August-December 2020 Mini Catalogue

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It’s here, it’s here! The August-December Mini Catalogue is live. It’s full of awesome new products (some have made a return appearance from last year’s Seasonal Catalogue) for your Christmas and Halloween crafting.

You can download a pdf copy by clicking on the image in the sidebar on the right, or you can contact me for your own physical copy. All the products in the catalogue are available from my online store here.

If you need any assistance, I am here to help.

Bye for now, I’ll be back soon

Netty xx

 

 

Bonus Days Redemption

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From today you can redeem the Bonus Days coupons you earned during July. The redemption period lasts until the end of August, so don’t forget to redeem them. If you need any assistance I would be happy to help.

Back soon

Netty xx

More Team Meeting Sketch Challenge and Fun Fold

Following on from my most recent post, I’m back to share other creations from our team meeting. The card below was Anne’s take on the sketch challenge.

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I just love the Back On Your Feet stamp set. Anne’s card is so cute and suitable for anyone, from a child to an elderly person, male or female. Anne has chosen to use blocks of colour and banners make the vertical lines. The addition of texture to the banners, the decorative corner punched with the Detailed Trio punch and the rich copper foil also add interest. Anne has also done a beautiful job of colouring the turtle.

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Here is my card. I used the Artistry Blooms DSP for the vertical elements. The paper has many different colours and ombre effects. The piece I used has Coastal Cabana and Gorgeous Grape in it, which determined the colour scheme. I added texture with the Subtle and the Old World Paper 3D Embossing Folders. The focal point is a circle from the Stitched Shapes Dies with two punched white medium daisies which I have sponged with Coastal Cabana and Gorgeous Grape. I punched a 1/2″ circle from Night of Navy and stamped the greeting in the same colour, using my favourite greeting at the moment, from Peaceful Moments stamp set.

This is a closed view of the Fun Fold Card we also made at our team meeting. This is my card. With all that sponging , I have a smudge that will need to be concealed. I used the Friend Like You and the Sending You Thoughts Stamp Sets (Latter is retired) and the Layering Squares Dies. Colours were Mango Melody, Daffodil Delight, Pumpkin Pie and Poppy Parade.

The above pic shows the card open. I created the card using a tutorial by Gloria Plunkett, at DesignzbyGloria.com

Here is a link to the printable tutorial on her blog. She also has a link to a youtube tutorial.

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This is a view of Vicki’s Rocking Rectangle card closed. The focal image is a retired Memories and More Card and the card base is Pink Pirouette. Below is the card open.

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If you’d like to recreate these projects, all current products are available from my online store here.

If you are placing an online order of less than $250, and you use the hostess code for this month, shown in the sidebar menu on the right, you will receive a small gift from me.

If you live in Australia and don’t already have a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, I would be delighted to assist you. Click “Contact Me” at the top of this page or click here to get the conversation started.

If you would like to purchase Stampin’ Up! products at a discount and/or run your own business I would love to have you join us at Netty’s Inkers. Click “Contact Me” at the top of this page or click here.

That’s it for now, thanks for stopping by…………………………………………..…………..til next time

Netty xx

Team Meeting Sketch Challenge and Fun Fold

I wanted to share some of the wonderful ideas that came out of my team meeting last week. Below is a sketch I pinched from Julie Davison. Each member of the team produced a swap card based on this sketch.

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The first Card is from Karen.

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She has brought together elements from a number of different sets/suits.

Firstly, I was gobsmacked by how she had used the Pick A Punch to create the vertical strips, and added texture with the Woodlands Embossing Folder.

She has also used the Subtle Embossing Folder, for the Daffodil Delight panel, which combines so well with the Artistry Blooms Designer Series Paper.

The label is from the Painted labels Dies. The flowers are from the Basket of Blooms Stamp Set, the greeting is from the Timeless Tulips Stamp Set and the stems were cut with the Banner Blooms Dies.

The card is finished off with a few rhinestones and mounted on a White card base, with White Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon and the flowers are white embossed on vellum. Hasn’t she done a great job, showing the amazing coordination of Stampin’ Up Products?

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The next swap card was designed by Vicki. She chose a stunning colour combination derived from the beautiful retired Designer Series Paper; Blackberry Bliss and Petal pink.

I love how she has used the Petal Pink Striped Organdie Ribbon to represent the vertical elements.  The greeting is from the Woven Heirlooms Stamp Set, which is stamped in Blackberry Bliss on a Petal Pink Circle. 

This simple but elegant card was finished off with a single pearl. Beautiful, Vicki.

That’s all I have time to share today but I’ll be back soon with more, including the fun fold.

If you’d like to recreate these projects, all current products are available from my online store here.

If you are placing an online order of less than $250, and you use the hostess code for this month, shown in the sidebar menu on the right, you will receive a small gift from me.

If you live in Australia and don’t already have a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, I would be delighted to assist you. Click “Contact Me” at the top of this page or click here to get the conversation started.

If you would like to purchase Stampin’ Up! products at a discount and/or run your own business I would love to have you join us at Netty’s Inkers. Click “Contact Me” at the top of this page or click here.

That’s it for now, thanks for stopping by…………………………………………..…………..til next time

Netty xx

Paper Crafting Blog Hop – July – Artistry Blooms Designer Series Paper

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Welcome to this month’s Paper Crafting Blog Hop featuring the theme Designer Series Paper.  I am excited to share another project with you today.  Fellow Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators from all over the globe are participating, so we have lots of fun projects to share with you. I hope you get loads of creative inspiration from them. You may have started here, or arrived from the talented Maureen Rauchfuss’s blog.  Wasn’t her project amazing? Either way, you’re in the right place!

I have yet to purchase a great deal of DSP from this year’s offering, so the choice was easy. Either Artistry Blooms or World of Good (used that for last month’s hop). I recently saw a One Sheet Wonder Based on a 6″ square piece of DSP producing 4 cards. I found it on an Australian Demonstrator’s facebook page. I haven’t been able to find out whose idea it was originally, but I think it’s a great one, and it suited my paper because it is very bright and I think the large white space balances out the bright colour. Just after I made these cards, our fellow hopper, Sandra Roberts shared some beautiful Christmas cards she had made using this technique and did a video on Youtube here. I think this layout needs a name! Any ideas?

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The secret to making these cards is the template shown below. You simply take your 6″ X 6″ piece of DSP, mark 1.5″ in from each corner. Cut from top left mark to bottom right mark. Rotate and repeat. It is optional to add another layer between the DSP and the card base. Also, you either have the wider side at the top as I have or rotate 180 deg as Sandra has.

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I have listed all supplies below. I hope my cards inspire you. Please add a comment and let me know what you liked about them before clicking the next image to hop to Shirley Merker’s blog in the United States to see what fun ideas she has to share.

Thanks for hopping with us. 

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Here is a list of hoppers in case you get off the trail:


Shirley Merker
Tracy Held
Sue Boerner 
Terri Stewart
Krissi Hannahs
Debbie McNeill
Katie Johnson
Sandra Roberts
Sandy Ward
Sue McDonald
Maureen Rauchfuss
Annette McMillan You Are Here!

  • Stamps:-Timeless Tulips, Butterfly Gala, Fancy Phrases
  • Card: –Artistry Blooms Designer Series Paper, Magenta Madness Card Stock, Gorgeous Grape Card Stock, Black Card Stock, White Card Stock
  • Tools:– Balloon Bouquet punch, Butterfly Duet punch, Heat Tool
  • Ink : – Versamark, Magenta Madness, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green
  • Other: – White Embossing Powder, White Baker’s Twine, Stampin’ Dimensionals
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Artistic Blooms Designer Series Paper – 152495 – $20

If you live in Australia and don’t already have a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, I would be delighted to assist you. Click “Contact Me” at the top of this page or click here to get the conversation started. Thanks!

If you would like to purchase Stampin’ Up! products at a discount and/or run your own business I would love to have you join us at Netty’s Inkers. Click “Contact Me” at the top of this page or click here.

That’s it for now, thanks for hopping by…………………………………………..…………..til next time

Netty xx