Blog Hops, cards, Christmas, Stampin' Up!

STAMPING AROUND THE WORLD DECEMBER BLOG HOP!

We have another Blog Hop for you today with the Stamping Around The World Tutorial group.  As I used the Itty Bitty Christmas in my project for the Tutorial this month I am sharing another project for the Blog Hop.

You might have come from Alicia’s Blog HERE or starting from my corner of the world.  Enjoy this little hop around the world.  Here is my project for this month.

I wanted to create a different card using the Christmas Layers dies and not just diecutting them and adding them to the card.  So I diecut one of the dies from scrap paper and used that as a mask on the white card and then sponged through with the Seaside Spray ink and the sponge dauber.  It creates a fun effect.

I had to use those Playful Penguins of course.  I am sad they will be retiring.  If you haven’t got these cute guys you better get on it.  They are only available while supplies last.  And really they aren’t just for Christmas. 🙂

The penguin is stamped in Basic Gray and the scarf in Seaside Spray ink.  They were both hand cut with scissors.  I like to leave a little white edge around the shape as it is a little softer visually.

The sentiment is from the Itty Bitty Christmas set.  How sparkly is the Seaside Spray ribbon?? It is a little hard to tell in the photo.   A smaller snowflake star was cut from the Sparkle Glimmer Paper.

Just a note too:

The Itty Bitty Christmas stamps and the Christmas Layers dies will be carrying over but not as a Bundle so buying them now will save you 10%.  Check them out in my store along with the cute Playful Penguins stamp set -> HERE.

Now continue on the Blog Hop.  Just click on the little blue frog below.

Happy Hopping,

Jenny

All orders will receive the Tutorial Bundle of 12 projects from me as a little Thank You. 

Catalogues, Christmas, Stampin' Up!

STAMPIN’ UP! FREE SHIPPING WEDNESDAY!

Maybe you need to stock up OR maybe it’s a Christmas gift (even if it is for you). 😉

All orders over $45 will receive Free Shipping on Wednesday 11th December.

Shop now from any of the current catalogues.  Including:

The 2019/2020 Annual Catalogue

The 2019 Holiday Catalogue including the Retiring List and Discounted items with the Year-End Closeout Sale.   

Head -> HERE

                  

Try the Clearance Rack with lots of great discounted retired products Head -> HERE.

– Maybe grab a Stocking Stuffer from the 25 Gifts for under $40 suggestions.  See them below or Head -> HERE.


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FREE HOLIDAY RHINESTONES

With any order on Wednesday over $45 receive a Free pack of the Holiday Rhinestones.  Comes in a pack of 140 Rhinestones in total in Cherry Cobbler, Coastal Cabana, Night of Navy, Pumpkin Pie, Shaded Spruce Valued at $10.50.

If ordering online these will be sent separately.

TO ORDER: 

Head to my store at the links above or Head -> HERE.

Please use the Host Code: REKK2FW4    Order by 11.30pm

OR 

Contact me directly.  Orders to me by email or phone by 8pm.

Thanks for your order.  In addition receive a 12 Project Tutorial Bundle to say Thanks.

Happy Shopping,

Jenny

3D projects, Christmas, Classes, Stampin' Up!

CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE TAGS!

Over the weekend I had my last class for the year.  It’s been a fun year of creating, sharing and laughs.  For our last class we made a Christmas box and 6 tags.  I thought we would have a closer look at the tags.

We made 2 of each of these tags using the gorgeous Christmastime is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper.  They were certainly loved by everyone and I think they will grace many presents this Christmas.

What else did we use?

Itty Bitty Christmas, Christmas Gleaming Stamp set, Snow Globe Scenes Dies, Rectangles Stitched Dies, Stitched Shapes Dies, Detailed Trio Punch, Banner Triple Punch, Delightful Tag Topper Punch, Sprig Punch.

Hope they might inspire you with your Christmas tags.

The Christmastime is Here Suite of products are still available.  I would grab that paper. It is great not just for Christmas.

See them -> HERE.

Have a great week,

Jenny

cards, Catalogues, Christmas, Stampin' Up!, Techniques

WEDNESDAY’S WOW! #90 – SHINY DIECUTS!

Wednesday’s WOW! #90 – creating shiny diecuts.  This is something really cool I just realised. Maybe you already know.  This is how you can make your diecuts shiny – and not using the shiny Foil or sparkling Glimmer Paper.  It’s very easy.

Firstly, diecut your shape.  Here I used the leaf shape from the Christmas Layers Dies.  Rub over the diecut with Versamark, Sprinkle over the Clear Embossing Powder and heat the powder with your Heat Tool.  See the shine develop.  It’s always magical isn’t it when you see that powder melt away.  If you want to take it a step further you could add some glitter in with it to really make it sparkle.  How cool!

I have given you an image below that you can PIN to Pinterest so you can then come back to anytime to remember this fun little technique.

Below is the finished card.

I had a small piece of the Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Series Paper.  Before I adhered this to the white card mat I stamped over some “spots” from the Christmas Gleaming stamp set and then embossed the white card with the Subtles Embossing Powder.  It is a little hard to see. 

Add a small strip of the Copper Foil behind your Brightly Gleaming paper strip too before adding it to the card. Adhere the leaf spray on to the white card and then add this to the Pretty Peacock card base.  The sentiment is from the Christmas Gleaming stamp set stamped on to white card and that was cut out.  All finished with a Copper Star Embellishment and some of the Classic Weave Ribbon added with a glue dot.

Here is a close-up of the shine on the leaf spray.  I have to say this card was so hard to take a photograph of with the shine from the Copper in the paper and the shine on the leaf spray.  I hope you get enough of an idea anyway.

Try this idea out for yourself.

Happy Stamping,

Jenny

Catalogues, Christmas, Stampin' Up!

YEAR-END CLOSEOUT IS HAPPENING NOW WITH THE HOLIDAY CATALOGUE!

It only seems like last week that we introduced the Holiday Catalogue and now we start saying Good-Bye. Today the Year-End Closeout Sale begins with some of the products discounted and others your Last Chance to grab them.

Maybe it’s to get those last minute Christmas gifts made or to use them for next year’s Christmas projects.  Maybe there is something for a Christmas present for yourself. (Yes, you deserve it).

See below for those items discounted.

Check all the Holiday Catalogue discounted items in my store Head -> HERE.

Last chance to grab ALL items retiring from the Holiday Catalogue Head -> HERE.

Be quick as these items are ONLY WHILE SUPPLIES LAST

TO ORDER:

Contact me directly to order

OR

Order in my store HERE. Please use the Host Code: REKK2FW4

Happy Shopping,

Jenny

Catalogues, Classes, Stampin' Up!

LAST CHANCE TO GO IN THE DRAW TO WIN A PAPER TRIMMER!

Today is the last day. I am giving away one of the new Stampin’ Up! Paper Trimmers.  To go in the draw you need to place an order over $25.  

It might be good timing to stock up on your card or ink for your Christmas cards or grab some Christmas presents. Don’t forget the Clearance Rack too.

You can contact me directly or order online in my store -> HERE.

If ordering online please use the Host Code: 3F2MRZYP.

Of course every order gets a little gift and a Thank You card Plus the exclusive Tutorial Bundle which includes 12 projects for you to create.

Thanks for your orders,

Have a wonderful weekend,

Jenny

 

cards, Catalogues, Onstage, Stampin' Up!

NOVEMBER ONSTAGE REVIEW!

Well I can’t believe that it is 2 weeks since Onstage.  Seriously is someone taking time off our days??? 🙂

Since I have come back it’s been a whirlwind so while I catch my breathe very briefly I thought I would share a few highlights from Onstage.

Onstage was an incredible time in more ways than one.  It is a fun-filled, jam-packed event of inspiration and sharing and friendships.  I attended the Sydney event.  I have to tell you though a couple of months ago I received a call from Clare from Stampin’ Up! asking me to do a presentation.  Eek! After the initial “I can’t do this” and freaking out right there and then, Clare was so wonderful and coached me and encouraged me and cheered for me all the way.  It was an incredible experience.

Firstly though, How about this gorgeous backpack.  Poppies are in and they are beautiful.  This backpack has so many pockets.  I think it will be well used.  I have my lanyard too.  I am so thankful to have achieved so well this year.  Thank you to my team and my customers.  The number ‘3’ is the prize patrol badge.

Centrestage event is on the Friday night for those Silver Elite level and above.  It’s a pretty chilled night with some fancy food.  Nice to be spoilt.

The new Mini Catalogue…  How gorgeous!

(If you want a copy be sure to head -> HERE to request one to be sent to you.  Australian residents only).

Prize Patrol winner.  I was really happy to receive this set.  And yes I have already ordered the matching dies.

Below is the header for the screen before I did my presentation.  I hadn’t even noticed it.  I have to say things were a bit of a blur then.  I was honoured to present the new Dressed to Impress Suite that is coming in the new 2020 Mini Catalogue.

During my presentation.

This is the board with my samples.  It’s a bit hard to see them. I will share the projects in more detail over the next few weeks and months so be sure to check back here often.

I am thankful to Stampin’ Up! for the opportunity to present at Onstage.  It was an unforgettable experience.

Part of my presentation was talking about my ‘WHY”  Why I do what I do. I love creating and sharing my projects with others (like you).  I love seeing the joy on people’s faces when they make a card and when they receive a card,  I hope to inspire others and hopefully bring a little joy in people’s lives.

Thanks for your support for visiting me, for sharing with me and for your encouragement.  It all means so much.  I hope you can bring Joy to the lives of others too.

Jenny

3D projects, Christmas, Stampin' Up!

CHRISTMASTIME TALL BOX!

The Christmastime is Here Suite has been with us all month.  I have been so busy with projects for Onstage that I haven’t had near enough time with it.  I have been using the papers particularly though.

Recently I made a tall gift box using the Christmastime is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper.  I have had lots of lovely comments from class members when they see the box so thought you might like to see it yourself.

I love that this paper has the gold embossed outlines over one side of the paper.  There are 3 different designs in the pack with some type of gold touches.  It is gorgeous.  AND I love that this paper could easily be used for any occasion not just Christmas.

Here is the box I made.  Fill it with chocolates for a lovely friend, wrap around some of the gorgeous Gold ribbon and add a sentiment piece.  What more do you need.

The sentiment is from the set A Big Thank You.  The flowers were fussy cut from some of the paper.

Here is how to make your own Tall box.

CHRISTMASTIME IS HERE TALL BOX TUTORIAL

Cut card to 21cm x 21cm (8 ¼” x 8 ¼”)

Score on one side at 5cm and 19cm (2”, 7 ½”)

Turn and score on the other side at 5cm, 10cm, 15cm and 20cm.

(2”, 4”, 6”, 8”)

Card mats for the side: 4 each of 4.6cm x 13.6cm (1 7/8” x 5 3/8”)

Designer Series Paper: 4 each of 4.2cm x 13.2cm (1 ¾” x 5 ¼”)

Scraps for decorating.

Gold Ribbon

1. Fold on all score lines.

2. On the long side cut up on the score lines to the score line that runs across. This creates your tabs to fold up. Cut up each tab on both the top of the card and the bottom. The smaller tabs will be the bottom of the box. The larger tabs will form the top of the box.

3. On the short side of the card cut on the 2 score lines that are on the very narrow tab. Cut off completely the top tab and the bottom tab so you only have a narrow tab section in the middle.

4. Adhere the paper pieces to the card mat pieces and adhere them all to the sides of the box. You can adhere them after the box is assembled but it is a little easier to do it first.

To assemble the box:

5. Fold the score lines to form a box shape. Place adhesive on the outside of the narrow side tab and adhere the box together. On the small tabs at the bottom place adhesive on the outside of 3 of the tabs and fold in adhering them together on top of each other. Fold the last unglued tab over the top.

6. The top flaps will fold in and will hold together with wrapping the ribbon around.

7. Decorate the box as you like.

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Hope you make one of the boxes for yourself.  They are very easy.

Not much time left to get any of the gorgeous Christmastime is Here products.  Don’t miss  out on this paper especially. 🙂

See the full Christmastime is Here Suite in my store -> HERE  You can order there or contact me directly.

Thanks for visiting me,

Jenny

3D projects, cards, Catalogues, Christmas, Stampin' Up!

SUNDAY SUITES – WRAPPED IN PLAID!

Back with Sunday Suites today.  Let’s check out the Wrapped In Plaid Suite.  

This Suite Bundle is quite an affordable one ($113 AUD) and contains all you could need for your Christmas creating.

The Wrapped in Plaid Suite Bundle includes:

* Perfectly Plaid Photopolymer Stamp Set (10% off)
* Pine Tree Punch (10% off)
* Wrapped in Plaid 6″ x 6″ Specialty Designer Series Paper
* Shaded Spruce/Gold 3/8″ (1 cm) Striped Ribbon
* Jingle Bells  (24 bells: 8 each of 3 colours).  These make a really fun addition to your projects.
* Gold Mini Pizza Boxes

How easy is it to make your Christmas cards when you can just stamp and punch! I love the fun sentiments in the Perfectly Plaid Bundle which includes the stamps and dies

It’s hard to see in the photo below with the Wrapped in Plaid Specialty Designer Series paper but there are little gold streaks through the paper on one side of the prints.  The other side has plain Christmas prints.

This comes in 6″x6″ size and there are 48 sheets (4 each of 12 double sided designs). The colours in this paper are Cherry Cobbler, Gold, Night of Navy, Shaded Spruce, Whisper White.

Check the paper out closer on the website -> HERE so you can see the lovely gold streaks.

So now for some inspiration.  I have used the paper a lot over the past few weeks.  You can head back through my posts to see but here are some other projects.

Christmas gifts sorted.  Wrap some paper around the gold Pizza Boxes and tie with ribbon.

To check out all the Wrapped In Plaid Suite, head -> HERE.  

In Australia and like to order?  Contact me directly

OR order Online -> HERE.  Please use the Host Code: 3F2MRZYP

One week left to go in the draw to WIN A PAPER TRIMMER.

Happy Sunday,

Jenny

 

cards, Catalogues, Stampin' Up!

A FEW OF MY EXTRAVAGANZA FAVOURITES!

The Extravaganza Sale is coming to and end. ONLY HOURS LEFT. Have you checked it all out yet? There are some gorgeous bundle reduced.

I thought I would tell you some of my favourites.

The To a Wild Rose Bundle I have already got and I have created a lot with it.  The sentiments are beautiful.

I really love the Band Together Bundle.  How delicate are some of those dies?? Great for layering together on your cards.

There are 8 Bundles discounted by an additional 5% as they are already discounted by 10%.

Cardstock and Inkpads are discounted by 15%.  The Regals and the Neutrals and the 2018-2020 and the 2019-2021 Incolors.

In addition, I am offering another 5% discount on these items.

***THIS ENDS TONIGHT 22ND***

Order through my store by 11pm -> HERE.  Please use the Host Code: 3F2MRZYP

OR Contact me by 8pm to put your order through for you.

Happy Shopping,

Jenny

PS: Don’t forget – Orders during November will go in the draw to win a new Paper Trimmer.