Bon Voyage

G’day Stampers,

Time seems to be flying by of late but I have been busy creating & will be sharing again as 5  June - TTof this week.  Of course, the free tutorials will still be available with the cards.

Today’s card is one I did playing with one of the techniques from the current Technique Treats – Split Negative & Spotlighting, so I thought I would see what I could come up using my extra piece left over from the Split Negative Technique, as you always end up with an extra piece.

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If you haven’t purchased any of the Technique Treats, be sure to pop over to the Technique Treats Page to find out what it is all about & to purchase your favourite Treat.  We have had great feedback which is always good to hear.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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148. Bon Voyage – Traveler

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Technique Treats – June

G’day Stampers,

I’m very late with our Treats today – heaps of trouble with my internet but have managed to fix it.  Hope your all survived the weather last night & today.  I think we were on the edge of it although it was fairly heavy.  I think the Bay got most of it.  We even ended up down the beach again this morning much to the delight of Belle.

My winner for our Free Tutorial of their choice is Kathy.  Congratulations Kathy & thank you for your lovely comment.  I will be in touch to see which Tutorial you would like.

Our Techniques this month concentrates on Split Negative (which is traditionally done in5  June - TT black  & white) but we have stepped out of the box this month with our colours.  The 2nd technique is Spotlighting.  Again, a great one to play around & create with.  This month our cards have used the “Traveler” Stamp Set.

As with all Techniques, June will certainly take you out of your comfort zone.  I know they did with me, as they are a little different to what I normally do.

To purchase your Treat this month, head on over to the Technique Page.  If you don’t have PayPal, then please email me to arrange payment via Direct Debit.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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Best Day of the Year!

G’day Stampers,

A couple of things for you today, so will list them individually.

  1.  2016-2017 Annual Catalogue2016-2017 Catalogue

The waiting is over.  To browse the new catalogue, please click on the catalogue picture on the left hand side bar or click on my Online Store to shop for the new products.

If you haven’t already done so, be sure to click on “Sneak Peek #2” using the “Pop of Pink Suite” or “Thank You” using the “Swirly Bird & Scribbles Bundle“.  You re going to love these 2 sets.

To celebrate the launch of the new catalogue going live, we have a Free Tutorial to give away for June’s Technique Treats – more details below.

Enjoy looking through this fabulous catalogue – you will love it!

2.  Hosting a Workshop

During the month of June if hosting a workshop & your totals sales add up to $450 AUDhost-promo-header-sp-eu or more, then you will receive an extra $50 in Stampin’ Rewards.  Who doesn’t love extra products?

This includes the normal 10% rewards for sales of $250 AUD.

Please be aware that this offer extends to items from the new catalogue only & not to discounted items.

3.  Technique Treats #5

Today is our sneak peek for the launch of our Technique Treats #5 where we have a play with the fun Split Negative & Spotlighting Techniques.  We are also playing with the very versatile “Traveler”5  June - TT Stamp Set & includes a card for the female.

To celebrate the launch of the new Catalogue, we are happy to announce that we have 2 FREE Tutorials available to give way. All you have to do is leave a comment below or on Naomi’s blog as to why you would like to win a Free Tutorial for this month.

When leaving a comment, please state which Technique Treat you would like.  If there is no preference, then you will be emailed June’s Techniques.

Winners will be announced on Saturday!

Included in this month’s Treat –

  • How to build a Technique Book
  • Spotlighting
  • Split Negative

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
  • How to create a Technique Book designed to keep you coming back again & again
  • Technique Samples Page & Tutorial for future reference

We would love for you to join us so be sure to click on the “Technique Treats” to purchase this Treat.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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Card #2 for the Males

Our card today is the 2nd one we did in our class last month.  Again, it is a very CAS – Clean & Simple Card, but one I am happy with.

I stamped the Globe Image onto a scrap of Very vanilla CS in Memento Black prior to punching out with Extra-Large Oval Punch.  I also punched a piece of Basic Black CS with the same Punch & adhered to the stamped piece but just showing a small amount of Black down 1 side.

A piece of Crumb Cake DSP from the Neutrals Stack was layered onto a piece of Basic Black CS before a strip of Basic Black CS was adhered across the middle.  The punched Ovals were adhered to the DSP with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

I stamped “Happy Birthday” from “Crazy About You” onto a scrap of Very Vanilla CS, cut down to size, cut into a Banner Shape one end & adhered to the strip of Basic Black, tucking the end under the punched Ovals.

This piece was then adhered to the Base Card – Crumb Cake.

To finish the card, I adhered 3 Basic Back Candy Dots to the bottom right corner.

Until next time Happy Stampin’

Vicky

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Happy Father’s Day

In one of my classes last month we created  a couple of cards for Dad or for the male in your family.  They were very simple cards, but they were meant to be this way.  I think with male cards we tend to try & overthink them.  It is best we keep them CAS – Clean & Simple.

I stamped the engine image from “Traveler” Stamp Set onto a piece of Very Vanilla CS using Memento Black Ink.  The image from “Gorgeous Grunge” was stamped either side of the engine in Crumb Cake Ink.

Happy Father’s Day” is from “Crazy About You” Stamp Set & is stamped direct onto the same card in Memento Black Ink.

I adhered a piece of Basic Black from the Neutrals DSP to the bottom of the card before layering onto a piece of Basic Black CS & then to the Base Card – Crumb Cake.

3 Basic Black Candy Dots were adhered to the bottom left hand corner of the card.

Have a lovely day stampin’

Vicky

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To complete the card, I adhered 3 Basic Black Candy Dots to the left hand corner of the card.

Happy Birthday

It was my uncle’s 70th birthday last Saturday & decided to try & create a special card for him.019aa-wm-blog

We had a bit of a special family gathering to celebrate his special day!  Along with him turning 70, it was also my cousin’s 58th & my aunt & uncle’s 60th Wedding Anniversary.  Lots of chat, laughter & old photos – some of which I had never seen, especially from my family & growing up!

I decided to use a set that I love but hasn’t seen much ink – “Traveler”  Luckily this set will be staying in the new catalogue, so it gives me more time to play with it.

By clicking on the link below, you are able to grab the tutorial to create your own card.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

Vicky

64. Traveler – 70th Birthday

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