Saturday, February 26, 2011

ICRC Easter Stamp Class

Easter Blossoms Gable box
Joy fold Easter card
Inside card
Bunny punch art card
These are the projects we will be making at the Easter Stamp Class. The top one is a gable box , great for filling with Easter eggs and goodies, in the middle is a joy fold card, and a punch art bunny card with a pull treat cup. 
All materials needed for the class will be supplied. 
All welcome! 
So come along for some paper crafting and stamping fun in a social environment at the Inglewood community resource centre.
Lucky door prize up for grabs and a give away drawn every half hour.
 Cost $15
When 28th March 2011
Time 10am to 1pm
Light morning tea supplied
RSVP Kim Hanlon no later than 24th march on 54 383 562 
or email

Monday, February 21, 2011

Bliss Birthday Card

I made this card for my cousins birthday on Saturday using the sale a bration set Bliss and well scripted, both of which will unable to order after the 31st March, so if you want these please order before then. I'm hoping that the well scripted set will carry over into the new catalog, fingers crossed.Would love bliss to also but sale a bration sets i'm told usually don' hoo :( Just love it.

Supplies Used
  • Stamps -well scripted, Bliss
  • cardstock-basic black,whisper white
  • dsp-neutrals
  • 3/8" black taffetta ribbon
  • ink-black
  • Sponge for inking up edges
  • vintage brad

Friday, February 18, 2011

Easter Gifts

Here are a few quick Easter gift ideas, the first one is just a scallop circle with ends stuck together and the other is made using the pillow box die.

Supplies Used
  • Big shot dies-pillow box, scallop cirlce
  • Stamps-the nicest things,teeny tiny sentiments
  • cardstock- old olive, pumpkin pie, whisper white
  • punches- scallop circle, 1 3/8" circle
  • Ink- staz on jet black
  • markers- peach parfait, pear pizzazz
  • 1/4" grosgrain ribbon old olive
  • DSP pumpkin pie

Happy Easter card vintage style

So as you can see I'm on  a roll with the Easter cards atm 3rd post in one day, well good news more to come, have been a bit behind posting. I've used my new fav set again, and having ago at "vintage", I've used my distressing tool to ruff up the edges, can't see them too well in pic and sponged some white taffeta ribbon with crumb cake to give it the aged look, turned out really nice and i saw a technique (click here) where you turn regular ribbon into scrunchy ribbon very cool! TFL

Supplies Used
  • Stamp sets- Easter bolssoms, sanded background
  • card stock- very vanilla, pretty in pink, choc chip
  • Ink-choc chip, crumb cake
  • marker- blushing bride
  • 3/8" white taffeta ribbon
  • vintage brad
  • circle scissor plus
  • scallop circle die

Easter blossoms card

Here is another card that i made with the easter blossoms stamp set, love it!

Supplies used

  • Stamp sets-Easter blossoms, forest friends,bliss
  • Cardstock- very vanilla, blushing bride
  • Designer series Paper- crumb cake
  • Ink-Blushing bride
  • Punches-Boho blosso, 13/8" circle
  • Brad
  • ribbon

Easter Workshop Projects


box front
side view

These are 2 of the projects that we will be making at my next workshop,(16th March 2011 at the Inglewood RSL hall 7pm, for more info click upcoming events tab) the stamp set is called Easter blossoms and is in the mini catalog which ends 31st March, so if anyone wants to get their hands on this set you need to put in your order before the 31st.
I'm not going to give away details on this box till after workshop, I'm evil, hehe!! If you cant make it along but would like the project kit & instructions just send me an e-mail with your details to, cost will be $10 plus postage, pick up will be available for those close by.

Supplies Used
  • Stamp sets- Easter blossoms, teeny tiny sentiments
  • Cardstock-pear pizzazz, very vanilla
  • Ink- pear pizzazz, crumb cake
  • DSP- in colour pear pizzazz
  • Punches-boho blossom,jewelry, spiral
  • Circle scissor plus
  • Pearls
  • 3/8" taffeta ribbon
  • Hemp twine

Friday, February 11, 2011

Forest friends birthday card

Here is the card that i made for my eldest daughter's birthday on Monday, hard to believe that she's now 10!! time sure is flying, before i know it she'll be a teenager(not looking forward to that ekk!) Any way she is a bunny girl as we have 3 pet rabbits, Flopsy, Mopsy ( who is not very well at all atm, been to vet this week & still not sure whats up, poor darling) & cottontail. No peter though,lol.

Supplies Used
  • Forest friends stamp set
  • So happy for you (sale-a-bration free set)
  • cardstock- pretty in pink, choc chip, pear pizzazz, very vanilla
  • Ink- pear pizzazz, choc chip
  • organza ribbon
  • embossing folder(non su)
  • sponge for inking edges

Elements Of Style Card Case

Loving my new stamp set "Elements of style"  that i got last week and the whole vintage look.It will be getting a good work out.  I cased (copy and share everything or copy and steal everything!! lol, got a good laugh out of this today over on stampin connection) this card by Nerida (Stampin connection) but slightly changed it, colours are all the same though.
Supplies Used
  • Elements of style stamp set (der!!)
  • Crumb cake, choc chip and very vanilla card stock
  • ink-crumb cake & choc chip
  • Vintage brad
  • ribbon (retired)

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Bliss post it note holders

Marina Mist

Perfect Plum
So Saffron, Basic Black,Perfect Plum & Marina Mist Post it note book with pen
I'm just loving this stamp set "Bliss", it's one of the  free sets on offer  during sale-a-bration when you spend $100 (for more info see previous post.) To see a  video tutorial on how to make this project click here to watch  with Dawn from dawnsstampinthoughts, just love her work. 

Supplies Used
  • Bliss stamp set
  • Elements of style stamp set ( for You)
  • cardstock & Ink- marina mist, basic black,very vanilla, so saffron, perfect plum, crumb cake
  • sponge for inking the edges

Morning Cup Coffee Wallet

 While YouTube surfing recently  i found a tutorial for a top note wallet, (click here to watch it), anyway i thought it was awesome and had to have a go.I changed it up a bit and used the morning coffee stamp set      ( love it!!)  and thought that the size would be perfect to hold a coffee bag and it was. I altered the insert to allow for the bag, the measurements are 7" x 3 1/2" scored at 3, 31/2 & 4" fold looks like a W.

Supplies Used
  • Top note die
  • morning cup stamp set
  • cardstock-baja breeze,choc chip, very vanilla
  • Elegant soiree dsp
  • choc chip ink pad
  • corner rounder
  • word window punch
  • brads
  • scallop circle,scallop oval,large oval,1", 1 1/4" 1 3/8" circle punches
  • 1/4" grosgrain ribbon- choc chip & bashful blue (NLA)

Morning Cup Mini cards

Cards with matching envelopes

So Saffron

Riding hood Red

Old Olive
I made these cards last week with the morning cup stamp set, i really like the retro look you get with using the spotted dsp, (reminds me of the Harvey Norman kitchen add,lol) These cards are 3.5" x 3.5" and fit nicely in a 4" x 4" envelope, i used the Enveloper pro (non stampin' Up)and made my own, then rounded the corners and stamped an image on the back to tie in with the card.

Supplies Used
  • morning cup
  • choc chip ink pad & cardstock
  • markers-so saffron,old olive,ridding hood red
  • scallop oval punch
  • large oval punch
  • 1/4" grosgrain ribbon-old olive, apricot appeal(nla)
  • Very vanilla cardstock
  • Owl punch for the heart on cup
  • sponge for inking around edges
  • 2 way glue
  • scissors