Simon Says: It’s Up In The Air

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

Thank you for joining us for the Not A Card Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.

This week we are challenging you to make somthing:


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 Ann’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 :-)

Ann created a slimline card this week.  She used three different colors of Distress Archival inks to make the gradient background .  Tim Holtz Cling Rubber Stamps Remnants and stamped the hot air balloon image using AALL & Create Magnify It Stamp Set. Adding Tim Holtz Idea-ology Type Charms Keys Alphabet Typewriter LetterEphemera Pack Expedition, and Industrious Stickers – Metallic Borders to embellish the card.

Andrea made a tag featuring a flying house. She used Ranger Kraft Tags and AALL & Create’s Our House stamp set. She also employed Dina Wakley’s Scribble Sticks and Dylusions Ink Spray.

Anna-Karin went up in the air with a hot air balloon on this tag. She stamped the hot air balloon from Tim Holtz Remnants set on Wendy Vecchi Clearly For Art Modeling Film to create a dimensional balloon. The balloon was colored with alcohol ink.

Barbara created a tag using the Moon Mask Stencil by Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous. She added a galaxy background made with Distress Mica Sprays and Distress Mica Crayon Pearls by Ranger Tim Holtz. The sentiment is from Life Quotes Stamp Set by Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous.

Cheiron created a Tim Holtz Idea-ology Square Vignette Box (used as a panel) with a Paper Dolls Portraits who lives up in the air among the stars. She used Tim Holtz Idea-ology Backdrops, Transparent Things and a Clippings sticker along with glittery stars cut from the Sizzix Falling Stars Thinlits.

Emma is raising a glass in the air to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II and she created an Etcetera Tag in celebration. She used the Union Jack flag from the Stampers Anonymous London Sights stamp set by Tim Holtz, and layered a Group Paper Doll over the top before adding bunting die cut using the Sizzix/Tim Holtz Stacked Triangles Die Set.

Kath is getting ready to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee. The normally reserved and stiff upper lip Brits do love a good party and nobody does pomp and ceremony quite like they do. She has made invitations for her Jubilee party guests using Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous London Sights, sentiment and balloon from Simon Says Happiest Wishes decorated with Tim Holtz/Sizzix Alphanumeric Bold Thinlits.

Macarena made a dimensional card using Prima Marketing Mechanica and Stamperia Lady Vagabond Lifestyle Alphabet moulds.  She placed a vintage balloon from Stamperia Voyages Fantastiques Collectables.

Maura used her imagination to turn the Carabelle Studio A Fish of Hope into a hot air balloon by combining it with Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Remnants stamp.

Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media tag using Stamperia COSMOS 8×8 Paper and Tim Holtz Idea-ology TRANSPARENT THINGS on the background, and decorated it with Tim Holtz Idea-ology BASEBOARDS WINDOW FRAMES and Idea-ology PAPER DOLLS MINI.

Sandra was inspired by the air mail with the Correspondence, Direction and Shifter Stars stamp and stencil set, she used the stamps with Distres Oxide Ink Faded Jeans and Fired Brick. For the background she used Distress Spray Stain Faded Jeans and Fired Brick

Zoey used the Tim Holtz Sizzix Damask 3D Texture Fade to cover the entire tag. She then uses a mix of Distress Oxide Spray and Distress Spray Stain to add color. For the focal point she used Ideaology Transparent Things , Ideaology Found Relatives and Ideaology Theories Quote Chip

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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