Simon Says: Powder Power

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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 Inspired By Music Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.

This week the challenge is

Powder Power

Use Embossing Powders or Pigment Powders.

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

 

Andrea had fun playing with Tim’s Holtz’s Patchwork Pieces stamp set, black embossing powder and Infusions powder stains in A Bit Jaded and Are You Cerise.

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Anna-Karin loves the magic of embossing powders and made a tag using lots of it, both clear and metallic powders. The background stamp is a Damask stamp by Tim Holtz.

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Barbara is in Halloween mode on: various embossing powders, a lot of Idea-ology and  Regions beyond set by Tim Holtz to create a themed panel!

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Cathie created a card celebrating bright autumn colors using Paper Artsy Infusions and Ranger Gold Embossing Powder.

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Cheiron used Hero Arts Black Detail Embossing Powder to emboss her Concord & 9th Lace Leaf before she watercolored it.

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Emma created an altered book cover and embossed a die cut Ornate Frame with Liquid Platinum Embossing Powder to create a focal point for the wickedness that lies within!

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Kath decorated a canvas panel with PaperArtsy Infusions and Ranger Super Fine Detail Embossing Powders

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Macarena made a brave tag using INFUSIONS for the background

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Maura found her Powder Power with Lindys Stamp Gang and the Stamptember Simon Says Stamp’s Henna Patterns, and made a cool discovery with Tim Holtz’s Twisted Stencil!

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Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media tag using Ranger Clear Embossing Powder and Prima Flowers to decorate the tag.

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Sandra made a masculine card with Brusho Prussian Blue and Heirloom Gold Perfect Pearls Powder.
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Zoey used black embossing powder and pearl pigment to color this ATC

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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: Inspired By Music

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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 ‘At The Movies’ Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.

This week the challenge is

Inspired By Music

 

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

 

Andrea turned some cassette tapes into magnets using  Prima Heavy White Gesso, Tim Holtz’s Elementary Flash Cards and some Starshine patterned paper.

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Anna-Karin wishes she could wake up to a happy song every morning, and did an art journal page about pastel coloured calm mornings, using Distress Crayons, and Simon Says Stamp Exclusive Cottage Stem die and Glimmery Cardstock.

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Barbara loves a lot  the  Michael Jackson’s video: Thriller ( she’s a 80s girl)! The  Manor and  the Lost Zombie  by Tim Holtz are perfect to tell the story of this song!

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Cathie was inspired to use Simon Says Stamp You Matter and Melange Tissue Paper with musical notes to create her card.

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Cheiron was inspired by the musical sentiment in Dina Wakley’s Scribbly Birds stamp set.

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With Halloween approaching fast, Emma was inspired by Michael Jackson’s Thriller and used Tim Holtz’s Day of the Dead stamps to create a burlap panel full of spine tingling mischief!

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Kath was inspired by the song “Defying Gravity” from the musical Wicked to create a Halloween panel with Distress Crayons and stencils featuring a dare devil Crazy Bird showing off on an Idea-ology Broomstickmusic 1

Macarena reflects her big love for Prince in her Art Journal playing with strong Dylusions Paints and using Extra Large Dots Stencil placing the title of her favorite and extremely emotional song with Word Play Die.

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Maura headed for paradise listening to Jimmy Buffet’s “Fins” to create her sea treasure with Prima’s Sea Sally paper doll, Memory box Shark Frenzy die, and Graphic 45 Voyage Beneath the Sea. 

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Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media tag with many butterflies using Spellbinders Butterflies dies and Prima Flowers Grungy Butterflies.

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Sandra was inspired by a rainy song, and used the Simon Says Stamp Umbrella Shaker die for her card

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Zoey made this colorful TAG using Distress Paint 

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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.

Spotlights and Winner for the At the Movies Challenge

 

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We have four artists in the Designer Spotlight for the At the Movies Challenge!

#28 Sunny Summer Crafts - Meihsia Says: This is such a gorgeous creation with beautiful background and pretty embellishments. Asha created an amazing underwater theme and awesome color scheme.

#41 Clare - Andrea says: I love the way Clare created a simple yet elegant card with soft colors, crisp lines and bold black sentiments in different fonts.  What a great way to be inspired by “Sixteen Candles”!

#92 Barb TurpinAnna-Karin says: This is such a fun and unusual birthday card. What a great idea to pair up a Charlie Chaplin stamp with an old car stamp. The deckled edge rectangular die cut is perfect for the edge of an old photograph.

#113 julDhandmade - Emma says: This is such a great project and wonderful interpretation our challenge theme! I adore the vintage feel of this project and love he imagery that’s been used to showcase the title of the film perfectly!

 

Congratulations everyone and thank you for sharing your projects with us.

 

Please copy this spotlight badge, display it on the sidebar of your blog and if you could please link it to Simon Says Stamp!

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We now have this lovely badge for you to add to your sidebar if you are this weeks, or a previous, winner please feel free to add this to your sidebar and please link it to the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge

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So who is the lucky winner of the $50 voucher?

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Here is your random number:

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Congratulations Kylie’s Kards! Below you can see Kylie’s stunning movie inspired card.

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Congratulations! Please email us so we can explain how you can claim your prize, the address is on the sidebar.

Be sure to include your full name in the email so we can issue a Gift Certificate 

Thanks to everyone who joined in with the challenge and we hope you will all join in our current Inspired by Music challenge too!

Happy crafting!!

Anna-Karin and the DT

 

 

Simon Says: At The Movies

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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 Stamp It Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.

This week the challenge is

At The Movies 

We are showcasing Spellbinders Products this week, you don’t have to use them to join in with the challenge but if you have them we would love to see them used.

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

 

Andrea made some gift boxes for movie tickets using Seth Apter’s Spellbinders dies (Splatter Proof, Robo Square and Ring Around) and Tammy Tutterow’s Big Fabric Spellbinders stamp.

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Anna-Karin loves going to the movies with her son and made a layout about that, using Spellbinders products by Tammy Tutterow, such as the Waterfall One and Frayed Posies dies.

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Barbara is an Hunger games addict! She use two products from the Seth Apter collection of Spellbinders products: Maze embossing folder and Triplex Etched dies: they are perfect for the style and mood of this movie!

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Cathie created a 1940′s mixed media movie panel inspired by the movie, Casablanca. She used Spellbinders Butterfly Kisses embossing folder and Spellbinders Timeless Rectangles and Deckled Rectangles die sets to create her background to mimic vintage red and black velvet embossed wallpaper.

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Cheiron used Tammy Tutterow Designs Shabby Posies to make her Under the Tuscan Sun inspired card.

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Emma is a huge fan of John Hughes’ Pretty In Pink and used Tammy Tutterow’s Shabby Posies die to create pretty pink petals inspired by the film title!

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Kath found inspiration from one of her favourite Disney movies and used Spellbinders Nestabilities Circles Small to create a frame and the Scalloped Hearts die along with Tim Holtz Crazy Dogs and Mini Crazy Cats and Dogs Stamp Sets.

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Macarena was inspired by one of her favorite movies: City of Angels and made a tag using Bubble Wrap Embossing Folder and Love In Flight Dies.

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Maura was inspired by the discovery of a new planet, which made her think of “The Martian.” Spellbinders Seth Apter dies Drip Drop, Pocket Watch and Triplex were used in her art journal pages.

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Meihsia was inspired by the Angry Bird movie and created this mixed media tag using Spellbinders Square DiesPrima Flowers Forest Leaves Die and Tim Holtz Crazy Bird Stamp.

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Sandra was inspired by going to the movies, and used the Spellbinders Picnic Embossing folder to create her background of the cinema
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Zoey used Spellbinders Robo Rings Etched dies to decorate this art journal page

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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.

Spotlights and Winner for the Stamp It Challenge

 

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We have four artists in the Designer Spotlight for the Stamp It Challenge!

#10 Dori – Barbara says: I love the color palette of this card! It’s amazing! It makes me feel the warmth of the last days of autumn! I think it’s very clever and very interesting the way she has used inks and stamps to create the background! Really a gorgeous card!

#108 Melissa L - Cathie says: Melissa’s card is gorgeous! The way she created the layers of this masterpiece is amazing. She began with a simple background and added beautiful flowers by stamping and masking them in a bright and cheerful color palette. It’s such a beautiful and elegant card!

#109 Melissa L – Maura says: Melissa made a stop me in my tracks gorgeous card!! I love how she embossed the teacups in white with the stitching around the layers, so the gorgeous rich colors stand out so beautifully! She shared how she created her background, and I definitely will be trying this out myself, and I bet you will too!

#157 Ashwini – Anna-Karin says: Ashwini created a fantastic colourful stamped garden. It is almost as if you can smell the flowers. And the card comes with a matching enveloped stamped with black and grey inks, which is such a great idea.

#379 and #380 Vandana – Sandra says: Both of these cards are stunning, the white embossing with the watercoloring in the warm and the cool palette are amazing! The sequins really give them the finishing touches!

Congratulations everyone and thank you so much for sharing your beautiful work with us!

Please copy this spotlight badge, display it on the sidebar of your blog and if you could please link it to Simon Says Stamp!

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We now have this lovely badge for you to add to your sidebar if you are this weeks, or a previous, winner please feel free to add this to your sidebar and please link it to the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge

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So who is the lucky winner of the $50 voucher?

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Here comes your random number:

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Congratulations Rachel Vass!! Below, you can see Rachel’s beautiful flower card.

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Congratulations! Please email us so we can explain how you can claim your prize, the address is on the sidebar.

Be sure to include your full name in the email so we can issue a Gift Certificate 

Thanks to everyone who joined in with the challenge and we hope you will all join in our current At the Movies challenge too!

Happy Crafting!!

Anna-Karin and the DT

 

Simon Says: STAMPtember® Stamp It

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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 It’s A Stitch Up Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.

This week the challenge is

Stamp It

I am sure you all know that STAMPtember® is a very special month in the Simon Says Stamp Store calendar and this week we are asking you to use a stamp, no digi images allowed.

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We are showcasing the latest STAMPtember® products and although you probably don’t have these supplies yet we would like you to use Simon’s Exclusive Products if you have them. This isn’t necessary to join in with the challenge but we would appreciate it.

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 Larisa Vereshagina aka Riliska  in the designer spotlight. If you haven’t visited Larisa’s Blog before then you are in for a real treat, her creations are fabulous!

Larisa made a set of cards using a Sweet Cakes Clear Stamp Set

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Andrea made a Fall-themed gift bag with the Simon Says Stamp Plush Gentle Fox die, the Autumn Greetings stamp set and leaves that were decorated with the Abstract Triangles stamp set.

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Anna-Karin loves to stamp in her art journal and made a page with the lovely Simon Says Stamp Hydrangea Blooms set, and with swirly stamps from the Henna Patterns set.

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Barbara has used a fall color combo to create a card with the new  background  Abstract triangles and Autumn greetings set!

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Cathie created a mixed media panel using Abstract Triangles and Autumn Greetings.

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Cheiron created a card using the Wine Aerobics stamps and dies.

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Emma used the Time For Wine stamps to create a wine gift tag to make that bottle of wine just a little bit more special!

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Kath was inspired by the Henna Patterns Stamp Set to create an art journal page with exotic eastern spice coloured flowers

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Lols made a tag using a  Time For Wine Stamp Set

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Macarena made a card using a  Time For Wine Stamp Set

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Maura made two cards using Simon Says Stamp’s You Matter set and Plush Sweet Elephant die.

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Meihsia used Tim Holtz December Calendar Texture Fades created the background of the Christmas tag, and decorated the tag with Simon Says Stamp Christmas Toys Set stamped images.

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Sandra was in the mood for some grunge and made the Cottage Stems look old and rusty with Rust Pastes

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Zoey used Simon Says Stamp Bright Blossoms Wafer Dies and Simon Says Clear Stamps Henna Patterns to create this ATC

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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

How would you like a chance to win a fabulous Drean Craft Room Makeover AND loads of products!!??

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CLICK HERE for more details of how to enter and watch a presentation to see what YOU could win!

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.

Winner and Spotlights for It’s a Stitch Up

 

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We have four artists in the Designer Spotlight for the It’s a Stitch Up Challenge!

#75 Kristina’s Art Corner – Macarena says: This card is so adorable I can’t stop watching those sweet rabbits. The opening of the card is surprising and sweeter with every rabbit which appears. Great coloring, perfect matching colors. I love it!

#116 Karen D – Meihsia says: Karen created a piece of gorgeous tag with various materials and beautiful embellishments. This is truly a fabulous artwork. Great design!

Emma says: Karen’s created such a frameworthy piece of art which has so much wonderful detail and is full of beautiful layers and textures…wonderful work!

#143 My stuff, my life: Mark this space – Andrea says: These gorgeous bookmarks are filled with rich color and incredible detail. I love how the stitching was so cleverly done inside of the die-cut pattern.

#172 Peppermint Patty / Karin Åkesdotter – Anna-Karin says: Karin recycled a piece from an old stained embroidered table cloth on this card, which was a really great idea. The embroidered rose is so pretty and looks great in the circular card window.

Congratulations everyone and thank you for sharing with us!

Please copy this spotlight badge, display it on the sidebar of your blog and if you could please link it to Simon Says Stamp!

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We now have this lovely badge for you to add to your sidebar if you are this weeks, or a previous, winner please feel free to add this to your sidebar and please link it to the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge

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So who is the lucky winner of the $50 voucher?

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Here’s your random number:

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Big congrats to Melissa from Sunshine Honeybee! Here you can see Melissa’s card with a sweet stitched border:

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Congratulations! Please email us so we can explain how you can claim your prize, the address is on the sidebar.

Be sure to include your full name in the email so we can issue a Gift Certificate 

Thanks to everyone who joined in with the challenge and we hope you will all join in our current Stamp It challenge too!

Happy crafting!

Anna-Karin and the DT

 

 

Simon Says: It’s A Stitch Up

 
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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 Go Fish Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too. CLICK HERE to see who are in the spotlight and who is the lucky winner!

This week the challenge is

It’s A Stitch Up

We would like to see a ‘sewing’ themed project this week. You can use either sewing themed stamps, dies etc or you could add real or faux stitching! Whatever you decide to use, we will be looking forward to seeing what you make!

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 Chris’s last week with us in the designer spotlight and we would like to say a huge thank you for all of your fabulous creations over the past few weeks. It has been a great pleasure having you along with us!

 Chris used stitching on her tag made using a Tim Holtz Attic Treasures Cling Stamp Set

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Andrea made a matchbook sewing kit with a Tim Holtz Matchbook Die, Paper Artsy’s Jade Infusions Stain and Tim Holtz’s Block Talk Lowercase Alphabet Die Set.

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Anna-Karin often forgets to use fabric, but really loves it. This week, she made two cards with fabric piecing of adorable Dina Wakley Scribbly Girlies stamps. There is also some fun messy stitching. The papers are from Tim Holtz Correspondence pad.

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Barbara admits thet she’s not very able  to create with fabric and stitches ! Today she has tried to add some stitched detail to her tags made using Idea-ology Textile Surfaces Paperie, Distress stains sprays  and two Sizzix dies: Layered leaf and Feather duo!

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Cathie created a spooky mixed media panel using the Undertaker stamp set and several Sizzix thinlits dies from the new Tim Holtz 2016 Halloween collection.

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Cheiron did some messy stitching using some paper made with stamps from the Dina Wakley Boxed Faces and Funky Shapes sets.

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Emma‘s project combines two Tim Holtz stamp sets ~ Ladies and Gentleman and Dapper to create a card fit for any sartorial gentleman.

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Kath created a canvas panel top for her sewing box using the Sewing Blueprint Stamp Set and decorated with flowers and leaves die cut with the Plush Blooming Heart dies

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Lols  made a card using a Baby Blueprint Stamp Set and stitched the edges using a sewing machine.

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Macarena planted some Flower Garden and Wildflowers on a stenciled and Infusions treated double canvas tags.

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Maura went for a vintage look with her sewing themed Flip Frame from Tim Holtz, along with the Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Vogue stamp and Simon Says Stamp Stitched Oval Frame. Maura admits she has never attempted to sew a Vogue pattern in her life!

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Meihsia made a mixed media tag with a cute Tim Holtz Crazy Dog image, and the edges of the tag were stamped using Tim Holtz Patchwork Pieces. 

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Sandra did a little stitching up around the edges of her card with the Bo Bunny Stitches stamp set and Pewter Embossing Powder
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Zoey used Clearsnap Aladine Pigment and My Mind’s Eye My Story to create this mini album

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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 3 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.

 

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We also have a Kids Vacation Challenge running until 8am on 31st August, CLICK HERE to go directly to the challenge where you will find all of the details plus you will see what our Junior design Team created!

Designer Spotlight And Winner’s Post

 

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We have 5 artists in the Designer Spotlight for the Go Fish Challenge!

#11 Arte Banale - Cheiron says: I just love the whimsical scene that Arte Banale has created here. The waves die cut is just a wonderful background for all these colorful sea creatures!

#37 Sarah T. – Maura says: I love the wonderful wavy and rippled background Sarah created on this encouragement card for her son! I feel like I am looking down through the water when I look at this, and the simple charm and sentiment add so much to the beautiful background.

#68 Cathie - Sandra says: This card is so pretty, Love the texture of the corrugated cardboard. The texture of the seahorse and starfish are amazing. Gorgeous!

#71 Anat - Maura says: Anat has created a wonderful treasure tin from the sea. I love the beautiful colors and shimmer she painted onto the can, and the little delights from the sea to decorate it! The bit of rope net along the side adds the perfect nautical element.

#77 Alexa Czar - Cathie says:  Alexa’s mixed media nautical piece has amazing texture and dimension! The dark background against the white texture is striking and allows the seashell and flowers focal point to draw the eye in. It’s just gorgeous!

Barbara says:    I love Alexa’s work! Her canvas is absolutely stunning! The black background is a great idea , everything pops wonderfully! The white shell and the thin flowers that she used are fantastic, textures and design are  perfect! Absolutely an amazing sea  project with unusual colors!

Congratulations

Please copy this spotlight badge, display it on the sidebar of your blog and if you could please link it to Simon Says Stamp!

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We now have this lovely badge for you to add to your sidebar if you are this weeks, or a previous, winner please feel free to add this to your sidebar and please link it to the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge

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So who is the lucky winner of the $50 voucher?

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Here are your random numbers:

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Congratulations Carol Stamps!

and this is Carol’s fabulous card!

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Congratulations! Please email us so we can explain how you can claim your prize, the address is on the sidebar.

Be sure to include your full name in the email so we can issue a Gift Certificate

Thanks to everyone who joined in with the challenge and we hope you will all join in our current challenge too!

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Lols and the DT

 

 

Simon Says: Go Fish

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CLICK HERE to go straight to the Kids Vacation Challenge
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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 Summer Fun Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.

This week the challenge is

Go Fish

Yes, we’re going fishing this week! The DT really had a lot of fun making their projects and we can’t wait to see what you all come up with!

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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 Chris decorated a plain frame and used a Paper Artsy ‘Go Fish’ stamp and Fresco Paints to transform it. 

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Andrea made some fabulous fish using fabric she stamped with Tim Holtz’s Sideshow set and a Writer’s Block stamp from ArtFoamies, then embellished with Illustrated Faith Washi tape.

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Anna-Karin made a layout this week, about memories from a beautiful beach. Prima’s French Riviera paper pad worked perfectly for this layout and bits of colour was added with Prima’s Oil Pastels.

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Barbara has created a Mini clipboard with a mood  totally tied to the sea. Distress Woodgrain cardstock, Alcohol inks and Distress crayons are perfect to achieve the best background!

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Cathie made an underwater mixed media panel using the Mini Sand & Sea die set along with Infusion pigment powders.

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Cheiron used shellfish from the Mariner Blueprints set to make her crabby card.

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Emma‘s canvas panel is packed full of detail and texture, created by using a Tissue Wrap background, a vignette panel and plenty of texture paste.

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Kath created a tongue in cheek card for a friend who loves fishing using a Crazy Cat and Prima Paintables Watercolor Pad

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Lols’s Crazy Cat is worried that his human will be coming home any minute and he still has a few more fish to catch!

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Macarena let two very hungry Crazy Cats out for fishing giving them a sunset mood with  Infusions by PaperArtsy. Let’s see if there’s any fish left in this lake!

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Maura traveled into a prehistoric ocean in her art journal using Memory Box’s Shark Frenzy and Seth Apter’s Drip Drop dies with the Crafters Workshop Trilobite stencil.

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Meihsia created a mixed media canvas with Prima Flowers modeling paste on the background, a stamped sea horse image, and Prima Flower Rustic Gears.
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Sandra is not the fishing type, but loves the look of the under water world where the fishes live, and created one with the KaiserCraft Mermaid Tail stamp set, the Bubbles stencil and Texture Paste.
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Zoey used Distress Reinkers and Tim Holtz Paper to alter this mini canvas

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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!

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We will also be choosing 3 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.

 

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We also have a Kids Vacation Challenge running for the whole month of August, CLICK HERE to go directly to the challenge where you will find all of the details plus you will see what our Junior design Team created!