Simon Says: Party Time

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

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

We would like to wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for a Happy New Year!

Now we would like you all to put on your glad rags and join us for:

 Party Time

This challenge will last for 2 weeks so you have until 8am EST on 6th January to join in.

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!


Please 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


It is Autumn’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! Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for a Happy New Year!

Autumn from SewPaperPaint used Inky Antics Sassy and Saucy stamps with Distress Oxide Sprays and Tim Holtz Dots and Circles and Stitches stamps and Shadow Script 2 dies.

Andrea made a party page in her Dylusions Creative journal. She used some of her favorite stamp sets (Inky Antics’ Write On and Big Bold Borders and Carabelle Studio’s Ronds) to build up the background.

Anna-Karin made an art journal page to celebrate the coming of a new year. She inked rays with Tim Holtz Shifter Rays stencil and Distress Oxide ink and die cut the big SSS Lined You from Silver Glitter Paper and vellum. The journaling was stamped with the Paper Artsy Travels and Journeys set by Alison Bomber.

Barbara created some samples of invitations to the Christmas party with Tim Holtz Sizzix Gift card bagTim Holtz Idea-ology Mini paper Stash ChristmasTim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Yuletide GatheringTim Holtz Sizzix Circle Words Christmas and Ranger Ink Stickles Christmas Red.

Cheiron used the Tim Holtz Deck the Halls Colorize Thinlits to create a festive New Year Card by cutting them out of lots of bright Metallic Papers from the Jewels, Confections and Metallic Paper Stash 8 x 8 pads. She finished her card with a sentiment from the Christmastime 2 stamp set, embossed in silver.

Emma created a trio of ideas for her festive table and used a Mini Mason Jar and a Vignette Box covered in papers from the Tim Holtz Christmas Paper Stash to create party favors, together with place name holders that uses the Alphanumeric Label die to personalise each name tag.

Kath created place name cards for her Boxing Day Party table using Simon Says Gnome For The Holidays stamp set and Lil Gnome die with Tim Holtz Ideaology Metallic and Metallic 2 Kraftstock and Alphanumeric Classic Lower Thinlits

Macarena is ready for any party with her colorful card where she used Tim Holtz Wine Blueprints and Simon Says Stamp Party Like a Panda set.

Maura made a cute little Gnomie sticky note holder for all those lists and party notes that pop up at this time of year. She used the Simon Says Stamp Lil Gnome die, Kringle and Co PhotoPlay papers, and added some fun Darice pom poms in Red and White.

Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media tag using Simon Says Clear Stamps Celebrate You for the balloons and decorated it with Prima Marketing Joyful Christmas in the Country Flowers.

Sandra made an invitation to a party and used the Ornate Lace stencil with Texture Paste added color by applying a bit of Opal Magic Paint Yellow Pink and Rose Gold as a base and started building up color with Nuvo Shimmer Powers and Infusions

Zoey used Pentart M2 Metal Flakes and Ranger BIRTHDAY Letter It Stamp Set to create these “New Year’s Party”. She enchanted the beautiful Cheers Stamp with Ranger Embossing Powder GOLD Tinsel . To close the invite she used Tim Holtz Idea-ology INDEX CLIPS Fasteners.

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 6th Jan 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!

Click here to enter
  1. I’m so confused first I don’t see a winner for the cityscape challenge. Then I’m looking at the challenges and am I correct in seeing both Monday & Wednesday challenge are until January 6th and both are nor party time??

    1. Hi, Jennifer….

      You might already have your questions answered, but I will post a reply, just in case. :)
      You will find the Winners Post for the Cityscape Challenge right below this one. If you miss seeing past winner posts, there is a link at the bottom of the page that will pull them all up for you.
      This Monday challenge ends Jan.6 (or late Jan.5), but the Wednesday challenge ends Jan.1 (or late Dec.31).

      They both have the same theme: Party Time. Since these challenges run independently of each other, it is not unusual for them to have the same theme…as they do this time. Hope this helps!

      Have fun and Happy New Year!!
      <3 J

      jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  2. So many fun party projects!!! Love Sandra’s awesome background on her party invite. Wow!
    Thank you for the year’s worth of challenges and this new one to launch us into 2020.
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  3. Bonne Année à toutes et tous et longévité à ce magnifique blog de challenge.
    Merci à la DT pour ses superbes créations.

    Happy New Year to everyone and longevity to this magnificent challenge blog.
    Thank you to DT for its superb creations.

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