cards, Catalogues, Christmas, Classes

HUNG WITH CARE STOCKING CARDS – AND A WINNER!

I think this stamp set hasn’t had much airing around the blogosphere.  That’s a bit sad.  It is a cute one. Hung With Care is a Host set found in the Holiday Catalogue.  I must say I haven’t used it near enough.  Today I thought it should have it’s turn in the limelight.

This first one uses the lovely All is Bright Designer Series Paper. You don’t need too much on the card when you use this paper.  The stocking is stamped in Garden Green.  For the sentiment I heat embossed that in white on black card and then punched it out with the Classic Label Punch.

This card was one from one of my Christmas Stamp A Stack Classes recently. The stocking was stamped in Garden Green and the white oval card was layered on to Silver Glimmer Paper. The Garden Green card mat was embossed with the Tin Tile Embossing Folder.  The Real Red Twine is retired.  I don’t usually use retired products in classes but I ran out of the thin Red Ribbon.  Adding a small strip of Under The Mistletoe DSP adds a little contrast to it.  Everyone did like making this card I think.  It’s nice when you can make up 3 of these cards in class in a hurry and they are ready to go.

BLING WINNER

A few posts ago I posted a little giveaway for reaching 50 Wednesday’s WOW!  Today I can announce the winner of the Bling Pack.

Congratulations Joy Stewart.  I will drop you an email shortly to arrange them to be sent to you.

Thanks for stopping by,

Jenny

Blog Hops, cards, Catalogues, Stampin' Up!

STAMPIN’ DREAMS BLOG HOP – ANNUAL CATALOGUE SNEAK PEEK!

Today I am joining in the Stampin’ Dreams Blog Hop.  It is all about the new Annual Catalogue Sneak Peek so you are in for a treat.  I am sure there are some lovely creations everyone will share today.  You might be starting here or you have just come from Elaine’s blog -> HERE.

Today I am focusing on the new Bundle Sitting Pretty.

I have created 2 cards with this Bundle.  I really like the seat Dies in the Pretty Park Framelits set.

I have used the gorgeous Share What You Love Designer Series Paper.  The card base is the new Incolor Grapefruit Grove.  For both of them I used sentiments from the set Eastern Beauty stamp set.  I kept the layout similar for both cards.

For the top card I cut the bench seat in Black Cardstock.  For the little bird I stamped it in black and stamped the inside of the bird in Mint Macaron.  You don’t even need to colour it with the markers or pencils.  Just a tip though: I stamped the inside of the bird twice turning the stamp slightly each time to give a little more cover in the inking.  It’s a little hard to know how to stamp it. Now don’t bother trying to cut this tiny bird with scissors.  You can cut it with the matching die!

On the card below I have used the lovely Velvet Rich Razzleberry Ribbon. For this set I stamped the ornate seat in Rich Razzleberry ink on Rich Razzleberry card.  This was then cut out with the matching die.  I also cut a heart in Silver Glimmer Paper with the heart die. 

I hope you like them.

You can head off to the next Blog.  Now we have Jessie’s amazing creations.  Click on the NEXT button below.  If that doesn’t work then click -> HERE.

The full list of participants is below though if you get lost.

Not long now for you to wait for the start of catalogue.  June 1st is the day!!

Thanks for visiting,

Jenny

1. Jessie Holton – Australia
2. Vicki Hunter – Australia
3. Pia Gerhardt – Germany
4. Stephanie Fischer – Australia
5. Alejandra Gomez – USA
6. Jo Anne – USA
7. Cheryl Taylor -UK
8. Sandra Roberts – UK
9. Tracy Marie Lewis – Stuff N Thingz – USA
10. Rebecca-Jo Unwin- Australia
11. Teresa’s Happy Place – Australia
12. Vicky Wright – Australia
13. Sharon Dalton – Australia
14. Kayla MacAulay – Australia
15. Angela Meiritz-Reid – New Zealand
16. Karen Farquhar – Australia
17. Joanne Hodge – USA
18. Kim Oliver – Australia
19. Elaine Johnson – Australia
20. Jenny Hayward – Australia
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CONVENTION BAG TAG!

Twice in one day. Don’t die from shock!  This is a quick post.  This afternoon I thought I better whip up a tag for my Convention bag. With 700 people having the same bag you need a tag to identify your bag.  Now I could just tie a piece of ribbon on, but why not make a tag when I have so much time this afternoon – NOT!!!!

Here is my tag.

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I have used the Blue Ribbon stamp set stamped in Island Indigo and punched out with the 1 3/4″ circle.  I had to have some bling so punched a scallop circle with the 2 3/8″ scallop punch from Silver Glimmer paper.  The silver ‘J’ is cut on the Big Shot with the retired Timeless Type Alphabet die.  I added a length of Whisper White 1/4″ Grosgrain ribbon to tie it on to the bag.  I found the tiniest piece of Island Indigo Satin ribbon from Sale-A-Bration to tie on to the white grosgrain ribbon just to finish it off.  See those tiny little scraps of ribbon do come in handy!!

OK, enough from me today.  I still haven’t packed.  Thanks for stopping by again.

Jenny