I have been creating some cards for a customer and her guests to make at her stamp a stack workshop. Most of these ladies know how to stamp and want to come away with cards that they can send out. So I try to make up some different types of cards with a couple of techniques or tools to use to help with the process of making cards to send their friends and family.
I fell in love with the Beautiful Baubles stamp set and I was lucky enough to receive it as a gift from my upline as a thank you for presenting at our team retreat in August. I needed some inspiration, however, so off I go to find some inspiration on Pinterest and I came across Sam Hammonds babywipe technique. I do love the babywipe technique as it is lots of fun and looks different everytime.
I did change up her card design by layering it onto a Pool Party card base but raising the bauble onto a silver scallop. I nixed the rhinestones and left it fairly simple.
I created another card with the same technique but this time rotated the card to be in Portrait and stamped a different sentiment straight onto the card base. I really like the simplicity of this design.
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For my final project from my 12 Days of Christmas Series I have the Secret Santa Gift that I made for our Team Christmas Party.
I used the Merry Music Specialty Designer Series papers for my inspiration. I made a little bonbon and some half bonbons to put product and chocolates in. I used the labels I’d made on previous projects on the bag and the Jar of Malteasers. I purchased the little jar from Kmart.
I also make up a little box for some ribbon that uses no adhesive and can fold flat. The box was originally made by Sam Hammond from Pootles.
This box was originally made by Sam Hammond from Pootles.co.uk
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At every major Stampin’ Up! event we, as demonstrators, have the opportunity to swap ideas with other demonstrators. We are encouraged to make a card front or 3D item to swap with other demonstrators so we can get some additional ideas.
I was really struggling with ideas this time around but after a great chat with one of my downlines I was inspired by re-using one of my ideas that I’d used previously as a demonstration.
So I made these card fronts as my swap using numerous colours. I used the Faux Bleaching Technique. I started by sponge braying ink onto the card stock in an ombre look. I then spritzed the hexagon embossing folder with water and then placed the card stock with ink facing down onto the embossing folder. Take the card stock off and you should see that the water has taken off the ink in the wet places. Let it dry and then stamp another image over the top in a darker ink.
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