Pretty Pattern Papers – November

G’day Stampers,

November still sees us creating Christmas Cards using DSP.  This month we are playing with the lovely & gorgeous “Serene Scenery” DSP Stack.

We also get to play with the “Swirly Bird” Bundle (Stamp Set & Framelits), “Reason for the Season” Stamp Set & the “Holly Berry Happiness” Bundle (Stamp Set & Punch) from the 2016 Holiday Catalogue.

Included in your Tutorial is the Sketch (which may used over & over again), Instructions, List of Products & Measurements (Metric & Imperial).  Throughout the month, I will be creating more cards using this lovely paper, so be sure to pop back to check them out.

We hope you will join us this month.  To purchase your Tutorial, please click on the Pretty Pattern Papers Page.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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Pretty Pattern Papers – October

G’day Stampers,

Today is the launch of our new “Pretty Pattern Papers” Tutorials.  This month we are getting ready for Christmas.

We’ve played with the lovely “This Christmas” Speciality DSP, Page 27 (Ideas) & Page 172 of the Annual Catalogue.  Along with the DSP, we’ve used lots of lovely Christmas Stamps – “Holly Berry Happiness Bundle” from the 2016 Holiday Catalogue, “Peace This Christmas” which coordinates with the DSP & “Reason for the Season“.

Don’t forget, in the Tutorial, you receive a Sketch, List of Products, Measurements (Metric & Imperial) & Instructions.  It is a way to get you to use up that lovely stash of Paper you have sitting in your cupboard. This is the perfect time to make a start on your Christmas Cards.

Throughout the month, I will be creating more cards using this lovely paper, so be sure to pop back to check them out.  You can also check out this Christmas Card I created last week using this DSP.

We hope you will join us this month.  To purchase your Tutorial, please click on the Pretty Pattern Papers Page.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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Pretty Pattern Papers – September

A huge thank you once again, to everyone who has been supporting us throughout our adventure/s.  It is very much appreciated.

Each month we release a set of 3 cards using DSP (Designer Series Paper), along with a septemberSketch, Supplies, Measurements & Instructions.  It is a way to get you to use up that lovely stash of Paper you have sitting in your cupboard.  The sketches are able to be used over & over so that you are creating entirely different looks.

This month we are playing with the lovely DSP Stack – Playful Palette.  I will admit although I love the papers I was finding them very hard to use.  Now that I have cut into it, ideas are flowing!

Throughout the month, I will be creating more cards using this lovely paper, so be sure to pop back to check them out.

We hope you will join us this month.  To purchase your Tutorial, please click on the Pretty Pattern Papers Page.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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Happy Birthday

I am sharing with you today one of the cards created for our Pretty Pattern PapersTutorials which are launched the middle of each month.

If you are not familiar with this, it is to try & get you to use your DSP lying around in your cupboard which you don’t really want to cut into, but know that you have so much of the stuff that you really have to start using it.  I know, I was exactly the same & now, well I just love making that first cut into the Paper!  The beauty of these Tutorials, is that the DSP does not have to be current, just as long as you are using your DSP is all that matters.

Don’t forget to check out our “Pretty Pattern Papers” Page for more inspiration!

Until, next time, Happy Stampin’

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Pretty Pattern Papers

Crikey, I can’t believe that today’s release will be our 5th.  Where does the time go?  Thank you to everyone who has been supporting us throughout our adventure/s.  It is very much Augustappreciated.

Each month we release a set of 3 cards using DSP (Designer Series Paper), along with a Sketch, Supplies, Measurements & Instructions.  It is a way to get you to use up that lovely stash of Paper you have sitting in your cupboard.  The sketches are able to be used over & over so that you are creating entirely different looks.

This month we are playing with the lovely DSP Stack – “A Little Foxy”.  I love the colours in this stack & will admit that I didn’t want to cut into it, but now I can’t get enough of it.

Throughout the month, I will be creating more cards using this lovely paper, so be sure to pop back to check them out.

We hope you will join us this month.  To purchase your Tutorial, please click on the Pretty Pattern Papers Page.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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Birthday Girl

When I created my card I am sharing with you today, all the items were current.  In fact, it 3  Juneis one of the cards created for our Pretty Pattern Papers which sees the release of the new Tutorial tomorrow, so be sure to head on back to grab your tutorial.

For my card I used the “Go Wild” DSP Stack (retired) to create my bags.  These were adhered to 3 separate pieces of Melon Mambo Card, a piece of Silver Cording Trim (retired) was used for the hands & pieces of Tissue adhere to the top of each bag.

I embossed a piece of Whisper White with the Boho Chic Embossing Folder before layering onto a piece of Melon Mambo before layering onto the Base Card – Daffodil Delight.

The greeting from SAB 2016 “Hello” Stamp Set was stamped onto Whisper White in Melon Mambo, cut into shape before layering onto a piece of Basic Black & then across the card front.  The Bags were adhered to the Card with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

To finish the card I cut 3 small flowers from the “Botanical Builder” Framelits 1 x Whisper White, 1 x Daffodil Delight & 1 x Melon Mambo, adhered them to each bag & popped a small Rhinestone to the centre of each to finish the card.

A very simple card but one that shows you how to use those little pieces of DSP lying around but you don’t want to toss out.

For more ideas on how to use your DSP, pop on over to the Pretty Pattern Papers Page.

Until tomorrow, Happy Stampin’

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Happy Birthday

I am in the process of creating a small package for a High Tea Cent Sale & thought I would share with you one of the cards that I’ve created using the “A Nice Cuppa” Stamp Set along with the matching “Have a Cuppa” DSP & of course the “Cups & Kettle” Framelits, al of which are now retired, but it has been great using them for this special event.

To be honest, I had created the beginning of this card when the items were current but it had gone into my unfinished pile.  All I had to do was add the elements at the top of the card.  Don’t ask me why I hadn’t done it previously as it took me all of about 15m to complete the card.

I actually did another one similar to this one which you will be able to find here, including a Tutorial.  For the Cup I’ve used Melon Mambo Card, Lemons have been stamped in Daffodil Delight Ink onto Whisper White Card & then fussy cut. The Tea Bag was stamped onto Whisper4.  July White Card in Bermuda Bay Ink, while the Spoon was cut from Basic Grey Card.  Looking at my Lemons I should have stamped them onto Daffodil Delight Card in Whisper White Ink but that is ok with me.

Happy Birthday” is from “Thoughtful Banners” Stamp Set & was stamped onto Whisper White  Card in Basic Grey Ink, while the Frame was stamped in Bermuda Bay Ink & punched with the Classic Label Punch.

Remember this is a great way to use some of that DSP you have stashed in your cupboards.  To create more cards using DSP, why not head on over to the Pretty Pattern Papers Page to view, purchase & create more cards.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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Pretty Pattern Papers – July

For those of you in Australia, I sure hope you are all staying warm & out of the rain.  We had to cut our walk short this morning as the rain started to fall but all nice & dry now.

This month we are playing with the new “In Colours 2016-2018” Papers.  Naomi has done a 4.  Julygreat job of creating 3 very cute cards using these papers along with the sketch for the cards.  She has also used the lovely little Stamp Set – Love You Lots which you are able to can earn when spending over $250.00 for an order or holding a Workshop.

Don’t forget, along with the sketch & tutorials for the 3 greeting cards, Measurements  (Metric & Imperial) & a list of Supplies are included.

To purchase your Tutorial, click on the Pretty Pattern Papers Page.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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Pretty Pattern Papers

As our next lot of “Pretty Pattern Papers ” Tutorial is coming up this Saturday, I thought I would share with you a card created from one of the sketches.

Pretty Pattern Papers is all about using that stash of DSP you have hiding in the back of your cupboard or sitting on your shelves just waiting to be used but your afraid to cut into it.

Let’s face it, we all have heaps of DSP in our stash just waiting to be used.  Some of us are 1.2  Aprilnot sure how to use it, but we love it!  Others of us just don’t want to cut into it, we love it too much!  The result – even though we keep buying it because it is just so pretty & we have to have it, it goes into that pile in the cupboard for a “rainy day”, never to be used or to see the light of day!

Well, Pretty Pattern Papers is what will help you to use that DSP Stash.  In the middle of each month, we release Pretty Pattern Papers  showcasing a sketch & 3 cards created from the sketch, all using your one lot of DSP.   The tutorial includes Measurements – Imperil & Metric plus Measurements for all 3 cards.  The sketches are able to be used over & over.

My card uses product from this year’s SAB – Wildflower Fields – BUT you are able to change it out with one of the new DSP from the current catalogue.  In fact, if you check back in a couple of days, you will see the same card created with different Papers.

For more information, be sure to check out our Pretty Pattern Papers Page.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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Sweet 16

G’day Stampers,

I’ve just had my new lounge suite delivered – very exciting as I now have something to sit on, but still have to unpack the lounge room boxes.

I saw today’s card on Pinterest some time ago & it just stayed in my mind for some reason.  It could be the colours or it could of been the pleats, but anyhow I loved it.  It was also a good excuse to use up some of my DSP sitting in boxes (yep, not unpacked as yet) & to remind you of our Pretty Pattern Papers .  Thank you for your inspiration.

I’ve used the “Cherry on Top” DSP which was in the Occasions Catalogue, now retired, but you could change it out to a current DSP or even what you have in your “stash”.

Included in the Free Tutorial below, is a template showing you how I did my pleat.  Click on the link to download your Tutorial.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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