Friday, 19 December 2014

Still plenty of crazy deals to be had! :)


Hi there!

Be sure to visit the updated Clearance Rack & nab some crazy bargains

(there's over 100 items on sale & some of them are from the current Holiday Catalogue!)




Anna :)

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Thank You Card and Envelope - how to




Thank You Card and Envelope

Stamps
Letterpress Winter Stamp Set

Paper
All Is Calm Specialty Designer Series Paper
Whisper White Note Cards & Envelopes

Ink
Lost Lagoon Classic Stampin’ Pad
Pear Pizzazz Classic Stampin’ Pad
Soft Sky Classic Stampin’ Pad

Accessories & Tools
All Is Calm Designer Washi Tape
Frosted Sequins


Instructions
1.     Stamp the medium snowflake image in Soft Sky ink in the centre and in each corner of the note card.

2.     Stamp the flourish frame image in Pear Pizzazz ink on the note card.

3.     Stamp ‘Thank you’ in Lost Lagoon ink on the note card.

4.     Adhere washi tape to the top and bottom edges of the note card.

5.     Adhere three sequins to the note card.
Adhere Designer Series Paper to the envelope flap and trim to size.



Anna :)





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Wednesday, 17 December 2014

DIY Christmas Candles Tutorial



CHRISTMAS CANDLE
You'll need:
·       Stamp set – Endless Wishes (or similar)
·       Ink of choice
·       Candle
·       Tissue Paper
·       Wax Paper
·       Heat Tool
·       Embellishments


How To:

1.     Have ready your candle, White Tissue Paper & Wax Paper.







1.     Stamp all over your white Tissue Paper



2.     Cut out the images you want to use & lay them on your candle.


   3. Wrap the candle with the Wax Paper – use the Heat Tool & heat all over until all the images adhere to the candle.  Can reheat if needed.




4. Decorate as desired J




Hope you've enjoyed this tutorial - be sure to show off your candles when you make one! :D

Anna :)


Tuesday, 16 December 2014

For You Treat Bag - how to



For You Treat Bag

Stamps
Letterpress Winter Stamp Set

Paper
Whisper White Cardstock;
Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper

Ink
Smoky Slate Classic Stampin’ Pad
White StazOn Pad

Accessories & Tools
Gusseted Cellophane
Bags
Lost Lagoon 3/8" (1 cm) Silky Taffeta Ribbon
Stampin’ Dimensionals
1/16" (1.6 mm) Circle Punch
1" (2.5 cm) Circle Punch
Big Shot
Snowflake Card Thinlits Dies


Instructions
1.     Stamp the large snowflake image on the cellophane bag using White StazOn ink.

2.     Cut a snowflake from the glimmer paper using the Big Shot and snowflake die from the Thinlits set.

3.     Stamp ‘For you’ in Smoky Slate ink on the Whisper White Cardstock and punch it out using the 1" (2.5 cm) Circle Punch. Punch a hole in the top of the circle using the 1/16" (1.6 mm) Circle Punch. Thread Whisper White Baker’s Twine through the hole and knot the ends, leaving a loop in the twine. Adhere the circle to the snowflake using Stampin’ Dimensionals.


4.     Thread ribbon through the baker’s twine loop on the tag and tie it to the treat bag.


Anna :)





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Monday, 15 December 2014

Artful Stampers Blog Hop - Blushing Summer


Hi there!

Thanks for stopping by for the Artful Stampers Blog Hop again!

You may have come from TAMSIN'S BLOG

This week is a colour challenge - & a very pretty one too :)


Here's my entry:


I've used the Summer Silhouettes
Gorgeous Grunge 
& Work of Art stamp sets.

The Big Shot was pulled out to cut 
the Oval Framelit shapes

& I even warmed up the Paper Piercing tool 
& the matching 'Occasions' Paper Piercing Template.


Time to hop off to NICOLE'S BLOG for more works of art :)


Thanks for stopping!


Anna :)




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Saturday, 13 December 2014

To & From Box - How To




To & From Box (10.2 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm)

Stamps
Cheerful Tags Stamp Set
To & From Stamp

Paper
Kraft Cardstock
Shimmery White Cardstock
Under the Tree Specialty Designer Series Paper

Ink
Early Espresso Classic Stampin’ Pad
Garden Green Classic Stampin’ Pad
VersaMark Pad

Accessories & Tools
Cherry Cobbler 1" (2.5 cm) Sheer Linen Ribbon
Whisper White Baker’s Twine
Stampin’ Dimensionals
Confetti Stars Punch
Note Tag Punch
1/8" (3.2 mm) Circle Punch
Gift Box Punch Board
Big Shot
Stars Framelits Dies


Instructions
1.     Cut a 10.2 x 10.2 x 10.2 cm box from Under the Tree Specialty Designer Series Paper using the Gift Box Punch Board.

2.     Cut down the middle of all four sides of the inside corner flaps. Adhere one flap to the inside and the opposite flap to the outside. Repeat with all four sides.

3.     Wrap a strip of coordinating scrap paper around the flaps to create a ‘bow.’

4.     Tie a bow around the box using Cherry Cobbler 1" (2.5 cm) Sheer Linen Ribbon.

5.     Stamp ‘To & from’ in Early Espresso ink on Kraft Cardstock. Punch out ‘To & from’ using the Note Tag Punch.

6.     Stamp the Christmas trees image in VersaMark ink on the tag.

7.     Adhere a strip of Under the Tree Specialty Designer Series Paper to the tag.

8.     Stamp a Christmas tree in Garden Green ink and Early Espresso ink on Shimmery White Cardstock. Cut out the stamped image using a Big Shot and the Stars Framelits Die.

9.     Punch a star from Cherry Cobbler Cardstock using the Confetti Stars Punch. Adhere the star to the top of the stamped Christmas tree.

10.   Adhere the star to the tag using a Stampin’ Dimensional.

11.   Punch a hole in the top of the tag using the 1/8" (3.2 mm) Circle Punch.

12.   Run Whisper White Baker’s Twine through the hole and tie the tag to the Cherry Cobbler ribbon.


Anna :)





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Friday, 12 December 2014

Grab some crazy bargains :)


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Hello December Project Life Layouts







Hello December Pages

Stamps
Project Life December Wonder Stamp Set

Paper
Whisper White Cardstock
Hello December Project Life Card Collection

Ink
Cherry Cobbler Classic Stampin’ Pad
Crushed Curry Classic Stampin’ Pad
Old Olive Classic Stampin’ Pad
Tuxedo Black Memento Pad
Project Life Journaling Pens

Accessories & Tools

Variety Pack 6" x 8" (15.2 x 20.3 cm) Project Life Photo Pocket Pages
Hello December Project Life Accessory Pack




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Thursday, 11 December 2014

Wonderful Card - How To



Wonderful Card (10 x 10 cm)

Stamps
Wondrous Wreath Stamp Set

Paper
Whisper White Cardstock

Ink
Blushing Bride Classic Stampin’ Pad
Pistachio Pudding Classic Stampin’ Pad
Wild Wasabi Classic Stampin’ Pad
Tuxedo Black Memento Pad

Accessories & Tools
2013–2015 In Color Sequin Assortment
Big Shot
Wonderful Wreath Framelits Dies


Instructions
1.     Stamp the wreath image in Pistachio Pudding ink on the Whisper White card. Remember, to pay attention to the placement of the tab on your stamp.
2.     Stamp the second layer of leaves in Wild Wasabi ink, paying attention to tab placement.
3.     Stamp ‘Wonderful’ in Jet Black StazOn ink in the centre of the wreath.
4.     Stamp the flowers six times in Blushing Bride ink on a separate piece of Whisper White Cardstock and cut them out. Layer the flowers and adhere them to the stamped wreath.

5.     Adhere five sequins to the card.


Anna :)





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Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Last day for these specials

Hi there!


Check out these deals for the week ending Tuesday 9th December:

Find them all in my ONLINE STORE

Anna :)

12 Days Of Christmas Swatchbook Template -- Digital Download
12 Days Of Christmas Swatchbook Template - Digital Download
Price$13.95 $8.37
2013-2015 In Color 12 x 12 Card Stock
2013-2015 In Color 12" X 12" Card Stock
Price: $16.95 $12.71
Autumn Accents Bigz Die
Autumn Accents Bigz Die
Price$37.95$28.46
Big Shot Die Bigz L Petite Purse
Big Shot Die Bigz L Petite Purse
Price$55.95$41.96
Day Of Celebration Wood Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!
Day Of Celebration Wood-Mount Stamp Set
Price$44.95 $33.71
Northern Flurry Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
Northern Flurry Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
Price$13.95 $10.46
Silver Fancy Foil Designer Vellum
Silver Fancy Foil Designer Vellum
Price$18.95$14.21
That's the Ticket
That's The Ticket Wood Stamp Set
Price$39.95$29.96







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Happy Happy Mini Frame




Happy Happy Mini Frame

Stamps
Wintertime Stamp

Paper
Whisper White Cardstock
All Is Calm Specialty Designer Series Paper

Ink
Subtles Stampin’ Write Markers
Neutrals Stampin’ Write Markers

Accessories & Tools
Whisper White Baker’s Twine
All Is Calm Snowflake Embellishments
Rhinestone Basic Jewels
Stampin’ Dimensionals
Big Shot
Apothecary Accents Framelits Dies
Frame


Instructions
1.     Colour ‘Happy’ and the flourish on the Wintertime Stamp using Soft Sky and Basic Gray Stampin’ Write Markers and stamp it on Whisper White Cardstock. Colour ‘Happy’ and stamp again just above the bottom flourish.

2.     Die cut the stamped cardstock using the Big Shot and Apothecary Accents Framelits Dies.

3.     Tie baker’s twine to a snowflake embellishment. Adhere a Rhinestone Basic Jewel to the snowflake embellishment. Adhere the embellishment to the stamped cardstock.


4.     Adhere the stamped cardstock to All Is Calm Specialty Designer Series Paper using Stampin’ Dimensionals and place it in a frame.

Monday, 8 December 2014

Artful Stampers Blog Hop - Christmas Snaps



Hi there!

Thanks for joining in with 
the Artful Stampers Blog Hop again!

You may have hopped over from NICOLE'S BLOG.

This week is a sketch challenge.

Here's my entry :)




Time to pop over to TAMSIN'S BLOG!

Thanks for visiting!


Anna :)






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Saturday, 6 December 2014

Year End Close Outs - Prices Slashed Til January 5th


Hi there!

Be sure to visit the updated Clearance Rack & nab some crazy bargains

(there's over 100 items on sale & some of them are from the current Holiday Catalogue!)




Anna :)