Simon Says: Dry Embossing

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

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

This week we are challenging you to:

Dry Emboss

There are many fabulous embossing folders available to purchase, but you can also make your own, or use stencils and dies to emboss too!

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


Anne used Tim Holtz Elegance, Kaleidoscope and Engraved 3D embossing folders along with a 3D Butterfly Impresslits Folder to create a mini journal to keep notes in.’

Andrea used a “faux dry embossing technique” using Tim Holtz’s Cutout Upper Thinlits dies, the Sizzix Big Shot, and some lovely Dina Wakley Gloss Spray in Night, Blackberry, and Mineral to make her card.

Anna-Karin made an art journal page with a butterfly theme. Tim Holtz Backdrops paper was dry embossed with the Simon Says Stamp Blossom Field folder. The quote comes from Simon Says Stamp Thoughtful Flowers.

Barbara has started her Halloween production! She made an Etcetera tag Small using two Tim Holtz Sizzix Lumber and Brickwork 3D embossing folders. She added the flowers from Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous set Dearly Departed. She created various textures with the new Tim Holtz Ranger Paste Grave (Tim Holtz Distress Texture Paste set) and Crackle Texture Paste. Idea-ology Creepy eyes are the final touch!

Cheiron used one of her favorite Simon Says Stamp Embossing folders, Tumbled Hexagons to dry emboss a background for her card. She colored with a rainbow of Distress Inks and finished the card with the CZ Designs Swoopy Oh Crap die and a Craptastic sentiment strip.

Kath created 2 Autumn themed cards for the price of one using panels of Distress White and Kraft Heavy Stock embossed with Tim Holtz Foliage 3D Texture Fades and coloured with Distress Oxide Inks and Halloween Mica Sprays. She die-cut the other 2 panels with Tim Holtz Countryside Thinlits and used the waste pop-outs to decorate her cards. She added Simon Says Stamp Welcome die cut sentiments.

Lols  made a card using a Tim Holtz Bricked Layering stencil to emboss the background. She used Hickory Smoke, Candied Apple and Spiced Marmalade inks and sprinkled Paper Artsy Sunset Beach Infusions. She used Katzelkraft Les Chats Russes and KTZ 205 Balloons rubber stamps and finished with a Tim Holtz Label Sticker.

Macarena made an encouragement card for her friend using Tim Holtz Sizzix Mechanicals 3D embossing folder as a base panel. She decided to put the fabulous brain from Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Weird Science stamp set and just give it some brown shades.

Maura made a set of embossed cards using Tim Holtz Sizzix 3D Butterfly Impresslit and Kaleidoscope embossing folder.

Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media tag using Tim Holtz Sizzix Interwined 3 D Texture Fades Embossing Folder for the texture on the background, and decorated it with AALL & Create Basic Veggies Clear Stamp Set and Tim Holtz Idea-Ology Lace Baseboard Frame.

Sandra made a pink card using Opal Magic Rose Gold and Infusions Sunset Beach, she gave her Paper Doll wings with the Winged Impresslit

Zoey used the new released Tim Holtz dies Toil And Trouble and Mini Foundry 3D Texture Fade Embossing Folder to decorate this tag. She also used Tim’s new Tim Holtz Distress MICA STAIN SET 2 Ranger tshk77442 to add color and Tim Holtz Distress Texture Paste Matte to create texture around the coulderon.

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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