Monday, April 5, 2010

ESAD Autumn/Winter Mini Blog Hop

Good Morning,
I hope you’re ready for the ESAD Blog Hop!
What is ESAD you say? ESAD stands for Extra Special Australian (and New Zealand) Demonstrators and it is an online group just for Australian and New Zealand demonstrators for Stampin’ Up!
We so love what we do and not only do we love to share it with our customers, friends and wonderful blog visitors but we share our love for what we do with each other as Demonstrators. We run swaps, challenges, tutorials, product know how and cyberstamps and we are always there to help and support each other when its needed.
So if you are a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator located in Australia or New Zealand then please feel free to click here to join our wonderful group.


If you've been following the Blog Hop, then you've come from seeing the gorgeous work of Philipa Petty. If you haven't seen any other blogs yet, just keep hopping till you get back here!



All Supplies are Stampin' Up!. The first project that I have to show you is a sampler of the new Cottage Wall Designer Series with Top Note Die.


Card Recipe:
Cardstock: Craft, Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive
Stamps: Sentiments from Cottage Garden.
Inks: Old Olive
Other: Top Note Die, Polka Dot embossing Folder, Old Olive Grosgrain Ribbon, Cottage Wall DSP, Wide Oval Punch, Lots of Tags Dies


The next project I have used the Top Note Die again to create a simple bag.


Bag Recipe:
Card Stock: Melon Mambo
Stamps: Vintage Vogue
Inks: Melon Mambo and Pink Pirouette
Other: Top Note Die, Oval Punch and Melon Mambo Ribbon

Fox and Friends Stamp Set contains 7 cute animals in the set, I have created a card for each animal.

Turtle Card Recipe:
Card Stock: Kraft, Riding hood Red, Close to Cocoa
Ink: Riding hood Red
Other: Polka Dot Embossing folder, Scallop Circle, Circle Cutter and Candy Lane DSP


Owl Card Recipe:
Card Stock: Kraft, Taken with Teal, Tempting Turquoise
Ink: Taken with Teal
Other: Polka Dot Embossing folder, Scallop Circle, Circle Cutter and Pink Flamingo DSP


Fox Card Recipe:
Card Stock: Kraft, Barley Banana, Old Olive and close to cocoa
Ink: Chocolate Chip
Other: Polka Dot Embossing folder, Scallop Circle, Circle Cutter and Good Morning Sunshine DSP



Lion Card Recipe:
Card Stock: Kraft, So Saffron, Pumpkin Pie
Ink: Pumpkin Pie
Other: Polka Dot Embossing folder, Scallop Circle, Circle Cutter and Windsor Knot DSP



Monkey Card Recipe:
Card Stock: Kraft, Riding hood Red, Pumpkin Pie, Bashful Blue
Ink: Pumpkin Pie
Other: Polka Dot Embossing folder, Scallop Circle, Circle Cutter and Washington Apple DSP




Whale Card Recipe:
Card Stock: Kraft, Bordering Blue, So Saffron, Chocolate Chip
Ink: Bordering Blue
Other: Polka Dot Embossing folder, Scallop Circle, Circle Cutter and Sweet Slumber Specialty Paper



Giraffe Card Recipe:
Card Stock: Kraft, Real Red, Cameo Coral, Ballet Blue
Ink: Real Red
Other: Polka Dot Embossing folder, Scallop Circle, Circle Cutter and Pink Flamigo DSP


We are again offering Blog Candy for our Blog Hop. What you need to do is complete the blog hop until you get back to me. Once you've visited and commented on every blog then you will need to email Sharlene at stampwithsharlene@hotmail.com who will then put your name into the draw for the blog candy. There will be one winner from New Zealand and one winner from Australia. Please note, Stampin' Up! Demonstrators are not eligible to win the Blog Candy.
Thanks for visiting my stop on the ESAD Blog Hop! Don't forget to comment on all the stops to be in the running for some blog candy! I hope you'll visit me here again soon. :-)
Your next stop is with Richelle Fletcher.
Thank You for Looking
Rachel

31 comments:

Mae Collins said...

Can't wait to get my Top Note die to make some of the gorgeous items with it. Your Fox & Friends stamps are cute. TFS

Shirley McAvoy said...

I love how you have created a quilted look top note card. Beautiful

Leonie said...

gorgeous cards Rachel and love what you did with the topnote die! Thanks for participating in the blog hop

Anonymous said...

I love the quilted look on the first card!!! All your creations are so cute!

Sonia G said...

I love the look of your turtle card the most - but they are all fantastic.
And the top note purse is begging to be cased.
TFS
Sonia

Julie Putland said...

These are wonderful cards. And i just love the top note purse. Thanks for sharing your creations with us.

createwithnicki said...

Those foc and friends cards are just the SWEETEST set ever! And your top note bag and quilted top note card - so many FAB ideas. Thanks for sharing them with us :)

teresascreativecards said...

Love these cards. Hadn't thougth about this set, maybe I might change my mind. Thanks for sharing

Christine Blain said...

Whoa - you've been busy! LOVE the little bag, and the lion card ... and, and, too many to list! Lovely projects, Rach; I can see you've been having fun with these scrumptious new products :)

cassalily said...

I love love love your animal crads they are so so cute. Fantastic job, well done.

Jenny said...

Love the Fox and Friends cards!

Michelle Halling said...

I really like the top note bags im still wanting to make one of those yet.

Philippa said...

Great projects Rachel. I think my fave is the bag. Thanks for sharing.

Charmaine Black said...

Love them all, very cute, cute, cute! I will have to have this set now, thanks for sharing. Lots of inky hugs from Charmiaine :-)

Andrea L - EnchantINK said...

I am soooo into clean and simple at the moment ... and your cards fit the bill perfectly. Love the soft colour combos for your animal cards. Great TOP NOTE ideas, too! TFS Hugs, Andrea xxx

Anonymous said...

Rachel, your creations are awesome. Loved the patchwork topnote card, scrolled to the top note bag. I was drooling by now and then my jaw dropped when I saw those cuuuute fox and friends cards. Needless to say the more I scrolled the more I was hooked. Thanks for sharing. Cheers Donna Zammit

Craft with Carol said...

I love these, they are all so cute!! I'm loving the die, got to get me one of those. Thank you for inspiring me.
Carol Kirby

Rachel Hazell said...

Love how you have used the Fox and Friends set and the quilting/patchwork look for the top note - so many fabulous ideas!

Richelle said...

Thanks for sharing all these creations! I can't pick a fav :)

Bronwyn Eastley said...

All fantastic pieces of 'art'. Love the bag and all those cute cards using Fox and Friends.

Yvonne said...

Thanks for sharing these I love what you have done with Fox and Friends, will have to get mine out to do some stamping. Well done

Genelle Little said...

Your projects are stunning as always, Rach! Love that top note bag.

lisa_crofts said...

i love the top note handbag..I think I am going to have to get this.

lisa_crofts said...

i love the top note handbag..I think I am going to have to get this.

sharna said...

hi, your creations are just so beautiful, i love the colour combinations

Diana said...

What adorable cards those little animals make - too cute!

Tanja S. said...

Lovely cards, simple and effective!

Nanette said...

Lovely creations - especially the Fox and Friends cards.

kristinethompson said...

Your cards and bags are just beautiful. Well done.

Rebecca said...

I love the patchwork of the first card and the fox and friends cards are gorgeous love the idea :)

Sid said...

I was drooling by now and then my jaw dropped when I saw those cute fox and friends cards. Needless to say the more I scrolled the more I was hooked. Thanks for sharing.