Monday, July 2, 2018

Simon Says: Red White and/or Blue


Hi all!Welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

This week the theme is

Red, White and/or Blue
It is the first week of the month and that means we are showcasing a particular brand/company. This week we are all using products from the fabulous Darkroom Door Company! If you don't have any of their products, yet, that's OK, you can still join in with the challenge but if you have some then please use them!

The lovely folks over at Simon Says Stamp are generously giving away a FABULOUS $50 voucher to shop at the  Simon Says Stamp Store! All you have to do is take out your crafty supplies, make something following this week’s prompt, and add a link in the Inlinkz at the bottom of this post! You can join 5 times so you could have 5 chances to win! How AWESOME is that!! All winners are chosen randomly, so everyone has an equal chance to win! Woo Hoo!! Good Luck to everyone! The Design Team is looking forward to seeing your creative makes and will pop around to visit you ASAP!

Please pop by to see what Karolina and the Design Team have made, awesome creations!!! 

I made a trio of Andy Warhol inspired kitty cards using a Darkroom Door Sitting Cat Cling Stamp and a Small Circles Stencil



For the red one I coloured the cat and background using  Candied Apple Distress Oxide Ink. After stencilling the background using the Small Circles Stencil I then used a Tim Holtz Dot Fade Stencil, White Embossing Paste and a sprinkling of Prisma Glitter to add sparkle 


I added a couple of strips of Washi Tape, stitched around the edges, added a cat inspired Snarky Sentiment and finished the inside too ;-) 



For the white version I  simply used the stencil to emboss the design, leaving the stencil in place I used a Good Reading Background Stamp and a Smoke Ink Pad to stamp through the holes. 


 I used a Light Green Zig Marker to add a touch of green to their eyes 


 For the blue version I used and Faded Jeans Distress Oxide Ink




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

It's time for our annual Simon Says Stamp Summer Vacation Kid's Challenge where we host a special challenge dedicated to our young designers! CLICK HERE or on the logo below for more info 


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Challenges:
Eclectic Ellapu.  Red White and Blue 
Shopping Our Stash.  Red/White/Blue (thanks for choosing my card as one of the top 3 last week too)
Show Us Your Pussies.   Anything Goes + Cats


Ranger Watercolor Paper
Ranger Watercolor Paper
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Simon Says Stamp #120 White Card stock
Simon Says Stamp #120 White Card stock
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Sizzix Big Shot Plus
Sizzix Big Shot Plus
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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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Darkroom Door Sitting Cat Cling Stamp
Darkroom Door Sitting Cat Cling Stamp
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Darkroom Door Small Circles Stencil
Darkroom Door Small Circles Stencil
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Stazon Jet Black Ink Pad
Stazon Jet Black Ink Pad
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Tim Holtz Candied Apple Distress Oxide Ink
Tim Holtz Candied Apple Distress Oxide Ink
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Versafine Onyx Black
Versafine Onyx Black
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Tim Holtz Paper Distresser
Tim Holtz Paper Distresser
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pads
Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pads
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Ranger Craft Mat
Ranger Craft Mat
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Dreamweaver White Embossing Paste
Dreamweaver White Embossing Paste
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Lawn Fawn Prisma Glitter
Lawn Fawn Prisma Glitter
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Mini Misti Stamping Tool
Mini Misti Stamping Tool
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Tim Holtz Dot Fade Layering Stencil
Tim Holtz Dot Fade Layering Stencil
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Simon's Exclusive Soft Navy Card Stock
Simon's Exclusive Soft Navy Card Stock
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Simon Says Stamp Craft Tacky Glue
Simon Says Stamp Craft Tacky Glue
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Elizabeth Craft Designs Tweezers (my all time faves)
Elizabeth Craft Designs Tweezers (my all time faves)
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Simon's Exclusive Good Reading Cling Background Stamp
Simon's Exclusive Good Reading Cling Background Stamp
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Simon's Exclusive Smoke Ink Pad
Simon's Exclusive Smoke Ink Pad
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Fiskars Micro Tipped Spring Assist Scissors
Fiskars Micro Tipped Spring Assist Scissors
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Tim Holtz Faded Jeans Distress Oxide Ink Pad
Tim Holtz Faded Jeans Distress Oxide Ink Pad
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Simon Says Stamp Lipstick Red Card Stock
Simon Says Stamp Lipstick Red Card Stock
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Tim Holtz Snarky Small talk Stickers
Tim Holtz Snarky Small talk Stickers
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Hope you all have a great week :-)
Happy Crafting
Luv Lols x x x

16 comments:

ßeulah ßee said...

These are great! How wonderful to start out the week with a giggle or two (or three). Seriously, there are people in my life that are deserving of these. And if my cat could read he would get all three of them!

Macarena said...

Oh my! What a cuties! As a cat lover I just need to love this set. The cats are so proud and majestic. Love them. And the way you built them a cozy backgrounds, the circled stencil is so funky! Hugs, Marzena.

Zoey Emanuela Scarpelli said...

I love this set of cards!!!! Love how you interpreted this week's theme! The cats are funny and so are the sentiments!! I mean.....they are simply perfect for these kitties expression!!! LOL!!!

Hazel (Didos) said...

What a fab collection of kitties!! Love H x

Maura Hibbitts said...

Cool kitties! Love how you got inspired by Andy Warhol and went all mod with these, Lols! hugs, Maura

Redanne said...

Brilliant cards Lols, I can actually imagine cats saying those snarky comments - love them! Hugs, Anne xx

Chana Harris said...

Great project! I love that your design includes so much color, texture, and depth. These are the elements that make projects like yours a visual treat!

Thanks for sharing with us at Shopping Our Stash!
Hugz,
Chana

ike said...
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ike said...

Super cool - these are fabulous. I love the stitching detail and a very pretty kitty. I tell you, I was wetting myself at the snarky cat comments.... that's just how I think that my kitties feel most of the time. hahahahahaha :-D
Thank you for purring along to play at SUYP Cats Challenges and for giving me my daily chuckle.
Hugz
IKE x

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lauren bergold said...

oh my gosh i *LOVE* these... every single thing about all 3 versions! so awesome! thanks for SHOPPING YOUR (red, white, blue!) STASH with us this week! ♥

Stephanie Leykauf said...

RW&B kitties?! Yes, please!! How YOU is this?! Perfect!! The snarky sentiments totally made me giggle! :D

*mwah*
Steph
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Anna-Karin said...

How fun are these! I love the cants and the super fun sentiments! The backgrounds are stunning too.

Andrea Ockey Parr said...

Andy Warhol-inspired?? How great is that? I love how these turned out and think they're so clever! I smiled as I looked at these and really enjoyed seeing the different color palettes. Totally genius interpretation of this week's theme!

Barbara Schiassi said...

Your trio of cards is absolutely fabulous! stamp and stencil are fabulous and background amazing! great use of this Darkroom products! Barbara

Kath Stewart said...

your trio of kitty cards are just adorable Lols, I can't help smiling at the gorgeous expression on their faces, hugs kath xxx

Sandra said...

What a fabulous idea to make 3 monochromatic cards in RW&B, Lols! Love it, the cat is so fun too! Hugs, Sandra