Sunday, 29 December 2019

Top 9 for 2019


Can you believe 2019 is nearly over?
Here's a cool grid from my Instagram account showing my Top 9 posts for 2019

Thanks for your support since my jumping on the Instagram band wagon 7 months ago.

Find me over here: 
https://www.instagram.com/annaslittlecreativenook/


Anna :) 

Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Traditional Christmas Colours in the Toile Tidings

The 2019 Holiday Catalogue Inspiration

Toile Tidings Suite Spotlight

The Toile Tidings Suite evokes the timeless traditions of Christmas with vintage designs and traditional colours. This suite is ideal for creating cards, decor, and special gifts.

This gorgeous card below features a quick colouring trick for adding detail that you'll love for it's simplicity and speed.

Sincerely, Anna :)

P.S This word always tricks me up - Toile is pronounced 'twaal'



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Toile Tidings Suite Spotlight 


Join my Email Newsletter List and receive my special holiday tutorials by email. With each mailing you will receive a picture of the finished project, a supply list, and a step-by-step tutorial.

SUPPLIES:


STAMPS: Toile Christmas (#150469)
CARDSTOCK: Thick Whisper White (#140272), Whisper White (#100730), Old Olive (#100702), Cherry Cobbler (#119685), Crumb Cake (#120953)
PAPER: Woven Threads (#149497)
INK: Black StazOn (#101406), Cherry Cobbler (#147083), VersaMark (#102283)
ACCESSORIES: Silver Stampin' Emboss Powder (#109131), Watercolor Pencils (#141709), Basic Adhesive-Backed Sequins (#146933)
ADHESIVES: SNAIL (#104331), Stampin' Dimensionals (#104430), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (#110755)
TOOLS: Stitched Rectangles dies (#148551), Christmas Cardinal dies (#150640), Stamparatus (recommended) (#146276), Heat Tool (#129053), Embossing Buddy (#103083)

Non-Stampin' Up!: sticky note or copy paper

VIEW SUITE ONLINE

TOILE TIDINGS DESIGNER SERIES PAPER VIDEO

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Toile Tidings Suite Spotlight

Sunday, 22 December 2019

A little bit of frosting...



The 2019 Holiday Catalogue Inspiration

Feels Like Frost Suite Spotlight

The Feels Like Frost Suite is awash with simple elegance. The stamp set features natural images and greetings while the coordinating dies add beautiful detail and frame shapes.

The Feels Like Frost Designer Series Paper may be the crowing glory in this suite - it's so beautiful! It features photographic images on one side and hand drawn designs with silver foil on the other. The beautiful elements in this suite make it ideal for creating simple cards that wow!

This gorgeous card features the often forgotten technique of stamping or embossing on Designer Series Paper. It's a simple but impactful technique!

Sincerely, Anna :)



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Yuletide Cheer Card

 Feels Like Frost Suite Spotlight

Join my Email Newsletter List and receive my special holiday tutorials by email. With each mailing you will receive a picture of the finished project, a supply list, and a step-by-step tutorial.

SUPPLIES:


STAMPS: Frosted Foliage (#150520)
CARDSTOCK: Smoky Slate (#131202), Vellum (#101856)

PAPER: Feels Like Frost 6" x 6" Specialty (#150444)

INK: Silvery Shimmer Delicata Pad (#150709), VersaMark (#102283)

ACCESSORIES: Seaside Spray 1/4" Metallic Ribbon (#150446), White Stampin' Emboss Powder (#109132)

ADHESIVES: SNAIL (#104331), Stampin' Dimensionals (#104430)

TOOLS: Frosted Frames Dies (#150658), Heat Tool (#129053), Embossing Buddy (#103083)

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FEELS LIKE FROST DESIGNER SERIES PAPER VIDEO

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 Feels Like Frost Suite Spotlight



 Feels Like Frost Suite Spotlight

Saturday, 21 December 2019

Tags, Tags, Tags!

The 2019 Holiday Catalogue Inspiration

Joy of Giving Tag Kit

Make the experience of gift giving even more joyful when you top off the perfect gift with a lovely handmade tag!

The all-inclusive Joy of Giving Tag Kit includes stamps, ink, and all the pre-cut supplies you need to create 30 festive tags.

All Inclusive - Joy of Giving Tag Kit

Joy of Giving Tag Kit (#150700)
-Joy of Giving 17 piece photopolymer stamp set
-Poppy Parade Stampin' Ink Spot
-Clear Acrylic Stamp Block
-30 tags, 10 each of 3 designs
-Designer Storage Box
-Instructions with sample photos (assembly video is also available online)

These tags are simple to create while watching a favourite Christmas movie or as a fun family activity. Once you've made the tags you still have the stamps and ink so you can create even more tags and cards!

The Joy of Giving Tag Kit comes packaged in a designer box for storage or gifting. A kit makes a great gift for crafty friends and a box of completed tags will be appreciated by anyone on your list!

Sincerely, Anna :)



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Bag of Tags Gift

 Joy of Giving Tag Kit

Join my Email Newsletter List and receive my special holiday tutorials by email. With each mailing you will receive a picture of the finished project, a supply list, and a step-by-step tutorial.

SUPPLIES:


KIT: Joy of Giving Tag Kit (includes tags, stamps, ink, & embellishments)
CARDSTOCK: Poppy Parade (#119793), Shaded Spruce (#146981)
ACCESSORIES: Snowfall Accents Puff Paint (#150691), Clear Envelope (#102619)
ADHESIVES: SNAIL (#104331), Glue Dots (#103683), Tear & Tape (138995#)
TOOLS: Beautiful Boughs Dies (#150661), Magnolia Memory Dies (#149578), Heat Tool (#129053), Detailed Trio Punch (#146320) (Optional)

VIEW KIT ONLINE

JOY OF GIVING TAG KIT VIDEO

DOWNLOAD THE CATALOGUE

Friday, 20 December 2019

Wrapped in Plaid Suite Spotlight

The 2019 Holiday Catalogue Inspiration

Wrapped in Plaid Suite Spotlight

Wrap yourself in the spirit of the Christmas season with the Wrapped In Plaid Suite. This modern take on classic plaid patterns includes shiny gold accents and makes the perfect backdrop for all your holiday crafting. From cards to gifts you'll have Christmas wrapped up in style with this popular suite. The Perfectly Plaid stamp set includes greetings and four tree images that coordinate with the Pine Tree Punch.

This card steps the creative style up to the next level with a great faux watercolor technique. Read on to learn how to create the Watercolor Christmas Tree Card!

Happy creating!
Anna :)


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Watercolor Christmas Tree Card

Wrapped in Plaid Suite Spotlight
Join my Email Newsletter List and receive my special holiday tutorials by email. With each mailing, you will receive a complete supply list with a step-by-step tutorial.

SUPPLIES:


STAMPS: Perfectly Plaid (#149418)
CARDSTOCK: Thick Whisper White (#140272), Whisper White (#100730), Cherry Cobbler (#119685), Crumb Cake (#120953), Fluid 100 Watercolor Paper (#149612)
PAPER: Wrapped In Plaid 6" x 6" Specialty Designer Series Paper (#149596)
INK: Early Espresso (#147114), Pool Party (#147107), Shaded Spruce (#147088), Night of Navy (#147110), Mint Macaron (#147106), VersaMark (#102283)
ACCESSORIES: White Stampin' Emboss Powder (#109132), Iridescent Sequin Assortment (#144212), Linen Thread (#104199)
ADHESIVES: SNAIL (#104331), Stampin' Dimensionals (#104430), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (#110755)
TOOLS: Aqua Painter (#103954), Pine Tree Punch (#149521), Stampin' Spritzer (#126185), Heat Tool (#129053), Embossing Buddy (#103083)

Non-Stampin' Up!: water

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WRAPPED IN PLAID DESIGNER SERIES PAPER VIDEO

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Wrapped in Plaid Suite Spotlight

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Night Before Christmas Suite Spotlight

The 2019 Holiday Catalogue Inspiration

Night Before Christmas Suite Spotlight

Check your list and you'll see that the Night Before Christmas Suite is just what Santa would give to all the good crafters!

This simple card I'm sharing with you today below adds a bit of seasonal magic and sparkle with a subtle ombre effect on the greeting and bright rhinestone accents.

This is a perfect card to make multiples of and send to all the good boys and girls on your Christmas list.

Happy Creating!
Anna :)



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Tis' the Season Card

Night Before Christmas Suite Spotlight

Join my Email Newsletter List and receive my special holiday tutorials by email. With each mailing you will receive a picture of the finished project, a supply list, and a step-by-step tutorial.

SUPPLIES:


STAMPS: Holly Jolly Christmas (#150471)
CARDSTOCK: Whisper White (#100730), Old Olive (#100702), Vellum (#101856)
INK: Cherry Cobbler (#147083), Real Red (#147084), Old Olive (#147090)
ACCESSORIES: Noble Peacock Rhinestones (#149494), 5/8" Burlap Ribbon (#141487)
ADHESIVES: SNAIL (#104331), Stampin' Dimensionals (#104430), Glue Dots (#103683)
TOOLS: Jolly Season Dies (#150648), Sponge Brayer (#141714), Sponge Dauber (#133773)

VIEW SUITE ONLINE

NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS DESIGNER SERIES PAPER VIDEO

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Night Before Christmas Suite Spotlight

Monday, 16 December 2019

Brightly Gleaming Crackers

The 2019 Holiday Catalogue Inspiration

Brightly Gleaming Suite Spotlight
Make all your Christmas celebrations gleam brightly with the elegant designs from the Brightly Gleaming Suite. This suite is full of rich colours, elegant patterns, and gorgeous copper foil accents.

Make your Christmas and New Year's celebrations bright with a special handmade treat for everyone. These elegant Christmas Cracker Boxes are sure to delight.

I'm sending this tutorial to my email list very soon so make sure you sign-up. You'll love how simple they are to make!

Sincerely, Anna :)



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Christmas Cracker Boxes


Brightly Gleaming Suite Spotlight

Join my Email Newsletter List and receive my special holiday tutorials by email. With each mailing you will receive a picture of the finished project, a supply list, and a step-by-step tutorial.

SUPPLIES:


STAMPS: Christmas Gleaming (#150464)
PAPER: Brightly Gleaming Specialty (#150429)
CARDSTOCK: Pretty Peacock (#150880), Copper Foil Sheets (#142020)
INK: Pretty Peacock (#150083)
ACCESSORIES: Star Designer Elements (#150430), Magnolia Lane Ribbon Combo Pack (#149485), Old Olive/Pretty Peacock 3/8" Reversible Ribbon (#149496)
ADHESIVES: Tear & Tape (#138995), Stampin' Dimensionals (#104430)
TOOLS: Gleaming Ornaments Punch Pack (#150647), Hammered Metal 3D Embossing Folder (#150646), Take Your Pick Tool (#144107)

VIEW SUITE ONLINE

BRIGHTLY GLEAMING DESIGNER SERIES PAPER VIDEO

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Brightly Gleaming Suite Spotlight

Saturday, 14 December 2019

Last day for free postage


Hi there!

Here's my early gift to you - FREE POSTAGE on all orders until December 15th.

Simply EMAIL me with your order to redeem this offer (by December 15th)

Remember that Gift Certificates make great gifts too - just ask me! 

Anna :) 



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Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Free shipping for online orders over $45...today only




Stampin' Up! is offering FREE SHIPPING all day today, Wednesday 11th December.

Shop online, spend $45+ and qualify for free shipping (no codes needed)


Anna  :)



p.s.  my own 'free shipping' offer is still running until December 15th...you need to message me directly with your order to redeem this offer

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Free Shipping for ONLINE ORDERS - Tomorrow only



Stampin' Up! is offering FREE SHIPPING all day tomorrow, 11th December.

Shop online, spend $45+ and qualify for free shipping (no codes needed)


Anna  :)



p.s.  my own 'free shipping' offer is still running until December 15th...you need to message me directly with your order to redeem this offer

Nature's Beauty spotlight

The 2019 Holiday Catalogue Inspiration

Nature's Beauty Spotlight

Crafters create from the heart. Now you can create something beautiful and support an important cause with the newly released Nature's Beauty stamp set. Stampin' Up! will donate $3 of every sale to mental health charities. That's creativity that does the heart and mind good!

The Nature's Beauty stamp set features detailed sketches of forest animals and trees. Whether you like simple stamping or want to step-up the style with stamped landscapes, watercoloring, and colouring techniques, you'll love what you can create with this truly special stamp set.

Start your creative nature walk with this card featuring a simple watercolor wash a touch of colouring. Then let your imagination roam free!

This stamp set makes a great gift - so double your gift giving power with a gift that also provides a charitable donation!

Sincerely, Anna :)


P.S.  For FREE project tutorial for this card and more, be sure to sign up for my FREE newsletter :)


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Watercolor Wash Card

STAMPS: Nature's Beauty (#150528), Birch (#149259 wood, #149256 cling), Playful Penguins (#150532)
CARDSTOCK: Crumb Cake (#120953), Shimmery White (#101910), Vellum (#101856)
DESIGNER SERIES PAPER: none
INK: Jet Black StazOn (#101406), Balmy Blue (#147105), Soft Suede (#147115)
ACCESSORIES: Woven Threads Sequin Assortment (#149498)
ADHESIVES: SNAIL (#104331), Stampin' Dimensionals (#104430), Fine-Tip Glue Pen (#138309)
TOOLS: Watercolor Pencils Assortment #2 (#149014), Aqua Painter (#103954)

VIEW STAMP SET ONLINE

DOWNLOAD THE CATALOGUE

 

Friday, 6 December 2019

Stay Cool - Let it Snow Suite


The 2019 Holiday Catalogue Inspiration

Let It Snow Suite Spotlight

The whimsical snowmen in this suite bring out the fun of the winter season! Just like each tiny snowflake is unique - you'll want to take a closer look at the unique features of this suite. It's easy to miss in the catalogue, but in real life you'll love the Let It Snow Specialty Designer Series Paper. One side has basic year-round patterns while the other has awesome glittery winter designs. So fun!

Don't miss the Snowfall Accents Puff Paint and Let It Snow Embellishment Kit that make building frosty friends even more fun!

I'm sending tutorial instructions for the Snowman Card to my email subscribers this week.

Sincerely, Anna :)



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Snowman Card

Let It Snow Suite Spotlight

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SNOW FALL ACCENTS PUFF PAINT VIDEO

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Let It Snow Suite Spotlight

Thursday, 5 December 2019

FREE Postage until December 15th!


Hi there!

Here's my early gift to you - FREE POSTAGE on all orders until December 15th.

Simply EMAIL me with your order to redeem this offer (by December 15th)

Remember that Gift Certificates make great gifts too - just ask me! 

Anna :) 



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