Guest Blogger: Rachel Woollard and Brusho

Today we have the second of my guest bloggers for the week, Rachel Woollard (Handstamped by Rachel). Rachel is going to show you some fabulous creations using Brusho, which was a new product introduced in the Stampin' Up! 2018 Occasions Catalogue.

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I met Rachel at a craft show in my very first year as a demonstrator. She soon became a regular customer, and soon after a demonstrator on my team. Rachel would have been with me 10 years in June this year. We love having Rachel in the team and she has become a good friend. We often get together and stamp and her little one (now her big one) used to sleep on my couch while we stamped! Rachel has built a great little team of her own and is now one of my Silver Elite Demonstrators. As well as being a great leader, she is very creative and runs regular Stampin' Up! classes in Ringwood East. Here's what she has coming up over the following months:

Sat 3rd Feb 1-4pm
Occasions and Sale-A-Bration Class
$18.
 
Thurs 8th Feb 12.30-3pm
Fancy Cards Cards
$18, 3 cards
 
Sat 10th Feb 1-4pm
Card Class
$18, 4 cards
 
Email ralin@bigpond.net.au for questions or to reserve your place.
 
Rachel has been working hard on getting to know the Brusho products which we introduced into the Occasions Catalogue. I love all the fabulous effects she has achieved on these cards.
 
Stampin Up 2018 cards using Brusho. Created by Rachel Woollard.
 
You can see close ups of all of these cards with more detailed descriptions on this blog post over on Rachel's blog. Be sure to ask her about her upcoming classes while you are there!
 
Thanks for stopping by today. I hope you have a great day. I'll be back soon with some more creations.
 
Claire
 
 
 
 

Stampin' Up! Picture Perfect Party 6x6" paper pack meets Party Pandas stamp set

There are some beautiful bright happy paper packs in the Stampin' Up! 2018 Occasions Catalogue, but I think this Picture Perfect Party 6x6" pack of 48 sheets might be my favourite. There are 12 great 6x6" double sided designs, one side photo-realistic designs (doughnuts anyone?) and the other side more bright coordinating patterns. As with all our papers, they coordinate perfectly with our ink and cardstock. Each paper pack has the coordinating colours on the back wrapper (and it's also listed in the catalogue). 

The coordinating colours for the Picture Perfect Party DSP are: Basic Black, Bermuda Bay, Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist, Peekaboo Peach, Pool Party and Whisper White.

Picture Perfect Party DSP

I've used the paper in the bottom row, third from left in this card, as well as two of this years free Saleabration items, Party Pandas stamp set, and Celebrate You thinlits.

Party Pandas and Picture Perfect Party DSP card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia. #stampinupaustralia, #stampinupdemo #stampinupdemonstrator #saleabration2018 #occasions2018 #stampinupcards #stampinupcards2018

My coordinating cardstock is Pool Party, and my embellishments the silver trim Berry Burst ribbon from the Occasions Catalogue (so yummmyyy). I've also added in some of the Tutti Frutti adhesive backed sequins, and a die cut word from the Celebrate You thinlits. There's also a few bits of the Silver Bakers Twine tied around the knot in the ribbon.

For the Party Pandas, I have stamped in Memento Black, and then coloured in parts of the hat in Dark Pink Pirouette and Light Pool Party. I also water-coloured the bodies a little with Smokey Slate (making sure not to go too close to the stamped image or it would have smudged).

Party Pandas and Picture Perfect Party DSP card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia. #stampinupaustralia, #stampinupdemo #stampinupdemonstrator #saleabration2018 #occasions2018 #stampinupcards #stampinupcards2018

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Have a great day and I'll see you back here again tomorrow.

Claire

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Stampin' Up! Year of Cheer for the Art with Heart team last Heart of Christmas post for 2017 HOC #27

Hello. Well we did it, 27 weeks of Christmas inspiration in our very first Heart of Christmas series from the Art with Heart Stampin' Up! team. Today is week 27, and our last post of the series.

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This week I am showcasing another super simple reproducible card, that still has some wow factor thanks to the embossing and foiled paper.

Stampin Up 2017 Christmas card using Year of Cheer DSP, Everyday Label Punch and Watercolor Christmas stamp se. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.t.

The base is Crumb Cake cardstock and a piece of the beautiful Year of Cheer DSP for the next layer. I have used the Everyday Label punch to cut my greeting. The greeting is from Watercolor Christmas stamp set and it has been embossed in silver. I recommend to stamp and emboss first and then punch it out. The piece of gold foil behind the label is measured 4cm x 4,3cm (or 1 5/8" x 2 11/16"). Then you just need about 27-30cm of Gold Mini Sequin Trim for under the label and three Adhesive Rhinestone Jewels scattered around.

Stampin Up 2017 Christmas card using Year of Cheer DSP, Everyday Label Punch and Watercolor Christmas stamp se. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.t

Now it's time to visit the fabulous Art with Heart team girls.

Rachel Woollard 

Kate Morgan

Ros Davidson

Tina Gillespie

Caroline Manwaring

Judy May

Monika O'Niell

 

Thank you for visiting today. Have a fabulous week,

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Stampin' Up! Merry Music Specialty DSP for Art with Heart Team HOC26

Hello and thanks for stopping by today. Today is the second last week of my Art with Heart team girls Heart of Christmas series for 2017. This is week 26.

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It's getting to the point where many people are in need of super quick and easy Christmas cards which can easily be done in a batch, and this week's card definitely fits this criteria. 

2017 Christmas card using peace This Christmas stamp set, Merry Music DSP, Merry Little Christmas DSP. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

You need three pieces of coordinating DSP. I have used Merry Music Specialty DSP and Merry Little Christmas DSP but you could use any coordinating papers. The base card is 1/2 A$ cardstock cut vertically to make a standard C6 top folding card. The measurements for each piece of DSP are:

  • Left: 1 13/16" wide by 5 5/8" long or 4.6cm x 14.2cm
  • Top right: 2" wide x 3.5" long or 5.1cm x 8,8cm
  • Bottom right: 2" wide x 2" long; or 5.1cm x 5.1cm

2017 Christmas card using peace This Christmas stamp set, Merry Music DSP, Merry Little Christmas DSP. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Melbourne Australia.

The centre circle is 2.5" diameter and the stamped greeting is rom one of the Christmas sets in the Stampin' Up! Annual Catalogue, Peace This Christmas. I have used a variety of embellishments around the greetings including Metallic Enamel Shapes, Glitter Enamel Shapes and Adhesive Rhinestone Jewels. For the Silver Mini Sequin Trim, you need about 30-35cm under each circle.

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Now it's time to see what the lovely Art with Heart Team girls have been up to.

Ros Davidson

Kate Morgan

Caroline Manwaring

Tina Gillespie

Sharon Davern

Catherine Proctor

Rachel Woollard

Monika O'Niell

Judy May

 

Thanks for stopping by today. Have a fabulous week.

Claire

 

 

 

 

 

 


Stampin' Up! Year of Cheer DSP for Art with Heart team Heart of Christmas #25

Hello ladies, it's time to bring you this week's Heart of Christmas inspiration piece.

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Today my card is based on the foiled specialty paper Year of Cheer. This is a beautiful paper for Christmas and has silver, platinum, gold and copper foiling through it.  My greeting is from the Hearts Come Home stamp set and is embossed in Copper to match the small piece of Year of Cheer DSP underneath. The base card is Crumb Cake.

  Stampin Up 2017 Christmas Card featuring Year of Cheer DSP and Hearts Come Home. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

The largest circle is cut from Platinum foil paper (in the Holiday Catalogue) with the 2 & 1/4" punch and the smaller circle which has the greeting on it is cut with the 1 & 3/4" circle punch. Other than that it's just a bit of silver mini sequin trim.

Stampin Up 2017 Christmas Card featuring Year of Cheer DSP and Hearts Come Home. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin Up Demonstrator Melbourne Australia

 

Now lets see what other lovely creations the Art with Heart Team girls have come up with this week.

Ros Davidson

Caroline Manwaring

Kate Morgan

Tina Gillespie

Rachel Woollard

Monika O'Neill

Catherine Proctor

Judy May

 

Thanks for stopping by this morning. So much happening at the moment so check back in as I have a couple of posts going up today.

Stay happy, 

Claire