Monday, December 4, 2017

Simon Says: Icy Inspiration










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

This week we are inviting you to use Maura's fabulous Icy Inspiration Mood Board!

Icy Inspiration


This week we are showcasing products from Paper Artsy, if you have some of their products we would love to see them used but it isn't necessary to join in with the challenge.

Our lovely teamie, Maura, has created this fabulous mood board to use for our inspiration.


As always Simon Says Stamp will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store
This week we are welcoming the lovely and super talented Valerie-Jael aka Bastelmania into the Designer Spotlight. If you haven't visited her blog before then you should head on over there for a browse! her blog is fabulous!

I used a fun Jofy 48 'Let It Snow' Cling Stamp set to make a card. This upside down snowman really makes me smile every time I see it 😁


I used Soft Navy Card Stock for the base card and simply stamped the snowflakes using Simons super creamy White Pigment Ink Pad
For the main panel I stamped the cute snowman and masked before blending a combination of faded Denim and Crushed Pistachio Distress Oxide Inks. I then splattered with water and when it was completed dry (I ironed it to make sure) I heat embossed the snowflake background. 

For the snowy ground I tore a strip of card and smothered it with Grit Paste. When it was dry I wrapped around some linen, I thought this resembled the soil on the pic with the snowman,,,, ;-) 


and I finished the inside.



Thanks for looking! 

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:
Paper Artsy. Torn Ripped Burnt, (I tore the strip for the snowdrift) 
Crafty Catz.  Anything Goes + Option of Let It Snow 
Creative Knockouts.  Snow Much fun 
Moo Mania and More.   Heat Embossing 



Ranger Watercolor Paper
Ranger Watercolor Paper
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Ranger Distress Oxide Cracked Pistachio
Ranger Distress Oxide Cracked Pistachio
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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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Distress Oxide Faded Jeans Ink Pad
Distress Oxide Faded Jeans Ink Pad
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Simon Says Stamp White Pigment Ink Pad
Simon Says Stamp White Pigment Ink Pad
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Dyan Reaveley Black Marble Ink Spray
Dyan Reaveley Black Marble Ink Spray
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Ranger European Heat Tool
Ranger European Heat Tool
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Fiskars Spring Assist Scissors
Fiskars Spring Assist Scissors
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Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool
Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool
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Stazon Black Ink Pad
Stazon Black Ink Pad
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Simon Says Stamp Best Ever Teflon Bone Folder
Simon Says Stamp Best Ever Teflon Bone Folder
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Stampendous Sparkle Puff Embossing Powder
Stampendous Sparkle Puff Embossing Powder
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Tim Holtz Distress Splatter Brush
Tim Holtz Distress Splatter Brush
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Tim Holtz Design Tape
Tim Holtz Design Tape
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Inkadinkado Stamping Mask Paper
Inkadinkado Stamping Mask Paper
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Simon Says Stamp Soft Navy Card Stock
Simon Says Stamp Soft Navy Card Stock
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Simon's Exclusive Winter Snow Craft Dies
Simon's Exclusive Winter Snow Craft Dies
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Paper Artsy Let It Snow Stamp Set
Paper Artsy Let It Snow Stamp Set
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Distress Grit Paste
Distress Grit Paste
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Tim Holtz Linen Ribbon
Tim Holtz Linen Ribbon
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Hope you all have a great week :-)
Happy Crafting
Luv Lols x x x

23 comments:

Karen Knott said...

Cute card, love the background stamping
Hugs Kaz xx

Valerie-Jael said...

Gorgeous card, thanks for all your help. Hugs, Valerie

Amy Cohen said...

Super cute- inside and out!! Thanks for joining us at Creative Knockouts.
Amy-DT

Catherine said...

Haha, this is so adorable, Lols! I see all snowmen having this type of personality, if they could only come to life. I love the soft icy colors! So pretty!

Cathie ♥

Dotty Jo x said...

So sweet! Jo x

Sandra H said...

So sweet is your card x

Jenny Fruchey said...

cute card

Redanne said...

I love JOFY's upside down snowman, he always makes me smile too - your card is such fun Lols! Hugs, Anne xx

Viv's Visuals said...

Fun card Lols!

Janette said...

Lovely fun card, thanks so much for sharing with us at CraftyCatz this week...x

Macarena said...

Yeah! I love this crazy snowman too. It made this card, absolutely. The colors so sweet and bright are great here too and those snowflakes give a perfect touch. Hugs! Marzena

froebelsternchen Susi said...

This card is an absolute WOWSER! I am in love with it! Thank you very much for joining Moo Mania & More with it! Much appreciated!
Happy rest of the week!
oxo Susi

ßeulah ßee said...

Happy, fun, smiling love!

Marjorie DUMONTIER said...

That’s a wonderful background !

Andrea Ockey Parr said...

What an absolutely charming card! I don't remember seeing this stamp set before, but now you've made me want to add it to the ol' shopping cart! I love the colors you used and how you created your own wintery scene. Lovely!

Maura Hibbitts said...

Lols, I am in love with this card! I love the saying, and the snowman upside down in the snow is perfect! Gorgeous! hugs, Maura

Stephanie Leykauf said...

Lols, this sweet little upside down snowman totally made me smile! I love how you added some "snowy" edges and hand stamped a two tone background of snowflakes.. FAB!!!

*mwah*
Steph
SImon Says Stamp!

Rosie said...

A very beautiful card

Thank you for joining us at MOO MANIA & MORE

Have a wonderful weekend

Kath Stewart said...

love the icy colours you used Lols and this crazy snowman is just so adorable...enjoy your weekend hugs kath xxx

Wanda Hentges said...

A fun, beautiful card, Lols!!!

Meihsia Liu said...

This is such a fun and fabulous Christmas card, Lols. Love the beautiful colors and the cute snowman. :)

Sandra said...

What a fun card, Lols! Love the upside down snowman! He looks so cute! Hugs, Sandra

Zoey Emanuela Scarpelli said...

such a fun card! love the upside down snowman!!