Simon Says: Trio-Tastic



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

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

This week the challenge is


use 3 of something on your project.

As always Simon Says Stamp will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store



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


Anita used Tim Holtz’s Birch Trees Embossing Folder  and Framelits, as well as the Crazy Birds Stamps and Framelits to make a Three French Cardinals Christmas Card, with three Crazy Birds and Accessories as well as three colors. 


Andrea made three gift boxes using three main elements: coffee filter leaves, sentiments, and background stamping using Darkroom Door’s Coffee Stain and Dina Wakley’s Gals and Borders set.


Anna-Karin used a trio of Distress Inks (Wilted Violet, Cracked Pistachio and Blueprint Sketch) to colour her December Countdown Calendar tags, which will later go into her December journal.


Barbara  has used this theme to create a trio of Christmas cards using three different deer by Tim Holtz: Scribble Woodland stamps, Dashing deer and Prancing deer Bigz dies and a lots of Idea-ology embellishments!



Cathie used the Trio-tastic theme in several areas of her mixed media panel. She used Tim Holtz Thinlits Detailed ButterfliesDina Wakley Grungy Stars and Textures stamp sets in threes.



Cheiron used a trio of mirrored stars to add a simple embellishment to her card.


Emma used a trio of sparkly glitters, including Tim Holtz’s Deco SheetsRock Candy Distress Dry Glitter and Ranger Ink’s Joyful Seasonal Stickles to create a home decor piece ready for the festive season!



Kath used 3 Snowflake products from Tim Holtz…Stacked Snowflakes BigZ DieSnowflakes Layering Stencil and Mini Weathered Winter Stamp Set to create a Winter Wonderland Canvas


Lols made a card and matching gift tag for a special milestone birthday using  a trio of Tim Holtz Crazy Cats. One of them is hiding inside the card so you will have to pop by Lols‘s blog to find it!


Macarena let the bird go out from its golden cage using Caged Bird and Wildflowers dies and Random Circles background stamp covering it all with 3 embossing powders!


Maura followed her own path this week along with a trio of elephants, using the wonderful Stampendous set by Nathalie Kahlbach. Dina Wakley’s Elephant Heavy Body Acrylic seemed like the perfect color to use in the big Dylusions Art Journal.


Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media canvas with three ornaments using Tim Holtz 2016 Festive Sketch Stamps and decorated with Idea-Ology Frozen Findings.


Sandra dusted off her Gelli Plate for this card and used a trio of Distress Products: Distress Ink, Distress Spray Stain and Distress Crayon

Zoey used Salty Ocean Distress Paint, Black Soot Distress Paint, Tim Holtz Alphanumeric Thinlits and Memory Box Cascadia Butterfly Trio to create these ATC


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 few of our entries to put in the spotlight – a special honor where we talk about why we loved that entry in particular and award a special badge too! For the full rules, read the “challenge rules” posted in the side-bar here on our blog.

  1. Great challenge theme!

    Also, noticing on new website that when you click to comment, user is taken to top of page and then has to scroll all the way down again to the comment window.

  2. Wow! Fabulous samples by Everyone as usual here..
    I’m very happy, I receive again the blog posts announcements though the newsletter!! :-)

  3. I made a mistake with my link so I added the correct one. I’m not sure how to delete 61. Sorry!

    Thanks for the sparkley challenge!

  4. I enjoy playing along on your challenges!! The Design Team has such lovely makes! Thank you so much. Hugs :-) See you next challenge!!!



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