Christmas Gift Packaging – SBTD November Blog Hop

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Welcome to the November SBTD Blog Hop – with the theme of Christmas Packaging.  You may have started with me or clicked your way through the hop from Tashana Lundy.

I need to confess, I struggled with this theme more than last month (which just a reminder, last months theme was masculine cards).

I thought long about packaging and I realised I don’t really do a lot of pretty packaging, however, I am well known for making ‘over’ embellished cards that do not fit into the regular envelopes!  So I thought I would share my latest envelope.

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I use the Envelope Punch Board on so many different projects, but for this one – it is just an envelope!  To allow me to enclose the cards without the embellishments becoming squashed and non presentable, I use my Simply Scored Board to create additional score lines and this in turn raises the envelope, giving more space for the card.

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I was in a bit of a rush this month and so when this happens I always turn to the wonderful kit projects Stampin’ Up! © offer.  In this instance, I have attached one of the decorations from the Be Merry Kit.  Everything is included in the kit for the project, you just need to use the Fine Tip Glue Pen and I also used my good old hot glue gun, as I was again a bit time poor.  The full kit makes 12 decorations.

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I am really happy with the result of a quick and simple but quite stunning gift packaging idea.  Thanks for stopping by and don’t forget to click below on the Next Blog button below to visit Sharleen Luciano and no doubt be totally inspired.  See you next month!

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  1. Rachel Pine
  2. Karie Beglau
  3. Judi Anderson
  4. Susan Simpson
  5. Tricia Butts
  6. Lyndsay LaRae Carara
  7. Courtenay Heuston
  8. Tashana Lundy
  9. Carly Middleton
  10. Sharleen Luciano
  11. Vicky Thompson
  12. Anastasia Radloff

Product List

Envelope Punch Board

$32.00

Simply Scored

$50.00

Merry Little Christmas Designer Series Paper

$19.25

Be Merry Kit

$33.25

Tear & Tape Adhesive

$9.00

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Masculine Cards SBTD Hop October 2017

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Welcome to this months Stampers by the Dozen Blog Hop – focussing on Masculine cards.  I must admit, when this theme was set I did stress a bit – masculine cards are my most difficult to achieve.  I look forward to being totally inspired by my fellow Stampers by the Dozen members.

You may be starting on my blog, or may have joined from Tashana Lundy.  Please take some time to follow the full loop of inspiration.

My first card for today uses the Bookcase Builder stamp set.  I was inspired to use this card as my AFL team (Australian Football League) the Richmond Tigers, won the Premiership in 2017 (just a few weeks ago).  The Tigers have had a bit of premiership drought, not having won for 37 years, so as you can imagine, I am quite excited.

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My next card uses Great Big Greetings and is a quick one step stamp.  I used the embellishments to add a little more dimension.  I think this stamp reminds me of Super Man and is quite masculine.

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The next card uses the Marbled background stamp, along with Badges and Banners stamp set.  I sponged the three different colours to achieve the different colours.

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Well, thank you for joining me today, I really appreciate comments.  They inspire me to continue to create and share with you.  The next hop on the journey is Sharleen

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Please feel free to click on the links below to travel onto the next blog, or simply click the next button above.

 

Rachel Pine

Karie Beglau

Judi Anderson

Susan Simpson

Tricia Butts

Lyndsay LaRae Carara

Courtenay Heuston

Tashana Lundy

Carly Middleton

Sharleen Luciano

Vicky Thompson

Anastasia Radloff

Lovely as a Tree – SBTD Hop September 2017

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Welcome to the next Stamper’s By the Dozen Blog Hop.  This little group is made up of 12 Stampin’ Up! demonstrators from around the world.  I feel very privileged to be part of this group of inspirational and talented Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators and look forward to spending the next 12 months sharing my creations.  You may have started your Blog Hop Journey here with me or you may have joined from Tashana Lundy who lives in the United States of America.  A little bit about me.  I live with my husband and fur-babies in Pakenham, Victoria, Australia.  I have been a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator for 5 years and really enjoy the opportunity to share my love of paper crafting and Stampin’

Each third Saturday of the month, we will be holding the Stamper’s By the Dozen Blog Hop.  The theme for this first Blog Hop is Trees, branches and Leaves.  As we are from all around the world, it was decided not to focus on Fall, which America is currently entering,  In Australia, we are entering Spring.  I have made two Christmas Cards and a Birthday Card.

I have used the one stamp set as my focus – it is one of the original stamp sets, and I believe Shellie Gardner (founder of Stampin’ Up!) has said it will never be retired.  Can you guess which stamp set it is?  Yes, that’s right, it is the wonderful Lovely as a Tree.

My first project, although we do not have snow in Australia at Christmas time, I thought the Embossing Paste would make a cute snow trimmed tree.

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I used the Heat Tool to set the Embossing Paste which also added a puffy paint texture to the paste, rather than the norma hard look. I also used the Clear Wink of Stella Glitter brush over the stamped images, which can be tricky to photograph.

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I usually struggle with masculine cards, but the Lovely as a Tree stamp set is perfect for all occasions.  This card is a different size from what I generally make.  It is 16.5cm (6 and 1/2 inch) long by 10.5cm (4 1/8 inch) wide.  With the envelope punch board, it would be easy to make a coordinating envelope.  I have added some Linen Thread as a finishing touch.  I think the smaller mat with the sentiment stamped on the card front is effective and something I could see more of in my future 🙂

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My final project is a clean and simple card using VersaMark and Silver Embossing Powder on Basic Black Cardstock.  Remember to rub the Embossing Buddy over the cardstock prior to stamping with the VersaMark as this will help to have the embossing powder to only stick to the the VersaMark.

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Thanks for joining me and I hope you are inspired to get your stamps out over the weekend.

Your next stop on the Stampers by the Dozen Blog Hop is Sharleen Lucianao

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Our Team at Stampers by the Dozen

Rachel Pine

Karie Beglau

Judi Anderson

Susan Simpson

Tricia Butts

Lyndsay LaRae Carara

Courtenay Heuston

Tashana Lundy

Carly Middleton

Sharleen Luciano

Vicky Thompson

Anastasia Radloff

 

Tis the Season Product List

Lovely As A Tree Wood-Mount Stamp Set

$49.00

Heat Tool

$50.00

Whisper White A4 Card Stock

$15.75

Always Artichoke Classic Stampin' Pad

$11.50

Always Artichoke A4 Card Stock

$14.00

SNAIL Permanent Adhesive

$10.00

Oh, What Fun Photopolymer Stamp Set

$37.00

Clear Wink Of Stella Glitter Brush

$11.50

Embossing Paste

$11.50

Palette Knives

$9.00

Stampin' Trimmer

$50.00

Happy Birthday Product List

Lovely As A Tree Wood-Mount Stamp Set

$49.00
Garden Green Classic Stampin' Pad

$11.50
Garden Green A4 Card Stock

$14.00
Whisper White A4 Card Stock

$15.75
Whisper White A4 Thick Cardstock

$12.25
Linen Thread

$8.00
Fast Fuse Adhesive

$13.00
Sunshine Sayings Clear-Mount Stamp Set

$40.00
Paper Snips Scissors

$17.00
Stampin' Trimmer

$50.00
Stampin' Dimensionals

$6.00

Merry Christmas Wishes Product List

Lovely As A Tree Wood-Mount Stamp Set

$49.00
Santa's Sleigh Photopolymer Stamp Set

$37.00
Versamark Pad

$15.00
Clear Block G

$8.00
Silver Stampin' Emboss Powder

$8.75
Embossing Buddy

$10.00
Basic Black A4 Card Stock

$14.00
Whisper White A4 Card Stock

$15.75

ESAD 2017 Holiday Catalogue Blog Hop

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Welcome to my Holiday Catalogue Highlight post.  I have joined in the ESAD 2017 Holiday Catalogue Blog Hop and am excited to share a couple of projects using some new products from the Stampin’ Up! © Holiday Catalogue, which is available for purchasing from now.  A brief explanation about the wonderful group of ESAD Stampin’ Up! demonstrators is below.  If you would like more information, please let me know.  You may be starting the hop here, or may have hopped over from Sharon Dalton.

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It is a dreary, miserable and wet day in Melbourne today so I must apologise for the photos in my post – the lighting was really not great for capturing clear images.

My first project is using my new favourite stamp set – Painted Harvest.  I think this set could possibly replace my Stippled Blossom stamp set as my favourite.  It really helps me to feel like an artist.  Painted Harvest is a two step stamp – making it even easier.

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I stamped the Stylized Birthday in the centre in Flirty Flamingo which helped me to position the sunflowers.  For the sunflowers, I used Blushing Bride and Flirty Flamingo.  I have seen the sunflower stamped in so many different colour combinations – the possibilities are simply endless.  For the leaves, I stamped these in Pear Pizzazz and Wild Wasabi.

I love the idea of a quick and effective gift tag to complement any gift, let alone a Christmas gift.  Onto my next project, which is a set of two gift cards. Every Good Wish stamp set provides this opportunity and all I needed to add was embossing powder!

Peace, Love and Joy has been stamped in Versa Mark and then I used the Heat Tool to set the Gold Embossing powder.  I have then mounted it on Cherry Cobbler.

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Be Merry has been stamped in Versa Mark and again I used the Heat Tool to set the Silver Embossing Powder.

Two very effective, quick, simple and clean gift cards.

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Thats the end for my post today, but I am sure you will walk away with a large wish list after you have hopped all around.  Grab a cuppa and off you go!  Your next stop is Nicole Wilson.  Either click here or on the arrow below.  In case you get lost on the hop (it is a big one!), there is a list of participants at the bottom of my post.

Thanks for visiting and I look forward to sharing with you more in the future.

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Product List – Painted Harvest Card

Painted Harvest Photopolymer Stamp Set

$37.00

Stylized Birthday Wood-Mount Stamp Set

$17.00

Flirty Flamingo A4 Cardstock

$14.00

Card Stock A4 Pear Pizzazz

$14.00

Whisper White A4 Card Stock

$15.75

Flirty Flamingo Classic Stampin' Pad

$11.50

Blushing Bride Classic Stampin' Pad

$11.50

So Saffron Classic Stampin' Pad

$11.50

Crushed Curry Classic Stampin' Pad

$11.50

Pear Pizzazz Classic Stampin' Pad

$11.50

Fast Fuse Adhesive

$13.00

Clear Block D

$14.00

Product List – Every Good Wish Gift Cards

Every Good Wish Clear-Mount Stamp Set

$31.00
Versamark Pad

$15.00
Gold Stampin' Emboss Powder

$8.75
Silver Stampin' Emboss Powder

$8.75
Whisper White A4 Card Stock

$15.75
Cherry Cobbler A4 Card Stock

$14.00
Clear Block C

$12.00
Fast Fuse Adhesive

$13.00

Blog Hop Participant List

  1. Lou Kitzelman
  2. Megan Lenske
  3. Amity Knight
  4. Courtenay Heuston
  5. Kelly Kent
  6. Josie Dean
  7. Cheryl Algie
  8. Maree McIntosh
  9. Kristel Rimmer
  10. Chloe Evans
  11. Sharon Dalton
  12. Carly Middleton
  13. Nicole Wilson
  14. Peta Stephen
  15. Angela Meiritz-Reid
  16. Rachael Lewsley
  17. Kim Oliver
  18. Monique Fielder
  19. Sandra Mastello
  20. Cathy Pinchbeck
  21. Rose Packer
  22. Barbara Williams
  23. Jessie Holton
  24. Rosalie Desmond
  25. Liv Ingle
  26. Ellen Woodbridge
  27. Rebecca Scurr
  28. Mandy Depiazzi
  29. Samantha White
  30. Libby Dyson
  31. Lisa Gibson
  32. Delys Cram

Anything but the Holidays Blog Hop

I have been excited to join on the Anything but the Holiday’s Blog Hop which has been arranged by Janet Morrow Wakeland and is a group of 57 Stampin’ Up! demonstrators from around the world.

My cards use the Painted Harvest stamp set and you will note the different colours really make the cards pop.

In this first card I used Daffodil Delight and Crushed Curry and stamped the sentiment to coordinate with the leaves.

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In the second card, I stamped using Blushing Bride and Flirty Flamingo.

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Stamper’s by the Dozen August Blog Hop

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Welcome to the first Stamper’s By the Dozen Blog Hop.  This little group is made up of 12 Stampin’ Up! demonstrators from around the world.  I feel very privileged to be part of this group of inspirational and talented Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators and look forward to spending the next 12 months sharing my creations.  You may have started your Blog Hop Journey here with me or you may have joined from Tashana Lundy who lives in the United States of America.  A little bit about me.  I live with my husband and fur-babies in Pakenham, Victoria, Australia.  I have been a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator for 5 years and really enjoy the opportunity to share my love of paper crafting and Stampin’

Each third Saturday of the month, we will be holding the Stamper’s By the Dozen Blog Hop.  The theme for this first Blog Hop is the new Holiday Catalogue which goes live on 1st September.  Being a Demonstrator, means we are able to make a pre-purchase and showcase different projects.  Here is some inspiration.

My first card uses the Painted Harvest Stamp Set which is a two step stamp.  I love two step stamps as they look so natural with the different layers.  For the Sunflower, I stamped directly onto Whisper White Card Stock in Crushed Curry and So Safron Ink.  The centre of the sunflower is stamped in Chocolate Chip and the scattering of leaves is in Old Olive.  I think the sentiment stamped also in Old Olive is very sweet.

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I have gone for the classical black and silver combination on my first Christmas Card for 2017.  I have used the Swirly Snowflake Thinlit Dies with the new Champagne Foil (Oh My!  It is gorgeous.)  My recommendation is to also use the Precision Plate when using the detailed snowflakes as the little ‘bits’ just popped right out.  I didnt want to add too much more detail to this card as the snowflakes are too cute.  I simply punched out the stamped the sentiment from Snowflake Sentiments in Real Red Ink using the Everyday Label Punch.

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My final project is using the Trim Your Stocking Thinlits.  I have used Fresh Fig Card Stock partnered with Always Artichoke.  Again, I have added some sparkle with the Champagne Foil Sheets.

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I am thinking of making 24 of these stocking and creating an Advent Calender.  The pillow box on the back is the perfect size for a snack size chocolate (or maybe a Freddo Frog!)

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If you have a moment, please leave a comment, I would love to read your thoughts.

I hope you have enjoyed our first Stamper’s by the Dozen Blog Hop.  The next stop on your travels is Sharleen Luciano, you can click the next button to hop straight on over.

 

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Stampers by the Dozen participants

  1. Rachel Pine
  2. Karie Beglau
  3. Judi Anderson
  4. Susan Simpson
  5. Tricia Butts
  6. Lyndsay LaRae Carara
  7. Courtenay Heuston
  8. Tashana Lundy
  9. Carly Middleton
  10. Sharleen Luciano
  11. Vicky Thompson
  12. Anastasia Radloff

Favourites from the 2017/18 Annual Stampin’ Up! catalogue

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Hi, I am excited to welcome you to my latest blog post, as I take part in another ESAD Blog Hop, this time featuring some of my favourite items from the new catalogue which was released at the start of June.  A quick explanation of who and what is ESAD can be found below.  If you are a demonstrator and would like to know more, please let me know and I would be happy to assist.

You may be beginning at my post, or you may be visiting from Richelle‘s.  I love how active Richelle’s blog is and use this as one of my inspiration points.  Thanks Richelle for sharing so freely 🙂

My projects for today used three different stamps sets (all new in the catalogue), however I have included one other new item which I think is very versatile.  The Glitter Enamel Dots……Wow!  The Glitter Enamel Dots have an ombre effect in four colours – Dapper Denim, Crushed Curry, Berry Burst and Old Olive.

All three cards I have made to show how simple, yet effective flat cards can be.  Not all cards need a lot of detail or added extras – just a clean cut of card stock and an ink pad.

First up I have used Great Big Greetings and Dapper Denim to make a masculine thank you card.  This sentiment reminds me of Star Wars.   It is one big photopolymer stamp and is perfect for a quick and clean card.  The Glitter Enamel Dots add a little extra.

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My second card used the Ribbon of Courage stamp set designed by Patty Bennet.  The sentiment I think says it all “Live every moment.  Laugh every day.  Love with all your heart.”  I wanted to show that this stamp set is versatile and although perfect for different fundraising events (Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea pops straight to mind), it can also be used as a pick me up, no reason needed card.  Again, I have popped some Basic Jewel Rhinestones on to add some sparkle.

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My third card is a quick and simple thank you card and…..well who wouldn’t want to feature the little piggy!?!?!  I think this will be a well utilised stamp within my collection.

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Now that you have finished my post, you can head off to Josie‘s Blog, but I would really love to hear what you thought of my projects, please take a few minutes to leave me some feedback.  A full list of the hop participants is below. 🙂

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Blog hop participants:

  1. Josie Dean
  2. Nicole Wilson
  3. Carolina Evans
  4. Kim Oliver
  5. Sandra Mastello
  6. Lou Kitzelman
  7. Kelly Kent
  8. Cheryl Algie
  9. Rebecca Scurr
  10. Sharon Dalton
  11. Leonie Schroder
  12. Monique Fielder
  13. Courtenay Heuston
  14. Terri Hawke
  15. Barbara Williams
  16. Kristel Rimmer
  17. Maree McIntosh
  18. Kathryn Ruddick
  19. Rosalie Desmond
  20. Linda Whalley
  21. Amity Knight
  22. Peta Stephen
  23. Megan Lenske
  24. Richelle Fletcher
  25. Carly Middleton – Lucky Last 🙂

Product List 

This Little Piggy Clear-Mount Stamp Set
$35.00

Ribbon Of Courage Clear-Mount Stamp Set

$33.00

Great Big Greetings Photopolymer Stamp Set

$47.00

Whisper White A4 Card Stock

$15.75

Fresh Fig A4 Cardstock

$14.00

Dapper Denim A4 Cardstock

$14.00

Daffodil Delight A4 Card Stock

$14.00

Powder Pink A4 Cardstock

$14.00

Glitter Enamel Dots

$12.25

Dapper Denim Classic Stampin' Pad

$11.50

Fresh Fig Classic Stampin' Pad

$11.50

Powder Pink Classic Stampin' Pad

$11.50

Daffodil Delight Classic Stampin' Pad

$11.50

Rhinestone Basic Jewels

$8.75

SNAIL Permanent Adhesive

$10.00

Fast Fuse Adhesive

$13.00

Annual Catalogue Sneak Peek Blog Hop

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Hi and welcome to our latest Blog Hop with the team from ESAD.  Thanks for joining us.  You may have joined me from Jenny Hayward’s post or you may be starting here, either way, please make sure you stop by all of the posts (the links are at the end of today’s blog in case you get lost. 🙂 )

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This Blog Hop is focussing on the NEW!!! Stampin’ Up! Catalogue, which is being released to our customers for purchase On 1st June.   As a demonstrator, I am able to place a pre-order from a selection of products released.  I have used two new stamp sets which I am focusing on today and you may also spot some new In Colors too!

My first project is using the Happy Birthday Gorgeous Stamp Set, which is released as a bundle with the Happy Birthday Thinlit Die.  You heard right – a Happy Birthday Thinlit Die!

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I created the background using the dotty balloon in Lemon Lime Twist, I literally just covered the whole card front!  I am a big fan of the rose stamp (there is a big one and a small one).  I used the large rose and in opposite corners stamped in Berry Burst and the leaves are stamped in Tranquil Tide.  Don’t you just love the new colours!

The Happy Birthday Thinlit die, in Berry Burst, I cannot believe how much it just pops.  I used the Thin Tip Glue Pen to adhere today, but in the new Catalogue there is Adhesive Sheets, which will make this so much easier.  I cannot wait to get my hands on some of this.

My second project (because I really couldn’t choose which one to feature) is using the Fabulous Flamingo stamp.  I wasn’t into the flamingos in the old catalogue, but my word – yes I have been converted.  This set is so easy to make a real scene and I think it is a work of art.

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I used Sweet Sugarplum, Powder Pink, Pool Party and Always Artichoke.  The Flamingo is a three time stamp.  I love how the layering of the Powder Pink adds shadowing to the flamingo’s body.

Well, that is all from me for today, be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss any further posts from me.  If you are able, please leave me a comment – I enjoy reading your words too!

To keep on moving through the Blog Hop, click on the Berry Burst arrow below to travel onto Rosalie Desmond’s post for some more inspiration.

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Blog Hop Participants:

  1. Nicole Wilson
  2. Lou Kitzelman
  3. Kelly Kent
  4. Libby Dyson
  5. Rachael Lewsley
  6. Josie Dean
  7. Megan Lenske
  8. Cheryl Algie
  9. Leonie Schroder
  10. Kristel Rimmer
  11. Jenny Hayward
  12. Carly Middleton
  13. Rosalie Desmond
  14. Tanya Bell
  15. Renee Lynch
  16. Violette De La Croix
  17. Sharon Dalton
  18. Kim Oliver
  19. Peta Stephen
  20. Sandra Mastello
  21. Courtenay Heuston
  22. Monique Fielder
  23. Cathy Pinchbeck
  24. Richelle Fletcher
  25. Maree McIntosh
  26. Rebecca Jacovou

ESAD Eastern Palace Suite Blog Hop

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Wow, how awesome are the ideas that you have seen so far?  Hopefully I will be able to continue to inspire you with my projects using the Stampin’ Up! Eastern Palace Suite.  This Suite has been released ahead of the new catalogue and the projects I have seen so far are mind blowing…..there are some really talented people in our Stampin’ world, many of whom you will find amongst the group of ESAD Stampers.

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You may have arrived from the blog of Juan Ambida or you may have started here.  Enjoy your hop around while you gather lots of thoughts and ideas using the Eastern Palace Suite.

My projects I have made today are based around the new In Colors 2017-2019 which have been released with the bundles, available to purchase 1st to 31st May 2017.  I am having difficulty in choosing my favourite colour as they all are wonderful.

Now onto my projects…….

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The first card I have used Lemon Lime Twist as the card base and then mounted Fresh Fig Card Stock before using Stampin’ Dimensionals to mount the Whisper White Card Stock which I had stamped using the coordinating Stampin’ Ink Pads.

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The second card I have used a card base in Fresh Fig and paired this with Very Vanilla.  I have used the photopolymer Stamps and stamped multiple layers for the centre piece in Tranquil Tide, creating a new stamped shape.  I have then used the Fresh Fig and Lemon Lime Twist to create background stamps.

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My third card uses the coordinating dies.  These are definitely worth a play as there are so many different combinations available.  Luckily they partner really well with the Layering Circles Framelits.  I look forward to seeing what you can create.

Unfortunately my photography skills do not show the new colours very well tonight, Melbourne’s weather was not too open to good photos 😦

While you will now continue onto Mandy Depiazzi’s blog, please don’t forget to leave a comment with your thoughts on my projects.

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  1. Kelly Kent
  2. Lou Kitzelman
  3. Nicole Wilson
  4. Kim Oliver
  5. Libby Dyson
  6. Cheryl Algie
  7. Peta Stephen
  8. Maree McIntosh
  9. Leonie Schroder
  10. Kristel Rimmer
  11. Jenny Hayward
  12. Narelle Fasulo
  13. Monique Fielder
  14. Ellen Woodbridge
  15. Rosalie Desmond
  16. Cathy Pinchbeck
  17. Juan Ambida
  18. Carly Middleton
  19. Mandy Depiazzi
  20. Jessie Holton
  21. Amity Knight
  22. Tanya Bell

Stampin’ Up! Retirement Blog

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Thanks for arriving……  You may have arrived from Nicole‘s blog or maybe you are starting here.

Well, unfortunately this Blog Hop did not go to plan.  I had a little, alright a BIG moment there where my blog was OUT OF ORDER……argh, what a nightmare.  Thanks Lou for your help and guidance.  Safari is not my friend.

I have joined the ESAD Blog Hop for the Retirement List projects.  I was flicking back through my previous blog hops and this was my first out in the wide world blog hop, two years ago.  I have since become a little addicted, so watch this space because there are more on the way (and they are exciting ones too……..new catalogue anyone!)

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Well I just wanted to highlight some items which I am definitely going to miss, something you may have skipped over in the excitement of getting the Retirement List.

I will list the items for you to refer to:

  • Adhesive Remover – This little $6 beauty has saved me on more than one occasion.
  • 5/8″ Organza Ribbon – I may or may not have stock piled this ribbon.  It is so versatile and you can colour it any colour to coordinate with your project.
  • Blusing Bride Glitter Paper – Why, oh why, what will I do!
  • StazOn Inkpad and Reinker – Still working out how I feel about this and what my solution will be 🙂

Now onto my projects.  I just used the Love you Lots Hostess Stamp Set to create four 10x10cm gift cards.

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I coloured the Elephant and Mouse with the Stampin’ Up! Watercolor Pencils and used an Aqua Pen to blend the colour.

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Again, coloured using the Stampin’ Up! Watercolour Pencils along with the Aqua Painters (I think I will miss the froggie the most)

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The Ladybirds are coloured using the Stampin’ Write Marker in Real Red.

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And, although it doesnt show very well on the photo, the background has been watercoloured and then I used the Blender Pen to colour the Echidna.

Well, I hope I have inspired you to dig out the Stamp Sets you may not have used and get some ink on them before they are retired.

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The next Blog on your journey is Libby Dyson.

Blog Hop Participants:

  1. Lou Kitzelman
  2. Kelly Kent
  3. Rachael Lewsley
  4. Courtenay Heuston
  5. Narelle Fasulo
  6. Kirrkie Terri
  7. Nicole Wilson
  8. Carly Middleton
  9. Libby Dyson
  10. Rebecca Jacovou
  11. Rosalie Desmond
  12. Megan Lenske
  13. Leonie Schroder
  14. Kristel Rimmer
  15. Tanya Bell
  16. Richelle Fletcher
  17. Pauline Bennetts
  18. Mandy Depiazzi
  19. Ellen Woodbridge
  20. Monique Fielder
  21. Maree McIntosh
  22. Cathy Pinchbeck