Simon Says: ‘S’ is For

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

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

This week we would like you to make something using the letter ‘S’ for inspiration. eg: Silver, Sepia, Story, Seven, you get the idea.

‘S’ IS FOR? 

The lovely folks over at Simon Says Stamp are generously giving away a FABULOUS $50 vouchers 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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It is Alison’s  last week with us in the Designer Spotlight and we would like to say a huge thank you for all of your creations over the past month. It has been a real pleasure to have you along with us :-)

There’s almost too much beginning with ‘S’ in Alison’s final project for the month.  There’s the Stargazing Skeleton (from the Poisonous stamp set), the Skulls, the Spider, the Silvery Stars, the Stones, the tree Stumps, not to mention that she’s used Stamps, Stencils, Sprays and Spatter, and almost all her main inky colours have a word starting with ‘S’ in their names too.  If you want to see the effect by Spooky candlelight, you’ll just have to visit Words and Pictures!

Andrea embraced the S theme by employing Sizzix supplies, stitching, stencils and stamps!  Among other things, she used Tim Holtz’s Abandoned paper, the Sizzix Stacked Tags Thinlits die set and stamps by Dina Wakley (For the Love of Circles) and Inky antics (Big Bold Borders).

Anna-Karin was inspired by a new box of Dina Wakley Scribble Sticks when she made this pastel journal page. She also used stamps and stencils. The background was done in Dina’s White Media Journal and the face was stamped with the Interesting Faces set.

Barbara has been inspired by the word Skull! She created a Vignette box with Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous stamp set Life of the partyTim Holtz Sizzix Tangled TwigsRanger Dylusions Ink Spray PomegranateRanger Distress Ink Spray Stain Frayed Burlap and Tim Holtz Idea-ology Boneyard. 

Cheiron says ‘S’ is for “shrooms” and she has colored some of the Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Tiny Toadstools in magical colors. She colored in the images using a Detailer Waterbrush and Distress Oxides. She mounted her panel onto a colorful panel colored with Distress Oxide Sprays

Emma chose ‘S’ for spellbound and created a spooky canvas panel for Halloween. Inspired by Roald Dahl’s The Witches, she used her favourite Halloween Paper Doll and surrounded them with Skull Fragments, Spider Adornments and Bat Crazy Die Cuts.

Kath chose Spooky and created a Shadow Box card using Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Decayed Layering Stencil and Sizzix Ghost Town and Frightful Things Thinlits

Macarena chose Steampunk and made a very rough card using Stamperia Circuit Board stencil for the background and the Prima Marketing Mechanica mould for the inside of the bulb covered with lots of Prima Marketing Rust Effect Pastes

Maura chose Serenity for her letter S, inspired by her yoga and meditation. She worked in an art journal, using Visible Image’s Mindful Moments stamp set, Simon Says Stamp Debra stencil and Tim Holtz Alcohol Pearl Inks Set 2

Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media tag with the sassy girl image from Inky Antics Sassy & Saucy Clear Stamp Set and the background using Tim Holtz Mini Stencil Set 39.

Sandra chose the S for Scary as it’s Halloween season and she transformed this old gent of the  Paper Dolls set into a spooky one giving him hollow eyes, she used the traditional Halloween colors for her background using Infusions BlackcurrantOrange County and Nuvo Shimmer Powder Fallen Leaves

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 

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

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  1. Fun theme, so many possibilities! I went with S Is For Spooky, thanks for challenge and thanks to the DT for their amazing inspiration as always! Deb xo

  2. Lots of spooky things happening with the DT!!! lol…. Amazing projects.
    Thank you for another fun challenge.
    <3 J

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