Tuesday, 31 March 2015

SALE-A-BRATION 2015 - the full scoop!

This post will remain at the top of my blog until the end of SAB, please scroll down for new crafty posts and inspiration!

Well it's here! Sale-A-Bration 2015! My favourite time of the Stampin' Up! Year! This years offering has just blown me away (I probably said that last year but its even better this year!) The brochure is great, with no more confusing fold out bits and I love the offering!  It has certainly kickstarted my crafting after the festive period.
Click on the picture above to see the Sale-A-Bration (SAB) brochure.

So here is the full scoop on SAB 2015!
For EVERY, yes EVERY £45 you spend you get to choose a free exclusive item from the SAB brochure above. There are lots of items ranging from stamp sets to buttons and ribbons and Project Life. Also there are sets of Blendabilities available for FREE too with your £45.
 Host a Party with me. For all my lovely hostesses who are booked in you will receive and extra £20 in Hostess spends when your party total hits £200 or more. If you aren't booked in with me then please do get in touch as I just have a few dates left. I would love to come along and share our products with you and your friends, I am in the West Yorkshire area. If you are one of my online shoppers and spend over £200 in one order then the increased Hostess Benefits will also apply to you too.
Join our team of Julie's Jems and get extra goodies in your Starter Kit. This means for £99 payment you get £130 worth of products, which you can choose from any of our catalogues and a business pack worth £45. PLUS you also get to choose EITHER one of the kits on OPTION 1 or 2 FREE SALE-A-BRATION ITEMS as detailed in Option 2. I know this is something people have wanted in the past. If you would like a chat about joining Stampin Up and becoming a demonstrator, whether just for your own purchases or to make into a business then please do get in touch with me. 

And not only that we also have the brand new Spring/Summer seasonal launching today too! Some FAB and ON TREND products in this brochure, I have been loving it. Please click the picture below to view the brochure online or contact me for your own paper copy.
I think thats all for now, put the kettle on, make a cuppa and enjoy the brochures!
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Friday, 30 January 2015

More Celebrating!

Hello there! Did you get snow yesterday? It was so weird here all day long, bright blue skies one minute and then total white out the next and then back to blue bright skies!! Hopefully tomorrow the bright sun will blast whats left of it in time for my Stamp a Stack event this evening.

So here is another make from the set I made last week. Same products and colours as yesterdays as I wanted to make a co-ordinating set.
The Happy and the Birthday stamps are separate so it allows you a little bit more flexibility when using them. I used them on this card to create a background. 
One piece of advice I would give you when using these stamps is to use some kind of mat underneath the card you are stamping on. The stamps are large solid stamps and are in photopolymer and there is not as much cushioning on these stamps so you need to create the cushioning elsewhere. I used one of our piercing mats as a mat for stamping on (with some scrap paper on top of it of course).
Hope you fine this tip useful and I will share the last of the makes from this set tomorrow
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Thursday, 29 January 2015

Celebrate Today

Hi there! Yesterday I spent most of the day doing some work on my Project Life albums for my boys. I spent a few hours sorting and the documenting photos from our family holiday to Florida in 2007. It brought back so many lovely memories and the boys looked so small and cute. I will share my pages with you another day.

Last week I had a new stamp set delivered - Celebrate Today. This was one of those sets that I didnt think I needed and then I saw some fab makes and I realised what a useful set it would be for both mens and womens cards. Then later on I was flicking through our demonstrator leaflet that we get from Stampin Up every other month, called Impressions. I just loved the makes on these pages in the leaflet. This is just one of our little perks for being a demonstrator. If you fancy joining up and getting £130 worth of product for £99 then please do contact me for more info. I made one small card based on a card in the leaflet as you can see below and then this fired up my creativity and I made another 3 in the series, all to match. I will share the other 2 with you another day.
So here is the little basic card based on the sample in the leaflet, very easy to do in multiples. The colours I have used for this set are Pool Party, Pear Pizazz, Hello Honey and Basic Grey.
Here is another card I made to form part of my displays. The hardest part? Sorting the bakers twine, tying it to the balloons and then tying them all together.
This stamp set is amazing value at £23.95 for 17 stamps or you can upgrade and get the matching framelit dies for a total cost of £32.95 so you don’t have cut those balloons out in a perfect circle!
I am now thinking up all the other colour combos that would be fab for these stamps. I will be back tomorrow with another make from this set.

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