Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Evergreen Twisted Easel card

One more twisted easel card to show - well there are others but this one I need to show you now as the Evergreen stamp set discontinues at the end of August when the new Holiday catalogue goes live. ( Got my copy in the mail today and I don't know where to start looking there are so many lovely products in it!!!) Any way back to my card. We made this one in my recent card classes and it was very popular with my stamping ladies.

I love the fir tree in this stamp set. For this card I have stamped it using Always Artichoke ink and done three generations of Stampin'Off, That is I stamped the first tree in the middle then stamped it again to one side with out reinking and then again on the other side with out reinking. Then using my Stamp-a-ma-jig I stamped over the trees using an Illuminate ink pad to create a subtle sheen/shimmer like snow over them. Love the effect!

Card stock is Old Olive, Baked brown sugar and Whisper White.

If you would like this stamp set for your Christmas collection you can go to my online store and order it  - "Evergreen" Code 127970. To enter my store click on the "Shop Now" button at the top right of this page.


Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Melbourne Craft & Quilt Show

The Melbourne Craft & Quilt Show opens tomorrow at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre. My team and I will be there demonstrating on our Stampin'Up! stand. You'll find us in Aisle E Stand 21. We will be showing off lots of new products from the new catalogue and of course we have the new catalogues for sale too, so do come by to get your copy.

Our show special is a great way to get hold of some of Stampin'Up!'s new "Simply Pressed Clay"

For $50 delivered to your door you will get - x1 Buttons and Blossoms mould, x2 packs Simply Pressed Clay, x2 Reinkers of your colour choice (for colouring your clay).

You have to see this product to really appreciate how much fun it is and what you can create using it.

We have some lovely new displays using new stamp sets and new Stampin'Up! colours.

My display board features a fun technique I've been trying out - Bouncing Brayer. Here's one of the cards from my display board below.

I've done the brayering and stamping on Shimmery White card. It gives a lovely sheen to the finished look, the photo does not do it justice!

To see more ideas do stop by the Stampin'Up! stand and say hello!

Twisted Easel Card - July Class

I have another sample for you to see which you can create in my technique class this month. I'm really enjoying creating these novel cards.

If you would like to learn how to make this lovely style of card I'll be holding classes on the following dates-

Saturday July 27th at 1.30pm
Thursday August 1st  at 7.30pm

Class fee is $20 and includes all materials and instruction sheet.

To book please email me at jannic@bigpond.com

Monday, July 15, 2013

Embellished Events Waterfall Card

Here is a Christmas version of a waterfall card that we made in my recent waterfall card class.

The stamp set is Embellished Events, a very versatile set as it has stamps in the set for all occasions.

Card is Gumball Green, Real Red and Whisper White.

Paper is from last catalogue "Good Cheer" I think its called.

Finished off with Gumball Green stitched ribbon and silver Glimmer brads.


Monday, July 8, 2013

Bermuda Bay Happy Day Card

I love, love this fabulous new colour from Stampin'Up! - Bermuda Bay. It will become my new fav colour to create with I think!

This card below I had as one of my make & takes at my recent catalogue launch. It is such a quick and easy card to create using a tried and true layout.

I've combined Bermuda Bay with another new colour that has been added to the Stampin'Up! colour palette - Crushed Curry.

Do you like the new punch and matching stamp set? The stamp set is Label Love and the punch is Artisan Label.

The lace is Victoria crochet trim.

Just all too cute and easy to create!!!! You can order any of these items in my online store just click on the "Shop Now" tab at the top right of this page.

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Twisted Easel Card - July Class

Here is my first sample card for this months class. I will be teaching how to create this twisted easel card on the dates listed below. I have made three more samples at a 12 hour scrap day that I am attending right now. Everyone else is scrapbooking and I am making cards - my love and passion!!!!  When I am not updating my blog like I am doing right now!

Now that the new annual catalogue has gone live we will be playing with some of the gorgeous new catalogue goodies as you can see in my sample card.

If you would like to attend I will be running this class on the following dates -

Thursday July 25 at 7.30pm

Saturday July 27 at 1.30pm

Sorry there is no Friday class this month due to I will be working on the Stampin'Up! stand at the Melbourne Craft & Quilt Show.

Class cost - $20 includes all materials and instruction sheet

Please bring a paper cutter if you have one.

Email me - jannic@bigpond.com to book your place.

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Summer Silhouettes Waterfall Card

I was really pleased with this card when I had completed it. I loved how the overall effect was so soft and lovely, very feminine.

The leaves were stamped off first onto scrap paper and the second and third impressions stamped onto the card pieces. I'm loving the new colour Smoky Slate, it stamps up looking almost silver.

Stamps - Summer Silhouettes, Creative Elements

Ink - Smoky Slate,  Pear Pizazz, Pool Party, Island Indigo

Card - Pear Pizazz, Pool Party, Whisper White

Embellishments - Pool Party seam binding ribbon, Large basic pearls

I hope you like it too!

Monday, July 1, 2013

New In Colours for 2013-2014 Card

Yesterday I had my Open House to launch the new 2013-2014 Annual Stampin'Up! catalogue. My customers could come along and have an afternoon creating cards I had designed using new products from the catalogue. There was loads of fun and chatter going on, it was a great afternoon.

This card was one I created to showcase the new In Colours (my gelati colours I call them!).

The card base is Baked Brown Sugar. That colour ink was used to stamp the Creative Elements image on the Naturals White card matt.

Starting from the top butterfly we have Pistachio Pudding, Crisp Cantaloupe, Strawberry Slush and Coastal Cabana.

The smaller punched butterfly has been stamped with a one of the flower stamps from the set Everything Eleanor. Words are from Loving Thoughts.

Love it!


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