Simon Says: Whatever the Weather

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

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

This week we are asking you to look out of your window and use the weather for your inspiration:

Whatever The Weather

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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Sandra says that maybe you can’t change the weather, but you can change the way you think about things! She made a gorgeous home decor piece using a Tim Holtz The Park Die Set, for the background she used Multi-Level Texture Fades Swirls and give it a natural touch she added some Funky Nature flowers.

Anna-Karin made an art journal page about the beauty even of a rainy day. She worked on scrap pieces of paper and used the Simon Says Stamp Forest Scenery stamp set as well as the Capital B Beautiful die. The page was done in Dina Wakley’s Media Journal.

Cheiron is hoping for some sunnier days and created a tag with Distress Spray Stains and Distress Matte Texture paste and the Stampers Anonymous Rays stencil inspired by the latest Tim Holtz Saturday demo. She added a Paper Doll, along with some wings created with the Sizzix Winged 3D Impresslits and stars cut from Swirling Stars dies. She finished her tag with Remnant Rubs and some Clippings stickers.

Emma created a Stampers Anonymous Etcetera Tag and used a solo Paper Doll sitting on an umbrella, die cut using The Gent Thinlits Die Set by Tim Holtz. She created a background using Tim Holtz Distress Inks and Oxide Inks before adding Transluscent Grit Paste through a Tim Holtz Mini Layering Stencil, and embossing with Distress Embossing Glaze.

Kath created an Art Journal page featuring that age old saying “April Showers bring May Flowers” using Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Architecture, Faded Type and Grunged, Splotches and Mini Floral Layering Stencils to add interest to the background and decorated with the umbrella from Tim Holtz/Sizzix The Gent, flowers from Funky Nature and Aphanumeric Stretch Lower, Bold and Tiny Type Upper Thinlits for the title.

Macarena made a colorful and vibrant card using Simon Says Stamp Follow The Rainbows stamp and Tim Holtz Sizzix Brushstroke Flowers 2 die. She built the background with printing technique using Visible Image Reinassaince stencil.  

Maura has been dreaming of spring, so she created a card to celebrate it, no matter the weather. She used Tim Holtz and Sizzix The Park, Funky Trees, and Funky Toadstools die sets, along with Tim’s Kitsch Flamingo ink to create a pink sky.

Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media tag using Tim Holtz Layering Stencil Rays to create the sunshine on the background and decorated it with Tim Holtz Sizzix Feathered Friends Thinlet Die.

Sandra made a sunny card hoping Spring will come soon, and used the Rays stencil with Texture Paste and mostly used Liquid Acrylics True Yellow and Avocado Green to add color to it. 

Zoey used Distress Paint to add color to the background of her tag, she also used Distress Crayons in Salty Ocean and Tim Holtz Idea Ology Typeset collage paper to add some interest to the background. The new set of SOLOS Paper Dolls have such a fantastic size that are perfect for tags and the cute little index clips is a nice metal touch.

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. WOWOWOWO all of the DT’s creations are absolutely amazingly fabulous! You all do such a great job and it’s always to inspirational! Thanks!!

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