Butterfly Circles

I saw a similar card recently but cant find it again to credit the maker now. I thought it was such a visually effective card that I had to CASE it too. I do have an original idea now and then in case you are wondering but I am also inspired by the beautiful work other crafters produce. I do like to try an acknowledge where the inspiration came from but sometimes that not possible.

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I’ve used In this World again and also Timeless Textures and for the Sentiment Love Sparkles.

I coloured the butterflies using Blender Pens and my ink pads. All you have to do is gently squeeze your ink pad when it is closed to transfer some ink to the inside of the lid and then use it like a palette to pick up the ink with the Blender Pen.

 

Let it sparkle Chickee

Another gorgeous card using Hey Chick today. I just adore this funky fluffy headed chicken. You cant really see the full glory of her colouring or the sparkle I added with my clear Wink of Stella pen but you get the idea. I took the colour inspiration from the Washi Tape I used along the bottom of the card.  I love my markers but I cant wait to get some of our new watercolour pencils. Check them out on page 24.

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I seem to be really loving the faux stitched look this week too but it just added that little sum sum the card needed. The sentiments are from the Love Sparkles Stamp set on page 53p1090172

Nailed It!

I love so many of the sets in this new Occasions Catalogue but of course like everyone else I dont have an endless budget so I looked to fill gaps in my collection instead. The biggest gap, and I think it is for many of us, is stamp sets for Masculine cards so I chose this one. Nailed It

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How cute… um I mean MANLY is that. I love the little faces so you can change it up for a small man child or a humorous card. I had a special order for Birthday invites (which I cant share right now) and used a simple sketch which I thought would really suit these set so here it is. I love how the background of screws came out and the colours are great!

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Check out Nailed it on page 48 of the Occasions Catalogue. The sentiment is from another new set called Love Sparkles which is on page 53.  You can see the catalogue online HERE or ask me for a paper copy.

Just in case you missed out on any of the goodies from the Holidays Catalogue some of the products have “Carried Over” and are still available for purchase.

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Dive in to 2017!

Happy New Year everyone! My little town of Leeston has been put on the national map of late with the sad loss of 3 local teens in a car crash. It is an awful thing for all that potential and life to be snuffed out no matter the circumstances and my heart goes out to the grieving families and friends.

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On a different note January marks the start of our Annual Sale-A-Bration event where you can earn exclusive free products just by placing an order over $110 AND the 2017 Occasions Catalogue. Both begin on January 4th with SAB ending on March 31st and the Occasions Catalogue on May 31st.

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The Year End sale items and the Holidays Catalogue items are still available until JANUARY 3rd so dont miss out. Check them our HERE

And for your inspiration here is a New Years Card made using one of the new stamp sets in the Occasions Catalogue called LOVE SPARKLES!

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