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Friday, June 23, 2017

Just Add Ink #365...Sketch!



Happy Friday friends! It's time for a new Just Add Ink challenge. This week we have this fab sketch from Karren.
I opted to use an oval rather than rectangle and combined the Daisy punch with the Lovely Words thinlits to create a cute little friend card in crisp White & Dapper Denim.

As this was heading to a friend, l created a little gift box of Soy Melts using the mini acetate boxes to go with it.




The design team have created some lovely projects using the sketch, so pop over and check them out.

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All supplies used are Stampin Up!

Monday, June 19, 2017

Stamp Review Crew...Labeler Alphabet!

 Stamp Review Crew


Its  Stamp Review Crew time again and for this hop we are showcasing the "Labeler Alphabet" This is another recent purchase for me and let me say I'm just a bit perplexed as to why l waited so long...It's awesome!
Such a fun way to add personalized sentiments to your projects and l love the kind of rough old school look it creates.
Also on my project is another super cute new product from the new Stampin Up! catalogue called "A little wild" it comes with coordinating dies and is really fun for creating a variety of cards and gift packaging for the little people.
Mind you, l have some ideas in mind for some older age group projects that I'm itching to try, l just need 10 days in my week.

If you have just arrived here from Val Moodys blog and her fabulous project you can keep happily hopping by clicking the "Next" banner below or click the Stamp Review Crew banner above to see the full list of crew participants.





Now you are off to be inspired by the talents of Karen Gooch

 Val Moody           Karen Gooch

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All supplies used are Stampin Up!

Friday, June 16, 2017

Just Add Ink #364...Inspiration!



Hey there!...We have a new challenge happening over at Just Add Ink  Kelly has given us this lovely rustic copper inspiration to play with.

I have been totally loving all things copper for a couple of years now, so this inspiration was a delight to create with.
I have used the lovely Daisy Delight bundle and combined it with a partial die cut of the wood crate in the gorgeous Copper foil cardstock and also added some of the metallic Copper thread...Both of these delish copper products are some of my must have staples of late.





Don't forget to pop over to the challenge blog to see all of the lovely samples from the design team.

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All supplies used are Stampin Up!

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Colour INKspiration #11

 Colour Inkspiration


Over at Colour INKspiration we have a lovely new colour combination to create with.  Have you just come from the lovely project created by Rebecca Scurr If not, you can continue around the hop by clicking the "NEXT" banner below. If you would like to join us and share your project click on the Colour INKspiration banner or link above to submit via our Facebook page.

I have created two projects using varying combinations of the colours and some brand new Stampin Up! goodies.
Bella and friends is a fairly new set for me and as l have a special little someone turning 3 in a few weeks, l decided to swap out the "You've got a friend" banner and added a 3. The balloon and bird both got a liberal dose wink of stella for some sparkle.

My second card uses the adorable "Little One" stamp set. I think this is my all time favourite baby set from Stampin Up! The detail on the tee pee was coloured using my SU markers direct to the image.
I used my fine tip glue pen to add some subtle texture to the pom pom string on the tee pee and also throughout the stars...You can see a close up below.










 Now you are off to see the super cute project from Mel Pagano.

 Mel Pagano



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All supplies used are Stampin Up!

Friday, June 9, 2017

Just Add Ink #363...Anniversary!




What a week its been! Such devastating news coming out of London. So incredibly sad for everyone involved and their family and friends...Thinking of all the UK demos and hoping you are safe and well.

 We have a new challenge happening over at Just Add Ink  and this week Chantell wants us to "ADD ANNIVERSARY" to our projects.
My first thoughts were a card for the man, but as he generally forgets what month and date this falls on...Yep,  33yrs on and l'm still hopeful...lol I decided to go with an alternate anniversary celebration and made a card for a special friend that is 1yr Cancer free...Definitely cause for celebration and of course a card.

With lots of new toys to play with, l have used the super cute "sweetheart" embossing folder and teamed it with my continuing obsession the "Lovely Words" thinlits. The sweet flowers and foliage are from the "Happy Birthday Gorgeous" set.

I have created a couple of cards using these products and decided while l had my camera out, l would share them all...You might want to make a cuppa, as its fairly photo heavy.


This one is my ultra CAS version!


And as you can see l have stepped it up a notch and used the debossed side of the folder to add some texture.


I continued the theme to the inside and also created a coordinating envelope as well.


The third card is using the same products, but l swapped out the greeting for a birthday one and used the embossed side of the folder on this one.


The inside is the same as above, but with a Happy Birthday sentiment.

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All supplies used are Stampin Up!

Friday, June 2, 2017

Just Add Ink #362...Colour!




Hey there!...We have a brand new colour challenge happening over at Just Add Ink  I just love these colours together and couldn't resist putting them to the team for a challenge and "WOW" have they created some fab inspiration with them.

For my DT sample l have used the gorgeous new "Daisy Delight" bundle and another of the dissected "Hugs" from my absolute fave thinlit set of the minute "Lovely Words" and as of yesterday, you too can order these and heaps more from the brand new Stampin Up! catalogue...You can find the link in my sidebar.



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All supplies used are Stampin Up!

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Kelly's Stamping-Friends-Blog-Hop



Woohoo!....The lovely Kelly Kent is celebrating her 5 year Stampin Up! milestone. I have the privilege of serving on 3 design teams with Kelly and let me say she is an inspiration and one of the sweetest and generous people you could wish to meet. 
Kelly, l look forward to the next five years of inspiration and friendship as you follow your Stampin Up! journey. xx

So to celebrate in style, Kelly has created a Blog Hop filled with some amazingly talented Stampin Up! demonstrators.
The brief for this hop was "HAPPY". With that in mind l've gone with fun new colours and flowers, both of these make me very happy!  I'm sure you will find a ton of inspiration from everyone using a variety of new and current SU products.
If you have been happily hopping you would have just arrived from the blog of the lovely Danielle Bennenk. But if not, you can continue along by clicking the "Next" banner below to see all of the fab inspiration.

For my project, l have inked up the lovely "Tranquil Tulips" hostess set, available with a qualifying order as of tomorrow...Who doesn't love free..:0)
The colours l have used are two of the yummy new 2017/19 In Colours...Lemon Lime Twist & Berry Burst.
To create the giftbag, l used a piece of  cardstock 8.1/4" X 10" in Lemon Lime Twist and followed the directions on the Giftbag Punch Board for the small size.

I really enjoyed playing with this set, but l must say Lemon Lime Twist is not a fun colour to photograph, especially in dull Melbourne weather....Hence the frost filter to soften it off..:0)







Now you are off to be inspired by Sylvia Verhulst-Battenburg Happy Hopping!

 Sylvia Verhulst-Batenburg

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All supplies used are Stampin Up!