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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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SUNDAY SUITES – PRESSED PETALS SUITE!

It’s Sunday Suites time.  Today we are looking at the Pressed Petals Suite.  I have seen a lot of projects with this suite recently so I thought it would be timely to look at it.

The Pressed Petals Suite includes a sweet stamp set, Path of Petals, for those special encouraging occasions. (See it closer below).  I love the Petal Labels Dies.  They create some very detailed, delicate labels for your sentiments. 

This is the Path of Petals stamp set.

With these Suites you can use just one Item code to get all of these items together. The Pressed Petals Suite is #152193 and is $167.76 AUD

In the Suite it includes the Pressed Petals Journal.  I have only just noticed the embossed cover. Isn’t that gorgeous??  You can decorate the Journal with some simple decorations.  Not too much or you cover the lovely embossing. On this one it is using the Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper.

You have to have a closer look at the Pressed Petals Specialty Designer Series Paper.  It looks like pressed flowers on the paper.  Do you remember pressing flowers when you were younger?  Picking the flowers then pressing them in piles of books between paper.  It is just like it.

A couple more samples for you using this suite of products.

I have to show you the Pressed Petals Specialty Washi Tape.  It contains 2 rolls.  One roll is a Crumb Cake tape.  The other petal one is not your regular Washi Tape here.  The roll of tape actually contains individual petals.  You can use the petals on their own as an embellishment or you can peel one off at a time and build up your flower. It is $13 AUD  It is very clever.  I haven’t seen anything like that before have you?

If you want to have a closer look at this suite check the video out below.  It shows you in much more detail the journal and the gorgeous Washi Tape.

So there is the Pressed Petals Suite.

If you want to grab one of these products or all of them you can grab them in my store now -> HERE.  (Australian residents). Please use the Host Code: HCCFFCSU

Thanks for visiting me today on this Sunday.

Jenny

 

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WEDNESDAY’S WOW! #78 – TAKE YOUR PICK DIE BRUSH ADDITION!

Some months ago for a Wednesday’s WOW! I told you about the new Take Your Pick tool.  You can see that post -> HERE if you missed it.  It was way back at Wednesday’s WOW! #39.

Today for Wednesday’s WOW! #78 I thought I will tell you about a new addition for this handy, dandy tool.  The Take Your Pick Die Brush Tip.

This Die Brush Tip attaches to the Take Your Pick tool and can roll over your intricate dies to remove those tiny pieces that get stuck in your diecut.  It comes with 2 foam mats to use to roll your brush over, making it easier. 

You can see it working in the video below if you haven’t already seen it.

It’s pretty handy right??

You can grab the Take Your Pick Die Brush Tip in my store now -> HERE.  It is $15.75 AUS

If you haven’t already got the Take Your Pick Tool then be sure to grab that too.  You can find it in my store -> HERE.

Please use the Host Code: HCCFFCSU 

Thank You kindly. 🙂

Jenny

 

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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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WEDNESDAY’S WOW! #70 – CREATING THE PAPER MAGNOLIA FLOWER!

Wednesday’s WOW! #70 today.  I could tell you so many things today with all the exciting new products just released, but for today I have a special project.  You have probably admired the gorgeous Magnolia flowers in the 2019 Stampin’ Up! Catalogue. They are even all over the front cover. You might have even seen them online. Well today I am going to share with you how to create your own Paper Magnolia Flowers.

You just need a few supplies – The Good Morning Magnolia bundle and the Hot Air Balloon Punch.  Check out the easy to follow steps in this video.

Very simple and very gorgeous.  I like that you can make the smaller flowers too.  Ok.  Are you off to make some Magnolia Flowers now?

If you need any supplies to make this project then you can head to my store online -> HERE.

Please use the Host Code: EUEAGC3N

OR

You can contact me directly.

Orders over $78 AUS receive an exclusive 12 project Tutorial Bundle free.  Or you can purchase the Tutorial Bundle for $20

   

SOMETHING TO CONSIDER:

The Good Morning Magnolia Bundle is $111.50 AUS.  The Hot Air Balloon Punch is $31 AUS.  TOTAL $142.50  If there are a couple more items you like you would be better off joining Stampin’ Up! and pay $169, but you get $235 of products in total of your choice which could include these items.  That makes it so much more affordable AND can check items off your LONG wish list.  Ask me more about it.

Thanks for visiting today,

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

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WEDNESDAY’S WOW! #55 – TIPS WITH THE FLORENTINE FILIGREE BUNDLE!

For Wednesday’s WOW! #55 today I thought I would look at the Florentine Filigree Bundle in the 2019 Occasions Catalogue.  I have been fascinated with it every time I see it in the catalogue.

The Florentine Filigree Thinlits die is quite fancy and the Florentine Filigree stamp set has a number of different medallion style stamps.

When I looked at the samples though I was quite fascinated with them.  On the one on the left those flourish style images were stamped in the little gaps in the diecut .  How can you get them so lined up and so neat?

The smaller card on the right looked like it had Texture Paste used with the diecut.

I came across a video with some great tips and it shows you how to easily create these cards.  I thought you might like to see the video.

Here are you are below.

What do you think? Are you going to add this bundle to your wish list now? It’s a gorgeous one isn’t it.

You can shop for this in my store now -> HERE. Please use the Host Code: Q6XB6QR6  It is $69.25 AUS 

Add a little more to bump your order up to over $90 and you can choose a Sale-A-Bration item too AS WELL as receive my Tutorial Bundle for 10 exclusive projects.

Thanks for visiting me today.

Jenny

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WEDNESDAY’S WOW! #52 – LOVELY LATTICE 3 WAYS!

Wednesday’s WOW! #52.  Today I thought we would take a look at this gorgeous stamp, the Lovely Lattice.  This is a Sale-A-Bration choice.  It’s such a beautiful image and so nice to colour but also as I show, you can leave it white.  I know I am not great at colouring in so I like that idea.

Isn’t this pretty?  I have a video below so you can have a closer look.  And had you noticed the little scallop type line image.  I had completely missed this stamp and it would really add extra detail to your cards.  Don’t forget the little single flower image too.  See the video below.

 

Let’s have a closer look at the cards.

This one above is so pretty coloured with the Stampin’ Blends.  You don’t need too much more with it.  The sentiment is from Healing Hugs from the Annual Catalogue. And,look at the white card – Stitched Rectangle Dies. 🙂

You know what I like about this card above?  I like that it isn’t coloured and looks so striking in white against the green.  On this one the flowers are fussy cut.  The diecut background and sentiment shape are from the Rose Trellis Thinlits Dies in the Occasions Catalogue.

This card above is so pretty coloured in Grapefruit Grove. See, the Scallop line stamp makes a nice background.  The sentiment is from the Well Written Framelits Dies and the Well Said stamp set.

The Lovely Lattice is a free choice for Sale-A-Bration with orders over $90.  This set could be yours. 🙂

Shop in my store now -> HERE.  It’s shipped directly to you anywhere in Australia. Once you have done your order select your Sale-A-Bration set.  These orders will also receive a Tutorial Bundle for 10 different projects FREE!

Please use the Host Code: FYQHM4CK

Thank you for your order.  Please be sure not to mark it anonymous as I can’t send your Thank You card to you.

Jenny

 

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WEDNESDAY’S WOW! #49 – INTO THE WOODS WITH THE WINTER WOODS BUNDLE!

Today for episode #49 on Wednesday’s WOW! I have a really cool bundle to show you. The Winter Woods Bundle.  Have you noticed it? You can find it on page 27 of the Holiday Catalogue.

Why am I showing you this today?  Well a few of reasons.

  • It’s a very versatile set that you could use for other occasions,  Think of those difficult Masculine cards.  You can also use it for a number of different techniques too.  So while it might be late for the Christmas cards it is great that you can use it for other times throughout the year.
  • You can layer up the tree dies to make some cool effect trees.  Add a few of those trees on the card and you wouldn’t need much more on it.
  • You can use it with other current stamp sets from the Annual Catalogue.  Just another great “co-ordination” on Stampin’ Up!’s part.
  • OK, I will be honest I haven’t got it yet but I really think I must add it because if I get it now then I can save 10% by getting the bundle.  Although the stamps and dies will carryover they won’t be at bundle price.

Check the Winter Woods Bundle in the short video below.  

 

As you saw in the video, the Winter Woods stamp set is a great stamp set with the different trees and the tree trunks.  That sentiment is so lovely.  Don’t think of that sentiment just for Christmas.  Mask off some of the words and make it a lovely “Thinking of You” card.  There are a few different tree dies too in the In The Woods Framelits and they layer together so well don’t you think.

This is available in Wood Mount and Clear Mount.  Clear is $87.25 AUS.  Wood mount is available there too. You can grab it in my store now -> HERE and save 10%.  Don’t forget to use the Host Code: BZ6KB7SU

Do you want some inspiration?  Head to my Winter Woods Pinterest board -> HERE. 

Thanks for visiting me today.

See you again soon,

Jenny