Crazy Crafters Blog Hop with Special Guest Lea Denton

Welcome to the Crazy Crafters’ Blog Hop with special guest Lea Denton. Lea lives in the UK and has been crafting for over 25 years! Her designs are gorgeous. We are excited to be hopping with her today. You can check out all the yummy inspiration on Lea’s blog by clicking on her picture.

We are each CASEing (Copying and Selectively Editing) one of Lea’s designs today. The card I chose to CASE (shown below) is a fun spinner card, and I haven’t made one of these before (don’t ask me why). Lea’s card uses the Lift Me Up bundle, but I’ve decided to go with the Eastern Palace Suite for my version.


And here it is.


I love blue and gold together, so I heat embossed both sentiments in gold and used Dapper Denim with Gold Foil Paper and a gorgeous foiled paper from the Designer Series Paper pack. This suite is beautiful, and you can choose from two exclusive bundles that include freebies BUT they’re only available to purchase in this format until 1 June; they won’t be bundled in the Annual Catalogue, so get in early and get yours! Click here to see the offer. And here’s the inside. I chose to keep it clean and simple and just let the opulence of the gold speak.


To continue along the hop, select the person next on the list after me, Gail Davidson, to see all the gorgeous creations from Lea and the other Crazy Crafters.


Thanks for visiting my blog today. If you’ve left me a comment, thank you! You’ve made my day.

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Are you looking for inspiration? My incredible team – the Crazy Crafters – and I have put together a bundle of 21 gorgeous projects with full colour photos and instructions in both metric and imperial. It’s also incredible value at only $25! To purchase the bundle click here.



 

 

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Crazy Crafters’ Blog Hop with Rachel Tessman

Welcome to the Crazy Crafters’ Blog Hop with special guest Rachel Tessman. Rachel lives in Minnesota in the United States and has been a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator for 17 years! In that time she has earned multiple awards and accolades and last year ranked in the top 100 globally for sales, recruiting and leadership. Rachel not only designs cards and 3D but has a passion for scrapbooking too. We are excited to be hopping with her today. You can check out all the gorgeous inspiration on Rachel’s blog by clicking on her picture.

We are each CASEing (Copying and Selectively Editing) one of Rachel’s designs today. The card I chose to CASE (shown below) is simple but striking, and features the Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits. I chose this one because I love the layout and I also kept the doily accent.


Here’s my take on it:


I went for a bumble bee, some watercolouring with pencils and a lace border. I’ve used the spotlight technique, just colouring a small part of the Inside the Lines Designer Series Paper (which you can earn for free until 31 March). And the idea for that magnifying glass was inspired by my friend and fellow Crazy Crafter Kim Oliver. You can see Kim’s beautiful card here. The sentiment is from the Sprinkles of Life Stamp Set and the magnifying glass is made from a piece of window sheet and two pieces of Silver Foil cut using the Layering Circles Framelits and the Build It Framelits.

Here’s a better view of the focal image:


I loved making this card. I hope you like it too. To continue along the hop, select the person next on the list after me, Gail Davidson, to see all the gorgeous creations from Rachel and the other Crazy Crafters.

Thanks for visiting my blog today. If you’ve left me a comment, thank you! You’ve made my day.

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Are you looking for inspiration? My incredible team – the Crazy Crafters – and I have put together a bundle of 21 gorgeous projects with full colour photos and instructions in both metric and imperial. It’s also incredible value at only $25! To purchase the bundle click here.



The Occasions Catalogue is full of exciting new stamp sets and card making supplies, and the Sale-A-Bration Brochure has a gorgeous selection of rewards you can claim for free! For each $90 spent between 4th January – 31st March 2017 you can choose a free item from the Sale-a-Bration Brochure! You can view them online in PDF format here: Occasions Catalogue Sale-a-Bration Brochure or if you’d like your very own paper copies you can request yours here for free! There’s lots of ways to earn free products during Sale-A-Bration, and here’s how: You can join my team all year round by purchasing a Starter Kit. You choose $235 of ANY product from the current catalogues and for that you pay just $169! During Sale-A-Bration it’s even better! Not only can you get the great $169 deal, but you can also choose any two extra stamp sets up to $179 value to be included in your Sale-A-Bration Starter Kit. That means your delivery will have anything up to $414 of product for $169! How good is that?! You’ll be a Demonstrator until at least the end of June 2017 with no minimum requirements, and you’ll be entitled to 20% off (excluding GST) on all your orders. I will look after you and help you with anything Stampin’ Up! that you need. If you love Stampin’ Up! products (and who doesn’t?!), joining is certainly the best deal any time of the year, but it’s a FANTASTIC deal during Sale-a-Bration.  If you will be ordering more over the Sale-a-Bration period, joining now will save you lots of money on all your crafting supplies. If this deal sounds sweet to you, you can order your Sale-A-Bration Starter Kit straight away online and have it delivered to you for free! Click here to order your AMAZING Sale-a-Bration Starter Kit Deal

  
If you’re planning on ordering everything on your wish list in one go, or grouping together with friends to earn Stampin’ Rewards, you’ll want to take a look at the rewards chart. You can order one Sale-A-Bration item for every $90 you spend. But the freebies don’t stop there! During Sale-a-Bration, you’ll not only get to choose a free Sale-a-Bration product for each $90 spent, but if your order reaches $400+ (before S&H), you’ll receive an extra $40 on top of the 10% Stampin’ Rewards. That means an extra $80 to spend on anything you’d like! Visit my online shop to purchase

During Sale-A-Bration, you get a free item of your choice from the Sale-a-Bration Brochure for every $90 you spend (before shipping and handling). There will also be another set of limited-time items coming on 21 February so watch out for those! If you’re just looking to get one or two of the Sale-A-Bration stamp sets for free and do not want to join for discounts, then you’ll want to visit my online shop to purchaseShopping Online with me – If you’re spending under $250 you’ll want to use the Host Code. You’ll receive an extra gift after the end of the month. The Host Code Club gifts are completely FREE and an added bonus for choosing me as your Demonstrator and shopping with me. The code you need to enter online when you order changes each month, so be sure to use the current one. See the box below for where to find it and the link to take you there. Here’s March’s code:

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Crazy Crafters’ Blog Hop with Janneke de Jong

Welcome to the Crazy Crafters’ Blog Hop with special guest Janneke de Jong. Janneke lives in the Netherlands and until recently was an Artisan Design Team member for Stampin’ Up! We are excited to be hopping with her today. You can check out all the beautiful designs on Janneke’s blog by clicking on her picture.

We are each CASEing (Copying and Selectively Editing) one of Janneke’s designs today. The card I chose to CASE (shown below) is clean, simple and fresh. I love the shape of the card for starters, and the colours too, although I didn’t end up using them on my version. In fact the card I started out to make is nothing like what I ended up with!

Here’s my card:

My Island Indigo card base measures 20 x 21cm, scored on the short side at 10cm. I cut a piece of Whisper White just large enough to fit into the Celebrations Due TIEF and embossed it. I then stamped the large splat image from the Happy Celebrations Stamp Set in Peekaboo Peach, Pool Party, Watermelon Wonder and Island Indigo several times, making sure the debossed “celebrate” was covered. I added narrow (and I mean narrow!) strips of Whisper White card stock to create a border around the sentiment panel. Lastly, I white heat embossed another sentiment from this stamp set onto a strip of Island Indigo cardstock, created a banner on one end and attached it with dimensionals.

To continue along the hop, select the person next on the list after me, Gail Davidson, to see all the gorgeous creations from Janneke and the rest of the Crazy Crafters team.

Thanks for visiting my blog today. If you’ve left me a comment, thank you! You’ve made my day.

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Are you looking for inspiration? My incredible team – the Crazy Crafters – and I have put together a bundle of 21 gorgeous projects with full colour photos and instructions in both metric and imperial. It’s also incredible value at only $25! To purchase the bundle click here.


The Occasions Catalogue is full of exciting new stamp sets and card making supplies, and the Sale-A-Bration Brochure has a gorgeous selection of rewards you can claim for free! For each $90 spent between 4th January – 31st March 2017 you can choose a free item from the Sale-a-Bration Brochure! You can view them online in PDF format here: Occasions Catalogue Sale-a-Bration Brochure or if you’d like your very own paper copies you can request yours here for free! There’s lots of ways to earn free products during Sale-A-Bration, and here’s how: You can join my team all year round by purchasing a Starter Kit. You choose $235 of ANY product from the current catalogues and for that you pay just $169! During Sale-A-Bration it’s even better! Not only can you get the great $169 deal, but you can also choose any two extra stamp sets up to $179 value to be included in your Sale-A-Bration Starter Kit. That means your delivery will have anything up to $414 of product for $169! How good is that?! You’ll be a Demonstrator until at least the end of June 2017 with no minimum requirements, and you’ll be entitled to 20% off (excluding GST) on all your orders. I will look after you and help you with anything Stampin’ Up! that you need. If you love Stampin’ Up! products (and who doesn’t?!), joining is certainly the best deal any time of the year, but it’s a FANTASTIC deal during Sale-a-Bration.  If you will be ordering more over the Sale-a-Bration period, joining now will save you lots of money on all your crafting supplies. If this deal sounds sweet to you, you can order your Sale-A-Bration Starter Kit straight away online and have it delivered to you for free! Click here to order your AMAZING Sale-a-Bration Starter Kit Deal

  
If you’re planning on ordering everything on your wish list in one go, or grouping together with friends to earn Stampin’ Rewards, you’ll want to take a look at the rewards chart. You can order one Sale-A-Bration item for every $90 you spend. But the freebies don’t stop there! During Sale-a-Bration, you’ll not only get to choose a free Sale-a-Bration product for each $90 spent, but if your order reaches $400+ (before S&H), you’ll receive an extra $40 on top of the 10% Stampin’ Rewards. That means an extra $80 to spend on anything you’d like! Visit my online shop to purchase

During Sale-A-Bration, you get a free item of your choice from the Sale-a-Bration Brochure for every $90 you spend (before shipping and handling). There will also be another set of limited-time items coming on 21 February so watch out for those! If you’re just looking to get one or two of the Sale-A-Bration stamp sets for free and do not want to join for discounts, then you’ll want to visit my online shop to purchase. Shopping Online with me – If you’re spending under $250 you’ll want to use the Host Code. You’ll receive an extra gift after the end of the month. The Host Code Club gifts are completely FREE and an added bonus for choosing me as your Demonstrator and shopping with me. The code you need to enter online when you order changes each month, so be sure to use the current one. See the box below for where to find it and the link to take you there. Here’s March’s code:

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New Sale-a-Bration Products Blog Hop

Hello and welcome! Today, I’m pretty excited to be blog hopping with the Crazy Crafters because we’re highlighting the new (Second Release) Sale-a-Bration products. Woot! Along with the 12 products you can already earn for FREE when you place a $90 order, starting TODAY you can choose from another three brand new ones! Here they are:




I’ve used two products today – the Make a Medallion Stamp Set and the Glimmer Paper (I used the Bermuda Bay).


I really love the Make a Medallion set. It’s pretty and delicate. Although I’ve used strong colours on my card, imagine using it with soft colours, or even neutrals. And the glimmer papers – T-O  D-I-E  F-O-R! I just can’t stop using them, really!

Well that’s all from me. To continue on the hop, click on the name below mine – Gail Davidson – in the list below to visit all the Crazy Crafters and check out their awesome projects.

 

Thanks for visiting my blog today. If you’ve left me a comment, thank you! You’ve made my day.

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Use February’s Host Code – M3XFB2JC – when you shop online with me and share in the rewards! (Don’t use the code if your order is over $250).

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Big Shot

$159.00

 

 


Are you looking for inspiration? My incredible team – the Crazy Crafters – and I have put together a bundle of 21 gorgeous projects with full colour photos and instructions in both metric and imperial. It’s also incredible value at only $25! To purchase the bundle click here.



The Occasions Catalogue is full of exciting new stamp sets and card making supplies, and the Sale-A-Bration Brochure has a gorgeous selection of rewards you can claim for free! For each $90 spent between 4th January – 31st March 2017 you can choose a free item from the Sale-a-Bration Brochure!

You can view them online in PDF format here:
Occasions Catalogue
Sale-a-Bration Brochure

or if you’d like your very own paper copies you can request yours here for free!

There’s lots of ways to earn free products during Sale-A-Bration, and here’s how:

You can join my team all year round by purchasing a Starter Kit. You choose $235 of ANY product from the current catalogues and for that you pay just $169! During Sale-A-Bration it’s even better!

Not only can you get the great $169 deal, but you can also choose any two extra stamp sets up to $179 value to be included in your Sale-A-Bration Starter Kit. That means your delivery will have anything up to $414 of product for $169! How good is that?!

You’ll be a Demonstrator until at least the end of June 2017 with no minimum requirements, and you’ll be entitled to 20% off (excluding GST) on all your orders. I will look after you and help you with anything Stampin’ Up! that you need.

If you love Stampin’ Up! products (and who doesn’t?!), joining is certainly the best deal any time of the year, but it’s a FANTASTIC deal during Sale-a-Bration.  If you will be ordering more over the Sale-a-Bration period, joining now will save you lots of money on all your crafting supplies.

If this deal sounds sweet to you, you can order your Sale-A-Bration Starter Kit straight away online and have it delivered to you for free!

Click here to order your AMAZING Sale-a-Bration Starter Kit Deal

  

If you’re planning on ordering everything on your wish list in one go, or grouping together with friends to earn Stampin’ Rewards, you’ll want to take a look at the rewards chart. You can order one Sale-A-Bration item for every $90 you spend.

But the freebies don’t stop there! During Sale-a-Bration, you’ll not only get to choose a free Sale-a-Bration product for each $90 spent, but if your order reaches $400+ (before S&H), you’ll receive an extra $40 on top of the 10% Stampin’ Rewards. That means an extra $80 to spend on anything you’d like!

Visit my online shop to purchase

During Sale-A-Bration, you get a free item of your choice from the Sale-a-Bration Brochure for every $90 you spend (before shipping and handling).

There will also be another set of limited-time items coming on 21 February so watch out for those!

If you’re just looking to get one or two of the Sale-A-Bration stamp sets for free and do not want to join for discounts, then you’ll want to visit my online shop to purchase.

Shopping Online with me – If you’re spending under $250 you’ll want to use the Host Code. You’ll receive an extra gift after the end of the month. The Host Code Club gifts are completely FREE and an added bonus for choosing me as your Demonstrator and shopping with me. The code you need to enter online when you order changes each month, so be sure to use the current one. See the box below for where to find it and the link to take you there. Here’s February’s code:

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Crazy Crafters’ Blog Hop with Georgia Giguere

Welcome to the Crazy Crafters’ Blog Hop with special guest Georgia Giguere. Georgia lives in the United States and has been a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator for 15 years. She was ranked number 63 in the Global Top 100 Demonstrators this year! Congratulations Georgia!! Our team is very excited to be hopping with her today. You can check out Georgia’s blog by clicking on her picture.

We are each CASEing (Copying and Selectively Editing) one of Georgia’s designs today. As I was browsing her blog, I had a really difficult time choosing which one to CASE – there were so many gorgeous cards! After a loooong time, I finally decided on the card below. I loved how simple but beautiful this card was. Having said that, I got a bit carried away with my design and added quite a few more elements but I was pleased with the result.


Here’s my card:


I’ve used images from three stamp sets. I told you I got carried away! The pine trees in the background and the little branch with the pine cone on the foreground trees are from the Lovely as a Tree Stamp Set. I’ve used two images from the Bloomin’ Love Stamp Set to make the silhouetted “undergrowth” at the bottom. The sentiment comes from the Flourishing Phrases Stamp Set.

I also used a fair few colours: Old Olive and Always Artichoke for the grass, Garden Green and Early Espresso for the background trees, So Saffron, Blushing Bride and Soft Sky for the sunrise sky, Soft Suede for the pinecones, and Basic Grey for the undergrowth foliage and shading on the trees in the foreground. I also used a combination of Tip Top Taupe and Early Espresso to “fill in” the notches on the trees. The green hue on a couple of the trees was caused by ink from the stamped trees seeping into the debossed areas when it went through the Big Shot. A happy accident I think – I actually like the effect. It looks like lichen is growing on the tree trunks. What do you think? I added a touch of Cherry Cobbler to the berries on the undergrowth plants as well.

The card base is thick Whisper White, the layer and banner are Soft Sky and the front panel is Whisper White. I stamped the sentiment in Tip Top Taupe and clear heat embossed it, then created a banner end using the Triple Banner Punch and adhered it with dimensionals.

TIP: Use extra adhesive when adding panels that warp due to embossing. I like to use Fast Fuse or Tear and Tape for an extra strong hold.

To continue along the hop, select the person next on the list after me, Gail Davidson, to see all the gorgeous creations from Georgia and the rest of the Crazy Crafters.

Thanks for visiting my blog today. If you’ve left me a comment, thank you! You’ve made my day.

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Heat Tool

$50.00

Big Shot

$159.00

 

 


Are you looking for inspiration? My incredible team – the Crazy Crafters – and I have put together a bundle of 21 gorgeous projects with full colour photos and instructions in both metric and imperial. It’s also incredible value at only $25! To purchase the bundle click here.



The Occasions Catalogue is full of exciting new stamp sets and card making supplies, and the Sale-A-Bration Brochure has a gorgeous selection of rewards you can claim for free! For each $90 spent between 4th January – 31st March 2017 you can choose a free item from the Sale-a-Bration Brochure!

You can view them online in PDF format here:
Occasions Catalogue
Sale-a-Bration Brochure

or if you’d like your very own paper copies you can request yours here for free!

There’s lots of ways to earn free products during Sale-A-Bration, and here’s how:

You can join my team all year round by purchasing a Starter Kit. You choose $235 of ANY product from the current catalogues and for that you pay just $169! During Sale-A-Bration it’s even better!

Not only can you get the great $169 deal, but you can also choose any two extra stamp sets up to $179 value to be included in your Sale-A-Bration Starter Kit. That means your delivery will have anything up to $414 of product for $169! How good is that?!

You’ll be a Demonstrator until at least the end of June 2017 with no minimum requirements, and you’ll be entitled to 20% off (excluding GST) on all your orders. I will look after you and help you with anything Stampin’ Up! that you need.

If you love Stampin’ Up! products (and who doesn’t?!), joining is certainly the best deal any time of the year, but it’s a FANTASTIC deal during Sale-a-Bration.  If you will be ordering more over the Sale-a-Bration period, joining now will save you lots of money on all your crafting supplies.

If this deal sounds sweet to you, you can order your Sale-A-Bration Starter Kit straight away online and have it delivered to you for free!

Click here to order your AMAZING Sale-a-Bration Starter Kit Deal

  

If you’re planning on ordering everything on your wish list in one go, or grouping together with friends to earn Stampin’ Rewards, you’ll want to take a look at the rewards chart. You can order one Sale-A-Bration item for every $90 you spend.

But the freebies don’t stop there! During Sale-a-Bration, you’ll not only get to choose a free Sale-a-Bration product for each $90 spent, but if your order reaches $400+ (before S&H), you’ll receive an extra $40 on top of the 10% Stampin’ Rewards. That means an extra $80 to spend on anything you’d like!

Visit my online shop to purchase

During Sale-A-Bration, you get a free item of your choice from the Sale-a-Bration Brochure for every $90 you spend (before shipping and handling).

There will also be another set of limited-time items coming on 21 February so watch out for those!

If you’re just looking to get one or two of the Sale-A-Bration stamp sets for free and do not want to join for discounts, then you’ll want to visit my online shop to purchase.

Shopping Online with me – If you’re spending under $250 you’ll want to use the Host Code. You’ll receive an extra gift after the end of the month. The Host Code Club gifts are completely FREE and an added bonus for choosing me as your Demonstrator and shopping with me. The code you need to enter online when you order changes each month, so be sure to use the current one. See the box below for where to find it and the link to take you there. Here’s February’s code:

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Stitched Shapes Framelits Card

Hello and welcome to my blog and today’s project. The Crazy Crafters are excited to be hopping with Val Moody today.  Val is a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator from the UK, and I am a HUGE fan of her work. She is in the Top 100 demos globally – so well deserved! You can check out Val’s blog by clicking on her picture.

 

 

We are each CASEing (Copying and Selectively Editing) one of Val’s designs today. I chose to CASE the card below. I love the clean, crisp look of this card and the pop of contrasting colour.


I chose to change it up and use squares instead of circles, and Pool Party instead of Real Red.


The sentiment is from the Lovely Stitching Stamp Set, the little leaves from the Swirly Scribbles Thinlits Dies, and those gorgeous little flowers are part of the brand new Sending Love Suite. Adorable, aren’t they? They come in natural, and I’ve coloured them to match my card. I also stamped the flower image from the Lovely Stitching set in Versamark behind the sentiment.


 

To continue along the hop, select the person next on the list after me, Gail Davidson, to see all the gorgeous creations from Val and the rest of the Crazy Crafters.

Thanks for stopping by my blog. If you’ve left me a comment, thank you! You’ve made my day.

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Are you looking for inspiration? My incredible team – the Crazy Crafters – and I have put together a bundle of 21 gorgeous projects with full colour photos and instructions in both metric and imperial. It’s also incredible value at only $25! To purchase the bundle click here.



The Occasions Catalogue is full of exciting new stamp sets and card making supplies, and the Sale-A-Bration Brochure has a gorgeous selection of rewards you can claim for free! For each $90 spent between 4th January – 31st March 2017 you can choose a free item from the Sale-a-Bration Brochure!

You can view them online in PDF format here:
Occasions Catalogue
Sale-a-Bration Brochure

or if you’d like your very own paper copies you can request yours here for free!

There’s lots of ways to earn free products during Sale-A-Bration, and here’s how:

You can join my team all year round by purchasing a Starter Kit. You choose $235 of ANY product from the current catalogues and for that you pay just $169! During Sale-A-Bration it’s even better!

Not only can you get the great $169 deal, but you can also choose any two extra stamp sets up to $179 value to be included in your Sale-A-Bration Starter Kit. That means your delivery will have anything up to $414 of product for $169! How good is that?!

You’ll be a Demonstrator until at least the end of June 2017 with no minimum requirements, and you’ll be entitled to 20% off (excluding GST) on all your orders. I will look after you and help you with anything Stampin’ Up! that you need.

If you love Stampin’ Up! products (and who doesn’t?!), joining is certainly the best deal any time of the year, but it’s a FANTASTIC deal during Sale-a-Bration.  If you will be ordering more over the Sale-a-Bration period, joining now will save you lots of money on all your crafting supplies.

If this deal sounds sweet to you, you can order your Sale-A-Bration Starter Kit straight away online and have it delivered to you for free!

Click here to order your AMAZING Sale-a-Bration Starter Kit Deal

 

  

If you’re planning on ordering everything on your wish list in one go, or grouping together with friends to earn Stampin’ Rewards, you’ll want to take a look at the rewards chart. You can order one Sale-A-Bration item for every $90 you spend.

But the freebies don’t stop there! During Sale-a-Bration, you’ll not only get to choose a free Sale-a-Bration product for each $90 spent, but if your order reaches $400+ (before S&H), you’ll receive an extra $40 on top of the 10% Stampin’ Rewards. That means an extra $80 to spend on anything you’d like!

Visit my online shop to purchase

During Sale-A-Bration, you get a free item of your choice from the Sale-a-Bration Brochure for every $90 you spend (before shipping and handling).

There will also be another set of limited-time items coming on 21 February so watch out for those!

If you’re just looking to get one or two of the Sale-A-Bration stamp sets for free and do not want to join for discounts, then you’ll want to visit my online shop to purchase.

Shopping Online with me – If you’re spending under $250 you’ll want to use the Host Code. You’ll receive an extra gift after the end of the month. The Host Code Club gifts are completely FREE and an added bonus for choosing me as your Demonstrator and shopping with me. The code you need to enter online when you order changes each month, so be sure to use the current one. See the box below for where to find it and the link to take you there. Here’s January’s code:

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Crazy Crafters’ Blog Hop with Lisa Curcio

Welcome to the Crazy Crafters’ Blog Hop with special guest Lisa Curcio. Lisa lives in Florida, USA and has been a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator for 18 years. She was ranked number 39 in the Global Top 100 Demonstrators this year! Congratulations Lisa!! She is also very active with the Stampin’ Up! sponsored Ronald McDonald House Charity in her local area. Our team is very excited to be hopping with her today. You can check out Cindy’s blog by clicking on her picture.



We are each CASEing (Copying and Selectively Editing) one of Lisa’s designs today. I chose to CASE the card below. I was intrigued with the “separated V-cut” design and loved the huge WOW factor despite it’s simplicity.


My card uses the Greetings from Santa Stamp Set from the Holiday Catalogue. Here’s a closer look at the Stamp Set images:

Greetings from Santa Stamp Set. Images © Stampin’ Up!

I chose Emerald Envy cardstock and paired it with some Designer Series Paper from the Presents & Pinecones pack. I thought it would be fun to change up the fancy cut used by Lisa on her card. I started with a piece of DSP half a centimetre narrower and shorter than the white panel, die cut a circle from the centre and then cut “channels” at random angles, just making sure that they were even in width.


I split the naughty or nice image across the three spaces left by my fancy cut. The snowflake cluster image and the Santa’s list image were then added and the two DSP panels were mounted onto the white panel using Foam Adhesive Strips. Some silver sequins from the Metallics Sequin Assortment scattered across the front and another Santa’s list image stamped inside completed this card.

TIPS: 1. When adhering raised panels (particularly when using DSP), ensure you add enough Foam Adhesive Strip in the centre of the panels to prevent them from “sagging” in the middle. 2. To stamp part of an image as in this card example, use Stampin’ Write Markers to colour only the part you want to use.


Just a reminder that the products from the new Occasions Catalogue will be available to order from January 4, 2017. If you live in Australia and you’d like one, you can order your copy here. If you can’t wait that long to order from the catalogue, you can join, purchase them on December 1, and get 20% discount.

To continue along the hop, select the person next on the list after me, Gail Davidson, to see all the gorgeous creations from Lisa and the rest of the Crazy Crafters. But before you go, if you like my design, I’d love it if you could take the time to leave a comment to let me know!

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Crazy Crafters’ Blog Hop with Special Guest Cindy Schuster

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Welcome to the Crazy Crafters’ Blog Hop with special guest Cindy Schuster. Cindy is a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator from  Georgia, USA and a current Artisan Team Member. And it’s clear to see why Cindy was chosen to be an Artisan – her designs are unique and beautiful. Our team is very excited to be hopping with her today. You can check out Cindy’s blog by clicking on her picture.

 

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We are each CASEing (Copying and Selectively Editing) one of Cindy’s designs today. I chose the trio of cards below. I love how Cindy has showcased Stampin’ Up!’s gorgeous Designer Series Paper, and these are just so sweet with their ribbons, trims and doilies backing the focal image.
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For my notecard sized trio I used a Hostess set and DSP from the upcoming 2017 Occasions Catalogue – Iconic Occasions Stamp Set and Party Animal DSP. I’ve also highlighted the Stitched Shapes Framelits which have been released ahead of next year’s Annual Catalogue and only available until November 30, so you have only 4 days left to grab them!
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Iconic Occasions Stamp Set comes with 10 cute little images and coordinating sentiments for different occasions. I also decorated the envelope flaps with the matching DSP for each card.
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My first card features the 2015-2017 In Colour Doilies. You can use the reverse side like I’ve done here if you want a white one. I’ve also used the Stitched Shapes Framelits and the Layering Circles Framelits.
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For this card I’ve used a few different images and circled the “correct” one in red. You could make a card with all 10 images and circle the one that matches the sentiment you use – such a fun set! This card also uses the Delicate White Doilies and some Mint Macaron ribbon from the trio pack in the Holiday Catalogue.
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For card #3 I’ve stamped the bandaid image onto the spotted DSP and used some Emerald Envy Ruched Ribbon and some of the matching metallic thread from the Holiday Catalogue. So lush – I love these!

 

The products from the new Occasions Catalogue will be available to order from January 4, 2017. If you can’t wait that long, you can join, purchase them on December 1, and get 20% discount.

 

To continue along the hop, select the person next on the list after me, Gail Davidson, to see all the gorgeous creations from Amy and the rest of the Crazy Crafters. But before you go, if you like my design, I’d love it if you could take the time to leave a comment to let me know!

 

UPDATE: These cards have been highlighted in the Crazy Crafters Team Project Highlights over on the lovely Kylie Bertucci’s blog. To see what the team’s been up to and vote for your top 3 picks, click here!

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Crazy Crafters’ Blog Hop with Special Guest Amy Koenders

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Welcome to the Crazy Crafters’ Blog Hop with special guest Amy Koenders. Amy is an extremely talented paper crafter from Georgia, Atlanta in the USA and our team is very excited to be hopping with her today. You can check out Amy’s blog by clicking on her picture.

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We are each CASEing (Copying and Selectively Editing) one of Amy’s designs today. I chose the card below. I love the simple, elegant style of Amy’s card, and the little geometric strip peeping out below the banner. I took that idea, and the three panels to make my card.
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I chose a blue/green colour palette and cut a bunch of the strip die-cut from the Flourish Thinlits Dies in Mint Macaron, Bermuda Bay and Pacific Point. Don’t they look gorgeous together? I adhered two each to panels in the same colours.
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The sentiment is a sneak peek of a new item from the 2017 Occasions Catalogue – Suite Sentiments Stamp Set. I’m telling you, you NEED this set! It has so many gorgeous sentiments in the most adorable fonts! I used my markers to create an ombre effect. I used the brand new Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies to crop the sentiment and then adhered it to a layer of Mint Macaron using the Layering Ovals Framelits Dies. I just love how these dies all layer together. I offset the layering to add interest, and added some hearts from the Brights Enamel Shapes pack in Pacific Point. This image also shows the Wink of Stella I added to the die-cuts – so sparkly!
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I added some Mint Macaron Sheer Linen Ribbon and finished the inside off with another of the die-cuts.
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To continue along the hop, select the person next on the list after me, Gail Davidson, to see all the gorgeous creations from Amy and the rest of the Crazy Crafters. But before you go, if you like my design, I’d love it if you could take the time to leave a comment to let me know!

UPDATE 18/11/16: I’ve chosen to highlight this card in Friday’s Crazy Crafter’s Team Project Highlights.

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Get heaps of amazing inspiration and vote for your top 3 here from 6.00pm AEST tonight!

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Crazy Crafters’ Blog Hop with Special Guest Bibi Cameron

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Welcome to the Crazy Crafters’ Blog Hop with special guest Bibi Cameron. Bibi hails from Columbia but now lives in Scotland. She is a Design Team member for the Global Design Project Challenge blog and the TGIF Challenge blog. Her style is bold, bright and fun, and she has a legion of fans worldwide. You can check out Bibi’s blog by clicking on her picture.

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We are each CASEing (Copying and Selectively Editing) one of Bibi’s designs today. It was a hard decision to make as she has so many gorgeous projects on her blog, but this one caught my eye:

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I love the look of watercoloured cards, and despite being a novice at it, I’ve been itching to try out a new stamp set from the Holiday Catalogue that is perfect for this technique – the Merry Mice Stamp Set. I liked Bibi’s use of a neutral coloured card base, the random splatters of ink over the background, and the way the twine is held in place by the little notches, so my card has similar elements too.

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My card base is Kraft cardstock and my splatters are made by flicking the tip of my gold Wink of Stella glitter brush. In retrospect, I probably should have chosen a different colour for this little guy’s jumper as it’s a bit too close to the green leaves of the branch. But I’m sure I’ll be colouring him again – he is SO CUTE!!!

To continue along the hop, select the person next on the list after me, Gail Davidson, to see all the marvellous creations from Bibi and the rest of the Crazy Crafters. But before you go, if you like my design, I’d love it if you could take the time to leave a comment to let me know!

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