Wednesday, June 30, 2010

My Baby is turning 10

My Baby is turning 10 and wants to have a sleep over for her party. Imogen wanted her invitations made with the little girl from All in the family Stamp Set.

What do you think of the card we made? It's a Criss Cross Card and you can find the instructions HERE

Card Recipe
SU Cardstock: Regal Rose, Whisper White, Chocolate Chip, Pumpkin pie, Pink Pirouette.
SU Stamps: All in the family and Cheer and wishes.
SU Inks: Classic Black.
SU Other: Sweet Always DSP, Regal Rose Ribbon, Circle scissor plus, scallop edge punch, tab punch.

Monday, June 28, 2010

Inkspiration Challenge #29

This week Makeesha is in Canada, so Cindy is hosting this weeks sketch challenge with a twist. The twist is to use something that you have been hoarding for a long time in your stash.... Well I love buttons, So when I saw the buttons in the summer catalogue (now retired) I must have but yet to part with them. So for the card that I have made has 2 buttons from my button stash. If you would like to play along click HERE

I have seen a lot of cards with fences but for my fence I have used the medium jewelry punch from the Autumn/winter Catalogue. What do you think? I don't like the card at all....

Card Recipe:
SU Cardstock: Whisper White, Old Olive, Real Red, Chocolate Chip
SU Stamps: the stem is from scribble this and sentiment from tiny tags.
SU Ink: Real Red, Old Olive
SU Other: Medium jewlry punch, buttons (retired), real red ribbon (retired), scallop edge punch, twine, Bella Rose DSP

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Just Add Ink #23

This week is Just Add Patterned Paper or DSP we like to call in the Stampin' Up! world. I have make a simple card using my Favourite Bella Bleu DSP. Also I made a scallop circle flower using this Tutorial and I was inspired by Christine Blain fab flowers last week and also the beautiful ribbon treatment from Kirsty Brown card.

Card Recipe:
SU Cardstock: Kraft, Ivory
SU Stamps: Occasional Greetings
SU Inks: Chocolate Chip and Close to Cocoa
SU Other: Bella Bleu DSP, Scallop Circle Punch, lots of tags die, big shot, twine, chocolate chip ribbon, chocolate chip button.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Deal of the Week 4

Ops nearly forgot to give this weeks specials.
40% off selected Brads and Ribbon.

109113 Square Ice Rhinestone brads $19.95 $11.97
109111 Circle Ice Rhinestone brads $19.95 $11.97
109112 Square Fire Rhinestone brads $19.95 $11.97
111848 Bashful Blue 1" double-stitched grosgrain ribbon $19.95 $10.97
109050 Certainly Celery 5/8" grosgrain ribbon $14.95 $8.97

Contact me at if you like to place an order, I can have it shipped directly to you any where in Australia. Special finishes on Tuesday night.

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Haute Tote

When I saw this bag that Bronwyn had made, I knew that I had to make one for a good friend of mine Rebecca. Bec has just gotten out of hospital this week, I hope you feel better soon,

I used Washington Apple DSP with Pumpkin Pie and So Saffron Cardstock. The template is available from Creations by AR and click on template tab. I popped in a packet of freckles in the bag, fitted perfectly.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Curtain Call Act 35

Look at the colours that Stacey has given as this week WOW.... I'm not at all happy with my creation but my daughter Imogen likes it so it makes me feel a little better. If you would like to play along click HERE

Card Recipe:
SU Cardstock: Whisper White
SU Stamps: Inspired by nature, Short and Sweet, Petal Pizzazz
SU Inks: Tempting Turquoise, Green Galore, Garden Green, Coral Cameo.
SU Other: Top note die, Pink Flamingo DSP, White Taffeta Ribbon, Clear Rhinestone Brads.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Inkspiration Colour Challenge #28

Caseing the Cattie, I have been admiring a card in the catalogue for some time. This weeks colours were perfect for this card. If you would like to play along click HERE

It's one of the card on the front cover. I have made some pumpkin pie faux brads using my crop-a-dile and covered them with crystal effects.

Card Recipe:
SU Cardstock: Chocolate Chip, Pumpkin Pie, Elegant Eggplant and whisper white
SU Stamps: Fifth avenue floral
SU Inks: Chocolate Chip, Pumpkin Pie, Elegant Eggplant
SU Other: elegant eggplant ribbon, crop-a-dile, Crystal effects, mat pack.

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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Just Add Ink #22

This week is a colour challenge from the Just Add Ink Team. I took my inspiration from Convention last month. If you would like to play along click HERE

It's a simple card but took me 2 days to make LOL. I just couldn't get the squares right. I have used my large square punch to make a border to sponge the inside.

Card Recipe:
SU Cardstock: Whisper White
SU Stamps: pocket silhouette, inspired by nature and sentiments from live like you mean it (hostess set)
SU Inks: Tempting Turquoise, rich razzleberry, Kiwi Kiss and basic black.
SU Other: large square punch, corner punch, sponges

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Friday, June 18, 2010

Where has my Mojo gone.....

Yes I have lost my Mojo this week, I am hoping it comes back soon. It thought I would have go at Ann's Sketch challenge. Check it out HERE if you like to have a play. I don't like this card at all but I thought I would share anyway.

Card Recipe:
SU Cardstock: Baja Breeze, Chocolate Chip, So Saffron.
SU Stamps: medallion, sanded BG, Friends 24-7 and sentiments from bird on a branch.
SU Inks: So Saffron, Chocolate Chip, Baja Breeze, more mustard versa mark.
SU Other: brad, clear embossing powder, bender pen,watercolouring paper, heat gun.

I hope my mojo comes back soon.

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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Deal of Week 3

WOW this week Stampin' Up! is offering 50% off selected stamps set.

A Happy Heart stamp set was $41.95 now $20.98
Greetings Eight stamp set was $49.95 now $24.98
Bella's Bloom stamp set was $24.95 now $14.97
Enjoy Every Moment stamp set was $53.95 now $26.98
All Scallops stamp set was $55.95 now $27.98

Contact me now to place your order

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Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Inkspirations Sketch Challenge #27

This week Makeesha has got a fab sketch challenge and yet again I have used single butterfly stamp, All a Flutter. Check out the challenge HERE.

Card Recipe:
SU Cardstock: White confetti, Basic Black, Kraft.
SU Stamps: All a Flutter and warm words
SU Inks: Black Staz On, Pale plum, Perfect Plum and Sahara sand
SU Other: Kraft Taffera Ribbon, Hodgepodge Hardware, Urban Oasis DSP, scallop Punch

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Saturday, June 12, 2010

Just Add Ink #21

This week is a sketch challenge from the Team at JAI, check out the fantastic creations HERE.

Card Recipe:
SU Cardstock: Whisper White, Sahara Sand, Bashful Blue.
SU Stamps: Vintage Vogue, En Francais BG, Short and Sweet.
SU Inks: Brocade Blue, Bashful Blue, Sahara Sand,
SU Other: Brocade Blue Ribbon, Circle Scissor Plus, sponge daubers and non SU Pearls

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Thursday, June 10, 2010

Curtain Call Act 33

I got play along with this weeks Curtain Call Colour Challenge from Stacey, this week Stacey has given us very yummy colours to play with. If you would like to play along, chick HERE

I have just order the All a Flutter single stamp from the Winter Mini. Warning, You will be seeing more of this butterfly in the future. And yes I had another go with the sawing machine.

Here a close up of the butterfly, I coloured them with my blender pen and then covered them with Crystal effects.

Card Recipe:
SU Cardstock: Night of Navy, Bashful Blue, Whisper White, Certainly Celery.
SU Stamps: Baroque motifs, All a Flutter, Tiny Tags, Very Vintage wheel
SU Inks: Versa Mark, Night of Navy, Bashful Blue, Certainly Celery, staz on.
SU Other: Heat Tool, clear embossing powder, distressing tool, sponge daubers, sawing machine, tafferta ribbon, jewelry punch, blender pen, crystal effects.

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Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Deal of the Week 2 - Designer Series Paper

5 packs of Designer Series Paper is up to 40% off.

Sweet Slumber $14.92

Tea Party $10.17

Raspberry Tart $11.02

Pink Flamingo $11.02

Haiku $10.12

Available until Tuesday 15th June, please contact me if you would like to place an order

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Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Just Add Ink #20

Well, this week is just add stitching at Just Add Ink, Hmmmm. A lovely team member Belinda has given me a sewing machine. But I have never ever used one before, so I guess it was time. I not happy with the card but I will be trying using the sewing machine again. Don't look to closely because the stitching isn't very neat. If you would like to play along click HERE

I have used the beautiful Cottage Wall DSP from the Autumn/Winter Catalogue.

Card Recipe:
SU Cardstock: Whisper White, Rich Razzleberry
SU Stamps: Cottage Garden
SU Inks: Rich Razzleberry
SU Other: Button, Rich Razzleberry Ribbon, Old Olive Ribbon, Cottage Wall DSP, Wide oval Punch, lots of tags Die.

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Saturday, June 5, 2010

Inkspiration Challenge #26

Makeesha has given us a yummy colour combo, I will be using this one again. Check out Makeesha's creations HERE.

The Asian Artistry Stamp Set is my favourite Hostess set. I have watercoloured the flowers, cut them out and then used crystal effects for the glossy look.

Card Recipe:
SU Cardstock: Kraft, Whisper White, Basic Grey.
SU Stamps: Asian Artistry and Friendly Words.
SU Inks: Black Staz On, Real Red, Basic Grey, versa mark.
SU Other: Watercolour paper, Hodgepogde hardware, real red ribbon, kraft taffeta ribbon, clear embossing powder, Urban Oasis DSP.

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Friday, June 4, 2010

Curtain Call Colour Challenge Act 32

It's so wet and misable in Sydney at the moment, this colour challenge from Stacey is so bright and cheerful. Check out every ones creations HERE.

Here my creation but not that happy with it, It's missing something.

Card Recipe:
SU Cardstock: Apricot Appeal, Regal Rose, Rose Red and Whisper White.
SU Ink: Rose Red, Regal Rose, Apricot Appeal, Summer Sun and Staz On.
SU Stamps: Fifth Avenue Floral
SU Other: Rhinestone Brads, Circle Scissor Plus, Watercolouring paper.

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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Another Inkspiration challenge card

I love the sketch from Makessha sooooo much, I made another card using the same sketch. If you like to play along check it out HERE

Yes, another card using friends 24-7 stamp set. The stamp set is now back the cardboard (for now).

Card Recipe
SU Cardstock: Very Vanilla, Sahara Sand, Not quite navy.
SU Stamps: Tiny Tags and Friends 24 -7
SU Inks: Sahara Sand, Not quite Navy.
SU Other: Med jewelry punch, very vanilla taffeta ribbon, circle scissor plus, Bella Bleu DSP and pearls are non SU.

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Deal of the week

Thoughout the month of June Stampin' Up! is offering a Deal a week, This week is 30% off selected punches.

Scallop Square punch normal price $30.95 sale price $20.12

Trio Flower punch normal price $30.95 sale price $20.12

Boho Blossoms punch normal price $30.95 sale price $20.12

Scallop Oval punch normal price $30.95 sale price $20.12

available until Tuesday 8th of June, don't miss out cantact me now.

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