Thursday, 30 December 2010

Free Stamp sets!

Do you want some, well heres how you can earn them,:-

The fabulous Stampin up Sale-a-bration has started, and what a fabulous one it is this time round the design get better every year! From funky sentiments to Shabby chicness you are going to want them all, See if you can spot a new punch coming too!

Free sets are yours for every £45 you spend from now until end of feb 2011, I am also offering FREE SHIPPING ON ALL ORDERS OVER £45 .


Thats a saving of £4.95 straight away, this offer is from me not Stampin up.....












There are several ways to earn these sets, for every £45 spent in one go, Hold a party or gather your friends around for a cuppa and show them you catty to gain sales and get hostess benefits as well as more free sets,

Become a demonstrator or purchase the starter kit remember that once you have purchased the starter kit there is NO OBLIGATION to make any further purchases.. and get MORE free stamp sets from sale a bration and a free stamp sets of your choice from the catalogue including the top priced stamp sets...

If you would like to host a party workshop I am willing to travel, have sat nav will get there! I will show demonstrations of products and there will be a free make n take for you and your guests, so please do get intouch if you are interested....

Do pop back for some ideas using these sets.... also dont forget to see below for todays creations........

Simple and quick Christmas cards....

When doing cards for neighbours I do like to do quick and simple, I love small cards too not too much stash is used, Tight wad aren't I... Though I did use a fair few Stampin up rhinestones on them, ..

I used one of my longtime fave stamp sets from Stampin up Season of joy, real red and Old Olive colourways, never disappoint when making Christmas cards, they always look so lush....

Wednesday, 29 December 2010

Quick and easy packaging....

As promised I have a gift packet to share with you, although one of the piccies is rather blurred I am afraid.... Todays creation was inspired by one of Michelle lasts 12 days of Christmas postings,

A quick way of packaging those fabulous crafting products.... I wrapped a peice of cardstock around the item width ways (The item in this instance is a Stampin up punch)and glued together, Then used designer paper and wrapped it lengthways attached a peice of cardstock to which I had punched a border, and then used Ribbon the keep it closed..

How simple was that, no scoring and only measurement needed is its height...

Tuesday, 28 December 2010

Hope you all had great Christmas...

We had a rather sad one here, My 12 days of Christmas was cut short as we had a bereavement here in the Fee household and we had to fly out to Ireland for a funeral dodging the awful weather when you are pushing a wheelchair is no mean feat I have to say... I am beginning to get rather fed up with the snow and ice....

We had a big fammily get together Boxing day, and I went and done a JIM ROYAL and dropped a full tin of shortbread biscuits on my big toe and I didnt have any slips on either! lol nope I didnt rest me poor foot in the quality street tin!... tee hee!

I made homemade carrot and corriander soup for the first time,(tescos went mad with the carrots this year loads reduced on crimbo eve) and nigella sausages (made with Ginger preserve, soy sauce and wholegrain mustard) and they were loved by all, so am well pleased, when you have over 20 for dinner it is quite worrying that what you cook will be edible let alone liked by all, I also did jacket Pots and chocolate chilli con carne and not a morsel left of any of it, so must have done well in my stress...lol

I do have some piccies of gift boxes to show you, so do pop back later for a mooch, I shall be busy making new year cards as I didnt manage to get all my crimbo ones out, so will show you them when they are done....
Take care all....

Thursday, 9 December 2010

Sparkly n Bright.......



On the 9th day of Christmas the snowflakes fell from the sky, Zillions of them, Mmmm perhaps I should have made this my 1st day of christmas....lol


Todays creations are more swaps I did for training and convention, I made nearly a hundred of these fellows, using three of the new blues from Stampin up , I gave my ones a bit of a shimmer using the shimmer paints mixed with isopropyl solution in a small spray bottle...

I have used the cute Sparkly and Bright stamp set as well as the snowflake from A Winters post, and several circle punches.....





Thankyou for popping by!

All suplies Stampin up
Stamp sets: A winters post, Sparkly and Bright
Cardstock: Whisper White, Baja Breeze, Pacific Point, Marina Mist
Ink Pads:Baja Breeze, Pacific Point, Marina Mist
Brads, Shimmer paint champagne














Wednesday, 8 December 2010

Baroque Tidings.......



Hello and welcome to my 8th day of Christmas Creations, Hope you are enjoying it...

Todays creations are a card I made for my training and convention swaps, using a fabulous all year round stamp set from Stampin up called Baroque Motifs, I just adore this set, I used the rock n roll technique on the flower using Tangerine Tango and edged with Cherry Cobbler ink pads. Fantastic colour combination dont you think!
I adore this set, the box was one I saw in a BHS store housing hot chocolate and other yummies and i thought wow what a fab gift package that wouldmake, well what a faff of a project it turned out to be, it's triangle in design and real hard to do, phew I was glad once it was finally finished, Nearly balled me eys out when the phone went just as I finished it, coz as I turned round Stamford had it in hs mouth all ready to rip to shreads, see he sees a handmade box, (and yes he knows the difference) and thinks Oohhhheeee chocolatey stuffs in there! Mmmmm norty Stamford....



All supplies Stampin up:
Stamp sets: Baroque Motifs, Contempo Christmas.
Cardstock: Early Expresso, Cherry Cobbler,Tangerine Tango, Very Vanilla.
Ink Pads: Early Expresso, Cherry Cobbler,Tangerine Tango.
Ribbon Real red Satin, Basic Jewels Rhinestone.
Punches: Oval extra large, Scallopped border.

Tuesday, 7 December 2010

My True Love gave to me......



On the 7th day of Christmas My True Love gave to me......

An array for Treat boxes for you to give pressies in I have for you today, Christmas would not be the same without a special gift package for your items to be wrapped in... I have used various resources around for these gift packets, Lauren Meader designs, Kimberly Van Diepen (Fabulous Stampin up Demo) and good ole splitcoast stampers...

I am also giving away a gift, I will give FREE SHIPPING (that's a saving of £4.95 )for all orders over £30 until the end of December 2010!





All supplies Stampin up:
Stamp set: Winter Post, Perfect Punches, Contempo Christmas, Artistic Etchings
Designer papers and Stickers: Christmas Jungle scrappin set
Cardstock, Crumb cake, Soft Suede, Cherry Cobbler, Marina mist, Pacific Point, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White.
Ink pads, Whisper white craft, Marina Mist, Old Olive, Chocolate Chip.
Satin Ribbon: Real Red, Old Olive, Organza Whisper White.
Punches: Designer Label,Scallop Trim Border, Word Window, Tiny Heart, Scallop Circle,Fancy Flower, Scallop Border.
Basic Jewels Rhinestones, Crystal Brads

Monday, 6 December 2010

Delightful Decorations.......




Hello all, welcome to day 6 of the 12 days of Christmas, Oh my giddy Aunt how have I managed 6 in a row! It must be all this snow keeping me in and making me create!

Today I have for you a gift box and two cards, I have used a sketch and will be entering this into the Sketch and colour challenge blog a fabulous German challenge blog I happened to have stumbled across yesterday...

My colour inspiration I took from Michelle Last a fellow Stampin up demonstrator, I found the box on you tube...

I feel that these designs coupled with the colours are great for male themed cards and pressies! And what a Gorgeous Stamp set Delightful Decorations is, and of course not too mention the fabby matching Punch, thats what I sooo love about Stampin up EVERYTHING matches!



All supplies from Stampin up

Stamp Set: Delightful Decorations
Inkpad: Soft Suede
Designer papers: Elegant Soiree
Cardstock: Very Vanilla, Soft Suede, Marina Mist.
Basic Rhinestones (oh soooo sparkly)
Punches: Ornament

Well I hope you are enjoying it so far, me well I have to get my skates on and go crimbo pressie shopping, Nope I haven't done a bit yet! Christmas this year has kinda crept up on me!

Saturday, 4 December 2010

Christmas is love with all the trimmings,


Welcome to day 5 of the 12 Days of christmas, and a big thankyou for popping back each day, but dont be shy do leave a comment I love to hear what you think!

Today I have used the card candy items that I made for the card candy swap at the Stampin up convention this year I love love love Kraft cardstock and now with its new name of Crumb cake love it even better! I so love the elegance it lends to Black and Cream. The sizes of my cards today are here and there really as they are scraps of left overs, so I can see me trying to make envelopes for the first time now! Woweee looking forward to that NOT!


The cards today are all about punches really more than stamps and I really enjoyed making them and just love how they have come out, I have used the fabbi Spritzer tool to add a bit of splatter here n there I think it needed it too stark otherwise, makes them look a little Vintage dont you think! Kinda Victorian in style I think!

The photos dont do these cards justice, they are gorge in real life espesh with those ultra sparkly rhinestone...




All supplies are Stampin up:
Stamp set : Christmas contempo
Ink Pad: Basic Black
Punches: Large Heart 119883
Small Heart 117193
Scallop trim border 118402
Corner rounder 119871
Jumbo Eyelets pewter 108432
Designer Buttons Neutral 119743
Very Vanilla Taffeta ribbon 3/8" 109071
Linen Thread 104199
Cardstock: Very Vanilla, Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake
Desinger papers Love Letter 117162
Spritzer tool, Chocolate chip marker
Distressing tool from cutter kit..

Friday, 3 December 2010

A Winter's Tale - Day 4



Welcome to Day 4 of the 12 Days of Christmas. wow I am like a Bus aren't I, Nowt in yonks then loads all at once, Tee Hee!

What do I have for you today, Well A Winter's Tale I do! Since the Snow has made an appearence and set everything off keel, I thought only one stamp set will do in the circumstances, Stampin up's A Winters Post, this set is such a beauty I love it and hope that it will be in our catty forever more!

I have also used a fabulous tool to help me decide what colourways to use for this project! I wanted something other than reds and green or blues for my Winters tale!
And the fabulous Colour Coach that stampin up have brought to us in this years catalogue has done the job perfectly, its a real must have for all stampers and papercrafters alike! On page 81 of the catalogue item number 122228 and at £13.50 I feel it is money well spent, espesh for those who find it hard to put certain colours together!




All supplies are stampin up
Stamp sets: A Winters post, Christmas Contempo, Curley Cute
Card Stock and ink pads: Blushing Bride, Pear pizzaz, Early Expresso, Very Vanilla
Punches Scallop Trim border and corner, 1" Circle
Old Olive Taffetta Ribbon, Rhinestones.

Thursday, 2 December 2010

Color Throwdown # 121 day three


Welcome to day 3 of The 12 days of Christmas, And today I have made Gift Card Holders... I was Inspired by one of the Workshop Wow's at Convention presented by Fellow Stampin up Demonstrator the lovely Julie Kettlewell...

The colours are inspired by this weeks Color Throwdown Challenge. I made two gift card holders and alternated the colours on each one... then made a card from the Leftovers




All stampin up supplies used:
Stamp Set: Serene Snowflake / Sparkly & Bright
Cardstock: Chocolate chip, Bashful Blue, Marina Mist
Ink Pad: Whisper White
Punches: Circles, 1 ", 3/4" 1 3/8"
Scallop trim border, Designer Label, Modern Label
Rhinestones


Well I hope you have enjoyed todays offerings, and hope you pop back tommorrow!

12 Days of Christmas Day 1 & 2

Inspired by my upline Natalie O'Shea and other Stampin up Demo's that are doing 12 days of christmas creations, I thought I would join in.. Espesh since I can't go anywhere in this weather, oh boy is't it cold, we have over 12 inches of Snow here and there's not much sign of any let up, I would take advantage and make some crimbo cards...

I am a day late so have two showings day one and day two for you!


First up is a card and tag using designs I made for my Card Candy swap for Convention just gone, see belows post for the photo's...

I also want to enter this into a my fellow demo and friend Carols sketch challenge, do go visit Carols blog she make such beautiful items......

The Tag was inspired by Michelle Lasts holly tag tutourial...




All items used are Stampin up
Stamp set : Christmas contempo
Ink Pad: Basic Black
Punches: Large Heart 119883
Small Heart 117193
Scallop trim border 118402
Corner rounder 119871
Jumbo Eyelets pewter 108432
Designer Buttons Neutral 119743
Very Vanilla Taffeta ribbon 3/8" 109071
Linen Thread 104199
Cardstock: Very Vanilla, Cherry Cobbler, Crumb Cake
Desinger papers Love Letter 117162
Spritzer tool, Chocolate chip marker
Distressing tool from cutter kit..


Day Two of 12 days of christmas:

I wanted to make a bottle holder and found a tutorial on SCS site, this holder you can hold sweet treats in its pouch as well as hanging on the bottle...
I made a matching card too, you could do this design in blues for the men in your life ....



All supplies from Stampin up:
Stamp set: Perfect Punches
Ink Pad: Old Olive, Cherry Cobbler
Punches: Scallop punch 119854
1 3/8 Circle punch 119860
Fancy Flower 118073
Scallop trim border 118402
Designer papers Jolly Holiday
Rhinestones


Do pop back tommorrow for Day Three of the Twelve days of Christmas...
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