Beachy Little Christmas

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I certainly hope you all had a lovely relaxing & happy Christmas spending time with family & friends.

I created the card today some time ago, originally for a blog hop but it completely slipped my mind.

When I first saw Beachy Little Christmas  in the 2017 Holiday Catalogue, I saw a wreath using the shells.  I’m quite happy with the result.  In fact, we eventually did it in one of our classes & the ladies loved it especially when they could see another way of using the images.  I must say the set suits our lifestyle down the coast of Australia.

The images have been stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black, coloured with the Watercolour Pencils & Blender Pen.

It’s a little different but one I’m happy with.

Don’t forget if you click on the link below, you can download your own tutorial to create your card.  The tutorial includes a list of supplies plus measurements (metric & imperial).

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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286. Christmas Wishes – Beachy Little Christmas

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Christmas Wishes

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My card today is one I’ve cased using a number of different designs from Pinterest.  I took little bits of inspiration from 4 or 5 cards & put them all on 1 card.  I think it has worked & it is not too busy, but please let me know what you think?

I love the Holly Berry Happiness Stamp Set which is in the 2017-2018 Annual Catalogue.  I think it is one that has been missed but one with a bit of a WOW factor when you use it!  You are able to create simple, yet lovely creations using the set.Holly-Berry-Hapiness---Insi

I’ve actually used my Cherry Cobbler & Old Olive Stampin’ Blends to colour the images……  Love these!  Did you know you can purchase them individually or in a combo pack of 2?

By clicking on the link below, you are able to download a free tutorial to create your own card or to use the layout to create an entirely different card.  Yes, the tutorial includes all measurements (metric & imperial) along with a list of supplies used.

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Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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291. Christmas Wishes… – Holly Berry Happiness

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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

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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