Simon Says: All Loved Up

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

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

Valentine’s Day is almost here!

All Loved Up

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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It is Claudia’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 :-)

Claudia has created a love-poem-tag-booklet this week as a tribute to her much loved better half. She created her tag booklet using Tim Holtz Stacked Tags Dies, Distress Inks and Distress Oxide Inks and some special tricks on her Sizzix Big Shot

Andrea made a “love you” card using Inky Antics’ Stick Figure Fun stamp set and their Library Love stamp set in the background. The card shape was cut with Waffle Flower’s A2 Layer dies.

Anna-Karin enjoyed making a heart-themed card, and created a big heart using the Birch Press Kaleidoscope Heart Layer die set. The layers were misted with Distress Spray Stain. For the background, vellum was white embossed with the wonderful Simon Says Stamp You Matter stamp.

Barbara created a rainbow card for her husband to celebrate Valentine’s day! She used new Tim Holtz Sizzix Heartbeat die, Tim Holtz Sizzix Falling HeartsRanger Embossing Powder Holographic,Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Tiny Text CMS394.

Cheiron created a card with the new Tim Holtz Sizzix Theodore Colorize Thinlits die…the perfect way to send a bear hug! She combined it with the Falling Hearts and Alphanumeric Tiny Type Lower dies along with some Distress Oxide Ink blending.

Emma felt some love in the air and used a Small Etcetera Tag as a base for her alternative Valentine’s project inspired by Tim Holtz’s Monster Reunion Stamp Set. She created a gothic style background using the Bouquet Thinlits Die Set and placed her cute vampire on layered Baseboard Frames.

Kath created a page in her Dylusions Small Creative Journal dedicated to love using Tim Holtz/Sizzix Falling Hearts, Heartbeat, Alphanumeric Tiny Type Upper and Lower Thinlits, Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Snarky Cat and Simon Says Stamp Ornate Alphabet dies.

Lols  decorated a Small Etcetera Tag using a new Bursting Hearts Stencil a Gell Printing Plate and Paper Artsy Paints to make the background paper. She then used the stencil to add texture with White Embossing Paste. She used some older Tim Holtz Heart Die Cuts and CZ Designs Reverse Love Sentiment Strips

Macarena made a simple but dimensional card using Tim Holtz Sizzix Faceted Hearts die, Simon Says Stamp You Are background stamp, Carabelle Studio embossing folder and Tim Holtz Sizzix Crochet die.

Maura started having visions of rabbits, elephants and trees while she worked on a quartet of valentines. She used Graphic 45 Kaleidoscope papers, Simon Says Stamp Woodland Whimsy set, and Create a Smiles Loops of Love stamps.

Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media tag using Tim Holtz Cling Rubber Stamps Valeninte Silhouettes and decorated it with Simon Says Stamp sentiment Strip Cheeky Love.

Sandra made a grungy Valentine’s card using the Crackle 3D Embossing Folder and colored the background brown with 3 shades of Distress Ink brown. She used the Faceted Heart die and colored the edges brown. 

Zoey used a bunch of gelatos to color this tag, she also mixed touches of distress ink and as final touch she used Perfect Pearls in gold to add shiny accents

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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Please note that all previous challenges and winners posts can be accessed by clicking on the button at the bottom of this page

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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  1. Wow! Again the whole DT have outdone themselves! Makes me even more happy and proud that I was given the possibility to be part of this amazing team! Thanks so much again for having me as your spotlight designer. Loved that a lot! You all rock, ladies! Mwah! XXX

    Claudia xxx

  2. Wow! What amazing DT projects!!! Hard to believe yall come up with these every week!!

  3. I loved Cheiron big bear hugs card. It was so cute! So much other great inspiration for fun and happy theme. Hope to get time to play along.

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