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Friday, February 1, 2013

The Artfull Stampers - Seasonal Catalogue Blog Hop! Sunshine, Sprinkles and Pinwheels!!



Hello Friends!

How great are all the fantastic products you can earn for free during Sale-A-Bration??? Well, you've had a couple of weeks to recover from that. Take a deep breath and check out the most fantastic Seasonal Catalogue. It's another 39 pages of delicousness! The Artfull Stampers have been stamping up a storm again and we're celebrating the launch of our new catalogue with another Blog Hop!! . You may have hopped here from the wonderful blog of Melissa Davies. I'm #9 on the hop!

Today I’m showing you a couple of baby cards inspired by the card on page 28 of the catalogue. 



I used Primrose Petals and Marina Mist as my respective bases and the new Textured Impressions Embossing Folder 'Cloudy Day' on my Whisper White feature panel. I just LOVE this new embossing folder.....it is so very cute!!
I used the new Pinwheel Sizzlits Die as my main decorative feature.....the best thing about this die is that all the pinwheels are the same size and proportion...which appeals to my sense of OCD. I used a large pearl in the middle instead of a brad, but the die cuts the little holes for a brad already if you wanted to use one. To thread a brad onto the die, I found it best to get your paper piercer....stick it through the bottom of the pinwheel in the centre hole, then thread your corner holes onto the tip of the piercer. When it comes time to put your brad in, just hold the whole thing together with your finger....slide out the paper piercer and then push the brad in. By using the paper piercer, it widens the holes a little bit and positions the corners in place. To use a pearl, I used a couple of glue dots. :)

To flag the ends of my DSP banner, I used my 1" square punch. Too easy!!

If you have any questions about my cards, feel free to comment or email me. I'll be only too happy to help you.

If you would like a Seasonal Catalogue or a Sale-A-Bration catalogue, just let me know and I will post one out to you....and don't forget that during Sale-A-Bration time.....there are freebies for every $100 spent. Just click here to view the Sale-A-Bration catalogue.

It is also THE BEST time to become a Stampin' Up! demonstrator....during Sale-A-Bration you get 25% more in your starter kit....so you spend $169 on your starter kit and you get $294 in product....and the kit is FULLY customisable....what have you got to lose? Call me on 0413 405 139 or email me if you have any questions. I love being a Stampin' Up! demonstrator and I know you will too. :)   

Now click on the link to for the next stop on our Hop. I am sure you will find lots of wonderful ideas on Kathryn Carr's blog to inspire you. If you get lost or there are broken links just pop back here for the full list of stampers taking part in this hop.
Don't forget to PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE leave comment love as you trip along the hop from blog to blog. We like to know what you think about the things we've been doing!!

1. Madonna Dunn
2. Alisa Tilsner
3. Anna Foster
4. Michelle Bartholomaeus
5. Tamsin Adams
6. Karlie Ann
7. Nicole Derendorf
8. Melissa Davies
9. Alison Barclay - YOU ARE HERE! Have you left a comment yet? ;)
10. Kathryn Carr


Materials used (new product is in bold):
Stamps - Teeny Tiny Sentiments
Ink - Primrose Petals, Marina Mist
Paper - Primrose Petals, Marina Mist, Whisper White, Sunshine & Sprinkles DSP, Vellum Cardstock
Accessories - Large Pearls
Tools - Big Shot, Cloudy Day Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Labels Collection Framelits, 1" Square Punch, Paper Trimmer, Pinwheels Sizzlits Die, Glue Dots, SNAIL, Multipurpose  Liquid Glue, Simply Scored (for border on vellum cardstock)

12 comments:

  1. Alison, I just love your clean style, you do it so well. Love the colour in these cards.

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  2. These are lovely cards, fresh looking.

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  3. Love love love this suite. Love your work. xoxox

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  4. I think I already thanked you the other day for the FAB tip about using the paper piercer to line up the pinwheels! Thanks for sharing!

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  5. Love your cards Alison! Very bright,cheery and colourful! Have just ordered that die and can't wait till I get it!

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  6. Awww, how cute are those pinwheels!!! Lovely cards Alison :)

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  7. Ooo, so cute. I am so getting the pinwheel die. They look great!

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    1. Very cute and bright baby cards. Love them :)

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  8. I have the pinwheel too and have to find time to use it...you too have a spam comment above...they are attracted to "me" maybe...lol cheers tam.

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  9. I love the use of the embossing folder with the die cut card stock - gorgeous!

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  10. What beautiful cards, Alison! Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving sweet comments. Have a wonderful Saturday!

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Peace & love
Alison xx