Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Simon Says...............Clean and Simple


Hi all and welcome to another week on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge

This week the challenge 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
We are showcasing Hero Arts products this week and firstly I used this Fabulous Flourish.
This is a very quick card as I had onother new stamp I wanted to 'play' with.  I have quite a few flourish stamps but this one so stunning.

My second card for this challenge

I tried many ways of creating this stamp. Firstly I used water paints and spritzed them but didn't have much success. I think the the very detailing of the stamp wasn't the best for that technique, so I then tried to stamp with distress inks very lightly spritzed, eventually I tried using Simon Says Stamp Premium dye inks, again very lightly spritzed.
My favourite result is  Simon Says Stamp Premium dye inks (Sorry TH.)

This one is my favourite of the all - I used Simon Says Doll Pink Dye Ink and mounted by the Doll Pink Ink Cardstock

This is the four I used inked by Simon Says Stamp Premium dye inks - when I see (on the computer) I think the Coral Reef has a gorgeous result!!

Here is the results of the stamps used with Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Inks.

So now it's YOUR turn.  Happy Crafting
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Jingle said...

These are very nice!

Caryn said...

Stunning cards Heather - so pretty.

Lin said...

I've always loved that flourish, too - it sure makes a big impact! And love your pretty poppy cards - what a pretty set! Thanks for sharing your results with the different inks! (I didn't ever think to spritz them!)

Lorraine A said...

WOW !! you have been busy ! 9 cards for this challenge, you just set a record ! :-)
Love the flourish card, the black/white combo is stunning. Love the flower cards too, I have to agree with you, Simon's inks do look better ;-)

Lols x x x

KarinsArtScrap said...

lovely card on top and beautiful flower cards Heather
Gr Karin

Virginia Lu said...

Simple yet so very elegant and sophisticated. Well done, Heather! You are amazing with the number of cards for this challenge! Way to go!

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

The first card is so classy and elegant, the other cards are simply fabulous.

Love and hugs

Yuki said...

All of your cards are so pretty and elegant! I especially love the ones stamped with the SSS inks. But I like how you can create a different look by using different inks. The ones stamped with the TH inks have a more vintage and distress look which is also really pretty!

Stephanie Leykauf said...

Fab cards, Heather! The B&W is so classic, and the monochromatic group really POPS!

Simon Says Stamp!

Snoopy said...

Gorgeous cards, Heather!

Snoopy :D

debby4000 said...

Love your swirl card and all the fabulous floral cards.

Teresa Kline said...

super sweet Heather! .hope you have a fabulous weekend!

sparkle & shine *~*

Karen D. said...


Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Gorgeous cards Heather!! Love the watercolor flowers!! So pretty!!


Julie said...

Fab set of cards Heather, I prefer the SSS ink ones too but I guess it all depends on the look you're going for.

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