3D projects, cards, Challenges, Christmas, Online events

CHRISTMAS IN JULY CLASS IS COMING TO YOU!

Christmas in July is happening and I am bringing a class right to you in your own home!  You can join anywhere in the world.  Start getting inspired for Christmas.

I will be sharing a couple of Christmas projects and we can chat and have some games.  If you can’t make the time you can still join in and catch the projects.  You will just miss the chatter and the fun.

WHEN IS IT?? Monday 24th July at 7.30pm – 8.30pm (AEST).  

ARE YOU IN??  Come and join HERE through Facebook.  Don’t have Facebook?  I might share some of the projects at a later date – but you will miss the fun.  If you have trouble joining the event through this link please let me know.  I can’t wait to share everything with you.  

HO! HO! HO!

 

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IT’S ALL WEDDINGS!

Last week I had a big week making wedding cards.  I had 8 to make all up.  Two were for a family wedding last week and one for a family friend and then Josh has 5 weddings coming up.  Yes, 5!

So I thought I would share them with you.  The lighting is not great for these.  Sorry but I hope it gives you a good idea.

This first one uses the retired Bundle of Love DSP. I had a small piece left which I thought would work a treat AND one last little embellishment.  The card base is Sahara Sand.  The sentiment is from Rose Wonder.  The ribbon is the Very Vanilla Satin ribbon retired also. I cut a leaf spray in Sahara Sand and in Vellum. This was for our nephew’s wedding.

This one I made for my Mother In Law to give our nephew (her grandson) as she was unwell to make a card.  The hearts are from Sunshine Wishes cut from Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper and Rich Razzleberry card. The sentiment and the little swirly flourishes are from Floral Phrases.  The main colour is Rich Razzleberry and I used some Rich Razzleberry Cotton ribbon (retired).

I made a couple of these ones below in Sweet Sugarplum using Sunshine Wishes and Floral Phrases again. This time the sentiment is from Rose Wonder.  I have used the retired Sweet Sugarplum Ruched Ribbon.

These next 2 I made the same.  I made 2 in Island Indigo and 2 in Crumb Cake. These cards were inspired by an idea on Pinterest.

To create this card:

I cut the flower (from the Rose Garden Thinlits) from the Whisper White card and then embossed it with the Softly Falling Embossing Folder. This piece was adhered to the card mat (Crumb Cake or Island Indigo.  Then I adhered the Die cut flower on to the card and adhered the whole piece to the Thick Whisper White card base.  I cut a leaf spray from Crumb Cake (or Island Indigo) and also with Vellum.  The sentiment is from Rose Wonder set.   On these I added a little bow with either the White  Baker’s Twine or Linen Thread.

Perhaps Linen Thread is not considered very elegant for weddings but based on a number of the invitations that Josh has received they are quite often very rustic in the crumb cake colour or with doilies and/or tied up with twine. So I think these were well suited.

Hope they inspire you for your next wedding cards.  These will get me by for a couple of months!!

Have a great day,

Jenny

 

 

3D projects, cards, Catalogues, Personal Ramblings, Stampin' Up!

A SPECIAL CARD IN A BOX!

I know we’re in the midst of the all the excitement with the new catalogue but I just have to share this project.  I know it is using retired products now but I thought you might still like to see it.

A couple of weeks ago a friend of mine asked me to make a special baby card for her new grandchild.  At that time she didn’t know what the gender was and requested it to be Teal Green in colour with splashes of red. I knew the family as well so I wanted it to be pretty special.  I recreated a card in a box that I made some time ago.  You can see that original project HERE. That card in a box has been repinned 3.3K times on Pinterest so I thought it might just be “good enough”. 🙂

The only paper I had to match the Bermuda Bay card was this retired paper.  I can’t even remember the name of it.  I just found a few scraps of it in my retired paper box. Lucky!!!

I dug out my ‘Something For Baby’ set too from my retired box.  That was lucky too as I don’t have any new baby stamps as yet.

So enough of the chatter.  Here it is.

I used Watermelon Wonder which matched. (Grabbed that out of the retired box too!).

I realised I didn’t get a photo of the left side flap.  That had little booties in Crushed Curry and I tied teeny, tiny bows in White Baker’s Twine.  The sentiment is from ‘Baby Bear’ – yes! That is current! I probably could have used that but Baby Bear was a bit big for the box.

Well it was very well received and I can tell you that baby Phoebe arrived safely last week.  She is very gorgeous and they were all delighted and fascinated in the card.  It can be displayed on the shelf in the nursery for some time to come.

Thanks for indulging me.  Back to current products in next post.

Jenny

Catalogues, Product Share, Stampin' Up!

LIKE THE NEW INCOLORS? WHY NOT GRAB A SHARE IN THE RIBBON!

Have you seen the gorgeous new Ribbon on page 198/199 of the catalogue?  So many different types and colours this year.
 
Yet a whole roll can be too much. Why not grab a share! 
 
I have a share running for the 2017 Incolor Finely Woven Ribbon.  I am loving the new colours and having matching ribbon for your projects just takes it to the next level.

For the price of a roll of ribbon you get 1.8m of each colour of Fresh Fig, Berry Burst, Powder Pink, Tranquil Tide and Lemon Lime Twist.  

Total is $12.85 includes Shipping and Handling. Free postage to send it on to you. Australian residents only.  

Why not grab a share – or 2.  Let me know ASAP.

Jenny
3D projects, Blog Hops, cards, Stampin' Up!, Tutorials

ESAD BLOG HOP WITH THE EASTERN PALACE SUITE!

Thank you for joining us on the ESAD Eastern Palace Suite Blog Hop.  I have already been sharing some cool projects with this suite this past week and I am excited to share this one with you too.

This project is a cute Tag and matching Envelope.  I will share the details on how to make it further below. It’s a bit hard to photograph with the shiny Gold Foil.  Sorry for the shine.

CREATING THE MINI TAG AND ENVELOPE.

THE ENVELOPE

1. Cut the envelope from the Mini Treat Bag Thinlits with the Eastern Palace Specialty Designer Series Paper.  Before you assemble the envelope be sure to cut the circle window in the front panel with the Layering Circles Framelits.

2. Cut the circled strip in Gold Foil using the Thinlits in the Mini Treat Bag Thinlits set.  The little flower on the front strip is cut from one of the small Thinlits in the Eastern Medallion Thinlits set in Gold Foil and Dapper Denim.  

3. The “flowery” diecut in the centre is from the Eastern Medallions Thinlits set.  It comes out attached to your card with the diecut outline. You can snip off the tiny sections where it is attached.  I then used one of the Layering Circle Framelits to cut out the centre of this piece and also cut the circle in the Treat Bag BEFORE  it is assembled as mentioned further above.

THE TAG

When you pull the tag out it reveals the stamped piece that you could see through the window of the bag.

1. On a piece of Very Vanilla card [measurements are 8.4cm x 12cm – (3 3/8″ x 4 3/4″)] stamp the smaller images from the ‘Eastern Beauty’ stamp set in Dapper Denim. At the bottom heat emboss in gold the “flourishy” image. Add a matching strip of DSP along the bottom.

2.Heat emboss the circle image from the ‘Eastern Beauty’ stamp set in gold onto  a small piece of Very Vanilla card. Then heat embossed the sentiment in the centre.  To do this first ink the stamp in Versamark and then ink in Dapper Denim ink before stamping on the card. Pour over your Clear Embossing Powder and heat.

3. Cut the stamped circle with the Layering Circle Framelits.  Layer this circle on to a Gold Foil Scallop Circle which is a larger size of Scallop than the circle in the Layering Circle Framelits. Raise them up off the card with Dimensionals.  Layer this Very Vanilla tag on to a piece of Dapper Denim card [measurements are 8.8cm x 12.4cm – (3 1/2″ x 4 7/8″)]  Then add a piece of Dapper Denim Ruched Ribbon at the top and a small Gold “flowery” diecut over it. To finish add an Adhesive pearl to the centre of the flower and one on the circle sentiment.

4. For the reverse of the tag cut a piece of Very Vanilla card the same size as the piece on the front of the tag. (measurements above).  Stamp the corner images again and repeat the DSP strip at the bottom and the Gold Embossed “flourish”.

If you haven’t seen this great suite yet then below is the stamp set and the thinlits.  How many different ways can you use these Thinlits?? I will show you in a post soon.

    

You can see more about this suite in store HERE. 

Now you can continue on your Hop to see some more fun creations with this set.

              You will be off to Narelle’s blog now.  Click ->  HERE to continue.

 

Thanks for visiting.  See you again with more Eastern Suite Palace projects again soon,

Jenny

 

Blog Hops, Catalogues, Stampin' Up!

JOIN US FOR THE EASTERN PALACE BLOG HOP SUNDAY NIGHT!

You have probably seen lots of projects with the Eastern Palace Suite released just this week.  I have shared a few projects already.  Make sure you stop by here tomorrow night (6pm AEST on Sunday) for a HUGE Blog Hop with some amazing creations using this suite.  I think you will love it!

If you can’t join at that time then you can stop by later and “take the hop”.

See you then,

Jenny

cards, Stampin' Up!

A SOFTER POOL PARTY FOR EASTERN PALACE!

While I am waiting for my new Incolors to arrive I thought I would play with some different colours with the Eastern Palace suite.  This time I have gone for a softer colour combination of Pool Party, Smoky Slate and Island Indigo.

This card was inspired by a home decor framed piece by Kerstin HERE.

This suite is SO versatile! I can’t believe how many different ways you can use this.  I have mainly used the Eastern Beauty stamp set here and just the “flowery” shape die and the small centre piece using the Eastern Medallions Thinlits.  After I cut the “flowery” pieces, I curled them a little with my Bone Folder and then raised them up with the Dimensionals.

So something a little different with them.

Thanks for stopping by,

Jenny

Catalogues, Classes

OCCASIONS AND SALE-A-BRATION REVIEW!

I am sure you have seen the new catalogues by now?? Well if you are a Wollongong local why not come and play?

YOU’RE INVITED TO MY

OCCASIONS AND SALE-A-BRATION

CATALOGUE REVIEW!

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When: Friday  3rd 7pm and Saturday 4th February, 2pm

Where:  My studio, East Corrimal

Cost: $10

includes a card to make, play with new products, giveaways and afternoon tea.

Please RSVP by Wednesday 1st.

Stampin' Up!

EXTRAVAGANZA IS ON WITH A ONE DAY SALE TODAY!

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The Online Extravaganza has started today with a ONE DAY SALE BLITZ. There is 20-35% off select items for just today.  

Here they are for you:

  • The Metallic Enamel Shapes Bundle (Metallics, Subtles, Brights, Regals and 2016-2018 In Color)                35% off = $48.91
  • Ombre Inkpads Bundle        (Bermuda Bay, Rich Razzleberry, Calypso Coral, Emeral Envy, Basic Black)           30% off = $55.13
  • Embellished Ornaments and Delicate Ornament bundle  

                   * (Wood) 20% off = $78.40

                   * (Clear) 20% off = 67.20

  • Gift Bag Punch Board     30% off = $22.40
  • Gift Bag Punch Board    30% off = $22.40

TO ORDER:

You can ORDER ONLINE HERE.  Please use the HOST CODE:  YTKD9JKB

OR EMAIL/MESSAGE your order.  (Before 8pm).

Extravaganza will continue for the rest of the week with huge discounts ending with another ONE DAY BLITZ next Monday the 28th.  Check out the whole list in a previous post HERE.

GO IN THE DRAW TO WIN!  

Every order over $20 this week will enter the draw to win the cute set ‘COZY CHRISTMAS’.

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Off you go shopping now. You might have to buy yourself a Christmas present 😉

Jenny

3D projects, cards, Catalogues

BEACH HOUSES!

This is the first project I made on our stamping weekend this past weekend.  I just have to share this with you.  I was so pleased with how it turned out.

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I live right near the beach so had to make a beach house. I have used the Sweet Home Stamp set and the Home Sweet Home Thinlits.  What a great versatile bundle it is.

Once I made the house I had to make a matching card.  Here are the details.

HOUSE: The roof is in Marina Mist. The house stripes are stamped in Smoky Slate.  I coloured the banners with the markers. The surfboard is the oval door stamp and die and I added the hatched line (if that is what you call it). The fin is from one of the banners and I cut that by hand and kind of rounded the points.

CARD: I cut the house out on Whisper White and then trimmed off just the front part of the house.  Then stamped the lines in Smoky Slate to match. I stamped another board for the card.  The “sand” was a piece of Crumb Cake card that I tore the edge off then inked it with Crumb Cake ink on the edge and in patches.  I assembled it all on a piece of Marina Mist card than I stamped the clouds from Sprinkles of Life in White ink.

I debated what else to do.  It needed something else but wasn’t sure how to add a greeting. Then I had a thought.  I cut the thin door frame from the Thinlits set from Crumb Cake card.  The centre piece that is left when you cut it I trimmed off and then stamped the Sentiment which is from Balloon Builder on to that.  I sponged these pieces a little too with Crumb Cake ink. I was really pleased with how that worked.

I have plans for more homes.  When I get to it. 🙂

Thanks for visiting today.  See you again soon,

Jenny