Welcome to another Monday Makes and this week I’m joined by the lovely Leonie Schroder from Stamp A Latte. Leonie and I will team together every Monday to share with you some special Stampin’ Up! products and ways you can use them. So sit back with your favourite hot or cold cuppa and see what we have for you today. Today we’ve decided to bring you some projects from the current Sale-a-bration Brochure. You can earn free products with a… Read more »

The first Friday of every month is my Club night. The projects at this class typically focus on techniques and we look at different ways of using only a few products. Last night our product focus was on: Flower Shop Stamp Set The Pansy Punch which teams with the Flower Shop stamp set These 2 products team together nicely and Stampin’ Up! have bundled them together for you so you can save 15% if you buy them both together. For… Read more »

I held a Stamp-A-Stack class during the week. In this class you make 6 cards, 2 of each of 3 designs. You decorate the inside and the envelopes too. Everything is provided, except adhesive 🙂 We used the Geometrical Stamp set and matching Triangle Punch. You can see them on page 26 of the new Occasions Catalogue and if you buy the 2 together as a bundle you save 15% off the total price. Here are the cards, so you… Read more »

Here’s another card I have made recently for a card swap, which is running a tad late. SUPPLIES: Card – Summer Starfruit and Whisper White Designer Series Paper – In Colour 2012 – 2014 Paper Stack Ink – Summer Starfruit and Gumball Green Embellishments – Bakers Twine in Whisper White; Satin Stitched Ribbon in Summer Starfruit; Delicate Details Lace Tape; Silver Mini Brads Stamp sets – Geometrical and Starburst Sayings (SNEAK PEEK – Occasions Catalogue released 28/1/14) Big Shot –… Read more »

So, this technique is really a ‘neat’ variation on a previously shared technique called ‘Aged Tile’. This one is called ‘Brick Wall’ and a tutorial can be found on Splitcoaststampers. SUPPLIES: Ink – Basic Black and Versamark Embossing Powder – Basic Black Card – Primrose Petals and Whisper White DSP – In Colour 2012 – 2014 DSP Stack – Primrose Petals Stamp sets – Secret Garden and Bloomin’ with Kindness Ribbon – Satin Stitched Ribbon – Primrose Petals Basic jewels –… Read more »

Well, Christmas is over for another year and I felt I needed to get back into creating. However, I needed to do something different. I decided to use some old product and some very new products as well as some products you can earn for free. SUPPLIES: Card – Strawberry Slush, Coastal Cabana, Whisper White Ink – Basic Black; Strawberry Slush and Baked Brown Sugar Stamp sets – Gorgeous Grunge, Follow My Heart, Banner Blast (Sale-a-bration) and Lots of Thanks Punches-… Read more »

This was a great class for stamping techniques. The Swallowtail Background Stamp is large enough to fill a standard sized card front. It’s a beautiful and timeless image that is wonderful as a focal point or background image for cards, scrapbooks and decor. The combination of the size and line art make it an ideal stamp for a variety of stamping techniques such as – resist techniques; watercolouring; thumping; heat embossing; colouring with markers; multi-coloured stamping; baby wipe techniques and… Read more »

Stamp-a-Stack My Stamp-a-Stack group is growing. I had 4 lovely ladies in the CWA Rooms, Richmond at 11am, today. We made 5 cards in the 2013 – 2015 In Colour colours and a little bag to place them in. The bag idea came from  Sam Donald from Stampin’ Up! UK Independent Demonstrator POOTLES! The bag uses 1 sheet of A4 card stock exactly. I love how Sam makes her bags. Head on over to her site to find out how to… Read more »

Today’s card is quite an easy one to make but quite effective at the same time, I think. SUPPLIES: Card – Coastal Cabana and Whisper White Ink – Coastal Cabana and Daffodil Delight Big Shot – Oval Framelits; Secret Garden Framelits Stamps – En François and Secret Garden Adhesive – Snail and Dimensionals Paper Piercing Mat Bone Folder and Snips I used the backing card from a packet of DSP to cut a template using the Ovals Framelits. I then placed the template over the… Read more »

Well I don’t know where the time goes! I’m sharing below what we’re making at our Stamp Club tomorrow (Friday 2/8/13). Project 1 with Washi Tape We’re making:  ·         1 card using Washi Tape  ·         1 Gift card using the Pop ‘ Cuts die  ·         1 3D item using the Petite Bag die and chocolates.  All male themed but flexibleJ  Projects 2 & 3 Details:  ·         6.30pm at Richmond CWA Rooms, West Market St, Richmond  ·         $15 bring a friend… Read more »