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Simon Says: Red, White and/or Blue

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

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

This week we are challenging you to make something using:

RED, WHITE AND OR BLUE

As it’s the first Monday of the month we are showcasing a brand/company. This week we are all using some fabulous products from Paper Rose. 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 the lovely Rox aka Red Dirt Crafter into the Designer Spotlight. If you haven’t visited her blog before then you are in for a real treat!

Rox made a beautiful card using a Paper Rose Watercolour Landscapes 6×6 Paper Pack, Candied Apple Distress Oxide and Dylusions White Linen Ink to make the background. She then used a circle die, a Paper Rose Modern Poppies Stamp Set and Honeysuckle Circle Die to add foliage. She finished by adding a Paper Rose Little Bird 2 bluebird.

Anna-Karin created a red, white and blue background with Simon Says Stamp Mix and Match Circles stencil on kraft cardstock. The dimensional pansy flower was made with Paper Rose Etched Pansy 1 die set.

Barbara made a rather rustic style tag, using the Eucalyptus Stem 1 die, by Paper Rose as the focal point, and the Sizzix die for Tim Holtz, Woodgrain, for her background. She colored everything with the Distress Inks, Uncharted Mariner, Antique Linen, Ground Espresso and Brushed Corduroy. For the sentiment, she used the Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Crazy Talk stamps set.

Cheiron created a tag to celebrate the 4th using the Paper Rose Arty Love 1.1 6 x 6 Paper Pack for her background and number. She added lots of Sizzix dies including the Media Marks Thinlits, Falling Stars Thinlits and Countdown. She splattered her tag with white paint and Sterling Foundry Wax and finished with a Noteworthy Sentiment.

Emma created a project to celebrate the 4th July and used Paper Rose Textures 1.0 12″ x 12″ Paper Pack to create a background on a Stampers Anonymous Small Etcetera Tag. She added stamped wording using the Americana Silhouettes stamp set, before completing the tag with a Paper Doll Portrait, FlashCards, and Vintage Clip, painted with Candied Apple Distress Paint.

Kath made a card to wish all her friends in the USA a very happy 4th of July using Uncharted Mariner Distress Oxide Ink and Paint, Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous Bubbles, Falling Stars Layering Stencil and Mechanical Element Stencils, Sizzix Alphanumeric Shadow Upper Thinlits and balloons fussy cut from Paper Rose Sunny Days patterned paper.

Macarena made this masculine card using Paper Rose Dad’s Shed paper collection. She placed a piece of Tim Holtz Idea-ology Stencil Cards inside a baseboard frame.

Maura decided to use red, white and blue for her star themed card. She used Paper Rose’s Starry Night stencil and Arty Love 1.1 paper pack, along with Darkroom Door’s Shoot for the Moon stamp.

Meihsia was inspired to create a mixed media tag using Stamperia Oriental Garden 12 X 12 Paper on the background and decorated it with Paper Rose Shelby’s House Clear Stamp and Tim Holtz Idea-Ology Quote Bands Findings.

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.

Before you go, did you know that we have the annual Kids Vacation Challenge over on our sister Wednesday’s challenge blog? CLICK HERE or on the pic to head obn over there for more details!

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: Inspired By A Movie

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

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

Before we move on to the challenge we would like to say a huge thank you Sandra for over 10 years of commitment to this challenge, but who is now having a change in crafty direction. Good Luck Sandra, we will all miss you and we wish you every success with your new bag making venture!

This week we are challenging you to make something:

INSPIRED BY A MOVIE

Please state which movie your creation is inspired by.

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 Alison’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 :-)

Alison was inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds to turn Tim Holtz’s adorable Silhouette Birds into something altogether darker and more ominous. The birds are cut from Kraft Stock Stack Black Paper, and perched on real twigs over a Distress Ink and Oxide background.  The Idea-ology Clippings stickers provided the perfect phrases to capture the psychological torment of the film. Fly on over to Words and Pictures to see just how dimensionally these birds are hovering right over your head!

Andrea made a card featuring a quote from the Ben Stiller version of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. She used Mama Elephant’s Globies Grid Cover die along with Altenew’s Halftone Stencil and Distress Crayons (Set 1 and Set 12) to make her project.

Anna-Karin was inspired by Jurassic World and created a tag featuring a cute dinosaur in a moonlit night. She used Simon Says Stamp Picturebook Brontosaurus die and Tim Holtz Moon Mask Stencils. The sentiments come from Clippings Stickers.

Barbara was inspired by Ranger Ink’s new Distress color for Tim Holtz, Uncharted Mariner and so she chose a film that fits this perfectly: ‘20,000 Leagues Under the Sea’ from Jules Verne’s novel of the same name. She also used the Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Bubbles stamp , Sea Life stamps set and, the Sizzix Wacky Transport 1 Thinlits dies.

Cheiron was inspired by the movie The Man Who Knew Infinity and used images from the Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous Eclectic Adverts, Weird Science and The Chemist stamps. She created her background using Distress Spray Stains, and added Gilded Foundry Wax and White Splatter to finish her card.

Emma was inspired by one of her all time favourite movies, Top Gun and created a Mini Etcetera Tag using Tim Holtz products. She used Uncharted Mariner Spray Stains and Oxide Spray to create the background spritzed over the Linked Squares Layering Stencil and combined this with the Inquisitive Stamp Set, the Winged 3D Impresslits Cut and Emboss Die and die cut stars from the Christmas 2021 Vault Series Die Set.

Emma also created a die cut freestanding Retro TV ornament which she made using the Sizzix die by Tim Holtz, and will display alongside her tag.

Kath was inspired by the James Bond movies (too many favourites to choose just one) to create a card to send to a hero in your life. She used some of her favourite craft products from her hero Tim Holtz, Stampers Anonymous Dapper, Moon Mask, Diamonds and Mini Numbered Layering Stencils, Distress Sterling Foundry Wax and Sizzix Alphanumeric Label, Classic Lower and Swirling Stars Thinlits.

Macarena was inspired by the Girl with a suitcase old movie on this card for a girl turning 13. She used Tim Holtz Sizzix dies: Destination, Baggage Claim and Alphanumeric Upper and Lower letters. She gave a vibrant shine to the map and suitcases by using Distress Embossing Glaze.

Maura was inspired by the movie “Alice in Wonderland” for her art journal spread. She used Stamping Bella’s Oddball Mad Hatter and White Rabbit stamps, along with Stamperia’s Alice in Wonderland papers.

Meihsia was inspired by the movie Alpha to create a mixed media tag using Stamperia Cosmos 12 X 12 Paper on the background, and decorated it with Tim Holtz Idea-ology MACHINERY HEADS and Tim Holtz Idea-ology FLASHCARDS.

This is Sandra‘s final project for the Monday Challenge blog, her inspiration for this card was the movie The Butterfly Effect. For the background she used Distress Spray Stain Speckled EggPrize Ribbon and Black Soot, with the Butterfly of the Specimen stamp set as the star. 

Zoey was inspired by the movie “5 days of Summer” – she used the wonderful Uncharted Mariner color to create the background of her tag. She also mixed in Antiqued Bronze and Fossilized Amber Oxide Spray To add texture she used the newly released stencil from Stampers Anonymous and the Bubble stamp from Tim Holtz

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

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