Paper Crafting Blog Hop – June – Happy Birthday

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Welcome to this month’s Paper Crafting Blog Hop featuring the theme Happy Birthday.  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!

When deciding what I would create for this blog hop, I wanted to use some new products from the 2020 Annual Catalogue. However, as yet I haven’t purchased a great deal of new goodies, apart from the new In-Colors and some of the World of Good Suite products. I love the colours in this suite and the Bronze Foil gives it a real POP! So, it was a no-brainer, I had to use products from this suite, so it would have to be a masculine card. Then, I stumbled across a fancy card fold I hadn’t heard of before, a Rectangle Rocker, so I thought I’d give it a go. And since I used the Memories and More Card pack, the only thing I needed to stamp was the greeting. Even the little triangles at the top and bottom of the frame are stickers from the M&M Card pack.

World of Good – Rectangle Rocker Card

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Are you ready for the magic?…..Tadah! This is what you see when you open it.

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It’s like a floating panel.

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Here’s a pic of the mechanism. I will try to find the source and post a link to instructions in the next few days.

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I hope my card inspires you.  I have listed all supplies below. Please add a comment and let me know what you liked about it before clicking the next image to hop to Cindy Pratt’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’s a list of hoppers in case you get off the trail:


Shirley Merker
Tracy Held
Sue Boerner
Terri Stewart
Darla Roberts
Carol Payne
Sandra Roberts
Krissi Hannahs
Sandy Ward
Sue McDonald
Maureen Rauchfuss
Annette McMillan YOU ARE HERE
Cindi Pratt
Melissa Faust
Debbie McNeill

Supplies used:

  • Card: –World of Good Memories and More Pack, Early Espresso Card Stock, Cinnamon Cider Card Stock
  • Tools:– Old World Paper 3D Embossing Folder
  • Ink : – Versamark,
  • Other: – White Embossing Powder

All the supplies used in this card can be ordered through my online store here.

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

Virtual Launch of 2020-21 Catalogue

Welcome to my blog. I have been a little lax in posting since the beginning of June, but we were able to go interstate as of 1 June, so we had a few days at the coast. I have lots to share with you today, so get a cuppa and enjoy your Sunday, or what’s left of it!

Earlier in June, I held my first event since the new Annual Catalogue went live. The event was online and was a combined launch/card class. I used some of the newest In-Colors, These are on-trend colours that are released each year and are available for 2 years. The first card I’d like to show you is a “Scrappy Strip card” using these new In-Colors. Scrappy Strip cards are a new trend taking the cardmaking world by storm and are also a great way of using up some of your scraps. Although mine are all landscape, you can also do them portrait, or for just one panel on a card.

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I used all of the 2020-22 In Colors:  Misty Moonlight, Cinnamon Cider, Just Jade, Magenta Madness and  Bumble Bee.  Here, I have matted them onto a black mat, then a Just Jade Card Base. The Greeting is from the  Peaceful Moments Stamp Set and is white embossed on a black label cut with the Painted Poppies Dies. Polished off with a glitter dot, I was happy with the outcome.  I think this card is very cheerful and suited to kids or blokes.

I made the next card to show my customers that you can use this technique with textured strips as well. I purchased the World of Good SDSP for this class, so I used the colours in this DSP. The greeting is from the Geared Up Garage Stamp Set, and there’s another glitter dot. I thought this collection of colours was gorgeous for the blokes in our lives. I think the colour of my fallen grape leaf is also magnificent. What do you think?

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This technique is really addictive. The card below is made with strips of the World of Good SDSP and coordinating coloured card stock. The greeting is from the Geared Up Garage Stamp set and for the label, I used the Garage Gears Dies and the yummy new Brass Foil which features in this paper.

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Below is a better look at the beautiful Brass features in the World of Good SDSP. This card layout is one of the versatile ones from the Double Wonder layouts.

The label is cut with one of the Stitched Nested Labels. The ribbon is also a lovely new item from the World of Good Suite. It is the Early Espresso Faux Suede Trim. It’s a ribbon you just have to feel! The greeting stamp and punch used on the label are both now retired so are no longer available, but they suited my card.

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Here is another card I made for the launch. Because it was a virtual event, and I delivered class kits to my customers beforehand, I focused on using flexible card layouts, Embossing Folders, Designer Series Paper and Diecuts. This is a helpful strategy when doing online events where not everyone has access to particular stamps.

I found this layout somewhere in blogland and found that it is amazingly versatile. One of my customers who took part in the class has since made several, using all sorts of materials, and they all look great. I have used a number of products that have now retired but the Layering Circle Dies are still available.

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The final card I have to share today is the same layout, but using the World of Good paper and coordinating cardstock, with a little of the Faux Suede Ribbon and a few little dots of the Brass Foil.

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Well, I hope you enjoyed seeing my cards.  I run monthly card classes and offer parties for you and your friends to learn to make simple but beautiful cards in your home or online. So give me a yell if you’d like to join us. We have lots of fun together, whether its being together physically, or virtually.

Unless stated otherwise,  the supplies used in this card can be ordered through my online store here.

Below is a picture of the products in the World of Good Suite. If you click on the image, it will take you to my online store where you can create an account and see more details about each product.

 

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Products in the World of Good Suite

2 Great Promotions running in June

During June you can earn an additional $40 in host dollars to spend for hosting a party with sales of $400 or more – that’s $80 in all (or more for higher level of sales), so it’s a great opportunity.

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.  Now’s the perfect time to join. Not only will you get a Starter Kit—already a great value at $169 for $235 worth of products—during June, you can also select any stamp/tool bundle from the new 2020–2021 Annual Catalogue for FREE.   Click “Contact Me” at the top of this page or click here to get in touch and find out more.

That’s it for now, enjoy the rest of your Sunday.

thanks for stopping by…………………………………………..…………..til next time

Netty xx

June Global SU Share Fair – Save the Date – 27 June

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Save the Date. On 27 June, I will once again participate in the Global Share Fair event on Facebook Live. This month we are featuring projects using new products from the 2020-21 Annual Catalogue, particularly bundles, to tie in with the 2 Stampin’ Up promotions running during June.

Place your order or or ask me for a host code and order together with friends and I will join you for a virtual party complete with make ‘n takes.

This event is open to customers of the presenters.  If you would like to participate, contact me.  If you need to be my customer first, place an order, then contact me.  You’ll be glad you did!

Would love to hear from you!

 

 

Netty xx

New Catalogue, New Online Store and New Promotions

 

 

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The New 2020-21 Annual Catalogue goes live on Wednesday 3 June – THAT’S TODAY! It’s full of lovely new goodies, including the new In-Colors.

Contact me if you don’t already have a demonstrator and you’d like a copy.

I am placing an order TODAY, so contact me if you would like me to order anything for you or place an online order in my online store here if you’d like your order to be posted straight to your door.

I have updated the catalogue pdf files in my sidebar to the right and the host code, so if you use that code when you order, you will receive a small gift from me.

Brand New Online Store

While talking about shopping online, I have some exciting news. We will have a new online store operating on 3 June (TODAY).

The new site has many improved features, among which is the ability for you to mark your favourite products for later reference and create a wish list which you can share.  You can also see information about a product you order, such as any inventory issues, like being on back order.

The transition should be a smooth one and existing account information and passwords will still work with the new site. However, while old bookmarks and links will forward you to the new store, your browser will see it as a new site. If you rely on your browser to remember your login information (registered email address and password), the first time you log in, it will not associate the new site with that saved information.

If you’ve forgotten your password, you can click the “Forgot Password” link on the new online store’s sign-in page and follow the steps to reset your password. (The password reset email will come from  noreply@info.stampinup.com. Adding this email address to your contacts list in your email program and/or searching for your email program’s spam settings can help you ensure you receive the email.)

Should you run into any problems, there is a link in the password reset window to a page with additional information. Remember, if you have trouble accessing your account, I am here to assist you and Demonstrator Support can also help you reset your password!  

Catalogue Kickoff

Thirdly, Stampin’ Up! has announced 2 promotions running for June.

As the 2020–2021 Annual Catalogue goes live on 3 June 2020, we’re having a celebration! Anyone who hosts a party or shops during the month of June will receive extra Stampin’ Rewards, with a qualifying purchase.

So if you’re interested in hosting a party, it can be an in-person or a virtual event. Ask me for a host code and gather orders from your friends. I can organise an online event where you can still have make n take projects.

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Bundle Bash Recruit promotion

It’s a bundle bash! If you have or a friend has been thinking about becoming a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, now’s the perfect time to join. Not only will you get a Starter Kit—already a great value at $169 for $235 worth of products—but from 3 June to 30 June, you can also select any stamp/tool bundle from the new 2020–2021 Annual Catalogue for FREE. There could not be a better time to join Stampin’ Up!

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!

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If you would like to purchase Stampin’ Up! products at a discount and/or run your own business and take advantage of the Bundle Bash promotion, 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 popping by…………………………………………..…………..til next time

Netty xx

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Double Point Card with extra Sparkle

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Welcome back to my blog on this lovely sunny winter afternoon. I wanted to share the card I created for my Netty’s Inkers meeting this month.

I led a mystery project based on a technique using acetate and foil to create a stained glass effect. I thought it would be lend itself to the double point fold and I was very happy with the result.

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The Double Point Fold is so easy to achieve, you simply fold down the top corners of a square piece of DSP and Stick the bottom/top under the inside panel. This card then has only one end of the tag attached, so that the greeting operates as a tuck closure, but the label could also be stuck down at both ends.

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Close-up of the Stained Glass Feature

Isn’t is pretty? The image was stamped in Stazon ink on acetate, then coloured with blends. It was then adhered to some aluminium foil and cut out.

Other Supplies used:

  • Card: –Soft Suede, Whisper White, Bird Ballad DSP, Acetate
  • Ink : – Black Stazon, Old Olive, Calypso Coral and Soft Suede Blends
  • Pinewood Planks 3D Embossing Folder, Layering Oval Dies, Nested Stitched Label Dies and Stitched Shapes Dies
  • Embellishments: –Glitter Enamel Dots

All the supplies used in this card can be ordered through my online store here.

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, enjoy the rest of your Sunday.

thanks for stopping by…………………………………………..…………..til next time

Netty xx