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Simon Says: Christmas Gifts

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Hi all and welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge

Thank you for joining us for the Christmas Tree Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.

This week the challenge is

Christmas Gifts 

As it is the first Monday of the month we are showcasing a company and this week we are promoting our very own Simon Says Stamp Products.

As always Simon Says Stamp will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store

 

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Remember to click on the person’s name to see all of the details of how we made these creations and leave these wonderful girls some comment love

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This week we are welcoming Cate Dixson into the Designer Spotlight. Cate was a junior guest designer for the Summer Vacation Challenge and we thought it would be nice to invite a young designer into the December Spotlight!  Cate is 15 years old and super talented. Please pop by and give her a warm welcome, Cate is being hosted on the lovely Jenn Shurkus’s Blog

Cate made a super cute gift bag and tucked a small Christmas sweater decorated with glitter into the bag, as well as heart shaped tissue paper. She also used the Simon Says Stamp Stacked Hearts die and the Ugly Sweater stamp set.

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Andrea made a notebook to give as a gift that uses Simon’s Hand Lettered Encouragement stamp set, circles from Simon’s I Love Donuts stamp set, and background trees from Simon’s One With Nature stamp set.

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Anna-Karin made a canvas this week, and is planning to give it away as a Christmas gift. It features winter plants just before the first snowfall, die cut with the Simon Says Stamp Cottage Stems and Delicate Thistle dies. She also used the You Matter background stamp.

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Barbara has created a trio of packages with different collections of Simon’s releases: SNOWFLAKE BLOCK, CORBEL ORNAMENT COLLAGE, STARS PARADE,  CIRCLE SAYINGS HOLIDAY, ABSTRACT TRIANGLES.

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Cathie created a gift card holder using Simon Says Stamp’s Snowflakes for the Season and the Holiday Background stamp.

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Cheiron made a fun card to hold a gift of cash…for a little girl who still believes in Santa (and unicorns!)

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Emma used the beautiful So Very Merry Stamp Set to create a trio of Christmas gifts including a gift card holder, floral arrangement tag and candy jar full of sweet surprises!

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Kath found some bargain kraft gift bags and brown parcel wrapping paper in her local pound (dollar) store and decorated them to match this year’s Christmas card design using Simon Says Stamp Winter Flowers Stamps and Dies and the Believe Sentiment Stamps from the recent Believe In The Season release

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Macarena made 3 little boxes for tealights using Simon Says Stamp products: Stacked Stars Die, Extra Large Dots Stencil, Authentic Vintage Paper, Wool White Felt, Clear Embossing Powder and Premium Dye Ink Pads.

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Maura made a holiday notepad and wrapped it in handmade tissue paper along with a gift tag, using Simon Says Stamp’s Candy Swirl stencil and Doll Pink and Teeny Bikini inks.

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Meihsia created a Christmas tag for the Christmas gift using Simon Says Clear Stamp Big Peace and Simon Says Stamp Eliza Snowflake Craft Die.

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Sandra made a Christmas giftcard holder using Simon Says Stamp Wishing die, Fog and White Pigment Ink.
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Zoey used Simon Says Clear Stamp Magical Christmas and Simon Says Stamp Premium Dye High Dive to decorate this little pillow box

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So now it’s YOUR turn to get out your inks, paints and all things arty and start creating! We are looking forward to seeing what you make!

Follow Simon Says Stamp on Instagram

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Do you use Instagram ?  If so please add  #sssmchallenge so we can see your entries there too!

There are fabulous Give Aways and inspiration from fabulous designers on a daily basis over on the Simon Says Stamp Blog , if you haven’t subscribed by email you may want to so you don’t miss out

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You have until Monday  8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in

We will also be choosing  a few of our entries to put in the spotlight – a special honor where we talk about why we loved that entry in particular and award a special badge too! For the full rules, read the “challenge rules” posted in the side-bar here on our blog.

Simon Says: ‘O’ Christmas Tree

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Hi all and welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge

Thank you for joining us for the Trio-Tastic Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.

This week the challenge is

‘O’ Christmas Tree

As always Simon Says Stamp will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store

 

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Remember to click on the person’s name to see all of the details of how we made these creations and leave these wonderful girls some comment love

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This is Anita’s last week with us in the Designer Spotlight and we would like to say a huge thank you for joining us this month! It has been a real pleasure having you along with us!

Anita made a very festive card, using Tim Holtz’s Scribbly Christmas stamp set, and Festive Scribbles Thinlits from Sizzix on Ranger’s Manila Tags. The tags and trees were colored them with Ranger’s new Enamel Accents and Distress Inks.

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Andrea made some festive tree tags using Taylored Expressions’ Build a Tag 3 die set, Prima’s Sweet Peppermint stamp set and Simon Says Stamp’s vintage paper.

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Anna-Karin created a cozy winter village on a tag, using the great Simon Says Stamp Christmas Town set. She also had fun doing a mixed media background on a tag die cut from Distress Mixed Media Heavystock papers.

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Barbara made a December daily, she created the cover  with Tim Holtz Idea-ology TIDINGS mini stash and  Evergreen die by Tim Holtz . She used a lots of Tim Holtz stencils, stamps and dies to decorate every page and she added a touch of sparkle with Deco sheet to give a festive mood to her work.

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Cathie used Lawn Fawn’s Perfectly Plaid Winter paper pack to create her Christmas trees and surrounded them with Tim Holtz Mini Paper Snowflakes.

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Cheiron combined a Tim Holtz Vignette House with a bunch of Baubles and Woodland trees in different sizes to make this fun decorative piece.

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Emma used Tim Holtz’s Sleigh Ride die and a glittered Woodland Tree to create a special delivery of her dimensional home decor project full of festive magic!

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Kath decorated an Idea-ology Burlap Panel to create a rustic nordic look using Tim Holtz Woodlands and Holiday Knit Thinlits Dies

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Lols used a Tim Holtz Woodlands Die and Memory Box Small Quiet Deer for her Winter Wonderland Card

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Macarena made a colorful Christmas card using Tree Blueprints set of stamps and dies.

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Maura was remembering putting treats out on the trees for the birds at Christmastime. She used the Simon Says Stamp Birch Tree Window die and Simon’s Glimmery White Diamond and Ocean Blue cardstock.

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Meihsia created a desktop Christmas Decor using Tim Holtz Woodland Trees and Prima Flowers Lumies Light Strand.

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Sandra made a Christmas card using a few stamps like the Tree Line stamp and the Stripes and Holiday Type.
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Zoey used Distress Paint Mowed Lawn, Peeled Paint and Crushed Olive to make this Christmas tag

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So now it’s YOUR turn to get out your inks, paints and all things arty and start creating! We are looking forward to seeing what you make!

Follow Simon Says Stamp on Instagram

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Do you use Instagram ?  If so please add  #sssmchallenge so we can see your entries there too!

There are fabulous Give Aways and inspiration from fabulous designers on a daily basis over on the Simon Says Stamp Blog , if you haven’t subscribed by email you may want to so you don’t miss out

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You have until Monday  8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in

We will also be choosing  a few of our entries to put in the spotlight – a special honor where we talk about why we loved that entry in particular and award a special badge too! For the full rules, read the “challenge rules” posted in the side-bar here on our blog.