Archive for August, 2009

Cyberstamp Winner Parcel

Some of you may have seen on my blog recently that I joined in on a Cyberstamp with other SU Demonstrators.  (see post CyberStamp Weekend July 28th).

I really really enjoyed  having a go at some of the Challenges and only wish I had of had more time to do all of them.  However – it really was a fun weekend and I can’t wait for the next one.

Anyway – I was so lucky to have been picked as a winner for one of the CyberStamp Challenges.  This is the Card that I had submitted.

Sun Sketch Challenge

 

I was sent a lovely card and box of goodies as a prize.  Exciting!  This is what I got.

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Yum Yum!!

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Thank you very much Tanya.  Receiving this gift really made my day.

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August 30, 2009 at 3:07 pm 2 comments

Spring Mini Card Class

The 2009 Spring Mini was launched on 1st August- so my first class for August involved using products from the New Mini Catalogue.

The first Card we worked on used the Great Friend Stamp Set – which I am really really loving.  I have used for so many wonderful projects so watch this space and I will show you some more of them soon.  

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Here I’ve used Old Olive and Riding Hood Red with the Bella Rose DSP.  See how I have tied a bit of Linen Thread around the Butter Fly to create antennas – that little trick I learnt from Janice Klass who is a very skilled Scrapbooker and Card maker – and a lovely lovely girl too.  Hi Janny 🙂

For our Second card we used the Just Beachy Stamp Set.  I had quite a few ideas for this set but decided I’d show the ladies how to make a Gel card. 

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Everyone had a great time putting this card together.   I think they were quite please with themselves too.  It was loads of fun.

August 29, 2009 at 9:51 am Leave a comment

Team Day – August

At the beginning of the month I attended our Team Day.  What a great afternoon we had.  It was great to catch up with everyone as well as meet new team members too.

Some of us participated in a Swap … the Theme of the Swap was Spring Mini as the Spring Mini was launched on 1st August.  I recieved some lovely swaps….here are some of them.

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By Narelle

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By Rivkah

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by Hayley

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By Tash

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By Michelle

This is the Swap card that I came up with.  My sister Nadine showed me how to make these cards.

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It’s a hidden message card – so when you spin the circle bit round you can find the hidden message…..like this.

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We also worked on some great projects.  Here are the ladies hard at work and Chatter!

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Jenny & Alison (above) are working on the Box project that was provided by Jaz.  It’s and awesome little box made with only one sheet of card.  Here’s a close up.

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This stunning page was put together for us by Janice.  It’s so lovely – I will have to find a good pic for mine.

And we also did this card using the Polished Stone technique.

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So as you can tell….we had a very busy and creative day.  Loads of fun.

August 22, 2009 at 5:56 am 2 comments

Pun Fun

I’ve recently met a group of ladies that asked me to do an extra Stamp-a-Stack – so I borrowed an idea from my good friend Alison.

Funny thing is – I’d also borrowed the Stamp Set from her too for this Stamp-a-Stack.  Thank you very much Ali.

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The Stamp Set is Pun Fun and has some great Characters and sayings.  The background is the See You Around Wheel which is quite versatile and creates a great background.  We used the Crimper to add a bit of dimension to this project.

August 20, 2009 at 12:27 pm Leave a comment

Guest Stamper – July Swap with Kim

The theme of the July Monthly Swap with Kim was “Trendy Trees”.    We are both enjoying using this Stamp Set – there are so many things you can do with it.

This is what we came up with.

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Kim not only used Trendy Trees here – but also the Funky Forest Wheel.  I really love how Kim has done the corners on this card with the Photo Corner Punch and Brads. 

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One of the features on this card is the Paper Piecing – it must have taken Kim hours!

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Here is one of the cards I did for the swap.  I used a layout that I had seen at Convention in Canberra – and the stamping part of it I had seen on another card.  So I combined the two to make this.  Was very happy with the result.

Kim also sent me a suprise item too….. it’s so cool.

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But the best bit – it round the back there’s a curly little tail!!

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August 19, 2009 at 4:35 am 1 comment

Father’s Day Swap

I participated in a Father’s Day Swap recently with other SU Demonstrators from around Australia.  There were some fantastic cards sent in.  These are the cards I received.

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By Paula Allcock in Bundaberg, QLD

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By Jossleen Crane

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By Narissa Curlis in Brisbane, QLD

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By Jacquie Quigg in Albany Creek, Brisbane

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By Jane Norrish

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By Tanya Kitto

This is the Card that I did for the Swap.

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I’d like to say Thank you to Jenny for lending me her Occasional Greetings Stamp Set for these cards.

August 18, 2009 at 12:57 pm Leave a comment

Xmas in July Class

Oohhhh – I have so many posts to catch up on….but hopefully I’ll get a few done over the next week or so.

So first up is a class we did at the end of last month – Xmas in July.

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The first card we did used just a few colours – Bashful Blue, Brocade Blue & Whisper White – with a bit of Glitter & Ribbon too.  This card could be done in any colour.  We used the So Swirly Wheel and Season of Joy Stamp Set.

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Next up we used A Holly Jolly Christmas – which is a really fun set.  We used a more traditional colour set and the Holiday Treasures DSP.

August 18, 2009 at 5:47 am Leave a comment


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