Simon Says: Add Some Red

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

Thank you for joining us for the Love Is In The Air Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.

This week you can make whatever you like as long as you:-

Add Some Red

As it is the first Monday of the month the team are all using a particular brand/company. This week we are all showcasing some fabulous products from Inky Antics! Our very own teamie Andrea designs stamps for them too! How awesome is that!

You don’t have to use them to join in but if you have them we would love to see them used!

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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This week we are welcoming the lovely Lucyna Marynowska aka U Luli into the Designer Spotlight. If you haven’t visited her blog before then you are in for a real treat!

Lucyna altered a CD to make a welcome gift for her new neighbors. The background was made with Tim Holtz Layering Stencil Burlap and coloured with Perfect Pearls Metallics KitInky Antics Tiny Houses Clear Stamp Set was used along with Archival Ink Pad Black. She embossed the tiny heart using Ranger Embossing Powder Red Tinsel.

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Andrea is honored to see how her clever and ever-supportive team mates used some of her stamps this week!  She used some of her own favorite sets from Inky Antics on these two tags: Circles and Frames, Long Hair Flair, Color Wheel and Tiny Houses.

Anna-Karin made an art journal page with lots of red, and some pink and orange. She used Inky Antics Muse News and The Queen’s Quips, designed by our wonderful teamie Andrea.

Barbara  has created a tag with Inky Antics set Sassy& Saucy designed by our  super talented teamie Andrea. She was inspired by  Rita Hayworth, atomic girl of the 50s! She used Distress oxides , Tim Holtz Sizzix Atomic Elements and Faceted HeartTim Holtz Stampers Anonymous HalftoneTim Holtz mini stencil set 9. 

Cheiron loves the whimsical look of Andrea’s stamps, and why not make one of these gorgeous gals from Long Hair Flair into a redhead? The background of her tag was created with the Tim Holtz Burst Layering Shifter Stencil and tons of hearts from the Tim Holtz Sizzix Heartfelt die.

Emma instantly fell in love with Andrea’s Muse News stamp set and chose to use this set to create a very special card. She watercoloured the image using Distress Marker Pens and added small Faceted Hearts down the side to show some red.

Kath created a page in her Dina Wakley Media Journal featuring The Queen’s Quips stamp set designed for Inky Antics by our talented teamie, Andrea and used Tim Holtz Distress Spray Stains and Layering Stencils to add colour and interest to the background.

Lols made a shaker card using a ‘The Queen Quips’ Clear Stamp Set designed by Andrea! She started by using a Gelli Plate, Dylusions Acrylic Paints and a Tim Holtz Ringer Stencil to create the background. She made the shaker element using a rectangle of Watercolor Paper and die cut a hole in the middle and then used a MFT Typewriter Text Cling Stamp and Candied Apple Distress Oxide Ink to add the design. This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is DSC08225-600x728.jpg

Macarena is calling Spring with sunflowers and ladybugs. She asked the Inky Antics Queen for help by embellish her with Tim Holtz Entomology ladybugs and placing some Tim Holtz Flower Garden instead of her crown.

Maura made a CAS card using Inky Antic’s Color Wheel , Big Houses, and Silhouette Sentiments stamp sets, all designed by teammate Andrea!

Meihsia was inspired to created a mixed media tag using the lovely Inky Antics Sassy & Saucy Clear Stamp Set and colored it with Tim Holtz Distress Paint.

Sandra added a lot of red to her card using lots of Distress Inks and Distress Oxides in different red tones, and she used the Inky Antics stamp set her teammate Andrea designed called The Queen’s Quip.

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Zoey used Inky Antics Tiny Houses and Inky Antics Big Houses to decor this Mixed Media 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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