Simon Says: Spread Your Wings


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

Thanks for all of your fabulous entries into the ‘Be Square’ Challenge and we hope you will join in this week too!

This week we are challenging you to

Spread Your Wings 

and fly! you could interpret this as looking for new adventures or use something with wings on your project. Whatever you decide to make we will be looking forward to seeing 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


Autumn is soaring on the wings of love with this Valentine home decor project featuring Tim Holtz’s new Mini Detailed Butterfly die, the Mixed Media Christmas harlequin background die, and an Arrow Adornment.


Andrea drew a courageous-looking girl who’s ready to spread her wings.  She used watercolor cakes, Impression Obsession’s She Was Tired sentiment stamp and Tim Holtz’s Latticework stencil.


Anna-Karin made a scrapbooking layout this week, about art giving us wings. She used the Butterfly Journeys stencil by StencilGirl, as well as various patterned papers, such as by Graphic 45.


Barbara has created a panel with Evolution set by Tim Holtz and a lot of butterflies cutted with Butterfly Frenzy  Decorative Strip die.  For the background she used  Distress sprays Fossilized Amber, Weathered wood and Evergreen bough.


Cathie created a steampunk style mixed media piece using Tim Holtz Mini Sewing Room, Layered Butterfly and Gearhead dies and used Prima Rust Effect Paste for the rusty metal effects.


Emma was inspired by the message on one of Tim Holtz’s Small Talk Stickers, “Use Your Wings” and created an altered frame to showcase the beautiful Feathered Wings die entwined together with Dimensional Stars and hearts from the Heartfelt Die set!


Kath created an Art Journal page with lots of texture for her trio of Butterflies, using Prima 3D Gel Medium, Mini Art StonesDina Wakely Media Tape and Distress Crayons


Lols made a birthday card using a Tim Holtz Mini Bird Crazy and Things Stamp and Die Set  Aren’t they adorable in their sparkly hats all ready to party!!


Macarena was going around in circles enjoying her new Oil Pastel Crayons set by Prima and made this colorful Art Journal pages using a stamping on tissue paper technique.


Maura headed to her art journal to spread her wings playing with color, Tim Holtz’s Dragonfly Bigz die and Darkroom Door’s Happy Quote.


Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media tag with die cut butterflies using Sizzix Butterflies Die on Corrugate paper from Tim Holtz Textured Surfaces.


Sandra spread her wings making this birthday card using Feathered Wings die and Infusions with the Large Dots stencil


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. Wow what a wonderful new challenge theme. I see so many inspiring mixed media creations by the dt!! Love them :)

  2. Wonderful challenge! Sorry if I am missing it but where are the winners posted? I thought the previous challenge winners were posted in the new challenge but I cannot find any winners anywhere!!! Thanks so much!

    1. Hi, the winner is posted during the weekend after the challenge has finished. this gives the DT some time to look for the designer spotlights :-)

  3. Such AMAZING art pieces by the team!!! I am just in awe. Thank you for this lovely challenge.
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  4. OMG, these projects are incredible. Sitting down with a cup of coffee enjoying the details, and learning from the masters. Thanks. Cheers!

  5. Thank you for the great challenge, love winged things! Beautiful creations from all of the DT too.

    I am having a problem with the link not showing here and on the Monday challenge blog. I am not sure why it’s happening or if it’s me or my computer?! So I am going to leave a link here and post on Instrgram, many thanks x

      1. They’re still not there Lorraine, not sure what is going on but it is only happening here so not sure if it’s me or the web lol! x

        1. hmm, Karen, can you try looking on a different search engine and see if that helps,

  6. Thanks for all of your lovely comments, we do really appreciate them XXX
    Hope you’re all having a lovely weekend :-)


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