Tuesday, 24 December 2013
I just wanted to pop in and wish everyone a very merry, safe and happy Christmas!!
Thank you for your visits this year, for my wonderful customers and friends, I enjoy each and every one of you!!
I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and New Year and that 2014 brings you every joy you've ever wished for!
See you in 2014!!!!
Until next time,
Friday, 13 December 2013
I am lucky enough to be able to have a coffee morning once a week (if we are all free!!) with some friends I have know for about 11 years. We met at playgroup when my son was nearly 2 and have stayed mates through the years. We are all avid crafters - one of them introduced me to cardmaking years ago, which led me to Stampin' Up!
We are meeting for coffee today, which will be our last one before Christmas, so I thought I would make them some Christmas crackers with the new Envelope Punch Board - it took me a while to make them all, but I think they turned out really well!
I even made the box for them, with an acetate lid to keep them in place - I think they are so cute! They only fit one 'favourites' sized chocolate in them, so they are really small, but the template I found online and followed, has three different sized crackers to make, I just liked these little ones!
Click here to go visit Crafy Hallet and see what she can do with an Envelope Punch Board!
If you like any of the products I have used today, you can get them in my store, which is available 24/7 - shop anytime! Or you can contact me and I will place the order for you!
Cardstock: Coastal Cabana 131302, Whisper White 106549. Inks: Coastal Cabana 131175. DSP: Winter Frost Specialty DSP 132341. Snail Adhesive 104332, Rhinestone Basic Jewels 119246, Glue Dots 103683, Stampin' Dimensionals 104430.
Until next time,
Wednesday, 11 December 2013
Hi All - my last blog post about the Clearance Rack went out with the wrong link - it should have been the link to my store but the link actually went to the Home Page - and I want you to shop with me! ( haha).
I have corrected the link in that post but for those that get the posts by email, here is the correct link to my store, which includes the Clearance Rack!
Click HERE to start shopping!!
Have a great day!
Tuesday, 10 December 2013
Wonderful news from Stampin' Up! this morning!
Stampin' Up! has added a Clearance Rack to the online store. To access the Clearance Rack in my store, click here to shop online now!!
All products in the Clearance Rack are previously retired and up to 80% off original prices!!
• The clearance rack is not a promotion and has no end date.
• All products in the Clearance Rack section are retired, discontinued items. No current products will be sold in the Clearance Rack.
• Clearance Rack items are only available while supplies last. Items will be removed and new items will be posted depending on inventory levels. There is no set time for availability.•
• All Clearance Rack items will be listed in the online store.
• All sales of Clearance Rack items are final. No returns or exchanges will be accepted, except in the case of defective product.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
Q: Is the Clearance Rack a promotion?
A: The Clearance Rack is not a promotion and has no end date. The intent is for the Clearance Rack to be a permanent part of the online store.
Q: How often will the Clearance Rack be updated with new items?
A: There is no set schedule. Clearance Rack items will be posted and removed based on inventory levels. Because there is no schedule, we encourage you to check back regularly for new postings.
Q: If we run out of a certain item, will we restock the inventory and post it for sale again?
Q: Where can I see a list of available Clearance Rack items?
A: To see the available items, simply visit the online store.
To see the items currently available on the Clearance Rack, click here to go to my store and you can start shopping immediately! All orders need for the Clearance Rack will need to be placed online in my store, and your order will be shipped directly to you from the Stampin' Up! Warehouse - Australian orders only please.
Let me know if you have any questions, and happy shopping!!
Monday, 9 December 2013
How cute is this paper? Although I am a non-traditional Christmas colours kind of girl - I really like the Season of Style dsp pack that is offered in the latest Holiday Catalogue from Stampin' Up!
I held a Chicks and Chocolates class with a new friend - (it's amazing how craft brings people together, I wouldn't have half the friends I have now if it wasn't for becoming a part of Stampin' Up! - I am so blessed!!) and this was the collection I organised for us to make - perfect timing for Christmas and she loves traditional colours!
A couple of these I featured on my blog last post that I made with my Stamp Club ladies, but in different colours.
This is a really cute little bag that takes almost no time to score and fold, ready to fill with yummy treats!
A cute little handbag full of yummy crispy m&m's - template from one of my favourite US demos, Becky Roberts at Inking Idaho. Click on the link for the information to make your own!
A cute little box made with the Deco Label Framelits - perfect size for a couple of chockies!
And last but not least, another Envelope Punch Board Christmas Cracker. I really love these!
If you would like any of the products to make these, you can order them in my store, or contact me and I will place it for you. Your order will be shipped straight to you!
Cardstock: Cherry cobbler 121681, Whisper White 106549, Silver Glimmer Paper 124005.. DSP: Season of Style 132340.Inks: Cherry Cobbler 126966. Framelits: Deco Labels Collection 130102, Festive Flurry 132193. Big Shot: Top Note Die 113463. Ink: Cherry Cobbler 126966, Gumball Green 126861. Stamps: Festive Flurry 131781 (clear) Christmas Messages 131793 (clear) Teeny Tiny Sentiments 120024 (clear). Embellishments/Accessories: Stampin' Dimensionals 104430, Glue Dots 103683, Frosted Finishes 132150, Whisper White 1/4" Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon, White Bakers Twine 124262, Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding Ribbon 120992, 7/8" Scallop Circle Punch 129404.
Until next time,
Sunday, 8 December 2013
I had my last stamp club on Friday night and it was a lovely night!
I spent all week getting the Christmas tree up and the decorations ready - I made my own this year!
I made Festive Flurry Ornaments in Island Indigo, Bermuda Bay and Silver. I embossed the Silver Metallic Ink with clear embossing powder for that raised look. Finished off with some dimensionals, rhinestones and white bakers twine. I made 20 for the tree, but will probably make a few more to fill in the gaps.
I also made some with the new single stamps. I used the Christmas Star, stamped in Bermuda Bay then rock and rolled into Island Indigo ink, then scored to make it 3D. I then attached two together with stacked dimensionals to make a 3D ornament.
I also made my own wreath again this year. I couldn't stop using the Winter Frost DSP - the colours are so my taste, I found lots of uses for it! I got a foam wreath from Spotlight, cut it in half to make two wreaths, then covered it in strips of the Winter Frost DSP. I found on online that I liked and cased it. I then stamped and cut out some of the Festive Flurry and made them into an ornament and attached it to the wreath. I used the Expressions thinlit die to cut out the Merry and finished it off with one of those gorgeous Frosted Finishes Embellishments. I love it!
I thought it might be nice to have a themed night for Stamp Club, so all of our projects were in the same colours - Island Indigo, Bermuda Bay and Silver - and all used the same dsp - the silvery striped one from the Winter Frost dsp collection.
We made a Christmas cracker with the Envelope Punch Board:
The picture really doesn't do it justice - it is gorgeous and sparkly in real life!
Next we made a cute little box with the deco label framelits:
Next we made an extended Circle Thinlits Card:
Excuse the lighting - still waiting on a light box - hint hint family!!
Here it is with the extended bit - good place to write your greeting!
And last but not least, the candle we decorated with the Festive Flurry stamps and matching framelits:
And here is the group shot:
I just love these colours together, and I have always been an alternative-colour Christmas girl, so it was just perfect for me!
How are you going with your Christmas crafting? Not long until the big day!!
If you like any of the products I have used, you can get them in my store - it's really quick and easy to place an order and you can have it shipped directly to you! If you prefer that I place your order myself, contact me and I would be happy to do that!
Cardstock: Bermuda Bay 131286, Island Indigo 124390, Whisper White 106549, Silver Glimmer Paper 124005. Inks: Bermuda Bay 131171, Island Indigo 126986, Silver Encore Metallic 132142. DSP: Winter Frost 132341. Clear Embossing Powder 109130, Rhinestone Basic Jewels 119246, Frosted Finishes Embellisments 132150, Stampin' Dimensionals 104430, Glue Dots 103683.Shisper White 1/4" Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon. Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder 117335. Stamp Sets: Christmas Messages 131793 (clear mount)., Festive Flurry 131781 (clear mount). Envelope Punch Board 133774, Simply Scored Scoring Tool 122334. Snail adhesive 104332. Stampin' Trimmer 129722. Framelits: Circles Collection Framelits 130911. Deco Labels Collection Framelits 130102.
Until next time,
Monday, 2 December 2013
We love Valentine's Day! And why wouldn't we? It's a chance for us to say "I love you." And it doesn't just have to be about romantic love. This holiday is a time to share the love with anyone and everyone. We're here to help you prepare with the A Whole Lot of Love products.
Dates: Available 1 December -27 January or while supplies last.
The fine print: These are exclusive products that will not be available after the promotion. No limits on this promotion.
|131850||Love You More Stamp Set (Wood)||$37.95|
|131853||Love You More Stamp Set (Clear)||$29.95|
|134611||Follow My Heart Stamp Set (Wood)||$27.95|
|134614||Follow My Heart Stamp Set (Clear)||$21.95|
|134617||Flowerfull Heart Stamp (Wood)||$16.95|
|134610||Sweetheart Treat Bags||$8.95||12 heart sacks, 12 die-cut labels, 12 pre-cut pieces of Pool Party Baker's Twine|
|132162||Monster Hugs Boy||$9.95||18 boy monsters, 18 googly eyes, 18 adhesive hearts|
|132163||Monster Hugs Girl||$9.95||18 girl monsters, 18 googly eyes, 18 adhesive hearts|
|134609||Sweet Sayings Cards and Envelopes||$9.95||12 printed card bases, 12 envelopes (four Real Red, four Pool Party, four Crisp Cantaloupe)|
Click on the pictures for a larger image, or click here for more information and to place your order!
These are only available while supplies last, so if you don't want to miss out on these CUTE projects, place your order now!
Until next time,
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