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Banner Fun at SUO Challenges

Hi there!  If you follow my blog you will know that I love making fun shaped cards, especially easel cards.  This design has been in my head for a while and I held off making it until this week because it just so happens to fit in perfectly with the Banner Fun Challenge at SUO.

  A Double Scalloped Tag Topper Easel Card for SUO #91
 Side View
 Back View
 Inside View
 Folds into a Standard Size Card Envelope (C6)

The Fringe Scissors make it easy to add some 'grass' to the card.  Did you also notice the three SALE-A-BRATION goodies (one free for every $90 you spend) that were used in the making of this card? Sweet Sorbet DSPSweet Sorbet Accessory PackBanner Punch Happy SALE-A-BRATION everyone!  It's one of the most 'fun times' on the Stampin' Up! ® calendar.

I made the easel part on each side 2 inches wide so the Woodgrain Tags, made from the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch, would be a perfect fit. It's based on THIS CARD I made when I was on the Dynamic Duos DT, b…

SU Digital Punches + e-Cutter + Free SAB Goodies + Awesome Stamps and Dies = Smart Phone Card

Hey there!  Just popping in with a quick post before I head off to work.  I wanted to share with you another one of my Smart Phone Cards that I designed from Stampin' Up! ® Digital Punches.

It features the gorgeous SALE-A-BRATION Designer Series Paper called Sweet Sorbet and one of my favourite stamp sets, Just Sayin' and matching Word Bubbles Framelits Dies.

For more info on how I made this card, you can check out my first iPhone Card HERE.

Thanks so much for stopping by,

 For Stampin' Up! ® supplies, 24/7, make sure you check out my on-line shop

Don't forget that until the end of March you can chooses a FREE Gift from the SAB Catalogue for every $90 (AUD) you spend.  Happy shopping!

Retro Fresh Hand Bag with Gift Card Holder

This Hand Bag Gift Card Holder highlights three gorgeous new products that are available in the newly released Occasions Catalogue.  It was cut from a Silhouette Cutting File and made with love for one of my young nieces.  This year they are all getting SU vouchers from me for their birthdays :)

 (Sentiment is from the Stamp Set, Wetlands)

 For Stampin' Up! ® supplies, 24/7, make sure you check out my on-line shop

Don't forget that with every $90 (AUD) you spend, you get to choose a free gift from the SAB Catalogue!!

Sweet Buttons and Sorbet with Pop 'n' Cuts

My son asked me to make a card for him to give to his girlfriend's mum for her 50th Birthday!  So ... I guess it needed to be pretty special.  She loves to sew dresses for her daughter so the Dress Form Pop 'n' Cuts was an obvious 'springboard' for the rest of the design.

Some Sweet Sorbet DSP (SAB - free with every $90 purchase) helped me to decide on the colour combo and the long forgotten Sweet Buttons Embosslits was a 'must' to add to the dress making theme.

I blew dust off the retired set, Sew Suite, so I could stamp that cute little sewing machine image on the envelope to complete the project.

 Inside View
Outside View
I just love how easy it was for a variety of Stampin' Up! ® products to come together to make this card.  My favourite little 'added extra' is the Needlepoint Border embossing down the sides of the card front.
I'm pretty sure Gina will appreciate it and Ryan will continue to remain in her 'good books'.  Well ..…

A Smart Phone Card made from SU's Digital Punches

I've seen a few cards around in 'Blogland' and 'Pinterest' which have a Smart Phone Die and thought I would make my own iPhone Card using Stampin' Up's! Digital Punches from My Digital Studio.

I checked out my daughter's phone (slightly different to my iPhone 5) and used that as inspiration to design the template.

As you can see from the above diagram, I used only 3 very basic digital punches - circle, square (stretched to make the rectangular shapes) and the Word Window digital downloads.
The template was designed in my Silhouette Studio (Designer Edition) and electronically cut out with the Silhouette Cameo.
Stampin' Up! ® Demonstrators can download the FREE TEMPLATE(PDF) from Stampin' Connection.  (Sorry, but I won't be sending any out by email)

The 'text' was made from the 'Just Sayin' Stamp Set and cut from the 'Word Bubbles Framelits Dies'.

Thanks so much for stopping by,

 For Stampin' Up! ® supplies, 24/7, …

Smoky 'Jack Sparrow' for SUO 90 - Punch Parade

This week at SUO Challenges we're having a Punch Parade and we're asking you to come and join in the fun by using SU punches on your very own paper craft project.

I just couldn't resist combining digital and hand held punches to create this uniquePirate Owl Cardespecially for our 90th Challenge.

 Smoky 'Jack Sparrow'
It's all about the Punches -

Hand Held Punches Used -
Eyes: Circle Punches - 1- 3/8", 1", 1/2",
Patch - Small Oval
Wooden Leg - Word Window

Digital Punches Used -
Main Body and 'Shirt' - Owl Builder
Head Scarf - Circle and Heart combined
Hair - Tasteful Trim
Earring - Circle
Hand Hook - Part of the number 9 from 'Alphabet Soup' combined with the Oval Punch
Wings - Scallop Oval

Other SU Products -
Ink:  Smoky Slate
Card Stock:  Smoky Slate, Basic Black, Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla, Pumpkin Pie, BrushedGold, Brushed Silver, Natural Compositions Specialty
Accessories:  Gold Sequin Trim, Polka Dot Parade DSP, Sponge Daubers, Basic …

Oh Snap! A Camera Card for JAI 201

I've had this idea in my head for ages and when I saw the bright colour combo at Just Add Inkthis week, I finally got around to transferring my thoughts onto paper!  One project from the very long list of 'must do's' is now done. 

Sometimes I wake up at crazy times in the early hours of the morning with an idea and have to write it down just incase it 'floats' away.  Now I have Mondays off, once again, yay! ... I'm spending a bit more time seeing some of my thoughts turn into actual projects!  This is my second post for today and I have another two almost ready to go - a very productive craft day indeed.

JAI 201

This Week's Colour Challenge at JAI

I designed the camera base using a variety of digital punches from MDS (My Digital Studio) and then cut it out with my Silhouette Cameo.  The following diagram shows you what digital punches I used for the mini camera album -

Project Recipe: Stamp Set:  Hip Notes (Occasions Catalogue) Ink:  Basic Black Card Stock: 

Retro Owl - Top Note and Punch Art Card

Here's another little cutie that follows on from theSALE-A-BRATION Owl I posted a few weeks ago.

Introducing my little Retro Owl (complete with camera - Peachy Keen Stamp Set), colour co-ordinated to match the gorgeous new Retro Fresh DSP that is available to purchase from the latest Occasions Catalogue -

 Retro Owl
 Retro Fresh and Sweet Sorbet

Colours in the Retro Fresh DSP include - Baked Brown Sugar, Coastal Cabana, Very Vanilla, So Saffron, Tangerine Tango
You can see the original tutorial HERE -

Thanks so much for stopping by,
 For Stampin' Up! ® supplies, 24/7, make sure you check out my on-line shop

Don't forget that with every $90 (AUD) you spend, you get to choose a free gift from the SAB Catalogue!!