Global Stampers June 2017 Part 2

Hi all,

As promised, here’s Part 2 for our June installment of Global Stampers.

First up we have Ann. She’s created a gorgeous project using the At Home with You bundle and the Cape Cod chair die from the Seasonal Layers Thinlits.

GS Jun Ann

You can check out more details for her project here.

Next we have Fiona’s project. She’s made a really sweet card using the Happy Birthday Gorgeous stamp set paired with the Pick a Pattern Designer Series Paper.

GS Jun Fiona

You can check out more details for her project here.

Next we have Robbie’s project. She’s created a pretty card using products from the Delightful Daisy suite.

GS Jun Robbie

You can check out more details for her project here.

Valérie is taking a break this month & she hopes to be back for the next installment.

Until next time, happy stamping!   🙂

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Global Stampers June 2017 – New Products from the 2017 – 2018 Annual Catalogue

Hi all,

Welcome to June’s installment of the Global Stampers posts. This month we are featuring various new products from the recently released 2017 – 2018 Annual Catalogue.

I’m definitely loving all the new products & can’t wait to get my hands on some of my favourites  🙂

Today I’m sharing with you some of the goodies I had for my customers during my Open House Catalogue Launch yesterday. They had lots of fun drooling over all the cool new products, looking at the samples I had made plus creating a gorgeous card during their Make & Take session.

2017-2018 AC Open House goodies

Each customer received a complimentary copy of the new catalogue & I included a bookmark for them featuring the new In-Colors. Here’s a closer look at the bookmark.

2017-2018 In-Color bookmark

The star image is from the new Wood Words stamp set & the bow is from the Holly Berry Builder punch which has carried over into the catalogue.

For my customers who had purchased from me in the last 6 months, I spoil them with a Catalogue Survival kit as well. There’s lots of cool fun stuff in there but the main attraction of the kit is the Wish Book. I like to feature the new In-Colors when creating these. Here’s a closer look at each of the individual colours.

2017-2018 In-Color Wish Book Berry Burst

This one features Berry Burst for the cover, words & heart. The stars were stamped in Fresh Fig & the strips are done in the remaining In-Colors.

2017-2018 In-Color Wish Fresh Fig

This one features Fresh Fig for the cover, words & heart while the stars were stamped in Tranquil Tide.

2017-2018 In-Color Wish Book Lemon Lime Twist

This one features Lemon Lime Twist for the cover, words & heart while the stars were stamped in Berry Burst.

2017-2018 In-Color Wish Book Powder Pink

This one features Powder Pink for the cover, words & heart while the stars were stamped in Lemon Lime Twist.

2017-2018 In-Color Wish Book Tranquil Tide

This one features Tranquil Tide for the cover, words & heart while the stars were stamped in Powder Pink.

I love that you can stretch the Copper Trim to create that meshed look. I CASED the layout for these Wish Books from a card by Artisan Design Team Member Shannon Lane. I made slight changes to it so that I could fit all the elements into the smaller area of the Wish Book and made it my own.

And here’s a look at the gorgeous note card everyone got to create during the Make
& Take session.

2017-2018 AC Open House M&T

I featured all the In-Color markers on the floral image in the sentiment. I coloured in the floral image with the watercolour pencils & blended them using the Clear Wink of Stella. Here’s a closer look at the sentiment.

2017-2018 AC Open House M&T close up

I always find it so hard to capture the sparkle of the Wink of Stella but I managed this time but it definitely still doesn’t do the sparkle any justice! I cut the Powder Pink 1/2″ Finely Woven Ribbon in half to go behind the sentiment. I love that this ribbon doesn’t fray easily even when you’ve cut it right down the middle.

I hope you enjoyed my post today. Be sure to stop back later in the week to see the gorgeous projects the other Global Stampers have created.

Until next time, happy stamping!  🙂


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Global Stampers May 2017 Part 2

Hi there,

Here are the projects from the other Global Stampers.

Ann from Australia

GSMay2017 Ann

You can check out more details for her cute mini album here.

Fiona From UK

GSMay2017 Fiona

You can check out more details for her Eastern Palace meets 2017 – 2019 In-Colors project here.

Robbie from USA

GSMay2017 Robbie

You can check out more details for her Eastern Palace project here.

Valerie from France

GSMay2017 Valerie

You can check out more details for her cute gift box here.

Thanks for stopping by today. Until next time, happy stamping!  🙂

 

 

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Global Stampers May 2017: 2017 – 2019 New In-Colors Sneak Peek

Hi there,

The Global Stampers are back. We’re a week later than usual but we decided to skip our April post and switch things up a little. Our posts will now go live on the first Sunday of each month which will help us tie in better with our catalogues and promotions.

So for this month, we thought we’d give you a sneak peek at the upcoming 2017 – 2019 In-Color collection from the 2017 – 2018 Annual Catalogue releasing on 1 June 2017. Some of us will be giving you a sneak peek on the new Eastern Palace Suite. This suite is available to purchase as two exclusive bundles from 1 – 31 May 2017. Contact me if you would like to purchase the special bundle.

Here are my projects…

GSMay2017 2017-2019 In-Colors

I love making note card sets to showcase the In-Colors and thought this sentiment from the Big on Birthdays set would make a great focal sentiment. The sentiment is coloured using the individual In-Color Stampin’ Write marker & the background and stars use the contrast colours.

Let’s take a closer look at each individual colour. First we have Berry Burst…

GSMay2017 Berry Burst

The colours from left to right – Sweet Sugarplum, Berry Burst & Rich Razzleberry. Berry Burst is more of a pinky purple and really does look like fresh squeezed berry juice  🙂

Next we have Fresh Fig…

GSMay2017 Fresh Fig

The colours from left to right – Melon Mambo, Rose Red, Fresh Fig. Fresh Fig is a very deep purple but as you can see matches quite nicely with the deep pinks.

Next we have Lemon Lime Twist…

GSMay2017 Lemon Lime Twist

The colours from left to right – Pear Pizzazz, Lemon Lime Twist, Old Olive. Lemon Lime Twist is a very bright neon colour & really fun to play with. I have another project further down this post using this fun colour.

Next we have Powder Pink…

GSMay2017 Powder Pink

The colours from left to right – Pink Pirouette, Powder Pink, Blushing Bride. This new pink fits perfectly in between our two existing subtle pinks & is great for those cute baby cards.

Next we have Tranquil Tide…

GSMay2017 Tranquil Tide

The colours from left to right – Pool Party, Bermuda Bay, Tranquil Tide. This colour is a deep blue green that looks different when paired with a blue or green shade.

The colour combinations were courtesy of Kelly Kent from My Paper Adventures and you can see her projects made using these same colours here.

I created some cards with three of these In-Colors to show you how well they coordinate with our existing colours. So let’s take a look…

GSMAY2017 Big on Birthdays

The Big on Birthdays stamp set is definitely a hit with me. I love all the large sentiments as they fill up a card front with minimal effort, which makes for quick and easy cards  🙂

The sentiment on these cards were inked with the new In-Colors. The balloon uses the generational stamping technique and I love the random textures you get with the solid photopolymer when using this technique. It definitely makes the image look more realistic, like when a balloon reflects light.

The cards were CASED from Emma Goddard’s version which used the same sentiment but with the Balloon Adventures stamp set. I didn’t have that set but had Balloon Celebrations so used that and hand drew my balloon tails instead.  You can see her project here.

Let’s take a closer look at each colour combination. First we have Berry Burst…

GSMAY2017 Big on Birthdays Berry Burst

The card base is Real Red while the balloons are Peekaboo Peach. The Real Red brings out the pink and purple shades of the Berry Burst when viewed in different light.

Next we have Tranquil Tide…

GSMAY2017 Big on Birthdays Tranquil Tide

The card base is Bermuda Bay and the balloons are Island Indigo. The Tranquil Tide sentiment looks greener next to the Bermuda Bay cardstock. I’ll definitely be pairing it with another colour to see what it looks like.

Lastly, we have Lemon Lime Twist…

GSMAY2017 Big on Birthdays Lemon Lime Twist

The card base is Old Olive and the balloons are Real Red. I love how fun & bright this combination is and that’s really odd for me as those who know me well, know that I’m a subtles girl at heart. But guess what?! This combination is my favourite of the three!  🙂

I hope you enjoyed my projects today. Thanks for dropping by and be sure to stop by again later in the week. I’ll be posting the amazing projects by the other talented Global Stampers then.

Until next time, happy stamping!  🙂


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OnStage Local April 2017 – Color Theory Suite Presentation

Hi!

I’ve been a bit slack with my posting lately and realised I best fix that with a new post. And I thought the best way to do this was to share that I had the privilege to be a Product Spotlight presenter at the recent OnStage Local in Auckland.

I was honoured & excited to have been selected to share the Color Theory suite which will be available from 1 June 2017 from the upcoming Annual Catalogue. So, I hope you’re ready for a sneak peek at some new products!  🙂

I won’t bore you with too much writing today as this will be a photo heavy post. So, let’s get right into the projects I created for this presentation.

OSAPR2017 Beginners Class

This first set of cards were designed for a beginners class to showcase two-step stamping featuring the Colorful Season stamp set & the Color Theory Designer Series Paper stack.

Here are some close-ups…

OSAPR2017 Beginners Class Thinking of You

OSAPR2017 Beginners Class You Make Me Smile

OSAPR2017 Beginners Class Just Breathe

I used the shadow stamping technique on the sentiment by using Soft Suede ink (stamped off once) for the shadow:

OSAPR2017 Beginners Class Just Breathe close up

This next set of projects are designed for a “Fun ways to use your DSP” class. This class can be product based or as part of your regular classes/stamp clubs. The projects feature the Colorful Season stamp set, Seasonal Layers Thinlits & Color Theory DSP stack.

OSAPR2017 Fun Ways to use DSP Class

Here are some close-ups…

OSAPR2017 Fun Ways to use DSP Class Shaker

Here’s the inside of the shaker card…

OSAPR2017 Fun Ways to use DSP Class Shaker inside

OSAPR2017 Fun Ways to use DSP Class Snowflake Christmas

I heat embossed the white snowflakes onto the DSP & cut out some snowflakes using the DSP. Here’s a close-up…

OSAPR2017 Fun Ways to use DSP Class Snowflake Christmas close up

OSAPR2017 Fun Ways to use DSP Class Triangle Treats

You can get 4 of these triangle treat pouches out of one sheet of 6″ x 6″ DSP. Each one fits a Hershey’s Kiss but I’m sure you could squeeze an extra one in  🙂

OSAPR2017 Fun Ways to use DSP Class Shadowbox Frame

This shadow box frame hanging is made from a single sheet of 6″ x 6″ DSP with some stamping on a sheet of Whisper White cardstock.

The last set of projects I’ll share with you is for a product based class using items from a new product line. I can’t share anymore than the images at this stage but if you’d like to find out more about it come 1 June, please sign up to my newsletter here. I can send you a copy of the upcoming catalogue closer to the time.

So here are the projects…

OSAPR2017 Product Based Class

And here are the close-ups…

OSAPR2017 Product Based Class Happy Birthday

OSAPR2017 Product Based Class Thank You So Much

OSAPR2017 Product Based Class Bring on the Snow

OSAPR2017 Product Based Class Life is a Beautiful Thing

The spider on this card was made with one of the flower stamens in the set while the spider web was made using one of the snowflake dies. Here’s a close up…

OSAPR2017 Product Based Class Life is a Beautiful Thing spider

OSAPR2017 Product Based Class Lazy Days

The chair is in the Seasonal Layers Thinlits and cuts flat. I wanted it to have more of a 3D look so I cut two of it out. Here’s the side view…

OSAPR2017 Product Based Class Lazy Days chair side view

I raised the chair with a combination of Stampin’ Dimensionals & Foam Adhesive Strips. I also gave the cushion a 3D treatment by rubbing the back of it with my Simply Scored stylus while it was on my Stampin’ Pierce Mat.

I hope you enjoyed these projects. I can’t wait for you to get your hands on these fun new products! Don’t forget to sign up to my newsletter to get a copy of the new catalogue for yourself.

Thanks for stopping by today. Until next time, happy stamping!  🙂


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OnStage April 2017 Swaps

Hi everyone!

I had an amazing day at Stampin’ Up!’s latest OnStage Local event in Auckland on Saturday. I’m still buzzing from the day as I got my hot little hands on the upcoming 2017 – 2018 Annual Catalogue & saw plenty of new products in action.

I was also given the honour & privilege to present a new product suite! It was very nerve wracking but so much fun. Unfortunately, I can’t show you the samples I made for my presentation just yet.

But I can show you the swaps I made for the event. Here’s what I made…

OSAPR2017 Swaps Cool Treats Keychains

These are keychains/charms made using the Cool Treats bundle. Here’s a look at the other side…

OSAPR2017 Swaps Cool Treats Keychain back

Here’s a close up of the ice blocks…

OSAPR2017 Swaps Cool Treats Keychain close up

I used the Marbling/shaving foam technique to create the colours on my ice blocks. I used watercolour paper so the ice blocks also have a bit of texture to them.

This technique is so much fun and so easy, even a 4.5 year old can do it! Here’s my Ella helping out with wiping away the shaving foam.

OSAPR2017 Swaps in progress Ella

She had so much fun & loved the ‘magic’ of how the colour transferred from the foam to the watercolour paper. It was also fun getting inky & foamy  😀

If you’d like to know more about OnStage events & the perks of getting early access to new catalogues, please message me your questions. I can tell you more about joining Stampin’ Up! to receive these awesome perks!

I hope you enjoyed my swaps & thanks for stopping by. Until next time, happy stamping!   🙂


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Global Stampers March 2017: Last chance to earn Sale-A-Bration products Part 2

Hi all,

As promised, here are the projects by the other Global Stampers

First up we have Robbie’s project featuring the Pretty Pocket Card Kit…

Robbie GS Mar 2017

I like how she changed things up and flipped the cards inside out. She’s also got another project to share, so make sure you check out her blog here.

Next we have Fiona’s project, featuring Avant Garden, So Very Much & the Metallic Ribbon.

Fiona GS Mar 2017

I love the colour combo she used. She’s shared how she made her card so be sure to stop by her blog for it.

Next is Ann’s project featuring the Hey Chick stamp set.

Ann GS Mar 2017

I love a great shaker card! Ann has also shared some tips for making this card, so be sure to check out her blog here.

Last but of course not the least, we have Valérie’s project featuring Avant Garden & Designer Tee stamp sets.

Valerie GS Mar 2017

I love the simplicity of the stamping & how quick it was to dress up the Kraft Gift Bag. Be sure to stop by her blog to check out more photos.

Thanks for stopping by today. I hope you enjoyed the projects by the other Global Stampers.

Until next time, happy stamping!  🙂

 

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