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WEDNESDAY’S WOW! #80 – KEEP YOUR DIES SAFE WITH THIS MAGNETIC DIE BOARD!

Wednesday’s WOW! #80.  I have a very useful tip for you today with this Magnetic Die Board.  I thought I had shown you this tip already but apparently not.

In my classes I found that the dies we were using kept going missing.  They would get buried under papers or bits.  They would drop on the floor and disappear.  We spent a lot of time in class looking for them.  Some months ago I came up with this idea.  Since then – no more missing dies.  Everyone knows when they use them they go straight back on the board.  It is such a time-saver and has reduced the stress. 🙂

You might find it useful yourself.  I have it standing near the Big Shot machine and have all the dies on it that we will use in the projects for that class.

How to make one yourself

It’s very easy to make yourself.  I picked up a cheap photo frame from a discount shop.  Opened it up and took out the glass. I cut Magnetic sheets to size and adhered them to a piece of card.  Then inserted them back in the frame without adding the glass though.

Place it near your diecut machine and put the dies on it that you are working on.  For a single project you may not need it but if you are making a large project or a couple at a time then you can store all your dies on it while you are working.

I hope you find this tip useful.

Thanks for visiting me today wherever you are in the world.  I love having you visit and I love sharing my little crafting world with you. ❤

Have a great day,

Jenny

 

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SAILING HOME LIGHTHOUSE!

A very quick card for you today using the Sailing Home Bundle. 

For this card I had some “bits” left on my table from creating lots of cards with the suite.  So we don’t want them to go to waste right?

The Night of Navy card mat was embossed with the Subtles Embossing Folder.  I was going to use that on another card and didn’t end up using it so it worked for here.  I had the strip of paper from the Come Sail Away paper pack leftover and even the diecut ship wheel.  So a little stamping and sticking together and the card was done.

But wait, what about that cute little stitched sentiment diecut.  I think I sold a few sets this weekend just with this little banner alone.  Don’t we just love the stitched dies?? 🙂

SAILING HOME WEEKEND SPECIAL

I know the weekend is over here … But I still have cards to show you.  So I am extending this offer to grab the tutorials.  Don’t miss out though.

Order the Sailing Home Bundle (Australian residents only). Receive the card kit for 3 great cards and also an additional 2 metres of Night of Navy Twine.  You will also receive a Tutorial Bundle of 12 exclusive projects (these are not using the Sailing Home Bundle).

Head to my store -> HERE to order.  Please use the Host Code: VA9WC4CZ   $88 + Shipping and Handling.

Thanks for visiting,

Jenny

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SAILING HOME CARD CLASS OR KIT TO GO!

Come along and make some great cards using the Sailing Home Suite Or you can grab the Kit to Go.

WHEN: Friday 16th Aug. 10am or Saturday 17th Aug. 2pm

COST: Class only or with the Bundle.

CLASS: $20 (+Extra $5 to use my adhesives)

BUNDLE: $95 – Includes the Sailing Home Bundle (Sailing Home    stamp set and Die) and a discounted class fee. Receive an additional 2m of Night of Navy Baker’s Twine Free.

RSVP: Wednesday 14th Aug.

 

STAMP AT HOME – KIT TO GO

Purchase the Sailing Home Bundle    $88 + $5.95 shipping and handling.

Receive the tutorials to make 3 projects and all the materials Free.

Also, receive Free an additional 2 metres of Night of Navy Baker’s Twine.

Stampin' Up! Sailing Home Bundle

Contact me for more information.  If you are coming to class be sure to book in ASAP. 🙂

Jenny

 

 

 

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FLIRTY DAISIES!

This week I am sharing some Daisy cards with you using the Daisy Lane Bundle.  

I am sharing this card with you first.  I am not sure about it still but, well … I am still putting it out here as it may inspire someone – in some way.

We are just keeping it simple with this one with a little stamping of the daisies in Flirty Flamingo and Rich Razzleberry.

Just one stamped and punched daisy on one of the daisies to highlight it.  Add a little Clear Faceted Gem to the centre.

Sometimes you can just do simple right. 🙂

I will share more daisies with you again next post,

Jenny

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DAISY LANE CLASS – OR TO GO!

The Daisy Lane Bundle is a great new stamp and punch set in the 2019 Catalogue.  The Daisy Punch from the previous catalogue co-ordinates so well with it too.

We are going to have some fun with it in class this week.  Never fear if you can’t make it.  You can get the Class-To-Go or buy just the tutorial. 

Here are all the details.

Make your choice.

Just to summarise here are the options.

DAISY LANE CLASS

Friday 28th at 10am or 7pm

1) Class Only – $20 (+ extra $5 for adhesives).

OR

2)  Get the Class Free when you order the Daisy Lane Bundle (stamp set and Medium Daisy Punch) $61 + Shipping and Handling.

CLASS TO GO 

1) Tutorial + Card Kit for 3 projects – $20

2) Order The Daisy Lane Bundle and receive the tutorial and card kits Free. $61 AUS + Shipping and Handling.

3) Tutorial Only $10

PLEASE RSVP BY 26TH JUNE

 

The Daisy Lane Bundle is available in my store now -> HERE.

Please use the Host Code: H2BBRFTE

or Order from me directly.

THIS WEEKS SPECIAL ONLY:

Order the Daisy Lane Bundle and receive a pack of Clear or Gold Faceted Gems free. (your choice of colour).  Great for the centres for your daisies.

   

I will be sharing lots of Daisy projects this week so stay tuned.

Jenny

 

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BIRD BALLAD WEEK DAY 4 – CATALOGUE KICK OFF MAKE AND TAKE!

Bird Ballad Week Day 4.  Have you liked the projects so far?

A few weeks ago I had my Catalogue Kick-Off event for everyone to come and see the new catalogue and have fun creating.  This was one of the cards that everyone got to make using the Bird Ballad Suite.

I have CASED this card from Angie’s blog -> HERE. I loved the simpleness of it yet it is still elegant.  Everyone who came to my Kick-Off loved the card too.

Bird Ballad card

I used the Stitched Nested Labels Dies and the gorgeous Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper.  The birds were coloured with the Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends.  I had never used Petal Pink until a few weeks ago.  Now I am really starting to love it – possibly.  They certainly work nicely with this suite.

You can grab the Bird Ballad Bundle in my store now -> HERE.  Please use the Host Code: H2BBRFTE

I really love those Stitched Nested Labels Dies.  You won’t be sorry you bought those. You can buy them as the bundle or individually.

Thanks for visiting today.  Have a great day/night wherever you may be visiting me from.

Jenny

 

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BIRD BALLAD WEEK DAY ONE – PRETTY PAPER!

It’s Bird Ballad Week this week. 

This is such a gorgeous group of products that have shown to be very popular if you have been looking around the internet. I know I have been having fun creating with them and I have lots to share with you.

Isn’t this just the prettiest paper?? You don’t need much more to it.  The sentiment is from the Free As A Bird stamp set on a strip of Calypso Coral card. I just angled the end and then added some loops of Linen Thread behind. To do this I wrapped the Linen Thread around my fingers a few times and added that to the back of the card strip by adding Snail Adhesive to the back of the strip. It’s a quick and easy card.

The Bird Ballad Bundle includes the Free As A Bird stamp set and the Stitched Nested Labels Dies.  You can also buy them individually and also the Bird Ballad Designer Series Paper. All  GORGEOUS!!

In Australia? You can buy them in my store now -> HERE. $89 AUS for the Stamps and Die Bundle. Please use the Host Code: H2BBRFTE

See you again tomorrow.

Jenny

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2019 STAMPIN’ UP! CATALOGUE KICK-OFF!

It’s Time for the 2019 Annual Catalogue Kick-Off and you’re invited to join me if you are a Wollongong local.

Time for you to see – and play with lots of great new products in the 2019 Stampin’ Up! Catalogue. It’s always an exciting time that you won’t want to miss.

Be sure to be an early bird and book in early.

The Catalogue Kick-off is on 3 different time slots so I hope one time suits you. If not let’s make a different time.  You can get one or 2 – or more friends together and we can do it again so you don’t miss out.

WHEN: Friday 31st May 10am and 7pm
             Saturday 1st June 2pm

WHERE: My studio In East Corrimal.

COST: $10 – for early birds that book by Monday 27th May.
$15 after the 27th.

You will get to play with lots of products, see some projects, check out the new Incolors, Gifts and giveaways are included. You might even be the Mystery Host and receive the Host rewards. Imagine that getting some products for free!

RSVP: To be an early bird and save $5 book by Monday 27th. Last replies by Thursday 30th to be sure to get a seat. Replies after this there may not be room.

Comment for more information or email me at jghayward@yahoo.com

I look forward to seeing you there. I can’t wait to show you everything.

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WEDNESDAY’S WOW! #68 – FAREWELL LOVELY AS A TREE!

Today is a special Wednesday’s WOW!

Today we take a moment to remember the timeless Lovely As A Tree set.  It is so sad that this set is leaving us.  Each year we scour the catalogue to see if it has made it in.  This year though I think we were all saddened to see that it’s time had finally come. 

This set started in the Catalogue in the US back in 2001.  I believe it was designed by Shelli Gardner’s sister who started Stampin’ Up! with Shelli.  This set has been like a much loved family member so it is a sad occasion.  I bought this set in my first Demonstrator order after I joined back in 2008. This set has had so much use and I think every Christmas it gets pulled out.  It is such a classic stamp set.

So today for Wednesday’s WOW! #68 we look back at some of my projects with this stamp set.  I am sad that I couldn’t find photos of some cards I had made but let’s have a look back at these projects I have kept. I have to say it is also a look back at my stamping style too.  Perhaps that is a little embarrassing but … anyway. Enjoy the nostalgic journey.  Apologies in advance for lots of photos.

May 2011 – See the original Post -> HERE.

I don’t know what I was thinking with that button.

Even the inside of the card was stamped with the trees.

From a Stamp A Stack Christmas 2011 with another classic stamp Dasher.  What a great combination these stamps were.  See the original post -> HERE.

These cards were some I received for Christmas 2013.  It included a couple of cards using the Lovely As A Tree set.  I like how the tree is used on it’s side to give the effect of branches.  Very cute.

This Tunnel card was a favourite at a Christmas Card class in 2013.  You can see that post -> HERE and I included a Tutorial how to make the Tunnel card there too in that blog post.  Go and check it out.

This one below was a real WOW! at class back in 2011.  Everyone loved this card. This was a Sparkly Christmas card. You can see it in this post -> HERE and I have a tutorial how to make it in that post. You can use this technique with any stamp set.

Now this next card we actually made at a team meeting like nearly 2 years ago.  I didn’t quite finish it at the time.  So I put it aside on my desk to finish.  All it needed was to be stuck together and a sentiment added.  Well I actually finished it a month ago.  Or actually my daughter finished it for me.

On this card I masked a section of the card and sponged in the section.  Then with the group of trees I heat embossed in Silver Embossing Powder.

This card below was the most recent one from last Christmas.  I realised I hadn’t shared this card with you before. We used the Copper Shimmer Paint and swiped it over the card mat that had been embossed with the Tin Tile Embossing Folder.

Then for more shine we added the Shimmer Paint directly to the tree stamp and also on to the sentiment stamp.  To do this use the Dauber and pick some Shimmer Paint from inside the lid of the Shimmer Paint bottle then lightly dauber over the stamp.  Then stamp it on your card.  Against the Merry Merlot colour it is quite classy.

So sadly the Lovely As A Tree stamp set has sold out now.  I hope you managed to get hold of one.

A new replacement might just be the Rooted in Nature stamp set.  Have you added that one yet to your collection? This set has a number of stamps AND dies.  I think this will be a good alternative.  Hopefully I will get to play more with that one again soon.

Thanks everyone for your patience as we wander down memory lane.

Farewell Lovely As A Tree.  You have been a reliable stamp set for all those special projects and festive occasions. You will be missed.  But I won’t be able to part with you just yet.  Enjoy your retirement.

Jenny

 

 

 

 

 

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TEA TOGETHER HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!

I shared this card on my Facebook page the other day along with some other co-ordinating projects.  These were the projects we made at our Mother’s Day class this weekend.  I thought that I would show you a closer photo of the card.  You can’t beat Gingham.  It’s quite popular at the moment.  This was a popular card too.

This card is using the Tea Together stamp set with the Tea Time Dies.

For this card we used the sweet sentiment from the stamp set but there was the option for the Mother’s Day sentiment too.

A frame was cut on the Gingham Gala paper with the Rectangle Stitched Dies. The Balmy Blue stamped card was also cut with one of the other smaller Rectangle Stitched Dies.  The teapot and cup and saucer were stamped in Memento Black ink and coloured with the Stampin’ Blends.  We just did the edge with the light Smoky Slate.  You can’t tell but the flowers had Wink of Stella washed over them so they were quite sparkly.

For the class each person could choose the colours they wanted to from the Gingham Gala paper.  The Highland Heather looked gorgeous as was the Grapefruit Grove.  I should have taken photos of them.

Hope you like them.  Happy Mother’s Day to you wherever you are whether you are a Mum to humans or to animal babies.  Have a lovely day.  Hugs to you if you are missing your Mum or struggle with not being a “mum”.  It can be a hard day.  xx

Thanks for visiting.  See you again soon.

Jenny