Saturday, 30 January 2010

Thanks so much, with stamp with us!!

Happy Sunday to you all,

Today is going to be the start of a great week, I know it is!! It starts off with the stamp with us challenge which is Thankyou!! I have made a couple of items, first up is a card I have cased of my own from the sale a bration hop, Just changed the stamps, I love the layout and the colours so much!!


Next up is a card I have done for our monthly stamping up training with Natalie and Zoe, Using sale a bration sets again, It was my turn to do the make n take this month, and I soooo love the project I made for the girls to do... We have so much fun, and chatter, chatter, chatter! And fabulous make n takes, and of course fabulous swaps cards that we exchange too!! I think they all enjoyed making the box, it went very quiet at one point where we were all concerntrating, lol.

It's a gift box That the Stampin up Demos from the states made at their, I think convention or leader days as they call them, I got the instructions for this box from Angie Kennedy Juda's blog...

I made this to match the swap card, just changed the sentiment.... I sooo love the happy moments set and its made even more lovely that it's a freebie!! Albeit a limited edition as it is not available for sale or even after the end of feb!! All you need to spend is £45 to get your mitss on it!!




Well I hope you like todays offerings, Ooops I nearly forgot to say that the STAMP WITH US ONLINE CLASSES begin today, see I told you ite were going to be a great start to the week!!

Stash used: ALL STAMPIN UP
Stamp sets:
Pocket silhoutte, happy moments, vintage labels.
Cardstock, Basic grey, mellow moss, More Mustard, Close to Cocoa,Shara Sand, Whisper white, very vanilla.
Ink pads: Versamark, Mellow Moss, close to cocoa, earth elents marker pens
Designer Papers: Jackpot
Embellsihments:
Basic Grey Taffetta Ribbon, silver, gold,Earth elements and rhinestone brads, Eyelet border Punch, 1/2 circle punch, Tags punches, Word Window Punch, matt pack and paper pricker.

Wednesday, 27 January 2010

Here comes the Boys........

Hello All hope you all had a good weekend, did you enjoy the Sale a bration blog hop, I sure did, lots and lots of inspiration from the girls!! I know I shall be casing a few creations I have seen along the hop!!

Well now onto todays sharing, it's all about Boys!! Using Die cuts again, just fabulous for quick and easy cards and all the stress of what colours to use are taken out of the equastion.... A list of products used will be at the end of the post....






PRODUCTS USED:
Die cuts - Lilli of the valley
Stampin up: Ribbons, ink pads, stamps, buttons, linen thread, papers, cardstock.

Sunday, 24 January 2010

It's Blog hopping time with ILWS.....




Hello and welcome to the In love with stamping Sale-a-bration Blog Hop, There are two loops to the Blog hop, I belong to the second one and the first one starts with Helen HERE... Well I assume you have arrived here from the fabulous Joannes Blog HERE Thankyou very much for comming, I hope you enjoy what I have made to show.

I have 7 Creations to show you!!.. Oh yes I have been a busy bee!!

In my creations I have used stamps from all the sale bration sets, as well as other stamps and embellishments, I have a few to show you, First up is a gift box and card set, the gift box is using a lauren meader template, the card is a 4 inch square, and the inspiration for the card came from the top of the box, I have used the Polka dot background and the Vintage labels set for this card, Full stash list at the bottom of post!!




For the next lot of creations I have used the Happy Moments set, as well as Whimsical words, and again the fabulous Polka dot stamp...




This next two, I have used the Whimsical words again, and yep that Polka dot stamp, do you think I might be addicted to that stamp, Mmmmm I think you may be ight..lol





And last but no means least a card that I made for a recent Swap using the Good Neighbours set, the sentiment is from the Basic Phrases set, Oh no Polka Dot!



Have you enjoyed it so far, well toodle pop for now, I shall direct you over to Wonderful Emma HERE For your next spot of hopping...

Set 1:
Stamps: Vintage Labels, Polka Dot Background.
Cardstock: Kraft, Chocolate Chip
Ribbon: Kraft Taffetta
Punches, Scallop circle, Plain ciorcle, Eyelet Border

Set 2:
Stamps:Whimsical Words, Happy Moments, Polka Dot Background.
Cardstock: More Mustard, Chocolate Chip, Old Olive.
Ink pads: Versamark
Marker pens
Brads, Buttons, both earth elemants, Grosgrain ribbon, choc chip, Regal Rose both 5/8 width, linen thread, pricking mat and tool.

Set 3:
Stamps: Whimsical words, Polka dots
Ink Pad: Versamark, Chocholate chip
Cardstock, Chocolate Chip, Sage Shadow, Whisper White
Papers: To the nines
Punches: Eyelet Border, scallop circle, plain circles
Ribbon Choc chip 5/8

Set 4
Stamps: Good Neighbours, Basic Phrases
Cardstock: Sarhara Sand, Mellow Moss, Whisper White.
Ink pads: Melow Moss, Basic Grey.
Papers: Jackpot
Taffeta ribbon Basic Grey, Eyelet Border, pricking mat and tool

Saturday, 23 January 2010

Making a difference with Garden Greenhouse for Haiti





Stampin′ Up! demonstrators have a long history of making a difference in the lives of others--especially when disaster strikes and the need is greatest. So it was not surprising that so many demonstrators have contacted us in the past week asking what the plan is for helping to provide relief for those who continue to suffer from the effects of the earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January.


Here is the plan:


From now until 28 February, 2010, £1 from every Greenhouse Gardens stamp set that I sell will be donated American Red Cross’ International Response Fund. The Red Cross is already well-established in Haiti, and this money will be used to provide immediate relief and long-term support through supplies, technical assistance and other support to help those in need.

As Stampin' Up!'s CEO Shelli Gardner reports on her own blog, the company has bought some supplies for 5,000 hygiene kits. Staff at the head office at Utah were asked if they could help assemble these kits and there were so many volunteers that this task was completed in just one day.

For every set that I sell, I will match the donation, and will also be offering my own special offeer for this too, I will give free shipping to anyone purchasing this set from me, I will be delivered directly to your door from Stampin up, I will also be doing a special offer deal regarding this set please continue to read on to find out what it is!!

I made this card a quick one this morning using this stunning set of stamps, It is a two step stamp set, and you may require the stamp a ma jig to help you BUT it's not absolute necessary you can do it without... I will be making a soecial offer on the stampa ma jig when you purchase from me both that and the Garden Greenhouse set! I shall give 10% off the stamp a ma jig as well as the free shipping that costs (£3.95) when you purchase both together!!

I am entering this card into Linda's From Purely stamping Challenge, A new challenge called Tackle it Tuesday Colour Challenge.

This colour combo is Stampin up caolours, Barely Banana, Basic Grey and Really Rust!


Now I did not have no Barely Banana, so I hope Linda forgives me whilst I subsitute So Saffron for it! I used More mustard for the inside of the flowers.

I made my own designer papers using the stamps too, I think its rather elegant do you agree!!
And such gorgeous colourways too, thanks Linda!!

Recipe list:
Supplies all from Stampin up
Stamp sets: Garden Greenhouse, Happy Moments (Sale a bration set)
Cardstock, Really Rust, Basic Grey, Whisper White.
Ink Pads: So Saffron, More Mustard, Basic Grey
Earth elements buttons, Linen Thread, Basic Grey Taffetta Ribbon.

Thursday, 21 January 2010

Die Cut Heaven.....

Hello All, Oh my isn't it COLD, proper cold here my tootsies are frozen......

Well today I have more Die cut creations to share, Don't they make such fabulously quick cards, I love how you can combine them with Stamps, again, I have used Stampin up Stampa and Accessories with them.....



The one below is a Tiddy 4 inch square card, using the Polka Dot Background Stamp and Ruby Red ink pad from Stampin up






This one below is using a Giant 8 inch Square card, I thought the image suited an Easel card, I am so loving these style cards at the Mo!! Mind you I think every card maker is too!!




Stash List:
Die cut images Lilli of the Valley.
Card Blanks Craftworkcards.

The rest from Stampin Up
Ink Pads: Ruby Red, Craft Whisper White.
Pnches, Eyelet Border, Scallopped Circle, Scallop Border, Circle.
Papers: Designer Saffron
Cardstock,: Kraft, Certainly Celery, Whisper White, Ruby Red.
Ribbon, So Saffron (retired),Whisper White Satin,Pretty in Pink Taffetta.
Embellishments: Pearls and Rhinestone brads from the Pretties Kit.

Don't forget if your would like to order any of the Stampin up stash, I am offering FREE SHIPPING During Sale a bration until the end of Feb, whats more for every £45 you spend you get free stamps!! If you spend £90 or more I will give you a free reel of ribbon 1/4 inch Grosgrain Ribbon!!

Monday, 18 January 2010

Fairies lilli Fairies.....

Hello all, Thankyou kindly for you lovely comments, much much much apprecaited!!..

Today as promised some cards made using the gorgeous die cut Fairies from Lilli of the valley, some of the cards are giant 8 inch square ones, the stash list below the cards will let you know where they are from...

Hope you like, I have loads of die cut cards to show you over the next few days...
The last two cards are the giant square ones..... The creation is a paper bag!!

I have incorporated some Stampin up stamps and embellishments with them....




Stash used:
Card blanks Craftworkcards
Die cut images Lilli of the Valley
Rest is stampin up, ribbon, ink pads, cardstock circle scallop punch and circle plain, oval scallop and oval punch, Eyelet border punch...

Sunday, 17 January 2010

Well Hello Strangers!!

My it has been a loooong time hasn't it....

Too long if truth be told, I have had a diabolical Christmas and new year, life has been truly unbearable to say the least, and I thank my fabulous friends and family that have kept me going! But I have a feeling its going to get better by the day....... Paul has been rather poorly to the point of scary in the run up to christmas rushed to hospital and stayed there for 10 days being let out just in time for crimbo and the snow, Ewwwwww snow how i can't bear it anymore!!

I have been without internet for over twenty days, so farewell to BT, I shall no longer need your services or even the crap customer services we have rec'd!!

Using moblie broadband at the mo as waiting for my sky modem to be fitted, so at least business can get back to some kind of normality...


Thankyou to those who have visited daily even though i have not been here, its much apprecited it truly is!!

I have loads of creations to share with you, Some fabbi cards that were due to be shown off on the telly but that flamin snow has held them up so, no one got to see them and the effort i put into them, So sorry Lisa and Laila for there hold up, still stuck in post office land no doubt, I shall of course be sharing them with you in the next day or so!!

Today I shall start with this weeks challenge for Stamp with us!! Oh by the way SAB time in Stampin up, FREE stamps to be had, for every £45 you spend PLUS anotheer bonus from me, FREE SHIPPING on top of that!! I shall be showing some creations made using these gorgoeus Limited edition stamp sets worth at least £17... So give me a shout if you want some!!

Anyways enough gabbing from me, heres onto this weeks challenge which is a sketch challenge, I have made the most of the snow by catching up on my DT cards for SWU and have them all done, wooohooo!!

Anyways I keep digressing dont I, now dont forget to pop over to Stamp With Us, to check out the fabulouness the rest of the DT have made..

Stash used:
Stamps: Live your dream, Whimsical words (SAB SET).
Cardstock: Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla.
Ink: SU Marker pens
Paper: Tea and Crumpets
Other: Gold Brads, Scallop circle punch, 13/8 circle punch

Well bye bye for now do pop back tomorrow for some Die cut heaven!!
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