Sunday, 21 December 2008

Where have I been?

I've been on holidays!!!!
We have just returned from a fabulous week away down at Hastings Point in Northern NSW. For the second year, my two sisters and their families holidayed with us at the caravan park. It was very relaxing... lots of swimming, eating, sandcastle making, sleeping, eating, "world series" cricket, eating.... you get the idea! I didn't take any stamping toys with me so I have nothing to show you... but I promise I will in the next few days!

Sunday, 7 December 2008

Ocean Commotion

Well the new Summer Mini catty is here and it is just fabulous!!! So when I had a class to plan for my friends at school... I knew I had to choose one! But which one??? I decided on Ocean Commotion as it is just sooooo pretty.

For the first card, I used Close to Cocoa, Not Quite Navy, Bashful Blue and Whisper White. We stamped the seahorse in cocoa, then cut him out and mounted him on a bashful circle, a navy scallop and then a white circle. We used the seaweed stamp to create a background. We used the navy marker to edge white ribbon and joined the medallion with some hemp twine.

This second card I cased from my upline Kim. I changed the colours to Groovy Guava and Wild Wasabi. We stamped the fish and cut it out and then stuck it to the seaweed using dimentionals.

The last card I designed using a favourite layout of mine. We used Lovely Lilac and Basic Black. We stamped the picture images in lilac and then punched them out using the 1 1/4" square punch. We then used the spiral punch to create the filmstrip look.
The ladies had a great time making these cards. I hope you like them too!

Saturday, 6 December 2008

Tying Up Christmas

Stampin' Up! is having a fabulous special this month. Spend $20 in catalogue merchandise and qualify to purchase select items at 20 percent off regular price.

Item #..Page #...Description...........Regular Price..Discount Price
108790..27...Festive Favorites stamp set....$45.95....$36.76
108772..28...Crazy for Christmas stamp set...$39.95...$31.96
110244..29...Snow Flurries stamp set...$20.95.........$16.76
108930..43...Tag Time stamp set....$53.95...$43.16
108869..111..Many Merry Messages stamp set....$64.95...$51.96
103604..133..12" x 12" Days-to-Remember Calendar...$20.95....$16.76
104144..133..6" x 6" Days-to-Remember Calendar...$18.95....$15.16
109663..138..Winter Bright Simply Scrappin'Kit...$36.95....$29.56
112670..143..Three for You Punch Box....$85.95.....$68.76
109055..146..Very Vanilla 5/8" grosgrain ribbon....$14.95.....$11.96
109050..146..Certainly Celery 5/8" grosgrain ribbon..$14.95....$11.96
103372..147..White Square Aluminum Metal Edge tags...$7.50....$6.00

Please don't hesitate to contact me if you would like to take advantage of these great specials.


Thursday, 4 December 2008


Hi everyone.... never fear... I haven't fallen off the face of the earth! LOL I have had computer problems. My trusty computer decided that to have a "nana nap". It wouldn't turn on!!! It was like losing an arm!!! I can't believe how much of my daily routine revolves around the computer.
Anyway... I have some cards to share with you all and I hope to do so in the next few days!! I just have to make 22 Christmas cards for my DD's school friends, prepare for a card class on Sunday and write my speech for the Year 7 Graduation tomorrow night!!! Aaaahhhhhh! Who needs sleep anyway!! LOL