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Sunday, 20 December 2009

ribbons, ribbons, ribbons!


One of the other challenges for the DT on ILWS this one you had to include five ribbons either all the same or different. I have used three different ribbons to create the effect for my card. I have tied knots in two of the ribbons running up the edge of the card and added a bow to the left hand corner of the card. I have used a forever friends image to decorate the card. The cardstock used is cetainly celery and I have inked the edges of the card with certainly celery. I have not included a setiment on the card as the ribon that I have used at the bottom of the card has Merry Christmas stamped on it, there is a close up of that!

I hope you like the card - thanks for looking and Merry Christmas - Debbi x x x

ILWS sketch...

I think I am too late to join in to become a design team member over on ILWS but I have completed the sketch anyway this morning... I have used DSP from the SU Simply Scrapping kit Christams Jingle and also some of the certainly celery cardstock that is included. I have stamped an image from my sneek peek SAB set Happy moments, this has been water coloured in certainly celery and real red. I have stamped two images and then cust one out to build the image up (you had to include something 3D) I then added some glitter to add a bit of sparkle. I also stamped a greeting from Old Fashioned Christmas and added three brads to decorate. I inked the edges of the image in certainly celery and reounded the corners.
I hope you like the card and thanks for looking - Merry Christmas! Debbi x x x

Friday, 18 December 2009

Look brayering Langara shown me!

Ok So when it comes to crafting I will try my hand at anything and after a couple of go's normally get the hang of it - with brayering this didn't happen and each time I got my brayer out it ended up looking like a deck chair - the stripes that I managed to create were amazing! Anyhow a couple of weeks ago at a crafty evening Helen fellow demonstrator brought her brayer and made me have a go! Here is the result. Brayered on whisper white starting the colours light to dark. I cannot remember the colours I have used (ooopps) and I have then stamped one of the trees from the Stampin' Up set Lovely as a Tree. I am impressed at the improvement that I have made... Not perfect I know but the effect is there - and seriously if you had seen my previous attempts you would understand what I was talking about. I will try and post again over the weekend with some of the Christmas cards that I have made and also the box and set of cards that was completed at my class on Tuesday!
Thanks for Looking and a Merry Christmas - Debbi x x x

Friday, 4 December 2009

Well it is time in the New Year for Stampin' Ups! Sale-A-Bration you can get yourselves one of 4 exclusive stamp sets FREE for every £45 you spend in the Stampin' Up! catalogue. These stamp sets are only available during the Sale-A-Bration promotion that is running from 30 December 2009 - 28th February 2010, once Sale-A-Bration is over that is it they are gone...
Not only can you earn these great sets for every £45 spend you also earn one of the sets (on top of the normal hostess benefits) for hosting a £300 or more Home Workshop, interested? the contact me for further details about what else is included!
That's not all! if you sign up as a new Stampin' Up! Demonstrator during Sale-A-Bration, Stampin' Up! will give you any stamp set of your choice up to the value of £38.95 on top of what you get in the starter kit, want to know more? ask away!
To celebrate Sale-A-Bration I am holding an open house on the 19th of January.
It is free to attend and there will be an evening of prizes, demonstrations and make 'n' takes with an exclusive VIP hour before hand for any of my Hostesses.
Want to come see what goes on in the VIP lounge? Then book to host a home workshop between now and the open evening for an exclusive invitation (your home workshop can take place after the open night you just need to confirm your booking beforehand!). Or you can join my Stamper's 10, take a look here for more information.
For every extra person you bring along with you to the open house you will earn yourself an extra raffle ticket for the prize draw so invite as many people as you wish - all the crafty people you can think of!
There will be samples made with all the stamp sets available for Sale-A-Bration, the catalogue for you to drool over, a demo from me and of course the make and take that we will complete!
Not forgetting the prizes you can win, the gifts you can earn and the fun to be had! - don't delay reserve your places today!
Thanks for looking and see you soon - Debbi x x x