cards, Catalogues, Sale-A-Bration, Stampin' Up!

FAREWELL AVANT GARDEN!

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,

Jenny

cards, Catalogues, Sale-A-Bration, Tutorials

MINI SCALLOP SQUARE CARDS WITH ANY OCCASION!

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.

Jenny

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.

Catalogues, Classes, Stampin' Up!

AVANT GARDEN AND SOME NEW CHOICES FOR SALE-A-BRATION!

Say What???

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,

Jenny

cards, Catalogues, Classes, Sale-A-Bration

DELICATE DETAILS AND DETAILED DRAGONFLY!

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,

Jenny

cards, Stampin' Up!, Workshops

ONE LAYER LIFT ME UP BALLOON IN PASTELS!

I have a simple one-layer card to show you today using the Lift Me Up Bundle. This uses the different shaped pieces in the Up and Away Thinlits.  The idea for this card was inspired by one I had seen on Pinterest.  I thought it was a clever idea.

The different pieces were cut with Blushing Bride, Sweet Sugarplum and Soft Sky.  The basket was stamped and cut from Crumb Cake. I sponged around the edge of each piece with the matching ink.  Using the same colour inks I stamped the “splodge” from Gorgeous Grunge over the card.  The sentiment was stamped in black.

Before adhering the pieces down, place them on the card in position.  Mark the place in pencil where the “strings” for the balloon would be.  Then remove the bottom piece and stamp the basket strings in.  Then adhere the balloon pieces and the basket in to place.  Add some Blushing Bride Baker’s Twine and a Rhinestone to finish.

I am so glad I can make more of these now.  I had lost one of the Thinlit pieces for weeks.  I was feeling very sad – and then yesterday sorting out stuff in the studio I found it on the floor under a table.  YAY!!

Have a great day,

Jenny

cards, Classes, Stampin' Up!

BEHIND THE SCENES IN THE CLASSROOM!

It was my last class for the year today.  That is a bit sad but it gets to a crazy time of year with end of school activities and preparations for Christmas.

Before the class today I took a video of what is happening in my classroom and shared it on my Facebook Business page.  I thought I would share it with you.

Thanks for joining this stamping journey with me and for your visits to my blog.

I am excited to continue to share stamping with you all in 2017.

Jenny

 

cards, Personal Ramblings, Stampin' Up!

CRAFT ALIVE REVIEW!

All of a sudden it is Thursday!  Where has this week gone to?  I have had every intention of getting back here to share our exciting weekend at the Craft Alive Fair but there has been so much happening.  So here we are today.

Craft Alive is a big Fair of papercraft and needlework exhibitors held in various large centres on the East Coast of Australia.  I am so excited it has now come to Wollongong AND we got to have a stand there this year.  I thought you might like to see our little display.  It was such fun to share in this with my stamping sisters Leonie and Vanessa.

This was set up day.  It took 5 hours to put together.  Such a huge day but we were so pleased with the final display.

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We had so many positive comments about our stand which was nice. We added stars on the space near the tree which I think just finished it off.

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We had 6 Lucky Draw prizes over the weekend which some lucky visitors received a stamp set and some lovely embellishments. Of course you have to have them under the tree.

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This photo was courtesy of the Craft Alive Facebook page.  We were kept busy having a card for the visitors to make.

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The Make and Take card was very popular so I thought I would show you.  Everyone loved the Cookie Cutter set.  This card was Cased from Jillstamps.

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Thanks for sharing in this with me. I still have more cards from our stamping weekend.  I might have to hit you hard with them all next week to catch up so stay tuned.

Jenny

3D projects, cards, Techniques

CUPCAKE PANEL CARD!

I have been wanting to try one of these Panel Fold cards for some time and finally got a chance to on our stamping weekend.  Here is the final result.

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It can fold flat for postage which is good.  They are so quick to make.

I also got to play with this ‘Sweet Cupcake’ stamp set.  This is a great 2 step stamp set in which you can build on the layers to get the dimension effect. It also has matching dies too to cut these sweet cupcakes out.

There are a number of different tutorials for these Panel Cards on the internet.  You can find the one I used HERE. For mine I teamed it with the Playful Palette DSP stack.  It needed something in the corner so I cut a little “flower” shape from the Flourish Thinlits in Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper and added a Rhinestone in the centre of it.

Thanks for stopping by.  Have a great day,

Jenny

Classes, Stampin' Up!

ARE YOU IN WOLLONGONG? COME FOR A CARD CLASS!

If you live in Wollongong come and join us for this week’s Card Class.  Alternatively get the card kit. (see below).

We have a Stamp A Stack this Friday making 6 cards. You will make 2 each of 3 different designs and everything is prepared for you.  Here are the details.

DATE:  Friday 29th July  10am or 7.3opm

COST: $15 if you have your own adhesives.    $20 to use mine.

PLEASE RSVP: by Thursday 28th by phoning or emailing me (or leaving a comment).

Here is a sneak peek of the cards.

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I look forward to seeing you there.  They are fun. 🙂

Can’t make it but would love to make the cards? Why not get the kit.

Cost is $15 for all materials.  Does not include stamped images.  You can substitute the stamps or order them separately. Leave a comment or email me.

Jenny

cards, Classes, Stampin' Up!

CARD CLASS FOR THIS SATURDAY!

Saturday Stampers is on this Saturday 21st, 2pm My place.  (East Corrimal)  If you are local do join us.  Cost is $15.

This week we are mixing it up with some old and some new products that are leaving us in 2 weeks.  Here are the cards.

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Please let me know by Thursday. It’s a fun time out just for you. 🙂

Jenny