Simon Says: All Creatures Great And Small


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

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

This week we are challenging you to create something with an animal/insect featured on it!

All Creatures Great And Small


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


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


This is Wanda’s last week with us in the Designer Spotlight and we would like to say a huge thank you for your fabulous creations over the past month! It has been a real pleasure having you along with us!

Wanda has created a butterfly card using papers from the Tim Holtz Wallflower Cardstock Pack and Vellum Pack, Tim Holtz/Sizzix Butterfly Duo, Tim Holtz/Eclectic Elements Craft Thread, Tim Holtz/Idea-ology Chit Chat Stickers, and Ranger White Opal Liquid Pearls.


Andrea  made a sweet little card featuring Right at Home’s Cozy Cardinal stamp.  She used Carabelle Studio’s Ronds Art Printing Texture plate and Dina Wakley’s Splatter Girl stamp for the background and added a Kindness sentiment from Simon Says Stamps’ Kind Flowers stamp set.


Anna-Karin turned to a great creature for this challenge, namely the elephant, and created a mixed media mini canvas using the StencilGirl Born to be Wild Animals stencil. She also used Dina Wakley’s Media Paints by Ranger , and a couple of texture stamps by Darkroom Door.


Barbara  created an unusual Christmas card with  Tim Holtz Sizzix Silly Monsters thinlits dies , Distress Oxides, Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Crazy things and new Tim Holtz layering stencil Merry Christmas!

Cathie created a moonlit sky using Distress Inks. The peaceful winter scene features dainty deer from the Tim Holtz Winter Wonderland die set and accessories from the  Home For The Holidays die set. The sentiment is from the Simon Says Stamp Christmas Toys stamp set.

Emma was inspired by the Scottish Highlands and used the Dashing Deer to create a focal point on her home decor project. She surrounded him with foliage, die cut using the Garden Greens dies from Tim Holtz and mounted him to stand proud on vignette boxes, covered with papers from the Halloween paper stash.

Kath had a fun production line day of crafting, filling up her Christmas Card Box with the help of a favourite feathered friend from Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Bird Crazy and a sentiment from Simon Says Stamp Stained Glass Greetings

Macarena decided to focus on butterflies. She used Memory Box Butterfly Ensemble die to build the background and played experimenting with Prima Sparks Paints and Prima Oil Pastel Crayons. In the center she placed Sizzix Stitched Ovals and Tim Holtz Botanical butterfly.

Maura made two thank you cards for her sisters with the Simon Says Stamp Under the Sea set and Tim Holtz’s Stampers Anonymous Life adventure set. The Simon Says Stamp Daniel Smith Watercolor sets in the Shari Carroll and Debby Hughes palettes worked beautifully.


Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media card with a sprayed background using Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stain and a cute panda using Simon Says Clear Stamp Cool Panda to brighten your day.

Sandra made her last Halloween card of the season featuring Halloween creatures like, the spider from the Undertaker stamp set and the owl from the Mini Halloween #3 stamp set.


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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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 – 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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