Simon Says: Use Your Favorite Stamp

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

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

This week we are inviting you to:

Use Your Favorite Stamp

I am sure you all know that STAMPtember® is a very special month in the Simon Says Stamp Store calendar and this week we are asking you to use your favorite stamp, no digi images allowed.

We are showcasing the latest STAMPtember® products and although you probably don’t have these supplies yet we would like you to use Simon’s Exclusive Products if you have them. This isn’t necessary to join in with the challenge but we would appreciate it.

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!

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


This week we are welcoming the lovely and super talented Tracy Ware, aka Redsas on Instagram, into the Designer Spotlight. If you haven’t visited her blog you are in for a real treat! Please pop by to say ‘Hi’

Tracy used a STAMPtember® Wood Planks Background Cling Stamp along with the Large Stitched MapleThankful 1Clustered Leaves and Clustered Leaves Outline die cuts to create this fall inspired card.

Andrea’s tag shows off the beautiful new STAMPtember® Deco Squares stamp along with Inky antics’ Color Wheel stamp. She also utilized Lawn Fawn’s Rolled Roses die and the Nested Box Tags die set from Maker’s Movement.

Anna-Karin made a wall-hanger with the STAMPtember® Sunflower Background stamp, which is her son’s favorite stamp from the release. The flowers were colored with Prismacolor pencils and she die cut the title with the Simon Says Stamp Chunky Happy die.

Barbara was inspired by Halloween to use one of her favorite stamps from the set Tapestry CMS 414 by Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous. To complete her card she used Simon Says’ beautiful Engraved Feather die from this year’s STAMPtember® collection. The background is made with various Ranger Alcohol Inks.

Cheiron used a sentiment from her new favorite STAMPtember® CZ Design Halloween People paired with the new STAMPtember® Fractured Background Cling inked with Distress Inks. She combined it with a Tim Holtz Halloween Paper Doll and some Bitty Bats and then added some Soft Black Pearls from Lucy’s Cards.

Emma created a tag using one her favourite, and most used Simon Says Stamp stamp sets, Tiny Words Encouragement. She layered a Tim Holtz Photo Booth image over an arrangement of Etched Laurel Leaves inked and coloured with Crackling Campfire, Speckled Egg Distress Spray Stains and a touch of Crackling Campfire Embossing Glaze.

Kath created a card using 2 of her favourite Simon Says Stamp stamps, Beautiful Flowers and Stronger Together, watercoloured with Crackling Campfire and Bundled Sage Distress Oxides and used the Square Dance Stencil to add monoprint interest on the background

Lols made an all occasion card using her favourite STAMPtember® Laugh In Flowers Stamp Set designed by our super talented teamie Anna-Karin! She also used a STAMPtember® Autumn Splendor Stencil.

Macarena made a save the Earth card using the STAMPtember® items like Simon Says Stamp Fractured Background and the Tender Leaves die. She cut out the Tim Holtz Sizzix Globe from the Tim Holtz Metallic Craft Stock.

Maura is going around in circles in her art journal. She used the  STAMPtember® Simon Says Stamp Circle Pattern Stamp, with Tim Holtz Alcohol Lift Ink, Simon Says Stamp Be a Mermaid set, and Tim Holtz Alcohol Pearl Inks.

Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media Halloween tag using Simon Says Cling Stamp Crackle Background on the background and decorate it with Simon Says Stamp Stencil Floating Leaves and Tim Holtz Cling Rubber Stamp Monstrous

Sandra’s favourite Halloween stamp set is the Tim Holtz Mini Halloween #3 set, it’s versatile and spooky! She used it to make a pirate hot air balloon, and she used the script stamp of this set in the background. She also used the Etched Laurel Leaves die from the STAMPtember release and created some texture with Grit-Paste and added some metallic finish with the Bronze Age and Firebird wax.

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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