Goodbye to the 2019/2020 Annual and the January-June Mini Catalogues

We’re a bit over a week away now to saying Goodbye to the 2019/2020 Annual and the January-June 2020 Mini Catalogues. In some ways I will be sad to see these go but in so many more ways I’m excited to share the new 2020/2021 Annual Catalogue with you.

There are still some fabulous products in the Last Chance Products list and even some amazing discounts on a select number of products. Make sure you check out all the amazing products befroe they are gone for good.

Some of my favourite products that are retiring are the Bonanza Buddies Stamp Set, Heart Foil Tins, Let it Ride Stamp Set, Music From the Heart Stamp Set, Peaceful Poppies Suite Bundle, Puzzle Pieces Dies and the Sea of Textures Stamp Set. I have enjoyed using all these products and so many more but I look forward to sharing the new Annual Catalogue with you very very soon.

Don’t forget to use my host code for May 9T2NQN3T if your order is under $250. If your order is over $250 then you will receive the hostess benefits.

Goodbye to the 2019/2020 Annual and the January-June Mini Catalogues.

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Team Blog Hop #18

Team Blog Hop #18 Sketch Challenge

Welcome to the Stampers Anonymous Team Blog Hop #18. Thank you for joining us along our journey to creativitiy. This month it was a layout challenge. I just love this suite with all the bright colours. Which is why I really enjoyed this challenge. As it gave me the opportunity to play with the Birthday Bonanza Suite.

This suite will be retiring in just a short couple of weeks. Do you love this suite as much as I do? Then you had better go and buy the suite now before it is gone for good.

I wanted to let the Designer Paper do the work for me in this Team Blog Hop. However, I knew I needed to add some stamping onto the card too, so I stamped the Toucan and the party hat to add another focal point. And of course I needed to add the sentiment. I gave this card to my daughter for her 13th Birthday which was on the 1st of May.

Don’t forget to click on the “Next Blog” button below to be taken to Nikki’s blog and see her creations or you can go backwards to Meighen’s Blog to see what she has created. If you get lost along the way you can always come back here and click on any of the links below to see the other creations. I can honestly say that there is a lot of creativity amongst these amazing women. Thanks for stopping by and don’t forget to check out our blog hop next month as well.

Using the Birthday Bonanza Designer Series Paper allowed me to stamp less to let the paper do the work for me.
  1. Nikki Stalker
  2. Kylie Page | Stampers Workshop
  3. Melissa Gifford
  4. Kristy Davy
  5. Marelle Taylor
  6. Elizabeth Yager
  7. Olivia Liew
  8. Meighan Wheller
  9. Sharon Wilson – You are here
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My Best Dressed “To Go” Class Kit

My Best Dressed “To Go” Class Kit was recently inspired by a fellow demo in Queensland and you can purchase yours today. This kit requires no stamping and uses the Best Dressed Patterned Paper and 3″X3″ note cards and envelopes from the Best Dressed Suite of products. Adding your own stamps you have at home to these projects adds your own creativitiy. You can take a closer look at the patterned paper by checking out this post.

When you receive this kit the items included will enable you to create this darling project. All you need are some scissors and your choice of glue or adhesive.
You’ll be able to make your own versions of the 3″x3″ cards and a mini pizza box.

You can add your own stamps to the cards that you already have at home. Or purchase the matching stamp set from my online store.

In My Best Dressed “To Go” Class Kit you’ll receive 6 3″x3″ note cards with envelopes, 12 sheets of 6″x6″ Patterned Paper, mini pizza box, some ribbon, a sheet of dimensionals and instructions.

What are you waiting for? There are only a limited number of kits available to purchae so don’t delay and Order your kit today.
This kit will only cost $25 delivered to you.

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Painted Poppies Stamp

This is a very simple card using the Peaceful Moments & the Painted Poppies Stamp sets

The Painted Poppies Stamp set is one of my favourites from the January to June Mini Catalogue. And we have recently found out that these stamps are carrying over into the new Annual Catalogue. Yippee!!

I decided in January that I was going to use this suite of products for my April Retreat.

The reason was because Poppies are traditionally used as a flower to remember those we have lost during times of war. My retreat was going to be held over the ANZAC weekend.

In this very simple card I have used a Blackberry Bliss card base. Stamping the three poppy stems on a piece of whisper white card and then, using one of the mottle stamps, I stamped blackberry bliss over the poppy heads to add some colour. After that I attached a strip of the Peaceful Poppies Designer Series Paper on the left hand side of the whisper white.

To step up the project I stamped the poppy onto the envelope to keep the theme going and to match the card.

Unfortunately I had to postpone my retreat, but I was able to host a virtual one in its place and send out a retreat in a box for those that wanted to participate. It was a fun weekend that I believe everyone that “attended” enjoyed.

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Team Blog Hop #17

Thanks for joining us this month for our Stampers Anonymous Team Blog Hop #17. You may have joined me by coming from Kerry’s blog or you may be starting here. Either way, welcome.
This months Blog Hop is a colour challenge. We were challenged to use Bermuda Bay, Melon Mambo & Smoky Slate. I chose to use the Under My Umbrella bundle and added in Whisper White & Basic Black as my neutrals. Using lot of my circle punches with this card made it quick to create and I love how it has turned out. You could step up the card again by running the basic black through an embossing folder.
I also made the card with the different colours as a frame.

On the card on the right I made a little mistake with the embossing and as there are no mistakes in cardmaking I used a black circle to cover up my bad embossing 🙂

I have created a video on how I made it and you can find that below. If you like the video, please subscribe to my channel as I am creating videos on a regular basis. If there is something that you’d like me to show you, please let me know by commenting below.

If you get lost along your way on the Blog Hop click on any of the names below to take you to their blog.

  1. Nikki Stalker
  2. Kylie Page
  3. Kerry Bunting
  4. Sharon Wilson You are Here
  5. Elizabeth Yager
  6. Marelle Taylor
  7. Kristy Davy
  8. Melissa Gifford
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Timeless Tulips

I have had a lovely play with the Timeless Tulips stamp set and punch bundle by Stampin’ Up! You can purchase this bundle and save 10% till the 2nd June, 2020, so shop online now to get yours today.

To create this card I first needed to create a mask. Layering the mask over some Whisper White card stock I used one of the leaf images in Soft Sea Foam to create the background, overlapping them as I went. After I took off the mask I then stamped the tulip buds in Poppy Parade ink. Stamped the stems and leaves in Old Olive ink. I stamped “Happy Mothers Day” in Poppy Parade ink.

I used a Poppy Parade card base to then layer the stamped images onto a Basic Black mount.

The inspiration to use the Timeless Tulip Stamps came from and I love how, created the background. Utilising both of these ideas and melding them together to create the card I have now. To say that I am really happy with how well it turned out is an understatement. I am going to be sharing this card and a few others with my team this coming weekend on a zoom meeting. We’re going to have a virtual craft session.

The Timeless Tulips Stamp set by Stampin’ Up! really is timeless. They are a stunningly designed stamp set that you will want to keep forever.

I created another card which you can see here.

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Sunday – Designer Paper Day

Is it Sunday again? Well another Sunday, another Designer Series Paper Day. This week I’m sharing the Garden Lane DSP which is part of the Garden Lane Suite of products. If you love green then you will love the Garden Lane DSP.

The Verant Garden Stamp set matches the designer paper beautifully. The Magnolia Lane Suite of products also coordinates with the gorgeous paper.

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