Simon Says: Layer It Up


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

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

This week we are challenging you to

Layer It Up 


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


Linda created a canvas with many layers and textures. To build up layers and colors, she used Dylusions Ink Spray, Distress Spray Stain, Distress Crayons, together with, for example, the Mini Cubist stencil by The Crafter’s Workshop and Simon Says Stamp Moonshine sequins.


Andrea made a trio of tags paying tribute to paint. She layered on Dina Wakley acrylic paint and embroidery floss to bring her tags to life.


Anna-Karin made an Easter egg accordion card this week and built up layers with Distress Paint, stamping, die cutting and texture paste. She used lovely new stamps and dies from the Simon Says Stamp New Beginnings release, such as Spring Seeds and Oval of Flowers.


Barbara chose to decorate  a Tim Holtz mini clipboard  creating different layers with Distress Oxide , Tim Holtz Mini stencil,Texture paste transparent Gloss  and new Idea Ology Paper dolls and Botanical


Cathie created a layered background using strips of paper and book pages along with the Simon Says Stamp Scribble Flowers stamp set. The vibrant colors are from Zig Kuretake Gamsai Tambi watercolors, Mustard Seed and Fossilized Amber Distress Inks and Festive Berries Distress Paint.


Emma built up multiple layers on her vintage style canvas panel which included Tissue Tape, Ranger Crackle Paste applied through a Tim Holtz Mini Stencil, Botanical Layers and Tiny Tattered Florals. She completed the panel with a Tim Holtz Pocket Watch featuring one of the Paper Dolls.


Kath decorated an Idea-ology Small Folio Folder with layers of scrap papers from Tim Holtz Correspondence Stash Pad, Sizzix Thinlits GlobeCityscape Skyline and Commute die cuts to create a document holder/journal for future travel adventures.


Macarena made a very spring and colorful tag applying lots of layers with Ring Frame dieClusteres Leaves die and Stitched Fishtale Frames die covering it all with contrast colors using Dylusions Sprays and Lindy’s Stamp Gang Sprays.


Maura thought about layers of images and stories as she made her card using Nathalie Kahlbach’s Brownstone stamp by RubberMoon, Tim Holtz Paper Dolls, and Tim Holtz Botanical Layers.


Meihsia created a mixed media tag with layered background using Tim Holtz Mini Stencil Set 26, and decorated it with layered embellishments and stamped sentiment using Tim Holtz Stamp Mini Motivation.


Sandra layered it up with different mediums for her card, like Opal Magic Rose-Gold paint, Transparent Texture Paste and lots more, but also layers of materials with the Wild Flowers dies and Droplets.


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. Thank you for another great theme. The DT projects are always so stunning. Thanks for the weekly inspiration! Best, CG

  2. Oops, I goofed. Please delete entry 338. I forgot about the 5 card limit and this makes 6 cards I entered so it doesn’t qualify. Sorry about that.
    Dee from Dee’s Cards

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