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Simon Says: Let’s Paint!

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

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

This week we are challenging you:

LET’S PAINT

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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Thom used Distress Ink Chipped Sapphire and Distress Paint Prize Ribbon for the background, and then used stencils with Squeezed Lemonade and Picket Fence Distress Paint. He used Backdrops #5 and Worn Wallpaper Scraps Paper Packs and painted over with Squeezed Lemonade and Picket Fence. He added a few Paper Dolls friends and made some flowers from the Vault Boutique dies. He used Alphanumeric Bold andAlphanumeric Tiny Type Lower for the sentiment.

Andrea loves Dina Wakley’s acrylic paints and used a lot of them to decorate the cover of this Studio Light All White Creative Journal. She also used a Starburst stencil and a Geometric Dots stencil (both from Creative Expressions) along with some rings made with AALL & Create’s Heart Marks the Spot die set.

Anna-Karin created a mixed media seascape in her art journal. The sails of the boats were cut from Tim Holtz Memoranda Eclectic Elements Fabric. Simon Says Stamp Clouds For Days was used together with Ranger Texture Paste to create the clouds.

Barbara created a decorative panel using Stampers Anonymous Etcetera Mosaic Tiles. She painted the project with Ranger Ink Distress Paint and Distress Spritz. To make the focal point she chose many new packs from Tim Holtz’s Idea-ology: Layers Frames Montage, Cello Sticker Tape, Paper Dolls Poses, and Salvaged Hearts.

Cheiron “painted” with Alcohol Inks on Distress Black Heavystock. She used Snow Cap Mixative to get really vibrant colors to show on her panel, then splattered it with Gilded Distress Foundry Wax, and Picket Fence Distress Paint. She finished her card with a sentiment from the Just Thoughts stamp set.

Kath created a set of small notecards to gift to a friend. She used Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Forgotten Garden with the Simon Says matching dies, Field Notes and Note Quotes, Mini Layering Stencils from Set 9, and matching colours of Distress Paint and Distress Spritz.

Macarena used several Tim Holtz Flip Top Distress Paints to color the background of her vintage card which she firstly heat embossed with random stamping all around using Tim Holtz Clear Stamps Dotted and Stitched and Simon Says Stamp White Fine Detail Embossing Powder.

Maura headed to her art journal, inspired by all the lovely blooms at this time of the season. She used Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Abstract Florals stamps, Simon Says Stamp’s Whirl Dragonfly wafer die, and of course, paint, like Dina Wakley’s Lemon and Lime acrylic paints.

Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media tag using Tim Holtz Cling Rubber Stamps NOBLE GENT on the background, and decorated it with Tim Holtz Idea-ology CLIPPINGS Sticker Book and Tim Holtz Idea-ology LABEL STICKERS THOUGHTS.

Zoey used various Distress Paint and used the Gelli Art 3×5 to create various backgrounds.
She also used Tim Holtz Layering stencil to create texture and design to her backrgound.

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

Music Challenge Winner and Spotlights

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We have 3 artists in the Spotlight for the Music Challenge!

#14 Carol Gill -Lols loves this music themed bookmark! the stencilling and layered stamping are just gorgeous! Absolutely fabulous Carol!

#4 Cassie – Barbara says: Cassie nailed this week’s theme perfectly. As always, her projects are wonderful and full of harmonious details! The colors and the background are spectacular, an amazing card!

#17 Carrie SwiftMacarena says: This project is so joyful and full of happiness. I love especially the mix of colors making this card so sweet. Great background too with the embossed music notes, love the texture of the grass. Such a good job, Carrie!

Congratulations!

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 are your random numbers:

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Congratulations Helen

and this is Helen’s adorable Christmas card! I can almost hear thse cats singing! ;-)

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!

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