Simon Says: A Day At The Beach

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

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

This week we are inviting you to join us for a

A Day At The Beach

The lovely folks over at Simon Says Stamp are generously giving away a FABULOUS $25 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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Sheila is sending us some more Tropical Vibes this week with another beautifully vibrant Curio Box wall piece featuring the Tim Holtz Lost and Found Paper PackFunky Florals 3Garden Greens, our Simon Says Stamp Lil Gnome, and Lawn Fawn Oliver’s Stitched ABC’s Dies.

Andrea made a fabulous fishy tag using some beautiful Reminiscence paper from Elizabeth Craft Designs. She also used Polkadoodles’ Vintage Candy paper and Dina Wakley’s Spaced Dots stencil.

Anna-Karin made a wall-hanging featuring a sandy beach full of colorful shells. The shells were stamped with the Simon Says Stamp Tumbling Shells background stamp and colored with watercolors. The sentiment comes from Tim Holtz Theories Quote Chips.

Bright colors saga by Barbara continues, she was inspired by a perfect color palette for the beach! She created a mermaid tail using Tim Holtz Stencil Mini set 46Distress ink pad used like watercolors, Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Sea life and Tiny Text,  Tim Holtz Sizzix Small Tattered Florals.

Cheiron created an ocean themed Small Etcetera Tag using lots of painty layers of stenciling and stamping. She used the Dotted and Stitches Layering stencils along with the Grunged and Media Marks 1 stamps along with her favorite Distress Paints. She finished the tag with a sentiment stamped with Tall Text and a Dina Wakley Ocean Chipboard Shape.

For her day at the beach, Emma was inspired by the movie, Pirates of the Caribbean and created a project using Tim Holtz products including the Steampunk Parts Bigz die, together with a couple of the brand new Chapter 3 dies, Trick Or Treater and the Spider Web.

Kath created an Art Journal page in her Dylusions Creative Journal featuring Theodore, that fun loving bear who has just been for a dip in the sea and is looking for a spot to lay down on his beach towel, soak up the sun and listen to his favourite music. She used Tim Holtz/Sizzix Theodore Colorize, Winter Wardrobe, Circle Play and Alphanumeric Shadow Lower and Number Thinlits, Stampers Anonymous Layering Stencils, Distress Paints and Distress Embossing Glazes.

Macarena made a very dimensional card using Prima Marketing Marine’s Voyage Redesign Decor Mould filled with resin and several sizes of Prima Marketing Art Stones.

Maura is definitely dreaming about going to the beach. She made an imaginative scene using Simon Says Stamp’s Be a Mermaid stamps, along with Stamperia’s Sea World Seahorse stamps and Dina Wakley Ocean Chipboard shapes. Then she added some shimmer with Emerald Creek Oceania Magical Minings.

Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media tag using Tim Holtz Rubber Stamp Seashell Sketch and decorated it with Prima Marketing Rusty Knnobs Finnabair MechanicalsTim Holtz Sizzix Media Marks Thinlits Die and Impression Obession Cling Stamps Life’s a Beach

Sandra made a fun beach card using the Bat Crazy dies and turn them into seagulls using Distress Oxide Hickory Smoke and Distress Ink Black Soot. For the background she used the Halftone Stencil and Crystal Sand Texture Paste to add some texture.

Zoey used various Distress Paint to create this sea. She also used Tim Holtz Distress Grit-Paste Opaque to create the foam effect of the waves. For the little boat she used Tim Holtz Idea-ology TRAVEL Collage Paper and she also used We R Memory Keepers HAPPY JIG Wire Bender Tool.

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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