SOA Young at Heart Collection Release BLOG HOP and Giveaway!

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SOA_YoungAtHeart_blogsized It’s been almost two years since the idea of a collection was born.  For a long time it was just a dream.

If you tuned into my Periscope last week (which you can still catch here- but do the blog hop first!), I mentioned that it took building a team of (mostly) women who support me and bring out the best in me to make this dream become a reality.  I’m forever grateful for those women and I’m grateful to YOU for helping make this dream the success that it is today.

If you haven’t viewed my video yet on how Stamp of Approval came about and why it’s awesome, CLICK HERE to learn more.  You can also get on the wait list for the sales link (eh-HEM!  It comes out tomorrow!).

Our first box sold out in one hour and one minute.

The second box was 85% sold out in less than 10 hours (and that was without having a website for most of that time!  Remember the hacking issue?  {shudder}).

And that, my friend, is why you want to be on the wait list to get the sales link as soon as it goes for sale.  Can’t wait!

I have a quick video for you today with four cards…be sure to read to the end for the Blog Hop links and how to enter to WIN your SOA Young at Heart Collection!

Watercolored Die Cuts Video Tutorial

Stamp of Approval Watercolored Die Cuts 7 I kept these cards really simple to show off the fun watercolored die cuts.

Stamp of Approval Watercolored Die Cuts 5 Add some layers in white for some subtle interest.

Stamp of Approval Watercolored Die Cuts 3 Perhaps you want to stamp on the middle layer and the Ring in the Celebration stamps are super fun to dress up that top layer!

Stamp of Approval Watercolored Die Cuts 2 WAIT LIST:  If you have purchased one of our previous collections or have been on the wait list in the past, you are still on the wait list.

  • StampNation Members get the link at 9 am Eastern.  Not a member yet?  Click here to check it out.
  • General Wait List gets the link at 10 am Eastern.


***as soon as you subscribe to the wait list, you will get a confirmation email.  Check your junk mail, promotions tab (gmail) and add our email address to your address book to ensure delivery of our emails.

Stamp of Approval Watercolored Die Cuts

Next up…the blog hop list!

The Dream Team  members and our guest designers all have projects ready for you using the supplies in the Stamp of Approval Young at Heart Collection.  I can’t WAIT to see what goodness they’ve come up with using these super fun products.

Blog Hop Order:


GIVEAWAY:  Be sure to comment on all the blogs to increase your chance of winning!  Two lucky commenters are giong to win this collection!  Entries close on THURSDAY at 9AM EST. Winner announced that morning. If you already bought a box, you will be refunded.

Have FUN!

  • Ingrid February 2, 2016, 10:03 am

    Such cute cards Catherine – the collection is fabulous! :)

  • Laura Miller February 2, 2016, 10:06 am

    The water color presents are the special pop of color on the black & white background. I like the blue stars on middle layer.

  • Penelope February 2, 2016, 10:07 am

    I love all those options with that one die cut!

  • Claudia Henderson February 2, 2016, 10:09 am

    I love my watercolors and I really love this absolutely cute wacky cake you use…Wonderful cards Catherine

  • Jane February 2, 2016, 10:11 am

    The box looks amazing. Thanks for all the inspiration.

  • Patti B. February 2, 2016, 10:15 am

    How fun! Thanks so much for the inspiration and the chance to win a SOA box. Here we go!

  • Margaret Dills February 2, 2016, 10:16 am

    Great cards. I just love these stamps and dies.

  • Kristie G. February 2, 2016, 10:19 am

    LOVE those awesome water colored presents and that you made them the star of your cards. xoxo

  • Charity Chamberlain February 2, 2016, 10:20 am

    Fantastic cards! I am so excited for this SOA Box! I LOVE everything in it! Thank you so much for the opportunity to win one!

  • Jenn February 2, 2016, 10:26 am

    So excited about this SOA Box! I love every single thing!

  • Becky Rohwer February 2, 2016, 10:26 am

    Love the new SOA. Love how simple and quick your cards.

  • Andrea Kruse February 2, 2016, 10:27 am

    Love the cards you created with the collection! I just ordered my first watercolors and am really excited to start playing around with them. The gift above, is that the same crazy cake stamp? It has the same shape, so was curious if it was.

  • Teresa Hampton February 2, 2016, 10:28 am

    Love this simple tip! Thank you!

  • Laura Scott February 2, 2016, 10:29 am

    Catherine you did another awesome job with this collection, so many fun things and I love your watercolor presents! Can’t wait to get the link!

  • Sue B. February 2, 2016, 10:30 am

    Looks like easy fun Catherine. Can’t wait to play with all the new things!

  • Mary Kay Werry February 2, 2016, 10:33 am

    great set – – love the simplicity of the cards – shows off the special pieces

  • Caroline B. February 2, 2016, 10:34 am

    LOVE your funky, polka-dotted parcels. Almost as fun as the wonky layered cakes from yesterday. You do a wonderful job of showcasing the options and possibilities with these supplies, from very CAS to very artsy.

  • Linda Johnston February 2, 2016, 10:35 am

    love the clean and simple cards

  • Colleen Pepper February 2, 2016, 10:37 am

    Oh how I love this collection! I already have my alarm set so I can grab that link. Thank you for sharing your talent and love of stamping with all of us. Everything you have made with these stamps and dies has been so fun to see.

  • Valerie February 2, 2016, 10:38 am

    Catherine! Well done on the design of another SOA! This one is a must have and I can’t wait to see it arrive on my doorstep! Congratulations on another success!

  • Colleen Reilly February 2, 2016, 10:44 am

    I love the cards. Can’t pick my favorite because I think they are all so neat.

  • annheidel February 2, 2016, 10:46 am

    I love the look of black and white paired with the watercolored presents. Simple and striking!

  • Linda February 2, 2016, 10:46 am

    That stamp sets are perfect for just about ant kind of card. And like that the dies are slightly smaller than the the stamped images.You are right that sometimes you don’t want a white border or to have to fussy cut.

  • Karla February 2, 2016, 10:48 am

    The SOA boxes amazing, everything coordinate so well together. Love all the inspiration from the blog hop and all the cards are lovely.

  • Patricia Costales February 2, 2016, 10:48 am

    Not many things get me out of bed at 6:00am. SOA is one of them.
    I love all the cards you have shared so far, great collection!

  • Bianca February 2, 2016, 10:48 am

    Love your designs with the new products, Mother of stamping!

  • Angie Hall February 2, 2016, 10:51 am

    There are so many great stamps in this collection. I love the different package dies too. Thanks for a chance to win the collection.

  • Michele W February 2, 2016, 10:51 am

    This looks like such a great collection! I send tons of birthday cards every year so this collection would be perfect. Great video. Such a simple technique for watercoloring die cuts but it has such great impact. Thanks for sharing!

  • Tamara O. February 2, 2016, 10:51 am

    Catherine I LOVE your simple cards. Thumbs up – I didn’t see any smudges. I can’t wait to get the box. The colection is awesome and the cake! OMG, love it <3

  • June Sefscik February 2, 2016, 10:53 am

    I’m soooo excited for 9 a.m. to come tomorrow morning…I love all of your videos Catherine…please never stop!

  • Allison Cope February 2, 2016, 10:57 am

    Gorgeous… gorgeous… gorgeous Catherine! I think these are my favs of all the cards I’ve seen so far from you! Lovin’ me some stars baby!

  • Peggy February 2, 2016, 10:57 am

    I really wish I could put into words the amount of inspiration I got out of your Holiday Magic Box. I can’t wait to get this next one! Thanks so much for being a dreamer and not letting anyone get in the way of your dreams!!

  • Janet Gillen/Auntbubbels February 2, 2016, 11:01 am

    My favorite is the one with the three presents. The presents really pop on that card.

  • Cari Caldwell February 2, 2016, 11:03 am

    I love the simplicity of the cards.

  • Melinda Showers February 2, 2016, 11:04 am

    All of the cards that you have made with this collection are amazing! Thanks for the inspiration!

  • Janice Morgan February 2, 2016, 11:05 am

    Love it! I am so excited about this SOA collection! Can’t wait to get mine!

  • Karen Roberts February 2, 2016, 11:06 am

    I just love, live these cards and stamps. You are the Boss!

  • Betty B February 2, 2016, 11:06 am

    I love these cards and especially the clean & simple look. I am loving this SOA products and thanks Catherine for the opportunity to win.

  • MarciaC February 2, 2016, 11:08 am

    The simplicity of your cards is so exciting – i really like the circular stamps.

  • Cheryl Jones February 2, 2016, 11:11 am

    I love that technique!

  • Kathy K February 2, 2016, 11:15 am

    Love this collection – can’t wait to get my inky hands on it!

  • Stephanie Beckman February 2, 2016, 11:16 am

    I’m loving SOA! These cards are terrific, thanks for all of your inspiration and kindness!

  • Sally Clum February 2, 2016, 11:16 am

    Off to a great start! I am a minimalist, so the cards you’ve shown here are my cup of tea! Thanks so much!

  • KathyP February 2, 2016, 11:19 am

    ACK!!! Love this collection!!!

  • Amy Andrade February 2, 2016, 11:20 am

    What a great collection! I especially LOVE the Winnie and Walter stamp set. Thanks for the chance to win! I would be overjoyed to get the Young At Heart SOA box in my hands!

  • Nancy R February 2, 2016, 11:21 am

    Super cute cards, and look at all those stamps and dies included in the collection seen in this video alone, with more to come! So happy for you and all your success with the SOA collections, Catherine!

  • Laura February 2, 2016, 11:26 am

    I recently found your you tube videos and love them!! My supplies are so outdated and I love these new stamps!!

  • Colleen F February 2, 2016, 11:28 am

    Catherine, I love watching you stamp! I have loved all your cards, this is an amazing release of SOA! You have made it awesome!!

  • Terri Mansfield February 2, 2016, 11:28 am

    So excited for this!!! My favorites so far are the dies. Need more dies in my life and that wonky cake is really cute and versatile.

  • Marianne February 2, 2016, 11:28 am

    This truly is an awesome collection, Catherine. Love all of your cards as well. How many have you created by now using this new collection?

  • Janet February 2, 2016, 11:30 am

    Love it!

  • Gail Hislop February 2, 2016, 11:30 am

    Very imaginative. I like the detail in the backgrounds.

  • Karen Roberts February 2, 2016, 11:31 am

    Love the birthday cakes stamps.

  • Desirae Leavitt February 2, 2016, 11:33 am

    I am so excited for tmrrw. Hopefully I can get my hands on it. Live your vids. TFS

  • Christine February 2, 2016, 11:33 am

    I can’t wait for these Catherine!

  • Janet February 2, 2016, 11:35 am

    I love watching your videos!

  • Cecile Dougherty February 2, 2016, 11:35 am

    I love the new kit, and these cards are so quick and easy! I would be proud to send them to a friend.

  • Dayna February 2, 2016, 11:35 am

    Love this collection!

  • Liz McAllister February 2, 2016, 11:37 am

    Look slike another great SOA box!

  • Jody V February 2, 2016, 11:38 am

    Wonderful. Thanks.

  • Teresa Doyle February 2, 2016, 11:39 am

    Great tip and fabulous cards. So excited for you about tomorrows release! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Vinita Jain February 2, 2016, 11:40 am

    Love your Young at heart collection! Such cute stamp set and super duper cute creations and fun way watercolor technique! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • terrie rodrigue February 2, 2016, 11:41 am

    What fun birthday cards….love the colors that you used
    Well done Catherine

  • Beau February 2, 2016, 11:48 am

    Catherine I am so happy for you and I cannot tell how much you have inspired me to make beautiful cards and to have fun while doing it. You are such an amazing person and I am so happy that I have the opportunity to get to know you better. You are fabulous! Congratulations on the huge success of SOA, I know it has been a dream of yours to do this for a very long time so I’m really excited to be with you along your journey.

  • Gina February 2, 2016, 11:52 am

    You always do such nice cards and this SOA box is no exception.

  • Robin February 2, 2016, 11:52 am

    These are so awesome and versatile. Can’t wait to get my hands on this set!

  • Heike K. February 2, 2016, 11:54 am

    Beautiful Cards.

  • Sue February 2, 2016, 11:58 am

    looks like another great collection. Love the cards you have created

  • Dani February 2, 2016, 11:59 am

    This is by far my favorite box yet!

  • Edythe Nadler February 2, 2016, 12:00 pm

    I learn so much from your blog and videos. Thx

  • Amy Seigler February 2, 2016, 12:02 pm

    Love what you’ve done with the watercolor! The stamps and dies are a Must!

  • Tink (Pat Wroblewski) February 2, 2016, 12:02 pm

    I am loving what I see with this collection. Very versatile and fun! Thank you for the opportunity to win this collection.


  • Metty F. February 2, 2016, 12:04 pm

    Love these – simple and beautiful.

  • Kari V. February 2, 2016, 12:05 pm

    Looks like a fun one!! Love this coloring method.

  • Peggy Pride February 2, 2016, 12:06 pm

    Great cards! Can’t wait to get a SOA box.

  • sandy Eustace February 2, 2016, 12:08 pm

    so easy but elegant

  • Rosanna Encinosa February 2, 2016, 12:09 pm

    Excited. Can’t wait to get started.

  • sandy Eustace February 2, 2016, 12:10 pm

    love it

  • Vivian Neff February 2, 2016, 12:10 pm

    The word is “ANTICIPATION”!

  • DLB February 2, 2016, 12:11 pm

    Love all the versatility with this set!!!

  • Megan G February 2, 2016, 12:12 pm

    Great cards!! Can’t wait to get my hands on this collection!!

  • Nichole Wade February 2, 2016, 12:13 pm

    Very nice cards

  • Nancy Rasing February 2, 2016, 12:15 pm

    easy – thank-you

  • Diane Martin February 2, 2016, 12:18 pm

    So cute! I can also imagine using that present as cheese with a mouse holding it!

  • Allison Hardy February 2, 2016, 12:19 pm

    I love this set of stamps! Especially the cake set.

  • Dawn February 2, 2016, 12:21 pm

    Love your cards and the SOA boxes
    Dawn from the UK

  • cindy daymont February 2, 2016, 12:26 pm

    Love your videos. everything looks so easy but they cards look like a million dollars.

  • Ricky Burton-Romero February 2, 2016, 12:28 pm

    I can’t wait to get this box. All these cards look amazing. I am relatively new to paper crafting and to StampNation as well (a rarity for a guy). I can’t wait to see all the other work as well!

  • Hilda Masi February 2, 2016, 12:31 pm

    Just love your cards. This set of stamps are really great. Hilda

  • danielle February 2, 2016, 12:34 pm

    This is amazing. I love the present die cut and the tips on how to get the darker water color! Love your inspiration.

  • Line February 2, 2016, 12:34 pm

    Love it, and the birthay cake is adorable.

  • B Bicker February 2, 2016, 12:35 pm

    Just lovely! What great ideas.

  • Ann Greene February 2, 2016, 12:36 pm

    Sweet, simple and soooo adorable.

  • Maureen Reiss February 2, 2016, 12:37 pm

    Super cute cards! Love this collection!!

  • Michelle King February 2, 2016, 12:37 pm

    Oh, to win a box, would be a dream come true!

  • Suzanne T. February 2, 2016, 12:38 pm

    Like I have mentioned in my post at SN you are so creative, and just love your ideas about how you make your cards, they are so beautiful. You are awesome!

  • Jan Martin February 2, 2016, 12:39 pm

    Went through the blog hop and all of the cards were not only gorgeous but inspiring! I can’t wait to order this box in the morning! I need birthday stamps and dies!

  • Julie February 2, 2016, 12:43 pm

    I love the water color gifts…so cute!! This whole collection is just wonderful!!

  • Richard February 2, 2016, 12:44 pm

    What I’ve seen so far, I LOVE. MORE, PLEASE!

  • Jeniifer February 2, 2016, 12:49 pm

    Super excited about this SOA!!!

  • Miriam February 2, 2016, 12:50 pm

    I love this collection!

  • Sherry Thompson February 2, 2016, 12:51 pm

    I am really in love with this collection. I liked the other two but this one is absolutely wonderful! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • lisa808 February 2, 2016, 12:52 pm

    Looks like a super fun collection.

  • Jeniifer February 2, 2016, 12:52 pm

    I love Birthday Cards!!!

  • Christy Borfitz February 2, 2016, 12:54 pm

    This collection is fabulous and so are your cards!

  • Avra Williams February 2, 2016, 12:56 pm

    Why can’t I remember to do these simple fun techniques? Love it!

  • eliana Michaels February 2, 2016, 12:57 pm

    Hello Catherine! Love your posts, I would love to win one of your kits… Thank you so much for the opportunity to enter. God bless you.

  • Lisa K February 2, 2016, 12:58 pm

    Cute die! Exciting collection.

  • Linda February 2, 2016, 12:58 pm

    LOVE the streamers!

  • Mary Kanski February 2, 2016, 1:00 pm

    I love watching you videos. They inspire me. Thanks.

  • Cindy O February 2, 2016, 1:02 pm

    Love, love the make a wish card. That really caught my eye. Can’t wait for the release.

  • Glenda February 2, 2016, 1:02 pm

    These collections just keep getting better!

  • foleysfriend February 2, 2016, 1:03 pm

    What a super fun collection! Can’t wait to get my hands on a box.

  • Beth Holt February 2, 2016, 1:04 pm

    This is such an awesome kit! I am loving all of the examples shown already. It would be so completely awesome if I won!!!

  • Jodie Stoddard February 2, 2016, 1:04 pm

    Catherine, way to go with the new SOA bundle and way to go to you and your design team on such lovely samples. I love the CAS with the water color on these cards. So beautiful.

  • Trista Sikes February 2, 2016, 1:09 pm

    I adore the SOA collections that you’ve put together! Each collection gets better and better! This Young at Heart collect is a must have because you can never have too many birthday card options. Excited for an opportunity to maybe win one of my own!

  • Tammy Wilmot February 2, 2016, 1:13 pm

    Your cards are so pretty. You make it look easy – I think I can do this! Thanks for sharing.

  • Melody Moore February 2, 2016, 1:14 pm

    Thanks Catherine for the great blog hop! Love all your cards and ideas! Can’t wait for tomorrow (release day)! The collection looks superb!

  • Leanne in CA February 2, 2016, 1:17 pm

    Absolutely loving this collection and seeing what everyone is making with it! Thanks so much for sharing all of these videos with us!!

  • Tracy S. February 2, 2016, 1:22 pm

    Love the versatility of this collection, thanks for putting it together!

  • Kathy W February 2, 2016, 1:28 pm

    What a fun collection!!!! I can’t wait for tomorrow!!!

  • Bethany koubsky February 2, 2016, 1:30 pm

    Can’t wait to get my hands on this crooky cake! And the whole SOA!

  • Lucie Aspirot February 2, 2016, 1:31 pm

    I am so in love with this stamp set and the whole SOA collection is to die for!!!

  • Ashlyn February 2, 2016, 1:31 pm

    Oooohhhh, I can’t wait to get the Young at Heart Stamp of Approval box. It looks yummy!

  • Tanya February 2, 2016, 1:33 pm

    I love this collection. I can’t wait for it to go on sale. I’ve got some ideas in mind. Exciting!!!

  • Ana Cervantes February 2, 2016, 1:33 pm

    I love this stamp set. From what I have seen it has so many possibilities for design.

  • Melissa (Mel's Card Corner) February 2, 2016, 1:34 pm

    I am BEYOND excited about this collection!! Everything about it just makes me happy happy, especially that crooky cake!

  • Sue McRae February 2, 2016, 1:37 pm

    Those circle stamps look perfect for whipping up a quick batch of cards!

  • Taasha B February 2, 2016, 1:37 pm

    I love this collection. I can’t wait to get my hands on it. Thanks for the chance to win one.

  • Mary Nelson February 2, 2016, 1:39 pm

    As always, Catherine, you have such wonderful techniques and inspiration to share! Thank you for that and thanks sooo much for the chance to win your fabulous collection!!

  • georgia February 2, 2016, 1:43 pm

    As always great cards. Love the different techniques and the versitiy of this new SOA box. Great Job!!!!!!!

  • TracyG February 2, 2016, 1:46 pm

    Love this box! I didn’t buy the first two, but am for sure getting this one! Thanks for the chance to win! Love that cake set!!!

  • Erika DeJesus February 2, 2016, 1:56 pm

    Simple but OH-SO Classy! Smilassy! =)

  • Susan Hopkins February 2, 2016, 1:58 pm

    Love these inspirational birthday cards. Can’t wait to get mine.

  • Tammy Beichner February 2, 2016, 1:59 pm

    Love love love these cards

  • Jennifer Lubinsky February 2, 2016, 2:00 pm

    Wow! This is going to be my favorite box. I love all of these cards.

  • Krista Schneider February 2, 2016, 2:09 pm

    Love the cards – sometimes simple can be quite fabulous! Can’t wait to get my hands on this collection!

  • Jane T February 2, 2016, 2:11 pm

    This is a fun technique.

  • Diana Baker February 2, 2016, 2:12 pm

    Love the water coloring! Hoping to win!

  • mary nelson February 2, 2016, 2:12 pm

    As always, Catherine, you have such wonderful techniques and inspiration to share! Thanks for that and thanks so much for the chance to win your fabulous collection! !

  • Margaret Schuster February 2, 2016, 2:15 pm

    Your talents and creativity shine through your cards. You are such an inspiration. Thank you, for sharing your papercrafting talents.

  • Amber McGary February 2, 2016, 2:16 pm

    I love the dies-so much fun!

  • LbCrafter February 2, 2016, 2:22 pm

    Yoohoooo!!!!!! I can’t wait to have the box in my hands. Why, oh why isn’t it here yet :p

  • Laurie February 2, 2016, 2:23 pm

    What an amazing collection of cards! Love them all! And the crooky cake is so versatile!

  • Jane Tipton February 2, 2016, 2:26 pm

    I especially love the present dies!

  • Bettina February 2, 2016, 2:26 pm

    Love these clean and simple cards

  • Jude Unnone February 2, 2016, 2:31 pm

    Very excited about this. It will be my first stamp of approval box and I can’t wait to purchase it!!!!

  • Anne O'Donnell February 2, 2016, 2:32 pm

    Such great, simple cards! Can’t wait!!

  • lindsay weber February 2, 2016, 2:36 pm

    I absolutely loved the Holiday box and will definitely be purchasing this one!!

  • Janet Kohler February 2, 2016, 2:38 pm

    These cards are great and I can’t wait for Wednesday at 9:00!

  • Barb February 2, 2016, 2:45 pm

    Adore the different ways you use some of the same dies and stamps. Cant wait for tomorrow to get my box!!

  • Debbie Burnham February 2, 2016, 2:49 pm

    Cannot wait…I have to sneak to purchase at work tomorrow!

  • Teresa Cherka February 2, 2016, 2:50 pm

    I am so excited to get my hands on this collection. I finally figured out that it is better to have stamps that have versatility and your collections hit the mark. I will be waiting for the link tomorrow morning. Fingers crossed that there will be enough to satisfy the demand.

  • Hoku February 2, 2016, 2:57 pm

    How fabulous! Thank you for your hard work.

  • Noreen February 2, 2016, 2:58 pm

    This SOA box has so many things that I love. Crossing my fingers!

  • Wendy Kasper February 2, 2016, 2:58 pm

    So simple yet elegant cards. TFS

  • Vickie B February 2, 2016, 2:58 pm

    Love the birthday cards! So many cards! Would love to win a SOA box!

  • Lisa Harrolle February 2, 2016, 3:02 pm

    Catherine you outdid yourself with this collection!! Every little element of it is just fantastic!! Your cards look so easy and fun to make. LOVE them all!

  • Lanae F February 2, 2016, 3:06 pm

    I never thought of water coloring my die cuts! So cute and just the right pop of color! Looking forward to the release!

  • Mary Holshouser February 2, 2016, 3:10 pm

    Loved the last box. Can’t wait to get the next one.
    It’s party time – and the sentiments are fun and snarky (the kind I like).

  • Ericka Strange February 2, 2016, 3:10 pm

    Love these cards and the dies. So much fun can’t wait!

  • Susan Richard February 2, 2016, 3:12 pm

    I watch your YouTube videos every day! Can’t wait to get stamping Young At Heart! Could you double-check my StampNation subscription I joined yesterday but did not receive email with login/password sign-up info? I think your team is working on it. Please help…

  • Maggie B February 2, 2016, 3:21 pm

    Hi CP ~ LOVE these cards! Never thought to use part of that wonky cake until I saw Mo’s blog post yesterday! Totally GENIUS!!! These stamps and dies are incredibly versatile and I believe what Mo said….it’ll be quite some time, if ever, before I need any other birthday stamps or dies! I cannot WAIT to get my hands on this Box ‘O Happiness!!!

  • Regina February 2, 2016, 3:23 pm

    Hi. I really like the clean look of these cards. I love to watercolor so these are just perfect for me.

  • M. Giles February 2, 2016, 3:28 pm

    Beautiful cards! Great videos! It’s nice to see you bubble over with excitement about this collection. You have inspired me to dust off my supplies, and get back to making cards. Thank you!

  • Catherine February 2, 2016, 3:31 pm

    I love these CAS cards. You never cease to amaze me!

  • Carrie February 2, 2016, 3:31 pm

    Love the stamps. This looks like such a fun set to have! Can’t wait to order. The cards have been fabulous as well.

  • Shelley G. February 2, 2016, 3:37 pm

    Can’t wait to get this box! Looks awesome!

  • Sabina F. February 2, 2016, 3:37 pm

    Oh, I would love to win! This one looks absolutely amazing! And that birthday stamp! OMG :)

  • Vicki Smith February 2, 2016, 3:37 pm

    I am blown away by this collection and all the card designs are remarkable. I purchased the last SOA box and I was very pleased…since I don’t have a lot of birthday supplies this will be just what I need!

  • Marla H. February 2, 2016, 3:38 pm

    Love those colored die cuts. Great kit. TFS

  • Rebecca February 2, 2016, 3:38 pm

    Gosh i love that crooky cake/present, and is it just me or does it also kinda/sorta look like a bit of cheese?? LOL

  • Janice Monforton February 2, 2016, 3:41 pm

    Excited for the new release. It would be so awesome to win this set, thanks for the chance!

  • Nancytop February 2, 2016, 3:44 pm

    Young at Heart kit Iooks fabulous. Can’t wait!

  • Billi-Jo Perry February 2, 2016, 3:44 pm

    What a great collection!!

  • Elizabeth February 2, 2016, 3:45 pm

    Hoping to have some lucky this time. Have LOVED all your SOA boxes but with partner buying a house dont have any spare money for your boxes :(. But am looking at buying the stamp sets. Cant WAIT to see what other SOA boxes you create or have created :)

  • Marianne Maxwell February 2, 2016, 3:46 pm

    This is a great collection. The cards you did are fabulous. I amean going to get this!

  • Mary Ellen Lounsbery February 2, 2016, 3:49 pm

    These are all so wonderful! Can’t wait for this SOA box!

  • Nadege February 2, 2016, 3:55 pm

    Birthday cards are the ones that I create the most and I love everything birthday related. This box is A-MA-ZING, would love to win one.
    Thank you for all the inspiration, I loooove your creations. And I enjoy so much watching your video, you’re awesome!

  • Joette Lutgen February 2, 2016, 3:57 pm

    Cute way to color the present die cut, very cute set.

  • Sallyann February 2, 2016, 4:00 pm

    The cards may be quick but they look so perfect! Love them!

  • Deanna February 2, 2016, 4:11 pm

    So excited to join everyone here. I haven’t stamped much this last year. It was a rough year, but this SOA has ignighted the desire to create again. I would love to win this! Thanks for all the inspiration here!

  • Karen Culpepper February 2, 2016, 4:13 pm

    I have been loving all the cards you all have been making with the SOA box. Can’t wait to get mine!

  • Therese Arsenault February 2, 2016, 4:16 pm

    Bravo for another great SOA package. Love the crooked cake.

  • Theresa February 2, 2016, 4:17 pm

    Cute due cuts. I am loving the different ways to color them. I am so excited for the scalloped and stitched edge dies as well as all the other fun birthday goodness.

  • Cristina February 2, 2016, 4:19 pm

    I love everything about this set! I’m new here; my MIL bought me Catherine’s Craftsy class and of course I had to join Stamp Nation. I have dreams about crafting and playing with my paper and inks, I’m excited to have all of this great content and a shot at SOA. Thank you for doing what you do!!

  • Debbi Vasel February 2, 2016, 4:20 pm

    OK, so who wouldn’t want an SOA kit as a surprise on their doorstep?
    Great video.

  • Pamela Costello February 2, 2016, 4:26 pm

    Love your cards and the hop was fantastic – great ideas and creative designs from all the makers…….

  • Susan White February 2, 2016, 4:27 pm

    Oh my!! Love these cards!! I will be up and waiting for the link tomorrow.

  • Tristan February 2, 2016, 4:29 pm

    Love that crookedy birthday cake. Fabulous collection CP.

  • Sonia peguero (daylove555) February 2, 2016, 4:32 pm

    Im loving everything ive seen so far. I can’t wait to start creating my own cards.

  • Catherine February 2, 2016, 4:39 pm

    it does! lol

  • Elise Mungovan February 2, 2016, 4:46 pm

    Very pretty cards. Love the simplicity since I haven’t done that much with water color. This will be a good intro.

  • Maggie February 2, 2016, 4:47 pm

    I love the simplicity of these cards, They are beautiful.
    Looking forward to tomorrow and the new SOA Box

  • Jan Elmore February 2, 2016, 4:56 pm

    The little gift box is perfect! How versatile is that?

  • christine canfield February 2, 2016, 5:08 pm

    my head is spinning with all the cards I want to create with these!

  • Toni Callahan February 2, 2016, 5:16 pm

    Love the simplicity of these cards. I particularly love the little presents and the crepe paper stamp! Cannot wait till tomorrow

  • Bernadette Gallagher February 2, 2016, 5:19 pm

    Can’t wait till tomorrow!!!

  • NINA ADAMS February 2, 2016, 5:20 pm

    I love this versatile collection. The projects that you have created with it are inspiring.

  • Patty Beers February 2, 2016, 5:30 pm

    Really cute and simple.

  • Helene Prevost Foisy February 2, 2016, 5:35 pm

    absolutely gorgeous thank you for al of your design

  • Mary H. February 2, 2016, 5:38 pm

    I love smooshing…it’s so easy, even I can do it! :) Adorable cards Catherine!

  • MichelleW February 2, 2016, 5:39 pm

    WOW WOW and WOW, I love this collection!

  • Ruth Mac February 2, 2016, 5:45 pm

    Wow! Love this versatile stamp set!! Love your card ideas!!! Thanks for sharing!

  • Karen W February 2, 2016, 5:47 pm

    So excited by this collection! Can’t wait to get my hands on one!

  • Linda Torres February 2, 2016, 5:51 pm

    Thank you for all your efforts on the new ‘young at heart’ collection.
    Your samples are great.
    Thanks again.

  • Cathy February 2, 2016, 5:51 pm

    Such a fun collection!!!

  • MaryAnn February 2, 2016, 5:52 pm

    Love your videos, Catherine! This collection looks so, so fun!

  • Laura Joyce February 2, 2016, 5:55 pm

    Great, simple, colorful cards.

  • Lisa February 2, 2016, 5:58 pm

    I love all of your cards using the SOA kit! I love that W&W stamp set! So many ways to use.

  • Ann Celino February 2, 2016, 6:00 pm

    I love the wonky cake/presents. Can’t wait for my box!

  • Lisa Russo February 2, 2016, 6:01 pm

    I love the way you used watercolor with the die cuts! That method is one of my favorites. Thank you so much for making the SOA’s available for us to purchase. This box will be my first ever. I am so excited to finally be able to afford a SOA box, I have been saving since the first box. I have been counting down the hours until it is released. :o) It’s almost time, Woo hoo!!! :o)

  • joanb February 2, 2016, 6:02 pm

    I like the designs in this stamp set. Looking forward to more videos.

  • Jenny coles February 2, 2016, 6:06 pm

    Love all the possibilities this collection offers

  • Melanie Bloom February 2, 2016, 6:06 pm

    I would love to win this adorable stamp set.

  • Cyndi Amaya February 2, 2016, 6:06 pm

    I can’t wait to see all the product in one place!!

  • Trina Chaska February 2, 2016, 6:11 pm

    Loving this collection of stamps and dies. The cards are all so cute.

  • Pattie February 2, 2016, 6:13 pm

    Cant wait for this set. I need Birthday cards in my stash

  • Pamela February 2, 2016, 6:15 pm

    Really effect, but simple cards using these new products…love them!

  • Bobby February 2, 2016, 6:19 pm

    Love smooshing and those dies look fabulous that way. I sure hope I can get this SOA box.

  • Jill A February 2, 2016, 6:19 pm

    WOW—who doesn’t love a Birthday Party—-great collection!!!!!!

  • Kristin February 2, 2016, 6:23 pm

    Congrats to this beautiful Collection! I would Love to win one!

  • Christine M February 2, 2016, 6:24 pm

    Love the black accent!

  • Theresa February 2, 2016, 6:28 pm

    Catherine, thanks for putting this awesome collection together. You and your team are amazing. I had so much fun on the blog hop that i wantred more so i checked out all the sneak peeks from the design team. I can’t wait to get my set ordered and start playing.

  • Barbara Gelder February 2, 2016, 6:29 pm

    Brilliant cards, a super SOA giveaway hugs Bee.

  • Barb G February 2, 2016, 6:29 pm

    Your cards are so inspiring!

  • Lynnea Hollendonner February 2, 2016, 6:30 pm

    I’m loving these clean and simple cards!! They are my favorite ones yet! The present die is awesome!

  • Annie R February 2, 2016, 6:34 pm

    As always, absolutely gorgeous, love everything you do :) bet Eva is also having fun with these sets too – they are soooo cute!

  • Susan Asselin February 2, 2016, 6:42 pm

    What glorious ideas as always Catherine, thanks so much for our inspiration.

  • Penny Reed February 2, 2016, 6:43 pm

    Such cute and easy cards. Can’t wait for the release – I make so many birthday cards to donate to our church. This will be priceless for me! Thank you!

  • PCadby February 2, 2016, 6:47 pm

    Loving that wonky cake/present!

  • Linda schulte February 2, 2016, 6:49 pm

    Wow really love this collection

  • Yolanda Nixon February 2, 2016, 6:49 pm

    I love the slanted cake stamp.

  • Grammajoni February 2, 2016, 6:58 pm

    Looks like another winner.

  • Neradine Church February 2, 2016, 7:00 pm

    I wasn’t going to buy this set because I really have to cut back on my spending due to my wedding in June but after this blog hop I can’t resist now. Just hope I can stay up late enough so I don’t miss out. Love everything I’ve seen.

  • Kathryn M February 2, 2016, 7:07 pm

    Great collection – so many ideas – thanks for all your inspiration.

  • Sonya February 2, 2016, 7:14 pm

    The SOA box looks fantastic. What a great set of cards.

  • Jane Sprando February 2, 2016, 7:15 pm

    Awesome —- as always! You make it look easygoing!!

  • Ruth Cooper February 2, 2016, 7:21 pm

    Love this cake set! This watercolor technique is soooo….. easy!

  • Yeisley February 2, 2016, 7:27 pm

    Can’t wait! Love the collection :)

  • Loraine Pike February 2, 2016, 7:28 pm

    Thanks for sharing the techniqure, can’t wait to try it.

  • Brandi R February 2, 2016, 7:30 pm

    Great cards! Love the gift die. Birthday cards are so fun ♥

  • Allison February 2, 2016, 7:31 pm

    Great idea to add interest to die cuts!

  • Camilla February 2, 2016, 7:32 pm

    Cute cards and i really like that circel stamp…..

  • Linda schulte February 2, 2016, 7:33 pm

    Just did the blog hop. Loved it. Great techniques to try at home to make beautiful cards. Very inspired

  • Karen K February 2, 2016, 7:33 pm

    Getting giddy with excitement!!!!

  • Bonnie Quinn February 2, 2016, 7:35 pm

    The Make a Wish card is my favorite!

  • Margaret February 2, 2016, 7:37 pm

    I’m so exited about this collection! I can tell that you worked so hard to make this the best one yet!

  • Lee-Ann February 2, 2016, 7:42 pm

    FABULOUS new release box…lovin’ everything you have been designing with it!!!

  • Joy February 2, 2016, 7:45 pm

    I love how easy this card is. The stamps are so versatile.

  • Carol Hardie February 2, 2016, 7:50 pm

    I don’t think I’m going to be able to sleep tonight !! My head is full of inspiration thanks to you and the Dream Team.

  • Jill S February 2, 2016, 7:51 pm

    Very excited to be a part of my first Stamp of Approval!

  • NatQuebec February 2, 2016, 7:53 pm

    Nice cards , C &S with a nice touch of color.

  • Joelle Chetlain February 2, 2016, 7:55 pm

    Can’t wait!

  • Sally Millians February 2, 2016, 7:58 pm

    This an absolutely incredible bundle of fun waiting for us!

  • Tara Powell February 2, 2016, 7:59 pm

    WOW! Love these products and I can’t wait to get my hands on them!

  • Theresa February 2, 2016, 8:03 pm

    Even more awesome cards Catherine!
    This collection is just great.
    Thanks for the chance to win.

  • Janet Angi February 2, 2016, 8:03 pm

    You are terrific

  • Sandy February 2, 2016, 8:04 pm

    Love the different designs

  • Diana February 2, 2016, 8:07 pm

    Love the cake!

  • Claudia M. February 2, 2016, 8:08 pm

    I have really enjoyed all the preview videos. I would love to get a FREE box!

  • FeM February 2, 2016, 8:08 pm

    I like everything I’ve seen. How exciting for you.

  • Pam February 2, 2016, 8:09 pm

    Love the circle designs. Love the use of black ink with the touch of color of the presents.

  • Jean February 2, 2016, 8:13 pm

    Love the gift box with all the holes! Such an easy technique

  • Denise Christensen February 2, 2016, 8:16 pm

    Can’t wait to get (or win) my kit!

  • Helen February 2, 2016, 8:17 pm

    Loving this colection of stams and dies!! I wan to win this so badly!!! Good luck everyone and thanks for the giveaway!!!

  • Cindy M February 2, 2016, 8:18 pm

    Love this collection-especially the circle stamps! And Oh those dies!

  • Pat Simon February 2, 2016, 8:19 pm

    I love the first two boxes of goodies; but I’m super excited for this one. Especially for masculine birthday cards. Way to go ladies!

  • Linda Gorman February 2, 2016, 8:22 pm

    I am sooooo excited about this collection!!!! I love my other two SOA boxes and this one looks even better. Thanks for the chance to win.

  • Margaret February 2, 2016, 8:24 pm

    Catherine, I just can’t wait until this box comes out!

  • Mary Laffin February 2, 2016, 8:28 pm

    There is nothing in this set that I’ve seen and don’t need! Even willing to get up before 6 am to order before going to work–now that’s great marketing, inspiration and creativitiy on your part! thanks for all your sharing

  • Beth Lowery February 2, 2016, 8:33 pm

    I love the versatility of this kit. Lots of ideas flowing!

  • CindyRomanDaversa February 2, 2016, 8:38 pm

    I am super excited for this SOA!!! What an amazing and versatile collection of stamp sets! I’m giddy!

  • Tammi p February 2, 2016, 8:43 pm

    My second to favorite day….big hop before I can buy a box tomorrow!

  • Jodi Wayman February 2, 2016, 8:44 pm

    This collection is so amazing! The collective minds that came up with the designs are genius!

  • Nora February 2, 2016, 8:46 pm

    WOW!! Your cards are amazing!! I LOVE this collection!!

  • Sher Mattison February 2, 2016, 8:49 pm

    what a super fun collection you’ve created! I can’t wait to get my hands on it and start playing!!

  • Fran Wilson February 2, 2016, 8:50 pm

    The collection looks like a lot of fun. Finances are tight, so I’d sure love to win it. Thanks for the opportunity.

  • Jamie Bartley February 2, 2016, 8:52 pm

    All of these cards are so.great. I can’t wait to get my hands on this box!

  • Ellen S February 2, 2016, 8:59 pm

    Wonderful stamps and dies! Thank you, Catherine, for a chance to win one of your fabulous SOA boxes!

  • Erin M February 2, 2016, 9:01 pm

    I think this is my favorite collection yet and I LOVED the last one!

  • Michel E February 2, 2016, 9:04 pm

    Love the cards.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

  • Lynette February 2, 2016, 9:06 pm

    Can’t wait to be able to buy this cool collection!

  • Valerie Breingan February 2, 2016, 9:10 pm

    This would make my year.Incredible designs in this box.I signed up last night.I’ve been checking in on you with Periscope and YouTube.So fun an talented.Honored to watch and learn.Blessed evening.

  • Beth Vallone February 2, 2016, 9:11 pm

    I just love this collection! How kind that you do a give away, Thank You!

  • Linda Tupper February 2, 2016, 9:11 pm

    This is the first time I have saw the Stamp of Approval collection. Looks very nice. Off to hop!

  • Marlene B February 2, 2016, 9:12 pm

    Loving all the inspiration.

  • Jill Pace February 2, 2016, 9:14 pm

    all great cards. would love to win the box set.

  • Kayla February 2, 2016, 9:20 pm

    What a wonderful blog hop! So many beautiful cards featured and I’m looking forward to buying this collection in the morning! So excited!

  • Helen February 2, 2016, 9:20 pm

    Hi Catherine
    Always fun to watch your videos, such a lovely and cheerful person. Your new
    collections looks amazing, giving one lots to do with all of the goodies.

  • Kathleen Taplin February 2, 2016, 9:25 pm

    I am a newbie to your site and told myself I can’t spend the money on this collection because I’m so busy with work and rarely have time to stamp. Then I saw all the cool things in the box and now I will put myself on the list. Love it!

  • Robin Kuppens February 2, 2016, 9:32 pm

    Love the SOA! Don’t know if I’ll be able to get it as I’m waiting for my tax refund. Fingers crossed the $ is there in the morning!

  • Elyse Brown February 2, 2016, 9:33 pm

    Just love this collection!! I am new to cardmaking have been holding out on buying many stamp sets yet waiting to see what this SOA box included… Well worth the wait!!

  • Kara February 2, 2016, 9:35 pm

    Lovely cards!!! I’m so glad excited for this box!!

  • Danielle February 2, 2016, 9:38 pm

    that is really cute cards I like how you made them

  • Marcia Hill February 2, 2016, 9:45 pm

    Loving everything about this new SOA Young at Heart box and can’t wait for tomorrow to arrive!! :0)

  • Gladys February 2, 2016, 9:46 pm

    Have been anxious to see all the goodies in play on the bloghop! I hope the SOA boxes dont sell out before I can order mine…I love the simple black & white with those great pops of color!

  • Cati Ballard February 2, 2016, 9:51 pm

    So excited about the new SOA! It’s so amazing!

  • Melody Bride February 2, 2016, 10:02 pm

    Thanks for the giveaway and the fabulous inspiration!

  • Natalie Godfrey February 2, 2016, 10:04 pm

    I can’t wait for tomorrow. Love what you shown so far. Thanks for creating another great box of goodies!

  • Lisa Obrien February 2, 2016, 10:06 pm

    Can’t wait to get my hands on these.

  • janice February 2, 2016, 10:07 pm

    I cannot wait to receive this SOA collection. I’ve been enjoying each of the sets I bought previously and the quality is beautiful. The options for cards are limitless just like the ones you’ve shown us here on the video. Thanks so much and congratulations.

  • Susan Powell February 2, 2016, 10:16 pm

    I love that the cake stamp/die can be used as a present too! This collection is one that I am really looking forward to. 11 hours and 45 minutes to go :) :) :)

  • Pat McCleary February 2, 2016, 10:20 pm

    Wonderful collection here. New to SOA- thanks Chaitali, for the intro. And thank you for a chance to win it.

  • Colleen Balija February 2, 2016, 10:20 pm

    I am SOOOOO excited for this collection! Your cards are lovely, Catherine. I’m very happy for you, you’re a good soul and deserve this.

  • Colleen Crawford (Queen of Cards) February 2, 2016, 10:36 pm

    love this collection!!!

  • Lyndall Stewart February 2, 2016, 10:39 pm

    That is a lovely simple card. I am excited to follow this blog hop to see all the different ways the stamps etc can be used. thank you

  • Kim Matheny February 2, 2016, 10:39 pm

    Can’t wait for SOA. This is my first month!!

  • Loly Borda February 2, 2016, 10:44 pm

    I love all the fun cards you created so far with this kit. Thanks for the chance!

  • Veronica Hunt February 2, 2016, 10:48 pm

    I am so excited. Cannot wait for the link to arrive in my email….I loved the first two boxes so I know I will not be disappointed with this new set.

  • Teresa Rawnick February 2, 2016, 10:49 pm

    What a great collection of products. My favorite so far are the sentiments, with the dies a close second. Just LOVE those, but I watched all the videos and all the products are fantastic. Loved all the cards. Endless possibilities.

  • Joyce Williams February 2, 2016, 10:54 pm

    Love the color combinations!!

  • Phyllis Dunn February 2, 2016, 10:58 pm

    LOVE these cards. Can’t wait to own this SOA kit!

  • carol February 2, 2016, 11:01 pm

    Such wonderful cards, with those darling water-colouring presents stealing the stage! Your SOA kits are marvelous; I’d love to invite one to live in my small Canadian town…guaranteed it will be warmly welcomed and well loved!

  • Pam Snider February 2, 2016, 11:13 pm

    Catherine, thank you for bringing together this amazing collection. You are so much fun to watch and such an inspiration. I love the crooky cake images. Their quirkiness just makes me smile. xo

  • Nicki February 2, 2016, 11:13 pm

    I cannot wait to get my hands on this kit. I am drooling over the products I have seen.

  • Jeannine Harrigan February 2, 2016, 11:23 pm

    This is the best box yet! I love the wonky cake layers with the dies. Really unique products.

  • Maggie B February 2, 2016, 11:36 pm

    Hi CP ~ I know I commented here earlier today, but after completing the hop, I just had to stop back and say your DT members have literally bowled me over with their awesome creations!! I hope I can sleep tonight!! I have two alarms set so I don’t miss the SOA email in the morning!! You know that feeling of excitement that settles in your chest? Where you think you JUST. MIGHT. BURST!?!? That would be me….how I’m feeling about this SOA release. Can’t wait to hit “submit order” tomorrow morning at 9:01!!! Thanks for another spectacular SOA stamp and die set!

  • Dixie February 2, 2016, 11:41 pm

    Looks like another terrific collection in this box!

  • Sebrina Bendel February 2, 2016, 11:41 pm

    I’m loving these videos and all of the ideas they provide.

  • Donna Hawkins February 2, 2016, 11:43 pm

    I can hardly wait to get this SOA!!! Love the ideas you have shared!

  • Catherine February 2, 2016, 11:43 pm

    ahhh, thank you so much!

  • Toni Callahan February 2, 2016, 11:47 pm

    I’m making way through this amazing blog hop but I’m stuck at Lisa. Every time I try to enter hers it says that location is not valid :-(

  • Toni Callahan February 2, 2016, 11:49 pm

    Never mind…I just tried again and it worked :-). Thanks anyways.

  • Christa M February 2, 2016, 11:49 pm

    I love making birthday cards and I love this collection!

  • Tammy Nyenhuis February 2, 2016, 11:55 pm

    Oh, I’m so excited for this collection, would love to win it!

  • Lynn Fletcher February 2, 2016, 11:58 pm

    Catherine this card rocks! Love the presents and the way you colored them!

  • Norah February 3, 2016, 12:01 am

    Love these stamps and dies and your videos. Would love to own this set.

  • Stacey February 3, 2016, 12:03 am

    Hi Catherine i love your videos and your cards soooo much and i’v watched all your videos on your channel and just got in to using a enbossing / die cut machean this year got it for christmas.. so much fun making cards with all the cut outs…. hugss :)

  • Kylie Newcombe February 3, 2016, 12:04 am

    Can’t wait -I’ve got my alarm set for 1 am Australian time!!

  • Nancy C February 3, 2016, 12:12 am

    Great card ideas!

  • Elizabeth February 3, 2016, 12:20 am

    Thanks so much for answering my questions… I love your videos

  • Nancy Smith February 3, 2016, 12:22 am

    Love your work!!

  • Toni February 3, 2016, 12:26 am

    I love all of these cards and they all make me so beyond excited to get my SOA collection. My favorite of all of these cards is the one with the three presents and the stars. The colours of the presents are lovely and the stars around the presents give it a magical feel which goes perfect with the sentiment! I also love how the scalloped and stitched edged die cutting gives the card a beautiful finished look.

  • Pam H. February 3, 2016, 12:55 am

    It looks like fun!

  • Mary Beth Krakowski February 3, 2016, 12:59 am

    I love the simplicity of these cards. Can’t wait to make some like them.

  • Rachel February 3, 2016, 1:16 am

    OMG I simply love this collection, it would be such a blessing to win it.

  • Mardi Joy Weber February 3, 2016, 1:18 am

    I love the simple cards. I think my goal with this kit will be to do more simple cards and not stress out so much about needing to do more!

  • Josefine February 3, 2016, 1:25 am

    Crooky cake anyone??? Yes please! I can’t even :)
    That is your best box!!! Awesome combination!

  • Deb February 3, 2016, 1:27 am

    Great selection of stamps, dies & stencils…so many ideas. Loved the cards today with just a pop of color.

  • Mary schmidt February 3, 2016, 1:41 am

    I love how the stamps are used for backgrounds. Can’t wait for the release.

  • EmHols February 3, 2016, 1:42 am

    These cards are very CAS for you Catherine! They are just lovely – looks like an amazing set!L ooking forward to tomorrow!

  • Assel B. February 3, 2016, 1:44 am

    I can’t believe how amazing this collection is!!! I hope I win. Congratulations, Catherine

  • Pahpasgal February 3, 2016, 1:57 am

    Catherine I can not begin to tell you the joy this collection brings to my heart . We have been on a difficult journey since July, with finding out my husband has a rare blood condition. On the 18th he will get a bone marrow transplant and the card made with the celebration stamp just brought joy to my heart and I plan to use it to make a card for the love of my life as he leaves the hospital cured . What a celebration it will be. The Lord is so good to us. Love watching your videos when time permits. You are such a joy.

  • Melissa Friedrich February 3, 2016, 1:59 am

    LOVE LOVE LOVE this birthday kit, especially the wonky cake! Love the watercolored die cut cakes on your super cute cards today.

  • Cynthia Noble February 3, 2016, 2:26 am

    Looks like an awesome collection. :) can’t wait to score one. :)

  • Cynthia Johnson February 3, 2016, 2:41 am

    I love these cards! Those rings are everything. I am so excited!! I am using too many exclamation marks!!!

  • Brenda Aplin February 3, 2016, 2:59 am

    I absolutely love love love this box of goodness

  • Sarita February 3, 2016, 3:00 am

    WOW! What a great collection of products. Love all your cards.

  • Orla Bolton February 3, 2016, 3:12 am

    I just love, love, love, all the versatility and uniqueness of this set!

  • Dee February 3, 2016, 3:27 am

    Love the little present it would be adorable as a piece of cheese with a little mouse stamped with it

  • Mopsi2504 February 3, 2016, 3:44 am

    Love your cards so much. I could whatch your Videos the hole day:).❤️❤️❤️

  • Allison Hieb February 3, 2016, 3:45 am

    Would love to win this SOA collection. Love watching your videos and I love how easy you make card making! Such great ideas!

  • Tantalaya February 3, 2016, 4:00 am

    I love the sneak peaks and can’t wait for email on the 3rd!!!!!

  • desireegenin February 3, 2016, 4:20 am

    This is so great. Love the card, love the bloghop and I really LOVE the young at heart collection!

  • Jonna Larsen February 3, 2016, 4:27 am

    Wonderful collection . And thank you for a chance to win it.

  • Carmen February 3, 2016, 5:07 am

    Can’t wait!

  • Tracy White February 3, 2016, 5:47 am

    This stamp set is amazing, it would be an asset to add to the stamp collection.

  • Megan February 3, 2016, 5:54 am

    Just love the thought and imagination that goes into your SOA kits, Catherine!

  • Kylie February 3, 2016, 6:00 am

    Love the soa collection! Please may I win one?!!!!

  • Michelle February 3, 2016, 6:15 am

    I can’t stop looking at these cards!

  • Michele E February 3, 2016, 6:40 am

    Looking forward to stamping fun with this SOA box!

  • susan.w February 3, 2016, 8:16 am

    I wish, I wish, I wish…. love the holey pressies!

  • Natalie Pickrell February 3, 2016, 9:00 am

    All of the projects are awesome, can’t wait to get my box and see the special gift inside.

  • Amy McCue February 3, 2016, 9:03 am

    This is such a great hop! There are so many great ideas!! I can’t wait to order it!! I got to his page last, so I got to see all the inspiration already!

  • Sharon kaldenberger February 3, 2016, 9:22 am

    I love how simple yet pleasing this card is. Something I can do in my creative moments

  • Laura Miller February 3, 2016, 9:24 am

    the swiss cheese looking present is simply the cutest!

  • Betty February 3, 2016, 9:24 am

    Your cards are lovely

  • Rachel George February 3, 2016, 10:03 am

    Absolutely adorable!! This collection is so much fun!!

  • Heather T February 3, 2016, 10:08 am

    Excited about SOA box. Thanks for all the inspiration already!

  • Suzanne Watanabe February 3, 2016, 10:19 am

    Omg! Love the cute little present die…and your awesome cards! :)

  • Heather T February 3, 2016, 10:25 am

    Fun cards, Thanks for sharing

  • June Ramsamy February 3, 2016, 10:30 am

    Love your cards Catherine, simple, clean and yet so effective. The new stamp set is just out of this world, so many possibilities, thank you for the inspiration and this great blog hop. xxx

  • Fran Weinberg February 3, 2016, 10:38 am

    You’ve outdone yourself with this one, Catherine! Even though it’s not in the budget now, I couldn’t resist…I NEED this!!! Thank you for the chance to win it. You’re the best!
    P.S. I’m drooling over all the DT cards. Can’t wait to start creating with this myself.

  • Valerie A. February 3, 2016, 10:43 am

    This is your best collection yet. Love the dies, the stencil, stamps. Here is to hopes of winning one for my daughter who also loves crafting. I’m purchasing mine for sure. Thanks for great products and being a fabulous teacher.

  • Judy Hyde February 3, 2016, 10:51 am

    Great card! Can’t wait to try this box!,

  • JanetB February 3, 2016, 10:58 am

    This is such a wonderful kit, it has everything one would want to make great birthday cards! Love it!

  • Erm S February 3, 2016, 11:01 am

    These cards are great. I love the white background with the colored presents. A super focal point.

  • Debbie February 3, 2016, 11:05 am

    I love birthday cards. This is the best ever SOA

  • Raelene Trewhella February 3, 2016, 11:37 am

    Just gorgeous!

  • Brandy Duncan February 3, 2016, 11:57 am

    What an awesome collection Catherine. Absolutely love it. Would love to win it so I could introduce SOA to my mother-in-law. I can’t wait to see what everyone creates with these goodies.

  • Viv N February 3, 2016, 12:03 pm

    Those streamers are sooo adorable!

  • Ina M Good February 3, 2016, 12:05 pm

    i am drooling such a wonderful birthday collection that I would love !

  • Theresa February 3, 2016, 12:11 pm

    Love the circle stamp

  • Helen Gullett February 3, 2016, 12:17 pm

    WOW, Catherine, you do make it looks so easy to make those cute and fun birthday cards! Love the tips on the video :D
    Thank you for always inspiring!

  • marlene February 3, 2016, 12:40 pm

    Love, Love that water coloring & what a cute die. I can’t wait to get my collection.

  • Suzanne T. February 3, 2016, 12:54 pm

    I just love these cards, and they are so beautiful. They are just simple and the colors you used are very nice. I would love to receive a card like this for my birthday on Feb, 22.

    Have a wonderful day making beautiful cards.

  • Sandi February 3, 2016, 12:54 pm

    Cute card, love the colors.

  • Renee February 3, 2016, 1:15 pm

    Love, Love, Love! Can’t wait!!! Thank you for the continued inspiration :)

  • NC_Donna February 3, 2016, 1:45 pm

    There’s just so much to look at! Love the little present and can’t wait to play!

  • Robin K. February 3, 2016, 1:57 pm

    I am a new Stamp Nation member and am really excited for all the content! Would LOVE to win a Stamp of Approval box!

  • Mopsi2504 February 3, 2016, 2:32 pm

    Love your cards so much. Hope to win the set. ❤️❤️❤️

  • Nance Salkeld February 3, 2016, 3:06 pm

    Wonderful Release Peek of SOA products! Would love to win one as I just spent my stamp budget for now! EEK! Such adorable stamps and dies! I’ve got to plan better for the next one! LOL

  • Patricia Nikkila February 3, 2016, 3:15 pm

    Love the versatility of these stamps. Can’t wait to try them. Thanks to you and all that worked so hard to make this Stamp Of Approval collection.

  • Kim Strating February 3, 2016, 3:36 pm

    Can’t wait to get this box! Love the ability to mix it up, with these.

  • Margarita Navarro-Rivera February 3, 2016, 3:45 pm

    These cards are amazing! Love the presents!

  • Suzanne February 3, 2016, 3:45 pm

    You are inspirational. I have learnt so much. My card making is continually improving

  • Linda Ogburn February 3, 2016, 3:57 pm

    Love Smooshing!!!

  • Patricia Glica February 3, 2016, 4:01 pm

    Catherine, you always come up with interesting, KISS, cards. Hope I can get a set of the SOA Young at Heart stamps.

  • Sue February 3, 2016, 4:33 pm

    Such cute cards! I can’t wait to get this box in the mail!!

  • Raphaela February 3, 2016, 4:36 pm

    Those birthday cakes look so yummy .
    I’m sure that who will ever receive a card like one of yours will be smiling out loud

  • sue ivings February 3, 2016, 5:28 pm

    Loving these cards, they are really getting my mojo flowing.

  • Ansie Downs February 3, 2016, 5:50 pm

    Lovely and simple. I have just ordered my SOA box, so … EXCITED is the word!

  • Jennifer Bailey February 3, 2016, 6:10 pm

    Love the chance to win this awesome set! Thanks

  • Barbara Springer February 3, 2016, 6:16 pm

    I love this new SOA offering. However, being a retired lady, I cannot afford to spend the $97….so sad….

  • Teresa Marquis February 3, 2016, 6:31 pm

    Very cute collection!

  • Lynn Mott February 3, 2016, 6:35 pm

    LOVE the stuff in this box and absolutely love the idea DEE had about the cake as a piece of cheese.

  • Irene February 3, 2016, 6:37 pm

    Loved the cards and the stamps you used. I so appreciate you videos Catherine!

  • Lee Cockrum February 3, 2016, 6:44 pm

    So much fun in this set!!

  • Cherie February 3, 2016, 6:44 pm

    You and FSJ are my favorite crafting people! I just joined Fun Stampers Journey and I love your videos. Such cute cards, wonderful idea and your videos are awesome.

  • Donna Barthelt February 3, 2016, 6:58 pm

    Can’t wait to get this new kit. The cards you have made so far are so tasteful. Looks like there are tons of variations that can be made. Time for a lot of imagination!!

  • Lindsay February 3, 2016, 7:07 pm

    Love this SOA set. It’s amazing

  • Rina Marsland February 3, 2016, 7:26 pm

    I love the simplicity of this with a few or a lot of stamps! I am hoping to get better and better with watercoloring!!!!

  • Paula Fuller February 3, 2016, 7:32 pm

    I just love the clean and simple look of these cards. Wow, if you could only bottle and sell the creativity. Super SOA kit.

  • Liz February 3, 2016, 7:48 pm

    I am so pleased to have managed to order this collection, it looks so pretty and Birthday stuff is alwsys so useful. Now I just have to wait for it to make its way across the pond. If I am lucky enough to win my box.that would just be a bonus.

  • Heather North February 3, 2016, 7:52 pm

    I love the way the watercolored die cuts pop against the black and white. Such a wonderful CAS look to all of them. You have an amazing collection here, Catherine! Congrats on another fabulous release.

  • Cheryl S. February 3, 2016, 8:22 pm

    Very versatile set! So many combinations to choose from!!!

  • Chana Goldwag February 3, 2016, 8:29 pm

    One day I’m going to buy all your products. I just love them.

  • Kim Collins February 3, 2016, 8:38 pm

    Wow! I really love the look of the presents. They have such a whimisicle shape.

  • Karlgrba February 3, 2016, 8:52 pm

    This kit looks amazing! I have been wondering why dies leave a border around the stamped image. It looks so much better when cut with no border. Love It!

  • Bev Chapman February 3, 2016, 9:07 pm

    I would love to win! The price of the exchange with the Canadian dollar makes it difficult for me to purchase. Thanks for the chance to win one.

  • Darlene Renshaw February 3, 2016, 9:12 pm

    I love the cards you make. Just had surgery Monday and can’t afford it this time. Off from work and will have to wait until next box. Love the collection. Catherine you were right on the comment you made on one of your videos about the collection having everything you will need for any birthday cards you ever have to make. Keep up the great work.

  • Toni Yeomans February 3, 2016, 9:33 pm

    Love it!

  • Aisha February 3, 2016, 9:39 pm

    Awesome cards. I like the turquoise blue layered card. Would love to win the SOA goodies!

  • Holly King February 3, 2016, 9:44 pm

    These are cute. So much you could do with this set. Simple to fab. Love your videos.

  • Darlene Renshaw February 3, 2016, 9:47 pm

    My computer is outdated:{ I tried to go on each designer and I don’t have google I am computer illiterate and I don’t have a clue what a Type Pad is or AIM or Word Press. Everytime I tried to leave a comment I tried to prove that I wasn’t a robot but it wouldn’t go through. The cards were all really nice . The designers are very talented and you have a wonderful team . Sincerely Darlene

  • Jean maxwell February 3, 2016, 10:15 pm

    Great examples, can’t wait to try the circle stamps

  • Susan February 3, 2016, 10:28 pm

    I did the entire blog hop and ended with you instead of starting with you. I just want to say I think this SOA collection is the best one yet! How many different cards have been made so far? I can’t wait to get my box! So happy you’re having so much success!

  • Lisa m February 3, 2016, 10:44 pm

    I am in love with this collection! Great job everyone! Can’t wait to get it:)

  • Patsy Collins February 3, 2016, 10:50 pm

    This SOA looks so happy!! I can’t wait!

  • Marjorie King February 3, 2016, 10:58 pm

    I am so excited I just ordered my first Stamp of Approval box. It looks like so much fun. Can not wait to get and see what I can create. Love the designs all have posted.

  • Barbara February 3, 2016, 11:03 pm

    I love the look of black and white with a pop of color.

  • Katherine February 3, 2016, 11:04 pm

    Super cute!

  • Pam February 3, 2016, 11:07 pm

    Just adorable! Love the little packages!

  • Lois February 3, 2016, 11:09 pm

    Love the simp.icity of these card!s!

  • Annette Dulin February 3, 2016, 11:21 pm

    Simple but cute! Thanks Catherine for your unfailing inspiration…

  • NMG February 3, 2016, 11:21 pm

    Your cards are beautiful and effectively convey “happy birthday” to the recipient. I purchased my first stamp of approval box today and I look forward to creating new designs for my birthday card stash. Oh, and I greatly appreciate your customer service. Never did I think I’d receive a shipping confirmation 2.5 hours after placing my order. Customer service at its finest! Thanks so much!!!

  • Nancy Lee February 4, 2016, 12:18 am

    I did the whole blog hop, now I await my box so I can play with my new “toys” and steal a little of everyone’s ideas!!
    Next box must be spring and summer occasions! I love everything spring!!!

  • Debbie myers February 4, 2016, 12:20 am

    These cards are adorable!! Simple but adorable. Love this stamp set

  • K Pang February 4, 2016, 12:22 am

    The die cuts are super cute!

  • K Pang February 4, 2016, 12:23 am

    Love the die cuts!

  • Deborah L Cieply February 4, 2016, 12:36 am

    It would be wonderful to win a SOA kit. I love investing in all my card making tools. I have been trying to build up my stamps. I enjoy all your videos helping me get better. My family and friends love getting ‘snail mail’ I was hoping to buy this kit but unfortunately some medical stuff set me back. I am hoping that the next one will be all mine. I am looking forward to being able to get in on the next one. Have a great day.

  • Marcia F February 4, 2016, 12:37 am

    Thoroughly enjoyed the Blog Hop and was easily convinced that I had to have it! Got up at 6am Pacific time to order my kit. Thanks to you and the team for all the inspiration. Already have my weekend planned……crafting!

  • Heather Wunderlin February 4, 2016, 12:55 am

    Love all the ways to make different cards with the SOA kit!

  • Amy Colligan February 4, 2016, 1:16 am

    I love these cards! I can’t wait to make my own crooks cake cards!

  • Deborah L Cieply February 4, 2016, 1:45 am

    I have to say after seeing all of the samples I am really sad that I am not able to get a kit. I really really loved the stamp set that said “29 plus shipping and handling” That is my saying. Every time someone asks me my age that is what I say. I have a 3 sons and one of them has down syndrome, he even says that now – “Mom is 29 plus s and h” it is so cute. Thank you all for such wonderful pieces of art.

  • Denise Bryant February 4, 2016, 1:51 am

    Awesome set of cards! Love the fun colored packages!

  • Leuri Zibetti February 4, 2016, 2:20 am

    This is the first I’m hearing of this. I want the Harleen Stencil!

  • Pat Collins February 4, 2016, 2:31 am

    I feel doubly blessed. Not only did I get my order in for this SOA, but I so enjoyed the hop! You’ve got some awesome artists on your design team. I feel blessed to be a part of this wonderful world called stamp art! Thanks so much.

  • Sydney G February 4, 2016, 3:21 am

    This is a great box of goodies! The cards are adorable. :)

  • Jennifer Rodriguez February 4, 2016, 6:03 am

    Can’t wait to get my SOA box! These cards have reignited my passion for card making and papercrafting in general. So excited!

  • Heather Parry February 4, 2016, 7:40 am

    Great cards and great collection!

  • Pat Rollins-Lalor February 4, 2016, 8:33 am

    Excited to participate!

  • SueC. February 4, 2016, 9:15 am

    Love those presents! So cute!

  • Cari Cummings February 4, 2016, 10:42 am

    This is my first SOA!

  • Nancy Briscoe February 4, 2016, 11:41 am

    I love the clean lines and whimsical aspect of these cards! A nice, happy and light feeling! Awesome job!

  • Catherine February 4, 2016, 11:48 am

    Love to hear this!

  • Nancy Briscoe February 4, 2016, 11:50 am

    Love the cards

  • susan lorio February 4, 2016, 12:21 pm

    i am a first time buyer and am excited to receive it. i was a little hesitant at the price but then looked around my craft room and saw how much money i have invested in my craft obsession already.

  • Robin Donart February 4, 2016, 12:49 pm

    I cannot wait to get my SOA box! I just love everything I’ve seen and am looking forward to trying it all aout!

  • Melodie H. February 4, 2016, 2:09 pm

    Love, love your work. So excited about this release!

  • Elizabeth February 4, 2016, 2:33 pm

    Very pretty card, love the color and the little boxes design thanks for sharing!!!

  • Sandy Joe February 4, 2016, 3:00 pm

    Blooming awesome.

  • Cheryl February 4, 2016, 4:09 pm

    I have tons of stamps and dies, but this set really started my ideas moving. Couldn’t resist, had to purchase!

  • Sandra Scott February 4, 2016, 5:26 pm

    short and sweet but oh so cute

  • Lynda Wilson February 4, 2016, 5:28 pm

    What cute stamps, I especially love the packages! I’m new to Stamp Nation and I would LOVE to win!

  • Lee Gane February 4, 2016, 9:06 pm

    i would LOVE to get this box, unfortunately payday is to far away! love the die cut cake i think thats an excellent idea and the fact that it can be used as a present too makes it a must have for a collection. Nice work!

  • Sandy Small February 4, 2016, 9:57 pm

    It looks like a great collection. thanks so much.

  • Laura Rozsonits February 5, 2016, 2:29 am

    Love the way the presents pop off the cards.

  • Anna Kluytmans February 5, 2016, 4:53 am

    Hi Catherine, I love your beautiful cards, clean and simple and all that you do for us stamper, Cheers Anna.

  • Margaret Wise February 5, 2016, 7:57 am

    Awesome variation of stamps dies. thanks for sharing

  • Catherine February 6, 2016, 9:12 am

    Lovely yet simple; love that

  • Jo Ann February 6, 2016, 9:26 am

    Thank you Catherine for the fast shipping. This is my second set and if I am as happy with this as the other one you have a life long customer. Keep up the good work.

  • Marina February 6, 2016, 9:39 am

    I really like the stamp set in this SOA. Thanks for the chance to win a box.

  • Sherry Walton February 6, 2016, 5:41 pm

    I just learned about your SOA Box today. It looks fun and a great way to get people to think “out of the box”. I’ve found that I buy similar style stamps and your idea would help get me to try new styles, techniques, stamps, and think outside my box:)

  • Orenda Smitb February 7, 2016, 9:38 am

    WOW I love these stamps and dies. :) Also all the wonderful cards made with them. :)

  • Susan February 7, 2016, 8:34 pm

    Love the clean look and the combination of several stamps! Used this inspiration on my granddaughter’s 1st birthday card – thanks.

  • Joyce Dyck February 8, 2016, 12:43 am

    WOW! I’m lovin this SOA kit! I continue to admire your creative mind. Thanks for continually sparking my mojo and encouraging me to try out new things!

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