Simon Says: Recycle

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

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

This week we would like you to create something previously 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 makes and will pop around to visit you ASAP!


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Nikki from Addicted to Art has recycled a cat food box to create a grungy, layered mini book. Her collaged pages feature stamps from Tim Holtz’s Theories stamp set along with lots of leftover scraps including Tim Holtz Ideology Journal Cards and Dina Wakley Collage Paper.

Andrea gave new life to three discarded clothing tags. She used lots of fun silhouette shapes from different stamp sets: Dina Wakley’s Abstract Figures and Scribbled Silhouettes and Visible Image’s Don’t Judge.

Anna-Karin made a tag using plastic packaging, a clothing tag, an old pair of jeans and other bits and pieces. The bird was die cut with Tim Holtz Patchwork Bird die, and the title comes from the Simon Says Stamp Joyful Frame die set.

Barbara recycled an old wooden spool to create the base for Tim Holtz’s Santa’s helper! She used Tim Holtz Idea-ology Mini Paper Stash ChristmasTim Holtz Half Trees Woodland Findings, Alcohol Pearls Inks SmolderEnvy and Deception. She also created a matched tag with Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous’  Perfect PlaidsFestive overlay and Tim Holtz Sizzix Large Funky Festive Thinlits dies

Cheiron used a piece of old book paper that had a Christmas theme for the main panel of her card. She stamped a tiny scene from the Seasonal Scribble set along with a Plaid Background from the Lumberjack set stamped in Cobalt Archival Ink and colored in with Distress Oxides.

Emma recycled some kraft paper, ribbon and buttons and combined it with Tim Holtz’s Seasonal Scribble Stamp Set to create some hand stamped gift wrap and decorative ribbon for her Christmas presents. To complete the presents she used the Funky Festive and the Large Funky Festive Die Set to make some floral toppers.

Kath recycled Idea-ology Design Tape tubes to make festive treat gifts for her Christmas guests. She decorated with Simon Says Stamp Kate Snowflake die-cut from Silver Glitter Card, Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Seasonal Scribbles and Idea-ology Woodland Mini Tree Lot and Sizzix Alphanumeric Label Thinlits.

Macarena recycled a fishnet and old book pages making a very colorful and textured card using Tim Holtz Fragments stamps, Prima Marketing Words You Need sticker and Simon Says Stamp Look For The Rainbows stamp.

Maura turned some cardboard into a rustic Christmas ornament, using Stamper’s Anonymous Tim Holtz Christmas Blueprints 5 and Stampingbella’s Holiday Fun Sentiments. She added some glitter with Ranger Glossy Accents and Distress Rock Candy Glitter.

Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media tag using the recycled cardboard on the background and decorated it using Tim Holtz Sizzix Geo Christmas Thinlits Dies and Idea-Ology Christmas Typography Findings.

Sandra used corrugate cardstock from some packaging as the base of her card and altered a thick felt label from her new jacket. With the Mechanica mouldArt PebblesDroplets and other things she made a masculine dimensional card.

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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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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