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Join us every MONDAY for a new challenge! Examples from our Monday Design Team incorporate a vintage artistic style, but we welcome all styles! Show us your take on the challenge!

Simon Says: Miniature/Tiny Things

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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 Feminine Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.

This week we are challenging you to make something

Miniature/Tiny Things   

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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Lisa made a tiny sweet mixed media canvas. She used a Winsor Newton 5×7 Artist Canvas that she covered with Prima Marketing Flutter Finnabair Tissue Paper. Then she stamped some details with Kaisercraft Scrap Studio Clear Stamp and used Poppy Stamps Stiched Fluttering Butterflies Craft Die to create some tiny little butterflies. Finally she added some flowers and feathers from Prima Marketing Dark Romance Midnight Garden Flowers.”

Andrea made three tiny tags using Dina Wakley’s Collage Collective.  She added her own flair and lots of layers of patterned paper such as Sunny Studio’s Polka Dot Parade and Altenew’s Essential Black and White and Verdant Walk packs.

Anna-Karin made a springtime altered tin, with lots of tiny details, and a fairy-tale about a tiny boy out on adventures. The bunny was die cut with Tim Holtz Sizzix Springtime Side-order set, and the bugs come from Tim’s Entomology set.

Barbara has created a motivational box using the smallest among Vignette Boxes by Idea-ology. This box matches perfectly with Tim Holtz Sizzix Faceted Heart Die. To decorate it she used for the background Tim Holtz Sizzix Mechanics 3D and Tim Holtz Sizzix Gearhead Die on all on the edges.

Emma created a special keepsake for her Mom and used a Tim Holtz trinket tin to create her miniature project. She added Ranger Ink Crackle Paste to the outside of the tin to create a vintage feel and embellished the inside with Bouquet Findings, alcohol inked Baubles, a mini pocket watch and a PhotoBooth image that sits inside a Thimble Pot Holder

Kath used a Mini Etcetera Tag with Etcetera Scallop Trims to create a Fairy Woodland scene using Tim Holtz Idea-ology Lace Baseboard Frame, Transparent Wings, Baseboard Dolls, Sizzix Wildflower Stems 2 Thinlits  and added miniature Shrink Plastic Sizzix Large Stem die-cuts and Idea-ology Bauble Findings

Macarena placed on her card a whole tiny bugs family using Tim Holtz Entomology stamps and dies. For the upper panel she used Tim Holtz Dapper stamp and for the sentiment Simon Says Stamp Lotus Flowers stamp. 

Fascinated by tiny houses, Maura headed to her art journal to create a miniature world, using teamie Andrea Ockey Parr’s Tiny House stamp set from Inky Antics, along with her Roller Bird set, and Paper Artsy’s Eclectica3 Scrapcosy set. 

Meihsia was inspired to create mini canvases with some cute farm animals using Tim Holtz Cling Rubber Stamp 2019 Funny Farm and and Shifter Mini Stencil Set 40.

Sandra created a jungle card using the Ornate Lace stencil that has so many tiny details and used it with Texture Paste, to give it more of an jungle look she used Distress Inks in Lucky CloverMowed Lawn and Pine Needles, to create more depth in the colors, she used Nuvo Shimmer Powder and Infusions Emerald Isle. But the real tiny things are the bugs of the Entomology stamp and die set.

Zoey used a bunch of distress paint and Distress Crackle paint. She also made this cup out of Prima Marketing Clay. She used Tim Holtz Designer Tape to decorate the waves and the teeny boat.

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 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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Feminine Challenge Winner and Designer Spotlights

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We have 4 artists in the Designer Spotlight for the Feminine/Girly Challenge!

#62 KScrapdesigns – Kath says: Kerstin’s Art Journal page really caught my eye. I love the colour palette she used with a mix of rustic and artistic flair and perfectly placed embellishments to draw the eye in to a magical scene

#109 Deepti – Maura says: What I really love about Deepti’s lovely card is that it celebrates women all around the world. It’s a delightful mix of princesses (isn’t there a bit of the little girl princess inside each of us?), beautifully colored, with a lovely sentiment that fits perfectly.

#120 Pandoramea – Sandra says: What a fabulous little canvas, the red queen is amazing with her heart shaped lips and love the gorgeous background. It’s a stunning piece!

#180 Ginnyandthesheep – Barbara says: This tag is a wonderful mix of colors and design! Simona used perfectly these stamps mixing them with a fabulous palette! The result is amazing! 

Congratulations ladies!!

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 $50 voucher? Please note, all of our winners are chosen at random so everyone has an equal chance of winning. Good Luck to all!

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Here are your random numbers:

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Congratulations Gail S

and this is Gail’s fabulouly feminine card!

Congratulations! Please email us so we can explain how you can claim your prize, a clickable link 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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