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Beachy Little Christmas – Stampin’ Up! Australia

I can’t remember where I saw this idea with the Beachy Little Christmas stamp set, but I loved it!  A simple wash of colour over the images that have been heat embossed with white embossing powder.  Easy!  Colouring, without actually having to colour in!

A couple of cut out shells and ribbon, and you have an easy, non traditional Christmas card.

Hope you are all having a chance to stamp this weekend.  It’s rainy and cool here in Brisbane!  Where’s Summer?

Happy Stampin’!

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Stampin’ Up! Stamparatus – Stamp positioning tool!

Stampin’ Up! has spent 2 years and many hours consulting with over 2000 demonstrators (I was so lucky to be involved in this!) to produce the BEST stamp positioning tool ever!  The Stamparatus is amazing, and versatile!  And you can pre- order yours now!  Each per order period will have a limited number available and so if you want yours asap, make sure you pre order right now!  You don’t even have to pay for it when you pre order.  But wait… you want to check out how great this is right!?    Check it out!!… then scroll down for pre order details…

The cost of the Stamparatus is $85, but don’t worry, you don’t need to pay for it when you pre order.  So make sure you fill out this form HERE now to let me know you want to pre orders yours!  – You will be one of the first in the Stampin’ Up! world to have yours pre-ordered!!!

I can’t wait to get my hands on mine!  I’m pre-ordering mine now too!  And don’t forget to let me know if you have any questions!

Happy Stampin’!

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Coffee Cafe Class By Mail Pre-Order

Pre- Order your Coffee Cafe Bundle Class By Mail today!
In this kit you will receive:
Coffee Cafe Stamp Set (value $37.00)
Coffee Cups Framelit Dies (value $50)
1/4 pack of Coffee Break Designer Series Paper (value $5)
Shipping anywhere in Australia (value $6)
PLUS A FREE Project Class Kit to make 8 x cards (2 each of 4 different designs) as well as 2x Gift Card Holder Cards including all cardstock cut to size, ribbons, embellishments and full colour instructions.

Total cost of just $85.
Orders must be received by November 4th and kits will be sent out on November 6th.
Order now by emailing me HERE

Looking forward to hearing from you!

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Stampin’ Up! Stampin’ Blends Markers – Australia

Today I have the NEW Stampin’ Up!, Stampin’  Blends Markers to share with you!  I’m totally in LOVE!!  The Stampin’ Blends Markers simplify colouring and shading and are the very easiest way to get into beautiful colouring.

Stampin’ Blends are alcohol based markers (while our Stampin’ Write Markers are water-based) which means you need to use them with the Black Memento Ink Pad and our Whisper White cardstock to get the very best results.  Some benefits of the alcohol based markers are:

You can blend so much easier!  No more streaky pen lines in your colouring.
Double ended – Brush tip & Bullet tip.
They come in pairs – one light and one dark shade, to help make shading simple.
You can mix the colours together as you are blending to create so many different tones!
The Stampin’ Blends Markers can be used to colour Rhinestones and Pearls and Ribbons, and a range of embellishments!  So easy to customise and co-ordinate! – (Check out the coloured Rhinestones in my previous posts HERE and HERE)

I’ve used the markers to colour this card.  I love the Garden Girl stamp set, and she’s perfect for shading and colouring..

And another card made with the same stamp set and Stampin’ Blends Markers…

These really are some of the very first cards I’ve made using the Blends markers, so I can tell you they really are simple to use.  I also found the perfect storage – all 27 Markers fit in two of our Wood Mount stamp cases!..

And so now I hear you desperately wanting to get your hands on the Markers too!  They are available from November 1st!  You’ll be able to order them online HERE or simply contact me here to place your order.  You can order the markers individually or as a whole set!

And as a special from me I have a couple of options to help you get the BEST deal for your markers!  Buy 4 markers and receive a FREE one of your choice!  Order your markers online HERE and let me know which free colour you’d like HERE….  OR…..

Another way you can get the Markers is to take advantage of my special Stampin’ Blends Marker Club!  Order yours now!!  You’ll receive:

All 27 Stampin’ Blends Markers (value $209.25),
Black Memento Ink Pad (value $10),
Pack of Thick Whisper White cardstock (value $12.25),
Your choice of one – Hello Color, Garden Girl or Good Vibes Stamp Set (value up to $33) (p168 & 169 of the catalogue),
2 storage cases (value $6)
24 sheets of co-ordinating Cardstock pack – (Calypso Coral, Old Olive & Pool Party) (value $14),
Shipping anywhere in Australia,
PLUS $28 of any extra Stampin’ Up! products of your choice for FREE!

All of this (valued at $326.70) for just $240.00!  And the best thing is you have two options for this Bundle:
Order my Stampin’ Blends Instant Bundle  and receive the entire bundle now or take part in my Stampin’ Blends Monthly Marker Club and break the purchase up over 5 months to get everything bit by bit – Each month you’ll receive a new installment of the bundle for just $50.
This offer if available to pre-order now.  Monthly orders will be billed and ordered on the 10th of each month, and you must commit to the 5 months.

Contact me HERE to take part in the Marker Club or even just to pre order a selection of Blends Markers

Here’s a couple of videos you can check out to see the markers in action:

Happy Stampin’& Colouring!

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Bella & Friends & Stampin’ Blends Markers

Recently one of my team members lost a much loved furry member of their family.  I know how heart breaking this can be so pulled out the Bella & Friends stamp set to let her know I was thinking of her….

The background of this card was done by stamping the flowers and embossing with white embossing powder, then I used an Aquapainter to pick up just a little white craft ink from the lid of the ink pad, and used this to white wash the flowers.  I love the effect..

Bella was coloured with our new Stampin’ Blends Markers.  These markers will be available for everyone to purchase from November 1st!  If you would like information on my Stampin’ Blends Marker Club, make sure you sign up to my newsletter!!

Happy Stampin’

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Double Z Fold Card – Stampin’ Up!

Today I have a Double Z Fold card using stamps from both the Watercolor Christmas & the Ready for Christmas stamp set.  I’ve used a couple of my favourite colours – Bermuda Bay & Rich Razzelberry.  Here’s the front – I LOVE the little bauble images!!!.

And it opens up to more fun inside!

Super easy to make.  You’ll need –

Bermuda Bay cardstock – 29.6 cm x 10.5cm.  Score along the long side at 7.4cm & 14.8cm

Rich Razzelberry cardstock – 24cm x 8cm.  Score along the long side at 8cm & 16 cm

Fold along all score lines.  You then simply stick the Rich Razzelberry card onto the Bermuda bay as pictured and decorate!  Easy and a fun way to make a card that you can sit of a bench to display!

Have a great day!

Happy Stampin’!

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