My turn to host the StampaMemory Creative Challenges this month ....
Guest Stamper Elaine Hannam ....

Upsy Daisy, Dazzling Diamonds and the winner of the punch ....

It's been a while since I have played with one of my favourite sets from Stampin' Up!, Upsy Daisy. Last night my husband went to help a friend who's car had broken down and needed a tow, so I took the time to have a little stamp (in the breaks of Grey's Anatomy of course!). Here's what I came up with.

Upsy daisy sparkle

Upsy Daisy sparkle 2

I really like the greetings that say Hello, Hi There, For You etc, as I find those cards can be used for so many different purposes. This greeting is from Basic Phrases, and has been embossed in white. I've added some sparkle to the flowers by using my Two Way Glue Pen where I wanted the sparkle to be, and then adding the Dazzling Diamonds. This is super quick. Here's a summary of what I used on the card:

  • Stampin' Up! stamps: Upsy Daisy, Friendly Words Jumbo Wheel & Basic Phrases
  • Cardstock: Perfect Plum, Kiwi Kiss and Whisper White
  • Paper: Urban Garden Designer Series Paper
  • Stampin' Up! Punches: Eyelet Border, Large Oval and Scalloped Oval
  • Accessories: Kiwi Kiss Satin Ribbon, 2 Way Glue Pen, Dazzling Diamonds, Button Latte Designer Button, Linen Thread, White Embossing Powder & Embossing Buddy

Now for the Winner of The Punch

You might remember my challenge for Januarywas for you to have a play with a half sheet wonder. I was so impressed with all the beautiful cards you came up with. Thanks for playing along on my first challenge. I received 10 entries (including one emailed to me from Monica). I used to choose a winner and ..... drumroll please .......... the winner of a Stampin' Up! punch of their choice worth $30.95 is

Hi Claire! I love this one sheet wonder idea - I have had a go with the new Butterfly prints set and posted it on my blog
Thank you for the inspiration :)
From another crafty Claire! :)

Congratulations Claire! If you can email me and tell me which punch you would like that would be great!

The Free Muffin , Cupcake Box Template

This competition to get the 2 free tutorials is now closed. The muffin box templates will stay available free to download though. You can download them for free here.

My Scrapbook Challenges For This Month - Win a Heart Punch!

Don't forget to pop over the Stampamemory and have a go at this months scrapbook challenges which are both hosted by me. The first challenge is up (to create a layout using the word 'Love') and the second layout will be posted on the 15th February. Can't wait to see what you come up with! Demonstrators are welcome to enter.

Hope you enjoy today's card and it inspires you to create something fabulous for yourself.

See you back here soon. Now that school is back I am much more able to update my blog!

Claire xx


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Gorgeous card, Claire - LOVE these colours together!

Oh I love that Card Claire...the colours go so well together and the little twinkling that you have given it is lovely....mmmm daisy's are one of my favourite flowers...will have to investigate that stamp a bit later on.
Kind Regards

Lovely cards Claire - love the ribbon detail ... I think I can see that making an appearance on my next batch of cards!

Hey Babe,
Very Nice indeed. I LOVE this colour combo. Will have to give it a go soon.

Gorgeous card Claire and in my favourite colours too.

That is a stunning card Claire - and thank you so much for the punch prize :) Love, Claire Dauncey

Upsy Daisy never looked so good! Love it!!!

I love the colour combo. It is stunning. It has inspired be to make a few cards with Perfect Plum, Kiwi Kiss and Whipser White - so gorgeous. Thanks for the inspiration.

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