Simon Says: Down On The Farm


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

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

This week we are challenging you to get

Down On The Farm

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 makes and will pop around to visit you ASAP!


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Sabrina made an adorable shadowbox with a farm theme, giving it a rustic paint finish. She stamped the animals with Tim Holtz’s On The Farm set and the little children come from his Paper Dolls. The foliage was die cut with Tim’s Garden Greens die set and the title comes from a pack of Quote Chips.

Andrea made a journal page inspired by how hard farmers work to cultivate the land and cause good things to grow.  She used Dina Wakley’s Positive Women stamp, Inky Antics’ Branching Out stamp and a Dylusions small Creative Journal.

Anna-Karin made an Easter themed tag, with three cute dimensional animals die cut with Tim Holtz Critters Sidekick dies. The animals are hiding in grass die cut with the Simon Says Stamp Grassy Edges dies, and the background was colored with Distress Oxides

Barbara has realized a rustic Etcetera Mini tag using a lot of Distress products to create  faux wood effect. For her central point she chose two chickens from On the farm  and Tiny Things 2 by Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous. 

Cheiron created a whimsical tri-fold card using the Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Funny Farm, Stitches and Media Marks 1 stamps along with Distress Inks and Distress Oxides. She matted each panel on kraft paper cut from a Sizzix Stitched Rectangles die and added a greeting from the Tim Holtz Crazy Talk stamp set. 

Emma’s rustic panel was inspired by childhood and many trips to the country. She recreated the feel of a vintage farmhouse using Tim Holtz products including a Baseboard Paper Doll sitting on Milk Caps, surrounded by Tiny Corked ‘milk bottle’ Vials and set against an image of the countryside taken from the Remnants Layer Set.

Kath used a favourite childhood song as the theme to decorate a Mini Etcetera Tag using Tim Holtz Wallflower Paper Stash, Sizzix Potted BigZ die and Alphanumeric Thin Thinlits with Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Funny Farm and Nature Walk

Macarena took a cow from Prima Spring Farmhouse journaling cards and gave her a bit of splendor by adding Tim Holtz Sizzix Wildflower Stems 2 and lots of golden touched with Stampendous Aged Gold Embossing Enamel

Maura reached for her Tim Holtz Funny Farm set by Stampers Anonymous to create her own Animal Farm, brightening it up with Reverse Confetti Cue the Confetti paper pad, Paper Artsy Eclectica3 Kim Dellow EKD02 stamps, and Jane Davenport Mermaid Markers. 

Meihsia was inspired to create three ATCs using Sizzix Lumber 3D Texture Fades Embossing Folder on the background and embellished with Tim Holtz Cling Rubber Stamps 2019 stamped farm animals. 

Sandra made a farm life spread in her art journal using the 3D Lumber Embossing Folder for her barn door, and the Slate Stencil with Texture Paste for the bricks and Garden Greens colored with Distress Oxides in different shades of green.

Zoey used Tim Holtz Idea-Ology Milk Caps and Tim Holtz Botanicals to decor this tag. She also used a bunch of distress paints and crayons

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 they are not eligible to win the voucher. All creations must be newly published. Thank You 

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