Monday, 26 November 2007
Wednesday, 21 November 2007
OR PERHAPS YOU ARE INVOLVED IN A SCHOOL OR ARE A FUND-RAISER AND WOULD LIKE TO RAISE A BIT MORE MONEY
AS A HOSTESS YOU EARN POINTS ON YOUR PARTY'S SALES WHICH MEANS YOU GET FREE STAMPS!
IF YOU DON'T LIVE NEAR ME BUT WOULD LIKE A CATALOGUE PLEASE CONTACT ME.
Not a baby or anything like that - well in a sense maybe yes!
My Starter Up Demonstrator Kit from Stampin Up arrived today - it was like Christmas!
After I'd looked at all my goodies I sat down and looked through the catalogue. It is a lot smaller than the US ones - maybe because its the first one, but I already have a list of some of the new stamps and accessories I'd love to have. Hint, Hint, Santa!!!!! I don't think Santa reads blogs yet though! LOL!
This card is especially for Crissi! LOL! It will be suitable for the Arty Girlz challenge too because it has fibres on it!
Sunday, 18 November 2007
It's been a bit mad in our household this weekend and my hubby has been busy laying a tiled floor in our hall and downstairs cloakroom - there wasn't much I could do to help him so it left me with some time to make a start on my Christmas cards! I've tried all sorts of different styles - I always say that each year I'll just make the one but that would be so boring and I'd get fed up - I think my favourite out of this lot is the Oh Christmas Tree one - which one is yours?
This was made with stamping a SU Xmas tree on background paper, the Oh Christmas Tree was cut out of a sheet of Christmas Paper from The English Paper Company xmas papers - I love their papers - I've used quite a lot of them on this year's cards!
I'm getting so excited at the thought of being a demonstrator with Stampin Up - I just wonder whether it will work over here as well as it does in the States - I know no-one near me who crafts - all my crafty friends are on line! I'm trying to think of a way of holding a cyber hostess party to spread the word about Stampin Up - If I come up with a viable idea - I'll let you know!
This was also background paper from The English Paper Company - the stamped image of the reindeer and the wording is Stampin Up - the tartan ribbon is some from my stock.
Yet again I've used The English Paper Company background papers here - the stamped image though is Cherry Pie Stamps - I just love this Christmas Tree with Merry Christmas in all those languages. The ink used is Stampin Up Spectrum ink which gives you all the different colours. You have to remember though to separate the inks once you've used them - unfortunately my DD didn't know that when she used them once so all my colours have merged a little bit so its not a true representation of how the colours should be - but I still think you get the effect.
Saturday, 17 November 2007
It retails in the catalogue for £28.95 and includes 6 stamps!
This set uses Stampin Up Embossing powder in Olive. Stampin Up Watercolour pencils have been used for the detailing on the Father Christmas. The brads are also SU - part of the earth elements set.
Thursday, 15 November 2007
I'VE JUST HAD CONFIRMATION THAT MY APPLICATION FOR BECOMING A DEMONSTRATOR HAS BEEN APPROVED AND MY GOODIES WILL BE HERE WITHIN THE NEXT WEEK.
ANYONE WANTING TO PLACE AN ORDER FOR STAMPIN UP CAN DO SO THROUGH ME IF YOU CAN'T FIND A DEMONSTRATOR NEAR YOU. EMAIL ME IF YOU ARE NEEDING SOME SU SUPPLIES OR FANCY HOSTING A PARTY AND YOU ARE IN THE HAMPSHIRE/WILTSHIRE/BERKSHIRE AREA. DON'T FORGET THAT WHEN YOU HOST A PARTY YOU GET HOSTESS POINTS WHICH CAN BE TURNED INTO RUBBER STAMPS.
EMAIL ME IF YOU WOULD LIKE FURTHER INFORMATION ON STAMPIN UP PRODUCTS
Tuesday, 13 November 2007
Monday, 12 November 2007
Sunday, 11 November 2007
I'm hoping this will be suitable for the Sisterhood of Scrap Challenge - I used to live in Texas and this was a layout of our pool that we had built when we lived there - can you believe we left there to come back to England! Were we mad or what!!!!!
Friday, 9 November 2007
Today's the day we can send in our applications for becoming a Stampin Up Demonstrator and mine has been entrusted to the Royal Mail - gulp!
I'm lucky enough to have last year's catalogue and could change some of the goodies I wanted for my start up kit - but there are some things in there I can't wait to get and have a play with.
This is an example of a SU card I made with a great versatile set called Love Without End.
One of the things I love about Stampin Up is that you buy sets of stamps which all go together really well and offer you thousands of ways of using them. Added to the fact that they all come in handy cases so no loose stamps about the place, they are easy to find and easy to use.
Do you get the idea I'm a fan! LOL!!!!
Thursday, 8 November 2007
Wednesday, 7 November 2007
There is a challenge on the Cardmakers United forum that is finishing on November 11th. There is a small prize for the winner, so get your entries in!
Here is the challenge:The title is Mr & Mrs. You can make a card for any occasion, but it must feature a Mr & Mrs in some way. I'm thinking Weddings, Anniversaries, Christmas ..... the crafting world is your oyster!
Come on over and join in the fun. There is also a Monthly Card Competition - all you need to do is send in your card entries to win a fab prize! No themes, no rules, just send in your lovely cards.