3 April 2011

I had a few days off last week, so I’ve been planning a few workshops and projects for stamp club.  Of course, for the sake of research, you’ve got to play around, so thanks to Paper Crafter’s Library“>Paper Crafter’s Library, I’ve been trying out a Three Fold Card.  Not has hard as it looks but I did have some trouble tying the bow!!

And here’s the inside.

Stamp Set:  Well Scripted, Artistic Etchings

Paper:  Baja Breeze, Very Vanilla, Elegant Soiree DSP

Ink:  Baja Breeze

Accessories:  Big Shot, Beautiful Wings Embosslit, Fancy Flower Punch, basic rhinestones, Champagne Mist shimmer paint, Very Vanilla grosgrain ribbon

I liked it so much that I tried a different one.  Because I had some much trouble tying the bow, I thought I would try using brads to hold the front closed.  I’m happy with the result!!

Stamp Set:  Artistic Etchings

Paper: Cherry Cobbler, Very Vanilla, Newsprint DSP

Ink:  Cherry Cobbler, Basic Black

Accessories:  Fancy Flower punch, Antique Brads, Hemp Twine

21 September 2010

Hi everyone, 

I hope you are enjoying the rain this week!!  Sadly, I am back at work again this week.  It already feels like I was never away!!

On Saturday, I attended the Brisbane Stampin’ Up! Regional training event, where we had presentations from different speakers, including Donna Griffiths from the US Home Office.  We also had a number of Workshop Wows by talented Queensland demonstrators and of course, the our head Aussie man, Aaron.

Part of the fun of any Stampin’ Up! event, is swapping!!!  You make a card front, using only current products and you include a project receipe on the back stating what you used.  I made 40 swaps of 4 different items.  Some demonstrators like to make lots of the one card but I get bored making them!! 

Here are the swaps that I made.

Stamp Sets: – Just Believe

Paper- Sahara Sand, Soft Suede, Crumb Cake

Ink – Sahara Sand, Soft Suede, Crumb Cake

Accessories:- 1 3/4″ circle punch, circle scissor plus, hemp twine

Stamp sets:- Artistic Etchings, Occasional greetings

Paper:- Newsprint DSP, Real Red, Very Vanilla, Basic Black

Ink – Real Red, Basic Black

Accessories:  Curly label punch, spritzer, oval punch, small oval punch

Stamp Sets: – For You, Tiny Tags

Paper – Brights Designer Series Paper, Melon Mambo, Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White

Ink – Tempting Turquoise, melon mambo

Accessories – Polka dot embossing folder, Flower punch, Medium Jewelery punch, Scallop trim border punch

Stamp sets – Tiny Tags, Friends never Fade

Paper – Greenhouse Gala, Daffodil Delight, Very Vanilla

Ink – Daffodil delight marker & ink, soft suede marker, always artichoke

Accessories – Scallop edge border punch, paper piercer, corner rounder, 1″ circle punch, 3/4″ circle punch