Sunday, June 16, 2024

Inspired by Masking CTC#474


Hello and Welcome to Handmade by Julia Quinn.


It's time for our weekly CASEING the CATTY inspiration for you!!  To CASE is to Copy And Share Everything or to Copy And Selectively Edit and we lovt to CASE from our amazing Stampin' Up! catalogue.


This week, we are CASEING a Technique - there are about 8 pages of amazing techniques in our new catalogue and I love them ALL.  I am holding a class next week learning about MASKING - so our theme for this hop is perfect!!  


I was inspired by the gorgeous butterfly card in the catalogue.  I used the masking tape exactly as it illustrated in the catalogue to create a frame around the edges of my white cardstock.  I also die cut the smallest circle from the Sylish Shapes dies for the moon shape.  


I then used blending brushes to create a sky and sea (I did try my brayer as the catalogue did, but I was a total failure at that so went with something easier for me to teach!!!)


While the masking paper was still in place, I then stamped the fish and the reverse side of the fish with white ink to create a cloudy(ish) sky.  After I (VERY GENTLY) removed the masking paper, I then stamped the turtle half in and half out of the scenery.  


I added some Wink of Stella for the moon and shine on the sea, and some gorgeous flat pearls.


Inside the card is very simple with some sponging - maybe I could have stamped some more little fish?  What do you think?








Please head over to my online store if you wish to see these products in more detail - and you can place your order anytime (if you're in Australia) while you're there (even if you're in your pyjamas!!) 
 And, if you can see yourself creating cards and sharing your love of papercrafts while inspiring others, perhaps you might be interested in joining my Stampin' Up! family - contact me to find out how.

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Round We Go fun pop up card


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Tonight I'm using the great Colour INKspiration challenge to help my cardmaking!


The colours are just fantastic - and so easy to use for so many amazing projects!




I created this card on our team day - one of my team brought along the Round We Go bundle and we all had a great time playing and creating rosettes!  


I've used the lovely Pretty in Pink DSP as well as the Dotty embossing folder to continue the circle theme suggested by the Round We Go bundle.  


Inside the card is a super fun fold inspired by the amazing Melissa Faust here


I love the way this fold lets the card shine both on the front and inside!!  


The fold is quite easy to do and has so much potential for fun cards!!


I've also used the lovely In Colour Shimmer Gems and Black bakers twine to continue the colour theme of our card tonight.


This is a super card to give to someone super special!


Here's a video creating this fun fold!!  Enjoy!




You can check out lots more ideas using this great colour challenge in our Facebook group.  


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, Basic Beige 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.




Please head over to my online store if you wish to see these products in more detail - and you can place your order anytime (if you're in Australia) while you're there (even if you're in your pyjamas!!) 
 And, if you can see yourself creating cards and sharing your love of papercrafts while inspiring others, perhaps you might be interested in joining my Stampin' Up! family - contact me to find out how.

Monday, June 10, 2024

Monthly Scrpabook Inspiration!!


Hello and Welcome to Handmade by Julia Quinn.


Today, I'm sharing some Scrapbook Inspiration with you!!  What have I been scrapping lately?


This time, I've been enjoying the gorgeous Unbounded Love Suite collection.


My page also features a couple of lovely ephemera from the Fully Flowering, Something for Everything  and the Labels and Layers Mixes.  


My colours are:  Peach Pie, Petal Pink, Daffodil Delight and some Crumb Cake.


The stamping is from the Flowers and Beauty stamp set.


Have you been scrapping lately?


Make sure you keep hopping around for lots more inspiration to get you started!!









Please head over to my online store if you wish to see these products in more detail - and you can place your order anytime (if you're in Australia) while you're there (even if you're in your pyjamas!!)
 And, if you can see yourself creating cards and sharing your love of papercrafts while inspiring others, perhaps you might be interested in joining my Stampin' Up! family - contact me to find out how.

Sunday, June 09, 2024

Butterfly Bundle Inspiration CTC#473


Hello and Welcome to Handmade by Julia Quinn.


Tonight I'm joining the fabulous CASEING the CATTY blog hop!!  To CASE is to Copy And Share Everything or to Copy And Selectively Edit and we love to CASE from our amazing catalogues (Catty).


This week, we are CASEING from the chapter featuring all our bundles.


My card is inspired by the gorgeous Sketched Butterflies Bundle on page 68. 


My card features the lovely butterflies from the Labelled with Love bundle (which is actually on page 58), and I've used Azure Afternoon for the butterflies on the gold foil cards.


Inside the card are some more cute butterflies.  The little butterflies come from the Painter Lavender stamp set.


Make sure you keep hopping to see lots more great inspiration!!


Up next is the lovely Rochelle


If you'd love more inspiration, check out our Facebook group here





Please head over to my online store if you wish to see these products in more detail - and you can place your order anytime (if you're in Australia) while you're there (even if you're in your pyjamas!!)
 And, if you can see yourself creating cards and sharing your love of papercrafts while inspiring others, perhaps you might be interested in joining my Stampin' Up! family - contact me to find out how.

Inspired by Masking CTC#474

Hello and Welcome to Handmade by Julia Quinn. It's time for our weekly CASEING the CATTY inspiration for you!!  To CASE is to Copy And S...

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