Hi all and welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge
Thank you for joining us for the Anything But A Card Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.
This week we are thinking planes, trains, automobiles, boats, bicycles, hot air balloons etc with the theme:
The lovely folks over at Simon Says Stamp are generously giving away a FABULOUS $50 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! The Design Team is looking forward to seeing your transportation makes and will pop around to visit you ASAP!
As always Simon Says Stamp will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store
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Chris made a trio of wall hangings to give her sons using a bicycle made for 3 from a Tim Holtz Anonymous Theories Stamp Set. These are a step back in time to when her boys were young. She also used papers from a Lost and Found Paper Pack and ALL &Create Stencils for the backgrounds
Anna-Karin was in the mood for some scenic stamping, and made a card featuring a train travelling through a desert landscape. The train comes from Tim Holtz’s On The Railroad set and was stamped on Specialty Stamping paper and inked with Distress Inks.
Barbara has organized a trip to Copenhagen for her summer vacation! She created a mini album to keep her memories with Tim Holtz Idea-ology Chronicle Worn Cover, Tim Holtz Sizzix Cityscape Metropolis, Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Air Travel, Tim Holtz Sizzix Deco Alpha.
Emma’s project transports you to a tropical paradise. She used a medium sized Etcetera Tag as her base which she covered with papers from the Correspondence Paper Stash before adding layers of embellishments and handmade blooms die cut using the Tim Holtz Tropical Thinlits die from Sizzix.
Lols made a card using a Tim Holtz Cityscape Commute and Globe Die Sets For the background she used new Stacked Deckle Die Set and Distress Oxide Inks along with Layering Stencils and White Embossing Paste.
Macarena built a future transport hybrid. She stamped and embossed Simon Says Stamp Good Reading stamp as a background and Tim Holtz Theories as a central point. She added a big hot air balloon from Tim Holtz Remnants and covered it with Rock Candy Crackle Paint.
Maura took a trip back in time on her tag to the days milk was delivered right to your door. She used Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz Theories and Mini Crazy Cats and Dogs, along with Tim Holtz Distress Resist Spray and Distress Oxide inks like Wild Honey and Abandoned Coral.
Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media tag using Sizzix 3D Foundry Texture Fades Embossing Folder for the texture on the background and decorated it with the images using Tim Holtz Cling Rubber Stamp Travel Ways.
Sandra went for the Hot Air Balloon from the Remnants stamp set for her transportation card. She created her background with yellow, orange and pink tones of Distress Oxides and also colored in the balloon with it.
Zoey used Tim Holtz Flip Top Distress Paint in Barn Door , Fired Brick and Vintage Photo to color the background of this Encouragement card – She also used Tim Holtz Idea-Ology Postale Tissue Wrap paper and Tim Holtz Cling Rubber Stamp Air Travels that are perfect for this week’s theme
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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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.
We have six artists in the Designer Spotlight for the Anything But A Card Challenge!
#34 GiogioCraft – Barbara says: I adore Giovanna’s projects! She use colors in a way absolutely stunning and so unique! These covers are fabulous, Giovanna is the Queen of Altered art!!
#39 Henriette Van Mierlo – Maura says: Henriette’s shabby chic pink hot air balloon is wonderful! I love how she used flowers and script paper for the balloon, and the pom poms are such a fun touch! Such a cool take on a hot air balloon!
#87 Sue the Iron – Cheiron says: I love these cute kitty ATCs from Sue, each one of them has its own personality- especially Trevor and his funny sentiment!
#98 Amy – Sandra says: These panels are amazing! They are two pieces of art, absolutely gorgeous! Love soft colors and monochromatic, but with so much interest, depth, texture and details! Wow!
#104 Annalisa – Kath says: I loved Annalisa’s Mixed Embroidery Hoop, the delicate soft colours and so much beautiful texture and detail.
#129 Agostiterelisa – Maura says: Terelisa created an awesome and imaginative make, and I love her story she tells with this. Her Pippi Longstocking themed wood block is chock full of inspiring words, and so many layers of goodness – I just love it!
Congratulations everyone and thank you for joining us!
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So who is the lucky winner of the $50 voucher?
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Thanks to everyone who joined in with the challenge and we hope you will all join in our current challenge too!
Anna-Karin and the DT