Sunday, January 10, 2016

New Year, New Stuff

Welcome to 2016! I see it's been a while since my last post...hmm, I'm getting bad at this! Not to worry, there's plenty of pretty new stuff to get your juices going today.

For my first class of the year we're going to be playing with goodies from the 2016 Occasions catalogue and also the Sale-a-bration catalogue - cos who doesn't love free stuff? Especially when the free stuff is so darn cute? Here we go -

First a celebration card chockablock full of new goodies that my daughter describes as 'just a bit cute'.

Materials used:

  • stamps - Honeycomb Happiness (SAB)
  • card - basic black, mint macaron, whisper white, various glitter card (non SU) and It's My Party DSP (OC)
  • punches & dies - balloon punch (OC), deco labels framelits
  • other - Big Shot, white bakers twine, Blendabilities - daffodil delight and pumpkin pie, Dimensionals, Sahara sand marker, glue dots

A sweet pastel card that looks good enough to eat is next up. The ice cream cones were stamped on watercolour card and coloured using aqua painter and inks.

Materials used:
  • stamps - Honeycomb Happiness (SAB)
  • card - mint macaron, whisper white, watermelon wonder, watercolour and Birthday Bouquet DSP (OC)
  • other - aqua painter, white embossing powder, heat tool, Dimensionals

And our last card is a clean and simple one with just stamping and nothing else.

Materials used:
  • stamps - Picture Perfect
  • card - smoky slate, Bermuda bay, whisper white
  • inks - smoky slate, basic grey, basic black, Bermuda bay
  • other - Dimensionals

There's a Stampin' Up! video tutorial available for this stamp set at the following link:

Great way to kick off another year of crafting happiness? I think so! Thanks for stopping by.


1 comment:

Margaret said...

Beautiful cards! I LOVE those glittery balloons!