Sunday, March 22, 2009

All about Me Album

Hi To All

Today I held my first class of All about Me album. The girls had a great time, and really got stuck into it. They did some great pages, happy to be doing something about themselves for a change, instead of everyone else.
Here are a couple of pictures of Kate, Daeanna and Bev hard at work.

We had a visit from my daughter, Emily during the day. She is very new to Stamping and is starting to really enjoy it. I gave her a job, she had to make her cousin a birthday card. He turned 9 today, Happy Birthday Jackson. Jackson is a mad Adelaide Crows supporter, in Aussie rules football. This is Emily in action.

and this is the finished product.
Stamps: Just Rugby, Its Your birthday, Tidy Alphabet, Bold numbers
Cardstock: Yo Yo Yellow, Night of Navy, Real Red, W/White
Inks: Yo Yo Yellow, Night of Navy, Real Red
Accessories: dimensionals, sponges
Technique: sponging

Thank you Emily.

Happy Stamping

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

New Stamps Have arrived

Hello Everyone,

I have just received the new In Colors and a few New stamp sets. Had to have a little play. The best thing was though I didn't have to cut one stamp set, all were pre-cut, bonus.

Card No. 1

Stamps: Bloom Away
Warm Words
Cardstock: Close to Cocoa, D/S paper, Textured Pumpkin Pie, W/White
Ink: Stazon Black, So Saffron, Pumpkin Pie, Close to Cocoa
Accessories: Blender pen, sponge, hodge Podge, Sml Oval Punch.

Card 2.

Stamp Set: Bloom Away, Sanded B/G, Sincere Salutations
Cardstock: W/White, Ruby Red, Mellow Mose
Ink: Ruby Red, Mellow Mose, Summer Sun, Brocade Blue, Close to Cocoa
Accessories: Blender Pen, brads, tool kit.

I really like these Australian blossoms, and feel they will be loved by many. I am so looking forward to the new catalogue, with all the new stamps and accessories. Not long to wait now.

Have a great day and
Happy Stamping
Cheers Cheryl

Monday, March 2, 2009

Retiring Stamps and Accessories

Hello Everyone,

My doesn't time fly by, sorry I haven't posted anything lately, but time has just passed me by. Our daughter and her fiance have returned home after eight years away, and that has taken up a lot of my time, just catching up and teaching Emily to stamp.

Emily is going to be making all her wedding invites, place cards etc. She has picked her colours and had a few test runs, and is ready to go.

News about Stampin' Up!. They have put out their retiring stamps and accessories list. Here is the link.

Products are disappearing fast, so get in quick and let me know your order asap so not to be disappointed.

I have had a sneak Peak at a few new products, and stamp sets, you will not be disappointed. If you would like a 2009-2010 catalogue contact me and I will put your name on one, and get it to you as soon as I get them.

Here are a few cards that my daughter created, not bad for her first ever effort.

The above card is straight out of the 2008-2009 catalogue, just changing the colour scheme.

This next card is totally created by Emily. She chose elegant eggplant, basic grey, almost amethyst and whisper white cardstock.
Stamp set: Level 2 hostess gift set Cause for Celebration and Together Forever.
Accessories: Cuttlebug and organza ribbon.

Her last card is a classic style.

Cardstock : basic grey, basic black, whisper white
Stamps: Leaves a la Carte jumbe wheel, taggers dozen

Ink: Basic black

Accessories: organza ribbon SU retired stock.

All card have been given to friends, and she proudly stamped her name on the back.

So to all beginners, stamping is fun, and enjoyed by all ages.

Happy Stamping


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