Hey folks, this week’s Facebook Live we made 2 quick cards using 2 stamp sets that you currently get for FREE when you join Stampin’ Up! The Stampin’ Up! Get and Go Starter kit is a great way to not only get 20% discount on your future purchases but to also kick start some fun crafty sessions with you friends!
The Stampin’ Up! Starter kit costs £99, but includes £130 worth of crafty goodies of your choice, 2 fun stamp sets, 2 sets of card kits to craft with your friends and a pack of Rhinestone Basic Jewels.
I’ve got a few more samples using both Queen Anne’s Lace and So Much Love to share with you over the course of the month, but for now, here are the two cards we made last night…
Also, there are still a few places left on this month’s Christmas Gleaming Kit Class. Find out all the info and book your place HERE!
Oh gosh, sorry this blog post is a bit later than usual. This past week my pregnancy tiredness has kicked back in and I’ve struggled to do much in the evenings. We spent yesterday at a birthday party, and then have had lunch out today, so this is the first real chance I’ve had to sit down and blog.
This week’s Facebook Live was so much fun! We created a fun card using Christmas Gleaming. I love this set, its a great mix of traditional Christmas but with a modern twist, and I was so pleased that it’s come back for another year! I’ve also got a fun Kit Class using it… more on that in a minute!
One of the things I love about this set is how versatile it is. It looks great just simply stamped, or you can take it one step further with a wash of watercolour, or some heat embossing, and there are images in there that are lovely coloured with Stampin’ Blends too!
Christmas Gleaming Kit Class…
I’ve not released one of these for a while, but I love doing kits and classes! One of my goals for the next 12 months is to do things that I really enjoy, particularly when it come to Stampin’ Up! and that includes Facebook Lives and Online Classes. I would LOVE to be able to say these are going to be super regular, but its more likely that they will be alternative months, or when I find a stamp set that I really LOVE and can’t put down.
This kit class though is so much fun! I’ve designed 6 exclusive cards, using Christmas Gleaming, that you will only see if you grab this class!
The Kit includes:
Christmas Gleaming Stamp set
A Quarter Pack of the Brightly Gleaming Designer Series Paper
6 card bases, envelopes and layers you need to create the projects
A complete set of instructions
and a special gift from me to you!
This class costs £25, plus £3.50 for postage, and is available in the UK. I will also be releasing the PDF instructions for sale in a few weeks if you live in the rest of the world.
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For this week’s Facebook Live I thought I would dive into the newest Stampin’ Up! kit! The Box of Sunshine Paper Pumpkin kit is limited edition, and while stocks last, but includes everything you need to make 8 really cute, bright and fun cards, all you need to add is a Clear Block for stamping.
This kit isn’t in either of the Stampin’ Up! catalogues because its only available while stocks last, but there are a range of other kits available in the catalogues too. I love a kit for a bit of quick crafting, or crafting on the go. Now we can travel again, this would be a great kit to take away with you for a bit of quiet time before dinner, or to pass an hour on a rainy afternoon.
The idea of this particular kit is to share the sunshine. So once you’ve made your kit, there are some left over pieces for you to decorate the box, which you can then fill with your own sunshine goodies, and send on to a friend.
I’ll be passing my box of Sunshine onto one of my customers this month.
Of course, once you’ve made all the cards in the kit, you’ll be left with the stamp set. But the fun doesn’t stop there because you can use this again and again to make more bright and fun cards!
This card uses a BumbleBee card base, and a piece of watercolour paper, oh and a length of Crinkle Seam Binding Ribbon, as well as some of the pieces from the kit.
So, I’ve actually managed to get a Facebook Live typed up on the same night! This week I thought we would make a fun card using the Whale of a Time bundle. This suite is so cute, and features some fabulous colour combinations.
This week Stampin’ Up! launched a new Paper Pumpkin box here in the UK. These don’t come around all that often, but when they do they are super special!
Paper Pumpkin is a fun box of craftiness, which is available all year round in The States, but we only get them as and when. This box was created by Sara Douglass, the Stampin’ Up! CEO, and is full of sunshine! It features 8 exclusive cards, and a cute little stamp set too!
You can grab yours, while stocks last, in my store today!
This week’s Facebook Live uses the fun Whale of a Time suite. This suite includes the lovely Whale Done stamp set, coordinating punch, Brightly coloured Designer Series Paper, sequins and pretty ribbon.
For all this stamp set looks a bit theme-y I can see loads of occasions that the stamps, and papers, could work for. How about sending a cute Thanks card, or a thinking of you, Birthdays, or just because.
The whale stamp is inked in Pool Party, with a hint of Pretty Peacock added along the top edge with a sponge dauber. I love that this stamp has a coordinating punch too.
This week’s the Stampin’ Up! August-December Mini Catalogue went Live, and I thought I would share a card using some of the new goodies on this week’s Facebook Live!
Quick note… Facebook Lives are now every THURSDAY at 7PM (UK time). I’ve moved them to fit in better with my husband, as he pops out to the club on a Thursday evening and so I’m not taking away time from him. Hope to see you there this week
I can see heaps of uses for this stamp set outside of Christmas, new home cards or we’re moving notes, maybe a fun kids birthday card, or even just thinking of you. This is one of those stamp sets that is so versitile and I’m sure you’ll be using for years! Also, the dies that coordinate with it, also cute out some of the matching Designer Series Paper too. How awesome is that?
Hello!Well, I’ve got myself a bit behind again haven’t I! So, I’ve got a few blog posts coming out to you over the next week to catch up….
The first is this fun Facebook Live replay, making a set of quick and easy notecards featuring Tasteful Touches. I am loving this stamp set, after having a bit of a play with it at a recent virtual retreat.
There are 3 quick and easy cards here, all using ink blending (a technique I can’t get enough of right now!), and then I thought it would be nice to package them into a notecard set. Stampin’ Up! make these fabulous acetate boxes that are perfectly sized to hold up to about 6 cards and envelopes. They are great for a quick gift, or even if you were to sell bundles of cards at craft fairs.
Here, to jazz the box up a little, I’ve added a band of In Good Taste Designer Series Paper and added a die cut and some stamping.
Quick and Easy Notecards…
You can check out all the cards below, but here is the Facebook Live Replay;
Hello! Each week on a Wednesday evening I go Live over on my Facebook page. We have heaps of fun, and I try to share a fun technique or feature a different stamp set each week. This week I thought we would play with Blossoms in Bloom; a stamp set I bought, but hadn’t inked at all!
Before we get going, just a few reminders
Every time you shop, and spend £45 with Stampin’ Up! in July, you will earn a voucher to spend in August! I LOVE this offer, and its super handy when we still have huge wish lists from the Annual catalogue and the August-December Mini is just around the corner!
Remember when you shop with me to use the Code Club Code too, and you’ll receive a bonus gift from me in August too!
August-December Mini Catalogue;
Speaking of the new Stampin’ Up! catalogue, you can order your FREE copy on my dedicated Catalogue Order Page. If you’ve shopped with me in the last 12 months, I already have a catalogue with your name on!
Stash Builder Club;
Quick mention of my Stash Builder Club. This fun monthly club allows you to spread the cost of your crafting. Club lasts 6 months and costs £25 (plus postage), you get to chose £25 worth of Stampin’ Up! goodies each month, and will receive some extra bonuses from me, including a £15 free spend one month during the 6 month club!
So, this week’s Facebook Live is totally inspired by a card I made at a team virtual crafty retreat last weekend. I haven’t done Ink Blending for ages, and its a technique I really love, so I thought I would share it with you today.
Just before we get to the video, I just want to let you know about Bonus Days! Every time you shop this month, and spend £45 (or multiples of £45) you earn vouchers to spend next month! AND, you know what happens next month? The new August-December Mini catalogue launches, SO you could get a bunch of fun Christmas crafty goodies for free! Isn’t that cool?!
Today’s card was inspired by a card by Martin Stone, who shared this fun Ink Blending technique with the team over the weekend.
Check out the Facebook Live video below to see how it was made. Just a quick warning, I did have some technical difficulties in this video, in actual fact it was two separate Lives but I have stitched them together for the YouTube version.
Goodness, so there are a few things to catch you up on, and then I’ve got a fun Facebook Live and Lovely You inspiration at the end of this post…
July Code Club
This months code club code is;
Add this code at check out to earn a gift from me next month. You can find all the details about Code Club HERE if you’ve not seen it before.
I love this promotion, Stampin’ Up! have run it for the past few years at this time. Bonus days give you even more! So, shop this month, and earn a voucher for every £45 you spend. Then, next month you’ll have £4.50 (or multiple thereof) to spend on the new August-December Mini Catalogue, which is jam packed with heaps of fun Christmas bits!
I am really enjoying my weekly Facebook Live’s. The idea is that I go live on my Facebook page at 19:30 every Wednesday evening. However, yesterday was an awful day (I’ll tell you more in the video below), and so I bumped it to Thursday.
This week I thought we would have fun with the Lovely You stamp set and punch bundle and so have 3 cute cards to share along with the video.
Hey folks! I am super excited to be back doing some Facebook Lives! I asked on Facebook a few weeks ago about whether you’d prefer to see regular videos on YouTube or random Facebook Lives, and most people seemed to want more Lives. So, I got a bit of time this morning while James took Niamh for her first set of vaccinations (which I really didn’t want to go to!), and thought I’d jump on and share this pretty Good Morning Magnolia Thank You card with you.
I’m not going to say too much about how this card came together, as you can see that on the Facebook Live video.
But I did want to link to some information about the offers I mentioned in the video