Inspirations in Ink September Blog Hop

G’Day Friends,

Thank you for dropping by & welcome to our monthly Inspirations in Ink Blog Hop.

We’re a small group of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from around the world who come together each month to showcase a theme & share inspiration for you to create.

You may be starting with me, Vicky Wright Australia or have come from Robbie’s blog where she shared her lovely project.  Don’t forget you can visit all the other blogs on today’s hop by clicking on the Blog Roll at the bottom of this post.

Our theme this month is all about the fun Cheerful Basket Bundle which I must admit I am enjoying.  A lot of possibilities with this bundle including what I’ve done to create my card.

The piece of Pumpki Pie DSP was adhered onto a layer of Very Vanilla Cardstock prior to being embossed with the lovely Timeworn Type 3D Embossing Folder.

The flowers are from my favourite Celebrate Sunflowers Stamp Set, stamped with Pumpin Pie Ink & coloured with Pumpkin Pie Stampin’ Blends Combo.

The basket has been coloured & blended with Night of Navy Stampin’ Blends Combo.

If you live in Australia, click on the photo below to purchase this Bundle.  Don’t forget to use the September Host Code – WVPZMJKG  –  if your order is under $250.

  • All orders receive a Handmade Card.
  • Orders over $50 receive a Handmade Card plus an exclusive Inspirations in Ink PDF Tutorial Bundle.

Cheerful Basket Bundle

Thank you for visiting my blog today.  Next up is Wendy.  If you get lost, be sure to click on the Roll Call below.  Please share a little love by leaving comments as you visit.  I know they would appreciate it.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Happy Stamping!

Blog Roll –

Vicky Wright – Australia

Wendy Varron – Canada

Christy Gridley – USA

Deirdre Croal – USA

Robbie Rubala – USA

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September Stamp ‘N Hop Blog Hop

G’Day Friends,

Welcome to the Stamp ‘N Hop Blog Hop for September!  Where does the time go?

We are a group of SU! Demos from all over the world sharing our love of Stampin’ Up! You are free to join us if you like, but we do ask that you be a current SU! Demo & that you use current SU! products.

September is about Autumn or Spring depending on which part of the world you live in.  Here in the South Pacific we are entering Spring.  The birds are chirping, the flowers are full of live & it is raining cats & dogs!

You may have arrived from Cheryl’s blog where she shared her lovely creation.  If you are starting from my blog, all you have to do is click on the Blog Roll below in case you get lost!

When I laid eyes on the Cheerful Basket Stamp Set, a few ideas immediately popped into my head.  One of which is this.  I’m not sure if I’ve carried it off but I’m happy with the end result.

A little masking, a little colouring with the fabulous Stampin’ Blends along with a pop of colour in Tahitian Tide & of course, Clear Wink of Stella & I think it shouts spring.  What do you think?

To tone down the Tahitian Tide colours, I decided to layer the Basic White layer onto Petal Pink & then to a Crumb Cake Base Card.

It was finished off with a couple of Petal Pink Elegant Faceted Gems.

If you live in Australia, click on the photo below to purchase this Suite.  Don’t forget to use the September Host Code – WVPZMJKG  –  if your order is under $250.

  • All orders receive a Handmade Card & a PDF Tutorial.
  • Orders over $50 receive a Handmade Card plus an exclusive Inspirations in Ink PDF Tutorial Bundle.

Thanks again for visiting my blog today. Be sure to click on all the links during this hop as it always interesting to see what everyone comes up with & how many ideas we can get from visiting.  Of course, a little love on the way of comments will surely be a lovely surprise to the hoppers too.  Next up is Mo.  In case you get lost along the way, there is a Blog Roll below for you to follow.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Happy Stamping!

Blog Roll –
  1. Mo Rootes – UK
  2. Angela Köber
  3. Robbie Susan Chandler
  4. Victoria Littlewood
  5. Cheryl Taylor
  6. Vicky Wright – Australia
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Best Butterflies Cards to GO! Kit

September PDF Tutorial Bundle

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Inspirations in Ink August Blog Hop

G’Day Friends,

Thank you for dropping by & welcome to our monthly Inspirations in Ink Blog Hop.

We’re a small group of Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from around the world who come together each month to showcase a theme & share inspiration for you to create.

You may be starting with me, Vicky Wright Australia or have come from Robbie’s blog where she shared her lovely project.  Don’t forget you can visit all the other blogs on today’s hop by clicking on the Blog Roll at the bottom of this post.

So sad to say that today is the last day of Sale-a-Bration & the last day to grab theses cute litte hippos when placing a $90 order.  I’m not sure what has been your favourite but I have loved the Hippest Hippos along with the Hippo Dies.  So much fun, so many ideas, only 2 hands!

Who says Hipps can’t be blue?

Do you ever start out with something in mind but then end up a totally different finish –  nothing like what you were thinking of?  Well, this is one of those projects!

A piece of Crumb Cake Cardstock was embossed with the Brick & Mortar 3D Embossing Folder before lightly & gently dragging Crumb Cake Ink Pad over the top, first up & down & then from side to side.

Have you noticed their little bellies?   I did a little Paper Piercing with the lovely Splendid Day DSP by stamping 2 images direct onto the paper, fussy cutting the little bellies before adhering to the coloured images.

If you live in Australia, click on the photo below to purchase this Suite.  Don’t forget to use the August Host Code – DP3JVVSY –  if your order is under $250.

  • All orders receive a Handmade Card
  • Orders over $50 receive a Handmade Card plus an exclusive Inspirations in Ink Sale-a-Bration PDF Tutorial Bundle

Hippest Hippos  – Level 1, FREE with a $90 Order

Thank you for visiting my blog today.  Next up is Christy.  If you get lost, be sure to click on the Roll Call below.  Please share a little love by leaving comments as you visit.  I know they would appreciate it.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Happy Stamping!

Blog Roll –

Robbie Rubala – USA

Vicky Wright – Australia

Christy Gridley – USA

Deirdre Croal – USA

September Events & Specials – Click on the links to Register

Simply Stamping

Best Butterflies Cards to GO! Kit

August DSP Card Kits

August PDF Tutorial Bundle

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Vintage Tools by Stampin’ Up! FB Live

G’Day Friends,

I do hope you all had a lovely weekend!

I don’t often post on a Monday but as we did an easy FB Live yesterday, I thought I would share the projects with you.  They are perfect for the Beginner & Casual Stampers!

We played around with the Vintage Tools Stamp Set from the Annual Catalogue.  This set is so cute & I will be honest & say that I love this little set.  Perfect for the male & females.

I created a set of 3 cards for the male, all being perfect for the Beginner & Casual Stamper.   Then I shared a set perfect for the female, again all perfect for the Beginner & Casual Stamper.

To check out the Video, click on this link.

If you live in Australia, click on the photo below to purchase this Suite.  Don’t forget to use the August Host Code – DP3JVVSY –  if your order is under $250.

  • All orders receive a Handmade Card.
  • Orders over $50 receive a Handmade Card plus an exclusive Inspirations in Ink Sale-a-Bration PDF Tutorial Bundle.

Vintage Tools – $39.00

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Happy Stamping!

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Best Butterflies Cards to GO! Kit

August DSP Card Kits

August PDF Tutorial Bundle

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Demonstrator Training Program Blog Hop – August 2022

G’Day Friends,

Thank you so much for joining me today.  Once again I am joining Kylie & Bruno’s  Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrator Monthly Training Blog Hop.

We are a group of Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrators from around the world that are taking part in training that is helping us to build a successful Stampin’ Up!® business and to reach goals we have set ourselves.  Your support is really appreciated.

You may be starting here – Vicky Wright – or have come from another blog – either way you can find the Blog Roll at the bottom of this post.  By clicking on the links, you are sure not to miss out on lots of inspiration for your next project.

I’ve been playing with oh so cute Hippest Hippos from Sale-a-Bration.  They really are the cutest little hippos ever & just had to share!

 As this hop is all about our customer Thank You cards I wanted to use these cute hippos to create something fun & cute for my customers, although can we have really have Blackberry Bliss Hippos?

Did you notice the Ribbon?  It has been coloured with the Dark Petal Pink Stampin’ Blend.

If you live in Australia, click on the photo below to purchase this Suite.  Don’t forget to use the August Host Code – DP3JVVSY –  if your order is under $250.

  • All orders receive a Handmade Card & a Technique PDF Tutorial.
  • Orders over $50 receive a Handmade Card plus an exclusive Inspirations in Ink Sale-a-Bration PDF Tutorial Bundle or you able to purchase this Tutorial Bundle HERE.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Happy Stamping!

 



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Best Butterflies Cards to GO! Kit

August DSP Card Kits

August PDF Tutorial Bundle

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Mega Tutorial Bundle with Stampin’ Up! Splendid Day Suite Collection

G’Day Friends,

A couple of weeks ago, Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from around the world got together to stamp & create together with a Creativity Now Event.  We completed 5 projects with the gorgeous Splendid Day Suite Collection.  Oh how I love this Collection!

I love the Foil Pattern Papers along with the fine leaf images.  Oh the colours are so pretty & soft & work so well together.  Have I mentioned the lovely Soft Sea Foam Ribbon & of course the Gold Metal Open Leaf Trinkets.

Now for the best news!  I’ve joined a group of Demonstrators from around the world to bring you 27 tutorials created from this Collection!  That’s 157 pages of ideas & inspiration!

Included in the Tutorial is a complete list of Supplies for each project, Measurements both in Metric & Letter size plus Step by Step Instructions.  There are even photos where required.

You can obtain this Mega Bundle 2 ways –

  1. Place a $50 order before P&H through me – https://bit.ly/3mZuxic
  2. Purchase it from my Tutorial Sale Store – https://bit.ly/3zqzA05

My project today features the first project we created although I did change it a little but that is ok!

Check out the colour on colour background created with Pool Party & Fresh Freesia Stampin’ Blends Combos.  Think I will be doing more of this.

Click HERE to see my project from yesterday created with the same Suite Collection.

If you live in Australia, click on the photo below to purchase this Suite.  Don’t forget to use the July Host Code – HXQEXPCS –  if your order is under $250.

  • All orders receive a Handmade Card & a PDF Tutorial.
  • Orders over $50 receive a Handmade Card plus an exclusive Megal Splendid Day PDF Tutorial Bundle or you able to purchase this Tutorial Bundle HERE.

Splendid Day Suite = $145.75

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Happy Stamping!

July Events & Specials – Click on the links to Register
July Stamp & Card Club

Mega Splendid Day PDF Tutorial

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or puchase the tutorial HERE

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Kylie’s International Blog Highlights

G’Day Friends,

Today I am hopping along with Kylie’s International Blog Hop for July.  This is a hop where Demonstrators from all around the world chose to take part highlighting all our lovely product.  If this is the first time visiting my blog, thank you so much for dropping by.

You are able to vote for my card Here or by clicking on the photo below.

Thank You is our theme for the hop.  Many of us don’t take the time to thank the ones we love or care about.  It can be the simple things that they do for us each day or big things that they have done recently.  It is so important to say thank you and show our appreciation for the hard work of others and the kindness that they show.

I love creating this type of card & posting them off in the mail or leaving them in my neighbours letterboxes.  Do you know of anyone you can this type of card to?  I’m sure they would appreciate it.

I’ve been playing with the gorgeous Splendid Day Suite from the new Mini & wow, are you going to love creating with it too!   It’s simply stunning & perfect for all occasions.

At first the main image was stamped onto Basic White but after putting the card together I decided it needed a little something else as it was too flat.  I then stamped the same image onto scrap Basic White, coloured & blended with Soft Sea Foam Stampin’ Blends Combo, finishing off with the Clear Wink of Stella.

After die cutting the image with the Splendid Stems Dies, it was adhered over the top of the original image with Mini Stampin’ Dimensionals.  Much better I think.

The sentiment is from one of my favourites – Inspired Thoughts Stamp Set.  Not only is it perfect for all occasions but the font seems to suit all cards.

If you live in Australia, click on the photo below to purchase this Suite.  Don’t forget to use the July Host Code – HXQEXPCS –  if your order is under $250.

  • All orders receive a Handmade Card & a PDF Tutorial.
  • Orders over $50 receive a Handmade Card plus an exclusive Megal Splendid Day PDF Tutorial Bundle or you able to purchase this Tutorial Bundle HERE.

Splendid Day Suite = $145.75

Don’t forget to click HERE to vote for me.  I would really apreciate it!

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Happy Stamping!

July Events & Specials – Click on the links to Register
July Stamp & Card Club

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May Stamp N’ Hop Blog Hop

G’Day Stampers,

Welcome to the Stamp ‘N Hop Blog Hop for May!

We are a group of SU! Demos from all over the world sharing our love of Stampin’ Up! You are free to join us if you like, but we do ask that you be a current SU! Demo & that you use current SU! products.

This month its all about Babies & Kids.  We sometimes leaves these sorts of cards to the last minute so this is the perfect time to grab ideas for yur next cards.

You may have arrived from Sue’s blog where she shared her lovely creation.  If you are starting from my blog, all you have to do is click on the next arrow below to continue or the Blog Roll in case you get lost!

I’ve been playing with the fun Party Puffins Stamp Set along with the Design a Daydream DSP this week so thought why not carry on with what is already on my desk.

You can check out more projects created with these products by clicking HERE.

Need supplies to create today’s project at home?  Click on this link to shop in my Online Store.  Don’t forget to use May Host Code – W79TXART –  if your order is under $250.

  • All orders receive a Handmae Card.
  • Orders over $50 receive a Handmade Card plus an exclusive Inspirations in Ink PDF Tutorial.

Click on the link below to download, save or print your Card Recipe for today’s project.

Card Recipe #4 – Party Puffins

Thanks again for visiting my blog today. Be sure to click on all the links during this hop as it always interesting to see what everyone comes up with & how many ideas we can get from visiting.  Of course, a little love on the way of comments will surely be a lovely surprise to the hoppers too.  Next up is Jill.  In case you get lost along the way, there is a Blog Roll below for you to follow.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Happy Stamping!

 

May Roll Call –

  1. Gez Carpenter – UK
  2. Rebecca-Jo Unwin – Australia
  3. Mo Rootes – UK
  4. Sue Allen – Australia
  5. Vicky Wright – Australia – That’s Me!
  6. Jill Chapman – UK
  7. Heather Forgan – UK
  8. Annette Ellias

May Events & Specials – Click on the links to Register

2022-2023 Designer Series Paper Share

 

Hello Ladybug & Across the Waves

G’Day Friends,

Thank you for visiting my blog today as I have something special to share with you.

Robbie from Creations in Paper & myself have teamed up to give you Across the Waves Mini Blog Hop.  Each Wednesday we will be sharing & featuring a project created with a nominated Stamp Set or Bundle.

For all of February, the fun Hello Ladybug Bundle will be the star!   It is available from the current Mini Catalogue & is such a fun Bundle .  One that I am having lots of fun with.  Have you purchased your Bundle yet?

To create my card I decided to go with the colours of Pale Papaya, So Saffron, Old Olive, Calypso Coral & Basic White.

A layer of Basic White was embossed with the Timber 3D Embossing Folder while another piece of  Basic White was created with one of the masks from the Plenty of Patterns Decorative Masks which is available from the Annual Catalogue.

The large leaf has been stamped in Old Olive Ink prior to being fussy cut.  By the way, did you know if you chop off the top part, it turns into such alovely shape heart – perect for Valentine’s Day or any day for that matter.

To complete the card I randomly adhered the a couple of the Bronze Brushed Metallic Adhesive Backed Dots to the Card Front.

Need supplies to create today’s project at home?  Don’t forget to use February’s Host Code – Y7CPFNKQ –  if your order is under $250.   All orders receive a PDF Tutorial & a Handmade Card from me.

Thank you so much for joining me today & for our very first Across the Waves Mini Blog Hop.  To check out what Robbie has created, be sure to click on the photo below.

Did you know that this is the Bundle we are using in our Online March Stamp Camp?  I can’t wait to share our projects with you.  In fact, I want to share them all with you now but shhhhhhh….  you are gonna have to wait.  I know you are going to love them as much as we do.

You have 3 Options to select for this fun Camp including 2 Add-On Classes – Flowing Flowers Stamp Set & Let’s Set Sail Bundle.

Be sure to REGISTER for this fun Camp before Monday, 7 February!

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Create to Share!

Friendly Hello Bundle – Make n Take #4

G’Day Friends,

This week I will be sharing the remainder of my samples from our Fun Day over in our World Card Making Group – #WCMG.

Make n Take #4 was all about Mystery Stamping.  Who doesn’t love a bit of mystery?

Once again I’ve used the Friendly Hello Bundle is Level 2 from Sale-a-Bration which you can earn for FREE when spending $180.  Can I say I am enjoyning playing with these papers & have to report that I don’t have much left which is probaly a good thing, right!

This gorgeous Bundle includes the Friendly Hello Stamp Set along with a pack of the Friendly Hello Designer Series Paper.  Did you know that some images from the stamp set are designed to be stamped directly onto the paper for a unique look all you own.  How great is that?

I’ve taken the colours of Pale Papaya & Basic Black from the papers which are striking but soft to the eye.

The flowers have been coloured & blended with Petal Pink Stampin’ Blends while the leaves have been stamped with Shaded Spruce Ink.

To watch the video on how I created this card, be sure to click here.

Need supplies to create today’s project at home?  Don’t forget to use January’s Host Code – GBDGREJN –  if your order is under $250.   All orders receive a PDF Tutorial & a Handmade Card from me.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Happy Stamping!