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Simon Says: Fun With Foil

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

Thank you for joining us for the Thanks/Thanksgiving Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.

This week we are challenging you to have:

FUN WITH FOIL

The lovely folks over at Simon Says Stamp are generously giving away a FABULOUS $25 voucher to shop at the  Simon Says Stamp Store! All you have to do is take out your crafty supplies, make something following this week’s prompt, and add a link in the Inlinkz at the bottom of this post! You can join 5 times so you could have 5 chances to win! How AWESOME is that!! All winners are chosen randomly, so everyone has an equal chance to win! Woo Hoo!! Good Luck to everyone!

Please 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

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Joanne used the Flourishing Bloom Plate Wafer Die with Glimmer Foil and the Layered Hummingbird and Beautiful dies by Simon Says Stamp.

Andrea gave a shiny silver look to the tree on her tag by using Simon Says Stamp’s Matte Silver Cardstock. She also used Tim Holtz’s Seasonal Scribbles Stamp Set, Watercolor Pencils, Set 3, and Dina Wakley’s Scribble Sticks.

Anna-Karin made a snowflake tag inspired by the first snowfall of the season. She used Simon Says Stamp Eliza Snowflake and Stitched Flakes dies combined with Thermo O Web Aqua and Rose Quartz foil. Tim Holtz Focus Stencil was used for the background.

Barbara created a couple of twinkly cards using Cosmic Shimmer Summer Meadow Gilding Flakes, Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous stamps sets Bottle Brush TreesDarlingBold Tidings MiniHoliday Drawings, Sizzix Bold Text Christmas Thinlits Dies, Ranger Ink Uncharted Mariner Distress ink Pad.

Cheiron created the look of foil on her Alcohol Inked panel with some Nuvo Gilding Flakes. She added a CZ Design Merry Word die cut from Simon Blue Violet card stock, some greenery from the Berry Stems dies set and lots of Studio Katia Iridescent Crystals for that holiday bling.

Emma created a Christmas card full of shimmer and shine and used Prima Marketing Steampunk Metal Flakes to add foiling to the Sizzix Holiday Brushstroke 3 Thinlits Die Set by Tim Holtz. She arranged the floral display on a die cut Framed Tag which was embossed with Gold Ultra Fine Embossing Powder and completed the card with a stamped sentiment from the ChristmasTime 3 stamp set.

Kath created sparkling foil accents and sentiments on colourful Christmas cards using Tim Holtz Distress Oxide inks, Stampers Anonymous Retro Flakes and Bold Tidings 2 with Heidi Swapp Toner Ink, Ranger Small Brayer, Thermoweb Gold and Silver Fancy Foils and a laminator.

Macarena made an industrial card using Tim Holtz Inventor 2 stamp set covered with Spellbinders Polished Brass Glimmer Foil. She gave a green touch with Simon Says Stamp Etched Laurel Leaves die.

Meihsia was inspired to create a holiday card using Paper Rose CHRISTMAS FUN ROSE GOLD FOIL on the background and decorated it with Prima Marketing RUDOLPH’S NOSE Candy Cane Lane Flowers and Prima Marketing MISTLETOE LOVE Candy Cane Lane Flowers.

Zoey used Tim Holtz Sizzix Leaf Fragments Thinlits Dies to decorate the cluster in her tag. She used Tim Holtz Idea-ology Photobooth and Tim Holtz Idea-ology mummy cloth. For the background she combined Distress paint and Distress Grit paste

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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There are fabulous give aways and inspiration from fabulous designers on a daily basis over on the Simon Says Stamp Blog, if you haven’t subscribed by email you may want to so you don’t miss out

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. This is a special honor where we talk about why we loved that entry in particular and award a special badge too! For the full rules please read the challenge rules posted in the side-bar here on our blog.

Please note that all previous challenges and winners posts can be accessed by clicking on the button at the very bottom of this page.

Please read the challenge rules on the sidebar. It has come to our attention that some are entering projects that were posted weeks ago. While they may follow the theme they are not eligible to win the voucher. All creations must be newly published. Thank You 

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Thankgiving Challenge Winner and Spotlights

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We have 3 artists in the Designer Spotlight for the Thanksgiving Challenge!

#72 Arlene R – Anna-Karin says: Arlene’s card is lovely with its rusty background and thin brown strips along the edge. The flower stamp and pretty die cut sentiment finish the card in a great way.

#34 Susanbcards – Barbara says: Susan created a card absolutely amazing! The colors and the technique are perfect to make it a real treat for the eyes! Fabulous work!

#77 SSchmidt – Cheiron says: I just love this layered Leafy Thank You from Sherri. The layering of the leaves, the fun geometric base for the sentiment and the colors work perfectly together!

Congratulations everyone and thank you for joining us!

Please copy this spotlight badge, display it on the sidebar of your blog and if you could please link it to Simon Says Stamp!

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We now have this lovely badge for you to add to your sidebar if you are this weeks, or a previous, winner please feel free to add this to your sidebar and please link it to the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge

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So who is the lucky winner of the $25 voucher? Please note, all of our winners are chosen at random so everyone has an equal chance of winning. Good Luck to all!

Here is your random number:

Congratulations Donna Gourley! Below you can see Donna’s lovely Thanksgiving card:

Congratulations! Please email us so we can explain how you can claim your prize, the address is on the sidebar.

Be sure to include your full name in the email so we can issue a Gift Certificate 

Thanks to everyone who joined in with the challenge and we hope you will all join in our current challenge too!

Happy crafting!

Anna-Karin and the DT

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