Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Simon Says .................Anything Goes !!!


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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 Back To School Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.
ALSO please don't forget that we have a Kids Vacation Challenge running throughout the whole month of August CLICK HERE  for more information 
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This week the challenge is .............

ANYTHING GOES

We are showcasing MEMORY BOX 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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This challenge should have been easy - it wasn't because I had too much choice of which of my Memory Box products to use. I wish I had more time (have joiners knocking a partition down  at the moment) so I had little time and couldn't get into my craft room.
I opted out on use the Memory Box Frostyville Border and the Quinn Flourish as I decided it was time to start on Christmas cards. I wanted one a 'pretty' card and used Simon Says Stamp Sea Glass. I cut the circle with a Spellbinders Nestabilities Classic Circles and added a sentiment Happy Sentiments embossed with Silver powder.

                                                 


So now it's YOUR turn.  Happy Crafting
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 
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Simon Says Stamp
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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Monday, 25 August 2014

House Mouse & Friends................... Food, Glorious Food!



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Our sweet and talented Teamie; Christine Craig is hosting and has chosen theme;
~ FOOD, Glorious Food~ 

Anything to do with FOOD (Christine was thinking Harvest time for Fruits and etc.)
Nothing to stop you from making Xmas cards with FOOD on them too....LOL!



Please NOTE that ALL challenges also have the alternate option of *ANYTHING GOES* too!  So don't worry if you don't have a stamp with FOOD, as you can still join us by entering any of your projects using HMD stamps, CD images or decoupage.
    Proudly Sponsored by;
http://www.qkrstampede.com  
http://www.qkrstampede.com - home of the Perfect Shim!
Prize - Winner will receive 5 Digital Stamps of their choice to QKR's online store
  Welcome to our Rubber Stamp store! We have the Somewhat cute, Somewhat Quirky images that are available as unmounted, natural red rubber stamps OR as digital stamps! We have several rubber stamp lines featuring over 10,000 designs. Our QKR Stampede website features the artwork of Ken Herrod. Ken has a unique, somewhat quirky, style with lots of humor and character. Not a day goes by we don't get a chuckle out of a design we run across!  We are also the home of the new product: the Perfect Shim!!!


Check out their line of FABULOUS Stores! 
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Biblical Impressions - http://www.biblicalstamps.com
Alluring Impressions - http://www.alluringimpressions.com
AND A Generous CANDY PRIZE...
Our fabulous Teamie, Christine is kindly offering another Lucky player this awesome NEW pack House-Mouse Designs Food/Drink Decoupage sheets

AND a fun "FOOD" themed PRIZE from your Mousey Team
This Wooden Rubber Stamp will be given away to a third lucky player;

This Stamp is no longer available and rare. It is by Stampa Rosa Inc., House-Mouse Designs, Stamp Design of the Month, from November 2001, #469M, featuring Amanda, Mudpie and Monica.  Stamp is called: "Slurp 'n Chirp".  Thee gang is eating a bowl of Spaghetti. Isn't that just so cute, and so fitting for this challenge theme too?


 I'm late again - I can't keep my head above water at the moment.  I have a builder arriving this week to remove a partition in the bedroom - this means I have to remove everything possible out of the room - the only place I can move it is my craft room. I was just betting my craft room organized now I can't move or find a thing - again!!!

I used the cute Gruffie - 'A very Beary Birthday' - I coloured him with Copics and added Aleene's Glitter Snow - I used Distress Inks Shaded Lilac to colour the 'Icing' . I made a candle with glitter papers - the one on the image was a little small so I added a larger one - I could add more candles 
The papers are Bazzill Gummy Bear (what a great call for a Gruffie BEAR) and the patterned paper is from Maja.
My embellishments are Simon Says Die and Stamp Set - ric-rac ribbon from the adorable America Khun , the Memory Box Precious Stars. and the ribbon is some metal stuff I'd packed up from The NEC some years ago - interesting stuff - make a bow and then pull it into what every shape you wanted - the downside is that hit photographs so dark although it is rather pale Lilac.

Challenges
Crafting from the Heart - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
Sparkle N Sprinkle - (August) Anything Goes with Glitter, Embossing Powder and/or Flocking

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

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 Summer Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too.
ALSO please don't forget that we have a Kids Vacation Challenge running throughout the whole month of August CLICK HERE  for more information 

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This week the challenge is .....................

BACK TO SCHOOL

For some the holidays are already over and this is just the time to make encouragement cards to pop in to lunch boxes, notebooks, school calendars etc. Or you could personalize a shop bought item. We're looking forward to seeing your creations.
We are showcasing MY FAVORITE THINGS 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 decided to you a Saturated Canary image today - this one is called Geekin' It and coloured her with Copics. I've used very colourful card today - not like my usual at all - the papers are from one of Simon Says Monthly Kit
This week we are showcasing My Favorite Things products. I had two intending to use - I rushed ahead make the card and Ooops forget to end my MFT dies. I've been a manic week and at the last minute - couldn't restart my card so I succeeded by adding some of MFT Stacking Stars Dies - I love these stars - they are so useful and fit in many occasions!!!
I also added a small wooden ruler - (EDITED -  Maya Road Wood Mini Ruler) I searched the store but couldn't find them - I do know they are there but I ran out of time - I have loosing my internet on and off all morning and started panicking about be so late!!!


So now it's YOUR turn.  Happy Crafting
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 
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Simon Says Stamp
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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