Simon Says: Fun With Stencils

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

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

This week we are challenging you to have:


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!

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Estelle made a card using Tim Holtz Sun Rays and Digits Layering Stencils, Hero Arts Water Flow Slimline StencilSimon Says Stamp Cloud Stencil along with Tim Holtz Distress Inks. She also used Tim Holtz Linked Circles and Bricked Stencils along wth Translucent Grit Paste and  Tim Holtz Ranger Embossing Glaze in speckled egg for the sky and fired brick & vintage photo for the bricks wall.She added a Baseboard Doll, a Snippet, some Mummy Cloth and added a Stuff To Say quote to finish.

Andrea made a mini tri-fold folio using Trinity Stamps’ Slimline Tag dies and AALL & Create’s Our House stamp set. She used some of her favorite stencils on this project, including Simon Says Stamps’ Scattered Stars, Fairy Hugs’ Water Stains and Tim Holtz’s Dotted stencil.

Anna-Karin made a tag inspired by a lovely day at the sea. The background was made with the Simon Says Stamp Mix and Match Circles stencil and Ranger’s Mixed Media embossing powders. The colorful crab was stamped with Tim Holtz Sea Life.

Barbara made a set of Atcs and the envelope ( from Sizzix Chapter 3 Collector Thinlits Dies) to contain them using many Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous stencils, including Mini set 23, Mini set 17, and Moon Mask. To complete her ATCs she used Tim Holtz Sizzix Bold Text Halloween, Mischievous and Alphanumeric Theory. To color her project, she used lots of new Ranger Distress Mica Stains from sets 3 and 4.

Cheiron created a fun tag using two of her favorite Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous stencils Digits and Dotted. She added a Photobooth photo, a pointer finger from the Sizzix Postale dies and a sentiment from Noteworthy to finish her tag.

Emma created backgrounds for her Hamlet inspired card, using Layering Stencils by Tim Holtz and Stampers Anonymous. She applied Translucent Grit Paste through both the Floral, and the script Mini Layering Stencil, before enamelling them with gold embossing powder and adding a hint of shimmer with Mica Spray Stains. She completed the card with the Spencer Colorize die and a feather from the Feathery die set.

Kath created a card using Tim Holtz/Sizzix Otis Colorize and Bold Text 2 Thinlits on the new Black Two-Tone Woodgrain card spritzed with Distress Halloween Mica Stains to add shimmer. She used the Starry and Dot Fade Mini Layering Stencils with Distress Translucent Grit Paste to add texture to the background.

Lols  made a card using Tim Holtz Digits, Merry Christmas, Ringer and Dot Fade Layering Stencils along with Distress Inks and Texture Paste. She added a Christmas Paper Doll a Special Delivery sentiment and a Christmas Label.

Macarena used the new Tim Holtz Element Stencils and built the background with the random numbers. She used a mix of Distress Inks and Distress Oxides and covered the numbers with Simon Says Stamp Clear Embossing Powder. She also placed some Tim Holtz Silhouette Birds on the digits.  

Maura had fun with the Stencil Girl.Nathalie Kalbach ATC Mixup stencil and Simon Says Stamp Pawsitively Saturated inks such as Citrine and Ocean

Meihsia was inspired to create an art journal page using Tim Holtz Distress Archival Ink Pad GROUND ESPRESSO Ranger and Tsukineko 25 SPONGE DAUBERS Tools on Stamperia SAVANA RHINO Stencil for the image, and colored it with Royal Langnickel ZEN WATERCOLOR BRUSH Set.

Zoey used the Tim Holtz Mini Layering stencil Set #24 to add texture in the background of her atc. She also used Tim Holtz Collector Thinlits set to size her ATC . As far as the color she used Distress Oxide Spray inks and Distress Inks. Embellishments are from the Ideaology line

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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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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