Simon Says: Young At Heart


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

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

This week we are challenging you to be

Young At Heart  

You can interpret this challenge in a number of ways, the obvious being to add a heart onto your project, but you can also interpret as being young at heart and adventurous or daring! However you interpret this theme we will be looking forward to seeing what you make!

It is the first Monday of the month and that means that we are showcasing a specific company. This week we have chosen to showcase our very own Simon Says Stamp Exclusive Products. You can check out the latest ‘Hey Love’ release here, its full of ‘love-ly’ stamps, dies, stencils and more.

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


This week we are welcoming Nicola  aka Paper Profusion into the Designer Spotlight. If you haven’t visited Nicola’s blog before then you are in for a real treat, her work is fabulous!

Nicola made a love themed exploding box using Basic SquaresHeart SmileStacked Hearts, Believe and  Love Craft Dies. 


Andrea made an artsy-heartsy card using Simon Says Stamp’s Hello Sunshine frame die, hearts from Simon Says Stamp’s Roses for You stamp set, and postcards from Altenew’s Reflections scrapbook kit.


Anna-Karin made a Valentine’s Day card this week, using various Simon Says Stamp Exclusive stamps and dies, such as the Love and Quotes, Hey Love and Clipping Heart.


Barbara  used Simon’s dies  Best day ever and Mini heart set to create a card dedicated to her husband! Brushstrokes set by Tim Holtz and Distress inks for this romantic background!


Cathie created a canvas using Simon Says Stamp Circle Dots and Mosaic Heart stencils and Hearts Align and Stacked Hearts dies.


Emma created a shabby chic Valentine’s card using the Simon Says Stamp “Love Is” Background Stamp and combining it with a handcrafted Tim Holtz Tattered Floral bloom and a Tim Holtz quote stamp!


Kath decorated a canvas with a Love theme using Simon Says Stamp Stacked Hearts Die and lots of Tim Holtz Idea-ology


Lols made a card using some gorgeous shimmery Rose Gold Beeswax Polish and a Drawn Hearts Stencil for the background and also used a fabulous new Stacked Hearts and Stitched Rectangle Dies  to make a faux shaker.


Macarena has made a set of Valentine’s Day cards using Simon Says Stamp Mosaic Heart stencil and Simon Says Stamp Spring Flowers stamp set. The word YOU on the red card was made with letters from Simon Says Stamp Stay Strong die.


Maura altered a candy box and decorated the lid with Simon Says Stamp Sketch Heart and Hearts Mingle die cuts. Then she filled it with valentines using Simon Says Stamp Monster Hugs stamp set.



Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media tag with die cut hearts using Simon Says Stamp Sketched Hearts Wafer Die, and Tim Holtz Layering Stencil Valentine for the texture on the background.


Sandra made a card with some products of the Simon Says Stamp Hey You release, like the Best Day Ever die and the Drawn Hearts 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 3 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. Thank-you so very much for inviting me to guest design this month! I’m truly delighted to feature alongside all you talented ladies. The makes above all look absolutely fantastic! Nicola x

  2. FABULOUS work by the team!! Wow…I LOVE all the ways they have interpreted this theme. I esp love the vintage photos. So much fun. Thank you for this challenge.
    <3 J

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