Tuesday, February 25, 2014
I love this style. I have changed the back ground to suit what I had. I used the shaving cream technique, and then used my stamps, and sponging to finish it off.
Stamps sets: Gorgeous Grunge, alphabet set
Card Stock: Whisper White, Marina Mist
Ink: Basic Grey, Marina Mist, Smokey Slate, and retired Baja Breeze
Accessories: doilies, both butterfly punches, hexagon punch, Stampin' write marker, scallop tag punch, ribbon
Monday, February 24, 2014
Had a great day scrapping a double layout, that I cased from a fellow demonstrator Linda Higgins, www.lhiggins.blog.spot.com.au and Cheryl Algie, thank you both for the ideas. Didn't change much at all, only the back ground paper to co-ordinates .
I decided to do this with only a week to get organised and had a great response, so thank you to all the girls that came. I turned it into a Mystery Hostess workshop, for all those who earns a Sale-a-Bration prize went into the draw. The winner being Myra Fisher, Myra was very happy, and chose $150- worth or FREE product and got the magnetic platform for half price. Not a bad day out. Congratulations Myra, very happy for you.
Maddi at her end of year dance concert, all so with Miss Natasha and her class.
This is the layout everyone created, but I did do another, with different background, but just turned the designer series paper core and used the colours on the back to create the following layout.
This is gorgeous little Colbie Mae, she is being very clever playing ball and through goals.
Oh so cheeky.
Card stock: pool party co-ordinates, whisper white, sweet sorbet paper all 12 x 12, Pool party card stock, early espresso
Ink: whisper white, summer star fruit, crisp cantaloupe, pool party, early espresso , pistachio pudding
Accessories: big shot, lattice die, deco labels framelits, secret garden framelits, rhinestones, sponges, daubers, pansy punch, petite petals punch
Hope everyone enjoy the day, and to those who couldn't make it, have a go at home. If you need any products contact me or shop online @ www.nyobre.stampinup.net
Thursday, February 20, 2014
I travelled over to Adelaide last week to have my back fixed, and stayed with my sister for a couple of days. My wonderful sister organized a Worksop for me at Port Broughton with some wonderful ladies that had some experience with card making. I did 2 scrapbook layouts, and the guests made a card. They were amazed with how I created the paper with the stamps.
Using the new background wood grain stamp to do the top half of the page, and gorgeous grunge for the bottom, co-ordinates with one of the Sale-A-Bration Petal Parade stamp sets.
I cut up the off cuts of the Petal Parade Designer Series Papers into little strips, and wove them like patchwork, ( as a lot the the guest were patchwork ladies).
Used the big shot with the co-ordinate card stock for the heading.
Used a lot of the same stamps and techniques for the 2nd page.
Both pages together.
Closed up of the embellishment. This idea came straight out of the main catalogue.
Waste not, want not, used the frayed pieces from the burlap ribbon to put behind the flowers.
Detailed shot of the woven patchwork, with the new metallic buttons. The twine is another FREE sale-A-Bration product.
Port Broughton will soon welcome there very own Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Lynette Little. welcome aboard Lynette.
If anyone wishes to find out more about Sale-a-Bration contact me now.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Wanted to try this technique for so long, but just didn't get around to it. Visited my down line and we did a scrap page layout using this technique for the back ground, and loved it. So thought I would try it again.
Check out Splitcoaststampers.com for the tutorial, super easy.
Stamp club members this is what we will be doing next week.
Stamp Set: Mosaic Madness
Card stock: wisteria wonder, elegant eggplant, wild wasabi, whisper white
Ink: wisteria wonder, elegant eggplant, wild wasabi
Accessories: mosaic punch and rhinestones
Stamp sets: secret garden
Card stock : as above
Ink: as above, illuminate ink
Accessories: big shot, secret garden framelits, embossing folder, pumpkin pie marker
Made all these in a couple of hours. Used only 1 sheet of A4 whisper white card stock for the shaving cream technique, so needed to use up.
Saturday, February 8, 2014
I have decided to conduct a Monthly Scrapping Task with my fellow Stampin' Up! Demonstrators, customers and friends. I got this idea from one of my very good hostess/customers, Jenny is involved in a 52 week scrap page task. That would be amazing but I would have way of sticking to that, so starting off slowly. This is my 1st months layout. Keeping it very simple. The theme oft Month 1 is Parents.
If you would like to join in this group, contact me via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) so I can send you an invite to join our group on Facebook.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
This is a great technique to learn, and the fabulous Wetlands stamp set is perfect to use. Here is the link for the tutorial from Splitcoaststampers.
I taught this idea at Stamp Club last week, and all the girls loved it. Great for many types of cards.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Enjoyed a great workshop with Jenny and Tanya over the weekend, and created this layout for them, and then all the guest enjoyed making this card. Everyone got to used so many new products, and enjoyed learning new techniques.
I love the coordinate card stock, mixing it with our embossing folders and sanding system. Want to know more contact me for a workshop.
Products used: Stamps - gorgeous grunge (annual catalogue pg 109)
Starburst sayings (new mini pg 34)
Banner Blast (sale-a-Bration catalogue pg 13, FREE with $90 order)
Peachy Keen (new mini pg 18)
Cool Kids (new mini pg 29)
Notable Alphabet (annual catalogue pg 130)
Card Stock: Soft Suede, Very Vanilla, Coastal Cobana co-ordinates card stock , So Saffron,
Designer Series Paper Retro Fresh (new mini pg 19)
Ink: Tangarine Tango, Soft Suede, So Saffron, Coastal Cobana
Accessories: Big Shot machine, Chevron embossing folder, On Folm framelits, Starburst framelits,
Artisan Label Punch, burlap ribbon, banner punch (FREE with $90 order, washi tape,
Heat embossing products, Banner framelits, sanding system and distressing tool.
You just boots like these, to collect the eggs, and visit the horses. but you need to clean them too.
Your turn now to go create a layout, hope you got some inspiration to do your own.
Thanks for stopping by. You can pin any of these ideas to Pinterest , thanks to Kelly Kent from Bunbury WA, Kelly put the button on for me. Thank You.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Just thought I would share some ideas with using our new hexagon hive thinlits in our new mini pg 26, 132965 - $42.95. this is great value, as you can do so much with it.
I demonstrated this double page layout at a workshop on Sunday, they absolutely loved it, and were thrilled at so many ideas that they could do.
Now here is the card that all the guest made, using the same products as the scrap layout. Stampin' Up! Products Are so great for all your paper crafts.
Stamps: geometrical, happy congratulations
Card Stock: whisper White, Basic Black, coordinates card stock strawberry slush, designer series paper kaleidoscope
Ink: whisper White craft, Basic Black, Basic Grey
Accessories: Big Shot, Hexagon Hive, Basic Black thin ribbon, Sanding System, Beautiful wings die, Little Leaves die, pearls, Stamp-a-ma-jig
Hope you like the ideas.
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