Thursday, 30 October 2008

christmas present cards

Inspired by Ros Visser, I know the bottom card( inside) is pretty busy to look at and next time I will try, the wheel gifts galore to see how it goes. We will be maiking these in a card group as part of our christmas collection I'm not so sure about the christmas colours I prefer dashing but that is on a big back order at the moment.........shame

Sunday, 26 October 2008

christmas bauble shaker card

well its that time of the year and I am starting my christmas card classes this is a shaker card and yes I think it holds at this time 10 micro beads they are on my shopping list before next weeks class but I quite like these non traditional colours for a wee change hope the girls will like them . I know they really love the colours of dashing designer paper but I like to push out the boundaries sometimes

Yesterday the beginning of a long weekend was just awful weather It was bitterly cold and wet at times, the snow is back on the hills ,and the fire was on again in the daytime. In a break in the weather I nipped out the front and took a photo of our cherry tree before it was ruined We cut it back heaps last year , yet it still looks like a huge waterfall tin the front garden it must be about 12 foot high and nearly the same wide .

Friday, 24 October 2008


Priceless would have to be one of my favourite stamp sets it always looks elegant here I have layered the images for what I think is an even more feminine look I saw this layout in a magazine one day and thought I must do it.

Wednesday, 22 October 2008

baroque motifs

I love layering and this great card uses lots of it I used he baroque motifs stamp set and the apple cider paper from the current mini catalogue the choc chop ribbon is from last years mini but you can get the same style but different colours in the main catalogue in fairytale or beach front ribbon sets

Tuesday, 21 October 2008

no stamp required

I must apologise for the poor colour of this photo I dont know what i did, but anyway this is last weeks masculine card made with outlaw designer paper which shows the paper off really nicely and you dont need to use a stamp

Monday, 20 October 2008

pop up

It took me a while to do this as the measurement for the squares/diamond inside I kept mucking up anyway I think it looked bright and happy in the End

Wednesday, 15 October 2008

happy birthday Pauline

What on earth do you give one of the most talented stampin up Demo's that you know for there birthday???? Pauline McArdle in Napier is so fantastic I so wish she had a blog hint hint Pauline
so that everyone could know how creative she is.
I have sent you a small box of flowers with the designer series paper from the current Mini Happy Happy Birthday Pauline

Sunday, 12 October 2008

Lachlan James

I hadn't had a chance to use this very cute fishy friends stamp set, but when I recieved this super cute picture of my nephew Lachlan I had the chance to use it. Lachlan has just become a BIG brother.

ps if you click on the picture you can see him more clearly

Saturday, 11 October 2008

priceless Hamish John

This Darling little boy Hamish John Bell is only a Day old in this photo I can't believe it is over two weeks since he became our newest family member. My heart is bursting to be with him but he lives in Sydney with My Brother Mathew as Dad and His Beautiful wife and best sister in Law Cathy. He is a little brother to Lachlan James who is now 16 months old, wait till I post the photos of him he is gorgeous

Friday, 10 October 2008

challenge # 25

Kristine Werner challenge #25

This is My entry to colour challenge #25
My Sister in Law Diane also sent in a challenge although she is yet to get a blog so below is Diane's Yer I know sister in laws with the same name .... we like it though and we both love stampin up

Wednesday, 8 October 2008

Masculine card/Mostly flowers

Masculine cards are sometimes difficult especially if you have stamp sets that may sound girly, however this mostly flowers stamp is very suitable for a mans card espeically when teamed up with river rock card stock and a piece of brocade background designer series paper, ink pads used old olive and versmark.

Saturday, 4 October 2008

Christmas Decoration 3D

Side on View
I just love the way that if you had a favourite project before stampin up it can be made even better with Stampin up. My Dear friend Gwen showed me how to make this lovely fold up star with double sided paper and I loved it. Then I thought what next, so out came my stampin up vellum ,my red ink pad and Its beautiful wheel in the current mini catalogue I rolled each set (there are 5 joined together ) then embossed them with clear embossing powder.
If you are interested in a pattern let me know and I will try to do a tutorial

Thursday, 2 October 2008

birthday specials

WOW what a great Birthday Deal from Stampin up you only have to order $20 with of product from the catalogue and kerbam you get 20% off the above mentioned stamp sets that means The sets that you can purchase for 20% off once you have spent your $20 on regular priced product !!!!!!!

The sets on sale (and the catalogue page numbers) are:
Big Bold Birthday (pg 37) now only $51.16! RRP $63.95
Pretty Princess (pg 38) now only $43.16! RRP $53.95
Birthday Best (pg 51) now only $23.96! RRP $29.95
Crab & Company (pg 55) now only $50.36! RRP $62.95
Short & Sweet (pg 118) now only $28.76! RRP $35.95 - this is a must have set!
There's no limit to the sets you can buy, just spend $20 and you can have all five!

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