Stamp ‘N Hop Blog Hop

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G’Day Stampers,

Today I am taking part in a brand new blog hop, well new to me although I have been a member for a few months.  It is a group of SU! Demos from all over the world sharing July---DSPtheir love of Stampin’ Up!.  You are able to join us if you like, but we do ask that you are a current SU! Demo & that you use current products, no matter what skill level you may be.

Our theme this month is our Favourite DSP.  There are so many gorgeous new DSP in the catalogue that it was very hard to choose.  I literally just closed my eyes & let my fingers do the “walking” so to speak & they come up the gorgeous Share What You Love Specialty DSP.

Love-What-You-Do-1My card is one I often create as I love the layout & it is just so quick & simple.  It looks great cut into how may pieces you wish although you have to ensure you match them up when adhering to Cardstock.

To create my card I team it up with the Pearlized Doilies & the Share What You Love Artisan Pearls – So Saffron.  The DSP has been layered onto Basic Black Cardstock & then to the So Saffron Base Card.

My 2nd card is created exactly the same way using another piece of the same DSP.

By clicking on the link below, you will be able to download your free tutorial to create your own card.  The tutorial includes a list of supplies & measurements (metric & imperia

As from Monday next week I will be showcasing our gorgeous DSP with lots of lovely ideas each day, so be sure to pop on back to check them out!

  • Card Kits & Tutorials may be purchased Here.  This month it is all about Tranquil Textures.
  • JOIN my Team during July to receive a Free set of Ink Pads
  • DSP “Buy 3, get 1 FREE” July Promotion here
  • Shop Clearance Rack
  • When shopping Online, don’t forget to use the Host Code for July – YHYVKDKK

Don’t forget to check out all the lovely Stampin’ Up! Demos hopping along – below the photo.  When visiting, please leave a little love on their blogs.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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418. Here’s to Celebrating You

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Roll Call – 

1.       Mikaela Titheridge – (UK) The Crafty oINK Pen

2.       Tracy Marie Lewis (USA)

3.      Cheryl Taylor (UK)

4.      Jacqui Jacjac Lawrence (UK)

5.      Susan Simpson (UK) Craftyduckydoodah

6.      Anastasia Radloff (US)

7.      Kaylee van Es (NL)

8.      Jenn Charles (US)

9.      Mo Rootes (UK)

10.   Danielle Kassing (NL)

11.    Jo Blackman (UK)

12.    Karen Pearmain (UK)

13.   Vicky Wright – Australia

14.   Linda Handford

15.   Amy Grendel (Canada)

16.  Terry Montgomery – Canada

17.   Laurie Meier (USA)

18.   Laura Mackie

19.   Joanne Hodge

You’re Awesome

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Today I am sharing with you the 2nd card we created in my Free Class for my customers as a Thank You for their support during Sale-A-Bration.

Again, it is using the Level 1, Epic Celebration Stamp Set but this time it is for the girls.  I’ve also used the lovely Scattered Sequins Dynamic Textured Embossing Folder for the Epic-Celebrations---Shoes-Ibackground.  It really does look like sequins when you use it!

To earn this set, all you need to do is spend $AUD90.00 excluding P&H.  There is less than 2 weeks left until Sale-A-Bration ends.

To download your tutorial to create your own card, click on the link below.

Don’t forget when shopping Online, to use the Host Code for March.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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355. You’re Awesome – Epic Celebrations

2018 SAB, 2018 Occasions, Epic Celebrations, Watercolouring Pencils, Stampin' Up!

Happy Birthday

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Heya Stampers,

Today’s card is one I created a week or so ago to send off to a lady that put out a call for birthday cards for kids at a Sydney Hospital, so I put my hand up.  Ove the next few days, I will share with you the other cards posted off.

The age group was 11-15 year old girls & boys (yep, I took 2 groups) so I decided to go with the Magical Mermaid Stamp Set.  What girl doesn’t love mermaids?Magical-Mermaid---Inside

I took my inspiration from one of my previous cards which I created when the set first come out.  The layout come from a challenge I set for our FB Group last week.  You can see that card & layout out here.

You are able to download a free tutorial to create your own card by clicking on the link below.  This includes all products used to create my card along with the measurements (metric & imperial).

When shopping Online, don’t forget to use the February Code.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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349. Happy Birthday – Magical Mermaid

Birthdays, Magical Mermaid, Party Pandas, Sploshing Background Technique, Free Tutorial, Stampin' Up!

Cool Treats

Heya Stampers,

Today I am showing you the card we will be creating in our “Cards @ Toogoom” class Cool-Treats---Insidethis morning.  It is not too late to come along – 9.30am – 11.00am.  All you have to bring is yourself!  Everything is supplied!

I am ashamed to say I haven’t used Cool Treats Stamp Set for sometime & then only once or twice but never shown you a card created using it.

I’ve used the lovely “Birthday Boutique” DSP, Watermelon Wonder Ink & CS along with the Mint Macaron Ink & CS all of which have retired.  If you wanted to re-create the same card, all you have to do is swap the colours out for current products, eg “Pick a Pattern” Suite which includes Pieces & Patterns Stamp Set, Pick a Pattern Washi Tape, Pick a Pattern Cardstock Pack & the Eclectic Shaped Paper Clips.  All are suited for boys & girls.

I thought it would also be a good idea to create a Z-Fold Card which the class haven’t created before & I haven’t done one for so long.

To grab your free tutorial, please click on the link below.  It includes a full list of supplies, along with measurements (metric & imperial).

Until next time when I show you the one created using the Pick a Pattern Suite.

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259. Happiest Birthday – Cool Treats (updated)

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Global Stamping Friends Blog Hop

Heya Stampers,

Welcome to the Global Stamping Friends Bloghop – a group of Demonstrators from all logoaround the world.  You have arrived from Kimberley’s blog.

Each month there is a different them & this month, the focus is on the Kids.

I actually created this card a couple of weeks ago when I first received the lovely “Magical Mermaid” Stamp Set which I think is perfect for girls.  So many ideas, so little time!

I wanted to try & use the set a little different while at the same time, create a different fold.  It is very simple but with all the Whisper White I think it is quiet effective.

Magical-Mermaid---Close-UpTo create my Base Card – Bermuda Bay, I scored & folded it in half but cut about an inch from the right hand side so that I could continue the “ocean” on the side of the card & the mermaid overlapping a little.

To create my background – I used the Block Stamping Technique by swiping Bermuda Bay Ink onto a block & stamping onto a piece of Whisper White Card.  The seaweed was stamped in Pear Pizzazz Ink & the seashells with Sahara Sand.  I embossed the piece using the Ruffed Dynamic EF & adhered it to the Base Card.

The mermaid was stamped onto Whisper White with Early Espresso, coloured with the Watercolour Pencils, blended with the Blender Pen before being fussy cutting & adhering to the front with Stampin’ Magical-Mermaid---InsideDimensionals.

For the inside, I masked off a piece of Whisper White on the left hand side, repeated the same process as I did for the front so that the “ocean” continued across the card & the adhered it to the inside of the Base Card.

I stamped the sentiment onto a scrap of Whisper White in Early Espresso, fussy cut it & adhered it to the front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

To complete the card, I randomly scattered small Rhinestone Basic Pearls so that they looked like bubbles.

I do hope you have enjoyed my card.  I am hoping to post a tutorial later on in the week.

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Be sure to click on the arrow below to take you to Anastasia’s blog.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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Roll call in case you get a little lost.

1. Sarah McDermott
2. Lisa Hardie
3. Kristie Neal Walthall
4. Courtenay Heuston
5. Rebecca Urban
6. Rachel Macleod
7. Georgia Missy Gaydos
8. Jenn Curtis Charles
9. Christine Wrede
10. Lisa Ann Bernard
11. Angélique Stempelkeuken
12. Sharon Dalton
13. Lou Kitzelman
14 Kimberley Anne Morris
15. Vicky Wright – You are here
16. Anastasia Radloff
17. Susan Vilar
18. Christina Walker
19. Ellen Woodbridge
20. Amanda Bates
21. Cary Buckham
22. Sharleen Luciano
23. Jan Musselman
24. Anita Wifladt
25. Karie Beglau
26. Marieke Bart
27. Donna Gray
28. Mary Ann Kay Rossiter
29. Erica Jones

It’s Your Day…

… Make a Splash!

I’m  just loving this cute little stamp set “Message in a Bottle“.  So many ideas, so little #8---Maytime!  It is perfect for all occasions!  In fact, when I first saw this stamp set, I knew what I had to create with it.  It has taken me some time, but am happy with the result.

I wanted to show my “Cards @ Toogoom” class how much fun it is to play with the Watercolour Paper , Aqua Painters & water & I mean water as we really wet our paper.  It also doubled as my card for our challenge over on our FB Page.

I did start out sponging Rich Razzleberry, Pink Pirouette & Night of Navy but it wasn’t giving me the result I wanted so I switched over to Powder Pink, Fresh Fig & Tranquil Tide I then watched the magic happen as no 2 pieces will ever end up the same.

Splotches of water was then splashed over the dry Watercolour Paper to take some of the water away.  I splashed the Clear Wink of Stella over the top before die cutting with 20170626_120225blog-close-uthe Stitched Shapes Framelits  by running through the Big Shot.

I used Archival Basic Black Ink to stamp my mermaid onto Watercolour Paper.  She was coloured with Powder Pink (skin), Lemon Lime Twist (hair), Fresh Fig (cap & bra) & Tranquil Tide for the tail along with an Aqua Painter.  Between the colouring of different inks, I let them dry as I didn’t want the colours to run into each other.

The background was embossed with the Seaside TIEF by running a piece of the Thick Whisper White through the Big Shot & adhered to the Base Card – Powder Pink.

To download your free tutorial click on the link below.  It includes measurements (metric & imperial) & products used to create my card.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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247. It’s Your Day, Make a Splash – Message in a Bottle

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Happy Birthday

A couple of weeks ago I created 2 cards using the fun “Bike Ride” Bundle.  Well today I amBike-Ride---Iside showing you the 3rd card created using basically the same supplies, colours & layout.  The differences being I’ve used Chocolate Chip as my Base Card, Embossing Paste & Crumb Cake & Chocolate Chip Ink Re-Fills along with Sunshine Sayings for my greeting.

To achieve my “footpath”,  I added a 3 small amounts of Embossing Paste onto the Silicone Craft Sheet, added a very tiny drop of Crumb Cake & Chocolate Chip Ink Refills to 2 of the amounts but not really mixing them.

I placed the “Brick” Decorative Mask to the bottom part of a piece of Whisper White Card, Bike-Ride---Embossing-Pasteapplied the White Embossing Paste followed by the Crumb Cake & then the Chocolate Chip to the Mask.  I found doing it this way, I had a more of a distinctive look with the colours.

The “Happy Birthday” was stamped onto a scrap of Whisper White CS, punched with the Classic Label Punch & adhered behind the bike to look like a “flag”.

I’m finding this Bundle lots of fun with lots of ideas popping into my head as I create my cards.

Don’t forget to click on the link below to grab your Free Tutorial to create your own card.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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251. Happy Birthday – Bike Ride

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FMS296 – Magical Birthday

I’ve been playing with the lovely, lovely “Magical Mermaid” Stamp Set over the weekendFMS296 & must admit am loving it.  For such a little stamp, it sure packs a bit of a punch!

I saw the challenge over at Freshly Made Sketches & I had a piece of Watercolour Paper sitting on my desk waiting for inspiration to hit me so it was perfect timing to create something with the Paper using the sketch provided.  The only stipulation was keeping the card “clean-lined & fresh”.  I think I have managed to do this, but would love to know if you think I have!

It is not very often I create square cards, except for special occasions or if I am ask to do so.  In fact, my card is actually a 6″ square card but am loving the end result!  Now to create an envelope Magical-Mermaid-insideto fit it!

Thanks to the Watercolour Paper I could apply lots of water & with a big help from my Aqua Painter I was able to achieve what I had I my mind.  The key thing when working with water & your Aqua Painter is to let your card dry completely & also between colouring with different Inks so that they don’t run into each other, unless of course, that is what you are aiming for, eg my background.

Thank you to FMS for a great challenge.  Loved it!  Why don’t you pop on & play along with their challenge.  You still have a little time before the link closes.

You are able to download a Free Tutorial to create your own card.  The tutorial includes a list of supplies & measurements (metric & imperial).

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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253. Have a Magical Birthday – Magical Mermaid

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Goodbye Playful Palette

Let’s face it, this time of the year we usually have stacks of that lovely DSP left that we just didn’t dare cut into.  BUT now, we’re sort of stuck with heaps of it sitting on our shelves.  I’m not sure but over the past few weeks, I’ve been creating with lots of that pretty DSP.

Yep, this is another that is retiring at the end of May.  I will miss “Playful Palette” DSP Stack.  It took me a long time to warm to it, even though it was purchased in my pre-order, I just couldn’t get my head around it.  This little beauty is a DSP Paper Stack & I love them!

To grab your Free Tutorial on how I created my card, please click on the link above the photo.April

Don’t forget to head on over to my Online Shop  to grab your favourites before they are gone & gone forever!  When placing an order Online, don’t forget to use April’s Host Code & you could be receiving a surprise in the mail.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

Vicky

215. Celebrate You – Birthday Blossoms

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Global Design Project…

… meets Custom Tee.

I sat myself down yesterday to clean up my craft desk but instead got into more of a mess as I decided to play along with the challenge over at “Global Design Project” where the theme was –

Let’s face it – we all love a little Sparkle or Bling on our projects.

Trying to get the most out of the items from the 2017 Occasions Catalogue & seeing as though the “Custom Tee” Bundle was already sitting on my desk, I decided to go with what was on the desk.

I’ve used the “Carousels & Cupcakes” DSP Stack along with Very Vanilla, So Saffron, 20170418_134209blog-insideBermuda Bay & Early Espresso Cardstock.  I wrapped the Ribbon around the DSP after I had cut the circle using the Layering Circles Framelits.

To highlight the T-Shirt, I added colour to the piece of Very Vanilla Card by using my Aqua Painter & So Saffron Ink.  It doesn’t show up much on the photo because of it being Very Vanilla, but it pops the Shirt.

As the theme was Sparkles & Bling, I decided to add bling around the neckline & randomly down the right hand side of the card.  I also added a small Rhinestone to each side of the sentiment.

The sentiment is from the same Bundle, but I masked off the candles either side, inked with Bermuda Bay Ink, removed the mask & stamped onto scrap Very Vanilla, punched with the Classic Label Punch before adhering to the Card Front.

Why not play along with the team this week.  There is still heaps of time.  Thank you for a great challenge.

Don’t forget to click on the link above the photo to download your Free Tutorial.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

Vicky

214 Birthday Girl – Custom Tee

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