Hi all and welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge
Thank you for joining us for the Tag It Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.
This week we are challenging you to
Add Something Metallic
As it is the first Monday of the month we are showcasing a particular brand and this time we are all using some fabulous Brutus Monroe Products
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!
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 and super talented Ashley aka She Is Crafty into the Designer Spotlight. If you haven’t visited her blog you are in for a real treat! Please pop by to say ‘Hi’
Andrea revamped this Dylusions Dyalog Pocket Insert using Brutus Monroe’s View Cartridge Chipboard and Aqua Pigments in Blue Green and Yellow. A Dina Wakley Small Journal Clip and an upcycled egg dipper add a metallic touch.
Anna-Karin made a glow in the dark butterfly panel using the fun Brutus Monroe Glow In the Dark embossing powder together with their Simple Blend Butterfly Stencil and Mask. She also used Aqua Pigments for the background..
Barbara was inspired by the theme of ecology for her canvas! She used Brutus Monroe’s Mermaid tail ultra fine embossing powder along with Stencil Splash by Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous. She created some embellishments for the corners with Brutus Monroe Acrylic Bubbles Flat Back Decorative Details altered with Ranger Alcohol Ink Gunmetal Metallic Mixative. As a central point, she used Tim Holtz Sizzix Destination die and a lot of Idea-ology Paper Dolls.
Cheiron used Brutus Monroe’s Rainbow Sparkle Ultra Fine Embossing Powder to accent her rainbow colored Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Scrollwork Background. She finished off her card with an embossed sentiment from the Mini Motivation set.
Emma’s combined Brutus Monroe’s Gilded and Gilded Sparkle Embossing Powders to add some metallic shimmer to the Tim Holtz/Sizzix Destination globe that was used as the main focal point on her vintage style panel.
Kath had lots of fun mixing Brutus Monroe Raven, Gilded and Sterling Embossing Powders to add metallic accents and texture to the background using Tim Holtz Mosaic Mini Layering Stencil and also to the Tim Holtz/Sizzix Large Stems, Potted and Steampunk Parts die-cuts.
Lols made a birthday card using an adorable Brutus Monroe Monster Selfie Clear Stamp. For the background she used a Brutus Monroe Coffee Rings Toner Sheet and Gina K Sweet Mango Foil for the metallic element.
Macarena made a collage card using Tim Holtz Idea-ology Metallic paper, Prima Marketing Firebird Metallique Wax and she embellished it with Brutus Monroe Acrylic Bubbles colored with Ranger Alcohol Inks.
Maura made a trio of cards by creating her own background with Brutus Monroe Gilded and Penny Metallic Aqua Pigments and the Brutus Monroe Mermaid Lagoon Tangled Waves stencil.
Sandra made an art journal spread and added lots of metallic to her pages using Nuvo Shimmer Powder in Green Parade, Atlantis Burst, Yellow Flare and Storm Cloud. Also Metallic Waxes to add even more shimmer, and she used metallic Peacock Sequins from Brutus Monroe.
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!
Do you use Instagram ? If so please add #sssmchallengeso 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 they are not eligible to win the voucher. All creations must be newly published. Thank You