Card Class is on this Friday for my local people BUT you can grab the class by mail too.
Here are the details.
Come along this Friday for Card Class. We will make 3 very different cards that I think you will love.
Friday 23rd June at 10am or 7pm at my studio in East Corrimal.
Cost $15 BYO: adhesives and scissors.
Please RSVP by Wed. 21st.
Hope to see you then.
CAN’T MAKE IT?? Grab the class by Mail.
Cost: $15 + postage. Australian residents only.
Includes all materials and instructions. I can’t include stamped images but you can substitute the stamps or order them separately.
Contact me to order your Class by Mail Kit.
I wanted to show you the card everyone got to make at my Open House events last weekend. I think everyone was happy with their results.
I wanted to showcase the Colorful Seasons Bundle as I had been playing a bit with it lately.
This card was inspired by a card by Patty Bennett. You can see her card HERE. I loved the idea of the sponged moon effect.
The card base was the lovely new Incolor Berry Burst with the Powder Pink. Instead of the ribbon that Patty used I added a scallop edge in Powder Pink using the Scallop Thinlit in the set. I added a little sparkle with a strip of the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper.
To create the Sponged moon effect. Take a piece of copy paper cut to the size of the Whisper White card. Cut a circle using the Layering Circles Framelits to the left of the copy paper piece.
Place the piece of paper over the Whisper White card and carefully start sponging the Powder Pink ink inside the circle. Gradually making your way in to the centre of the circle. It is good to leave the centre a little lighter. TIP: If you haven’t used any removable adhesive on your paper then you need to hold the paper in place carefully with your fingers at the circle edge. Sponge in to the circle. Slowly move your fingers as you work around the circle to hold the paper down. If that makes sense??
Then take the Berry Burst inkpad and sponge a small section in the lower left corner. Then you can remove the piece of copy paper, stamp your sentiment and tree branch in Early Espresso and some flowers in Berry Burst. Assemble your card together, then cut a chair (love that chair!) in Berry Burst and some small flowers in Powder Pink.
Thanks for stopping by today. Have a super stampy day/night wherever you are. Don’t forget to stop by and say HI. Tell me where you are from. I love to read how far this travels.
For Local Wollongong people: Come along and have a fun time creating and seeing lots of new products at my Catalogue Open House. I can’t wait to share it all with you. If you haven’t been before don’t be shy. We are nice people – I think. 😉
Bring a friend with you or if you can’t come why not pass the invite on to a friend. The more the merrier!
The details are below. Please reply early as seats book out very quickly.
I know I have been showing you cards with retiring products BUT I just wanted to interrupt that to show you this card with the Eastern Palace suite. I kind of liked how it turned out. 🙂
I started out to Case a card by Connie Babbert. You can see that card HERE.
Here is my version.
CREATE YOUR OWN
1. Cut card base is Tidal Tide. On a piece of Very Vanilla Cardstock just slightly smaller than your base adhere a strip of the Eastern Palace Specialty DSP with the Tidal Tide pattern. IT measures about 5cm wide (2″). Add a little strip of the DSP in the Lemon Lime Twist colour across the middle. Don’t you love that new Lemon Lime Twist colour?? It’s so bright and fresh.
2. Add a sticker strip from the Eastern Gold Vinyl Stickers just above the DSP. Stamp 2 of the “sprays” in the top left and top right in the Lemon Lime Twist colour.
3, Cut a medallion with the Eastern Medallion Thinlits from the Lemon Lime Twist card and a smaller one from the Tidal Tide card. Raise that smaller one up off the Lemon Lime Twist one with Dimensionals. Stamp the sentiment on Very Vanilla card and cut it with a small circle die from the Layering Circles Thinlits. Add some loops of Gold Thread behind the sentiment and adhere that on top of the other 2 medallions with Dimensionals.
4. Adhere this to your card with Dimensionals. Then add two of the flower stickers from the Eastern Gold Vinyl Stickers to finish.
Don’t forget there is one more week left to get your Eastern Palace Suite bundles and save. If you want to know more about them head HERE.
If you grab your Eastern Palace Bundle Now while you can get a discount then stop by my store HERE now. Please use the Host Code for this week: 2WNURG3N
Thanks for visiting today.
I have been working on this project for a few days. Really! It’s not like it’s even a card but it seemed to take some time. Maybe I was getting a little too fussy but anyway … I wanted to show ideas of how you can use the Eastern Medallions Thinlits. I have seen a few Demonstrators show these ideas but thought it would be a good reference for myself – and to share with you. 🙂
These Thinlits would have to be the most versatile ones Stampin’ Up! have produced I think. There are so many ways of layering them together or using one just by itself. Don’t be limited to the ideas I have shown you here.
I hope this is helpful for you. See what you can put together.
Did you check out the great value in the Eastern Palace Suite Bundle that is available at the moment? There is only just over a week to grab this bundle. If you want to refresh your memory just head back to this Blog Post -> HERE. or see below.
Have a great day,
If you are in Wollongong you can come and create this special project just in time for Mother’s Day this weekend. It would even be lovely to give to a friend – or keep yourself. 🙂
It’s a Flower Pop Up Box that won’t die. You get to make a matching card too. Choose your own colour combination.
Here are the details but you have to let me know ASAP as places are filling very fast.
Friday 12th May at 10am
Saturday 13th May at 2pm.
COST: $15 (plus an extra $5 to use my adhesives).
BYO: Scissors and Adhesives.
PLEASE RSVP by Wednesday 10th (earlier if you want to be sure of a seat)
I look forward to sharing these projects with you.
I have my last Sale-A-Bration class on tonight. I needed 3 cards. Two of them I already had from past classes but I needed one more card. I have been a little time poor this week with a few things going on so I headed to Pinterest – and that’s OK. 🙂
I wanted to showcase Avant Garden one more time and found THIS card by Lyssa on songofmyheartstampers.com It is such a pretty card. I think I am loving Sweet Sugarplum lately.
So I CASED this for the class tonight.
So farewell Sale-A-Bration 2017. You have been fun!
Have a great weekend,
I have been making these mini Thank You cards recently for all my lovely customers who have placed orders with me during Sale-A-Bration. I used one of the Sale-A-Bration sets ‘Any Occasion’ which I think is overlooked in the Sale-A-Bration catalogue.
The cards are about 7.5cm square (about 3″). They are quite simple cards cut with the largest Layering Squares Framelits. I will show you how to do that below.
The left one is Watermelon Wonder with a little Blushing Bride for some banners. The right one is Bermuda Bay with a little Mint Macaron. I added a bow with White Baker’s Twine. I really should have added some bling I think???
To create your own Mini Scallop Square Cards:
Place the largest Scallop Square of the Layering Square Framelits on your folded card base so as the top edge of the framelit is just off the edge of the fold of the card. This will mean that the top won’t be cut through. See the photo above.
Run the card and Framelit through your Big Shot as you would normally. Below shows how the card looks after cutting it.
Decorate the card as you like. I also added a piece of card inside to write on. They make quick little cards to give with a gift.
Less than a week now to the end of Sale-A-Bration. Make sure you SHOP or JOIN before the end of Friday. If you love FREEBIES you won’t want to miss out.
If you want to shop contact me directly or Order Online -> HERE. Please use the Host Code FUCQ2STG
To JOIN and get up to $245 of products when you order $169 then Head -> HERE.
Yes! Stampin’ Up! are so generous. New products choices have just been announced for Sale-A-Bration AND they are catalogue products. How cool is that! I will tell you about that but first I wanted to share this card for you using the Sale-A-Bration set Avant Garden.
I haven’t used this set nearly enough over the last few months. (Maybe I was a little discouraged because I have lost the little stamen stamp). Never mind, there are still some gorgeous creations you can make without that little stamp. This card is another card we are making at Card Class this Friday along with the Dragonfly card I shared last post. Check back on the earlier posts if you want to see that.
I was inspired by a card on Pinterest to stamp the flowers as a background. This card took a life of it’s own after that.
If you are in the Wollongong area come and join in the class this Friday 24th 10am or 7pm. Lots of fun and creativity.
Now to those new products Stampin’ Up! are offering.
For every $90 order you can choose one of these catalogue choices as your Free option. Here they are. Which choice do you like? Paper, Embossing Folder or the Washi Tape.
Just a note: If you are ordering Online (which is HERE by the way!) and you are choosing one of these please be sure to use the Item Codes shown below.
I need to get creating with this set more before it goes. How about you?
Have a good rest of the week,
I can’t believe there is only about 10 days left of Sale-A-Bration. Seriously where has the time gone!
This Friday at our Card Class we will be using some of the loved Sale-A-Bration items for one last time and make 3 Classy cards.
If you are local to Wollongong come along. Here are the details.
WHEN: Friday 24th March at 10am or 7pm.
COST: $15 (extra $5 to use my adhesives).
Please RSVP by Thursday 23rd March. Book early to reserve your seat.
Here is just one of the cards we will be making. This is using the Sale-A-Bration set Delicate Details. It pairs so well with the Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits.
This card was inspired by a card I made right back at the beginning of Sale-A-Bration. If you missed that card then see the post HERE.
Have a great week,