Simon Says: Tag It


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 make a tag!


You can choose to make a tag, or add a tag to a creation!

As it is the first Monday of the month we are showcasing a particular brand. This week we are showcasing some fabulous Tim Holtz Products. I am sure you will all have some of his awesome products in your crafty drawers and we can’t wait to see what you will choose to use!!

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!


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 week we are welcoming the lovely Tenia Nelson, aka Jazzy Paper Designs into the Designer Spotlight. If you haven’t visited Tenia’s blog before then you are in for a real treat! Please bop by to say ‘Hi’ and leave some love!

Tenia created this fun tag using ink blending and splatter techniques. The Tim Holtz products she used were Etcetera #8 Tags and Freshly Brewed Blueprint Stamp Set. This is the biggest tag that she ever created and this was definitely a labour of love but Tenia LOVES a challenge!!

Andrea made a tag trio using some of her favorite Tim Holtz products: the Scribbles and Splat thinlits die, the Framelits Tag collection dies, paperdolls and Quote Chips.

Anna-Karin made a Halloween tag with lots of texture this week, using Tim Holtz’s Sizzix Tangled Twigs for the background. The wise old owl stamp comes from Tim’s Mr Bones set.

Barbara don’t stop to create Halloween projects! This is an Etcetera Small tag that she realized using Tim Holtz Inventor 4 , Mini Paper Stash Halloween Paperie, Tim Holtz Tangled Webs and Tim Holtz Idea ology Halloween Quote Chips.

Cheiron used a Medium Etcetera Tag with dies from the Tim Holtz/Sizzix Autumn Sideorder, Cutout Upper Bigz XL die and Cutout Lower Bigz XL die. She combined these with the Woodgrain and Autumn Layering stencils and plenty of Distress Paints and Inks to make her colorful project.

Emma used a Mini Etcetera Tag as the base for her Halloween project and used plenty of Tim Holtz products to tell the story of The Undertaker, including a photo from the Paper Doll Ancestors set, Tiny Tattered Florals entwined around a broomstick and a Halloween Vignette Finding.

Kath jumped ahead to Christmas this week and made a Tag Book to store the new Tim Holtz Christmas Layering and Shifter Stencils and used Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Glorious Gatherings, Music and Advert and the Falling Stars Layering Stencil to add some textured decoration


Lols made a Christmas Tag using a Thinlits tag Die Set, a Festive Scribbles Tree and a Simon’s Exclusive Retro Deer Die. For the background she used Alcohol Inks, Translucent Yupo Paper, Alcohol Lift Ink and Sparkles and Christmas Cling Background Stamps.

Macarena made a wanted poster tag using Tim Holtz Sizzix Mixed Media 6 die word fixed with Tim Holtz Idea-ology Hex Fasteners and she also made a texture using Tim Holtz Distress Grit Paste.


Maura used Tim Holtz’s Etcetera Tag with Small Tombstone overlay to make a Halloween tag. She also used Tim’s Witchcraft die and Apothecary Bottles die by Sizzix.

Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media Halloween tag using Tim Holtz Etcetera #8 Tag Chipboard and decorated it with Idea-ology Paper Doll Ancestors and Idea-ology Baseboard Frame.


Sandra made a Halloween tag using the Tim Holtz Halloween Paper Stash and collaging the background with it. She did her collaging using Collage Medium and around the each edge, she applied Distress Crayon Black Soot.

Zoey used Distress Paint , Tim Holtz Layering stencil Shatter and Tim Holtz Idea-Ology Ephemera Pack HALLOWEEN to create this spooky tag!

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. 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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