Monday, December 1, 2014

Christmas Bauble Cards - No. 2

It has taken me awhile to get back on the computer and show you some more Christmas Bauble cards coloured with Stampin'Up! Blendabilities pens.  I went with a non traditional colour scheme with both of these. I rather like them!




The background stamps used were the background stamp I Love Lace on the Rich Razzleberry card and on the Pumpkin Pie card I used the tree branch stamp from the Holiday catalogue set Beauty of the Season.



I love my Gorgeous Grunge stamp set for creating spatter backgrounds!

Thanks for looking.

Janine

Sunday, November 16, 2014

November Class - Christmas Extravaganza

To finish off the year I will be holding a Christmas Extravaganza class this month! You will make 5 different Christmas items ranging from gift tags to cards to a 3D item.

Here is one of the items you will create - a gift card holder. All ready to have your special gift card placed inside, write your greeting on the front and you are done!


You'd never guess that this was made from this!



Class dates are - Thursday November 27th 7.30pm
                           Saturday November 29th 1.30pm

Class fee is $20

Email me to book your place! Classes are held in Mt. Waverley.

Cheers

Janine

Friday, November 14, 2014

Fall Fest Birthday Card

Hi! Sorry I've been off the radar for awhile. I've been on holidays and settling into a new job so card creating has taken a bit of a back seat for a few weeks. I'm now back in the saddle so to speak as I needed a card for my F.I.L's birthday this weekend and I wanted to christen one of my new stamp sets - Fall Fest from the current Holiday catalogue.

It's a pretty basic card to create and quick and easy to do as well. The card size is 6x6 inches.



Colours used in card and ink are Hello Honey, Mossy Meadow, Cherry Cobbler, Early Espresso. The leaves were stamped onto Shimmery White for an added highlight to the card.

The Fall Fest stamp set has some lovely co-ordinating products to go it. On this card I added one of the cute Autumn Wooden Elements. You can see all the products on page 46 of the Holiday catalogue.

The sentiment comes from the stamp set Big News 134018.

Drop by again soon to see what we will be creating in my Christmas Extravaganza classes this month.

Cheers

Janine


Friday, October 17, 2014

Christmas Bauble Cards - No 1

Time sure gets away from me sometimes especially when I am on holidays! I reckon it is alright to start showing off some of the
Christmas cards I have made. These Christmas Bauble cards are from a series I made for my display poster used at the past few papercrafting shows I have taken part in. I'll show you a couple each post.

This stamp is so lovely to use with the Blendabilities pens. I had a wonderful time colouring these cards. Here is the first one of my cards.


Do you like the silver "sprigs"? They are from untwirling the silver bakers twine. And here is the second card for this post.



Like I said you can have so much fun colouring this stamp!The sparkle does not show up well in this pic but the white areas have been glossed over with dazzling details glitter glue. The pic below shows the sparkle a bit better.




  You should come back again soon and see my other colour options!

Cheers!

Janine



Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Stampin'Up! Building Block Card

I still have a couple of spots in my building blocks card class tomorrow night If you would like to join us and learn how to create the card below then email me to book your seat!




Or maybe this one!


Class date - Thursday September 25th at 7.30pm.  Class fee - $20 inc all materials & instructions.

Email - jannic@bigpond.com to book a seat.

Cheers!

Janine

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Card Monthly Change of Class Date.

Due to unforeseen circumstances (house painting) I have had to move this months Card Monthly class back a week to next Friday September 26th at 1pm - 3pm.

If you would like to come along to the class and make cards featuring stamps from the "Work of Art" set then please email me to book your place.

Here are a couple of the cards you will make. You will make five cards in total in the class.



I hope to see you in class!
Cheers

Janine
 

Monday, September 15, 2014

Stampin'Up! Traveler Cards

Here are the cards we made in my Card Monthly classes last month. Each month we focus on a new stamp set and create cards using this set for different occasions. In August it was the Traveler set 134510, page 38 in the current Annual Catalogue.

 Card One




Card Two

   
Card Three


  Card Four


 Card Five



 I hope you get some inspiration from my cards! They were a lot of fun to make and all very quick and easy!

If you would like to join my Card Monthly stamp group please see earlier posts for dates and times.

Cheers!

Janine

Friday, September 12, 2014

Card Monthly Class - Stampin'Up! Work of Art

Time to give you details about my Card Monthly classes this month. Things have been a bit topsy turvy here as we are in the process of painting the lounge and dining areas, which is where I teach classes! We will be in the kitchen this month!

For Card Monthly in September you will create 5 cards using the Stampin'Up! set "Work of Art". I've created 5 different occasion cards to demonstrate how to get the most out of this set. It always pays to do a mental calculation before purchasing a stamp set to see if you can get maximum use out of it. If you can come up with five different occasions or techniques using the stamp set then it will be a worthwhile addition to your stamp collection.

Here's a teaser of some of the cards for this class.



Class dates - Thursday September 18 at 7.30pm
                     Friday September 19 at 10am

Class fee - $20

Bookings - jannic@bigpond.com

Hope you don't mind the smell of fresh paint!

Cheers!

Janine

September Card Technique Class - Building Block Card

Sorry better late than never with getting a post out! Here is my first sample for this months class. It is known as a Building Block card.


I will create more samples over the coming few days for you to use as inspiration in the class. If you would like to join me for this class check out the details below.

Class dates - Thursday September 25 7.30pm
                  -  Saturday October 4 1.30pm  (World Cardmaking Day!)

Class fee - $20 includes all materials and instruction sheet. Please bring a paper trimmer to make things quicker for yourself.

Bookings - Email jannic@bigpond.com

Cheers!

Janine

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Melbourne Paperific Expo is on this Weekend!

It's back and boy have we been hanging out for this show! Lots of great new paper products and ideas on display! Show starts this Friday August 29 and runs until Sunday August 31st.

My Stampin'Up! team and I have been working busily to create a wonderful display using new products from the new Holiday Catalogue. I know we will give you loads of inspiration for your Christmas celebrations.


We will have available the new annual catalogue plus the Holiday catalogue which comes with a terrific gift card kit for you to create when you get home! Make sure to come by the Stampin'Up! stand to get your copies.

For more information about the Expo visit  www.paperific.com.au

Only 3 more sleeps until PAPERIFIC!!!!!!

See you there!

Janine


Saturday, August 23, 2014

Giggle Greetings Cards and Blendabilities.


I have had this stamp set - Giggle Greetings 131062, for quite awhile - well before Blendabilities came along and I'd always put off using the set as was unsure on how to colour them using markers only. Well that is no longer a problem now that I have Stampin'Up! Blendabilities markers! Colouring is breeze and so much fun! These cards are so much fun to give and always get a chuckle from the recipient!







The clean and simple matts make the stamped image the card feature and mean a full card set can be created in no time at all.

And here are some alternative colours that I tried out when I was running a Blendabilities class last weekend.
I quite like the dog coloured using Smoky Slate pens. the bowl is coloured using Night of Navy pens.




Thanks for looking!

Cheers
Janine

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

A Much Better Version of my Original Attempt at a Concertina Fold Card!

As promised here is a much better version of the Concertina Card I posted here. That was the one I made while away on a scrapbooking retreat last month. Here is a far better result in my opinion. What do you think? Using the Basic Grey ink pad makes a huge difference!




I am much happier with this version of the card!

Cheers
Janine

Monday, August 18, 2014

Concertina Fold Card - Stampin'Up! Sea Street

Here is a much better version of the concertina fold card than the one I posted a few posts back. This is the style of card featuring in my technique classes this month.

So here is the card front.


 I originally designed the style and colours of this card to be a Father's Day card as an option for my class ladies. Father's Day in Australia is the first weekend of September. However as I already have several Father's day cards made up and not requiring more I made the card into a male birthday card but my class ladies can opt for a Father's Day version if so desired. The cute little crab and lobster stamps come from a stamp set called Sea Street.

When you open the card this is the inside!

This card highlights another way to use the scallop tag topper punch. there is nothing better than finding another use for our stash of gadgets!!!!

How bright and lovely is the Designer Series Paper used here. It's title is Maritime.
The sentiment stamps come from Really Good Greetings 130330 for the card front and the inside words are from a new set titled And Many More 134273. If you love Teeny Tiny Sentiments and always reach for it when making a card then you will find this stamp set just as useful!

I am running an extra class if you would like to learn how to create one of these cards.
Saturday September 6th at 1.30pm
Class fee $20
Contact me jannic@bigpond.com if you would like to attend.

Cheers
Janine

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Card Monthly - Stampin'Up! Traveler Set

Here is one of the cards you can make in my Card Monthly class coming up this week. This month the focus is on the stamp set Traveler. A great set for making male orientated cards and bon voyage cards plus a good one for scrapbooking pages too.


If are interested in coming to my class it is on this Friday August 22nd 10am - 12 noon.

Class fee is $20 to make 5 cards. All materials included.

Please email me - jannic@bigpond.com if you would like to attend. Classes are held in Mt Waverley.

Cheers

Janine

Friday, August 8, 2014

Something for Baby Standing Shapes Card


As promised here is another of post about my Standing Shapes cards made in my recent classes. This one uses the Something for Baby Stampin'Up! stamp set and matching Baby's Firsts framelits.


 How cute is the inside of this card! The lovely patterned paper comes from the new paper stack All Abloom. 


Here is the front of the card when closed. The standing shapes cards are so much fun to make and such a surprise for the recipient when they open the card to see the waving images.

Card - Pool Party, Daffodil Delight, Whisper White
Ink - Pool Party, Daffodil Delight, Smoky Slate
Stamps - Something for Baby, Gorgeous Grunge, Something to Say
Paper - All Abloom, Subtles Designer Series Paper Stack
Extras - Window Sheets, Decorative Label punch, Big Shot, Baby's First Framelits

I hope you enjoy my creations. 
Cheers,

Janine

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Kinda Eclectic Standing Shapes Card

This week I am going to share with you the standing shapes cards we are creating in my card technique classes. Due to demand I have added another class this coming Thursday night August 7th at 7.30pm.

This card has been one of the most popular for my class ladies to make.




 I love the floating butterflies! So this is the card inner side and below is the card outer cover.


 And here is closer look at the stamped butterflies. I have made the floating images double sided so as you can view them from either direction.


 The butterflies come from the Stampin'Up! stamp set Kinda Eclectic, which we received as part of our kits when we attended the recent South Pacific Stampin'Up! Convention. I do like the new In Colours used here. The combination of Hello Honey, Lost Lagoon and Blackberry Bliss are terrific.

If you would like to come to class on Thursday night email me - jannic@bigpond.com to reserve a place.

Cheers

Janine


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