Sunday, November 18, 2012

Advent Calendar CASE

My gorgeous upline, Katie, made this simply adorable advent calendar which she CASED from Brenda Quintana. I just loved the cuteness of it all, and decided to make one myself using the ever-so-lovely "25 and Counting"stamp set from Stampin' Up! Head over to Brenda's blog for a tutorial on how to make this-but you'd better be quick if you want to make this in time for the 1st of December to start your advent calendar.....I'm still deciding what treats I want to put in the little peek-holes. Hershey kisses work well, but I'm trying to find another wee something.

Friday, October 19, 2012

Getting in Early for Christmas

You make think me crazy-but I like to be prepared.....I like to plod away at making my Christmas cards because it is that time of the year (like no other) when we typically give away a lot of them. So I have started early....                                                     

 I wanted to try out a few different techniques that typically work out better with a silhouette image. I also am not into Santa-so this lovely silhouette for Christmas from the "Come to Bethlehem" set was a great starting point
 So I've made this flip card before-but I made it Christmas-y this time around.
I CASED this beautiful card from Paula Dobson using the bouncing brayer technique

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

 Just a few of the projects we have been working on at Stamp club....This cute "Blast Off" slider card where the astronaut slides up to the planet
 Using the faux metal technique-but simply copied from the Stampin' Up! Annual catalogue. Ooops, I noticed that I made a slight change to the one in the catalogue.
 Another slider card using "Greeting Card Kids"-and using acetate again-I seem to be using acetate a lot recently....

Friday, July 6, 2012

Holiday Mojo

We'll I've been itching to get a bit creative recently-but have been too busy to have a decent chunk of time to be creative. I've been really missing my creative outlet-and have enjoyed getting back into it - I  feel sane again! 

Lego Racers card I made for one of Sami's special friends

 "Forever Young" photo frame wall card

Just had to try out making a swing card using the new Framelits die. I couldn't figure it out by myself-so I found a video tutorial over @ Dawn's stamping Studio I love how easy it is to make, and just a wee bit swish, too...

Friday, June 1, 2012

Some beautiful CASED creations....

I totally CASED this beautiful card from Julia Leece. I love this acetate card, and I thought I would give it a try... beautiful design, Julia!

I also CASED this gorgeous male-themed card using "The Open Sea" set from Ann Craig. This is my try at it... A very quick and easy card to make. I have left mine blank, but I am planning on a tag or stamped sentiment addition.

I loved this little girl silhouette from the "Forever Young" stamp set, and wanted to create a card that was a little vintage-y...still playing with this set-so gorgeous!

Friday, February 24, 2012

We also made this 6"x6" scrapbook page using the "Everyday Enchantment" DSP paper and "Fresh Vintage" stamp set from the Sale-a-bration catalogue. The stamp has been embossed with clear Embossing powder, and then sprayed with smooch spritz-but it is hard to see in the photo.
This is the original from Vic that I cased

The lovely Vic Chapman also showed us how to make this cute little tri-fold card. I basically CASED her layout, but used different papers. It is so quick and fun to make.

This gorgeous card was CASED from Suzie Lowe's gorgeous gift/paper bag design-I just transferred her design to a card. Making the rosette is always a "Wow" moment as something so simple just falls into place.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

sale-a-bration time!

It's sale-a-bration time again! From now until 31st March, you have the opportunity to get freeeeeee products! Yay! For every $100 you spend during sale-a-bration, you get to choose 1 item from the sale-a-bration catalogue. This year, there are some really cute stamp sets, as well as a gorgeous Designer Series paper pack, and Ribbon and Brad pack. Click here to view them online

It is also a great time to join with a sale-a-bration special: your Starter Kit for $249, plus any current stamp set for free!

If you would love to host a party, you also get a free sale-a-bration set for parties with $600 sales (this is in addition to the already generous hostess benefits)

The lovely Susie demo'd this gorgeous paper gift bag using some of the new paper and "Fresh Vintage labels" stamp set from the sale-a-bration catalogue. Even more inspiring-she made the bags out of the Stampin' Up! packaging paper that comes in the mail when your goodies arrive!

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Spiced Paisley

I've been playing around a wee little bit with the new "Spiced Paisley" stamp set, and "Spice cake DSP and Designer Fabric (which is in the new Summer Mini Catalogue)... I just love the colour combination, and design of these beautiful products.

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