Thursday, December 21, 2023

A Traditional Christmas Scrap Page

Hello and Welcome to our monthly Scrapbooking Blog Hop.

This is a fantastic group with great inspiration for scrapping using Stampin' Up! products.  

This month, the theme is a Traditionl Christmas!  

And I've used one of my total favourites this year - Christmas Classics with Shaded Spruce and Cherry Cobbler for the total traditional theme.

This is a page with lots of gorgeous stamping and blending around the edges and then a little bit of extra die cutting for the title and extra greenery.  

I coloured the Silver adhesive paper using Stampin' Blends to continue the red and green theme.  The date was stamped using the Alphabest Stamp Set.

I hope you like my very simple page!!  Make sure you keep hopping to see lots of amazing great ideas to inspire you this Christmas!   

Traditional Christmas Scrapbook Page

Paper Crafting Monthly Blog Hop - Thankyou sneak peek

Hello and Welcome to our monthly blog hop with a bunch of amazing international cardmakers!

This month, our theme is Thankyou!  And I've had a little play with some brand new goodies from our Mini Catalogue which starts on 4th January!  

I'm using the gorgeous Thoughtful Moments Hybrid embossing folder combined with our new brayer for the super cool greeting!!  

And my card base is one of the totally gorgeous Gold Foiled Flowers cards and envelopes which are preprinted and come with a stunning die cut envelope!!  I folded the card into a z fold to make the most of the glorious card design!!  

Keep hopping to see lots of amazing great inspiration!!   

Thoughtful Moments sneak peek

Sunday, December 17, 2023

Fond Farewell for the Mini Catalogue

Hello and Welcome to our Sunday Night Blog Hop CASEING the CATTY.

To CASE is to Copy And Share Everything or to Copy And Selectively Edit and we love to CASE from our amazing Stampin' Up! catalogues (catty).

This week, we have a free choice of the Mini Catalogue!!

And I have loved the Merriest Trees bundle in the catalogue and actually cased these projects on page 12 many times.

I taught this card to many people when I did classes in the local libraries earlier this month.  

It's a simple card that features some stamping, die cutting, embossing and punching.  And the gorgeous Gold cards and envelopes.  

I love the way the z fold shows off all the gorgeous gold details!!

Make sure you keep hopping for lots of great ideas!

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Merriest Trees fun z fold.

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Introducing Softly Sophisticated

Hello and Welcome to another fabulous Colour INKspiration combination to challenge and inspire you.

Colour INKspiration challenges make the most of gorgeous images and amazing Stampin' Up! colours.

This week, we have a very gelato palatte!!  

I decided to test run these colours with a new Sale-a-bration bundle coming in January next year.  

It is a stamp set and coordination embossing folder called Softly Sophisticated and it is FREE with a purchase of $180 during our Sale-a-bration promotion from 4th January.  

I've used all of the colours for the flowers - this is a fun 2 step stamp where you stamp the leaves in one colour, then line up the flowers with another colour to create the complete image!!  Love it!  I'm also showing off some lovely new bakers twine and embellishements coming in January too.

Inside the card features another of the 2 step floral images.  Love how fun and pretty these are!!  

INKspired to join the challenge? It's so easy. Firstly, get some INKspiration by checking out all of the creations of the Colour INKspiration Crew in the challenge album on our Facebook page. Then you have 12 days from today to make and upload your creation to the Facebook Colour INKspiration Group. You don't have to have a blog to participate but if you do you can link back to your post. Make sure you use all of the challenge colours. You can also use neutrals such as Basic White, Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Sahara Sand and Basic Black as well as Metallics.

Not a member of the Colour INKspiration Facebook group yet? Just click here and ask to join Colour INKspiration, add the group to your favourites and share it with your crafty friends so they can join in the fun too. We can't wait to see what you create with these gorgeous colours.

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Softly Sophisticated Colour Inkspiration challenge

Inspired by Masking CTC#474

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