June’s Class using Brand New Stamp Set!

Hi everyone,

June’s Class is upon us, a bit delayed due to me being on holiday!

As many of you will know we have a Brand New Annual Catalogue that came out on 1 June – whilst I was on holiday! lol So I’m all behind, oops sorry!

This months class is using two brand new stamp sets from this new Catalogue and as soon as I saw the Bright Wishes Stamp Set with the gorgeous and very detailed Wishing Well, I knew I had to have it!  I love watercolouring, and have done a few classes using watercolour pencils and blender pen and aquapainter.  However we never really had many detailed stamps to show off using the watercolouring techniques.  Now, we have so many I am going to be spending lots of money buying them all and teaching my class members how to get the most out of them – even those who aren’t keen on colouring hehe.

This month’s class is a prime example! My two projects are two very different cards and two different colouring techniques.  The first one is a Card with a box inside. When you open the card, it reveals the Wishing Well beautifully coloured in with Watercolour pencils and blended using a Blender Pen.  Gorgeous and brilliant because it folds flat so fit a normal size envelope and cheap to post! lol

This card would make a lovely Father’s Day or Birthday Card, or even if you added a bit more glitz a gorgeous female card!

The second card (thanks to Shelly Godby) is again using the Bright Wishes Stamp Set as well as Happy Birthday Gorgeous! Stamp set.  This card is a Monochrome Card and is using one of the Brand New In-Colors, Lemon Lime Twist! It is so vibrant, so bright, it’s amazing! I must admit when I first saw it, I wasn’t sure, but like most things once you get your hands on it, oh my goodness, you are soooo glad you did!!!

As you can see I’ve made this card as a birthday card, but again it would make a lovely Father’s Day card, or if you changed the colours a female card.

I am sure you will want to get your hands on these new products, so why not go to my online shop or contact me to get your hands on a hard copy of the Brand New Catalogue sent to you.

If you fancy making these two cards, place an order (minimum £30) via my online shop and once the order has gone through and you’ve allowed me to contact you, I will email you the tutorial for both cards.

Below are the products I have used to make these two cards.  Just click on each photo to place the order.  Remember to use the June Hostess Code (if your order is over £150 DO NOT USE IT) and I will send you a gift just from me to thank you for your order (you must give me permission to contact you, otherwise I won’t get your details).

 

Look forward to hearing from you soon!

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January Classes, new Products!

Happy New Year everyone! Hope you are all rested and looking forward to a new year of crafting and fun!

My classes restart this weekend, Friday 6th January 1000-1300 and Saturday 7th January 1000-1300.  There is only one space left for both days, so if you fancy making these amazing projects and joining me at either of the classes, please email me asap!

Aren’t they gorgeous?  Well I think so! lol  They are made using some of the brand new products from both the new Seasonal Catalogue and the Saleabrations Catalogue that are out on 4 January!  So if you haven’t got your copies and fancy one please get in touch with me asap and I will post them to you.  Both cards are made using the new Beautiful You Stamp Set and the Watercolour, YES! watercolour pencils!  As well as that I found a Die that cuts out the curved words on the wedding card! Brilliant!

Of course if you can’t make it or live too far away, place an order for £30+ including the Beautiful You stamp set and once order has gone through I will send you the tutorial along with the kits to make both of these lovely cards. (Sorry not able to stamp images, so you will need to purchase the stamp sets).

Drop by after the weekend for a list of all the products used with links to my online shop so you can purchase them and be ready to make these projects yourselves.

Thanks.

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Celebrations are nearly over!

Well, the Celebrations are nearly over for another year but I thought you might like to see some of the cards I made for my loved ones as well as my customers and Team members.  Also included are  Commission Cards and birthday cards!  I have been sooooo busy this month, never thought I was going to get it all completed in time for Christmas!  I was making the family cards on Christmas Eve!!!! lol

Here’s the family ones first:

The first one I used ‘Shooting Stars’ stamp set and matching die and was for my hubby.  The next one used Jolly Friends and again a die from the sliding star framelits, for my Son.  My daughter and hubby got the Stocking one which is supposed to resemble a bannister with the stockings hanging from it (don’t think they realised that lol).  The last one and I must admit the most special was for our first grandchild for her 1st Christmas! A card in a box using Snow Place stamp set and matching dies (I’ve blurred out the baby pictures that are on the two side panels).  These were such fun to make, and when you have read the blog entry, you will realise why I was making these on Christmas Eve! lol

The next set of cards were ones I made for my Team and Customers as a thank you for their support over the last year.  I also made them all a small gift to show my appreciation:

The first card was for my Team members and I used the gorgeous Father Christmas Stamp set, absolutely adorable with so much detail. I loved using this stamp without colouring it in.  The second picture is the box I created holding all the gifts I made for my team members.  This time, having made the box using the Gift Box punch board, I stamped all the ‘mice’ images onto whisper white cs and coloured them in using the BRAND NEW Watercolour Pencils that are in the brand new Seasonal Catalogue! These will be available from my from 6 January, so if you want a copy of the catalogue please get in touch!  Once I had coloured the images in, I used an aquapainter to make it look watercoloured. Gorgeous and so much fun!

The third picture is of the card I made for my customers, a shaker card, using Mica Flakes and the shake and celebrate stamp set and matching dies.  You can even make the cut out resemble Christmas Tree, which I did but oops forgot to take a photo!  Take my word for it, lol it’s impressive! lol.  The beautiful lumiere jar was the gift I made for my customers and they loved them!  I used peaceful pines stamp set and matching dies on vellum, stuck it round the outside of the jar, washi tape around the lid along with dazzling diamond glimmer paper to cover top of lid with a beautiful red glimmer bow.  Inside is a battery operated tea light that changes colours and believe me when all your lights are turned down or off, it glows and shines beautifully!  In fact, I was asked how I had made it as one of my ladies wants to make some for herself!

Now for some Commission Cards, cards for friends and family too that I have made this month.  Told you it’s been a really busy month! lol

The first three cards were all Commissions.  The lovely gentleman asked for 9 Christmas cards and I’m not keen on making multiples of the same card, as you may have gathered lol, so these were just some and all different, oops again forgot to take photos of others lol, but they were all different.  He was thrilled with them.  I used merry tags dies and merriest wishes stamp set for the first three cards.  Then there’s a Gift Card holder, which, in fact I also made in my last Coffee n Card and made more for my own family.  The Santa coat card, I Cased from I think it may have been Gill Arnold, but sorry I can not be sure.

Next I made this amazing framed xmas scene for a friend of mine, as a decoration!  You see, she doesn’t put decorations up in her house, lol so I made this and now she has at least one ‘decoration’ to put up every year! lol.  As you can see I used lots of different stamp sets and dies, see if you can name them all! lol  The motorbike birthday card was for my cousin, unfortunately I was sooo caught up with xmas cards etc, I forgot to make it in time, so I made it a ‘belated’ one instead hehe.  Don’t think he minded! lol  I used Born to Ride stamp set and the card is a ‘z’ fold card, so much fun I have made lots using this technique and will be teaching it in my first class in January.

I used another z fold card to make this piggy card for a friends hubby (the same friend who doesn’t do xmas decorations hehe).  Her hubby is mad about pigs so I had to make a piggy one! lol  I used Playful pals to make the big pig and farmyard babies for little piggies.  As you can see the z fold technique is great for this type of card.  Notice yet another z fold card? Yep this time the crab at sea for brother in law! lol  The card in a box was the other commission card the gentleman asked me to make for his granddaughter. So elegant isn’t it, and very girly.  The final card is a chest of drawers with jumpers hanging out for a friends son who is mad about jumpers! lol.

Well I think that is about it for now.  Christmas is over and now I am back at it, getting ready for the biggest event of the Stampin’Up! Calendar, Saleabration!

So please check back very soon to see what’s on offer, what my new Classes are going to be making and if you fancy a party, do I have a deal for you!!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

 

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Coffee n Card 1 September

coffee n card 1 sept

Hi,

Due to problems with my left hand, I have been unable to do any crafting and have had to cancel classes as well as my Coffee n Card!

However, you will all be excited to know, that I am restarting the Coffee n Card as you can see from the poster above, on Thursday 1 September! YEYE!  My hand is still not right, but with help I will have a gorgeous project for you to make at the Coffee n Card.

So put the date in your diary – 1 SEPTEMBER 2016, 15:00-16:00 AT NO.9 CAFE BISHOPS CLEEVE!

Look forward to seeing you there – Spread the word!

Thanks.

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FREE Class using Thoughtful Branches Bundle!

Hi,

thoughtful branches bundle picture

Do you remember a couple of weeks ago I posted about you having the chance to get a FREE, yes FREE class with me when you purchase the gorgeous and oh so useful Thoughtful Branches Bundle? NO????? Where have you been what have you been doing? lol Ok I’ll refresh your memory! lol

Purchase this amazing Bundle, the Thoughtful Branches Bundle  (Thoughtful Stamp set and the matching dies) between 2 August and 31 August and you can join me for my Thoughtful Branches Bundle Class on 17 September ABSOLUTELY FREE!  This Bundle is only available during August and while stocks last, so please don’t miss out on this fantastic Bundle.  Miss out and you also miss out on my FREE Class, only available to Customers, so don’t delay, click on this link,  Thoughtful Branches Bundle and order the Thoughtful Branches Bundle today.  Bring it with you on 17 September for you to use to make the gorgeous projects!

During the FREE class on 17 September 1000-1200 you will make these 3 gorgeous projects, 2 cards; one is a shaker card and a gift box.  All materials will be provided by me, so all you need to do is order the bundle, turn up at my Crafting space (once you’ve booked your space, I will confirm where it is being held within Bishops Cleeve, Cheltenham) with your bundle, to enjoy a morning of crafting with your very own stamp set and matching dies!

thoughtful branches box side thoughtful branches box top thoughtful branches gorgeous grunge positive card thoughtful branches shaker gorgeous grunge card

Go online now Thoughtful Branches Bundle and place that order, spaces for the FREE class are limited! Once they’ve gone they’ve gone!
Look forward to seeing you at my FREE Thoughtful Branches Bundle Class!

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Coffee n Card Tomorrow 4 August

Hi,

Don’t forget to come to my Coffee n Card tomorrow, 4 August 1500-1600 at No.9 Cafe, Bishops Cleeve.  This week we will be making this gorgeous card, using a Brand New Stamp Set which comes with matching dies.  I will be showing the 3 projects that you would make if you booked a place on my FREE Thoughtful Branches Workshop on Saturday 17 September.  To find out how you can book your place for FREE join me tomorrow at my Coffee n Card.

thoughtful branches gorgeous grunge card

Look forward to seeing you tomorrow and remember to ask me how you can book yourself onto my FREE Thoughtful Branches Workshop in September!

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Bonus Days Coupon and a Brand New Bundle!

Hi,
Have you heard about the amazing offer that we are offering during July? It’s never been done before, so why not be one of the first to take advantage of it!

 

For every £45 you spend between 7 and 31 July 2016 you will be sent an email with a Bonus Days Coupon! This coupon contains a code which gives you £4.50 credit to spend between 2 and 31 August 2016 on more Stampin’Up! Products! Remember it’s £4.50 coupon for EVERY £45 you spend!  So DON’T LOSE THAT EMAIL!!
What’s more, they are launching a brand new Bundle for a limited time during August (only available during August), so you can use the coupon(s) you get from your order between 7 and 31 July, to get this bundle even cheaper! If you only want the stamps/dies, you can do, but the bundle is a great deal(10% cheaper) and to get it even cheaper is a no-brainer! lol. Here’s a sneak peak at the amazing and exclusive bundle you can purchase during August Only!  Of course you can spend your Bonus Day Voucher(s) on any other Stampin’Up! products, but I think you’re gonna want this Bundle!

Thoughtful Branches Bundle

Purchase the Bundle during August from me (via my online shop BB Card Designs online shop) and you will receive a voucher from me inviting you to my​ ‘Customers only’ Class on Saturday 17 September 1000-1200midday to make three gorgeous projects, using your new Bundle!  Normal price for this type of group class is £10 but by buying the bundle during August you get it for FREE!!!!!!  There will only be 6 spaces on this One-off Class, so go to my online shop today, purchase some lovely products and get a Bonus Day Voucher for £4.50 for every £45 you spend, and stand by to use the voucher to purchase the Bundle, ready to join me at my One-off Class on Saturday 17 September.  Remember the Class is FREE when you purchase the Bundle between 2 and 31 August and you book your space on my One-off Class.  Booking for the One-off Class will be available from my website  http://bbcarddesigns.co.uk/, after 2 August, so keep an eye out!
Go on, take a look at my online shop BB Card Designs Online Shop check out the amazing products and place that order!
 Look forward to seeing some of you really soon.
Thanks
Sue
x
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HUGE BOGOF THIS SUNDAY!

HI,

Don’t forget my HUGE BOGOF Sale this Sunday 12 June in the Main Hall at Tithe Barn, Bishops Cleeve, as part of the Bishops Cleeve Streetfair! Some of my profits go to Bishops Cleeve Street lights Fund, so spend spend spend! lol

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Coffee N Card – Father’s Day/Male Birthday

Hi!

You may be wondering where I’ve been recently? Well first of all I was poorly with the Flu, yep actual flu lol which developed to a chest infection. Then I went on a well-earned Holiday with my amazing Hubby and some friends to Mexico, to celebrate both his 60th and one of the friends 60th. Happen that whilst we were away it was also my birthday (not 60 though! hehe).  Anyways, thought I’d drop by today to remind you I have my Coffee n Card Session at No.9 Cafe, Bishops Cleeve this Thursday, 26 May 15:00-16:00.

Here are the projects you can choose from to make and take home to your dad, brother, uncle, well any male relative/friend! lol

fathers day male cards

Aren’t they amazing! I love them and loved making them.  I made them using SU products, some of which are retiring and some are carrying over into our new Catalogue, that comes out 1 June.  So why not pop along on Thursday to make one of these gorgeous cards? If you can’t make it but would love to make them, either book a 1-2-1 with me, or order the products online through my online shop.  The list of products I used is below (remember some of the products are retiring, so if you want them you best be quick!).

 

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New Classes!

Hi,
I am starting two new monthly classes, due to expansion and popularity! So why not join me at my new classes.
They will be running every month starting in April. The first new class will be the 3rd Saturday of every month 13:00-16:00, starting 30 April. The second new class will be the 4th Friday of every month 10:00-13:00, starting 29 April.
There are 5 spaces left on the Saturday monthly class and 2 spaces left on the Friday Monthly class.
Please see below for the date of the first new 3rd Saturday/monthly class and if you are interested, please book your space now by paying for your class online via the shopping cart.  For further dates/projects please click on my Classes page, but below is the first set of classes and their projects:
3rd Saturday Monthly Class Dates: 13:00-16:00

Date Project Book by
 30 April

 

 beautiful ride box step card  beautiful ride foil embossed technique card 01 April £10
 28 May  01 May £10
 18 June  01 June £10

 

4th Friday/monthly Class Dates: 10:00-13:00

Date Project Book by
 29 April

10:00-13:00

  beautiful ride box step card  beautiful ride foil embossed technique card 01 April £10
 29 May  01 May £10
 10 June  01 June £10
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