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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Hey Chick meets Outside the Box Technique

This card uses the technique "Outside the Box".  I saw this great technique on a Demonstrator facebook page and decided to have a try myself.  There are a couple of great tutorials that can be found on youtube.

Stamp set:  Hey Chick
Card:  tempting turquoise, peekaboo peach, dapper denim, whisper white
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo black, tempting turquoise, peekaboo peach, tangerine tango, old olive
Tools:  wink of stella clear, wink of stella gold, starburst thinlits, layering circle framelits

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Belair Creative Cards - Thursday 30th March 2017

The two cards that we will make at our Thursday night class this month use Beautiful You stamp set from the Occasions Catalogue, the second card uses Touches of Texture which is in Stampin Up's annual catalogue.

 I cased my card below from Sam Hammond Donald.  You can see her card here.

Stamp set:  Touches of Texture
Card:  Pool Party, whisper white
Ink:  Dapper Denim
Tools Wink of Stella, Rhinestones Basic

 This card was cased from Jari Francis.  Here is her post.

Stamp Set;  Beautiful You;
Card:  Emerald envy, dapper denim, whisper white, Moroccan designer series paper
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black; emerald envy, dapper denim
Tools: Wink of Stella; Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies

Creative Card Group at Belair Baptist Church Saturday 25th March 2017

This month at Belair Creative Cards we will be using the stamp sets Oh So Succulent, Birthday Celebrations, Artistically Awesome.
My first card featured below uses Oh So Succulent bundle.  Base is whisper white, the dsp is Succulent Garden.  Inks are soft sky, dapper denim, calypso coral, watermelon wonder, mint macaron, wild wasabi, peach parfait, pumpkin pie.

My second card I cased from the very talented Patsy Waggoner.  You can find her post here.   It uses Balloon Celebrations bundle.  Base is Soft Sky, layer is whisper white which has been embossed with the lucky stars textured impressions embossing folder, clouds cut out from the Up and Away thinlits dies.

My third card is also a cased card from Krista Driessen.  You can find her original card here.
Stamp Sets used:  Artistically Awesome; Birthday Bright
Card:  Whisper white; incolor paper stack, vellum
Ink: Dapper Denim

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Belair Creative Card Group - Saturday 25th February 2017

Belair Creative Cards is expanding!!  We now meet the 4th Saturday of the month at 2pm.  We would love you to come.

Here are the projects we will be doing this month.  You get to choose 2 of the 3 designs below.

Our first card uses High Tide stamp set using a monochromatic colour scheme.  The greeting is from Big on Birthdays stamp set.  Ink used is night of navy.

Card number 2 uses one of the free sets from Sale-a-Bration called Avant Garden.  The greeting is from Birthday Blast.  

Card Number 3 uses the stamp set Lift Me Up.  The papers are called Carried Away designer series paper are also from the Sale-a-Bration promotion.  I cased this card from Brandi Barnard from the Stampin' Up! home office.

Belair Creative Card Group meets at 130 Garden Grove Parade, Adamstown the last Thursday of the month at 7:30pm and the 4th Saturday of the month at 2pm

Belair Creative Card Group - Thursday 23rd February 2017

This Thursday will be our first class on Thursday nights for 2017.  I have chosen two great projects for us to start the year.  

Our first project will be a shaker card and use Stampin' Ups! Balloon Adventures bundle.  This is a fun set and very versatile.  Brandi from The Stampin' Up'! home office has put together a great video.  You can find it here.

Stamp Set: 
Balloon Adventures Bundle
Pacific Point, Watermelon Wonder, Pumpkin Pie
Whisper White, Pacific Point, Watermelon Wonder, pool party, daffodil delight, wild wasabi
Balloon Bouquet punch, confetti stars border punch, sprinkles punch, acetate, foam adhesive strips

Our second card we will be making is using the Special Reason bundle.   There is also a video for this new set too.  You can find it here.  I got my inspiration below from Pinterest.  I searched to see if I could find it again to give credit, but alas, I could not find it.

Stamp Set: 
Special Reason bundle, Birthday Blooms
Sweet Sugarplum
Whisper White, Sweet Sugarplum, Mint Macaron
Pearl Basic Jewels, Dimensionals

Belair Creative Card Group meets at 130 Garden Grove Parade, Adamstown the last Thursday of the month at 7:30pm and the 4th Saturday of the month at 2pm

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Dragonfly Dreams Shelli's onStage Case

Belair Creative Cards has a new class starting in January on the 4th Saturday of the month.  This card below is the first card that we will make.  I cased this card from Stampin' Ups! OnStage event that I went to in November 2016.  The stamp set used is Dragonfly Dreams and has some beautiful images.  It also has a coordinating die set that cuts out the dragonflies.  I have also attached a scrapbook layout using a combination of traditional scrapbooking and Project Life which I like to call "Alternate Pages Traditionally" using the same design as the card.

Stamps Used:  Dragonfly Dreams bundle - Occasions Catalogue 2017, Avante Garden - SAB set - 2017
Paper:  soft sky, whisper white, incolor paper stack
Inks:  pool party, pear pizzazz, tuxedo black memento pad

The second card that we will make is also using the Dragonfly Dreams bundle.  As a demonstrator Stampin' Up! have a great publication called Stampin' Success.  The card on the left featured in this publication.  The card on the right featured at OnStage.  I have also given you the contrast between black and white dragonflies.  Which one do you like the best?

Stamps Used:  Dragonfly Dreams bundle, gorgeous Grunge, greeting from Birthday Banners Stamp set.
Paper:  Naturals white (retired), watercolour paper, basic black
Ink:  Card on the left: - cajun craze, dapper denim, soft sky, peekaboo peach.  Card on the right: - peekaboo peach, flirty flamingo, sweet sugarplum, memento tuxedo black pad
Accessories:  aqua painter, copper metallic thread