Friday, 9 April 2010

Funky Friday Challenge

This is the first time i've done the challenge - i've been meaning to do it for weeks but just never got round to it. this week the challenge was to use, real red, taken with teal and so saffron - not a combination i've ever used before, but i loved the challenge. The blog is

This is a card i made last night using pretty in pink and close to coco. i used flight of the butterfly and vintage vogue stamp sets.

Wednesday, 7 April 2010

Exciting News

Exciting news!!

Stampin Up Colour Renovation

We are getting a big shake up of our colour families and from 1st October we will have colour collections. Stampin Up are making every country the same - so we will be getting the long wished for "In Colours" that the US have. They are retiring some of the colours to make room for the new ones - but ooohhhh there are some lovely new ones coming.

so people, start stocking up on your favorite colours - its not just the ink that will change! card stock, buttons, ribbons, brads.... the list goes on.
so in 6 months time it will good bye to
pink passion, pixie pink, pale plum, orchid opulence, lovely lilac, lavender lace, almost amethyst, bordering blue, brocade blue, ballet blue, brilliant blue, taken with teal, glorious green, handsome hunter, sage shadow, mellow moss, green galore, gable green, barely banana, yoyo yellow, summer sun, apricot apeal, really rust, ruby red, cameo coral, blush blossom, creamy caramel, close to coco and going grey.

Sunday, 4 April 2010

i used the baby wipe technique on the white background to give a subtle effect then stamped over it using greenhouse garden stamps, the butterfly is a new stamp called all a flutter from the mini catalogue and it's my favorite stamp at the moment
pretty in pink treat bag, using flight of the butterfly and 5 petal flower and boho blossom punches

Oragami tree using Bella Bleu. the swirl was stamped in versamark and i used heat and stick and dazzling diamonds to bling it up

Bashful blue box, with the new Vintage Vogue set from the SU mini catalogue, the card below used this set aswell