Monday, June 14, 2021

Simon Says - Beautiful Blooms

Hi Everyone...welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog. Thank you for joining us for last week's challenge and we hope you can join us this week too because

and the theme for this week is...
I created a set of notecards inspired by the sunshine weather we've been having in my neck of the woods and a Wildflower Meadow in full bloom that I pass on my daily walk.

I began by die-cutting Tim Holtz/Sizzix Flower Field Thinlits from Distress Watercolor card and trimmed into separate pieces, slightly smaller widthwise than A2 cards. I coloured the leaf sections using Bundled Sage, Peeled Paint and Shabby Shutters Distress Re-inkers with a Distress Detailer Brush.
I coloured the flower heads in the same way using Kitsch Flamingo, Wild Honey, Fossilized Amber, Spiced Marmalade and Dusty Concord Re-inkers
I added splatters of Ground Espresso Distress Re-inker diluted with water
I trimmed Distress Woodgrain Cardstock to create 4 -A2 panels, spritzed very lightly with Antique Linen Distress Spray Stain and water. Once dry, I fixed the Flower Field Thinlits in place with Distress Collage Medium Matte and added the sun using Simon Says Build A Rainbow Stencil with Wild Honey Distress Oxide ink
I stamped the large sentiments from Simon Says Hello Sunshine stamp set inked with Black Soot Distress Archival and the smaller sentiments from the same stamp set, inked with Versamark and heat embossed with Ranger Superfine White Embossing Powder on to Alcohol Ink Black cardstock and die cut with Simon Says Nested Banners die.
I added Sizzix heart shaped sequins, inked the edges of the panels lightly with Walnut Stain Distress Ink and matted on to Simon Says Stamp Ivory A2 card blanks.

You can find all the products I used over at Simon Says Stamp, just click on the links below

Why don't you pop over to the Monday Challenge Blog and check out the amazing creations from my very talented Design Team mates and as always you have until Monday 8am Ohio time...1pm UK time...2pm CET to join in with the chance to win a $25 voucher to spend online at Simon Says Stamp

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I look forward to seeing what you create this week...
Have Fun and Happy Crafting
Hugs Kath xxx


  1. Hi Kath, these are so pretty and they really are like a wildflower explosion of colour, I love them.xx

  2. Gorgeous set of cards Kath :-) the sunshine and bright colours are so pretty! Love them!! :-)

    Hope you have a great week!
    Lols x x x

  3. Absolutely stunning and so colourful are your creations Kath x

  4. Very beautiful cards. I love them!

  5. You are so clever, Kath! I love that you used the "tree" embossing pad for the background, too! I have a few friends that I will be inspired by your "sunny" expressions to send cards to this week! Thank you for your creativity.

  6. Wow! This is such a lovely set of cards! I learn so much from your talented and creative process. Thank you!💕