Monday, 9 April 2018

Silver and Purple are a lovely combination - don't you think?

Hello there

I hope you've had a wonderful weekend?

I was a little sad to have missed out on attending the Stampin' Up! #OnStage2018 local event in Telford on Saturday which celebrated Stampin' Up!'s 30-year anniversary. I've been to the November OnStage events twice and absolutely loved them but never the one in April and I'm sure everyone who attended had an amazing time. They will have received a goodie bag full of wonderful new products plus a copy of the new annual catalogue as well as have a chance to do some make and takes. I have to wait until tomorrow for a sneaky peek and can't wait!

I hosted our monthly team (The Paper Mates) meeting on Wednesday as our lovely upline Victoria had visitors. We made a card using one of the foiled papers from Sale-A-Bration and also had a play with embossing paste, re-inkers and decorative masks. It was a perfect way to spend an evening catching up with friends and being creative - I love it!

I had every intention of filming and uploading a video for a blog post yesterday but i an out of time. I've got card classes / workshops this week and got distracted designing projects for that. My craft space looked like a total tip so I spent time earlier today organising so I'm later than planned with my blog and video today - sorry about that!

The card I'm sharing today is a clean and simple A6 card. Have you noticed purple is my favourite colour? I'm really pleased with the way it turned out.
 I really like the font of the sentiment in the Ribbon of Courage set.
Products used:-
Painted Harvest and Ribbon of Courage stamp sets
Layered Leaves Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies
Leaf and Decorative Ribbon Border punches
Elegant Eggplant card base cut @ 21cm x 14.85cm scored at 10.5cm and a scrap
Smoky Slate cardstock cut @ 8.5cm x 13cm
Whisper White cardstock cut @ 8cm x 12.5cm and scraps for stamping the leaves and sentiment
Elegant Eggplant and Smoky Slate Classic Stampin' pads
Basic Rhinestones
Multipurpose Liquid Glue
Mini Glue Dots
Stampin' Dimensionals

As with most of my cards I used my precious Big Shot for the embossing and die-cutting. I would be really lost without that piece of kit.

Here's a video - this is the second one I've made that's been speeded up with a voiceover added. If you have time please leave a comment and let me know what you think either on my blog or on my YouTube channel.
If you’d like to purchase any of the items used simply click on the highlighted links above to go straight to the products in my Stampin’ Up On-line store, or click here for a general browse 

If you have any questions, live near West Sussex and would like to come to a class or have a girls night in with a difference please get in touch at

As always, thanks for popping by.

Lynnie C

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