Merry Christmas

Not long now until Christmas!

When the 2016 Holiday Catalogue first come out, a card on Page 3 popped out at me.  As I 20161105_133418_resizedinsidon’t have the stamp set they used, I do have my favourite “A Day at the Beach“, which I payed with to create my version.

I am a lover of non-traditional Christmas & I think this card is Australia to a “T”.  It will be in my part of the world anyhow.  I am spending part of Christmas Day on the beach.  Where will you spending your day?

For a free tutorial on how I created my “Shaker” Card, please click on the link above the card.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

Logo---Blog-Sig---130416

180-merry-christmas-a-day-at-the-beach

20161108_070233_resizedblog

.

Happy Birthday

I created my card about 2 months ago when I first saw the fantastic “A Day at the Beach” Stamp Set in the 2016 Holiday Catalogue.  It has images of a By Jingo (Icy Pole, Paddle Pop, etc), Thongs, Hat, Sunnies, etc all of which I think are very Beachy & Aussie!  I have so many ideas that I can’t seem to get them down on card quick enough.

Today’s card is one that sort of popped into my head immediately on seeing the Stamps.  It is a “Shaker Card” but with some of the stamps from the set – Sun, Thongs & By Jingo Images & represents our summers here in OZ.

I punched 3 circles into a piece of Whisper White Card with the 1″ Circle Punch before adhering a piece of Window Sheet behind each circle.

To create my Shakers I applied the great new Foam Adhesive Strips around each circle & filled them up with lots of bling, eg Sequin Trim, Sequins & even sand from the beach.

This piece was then adhered to a piece of Daffodil Delight Card & then to the Base Card – Whisper White.

I stamped “Happy Birthday” from “Crazy About You” Stamp Set in Rich Razzleberry Ink direct onto Whisper White, layered it onto a piece of Rich Razzleberry before adhering across a section of the Card Front.

For the images I used my Blender Pen, Shimmer White Card & Memento Tuxedo Ink.  The Sun – Daffodil Delight Ink, Thongs – Flirty Flamingo & Rich Razzleberry Inks & the By Jingo – Daffodil Delight & Rich Razleberry Inks.  Each image was fussy cut & adhered to the circles.

To complete the card I popped a couple of small Rhinestones to each of my Thongs as well as the Card Front.

I will admit it is a little different but I’m happy with it!  I would like to know what you think about it too!

Until next time,

Happy Stampin’

Logo---Blog-Sig---130416

 

 

20161022_105516_resizedblog

Technique Treats #2

Today sees the launch of our 2nd Treat.

This month we concentrate on the cute little Stamp “Easter Lamb” from the 2016 Occasions March-TTCatalogue, Page 24.  This little lamb can be used for all occasions, not just Easter.  We show you how to create 4 cute cards playing with the Technique – Shaving Cream & how to create 2 Shaker Cards.

Included in this month’s Treat –

  • How to build a Technique Book
  • Shaving Cream
  • Shaker Card

Benefits –

  • Step-by-step colour instructions for each card
  • All the hard work is done for you
  • Keep up to date with the current trends
  • Inspiration! You will be amazed at how easy it is
  • Technique Book designed to keep you coming back again & again
  • Technique Book for future reference

We would love for you to join us so be sure to click on the “Technique Treats” Page to find out it all works & to purchase your Treat.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

Vicky