Seasonal Woods

OK, so this card is a little different for me and it did take a bit of work but I think you’ll like Seasonal Woods which combines sponging on colour and masking to create the look. Add a bit of silver and you have a Christmas card in non-traditional colours. Seasonal Woods Tip: For this type of card, plan it out ahead of stamping. This ensures you have enough room for everything to fit. Make a mask by stamping the large tree… Read more »

Non-Traditional Christmas

Welcome to another blog hop with the Latte Girls. This week we’re inspiring you with projects which are Non-Traditional Christmas, so hop along and see what we have to share. Non-Traditional Christmas Use First Frost Clear-Mount Bundle to make this card and some Watercolor Paper. Tip: Try different elements when you make your Christmas cards to ‘glimmer’ them up for the season I’ve used Pool Party, Flirty Flamingo, Lemon Lime Twist, Blushing Bride, Vellum, Gold and Whisper White on this card. Do you think it… Read more »

Merry Merlot Deer

I’ve used Merry Merlot and Very Vanilla to create today’s card using Dashing Deer again. Merry Merlot Deer also uses Basic Black, so it’s not quite traditional colours but I think you’ll like it Merry Merlot Deer Use Dashing Deer Clear-Mount Bundle and some Rhinestone Basic Jewels for this card to glimmer. Tip: Stamp first and then die cut. That way you can line the die up perfectly before die-cutting. Have your other pieces ready to die cut at the same time. This will save… Read more »

Corrugated Christmas

What better way to celebrate an Australian Christmas but with some corrugated card for a Corrugated Christmas. I have teamed the Corrugated Christmas Use the Dashing Deer Clear-Mount Bundle and Corrugated Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder to make this card. Tip: Don’t forget to spray the back of the piece to be embossed with water. This makes for a better impression and it also makes it less likely you’ll get unwanted creases in your cardstock. You could sponge around the stitched circle too if you… Read more »

Freshly Brewed Dashing Deer

Welcome to another Wednesday blog hop with the Latte Girls. Today’s theme is Freshly Brewed Dashing Deer, so hop along and be inspired by what is shared. Freshly Brewed Dashing Deer This has to be one of my favourite bundles from the Holiday Catalogue. Tip: You can place the die cut deer in any position on your card from standing flat to bounding high. Tip: Die-cut first and then use your embossing folder. Here I have used the Subtle Dynamic Textured Impressions… Read more »

Demonstrator Training Blog Hop November 2018

Thank you for joining us for our Demonstrator Training Blog Hop November 2018.  We are all part of a training program which has the sole purpose of improving our Stampin’ Up!® businesses while learning from top Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrators all around the world.  Please be sure to hop all the way around through all the projects on the Blog Hop and… grab yourself a cup of coffee, tea, or water as you enjoy all the creativity and inspiration! Demonstrator Training… Read more »

Happiest Christmas

Did you like yesterday’s card? I have another today which I’ve called Happiest Christmas. I’ve used the Dashing Deer Clear-Mount Bundle along with the Softly Falling Textured Impressions Embossing Folder and some other Thinlit and Framelit Dies to make this card. Tip: If you are making a few of these stamp and first, then die cut die cut all the other pieces. This will make assembly quick and easy Happiest Christmas When using the Softly Falling Textured Impressions Embossing Folder you can choose to have the… Read more »

Simple Gift Bag

This month at Stamping Techniques to Try we’re focusing on Simple Gift Bag. Gift Bags and boxes are easily made with the help of Stampin’ Up!s Gift Bag Punch Board or Envelope Punch Board. I’m sure you’ll be inspired by what the Design Team have for you and how easy it is to achieve great results for packaging solutions. Simple Gift Bag Steps to achieve Simple Gift Bag Buy a Gift Bag Punch Board Cut your Frosted Floral 12″ X 12″ (30.5 X… Read more »

Joyous Noel Suite

Welcome to this week’s Latte Girls Blog Hop. Joyous Noel Suite is the theme and I do hope you visit each blog for inspiration Joyous Noel Suite Have you used the gorgeous Merry Merlot & Copper 5/8″ (1.6 Cm) Reversible Ribbon? It ties into a beautiful bow and is so easy to use and makes your projects look a million dollars. Do you like the Joyous Noel 6″ X 6″ Glimmer Paper I’ve used with the Sprig Punch? Use Glue Dots to attach them to the back of… Read more »

Snowflake Showcase Blog Hop

Welcome to another International Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators Blog Hop. Today we’re showcasing a limited edition bundle in the Snowflake Showcase Blog Hop Snowflake Showcase Blog Hop Oh, what’s not to like about this gorgeous suite of products? Use Stamping Sponges to apply three different tones of ink. In this case, I used Blushing Bride Classic Stampin’ Pad, Berry Burst Classic Stampin’ Pad and Merry Merlot Classic Stampin’ Pad. The card front is Shimmery White A4, Card Stock. This is still quite shimmery beneath the sponged on colour…. Read more »