New Catalogue Goodies!

Our new Annual Catalogue comes out on the 1st of June!One of the perks of being a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator (well there are lots of perks) is having access to a range of products beforehand.

My Sister and I had a play date over Easter (wasn’t working a couple of days for a change) and I got to play with some new goodies.

Here’s some cards I made using the Eastern Palace Suite. This one has a clear through window and is actually embossed. (Having a little problem with my editing programme I use at the moment..sigh)

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I’m not usually a sticker fan(except for alphabet ones) but these gold stickers are just gorgeous, good quality and easy to use. I teamed it up with the must have Eastern Medallions Thinlits…seriously you got to get them! Also showing some new in Colors with these samples…Love them all but especially Fresh Fig, Lemon Lime Twist and Tranquil Tide.

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This next one was in my head as soon as I saw this DSP (Designer Series Paper) as it reminded me of a Maori Cloak.  I used Labeler Alphabet to customise.

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The Mini Tassels are ever so cute …I just want to horde them but I’m trying to be good and actually use my embellishments this year lol.

The Happy Birthday thinlit was the first thing on my order. I’ve actually embossed this card with the Softly Falling embossing folder. IMG_7409-001

This stamp set is another new one of three free stamp sets I scored at our recent SU Onstage Demonstrator event. Its called Tabs for Everything. This set might be a new favourite of mine as its very versatile.

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Finally…more stickers..this time as a background on the card. Stamp set is Eastern Beauty.

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If you live in the Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand then in late May I will be having a new Catalogue launch. Watch this space for details or check out my Business Facebook Page for details when! There will be displays, Make n take and prizes. Hope to see you there?Happy Crafting!

Delys

 

Creating up a Storm!

Fist pump..YES! .. After Christmas, I’ve had some time to create with some new goodies from the Occasions Catalogue and Saleabration Catalogue ..which go live on the 4th January!

Here’s what I’ve been making…

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First up is actually a White gift box from our Holiday Catalogue (142000) which is returning for this catalogue..which is just as well as had only used one of them for my Christmas markets. I am doing a few markets now and often get asked for masculine/boy boxes etc ..so I came up with this ..a rubik cube!

So pleased how this turned out!  I haven’t worked out what I’m putting in this box yet ..got any ideas for me?

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Next up ..another 3D project and using the Cupcakes and Carousels Designer Paper stack, Pyramid Pals and the Popcorn box Thinlits.

My little Circus tent!

I absolutely adore this 6×6 Paper stack and is my sort of colours I love to covet in my stash hehehe..

I’ve filled the top with fairy/candy floss and the bottom with gobstopper lollies/candy. I get to eat the rest ..or make some more circus tents..

I’ve used the coordinating embellishment kit on this item and some of the following creations. All I need is some circus animals!

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A scrapbook Layout I made…I just love the Lace Doilies and have used up all 24 in the pack already and I’ve ordered 2 more packs!

I am busy making a project for my Sister for her Birthday (which has passed BTW but she understands lol) and I’m using ALL of the Urban Underground Specialty DSP ..but had some scraps leftover …

This LO is a tribute to George Michael with the title but it was so apt with what our daughter was going through at that age….girls and boys can be vicious these days and it was a learning curve for us all to deal with the negative. I’ve recycled a SU backing board for the background for this LO as just love the texture. I plan on teaching this as a class but using Kraft 12 x 12 instead.

The tassel tag pulls down to show the journalling.

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As you can see, I’ve sponged with whisper white craft ink over my doilies to achieve that look.

This carried onto a card I made ..

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Not sure if I want to have a sentiment for this card.  I started with a piece of Cupcakes and Carousels paper and altered it using different ink colours and finally Bermuda Bay ink and Whisper White Craft ink with the doilies as a stencil. This is part of a new technique class I’m setting up in Te Puke this year. Contact me if you’d like to know more?

 

Another technique card using Crumb Cake, Whisper White craft ink and the Beautiful You stamp set. I love this set!  I needed a few of these cards this week unfortunately  so these were simple..but love this sentiment too. This set is very versatile I reckon?

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My final card is another simple one ..and again using white craft ink.

Its using Lift Me Up stamp set..which I think is very versatile too!

I used water colour pencils with this one!  So happy that we have watercolour pencils back in this new catalogue..so easy to use!

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These projects are for my entry to be a display stamper at Onstage in Auckland (A Stampin’ Up! event) this year. I was lucky enough to be picked last April and loved the experience.

Hope you enjoyed my little play! Now off to finish my Sisters Gift.

Check out my events on my Facebook Business Page that are coming up soon.

Delys

ESAD Holiday Catalogue Favourite Products Blog Hop

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Hi and welcome to a wonderful blog hop from our ESAD facebook group. You are in for a treat as we showcase our favourite items from the Holiday Catalogue. You may have just come from my friend Leonie Schroeders blog, or starting here. There is a full list at the end of my post.

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My Favourite items? Well there are many in this catalogue but I’ve decided just to pick one stamp set…The Jolly Friends stamp set and I picked it, because, it had a punch with it and I  could make other things with it non Christmas (Check my blog below for other cards Ive done) Today Im going whole hog Christmas …

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My first project is one I’ve done for some Christmas markets locally and also for my monthly team get together in the sunny Bay Of Plenty in New Zealand. 8 tags (all the same). I used Whisper White and coloured in the beard with a blender pen. I stamped on Crumb Cake cardstock and they were all decorated up with the Tiny Treat Boxes. I love these! Just make sure you take the protective coating off the boxes.

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The next project was simply just for a market. I found some Santa Italian chocolates at my local supermarket and hey quick and was easy to do and kids just adored them! I used the mica flakes on the hat and the cute bells on them too.

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This inspired a card which I did in addition to my card class this week ….and in similar style. An Easel card using the new Stitched Shapes Framelits These framelits are currently on back order as they have been so popular! They will be going into the next Annual Catalogue but once the next shipment arrives you can order these.

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My next project is a stamp a stack card…I altered the sentiment from the Merry Mice Stamp set for this.(moose instead of mouse)  My stamp a stacks are designed to make 20 cards in a few hours …4 of each design. I decided not to put the trim on the hat to make it a bit quicker but having second thoughts on that so will be stamping and punching the trims for my own Christmas cards.

img_6595-001Finally, my last project is a candy cane I’m selling at my Christmas markets. My card class ladies were lucky enough to score one too!

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So I hope you have enjoyed my projects and I would love comments!

Do check out the rest of the blog hop participants at the end of this post ..but in the meantime ..go here to see the next ESAD blog hop ..Rosalie

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  1. Lou Kitzelman
  2. Kelly Kent
  3. Chloe Evans
  4. Jackie Noble
  5. Josie Dean
  6. Libby Dyson
  7. Rebekah Crisp
  8. Rebecca Jacovou
  9. Andrea Buckland
  10. Leonie Schroder
  11. Delys Cram
  12. Rose Desmond
  13. Cathy Pinchbeck
  14. Peta Stephen
  15. Monique Fielder
  16. Narelle Fasulo
  17. Nerida Carter
  18. Courtenay Heuston
  19. Megan Lenske
  20. Carly Middleton
  21. Nicole Wilson 
  22. Renee Lynch
  23. Nicole Osborne Ashton
  24. Amity Knight
  25. Rachael Lewsley
  26. Cheryl O’Bree
  27. Tanya DeRoy

A Kiwi Christmas Class

Recently, I held a Kiwi Christmas Class for my local ladies and one of the cards I did for my monthly Delinkquent Team training.

I love to use a stamp set/die another way and this is what Ive come up with. First off..A Day at the Beach stamp set (142261) is only available in New Zealand/Australia (and only available until 3rd January). img_6397-001A Jandal (nz)/flip flop or thong card…I CASED my own design from a few years back …see that here. The Paper I used is the Warmth and Cheer DSP stack (141991)

Then I started playing with Halloween Scenes Edgelit dies..again! Here’s what I came up with… a Pohutukawa tree Christmas card. I’ve also used the Jolly Friends Stamp set (142112) and matching punch (141847-for the red flowers on the tree), Barnyard Babies Stamp set (139328) and the Seasonal Decorative Masks (141848) for this card. I also sponge brayered the sky. The  sentiment is from the Santas Sleigh Stamp set (142057)img_6441-001

 

My last project in the class was a bucket/pail for the beach with an attached spade/shovel. I used the Popcorn Box Thinlits (141473) …cut down to 2 inches and the Day at the Beach stamp set (142261) to make this project. The spade was made by the Tags and Labels Framelits (138282) and 3/4″ and 1/2″ circle punches. Sentiments -Teeny Tiny Sentiments (120024) and Merriest Wishes (142006)img_6404-001

We sure had fun and had lots of laughs creating these projects and if you’re in the Tauranga/Te Puke area of New Zealand. Contact me if you would like to come to any of my classes. I  have lots of Christmas themed classes coming up. Just email me!

 

 

ESAD 2016 Holiday Catalogue Blog Hop

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Wow its September already and our new Holiday Catalogue has gone live.. You can see it here.

We have another wonderful ESAD blog hop today using this catalogue as our focus!

 

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You may have come from my friend ..the lovely Leonie Schroeders’ page or you are just starting here, If you get stuck on the way ..the links to all of the participants will be at the end of my post.

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So I have a market this weekend so while I was making these to sell..IMG_6187-002

And using the new Cookie Cutter Halloween set, I wondered about making the vampire into a Dad for Fathers Day! (It’s Fathers Day here today in New Zealand) I combined it with the Jolly Friends stamp set by using the elf and the scarf out of this set. 142255GIMG_6184-002IMG_6189-002IMG_6190-001

The sentiment is from the Annual Catalogue (Thoughtful banners and matching punch) . The techniques used were weathered distress and baby wipe and using From land to sea stamp set.

So off we go to the wonderfully kind soul of Monique Fielder!

ESAD blog hop next buttonHave a great week!

Blog Hop Participants:

  1. Lou Kitzelman
  2. Libby Dyson
  3. Nicole Wilson
  4. Rachael Lewsley
  5. Cathy Pinchbeck
  6. Kelly Kent
  7. Leonie Schroder
  8. Delys Cram
  9. Monique Fielder
  10. Richelle Fletcher
  11. Barbara Williams
  12. PapillonPapercraft
  13. Kathryn Ruddick
  14. Michele Jutrisa
  15. Carolina Evans
  16. Liv Ingle
  17. Rochelle Blok
  18. Emily Campbell
  19. Samantha White
  20. Andrea Buckland
  21. Maree McIntosh
  22. Renee Lynch
  23. Peta Stephen
  24. Jackie Noble
  25. Alisa Tilsner

 

New Holiday Catalogue playtime!

Hi there…I’ve been rather busy on farm but ..my pre order for our new Holiday Catalogue (goes live 1st September) arrived ..and yesterday I had some time to play!

This is my first outing of this gorgeous bundle ..The Home Sweet Home bundle which includes a stamp set and matching thinlits.

IMG_6112-002This cute wee box will be perfect for some chocolate or lollies or even stuffed with money!  The tree and fence are part of another die set ..which is actually a Halloween bundle but me being me wanted it for the fence and tree! Hehehe (Halloween Scenes Edgelit dies)

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The flowers are from the tree builder punch (with the Blooms and Bliss DSP)   and I also used the Brick Wall Embossing folder on the house too. ( I cut four diecuts out and cut and embossed the panels I needed on 2 of them. These then got adhered to the base diecuts.

I cant wait to make more of these little houses ..they might become quite addictive lol

 

 

Baby Wipe Swipe Technique

I did this card a couple of weeks ago for my card class..yes you heard that right. Ive started doing card and scrapbooking classes again ..just once a month locally.

This card was a real hit with my attendees and its such an easy technique to do!

IMG_5281-001The colours I used were Daffodil Delight, Pool Party and  Pear Pizzaz. I made two panels of these. One I stamped the sentiment (Mixed Borders 141932) and the other I stamped three turtles from the Land to Sea stamp set (139361) and coloured them slightly with Pool party ink and a blender pen for some shading and then cut them out and mounted them onto the other panel with dimensionals.

I’m working on a whole lot of other colours at the moment..this technique is very addictive!

Have a great weekend. I’m down at the Zee Markets in Bethelehem tomorrow destashing my retired products..so if you are a local to Tauranga ..come and say hi. I have eftpos available.