Sunday, December 20, 2009

Merry Christmas From Eva

My 6 year old wanted to make Father Christmas a little more interesting. So, selected some of the hole punches and gave him a body and some arms. I think that he is gorgeous, don't you?

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Stamp set clearance at up to 50% off!

Stampin’ Up! have a “Inventory Clearance Sale” going on right now!!! You can get great discounts on all sorts of stamp sets and accessories and the really awesome thing is that there is no minimum purchase to buy, and no limits as to how many you can buy! YOU CAN SAVE UP TO 50% ON SOME ITEMS! At these prices, stocks will run out fast, so e-mail me your order today and don’t miss out on these amazing specials!! Check out the flyer with all the details by clicking THIS LINK.

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Great News For Spring Mini Fans

Great news! A few of the popular products from the Spring Mini Catalogue are still available for purchase, although the sales period for the mini is now over.

Here is a list of the still-available products:

112534 Jumbo brads 5/16″ Neutrals Assortment $18.50
112533 Jumbo brads 5/8″ Neutrals Assortment $16.25
114889 Scallop Oval punch $35.95
106960 StazOn ink pad (White pad and refill) $26.95
109196 StazOn Cleaner $11.95

Contact me today to get any of the above product or to order anything from the new catalogue.

Have a great week.

Sunday, November 29, 2009

A Rose Is A Rose

I made this card for my sister-in-laws birthday using the beautiful A Rose Is A Rose stamp set and Stem Sayings stamp set. This is a 2 step stamping technique (for a demonstration on how to do 2-step stamping give me a ring to book a workshop).
The colours I have used are pale plum, pure plum, always artichoke and mellow moss, and of course good old whisper white.
The half pearls from the pretties kit look fabulous with it.
To place your Christmas order phone me today on 09 23 2100.

Monday, November 23, 2009

The Last of my Simply Scrappin' 6x6 Cards

This is the last of the Simply Scrappin' cards I made last week.
Apart from the brads and the Pixie Pink Stampin' Write Marker, all the elements, card and stickers come from the Petal Party kit.
The flower was made using the scalloped edged punch on the Designer Series Paper. Contact me for instructions or to book a workshop for a demonstration.
Handy tip: If something is going to be hidden behind another layer of card, for example ribbon, or in this case the line of green, circle die-cut stickers, then just use a small piece covering the ends with the top card layer. This will save you quite a few stickers and a fair amount of ribbon. In the example above there are no green, circle stickers behind the photo!
Contact me today to purchase your Simply Scrappin' Kit or any other product.

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Scrappin' Saturday - How To Take Scrapbook-Worthy Pictures of Active Children

Everyone loves taking baby pictures. Cute little ones on their backs or their stomachs, making adorable faces or getting into funny situations.
Getting a good picture of your little one once their more mobile, however, can become a bit more of a challenge.
Often, they're moving from one thing to another so quickly that, by the time you're set up, you've missed the shot.
Here are a few tips for capturing those fast-moving kids:
1. Use a fast shutter speed. Sports photographers know the only way to really capture the action is to take the kind of shot that freezes time. Set your shutter speed for 1/500th of a second or higher and you'll be able to avoid most blurry photos... even if you're moving your camera to track your subject when you snap the picture!
2. Use a flash. Sometimes, in low-light situations, you won't be able to shoot at a very high shutter speed. In those situations, a flash will do a fair job accomplishing the same benefit as the first tip.
3. Shoot wide. Don't worry about getting too close to your fast-moving subject. You run the risk of cutting them off at the edge of your shot. Instead, shoot a wider angle. That way, you have more choices for composition when you edit the photos later. And don't worry about cropping too much when you edit. Most of today's cameras have enough megapixel power that you won't lose resolution no matter how much you zoom in for your edits!
Employ these three tips consistently and you'll find a lot more action photos to choose from when you're putting together your scrapbook pages

Friday, November 20, 2009

Simply Scrappin' Sista

This Simply Scrappin' page uses the same Simply Scrappin' kit as the past few days, Petal Party. At $43.95 these are a great present. Yes, you are definitely allowed to give yourself a Christmas present. Better still give a wishlist to your loved ones with all the Stampin' Up! producct that you love. Give me a call if you want me to post you a Wishlist (09 238 2100).

Have a great weekend


Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Simply Scrappin'

Want an idea of a fabulous present to give to someone this yaer? Try out Stampin' Up!s Simply Scrappin' Kits. They are fantastic, with 8 sheets of 12x12" textured cardstock, 4 sheets of designer series paper and 6 sheets of die cut stickers, they are extremely versatile and at $43.95 are a great price. You can make more than 12x12" scrapbook pages, you can also make boxes, cards and 6x6" scrapbook pages.
The Simply Scrappin' Kit that I have used for the card above is Petal Party. I have used it to make four 6x6" scrap cards. (The others I shall put on over the next few days). These are a great gift on their own, or put it into a frame for someone special. With seven different designs to choose from there is something to suit everyones taste.
To view the full range of Simply Scrappin' Kits click on the catalogue link on my website . Then contact me to place your order. 09 238 2100.
Take care

Monday, November 16, 2009

Embossed Candle

One of my friends, Shaynon Taurua, loved the embossing on candles that we did at Stamp Fest so much that she has been making loads as presents for her friends.

She has made a fabulous job with this one using the Circle Circus Stamp Set in Gold Emboss powder and trimmed with the 1" Double-Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon (pg 150).

Thank you for sharing this Shaynon.

To find out more about embossing on a candle contact me on 09 238 2100.

God bless


Thursday, November 12, 2009

Stamp Fest Fun

What an amazing day we had at Stamp Fest. So many gifts given away, so many smiles and laughs. Thanks to all who came. It was a great success.

Congratulations to Fleur Scott. She won the Prize Draw which contained $200 worth of Stampin' Up! product.

We have yet to decide the next Stamp Fest date. We will keep you posted.

The Embossing Queen

I think that if I had to choose my very favourite paper crafting technique, it would have to be heat embossing. It takes everything to such a different level. On this bag that I gave as a gift at Stamp Fest last Saturday, I covered the whole bag in Versamark. Sprinkled it with the clear emboss powder, then before heating it with the heat tool, I scratched all over with the bone folder to get a crocadile skin affect. Very funky!

I used the stunning Filigree brads for extra Wow!

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Add Christmas Cheer

Many of us like to give a bottle of wine as a gift at this time of the year. Why not make it extra special by decorating the bottle!
For the bottle wrap I have used the Scallop Edge Punch on Choc Chip card stock to create the 'frill'.
I used the Urban Garden Designer Series Paper as the 'wrap', but before I adhered it to the bottle I daubed the edges with Choc Chip ink.
For the label I used Choc Chip, Baja Breeze and Whisper White card stock and daubed choc Chip ink around the edge of each piece.
I used the Baja Breeze ink and clear emboss powder on the Fifth Avenue Floral stamp (the embossing looks fab! but it is a bit lost on this photo).
To finish off I threaded the White Taffeta ribbon through and threaded (with help with some cotton thread) on a bead from the Pretties Kit.
You may noice by the way that the bottle is empty! My husband was gutted when I nicked a bottle of good wine. Which is another point. If you have bought a nice bottle of wine write the wine information on the back of the label.
Have fun

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Christmas Gift-Giving Guide

Want to take the stress out of gift-giving this year? Use this excellent gift-guide to inspire you, plus get a gift for yourself for FREE! That's right, when you purchase just $105 worth of product from this list you'll receive the Scallop Square Punch for free!

A great gift for you or for a cardmaker on your gift list.
The Guide includes the following products: -

Gifts for Neighbours - made using: -
- I Wish Simply Scrappin' Kit - $43.95 - Pg 137
- Real Red 12x12 Cardstock - $17.25 - Pg 128
- Old Olive 5/8" Grosgrain Ribbon - $17.95 - Pg 151
- Small Flat Cellophane Bags - $8.95 - Pg 130
- Curly Label Punch Bundle - $77.95 - Pg 153
- Kiwi Kiss A4 Cardstock - $12.50 - Pg 126
- Whisper White A4 Cardstock - $16.25 - Pg 127
- Riding Hood Red 5/8" Striped Grosgrain Ribbon - $22.95 - Pg 150
- From the Kitchen of Stamp Set - $62.95 - Pg 93

Gifts for Card Makers
- Thanks x 2 Simply Sent Card Elements and More Kit - $56.95 - Pg 142
- More Thoughts Simply Sent Kit - $98.95- Pg 143
- 2U Simply Sent Card Elements & More Kit - $56.95 - Pg 142
- No One Like You Simply Sent Kit - $98.95 - Pg 143

Gifts for Scrapbookers
- Petal Party Simply Scrappin' Kit - $43.95 - Pg 136
- Rock A Bye Girl Simply Scrappin' Kit - $43.95 - Pg 137
- Rock A Bye Boy Simply Scrappin' Kit - $43.95 - Pg 137
- Sweet Nothings Simply Scrappin' Kit - $43.95 - Pg 138
- Hoppy Memories Simply Scrappin' Kit - $43.95 - Pg 138

Gifts for Kids and Teens
- Just Jawing Stamp Set - $53.95 - Pg 67
- Bold Brights A4 Assorted Cardstock - $17.25 - Pg 128
- Real Red Stampin' Write Marker - $6.75 - Pg 128
- Brilliant Blue Stampin' Write Marker - $6.75 - Pg 128
- Glorious Green Stampin' Write Marker - $6.75 - Pg 128
- On Board 5"x5" Art Journal - $16.25 - Pg 147
- Spiral Punch - $24.95 - Pg 152

Stocking Stuffers
- Dress Up Ribbon Originals - $29.95 - Pg 150
- Valet Ribbon Originals - $29.95- Pg 150
- Pigtails Ribbon Originals - $32.95 - Pg 150
- Cutter Kit - $39.95 - Pg 155
- Button Latte Designer Buttons - $18.50 - Pg 151
- Button Bouquet Designer Buttons - $18.50 - Pg 151

Page numbers above refer to the 2009-2010 Idea Book and Catalogue.
Contact me to place your order today.

Monday, November 2, 2009

Christmas Tree Decoration

This Christamas tree decoration was described to me over the phone by my wonderful upline Anela Corbett. She had used the scalloped punch for hers, but I would imagine that it would look good created using a whole variety of the punches.
I made mine using the curly label punch.
1. Punch eight shapes out of the Bella Bleu Designer Series Paper.

2. Score them using the bone folder and a ruler. Then fold them in half.

3. Adhere one half of a punchie to another using a 2-Way Glue Pen or a SNAIL adhesive. Do that on four of the punchies. (I forgot when I did mine so had to pull it apart hence the photo showing six punchies stuck together).

4. Place a piece of taffeta ribbon down the centre and then continue gluing down your punchies.

5.When you have stuck them all down make a loop at the top with the ribbon using a piece of matching thread to tie it. At the bottom thread a bead from the pretties kit onto the taffeta ribbon. I find it easier to tie a piece to thread to the ribbon first and pull that through the bead first. You need a bit of brute force, but it does work!

I hope that you have fun making this.

The Curly Label Punch Bundle is part of this months specials. If you purchase this or a variety of the other items on the Christmas Gift-Giving Guide and total is $105 or more than you will receive the Scalloped Square Punch for free. What a great Christmas Present.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Just Beachy

I just love this box. I have made it quite a few times now. ( Check out my earlier posting for tutorial
And the Just Beachy stamp set is fabulous set to decorate it. The expressions on the fishes faces are just classic. This would be a great present filled with small chocolate fish. The Just Beachy Stamp Set is on page 14 of the Spring Mini Catalogue and is great value at only $53.95.

You only have until the end of November to purchase anything from this catalogue, so contact me to place your order.

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Cute and Curly Handbag

This would be a great Christmas or birtrhday gift for that special someone......especially if it were chocca full of crafting pieces! Put a range of the Pretties Kit, designer brads and ribbons in.
I have placed a dimensional behind the label . This gives a space to tuck the flap into!
Stamp Set: Wanted and Cute and Curly
Inks: Ruby Red, White Craft, Old Olive
Cardstock: Very Vanilla and Ruby Red
Accessories: Curly Label Punch, pretties Kit, Old Olive 5/8"Grosgrain ribbon, Dimensionals

Friday, October 30, 2009

In My Thoughts and Prayers

Sorry that I have been an absent blogger. I hope that this card will make up for it. I just love this Baja Breeze, Chocolate Chip and Very Vanuilla mix.
This is one of the eight cards we will be making at Stamp Fest next Saturday (7th November). There are still a few spaces available so contact me before Wednesday to register. Look through previous posts to see other projects that we will be making.
Stamp Set: Thoughts and Prayers, Snow Swirled (for the saying)
Inks: Baja Breeze, Choc Chip
Card stock: Very Vanilla, Baja Breeze and Choc Chip
Accessories: Daubers (an absolute must!), Hemp Twine and Dimensionals.
Look forward to seeing you at Stamp Fest.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Wild About You

I cased the crocodile card off of someone from splitcoaststampers. I went back to find out who it was, but there are over 300 pages for just this one stamp set! I must say it is an extremely versatile set.
I have used the wide oval punch for the image and just layered up two ovals behind it in the same colour as the ink.
If you are wanting Christmas present idea, I don't think that you can go much past giving your friends and loved ones a pack of hand made cards. If you do simple, but funky ones like this it wouldn't take you too long either.
Give it a go yourself. Give me a ring to order your Wild About You stamp set ($53.95) and the wide oval punch ($35.95) today on 09 238 2100 or

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Win $200 worth of Stampin' Up! Product - Today is The Last Day for Extra Earlybird Prizedraw Tickets For Stamp Fest

If you are keen to be attending Stamp Fest, today is a great day to register. Why? Well, if you register and pay in full by the end of today (last day for earlybird registration) either by cheque, cash or internet banking you will receive two extra tickets for the Stamp Fest prize draw. And that prize draw is so worth winning. There will be stamp sets, card stock and a whole host of Stampin' Up! product in there worth over $200.
There are two other ways to get into this prize draw. Firstly, everyone who comes along to Stamp Fest will receive a ticket and secondly, anyone who brings a friend who has not been to Stamp Fest before will also receive two extra tickets.
Contact me today to register, 09 238 2100 or

Look foward to hearing from you. Have a great week.


Friday, October 16, 2009

Cute and Curly Thank You With Style

This card I started playing with yesterday and changed the flower about 4 times before I came up with this very simple solution. I think that these Stampin' Up! Filigree Brads are absolutely gorgeous and at $13.95 for 16 (two different sizes) they are a fabulous buy. And seeing that the Curly Label Punch Bundle has been used, it makes for a really quick card aswell.

To order a set of Designer Brads, the Curly Label Punch Bundle or any other product, feel free to contact me on 09 238 2100 or

Have a great weekend


Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Thank You For Your friendship

I have resisted getting this Curly Label Punch Bundle ($77.95) for far too long. It is absolutely amazing what you can do with it. You will be seeing quite a few example over the next wee while. There is even a Christmas label in the set so Christmas is a breeze. You can use it to make your cards and your tags and just call it a set.

On this sample I have daubed around the edge in Pink Passion Ink and after hole punching and treading hemp twine through I attached a Felt Fusion Flower with a Rhinestone brad.

This label is attached to a pack of cards that I gave to friend for her birthday. She was so excited to receive it. So would your friends to! Just make a variety of cards put them in a SU! large cello bag, wrap some matching ribbon around and put a cool tag on it. A fabulous Christmas gift.

Monday, October 12, 2009

Eva's Baby Card

I thought I'd take the opportunity to show you the card that Eva and I created last week using some hope punches, ribbon, Wanted stamp set and the Whisper White Craft Ink.
I have wanted to make one of these cards for a long time. I must admit it was great fun...especially doing it with my 6 year old daughter. That is the best thing about being a Stampin' Up! demonstrator, you not only can make great money, get truck loads of incentives (you should see my stamp set collection, just as an example), meet so many wonderful people, but you also get to choose your hours. I choose my hours so that my two youngest kids are at home and I am able to pick Eva up from school and I can do things with them during the holidays, such as make cards with all my free stamp sets!
If you would like to find out more about the Stampin' Up! business opportunity and this months special incentive to all new demonstrators who sign up before the end of October, contact me on 09 238 2100 or

Friday, October 9, 2009

Simply Stamp Fest

We have purposefully made the eight cards that we are doing for Stamp Fest clean and simple. You will be able to reproduce the lay outs using a variety of other stamp sets.

I have used the square hole punches for these. I have thought in the past that they were a waste of time, but when you want to make a card in a hurry the square hole punches are fantastic. I highly recommend them.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Snow Swirled At Stamp Fest

I'm so sorry that many of these Stamp Fest photos are blurry. I hope that you get excited about Stamp Fest anyway.

There is a great prize draw again with about $200 worth of Stampin' Up! product. Everyone who attends will be receiving a ticket, but you will also get an extra ticket for early registration and for bringing a friend who isn't one of our current customers.

Look forward to hearing from you.


Wednesday, October 7, 2009

More Stamp Fest Christmas Cards

Please excuse the saying, it is on a bit of a lean. I was trying to finish the card with my 21 month old son in my arms. Obviously not something that I shall try again!!

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Stamp Fest Cards continued

I based this card on one that I saw months ago on Split Coast Stampers. I don't know who to credit for the design, but if it was you, thank you. I'm sure the Stamp Fest attendees would want to thank you also.

Monday, October 5, 2009

Stamp Fest Card Project

Are you liking the projects that you have seen for Stamp Fest so far? There are still spaces available for you, so contact me today to book your seat so you too can make these lovely cards. (09 238 2100 or

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Stamp Fest Christmas Cards

Over the next couple of days I will post some of the cards that we will be making at Stamp Fest. You will have the opportunity to make up to 8 lovely cards. Please note that these cards are what I have planned for you at the moment however, in typical Donna style I may make changes or have completely changed the design by the Stamp fest date. (I can't help myself I love to play!!)

Friday, October 2, 2009

Stamp Fest Project 2 - Embossed Candle

The second Stamp Fest project I would like to tell you about is the Candle, Wrap and Tag project. At this table, you will be embossing on a candle, making gift wrap using our exclusive wheels and making tags using a range of stamp sets and punches.

Thank you to Carolyn for making this sample for the Stamp Fest. I think this is very stunning, then again anything made with this stamp set is amazing, don't you think!!

To purschase the Snow Swirled stamp set $53.95 or to book your place at Stamp Fest,contact me on 09 238 2100 of


Stamp Fest Project - Scrap Gift Box.

I thought it was high time that I shared some of the projects that we are going to be making at Stamp Fest on the 7th November. This project is a Scrap Gift Box. This one is Angela's version. Man I can't wait to do my own. My Mum and Stepdad are coming over at the end of November. I can just imagine the look on her face when she opens the one I will make for her!
We have a lot of people interested in Stamp Fest this time around and spaces are limited, so secure your place by contacting me on 09 238 2100 or e-mail me

Look forward to hearing from you.

Kind regards,


Breast Cancer Awareness Promotion

Dates: 7 October-31 December 2009

For over 20 years, Stampin’ Up! has helped women make a difference in the lives of others by simply doing what they love to do--sharing creativity. Now you too can become a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator and make a difference! For every person who joins the Stampin’ Up! family between 7 October and 31 December 2009, Stampin' Up! will donate $5 to The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation. Plus, until 31 December 2009, Stampin' Up! will give you a FREE pack of Raspberry Tart Designer Series paper and a Pretty in Pink Classic Stampin’ Pad to help you get started!
I would love you to be a part of my Stampin' Up! team and to help you make a success of your business. Call me today to find out how (09 238 2100 or

Friday, September 25, 2009

Wedding Box With A Twist

I love the Sour Cream Box. It is very quick, easy and stunning! It is basically a cylinder that is twisted in the middle. Check out for the tutorial. The white Baroque Motif design and the flowers are embossed. For the flowers I dipped a piece of black card stock into versamark then clear embossed it before punching with the Trio Flower Punch.
The white circles of the flower have a blob of Crystal Effects on it to give the 'brad' look.
Give me a shout if you need to stock up your craft cupboard.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Keeping things simple

This lovely little card is wonderfully simple. It has been daubed around the edge with choc chip ink. I have embossed the Fifth Avene Floral flowers and the Sincere Salutations saying with clear emboss powder. If you haven't yet got your Heat Emboss Tool to make your Christmas or greetings card then contact me today on 09 238 2100 or

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Sour Cream Container

I love the sour cream container. It is so easy and is very stylish, especially in the Urban Garden designer series paper. If you would like to host a workshop where you and your friends can learn how to make one of these containers ring me on 09 238 2100

Friday, September 18, 2009

Krafty Wedding Invitation.

I absolutely adore the Kraft cardstock from Stampin'Up! and af course they have designer series paper to match. The paper that I have used here is the Bella Bleu series.
The ribbon I have used is the kraft taffeta, the stamp set is Please Come and I have also used the Jumbo Eyelets were set using the Crop-a-Dile.
My lovely team member Carolyn made the box for me. I love being a part of a team.
For more information about being a part of my team or about any other Stampin' Up! enquiry please contact me on 09 238 2100 or
Kind regards

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Once Upon A Time....

Here is another of the invites from the Wedding Show. I just love the white look on a wedding card.
I have used the gorgeous Riding Hood Red taffeta ribbon. I struggled to get the beads on (from the Pretties Kit), however I discovered that when you tie cotton thread around the end of the ribbon and uses brute force, you can manage to get them on.

Get in touch with me today to make a purchase or to find out more about Stampin' Up!


Wedding Invite With Style

I love the look of black and white together. On this card I have applied Versamark Ink with the Baroque Border wheel onto the Basic Black cardstock, then I have embossed in white. The 'happily ever after' (from Once Upon A Time - $39.95) is also embossed.
The ribbon is threaded through a ribbon buckle from the Hodgepodge Kit.
Have fun creating

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Wedding Table Setting

This gorgeous table setting was created by Jessica McDonald.
The balls in the basket were made following directions from They are called sonobe origami ornaments. Hope that you have fun making these.
Contact me for the Designer Series Paper and the ribbon.


Monday, September 14, 2009

Ribbon With A Twist

Yes, this is Stampin' Up! ribbon. I have played with it (quite a bit) to get this effect.
-Cut a length of 5/8" Old Olive grosgrain ribbon.
-Snip the edge off along the length.
-Use your snips to tease out half of the strands ( do this a few strands at a time).
-Put the point of your snips in every 1.5cm and twist them about to make a gap (this will also create the wave effect at the bottom of your ribbon).
-Pull the ribbon straight.
-Adhere it to your card.
-Twist the threads together that you pulled out of the original ribbon.
-Use a Designer Brad to make the top of the tassle.
-Attach to the card.

I hope that this makes sense.

Kind regards


Sunday, September 13, 2009

The Wedding Show

Created by Donna Calley, Carolyn Loveday and Jess McDonald (some of these cards are inspired from, one is a Convension Swap)

I spent today demonstrating at The Wedding Show in Auckland with two lovely ladies from my team Jess and Carolyn. We had a fabulous day however, you can tell from our spread that we have also had a fantastic month of stamping prior to the day just getting all the samples ready.

If you are getting married in the near future it is really worth thinking about making your own wedding stationery and favours (boxes). It is a much cheaper option, it is very rewarding and it is a lot easier than you think. I can steer you in the right direction to help you on your way to making your own fabulous designs. You could also host a workshop and receive lots of free product that you can use for you wedding invites (and at the same time I can teach your friends to stamp so that they can help you!!)

Contact me today if you would like further information, or 09 238 2100.

I look forward to hearing from you.


Thursday, September 10, 2009

Did You Floss Today?

No, I don't mean your teeth, I mean your cards! If you stick your card in the wrong place it is a real pain. But, if you have used a small amount of the fantastic SNAIL adhesive in each corner of your card layer (which as you know is all you need, that is why it is so great!) then you can slide some dental floss between the two offending pieces of card to remove it. Do this slowly so you don't rip the card. This prevents you from getting that horrible bend that you get when you try to pull the card off.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Stunning Flower

This is another version of the scalloped flower card. I demonstrated how to make the flower at the Stampin' Up! Auckland regional training. We had a great time at the training and it was lovely meeting other SU! demonstrators. If you are one of those lovely ladies thank you for making the day so enjoyable.
That is the great thing about the Stampin' Up! company is that you get great training, make great new friendships and of course make good money aswell.
Get in touch if you would like to find out more information about being a demonstrator. Phome me on 09 238 2100 or e-mail me
Take care
PS The background stamp is En Francais.

Friday, September 4, 2009

Scallop Punch Flower Tutorial

I was going to just send you the link to where I found the tutorial for this, but I can't find it. And seeing that I am going to demo this at the Stampin' Up! Auckland Regional Training tomorrow I have to get samples ready anyway. (Iapologise that the end of this tutorial goes a bit mad, but the blog site I use is not understanding sense at the moment. That is why I know there is a Divine Creator - man nor nature has ever been able to invent anything half as capable as God has!!! If you are unsure of this or if you want to find out more then come along to Sistas this week in Auckland)

1. Punch a scalloped circle. (This is Summer Sun)

2. Daube around the edge in Tangerine Tango or Pumkin Pie ink.

3. Snip every second scallop, about one cm.

4. Turn scalloped circle over onto the foam part of the Mat Pack. Use the rounded end of the Bone Folder to indent each petal.

5. Turn back over and indent the middle of the flower with the Bone
Folder. You can gently daube this with your Pumpkin Pie or Tangerine Tango aswell to achieve a shadow look.
6. Embellish with a half pearl or a Jumbo Brad from the current mini.
Keep your eye out for more fun with punch ideas here on my blog. For any equipment needed to make this, contact me on 09 238 2100 or
Have a fun weekend.