Sunday, June 29, 2014

CASEing the Catty for the Catalogue Launch

Today is the day for our Team (Perfectly Rustics) Catalogue Launch! My up-line came up with an awesome idea to CASE some of the projects in the new catty and my contribution was to re-create the beautiful journal on page 164. 

Texturing and Layering
Kinda Eclectic Journal

Handy Tip:  During the process, I did discover that the journal featured on that page must be bigger than the ones that will be available to purchase on July 1st. The example on page 164 uses the frame from the Apothecary Accents Framelits but when I went to use that, it was far too large for this journal that measures only 8.9 x 14cms. I substituted it with a tag from the Chalk Talk Framelits instead. The whole idea of all the examples featured in the catalogue is to inspire you to recreate them for yourself. You may just like the sketch and substitute the stamp set and embellishments.  It is chocked full of wonderful examples to keep you happy all year round!
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I wasn't really sure about the stamp set, Kinda Eclectic when I found out that it would be one of the free stamp sets at the latest Inspire, Create, Share Convention in Melbourne.  However, after doing the Make 'n' Takes with that set, I was truly inspired.  You can see them below.  The one on the right is a step up from the first one with vellum, mini clip, linen thread and honeycomb stamping using an embossing folder, added to give it a bit more texture.  Sorry about the bad photo as it was taken with my iPhone at the table.


Catalogue Sneak Peek Launch Details -

If you are a Tassie resident you are very welcome to come along to a team launch of the BRAND NEW CATTY!
When:  Sunday 29th June
Time:  1-4pm (Call in anytime)
Where:  Riverside Bowls Club, Eden St, Riverside (Launceston)
Cost: $10 per person
Children FREE (Punch Art Activity)
(This is to cover Make 'n' Takes, cost of hire, the new catalogue and to donate some funds for an orphanage/school in Liberia)

I'll be doing a meet and greet at the door.  Hope to see you there!
 

 For Stampin' Up! ® supplies, 24/7, make sure you check out my on-line shop
Click on 'SHOP' in the top right hand corner, then 'My Digital Studio' from the list.

http://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/bronwyneastley/

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Project Life Confetti Pocket Card for the Friday Mashup

Hello!  It's been a very cold, wet and windy Saturday so I thought I would brighten up my day by having a crack at my first 'card' for Project Life.  It's actually a Confetti Pocket Card made from Window Sheets and the PL Cards and Labels Dies.

I love the latest theme for FM 166 so decided to join in with their latest challenge.

The challenge over at the FRIDAY MASHUP is to -
  • Create a project using "Sequins".
  • Create  a "Hello or Hi project".
  • or Mash it Up! and create a "Hello project with Sequins".
I opted to mash it up and include a 'hello' and sequins!  It's also my first time playing along with their challenges. Thanks for the inspiration.


FM 166

  

I actually managed to make 3 projects today so I will back to share something that I made for our team 'Sneak Peek' Catalogue Launch which is on tomorrow.

Until then, happy stamping, die cutting, scrapping ...
 
http://www.fridaymashup.com/2014/07/hollys-rock-star-picks.html
Thanks!




Wednesday, June 25, 2014

A Sneak Peek at Hello Love - Perfectly Rustics' Team Make 'n' Take

I love team get togethers, especially when you are planning a launch for the brand new catty (launch date - July 1st) and  it's also pretty awesome when you get to do a Make 'n' Take that you didn't have to prepare!!


Thanks so much, Sharnee, for designing this super cute card for all of us to make.  It features a gorgeous Hostess Stamp Set that will be available in the new catalogue called 'Hello Love', plus some yummy new Moonlight DSP and Hello Honey Card Stock.

Thanks for stopping by my blog,

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Convention Swap - Tag

Hi there.  Just popping in to share my Inspire, Create, Share Swap Tags that I made as extras ... just in case they were needed.  I made 20 something of these little tags that were similar to the card and gift box that I made for roomie gifts.  The original embellishment that I based this on, was spotted on a card shared on the Stampin' Up! ® Website.  No doubt, you have seen a few similar projects that I have made, as I went through a bit of a butterfly, doily, label, twirly linen thread fad there for a while!  Smile :)


The Production Line on My Kitchen Bench -
      


I was uploading some photos to Splitcoast yesterday and noticed that my card and matching box had made it to the Featured Stampin' Up! Upload in the SU Gallery. Woohoo!  Took a screen shot for posterity. 


Thanks so much for stopping by my blog,


Monday, June 23, 2014

Hamburger Box Critters - Owl and Koala

I love being a Stampin' Up! ® Demo because you get to pre-order new stuff one month before any of the new catalogues are released, plus you can join Stampin' Connection - it's a place to upload and share your creations with other demonstrators world wide.  Today I want to show you a very cute sneak peek of a couple of boxes made using the Hamburger Box Die. I was really pleased to acquire this new die for FREE just for signing up a new demonstrator during Sale-a-bration time!

It is great to be able to watch videos on Stampin' Connection of demonstrators giving hints and tips about products and view thousands of amazing creations uploaded into the gallery. The reason I'm mentioning this, is that two ladies inspired me today - Betty Traciak, with her gorgeous Hamburger Box Critters and Susan Campfield for her advice on the best way to use the new Fast Fuse adhesive.

I love the variety of critters made using this new box die and thought I would convert my Owl and Koala Cards into Hamburger Box Critters, too!

 Owl and Koala Hamburger Box Critters

Owl
 
  


 Koala
 
  
These were fun to make on a cold, rainy day and I can't wait to see what other ways I can use my new Hamburger Box Die.


Project Recipe:
Card Stock:  Chocolate Chip, Basic Gray, Whisper White, Lost Lagoon, Basic Black, Tangelo Twist
Punches Used:  Bird Builder, Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack (Heart), Small Oval, 1-3/8", 1", 3/4" Circle Punches, 1-3/4" Scallop Circle
Other Accessories: Stampin' Sponges with Choc Chip/Basic Gray Ink, Square Lattice Embossing Folder, Basic Pearls, Hamburger Box Die, Fast Fuse Adhesive


Thanks for stopping by,

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Cool Like That Giftable Templates - 4.5" Bag and our Team Catalogue Launch

Hi there.  My collection of 'Cool Like That Gift Bags' is growing!  Did you know that Stampin' Up! ® have lots of pages in their new catalogue (release date, July 1st) devoted to My Digital Studio and projects you can make using an e-cutter?  They're so cool like that!

When you get your hands on the brand new catty, you will find this collection on page 10 of the AUS/NZ edition.  But wait ... there's more ... this download is available right NOW.  You don't even have to wait to play around with these fantastic templates. If you don't own an e-cutter, just print them and cut them out by hand.  However, you will need to have downloaded, My Digital Studio and you can trial this program for FREE for 30 days! (Link at the bottom of this post)

If you are a Tassie resident you are very welcome to come along to a team launch of the BRAND NEW CATTY!
When:  Sunday 29th June
Time:  1-4pm (Call in anytime)
Where:  St Catherine's Hall, Penquite Road, Norwood (Launceston)
Cost: $10 per person
Children FREE (Punch Art Activity)
(This is to cover Make 'n' Takes, cost of hire, the new catalogue and to donate some funds for an orphanage/school in Liberia)

Now onto the templates -



Introducing the 4.5" 'Cool Like That Gift Bag' -


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For the second design I used my Word Window Punch to fill in some of the negative space with colour -


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Exciting news!  I will be holding a class in July to show you how to combine MDS and an e-cutter.  Please contact me if you would like to find out more.  It's for 'customers' as well as SU Demonstrators.

Want to try MDS for FREE?

 For Stampin' Up! ® supplies, 24/7, make sure you check out my on-line shop
Click on 'SHOP' in the top right hand corner, then 'My Digital Studio' from the list.

http://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/bronwyneastley/

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Summer Days for SUO 99

Well it's not exactly summer here in Tasmania but I don't need an excuse to make a card with a beach or ocean theme.  After all, my first SU stamp set that I purchased 6 years ago was 'Seaside' ... which started me on my paper craft journey and lead me to love creating with SU products, to then becoming a demo and the rest they say is history.

Despite the chilly weather, I have made a flip flop shaped card for the latest theme at SUO Challenges which is Summer Days: Ocean, Beach, Patriotic.  There are so many possibilities with this challenge!

I have some brand new catalogue pre-order goodies to share with you today - four of the five, new, soon to be released, In Colours and matching Stitched Satin Ribbon.  Woo hoo!

 Summer Days - SUO 99

The template that I used was a Silhouette cutting file but if you 'Google', free flip flop card template, I'm sure you will find a few to choose from.

I hope I have inspired you to play along over the next fortnight and share your 'Summer' projects with us.  Don't be 'shy' about leaving a comment as it is great to get some feedback.

Design Team Blogs -

Stacey Ailes

Thanks for stopping by.






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