Global Stamping Friends Blog Hop

It’s been awhile but I decided to play along with the Global Stamping Friends Blog Hop.  The hop includes International Demos from all over the world.

This month they are having an extra hop to share sneak peeks from the Catalogue or to show something that is carrying over to the new catalogue.  I’ve opted to go with the Colourful Seasons Stamp Set & the matching Seasonal Layers Thinlits.  I have used the retiring Colour Theory DSP – love this stuff.

You may recognize the card as I’ve sort of case’d the one from the catalogue but changed things along the way – created a card, added a Whisper White layer onto a Crushed Curry Card Base, sponged the leaves with Crushed Curry & a Sponge Dauber as well as adding Thick Whisper White Baker’s Twine.

By clicking on the link above the photo, you will be able to download a free tutorial to create your own version.  The tutorial includes a list of products used, measurements (metric & imperial) plus a tutorial for the card.

To see more inspiration, be sure to visit all the other blogs in the hop – click on the Next arrow or the links below the photo.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

 

 

373.  You Make Me Smile – Colour Theory Suite

Colorful Seasons, Color Theory DSP, Seasonal Layers Thinlits, Stampin' Up, Vicky Wright, Free Tutorial, #seasonallayers #colortheorydsp #colorfulseasons

next gsfRoll Call for Blog Hop –

1.Libby Dyson

2 Courtenay Heuston

3. Sharon Dalton

4..  Anastasia Radloff

5. Karie Beglau

6. Amanda Bates

7. Rebecca Urban

8. Lisa Ann Bernard

9. Anita Wifladt

10. Mary Ann Rossiter

11. Kimberley Morris

12. Jenn Curtis Charles

13.   Angelique Stempelkeuken

14. Vicky Wright

15. Amanda Farlinger

16. Sarah McDermott

Gift Card Holder

Along with Christmas Cards, we have been creating Gift Card Holders.  Let’s face it, these Foil Frenzy Speciality DSP, Colorful Seasons, Gift Card Holderslittle things can come in quiet handy this time of the year.  In fact, they may be used throughout the year for all occasions.  I have created this Holder a few years back for another class but thought it time to revisit.

For our Holders, we went with the Foil Frenzy Specialty Paper – love, love this paper.  The week previous, everyone was give the option of choosing their favourite colour to create their Gift Card Holders.  I love it that everyone’s was different.

Once the Belly Band had been created, we used the snowflake from the Seasonal Layers Thinlits  to create our main focal point by sponging a die cut circle, die cutting the Gift-Card-HOlder1snowflake with the Seasonal Layers Thinlits & then inlaying it back in with a Stampin’ Dimensional.  We finished them off with a large Rhinestone (retired).

The ladies enjoyed their class & were tickled “pink” with their Gift Card Holders.

December-2017

Remember to use the Host Code for December when shopping Online.  Don’t forget the End-End Sales Event which includes discounted items & retiring items from the current 2017 Holiday Catalogue.

By clicking on the link below, you will be able to download the tutorial to create your own Holder.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

Signature---Vicky-Wright---

 

 

292. Gift Card Holder – Seasonal Layers Thinlits

Gift Card Holder, Foil Frenzy Specialty DSP, Seasonal Layers Thinlits, Free Tutorial, Vicky Wright, Stampin' Up!

 

Peace This Christmas

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Day 3 of showcasing our class Christmas Cards.

If you saw my post on Monday, I shared with you one of the cards we created in our Creative Cards Class showcasing the gorgeous Year of Cheer Specialty DSP.  Grab it while you are able as it is one of the items retiring from the 2017 Holiday Catalogue.

Once again, I’ve used the Peace This Christmas Stamp Set but heat embossed it with the Silver Emboss Powder.Year-of-Cheer-1---Inside

To compliment the lovely DSP & embossing,  we’ve used touches of Silver Foil both to the card front & to the inside of the card.

The snowflake on the front of the card is from Seasonal Layers Thinlits Die & has been die cut from Silver Foil.

To pick up the silver in the DSP, I’ve layered onto a piece of Smokey Slate CS & then to the Base Card – Thick Whisper White.

To finish off the card I scattered Rhinestone Basic Jewels around the embossed sentiment.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

Signature---Vicky-Wright---

 

 

 

297. May all your Christmas Wishes come true – Peace This Christmas

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Merry & Bright

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Today’s card is another we created in our Cards @ Toogoom class a couple of weeks ago.  You can see the 1st card here.  Both cards use the Emboss Resist Technique which you can find Technique Tutorials here.

For some reason I love Christmas baubles.  Don’t know why, but I especially love that they can come in all sizes & colours.  I don’t have a bauble set so I set about creating some of my own.

We used the Colorful Seasons Stamp Set to create our card by randomly stamping the Colourful-Seasons---Insidesnowflake images onto a piece of Whisper White CS, using the Emboss Resist Technique & punching out 3 different size circles.

To hang the baubles we die cut a “branch” from the Seasonal Layers Thinlits, & Silver Foil before being attaching Silver Metallic Thread.  The Whisper White background has been embossed using the Softly Falling EF & then layered onto a piece of Dapper Denim CS.

If you click on the link below, you can download a free tutorial to create your own card

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

Signature---Vicky-Wright---

 

 

 

276. Merry & Bright – Colorful Seasons

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Technique Tuesday

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G’Day Stampers,

It is Tuesday & that means a new technique for you to download & play with.  Remember, if you don’t have the product I’ve used on my card, use what you have on hand.  This week we are highlighting Emboss Resist.

This is one of the cards we created last Friday in our class.  I am happy to say the ladies loved it.  They also enjoyed playing with the technique too…..  I think in future I am going to have to take photos as everyone’ cards turned out so different which is fantastic.

These techniques appear on my blog every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month, along Technique-Layoutwith instructions for a card using the technique.  The Technique Tutorial is available for download by clicking on the Free Technique Tutorials Page, file in a folder & keep on hand to use or to refer back to at a later date.

Yes, SU! Demos are able to use them for your classes, workshops & demonstrations.  It just means that all the work is done for you, except of course your samples.

After a couple of requests, there are now 3 options available for you to choose from – .  Basic-Sponging---4-per-page

Option 1 – Detailed tutorial in the full page pocket & the tips & tutorial in the 2 pocket page.

Option 2 – Shorter tutorial & sample side by side using the 4 pocket page.  There is also a sheet of Products used plus Measurements (Metric & Imperial) that you are able to print & tuck behind your tutorial if you wish.

Option 3 – A4 size which fits into a standard A4 folder.  Yes, it includes all the Product used plus Measurement (Metric & Imperial)

You can find the Technique Tutorials by clicking on the Technique Tutorials Page.

To download your free card tutorial on how I created my card, please click on the link Octoberabove the photo.

Just a reminder that today is the last day that you are able to purchased selected products that SU! have to celebrate World Card Making Day.  Click on World Card Making Day to check them out.

Thank you to everyone who purchase from my Online Shop .  Don’t forget to use the Host Code for October to receive a free gift in the mail from me.

Until next time, Happy Stampn’

Signature---Vicky-Wright---

277. Colorful Seasons – Happy Birthday

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