Friday Class – 2 September

Hi,

I have a couple of spaces on this Friday’s Class, 2nd September, 1000-1300. Here are the projects we will be making:

seasonal bells side step card

cookie cutter gingerbread pulled

If you are interested in coming to this Fridays class, please click on my ‘Classes’ page button above to book your space and pay for it.  I realise this is short notice, if you are interested in joining my classes but are unable to come this time, please email me so I can give your future dates/projects for you to book.

These two projects are made using brand new products from the new Seasonal Catalogue.  If you wish a copy of the new Seasonal Catalogue, please email and I will post one out to you (give me your address lol).

I hope you can join me.

Thank you

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Sale-a-bration is Over, my Team is awesome!

Well that’s Sale-a-bration over for another year! It has been such fun showcasing all the wonderful FREE products my customers and Class members had the chance to get.

Stampin’Up! always do a challenge for us Demonstrators during SAB and this year was no exception.  However, I decided to give my Team a challenge from me, just to ‘spice’ things up a bit! lol  Well they rose to the challenge and I am so impressed with them.

First of all any of my Downliners that had sales of £250+ during SAB I rewarded them with a £15 voucher to spend on SU Products through me. I was chuffed to bit that Kim Renn, Jilly Rickards, Karen Nash and Jane Drake all achieved this.

For any of my Downliners that Recruited during SAB and, that new recruit spent £75+ I rewarded them with a £25 voucher to spend on SU Products through me.  Well, 2 amazing Downliners, Jilly Rickards and Karen Nash both achieved this!  How amazing is that, well done ladies!

Finally for the Downliner that got the Highest Sales during SAB I made a lovely Photo Framed Gift, which I hope she will put on her wall to inspire her.  She also got a certificate and will spend a half day crafting with me. Huge congratulations Karen, who managed sales of £1322.54 (1468.47 CSV)!  That is truly an amazing amount of sales and I am so proud of her.

For myself, I recruited 5 new Downliners and I hope they will be inspired by the rest of the Team through the coming months and will gain in confidence and enjoy their time as Demonstrators and have fun being part of my Team.

If you fancy joining me and my Team you can, just click on the ‘Join Me’ button at the top of this website, or get in touch with me direct to discuss it.  I am always available if any of my Team need advice or just a bit of a confidence boost, inspiration, whether they are Hobby Demonstrators or running their own businesses and teams of their own.  I take my job of mentoring very seriously and I love watching everyone in my Team grow.

I presented my amazing Downliners with their certificates/gift at our team meeting on Friday 8 April.  I also gave everyone at our Team meeting their Team Pin and a welcome Card. Thanks to my lovely hubby Mike, who made the Pins for me!

I am off to Onstage Local in a weeks’ time, and some of my Team are coming with me which is so exciting!  When I get back I will post what we got up to and show you all the FREEBIES we got!

Thanks for dropping by!

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Pinkies Blog Hop – Saleabration

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Thank you for joining us on another Pinkies Blog Hop! We’re showcasing lots of gorgeous projects using new Stampin’ Up!® products that you can earn free during Sale-a-Bration. Simply use the buttons at the end of of each post to keep hopping!

There are so many gorgeous products in this years Sale-a-Bration Catalogue, that you will definitely want to place an order and get those FREEBIES! lol I love them all and again it was hard choosing just one to showcase for you. So I thought I would show you the gorgeous Vellum Stack, Botanical Gardens and the Botanicals For You stamp set.  These two coordinate beautifully and in fact you will find they coordinate well with other stamps and papers in our new spring/summer catalogue.

Here is the first project I have made for you.

botanical vellum treat bag

As you can see I have done a beautiful gift bag in Vellum. First of all I stamped the words ‘Just for You, from Botanicals For You stamp set, using Rose Red Ink. Then using a Stamp-a-ma-jig to line up the words exactly over the top, I heat embossed the words over the top with Clear Embossing Powder. Using clear embossing powder is a great way to get all the colours you wish for. Isn’t it gorgeous! To make it stand out even more I have sponged on the back of the vellum using Rose Red ink and a sponge dauber. I also coloured the larger flowers on the back with crushed curry marker pen.

Botanicals card

Next I made a lovely coordinating card to go with it.  Again I have used some of the same Vellum, and stuck it to some Rose Red Cardstock, using Glue dots in the corners.  To hide the glue dots, I have added large pearls over the top. I stamped flowers from the Botanicals For You stamp set onto Shimmery White CS, using Rose Red, Perfect plum and crushed curry Inks. I stuck the flowers on the vellum using glue dots and added tiny pearls to each of them. Finally I stamped ‘…on your special day’ from the same stamp set on shimmery white cs with crushed curry ink, flagged one end using paper snips and stuck it to the card with dimensionals.  Can you see I added the single crushed curry flower to the banner which I think makes it ‘special’!

Give these together to someone special and they will be bowled over!

Well I hope you have enjoyed looking at my projects and I hope you will pop back soon to see how I have coordinated these Sale-a-bration Freebies with other products from the spring/summer catalogue.

So now it’s time to hop on over to Camille’s blog to see what amazing projects she has made with some new products.

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Heat Embossing, Vellum, Ribbon

Hi,

I had a great time last Thursday with a lovely lady who comes every Thursday for a 1-2-1 with me.  This week I taught her how to heat emboss on vellum and how to colour in.  The second card, she wanted to do a card using ribbon so I taught her how to stamp onto small pieces of card even when the stamp is larger than the card and how to attach the ribbon.

As you can see from the pictures below of the two cards we did, they were gorgeous and alot of techniques are shown.  I have also made a couple of videos showing how I made these cards, so click on the photo and it will take you to the video.  The video/pictures are also on the tutorial page for future reference should you wish to look at them again.

Thanks for dropping by.

Sue

Corner Garden Vellum Card

Corner Garden Vellum Card

Corner Garden Vellum Card:

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Corner Garden Stamp Set Soft Sky cardstock 3⅞” x 5⅝” Vellum Cardstock 3⅝” x 5⅜” C6 Base Card Versamark pad Embossing Buddy Silver embossing powder Pool Party & Wild Wasabi Ink pads/marker pens Heat Gun    

Basic Butterfly Ribbon Card

Basic Butterfly Ribbon Card

Basic Butterfly ribbon Card

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Basic Butterfly Stamp Set

Paper piercing mat

Sahara sand ink pad

3x sahara sand cardstock 1 ½” x 2 ½”

1x sahara sand cardstock 1 ½” x 3 ½”

3x very vanilla cardstock 1 ¼” x 2 ¼”

1x very vanilla cardstock 1 ½” x 3 ½”

Timeless Elegance Designer Series paper 6 ¾” x 4 ¾”

7” x 5” Very Vanilla Base Card

 

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Christmas Themed Workshop – Brilliant!

Hi,

Another Christmas Themed Workshop – Brilliant!  A Brilliant Christmas Themed Workshop last Friday which was so full the table was chaos! lol  What a brilliant morning, full of crafting, filled with lovely ‘crafty’ people and amazing projects (if I do say so myself hehe) to be made.

I absolutely love these Workshops, as ladies from all of my Group Classes as well as those who attend my 1-2-1’s have a chance to meet those from the groups they do not usually meet, and ‘gossip’! lol  Friday’s workshop was full-on but everyone had a brilliant time and all the projects I designed were loved.  There was so much glitter thrown around, you should have seen the room! lol.

Here are the projects that were made and underneath each one is a supply list.  If you wish to purchase any of the products, please click on the product, which will take you to my Online shop where you can place your order and have them delivered directly to your door, in time to make your own for Christmas!

Through the Window

Through the Window

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Wonderland Sponged Card

Wonderland Sponged Card

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Snowflake Spinner Card

Snowflake Spinner Card

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Napkin Glitter Christmas Card

Napkin Glitter Christmas Card

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I hope you like these projects and have a go yourselves.  I do have tutorials for them all, so if you would like to have them, drop me an email and I will add them to my blog.

Thanks for dropping by.

Sue

 

 

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