Case Study Challenge

31 December 2012

 Case Study Challenge 122

This will be the last blog post for the year. What a year it has been! 

I know that most other blog friends are posting cards themed around New Year's,
but today I'm showing a card made for Mum, since I think her birthday card is just as much 'fun' as all the New Year's cards out there!

Ok, so maybe 'fun' might not be the word to describe this card, but when we go to our favourite little tea shop - 'The Berry Teapot Shop' on the NSW southcoast, we have lots of fun! Sipping tea and enjoying delicious scones with jam and cream - sounds like lots of fun to me! 

My Mum loves blue and white china, so this card was made just for her....and the Case Study Challenge! (insert grin!)

 Happy Birthday Mum - love you to moon and back.

Happy New Year everyone, wishing you a fabulous Stampin' 2013!

Lou X

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Just Add Ink Challenge - Christmas

20 December 2012

'Just Add Christmas' is the theme for the Just Add Ink Challenge and I just love,love,love everything Christmas! I thought instead of a card I would share a Christmas Birdhouse with you. I cased this fabulous house idea from Ann Craig who demonstrated a birdhouse like this one at the Sydney Heartfelt Event this year. 

I'm using mine as a home decor piece on one of my side tables - isn't it just lovely!? Well I think so - insert smiley face!

Thanks for stopping by,
Lou X

P.S I had to create the house design myself and I'm not sure how to get the instruction sheet on my blog with how to enlarge etc, so if you would like a copy of my birdhouse plans, please email me! 

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Product Spotlight - 12 Weeks of Christmas - Wk10

18 December 2012

This week is actually week 11, but you'll get that soon! I thought I would cover week 10 - sorry it's late!
This weeks Product Spotlight is a stamp set that I think has been a little overlooked.
I have to agree that it didn't really catch my eye at first either (not when on the opposite page there are cookies! Hahaha)
Watercolour Winter - Page 14 - Holiday Catalogue
$44.95 - Wood   $35.95 - Clear

Here are some of my creations using this stamp set. I also stamped a white paper bag and coloured it - but gave it away before taking a photo - it looked amazing -you will just need to trust me! :)

Thanks for stopping by. 
Lou X
P.S - If you ever have any questions about any of my cards please feel free to email me
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WOW - Stampin' Up! Clearance

14 December 2012

Promo Runs:  14th December, 21st January 
Wowzers! Stampin' Up! are temporarily taking over a hundred products out of retirement with discounts up to 70% off!
Here is last years catalogue for reference if you need it.
They have four different groups of products on sale during the next month.

Here's what's on sale and when:
 (Click on image to bring up pdf of products.)

Remember - it's while stocks last - so get in quick!
Note that shipping of $5.95 anywhere in Australia still applies.

Contact me asap to place an order.

M: 0410 613 140

Lou X

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Just Add Ink Challenge - Balloons

11 December 2012

I thought I would quickly play along at the Just Add Ink Challenge this week, which is themed around 'Balloons'. As soon as a noticed the theme I knew I had to use a stamp from my newly aquired stamp set, 'Little Friends', which was actually a gift from my upline Teneale Williams - Thanks Teneale!

I thought this would be a great thank you card for a pre-school teacher, so I also made a super simple, yet very cute gift bag using the Big Shot Fancy Favor Bigz Die and paper from the Storytime Designer Paper.

Stamp Set: Little Friends - Page 52
Accessories: Watercolor Paper, Blender Pen, Stampin' Markers, Baker's Twine, Stitched Grosgrain
   Colour Combination: Coordinating colours from the Storytime Designer Paper  - Page 163

Thanks for stopping by,
Lou X
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Stampin' Up Gift Certificate - Yes Please!

Ever wondered what to buy the craft lover who has everything? Surely they don't have everything from the Stampin' Up! Catalogue?

Over the past few months I have had a few people request gift vouchers. I decided to create a certificate and make them all pretty to match my blog! Gift Certificates also come in a lovely folder - all ready for that special someone!

These are my Christmas Gift Certificates - which have been very popular!

If you would like to purchase a gift certificate please contact me and I will get one to you asap!
0410 613 140

Lou X
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Product Spotlight-12 Weeks of Christmas -Week 9!

09 December 2012

 So firstly, you will need to forgive me. Afterall Christmas is about forgiving isn't it?!

Yes, I have missed weeks 3,4,5,6,7,8! Where have they gone? I was hoping to cover so many of my Christmas projects - and there has been a quite a few, but I just haven't given my blog 'home' the love and attention it has needed over the past few weeks. 

So instead of going back and covering all those weeks, I've decided to just start from week 9 and hope to cover as much as I can until Christmas. 

This weeks Product Spotlight is the Keepsakes Ornament Stamp Set with matching Framelits. 
I have loved this set. It makes the ornament on the Holiday Catalogue and I made my ornament using the Candlelight Christmas Designer Series Paper and it has been a hit in my house!

I have made many cards using the Keepsakes Ornament Stamp Set, but here a selected few that make quick and effective Christmas cards. 
Ornament Keepsakes Stamp Set - Page 3 Holiday Catalogue
Wood - $60.95  Clear - $48.95

Matching Holiday Ornaments Framelits - $ 42.95

Buy set as a bundle and save 15%!
Wood - $87.95   Clear - $77.95

I have also really love the elegant colours in the Candlelight Christmas DSP on page 4 of the Holiday Catalogue. $16.95 for 12 sheets of 6 designs.

Thanks for stopping by and thanks for being understanding!

Lou X

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