Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Penny Black Gentle Thoughts





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


This week the challenge is 

Summer Fun! 

We are showcasing Penny Black Products this week. You don't have to use them to join in but if you have some we would love to see them used

The lovely folks over at Simon Says Stamp are generously giving away a FABULOUS $25 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  on the challenge blog 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 the challenge blog to see what our lovely guest, Diane, and the DT have made :-)

I used a gorgeous Penny Black Gentle Thoughts Clear Stamp Set and made a sunset scene ;-) 
Nothing nicer than sitting on a beach with your best friend, a glass of chilled wine, a bag of crisps, and watching the sunset is there ;-) 




I masked the image using Inkadinkado Masking Paper (best ever, not too sticky like some brands) and then blended Spiced Marmalade, Salty Ocen and Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Inks over the background. I coloured the image with Copic Markers and added some sandy coloured glitter and star dust stickles to the sand and sea. The sentiment is from a Simon's Exclusive Hello Darling Clear Stamp Set, I thought it was quite fitting for sending the sunshine 'down under' ;-)



So now it's YOUR turn!

Do you use Instagram ?  If so please add  #ssswchallenge so we can see your entries.












You have until Wed  8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in



  • Are you fun loving?
  • Do you have a blog or are you active on Instagram?
  • Are you a team player and ready to help your fellow teammates?
  • Are you drama free?
  • Are you active on social media, or ready to join in on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, etc?
  • As a Simon Says Stamp Design Team member you would be required to create a project for our weekly challenges and promote the Simon Says Stamp Store wherever possible. Would you be able to commit to that?

If the answer is YES to the above questions then please go ahead and apply to join the team! Please CLICK HERE to go directly to the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Post for more details.

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Challenges: 
Always Fun.  Fun with Friends 
Incy Wincy.  Man's Best Friend 
My Time To Craft.  Summertime 
Cut It Up.  Perfect Pets + Die Cuts



Penny Black, Gentle Thoughts Clear Stamp Set
Penny Black, Gentle Thoughts Clear Stamp Set
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Simon's Exclusive Hello Darling Clear Stamp Set
Simon's Exclusive Hello Darling Clear Stamp Set
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Copic Markers
Copic Markers
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Memento Tuxedo Ink Pad
Memento Tuxedo Ink Pad
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Versafine Onyx Black Pigment Ink Pad
Versafine Onyx Black Pigment Ink Pad
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Simon's Exclusive White 120lb Card Stock
Simon's Exclusive White 120lb Card Stock
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Neenah Classic Crest 80lb Card Stock
Neenah Classic Crest 80lb Card Stock
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Simon's Exclusive Stitched Rectangles Die Set
Simon's Exclusive Stitched Rectangles Die Set
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Star Dust Stickles
Star Dust Stickles
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Misti Precision Mini Stamping Tool
Misti Precision Mini Stamping Tool
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Fiskars Reinforced Paper Trimmer
Fiskars Reinforced Paper Trimmer
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Best Creation Big Foam Squares
Best Creation Big Foam Squares
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Sizzix Big Shot Die Cutting Machine
Sizzix Big Shot Die Cutting Machine
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Distress Oxide Ink Pads
Distress Oxide Ink Pads
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Simon's Exclusive Teflon Bone Folder
Simon's Exclusive Teflon Bone Folder
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Inkadinkado Stamping Mask Paper
Inkadinkado Stamping Mask Paper
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Hope you all have a great week :-)
Happy Crafting
Luv Lols x x x

16 comments:

Cath Wilson said...

Just had to nip over to say I love this card, Lols. What a gorgeous scene you've created with that delightful sunset and great image. Love the way you coloured the little girl's hair and the dog looks wonderful. Perfect sea, too. It's just gorgoeus.

We could do with some of that sunshine you're sending, lol. It's definitely sunshine and showers for us this week, with more of the latter. I shouldn't complain - we've already had our usual two or three weeks of sunshine quota, haha, but it was so good I want more!

Hope you and your family are all well and staying safe.
Cath x

Viv said...

A lovely scene Lols, beautiful card.

Carol L said...

Your card just jumped out at me over on the SSS challenge today! I absolutely adore this adorable card, and how you created such a fun scene with this precious image! Such a sweet summer card!!

Hazel (Didos) said...

Oh this is adorable, what a great card, love the image and your colouring is fantastic, Hazelxx

Rachelle Oltean said...

What a cute scene! I love the image of these two best friends just chillin' together and the small shells add so much to this design! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at the Cut It Up! Challenge - "The Perfect Pet!"
Rachelle - DT : )

Unknown said...

Aaaah absolutely adorable and beautifully coloured too, Luv Sam x

Annette said...

Hi Lols, love your summery card. I'm sooo sad that we've not been able to come to Malta this year. I think I've told you before that we've been coming for our anniversary in May for the past couple of years and were planning to come again this year but of course this whole virus mess has put a stop to it this year. I hope we can come next year. We were talking this week about all the lovely places we love eating at and pottering around when we're there. I miss it so much but obviously understand that safety comes first. SSS DT would be one of my dreams come true, but seeing some of the amazing applications I daren't bother. I don't envy you looking through so many and reducing it down to a shortlist. Good luck! xx

Lin said...

Ditto what everyone above me has said! You've brought this image to life beautifully. I want to go to a beach!!!!

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card Lols! The scene you've created is just perfect for that adorable image xxx

April said...

What a lovely card! Great coloring and masking. Love it! xx

New Creations said...

What a lovely scene, love the sunset and beautiful coloring!
Thanks for joining at Cut It Up Challenges!
DT Vinita

Bunny said...

Absolutely beautiful card. Love the background and definitely the cute image. [Bunny]

Sandra H said...

So beautiful x

MeSi said...

Such a summerly and peaceful card, I love it. Thank you for sharing at Incy Wincy Designs Challenge.
Merja

Pop's Cards said...

Wow this is such a fantastic scene, the sand looks so lifelike, wow just wow, hugs Pops x

Karen Brown said...

What a wonderful card!