Friday, 19 July 2013

Father's Shoes

Sadly we lost this stamp set, Dapper Dad, when it went out with the last catalogue but I know many of you have the set so I thought you might like to see this card. The "Father" greeting is from Amazing Family which does appear in the current catalogue. 
I made it at a team training run by Amanda Fowler, we used rich razzleberry and an embossing folder for the background and cut out the marina mist shoes.

Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Embossed Vellum

This has to be one of my favouritest ever cards, we made it recently at Make, Do and Send Card club.  It's not my own design, I confess I CAS'ed it completely. 
Take a sheet of vellum cardstock and run it, together with an embossing folder, through the Big Shot. Attach the vellum along one edge to your base card, you can cover the glue with ribbon.  Then we added some butterflies made from Designer series paper using the Beautiful Wings embosslits and finished off with a touch of bling by adding a rhinestone.

Monday, 15 July 2013

Calypso Flower

Just a quick post from me today and it's back to the flowers! This image was coloured with marker pens so that I could get more than one colour on the image. Then the flower was stamped again and 3d mounted to give some dimension.

Saturday, 13 July 2013

Collage Curios

Something a little less bright and flowery today and a card that could maybe be sent to one of the men in your life.  It could certainly be brightened up just by using a different colour but here I have used the combination of Crumb Cake and Early Espresso with Very Vanilla as a base.
I used the circle punch to highlight images from Collage Curios which were them 3d mounted onto panels of designer series paper, a wood grain embossed panel and panels of contrasting colour.  A bow of seam binding ribbon and a Happy Birthday sentiment and away you go!

Friday, 12 July 2013

Swallowtail Butterfly with Emboss resist technique

You will find a lot of cards using the Swallowtail stamp and the emboss resist technique, the stamp was just made for it!
The butterfly was stamped with versamark ink and then heat embossed with white embossing powder. The clever bit comes when you add the ink, the colours are added using a sponge and blended together.  The ink will not colour over the top of the embossing so you end up with  a beautiful colourful background and a white butterfly.

Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Wildfower Meadow again

I'm loving this new stamp set with it's matching embossing folder, Wildflower Meadow is just great.  Here it is with another new colour Soft Sky, this time teamed with Coastal Cabana.  The sentiment is another new set called Label Love and has it's own coordinating punch, the artisan label punch. Me thinks I'm going to be using that one a lot too :)

Monday, 8 July 2013

Mosaic Madness

Here is another from the card folder and this one is just bursting with new products! 
Again it shows off two new colours, Bermuda Bay and Coastal Cabana, I think this combination will become a new favourite of mine.  The stamp set is Mosaic Madness, it has a coordinating Modern Mosaic embossing folder and a matching mosaic Punch.  There is also a new designer series paper pack called Quatrefancy which works wonderfully well with the suite of products. 

Saturday, 6 July 2013

Morning Meadow

As promised here is one of the cards that we made at team training to go inside the card holder.  It showcases one of the lovely new stamp sets from the new catalogue, Morning Meadow, however, it is only available to hostesses so if you would like to own these beautiful stamps then please call me to arrange your workshop.
It aso shows off two of our new colours, Brown sugar and Crisp Canteloupe

Friday, 5 July 2013

Card Holder

Isn't this pretty? We made this at a team training event recently, it was designed by Amanda Fowler. It is so simple to make and of course the images could be altered to suit any occasion. 

This is the inside showing the pocket which holds the cards.  Would you like to see the cards we made to go inside? I'll show them tomorrow :)

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Grab Your Greetings

Wow! Stampin' Up! are really spoiling us this month.  We have the new Annual Catalogue and the second in the series of "Best Of" stamp sets and now we have the Grab Your Greetings Promotion too! 
You can find all the details of the promotion here but in essence we have three greetings stamps sets on sale for 25% off until July 31. Our stamp sets don't go on sale very often so please be sure to take advantage of this special offer.  You'll be all set with greetings for every holiday and special occasion so, go Grab Your Greetings!

Here’s what you can get:
Sale Price
Catalogue Price
21,71 €/£15.71
28,95 €/£20.95
Sassy Salutations Wood-Mount Stamp Set
17,21 €/£12.71
22,95 €/£16.95
Sassy Salutations Clear-Mount Stamp Set
17,96 €/£13.46
23,95 €/£17.95
Sweet Essentials Wood-Mount Stamp Set
14,21 €/£10.46
18,95 €/£13.95
Sweet Essentials Clear-Mount Stamp Set
14,21 €/£10.46
18,95 €/£13.95
Tendres basiques Clear-Mount Stamp Set
14,21 €/£10.46
18,95 €/£13.95
Kleiner Wort-Schatz Clear-Mount Stamp Set
26,21 €/£19.46
34,95 €/£25.95
Petite Pairs Wood-Mount Stamp Set
20,96 €/£15.71
27,95 €/£20.95
Petite Pairs Clear-Mount Stamp Set
20,96 €/£15.71
27,95 €/£20.95
Quelques lignes Clear-Mount Stamp Set
20,96 €/£15.71
27,95 €/£20.95
Perfekte Pärchen Clear-Mount Stamp Set

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

The New Annual Catalogue is here!

I'm so excited to finally be able to share the new Annual Catalogue with you. As a demonstrator I get to see it a whole month before you and I can assure you that there are lots of lovely new things in it.  Here is the link for you to look at the catalogue online.
If you would like to place an order then please get in touch or I hope to see you at the next Make, Do and Send card club on August 8th.

Monday, 1 July 2013

Best of Butterflies

For our 25-year anniversary, Stampin' Up are bringing back some of our favourite stamp images from the last quarter century and combining them into 5 sets, which will release one set per month—until October 2013. Even better, along with some great classic images, each “Best of” set will also include a never-before-seen image!
You can order it now and until March 2014!

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