Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Simon Says............Animal Antics!

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It's Wednesday and that means another challenge at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!


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We have a fun theme for you this week: Animal Antics!  Put an animal/bird/critter on your creation!  I've gone to the birds myself this week..........

SSS April 16

Stampendous makes about 3 of these little chicks wearing hats - this one is called Floral Bonnet Baby, and I'm sorry to say that all of them went out of stock at the Simon store since I got her.  I colored her with some Spectrum Noir markers and paired her up with some Doodlebug Designs Hello Spring design papers.  My sentiment is computer generated around my stamped "Easter" (from a discontinued The Craft's Meow Easter set).   And I've been humming this song ever since this card was conceived!

Here's another one featuring their BlueBird Branch cling stamp:

SSS April 16 #2

This image just makes me smile, and brought to mind the term "bluebird of happiness", so my sentiment seemed right with it.  I colored these sweeties again with my Spectrum Noir markers, then cut them out into a Nestabilities Labels Twenty die, and sponged on some tumbled glass distress ink while it was still in the die.  I thought the blossoms from Simon's Thinking of You set were a good match to the ones in the main image, and I added leaves from Lawn Fawn's Stitched Leaves die set.

Now it's your turn!  What will you make this week?  As always, there's a $50.00 gift voucher to the amazing Simon Says Stamp Superstore up for grabs to a random player!

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18 comments:

  1. Both cards are so pretty, Lin. The chicken on the first card is too cute for words. The flowers on the second card are lovely.

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  2. Lin, I love the paper and colors on your first card - so charming! And what beautifully colored birds on your second! Love that die-cut shape - gorgeous work!

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  3. Lin, these are both super cute! I love that chick!

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  4. Lin both cards so lovely for spring, love the papers on the first card!

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  5. Gorgeous cards Lin :-) both are fabulous, the images are both so very cute and the sentiments and details are perfect :-)

    luv
    Lols x x x

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  6. Those are both adorable. I love the little chick on the first one. Perfect for Easter!

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  7. Fabulous card Lin, I love the images, especially the cute chick - what a great design and pretty papers!!

    hugs
    Heather xx

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  8. These are so dear, Lin! I especially love that chick - reminds me of the Easter cards I got as a child in the 1950's. Sweet.

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  9. Two gorgeous cards, Lin! Love those images and the way you coloured them. Such pretty colours and layers!

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  10. Lin these are magnificent!! I love the pretty spring colors and your Easter chickie diva!!

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  11. hi Lin! your chick is super cute and the birds image is lovely! Amazing coloring. Hope you have a blessed Easter weekend!

    sparkle & shine *~*

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  12. Completely and totally adorable, Lin! I love both stamps & the dimension you added to the bluebird card :)


    *mwah*
    Steph
    Simon Says Stamp!

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  13. Oh my goodness Lin!! That chick with the bonnet is just too cute for words:):) And the bluebirds are so sweet!!

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  14. What gorgeous cards Lin. The bluebirds are so pretty.

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  15. Beautiful cards Lin! They have that special "Lin touch" to them!! So pretty!!

    Have a Happy Easter!!

    hugs...

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  16. Beautiful Spring cards Lin, that first one is perfection, hugs

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