Thursday, 10 November 2016

Christmas is coming.....

I really enjoy making handmade cards for friends and family! Recently, I have been making Christmas cards & kits ready for an upcoming market and a card workshop at my church. I have been inspired by many sources - including friends, fellow consultants, Pinterest and our current Holiday Expressions catalogue.

This card was inspired by one on page 40 of the Holiday Expressions 2016. It was created using Colonial White Cardstock & cards, Willow & Cranberry Cardstock, C1653 - Hymns of Praise Stamp Set, Black, Willow & Cranberry Stamp Pads, Gold Shimmer Trim. 

This card was Inspired by Jacquie Paech, and created using Colonial White Cardstock & Cards, Peacock Cardstock, Willow Cardstock, Christmas Lights Embossing Folder, M1152 - Mini Christmas Stamp set, Peacock Stamp Pad

Pinterest inspired, created using White Daisy Cardstock, Kraft Cardstock, Z4008 - Cozy Christmas Thin Cuts & Stamp Set, Willow, Cocoa & Lemon Stamp Pads, Bitty Sparkles, Carmine ShinHan Twin Touch Marker (to colour sparkles)

Created using  Cranberry & White Daisy Cardstock, Wreath Thin Cuts & Stamp Set, Confetti embossing folder

Inspired by Chris Lothian & Rachel Stribling sky Cardstock (deleted),  Kraft Cardstock, Colonial White Cardstock, Canary Cardstock, ShinHan Markers, A1115 - A Holiday Stamp set (discontinued), A1196 - Surfin Santa Stamp Set Memento Stamp Pad, Desert Sand Stamp Set, Shimmer Pen

Created using White Daisy & Cranberry Cardstock, Pretty Poinsettia Stamp Set, Fern & Cranberry Stamp Pads

Created using Colonial White Cardstock & Cards, A Child is Born Stamp Set,  Memento Black Stamp Pad, ShinHan Twin Touch Markers

Created using Colonial White Cardstock and Cards, World Joy Stamp Set, Artiste Cricut Cartridge, ShinHan Twin Touch Markers

Inspired by card p56 Holiday Expressions 2016 using Cranberry Cardstock, White Daisy Cardstock, Silver Shimmer Trim, M1152 - Mini Christmas Stamp Set, Snowflakes Embossing Folder

Inspired by card on page 40 of Holiday Expressions 2016. Created using Sea Glass Cardstock, White Daisy Cardstock, C1653 - Hymns of Praise Stamp Set, Silver Glitter Paper, Black Stamp Pad, Whisper Stamp Pad

Come back again soon and see what is NEW and what I have been creating.


Friday, 4 November 2016

November News

I apologise for the lack of posts recently, but I have spent the last few weeks frantically getting ready for the Craft & Quilt Fair that was on on the CTMH stand for yesterday. I feel like I can breathe again and catch up!

During November there are so many fabulous specials and more. 

Have you wanted to own a Cricut machine, but not taken the plunge? Then now is the time to host your own party with a chance to get a NEW Cricut Explore Air for just $449.00 - including the NEW Flower Market Digital Cricut Collection  for FREE!

Contact me to book your party!

Love our Thin Cuts? Then you’re going to love this special, limited-time offer! We now have coordinating Thin Cuts for the following stamps sets found in our Annual Inspirations idea book: My Acrylix® Swirly Seashells (C1664), My Acrylix® Sweet Birthday (B1532), My Acrylix® Wreath (A1193), and My Acrylix® School Kids (D1706). These Thin Cuts are sure to go fast, so place your order today!
Thin Cuts offer is valid through July 2017, while supplies last. So if order yours now so you don't miss out! 
I have had a bit of play with some of them. It was lots of fun!
For this project I created a desk calendar that is suitable as a teacher gift. It was so simple to create!

I have recently started making Shaker Cards using Flip Flaps. The Thin Cuts made it so easy to cut the window for the shaker part of this card!

I love the wreath stamp set and Thin Cuts for simple Christmas cards. 

Discover your inner artist while staying on top of your schedule with our new 2017 planner system. Featuring seasonal designs you can colour by hand, this exclusive planner system combines the worlds of work and play to give you a planner you can truly make your own. Choose a bundle with either the Everyday Life™ Sea Glass or stripes album, or purchase just the planner pages if you already have an album—the choice is up to you!

Get your planner today, because this planner system is only available while supplies last! Offer valid whiles supplies last. 

The Happy, Happy Christmas Campaign features a workshop designed to help you  have a happy, happy Christmas! We have made this workshop to help you create not only a beautiful Christmas album, just in time for the holiday season, but also to give you the materials to create four additional items that would make beautiful holiday gifts! It’s like getting five amazing projects all in one workshop!

During November, save over 10% off the retail value when you purchase one of the 12″ × 12″ album bundles (CC1179 and CC1180) for only $105.95 each! This bundle includes an exclusive guide to walk you through the steps of assembling five beautiful 2-page layouts. Add on additional items to make additional projects with your leftover materials, too! 
Come back again soon and see what else is new & what I have been creating.