Simon Says: Things With Wings


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

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

This week we are challenging you to create

Things With Wings

Spring is always a lovely time to sit in the garden listening to the birds singing and watch the butterflies and the bees fluttering around, We will be looking forward to seeing what you choose to use on your projects!

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 is Linda’s last week with us in the Designer Spotlight ands we would like to say a big thank you for all of your creations over the past few weeks. We have really enjoyed having you along with us :-)

Linda made this beautiful panel using Tim Holtz Butterfly 1 and Butterfly 2  cling stamps.


Andrea created a stencil from a lovely Darkroom Door Robin stamp to create this flock of ATC’s.  The backgrounds were created using patterned paper, washi tape and several Seth Apter Spellbinders dies: Robo Rings, Ring Around, and Splatter Proof.


Anna-Karin made a scrapbooking layout this week using beautiful Nature Sketchbook papers by Graphic 45. The page was inspired by a butterfly quote and she cut out butterflies to flutter around on the background.


Barbara loves so much new Paper Dolls by Tim Holtz. She built around one of this paper doll, a piece of altered art with a lot of winged things cut with Sizzix  Tim Holtz Butterfly Frenzy decorative Strip and  painted  with  Distress oxides.


Cathie decided to create a springtime panel using Paper Artsy Infusions with elements from the Simon Says Stamp Songbird Branch wafer die and Tim Holtz Botanical Paperie Layers.


Emma was inspired by the thought of beautiful spring days and created a textured background on one of Tim Holtz’s new Etcetera Tags, which she decorated with a kaleidoscope of butterflies from the Flutter stamp set cascading out of the die cut Tea Time cups.


Kath decorated a canvas to celebrate the arrival of Spring using Idea-ology Botanical Layers, Paper Dolls and Sizzix Thinlits Mini Detailed Butterflies


Lols chose to use a bird stamp from the new Tim Holtz ‘Hipster’ Set, even though you can’t see the wings it is a bird so they are there, only hidden!


Macarena found wings in the Cupid siluette and decided to make a quite masculine love card using a lot of Infusions and Prima Acrylic Paints.


Maura made a colorful felt bird, using Simon Says Stamp’s Ocean Waves Spring Plush and Plum Pickin Purple felt, and embroidered it with Iris embroidery floss. 


Meihsia was inspired to created a mixed media tag with the watercolored background using Daniel Smith watercolors and embellished the tag using Tim Holtz Caged Bird Die.


Sandra loves the beauty in dragonflies, like the Layered Dragonfly she used for her card. She started with the Ricket stencil along with Copper Crackle Texture Paste and went over it with Sunset Beach Infusions


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. Wonderful creations by the DTs! It’s a great challenge theme too, as its so nice to hear the birds chirping Spring in at the moment!

  2. simply amazing DT inspiration! I wish to thank all of you for the pleasure of allowing me to share my projects this past month-it was sheer joy:)

  3. inspiring projects by the designers! How do you find out the winners of these challenges? I never see them posted.

  4. Incredible inspiration by the creative team….oh, my! Just gorgeous. Thank you for this fun challenge!!
    <3 J

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