Sunday, 17 February 2019

Sketch Challenge PCC326



It's been along time since I've taken part in any sketch challenge's so I thought I'd have a play along with the one over on The Paper Craft Crew Challenges page.                                                                                                               
      

                                                            
Having just unpacked the new Sale A Bration  Country Floral Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.  I was really keen to use it with this sketch, in fact it has ended up as my focal piece.



I embossed a piece of Whisper White card stock and then used my Stampin' Blends to colour the embossed flowers and leaves - the texture is so detailed it's very realistic I'm not sure the photograph does the embossing folder justice.

I embossed the Butterflies using ink and clear embossing powder on Vellum before punching them out with the Butterfly Duet Punch. The sequins are also from the Butterfly Gala Suite. 

and to finish the card off I've used the lush Polka Dot ribbon.




I do hope that you like my take on the PCC326 sketch and I do look forward to playing along again real soon.

Happy Craftin'
Sue

All the supplies used may be ordered through my online store here , remember for every £45 you spend in either the Annual or New Spring/Summer catalogue you get to choose a FREE sale a bration item. 

If you are in Europe and do not already have a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, I would be very happy to help you with your purchases or have you join my  team.  Feel free to contact me and look forward to catching up with you soon.


*if your order is more than £150 please contact me before placing your order so I may advise you how to get the most for your money.



Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Colour Combo Blog Hop - February


Welcome to February's Colour Combo Blog Hop


You may have just visited Pia's blog or perhaps you are starting your journey here with me. I hope you like our creations and that they give you inspiration with this months colours. 


For this months's colour theme I chose to showcase another of this years Sale A Bration stamp sets - 
Lovely Lattice.

Firstly I stamped up two of the large floral image one my matt layer and another of just the flowers on a piece of scrap using, the Stampin' Blends in the 3 colours of this months combo I coloured in the image.                                                              I  then cut out the largest flower from the image I had stamped on to the scrap paper and layered it on to the one on the matt layer.  To give the main flower some depth.

I have purposely left a sentiment off from the card so I can add it when I need too...... as I often find myself needing a card for an occasion but have no cards with that sentiment on.

  

I hope you like my creation- all supplies used can be ordered via my Online store here.


Remember for every £45 you spend in either the Annual or New spring.Summer catalogue you get to choose a FREE sale a bration item - watch out for the second release of items on FRIDAY 15th February

Don't forget to leave me a comment below, before you continue hoping on over to see what Sandra has created with this months Color Combo :o)



Happy Stampin'
Sue

February Roll Call


  1. Tanja Klingler Selinger (AT) 
  2. Dorothee Felicitas Buhn 
  3. Sandra Roberts (UK) 
  4. Pia Gerhardt - Scraproomboom (DE) 
  5. Sue McDonald - Frankiesue Stampin (UK)  You are here :o)
  6. Sandra Herzog 
  7. Janey Backer (USA) 
  8. Tricia Butts (U.S.A) -
  9. Lauren Meiklejohn (Aust) 
  10. Silke Trapani (DE)
  11. Renée Eckhardt (AT
  12. Judith Postler 
  13. Rene Guenther (DE) 
  14. Jo Blackman (UK) 
  15. Laura Mackie (UK) 
  16. Angélique Nederpel - Stempelkeuken (NL) 
  17. Rebecca-Jo Unwin - Australia 
  18. Carmen Groinig- Austria 
  19. Tracy Marie Lewis - Stuff N Thingz (US)
  20. Brigitte Baier-Moser - Mediendesign Moser (AT) -
  21. Katie Johnson - United States 
  22. Astrid Hofmann (AT) -
  23. Tatiana Grübler (DE) 
  24. Angela Köber (DE
  25. Cheryl Taylor (UK)
  26. Anastasia Radloff (US) 

Sunday, 10 February 2019

Kre8tors Blog Hop - Valentines/Love



Welcome to the February's Kre8tors Blog Hop.  I know that you're going to find some great inspiration from the wonderfully creative Stampin' Up! demonstrators as you follow along with us.   

You may have just visited  Linda's blog or perhaps you are starting your journey here with me. I hope you like our creations and that they give you inspiration.


Seeing as we're hopping in February I think you can guess the theme we were given - Valentines/Love.





I had several ideas running around in my head as I have just came across the diagonal fold card, I'm loving the Sale A Bration stamp set - So Hoppy Together and I had the stamps on my desk from the All My Love Suite - Forever Lovely as I had been preparing my Scrapbook class for later this month and came up with these creations.








The lovely thing about the diagonal fold card is you get 2 cards for the price of 1. As you can see from the photographs below the matt layers go on the opposite side of the second card. 

Here my matt layers are from this years incolour 6 x 6 paperstack and a piece of Whisper White card stock stamped around the outside with the DistINKtive  hearts from the Forever Lovely set in Lovely Lipstick ink. 
















Using Stampin' Blends I coloured in the Frog from - So Hoppy Together and 2 of the clear Heart Epoxy Droplets and placed them in the Froggies hands.  I added the sentiments to the first card using the Stampin' Write Markers  from 2 different stamp sets and the second one using a sentiment from Itty Bitty Greeting. 

To finish the cards off completely I added some hearts to the insert and a sentiment.



I hope you like the cards I've made for this months challenge - supplies used to create them can be ordered via my Online store here

Don't' forget for every £45 you spend in either the Annual or New Spring/Summer catalogue you get to choose a FREE Sale A Bration item - watch out for the second release of items on 15th February.

Don't forget to leave me a comment below, before you continue hoping on over to see what Alexandra has created using this months theme.




Happy Stampin' 
Sue


Roll Call List



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