Friday, 25 May 2018

Wild About You


Only a week left until the new catalogue goes live and I'm so excited. I've been having lots of fun with new products as I prepare for my catalogue launch. One of my favorites is this ADORABLE new set called Animal Outing. Take a look at that kangaroo... it's got a little koala in its pouch. Isn't that the sweetest?! The coordinating framelits for this set are top of the list for my first order.

If you are in the Sherwood Park, Edmonton or surrounding areas and would like a copy of the annual catalogue, I'm hosting a catalogue launch on Friday June 1st from 7-9pm and Saturday June 2nd 10am to noon. I'd love for you to stop by and pick one up, let me know and I'll send you the details.

Quick post as I reset for tonight's demo event. Have a great weekend!


Sherry


Monthly Reminders:


Retiring Products 
  May's Host Code
Use the above host code on your order of $50 or more (before shipping & tax) and I'll send you a sampling of all the new cardstock colors!
Place your order online today!



Share What You Love Bundles

available May 1st to 31st, 2018




Wednesday, 23 May 2018

One Sheet Wonder - 6x6

Have you ever tried a one sheet wonder? If you aren't familiar with what that is, it's when you take a sheet of patterned paper (preprinted or stamped) and cut it up. Then you challenge yourself to use up all the pieces to create projects. There are endless ways to cut up the patterned paper - you can have lots of shapes and sizes that are similar or they can all be different.

It's been years since I've done a one sheet wonder, but after seeing something one of my downline created, she inspired me to revisit the idea. I chose a template that would give me 4 pieces of each of the 4 sizes.


I chose to work with the Picture Perfect Party dsp. Here's what I created.


All the cards use the same pieces but I didn't want them all to be exactly the same. A quick fix for that was to change up the greeting and the positioning of the pieces.


I kept all the embellishments and the stamp set the same on all 4 cards but did use a few different embossing folders.


I think I like the striped embossing folder the most.


I was so happy to see that the Picture Perfect Birthday stamp set was carrying over into the new catalogue. I have used that stamp set so much. The greetings are just perfect - and not just for birthdays.


If you'd like to give a one sheet wonder a try - just google it and you'll find a ton of templates to get you started, or create your own! This particular one was for a 6x6 piece of dsp but you can also do them with 12x12.

Have a creative day!
Sherry

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Monthly Reminders:

Retiring Products 
 
  May's Host Code
Use the above host code on your order of $50 or more (before shipping & tax) and I'll send you a sampling of all the new cardstock colors!
Place your order online today!

Share What You Love Bundles
available May 1st to 31st, 2018


Monday, 21 May 2018

Apron of Love Recipe Layout


I've been playing with the Apron of  Love bundle and thought that it would be the perfect set to document my Grandma's doughnut recipe. I've been saving this cute little pastry chef patterned paper from the Birthday Memories dsp to document some of my recipes and decided that the two would go perfectly together. I've had it for over a year and hadn't touched it - so it was definitely time... now that it's retiring lol.

I have a bag of my Grandma's recipes, some are in recipe books but most are written on little pieces of paper. I was so happy that the doughnut recipe was in there because it's one of my favorite recipes of hers. Plus it means even more with it written by her. So I copied that onto some whisper white cardstock and trimmed it to fit the page.

The apron makes the perfect accent. It was cut from a powder pink patterned paper from the Oh So Lovely dsp (which is sold out) and the accents from powder pink cardstock. I love the look of the pink and brown together. It makes it look a bit more aged. The oven mitt and the 'made with love' greeting are also from the Apron of Love stamp set.

Now I just need to make the donuts so that I have a photo to add to the page and do a bit of journaling. Ever since finding this recipe I've been craving my grandma's doughnuts!


Class in the Mail Reminder:

There's only a few more days left to purchase the Apron of Love Class in the Mail. Don't miss out on this adorable class where we will make 6 cards (2 each of 3 designs) and a cute treat box. You can find all the information for the class here. Deadline to register is May 25th.

Have a creative day!
Sherry



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Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Happy Celebrations by Stampin' Up!


When the retiring list comes out, I'm usually pretty happy to get rid of the stamp sets that are retiring. I've gotten lots of use out of them and it's time for them to move on. Plus who doesn't love getting new stamps right? BUT, every year, there are always a couple that I'm just not sure I can part with. Today's stamp set - Happy Celebrations - is one of them. I have used this stamp set SO much - especially for memory keeping.


 It really doesn't look like much but the words 'happy' and 'celebrate' are words that can go a long way. And I love sets that have lots of little words in them so you can mix and match to create sayings. And the smaller words in this set are a great size.

You can find a winter themed layout here using the 'Happy' and another here. You can see that although the same image was used, the layouts are very different! In this layout I used the word 'celebrate' to document a school photo. Wow! It was kind of fun to look back at some of my old posts, I need to do that more often. So many projects I've forgotten about.


I love the color combination of this card - bermuda bay and lemon lime twist are two colors that make me happy! I think I'm becoming more and more of a brights lover. It's funny how your tastes change. 

Want to make this cute card? Here are the details...

Measurements:
  • Bermuda Bay 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored at 4-1/4" and 2-1/2" x 3-1/2"
  • Pool Party 5-1/4" x 4"
  • Whisper White 3-3/4" x 5"
Instructions:
  1. Run the white layer through the Big Shot with the 'happy' folder.
  2. Ink the large circle image in pool party and gently stamp three times over the embossing where shown.
  3.  Clean the stamp, ink it in lemon lime twist and gently stamp three times over the embossing where shown.
  4. Ink the small circle image in Bermuda Bay and gently stamp three times over the embossing where shown.
  5. Ink the sentiments in memento and stamp above and below the embossed area.
  6. Adhere this to the pool party layer.
  7. Wrap 16" of ribbon around this layer and tie in a knot in the upper left corner.
  8. Add this to the card base with dimensionals.

Thanks for stopping by - have a creative day!
Sherry

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So Very Happy Card Supply List:

Monthly Reminders:
Retiring Products 
 
  May's Host Code
Use the above host code on your order of $50 or more (before shipping & tax) and I'll send you a sampling of all the new cardstock colors!
Place your order online today!

Share What You Love Bundles
available May 1st to 31st, 2018