Simon Says: Use Stencils


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

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

This week we are inviting you to 

Use Stencils!

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


Ashley made a tag using Tim Holtz Harlequin and Dot Fade Layering Stencils, Distress Oxide Inks and Paper Dolls.

Andrea revamped a Dylusions pocket insert folder using AALL & Create’s 28 stencil, Altenew’s Halftone stencil, and Dina Wakley’s Scribbled Silhouettes stamp set.

Anna-Karin made a cheerful art journal page, using a fun background technique with the Simon Says Stamp Triangle Blast stencil and Dina Wakley’s Scribble Sticks.

Barbara was inspired by spring flowers and colors! She created an Etcetera tag  using Tim Holtz Stencil HoneycombTim Holtz Sizzix Geo InsectsTim Holtz Sizzix Wildflower Stems 12  and Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Patchwork. 

Cheiron used a Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Shifter Burst stencil to create a monoprint background on her stencil using the new Distress Oxide Spray Colors. She finished the tag with some Tim Holtz Sizzix 3D Medallions, a Photo Booth photo, and a Quote Chip

Emma loves to create texture within her projects and used the Tim Holtz Gradient Hex Layering Stencil to create the background on her journal pages. She completed the page with Keepsake Ephemera, a vintage Photo Booth image and some gorgeous Wildflower Stems.

Kath decorated a Dina Wakley Media Canvas Board with Tim Holtz Mosaic, Splotches and Speckles Layering Stencils and added a Tim Holtz/Sizzix Trinket Frame, Tattered Butterfly and Idea-ology Baseboard Doll

Lols made a card using Tim Holtz Tracks, Gradient Squares, Dot Fade and Mini Cargo Layering Stencils and a Crazy Bird Cling Stamp and Coordinating Die Set 

Macarena made a journal cover showing her Prima Re-design mould obsession and using several stencils as Prima Marketing Swirly Florals, Caravans and  Dylusions Old School Alpha

Maura loves to use stencils in her work and had so much fun in her art journal with Dina Wakley stencils this week. She used Dina Wakley Moon Faces, Mighty Wave, and Mini Favorites stencils, along with lots of Dina’s paints. 

Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media tag using Tim Holtz Shifter Mini Stencil Set 40 and Layering stencil Splotches for stenciling the texture on background.  

Sandra has a new crafty addiction, moulds, and she used the Mechanica and Cogs and Wings moulds from Finnabair for her card,  along with Art PebblesArt Stones and Droplets to create more texture, but for her first layer of texture she used the AALL & Create Quadrilaterals stencil with Texture Paste.

Zoey used her favorite mini stencil from Tim Holtz to add a bit of crackles to this tag. She also used a lots of distress inks to create this vintage feeling!

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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