July 29, 2015

Simon Says Anything Goes!

Hi all and welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge
Thank you for joining us for the  Sparkle and Shine Challenge and we hope you will all join us again this week too
This week the challenge is ANYTHING GOES!

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

As always Simon Says Stamp will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store
This is my card for the challenge today using Penny Black Products.

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To make this card, I started with sponging the white card panel with Picked Raspberry, Festive Berries, Ripe Persimmon and Abandoned Coral distress inks. Then I die cut a white panel using The Garden die from penny Black  which I layered on the sponged card panel using foam adhesive. I love the colours peeking out of the die cut. This panel is adhered to card front. 

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The sentiment is from Penny Black You and Me stamp set which I white heat embossed on the black cardstock and adhered on the card front with bunched up silver thread. Quick and simple card but the colours and contrast makes a huge impact.

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So now it’s YOUR turn, Happy Crafting

Do you use Instagram?  If so please add  #ssswchallenge to your challenge entry uploads so we can see them on there too!

You have until Wed  8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in
No backlinking allowed, Only 5 new creations will be eligible in the prize draw



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  1. That big die really makes a gorgeous statement, Gayatri, and your red and white with the touch of black is stunning!

  2. Gorgeous card Gayatri 🙂 the colourful background behind the beautiful die cut is fabulous and I love the simple black panel for the sentiment too 🙂

    Lols x x x

  3. Beautiful card Gayatri!! Love the inked background.. it makes the die cut pop.

  4. I love the bold contrast on this! Gorgeous card!

  5. OMG, it's stunning! Love the flowery frame and bright sentiment!

  6. A stunning card Gayatri, beautifully colours for your background for the gorgeous flowered die!!

    Heather xx

  7. Stunning background, Gayatri! I love the bold red!

    Simon Says Stamp!

  8. Gorgeous card Gayatri! I love the pretty die cut and the colours are so striking
    Mandy xx

  9. Beautiful, Gayatri!

  10. This is so eye-catching and gorgeous!

  11. Wow , you inked up the background? It's so striking and perfect, Gayatri! Well done!

  12. Gosh what a fabulous striking card.

  13. I love the blended colors you achieved on the background of this beautiful card! The sharp contrast of the black & white sentiment looks fabulous too!

  14. So very lovely! Definitely a strikingly beautiful card! Thanks so much for sharing!

  15. Amazing card Gayatri!! Such a stunning design! So pretty!


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