Thursday, 31 May 2018

HELLO GDP!

Thursday 31 May 2018

 
 
Hello and thanks for stopping by today. My card is for the latest Global Design Project Challenge - CASE the Designer and it is none other than the fabulous Brian King. Brian's style is very smart with clean lines and a few layers.
 
I've picked out Brian's layout and colour scheme to CASE.
 
 
I used the Petal Palette Stamp Set and co-ordinating Petals & More Thinlits Dies. The background spots have been stamped in Powder Pink, then I've layered up some Metallic Gold Thread with the floral image on top. I stamped this in Sahara Sand after I'd stamped it off twice as I wanted a softer edge. It's been coloured with Flirty Flamingo and Pear Pizzazz using a blender pen.
 
 
To create lighter areas on the flowers and leaves I used the White Stampin' Chalk Marker. Hello is from the Better Together Stamp Set and has been cut out with the Classic Label Punch.
 
And even though Brian's card didn't have any bling I couldn't help myself and scattered a few Iridescent Sequin around!
 
There's more excitement happening over at the GDP - they'll be choosing one designer from this week's challenge to be a Guest Designer on the Global Design Project for the next six months. Oh how exciting would that be!
 
 
The new 2018-19 Annual Catalogue is released tomorrow - 1 June! Lots of fabulous new products and ideas. Please contact me if you live in NZ and would like a catalogue.
 
Have a great weekend.
 
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Sunday, 27 May 2018

CASEING THE CATTY C180 - FAVOURITE RETIRING PROJECT

Sunday 27 May 2018

 
 
 
Welcome to this week's CASEing the Catty Blog Hop. Our inspiration this week comes from our Favourite Retiring Project!  You may have arrived here from seeing Monique's gorgeous project if you're hopping along already. If you started here, welcome and please make sure to visit all the Design Team's blogs, the next button at the end of this post will take you on your journey.
 
 
My inspiration this week came from the tulip card (in the picture below) from page 223 of the Annual Catalogue.
 
It's such a great layout and one I'll be adding to my collection for future reference.
 
 
I've used the last of my Naturally Eclectic and Just Add Color Specialty Designer Series Papers for this card - I've loved both of these papers a lot! Happy Birthday is from the Beautiful Day stamp set, isn't the font gorgeous?
 
 
And what's one of my cards without some bling? The Iridescent Sequin Assortment are carrying over into the new Annual Catalogue - yay!
 
Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a fabulous week. The Next button at the bottom of my supplies list will continue you on the hop.
 
 
Here's a list of supplies I used:

Stamp Set: Beautiful Day

Inks: Night of Navy, Powder Pink, Soft Sky and Versamark.

Papers: Powder Pink and Whisper White Cardstock, Just Add Color Specialty and Naturally Eclectic Designer Series Papers

Accessories:  Gold Emboss Powder, Heat Gun, Iridescent Sequin Assortment, Lots of Labels Framelits Dies. 

Click the "next" link below to see what the lovely and talented Megan has to share with you!
 
https://paper-meets-ink.blogspot.com/2018/05/come-fly-with-me-ctc180.html
 
We would love you to join us with your CASE this week, using our Facebook group. Click on the image below to go there. For the first time you'll need to click on the "Join Group" button at the top. After you're added you can post your creation and you don't need to have a blog.
 
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1625891621049580/
 
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Thursday, 24 May 2018

INK & INSPIRATION SNEAK PEEK BLOG HOP

Thursday 24 May 2018

  
 
Hello and 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 a Sneak Peek of products in the new Annual Stampin' Up! catalogue - launching on 1 June!

 
I chose to showcase the gorgeous new Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper and a selection of the new co-ordinating embellishments.
 

A feature of this DSP is the translucent pearlised finish on 4 of the designs and this, of course, goes perfectly with the Pearlized Doilies which you can see peeking out from under the sentiment which comes from the Better Together stamp set.


A piece of Blackberry Bliss Nature's Twine has been wrapped around the card and tied in a bow with a few Rich Razzleberry pearls from the Share What You Love Artisan Pearls - everything looks so good together.
 
 
I like to have containers of pens covered in Designer Series Paper on the table at my Stampin' Up! parties.
 
 
I thought this looked so pretty with a piece of Rich Razzleberry Velvet Ribbon tied around the top with a Silver Rose from the Share What You Love Embellishment Kit adhered to the bow.

I look forward to sharing more creations using new products from the Annual Catalogue. Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the rest of the hop.

 
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Tuesday, 22 May 2018

ANIMAL OUTING ON FAB FRIDAY

Tuesday 22 May 2018

 
 
Hello and thanks for stopping by. My card today is for the latest challenge over on the Fab Friday Blog.
 
 
The current challenge is this sketch and here's my card ...
 

I've been wanting to use this new set "Animal Outing" since I received it at On Stage and this was the perfect opportunity. I've teamed it up with the Coffee Break Designer Series Paper which is only current for a few more days! I'm looking forward to creating with the Designer Series Papers in the new catalogue.
 
 
I've stamped the kangaroo and koala in Basic Black ink and water-coloured them using Crumb Cake and Early Espresso inks. A bit of fussy cutting and then I've adhered them using dimensionals. A few Rhinestones Basic Jewels, Iridescent Sequin Assortment, and Glitter and Clear Epoxy Shapes add a bit of bling.
 
Have a great day and be sure to pop over to the Fab Friday Blog to check out other creations using the sketch.
 
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Sunday, 20 May 2018

CASEING THE CATTY C179 - FAVOURITE KIT

Sunday 20 May 2018

 

 
Welcome to this week's CASEing the Catty Blog Hop. Our inspiration this week comes from our Favourite Kit! You may have arrived here from seeing Kelly's gorgeous project if you're hopping along already. If you started here, welcome and please make sure to visit all the Design Team's blogs, the next button at the end of this post will take you on your journey.
 
 
My inspiration this week came from the card on the right hand side on page 16 of the Occasions Catalogue.
 
 
I loved this kit so much I bought two! The stunning box made a perfect gift for friends to store their cards.
 
 
This is quite a busy little card but this is the last of my Whole Lot of Lovely DSP and while I'm sad to see it go I'm also looking forward to creating with the new Designer Series Papers about to be available!

The label for this card uses the Lots of Labels Framelits Dies and has flowers from the DSP fussy cut adhered to it, and I've used Pool Party Shimmer Ribbon and Baker's Twine to co-ordinate.
 
 
Happy Birthday is from the In the City Hostess set. This card is a farewell to some of the retiring products!
 
Here's a list of supplies I used:
 
Stamp Set
  • In the City (Hostess Set) 
Inks
  • VersaMark
Papers
  • Basic Black Cardstock
  • Whole Lot of Lovely DSP
Accessories
  • Lots of Labels Framelits Dies
  • 3.2mm Handheld Circle Punch
  • Pool Party 1cm Shimmer Ribbon
  • Pool Party Solid Baker's Twine
 
Click the "next" link below to see what the lovely and talented Monique has to share with you!
 
https://stamping-with-moni-q.blogspot.com/2018/05/ctc-179-favourite-kit.html
 
We would love you to join us with your CASE this week, using our Facebook group. Click on the image below to go there. For the first time you'll need to click on the "Join Group" button at the top. After you're added you can post your creation and you don't need to have a blog.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1625891621049580/

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Thursday, 17 May 2018

STAMPIN' DREAMS BLOG HOP - ANNUAL CATALOGUE SNEAK PEEK

Thursday 17 May 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 Kayla gorgeous 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 card I've created showcasing products from the Annual Catalogue, which you'll be able to purchase from in two weeks time!
 
 
For my card I've teamed up the returning Wood Textures Designer Series Paper with flowers fussy cut from the new Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper. There are two definite sides when it comes to fussy cutting - the love it or hate it! Obviously I love it - I find it quite relaxing and I often do it while I'm watching TV!
 
 
The colours in the Share What You Love Specialty DSP are stunning and I really loved how these flowers looked against the Wood Textures DSP. "Celebrate" is from the Beautiful You stamp set and I've used the Classic Label Punch to cut it out. A few circles of Gold Metallic Thread and three of the Artisan Pearls in Tranquil Tide add to the luxe feeling of the Share What You Love Specialty DSP. 

It's so exciting being able to use the new products. These gorgeous items are all from the Share What You Love Suite  - Gotta Have It All Bundle! This exclusive bundle is one of three available to customers this month. You can purchase this set by clicking on the "Shop" button above or contacting me - I'd love to help you.
 
Please make your way around the hop - you won't want to miss any!
 
Participant List:
 
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Tuesday, 15 May 2018

KELLY'S STAMPING FRIENDS BIRTHDAY BLOG HOP

Tuesday 15 May 2018

 
 
Yay I'm super excited to be celebrating Kelly's birthday with her and fellow Stampin' Up! Demonstrators from around the world with a blog hop.
 
You may have arrived here from Kelly's fabulous blog or if you're starting here thanks for stopping by. There's a next button at the end of my post that will take you on the hop - it will be full of lots of Stampin' Up! inspirational projects to whet your appetite. 

 
The sentiment on my card is from the Love What You Do stamp set and totally sums up how I feel about Kelly! Kelly is as gorgeous on the inside as she is on the outside.

The background, from the Artisan Textures stamp set, and the sentiment have been stamped in Blushing Bride. The tag is from the Share What You Love Embellishment Kit and has a piece of Pearlized Doily and some Silver Metallic Thread poking out from underneath it. The flower has been fussy cut from the Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper and has a little Whisper White Solid Baker's Twine bow attached - it's a bit thinner than normal as I split it in half! 

 
A sprinkling of the Share What You Love Artisan Pearls add a touch of shimmer.
 
Enjoy the hop. Clicking on the next button below will take you to Sue Vine's blog and her lovely project.
 
https://misspinkscraftspot.blogspot.co.nz/2018/05/kellys-stampin-friends-birthday-blog-hop.html
 
 
 

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