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Monday, 28 July 2014

Happy 60th LeAnne!

Hello Friends,
Today we are changing the format of Merry Monday's Christmas Challenges so we can help LeAnne celebrate her 60th Birthday with a Surprise Birthday Hop. I hope you will join us in wishing LeAnne a wonderful day filled with much happiness and lots of lovely Birthday surprises.  You should have arrived from Karren Johnson's Blog.


Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Bloom With Hope, Memorable Moments, Morning Post Numbers, Karen Foster Mini Snap Stamps
Card and Papers: Whisper White, Gumball Green, Island Indigo, Watercolour Wonder DSP
Ink: Island Indigo, Gumball Green, Memento Tuxedo Black
Finishing Touches: White Gel Pen, Gumball Green Stitched Satin Ribbon
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Sizzix Square Lattice E/Folder, Sizzix Lattice Die, Sizzix Window Frames Framelits, Deco Labels Framelits, Aqua Painter, Martha Stewart Modern Garland Border Punch, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals, 2 Way Glue Pen, Mini Glue Dots
Now to continue on with the hop you're off to visit Deanne Kay's blog.
Thanks for stopping by today.
Hugs,




Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Pat Carr's Annual Stamp Camp April 2014 - Animals in the Forest

Hi Friends,
Today's card was created by Andrea Buckland as a Workshop project for Pat's Camp.  I think it's fabulous, such fun and I love the shape of the box and the cute animals hiding in the grass.

Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Life in the Forest, Bring on the Cake
Card and Papers: Whisper White, Smokey Slate, Pear Pizzazz, DSP Patterns Stack, Subtles Collection, Acetate
Ink: Stazon Black, Basic Grey, Cajun Craze, Real Red, Pear Pizzazz, Always Artichoke, Crumb Cake, Bashful Blue, White Gel Pen
Cool Tools: Fringe Scissors, Aqua Painter, Scallop Circle Punch, Dble Sided Tape, Sticky Strip
Thanks for visiting today.
Hugs,

Monday, 21 July 2014

Merry Monday #118 - Button Christmas Tree

Welcome to a new week at Merry Monday and it's time for a new challenge.  Lori is challenging us to use Ribbon and Buttons on our card. This a fantastic challenge to use up some of those buttons stashed away in your cupboards, I know I have far too many.  I used a Clear button for the trunk of the tree and covered it with Washi Tape. I cut out the triangle shape for the tree and then covered it with buttons that I had threaded twine though or added a crystal in the centre. A good project to do with your children or grand kids and relatively easy to do.

Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Party Punch for Sentiment
Card and Papers: Real Red, Whisper White, Gold Foil, DSP Simply Scrappin' Kit Wish
Ink: Real Red
Finishing Touches: Various Buttons, Crystals, Strawberry Red Bakers Lustre Twine, Key Lime Baker's Lustre Twine, Washi Tape
Cool Tools: 1" Circle Punch, Spellbinders Classic Circle Nestabilities, Dble Sided Tape, Tombow Multi Glue
Don't forget to check out what the other Design Team Members have created for some inspiration and get started on those Christmas cards, less than 24 weeks to Christmas.
Thanks for calling in today.
Hugs,



Friday, 18 July 2014

Pat Carr's Annual Stamp Camp April 2014 - Delveen's Present

Hello Friends,
I have been going to "Avalon" in Toodyay for Pat's Camp for a few years now and Pat has expressed the desire for all of us to create something for the owners Delveen and Peter Wakefield in previous years.  Delveen is into Patchwork and has a lot of  camps booked for the Homestead and most of their clientele is Workshop related.  Others that have stayed have made items that Delveen displays around the building.  This Shadow Box with the Inchies is our contribution for 2014, those that attended each made an Inchie and Pat put it together.

Delveen and Pat
The main colour combination of Soft Suede, Always Artichoke, Cherry Cobbler, Night of Navy, Very Vanilla and  Marina Mist where used with a variety of supplies to numerous to mention. My Inchie is the Butterfly on the Bottom Left of the close up picture unframed.  I think the Shadow Box turned out really lovely and I can't wait to see where Delveen has hung it in the building.
Thanks for visiting today.
Hugs,

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Pat Carr's Annual Stamp Camp April 2014 - Angela's Vellum Flowers

Hi Friends,
Today's post was created by Angela Ebert for Pat's camp, I did use a couple of different stamps for the flowers.  Stamping on vellum softens the overall look and creates a pretty card.


Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Hardwood BG, Petite Petals, Flower Shop, Peaceful Petals, Fabulous Florets, Itty Bitty Banners, Butterfly ?
Card and Papers: Whisper White, Vellum
Ink: Stazon Black, Crumb Cake, Blushing Bride, Rose Red, Wisteria Wonder, Elegant Eggplant, Old Olive, Pear Pizzazz, Pacific Point
Finishing Touches: Pearls
Cool Tools: Hexagon Hive Die, Aqua Painter, , Embossing Buddy, White E/Powder, Heat Tool, Bitty Banners Dies, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals
Thanks for popping in today.
Hugs,

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Pat Carr's Annual Stamp Camp April 2014 - Bright Rays of Sunshine

Dear Friends,
Today's card was designed by Angela Ebert as a Shoebox Swap for Pat's Camp.  I love that it is so bright and colourful and that Angela added the Birds and Cloud on the Sunburst.

Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Four You, Birds ?
Card and Papers: Baja Breeze, Whisper White, Glossy White, Not Quite Navy, Tangerine Tango, Crumb Cake, Various DSP
Ink: Stazon Black
Finishing Touches: 1/8" Early Espresso Ribbon, Button, Basic Grey Satin Ribbon, Cloud ?
Cool Tools: Stamp-a-ma-jig, Starburst Die, 1" Circle Punch, Crop-a-dile, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals, 2 Way Glue Pen
Thanks for visiting today.
Hugs,

Monday, 14 July 2014

Merry Monday #117 - Abstract Christmas

Hi Friends,
It's a new week and time for a new Merry Monday Challenge. Deanne is challenging us to use Sequins on our cards. I went for a Bright and Modern theme this week using this Abstract Layered Tree Die by Simon Says Stamps, some Gold Spritz for the background and Gold embossing for the Sentiment.
 

Supplies:
Stamps: Paper Smooches - Christmas Sampler
Card and Papers: Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Tempting Turquoise, Green Gable, Lavender Lace, Pixie Pink, Only Orange, Crumb Cake
Ink: Versamark
Finishing Touches: Kelly Purkey Sequins, Gold Smooch Spritz
Cool Tools: Big Shot, Simon Says Stamp Layered Tree Die, Embossing Buddy, Gold E/Powder, Heat Tool, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensional, Tombow Multi Glue
Thanks for stopping by today.
Hugs,




Pat Carr's Annual Stamp Camp April 2014 - Baby Shower

Hello there,
This is the Shoebox swap I made for the camp. The rain drops are embossing paste that was coloured with Pool Party ink. The rest of the card is straight forward stamping, colouring and dry embossing.  I did use my Stamp-a-ma-jig to get perfect alignment of my images.
 

Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Baby, We've Grown, Rain or Shine
Card and Papers: Pool Party, Whisper White, Clear Acetate
Ink: Stazon Black, Pool Party, Island Indigo, Soft Sky, Cool Caribbean
Finishing Touches: Pool Party Bakers Twine
Cool Tools: Stamp-a-ma-jig, Big Shot, Sizzix Cloudy Day E/Folder, Memory Box A Little Rain Die made into a Stencil, Aqua Painter, Wendy Vecchi Embossing Paste, Spatula, Dble Sided Tape, Dimensionals, Zig Glue Pen
Thanks for popping in today.
Hugs,

Sunday, 13 July 2014

Pat Carr's Annual Stamp Camp April 2014 - Ghosting Technique

Happy Monday Everyone,
Today's gorgeous card was a Workshop project designed by Jenny Chilton using the Ghosting Technique for Pat's Camp. Unfortunately my rectangle isn't quite level, but you can still see how it was created with lots of masking and stamping off a number of times to get the lighter image. It also requires the use of a Stamp Positioner (ie: Stamp-a-ma-jig). 

 Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Creative Elements,
Card and Papers: Elegant Eggplant, Whisper White,
Ink: Elegant Eggplant, Old Olive, Stazon Black
Cool Tools: Stamp-a-ma-jig, Masking Medium, Aqua Painter, Dble Sided Tape
Thanks for visiting today.
Hugs,

Saturday, 12 July 2014

Pat Carr's Annual Stamp Camp April 2014 - Gift Box Andrea

Dear Friends,
Today's post is a little gift box organised by Andrea Buckland for Pat's Camp.  It features the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch. Enjoy!
Supplies:
Stamps: S/U's Petite Petals
Card and Papers: Basic Grey, Wisteria Wonder, Pink Pirouette
Ink: Basic Grey
Finishing Touches: Pearls, Gold Brad
Cool Tools: Scalloped Tag Topper Punch, Petite Petals Punch, Bird Builder Punch, 1 1/4" Circle Punch, Dble Sided Tape
Thanks for visiting today.
Hugs,