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Simon Says: Frame It

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

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

This week we are inviting you to 

Frame It!

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 crafty makes and will pop around to visit you ASAP!

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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 is Ashley’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 having you along with us :-)

Ashley recycled a mints tin using Distress Oxide Inks, Distress Crayons, Prima Alchemy Wax a Tim Holtz Paper Doll and Clear Rock Candy Glitter Stickles. 

Andrea made some matchbook notebooks featuring framed-out front panels.  She used The Stamp Market’s Vintage Slides dies for the frames, Tim Holtz’s Matchbook dies for the notebooks and added inspiring words using Inky Antics’ Brave and Good and Saucy & Sassy stamp sets.

Anna-Karin made a canvas panel this week, using a Tim Holtz Lace Baseboard Frame to frame a photo. The flowers were die cut with Tim’s Wildflower Stems #2 dies, and the background is stamped with the Simon Says Stamp You Matter stamp.

Barbara chose to frame  Tim Holtz Sizzix butterfly from Geo Springtime dies. Se used for her project  Tim Holtz Sizzix Botanical 3D embossing folderIdea-ology Vignette framePrima Marketing Firebird Art Alchemy Metallique Wax and Distress oxides Inkpad Wild honey and Worn lipstick to highlight the background.

Cheiron used a Lace Baseboard Frame as the focal point for her on her Mini Etcetera Tag. She added a Crochet Thinlits die as trim, a Quote Chip, Thrift Shop Ephemera and some Clippings Stickers. She finished the tag with a clip and a Story Stick.

Emma was inspired by a sprinkling of fairy dust and created a vignette box complete with a Vignette Frame. She added a Baseboard Paper Doll that sits on a thimble, surrounded by some Bauble Findings and moss.

Kath created an Art Panel on Dina Wakley Cotton Watercolor Paper using Tim Holtz/Ranger Distress Oxide Sprays, Gradient Dot Layering Stencil with Distress Grit Paste and added a frame to this delightful Idea-ology Found Relatives photo using Tim Holtz/Sizzix Timekeeper BigZ die. 

Lols used her new Cinch Book Binding Tool and made a notebook. For the background she used plain white paper, a Typewriter Text background Stamp a Cargo Stencil and Distress Oxide Inks. She framed the cute Hipster Goat using Soft Navy Card and white embossed some text. 

Macarena made a dimensional card using Prima Re-design Tillden Flourish mould and she colored the whole design mostly with Prima Metallique Light Pink Blush paint

Maura knew she wanted to use Andrea’s Inky Antics Circles and Frames set this week, and discovered how beautifully it worked with the new Tim Holtz Alcohol Pearl inks set 2 and Jane Davenport Mermaid Markers

Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media tag using Prima Marketing Petite Round Frame and decorated it with Tim Holtz Metal Game Spinner and Idea-Ology Sprocket Gears Watch Parts Hardware

Sandra made a very dimentional card using the Cogs and Wings and Mechanica Moulds, her new addiction, and gave it color using Metallique Waxes and Opal Magic Paints.


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 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 

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Simon Says: Use Stencils

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

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

This week we are inviting you to 

Use Stencils!

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 crafty makes and will pop around to visit you ASAP!

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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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Ashley made a tag using Tim Holtz Harlequin and Dot Fade Layering Stencils, Distress Oxide Inks and Paper Dolls.

Andrea revamped a Dylusions pocket insert folder using AALL & Create’s 28 stencil, Altenew’s Halftone stencil, and Dina Wakley’s Scribbled Silhouettes stamp set.

Anna-Karin made a cheerful art journal page, using a fun background technique with the Simon Says Stamp Triangle Blast stencil and Dina Wakley’s Scribble Sticks.

Barbara was inspired by spring flowers and colors! She created an Etcetera tag  using Tim Holtz Stencil HoneycombTim Holtz Sizzix Geo InsectsTim Holtz Sizzix Wildflower Stems 12  and Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Patchwork. 

Cheiron used a Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Shifter Burst stencil to create a monoprint background on her stencil using the new Distress Oxide Spray Colors. She finished the tag with some Tim Holtz Sizzix 3D Medallions, a Photo Booth photo, and a Quote Chip

Emma loves to create texture within her projects and used the Tim Holtz Gradient Hex Layering Stencil to create the background on her journal pages. She completed the page with Keepsake Ephemera, a vintage Photo Booth image and some gorgeous Wildflower Stems.

Kath decorated a Dina Wakley Media Canvas Board with Tim Holtz Mosaic, Splotches and Speckles Layering Stencils and added a Tim Holtz/Sizzix Trinket Frame, Tattered Butterfly and Idea-ology Baseboard Doll

Lols made a card using Tim Holtz Tracks, Gradient Squares, Dot Fade and Mini Cargo Layering Stencils and a Crazy Bird Cling Stamp and Coordinating Die Set 

Macarena made a journal cover showing her Prima Re-design mould obsession and using several stencils as Prima Marketing Swirly Florals, Caravans and  Dylusions Old School Alpha

Maura loves to use stencils in her work and had so much fun in her art journal with Dina Wakley stencils this week. She used Dina Wakley Moon Faces, Mighty Wave, and Mini Favorites stencils, along with lots of Dina’s paints. 

Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media tag using Tim Holtz Shifter Mini Stencil Set 40 and Layering stencil Splotches for stenciling the texture on background.  

Sandra has a new crafty addiction, moulds, and she used the Mechanica and Cogs and Wings moulds from Finnabair for her card,  along with Art PebblesArt Stones and Droplets to create more texture, but for her first layer of texture she used the AALL & Create Quadrilaterals stencil with Texture Paste.

Zoey used her favorite mini stencil from Tim Holtz to add a bit of crackles to this tag. She also used a lots of distress inks to create this vintage feeling!

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 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 

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