Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Simon Says ,,,,,, Dies and/or Punches ,, :-)




Hi all and welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge !! Thank you for joining us for the Glimmer and Sparkle Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too :-)

We will be back soon with the names of the lucky winners of the $50 Voucher  and the fabulous prize from Lindy's Stamp Gang  !! :-)

This week the challenge is ,,,,,,,,


USE DIES and/or PUNCHES


The design team have created some awesome projects for your inspiration, we are all featuring the BRAND NEW  Stamps and Dies from Simon Says Stamp Exclusives :-)

You don't have to use them to join in but we would love to see them used if you have them :-)

As an extra bonus for this challenge Heidi will be giving one lucky entrant this FABULOUS pack of Simon Says Stamp Exclusive Dies  !! Woo Hoo !!


I will be doing a random draw for this prize from one of the DT or our GD's  blogs. SO you will need to comment on all of our blogs otherwise you could miss out !! :-)

PLUS 
 Heidi will be giving a $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store!   
 

so 2 chances to win a fabulous prize !! :-)


I have to say I really LOVE these dies and have bought several of them, they are made by Memory Box and have the same quality and fine details :-)



I will link the products I used at the bottom of this post. Just to say that  the layering card, trees, banner and hearts were sprayed with Tawny Turquoise mist and is so beautiful and shimmery, I love it :-)  The little birds were cut on the Silhouette Cameo  and I used some black Enamel Accents for the eyes.

Close Up :-)
 you can see the lovely gimmer on the tree a little better on this one, and isn't the bird CUTE !! :-)

Inside ,,, the sentiment is from Hero Arts :-)

Thanks for looking :-) Our lovely GD  Laura and the DT have made some gorgeous cards so hop on over to the Simon Says Stamp Challenge to see themSmile

Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog

So now it's YOUR turn ! Happy Crafting !!
You have until Wed Oct 17th 8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in :-)


Challenges :
Creative Card Crew ,,,,, Birds
Top Tip Tuesday ,,,, Things with Wings ,
(tip, mop up excess glimmer mists with watercolour paper, it is fab for making embellies, flowers, leaves etc ,,,, )
Tuesday Alchemy ,,,,,, Anything Goes
Crafty Boots ,,,, Three ,,,, 3 Birds

88 comments:

Jingle said...

What an awesome background for those trees! This is fantastic!

Margie said...

Lovely card! Fun!

Lin said...

Love your combination of the birds and the trees, and also your weathered background, Lols!

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

I like the silhouette look to your card.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

downrightcrafty said...

love the feel to your card reminds me of the bare twigs against my fence as that cold winter gets closer
Hugs Kate xx

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is wonderful Lols. I really love the colours and textures

Hugs Sue

Anesha said...

Great card.

Anesha said...

Great card.

Jackie said...

That is so pretty, I love the little birds in the trees and I always love shiny, glittery things.

Dawn said...

Beautiful card, the paper is gorgeous and the shimmer looks amazing.

Hugs, Dawn

Leah Ann Gast said...

Awesome!

* Shaz * said...

Stunning card Lols i have to say i love the memory box dies too x

Dawn Louise said...

Excellent card it all works so well together x

Kelly said...

gorgeous! Love the birds and the rustic papers!

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous.xxx

Chrissy said...

Such fabulous trees Lorraine and I love the little birds too..fabulous papers..looks like a corrugated iron wall...so clever.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card.

Hugs Riet.xx

rachel said...

fab card - it makes a great and lasting impression - love everything about it! Hugs xx

Elaine Stark said...

I love the shabby chic effect. Great card and tip. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

Gorgeous card, Lols! I love the little birdies on the tree with a bit of sparkle and the FAB cardstock!!

*mwah*
Steph
Simon Says Stamp!

Rica said...

Fabulous Lols, I love that Shabby Chic paper - scrumptious!!!
Your little birdies an your sparkling trees are gorgeous.
hugs
Heather xx

PaperPixie said...

I thought this card was amazing and THEN I saw the close up! Swoon! That sparkle and bits of enamel accents are just brilliant.

Pam said...

Great card! Love the birds on the trees.

judy said...

I love the weathered background and dies on your pretty card!

Loz ♥ said...

Lols that distressed DP is perfect with these gorgeous dies! love the sparkle x

Sarah J. Moerman said...

I love the rustic feel of this card, Lols! Great job!

Karenladd said...

What a gorgeous card! Love that artsy distressed background for the die cut!

Denise Bryant said...

Beautiful card! I love the rustic feel it has. The trees are fabulous! Gotta get them in both sizes! Sweet birds also...
DeniseB

Dee's Craft Room said...

Stunning! I love the look you have created with this card.

Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

Dionne

paperfun said...

Lovely card. the spray really is sparkly. So pretty.

Your DP is gorgeous with that weathered look.

Thanks for joining our bird challenge at Creative Card Crew.

Mari

Michelle Axelson said...

Ah so cute! And great prizes! I think I'll hv to join the challenge this week :)

Tracie Nicole said...

you designed this card beautiful it looks like you puy alot of thought in it

debby4000 said...

Fabulous, brilliant card Lols.
luv
Debby

maria f. said...

I am in love with that small forest tree die. Perfect proportions IMHO. Your card is just shabby gorgeous. That BG paper. The silhouettes. The touch of glimmer. Mmmm.

Cathy said...

Lovely card, the colours and shine are fabulous :)

Carol L said...

I love the soft shimmer you've added to those adorable trees, and the birds look so cute with the enhanced eyes! What I love most about this card is the distressed, peeled paint look of the background. The inside is adorable with that little bird on the edge of the frame! Such a cute cute card!

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

LOVE that little birdie!!!!

Deanne :)

bonnielynnh said...

Very sweet card!

mandy said...

Wow Lols your card is gorgeous the background is fab and I love those birdies :)

Hugs Mandy xxx

Laine said...

Absolutely gorgeous card Lois. I love the shabby chic look and the little bird is so cute. Thanks for sharing with us at Tuesday Alchemy and we hope you will join us again.

Hugs and smiles

Laine

makingcardsisfun said...

Hi Lols, the card you made is so beautiful. I really love the little birds you used! :)

Earth Dragon Creations said...

Interesting and fun to see!

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Love this amazing card Lols!! I need to get me those shabby chic papers!! Just fabulous!!

hugs....

Lisa Carroll said...

This is beautiful, Lols! Love the rustic feel this has, and yet the shimmer tops it off SO well! Gorgeous. :)

Miriam Prantner said...

Really love the paper you chose for this, a great distressed look to this card!

Lagene said...

COOL card inside & out!

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Love your card Lols, great design with the trees and birds. Super papers too, love them !

Hugs

Jo x

Kat said...

Great card Lols. These die cuts look amazing.

Kat xx

Bernie said...

Fabulous card, both inside and out!
Hugs
Bernie

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Very pretty card!

Yvonne said...

Great card all the way around!!

Ardilla said...

Cute card... nice little birds :)

Dr. J said...

Just stunning! I love how delicate the elements are!

scraphappy4067 said...

Awesome card!!...love the shimmer!!

Liselot said...

OMG, what a beautiful delicate dies you used. I love them! And I love the card you made!
Liselot

Renee said...

Gorgeous card Lols!!!

Mimi said...

so sweet! love the beautiful details! ;D

Donna said...

Love the vintage feel of this card. Gorgeous die cuts.

jordanbev5 said...

Love your card and these delicate die cuts!

Samantha said...

Awesome card hunny! love it!
LOVE the colours too! and love all those yummi Dies wow! xx

hellerlittle said...

This is so great shabby designed. Loving your creativity. Wishing you a wonderful day.
hugs hellerlittle

shellscraftycorner said...

Love this dramatic card, very simplistic but stunning :) x

alethea said...

What a really beautiful card! I love the background paper!! HUgsxx

Rose said...

Lorraine, your shimmering die cuts look fabulous on this pretty card. TFS! Hugz, ~ Rose

Margreet said...

So lovely, Lols...fab background and lovely dies!
xxx Margreet

goldie said...

Fantastic card!Fab background!

Shazza said...

great card x

Shannon83k said...

Love your card!

Crafteezee said...

I love what you have created inside and out. Fabulous!
Hugs Tracy x

Mary Lou said...

Lorraine this is Fantastic!!! Love the dp and the added trees, birds, sentiment banner--perfect touch!!
Hugz

Carole Robb Bisson said...

Your card has beauty deep within the less is more department, as well as your attention to detail. Happily I have birds feeding outside the north window which is what I thought of. Blessings Carole

Gitte said...

Such an awsome card, i love the colors

Debs M said...

loving the turquoise spary on the dies and the bp is fab - gorgeous card x

Tinkerella said...

Now these are some cute lil birds! I love your Card!
Thanks for joining the Creative Card Crew!

Hugs and Good Luck, Elisa (DT)

Annette said...

Your birds are so tweet (get it!!!). Groan!!! Ok, I'll get my coat!!

Love your card Lorraine. The rustic look is fab.

Annette - Netty's Cards
Proud to design for Top Tip Tuesday.
xx

E. Marie said...

Your card is so cute!! I love the rugged look of the background. It works perfect with the adorable little tree dies. Love the little hearts and the use of the banner die for the sentiment!!

Lorianna said...

Stunning card!
Every detail is gorgeous.
Love the colors
The whole thing is PERFECT!!
Hugs
Lorianna

Claveh said...

I love this card, the vintage effect just works so well. xxx

butlersabroad said...

When I first saw the SSS dies earlier in the year I said immediately they were made by MB, you can spot their style and quality anywhere.

Love this card Lols, beautifully shaabby with that paper and the silhouette trees and birds. Wonderful.

Hugs
Brenda

America said...

Your distressed BG on this lovely card looks fantabulous. Great colors and details that speak volumes. and OH MY those SSS DIES totally ROCK!!!!

Cheryl First said...

What a fantastic card! I love the texture!
((HUGS))
Cheryl First
aka Cafexpressions

mags said...

A super card. Just love the dies.
Mags
x

haejin said...

i love that distressed paper~ so beautiful~~

Adrienne Crist said...

Wow, I just adore EVERYTHING about this card! Absolutely Beautiful!

Beyond Grey Challenges said...

Lorraine ! the inside is as beautiful as the outside !! love the glitter and the bird is super cute :)
Love
Pooja
http://lightboxcreative.blogspot.in/

loulou said...

Gorgeous card. Love the colour and the die choices. That background paper is wonderful is looks like old corrogated iron wall. cheers Linda

Sarah Biswabic said...

What a beautiful card!

paperpapier said...

perfect card for male...awesome!