Wednesday, June 24, 2009


I thought I had finished posting cards for the birthday book day, I still have one to go. I can't count, so I will try to get the last one posted very soon. Off to Stamp Club now. See you soon.
Don't forget about the bonus of holding a workshop in June or July, selling $600- and you receive a bonus $40 for nothing, that's $110- of product and either Level 1 or Level 2
stamp set FREE.
Contact me very soon.

Happy Stamping


Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Back from Wicked

We have arrived safely home from Melbourne. Had a great night at the Soffitel on Collins, and went to Wicked. A very good show, wonderful costumes and excellent set. Packed house as usual, all came together at the end.

I have put together another couple of cards we will be making at the Birthday book day.

Yes this one is very similar to one I posted last week. I just changed the colours.

This is a very simply but effective card.
Stamp Set : Upsy Daisy 115898 - $33.95
Card Stock: Whisper White, Riding Hood Red
Ink: Sahara Sand, Riding Hood Red, Basic Black
Accessories: Scallop edge punch 112091 - $30.95, Stamp-a-ma-jig
Technique: shadowing.

Thanks to Jayne Meycer for this one.

This is a simple card, but wanted to use some vellum and the bigshot.
Stamps: So Swirly wheel 109683 - $15.95
Card Stock: Regal Roase, Vellum
Ink: Versa Mark and Regal Rose
Accessories: Clear EB Powder, eyelet border punch 113692 - $30.95, silver split pins
white grosgrain ribbon 1/4" Texture embossing plate, bigshot, toolkit.
Technique: heat emboss, dry emboss.

This one is a Joy fold card, cute card
Stamp Set: Totally Tools 115894 - $45.95, Cheers to You 115772 - $33.95
Card Stock: Kraft, Choc Chip, Sage Shadow, D/S paper Old Olive, Whisper White
Ink: Basic Brown, So Saffron
Accessories: Scallop Circle punch 109043 - $30.95, Tool Kit, distressing tool, blender pen
Technique: Joy fold card

Love this card. Using the brayer to get the background.
Stamp Set: Lovely as a Tree (old favourite) 116388 - $48.95,
sincere salutations 116416 - $39.95
Card Stock: More Mustard, Basic Black, Whisper White
Ink: Basic Black, So Saffron, More Mustard, Really Rust
Accessories: brayer, dauber, sponge, fine supernova (orange), 2 way glue pen
The supernova is on the trees, doesn't show out much but does look really nice.
This technique is on splitcoaststampers
So that's the 12 cards that you will be making on Sunday 26th July. Positions filling fast so if you wish to come, book in asap.
Feel free to leave a comment. Happy Stamping Cheryl

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Birthday Book Completed

It has been a couple of days without a card. I have been putting the Birthday Book together instead. Yes, I have completed it. Yours will look similar to this. Everyone will get a different colour to work with, this will make it interesting and lots of ideas. So here is the first picture.

This is the front cover of the book.

Stamp Sets: Big Bold Birthday 116342 - $53.95, Lovely Letter Alphabet - 116392 - $77.95
Card Stock: Bella Rose D/S 112041 - $16.95 Choc Chip, Riding Hood Red, Pink Pirouette,
Kiwi kiss, Whisper white
Ink: Riding Hood Red, ink Pirouette, Choc Chip
Accessories: dimensional, stampin write markers, eyelet border punch, Photo corner punch,
stampin' up ribbons, binder rings, 1/4" circle punch.

The first page - January

Couple of others

With the cards inside.

So you see its looks very nice, and very simple.

Will be back in a couple of days to show the next card.

Matt & I are off to Wicked this weekend, really looking forward to it.

Happy Stamping


Friday, June 12, 2009

Sixth Card

This card I found surfing blogs and splitcoaststampers. I wanted to do a variety of cards to stretch everyone's ability and imagination. This is thanks to Beth Camp. This was fun to make, and you do a few different techniques all on the one card.

This is the front of the card. It is a trifold card, I added a band to keep it closed and a small tag to front for decoration.

This is the card open. The photo doesn't do the card justice, but it is really effective.

Stamp Set: Loads of Love 116386 - $39.95, Loads of Love Accessories 116384 - $33.95
Lge Wheel (we will be using Happy Happy Birthday 111257 - $15.95
Lovely as a Tree 116388 - $48.95
Card Stock: Whisper White, Basic Black, & Garden Green
Ink: Basic Black and many SU inks for water colouring
Accessories: Aqua painter, blender pen, pastels, sponge, Wheel guide, snips, both SU tag punches
crop-A-dile, eyelet, hemp twine

See you tomorrow with another.

Happy Stamping


Five Card

This is a cute little card that any person would love to receive on their birthday. This is today's tutorial on dawnsstampingthoughts. I just had to make it.

Stamp Set: Flight of the Butterfly 115798 - 53.95 , Boho Backgrounds 116346 - $29.95
Background Polka Dot 112364 - $33.95
Card Stock: Real Red, Basic Black, Whisper White, Green Galore
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: Scallop Circle punch 109043 - $30.95, 1" circle punch 109046 - 20.95, Eyelet Border Punch 113692 - $30.95, SU black marker, 1/8" circle punch, snail

Thanks for looking, Enjoy.

Happy Stamping


Thursday, June 11, 2009

Shelli's card from Conference

I really loved this card when I saw Shelli assemble it at Conference. It has taken me awhile to have ago. I decided to turn it into a a Lavender Bag, but Oops, I over did the Lavender and it's everywhere, but smells good.

This is one special card, and a great little present for a friend.

Stamp Set: Friend 24-7 115808 - 445.95
Card Stock: Kraft, D/S Bella Blue 113974 - $16.95
Ink: Bordering Blue, Basic Brown
Accessories: Kraft Taffeta Ribbon, Twill Tape, Needle & Thread and Lavender Oil (only a very little bit) ,Dress up ribbon, and I dyed the Twill & Ribbon in Coffee.

You need to put a pearl on the taffeta ribbon out of our Pretties Kit, but I have to much oil at this point.

Happy Stamping


Card Four

Today I have enjoyed a day with a few girls who are doing the All About Me Album. We are up to our other half, and that has been interesting. Most are getting really involved and enjoying the concept, others are loving it, but not getting as much done. BUT they assure me it will happen.
This is Carole and Sue enjoying the day.

Don't you just love Sue's new look. Sue (standing) has had a new hair cut, it has been long for years, and she had it pulled back in a ponytail. Now look at her, "Gorgeous" and lovin' it.

Card 4

This is a bright card for the kids. You can change the colours to suit the gendor or child.

Stamp Set: Sock Monkey 115872 - $47.95 , Birthday Whimsy (2007 Celebration set)
Card Stock: Pacific Blue, Summer Sun, Very Vanilla, D/S Good morning Sunshine
Ink: Basic Black, Pacific Point, Kiwi Kiss, Blush Blossom, Whisper White
Accessories: Water Colour Pencils, Blender Pen, Snips, 1/4" circle punch, Kiwi Kiss striped
grosgrain ribbon, 1 3/8" circle punch
Idea from Splitcoaststampers, thanks to nilakias.

Happy Stamping


Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Third Card

Had a little time to create another card. This suits more the male figure. I find it really hard to make something for the men/boys.

Stamp Set: Seaside 112237 - $45.95, Sanded 112356 - $33.95
Fun & Fast Notes 116360 - $58.95
Card Stock: Not Quite Navy, Bordering Blue, Sahara Sand
Ink: Not Quite Navy, Brocade Blue
Accessories: 2 way glue pen, Stampin' Dimensionals, Fine Supernova (blue),Hemp Twine,

Back to the creating table.

Happy Stamping


Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Second Card

This is tomorrows card, as I have to work, so probably won't get one made. Hopefully I will get a card a day for you so you know what you will be creating. It's late and I need some sleep. Goodnight to all. Thanks to Janet who loves to stamp, for this card.

I have changed the colours and added a little bit of bling.

Happy Stamping


No this is not for the birthday book

I quickly made this card up for a workshop I'm holding on Sunday, it's simple and easy but effective.

Stamp Set: For the Bride 115804 - $34.95, Scribble 109854 - $15.95
Card Stock: Basic Black, Real Red, Very Vanilla
Ink: Versa Mark, Stazon black
Accessories: Gold EB Powder, Buddy, Heat Tool, Very Vanilla Taffeta Ribbon, Linen thread
Technique: Heat Embossing.

Hope you like it. Thanks for looking

Happy Stamping


Birthday Book and Cards

As promised I said I would post something that will be included in our day in July at Murray Down Resort in Swan Hill. If anyone is interested in attending this day, please contact me as soon as possible.
Day includes, Making a Birthday Book, 12 different birthday cards, that you will created. Both morning and afternoon tea, and a lovely lunch. The facilities are excellent, air-conditioned comfort and very good good lighting.
Here's one of the cards that will you will be making. Hope you like it.

I cased it off splitcoaststampers and changed it a little. Thanks to Becky Roberts.
Will be back soon with another one.

Happy Stamping


Sunday, June 7, 2009

Long Week End

What a busy weekend. Worked Saturday, Stamped Saturday night, making a couple of 50th birthday cards for friends celebrating this weekend. Sunday, our grand-daughters 9th birthday, so we had a big party here with 12 kids and a few adults. Couple of sleep over nights with Maddi's (grand-daughter) little friends.

Here are the couple of cards I fitted in, on Saturday night.

Happy Birthday Geoff.

Stamp Set: Voila 116432 - $45.95, and retired Tidy numbers (sorry)
Card Stock:- Pacific Point, Baja Breeze (in colors) 116208 $14.50 mixed pk 36 sheets
Whisper White and d/s paper (scraps) Garden Green
Ink:- Basic Black 101179 - $11.95, Garden Green 102272 $11.95
Accessories: Scallop Circle punch 109043 $30.95, 1 1/4" ciricle punch 104403 - $30.95
Stampin' Write markers, single markers $$5.75 each
Technique: Spring Card Link below.

Next is Happy Birthday Julie.

This is a Joy Fold card. Front view

Inside view

Standing view.
Stamp Sets: Voila 116432 - $45.95 & Pocket Silhouettes 115852 - $33.95
Card Stock: Sahara Sand 106552, Old Olive106576, Barely Banana 106563,
Whisper White 106549, Pixie Pink 108596, D/S paper SU
Ink: Close to Cocoa 103139 - $11.95, Barely Banana 101170 - $11.95 Old Olive 102277 - $11.95
Basic Brown 104315 - $11.95, Pixie Pink 105212 - $11.95
Accessories: Scallop Circle punch 109043 - $30.95, 1 1/4" circle punch 104403 - $30.95,
Cutter Kit 106958 - $33.95, 2 way glue pen 100425 - $6.50,
Dazzling diamonds 102023 - $8.50
Technique- Joy Fold Card Link below

I hope you try these fun cards, they are simple and easy, and most all FUN to create.

Happy Stamping

Tuesday, June 2, 2009


What a great time to book a workshop. In the months June and July, Stampin' Up! are giving any hostess who holds a workshop and sell $600- of product a further $40- of product for FREE.
So as well as the usual choice of Level 1 or Level 2 stamp set, and $70- to spend you get a further $40-, so that's $110- to spend on any product you wish.

If you wish to book a workshop, call me on 50302068 or email, so we can arrange a suitable date. Look forward to hearing from you.

Another couple of cards I made yesterday. It's my nephews birthday on Saturday, and my grand-daughters birthday on Sunday. I have cased these cards from splitcoaststampers, so thankyou to Rachel Capps and Dawn at Stamping thoughts.


Stamp Set: Crazy for Cupcakes 115780 $41.95 & On Your birthday 115838 $58.95
Cardstock: Pacific Point 9In color), Basic Grey, Whisper White
Ink: Pacific Point 111837 $11.95 , Stazon 101406 $14.95
Accessories: Sticky Cut Letters 111109 $17.50, fine Supermova Pacific Blue 114287 (5 pk) $26.95
Dimensionals 104430 $7.50

This is the first time I have used these sticky Cut letters, and I am very excited and happy with the result. They are so easy and very effective. Give them ago.


Stamp Set: On your birthday 115838 $58.95
Cardstock: 12 x 12 basic black, kiwi kiss (in color), Whisper White
Ink: Whisper White 101731 $13.93
Accessories: Sticky Cut Letters 111109 $17.50, Fine Supermova Kiwi Kiss (5 pk)114287 $26.95,Word Window Punch 105090 $30.95, Heart to Heart Punch 113693 $30.95, Tool kit, brads.

Hope you like it, and gives you an idea to try.

Happy Stamping

Fun Day in the Office

I had a very enjoyable day yesterday when and old nursing friend came over to learn a little more about Stampin' Up! Her name is Cheryl (yes the same as me) Cheryl told me she wasn't getting into this card making, she only wanted to do a little more with her Scrap-booking, 2 workshops later she is hooked like the rest of us. Welcome aboard Cheryl, to the wonderful world of Papercraft.

As you all know, I have been to Convention a few weeks ago, and I came across this great little gift idea. This is so easy to make and a great gift for a friend or neighbor who is having a birthday or even a hard time, this will cheer them up. And it is hand made with love. It is a lip balm holder.

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Stamp Set: SU Think Happy Thoughts 116424 $29.95
Card Stock: Choc Chip (earth elements)
Sage Shadow (soft subtles)
Whisper White
So Saffron (Rich Regals)
D/S Windsor Knot 112039 $16.95
Ink: Choc Chip 100908 $11.95
Sage Shadow 102538 $11.95
Accessories: Scallop Circle Punch 109043 $30.95
13/8" Circle Punch 104401 $30.95
11/4" Circle Punch 104403 $30.95
Horizontal Punch 105089 $11.50
Choc Chip 1/4" grosgrain Ribbon 111367 $10.95
Paper Cutter 106583 $39.95 Snail adhesive 104332 $12.95

If anyone is interested in learning how to make this, I am holding a day to learn how to small gifts, I will be posting others as I have them ready. I will let you know when as soon as I get organized.
Thanks for stopping by,
Happy stamping,
Cheers Cheryl

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