Monday, November 30, 2009

Its time for sneak peeks now!

SUMMER MINI is offical from tomorrow 1st December!


There are so MANY amazing new products coming out! As a demo you get to get hold of the goodies a month early (what better reason to become part of our Stampin' Up! team!! and did I mention the discount????) so I have been playing with my new toys and have had a BALL!!!!


So just to tease you into it I am going to post a card a day - so stay around and see whats coming!!!!!!!



These are called Sweet Treat cups - you can fill them with all sorts of things - I have made this one as a snow glob (retro eh?) I have used the Punch Pals stamp set (from the Main Catalogue) for the words and the image behind the snow glob. The paper is Holiday Treasures also from the Main catalogue, white taffita ribbon, and a dash of Basic Black & Whisper White Cardstock.
Why not book a workshop at your place where you and your friends can make cool cards like this!
See you tomorrow!

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Saturday, November 28, 2009

I love finding new ways to make cards



while blog surfing I found Deb's (fellow demonstrator) blog http://debbiesstampingcorner.blogspot.com/2009/11/christmas-pull-up-card.html


with this cool card techneque. Its sometimes called a pull up card and sometimes a suprise pop up card, but what ever you call it its very cool. You pull the tab at the top of the card and the image on the front pops up and reveales a hidden message. This is my version using Parisian Breeze Speciality DSP from the Spring Mini which won't be available after the end of the month. It is my all time favourite cardstock so I have stocked up on it - have you??

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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

hello to Tuesday


Yesturday we had fun making more easel cards. One thing I think you might need to do is to somehow tell the reciever of the card how to stand it up. We don't want to go the effort of creating a one off goreous card only to have the bearer unsure how to display it. Maybe inclose a wee drawing - or copy the drawing off the instruction sheet.


Anyway these are the three easel cards I made yesturday.



Next week I think we will do a scrapbooking page. You are welcome to bring a photo or two. We will look at a couple of techneques that you can use in either scrapbooking or card making. There will only be the 12.30-2.30 class next week.


Have a great day crafters :-)

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Wednesday, November 18, 2009

upcoming classes








I can't believe its been 2 weeks since I last blogged - where did the days go??




We had a great time at the Upper Harbour Christmas Extravaganza on Sunday - next time we have an event you must come and join in the fun and creating!




Next week at class we will be cover two great ideas. On is a cool gift box/bag - great for wrapping those little gifts at Christmas.


The other is an easel card. These seem like the latest craze - but the cool thing is they are sooooo easy to make. This one here is using the Totally Tools stamp set -great for all those men in our lives. Also theres one using the Sip by Sip stampset -cool for the lattel lovers amongst us and finally the Cute as A Bug stamp set for the under 8 yo boys! lol




Class sizes are limited so email me to book your set. Class times are 12.30-2.30pm and 7.30-9.30pm. julia.leece@slingshot.co.nz









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Wednesday, November 4, 2009

take you pick of cards
















Here's the cards that you could make on Monday 9th November at my classes. There is limited spaces so be sure to book. 12.30-2.30 or 7.30-9.30.





They are nice and easy but I think they look effective.
Email me at julia.leece@slingshot.co.nz to book. And don't forget the great special offer for shopping in November - see below post.

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Sunday, November 1, 2009

WHO LOVES FREE STUFF??


Stampin' Up! have announced a cool as promotion for the month of November.
As I know the above picture is really hard to read I have listed it all below.
Spend just $105.00 on product listed and receive a Scallop Square punch absolutely FREE. That's $35.95 just for shopping! WHooaa!! A great gift for you or for a cardmaker on your gift list. You can get a one for every $105 you spend, so why not do your Christmas Shopping and earn extra punches to make any friend or family very happy!!
Don't forget that this is the last month that you can shop out of our Spring Mini - thats fill of Christmas crafting supplies!
The Christmas Gift Guide includes the following products: -
Gifts for Neighbours - made using: -
- I Wish Simply Scrappin' Kit - $43.95 - Pg 137
- Real Red 12x12 Cardstock - $17.25 - Pg 128
- Old Olive 5/8" Grosgrain Ribbon - $17.95 - Pg 151
- Small Flat Cellophane Bags - $8.95 - Pg 130
- Curly Label Punch Bundle - $77.95 - Pg 153
- Kiwi Kiss A4 Cardstock - $12.50 - Pg 126
- Whisper White A4 Cardstock - $16.25 - Pg 127
- Riding Hood Red 5/8" Striped Grosgrain Ribbon - $22.95 - Pg 150
- From the Kitchen of Stamp Set - $62.95 - Pg 93
Gifts for Card Makers
- Thanks x 2 Simply Sent Card Elements and More Kit - $56.95 - Pg 142
- More Thoughts Simply Sent Kit - $98.95- Pg 143
- 2U Simply Sent Card Elements & More Kit - $56.95 - Pg 142
- No One Like You Simply Sent Kit - $98.95 - Pg 143
Gifts for Scrapbookers
- Petal Party Simply Scrappin' Kit - $43.95 - Pg 136
- Rock A Bye Girl Simply Scrappin' Kit - $43.95 - Pg 137
- Rock A Bye Boy Simply Scrappin' Kit - $43.95 - Pg 137
- Sweet Nothings Simply Scrappin' Kit - $43.95 - Pg 138
- Hoppy Memories Simply Scrappin' Kit - $43.95 - Pg 138
Gifts for Kids and Teens
- Just Jawing Stamp Set - $53.95 - Pg 67
- Bold Brights A4 Assorted Cardstock - $17.25 - Pg 128
- Real Red Stampin' Write Marker - $6.75 - Pg 128
- Brilliant Blue Stampin' Write Marker - $6.75 - Pg 128
- Glorious Green Stampin' Write Marker - $6.75 - Pg 128
- On Board 5"x5" Art Journal - $16.25 - Pg 147
- Spiral Punch - $24.95 - Pg 152
Stocking Stuffers
- Dress Up Ribbon Originals - $29.95 - Pg 150
- Valet Ribbon Originals - $29.95- Pg 150
- Pigtails Ribbon Originals - $32.95 - Pg 150
- Cutter Kit - $39.95 - Pg 155
- Button Latte Designer Buttons - $18.50 - Pg 151
- Button Bouquet Designer Buttons - $18.50 - Pg 151
Page numbers above refer to the
2009/2010 Idea Book and Catalogue.

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