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RAINBOW GLIMMER BLOSSOMS + A VIDEO!

I have been playing with the so sparkly Rainbow Glimmer Paper.  It is just gorgeous.  I love the colours in it.

I created a card using it with the Many Layered Blossoms Dies.  I wondered how the diecut flowers would turn out when using the Glimmer Paper.  Let me just show you. 

I really hope you can see the sparkle in these cards.  The photo just doesn’t do them justice.

I put together a video.  I share a few tips in the video so be sure to check it out.

Have you subscribed to my Youtube channel yet?  Be sure to do that too. Click -> HERE to go straight to Youtube.

The Blossoms in Bloom Bundle are one of my favourites from the catalogue.  They are so pretty.

You can find them in my store -> HERE.

You can see the gorgeous Rainbow Glimmer Paper -> HERE. 

In Australia?  If you don’t have a current demonstrator I would love to help you place your order either online or contact me to order directly for you.

Ordering Online? Please use the Host Code: 3MDURVQZ

Thanks for shopping with me.  Remember this month you receive a $9 Bonus Day Voucher with each $90 order.  

Happy Shopping,

Jenny

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TASTEFUL TOUCHES BUNDLE CARD + FRIDAY FLICKS VIDEO!

I have a card for you today with the new Tasteful Touches Bundle. You can see this bundle on p124 of the 2020 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalogue.

I even have a video as I start the Friday Flicks series. Watch out for these. Most Friday’s I will bring you a new video as I am able to. They will also be on my Youtube channel too.

Here is today’s card for you.

The colours are Old Olive and Petal Pink. I was thinking earlier how I never liked Petal Pink when it first came out. Now I am using it A LOT!

You can watch me make it in the video below. (If you receive the blog posts by email then head to my blog to view the video in the post).

Measurements for the card are:

Old Olive: 14.8cm x 21cm scored at 10.5cm (5 1/2” x 8 1/2” scored at 4 1/4”)

Petal Pink: 14.4cm x 10.1cm (5 3/8” x 4 1/8”)

Whisper White: 14cm x 9.7cm (5 1/4” x 4”)

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Please drop a comment if you would like to know more.

Love the Tasteful Touches Bundle? Order it in my store now -> HERE

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OR

Why not choose this as your Free bundle when you join my team. Or you could choose any of the other great bundles as your Free choice. It’s great value. 🙂

Find out more -> HERE or email me at jghayward@yahoo.com

Have a happy day,

Jenny

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ORNATE GARDEN AND BEST DRESSED TOGETHER FOR A FAST ACTION CARD!

I was playing around just recently to put this card together.  I decided to film a video creating it to show the process I go through sometimes in creating a card. So not to bore you too much I sped the video up – with my lovely daughter’s technical skills. I have still much to learn in this area.  😉

When I make a card there is often a lot of deliberation and shifting things and uncertainty until it comes together.  I’m sure you find that too.

For this card I had a plan.  I always sketch the plan out first for a card.  I had already stamped and coloured the perfume bottle from the Dressed To Impress stamp set.  That was left over from another project.  I wanted to use some of the new Ornate Garden Suite that I had.

I have used the Ornate Borders Dies and the Ornate Layers Dies.  The paper is from the Dressed To Impress Designer Series Paper.  I also used the Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder.

So check the quick video out.

Do you like these super quick videos?  Would you like to see more of them?  I will see what my editor can do. 🙂

Here is the finished card for you.

Have a great day,

Jenny

The Ornate Garden Suite is now available in store now -> HERE. 

 

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WATERCOLOURED PAINTED POPPIES!

I want to share this card with you today.  I made it at our team Shoebox Swap last week.  I will show you the other cards we made later but thought I would show you this one today as I recreated it and filmed a video to show you how it was made.  Hope you like it.

It’s using the Painted Poppies set and is a fun card – although a little messy.  This card was shared to me by Deborah in our Inky Fingers Team.

 

Just a quick overview of how to make the card but be sure to watch the video (and you can subscribe to my channel on Youtube to catch new updates.  It’s early days but I am working on it!) 🙂

  1. Use your clear block and press the ink pad on to the block to get some ink.  Use the Aquapainter to spread the ink around and make it a little watery.
  2. Press the Painted Poppies “splodge” stamp on to the clear block to pick up some ink.  Press it on to your card.  I used Very Vanilla.  You could use Thick Whisper White, Shimmery White or Watercolor card.  Repeat this 3 more times over the card in a “circular” pattern.  Use the Aquapainter to spread the ink and also add some more ink from the block if you need to.
  3. Allow to dry then stamp the flower outlines over the “splodges”.  Stamp the leaves in black over the card.
  4. Use the large “splatter” stamp and ink it up in Mossy Meadow ink.  Stamp off first on scrap paper then stamp over the larger leaves.  Use the smaller “splatter” to stamp over the smaller leaves.  Clean the stamp, ink up the stamp in Gray Granite then stamp off first on to scrap paper. Stamp on the small leaves.
  5. Diecut flower centres add them to the card and stamp the sentiment.  Adhere the card to the card base.

Hope you have some messy fun with this card.

Have a great day,

Jenny

 

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WEDNESDAY’S WOW! #85 – REVERSIBLE CUP OF CHRISTMAS!

Wednesday’s WOW! #85 – Did you know there are reversible stamps?  That’s what we will check out in this post.  The Cup Of Christmas stamp set – which is reversible.

This is the Cup of Christmas stamp set. You can find it on p34 of the Holiday Catalogue. I love the font on the sentiments. The really clever part of this stamp set though is that the cups are reversible. You can stamp either side of the stamp.

I wasn’t sure how it would really work.  If you are like me check this video out to see it close up.

 

Here is a graphic taken from the Catalogue.  Pin it so you can have reference to it later.

How about some fun samples using this stamp set.  Have the cup facing either way.  How cool!

I wonder what other reversible stamps Stampin’ Up! might come up with??  We will have to see.

You can grab your Cup of Christmas set and experiment with the cups yourself.

Grab it in my store now -> HERE.

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Receive a Tutorial Bundle of 12 projects as a Thank You.

Thanks for visiting me,

Jenny

 

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WALK WITH ME THROUGH THE 2019 STAMPIN’ HOLIDAY CATALOGUE!

Today is the day.  You can now get to see all the wonderful products in the 2019 Holiday Catalogue.  I can’t wait to share it all with you.  I have been creating up a storm with these products over the past few weeks.

Today I want to share some of my favourites with you.  I have just shared a video on Youtube showing my favourites – and a few sneaks of projects that you will see coming up on my blog.

So let’s have a look.  Be sure to leave a comment to go in the draw.  If you are outside Australia and you are drawn I can’t send product but I can send a couple of handmade cards made by me. 🙂

I know I shared my favourites but I thought I would add a few here for you.

CATALOGUE FAVOURITES

Favourite Suite – Brightly Gleaming

Favourite Bundle – Itty Bitty Christmas

Favourite Dies – Ornate Frames Dies

There are great swirly frames – and some of them are stitched!!!

Favourite Stamp Set – Playful Penguins

I have been having so much fun with these little penguins.  These are just some of the cards made recently.

A VERY SPECIAL STAMP SET

There is a very special stamp set in the catalogue that you just can’t miss. Nature’s Beauty on the very last page.

Stampin’ Up! are donating $4.25 AUD from the sale of each stamp set to go Mental Health organisations in Australia.  This is really close to my heart so if you buy any stamp set PLEASE CONSIDER THIS ONE. Resources for Mental Health are very limiting so this may help just that little bit more.

This is the stamp set. Nature’s Beauty $37 AUD


Now head over and view the Catalogue PDF -> HERE.

OR View the products in my store -> HERE.

****REQUEST YOUR FREE 2019 HOLIDAY CATALOGUE****

I have started mailing the Holiday Catalogues out.  If you haven’t received one message me directly,

OR head over -> HERE and fill out the short form.

I will send one out to you very soon.

Enjoy the catalogue.  Stay tuned and I will share lots of projects with you soon,

Jenny

Ordering now?  In Australia?

Head to the store link above. Please use the Host Code: 6F6336UW

New Tutorial Bundle is out now. 

Orders over $78 AUD will receive the 12 project Tutorial Bundle sent out to them Free after they order.  

Or you can order the Tutorial for $20 AUD through paypal.  Message me for details.

Of course I had to use the Penguins for my project. 🙂

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WEDNESDAY’S WOW! #75 – PRETTY PERENNIAL ESSENCE!

Wednesday’s WOW! #75.  Today is something pretty.  I have recently discovered the Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper.  It is so pretty.  I thought we would have a closer look at it as the photos in the catalogue really don’t show it enough.  I will look closer at this suite at a later date but you really need to see the gorgeousness of this paper.

Let’s catch this video.

Now this paper looks like hand-painted prints – and it is!  One of the product designers who designed this paper was so inspired by the works of Monet when she visited New York that she was inspired to create “Monet-esque paper for Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper.  It is truly gorgeous.

Here are some creations using this paper by Stampin’ Up! artists.

I love the colours used in this paper.  They are: Balmy Blue, Blackberry Bliss, Blueberry Bushel, Calypso Coral, Crushed Curry, Flirty Flamingo, Mossy Meadow, Old Olive, Petal Pink, So Saffron and Whisper White.

What do you think of this paper?  You don’t need too much more to your card or your project with this paper.  Just add a sentiment and maybe some ribbon.  It looks gorgeous framed too.

You can see it in store now -> HERE.

Jenny

 

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WEDNESDAY’S WOW! #72 + BIRD BALLAD WEEK DAY 3 – COLOURING THE PRETTY BIRDS!

Today is a double Whammy for you.  We have Wednesday’s WOW!  and also we are up to Day 3 of my Bird Ballad Week.  Today I have a video for you. I have been colouring the little birds and the flowers from the Free As A Bird stamp set so thought I would actually share a video with you.

This is the card I will show you how to colour in the video.

See the video below.  Bare in mind that this is a new area for me so it’s a work in progress AND I have a bit of a cold so the volume might be a bit quiet.  Just turn up your volume and watch away.  And you can fast forward in parts of the colouring. 🙂  I will work on that too.  I do appreciate your feedback though.  Good or bad – I can handle it.   Thank You. 🙂

I really like the Stampin’ Blends for colouring.  They make it so easy to get the contrast in colours.  I love that a lot of the images with Stampin’ Up! have shading on different parts of the image so you can follow these to get the contrast as well with the Light and Dark Stampin’ Blends.

I hope you found this helpful?  Would you  like more videos like this?  Constructive criticisms welcome.

I still have more to show you with this bundle so be sure to stop by again tomorrow as we continue our Bird Ballad Week,

Jenny

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BUTTERFLY BLUE WITH BRUSHOS!

I have another card to share with you today using the Brusho Crystal Colours. I shared one yesterday. If you missed it just pop back a post.

This card was created a little differently to the one  I shared yesterday. Let me tell you about it.

Firstly on Shimmery White card you will heat emboss your butterfly.  If you are not familiar with heat embossing.  Rub over your card with the Stampin’ Buddy.  Ink up your image (I used the butterfly from Beautiful Day), with Versamark.  Stamp the butterfly on your card and tip over some White Embossing Powder.  Clear Embossing Powder would work as well.  Heat the image with the Heat Tool to melt the powder.  I LOVE heat embossing.  That is what drew me in to stamping all those years ago.  It never gets old.

With the Aquapainter, wash over the butterfly going outside the lines too.  Sprinkle over the Blue Brusho Crystal – and watch it dissolve and spread.  That’s almost as magic as Heat Embossing.  You may like to add some more Brusho to add more colour or wash over more water.  Just see what it looks like.  Let it dry.

** I made a similar card a little while ago and even did a video back then. (It’s not a great one – still learning in that aspect).  If you want to head back to see that card and maybe catch the video, then head back to this post -> HERE.

To finish the card, I layered it on a piece of the Gingham Gala Designer Series Paper.  Before adhering it down on to the Balmy Blue card mat I tied around some Black Baker’s Twine.  Then added the “friend” from the Well-Written Framelits.

Thanks for visiting,

Jenny

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WEDNESDAY’S WOW! – #57 PAINTED SEASONS!

In a previous post a few days ago I told you about the new Sale-A-Bration choices now available.  I mentioned very briefly about the gorgeous new Painted Seasons Bundle. Today for Wednesday’s WOW! #57 I thought we would have a little more look at it.  I have just started playing with it.

The gorgeous Painted Seasons Designer Series Paper is so pretty.  It’s really hard to see it clearly online.  The lovely Painted Seasons stamp set has a number of flower and leaf images to build your project.  You can add any sentiment set you like to it to create a card for any occasion you like.  I think this set would be great for the pretty feminine cards, the hard-to-make masculine cards and even Christmas. What a versatile set.

Here is a video from Stampin’ Up! to give you a closer look.

What do you think?

Here are the samples she shared in this video.  It was hard to catch them clearly.

THE BIG QUESTION – HOW DO YOU GET THEM??

The Painted Seasons stamp set and the Painted Seasons Designer Series Paper is now available FREE as a Sale-A-Bration choice with orders over $180 AUS. 

Shop in my store -> HERE and then when your order is over $180 then choose this as your option.  Please use the HOST CODE: TTBQMGUT  You will also receive the Tutorial Bundle of 10 exclusive projects emailed out to you after you place your order. And of course a little Thank You card and gift.

The Four Seasons Framelits Dies will be available for you to order from 1-28th March.  They will be $48 AUS.  

Here we have another sample with this gorgeous bundle courtesy of Stampin’ Up!

So what do you think of this gorgeous new Sale-A-Bration choice?  I think it is lovely.  I will share some projects I have made with it soon.

Thanks for visiting,

Jenny