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:

Laura Sterckx said...

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.

Barb said...

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!

Jingle said...

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

Tracey McNeely said...

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

Lorraine A said...

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

Jackie Parkins said...

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

Heather said...

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

hugs
Heather xx

Maureen Morton said...

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.

Dotty Jo x said...

Adorable cards Lin, Jo x

CinnamonSally said...

Super cute Lin!

Emily Leiphart said...

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

Lisa said...

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

Teresa Kline said...

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

sparkle & shine *~*

Stephanie Leykauf said...

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


*mwah*
Steph
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Robin K. said...

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

Dawn Turley said...

What gorgeous cards Lin. The bluebirds are so pretty.

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

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

Have a Happy Easter!!

hugs...

Joy said...

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