04.01.2017

Simon Says … New something

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

Thank you for joining us for the last week’s challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.

This week the challenge is

New Something

New Crafty Stash, New Baby, New Job, New Life, Wedding etc, we will be looking forward to seeing whats new!

This week we are showcasing our very own Simon Says Stamp Exclusive Products. You don’t have to use them for the challenge but if you have them we would love to see them used.

As always Simon Says Stamp will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store

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My NEW SOMETHING for this challenge is the Limited Edition December Card Kit from Simon Says Stamp.  Although the kit sold out in record time the star of the show (in my humble opinion) is the stamp set – Swell Christmas – which is still very much available!  Anyone who follows me will know that vintage Christmas is my thing!  I love the style and feel of everything that kitsch and retro Christmas offers and this stamp set is so COOL!  I madde a coupls of cards featuring the fab Santa image!

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So now it’s YOUR turn, Happy Crafting
Do you use Instagram ?  If so please add  #ssswchallenge to your challenge entry uploads so we can see them on there too.
You have until Wed  8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in

New Something

New Crafty Stash, New Baby, New Job, New Life, Wedding etc, we will be looking forward to seeing whats new!

This week we are showcasing our very own Simon Says Stamp Exclusive Products. You don’t have to use them for the challenge but if you have them we would love to see them used.

19.01.2016

Simon Says Stamp January 2016 Card Kit – thank you jet lag!

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So, it’s 11pm on a Monday night.  I have work in the morning but my time zone is somewhere on the Pacific coast of America.  I haven’t slept properly since I got home and I’m WIDE AWAKE!  What is a girl to do??  I know, grab that AWESOME January 2016 card kit from Simon Says Stamp that I’ve had no time to play with and get crafting.  Here’s what happened!

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All the supplies used in these cards are in the kit (with the exception of the Wonky Stitches die which is from Avery Elle – I can’t not use it every time I craft!!).

16.12.2015

Simon Says … Die Crazy

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

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

This week the challenge is

DIE CRAZY

We are showcasing our very own Simon Says Stamp Exclusive Products this week. You don’t have to use them to join in but if you have some we would love to see them used

As always Simon Says Stamp will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store

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I’ve combined a few of my favourite Simon Says Stamp exclusive products to create this card ( I actually sneaked it on Periscope a couple of weeks ago if you saw it!!).  The paper and adhesive sequins are from the December Card Kit and then I used the cute kitty from Christmas Cats (LOVE this set).  I created an aperture using the Simon Says Stamp Stitched Circles dies and the kitty was coloured with copics and a bit of added sparkle with some Stickles.

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So now it’s YOUR turn, Happy Crafting

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If you use instagram add  #ssswchallenge to your challenge entry uploads so we can see them on there too!

 

 

You have until Wed  8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in
No backlinking allowed, Only 5 new creations will be eligible in the prize draw

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04.11.2015

Simon Says … Thanks/Thanksgiving

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

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

This week the challenge is

THANKS/THANKSGIVING 

We are showcasing our very own Simon Says Stamp Exclusive Products this week. You don’t have to use them to join in but if you have some we would love to see them used

As always Simon Says Stamp will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store

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Hey there, it’s time to be thankful on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog this week.  It’s that lovely time of year where everything’s turning and the nights are for cosying up in front of the fire with a hot drink and a blankie!!  Bliss!

For my card this week I kept it very simple although a wee bit of work went into it to colour that apple (three attempts before I was happy, lol!).  I was totally inspired by the way my idol Debby Hughes coloured this stamp and so I went with her lead and smothered it in Glossy Accents too!  To ground the image and add a little more interest I just framed the card with a free hand border drawn with a Copic multi liner pen.

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So now it’s YOUR turn, Happy Crafting

Instagram

If you use instagram add  #ssswchallenge to your challenge entry uploads so we can see them on there too!

 

 

You have until Wed  8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in
No backlinking allowed, Only 5 new creations will be eligible in the prize draw

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19.08.2015

Simon Says … Back To School

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

Thank you for joining us for the Food and/or Drink Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.

We will be back soon with the name of the lucky winner of the $50 Voucher

This week the challenge is

BACK TO SCHOOL

We are showcasing MY MIND’S EYE PRODUCTS this week. You don’t have to use them to join in but if you have some we would love to see them used

As always Simon Says Stamp will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store

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Hey there!  Another scheduled post from me as I’m currently grabbing some wifi time in our Bangkok hotel room!  Ah, it’s a hard life, lol!

Not that I want to even think about it but this week’s challenge is all about Back To School – booo!  I want all posts to be about Summer – yay! I created a simple Good Luck card using products from the Simon says Stamp May 2015 Card Kit – which is still available to purchase if you’re quick!  I used some of the patterned paper from the kit to cover the front of an A2 card and then cut a circle using the MFT Cross-Stitched Circle dies from Slate cardstock.  I used the gold letter stickers from the kit to spell out Good Luck and then mounted the circle onto the card using foam adhesive.

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So now it’s YOUR turn, Happy Crafting

Do you use Instagram?  If so please add  #ssswchallenge to your challenge entry uploads so we can see them on there too!

 
You have until Wed  8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in
No backlinking allowed, Only 5 new creations will be eligible in the prize draw

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09.06.2015

Simon Says Stamp June 2015 Card Kit – I’ve played at last!!

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My goodness, where are these weeks going??!  I’ve had this amazing kit sitting on my desk for days but have only just managed to have a play with it!  I LOVE it so much – it’s one of my favourites so far (although I think I say that every month, lol).  I die cut one of the new MFT circle dies and whilst the die was still in place used a series of masking steps to get the stripes.  I used the Ranger dye inks (which I LOVE) and they blended beautifully!

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Well thanks for popping by – hope I get to play a wee bit more with this kit this week so watch this space!!

08.05.2015

The Perfect Day

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I’ve been playing again with the Simon Says Stamp May Card kit and I am totally in love with the soft colours and gold accents – such a sophisticated palette.  I love the kits for being able to pull together a card that looks so professional and cohesive – I so enjoy getting them every month.

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I’m loving the sneak peeks we’re starting to see for the June kit too – can’t wait for that box of yumminess to land on my doorstep!!


06.05.2015

Simon Says … Let’s get sentimental

 

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

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

This week the challenge is

LET’S GET SENTIMENTAL

Simply use a sentiment on your project ! There are so many fabulous sentiment stamps, dies, stencils, stickers etc that is is nice to let them take centre stage once in a while don’t you think ?

We are showcasing TIM HOLTZ PRODUCTS this week. You don’t have to use them to join in but if you have some we would love to see them used

As always Simon Says Stamp will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store

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I’m not gonna lie, whenever I see the words “Tim Holtz” a wee shiver of fear goes down my spine, lol!  I struggle to make his products look as good as everyone else does, not sure what it is – I think it’s the whole “grungy” thing!  Anyhoo, I decided I could still do Clean and Simple and use a Tim Holtz stamp!  So I grabbed the gorgeous Simon Says Stamp May card kit and created a simple card using this lovely sentiment stamp.  If you haven’t seen this kit ye then I urge you to check it out.  I love getting the monthly kits, they are always so inspiring and great for when your mojo needs a kick up the bum!!

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So now it’s YOUR turn.  Happy Crafting

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You have until Wed  8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in

No backlinking allowed, Only 5 new creations will be eligible in the prize draw

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11.03.2015

Simon Says …things that fly

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

Thank you for joining us for the Special Lady/Girly Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.

We will be back soon with the name of the lucky winner of the $50 Voucher

This week the challenge is

THINGS THAT FLY

Spring will soon be here and our gardens will be buzzing with bees, butterflies, birds and all sorts of little insects. It is also at around this time of year that our thoughts turn to summer vacations and flying away to sunny locations ! There are so many options that you can use for this challenge !

We are showcasing AMERICAN CRAFTS PRODUCTS this week. You don’t have to use them to join in but if you have some we would love to see them used

As always Simon Says Stamp will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store

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I was inspired by the gorgeous black and yellow colour scheme in the March Simon Says Stamp kit so started with that by pulling out some card and polka dot patterned paper and of course the FABULOUS border die!  I’ve also been DIE-ing (geddit) to play with the Kite shaker die from the Hop To It release which of course ties in beautifully with our “Things That Fly” challenge theme.  I used some American Crafts twine to create the tail of the kite and filled the kite shaker with some white sequins.  After waiting for it on backorder I just got my Wishing sentiments stamps and dies and thought the font went perfectly with the kite theme.

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So now it’s YOUR turn, Happy Crafting
Do you use Instagram ?  If so please add  #ssswchallenge to your challenge entry uploads so we can see them on there too !
 
You have until Wed  8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in
No backlinking allowed, Only 5 new creations will be eligible in the prize draw

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26.01.2015

Simon Says Stamp February 2015 Card Kit

 

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I got home to some gorgeous happy mail today … my Simon Says Stamp February Card Kit!  This is one of my favourites yet – the colours are perfect and the stamp set is just gorgeous.  I didn’t waste any time getting stuck in – here’s what I’ve created so far:

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I don’t think I’m done with this kit by any means – I absolutely LOVE IT!  Looks like hubby will be getting a few extra Valentine’s this year, lol!