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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Daycare 2011 Simple Scrapping

A super simple and easy scrap page. It's my kids joint daycare photo for 2011. Whilst not thrilled with the photo i still had to scrap it. I used Aly ssa's dress as my inspiration and used my Simple Numbers bigshot die again which i absolutely LOVE!

Make sure you join me tomorrow for the launch of the Summer Mini Catalogue and the ESAD Summer Mini Blog Hop!

Card Stock: Pacific Point, Old Olive, Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo, Tempting Turquoise
Accessories: Brights Flower Brads
Big Shot: Simple Numbers Die, Fun Flowers die

Monday, November 28, 2011

Pennant Parade Golf Card

This was one of the cards i made for my Pennant Parade class last month. I was inspired to make this card whilst browsing splitcoast and found many similar ones.

Stamp Set: Pennant Parade
Card Stock: Garden Green, Not Quite Navy, Whisper White, Basic Black, Old Olive, Pear Pizzaz, Wild Wasabi
Ink: Garden Green, Not Quite Navy, Whisper White
Accessories: Stampin' Sponges, Large Oval Punch, 2-Step Pennant Punch, Build a Cupcake Punch

Friday, November 25, 2011

12 Weeks of Christmas Week 9 - Angel Petal Cone Box

Sorry for the limited pictures on this one. I have been waiting for the sun to come out to take some photos of my latest projects but alas it is not meant to be.
This is a box that we made at Stamp Club last week using the petal cone die. I have embossed some stars using the irridescent ice embossing powder and have created a punch art Angel to place on the box

Stamp Set: Snow Swirled
Card Stock: Whisper White, Brushed Gold, Chocolate Chip, Pink Pirouette, Pool Party
Ink: Versamark, Pool Party, Not Quite Navy, Black and Rose Red Markers
Accessories: 1" Circle Punch, 1 3/8" Circle Punch, 2 1/2" Scallop Circle Punch, 2-Step Bird Punch, 3/4" Circle Punch, 1/2" circle punch, Whisper White Organza Ribbon, Heat Tool, Embossing Buddy, Irridescent Ice Embossing poser, 2 1/2" Circle Punch, Powder Pal, Cutter Kit
Big Shot: Petal Cone Die

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Summer Christmas Stamp Club Challenge

Every 2 months when we meet for Stamp Club, i give the ladies a voluntary challenge to participate in. This month the challenge was Summer Christmas and i was so impressed with their entries.
Alison made a Thong card which is just so gorgeous i wish they made thongs that pretty. Very Aussie and very Summer Christmassy!

Suzanne used a retired Stampin Up! set that i have not seen before and i just loved her attention to detail in the melted snowman with the dazzling diamonds and the blue tinted shimmer paint sprayed up as sea mist.

The third entry was from Sue and she gave us another Aussie card with Santa looking throught the window drinking a beer.

Thanks ladies for participating, i continue to be amazed by you all!

Monday, November 21, 2011

Delicate Doilies Christmas Scrap Page

I was asked by a friend of mine to create a Christmas 12x12 page for her workshop using the Delicate Doilies stamp set and this is what i came up with.

Stamp Set: Delicate Doilies, Tags Till Christmas
Card Stock: Real Red, Old Olive, Crumb Cake, Whisper White
Ink: Real Red, Old Olive
Accessoreis: Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border Punch, Real Red 1/8" Tafetta, Bold Brights Brads, 1/3/4" Circle Punch, Lace Ribbon Border Punch
Big Shot: Petite Pennants

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Christmas Tags and Boxes Class

Only 1 spot left for this class on thursday night 7pm. $25 for 7 projects RSVP to Christies_stamps@yahoo.com.au

Friday, November 18, 2011

Pennant Parade Christmas Card

This is a card i made for a Christmas Card swap a couple of months ago. It uses the Pennant Parade set to make a trio of Christmas trees. I have used one of the other stamps to give the background a bit of texture
Sorry for the missed post yesterday but all of my plans have gone out the window with this weather.

12 Weeks of Christmas - Week 8 - Top Note Christmas Boxes

Sorry for the late post today, because of the weather i haven't been able to get a good picture of these boxes (so had to make do with this one with the light coming throught the back of the boxes creating shadows).
I love these boxes so much! I made the Rudolph last year and had seen the Santa and Mrs Claus floating around last year but this year i saw the elph curtosey of another demonstrator Kirsty Brown.
I have used a sneak peak in all of the boxes. It is our awesome new Glimmer Paper which will be available in the new mini catalogue (out December 1).
I love these so much and wanted to share them with you so i have squeezed in a class so you can make these yourself.
Friday 9th December at 7pm. Cost will be $25 for the 4 boxes including refreshments, supper and a lucky door prize.
So if you want to reserve your spot, spaces are strictly limited to 7 people only. RSVP to Christies_stamps@yahoo.com.au

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Beau Chateu Hair Clip

I whipped up a few hair clips with the Beau Chateu fabric and the Fun Flowers die the other day. These are really cute and super quick. If you like the clips that seem to sell so well at craft markets lately, give these a try for yourself.

Accessories: Beau Chateu Fabric, Antique Brads
Big Shot: Fun Flowers die

Monday, November 14, 2011

Two Tags Xmas Gift

Today i have a really quick and simple choccie holder made from the Two Tags die. I have used two of the big tags and attached them together on the score line. Perfect for two Ferrero Rocher

Stamp Set: Snow Swirled
Card Stock: Lucky Limeade, Real Red, Whisper White
Ink: Real Red
Accessories: Real Red Grosgrain Ribbon, Filigree Brads

Friday, November 11, 2011

12 Weeks of Christmas - Week 7 -Christmas Place Card Holder

This is a Christmas place card holder made with the Scallop Duo BigZ Die (which is on sale at the moment for 10% off). It is really easy to make and is the same design as an easel card. You can place the persons name under the greeting or where i have placed the greeting.

Stamp Set: Tags Till Christmas, Teeny Tiny Sentiments
Ink: Real Red
Card Stock: Old Olive,Whisper White, Real Red
Accessories: Self Adhesive Rhinestone Brads, Dimensionals
Big Shot: Scallop Squares Duo, Vintage Wallpaper Embossing Folder

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

40th Birthday Card

A couple of weeks ago, i had to make a 40th Birthday card for a special customer and friend Sue. This is what i came up with! I hope she liked it.

Card Stock: Basic Black, Metallic Gold, Whisper White
Accessories: Self Adhesive Rhinestones, Whisper White Organza Ribbon, Filigree Brads, Dimensionals, Clear Rhinestone Brads
Big Shot: Final Press Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Simple Numbers BigZ Die

Monday, November 7, 2011

Milk Carton with a twist

This little box was made with 1.5 milk cartons (it has 6 sides). It is fairly easy to make and is perfect to fill with some little lollies for a special occassion. It would be great to make up a few of these for Christmas.
I have decorated this one with the Blossom Triple Punch

Stamp Set: Petite Petals Jumbo Wheel
Card Stock: Pink Pirouette, Crumb Cake, Soft Suede
Designer Series Paper: Beau Chateau
Accessories: Blossom Triple Punch, Clear Rhinestone Brad
Big Shot: Mini Milk carton die

Friday, November 4, 2011

12 Weeks of Christmas Week 6 - Snowglobe Christmas Card

Today i have a cute and easy snowman snowglobe Christmas card. Made with a Sweet Treat cup and some Dazzling Diamonds glitter, this is a really simple card to make.

Stamp Set: Tags Till Christmas
Card Stock: Pool Party,Whisper White, Island Indigo
Island Indigo
Accessories: Dazzling Diamonds Glitter, 1 3/4" Circle Punch, Sweet Treat Cups
Big Shot: Final Press Embossing Folder

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Timeless Portrait Clock

Each year i like to make my upline a present for her birthday. She was actually lucky enough to be in the USA for her birthday (which also gave me a bit of extra time cause i had exams at the time!). She came back a couple of weeks ago and i was able to give the clock to her. It's not perfect and was slightly challenging but it was nice for something different

Designer Series Paper: Timeless Portrait
Card Stock: basic Black, Baja Breeze
Big Shot: Timeless Type Alphabet

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

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