Posts tagged ‘Winter post’

June 7, 2014

A festive Christmas present …

When I saw this week’s sketch challenge at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown, I knew exactly what to make for my card. 

Joyful Christmas by Stampin Up 52CCT June sketch

Poinsettias, from A Joyful Christmas stamp set, were stamped in a random pattern over a piece of whisper white cardstock in frost white shimmer paint, giving the most fabulous and beautiful look to the stamped images … 

A Joyful Christmas 52CCT June sketch challenge left side

Cherry cobbler grosgrain ribbon was adhered around the card and a bow hand-tied and adhered with mini glue dots.

A Joyful Christmas 52CCT June sketch challenge right side

A label, die cut with the oval framelits, was adhered with dimensionals, and a sentiment from More Merry Messages, stamped in stazon ink, using a stampamajig for perfect placement. Some adhesive rhinestones added a little festive sparkle too…

A Joyful Christmas 52CCT June sketch challenge close up

Quick and simple to do, but so effective – I hope you agree.  Why not give the sketch a try yourself and join us at the 52 Christmas Card Challenge – it would be great to see your creations there. 

And just for fun, I am entering my card in the #33 Festive Friday challenge, where their wintery, country scene photo inspiration this week, with it’s basket full of presents, seems to fit beautifully with my card. 

Want to make this blog colours

cardstock: whisper white, cherry cobbler;

stamp sets: a joyful Christmas, more merry messages, winter post (retired);

inks: cherry cobbler, frost white shimmer paint, black stazon;

dies: oval framelits, big shot machine;

accessories: cherry cobbler grosgrain ribbon (retired), adhesive rhinestones, mini glue dots, sticky strip, stampin’ dimensionals, stampamajig.

All supplies from Stampin’ Up. 

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November 18, 2010

Stampin’ Up! Convention swaps…

Better late than never, here’s a pic of some of the swaps I made for Stampin Up Convention which this year was held at Addington Palace, London, on 5 & 6 November.

I had a fabulous time and everyone was so lovely!

Big thank you to Michelle Last and the rest of the Pink Ladies, for looking after me as I attended on my own and hardly knew anybody at first. The Pink Ladies are a lovely bunch of girls and they made me feel very welcome. Thank you girls!

There are several items like this out in blogland, in fact there are a couple of items in the latest Stampin Up Ideas Book and Catalogue, on pages 59 and 88, which is a great source of inspiration. If you would like a paper copy of your own so you can see all the lovely projects, please contact me and I’ll be happy to help.

Stampin Up supplies used: Cardstock: whisper white, real red, old olive; Inks: real red, old olive, basic gray; Stamp sets: winter post, perfect punches, music notes wheel; Punches: scallop edge, scalloped circle, 1 3/8”  and 1 ¾” circle, designer label; Accessories: satin ribbon in real red and whisper white, dazzling diamonds, two way glue pen, glue dots, sticky strip.

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