CTC20 – It’s about my favourites!!

Fancy that, this week’s challenge is using my two favourite products!!! Blendies and Framelits!!!

Our challenge this week is to be inspired by a project from the Sale-a-bration catalogue and use Blendabilities and Framelit dies in your project.

So I’ve kinda done this one before (ooops!!) so I had to try and find something new to do. I used this card from page 18 of the AU/NZ SAB catalogue as my base inspiration.

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I’ve used the idea of looking through a hole in a fence. Isn’t the From the Herd set cute!! Although I think I might need to practice my animal colouring a bit more!! #itsmeanttobeartistic #lol

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Here’s a close up.

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So make sure you join in with the Challenge at http://www.caseingthecatty.blogspot.com.au

You can directly CASE (Copy and Share Everything) or use a sketch/layout, colour combo, embellishment, just to name a few examples, as a springboard for your own creations. It doesn’t even have to be about scrapbooking, journaling or Project Life. For example, you can use a sketch idea for a card or 3D item.

Guidelines

Guidelines –
• Create a new project for the current challenge.
• Mention CTC Challenges in your blog post and link back here so others can join in on the fun. Please ensure that you link up your blog post, not your whole blog.
• Mostly SU (Stampin’ Up! ®) products (retired or current) to be used in your projects for CTC Challenges.
• Have fun and inspire others!

Hope you can join in!!

Happy Stamping!!

Rebecca

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Stamp set: From the Herdk, Hardwood
Ink: Memento Black Ink, Soft Suede, Skin tone blendabilities, Crumb Cake blendabilities, Daffodil Delight blendabilities, Calyspo Coral blendabilities, Smoky Slate blendabilities
Paper: Soft Suede, Pink Pirouette, Whisper White, Sahara Sand
Accessories: Circle Framelits, Bitty Banners framelits

It’s got bling!!

I’ve been doing a lot of playing with my Blendabilties lately in preparation for my talk at Team Day. Have I ever mentioned that I love them!! They make me look like I’m arty!!

I discovered that you can colour silver glimmer paper with your blendies!! Happy Dance time!! Coloured bling!! This way, you can always have matching glitter.

I don’t know about you, but I really love the Butterflies thinlits. I coloured my butterfly with the darker colour in the centre and on the outer parts of the wing and then a little bit of the next shade on the wings and then the lightest colour in the middle. I have found that blendies do seem to dry lighter if you are after a particular colour, make sure you do a test piece on a bit of scrap.

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And isn’t the Painted Blooms DSP just the loveliest DSP? It’s a bit hard to cut up, it’s so pretty but there’s no point in just looking at it!! Got to use it!! I also like the matching stamp set and the sentiments in it.

Let me know what you think and leave a comment below.

Don’t forget that it’s still Sale-a-bration time and there are 3 ways you can earn products for free!!

1. Place a $90 order at my online store, here and choose a free item from the SAB catalogue,
2. Host a qualifying workshop of $400 in sales and receive an additional $50 hostess dollars, or
3. Join my Stampin’ Up! team for only $169 and receive 2 SAB items or a free kit from the Occasions catalogue. Click here to join now!!

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me at 0408 193 792 or stampinwithrebecca@yahoo.com.au

Happy Stamping!!

Rebecca

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Stamp Set: Painted Petals
Ink: Soft Sky blendabilities, Rose Red
Cardstock:  Soft Sky, Daffodil Delight, Whisper White
Accessories: Butterflies Thinlits die, Decorative Label punch, dimensionals

Caseing my amazing friend!!

As you know, I sort of like Blendabilities!! Ok, I lurrvee them!!

I also love the Perfect Peacock stamp in the latest catalogue. It’s great for using blendies but you don’t really need to blend much on it as it’s small in parts.

My wonderful, talented friend, Emma Palonek who is a member of my team (she is my stamping niece!!), created a gorgeous card which I decided to case for my latest Stamp Club. Em doesn’t have a blog yet but you can check out her work on her Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/vintagegraffiti.

I love the idea of using the Typeset Specialty DSP as the background. I didn’t realise until I used it that it is a lighter weight paper than usual DSP. And the hint of gold foil is a lovely touch of bling.

To do the ribbon, I cut a long piece of the crumb cake seam binding ribbon, wet it and then scrunched it up into a ball in my hand and then dried it with my heat gun. I then tied the ribbon and scrunched it again and dried it more. And of course, it’s not complete without sequins!!

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Isn’t it gorgeous!! Just like Miss Em!!!

Rebecca

Stampin’ Up! products used: