Flowers that Bloom

I don’t know about you but one of my favourite new stamp sets and matching framelits is the Flower Patch stamp set and the co-ordinating framelists Flower Fair.

There have been lots of gorgeous cards on Pinterest lately showcasing this set. I found this one here, which I decided to use as a card at my July Stamp Club.

I love the fact that you can stamp the leaves on a light colour and then stamp the petals in a darker colour and be able to see through the polymer stamp so that you can line it up.

I found that the smaller flower done in Lost Lagoon doesn’t come as a framelit, so we still had to do a little cutting out. But it looks cute, so it’s worth it, right??

I love that this card also showcases some of the new in-colours, Blackberry Bliss, Hello Honey and Lost Lagoon. I think these 3 are quickly becoming my favourite colours!!

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Please let me know what you think by leaving a comment below.

Happy Stamping

Rebecca

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CTC 2 – Are you ready for a walk in the park?

Can you believe that it is Friday already and time for another Caseing The Catty challenge!!

I hope you enjoyed playing last week with Gifts and Packaging. This week we are casing the Memory Keeping section of the catalogue.

There are so many options for memory keeping in the latest catalogue: there’s traditional scrapbooking, Project Life, This and That albums, and digital scrapbooking with My Digital Studio.

This week I have decided to feature My Digital Studio and the digital kit, Walk in the Park II kit which is featured on page 41 of the Australian/New Zealand catalogue. For only $10.95, you get 1 journal template, 12 piece stamp brush set, 14 designer series paper and 40 embellishments.

I used nearly all the bits and pieces in the kit!! Love it when it all co-ordinates.

I had my youngest niece stay over for a birthday sleepover and I made her take some photos with me!!!

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I hope you like it!!

You can download a 30 day trial of My Digital Studio, here or you can purchase the full version for only $24.95 here.

Make sure you head over to the Caseing the Catty Blog and check out what everyone else has done.

Rebecca..

It’s all about the Angle (or is it Angels!!)

I recently got the new polymer set, Bravo, which has lots of huge stamps in it!! I was browsing Pinterest for a card to do a stamp club to show this great set to the girls, when I came across this one from Debbie Henderson, here.

I was keen to have a go in her colour combo as it had lots of gold and sparkle on it, but when I looked at my stash, I didn’t have any gold foil sheets (how does that happen!!). So then I thought I would try a colour combo inspired by the latest addition to my washi tape collection, Beach House, which is Crushed Curry, Pool Party and Real Red.

It was quite interesting to work out how to get the angles on the card, but I just cut 2 pieces the same size and then laid them on top of the base piece. I then played around with the layout and once I was happy, I used a ruler and pen and drew a line where the edge of the card was on the top layer, then did the same on the second layer. I cut them out with my paper trimmer and had to work out which piece went where!! We certainly had fun with this part at stamp club!! One of the girls had to put her cut off bits back around the card so she could work out which way was up!!

We then used the paper piercing tool and went around the edges of the card and the first layer. I always forget how nice this looks until I do it again!

I love the banner framelits! I am really bad at cutting banners evenly, so I was ecstatic when Stampin’ Up! brought out these framelits.

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If you would like to learn how to make a card like this or host your own workshop, please email me at stampinwithrebecca@yahoo.com.au or call me on 0408 193 792.

Rebecca

Happy Stamping!!

It’s the first Eureka Stampers Blog Hop!!

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Welcome to the first (of many, I hope!!) blog hop of my fabulous team, the Eureka Stampers!!!

We come under the leadership of the lovely Simone Bartrum. We are spread across the country but we keep in touch through our team facebook group, sharing what we have made, and helping each other out with advice. I love being a part of this team and catching up with everyone at Convention!!

Seeing as we have a brand spanking new catalogue, we decided to do a blog hop featuring projects from the new catalogue.

You may have noticed that I have been doing a few projects lately with Blendabilities. (Yes, just one or two, I know!!) So, of course, I had to feature these today!!!

I now have a few more stamps appropriate for colouring since my order arrived. I especially bought the Corner Garden stamp to use with Blendabilities. I was really happy with how this card turned out. It took a while to do, so I would suggest doing these for someone special in your life who will appreciate the work involved. I have a very special lady in mind for this one!

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My second project features the new Polka Dot Tag a Bag Gift Bags and the Accessory Kit. I have actually cased the catalogue on page 7, however I have made a few changes. The Accessory kit comes with self-adhesive strips so I thought the new Hearts Border punch would look pretty across the bottom of the bag. It also comes with 18.3 metres (yes that’s right!) of Whisper White Thick Baker’s Twine which I used around the top of the bag.

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So the next stop on the hop is the wonderful Simone Bartrum. I wonder what awesomeness she has come up with?? You can click on the link, here.

In case you get lost on the hop, here is a list of everyone who is participating. Just click on their name and it will take you to their blog.

1. Rebecca Scurr
2. Simone Bartrum
3. Carly Middleton
4. Jessica Williams
5. Mel Pagano
6. Fiona D’Elboux
7. Rose Packer
8. Tricia Raineri
9. Heather McCarthy
10. Tracy Penn
11. Maureen Crameri
12. Lorinda de Regt-Penn
13. Linda Whalley
14. Janine Rawlins

Happy Hopping

Rebecca

I’m on the Team!! – CTC Challenge #1

I’m excited to share with you that I am a part of the Design Team of a new challenge blog called CASE-ing the Catty. You can check it out, here.

Every Friday, we will be sharing projects which we have cased (Copy and Share Everything) from the latest Stampin’ Up! catalogue. We will be working our way through the different sections of the catalogue, starting with Gift and Packaging.

There are so many great projects to choose from! I decided to case the cute Tag a Bag Gift box on the top left hand corner of page 14 of the Aussie catalogue.

I love these boxes!! They are easy to assemble and all you need to do is add a few bits and pieces and you’re done!! I haven’t bought much Designer Series Paper from the new catalogue yet but the first one I did get was Gold Soiree. Every sheet features Metallic Gold Ink!! Bring on the bling!!!

And what goes with gold dsp but gold sequins!! A paper doily and gold sequins is a match in heaven. I also tied it with some whisper white cotton ribbon.

And of course, I had to stamp my greeting (from Label Love) in gold ink. You know, you can never have too much gold!!

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Let me know what you think!! and make sure you join in with the Challenge.

Check out what the rest of the team has created, here.

Rebecca

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no it’s a peacock.

I’ve been having a play with my new Blendabilities and the new stamps I got in my latest order. I love the Perfect Peacock stamp. I saw a lovely card done at Convention and I couldn’t wait to receive my own so I could have a play. It didn’t take as long as I expected to colour in. I think it took longer to unthread the sequins and stick them on!! peacock I also wanted to try it using Dazzling Diamonds. So I stamped it in Versamark, then used some heat and stick powder and dunked a whole tub of Dazzling Diamonds onto it!! Did you know that glitter goes a looooong way. I think I’m still wearing it!!! The photo doesn’t really do it justice but the glitter seems to have hints of bermuda bay and blackberry bliss so I teamed them together. glitter peacock I’d love to hear what you think!!! Happy Stamping Rebecca

Blending those Blooms!!!

Well, I’ve been doing lots of colouring in lately!!! I’m really enjoying my Blendabilities!!

I’ve found that I don’t have many appropriate stamps for colouring but I was lucky enough to receive the Blended Bloom stamp at convention this year!!

So I found a few cards to case from Pinterest.

Firstly, I found this lovely card by Brandy Cox, here which also includes a great video on how to make it.

Here’s my version. Have to say, I’m liking the new twine more and more!!

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Then I found this cute one by Susan Horr, here. I really like the Moonlight DSP stack. Love the colours!!!

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And lastly, I found this one from Splitcoast Stampers, here.

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I hope you like my version of these cards!!!

Happy Stamping!!

Rebecca

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