A great reason to hold a workshop... You can earn this lovely level one hostess set 'Because I Care', I really love it and this is my first project I made with it.
Oct 21, 2010
Oct 19, 2010
Oct 18, 2010
I've been missing in action again, actually our computer was so this is why I haven't been blogging but I have been Stamping, Ive had a Catalogue Launch which was very successful and heaps of fun! This is a couple of the cards I made for my samples board, Both using Big Shot embossing folders.
Sep 20, 2010
I was very lucky to be able to borrow this lovely set of a fellow demonstrator and friend of a friend, Susan Small, I've used the Chinese lantern technique as well as embossing. The colours I used are Riding Hood Red, Soft Suede, Basic Black and Very Vanilla.
Aug 31, 2010
It was my husbands birthday yesterday and heres a very quick card I put together Sunday night, I stuck to very plain and simple with a little bit of hardware for that masculine touch, I used Party This Way and BDay Party Rub Ons
Aug 26, 2010
Ive been having a play with one of the new stamp sets "Party This Way" This is one of the sets I received at convention, I really like it and these cards came together nice and easy so I think I'll get a lot of use out of this set.
Aug 25, 2010
A last minute decision to enter this weeks challenge, I haven't done one for ages so heres my entry, I've seen different cards done with tiny punches and liked the look so as I have these punches I had a go.This challenge being a colour challenge and colours I like...Real Red, Kraft. Chocolate Chip
Aug 23, 2010
Ive finally had a chance to get back to some stamping, I've had a very busy stressful 6 weeks but its all behind me now and I can get back into what I love... Stamping!
I spent an afternoon stamping with Paula last week and cased this Animal Stories card which Paula had a picture of, I'm sorry but I'm not sure who the original was made by but thanks for the inspiration I love the layout.
The other card I made very quickly for a friends birthday today, I used one of my favorite sets Bloomin with Beauty which is retiring so I'm sure there will be something else in the new I B&C that I will like as much.
Jun 28, 2010
Jun 23, 2010
Jun 14, 2010
I needed a quick card for my sister-in-laws birthday today, After looking on SCS I liked this card ( I made a few changes) the card was made by Ruth M.
The flowers were rock & rolled, Branches were made using Two Step Bird punch.
I wanted to use Vintage Vogue as my sister-in-law loves vintage/antique things.
She Loved The Card!
Jun 9, 2010
Jun 4, 2010
The Square Scallop punch is one of the punches available this week in the Weekly Deals, I thought I'd have a bit of a play and this it what I came up with, Not sure about the colour combo? I used one of my favorite stamp sets ' Blooming with Beauty'
Jun 1, 2010
It was so neat to receive so many great swaps and great ideas, also really neat to put faces to names of fellow bloggers esp the ones I follow, the top card was made by Andrea Buckland and the other is by Vicki Were, I'll be back with a couple more in a day or two.(excuse the not so good photography)...
Also a reminder about Junes Weekly Deals! Be in quick, you can contact me by phone or e-mail to place an order.This week’s deals:
|Scallop Square punch|| |
|Trio Flower punch|| |
|Boho Blossoms punch|| |
|Scallop Oval punch|| |
Deal #1: Tuesday, 1 June 2010 (ends 8 June)
May 25, 2010
I've just got back from my first Stampin'UP! Convention and what a great time I had, I met so many lovely ladies and fellow stampers.
We had to take swaps with us which is great as you get to come home with some lovely swaps and some great new ideas, anyway heres my swap which I made 85 of.
May 6, 2010
Sweet Pea's for a Special Aunt
Every Mothers Day I send a card full of Love to an Aunt of mine,she lost her only daughter ( my close cousin/friend) to breast cancer . I saw Paula making these lovely flowers and thought of my Aunt,Thanks Paula for the tutorial which she got from Judy Marshall in Canada.
May 3, 2010
What a nice Surprise I received today from my Stampin'UP buddy Paula, Thanks Heaps !!!
Here are the 'rules' for the award.
1. Put the Sunshine Award on your blog and/or within your post.
2. Pass the award to other bloggers.
3.Link the nominees within your post.
4.Let them know they received this award by leaving a comment on their blog.
5. Share the love and link to the person from whom you received the award.
Now for the tricky part of choosing !
I would like to nominate the following ladies who inspire, motivate and encourage me:
1. Sharlene Meyer
2. Julia Leece
3. Sharlene Torres
4. Tracy Old
Apr 21, 2010
Mothers Day Swap I was asked to do a Mothers Day Swap with Paula and Debi, I saw something similar a while ago while looking for inspiration on others bogs, sorry I cant remember the persons blog and as I love Bloomin with Beauty so much I decided on this card.
Apr 20, 2010
Not sure what you would call the technique but its something I've had in mind for a while and I was quite pleased with the results. I've used Soft Suede and Very Vanilla card, along with contrasting ink, Soft Suede ribbon and of course Organic Grace Stamp Set.
Apr 9, 2010
Apr 7, 2010
Apr 6, 2010
I used Echoes of Kindness along with DSP from Tall Tales,Soft Suede ribbon from new mini and a few buttons.
I thought I'd use this in OCC '' Break Out the Buttons'' challenge
Apr 4, 2010
Using 2 of the new colours in the Autumn mini, Rich Razzleberry and Soft suede and an idea I saw on SCS for Faux Chinese lantern effect I made this card. I used Embrace life stamp set to give an oriental look.
I thought I'd use this card for my JAI entry this week.
Mar 31, 2010
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The New Punch Style is a low profile rectangular punch body that allows for easier stacking and storing, Punches lock shut for easier storage.
Mar 30, 2010
Mar 29, 2010
I managed to get my challenge done this afternoon, my head wasn't really into it but here is a cute little bag which my friend Paula showed me, I have done something similar but a bit larger, I prefer the smaller size.
I used a kraft coloured bag and close to cocoa, cameo coral and blush blossom card stock and matching inks along with my new stamp set Vintage Vogue which I received today in a order full of new goodies to play with that are in the new Autumn-Winter mini and will be available from the 1st April.