Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Simon Says....Sporty and or Patriotic

Thanks to everyone that entered into last weeks challenge...what fun it has been viewing everyone's Anything But a Card creations and we have to say that they were all awesome!
We will be back shortly to draw a random winner for last weeks challenge!

This week, we bring you a fun challenge....

Sporty and or Patriotic!!

What with the Olympics and 4th of July just around the corner for big celebrations, the design team thought that it would be fitting and super fun to feature a challenge based on this...

The design team have created some awesome projects for your inspiration, we are all featuring

As always the wonderful Heidi and the fabulous Simon Says family will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the Fabulous Simon Says Superstore!

I ask if you have a few spare few minutes to pop on over to our wonderful GD Liz and the fab DT blogs to see how their creations were made, Oh and if you could leave the some love with a few comments it would be gratefully appreciated.

We would like to send out a huge thanks to Liz for being our Guest Designer for the month of June, you have created some gorgeous projects and we hope you have enjoyed your time with us!



Cuttlebug Stars Embossing Folder


Cuttlebug STARS embossing folder and Hero Arts TRULY GRATEFUL

Winner of Anything But a Card!

Huge thanks to everyone that took the time to create and enter into Anything But a Card!

Drum Roll please! The lucky winner of the $50 shopping voucher....

Winner drawn through Random Org...

Congratulations Lai-Yoke!!! :)

Please email us so we can explain how you can claim your prize!


Joy and the DT!!

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Simon Says ,,,,, Anything BUT a Card :-)

Thanks for all your fabulous entries last week :-) We will be back soon with a winner of the $50 Voucher to the Simon Says Stamp Store :-)

Before moving onto the challenge we would like to welcome our new team members :-)
Cheiron, Jennifer ,Laurel ,Lin, Lisa .and Sarah Cheiron will be joining in with a creation next week :-)
Please pop by their blogs to say 'Hi ' and leave a comment for them :-)

This week we have another great challenge for you !!

so a Tag, ATC, Album, Frame, Bookmark, Candle ,, endless possibilities :-)

We are showcasing 7 Gypsies and /or Maya Road Products on our cards this week and if you have them we would love to see them used but you don't have to use them to join in :-)

As usual Heidi will be giving away a $50 voucher to shop at the FABULOUS Simon Says Stamp Superstore!!!!

And now you can see what we all made ! :-)

Designer in the June Spotlight ,, LIZ MARSDEN
used Tilda Sending Love Letter

Used Maya Road Trinket Pins and Love My Tapes woodgrain tape,


I've used 7 Gypsies 6inch pack of Lille and Hero Arts Etched Flowers

used Maya Road Sew Cute Mini Chipboard, Vintage Wood Sewing Spools, Wood Mini Spool, Crystal Star Trinket Pin and a Maya Road Tin

7 Gypsies Album Book Journal

used 7 Gypsies White Shadow Box,and Life Collage Tissue Paper

Using Maya Road "Sew Cute Mini Chipboard"

Used: Maya Road Vintage Black Pearl Trinket Pins

Used - 7 Gypsies board kit banner

WAIT !! I'm not finished yet ! A FABULOUS Blog Hop to celebrate the launch on the new Simon Says Stamp Exclusives Dies starts today !! You will need to hop over to the Simon Says Stamp Blog to join in the FUN !! LOTS of fabulous prizes on offer !! :-)

So now it's YOUR turn ! Happy Crafting !!
You have until Wed 27th June 8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in :-)

Winner of Joy's Inspiration Challenge :-)

Thank you so much to everyone who joined in with Joy's Inspiration Challenge :-)

Who is the lucky winner of this fab $50 voucher ,,,,,,

Here are your random numbers:


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Congratulations Wedgie !!! :-)
Please email us so we can explain how you can claim your prize !! :-)

Lols and the DT x x x

Thursday, 14 June 2012

Welcome to our New Design Team Members !! :-)

Thank You so very much to all of you who entered our Design Team call :-) We were overwhelmed with the response !! :-)

As you can imagine very difficult decisions had to be made and although we can't invite you all to join the team we thank you from the very bottom of our hearts for applying :-)
  This industry is filled with the most kind and talented folks in the entire world!  It's a blessing and honor to do what we love every day.
So without further ado we would like to invite these very talented ladies to join our Simon Says Stamp family for the next year :-) 

Cheiron aka My Crafty Life
Dawny P aka Pink Piggy
Debby aka A Scrapjourney
Heather aka Heather's Haven
Jennifer aka Just Jingle
Jo aka Boots Blogspot
Joy aka Less Is More
Laurel aka Paper Crafts by Laurel
Lin  aka Sending Hugs
Lisa   aka INKlinations
Mandy aka A Sprinkling of Glitter
Marcea aka Marcea's Crafting Corner
Melissa aka Creating from the Heart
Sarah aka My Impressions

Woo Hoo !!! :-) Congratulations ladies!!   We are so excited to have you join our team and have emailed each of you.  Please be sure to contact Lorraine for further details.  Her email addy is on the sidebar.

Lols, Heidi and Steph x x x

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

Simon Says ,,,, Joy's Summer Inspiration :-)

Thanks for all your fabulous entries last week :-) We will be back soon with a winner of the $50 Voucher to the Simon Says Stamp Store :-)

We are going through all the entries to the DT call. There are so many very talented applicants and we are thrilled that you would like to join us. We will announce the new team as soon as possible :-)

This week we have another great challenge for you !! Our lovely and very talented teamie, Joy, has made this fab inspiration board for us to use :-) Thanks Joy xx


we are all using Hero Arts Products on our cards this week :-) You don't have to to join in but if you have some then we would love to see it used on your creations :-)

As usual Heidi will be giving away a $50 voucher to shop at the FABULOUS Simon Says Stamp Superstore!!!!

Please pop around to visit Liz and the DT to see how we made them and of course we all LOVE to recieve comments so please leave some ,,, :-)

used Hero Arts Calico Borders

used Hero Arts Gems coloured wth Copics

used a Sentiment from a Hero Arts Clearstamp Set which is simular to: Good Friends

used Hero Arts (Basic Grey) Picnic Clear Stamp Set, Mixed Accents Pearls and

Hero Arts Striped Flower

Hero Arts Wildflower Garden ,Flourish Backround

Hero Arts - Away

Used: Hero Arts Sentiment Thinking of You

Used: Hero Arts 'Sending Smiles' Clear Stamp Set

So now its your turn !! Happy Crafting :-)