Day 2 – Joy to the World

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Today I am showcasing the gorgeous Hearts Come Home” Bundle which includes the Hearts Come Home Stamp Set & the Hometown Greetings Edgelits Dies.  Although the items are not retiring, after 2 January they will not be available as a Bundle.Cards-@-Toogoom

The card was created in our Cards @ Toogoom class last week & the ladies loved it.  A very simple card but one with a bit of a wow!  What do you think?

Don’t forget you can create your own card by downloading the free tutorial by clicking on the link below.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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294. Joy to the World – Hearts Come Home Bundle

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Merry & Bright

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This is one of the cards we created in our “Cards @ Toogoom” class last Friday.  The ladies loved it – simple but with a bit of a WOW when you open it, as it has a Pop Up Gift Card Holder inside.  We actually created one similar to this one a couple of years ago in our Technique Class.  It is always good to revisit older creations & revamp them.  Mind you, with the DSP we used on our card, you could use it for any occasion – just omit Santa, the trees & change out the sentiment.

Be Merry DSP is from the 2017-2018 Annual Catalogue while the stamp set “Hearts Come Hearts-Come-Come---Gift-CarHome” is from the 2017 Holiday Catalogue.  The stamp set is also available in a Bundle.

You can find the free tutorial for the card & the holder inside by clicking on the link below which includes all measurements (metric & imperial) as well as a list of supplies used to create by card.

Be sure to check back in a couple of days as I have another Gift Card Holder to share with you.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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288. Merry & Bright – Hearts Come Home – Pop Up Gift Card Holder

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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’

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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’

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277. Colorful Seasons – Happy Birthday

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Basic Sponging

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G’Day Stampers,

Today’s post is a little different in that I am going to be sharing with you easy Techniques that you will be able to create in your own home & with the supplies you have on hand.

These techniques will appear on my blog every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month, along Technique-Layoutwith instructions for a card using the technique.  The technique tutorial will also be available which you will be able to download, 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.

To file your tutorials all you have to do is purchase one of the 6” x 8″ Albums & a pack of the 6″ x 8″ Variety Pack of Photo Pocket Pages.

This means that you will have 2 options in the way you file your tutorials.  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.

Hearts-Come-Home---InsideYou can find the Technique Tutorials by clicking on the Technique Tutorials Page.

My card today is one we created in our class a couple of weeks ago.  We don’t have snow at Christmas in Australia so I tried to create a bush Christmas.  I’ve use the “Hearts Come Home” Bundle, Page 39 of the 2017 Holiday Catalogue.  The Bundle includes the “Hearts Come Home” Stamp Set & the “Hometown Greetings” Edgelits Dies.  I teamed it up with the “Hearth & Home” Thinlits to create my theme.  Santa racing through the sky finishes off the scene.

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

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

Until next time, Happy Stampn’

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271. Home for Christmas – Hearts Come Home Bundle

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Holly Berry Christmas…

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… meets “Christmas in the Making” which is on Page 16 of the 2017 Holiday Catalogue.  I love it when I can get multiple uses from my stamps.

I actually love the “Feeling of Christmas” on the same page but left it too late for my order Holly-Berry-Happiness---Insto arrive in time for the class, so I set about trying to recreate the card on Page 17 of the Catalogue using one of my sets in my stash.  I think I did it, although a little different, but different is good!

My card today is one of the 2 we created in our “Cards @ Toogoom” class.  I am happy to say the ladies loved it!

The Crumb Cake CS has been embossed with the Pinewood Planks Dynamic TIEF while the wreath has been coloured & blended with Old Olive Ink & my Blender Pen.

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

SeptemberDon’t forget when shopping in my Online Shop to use September’s Host Code to receive a gift from me.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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268. Merry Christmas – Holly Berry Happiness

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Daisy Delight Spinner

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Today I am sharing with you a “Spinner Card” using the Delightful Daisy Suite, Page 126 of the 2017-2018 Annual Catalogue.  When I first saw this set I imagined it spinning on a card & then forgot about it until I saw this card on Pinterest which prompted me to get my act into gear & create one of my own.  Thank you for your inspiration!

In fact, this is the card we will be creating today in our “Cards @ Toogoom” Class this Daisy-Delight1---Insidemorning.  You still have time to come along.  Everything is supplied, just bring yourself or a friend.  9.30am – 11.00am.

My greeting has been printed onto Whisper White CS in Night of Navy, cut down to size & adhered to the Card Front.  You could easily stamp your own greeting or sentiment using one of the many lovely sets from the Annual Catalogue.

It was a pretty easy card to create but one with a bit of a Wow.  I am going to wind my flower up a little before posting off so that the customer’s mum will see it spin when she opens it.

AugustDon’t forget when shopping in my Online Shop to use August’s Host Code to receive a gift from me.

To download your Free Tutorial to create your own card, just click on the link below.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

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260. For a Special Mother – Daisy Delight

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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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Crafting Forever

Heya Stampers,

My card today is one we created last week in our class “Cards @ Toogoom“.  The ladies loved it & thought it was a perfect way to use up those bits of DSP hanging around, not 20170612_102411blog-insidedoing anything but sitting just in case…..

For me it was the perfect time to showcase the gorgeous “Crafting Forever” Stamp Set, Page 181 of the new Catalogue.  It has a couple of lovely images great for the male, female & kids.

I’ve used the “Playful Palette” DSP Stack (retired) but the perfect excuse to use most of the remaining pages.  You could easily change out the DSP, replace it with current DSP to achieve an entirely different look.

To highlight the DSP even further & for the colours to pop even more,  I allowed a small amount of Basic Black to show between each piece.

I didn’t colour the image as I thought the DSP was busy enough & didn’t want to take away from the DSP.  I did, however, “Paper Pieced” the vase with the same DSP.

To create your own card, just click on the link below to download the tutorial which includes all the product used & measurements (metric & imperial).  SU! Demonstrators are quiet welcome to use the tutorial for any of their classes.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

Vicky

242. Crafting Forever

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Balloon Celebrations

Heya Stampers,

Today I am showing you a card we created in our “Cards @ Toogoom” class a couple of weeks ago.  I20170524_152841blog-inside am a little behind in posting our creations, but I am slowing getting there.

I wanted to create a Birthday Card which could be used for either a boy or girl & so went with the “Balloon Celebration” Stamp Set.  It has a matching Balloon Boutique Punch which makes life so much easier.  I also used the “Cherry on Top” DSP Stack (retired) along with a couple of 2015-2017 In-Colours which have since retired – Watermelon Wonder & Tip Top Taupe.

Because the front was so easy, I wanted to showcase that you could also do the inside a little different & it would be something the receiver would not be expecting when opening the card.  It is not what I had planned but after 20170524_142626blog-closeupseeing this card on Pinterest, I decided to go for it.  Meg called it a “Snowcone Pop-Up Card”.  Thank you so much for your photo instructions.

I’m quite happy with how the card turned out considering I wasn’t sure where I was going with it.  You could easily change the colours, DSP & Ribbon to current products & have yourself a completely different looking card.

If you click on the link above the photo, you will be able to download the instructions to create your own card.  They include all the supplies & measurement (metric & imperial).

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

Vicky

229. Happy Birthday – Balloon Celebration – Snowcone Popup Card

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