Tuesday, 27 December 2016

January Stampin' Up! Classes

Good evening! I'm home! It's been a busy but fantastic Christmas - seeing friends and eating waaaay too much! I think I may need some new clothes!

I hope you all had a great time, enjoyed the company of your family and friends and are feeling positive about the New Year! Another one... where do they go?

I was caught out a bit and almost forgot to design projects for the January class - I grabbed some quick snaps in the studio of 2 of the cards and we're going to try a new inking technique!

Here is the first...

I'm not sure what it is about the rustic look of this card that I love - but I am truly smitten! What do you think?

The simplicity of the next card is in complete contrast...

I'm not really doing the 'Valentines' thing in January this year as I think these will be so versatile and great for those moments when you need a card and just can't find the perfect one!

I'm off now - there's a turkey curry simmering on the hob with my name on!

Please get in touch if you're interested in classes! I only have 2 spaces available on the 9th and 3 spaces on the 16th... otherwise you'll be waiting for February!

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

It's beginning to feel a lot like a Stampin' Up! Christmas!

Ho! Ho! Ho!

How are your seasonal preparations going? My cards have all been posted, my decorations are up, the turkey is in the freezer and my calendar is full!

I'm really excited to be spending lots of time with friends this Christmas and finish my 'day job' on Friday until the New Year! Whoo Hoo!!

I've been thinking about the boxes of retired product that often get neglected and this year have been pulling out bits and pieces, Designer Series Paper is something I can never resist and I took reams of it, cut into strips in to work and we spent our lunch break making the most beautiful paper chains!

I also designed this calendar to make in our December class... using a bit of old and a bit of new!

Fab isn't it?

Another use for retired DSP is different Christmas decorations - like these in my studio!

And while I was getting carried away in my paper box... I decided to make this for a special friend who LOVES orange. Just a slightly different version of the calendar.

Well you only have a couple of weeks left to order from the Autumn/Winter seasonal before the Spring/Summer one comes in the New Year! So please get in touch if you need any help or advice or if there's anything you need from me.

Just in case I get completely absorbed for the next couple of weeks... Have a fabulous Christmas!

Lots of Love