25 January 2010 – Sale-a-bration Blog Hop

I am a member of a yahoo email group, ESAD (Extra Special Aussie Demonstrators) which is for Australian and New Zealand Stampin’ Up! demonstrators to share ideas, ask questions, run swaps, share tutorials, participate in challenges and generally chat and get excited about Stampin’ Up!

If you are an Australian or New Zealand SU! demonstrator, you can join the group by going to the group (ESAD).

Following the success of the Summer Mini Catalogue Blog Hop in December, I am delighted to be a part of the Sale-a-bration blog hop.    Follow the links and visit each blog to see fabulous creations made with the stamp sets that you can earn for free during the Sale-a-bration period.  Comment on each blog, then send an email to Leonie with your name and email address.  ( leonie@stamp-a-latte.com)

Here are a couple of cards that I have made with the Whimiscal Words set.  I just love the words used in this set!!

I’ve used the Hello Again Stamp set from the Summer Mini Catalogue on the Pink Passion strip.  This is a really cute set that can be used for all sorts of occasions.  I’ve also used the Kaleidoscope Designer Series Paper from the mini.  This is a gorgeous paper which uses the Bold Brights colour range.  I don’t use these often but this paper just matches perfectly (well, what would we expect from Stampin’ Up!!)

I’ve stamped the words onto Whisper White cardstock and then punched it out with the new 1 3/4″ circle punch and then created a Tempting Turquoise circle with the Circle Scissor Plus.  I’ve layered it all together with whisper white 1/4″ grosgrain ribbon and done a bow to end it all off.

I am having a blitz on the pink flamingo designer series paper at the moment.  It was included in the recent clearance sale and I’ve been using it a lot!! 

I have used cameo coral cardstock as the base and inked cupcake standard wheel in the same colour for a lovely tone-on-tone effect.  I used the wheel guide to help me out on the whisper white as I can’t go straight on my own (especially when it is for something important!!).  I coloured the cakes with the Stampin’ Write markers (cameo coral, real red and summer sun) and added a touch of glitter with the two way glue pen and dazzling diamonds (now I dazzle as well!! and my craft table and my work top!!)

I then layered with summer sun cardstock and the pink flamingo dsp.  I stamped onto whisper white using cameo coral ink and then punched it out using the 1 3/4″ circle punch.  Couple of dimensions on the back and you’re set to go!!!

I love this stamp set from the Sale-A-Bration catalogue and it’s even better when it’s free!!!  If you would like to earn this set for free, there are two ways you can do so.  Place an order for $100 or host a workshop and achieve over $600 in sales.   If you are interested in becoming a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, Sale-A-Bration is a great time to join as you will receive an extra stamp set of your choice to the value of $79.95 with your starter kit.  Email me at stampinwithrebecca@yahoo.com.au or phone 0408 193 792 today to get in early!!

The next blog to visit is by Ros Davidson.

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59 thoughts on “25 January 2010 – Sale-a-bration Blog Hop

  1. Oooo and I have almost all those items including the Cameo Coral ink so I might just have to get off my tail and make some of these – thanks for the idea.

  2. Hi Rebecca, Your cupcake card has just cemented my first sale-a-bration stamp set 🙂 and I was already tossing up with a friend whether to get the cup cakes for my collection..now it is a must..I love your work

  3. Lovely cards, it’s good to see some bright colours that kids especially like.! well done. Love those whimsical words. Thanks for sharing “Happy Australia Day”

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