Avery Elle Fall Release Blog Hop




Hello and welcome to the Avery Elle August Release Blog Hop!  You should have arrived here from my chum Karolyn Loncon’s awesome blog but if you’re lost and want to go back to the start then head over to the Avery Elle Blog and start from there!

So ……. YAY!  The day is finally here when I get to share, not just an AMAZING new release from Avery Elle (my favourite yet) but also I get to premier my very first stamp set called Pick ‘n’ Mix that I actually designed MYSELF!!  Wait, WHAAAAAT!  I know – unbelievable!!

I can’t express how grateful I am to Jamie and Avery Elle for giving me this opportunity!  What started as a desperate need to find a gummy bear stamp (which I just couldn’t find anywhere) and a poke in the right direction from my sweet friend Heather Campbell I ended up taking the plunge into stamp designing!  Fast forward a few weeks and a few late nights learning the technicalities of Adobe Illustrator and I created my first set which grew from the first image of a little gummy bear to a whole candy shop!  I only had time to create a couple of cards before I left for our trip to Australia but this first card is pretty much what I had in my head from the very beginning.  Each of the bears is coloured with Copics and then coated in Glossy Accents (but you can’t really tell from the photo!).  I had so much fun designing this set and I really hope you all enjoy it as much as I do!

pick and mix 1


pick and mix 3

Your next stop on this amazing hop is my gorgeous, sweet friend Heather Campbell.  She has some fantastic new stamps in this release too!  Happy hopping!

Avery Elle / Jamie
Karolyn Loncon
Caryn Davies (that’s me!)
Heather Campbell
JJ Bolton
Melania Deasy
Katie Gehring 
Amy Kolling
Maska Vanacker 
To celebrate our Fall 2015 Release Blog Hop, Avery Elle is giving away a $25 Gift Certificate to one random winner.  To enter to win just comment on this post.  There is no purchase necessary and you must be 18 years of age or older to enter.  This giveaway is void where prohibited.  You can also do options 2, 3, 4, 5 or all 6 of the following to increase your chances of winning. You have until midnight Sunday, August 30th to enter.  The winner will be announced on the Avery Elle Blog on Monday, August 31st .  All products are available for purchase in the Avery Elle store right now.

To enter to win you can do 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or all 6 of the following to increase your chances:
  1. Comment on any of the design team’s posts and/or here on the Avery Elle Blog
  2. Follow us on Twitter and tweet the contest (we are @averyellestamps )
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  1. Barbara Tuley says:

    I love your cards, those “sweets” are beautifully done! Need the gummy bears, my son LOVES gummy bears, I send him some every couple of weeks (he is away at college) this would be a cute stamp to have to put on the notes I send him!

  2. Christine M says:

    Gummie Bears FANTASTIC!!!!

  3. Dee Ann Matthews says:

    You made the canies so really i coule eat them, especially the gummies!

  4. Taunya Butler says:

    AWESOMELY CUTE and VERY SWEET CARDS!!! I love them!!!

  5. Margarita Navarro-Rivera says:

    OMG, those gummy bears are super, super cute!

  6. Michele W says:

    Great job with your first stamp design! Love the gummy bears and the licorice assortment. It’s nice to have some different candies to color and the licorice will be great for some cards for the older “kids”. 🙂

  7. ~carol says:

    Your wintry scenes have me ‘nearly’ ready to bundle up to go play in the snow (which is falling where I am right now. Seriously!). Fabulous showcase of a ‘must have’ release!

    • ~carol says:

      Apologies…this was meant for Heather’s post! See…all the excitement has me ‘dashing’ too quickly!

  8. ~carol says:

    Super congrats on your Pick ‘n Mix set, which is absolutely gorgeous! A bag of gummie bears…love it! Fabulous showcase of some ‘must have’ products!

  9. Sue D says:

    Sweet cards. I really like the colorful gummy bears.

  10. Completely in love 🙂

  11. Patt H. says:

    Such cute stamps! Congrats on your first designs. They are adorable. I’m glad to see Gummi bears as a stamp. Love your cards!

  12. Mary-Anne V. says:

    I joined the AE flickr group.

  13. Mary-Anne V. says:

    I follow AE via email.

  14. Mary-Anne V. says:

    I follow you on Pinterest.

  15. Mary Holshouser says:

    Glad you were able to put your ideas to work.
    Love the gummies. Unique and fun.
    thanks for sharing.

  16. Vinita Jain says:

    Absolutely an adorable gift card to receive, cleverly designed, love them! And congrats on your first own designed stamp, how creative!!!

  17. Helen Gullett says:

    Caryn, your cards are so cute and so creative! I love that bag full of Gummy Bears!!! They look so real! 😀

  18. Jud B says:

    Super cute and adorable card.

  19. Holly Saveur says:

    Super fun cards..love the candy!

  20. Mendi Yoshikawa says:

    Congrats again! These cards are both adorable! 🙂

  21. conil says:

    Absolutely adorable what you’ve done with this AE treat stamp set. Love the gummy bears and licorice mix and the that cello bag is a stroke of genius.

  22. Valerie W. says:

    Such adorable, sweet, fun birthday cards!

  23. Julene says:

    Such bright, fun colors! Love the versatility of this set!

  24. Congratulations on your new stamp designs! Love those sweet gummy bears! Adorable cards!!!! Such a fun concept!!

  25. Yvonne says:

    I love your sweet creation cards. They are absolutely adorable for anyone to recieve. Perfect for a card exchange!

  26. Ericka Strange says:

    Love the gummy bear card so cute!

  27. Laurie Brown says:

    So so cute!!! Thanks for sharing!

  28. Rosemary D says:

    what a fun new set you created… your cards are sweet and adorable!

  29. Kay Miller says:

    Just wanted to tell you how absolutely adorable your new stamp set is!! You hit it out of the ball park with this one! I hope to see you design more!! Your card is so cute too! So happy for you Caryn!! 🙂

  30. Tracy Lustick says:

    You did a wonderful job on all of your projects!

  31. Lindarub says:

    Love the gummy bear card.

  32. This card is just too sweet! Congrats on designing your first set!! It’s absolutely adorable!

  33. This is adorable!! What clever, clever cards!!

  34. Amante del Papel says:

    I love the gummie bears card is so perfect!

  35. Denise Bryant says:

    Cute cards! Love the gummy bears!

  36. Fabulous cards. What fun to have designed this stamp set, that’s just fantastic. What a great feeling it must be to see an idea come to fruition in a stamp.

  37. Jen Carter says:

    Super cute cards! Congrats again on your new venture!

  38. Nancy Richards says:

    How wonderful to have your own stamp set! They are absolutely adorable!! And I love the baggies of goodies ~ what a great idea! Thanks!

  39. Miriam Prantner says:

    Congratulations on your set! So fun, I could eat my weight in gummy bears!

  40. NCDonna says:

    Ohmygosh! Congratulations on your first stamp set! It’s beautiful! I love the gummies, but your second card really does justice to the candies. It looks like you could eat them off the paper! Love it!

  41. Anonymous says:

    Ohmygosh! Congratulations on your first stamp set! It’s beautiful! I love the gummies, but your second card really does justice to the candies. It looks like you could eat them off the paper! Love it!

  42. Vilena says:

    Such a cute little bears!

  43. Jan O says:

    Love the cards! Thinking outside the “box” using the plastic bag to hold the gummy bears!

  44. Carmen says:

    This set is too cute! I love this first card so so much.

    Congratulations on your first stamp set 😀

  45. Cyndee says:


  46. Troy Louise says:

    Congrats on your adorable stamp set. Those gummy bears really look like the real thing & I love your cards. Have a great time in Australia.

  47. KariLynn L says:

    Oh my Caryn, those cards are just too sweet! I just love the gummy bears in the bag, so sweet! Love the gloss on the liquorice all sorts. Both great cards! This is such a unique stamp set.

  48. These are so sweet! Love the gummi bears!

  49. Sabrina Radican says:

    What fun and adorable ideas for cards!!

  50. Stacy S says:

    Love the sweet candy set! Love the gummy bears in a bag. The gloss on the candy makes it POP! The banner scallop dies is amazing.

  51. Judie says:

    Oh dear me!!! I could eat these cards!!! Adore the idea of the bag full of gummy bears!!!

  52. Jessica Gaudette says:

    OMG, your card is so clever!! Oh, and this stamp set that you designed is one of my favorites and must-haves of the entire release!!

  53. Carla Hundley says:

    Well congrats on your own stamp
    set! Looks pretty cute.
    Carla from Utah

  54. Lisa Petrella says:

    Congratulations on your first stamp set!!!! Super duper cute!

  55. Yvonne C. says:

    Love!!!! Gummy bears are my fav!!! So cute!!!

  56. jayell says:

    Cute stamp set!

  57. Jamie says:

    Caryn- I am so excited for this set of yours! Your cards are so fun and show just how great this set is! I am so lucky to have you on the team and to be able to work with you!! xo Jamie

  58. Larissa Heskett says:

    AMAZING Projects!! SQUEAL!! =) I just LOVE LOVE LOVE the FUN Bag FULL of Gummie Bears!! This Release just ROCKS!! =) THANKS for sharing and for the chance to WIN!! Have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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