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Sale A Bration Blog Hop

Hi and welcome to the ESAD-SU, Sale A Bration Blog Hop. ESAD is an Aussie based group just for Extremely Special Aussie and New Zealand Stampin' Up! Demonstrators. I joined this group just before Christmas and am excited to be part of my very first Blog Hop!

I have made some examples from the Happy Moments Sale A Bration Stamp Set. It was a tough decision about which one I'd purchase for the pre-order as I LOVE all four of them! It was the little bird stamp that won me over but I'm looking forward to earning the remaining three during the SAB period.

Sample 1 - Gift Box

This little gift box was made from a template, taken from the SU Demonstrator Web Site Pattern Library (Box No. 21). It is featured in the SAB Catalogue (page 2), with the Vintage Labels Set. I loved the whole layout, so this is a CASE of the original.

Project Recipe:
Stamp Sets: Happy Moments (SAB), Boho Backgrounds
Cardstock: Textured Sahara Sand, Baja Breeze
Ink: Baja Breeze, Kiwi Kiss, Basic Brown
Accessories: 1 1/4" Circle & Scallop Circle Punches, Watercolour Paper, Aqua Painter, Pretties Kit (flower & pearl), Urban Garden DSP, Valet Ribbon Originals, Linen Thread, Small Cellophane Bag, Kraft Taffeta Ribbon, Stampin' Dimensionals

Why don't you ask your Independent SU Demonstrator for the template so you can make your own little gift box? If you don't know a demonstrator, I'd be happy to email you a copy.

Sample 2 - Birthday Cake Note Card

This second example is also inspired from the SAB Catalogue. You'll see a little note card on page 6 made with the Good Neighbour's Stamp Set. Once again, the template is in the Pattern Library, available to SU Demonstrators. It is Card No. 2.

I used the Sparkly Frosting Mixture that was featured in January's SU Impression's Magazine and just added some Light Pink Chunky Sprinkles to give it some more sparkle and colour! The 'recipe' for this can be found here.

Project Recipe:

Stamp Set: Happy Moments
Cardstock: Textured Pink Pirouette, Whisper White
Ink: Chocolate Chip
Accessories: Corner Rounder Punch, Valet Ribbon Originals, Linen Thread, So Saffron Stampin' Write Marker, Blender Pen, Stampin' Dimensionals, Frosting Mixture: Tombow Glue, White Embossing Powder, Dazzling Diamonds Glitter, Light Pink Chunky Sprinkles.

and now some original examples ...

Sample 3 - String/Spinner Suspension Card (Open)

Project Recipe:
Stamp Sets: Happy Moments, For Everything
Cardstock: Very Vanilla, Textured Not Quite Navy
Ink: Not Quite Navy
Accessories: Paper Piercing tool, mat and template, Kraft Taffeta Ribbon, Filigree Brads, Earth Element Brads, Linen Thread, Small Tag, Tag and Eyelet Border Punches, Bella Bleu DSP


Stamp the birdcage image twice, attach the Linen Thread in between and secure with Sticky Strip. Twirl the birdcage around a few times on the taut thread and lay it flat ready to pop in an envelope. When the recipient opens the card, watch the cage spin around! This is a cute little technique I discovered on Splitcoast Stampers.

Sample 4 - Happy Birthday

This card was made to look like a birthday present, so it would be suitable to pop a gift voucher inside!

Project Recipe:
Stamps: Happy Moments
Cardstock: Whisper White
Ink: Regal Rose, Chocolate Chip, Pumpkin Pie, Basic Brown
Accessories: Sweet Always DSP, 1.6cm Chocolate Chip Grosgrain Ribbon, Antique Brass Jumbo Eyelet, Watercolour Paper, Aqua Painter, Stamping Sponge

Sample 5 - Scalloped Note Cards

These note cards are new in the Summer Mini Catalogue in three colours - Chocolate Chip, Pink Pirouette and Baja Breeze. I made one in Riding Hood Red and Kiwi Kiss and used the CC and PP ones from the pack, so I could make the gift set to match the beautiful Bella Rose DSP.

Inside a Cellophane Gift Bag with Topper

Project Recipe:
Stamp Set: Happy Moments
Cardstock: Chocolate Chip, Whisper White, Riding Hood Red, Pink Pirouette (plain and textured), Kiwi Kiss
Ink: Same as cardstock
Accessories: Horizontal Slot, Scallop Border and Scallop Square Punches, Riding Hood Red Taffeta Ribbon, Bella Rose DSP, Watercolour Paper, Aqua Painter, Large Cellophane Bag, Stampin' Dimensionals

Here's a close-up photo of each note card -

Why not join ESAD for some support, encouragement, tips and ideas on building your Stampin' Up! Business. It's a place for regular chats, swaps, on-line support and friendship. To get there, click on the button in my side bar under Yahoo Groups.

So, what do you think? I hope you enjoyed browsing as much as I did creating them. If you get to all the blogs and comment at each one, then your name will go into the draw to win some blog candy!

If you live in and around the Launceston area and you'd like to get one or more of these SAB sets for FREE, please don't hesitate to contact me for your very own workshop, or order. Outside orders are also welcome from anywhere within Australia. Click on the SAB catalogue in the side bar for more details.

My email:

The next blog is with the lovely and talented Cathy Clark and you will 'hop' there by clicking on the picture below -

Thanks for taking the time to browse. Feel free to come back and visit again sometime!
Bronwyn :0)


Lyanna George said…
Wow you have some gorgeous creations there Brownwyn. I love your spinner card and the frosting on the cake card.
Rachel said…
WOW, beautiful.
Anonymous said…
Using the bird cage as a spinner card is a great idea.
Rebecca W
Sarah Stevens said…
Absolutely beautiful work - i love the spinner card!
Tina G said…
Love, love, love your set of Scallop Note Cards. The colours are fantastic.
Mae Collins said…
Bronwyn I am always inspired by what you create! Love your work and can see that you are definately taken with the frosting technique - must try this myself soon!
Leonie said…
Yikes, you have been busy, loving all of your creations!
Anonymous said…
Bronwyn, your work is fantastic. I must try the frosting technique, yours looks so pretty. Kris
Anonymous said…
Hi Bronwyn

So many great ideas, love your style of cards. Must come back to take a longer look at your blog.

Lisa H
Love your style Bronwyn. You have been soooo busy. Love all of these projects. I really need this stamp set!!! Andrea E :)
Leonie Schroder said…
wow Bronwyn - so many projects and they are all stunning!! love them! Thanks for participating in the ESAD Blog Hop.

Oh I love your frog button too ;)
About Me said…
so so wonderful bronwyn - they are all super amazing!!!! Especially the suspension card...can't wait to try one of those xxx
Samantha I said…
I love the spinner in the Bella Bleu, it's gorgeous.
Mel said…
Gorgeous cards Bronwyn! I am so tempted to have a big spend up today just to get all 4 SAB sets! Thanks for sharing...and thanks for telling us how to make the cake frosting! I will be trying this out for sure! xx
Andrea said…
what a lot of lovely cards. Thanks for some inspiration when I get that set.
Alex said…
Beautiful projects made with the stamps :) Thanks for sharing.

Alex from England x
Debbie Williams said…
Love the scalloped cards, they really do make a beautiful set. Thanks for sharing.
Louise said…
My word Bronwyn. You have been hard at work. Everything is just gorgeous! Definitely bookmarking your block for future inspiration!
Alana said…
WOW - I absolutely love all your samples Bronwyn - they are gorgeous :-)
Lynda said…
You have been a very busy girl Bronwyn. These projects are so cute and ur right about the bird...v v sweet. Well done.
Tanya Kitto said…
Oh WOW Bronwyn, I just LOVE your cards. You are a very talented lady. Thanks so much for sharing, I'll definitely be back here to check out what you've been up to
Tanya xox
Felicity said…
Wow! What a great selection of samples, I especially love your suspension bird - will have to give that a go :)
Anonymous said…
OMGoodness you are way too clever.....faux frosting looks absolutely delic, thanks for sharing recipe via link....and lerve, lerve, lerve the spinner are awesome. I've added your blog into my favourites on my computer to come back & look at everything else after I get through blog hop. Donna Zammit
Tania Salvati said…
Just love all your projects here.
Anonymous said…
WOW You have certainly been busy!! Have bookmarked this post and added your blog to my google reader!! Will definitely be giving the Birdcage Card a go when I get the set, will use it for a class!!

TFS Caroline
Loved all those cards and the cake ones looked edible. Fantastic work.
Anonymous said…
Keegan Rigby
Billie said…
Wow!!!! i can't decide which i like best, they are all fabulous!!!!
Sonia G said…
Wow, wow, wow.
I love your suspended birdcage. Just too cool!
Aliessa said…
Wow, I can see how much work and love has ggone into these. What a talent you have!
Nanette said…
You have done a great job of showing us your lovely creations on your first blog hop. Well done!
Sharlene said…
Wow - you have been busy!!! Thanks for all the great ideas, that should keep us all busy for a while. Sharlene
Susan Joyce said…
Love all your projects. Thanks for sharing.
Cathy Clark said…
Absolutely beautiful, Bron! Beautiful work, and I just love your spinner card! xx
PS. Had a chuckle at your blog hopper frog - he's so cute!
Karen Dillon said…
Fantastic, beautiful, creative. Hope you don't mind if I case your gorgeous work. Thanks for sharing!!
Lynn said…
Wow! So many projects and they are all gorgeous. Might have to case some of these!
Monica said…
I really like your projects. Especially the use of the Sparkly Frosting Mixture and the Spinner Card.
Danielle Daws said…
WOW! Amazing stuff, Bron! I'm going to have to try one of those spinner cards!
Jodene said…
Wow, there is so much to look at in your projects! I love all of the different techniques you have used!!
Teri C said…
Wow - that's a LOT of work! And all great too!
Richelle said…
Wow! So many cards! You've inspired me to go have a look at our templates and see what I can create! Thanks for sharing! :)
Unknown said…
Oh they are all so beautiful! I really like the spinner card and the lovely note cards
Elizabeth said…
Wow! You have been busy! Love them all but the spinner card is just gorgeous! Can I case?
Nikki Sadler said…
Beautiful cards, lovely colours and some fantastic ideas .. thank you for sharing. Now where did you find your bog hopper image .. I love him!
Wendy Hawkinson said…
OMgosh, I am bookmarking your blog so I can come back and CASE EVERYTHING!! These are ALL great.

~Wendy Hawkinson
Naomi Jansen said…
Hi Bronwyn, I finally added you to my blogs I am following. I actually thought I was already. hehe! I love your work! Your 1 VERY talented STAMPER. I really love the blue BIRDCAGE card. Just amazing.
Helen Williams said…
Wow Wow what great projects I really love the string/spinner suspension card. what inspiration.
Kia mellor said…
I love them all....very very pretty!
Peta said…
All of your projects are just beautiful....truly, truly, beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
Yvonne said…
love the cards.
The Sherrys said…
WOW they are all so beautiful. I love the little gift box - gorgeous!
Del Sherry
Amy said…
These are all great! I especially love the spinning birdcage. What a fantastic idea. I'll be giving this a go myself. Thanks.
Caroline said…
Wow Bronwyn - your cards/box are absolutely stunning! Great job!!
Jac said…
Wow - I'm thinking I should be using lots of these ideas -hope you don't mind - as a new Demo I love quick cards to show my customers and the notelets are just gorgeous.
Larissa said…
these are amazing - what a huge brilliant effort - well done - love them!
Alisha said…
I this your first original one without casing is the best one..the birdcage just looks great there Bronwyn..wonderful work
Nancie said…
lovely cards...I really must try the spinning bird cage...tfs
Unknown said…
These are stunning - I love the note cards :-)
Christina said…
Beautiful cards Bronwyn with lots of inspiration. Just love the Suspension card - gorgeous!!
Thank you for your contribution
Sylvia Buist said…
oh Bromwyn another stamp set the immediate wish List. You've shown this stamp set of just beautifully and your cards are exquisite. Thanks so much for sharing.
Annette said…
Lovely projects. Thanks for sharing.
sam said…
omg - such beautiful cards - i love sample 3 but it is so hard to chose my fave as they are all great
Anonymous said…
Lee Thomas said...
Bronwyn, what can I say, theses are exceptional. Great go girl!
Jodie Jenkinson said…
Who knew Hopping could be so much fun!!!!!! Love these.
Anonymous said…
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Can't wait to get crafting with these new sets!
Dianne said…
I love all these ideas - I'm definitely going to have to try them all out
Scrap Ronnie said…
Sample Box 1 is my favourite!!! so cute!
Elaine said…
Absolutely wonderful examples of a wonderful stamp set.

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