Falling for you blog hop – with video tutorial

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I’m excited to be a part of the Simon Says Stamp MEGA blog hop featuring their newest batch of releases! Heads up that Simon will be picking one random commenter on each stop for a Simon Says Stamp Prize pack randomly selected on April 28! So when you finish checking out my post, you probably want to leave a comment to be entered for a chance to win!


I went wild with loads of fun stamps + stencils for my project. Here is my You Tube Video of the process!

As you can see, these stamps & stencils look great alone or layered up! I love taking a white piece of cardstock and customizing a background for a scrapbook layout!


Supplies Used:

This style of layout is so much fun to make!


But wait – there’s more! I made a card with the exact same techniques:

003 copy

Just a reminder that fun techniques can always apply to a multitude of project types!

Remember – leave a comment here (and on any/all stops!) for your chance to win! I’m the final stop in this blog hop, so if this is your first stop, or if you want to continue along the hop and check out all of the great projects and information head to the Simon Says Stamp blog – aka the first post.

621 thoughts on “Falling for you blog hop – with video tutorial”

  1. These falling for you stamps make a great background for Disney layouts. May need to get some to finish my Disney scrapbook. Thanks for the inspiration.

  2. What a cute layout, I love all the little elements that go into your pages. Especially the dark stitching around the edge. Looks great!

  3. I’m new to this craft and can’t help but be so impressed with how easy it looks when you have these cool stamps to work with. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Love both of these projects! Especially that you used the same techniques for both of them. TFS!!!

  5. YOU may be the last stop on the blog-hop, but certainly not the least. tHESE ARE AWESOME!

  6. oh wow, what a fabulous layout! the new stamps and stencils are wonderful on both your card and scrapbook page. love how you used some of the new Tim Holtz distress shades on here, too!

    thanks for the beautiful inspiration! enjoy your weekend! 🙂

  7. Oh these are Fantastic! Love that adorable page and that card is just all kinds of messy fun! LOVE!!!!! ♥

  8. I hope i haven’t missed anyone on this blog hop because i;ve seen so much fantastic crafty creations i wouldn;t want to have missed yet another great idea. i make cards and don;t scrapbook, but love the layout you;ve made, and n i havent any pixie dust lol

  9. Amazing!!!! I love all the stamping. it just makes your eye focus on the image. Great page!!!

  10. I love how you used the stamps and stencils on the layout and love your card as well.

  11. what a great scrapbook page! I love that you chose to something different with all of the supplies! Thanks for the wonderful inspiration!

  12. Beautiful layout! I love how all the techniques overlap and your eye catches different things at different points.

  13. Love your video! Can’t wait to play with the new stamps and stencils, I find i’m always grabbing my previously release “falling” stecils, so i guess the new ones are a must get. off to try your page ideas, thanks may!

  14. WOW, this page is simply stunning and it must have taken you days to complete. Totally gorgeous!!!!

  15. Love both your projects. especially the tink layout. we love disney world!!

  16. loved the layout. The background matches the theme of the photos perfectly! you’re so creative.

  17. Hi May. I absolutely love your pixie dust layout. I am so excited about these products. I can’t wait to get my hands on them.

  18. So much fun to see these stamps used on a scrapbook layout! Thanks for the inspiration!

  19. Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This layout and the card are both amazing!!! Love every detail, the stitching the sequins, You are the BoMB May!!!! :o) Thanks for the chance to win. xo

  20. oh, my goodness, that is adorable! I like those stamps and stencils. so very versatile

  21. You have inspired me, once again! Love this layout and how much fun you had making it!

  22. OMG, your layout is wonderful, And the new products are so perfect for it. great texture and layering. tfs

  23. This is so adorable……you do know that you are giving me license to shop, don’t you? Love me some stencils and stamps. Love the subtle texture of the alphabet stamp. Thank you!

  24. I really like your style and what you crafted with the new products! Nicely done!

  25. What a darling layout!! I’m in love with your use of the falling stars background stamp, plus it goes beautifully with the adorable photos you took! Gorgeous work and love the card too! 🙂

  26. Great layout and card. I love using techniques like these on my layouts, and you’re an awesome teacher. Thanks for the video demo. The new release is awesome. Thanks very much for a chance to win. Michelle t

  27. Hi May great to “meet” you. Wow what a great hop this has been, sadly a couple of posts I was unable to get my comment to publish and 1 post is not up yet but the rest were super. Here you are right at the end and what a fanfare to end with! Great work here super use of this amazing new launch. Hugs xx

  28. Your layout is adorable! There are so many fun details to look at, and I like the happy colors.

  29. great scrapbook page, thank you for the encouragement on becoming a designer team member, I will make sure to take your advice and defeat the fears.

  30. I really like this layout. you did such a great job. At first I thought…where is she going with this but the end result is marvelous. The card is cute two. You have a great eye for design. super job. tfs

  31. These are great techniques and wonderful to see them used on both the layout and the card. Thanks for the inspiration!

  32. Your layout is executed so well! It fits perfectly with the picture. Great use of this new SSS release!


  34. Hi May, your layout was really awesome. I love the Bokeh technique and these background stamps really made for a great page. And you are right the technique works the same way on cards, canvases, etc. A great way to end off a FANTASTIC hop of FABULOUS products!
    Thanks to you and all your DT sista’s, you ROCKED Simon’s MEGA HOP!

  35. I’m so glad to see scrapbook pages on this hop!! And I adore this one, perfect background for tinkerbell!

  36. I love how you showed how to use the stamps on a scrapbooking page too. They are so versatile!

  37. Last, but not least. You’ll probably read that more than a hundred times. Super cute layout. The falling backgrounds and bokeh stencil are great. I could use some pixie dust about right now, please. Thanks so much for the hop. I’ve unfortunately had to get up more than twice to grab paper towels for the drooling.

  38. Falling stars, raindrops, snow and hearts for pixie dust…YES PLEASE! Awesome page layout using the new release and why not? Who says their just for card-making? Love what you created.

  39. I don’t scrap, but I certainly appreciate the pages you’ve shown as well as the card you made. Thanks


  41. Luv how you started with a blank slate and built up all the details!cute Journeling as well!

  42. I love the mixed media of your projects. I hardly ever use that look in cards. You do it wonderfully. AND to SSS – thank you so much for this blog hop. I enjoyed looking at how I could use your products and meeting (& remeeting) so many card makers!

  43. great layout and cards!! I see a few of these new products that would be great in Mixed media!! thanks for sharing!!

  44. I sure wondered where you were headed with the scrapbook page but just love how it turned out. Thanks for the inspiration.

  45. Your scrapbook layout and video were such fun. The falling stars are perfect. The blog hop has been so informative and fun. So much gorgeous creativity. Thanks for the inspiration and the chance to win a great prize.

  46. Love how you used the same awesome techniques for your fabulous page layout and a card, brilliant!

  47. So glad i found you!!! aside from sharing your LOVE for Disney, it’s hard to find scrapbook blogs!! love your approach to the page and you sold me on the circles stencils!!! thanks!!!!

  48. what a fun page, the bubble stencils and falling star stamp make a perfect fairy dust background ! THanks for the video tutorial.

  49. I really enjoyed seeing these products used on a scrapbooking page. Thanks so much for sharing!

  50. i don’t need Disney references, but I love this layout. Thanks for a scrapbook page.

  51. Great layout and card thanks for reminding me to use products for different projects and to think outside the box

  52. Nicely done on the layout as well as the card. Sorry about the italics. don’t know how they got here and I can’t make them go away. My capitals ran away too! Eek!

  53. thank you for sharing a scrapbook page using the new release from SSS. I was so hoping for somebody to use the release in scrapbooking. Awesome page. I will be trying it. Thanks

  54. Wow, you’ve created a stunning background with the star stencil and stamp. Love it.

  55. Nice projects, great to see how the same techniques can be used on either layouts or cards

  56. I really liked the texture you achieved by stamping that alpha stamp around the edge of the pictures. Great idea!

  57. Beautiful projects. Love how you combined various products to create your scrapbook page. It came out great!

  58. You are amazing! I love they way you showed how we can use these stamps for both scrapbooking and card making! Fabulous projects, May!

  59. Darling layout, and you are right, these new products lend themselves to many uses. So fun

  60. What a magical layout! love how you have used the falling stamps! order placed and waiting for them to arrive so I can create my own magic with them! TFS!

  61. Omg! I love everything about this release!! S
    I love all the inspiration… Excited to continue on this blog train!


  63. I love the background of the scrapbook page. I love all the color combo and the way you used the background stamps.

  64. i just can’t get enough of the background stamps you used in these beautiful projects! TFs

  65. I love when you do a video, because i so enjoy following how your creativity developes. The scrapbook layout turned out so cute. I love the card as well. This is such a great release to get excited about.

  66. Love your layout and card! So much fun. This release is awesome and love all the inspiration!

  67. I loved both your projects! Very creative and well thought out! They’re beautiful!

  68. These are some neat techniques I haven’t seen before! I will definitely be utilizing them in the future.

  69. Great use of the new product release …. a fabulous blog hop and a great new release by Simon Says Stamp.

  70. This is such a whimsical looking layout. And the card looks so free and organic; I love it! Thanks for sharing with us!!

  71. YOUR SCRAPBOOK PAGE SCREAMS PIXIE DUST!! LOVE THE COLOR COMBO ON BOTH. I think this is the best release ever!! I love all the yummy backgrounds, cute party animals and that Lila Heart set is totes ADORABLE!!

  72. Very fun LO and card May! Great techniques – thanks for the video! I really love those layering circle stencils. I really like the way you used that alphabet stamp – you always come up with unique ways to use products – thanks!

  73. I’m not a scrapbooker but your page is a truly magical inspiration for all kinds of cards. it is simply wonderful.

  74. great layout but I particularly enjoyed the translation to a card. Thanks for the inspiration.

  75. Thanks so much for sharing your process. I can’t even imagine what your craft room looks like! all the fun little extras are great.

  76. What a lovely idea, and such a good way to use your crafting resources in a different way. This has given me lots of inspiration, thank you!

  77. Great use of the star stamp on your layout. I thought at first you were going to emboss them and use them as a resist.

  78. Awesome layout and card. I really like how you showed different projects with same stamps

  79. Thank you so much for showing these on a scrapbook page! As much as I love cards, and as many as I make, i also scrapbook but I never seem to reach for things in my stash that I consider to be more for cards! You opened my eyes!

  80. Super sweet page and what an awesome memory! I am really sold on those amazing stencils! Have a great weekend!

  81. I have always loved your artistic style and would love to duplicate just a smidge of your talent. I really like how you showed the same techniques on two different projects!

  82. I’m not yet into scrap-booking, but after looking at your design, I did inspire me to do more! Thanks for the great work!

  83. A fun video to watch. I especially liked where you roll the alphabet background stamp.

  84. I’m “falling” for many of these new release items from SSS. the layout is adorable and I loved watching the process for it’s creation. the card is nice, too.

  85. This new release has so many items that are great for scrapbooking, as you showed us so well,May. Liked the card too.

  86. What a great scrap page!! Thanks for showing the new release can work for both not just cards. Awesome release, thanks for sharing.

  87. the stencils worked into your layout so well. Love the card.
    thanks for sharing.

  88. I’m not a scrapbooker, but what a fun way to remember a special occasion. Great layout.

  89. The falling product is just so fliexible…so many uses!

    This looks like a lot of fun was had! 🙂

  90. I can’t believe this is the end of the Falling for you Blog hop. I need to look at all the examples again and pin all the new ideas I learn. I wish each hop had a video so I could save all in one folder. I learn so much from everyone. I love the Scapbook page. Beautiful work. Thank you.

  91. I just love all the elements to your scrapbook page! Not your typical boring patterned paper!

  92. What a creative way to use the big stamps on a scrapbook page! Gorgeous layout!

  93. Astonishing how you turned a pice of white cardstock into such a beautiful work of art to compliment your Disney pictures. I loved your instructional video.

  94. Loving the different ways to use the stamps. Loving the background stamps. thanks so much for the inspiration.

  95. Beautiful layout. I love how you used the Bokeh stencil and added the stitching to it. Lovely card too.

  96. I really love this release! So many fantastic ideas. I love your card and scrapbook page. Thank you for the inspiration!

  97. I lvoe the very different style you achieved with the stencil. The little stars do lpook very much like pixie dust.


  99. Wow, what a gorgeous layout! I love the background and stitching. Thanks for sharing.

  100. love your style. it’s playful, whimsical, and free. fabulous how you mix, match, and overlay techniques and supplies. thanks for sharing, cheers!

  101. Your layouts turned out really cool with all the new products. Thanks for sharing.

  102. Hi May, thanks for sharing your fun projects and techniques. you’re very inspirational!

  103. Really refreshing to see the products used for a scrapbook layout, thanks for being different 🙂

  104. i love watching you create! it is going to be hard for me to choose just three new items from this release, but i gotta do what i gotta do! thank you for sharing your art with us, i love your page and card.

  105. I knew if I hopped far enough I’d find a layout…and it was worth the wait. I love it!

  106. Those project are wonderful. I don’t know why but the background just look like pure magic to me.

  107. Ooo I just love your LO and that card! There is so much potential in the falling patterns releases! I just love what everyone’s been making!

  108. I loved the scrapbook page and the card that used the same techniques. I need to get some of those sets.

  109. I need to add, that this was an amazing hop!!!! soooooo much wonderful talent and inspiration galore!! this was my first SSS blog hop as I am new to the blogging scene <~ late…i know…lol but this just inspires me to be more creative !!! Thank you soooo much!!!

  110. beautiful layout and use of the background stamps. love seeing the new release items in scrapbooking!

  111. I like what you did with the layout and the card. You do random in a very free way and the results are nice. I wish my random was a lot less controlled!

  112. I love how you used the stamps to make such an awesome background. Thanks for the inspiration!

  113. Adorable scrapbook layout, I enjoyed watching you create it. Fallins Stars & Disney make a perfect match!

  114. The detail on your layout is fantastic! I love the colours and the sparkle! The card is adorable too! Some days I would love some pixie dust too! Thanks!

  115. Fabulous layout & card May!!!
    LOVe your design and how you applied it to both your layout & card => SUPER FUN stamps, stencils & layering!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your INKY AWESOMENESS 🙂

  116. It’s fun to see how all our cardmaking tools play just as nicely for scrapbooking too!

  117. Well who doesn’t love tinker bell? Loved watching you work, you’re so free! Im clapping because I believe!

  118. I’ve been looking at so many cards, I didn’t even think of a scrapbook. very cool as well.

  119. It is great to see both your page and card layouts with these stamps. Thanks for the You tube video as well! These are fun stamps!

  120. Love your amazing card and page made with these new release items, which show their versatility so well. How fun!

  121. A wonderful scrapbook page! Love the colors & the layout. The card is so pretty with those soft colors & all the detail.

  122. Thank you for making a card as well as the scrapbook layout…I love that it shows how the same techniques can transition from one media to another. 🙂

  123. Love the scrapbook page. I also think its really neat how the card looks like an art journal page. Love these!

  124. I love how you layered the stamps and stencils right on top of each other, it gives it an almost graffiti look.

  125. The scrapbook page layout is so pretty and cute…and my daughter is watching Tinkerbell: Secret of the Wings right now! What a coincidence! :o)

  126. Love your great layout—I just returned from a Disneyland trip and this layout reminded me of the great time we had! This was an awesome hop!

  127. Wow, such an artistic layout! love how you combined all elements and how you stamped the background. so very inspiring!

  128. Love this is!!! I haven’t been scrapbooking as much lately but you have inspired me to get back to it!!!! Love this release!



  131. I haven’t used background stamps that much – good reasons here to start doing so. Love your layout


  133. What a perfect layout for these pics with Tinkerbell! Your details are fabulous. Thanks for the inspiration. 😀

  134. Thanks for the reminder that there are other uses than for just cards. Such creativity! Thank you for sharing with us. For some reason my capital letters are not working…

  135. oh wow I love these. The layout is awesome and magical….really does remind me of Disney and tinkerbell. Thankyou for sharing both of these. I love the card as well. they are so beautiful.

  136. Both your projects are lovely! On the scrapbook layout I LOVE your photos and the embellishing with the falling stars, it makes it look even more magical! Thank you for the inspiration!

  137. Love your use of the stencils as background really interesting way to bring color to the page! Thanks so much.

  138. Very fun stuff! Love how you created a layout and a card to match with the same techniques!

  139. Love all the special touches on your page layout. Looks super. I also like your random stitching on the cards. SO fun not to have it exactly perfect….since none of us are that way!

  140. I love your scrapbook page and that you made a card using the same techniques… so cute 🙂

  141. It’s great to see the new release used for scrapbooking as well as cards. Beautiful!

  142. Great background for your scrapbook page – its just perfect! Love the card too.

  143. Thanks for showing these on a layout. I could see the backgrounds, stamps and stencils being used to create your own journaling cards or other embellishments for pocket scrapbooking. Very versatile set.

  144. Beautiful layout and love all of the new products. Thanks for sharing.

    Linda Duensing.

  145. These stamp sets are a great way to get confetti all over a page quickly – great idea! thanks for the inspiration!

  146. love the layout! makes me want to jump in and finish some of my Disney pages. thank you for sharing!

  147. Good to see the versatility of the products on a scrapbook page. Thank you. Nice card too!

  148. Beautiful scrapbook page, love the card too. I love seeing stamps etc… incorporated into other art and media. Thanks for sharing!

  149. Super fun projects! Great scrapbook page and I am loving those backgrounds – they are full of lots of inspiration! thanks for that!

  150. I’ll love how you have so many things going on in the card, but it doesn’t feel overwhelming and they all flow extremely nicely

  151. Aww.. What a fun way to save memories! I may have to rethink my door collage. ^_^


  153. Sorry, don’t know why the font is weird. Fabulous video! Thanks so much for sharing the fun new products. Love the scrapbook page!

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