Sunday, May 24, 2009
Friday, May 22, 2009
They suggest placing sticks of chalk behind the books on a bookcase to absorb the moisture. When the chalk is looking a bit moist put it in the airing cupboard to dry out then start again. Try this in your card stock storage space.
Thursday, May 21, 2009
Remember that even the winter sun will bleach your card stock, so find a dark aswell as damp free area.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
3. Put the punch strip through the SU! crimper.
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Monday, May 18, 2009
Sunday, May 17, 2009
My Stamp club chose to make a tote bag and card set this week. When I saw how gorgeous this Urban Garden paper looked with the Reaal Red and the Baja Blue I just had to get Toni to come back the next day so I could photograph her cards.
These cards are so easy and take very little time to create.It is just a matter of cutting Designer Series Paper, in this case Urban Garden and then layering it with Card stock. The only stamping is the greeting using the Sincere Salutations stamp set. Add a little ribbon and you are done.
See previous posting for special on ribbon.
Order Sincere Salutations before Wednesday 20th May get 5% off the normal price.
Monday, May 11, 2009
I absolutely adore ribbons on greetings cards. They just add that little bit of class. And I tell you what, Stampin' Up! ribbons are outstanding in colour, quality, choice and most of all price. However, if you are like me you will want a little piece of each of them.
So......I thought I would give all my wonderful customers the opportunity to get Ribbon Heaven in their craft box!
I'm taking sign-ups for ribbon shares. This means that for $10.60 you can order 9.70 metres of ribbon from me in the colour family of your choice (excludes in-colours). You will recieve 2 metres of 1/4" Grosgrain ribbon in four colours and 1.95 metres of 5/8" Grosgrain ribbon in one colour. (See page 151 in the SU! Ideas Book and Catalogue, you can do this on-line or borrow a catalogue from me). When I have enough people for each colour family I will purchase the ribbons and share them out.
Rich Regals: Bravo Burgundy, Elegant Eggplant, Night of Navy, Always Artichoke (all in the 1/4" grosgrain) and Brocade Blue (5/8" grosgrain)
Bold Brights: Whisper White, Real Red, Tempting Turquoise, Basic Black (1/4" grosgrain) and Real Red (5/8" grosgrain)
Earth Elements: Chocolate Chip, Old Olive, Very Vanilla, Pumpkin Pie (1/4" Grosgrain) and Chocolate Chip (5/8" grosgrain)
Soft Subtles: Mellow Moss, Certainly Celery, Bashful Blue, Pretty in Pink (1/4" grosgrain) and Certainly Celery (5/8" grosgrain)
To order your share of ribbon, contact me on 09 238 2100 or e-mail email@example.com
Enjoy your day.
Sunday, May 10, 2009
Friday, May 8, 2009
Thursday, May 7, 2009
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
If you have been thinking about becoming a demonstrator, but already have quite a lot of Stampin' Up! product, or prefer the scrapbooking side of Stampin'Up! then now is a great time to become a demonstrator. Stampin Up! have released a special promotion for the month of May only with a scrapbooking starter kit for only $175. Our regular starter kit costs $379.
The kit includes:
Any Stamp Set $91.95 or less Recommended: Schoolbook Serif Alphabet
Simply Scrappin’ Recommended: Petal Party
Stampin’ Pad Recommended: Pumpkin Pie
Textured Card Stock (12 x 12) Recommended: Earth Elements
You will also receive Craft and Rubber Scissors and all the business supplies included in the normal Starter Kit.
If you would like to advantage of this awesome opportunity and also to be a part of my team then phone me today. 09 238 2100
Sunday, May 3, 2009
I designed this card in a major rush the other evening before a workshop when I couldn't find the stamp set I needed for the card that I had already prepared. I was so glad for the Bella Rose Designer Series Paper it really finished it off. I used StazOn Ink for the stamped image and coloured it in using Blender Pens with Poppin' Pastels. (Aqua pens and Stampin Spots would also work really well). StazOn ink is not water based so it doesn't smudge easily when using blender pens or aqua pens.
Tip: When using StazOn ink it is recommended that you replace the inner cap, which can lead to lovely black inky fingers. Use a couple of Stampin' Dimensionals between the lid and the inner cap to permanently stick them together. You now have only to handle the outer lid that is lovely and clean.
Stamp Set: Playful Petals
Card Stock: Riding Hood Red, watercolour paper
Ink: StazOn Ink
Accessories: Blender Pens, Poppin' Pastels, Bella Rose Designer Series Paper
Friday, May 1, 2009
If you have seen this years papers you will realise what a treat that is. The DS papers come in packs of twelve 12x12 sheets. They have designs on both sides and are stunning. My current favourites are Raspberry Tart and Bella Rose, however I have just received all of the swatches thanks to the wonderful Sharlene Torres and now I can't decide.
Bella Rose DSP. Copyright Stampin' Up! 1998-2009
Raspberry Tart DSP. Copyright Stampin' Up! 1998-2009Aren't they just stunning! DSP can quickly add a little class to a card. Keep your eye out for other cards on my blog this month using DSP.
Note: The Bella Rose is the DSP that I have used in the last and the next card on my blog.
Try it out yourself. Click on the catalogue image in the side bar to see the rest of the range.
To place an order get in touch with me on firstname.lastname@example.org.