• Bundles,  Card-making Classes,  Cards,  Dies,  Stamp Sets

    Card Class April 2021

    I held my April card classes last week and we made the following cards using the Handsomely Suited Bundle. They were fun Covid-safe classes, with five groups of ladies over three days.

    I cased this from the Jan-June 2021 Mini Catalogue but made a few changes.

    This card is so stylish and is a great masculine card. The handkerchief was stamped using the tip of the Tie stamp and hand cut to fit.

    I cased this card from Stamp it up with Jaimie.

    I changed the colours of the DSP and ties. This is another simple but very effective masculine card and the ladies at class had fun changing it up more to make them individual.

    I love seeing the creativity of my happy stampers when they finish their creations.

    I cased this next card from Juleen Henderson.

    We used the retired Cable Knit Embossing Folder as it was highly effective. I love the simplicity of this card but you do need to think about the order of layering before you stick pieces together.

    I found popping the collar up on dimensionals looked great and made adding the centre strip easier.

    I wanted to use this bundle to show that you could make feminine cards with it too.

    This was my design after lots of playing. I wanted to use the bows in the bundle but ended up using ribbon. The V can be cut using the dies and the Dainty Diamond embossing folder added a lovely texture.

    I used the button die to cut silver foil for the necklace and the stitched strip as the waist band on the dress. I hope you like it.

    They were the four cards we made at class but here’s a few more that I made as samples to show the versatility of this bundle.

    I came up with this design while playing around. It has a lot of pieces and detail that was layered. I added a double lapel using contrasting Very Vanilla for the collar.

    The detail in the pocket is lace ribbon and the necklace was made using gold cord, a tiny flower from the Hydrangea Dies and a Pearl. I used the Ornate floral 3D embossing folder to add texture to the jacket.

    I even added some skin tone above the collar.

    I hope you like my card.

    This card was very simple, the bow used as the embellishment is from the Handsomely Suited dies, I ran it through the Dainty Diamonds embossing folder for extra detail.

    I had fun creating this card at my last retreat. I cased it from Danielle Howard who cased it from Pinterest.

    I made a few changes and added my twist. I love the simple, clean look of this card.

    The tee-shirt with red bow tie gives it a ‘Sheldon’ look. The lapel and pocket was covered in packing tape before cutting it out with the dies, this give it the shinny look.

    The main part of the suit was run through the Subtle embossing folder.

    The ladies from Wednesday night class – thanks for allowing me to share your photos.

    I love seeing your variations of the cards. Creativity was flowing!

    I hope you enjoy this collection. If you want to come to my classes, please contact me.

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    We’ll be creating four cards using the Butterfly Brilliance bundle for our next class.

    Happy Stamping
    Angela

  • Bundles,  Card-making Classes,  Cards,  Dies,  Stamp Sets

    Card Class March 2021

    I held my March card classes a few days ago and we made the following cards. We used the Hydrangea Hill Suite.

    I had five wonderful  groups of ladies attend classes and they all left very happy with their creations.

    For our first card, we used the brick embossing folder for the background, then to get the shimmer around the edges, we used the new blending brushes with shimmer paint.

    The shimmer paint is so easy to use and you get a lovely finish with the new blending brush.

    The flower of the hydrangea was cut out of the DSP using the Hydrangea Dies.

    The card has a lot of detail with multi layers and is finished off perfectly with the Gorgeous Grape ribbon bow.

    We used Rococco Rose cardstock for the base of this card adding a bit of pink.

    The background was created using the Old World Paper Textured 3D Embossing Folder which gives a lovely effect. The stem of the hydrangea was stamped using the two-step stamping in the Hydrangea Haven Stamp Set.

    The hydrangea flower head was simply die cut using the Hydrangea Dies. We popped  the petals out and added extra Gorgeous Grape and Basic White flowers for more colour and texture.

    We used Wink of Stella on the hydrangea flower to give it some sparkle and finished the card off using the Pastel Pearl embellishments.

    On this card we used Balmy Blue as the card base then we fussy cut the gorgeous Hydrangea DSP  to use as a background.

    For the stem, we stamped the whole flower image in Memento Black – cut it out with the dies, then added the Old Olive leaf accents which were also cut with the Hydrangea Dies.

    We then layered the hydrangea flower over the the top using the solid image, popping up the petals and covering it with Wink of Stella for that extra bit of sparkle.

    There are some lovely greetings in this Hydrangea Haven Stamp Set – we chose ‘The world is better because of you’.

    What a special sentiment to share with someone.

    This Misty Moonlight card is fairly simple with a little bit of layering. Once again we used the gorgeous Hydrangea DSP cutting it out with the dies.

    We stamped on the base of the card in Misty Moonlight  just to add a little bit of background detail.

    The greeting was made using the Triple Banner Punch and the ribbon was fishtailed to match the shape of the label.

    The card is finished off using lots of leaves and Pastel Pearl embellishments.

    Some new crafters have joined my class –  I want to extend a warm welcome to Leanne and Nicole. 

    Nicole was the happy winner of one of the lucky door prizes from Craft Alive. I met Leanne and Nicole there when they visited our Stampin’ Up! stall a few weeks ago at the Gold Coast Turf Club.

    The last pic is Leanne and Helen showing off the wonderful cards that they made at class. They were very happy with what they made.

    Looking forward to another class with you all…

    I run card my classes on the first Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of the month.

    So if you’d like to get creative with like-minded ladies, check out my class schedule for upcoming classes and book one in.

    Happy stamping,

    Angela

  • Dies,  Video

    Tip of the week – Pierced Bloom Dies

    Here’s a few tips when die cutting using lots of dies at once. By the way, how cute are these Pierced Blooms Dies?

    If you would like to purchase these dies, please contact me so I can help you with your order.

    Happy Stamping,

    Angela

    P.S. Don’t forget to take advantage of Sale-A-Bration! That means for every $90 you spend, you get a FREE product.

  • Dies,  Video

    Pierced Bloom Dies

    My Product of the Week are the Pierced Bloom Dies – die cut flowers in several sizes, complete with stitching details, plus the leaves and centres to go with them.

    Try them on handmade cards, scrapbook pages, and other paper crafts. They also match with coordinating products.

    I’ve made these cute ‘no stamp’ note cards using the Pierced Blooms Dies. They are so much fun to play with!

    The cards were inspired by my team leader Anna Wheaton.

    If you would like to purchase these dies, please contact me so I can help you with your order.

    Happy Stamping,

    Angela

    P.S. Don’t forget to take advantage of Sale-A-Bration! That means for every $90 you spend, you get a FREE product.

  • Bundles,  Dies,  Stamp Sets,  Video

    Art Gallery Bundle

    The Art Gallery Bundle is one of my favourites in this new catalogue! It’s just stunning! Look at the gorgeous projects you can create with it!

    Watch me create a card

    I created this beautiful card using this fabulous stamp set.

    Shop Stampin' Up!

    If you would like help with this offer, please contact me so I can help you with your order.

    Happy Stamping,

    Angela

    P.S. Don’t forget to take advantage of Sale-A-Bration! That means for every $90 you spend, you get a FREE product.

  • Designer Series Paper,  Dies,  Embellishments,  Embossing Folders,  Stampin' Up! Promotions

    Clearance Rack Updated

    The clearance rack has been updated so check out the new bargains but be quick, they are only available while stocks last.

    One of my favourite items are the Pigment Sprinkles! They are fantastic to create a variety of backgrounds and so much fun to play with!!!

    You can call or email me to help you with your order. If your order is less than $250 please use this month’s Host Code

    Happy stamping,

    Angela

  • Bundles,  Dies,  Stamp Sets,  Video

    Timeless Tulips

    In today’s video I demonstrate the different uses for the ‘petal’ in the tulip punch.

    Thanks for watching.

    Happy Stamping,
    Angela