Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Simon Says: Anything Goes





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


This week the challenge is
Anything Goes

This week we are showcasing Wild Rose Studio 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

It is Karin's last week with us in the Designer Spotlight. Please pop by to see her fabulous card and to leave her some love ;-)

I used a super cute Bears on Swing Clear Stamp, not surprisingly this has been very popular with the DT today with a few of us choosing to use this one ;-) I think it would be great for Anniversaries, Wedding, Valentines as well as Birthdays and 'Just Because' I love stamps that can multi task don't you ;-)


I coloured the bears with a combination of  Prismacolor and Polychromos Pencils. I love how using pencils gives fur a more realistic textured look. As I was popping this over acetate it also looks better on the reverse, if I had used copics the ink would have bled through.

I cut an aperture from the front of the card and used acetate to create a window and then fussy cut the image to lay over the top


 For the inside I used very pretty Backgrounds and Stripes and Natural Textures A4 Paper Packs




So now it's YOUR turn to get out your Wild Rose Studio Products if you have them and join in!

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

Challenges:

Simon Says Stamp #120 White Cardstock
Simon Says Stamp #120 White Cardstock
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Sizzix Big Shot Plus
Sizzix Big Shot Plus
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Fiskars Reinforced Paper Trimmer
Fiskars Reinforced Paper Trimmer
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Best Creation Big Squares 3D Adhesive
Best Creation Big Squares 3D Adhesive
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Star Dust Stickles
Star Dust Stickles
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Scotch ATG Tape Glider
Scotch ATG Tape Glider
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Lawn Fawn Stitched Hillside Borders
Lawn Fawn Stitched Hillside Borders
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Memento Tuxedo
Memento Tuxedo
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Fiskars Spring Assist Scissors
Fiskars Spring Assist Scissors
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Tombow Mono Multi Glue
Tombow Mono Multi Glue
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Simon Says Stamp Card Stock Set Of 24 Colors
Simon Says Stamp Card Stock Set Of 24 Colors
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Simon Says Stamp Best Ever Teflon Bone Folder
Simon Says Stamp Best Ever Teflon Bone Folder
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Faber-Castell Polychromos Mixed Media Set
Faber-Castell Polychromos Mixed Media Set
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Prismacolor 150 Premier Colored Pencil Set
Prismacolor 150 Premier Colored Pencil Set
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Wild Rose Studio Bears On Swing Clear Stamp
Wild Rose Studio Bears On Swing Clear Stamp
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Wild Rose Studio, Papercrafts House Backgrounds and Stripes A4 Paper Pack
Wild Rose Studio, Papercrafts House Backgrounds and Stripes A4 Paper Pack
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Wild Rose Studio, Papercrafts House, Natural Textures A4 Paper Pack
Wild Rose Studio, Papercrafts House, Natural Textures A4 Paper Pack
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Simon Says Stamp Stitched Ovals Craft Dies
Simon Says Stamp Stitched Ovals Craft Dies
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Crafters Companion Heat Resistant Acetate Pack
Crafters Companion Heat Resistant Acetate Pack
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Hope you all have a great week :-)
Happy Crafting
Luv Lols x x x

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

House Mouse 'Hungry Snowman

I am a day late with a card for the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge, but, as the saying goes, better late than never! 

Before moving onto the challenge we have another announcement to make! the lovely and super talented 'Annie' has joined the team!! Woo Hoo!!! 
Welcome aboard!! :-)

The theme for the next 2 weeks was chosen by our lovely new teamie 'Bunny' 

CHRISTMAS! 

of course you can always choose the Anything Goes option too ;-)

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the lovely folks at Stampendous for sending me samples of their latest release!! Very much appreciated XX

I used a super cute new Stampendous ' Hungry Snowman'  adorable or what!! :-) 


I decided to have a go at colouring this using a combination of Prismacolor and Polychromos Pencils and I love how this has turned out


and I finished the inside ;-)




Thanks for looking! I hope you will all join in! 

We are thrilled to be welcoming back our AWESOME sponsor

 Heidi and her team at Simon Says Stamp!


Winner will receive a RANDOM ASSORTMENT of Premium Dye Ink Pads


Challenges:

Die Cut Diva's    Christmas + Die Cuts
Christmas Card Challenges: Christmas
Cut It Up.   Christmas
Cardz 4 Galz  Christmas
Christmas at Sweet Stamping'. Christmas
Little Red Wagon.    Christmas

Simon Says Stamp #120 White Cardstock
Simon Says Stamp #120 White Cardstock
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Simon Says Stamp Stitched Rectangles Craft Die Set
Simon Says Stamp Stitched Rectangles Craft Die Set
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Sizzix Big Shot Plus
Sizzix Big Shot Plus
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Fiskars Reinforced Paper Trimmer
Fiskars Reinforced Paper Trimmer
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Best Creation Big Squares 3D Adhesive
Best Creation Big Squares 3D Adhesive
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Star Dust Stickles
Star Dust Stickles
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Scotch ATG Tape Glider
Scotch ATG Tape Glider
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Memento Tuxedo
Memento Tuxedo
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May Arts Red Twine Burlap
May Arts Red Twine Burlap
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Fiskars Spring Assist Scissors
Fiskars Spring Assist Scissors
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Simon Says Stamp Best Ever Teflon Bone Folder
Simon Says Stamp Best Ever Teflon Bone Folder
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Faber-Castell Polychromos Mixed Media Set
Faber-Castell Polychromos Mixed Media Set
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Prismacolor 150 Premier Colored Pencil Set
Prismacolor 150 Premier Colored Pencil Set
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Stampendous Hungry Snowman Cling Stamp
Stampendous Hungry Snowman Cling Stamp
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Simon Says Stamp Schoolhouse Red Card Stock
Simon Says Stamp Schoolhouse Red Card Stock
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Lawn Fawn Perfectly Plaid Winter 6x6 Paper Pack
Lawn Fawn Perfectly Plaid Winter 6x6 Paper Pack
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Hope you all have a great week :-)
Happy Crafting
Luv Lols x x x

Monday, July 24, 2017

Simon Say's 'You've Got The Edge'










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

You've Got The Edge 
We would like you to focus on the edges of your creation and add some interest to them, You could use die cut borders, distressing, embossing, inking, stitching or any other way to draw your eye to the edges of your project. we will be looking forward to seeing how you interpret this challenge!
As always Simon Says Stamp will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store


Please pop by to see what our fabulous guest Cathie aka Beulah Bee has made for us!! GORGEOUS! 


I made a card using a Paper Artsy Zinski Art 06 and Zini 01 Mini Rubber Stamp Sets to make a whimsical card. She replicated the zig-zag design on the stamps in the stitching and then used a Paper Distresser to create more interest along the edge.


Isn't she FAB!! Little Zini!!  I really love these cute and whimsical stamps, AWESOME :-)


I used a Dot Fade Stencil and Broken China Oxide Ink for the background and then stamped some script using a Simon's Exclusive Fog Ink Pad to create a subtle effect. 

I finished the inside to coordinate with the front and used a Darkroom Door Alphabet Medley stamp set. I love the grungy look of this set!! My FAVE! :-) 




Thanks for looking! It's time to get out your fancy/funky/distressed edges and join in!

So now it's YOUR turn to get creating!

Do you use Instagram ?  If so please add  #sssmchallenge so we can see your entries there too





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

Challenges:
Creative Artiste.  Anything Mixed Media 


Simon Says Stamp #120 White Cardstock
Simon Says Stamp #120 White Cardstock
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Ranger Watercolor Paper
Ranger Watercolor Paper
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Ranger Distress Oxide Broken China
Ranger Distress Oxide Broken China
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Fiskars Reinforced Paper Trimmer
Fiskars Reinforced Paper Trimmer
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Best Creation Big Squares 3D Adhesive
Best Creation Big Squares 3D Adhesive
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Star Dust Stickles
Star Dust Stickles
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Scotch ATG Tape Glider
Scotch ATG Tape Glider
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Tim Holtz Dot Fade Stencil
Tim Holtz Dot Fade Stencil
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Tim Holtz Mini Distress Ink Pads
Tim Holtz Mini Distress Ink Pads
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Darkroom Door Alphabet Medley
Darkroom Door Alphabet Medley
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Tim Holtz Paper Distresser
Tim Holtz Paper Distresser
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Fiskars Spring Assist Scissors
Fiskars Spring Assist Scissors
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Stazon Black Ink Pad
Stazon Black Ink Pad
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Simon Says Stamp Card Stock Set Of 24 Colors
Simon Says Stamp Card Stock Set Of 24 Colors
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Simon Says Stamp Best Ever Teflon Bone Folder
Simon Says Stamp Best Ever Teflon Bone Folder
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Ranger Artist Brush Set
Ranger Artist Brush Set
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Paper Artsy Zini 01
Paper Artsy Zini 01
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Paper Artsy Zinski Art 06
Paper Artsy Zinski Art 06
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Zig Clean Color 60 Set
Zig Clean Color 60 Set
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Hope you all have a great week :-)
Happy Crafting
Luv Lols x x x