Wednesday, 13 November 2013

Simon Says..................Thanks/Thankgiving


Hi and welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.  This week our theme is...


We are showcasing HERO ARTS  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!

I've had the Hero Arts Large Pattern Flower stamp some time but never used it as yet so here is it's first outing.  I started off using orange and rusty colours - it looked stunning but wouldn't photograph - probably the lousy photographer!!!
I used to have a Magnolia soulangeana with the deep pink colours so I opted with pink.
I embossed the base and coloured the flowers with Distressed inks. The darker border is a very dark pink although it does look almost black.

Materials and Tools
Image:  Hero Arts Large Pattern Flower
Stamps:  Simon Says STAMPtember® stamp Thanks
Medium:   Memento Tuxedo Black -  Distress Inks - Victorian Velvet Red and Bundled Sage Green
Papers:  Simon Says Stamp White Cardstock 120lb base, Bazzill cardstock - Bazzill In Love
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Perfect Medium, Perfect Pears Interference and Clear Ink Medium Pen,  America Arts Zing Opaque White Embossing Powder
Tools:   Martha Stewart Scoring Board,  Tonic Studio Guillotine/Paper TrimmerPro Arts Glue Glider,  Fiskars - Stamp Press,  


For more inspiration and Give Aways please visit the Simon Says Stamp Blog

and for all your crafty needs please visit the Simon Says Stamp Store, your one stop shop !!!

Make it Monday
Addicted to Stamps and More - Anything goes
Creative Moments - CAS/Anything goes
Fab 'n' Funky -  Anything Goes
Paper Pretties Wednesday Challenge -  Give Thanks

Going Grey With Scrap-Creations -  Give Thanks (Week 2)
Sweet Stamps W, 1E, SIO, C10 - Thank You
Tuesday Throwdown - Gratitude


Lin said...

We have a magnolia just outside one of our bedroom windows and it puts on quite a show each spring! You've captured it beautifully today, Heather!

Desire Fourie said...

Just beautiful with wonderful stamping.
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Jingle said...

Wow! Those flowers look...WOW! So pretty!

Laura Sterckx said...

Gorgeous Heather! Those flowers look so pretty!

Crafting Queen said...

Such a beautiful card, love the colours.

susiestacey said...

Beautiful stamp and gorgeous colours x Susan x

email: said...

Gorgeous card, Heather! I love the flower stamp you used :)

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Emily Leiphart said...

Stunning, Heather! I love that floral background and the way you've coloured it!

debby4000 said...

Oh WOW this is stunning Heather, the flowers look fantastic.

Julie said...

this is absolutely beautiful Heather

Lisa Carroll said...

Oh, Heather, this is a STUNNER! Gorgeous shading and depth.. I love this! :)

Lizzie R said...

This is gorgeous! fantastic colouring! WOW!! A Stunner for sure!

Monica Edwards said...

This is absolutely stunning - thanks for joining the challenge come see us again next week!

Shirley-Anne Barber said...

Hello Heather
awesome image and amazing colouring . Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

Shirley said...

Stunning card. I love the effect of the embossing the image first and then colouring it in. Thank you for joining us this week at Fab'n'Funky!

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Gorgeous card Heather!! You always amaze me with your coloring!!


Anonymous said...

Hi Heather. Beautiful embossing and superb colouring, your card is simply stunning! Thanks for joining the fun at ATSM. Monika

Lorraine A said...

Totally gorgeous card Heather, the flowers are stunning ! such beautiful colouring ,, WOW !!

Lols x x x

Greta said...

Oh wow--yoou've inspired me to get out that stamp which I haven't used in ages! This is wonderful!

Asha said...

What a beautiful work of art, Heather! The flowers are stunning. Thanks for entering our Gratitude challenge. It's been a pleasure to see your creation. …x
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alex said...

Such a beautiful card, thank you for playing at Creative Moments
Alex x

Denise said...

What a fantastic card! Love all the colors! Thank you for sharing with us at
Crafty Hugs

Donna K said...

Beautiful!!! Love the coloring, your flowers are gorgeous. Thanks for sharing with us at this week!

Deborah Frings said...

Wow, the flowers are just gorgeous - so realistic! Thanks for playing along with ASM this week!!

Danielle Vincent said...

OOOOOHHHH so beautiful. LOVE the colors. Thanks so much for joining us this week at ATS&M.

Moni said...

Beautiful card. Hugs;moni

America said...

THAT'S it! This beauty did me in! I just want to fly over the pond to go live with you so that you could teach me everything you know about pure and perfect coloring! YOU ROCK!!!

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