Tuesday, 26 May 2009

Patterned papers on show

I wanted to share a couple of cards that I've been doing at some of my workshops this month - I wanted to showcase the Patterned papers as they are on special this month and I was looking for the perfect card to show them off. I had seen a card similar to this which I think may have been a swap from our Convention, although Im not sure, and I also dont know who created the original. My apologies to whoever that was... and if you are reading this please be sure to let me know so that I can give you the credit! But what I did was change the colours and the sentiment and the scallop edge, so I made it more my own anyway. I thought you'd like to see it in two different colour schemes - the first features the Urban Garden DSP, and the second uses the Bella Rose set. I love them both, although being more of a blues girl, I am leaning toward the Urban Garden as my fave. What do you guys think?

Thursday, 21 May 2009

Dont forget this month's Paper special...

The great Designer Series Paper special continues until the end of May 2009 - make sure you have your order to me by the 31st May at the latest so that you dont miss out. The papers are so gorgeous that it's hard to choose just one anyway! Email me at higgiz@bigpond.com if you would like to place an order for our lovely papers or anything else. I can have your order delivered to anywhere in Australia for a small delivery charge. To view a catalogue, click on the Catalogue image to the right of this post on the sidebar. (If you cant see the sidebar you are probably viewing the email version of this blog and you will need to click on my name at the top of this post to enter the actual blog itself.)

I'll be back with some new projects for you very shortly!

Monday, 18 May 2009

All Occasions Card Class this Wednesday - still a few places left

I still have 3 seats available at this week's All Occasion Card Class and I thought you might like to see a couple of the cards we are making. The card above is the Masculine card out of the four cards, and I quite like how it came together. You can add a sentiment to personalize it but I've left it blank here. I actually decided to combine my need for a Masculine card with Makeesha's colour challenge to kill two birds with one stone, so to speak.

Another of the cards for our class this week is one I had on the blog a couple of weeks ago:

The class is $20 and you'll make 4 cards altogether. Come and have some fun. Email me at higgiz@bigpond.com to book in.

Thursday, 14 May 2009

More Bling - what do you think??

I am so happy with this! Yesterday I was playing with my new Sticky Cuts in preparation for tonight's Bling Class, and I thought I would see how they look on my Linen Scrapbook album. Well I think they look pretty good dont you?

I've used the Sticky Cut shapes with our new Fine Supernova glitter and I think I might be hooked. This is not a project that I'm doing at the class tonight, although we are going to have a play with them and make a gorgeous card. (I'll show you the card in the next few days if you're not coming to the class) I am always amazed myself at what we come up with for these classes, and I cant wait to show you the projects.

Still 2 places left if anyone wants to join us - class details are over on the right-hand side bar. Email me at higgiz@bigpond.com to book in - or call my mobile which is 0412 375 552.

What do you guys think of my 6x6 album?? Not so plain anymore is it? Here's a close up:

Tuesday, 12 May 2009

Bling Things - Sneak Peek

Thought you might like a sneak peek of what we are going to be making at Thursday Night's bling class. Just one of the gorgeous projects we are making that night. This card is based on one I saw at Convention last week that was created by Ngaire Anderson - thank you Ngaire for the inspiration! I changed it around a bit, and in fact the ones that we are doing on Thursday night will be in different colours and patterned papers... so Im not giving away too much.

It's a bit hard to see all the glitter in the photo. But in real life it's pretty sparkly, and I think it's really cute. Here's a close up:

So if you would like to join us, at the time of writing this I have 2 spaces left in this class. Classes are held at my home in Narara on the Central Coast. It will start at 7.30pm and you'll make several sparkly projects. The cost is $20, and a light supper is also provided. If you would like to come along please email me at higgiz@bigpond.com I will give you the address details when you book in.

Hope to see you there!

Tuesday, 5 May 2009

May Classes

Just a quick post today to let you all know about the classes happening in May. Just two this month, one daytime class and one nighttime class. At time of writing this I have a few places left in each class. I will have a few more classes scheduled in June.

Bling Class
When: Thursday 14th May 7.30pm
Where: Narara, NSW
Cost $20
Looking to add that special something to your projects? Well this Bling Class could be just what you are looking for! Learn some different ways of adding sparkly shiny stuff to your projects for that glamorous touch. We'll be playing with glitter and other sparkly products so be warned that you will go home looking like you've been to a disco. It will be fun though!

All Occasion Card Class
When: Wednesday 20th May 10.30am
Where: Narara, NSW
Cost: $20
Make sure that you are prepared for your cards coming up throughout the year... you'll make 4 cards:

One Thank you Card
One Male Card
One Baby card
One Birthday Card

All materials and a light lunch provided

Places fill quickly so please contact me early at higgiz@bigpond.com if you would like to attend any of the planned events or classes. I will give you my address details when you book in.

By the way the card above was one I did at a workshop recently to show off the new "Friends 24-7" stamp set which is one of my new favourite sets. I love the big flourish in particular - it's awesome!

Monday, 4 May 2009

Brand New for May - 2 big specials

Here we are - new month, new promotions! Dont you just love that? This month the specials are in honour of National Scrapbooking Month (yes seriously).

Here we go:

Deal Number 1:
Purchase 3 packs of Designer Series Paper from the following list and you will receive the 4th pack free. How cool is that? Here are the papers to pick from:

Item Page Description
112042 132 Urban Garden Designer Series paper
112470 132 Haiku Designer Series paper
113976 132 Pink Flamingo Designer Series paper
112468 132 Sweet Always Designer Series paper
113992 133 Tea Party Designer Series paper
113975 133 Raspberry Tart Designer Series paper
113966 134 Good Morning Sunshine Designer Series paper
112469 134 Holiday Treasures Designer Series paper
112041 134 Bella Rose Designer Series paper
113974 134 Bella Bleu Designer Series paper
113978 135 Urban Oasis Designer Series paper
112461 135 Washington Apple Designer Series paper
112039 135 Windsor Knot Designer Series paper
113980 135 Candy Lane Designer Series paper

Deal Number 2:

Every now and again Stampin'Up put out a fantastic special on their Demonstrator Kit. That means that by buying this kit you get all the benefits of being a Demonstrator. For the month of May ONLY you have the chance to become a demonstrator by purchasing a very special Scrapbooking Kit for a special price:

Scrapbooking Starter Kit Promotion

Dates: 1 May - 1 June 2009

Promotion Details

In celebration of National Scrapbooking Month, join Stampin' Up! as a demonstrator for only $150 with our limited-time Scrapbooking Starter Kit. The Scrapbooking Starter Kit contains the following:

Item Code Description Retail Value
112231 Schoolbook Serif Alphabet stamp set* $77.95
113059 Simply Scrappin' Petal Party $36.95
108697 Earth Elements Assorted textured card stock (12" x 12") $21.95
105216 Pumpkin Pie Classic Stampin' Pad $11.95
103179 Craft & Rubber Scissors $37.95

*Substitutable for any stamp set up to $77.95 value.

Please note: Each of the products listed above may be substituted for like items. Please see the Scrapbooking Starter Kit Order Form for details.

The Scrapbooking Starter Kit also contains all the business supplies contained in the standard Starter Kit:

  • Getting Started DVD
  • Getting Started Guide
  • Guest Invitation Postcard (100)
  • Idea Book & Catalogue (8)
  • To My Hostess Envelope (10)
  • Project Sample Sheet
  • Recruit Brochures (20)
  • Hostess Brochure (20)
  • Hostess Benefits Form (10)
  • Customer Order Form (50)