Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Mosaic Madness card

I'm really enjoying this stamp set Mosaic madness and the embossing folder. I have cased this from Diane V Galien except have changed the words from the ones that she used.
Stamps:Mosaic Madness, Curly cute
Paper:Midnight Muse, pool party, Summer starfruit, white
Ink:Summer starfruit, Midnight Muse, Raspberry ripple, pool Party
Accessories: Modern Mosaic embossing folder, Summer starfruit ribbon,rhinestones

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Triple time stamping card

In my class last night the ladies were able to make this card using the triple stamping technique. I saw this card made by fellow team member Mandy Hill at our mini convention in June. I have added some words to my sample. Such a versatile technique and so many different stamps can be used for this technique.
Stamps:Clockworks, Sketched birthday
Paper:Midnight Muse, White
Ink:Sahara Sand, Cherry Cobbler, Midnight Muse
Accessories: Midnight MUse ribbon, Dimensionals

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Another Birthday Basics card

Here is another card made using the Birthday Basics designer series paper. I have teamed it with the stamp set Tag it which we received at Convention this year. If you buy this stamp set $3.50 of the price goes toward Ronald McDonald Charities which StampinUp supports.

Its been another Spring like day today. The holidays have been fabulous weatherwise. Back to routine tomorrow. My kids have hardly slept in at all during the holidays  up a 7am. Bet this week I will be dragging them out of bed for school . Murphys Law!!

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Birthday Basics dsp

I'm really enjoying using this designer series paper, Birthday Basics. Teamed with some of the other new products in the catalogue it makes lovely cards without much stamping.
Stamps:Label love
Paper:Rich Razzleberry, Pool Party,White,Birthday Basics dsp
Ink:Pool Party, Rich Razzleberry
Accessories: Alphabet Press embossing folder,Artisan punch, 13/4" circle punch,sanding block

Friday, July 26, 2013

Male farm Card

Earlier in the week it was my husbands birthday and being a tractor man I thought this stamp set was the ideal one to use to make his card.And he does have a Farmall A tractor similar to this one.
Stamps:Create a Cupcake.Harvest Blessings

paper:Cherry Cobbler, Sahara Sand, watercolour paper, Black
Ink:Cherry Cobbler, Black, Wild Wasabi
Accessories: Woodgrain  embossing folder, Aqua pens, Window punch, Retired ribbon

Been a lovely day here like a spring day. The Kids have had great holidays with the weather being so mild and fine.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

More new products

Here I am showcasing some more new products from the latest catalogue. I have cased this card from Amy Storrie because of the new products.
The new products include new embossing folder ,Alphabet Press,new dsp called Soho Subway, new stamp set Chalk Talk.
Stamps:Chalk Talk
Paper: Early Expresso,Crisp Cantaloupe, white,Soho Subway dsp
Ink:Early Expresso, Crisp Cantaloupe
Accessories: Alphabet Press embossing folder,Early expresso ribbon

Monday, July 22, 2013

Angry Birds

Today I did another kids class this time in Darfield. Another full on day, that saw the girls and one boy make six projects.This card was a popular card that we made. I have cased it from Michele Reynolds. Lots of punching.
Thanks Pam and Jacq for all your help.

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Spring card

The designer paper used in this card is called Gingham Garden. I had panels of this paper left over from a card class last week. I saw a card made by Lisa Martz that used this paper in this design so thought I'd case it changing the stamp set .Here we are in the middle of winter and this card feels like a spring card.
Stamps:Secret Garden,Chalk talk
Paper;Night of Navy, ,Melon Mambo,Gingham Garden dsp, White, Daffadil Delight
Ink:Night of Navy, Melon Mambo
Accessories:Secret Garden Framelits, circle punch,white bakers twine, clear buttons

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Animal bookmarks

Yesterday I ran a craft day here in Methven. I had 16 children who were great to work with for the day. We made 6-7 projects( 7 if you were keen) on the day. Here is one of the projects, bookmarks. I gave the children a choice of making one of these three cute animal bookmarks.
I cased these animal bookmarks from Laurence Mirman's blog.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

using Tag a Bag accessories on your card

I saw a card like this on Clare Daly's blog so have cased it changing a few elements. you can see her card here.
This card uses some of the dsp from the new paper pack Quatrefancy and a tag from the Tag a Bag Accessory kit.
Stamps:Gorgeous Grunge, ( retired Sentiment stamp set)
Paper:Strawberry Slush, white, Pear Pizzazz, Quatrefancy Speciality paper
Ink:Pear pizzazz,black
Accessories: Tag a Bag Accessory kit,white bakers Twine,large oval

I am running a childrens craft day tomorrow, so will be spending most of the day prepping for that. The class filled up really fast this year, so hope it goes well.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

More Mosaic Madness

I really liked this card when I saw it on kerry Buntings blog.
It uses another stamp from the Mosaic Madness stamp which I have used on the side of the card. I have changed the sentiments on the card from what Kerry had on hers.
This stamp set is really growing on me and is showing to be quite a versatile set.
Stamps:Mosaic Madness,Bring on the Cake
Paper:Midnight Muse, white
Ink:Midnight Muse, Gumbell green,Raspberry ripple,Summer starfruit
Accessories: Mosaic madness punch, itty bitty punch, rhinestones

Friday, July 12, 2013

Mosaic madness set

I held a very successful launch party for the new catalogue last night. I demonstrated this card that I had cased from Diane Valander Galien. I wanted to showcase the Mosaic Madness stamp set , punch and embossing folder. The stamp set and punch you can get as a bundle, but you need to buy the embossing folder separate.
Stamps:Mosaic Madness, Itty bitty banners
Paper:Daffadil Delight, Midnight Muse, White,Silver Glimmer Paper,Quatrefancy Speciality paper
Ink:Daffadil delight, Midnight Muse
Accessories: Mosaic madness punch and embossing folder, Bitty Banners,Dimensionals

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Flip Flop card

This is another card that we made at my card class this week. The flip flop card. i have used some of the new dsp Ginghan Garden.
This is what the other side looks like. It was quite a challenge to make to ensure that you didn't cut more off round the framelits than what was required..
Colours used are Night of Navy, Melon Mambo. Flowers and leaves inked with Daffadil delight and Gumbell Green.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Double gate fold card

This is another card that we made at my recent fancy fold cards. I have cased this from Dawn Olchefske. This is a  very straight forward card to make with a few folds and then the image from Apothecary Arts stamped on the front and coloured in with blender pens.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Twisted Easel card

This week in my card class we are making this Twisted easel card using some of the new dsp Gingham Garden . I have used the stamp set Secret Garden for the flowers.
Another stamp set that I have used on the bottom part of the card is Label Love. This stamp set coordinates with the Artisan label punch.Great little bundle.

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Clay Mould flowers

I have totally cased this card from Sandy Mathis. I really liked the simplicity of this card and the way it showcases the clay mould flowers . So easy to make.I coloured the flowers using ink refills.
Washi tape was used for the rest of the card . Three different colours of Washi tape come with each packet.

Friday, July 5, 2013

New Colours

This is a card that I made showcasing new colours and new stamp sets. I have seen a couple different versions of this card using various colour combinations. This is what I came up with.
Stamps:Gorgeous Grunge,Hello, lovely
Paper:Sahara Sand, White
Ink:Smoky Slate, Coastal Cabana, Calypso Coral, Early Expresso
Accessories: Apothecary Framelits

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Washi tape card

Well the new catalogue is live now ,full of exciting new stamps, ribbons, papers, embellishments and much much more. If you would like a catalogue contact me.
This card is made using new stamp sets and Washi tape.So effective with the tape which has many varied uses.
Stamps:Sketched Birthday,Gorgeous Grunge
Paper:Midnight Muse.White
Ink:midnight Muse, Crumb Cake
Accessories :washi tape

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Grab your Greetings

Grab Your Greetings Promotion

Sale: 25 percent off three of our greeting sets!
No limits and get them on any order type (workshop, customer, demonstrator, or online).
Dates: 2–31 July, 2013
Sale Price Retail Price Description Item
$37.46 $49.95 Sassy Salutations Wood-Mount Stamp Set 132070
$30.71 $40.95 Sassy Salutations Clear-Mount Stamp Set 126707
$31.46 $41.95 Sweet Essentials Wood-Mount Stamp Set 132085
$25.46 $33.95 Sweet Essentials Clear-Mount Stamp Set 126457
$45.71 $60.95 Petite Pairs Wood-Mount Stamp Set 128706
$36.71 $48.95 Petite Pairs Clear-Mount Stamp Set 122497

Monday, July 1, 2013

Another Best of stamp set.

As part of Stampin’ Up!’s 25-year anniversary celebration, we’re bringing back some of our favourite stamp images from the last quarter century and combining them into 11 sets, which will release—one set per month—until April 2014. Even better, along with some great classic images, each “Best of” set will also include a never-before-seen image!
Introducing …. Best Of Butterflies …..

The stamp set at the bottom right co ordinates with the Elegant butterfly punch.bestofbutterflies