Thank You…

Another challenge for today, this time from the very talented Makeesha Byl –  Head on over and have a go.
Anyhow, this is my card –
Supplies –
Stamp Set – Flight of the Butterfly, Pocket Silhouettes, Seeing Spots
Ink – Bashful Blue, Old Olive, Real Red, Whisper White
Cardstock – Whisper White, Real Red, Old Olive, Bashful Blue
Punches – Scallop Circle, 1 3/8″ Circle, 1 1/4″ Circle, Butterfly
Accessories – Snail Adhesive, Pretties Kit

SSSC64 – Congratulations…..

G’day Stampers,
It has been a couple of days since my last post, but had some great news last Saturday night & as a result this is the card I come up with using the sketch SSSC64 from “The Sweetest Thing” –

Knowing that red was a must and what goes with red, but black & white!  Then not being able to decide between the sets “Embrace Life” or “Eastern Blooms” –  the flower from “Eastern Blooms” winning out in the end, as I just love how the Heat Embossing Technique works on this flower.
I’ve changed the layout of the flowers a little.
Card –
Supplies –
Stamp Set – Eastern Blooms, Wonderful Words
Ink – Basic Black, Versa-Mark
Cardstock – Real Red, Basic Black, Whisper White
Accessories – Snail Adhesive, Pretties Kit, 2-Way Glue,
3/4″ Polka-Dot Grosgrain Ribbon*, Embossing Buddy,
Powder Tray, Embossing Powder – White, Heat Tool
* Summer Mini-Catalogue 2010
Congratulations Dannielle & Chis!

Happiness Always….

G’Day Stampers,

Another bright & sunny day here on the Sunny Coast & with it brings another sketch challenge I’ve attempted.

You will find this sketch over at –


My Card –

Supplies –
Stamp Set – Baroque Motifs, Whimsical Words
Inks – Night of Navy, Real Red, So Saffron
Cardstock – Whisper White, Real Red, Night of Navy
DSP – Sweet Slumber Speciality
Accessories – Snail Adhesives, Mini-Glue Dots, Brads – Night of Navy, 3/4″Polka-Dot Grosgrain Ribbon
* = Current SAB – ends 31 March
** = Current Mini-Catalogue – ends 31 March
Until next time, Enjoy!

Weekend Sketch Challenge…

G’Day Stampers,

Today I am posting a card I did for a challenge.  It is quiet awhile since I have attempted one.
While there, why not have a go yourself…..

Challenges are a great way of making a card without havng to think about layouts or in some cases colours.  It is all done for you!
To play along, head on over to Gretchen’s blog & follow the instructions. 
Sketch –
My Card –

Supplies –
Stamp Set – Oval All, Butterfly Prints*
Ink – Garden Green, Elegant Eggplant, Rose Red, Rich Razzzleberry**
Cardstock – Garden Green, Whisper White, Rose Red, Soft Suede**
DSP – Kiwi Kiss
PunchesButterfly*, Small Oval, Large Oval, Scallop Oval
Accessories – Snail Adhesive, Mini-Glue Dots, Grosgrain Ribbon – White, Uni-Ball Gel Pen

* = Current Summer Mini-Catalogue – ends 31st March 2020
** = Autumn-Winter Mini-Catalogue – 1 April – 31 August 2010

Until next time, Enjoy!

Chocolate Bunnies….

G’Day Stampers,
Another couple of Chocolate Bunnies for you – same layout, different colours.
With the Green Bunny, I have cut him out & using Glue Dots, placed him above a stamped image on the Whisper White Cardstock.  I hope you can see that!
I haven’t added a greeting on these cards, as sometimes I like to leave them blank. 
You can always add one later on.

Pink Bunny
Supplies –
Stamp Set – Chocolate Bunny
Ink – Versa-Mark
Cardstock – Mellon Membo, Whisper White, Soft Suede
DSP – Pink Pirouette
Accessories – Grosgrain Ribbon – Pretty in Pink, Embossing Buddy,
Embossing Powder – Clear,Snail Adhesive Glue, Powder Pal, Heat Gun

Green Bunny
Supplies –

Stamp Set – Chocolate Bunny
Ink – Versa-Mark
Cardstock – Garden Green, Whisper White, Soft Suede
DSP – Kiwi Kiss
Accessories – Grosgrain Ribbon – Always Artichoke, Embossing Buddy,
Embossing Powder – Clear,Snail Adhesive Glue, Powder Pal, Heat Gun, Glue Dots
Until next time

Chocolate Bunny…

G’Day Stampers,

I have finally gotten round to making an Easter Card using the Stamp from the current Stampin’ Up!® Mini-Catalogue.  This mini finishes Wednesday 31st March. 

Not only does it fnish on Wednesday, but a brand new mini-catalogue from Stampin’ Up!® begins Thursday 1st April & the cardstock & inks I have used are from that.  This is one of the advantages of being a Demo….we get to order the new products in advance.

Wait until you see this mini – it is filled with a lot of yummy stuff. 
If anyone would like a FREE mini, please do not hesitate to contact me
Supplies –
Stamp Set – Chocolsate Bunny
Cardstock – Mellon Mambo, Soft Suede, Rich Razzleberry, Very Vanilla
Inks – Mellon Mambo, Soft Suede, Rich Razzleberry
Punches – 1 3/8″ Circle, Scallop Round, Scallop Oval, Large Oval, Small Oval
Accessories – Snail Adhesive, Mini-Glue Dots
Non-SU – Embossing Folder

Using the cirlce punch, I’ve punched 3 holes in the Mellon Mambo and adhere the Bunnies behind.
Using mini-glue dots, I placed the Scallop Circle punch over the top to
form 3 scallop frames over the bunnies


Technique Class….

G’Day Stampers

We had a Technique Class today. Fun Fun Fun!  We all had a great time, especially me!

We did a couple of techniques, including Water Colour using Pencils & Aqua Painter.

Supplies –
Stamp Set– Wagon Full of Fun
Cardstock – Ruby Red, So Saffron, Whisper White, Baja Breeze
Ink – Chocolate Chip
DSP – Sleep Slumber Speciality
Punches – Small Oval, Large Oval, Scallop Oval
Accessories – Snail Adhesive, Dazzling Diamonds, 2-Way Glue,
Aqua Painter, Water Colour Pencils, Brads – Ruby Red, Mat Pack

Until next time

In Colours….

G’Day Stampers,
I’ve just finished creating a set of 6, 5 x 5 Gift Cards and Wallet for a friend.  I’ve used all the Australian Current Stampin’ Up!® “In” Colours.  I then made envelopes to suit the size & to match the cards.
I got to use my new Butterfy Punch which is in the latest Stampin’ Up!® current Mini-Catalogue.
Don’t forget this Mini ends 31st March!
Supplies –
Stamp Set – Great Friend
Ink – Riding Hood Red, Pink Pirouette, Baja Breeze
Cardstock – Pink Pirouette, Riding Hood Red, Tangerine Tango,  Kiwi Kiss,
Pacific Point, Baja Breeze, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White
DSP – Riding Hood Red, Chocolate Chip, So Saffron,
Baja Breeze, Kiwi Kiss, Pink Pirouette
Punches – Butterfly, Eyelet, Large Oval, Scallop Oval
Accessories – Snail Adhesive, Very Vanilla Grosgrain Ribbon,
Mini-Dots, Uni Ball Gel Pen
Non-SU – Rhinestones
Gosh, I hope I haven’t forgotten anything.
I created a Wallet specially to hold the cards, which closes of its own accord, so I didn’t need to use anything to hold it closed.
I typed Mary’s name on the pc & then punched it out using the Large Oval Punch 
Using the butterfly stamp from “Great Friend”, I’ve stamped the image onto the card, then again onto Whisper White, cut this image out & using mini-dots, adhereded to card.  You can’t see it in the pics – sri
Card & Matching Envelopes – Kiwi Kiss & Riding Hood Red
Cards & Matching Envelopes – Pacific Point & Tangerine Tango
Card & Envelopes – Baja Breeze & Pink Pirouette
Until next post

One Box, Sooooo Many Uses….

G’Day Stampers,

I’ve been off the air lately, but last night sat myself down & created a box.  I don’t know how or what possessed me, but I just knew that I had to come up with something which I could use for many things – jewellery box, pencil case, chocolates, office, etc.  The list is endless. 
This one is going into my own bag, as I can never find my pens and will include my office supplies which I carry around with me.  It is not very big, that it will take up a lot of room!  My ruler even fits into it!
 Band –
Closed View –
Open View –
Supplies –
Stamp Set – Great Friend
Card Stock – Chocolate Chip, Pacific Point, Tangerine Tango,
Ink – Chocolate Chip, Tangerine Tango, Bashful Blue
DSP – Chocolate Chip
Accessories – Pretties Kit, Snail Adhesive,
Non-SU – Rhinestones
Tip – I’ve used the “Rock n Roll” Technique on the butterfly.  So easy, yet a different look

Can’t you just see a chain or pendant sitting in here?  
2 small bars of chocolate fit perfectly or 5 Ferro Rachero’s.
 The list is endless!


G’day Stampers,
I’ve been playing with Abode & think I am finally getting somewhere with the program.  I suppose it helps to have the book, but hey, who reads those things!  I still have a litte way to go, but….
I’ve used “Wagon Full of Fun” – Mini-Catalogue – again.  I may have said it previously, but this set has so much potential….. 
A great little set if you are new to Stampin’ Up!® and not sure what set to begin with.
I didn’t start out making a baby card, but am happy with the end result.  You decide for yourselves!
Card – Closed
Card – Open
Supplies –
Stamp Set – Wagon Full of Fun, Whimsical Words
Ink – So Saffron, Basic Black, VersaMark
Card Stock – Whisper White, So Saffron, Brocade Blue – Textured
DSP – Baja Breeze
Punches – Photo Corners, Large Oval, Scallop Oval
Accessories – Snail Adhesive, 2-Way Glue Pen, Dazzling Diamonds,
Embossing Buddy, Clear Embossing Powder
Non-SU – Rhinestones
Hope you enjoy.  Until tmw