Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Happy New Year - and diary dates

Happy New Year everyone!

Time to crack open the new calendar (I have “Black Cats” of course!) and start writing in those dates for the year ahead. If you’re on my mailing list you will have received my calendar of events for the year. If you’re not, check out the Events section for details. 

This year I want to reach out to more people and share my love of papercrafting, so if you’ve not been to one of my events, please do come along. We’re a friendly group and everyone is always willing to help if somebody gets stuck.

First event of the year will be my launch party for Sale-a-Bration and the new Spring/Summer catalogue. This will be on the afternoon of 1st February and registration is now open. For full details and to book, please click here

Fancy a Sale-a-Bration sneak peek? I felt sorry for this stamp set as I don’t think the SAB brochure does it justice. So I decided to get it first and hopefully show that it has lots of potential.

I’m so glad I did as the gamble paid off – I love the way it stamps and am pretty chuffed with this card. I made it for my friend and downline, Alison, who turned 50 on Christmas Day.

I began by heading to the ink pads and picking out all the colours which felt right for Alison. I ended up with what I think is a winning combination. Next I played around and discovered that Very Vanilla made the best base for this combo, creating a lovely retro look. I can’t wait to play with this set some more.

Stamps: Petal Parade (SAB)
Cardstock: Very Vanilla, Wild Wasabi, Soft Suede, Summer Starfruit, Soft Sky
Ink: Soft Sky, Summer Starfruit, Wild Wasabi, Soft Suede
Accessories: Alphabet Bigz Dies, Small Heart Punch, Basic Pearls

1 comment:

  1. Such a wonderful card and you did a fantastic job showing off the stamp set!!


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