Tuesday, 27 March 2018

ECLIPSE TECHNIQUE VIDEO

Tuesday 28 March 2018   Hi Everyone - life has been a bit hectic lately and I haven't done as much creating as I'd like to, so instead today I'm sharing an Eclipse Technique video by Stampin' Up!     I hope you enjoy the video and it inspires you to create something.   Have a great week and see you back here soon!
Sunday, 25 March 2018

CASEING THE CATTY 171 - SALE•A•BRATION

Sunday 25 March 2018     Hello and welcome to this week's CASEing the Catty Blog Hop. This week we are CASEing the Sale•A•Bration Brochure. You are currently visiting Angela Meiritz-Reid's blog, you may have come from my talented friend  Megan or if you're just joining thanks for stopping by. Make sure to click on the next button at the end of this post to continue on the hop - you won't want to miss any!     I love Sale•A•Bration - who doesn't? I've taken my inspiration from page 14 of the Sale•A•Bration brochure.   This is the third time I have CASED this card - it's a fabulous layout and has so many options.     I've created my card using both the Amazing You and Picture Perfect Stamp sets. The Banner Punch and Lots of Labels Framelits are perfect accompaniments for this card. As is the Sparkle Embossing Folder.     The banner uses DSP from the Petal Garden DSP stack and I've added Lemon Lime Twist Mini Str
Thursday, 22 March 2018

INK & INSPIRATION BUNNIES & CHOCOLATES BLOG HOP

Thursday 22 March 2018   Welcome to this month's Ink & Inspiration Blog Hop. You are currently visiting Angela Meiritz-Reid from Christchurch, New Zealand. There's a complete list at the bottom to check out all the inspirational projects created by the team.   The theme this month is "Bunnies and Chocolate". There'll be lots of inspiration on the hop for you to get creative before Easter!     The We Must Celebrate stamp set has the cutest furry friends and sentiments from the 2018 Occasions Catalogue. I stamped the little bunny at the end, coloured it in and fussy cut it before adding it to an oval from the Stitched Shapes Framelits.     I loved it so much in bIue decided I needed to make it in pink too! I've used Dapper Denim and Flirty Flamingo Baker's Twine - I pulled it apart and used the coloured twine only. There's also a piece of the Delicate White Doilies and Gold Metallic Thread under each oval. Sequins fro
Sunday, 18 March 2018

CASEING THE CATTY 170 - TUTTI FRUTTI

Sunday 18 March 2018   Hello and welcome to this week's CASEing the Catty Blog Hop. This week we are CASEing the Tutti-Frutti Suite, pages 28-35 of the Occasions Catalogue. You are currently visiting Angela Meiritz-Reid's blog, you may have come from Rachel's lovely blog or if you're just joining thanks for stopping by. Make sure to click on the next button at the end of this post to continue on the hop - you won't want to miss any!     The Tutti-Frutti Suite is a beautiful collection of fresh and bright colours and images.     I've chosen to CASE the card second from the right. I've CASEd this before - I really like the style and the new Whisper White Note Cards & Envelopes are so much fun to use.     I made this card for my daughter - it was her birthday yesterday!  I cut a piece of Shimmery White Cardstock 3mm smaller and using an Aqua Painter and Flirty Flamingo ink I coloured the background.  The images are from Pic
Thursday, 15 March 2018

STAMPIN' DREAMS BLOG HOP - EASTER

Thursday 15 March 2018 Hello and welcome to this month's Stampin' Dreams Blog Hop. You are currently visiting Angela Meiritz-Reid from Christchurch, New Zealand. If you are hopping with us today you may have arrived from Sara Levin's lovely blog or if you are just starting here there's a list at the end of this post to continue on the hop. I hope you enjoy the projects I've created with our Easter theme in mind.    These cards use the Whisper White Narrow Note Cards & Envelopes from the 2018 Occasions Catalogue. They are so cute and I may or may not be addicted to them! I cut a piece of Shimmery White Cardstock 3mm smaller and using an Aqua Painter and ink I coloured the background. The background stamp and bunny are from the We Must Celebrate stamp set.     The idea for these cards came from page 35 of the Occasions catalogue.       The blues are Dapper Denim ink, Soft Sky Classic Weave Ribbon, Smoky Slate and Flirty Flamingo ink

HEARTFELT CHALLENGES

Thursday 15 March 2018     Hello and thanks for stopping by today. My latest card is for three challenges, the Paper Players - any shade of PINK, TGIF - a sketch and The St@mps Team - a sympathy card.       I loved how these three challenges came together.   I've combined all my "current" favourites in one card! The Tutti-Frutti Designer Series Paper, Sale•A•Bration Heartfelt Blooms Stamp Set and everything Flirty Flamingo! Sometimes I'm a bit slow to a party and this was definitely the case with the Heartfelt Blooms set but I absolutely love it and use it every chance I get.   Here I've stamped it in Flirty Flamingo and used a circle from Stitched Shaped Framelits to cut it out. The sentiments in this set are in beautiful fonts and cover many occasions.     A piece of co-ordinating Flirty Flamingo Baker's Twine tied around it just below a strip of Basic Black cardstock and some Iridescent Sequin complete my card. I'
Sunday, 11 March 2018

CASEING THE CATTY 169 - SALE•A•BRATION

Sunday 11 March 2018     Hello and welcome to this week's CASEing the Catty Blog Hop. This week we are CASEing the Sale•A•Bration Brochure. You are currently visiting Angela Meiritz-Reid's blog, you may have come from my talented friend Megan , or if you're just joining thanks for stopping by. Make sure to click on the next button at the end of this post to continue on the hop - you won't want to miss any!     This week I've chosen to CASE the "You're Awesome" card on page 12 of the Sale•A•Bration catalogue.   I love the layout of this card and as I just happen to have "The Epic Celebrations" stamp set I decided not to reinvent the wheel!     The paper I've used on top of the Night of Navy card base is from the Tutti-Frutti 6" x 6" (15.2 x 15.2 cm) Designer Series Paper then I've layered a piece of Shimmery White cardstock that I've coloured myself using Pool Party  and Bermuda Bay Inks and
Friday, 9 March 2018

GLOBAL DESIGN PROJECT 128 | CASE THE DESIGNER

Friday 10 March 2018     Hello and welcome to my blog. Today's card is for this week's Case the Designer Challenge on the Global Design Project #GDP128.   I love Steffi's fresh and clean style and as with CASEing I've picked out some key elements from Steffi's card and added some of my own.     The Shimmery White cardstock has been embossed with the Polka Dot Basics embossing folder and then I've smooshed some Flirty Flamingo ink onto it. I've then layered the leaves cut from the Petals & More Thinlits Dies in Lemon Lime Twist cardstock. The flowers are from the Perennial Birthday stamp set and have been embossed in white and then coloured with the Flirty Flamingo ink.     "Hello Friend" is also embossed in white and is from the Fruit Basket stamp set. The black rhinestones are the Rhinestone Basics Jewels that I've coloured black using a Sharpie.   Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the weekend!  

OSAT HAPPILY EVER AFTER BLOG HOP

Thursday 8 March 2018 Hello and welcome to my blog. This month the OSAT team are showcasing projects depicting "happily ever after"! You may have arrived here from  Kelly's  fabulous project or if you have just started you can navigate through the hop by clicking on the links of the other design team members at the bottom of this post.     I started making this card and co-ordinating pizza box with my husband in mind. It is our 20th wedding anniversary this year and I'm going to be so ready! The gorgeous card base comes from the Perennial Birthday Project Kit. I've stamped the hearts, from the Heart Happiness Stamp set, in Dapper Denim and cut the banner from Gold Foil to co-ordinate with the Dapper Denim and Gold of the card base. A piece of Dapper Denim Solid Baker's Twine, from the kit, has been wrapped around the top of the banner three times and tied in a bow.                   The sentiment, from the Petal Palette stamp set, is stam
Sunday, 4 March 2018

CASING THE CATTY #168 PETAL PASSION SUITE

Sunday 4 March 2018     Hello and welcome to this week's CASEing the Catty Blog Hop. This week we are CASEing the Petal Passion Suite, pages 22-27 of the Occasions Catalogue. You are currently visiting Angela Meiritz-Reid's blog, you may have come from Peta's lovely blog or if you're just joining thanks for stopping by. Make sure to click on the next button at the end of this post to continue on the hop - you won't want to miss any!    I'm caseing the congratulations card at the bottom, middle, of this page. I've pretty much cased it completely as it's such a lovely card and I have all the products!     I've used cards and stickers from the Petal Passion Memories and More Card Pack and teamed it with the Petal Palette stamp set and Petals and More Thinlits Dies.     The only difference is I've used Lemon Lime Twist cardstock for the leaves and a different sentiment.   We would love you to join us with your CA
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