Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Simon Says It's Button Time!!!

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We have two fabulous design teams who showcase their work weekly. The Simon Says Stamp Challenge has a new theme every Wednesday, while the Vintage Stamp & Show Challenge has a new theme every Monday. Entries are welcomed until the 11:59 the nights before.

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Here is what the Simon Says Stamp Design Team has created for this week's Challenge. The theme: Buttons!!

Buttoned by Becca!

Buttoned by Marcea!
Marcea stamped with the adorable Baby Fairy Flora Stamp by Mo Manning! Need some sparkle in your life?

Buttoned by Mandy!
Mandy used an adorable Sizzix Snowman! She also used a Grand Scalloped Circles die like the one by Spellbinders! Do you have a vagabond machine?

Buttoned by Dawny P!

Buttoned by Domi!
Domi crafted with Cottage Blossoms by Prima - try them in Orchid! She also used the Large Butterfly stamp by Magnolia.

Buttoned by Debby!

Buttoned by Melissa!

Buttoned by Heather!
Heather made two cards! She used Sugar Rush paper by Basic Grey and the Willow with Christmas Candy Stamp by Whiff of Joy! On the top card she used Heartbreaker Edwin by Magnolia.

Buttoned by Lols!
Lorraine used the Sew Artsy stamp set by Hero Arts for the sentiment on the bottom card. She used Basic Grey buttons from the Life of the Party, Marjorlaine, and Out of Print Collections.

Buttoned by Christine!
Christine used the 6 x 6 Nordic Holiday paper pad by Basic Grey! She also used the adorable Reindeer Tilda stamp by Magnolia!

Buttoned by Joy!
Joy used Basic Grey Olivia Buttons! Like the trim? I believe it is Lavish Trimmings by Tim Holtz!


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65 comments:

  1. Fabulous button projects love those tiny red buttons on the holly. hugs heid x

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  2. I guess I'm a bit boring but I like plain round, 2 hole (4's not bad but 2's easier for crafting) buttons.

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  3. i love the mini buttons with polka dots they r fab xx

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  4. I love buttons but my fab is in shape of heart. Hugs,moni

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  5. I like the classic two -hole button, maybe because I hate sewing on buttons ... except for cardmaking! ;-)

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  6. I like the smooth round buttons with two holes - any size.

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  7. WOW!! What a FABULOUS GROUP of PROJECTS by the design team!! =)
    I LOVE all of the INSPIRATION!!
    My FAVORITE button shapes are the VINTAGE flower and gem buttons!!
    I LOVE looking for them at thrift and antique stores!!
    They are so fun to create with!!
    THANKS ALSO for the chance to win!! =)
    Have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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  8. Smooth round buttons, but am loving mini buttons atm x

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  9. Hi gorgeous inspiration from the DT has to be classic round 2 hole button with a twine bow is my favourite!! Kitty.

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  10. I love the red button berries with the holly leaves (Buttoned by Debby). What a brilliant idea. I will have to borrow this idea for when I make Christmas cards.

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  11. I love all the X-mas shapes!!But buttons always are a lus inour cards!!

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  12. I love all the button shapes, the more variety the better:)!

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  13. Wonderful creations by everyone!
    Lynn

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  14. I love every kind of buttons. No matter how big or what colors.

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  15. I love the classic button shape with two holes!

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  16. Awesome cards. I really love the variety they all provide on different ways to use buttons. My favorite shape are heart buttons that look vintage with only two holes. It is easier to use than a 4 hole button.

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  17. My favorite is still the classic round one :-)

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  18. My favorite button's shape is star.Stamp is beautiful,thanks for chance!

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  19. Gorgeous button projects! I like the tiny ones...just too cute!

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  20. My fav shape is the plain circle buttons...2 holes! LOVE that stamp set!! Thanks for a chance to win!!!

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  21. Although I really love specialty shaped buttons, I still love the regular round buttons because they are so versatile. I particularly love tiny round buttons. They're just so cute!

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  22. So sweet creations! I love buttons :* The Hero Arts stamp set looks awesome, so perfect for Christmas.

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  23. Beautiful projects! I love round buttons the most since they are so versatile!

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  24. The tiny red buttons make great holly berries!

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  25. Beautiful projects by DT. Thanks for the inspiration.

    I love all sorts of shaped buttons.

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  26. All of these are wonderful. Especially loved Lorraine's card. "You're so nice." A-DOR-A-BLE!

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  27. Great projects! I love flower shaped buttons the best. Thanks for the chance to win!


    Julia D.

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  28. Love all the inspiration from the DT. My favorite buttons are round, 2 hole ones.

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  29. Spoooo much wonderful inspiration here to see. They all looks absolutely gorgeous.
    I love buttons, and the more unusual they are the better.

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  30. That stampset looks magical! :)

    My fave buttons are round... preferably with some glitter of course :)

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  31. i always forget to use buttons on my cards... thanks for the reminder :) I love the traditional 4 hole circle buttons.. with the raised edges. they look so cute with the little stitched cross in the centre. thanks for the chance to win x

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  32. Buttons are fascinating... I prefer matte finishes in any shape, but I really like squares and floral shapes for added interest! =)

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  33. Honestly, other shaped buttons are cute - but look at the versatility of a round button - the DT girls rocked these projects - they are outstanding!!! You cannot go past the good old round button!!

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  34. My favourite buttons are the shaped ones like cats or words.

    Hugs Ali x

    PS The DT cards are all fabulous

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  35. Round buttons would be my go-to shape because you can use them anywhere! Although it's always lovely to have a choice sometimes.

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  36. What great cards! I love smooth, round, two hole buttons. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  37. My favorite buttons are round with four holes. I really like flower shaped buttons too, but the round ones are so versatile.

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  38. My favorite buttons are round. I especially liked the small red ones on the holly.

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  39. I like the clear round buttons that I can color with alcohol inks. I also like my "button" punch so that I can punch faux buttons to match any card.

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  40. Plain round buttons are my favorite!

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  41. My favorite button shape is the classic round with 2 holes.

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  42. I still think the old fashioned round is the best!

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  43. For me, the smaller the buttons, the better I like them!

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  44. Classic round buttons are the most versatile (personally, I like 4 hole buttons the most), but it's fun to have specialty/novel buttons too.

    Another fabulous set of cards from the Simon Says Stamp DT. :)

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  45. My favorite button shape is the classic round shape--so cute!

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  46. Great cards! Classic round with 4 holes are my favorite buttons :)

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  47. I like buttons...the two holes ones are really nice, the tie can be a bow on top or just tucked under the button...but then, I do like the 4 holed button, especially if you make an X with the thread!

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  48. I love the round plastic button shape either in bright or pastel colour.

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  49. Awesome projects! I love all kinds of buttons but the round polka dot printed ones are by far my favorite!

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  50. Beautiful creations!! I love a plain ol' 2-hole circle button, but I also love the vintage style ones! so pretty!

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  51. Really wonderful cards! I love the Thanks a Bunch card with blues and greens, and the last card simply handmade with the tag and doily! I love square buttons, wood buttons and shell buttons. Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

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  52. My favorite buttons are the round ones. They're simple, but they're so versatile and you never have to worry about them not matching a project.

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  53. love the colorful circular buttons and wood buttons.

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  54. Thanks for the chance to win this beautiful Christmas stamp set. Have a blessed day,
    Karen

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  55. I like round buttons the best. Beautiful cards from the team!

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  56. amazing cards from DT, especially I like buttons from Mandy and Debby - great ideas!

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  57. has forgotten to give an answer:
    I like very simple two -hole round buttons

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  59. The red buttons for berries on the holly are a great idea!

    skeeter_93@yahoo.com

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  60. Plain round buttons! All sizes! Love them!

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  61. I love flower shaped buttons!

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  62. Hi, I just loved Joy's button card. So many techniques used with such soft pastel colour background allows the Pink Buttons and Pin to highlight the whole card.

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  63. Wow these are Awesome samples!! I think my fave button shape is a square, but it's so hard to find, and so I have to settle for the round in my stash. Thanks for the chance to win the fabulous HA set!

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  64. Great DT's cards!
    My favourite are those made out of sea shells.I love the shimmer on them.
    Hugs!
    Sandra!

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  65. I love heart shaped buttons and even oval for a change.xx

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