Simon Says: A Bit O’ Green

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

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

This week we are celebrating St Patricks Day with:

A Bit O’ Green

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


Ann made a lucky card for her daughter. She used the Wrinkle-Free Technique to make the background and used the PapillonThe Professor Stamp set and Word Thinlits Die. She stamped the professor’s suit and hat with Shady Lane and Green Oasis

Andrea used gorgeous green shades of Dylusions paint, such as Mushy Peas, Sour Appletini and Polished Jade, to make-over her Dyalog insert book. She also utilized Dina Wakley’s Collage Collective book.

Anna-Karin made a calm art journal page with shades of green and blue. She used the beautiful Simon Says Stamp Stronger Together set for the stamping. The background was colored with Paper Artsy Infusions Colored Stains.

Barbara used green color to create the background of her Idea-ology Framed Panel. She experimented for the first time new Ranger Ink Alloy Gilded together with various Ranger Alcohol inks. Under the flowers, a pattern cut with Tim Holtz Sizzix Stacked Tiles Hexagons and stamped with Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Field Notes. 

Cheiron created a St. Patty’s Snarky cat…complete with green milk using stamps from Snarky Cat, Crazy Things, and Baroque. She used Peeled Paint Distress Embossing Glaze over her background applied with a Distress Embossing Dabber and finished her card with a sentiment stamp from Tiny Text.

Emma created a home decor project to celebrate St Patrick’s Day. She used a vignette box, covered with paper from the Etcetera Paper Stash, before adding a Paper Doll, surrounded by Bouquet Findings dyed with Peeled Paint Distress Spray Stain, a Tim Holtz Vintage Flair Pin and a pot of gold in a Thimble.

Kath decorated a canvas as a gift for a friend who is a keen gardener and shares her birthday with Ireland’s patron saint, St Patrick using Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Flower Shop, Idea-ology Typeset Collage Paper, Layering Stencil Halftone, Mini Layering Stencil Digits to add a subtle little bit o’ green and Distress Embossing Glazes to add texture and shine.

Lols  made a card and coordinating envelope using a Paper Rose Stitched Eucalyptus Branch and Texture 2 Craft Dies

Macarena made a retro card combining greens and browns on her background and used Tim Holtz Faded Type stamps and Tim Holtz Sizzix Retro Type Bigz die.

Maura can’t stop at just a bit of green, as she shows us in her art journal. She used the Ranger Small Creative Journal along with Authentique’s Dublin paper pack, and several of Tim Holtz’s Distress paints like Twisted Citron, Lucky Clover and Mowed Lawn.

Meihsia was inspired to create a watercolored card using Daniel Smith Ultimate Mixing Hand Poured Watercolor and Royal Langnickel Xen Watercolor Brush Set on Simon Says Stamp Suzy’s Succulents Watercolor Print

Sandra made a green Easter card using the new Faberge Egg die from the new Simon Says Stamp Lucky to Know You release. Along with al kinds of different green mediums like Infusions Emerald IsleNuvo Shimmer Powder Green ParadeMetallique Paint Golden Moss and Distress Ink Peeled Paint and Mowed Lawn.

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 note that all previous challenges and winners posts can be accessed by clicking on the button at the very 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. Hoping to play along this week, but not sure yet if I’ll be able. Sandra’s lovely Happy Easter creation is really speaking to me this week. Thanks for another great challenge.
    Karen L

  2. Oh wow, oh my I love all of the DT photos! I am on my way to your blogs to check them all out! Very fabulous job all you lasses created!

    Beannacht agus dea-luck,

  3. This comment is for Andrea ockey parr, I went to your blog, I can not for the life of me figure out how to leave a comment on your blog. I do not see the button any where to do so. I want you to know that I think your page is amazing, I was wondering how you did it so I had to go look. Thanks for sharing how. The colors are brilliant, I just love this page!!! Also would love if you could tell me how to leave you a comment on your blog.

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