Saturday, January 22, 2011

Friends and Make 'n' Takes

Friends, stamping, chatting, Thai food, Zero Coke, red wine and chocolate ... it doesn't get much better than that!

Tania, Mae, Rochelle and I got together last night for some stamping fun. Mae came all the way from Hobart to join us and stay at Tania's place. Just as well she didn't have to travel back as it was a pretty late night/early morning!

It was great to catch up around a table rather than behind a computer screen!

I really enjoyed the night and learnt some new hints and tips. It was a very productive session. Thanks ladies for a fun evening.



The Make 'n' Takes


Mae demonstrating the 'Shadow Technique' using a wheel stamp.


Here's my attempt at the Shadow Technique. I found it 'wheely' tricky. Mine looks like a long evening shadow but the other girls managed to do it with much more success ... and that was before we had the red wine!


Mae chose a lovely colour combo of Wild Wasabi, Pretty in Pink and Chocolate Chip! Yum!


Can you guess that this is the card that I chose for my Make 'n' Take? I'm hooked on this sketch and the SAB stamp set, Bliss at the moment and can't seem to stray away from Early Espresso!


I chose the colour combo of Very Vanilla, Sahara Sand, Early Espresso and Perfect Plum. My friends learnt how to attach the antique brad to the striped grosgrain ribbon by just wrapping the prongs around the gathered ribbon in the middle.


Tania demonstrated this great little gift card holder which was inspired by our SWAP from Patrice.


It was good to do a project suitable for a 'guy' especially since my son's 21st birthday is only 8 days away!


I love the Verve sentiment on the belly band.


Rochelle showed me how to make a rose from the Fancy Flower Punch and gave us a great design for a card which I'll CASE very soon. So that's my 'wrap-up' of the evening. Hope you've gained some inspiration.


Thanks for stopping by,

5 comments:

Patrice said...

Fantastic little line-up Bron. Looks and sounds like your get together was definitely productive - and lots of fun!

Tania Gould said...

I had an awesome time last night Bronwyn and we MUST do it again soon!!!! I love M'n'T and Maes - awesome way to spend a Friday night! Come again anytime! Always welcome at my home!

Mae Collins said...

Yes it was a fab evening and we will definitely do it again soon! Maybe Danielle might like to come up next time too. I will make a post hopefully tomorrow on my blog when I take pictures of my efforts and am not so tired!

Paula said...

Oh, I am so jealous!!! ooks like you had such a fun night together. Wish I could have joined you :-)

Andrea L - EnchantINK said...

Wow! You had a super fun time ... and all the projects are FAB! Nothing better than stamping with friends! Hugs xxaxx

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