Sunday, October 21, 2012

Progressive Scrap Page...

 I had the pleasure of doing a workshop/party for a lovely hostess last week and she had chosen the theme of scrapbooking. Now a 12''x 12''page is a bit much to do for a make and take at a party so I did a six by six inch page and then showed all the attendees how to make it into an A4 page and then how to make that into a 12''x 12'' page.
 I had wanted to have a go at this concept for a while but never had the opportunity to do it, so I really enjoyed having a go at this myself. I knew all the attendees made 12'' x 12'' pages as a rule and would be interested to see how they could take their finished 6''x 6'' home and alter it to make it fit their books.
Here is how it turned out..

 This is the 6''x6'', the embellished panel on the left of the picture pulls out for journalling to go on, it's then hidden behind the photo. We did a page like this at convention last year.
This is the A4, so the 6'' x 6'' has been placed onto the A4 page and I added some some more photos as well as the Heading which was made with my favourite Stampin'Up! alphabet "Lovely Letters", the flourishes are from another Stampin'Up! set called "Everything Eleanor"
 And this is the completed 12'' x 12'' I love how the pictures tell a story and the finished 12''x 12 " page has had a few more photos as well as some more journalling added to it. The true friend saying on the initial picture is from the set called "World treasures"and you will remember it from my Dazzling Lights technique when I used the Peacock from it. I also used the border stamp from that set too. The colours of the card stock used are the new in-colour Gumball green, Not quite Navy, Crumb cake and a little Cherry Cobbler.
I hope you enjoyed this page and how it was put together,please click on the photos for enlarged pictures. I'd love to know if you have a go at this concept and show me your finished projects. Take care and thanks for stopping by, lots of inky hugs from...

Monday, October 15, 2012

I Dig You !

Hi there fellow paper crafters, I have been having fun doing a few party/ workshops for some friends and thought you might like to see some of the samples I made using the I Dig You set. I was asked by my client if she could have a children's birthday card theme at her party, she also asked if it could include diggers so I did my best to oblige and this is what I came up with...

I used the new Core'dinations card stock found in the current holiday catalogue on page 6 with this one, it's great to tear as it shows a different colour inside and it's also brilliant to use with our embossing folders because you can sand back the embossed image to show the inside colour of the card stock.
 I just used the "Dirt"stamp for the dirt in this one but cut the tipper truck's body and raised it on dimensionals, I also used our Scor it tool to give it some ripples and make it look like metal.

This is the inside of the card below and was the one everyone made for their make and take at the party. I used one of the stamps from the "Bring on the cake"set which is great for kids birthdays as you can just colour in the number and circle the appropriate abbreviation to go with it.
 This is the make and take card everyone made and was inspired by a card I had seen on SCS by Tayransom.

This card was also inspired by one I had seen on SCS by Wendybell.
 I had to make one for the girls too and this is my personal favourite :-) I used the "Itty Bitty" stamps and matching punches for the flowers. I also added a few pearls to pretty it up :-)
I hope you like them, thanks for stopping by and please come and visit again.
Lots of inky hugs from .......

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

FREE Ribbons for October!

It's a fine time to be filling your wish list, if ribbons are your weakness then October is your month.  – for every $60 you order you can choose one of the new 2012-2014 in-colour stitched satin ribbons, normally $15.95 for FREE. there is no limit so if you spend $120.00 you can choose two spools of ribbon and so on. If you are a Hostess for the month of October and your party sales reach $300 of product, not only would you get all 5 colours FREE, but you would also receive the hostess benefits for holding a party – that’s over $125 in FREE  merchandise for you to get creative with!
Choose from the following ribbons:
126848  Gumball Green 1cm Stitched Satin Ribbon
126847  Midnight Muse 1cm Stitched Satin Ribbon
126844  Primrose Petals 1cm Stitched Satin Ribbon
126845  Raspberry Ripple 1cm Stitched Satin Ribbon
126846  Summer Starfruit 1cm Stitched Satin Ribbon
Let me help you plan a get together with some friends to take advantage of this great offer, or just contact me to place an order of your own which can be delivered straight to your door.
Inky hugs from....