Simon Says Stamp | Friends Like You Are Never Forgotten - Nuvo Mousse Background

Simon Says Stamp | Nuvo Mousse Background With A Stencil. Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello, friends! Today I am thrilled to join Simon’s Encouraging Words Blog Hop and share another project I made using new goodies (more about the hop, new products and giveaway below).

As I started playing with new stencils from this release I wanted to create something and try something I haven’t yet done before (check out this link for some fun stencil techniques and ideas). I looked through my stash and came across Nuvo Mousses – I recently got a few delicious colors and decided to try and use mousse as a paste!

Simon Says Stamp | Friends Like You Are Never Forgotten - Nuvo Mousse Background

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CARD DETAILS

I went with Citrus Green Mousse (I tried a few other colors and also tried mixing colors and blending them – but didn’t like final results) and Marilyn stencil to create a bold and vibrant background for this card. I applied a very generous amount of mousse onto my cardstock and heat set it with my heat tool to speed up the drying time (be careful doing this as the mousse might bubble up from the heat).

Simon Says Stamp | Friends Like You Are Never Forgotten - Nuvo Mousse Background

After adhering the background onto an A2 top folding card base, I stamped and watercolored a few simple florals from the Oh Happy Day stamp set, cut them out using coordinating dies in my Platinum machine and foam mounted them onto my card.

Simon Says Stamp | Friends Like You Are Never Forgotten - Nuvo Mousse Background

To create a sentiment I stamped and cut out “Friends” from the Friends Of Life stamp set and heat embossed “like you are never forgotten”. I foam mounted both sentiment pieces onto the card.

Simon Says Stamp | Friends Like You Are Never Forgotten - Nuvo Mousse Background

Finally, because I am simply obsessed with Nuvo Glaze these days I coated several sections with glaze. If you look closely, you can spot some parts of the design have glossy shine to them – those are coated with the glaze.

ADDITIONAL INSPIRATION & VIDEO

I have additional inspiration using new goodies to share with you! In case you missed my yesterday’s post – I posted a video tutorial showing how to make these colorful Birthday cards. See full post HERE.

BLOG HOP

The next stop on this hop is Heather Hoffman! You can also start over at Simon Says Stamp blog.

GIVEAWAY

Simon is giving away a $25 coupon to every stop on the hop from the blog comment section. Simon will choose your winners over the weekend and post on our Simon Says Stamp store blog on Tuesday. Comment below and on other blogs participating in this hop for more chances to win!

SUPPLIES

I’m listing the products I used below. Click on the link to go directly to the product. Where available I use compensated affiliate links which means if you make a purchase I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thank you so much for your support!

Simon Says Stencils Marilyn
Simon Says Stencils Marilyn
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Simon Says Stamp Friends of Life Stamp Set
Simon Says Stamp Friends of Life Stamp Set
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Simon Says Stamps and Dies Friends of Life
Simon Says Stamps and Dies Friends of Life
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Simon Says Stamp Friends of Life Wafer Dies
Simon Says Stamp Friends of Life Wafer Dies
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Simon Says Clear Stamps Oh Happy Day
Simon Says Clear Stamps Oh Happy Day
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Simon Says Stamp Oh Happy Day Wafer Dies
Simon Says Stamp Oh Happy Day Wafer Dies
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Simon Says Stamps and Dies Oh Happy Day
Simon Says Stamps and Dies Oh Happy Day
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Tonic Crystal Glaze Nuvo
Tonic Crystal Glaze Nuvo
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Simon Says Stamp Black Cardstock
Simon Says Stamp Black Cardstock
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Tsukineko VersaFine Onyx Black Ink
Tsukineko VersaFine Onyx Black Ink
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Hero Arts White Embossing Powder PW110
Hero Arts White Embossing Powder PW110
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Hero Arts Heat Embossing Gun PW200
Hero Arts Heat Embossing Gun PW200
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Arches Hot Pressed Watercolor Pad 9x12"
Arches Hot Pressed Watercolor Pad 9×12″
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Versamark Watermark Emboss Ink Pad
Versamark Watermark Emboss Ink Pad
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ScraPerfect Crafting Pouch
ScraPerfect Crafting Pouch
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Hero Arts Daniel Smith Watercolor Dot Palette
Hero Arts Daniel Smith Watercolor Dot Palette
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Silver Black Velvet Brush Size 4 Round 300541
Silver Black Velvet Brush Size 4 Round 300541
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Scrapbook Adhesives White Foam Squares
Scrapbook Adhesives White Foam Squares
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Scrapbook Adhesives Black Foam Tape
Scrapbook Adhesives Black Foam Tape
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Neenah 110 Lb Solar White Cardstock
Neenah 110 Lb Solar White Cardstock
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Tonic Citrus Green Nuvo Embellishment Mousse
Tonic Citrus Green Nuvo Embellishment Mousse
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406 Comments

    1. How bright and shiny! I just love the look you achieved with that super cool green nuvo paste and these awesome new stencils. I also really like tgat you added extra shine and dimention with the nuvo glaze! Thank you so much for sharing!

    1. Here are some … encouraging words Yana 🙂
      GORGEOUS card!
      LOVE LOVE LOVE your textures and colours – WOW!

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