Sunday, 26 August 2012

First Autumn/Winter sneak preview!

I’m back – against all odds. You don’t need to know the details but here they are anyway... too dark to take photos yesterday, got up this morning, still dark, dug out daylight lamp, set up background, camera wouldn’t work! Gave it a shake and it came back to life. Took photos, plugged camera into computer... camera batteries died. Spare batteries missing from camera bag, eventually found them (still in the charger – fully charged... phew!) and uploaded.

So here I am with my very first sneak preview of the Autumn/Winter catty.

I promise you will LOVE this catalogue. Not only is is WAY bigger than previous Minis – which is why you won’t see the word “mini” on this one – but it’s absolutely packed with loveliness. I ordered a modest amount of stuff for my pre-order but suspect I’ll be going back for more!  The themes are autumn, Halloween and Christmas but I’ll give you a break from Christmas for a while and start with autumn.

Even though the products don’t appear in the Autumn/Winter catty, we demonstrators were allowed to order In Color items, too, so I couldn’t resist having a play. I really love this year’s new colours – it’s the first time I’ve bought all the ink pads and I know I’m not going to regret it.

This is my favourite colour combination so far: Gumball Green, Midnight Muse and Summer Starfruit. I used the Perfectly Preserved Bundle (yes – you get bundles this time, too!) to stamp and die-cut the jar, the pear and the little leaves at the top. The greeting is actually a sneak peek from the Annual Catalogue but more of that another time.

So, what do you think?

Stamps: Perfect Preserved (Autumn/Winter), Itty Bitty Banners (Annual Catalogue)
Cardstock: Gumball Green, Midnight Muse, Summer Starfruit, Whisper White
Ink: Gumball Green, Midnight Muse, Summer Starfruit
Accessories: Big Shot, Cannery Set Framelits Dies, Scallop Edge Punch, Baker’s Twine – White

All products by Stampin’ Up!®


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