Simon Says: Touchy Feely

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

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

This week we are challenging you to add some texture:

Touchy Feely

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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It’s Susanne’s  last week with us in the Designer Spotlight and we would like to say a huge thank you for all of your creations over the past month. It has been a real pleasure to have you along with us :-)

Susanne made a Halloween card for this week’s challenge. She used Tim Holtz Pumpkin patch dies and some stencils from Tim Holtz; DecayedMini set 17 and Mini set 23. For the texture she used Distress Texture Paste and some Frosted crystal Embossing powder.

Andrea created texture on her three tag notebooks using layers of ripped paper. She used Simon’s The Neighborhood Wafer Dies, Simon’s Printmaking Houses clear stamps, Jane Davenport’s Brights watercolor set and Ranger’s No. 8 Kraft Tags.

Anna-Karin made an autumn card with lots of texture. The background was done with the Simon Says Stamp Stained Glass Background stamp. Texture was also added by dry embossing the sentiment panel with Tim Holtz Mini Foundry 3-D embossing folder.

Barbara created a trio of tags adding three different kinds of textures! She used Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Halloween Texture Set (Grave), Ranger Texture Paste Transparent Gloss, and Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Halloween Sparkle Set ( Mica Flakes Midnight). To complete the tags she added stamps from two Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous sets Dearly DepartedMr. Bones and Idea-ology Paper Dolls.

Cheiron created a texture-y snowman using Tim Holtz Sizzix Mr. Frost and some textured foam from her stash, and some Sizzix Festive felt sheets. She mounted him on a panel of Distress Texture Paste snowflakes created with the Snowflakes layering stencil. To finish her card she added the Joy sentiment from the Festive Words thinlits cut from Metallic Kraft Stock.

Emma created an abundance of texture on her Halloween Vignette Tray by using the Mini Foundry 3D Embossing Folder on the outside of the box. She then added even more texture with Tim Holtz Crackle Paste, Translucent Grit Paste and Mummy Cloth Trimmings, all of which surround the main focal point of The Count standing against the Cathedral Window.

Kath created a Christmas scene in her Dylusions Black Creative Journal using Tim Holtz/Sizzix Woodland Santa, Tall Pines and Alphanumeric Varsity Thinlits, die-cut from Sizzix Felt and used Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Woodland and Speckles Layering Stencils with Distress Grit Paste to add more texture.

Macarena gave a texture to this romantic wedding card by using Tim Holtz Sizzix Kaleidoscope 3D Texture folder for the background and a lovely giant Grungy Frame mould by Prima Marketing.

Maura was inspired by a painting at an art show to create in her art journal. She used AALL and Create’s Basic Veggies set, Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Tiny Toadstools set, Simon Says Stamp’s Old Letter stamp, and lots of fall colors.

Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media Halloween tag using the Crafter’s Workshop White Modeling Paste on the background for the texture, and decorated the tag with Tim Holtz Idea-Ology Halloween Paper Doll and Ephemera Pack.

Sandra added textured dimension with the Wings and Bones Mould set on top of the bug from Specimen stamp set. She also added texture with the Spider Web die.

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. My apologies ladies, I accidentally deleted the original entry post on my Instagram account, so I have re-entered it x

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