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Simon Says: Feminine

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

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

This week we are challenging you to make something

FEMININE

As it’s the first Monday of the month we are showcasing a brand/company. This week we are all using some of our very own Simon Says Stamp Products. You don’t have to use them to join in with the challenge but if you have them we would love to see them used.

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! The Design Team is looking forward to seeing your crafty makes and will pop around to visit you ASAP!

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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This week we are welcoming back the lovely Simona Rebecchi aka Ginny and the Sheep into the Designer Spotlight. If you haven’t visited her blog before then you are in for a real treat!

Simona made a card with a feminine flair and inspirational words showcasing our Simon Says Stamp Sketch Lotus Flowers stamp set on a subtle background made with Stampers anonymous Layering stencil Bubbles and Tim Holtz Crackle 3D Texture Fades embossing folder.

Barbara created two feminine floral tags using the Spring Bouquets stamp set from Simon Says Stamp’s new Born To Sparkle collection. To complete her tags she added Idea-ology Paper Dolls, she also used Tim Holtz Sizzix Brickwork 3D Embossing Folder, Ranger Distress Ink Pad Salvaged Patina, Cracked Pistachio, Peacock Feather to paint the flowers.

Cheiron used the Simon Says Stamp Best Friend Ever stamps and dies along with the Mini Slimline Rectangle dies to create her fun sized card. She created the background using the CZ Design I Like Small Dots stencil along with Wilted Violet Distress Ink. She finished her card with Studio Katia Clear Drops.

Emma used the Simon Says Stamp Spring Blooms Corner Wafer die to make a stencil from acetate, that she then combined with Distress Spray Stains to use on the background of an Etcetera Tag. She framed a Tim Holtz Photo Booth image with die cut Skeleton Leaves which were arranged with Bouquet Findings and a Quote Flair Button.

Kath created an Art Journal page with a feminine floral theme using Simon Says Stamp Spring Bouquets, Magnolia Branches Embossing Folder and Dandelion die. She used Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Latticework Layering Stencil and Distress Crackle Texture Paste to add texture and decorated with Tim Holtz/Sizzix Brushstroke Flowers 1 Thinlits and Idea-ology Found Relatives photo, Entomology Collage Paper, Mini Flair Embellishment, Adornments Heart and Sentiments Label Stickers.

Lols made a ‘hello’ card for a special friend. I used a new XL Rose Bouquet Stencil and a Solid Grid Background Cling Stamp along with a Beautiful Die Set. I used a selection of Distress Oxide Inks and Sprays to color, Modeling Paste to add texture and finished with a liberal sprinkling of Prisma Glitter.

Macarena made a Mother’s Day card using Simon Says Stamp Stronger Together stamp for the background and she combined Tim Holtz Sizzix Alphanumeric Stretch Upper, Lower and Alphanumeric Marquee letters.

Maura made a feminine mermaid card using Simon Says Stamp Be a Mermaid and Beautiful Mermaid stamp sets, along with an In the Round stencil.

Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media tag using Simon Says Stamp Premium Dye Ink Pad and Rainbow Pack Multi Size Blender Brushes to distress the background, and Simon Says Stamp Craft Tacky Glue and Big Momma Foam Tape to adhere the embellishments on the tag. 

Sandra made a card for her mom’s birthday using the Simon Says Stamp Happy Everything dieDeco Diamonds stamp and Diamond Circles stencil. Her mom’s favorite color is blue, but she also added some pink touches with Distress Paint Spun Sugar

Zoey made a tag for Mother’s day. She used Kitsch Flamingo to add some color to the background of the tag. She used Tim Holtz Layering Stencil BUBBLE and Tim Holtz Idea-ology BOTANICAL Collage Paper to decorate it. She also used Simon Says Stamp MOTHER’S DAY FLOWERS Wafer Dies sssd112341 All The Feels as for sentiment.

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!

Follow Simon Says Stamp on Instagram

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Do you use Instagram ?  If so please add  #sssmchallengeso we can see your entries there too!

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

Simon Says: Add A Quote

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

Thank you for joining us for the Bright Cheerful Colors Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.

This week we are challenging you to

Add A Quote

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! The Design Team is looking forward to seeing your crafty makes and will pop around to visit you ASAP!

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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It’s  Autumn’s last week with us in the Designer Spotlight and we would like to say a huge thank you for all of your creations over the past month. It has been a real pleasure to have you along with us :-)

Autumn altered a composition notebook with Tim Holtz Backdrops, Paper Dolls, Field Notes and Sea Life stamps to display her favorite Ernest Hemingway quote from The Old Man and the Sea.

Anna-Karin created a spring-time scene with cherry blossoms trees using the Simon Says Stamp All Seasons Tree stamp set. The quote stamp is from the same set. The trees were stamped with Worn Lipstick Distress Oxide Ink and Forest Moss Distress Ink.

Barbara created an Idea-ology Vignette Shrine dedicated to creativity! She used Tim Holtz Sizzix Retro Type as the focal point of her project, for the background Idea-ology Backdrops Volume 2 together with Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous layering stencil Flourish, Ranger Sea Mixed Media powder mixed with Ranger Wendy Vecchi Embossing powder Garden Patina.

Cheiron loves combining different types of letters to create a quote. For her Etcetera tag, she used Mini Marquee Letters along with Small Talk. For her background she used the newest color of Distress Spray Stain , Salvaged Patina along with Tattered Rose, Kitsch Flamingo and Pumice Stone. She added a Paper Doll and some Sizzix Crochet Thinlits dies to finish her tag.

Emma used a combination of Sizzix dies by Tim Holtz which included, The Park, Flower Field and Circle Play to create a card full of sunshine and positivity. To complete the card, she added a Theories Quote Chip, “Today Is Full of Possibilities”, which complimented the scene perfectly.

Kath created an Art Journal page using Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Crate and Mosaic Layering Stencils and Grunged stamps, Idea-ology Clippings Stickers Book, Groups Paper Dolls and Theories Quote Chip and decorated with Sizzix Funky Cactus Thinlits

Lols made a card using a flower from a Tim Holtz Large Stems Bigz Die and a quote by Henri Matisse. She used Fossilized Amber and Spiced Marmalade Distress Oxide Inks along with Paper Artsy Sunset Beach Infusions for the background and added a torn strip of Simple Stories Cottage Fields Paper along the edge.

Macarena is a huge lover of circles and flowers so she mixed the Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Rings stamp for the watercolor background and the Sizzix Brushstroke Flowers die for a focal point.

Maura created a set of yoga/meditation cards using a variety of stamps and stencils, such as Darkroom Door Meditation set, Gwen Lafleur/Paper Artsy Eclectica3 07 set, Visible Image Mindful Moments, and Stamperia’s Forest Sacred Geometry stencil.

Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media tag using Stamperia Cosmos Paper on the background and decorated it with Tim Holtz Idea-Ology Theories Quote Chips and Tim Holtz Gadget Gears Findings.

Sandra made a card using Distress Spray Stain Peacock FeathersCrackling CampfireWalnut Stain and Tumbled Glass to add lots of color and added a Quote Chip

Zoey decorated this Ranger Tim Holtz Distress MIXED MEDIA HEAVYSTOCK TAGS with a mix of Distress Ink in Crackling Campfire and Speckled eggs. She also decorated it with Tim Holtz Idea-ology GROUPS PAPER DOLLS and Tim Holtz Idea-ology CLIPPINGS Sticker Book 

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!

Follow Simon Says Stamp on Instagram

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Do you use Instagram ?  If so please add  #sssmchallengeso we can see your entries there too!

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