Sunday, December 11, 2016

Lesson 155

Well this is the last lesson for 2016. The Christmas element uses Jolly Friends and the matching Jolly Hat Builder Punch.

These Gusseted Cellophane bags are great for Christmas treats or all year pressies!
The Day at the Beach set is so Aussie!
This card is very similar to the one I gave to my darling Jemima for her birthday and she loved it.
This card just makes me happy and it's an great easy technique!

And of course, everyone needs a 2017 diary.

Lesson dates are December 13, 14, 20 and 21.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Lesson 154

Greetings from Santa is our Christmas Stamp Set for this lesson. We are now all expert shaker card makers so this one will be easy!
I love Emerald Envy and the new Stitched Framelit Dies.
This little Pizza Box holds 5 cards with matching envelopes.
The second set for this lesson is Sunshine Sayings.
And when you have made one little box of cards you will need to make another one!
Lesson dates are November 22, 23, 29 and 30.
I love creating gifts that don't involve chocolate.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Lesson 153

I really enjoyed making these Christmas gifts with the This Christmas Specialty DSP, Merriest Wishes Stamp Set and Merry Tags Framelit Dies.

And who doesn't like Smoky Slate and Whisper White!
The second set for this lesson is Blooms and Wishes.
You can make this set of cards and box using the one sheet wonder technique!
Lesson dates are November 8, 9, 15 and 16.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Lesson 152

I got totally obsessed with Totally Trees. Would you believe I made 11 cards and a box with 4 cards and matching envelopes.

The second set for this lesson is Santa's Sleigh with the matching Santa's Sleigh Thinlits dies.

Thanks to Sherry's Stamped Treasures for her inspiration.
Lesson dates are October 25, 26, November 1 and 2.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Lesson 151

The Jar of Love with the matching Everyday Jars Framelits will appeal to those who like floral cards. The stamp set has 37 photopolymer stamps and there are 17 matching Framelit Dies. It's a big bundle with lots of possibilities.

The second set is Merry Mice.

Have you seen the new Cable Knit Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder?

Lesson dates: September 27, 28, October 11, 12, 18 and 19.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Lesson 150

Seaside Shore is a very versatile stamp set. I only had 1 day to make the samples but my fellow Stampin' Up! friends have made the job easy. I was reminded how to make backgrounds with shaving cream and how to use hair gel in a card. Thanks to Amanda Fowler, Deseree Krumm and Janina's Paper Potpourri for your inspiration.
Here is a peek.

Our Christmas cards will also commence in this lesson. We will be using Cookie-Cutter Christmas, Candy Cane Christmas and the Cookie Cutter Builder Punch.

Lesson dates are September 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Lesson 149

I did try to resist buying the Thoughtful Branches Bundle but after seeing the amazing cards made by other Stampin' Up! enthusiasts I relented and bought it. It is limited to August only so let me know if you would like to order it.

Here is a peek!

The second set for this lesson is Foxy Friends.
Lesson dates: August 23, 24, 30 and 31

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Lesson 148

I had quite a bit of encouragement to use Birthday Fiesta.

And I was motivated by Marie Bennett to make this Fiesta Rug Card.

The second set for this lesson is Touches of Texture. I have used Lisa Curcio's colour combination for this one.

Lesson dates are August 9, 10, 16 and 17.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Lesson 147

The Fruit Stand Suite (Page 148/149) really took my eye when I first saw the new catalogue. I used the paper to make these Candle Boxes and Lolly Jars.

The second set for this lesson is Moroccan Nights.

Lesson dates: July 26, 27 and August 2 and 3.

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Lesson 146

In this lesson we will be working with Floral Phrases and Detailed Floral Thinlits (p 76 and 77 Annual Catalogue). Navy and white combinations are always popular.

The second set for this lesson is the hostess set Love You Lots (p 199).

Lesson dates are July 12, 13, 19 and 20.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Lesson 145

Flourishing Phrases and the matching Flourish Thinlits is sure to be very popular. I have made 6 samples for the lesson. Here is a peek.

The second set is called Sitting Here and in most cases it requires quite a bit of fussy cutting but no so for these Heather Cooper inspired notelets and box.
Lesson dates are June 28, 29, July 5 and 6.