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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

First Birthday Card

Tomorrow it is a the first Birthday of a special little girl. My girls and I are going to visit her after school. We will watch her enjoy her first Birthday cake. I made this flip card for her first Birthday. I think it looks really cute. I especially love the Strawberry Slush cardstock and the silver glimmer paper. I used my new Shilouette Cameo cutting machine to cut out the card. It makes it so easy. I hope she likes the card and has a great first birthday.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Just a quick one ....

I found this pattern for this cute card. It sort of looks like patchwork. It reminds me of this cushion my mum made called Cathedral Windows. I used the DSP Epic Day This and That and the new Baked Brown Sugar card stock. Better go things to make. Cheers Nicky

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

A new card..

Here is a card that I made when my Mum was visiting during the school holidays. It is based on a card that is in the new catalogue. The card is made from crumb cake card stock and features the DSP Modern Melody.
Modern Medley Designer Series Paper 126926 Price: $18.95 Classic patterns in classic styles . . . with a little splash thrown in! Coordinating colors: Basic Black, Very Vanilla. * 12 sheets, 2 each of 6 double-sided designs * 12" x 12 * Acid free, lignin free
The card features the stamp set Happy Days and a cute paper clip from the Hung Up Cute Clips. The bling on the card is cut from silver glimmer paper. The card is finished off with some punching and white baker's twine.

Monday, August 5, 2013

Giving scrapbooking a go ...

Yesterday I was encouraged by a friend to give scrapbooking a go. I have never done it. I usually make cards and 3D projects. Anyway I thought I might as well take up the challenge, considering I have all the equipment. It was also an excuse to use my new Shilouette Cameo digital cutting machine. So here are the first pages I have made. Let me know what you think.
I used the Designer Series Paper called Storytime from Stampin'Up. This paper is not available anymore, however I still love it. The stamp set Storybook Friends is still available.
If you would like a free tutorial to make the following card, email me and I will send the tutorial to you.

Sunday, August 4, 2013

The latest news ....

I thought I would share with you some of the latest news from Stampin' Up and show what I have been making. Firstly Stampin' Up have a great special at the moment. If you buy 3 packets of DSP you get one packet for free. This would be a great opportunity to update your papers with some of the new DSP from the new catalogue. You can contact me and I'll order them for you or you can shop online. Just follow the link to shop online. You will need to create an account and if you nominate me as your demonstrator you get the preferred prices.
Click here for : My Stampin' Up page or Click here for the Stampin' Up online store. Make sure you nominate me as your demonstrator.
I have been making some 3D items. I recently purchased a Silhouette Cameo cutting machine. I have spent the last few days learning how to use it. These are some of the projects I have made.
Boxes in new Stampin' Up 2013 - 2015 in colours
The new 2013-2015 in colours.
I have used the stamp set Serene Shilouettes on these boxes. I stamped in the matching in colour and embossed with clear embossing powder. Then I used the stamp set Gorgeous Grunge to add the splotches to give the boxes a bit of character. Finally I added a couple of tickets for a bit of decoration. I used the That's the Ticket stamp set on the matching ticket punch.
That's the Ticket
Gorgeous Grunge
Serene Shilouettes
I hope that you have enjoyed reading this post and I have provided some useful information. Cheers Nicky