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Simon Says: Things With Wheels

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

This week we would like you to think about wheels. This theme has so many interpretations, you might think about cars, bikes etc, or maybe what makes the wheels go around, cogs and gears, or maybe even the wheels of time! Lets get those cogs in our brains working!

Things With Wheels

The lovely folks over at Simon Says Stamp are generously giving away a FABULOUS $50 voucher to shop at the  Simon Says Stamp Store! All you have to do is take out your crafty supplies, make something following this week’s prompt, and add a link in the Inlinkz at the bottom of this post! You can join 5 times so you could have 5 chances to win! How AWESOME is that!! All winners are chosen randomly, so everyone has an equal chance to win! Woo Hoo!! Good Luck to everyone! The Design Team is looking forward to seeing your crafty packages and will pop around to visit you ASAP!

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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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 Lucyna made a tag I made for an abecedarian driver. She used  Kelly Creates Tracing Paper Pad and Derwent 24 Inktense Colored Pencils Watercolor for  making this little car.Ranger Archival Ink Pad Jet Black and Tim Holtz Distress Mini Ink Pad Barn Door for stamping,.Couture Creations White 3D Foam Dots were used for mounting all together  and one of  Tim Holtz Idea ology 2015 Loop Pins  to embellish the tag.This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Lula-Wheels-1-1.jpg

Andrea thought a bird on roller skates would be the perfect way to fulfill this week’s theme!  She used Tim Holtz’s Tiny Houses die, Inky Antics’ Roller Bird stamp, and Derwent Inktense colored pencils.

Anna-Karin‘s favorite thing with wheels is a bike, and she made a scrapbooking layout about a forest bike ride. The bike was stamped with a stamp from Tim Holtz Purely Random set, and the fun circle shapes were die cut with the Simon Says Stamp Circle Loops set.

Spring is fast approaching! This week Barbara created a decoration using Idea-ology Gadget gears findings  in an unusual way as the basis for her pot. Flowers arrangement has made with Tim Holtz Sizzix Wild flower stems 1, Tim Holtz Sizzix Wild flower stems 2 and she painted  them with Distress oxides. Final touch: her beloved Idea-Ology Paper Dolls.

Cheiron was inspired by the wheels and mechanisms inside a typewriter and used the Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Inventor 1 stamps to create her card. The background is made using Distress Oxides and the Shifter Burst Layering Stencil and finished with a Tim Holtz Ideaology Metallic Quotations sticker.

Emma‘s project was inspired by one of her favourite books from childhood, The Flower Fairies and used Tim Holtz Vignette Boxes and Mini Pulley Wheels to create a vintage style home decor project complete with a Baseboard Paper Doll and her fluttering transparent wings.

Kath decorated an Idea-ology Mini Clipboard with Tim Holtz/Sizzix Wildflower Stems 1 and used Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Inventor 7, BlockPrint, Mini Stencil Set 41 and Sizzix Gearhead Thinlits to add wheel elements on the background

Lols decorated a couple of pages in her Dylusions Art Journal using Visible Image ‘Ahead Of Our Time and  Somewhere In Time Clear Stamp Sets and a Simon’s Exclusive Jazz Dance Stencil. The wheels of time spin so quickly!This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is DSC08310-001.jpg

Macarena opted for a metal steering wheel from Prima St. Tropez collection and a gave a texture with TCW Mini Specimens stencil. She framed this sweet crab with one of Tim Holtz Idea-ology Baseboard Frames.

Maura turned Andrea’s stamp from the Inky Antics Color Wheel set  into 3D flowers. She made “leaves” with the Darkroom Door Paint Tubes stamp and added lots of bright color with Prima’s Oil Pastel Crayons.

Meihsia was inspired to create mixed media tag using Tim Holtz Layering Stencil Mosaic for the texture on the background and embellished with the stamped images using Tim Holtz Cling Rubber Stamp Travel Ways. Sandra focused on the wheels part like in the wheels of Gearhead die set, she created some texture using the Mixed Media #6 die set, and added some color with Infusions In The Navy and Nuvo Shimmer Powder Storm Cloud.

Zoey used Tim Holtz Idea-Ology Collector design tape and Tim Holtz Idea-Ology Journey design tape to decor this tag. She also used a bunch of distress ink to add color.

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

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

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

Please read the challenge rules on the sidebar. It has come to our attention that some are entering projects that were posted weeks ago. While they may follow the theme these are not eligible to win the voucher. All creations must be newly published. Thank You 

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Simon Says: Typography

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

Thank you for joining us for the Add Some Red Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.

This week we would like you to have a play with letters!

Typography

The lovely folks over at Simon Says Stamp are generously giving away a FABULOUS $50 voucher to shop at the  Simon Says Stamp Store! All you have to do is take out your crafty supplies, make something following this week’s prompt, and add a link in the Inlinkz at the bottom of this post! You can join 5 times so you could have 5 chances to win! How AWESOME is that!! All winners are chosen randomly, so everyone has an equal chance to win! Woo Hoo!! Good Luck to everyone! The Design Team is looking forward to seeing your crafty packages and will pop around to visit you ASAP!

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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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 Lucyna’s card was made using a Gelli Arts 5×7 printing plate and Dina Wakley Ranger Lime  and Evergreen Acrylic-Paint and Paper-Artsy Fresco Finish Banana Acrylic Paint.She stencilled a design using Prima-Marketing Old Silver Art Extravagance Icing Paste and stamped with Tsukineko Jet Black Stazon Ink Pad.This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is typo.jpg

Andrea made a page in her new Dina Wakley 6×6 white Media Journal and used Inky Antics’ Quirky Alphabet stamps in the background.  She added color using a Seth Apter Eclectica3 ESA10 stamp.

Anna-Karin made a tag with three words and a whole lot of ‘A’s die cut from the background. The words were die cut with Tim Holtz’s Sizzix Traveler Words and the butterflies with the Mini Detailed Butterflies and Springtime Side-Order sets.

Barbara created a steampunk Tiny House using  Tim Holtz Stencil TypoTim Holtz Mini Stencil set 1, Tim Holtz Sizzix Faceted HeartIdeaology Mini Gears and a lot of Ranger Distress paints.  

Cheiron is a huge fan of the typography in the Tim Holtz Motivation 1 stamp set. It practically speaks for itself, so she added a bright panel of Alcohol Inks and Alcohol Pearls made on Ranger Heavy Yupo paper.

Emma feels the love in the air this week and created a canvas panel inspired by a song, using Tim Holtz’s Deco Alpha Die and Cutout Script die to add the lettering down the side. She completed the panel with one of the new Paper Dolls and the Botanical Layering pieces, (shipping around March).

Kath used Tim Holtz/Sizzix Word PlayBigzXL die for the wording and to add texture to the background, Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Inventor 8, Fragments and Idea-ology Found Relatives and PhotoBooth to create a photography themed Art Journal Page in her Dina Wakley Media Journal.

Lols made a card using a Simon Says Stamp Good Reading Background cling stamp and a Lotus Flowers Clear Stamp and Coordinating Die SetThis image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is DSC08268.jpg

Macarena played with a mix of Dyan Reaveley School Alpha stencil and Simon Says Stamp Good Reading Background stamp for her typography and placed lots of bees from Tim Holtz Entomology since she’s missing the Spring so much.

Maura made a Valentine home decor piece using Tim Holtz Idea-ology Typography Letters , the Tim Holtz Mini Stencil 3 set and Tim Holtz Idea-ology Word Bands in a grey, black and pink color scheme.

Meihsia was inspired to create an art journal page with Tim Holtz Cling Rubber Stamp Valentines Silhouettes and decorated it with Prima Flowers.

Sandra made an art journal spread using different type of fonts like the Word Play die, the Alpha Embossing Folder to add some texture, and for even more texture she used the Typo stencil with Texture Paste and Black Soot Distress Paint.

Zoey used Word Play die and a bunch of distress paint to add color and texture to this Ranger Tag that she decorated using Tim Holtz Paper dolls

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

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

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

Please read the challenge rules on the sidebar. It has come to our attention that some are entering projects that were posted weeks ago. While they may follow the theme these are not eligible to win the voucher. All creations must be newly published. Thank You 

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