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Sunday, June 16, 2013

Stampin' Up! Convention - Brisbane 2013 .....sneak peek of new product!

Hi Stampin' friends

At the end of May, I attended the Stampin' Up! Convention here in Brisbane with about 700 demonstrators from Australia & New Zealand. It is an amazing convention and one that I would encourage everyone to attend.....demonstrators and their non-demo guests are welcome!

Here's why I think Stampin' Up! Convention is so cool.....
1. I got to hear Shelli Gardner, the Co-Founder and CEO of Stampin' Up! present and create beautiful projects onstage. She is warm & funny.....and so inspirational!!

2. I got to hear other inspirational and creative people from Stampin' Up! head office talk about the exciting things coming our way......and I got a copy of the BRAND NEW CATALOGUE!! Eeeekkkkk  

3. I got to watch some talented demonstrators present on stage and share what they love about Stampin' Up!

4. I got to catch up with some beautiful fellow demonstrators who I am blessed to call friends.

5. I got to create some cards using NEW colours and NEW stamp sets during the Make & Take sessions

6. I got heaps of FREE stuff!! (not the most important thing as Stampin' Up! President Rich Jutkins most eloquently explained to us....but free product IS exciting to receive :)

Speaking of free stuff.....here's a sneak peek using two of the many stamp sets I received at Convention. I was inspired by this week's Dynamic Duos combo of Pear Pizzazz and Black. Yay for Pear Pizzazz returning as a core Stampin' Up! colour. :)

For my card, I used the "Bouncing Brayer" technique which was shown to us by Paula Dobson. I used Pear Pizzazz for my brayered background and used a new stamp set for all the background splotches and "tracks". My sentiment is also from a brand new stamp set!! Aren't they both cool!!?



If you would like to know how to make this card, email me - I'd love to demonstrate for you at a workshop!

Don't forget to visit the rest of the Design Team to see their wonderful creations....




Cheers
Alison xxx

9 comments:

  1. This is a very cool card!! Love the "splotches"!

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  2. Very cool and SO trendy. I love the look of this technique and want to try soon! Great card Alison!

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  3. Said it before and I'll say it again, this card TOTALLY ROCKS!!! Such a fun splash of colour :)

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  4. Great job with the "Bouncing Brayer Technique" Alison. Love how you used the colors and the "Grunge"!

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  5. This card is just too much awesome rolled into one perfect little package! Way to rock this challenge :)

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  6. I love this card Alison. I thought it looked very familiar when I saw it posted on StampNation. Thanks for sharing.

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  7. I totally LOVE your card this week, Alison!! That bouncing brayer technique made a wicked background for your "splotches and splats" - LOVE IT!

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  8. Alison I love this grungey background, brave lady using a brayer. LOL

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  9. That card totally rocks Alison!! So cool to see you using this technique!!

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Peace & love
Alison xx