes behingd the tulips, so stunning!
Thank you so much for sharing your fabulous inspiration and have a wonderful weekend.
Sweet cards & fabulous release!
Nice job on the blue sympathy card; very appealing.
Well you just blew my mind with all these beautiful amazing cards!! I think your With Sympathy card is especially stunning!!
Great cards….I am so in love with those spring gnomes!
Lovely designs on each of your cards, I’m particularly drawn to your sympathy card. Thanks for sharing your creativity.
Wonderful cards, I love the gnomes!
Cute use of the gnomes!
The first gnome card is my favorite of the whole hop! Just fantastic!
I love your cards – so cute with the gnome and the tulips.
Your cards are great! The gnomes peeking out of the tulips on the first one just made me smile. 🙂
You have done awesome job combining the gnomes with tulips, these are such happy and cheerful cards.
The tulips and the gnomes are so wonderful together.
GORGEOUS creations! Great release! I especially love the 3 crosses on the blue backgroud!
classy and cute cards love the combo
Those gnomes! Love it! So detailed – that must have taken you a long time. Thanks so much for sharing your work!
What a bunch of Fantastic cards!!!
Love y our stunning cards–and the new release from SSS. The gnomes are so cute and the cross is awesome!
I didn’t really like these gnomes until I saw your cards! That first one is an absolute winner in my eyes, but they’re all so fantastic!
OMG, gorgeous cards. And those gnomes are adorable.
Your cards show the range of products in this release. From the whimsical gnomes to the prayerful Easter messages, there is something for everyone.
Your gnome cards are delightful! Amazing cards today!
Your cards are gorgeous!
Bobbi, all I can say is Wow, Wow, Wow! Your cards are amazing! I love the gnomes amid the tulips. Your cross cards are so elegant. Beautiful work! Thanks fr sharing.
These are all beautiful!! But that first one with the gnomes in the field of tulips is just too adorable!!
I love your cards. The gnome cards really make me smile and laugh! Kind of like “where’s Waldo”. I can’t wait to make something like it! Your other cards are very inspirational and would be great for so many occassions. You have a new blog follower!
Gnomies hiding behind tulips! So Cute!
Awesome cards! Really loving those gnomes hiding in the tulips!
Beautiful cards! Love them all but my favorite has go to be the Two ears, Tu-lips one!
All of your cards are beautiful or cute. I love the cross card for use as a sympathy card. I always think they are the most difficult cards to make. The gnome card with the tulips surrounding them is adorable. Thanks for sharing your time and talent!
I love your cards. I’ve been following you on Instagram & I just love your style. The gnomes in the tulips are just perfect.
Really pretty cards
Your cards are lovely but the “bunny gnome” is cracking me up. Love it
I was already in love with this release, and then I saw your card with the two gnomes in the tulip patch, and I just lost my mind. That, and all of your cards are just beautiful. They made me smile, laugh, and feel sympathy. Great job with the new release.
Thank you, Michelle! Bobbi
Gorgeous cards. The gnomes look quiet happy in the tulip patch. I love the cross die used as a sympathy card. Thanks for sharing.
Thanks for visiting, Debbie! Bobbi
SWOON!! I LOVE these!! ALL are such STUNNING Designs!! Those Gnomes are my FAVORITE, I just LOVE them!! THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEKEND!!
Thanks so much, Larissa! I hope you had a great weekend, too! Bobbi
How delightful! Love the bright and happy designs!
Thanks, Cindy! Glad you liked them. Bobbi
Love all the cards. That first one is my favorite.
Thanks for visiting Connie! Bobbi
Love all your amazing cards! Absolutely beautiful…
Thanks so much for sharing.
Thank you, Jeanne! Bobbi
Those gnomes in the tulips is the cutest thing ever!! 🙂
I love the gnomes and tulips together. Thank you, Mendy! Bobbi
Wow! Fabulous cards! I love the inlaid crosses!
Thank you, Lauryne! Bobbi
I love all the ways you’ve incorporated those gnomes!
Thank you, Elisa!
Such beautiful cards. So lovely.
Thank you, Marisela! Bobbi
Love your creative use of the layeing tulips stencil with the gnomes. Stunning use of color too!
They go great together! Thank you – Bobbi
Cute gnome cards and pretty cross cards.
Thanks, Sue! Bobbi
The gnoses are so cute. But the sympathy card is simply perfect.
Melanie – Thanks so much!
Loved the colors you used on your cards! Very uplifting and fun!
Thanks so much, Carol!
Amazing cards! Loving the new release bursting with spring!
Agree – It’s an awesome release! Bobbi
Oh my, you gnome cards are so pretty! The scenes you created are amazing. So much to see! Thank you for sharing such pretty card ideas.
Thanks so much! Bobbi