OH YEAH! Air Mail Monday!

Well hello there!

Thank you for visiting our blog!  I have the pleasure of announcing a new Monday Challenge theme!  This week’s theme is Air Mail!  I love these challenges.  For one, they help get me out of any potential crafting funks…plus it’s just fun to see what everyone comes up with!!  So many takes on one theme – it’s great!!  Enter this week for a chance to win a $50.00 voucher to Simon Says Stamp!


Here to provide some inspiration are three members of the Monday Challenge Design Team!  If you’d like to see more, stop by the blog and click the person’s name or card to see all of the details and leave these wonderful people some comments! :)

Made by Michelle Zerull


Michelle had this to say:

I altered a plain, novelty mailbox with postage stamps and decorative papers from Bo Bunny’s Anthem Collection7 Gypsies clear stamps and Air Mail Washi tape gave the box some authentic vintage flair. Fun Twine from Maya Road added a great finishing touch.


Made by Andrea Ockey Parr


Andrea had this to say:

When I lived in London (insert reminiscent sigh of happiness), the only downer was that I wasn’t there with family. That meant that mail brought on a whole new level of importance. The mail carrier became a beloved link to my loved ones back home and even though he was portly and had a mustache, he still seemed like an angel to me! So I decided to make my own Air Mail Angel as a tribute to those who bring us postal bliss. I brought her to life with an Avignon stamp set, a Tim Holtz light bulb to light her way, Colorbox Rain Forest ink, and of course my favorite Peacock Feathers Distress Ink.

Made by Meihsia Liu


Meihsia had this to say:

It is always so great for me to send postcards to family and friends while traveling even with today’s technology. This week, I was inspired to create a postcard on a burlap canvas which was originally aTim Holtz District Market Burlap Panel with Christmas theme on it. I covered it with Faber-Castell Gesso and sprayed it with Heidi Swapp Color Shine in different colors. I also stamped the background using Tim Holtz Cling Rubber Stamps Bitty Grunge and Clearsnap Colorbox Fluid Chalk Ink Pads. After adding some embellishments, it is a beautiful wall/desktop decoration now.

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  1. Such awesome projects. The postcard is beautiful and the mailbox and doll are real show pieces. Thanks for the inspiration!

  2. These have to be some the most unique pieces I have seen on SSS. Beautiful projects.

  3. Love the mailbox. I have one that has been sitting and needs to be decorated. Now I know how I am going to do it. Love all the projects. Thanks for sharing!

  4. Good heavens, the amount of creativity here is fantastic! Love the unusual ways to use product and love the blog! Thank you so much!

  5. Great job on the projects this week. I really love the pastel colors on the last one!

  6. Love the little postman, having lived abroad I know how joyfull mail from home can be :-)

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