29 August 2012 – Sneak Peak 3

As a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, I have access to a demonstrator only forum which links all demos from around the world, Stampin Connection.  It has a great gallery of images for inspiration.  The first card that I am sharing today is by Melissa Stout, The Stamp Doc.  Check out her website here for a video on how she made this cute card.

This card is using the Festival of Prints DSP from the new Seasonal Catalogue.  This pack gives you 48 sheets of gorgeous papers that are 11.4 cm x 16.5 cm.  I think this is the first time that I have used the pennant part of the Perfect Pennants die!!

Ink:  Early Espresso

Paper:  Festival of Prints DSP, Early Espresso , Very Vanilla, Old Olive

Accessories:  Big Shot, Holiday Collection framelits, Silver Glimmer paper, rhinestones, Perfect Pennants Bigz Die, Dotted Scallop ribbon border punch, Scallop trim border punch and scallop edge border punch.

This card is from fellow Aussie demo, Ellen Woodbridge.  It uses the Papaya Collage stamp set from the New Catalogue.  You can see what I mean about needing the framelits for banners!!  Never mind, it’s the thought that counts, right?

Stamp Set:  Loving Thoughts, Papaya Collage

Ink:  Midnight Muse, Raspberry Ripple, Gumball Green, Summer Starfruit

Paper:  Whisper White

Accessories:  Pearls, Organza Ribbon

1 November 2011 – It’s Special time!!!

It’s always exciting at the start of the month when Stampin’ Up! release their new specials!!!  This month,  it’s the big shot!!  Woo hoo!!  I love my big shot; it’s one of the best crafty investments that I made!!

You can get 10% off selected dies, or if you don’t own a big shot, you can choose the big shot bundle which also includes an embosslit and an embossing folder for 10% off as well!!  How good is that!!  I use my Mr Big on nearly every card that I make, so sometimes I have to challenge myself not to use it.  But I can’t really help it as it is such a great tool and saves me cutting out fiddly shapes.

Check out my specials page for all the details or contact me at stampinwithrebecca@yahoo.com.au or 0408 193 792.

I recently attended a baby shower for a close friend and I thought I would try a set that I haven’t used for a while.  I find that I get all excited about the new stamps that come out and forget about the old ones.  Well, Something Sweet is an older set but it is very cute.

I cased this card from Leah Weir, who is a talented Aussie demonstrator.

Stamp Set:  Something Sweet, Baroque Motifs

Paper:  Flirtatious DSP, Rose Red, Pretty in Pink, Whisper White

Accessories:  Scalloped circle punch, 1 3/8″ circle punch, 1 1/4″ circle punch, scalloped edge punch, mat pack, paper piercer, blushing bride poly stitched ribbon, whisper white grosgrain ribbon.

Look, I did manage to not use my big shot!!