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 Today! Shaker Card!

Yeye! Finally I am over my numerous illnesses (shhhh hehe) and will be at No.9 Cafe, Bishops Cleeve TODAY between 1500-1600!

We will be making this amazing Shaker Card, just in time for Christmas!  It is gorgeous, you have to drop by to see it and make it!

shaker jar card cnc

Send this to a loved one and they will be well impressed!  I loved making this one and hope you will drop by No.9 Cafe, Bishops Cleeve this afternoon and make one with me!  There will only be one more Coffee n Card before Christmas break, so this could be your last chance!

Here’s the products I used to make this gorgeous card! Want to own the products? Why not place an order from my Online shop(just click on the images of the products you want from below) and have a 1-2-1 Class with me and I can show you lots of ways to use your purchased products!

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Coffee n Card Today – 27 October

Hi,

Just a reminder that my coffee n card is today 27 October, 3-4pm, so pop along, make one of these gorgeous cards and enjoy a FREE cuppa!  Just £5 to make one of these amazing cards and have a lovely FREE cuppa! Bargain!

jolly friends cnc

Remember it’s at http://www.no9cafe.com/ in Bishops Cleeve and it is a great cafe full of yummy cakes too!

Look forward to seeing you there!

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Coffee n Card Today!

Hi,

Don’t forget to pop along to No.9 Cafe, Bishops Cleeve today, 13 October between 1500-1600 (3pm-4pm) and join me to make a lovely card and enjoy a refreshing cuppa!  Just £5 to include a FREE cuppa and to make a gorgeous card! Oh and to see me of course! lol
cnc 13 october

Here’s just two of the cards you can choose to make one of and there will be another but that’s a surprise! lol

 xmas card

 halloween card

Incidentally these two cards were the ones made at the Macmillan Coffee & Cake day at No.9 Cafe last Sunday.  I donated all the money to Macmillan which was a fantastic £34! Thanks to everyone that came, and the cards were so well received, I was asked to do them again today so the people who came last Sunday can come today and make the other one.  So make sure you get there early! lol

 

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Macmillan Coffee n Cake Day Cards

Hi,

I will be making some amazing cards, and you can too at No.9 Cafe, Bishops Cleeve, in aid of Macmillan Coffee n Cake Day, on Sunday 9 October from 3:30pm.

This is a really good cause and I hope you will support the Cafe and me by coming and joining us.  Whilst enjoying No.9’s scrumptious cakes and gorgeous coffee/tea or their hot chocolate which is to die for, why not pop over to my table and, for a donation join me and make one of these fun cards?

Aren’t they fun? I love creating these types of cards and I hope you will come and join me and all the lovely people at No.9 Cafe Bishops Cleeve, Sunday 9 October from 3:30pm.

 

 

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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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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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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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Coffee n Card 7 April

Hi,

My next Coffee n Card is tomorrow, 7 April 15:00-16:00 and I hope you will join me. As usual it is at No.9 Cafe, Bishops Cleeve and is great fun!

You will be making one of these lovely birthday card using Summer flowers to get us feeling happy! lol

coffee n card 7 apr projects

You can choose how you would like to stamp the flowers. Either stamp then colour in (one at the back of photo), stamp and leave it just stamped (one on right in photo) or stamped using lots of bright coloured inks (one on left in photos).  I’m sure you will enjoy making this card no matter which one you choose.  Remember it’s just £3 to make the card and enjoy a lovely cuppa!

I hope you will join me tomorrow, look forward to seeing you!

Thanks.

 

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Coffee n Card tomorrow

Hi,

Just a quick blog today, to remind you of my Coffee n Card session tomorrow (Thursday) at No.9 Cafe, Bishops Cleeve 15:00-16:00

Here are the projects we will be making. You can choose either the Berry Basket mini easter basket or the Gorgeous Work of Art Easter Egg Card!

work of art easter egg card

berry basket mini easter basket

berry basket mini easter basket back

I hope you will join me it’s great fun, and you get a FREE Cuppa too!

Thanks for dropping by.

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