Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Simon Says Stamp....CHECK it out!

Hello Friends! Thank you all so much to those who joined us last week! What a GREAT bunch of entries we had!! This week, Simon Says Stamp challenge for you is to CHECK IT OUT! Use checks, plaid, gingham, etc. on your creation! Here are the DTs creations for you to CHECK out! Head on over to their blogs to get more info about their projects & show them some love!





<-- don't forget, you can win THIS just by entering!!!! AND will pay the shipping!!!! We can't wait to see what you create!!! HAVE FUN!

Chris & the DT

Simon Says Stamp on Papercrafts Planet

We only need 3 more members to take us up to 300 on the Simon Says Stamp group on the Papercrafts Planet site !!! there will be a random prize for one of the members !!! so please join in ,,,, you never know ,,,, you could be THE lucky one :-)

Lols x x x

Winner of the 'Friends' Challenge

Thank you for all your fabulous entries to the 'Friends' Challenge :-) There can only be one lucky winner ,,,, and that person is ,,,,,,

Here are your random numbers:


Timestamp: 2010-06-30 07:37:10 UTC

Kirsten :-) Congratulations hunny :-) Please email us so we can explain how you can claim your prize ;-)

Lols and the DT x x x

Tuesday, 29 June 2010


HAPPY CANADA DAY to all our Canadian friends :-) We hope you all have a lovely day with your families and friends and maybe fit a little bit of crafting in there too :-)

Lols x x

Simon Says Stamp Challenge on Papercraft Planet :-)

As some of you may know ,, DT Chris runs a Challenge on the Papercraft Planet site on behalf of Simon Says Stamp.

It is a monthly challenge with a fabulous prize on offer :-) The theme for this month is 'Oh Boy' ,,, now many of you have joined in our challenges with 'boy' cards so you could link them !! :-) Time is rinning out tho ,,, this challenge ends tomorrow !! You have to be quick !! :-)

If you would like the chance to win ,,, link your card on the Simon Says Papercraft Planet Challenge

Good Luck :-)
Lols x x x

Wednesday, 23 June 2010

Simon Says....You Gotta Have Friends !

Thank you so much to everyone who entered our Pirate Challenge last week. What amazing creations you came up with and it was great to see your new Pirate names !!

Before we tell you about our challenge this week we have some fantastic news for you.

Please let us introduce to you our three wonderful new DT members

Marcea (who has been our Guest DT for the last month)

Heather (Rica) and


Photographs and details of our new playmates are in our sidebar.

Welcome to the Simon Family !!

This week's challenge is all about FRIENDS. Friends are very important to all of us so why not show them how much we appreciate them always being there by surprising them with a card or gift ?

The fabulous prize is a $25 spending spree in the Simon Says Stamp Store !

The Design Team this week are showcasing Penny Johnson stamps. You can of course buy the full range of Penny Johnson stamps from the Simon Says Stamp Store ! If you have any of Penny Johnson's stamps we would love to see them but you can use any stamp at all for this challenge.

Here are the Design Team's cards for your inspiration :




Email entry from Marjolein Bergen

We have just had this gorgeous email entry from Marjolein :-) Such a cute Owl :-)

Please leave comments for Marjolien on this post :-)

Lols x x

Sunday, 20 June 2010

Winner of the Pirate Challenge

We didn't have so many entries for this challenge, but it was alot of fun :-) Thank you to everyone who entered :-)

There can only be one winner and the random gen chose

Random Integer Generator

Here are your random numbers:


Timestamp: 2010-06-23 08:09:14 UTC

the lucky winner is Heike
Congratulations :-) Please email us and we will explain how to claim your prize :-)

Lols and the DT

Friday, 18 June 2010

A Freebie for you :-)

To help you with the challenge this week our very own Martine has made this little set for you :-)

Go to Martine's blog to download these fab sentiments, images and paper :-)

Lols x x x

Monday, 14 June 2010

Simon Says....Shiver Me Timbers, Thar Be a Pirate!

Ahoy Challengers!!! We be setting sail on a new challenge this week - can ye guess what the theme be? Aye, me hearties, it is, PIRATES!!!! Arghhhhh!!!!

Avast, ye......look at the booty this week!! Blimey, its a good one!!!! 25 doubloons ($25) to spend at me favourite store!

Here be the creations from our very own Pirates: Check em out, or ye be walkin' the plank!!!!
Our Guest Pirate, Smugglin' Marcy Jones (aka Marcea)'s creation:

Tax Evadin' Elanor Bonny (aka Lols)

Cap'n Antonia Peckerwood (aka Domi)

Blind Anne Belamy (aka Jane)

Pirate Avalon the Engorged (aka Dena)

Fish Breath Glynnis (aka Debby)

Jelly Legs Madeline (aka Martine)

Dancin' Bella Cutty (aka Chris)

Batten down the hatches, and get creatin'!!!! Now, weigh anchor and hoist the mizzen!!! We can't wait to see yer fancy jolly rogers, booty and buccaneers!!!! Shiver me timbers!!!!

(FYI: I did not make up these names!! You can get your own pirate name HERE!!! Have fun with it!!!!)

Please add a link to your creation with the linky and please make sure word verification is TURNED OFF, it makes it so much easier for the DT wenches :-)

Sunday, 13 June 2010

Winner of the Recipe Challenge :-)

I have just pressed the button on the random gen and the lucky winner this week is

Random Integer Generator

Here are your random numbers:


Timestamp: 2010-06-16 09:40:27 UTC

That is Corrie :-)
Congratulations Corrie :-) Please email us so we can explain how you claim your prize :-)

Lols and the DT x

Wednesday, 9 June 2010

Simon Says.... A Recipe !

Thank you to everyone who joined in with our Male/Father's Day Challenge last week. We had lots and lots of fabulous entries, your Dad's/Boys will be so pleased with your creations !

This week's challenge is a recipe and here are the ingredients we want you to use :

1 Image

2 Patterned Papers ( + a contrast card for layering if you like )

3 Types of Embellishments ( you can use as many of each type as you like )

Heidi will be giving one lucky entrant a $25 spree to her store and she will pay the shipping charges too :-)

The Design Team are showcasing Stampavie stamps this week. Simon Says Stamp have the full range of Stampavie stamps in stock, just take a look !

We also have our Guest Designer Marcea joining us again this week. Here is Marcea's gorgeous card

Here are the rest of the Design Team's cards and creations for your inspiration

Please leave a link to your creation and please check your settings to make sure that the WORD VERIFICATION IS TURNED OFF if you would like the DT to leave you a comment. We do enjoy visiting you but don't like having to jump through hoops to leave a comment :-)

Thanks for your consideration and cooperation

Tuesday, 8 June 2010

Winner of the Fathers Day/boy's card Challenge

We had loads of entries to the challenge ,,,, over 200 ! :-) Thank you :-)

I have just pressed the button ,, and the Random Gen chose ,,,,,,

Random Integer Generator

Here are your random numbers:


Timestamp: 2010-06-09 14:13:28 UTC

the lucky girl this week is Sharon Lougheed

Congratulations Sharon :-) Please email us and we will explain how you can claim your prize :-)

Lols and the DT x x

Wednesday, 2 June 2010

Simon Says ,,,,, Father's Day/ Male card :-)

Thank you for all your lovely entries to our Colour Challenge :-) I will be back soon with a lucky winner :-)

FATHERS DAY will be on the 20th June so we thought we should get prepared ! :-) You can make any male card if you prefer though, from baby boy to old man :-)

Heidi will be giving one lucky entrant a $25 spree to her store and she will pay the shipping charges too :-)

We are joined again this week by the lovely
GD Marcea
:-) I am sure most, if not all of you have visited Marcea's blog ,,,, FANTASTIC creations !! If by any chance you have not popped by her blog then you are in for a treat !

this is her gorgeous card :-)

The DT have made some lovely cards for you to see too :-)