Stampin' Up! Bonanza Buddies stamp set and a Teen Birthday Card

Hello lovely stamping friends, and a very happy Easter to you all. I hope you are staying well and safe as you bunker down at home this Easter to keep others safe. Today I have a bright and happy birthday card for you, suitable for a teen, using Stampin' Up! bonanza Buddies stamp set and Bundle, from the 2020 January to June mini catalogue.

April is always a big month for us, as my husband, myself and both my son's all have birthdays within 23 days of each other. My youngest son kicked off with his 15th birthday recently, so this card was made for him.

Stampin' Up! Birthday Bonanza 2020 Teen Birthday Card

I love the bright happy colours in the Birthday Bonanza Designer Series Paper. As well as being great for young kids, this suite is also perfect for teens as it has a great variety of  patterns.  I love this balloon design for it's bright colours and the bit of black in there which makes the colours pop even more. This design also coordinates perfectly with the Balloon Bouquet punch. The Toucan image is actually cut from the DSP using the 2" circle punch, and then I have added a black matt using the Starburst punch which fits perfectly. The 'Happy Birthday' greeting is from the stamp set. Just love how the style of the font coordinates with the images in Stampin' Up! stamp sets.

Stampin' Up! Birthday Bonanza 2020 Teen Birthday Card

Birthday presents often include some cash for my teens, so I needed to have a money pocket in this card. Some coordinating papers and another die cut toucan and stamped image finish off my card. I really love how this one turned out.

Stampin' Up! Birthday Bonanza 2020 Teen Birthday Card

Since then both my husband and I have both had our birthday, so we have 3 birthday cakes in 10 days! My eldest son made my birthday cake and it was a delightful Orange and Poppyseed loaf with cream cheese frosting. Very grateful that both my boys enjoyed food studies in high school :) It was delicious! One more birthday in the family still to come. 

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I hope you are finding things to keep you busy and in some way a little bit positive at this difficult time. For me it's been fresh air in the back garden, cups of teas, connecting by phone and online with family and friends, (lots of) Netflix (enjoyed the Harlen Coben series The Stranger and Safe), pottering in the garden and in my craft room. I miss catching up with my girlfriends for a cuppa though, and feel a bit funny about the borders being closed to Western Australia where my Mum and sisters live :( Even though I have up and down days, I am praying we can get through this  love, kindness and patience and the amazing hard work being done by our frontline and essential workers.

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Thanks for checking in today. Sending you and your family happy Easter wishes,

Claire

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AWHT Stampin' Up! Team Colour Creations Week 38 - Pool Party

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Time for the Art With Heart Stampin' Up! Team's Colour Creations. I'm so glad I have been able to create for this blog hop again. I get so much enjoyment creating and sharing with the girls in my team, and for you. This week we are playing with Pool Party. I think this is my most used blue in the Stampin' Up! colour range.

Pool Party

For my crd this week, I have made a fun card using the Saleabration stamp set So Hoppy Together. Did you know you can purchase Framelits for this Saleabration set just in March? Check the product links at the end of my post. The Framelits makes this set so much more versatile and give projects great dimension. Frogs were made to jump afterall!

Stampin Up So Hoppy Together and cordinating framelits. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.

My colour combination comes straight from the Painted Season DSP I have used - Pool Party, Lemon Lime Twist  and Call Me Clover. I could have also used Granny Apple Green to coordinate with the ribbon. I just added a little bit of colour to the frog with my Light Crumb Cake Stampin' Blends. The word 'birthday' comes from the Well Words stamp set in the Occasions Catalogue (this is an AWESOME sentiment set).

Stampin Up So Hoppy Together and cordinating framelits. Card by Claire Daly, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, Melbourne Australia.

Now it's time to head over to Catherine Proctors blog, who puts this challenge together each week. What would we do without her? Catherine is the Northern Beaches area of Sydney if you are looking for a demonstrator in that area. If you right click on the list of names on Catherine's page, you can open each project in a new window, which saves you having to move back and forward all the time,

Let me show you all the fabulous sentiments in the Well Said stamp set. You can buy it with or without the Well Wriiten Framelits (the bundle is at a 10% discount). Having a set like this is a great investment because it allows you to put together so many different sentiments. It is a significant investment, but one I really think you will well and truly get your money's worth. You will find the links to these products and the bundle, in the product links at the end of my post.

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Well Written

I hope you have enjoyed our Pool Party creations this week. Thanks for stopping by. Looking forward to seeing you back here in a couple of days. I have a scrapbook page for you next.

Have a happy day,

Claire

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Stampin' Up! Seaside Shore with Brusho micropowders.

Hello again.

Today I have a fun card for you where I have used our Prussian Blue Brusho (just sprinkled onto watercolour paper that I had misted well with water), as a background for this fun ocean themed card.

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I really love the random patterns that the Brusho creates when it hits the damp paper.  The Prussian Blue is a perfect colour for the look of the ocean too. I have teamed it with Lemon Lime Twist, Tangerine Tango and Basic Black to create this card. I have also used some of our Glitter and Clear Epoxy Shapes (link at end of post) to create dimension for bubbles.

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I hope you like today's card. Seaside Shore is such a fun stamp set to create with.

Have a happy and creative day,

Claire

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Stampin' Up! Rev Up The Fun masculine cards

Today it was 'the big race' in Australia, the Bathurst 1000 on the V8 Motorsport calendar. This is a bit of a huge thing if you are into motorsport in Australia. So I thought it was only appropriate to have a play with Stampin' Up!'s Rev Up the Fun stamp set. This set is perfect for men, boys and teenagers who love cars and motorbikes (quite an audience then don't you think?).

For this first one I have combined Island Indigo, Crushed Curry and Real Red. I have also used Off the Grid single stamp (another one perfect for male cards) and the chevron stripes were cut using the Tasteful Trim Bigz die for the Bigshot. This great die cuts 4 different shaped trims 12" long. Love it!

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For this second card using Rev Up the Fun, I have used the I Am Me Designer Series Paper and the coordinating colours Pool Party, Daffodil Delight, Real Red and Basic Gray. I've also used one of the arrow clips from Hang Up Cute Clips.

Stampin Up Rev up the fun I am me DSP
 

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Rev Up the Fun Stamp Set (Woodmount or Clear Mount)

Rev up the fun

Off The Grid Stamp

Off The Grid

I Am Me Designer Series Paper Pack

I am me DSP

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Hope you have a fabulous week. See you back here soon,

Claire

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