Simon Says: Make Your Own background


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

Thanks for all of your fabulous entries into the ‘Based On A Book’ Challenge and we hope you will join in this week too!

This week we are challenging you to

Make Your Own Background  


As it is the first Monday of the month we are showcasing a company/designer and this week we are thrilled too be using Dyan Reaveley’s range of Dylusions Products 

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 month we have invited the super talented Linda Kunsman aka Heartfully Inspired into the Designer Spotlight. If you haven’t visited her blog before then you are in for a real treat! Please pop by to say ‘Hi’ and to leave her a nice comment.

Linda made a pair of inspirational Artist Trading Cards using Calypso Teal, Lemon Zest and Dirty Martini Ink Sprays


Andrea made a courageous girl collage using Dylusions Large Star Stencil and two of her favorite Dylusions stamp sets: Birds on a Wire and Laugh Til You Leak.


Anna-Karin created a background with Dylusions paints and stencils in her new Creative Flip Journal. The little boats were made with stamps from the Doolally Dorris set.


Barbara has created her background  with various Dylusions Sprays: Pomegranate seed, Ground coffee, Bubblegum pink and Lemon Zest and Tim Holtz Stencil Roses. Please visit her blog to see other projects created with the same products using different techniques!


Cathie created the background for her card using Dylusions Paints and the  Basic Backgrounds stamp set. The flowers are from the How Does Your Garden Grow and Fancy Florals Dylusions stamp sets.


Emma used White Linen and Black Marble Dylusions Paint and combined them with Tim Holtz Distress Paints to create a soft, dreamy background for the pages in her Small Creative Dylusions Journal.


Kath used Dylusions Paint, Sprays and Creative Dyary Stick-its to decorate a page in her Small Creative Dylusions Journal with a little help from Tim Holtz Flower Garden and Flutter stamps


Lols used Fresh Lime, Lemon Zest and Black Marble Sprays Basic Backgrounds and How Does Your Garden Grow Stamp Sets and a Number Jumble Stencil  to create a spring tag.


Macarena made a colorful Art Journal pages using Crushed Grape, Bubblegum, White Linen and Marble Black Dylusions Paints.


Maura created her own mini album full of bird quotes using lots of Dylusions paints like Fresh Lime, Vibrant Turquoise and Squeezed Orange, Dyan Reaveley’s Bird on a Wire stamp set, Dylusions Clearly Borders, and a gelli plate.


Meihsia created a mixed media card this week using Ranger Dylusions Ink Spray on the background and  Rangers Dylusions Paints on the butterfly embellishments.


Sandra made the background for her card with Lemon Zest and Fresh Lime Dylusions Paint and Vibrant Turquoise and Squeezed Orange Dylusions Spray


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 – 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. Wowser! So many beautiful mixed media projects, that’s the way to do it ladies! Thank you for another fun and fabulous challenge and for all your hard work too x

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