Monday, 28 February 2011

Baby Cards

Here's a few cards I made as examples for a recent workshop. It was 'baby theme' and I had heaps of baby cards and 3D items on display.

This was our 'make and take' for the day so everyone got to make their own creative versions of these.

I've used the Top Note Die through the big shot, the Star and Full Heart punches, and watercoloured the 'Baby Tees' roller images with watercolour pencils and the Aquapainter.

I've also used the Polka Dot Embossing Folder for the 'dots' on the heart punchouts, and the Crimper for the effect on the stars.

See pages 56-57 of the catalogue for a couple of 'Baby' stamp sets and a great display of ideas and related products.

Til next time,
Thanks for popping back!
Anna :)

Friday, 25 February 2011

Australian Flood Appeal Tally

It seems that just when Australians are in the middle of the 'Big Flood' clean up that our neighbours across the sea are hit with a major disaster.

We pray for our New Zealand neighbours in the aftermath of the Christchurch earthquake which has taken so many lives, so many still missing and the trauma of those left with the memories and rebuilding of their lives.

I wanted to update you on the Flood Appeal Tally.

From Jan 15th to Feb 15th, $2 from every stamp set valued at $29.95 or higher was donated to the Premier's Disaster Relief Appeal.

An amount of $11 862 was donated to this Appeal.

Thank you to all those who contributed to Stampin' Up!'s tradition of making a difference!

Will have some projects to post soon.
Anna :)

Wednesday, 9 February 2011

Rock n Roll Technique

Here's a few cards using the 'oldie but a goodie' technique called the Rock n Roll technique.

1. Choose 2 colours to ink your stamp with.
2. Ink it up with the LIGHTER of the inks first.
3. Roll the edges of the rubber stamp around on the DARKER of the two inks next.
5. Now stamp onto your cardstock.

I've CASEd the bottom two layouts from Alisa's creation HERE. Thanks Alisa!

The stamp set is called 'Bliss' which is a FREEBIE from the Sale-a-bration Catalogue.
Colours used are Daffodil Delight & Peach Parfait for the 'Rock n Roll', and Poppy Parade being the bold red you see.

More later!
Thanks for stopping by.
Anna :)

Monday, 7 February 2011

Out of Hibernation...

Hi all! Sorry for the slackness...this year's had a 'slow' start but we'll get back to regularity soon! :)

Today I've got more examples of the 'Inlaid Embossing' Technique which I showed a little while back. I really like this 'look' and have been using it at my latest workshops...the girls like it lots too! :)

Til next time,
Anna :)