ESAD Holiday Blog Hop

Good evening and welcome to my blog, and of course another great ESAD blog hop. Didn’t you just love Keryn’s project.

For my posting I have two cards to show you. I have made some shaker cards from products in our new Holiday Catalogue.

For the first one I have based my card on a design I found on the web and then made it my own. I have found the Confetti Stars Punch great for shaker cards, the tiny stars make great confetti for the centres, and when you punch out a couple of different colours, it is very cute. I have used my markers and coloured in a tree from the set Festival of Trees. This is a photopolymer stamp set, so for only $33.95 you get 13 stamps. I have masked and sponged the grass at the base of the trees. For my shaker layer I have used the Shaker frames from page 205 in the annual Catalogue, and moulded them around the larger circle. The embossing folder is called Lucky Stars Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. Last but not least is my sentiment, this is from our current promotion, and you can earn this for free. It is called Good Greetings.

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Here is a picture with the envelope. The middle of the card is the same as the envelope.

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For my second card, I made this at a class I attended last month and is also a shaker card, so I thought I would share it as well.

On this card we have used the Star framelits as our base. We have embossed the star with the Perfect Polka Dots folder. The sentiment is from Wonderful Wreath Frameits Die set. Don’t you just love the border at the top and bottom, this has been created with All is Calm Designer Washi Tape. You get five different designs in this set. We have just finished it with lining the edge with some cut offs from our Silver Glimmer Paper. The envelope has been created using our Envelope Punch Board.

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And with the envelope:

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and my final picture is of the middle:

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Thank you for stopping by, you next stop is over at Gail Kirby.

 

“What is ESAD?

ESAD stands for “Extra Special Australasian Demonstrators” and is a facebook group just for Australian and New Zealand Independent Stampin’ Up! demonstrators.

We love what we do & love to share with our customers, friends and

blog visitors. We also share what we love in our ESAD

Demonstrator community, through swaps, challenges, sharing knowledge, ideas& friendship and we’re always there to help and support each other.

So if you are a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator located in Australia or New Zealand then please feel free to leave me a comment with your email address then I’ll contact you with information on how to join our group.”

 

Here is a list of all the lovely ladies on this blog hop in case you get lost a long the way:

1.   Keryn Campbell

www.kerynscards.com

2.   Narelle Hoggard

www.handmadebynarelle.wordpress.com

3.   Gail Kirby

www.stampwithgail.blogspot.com

4.   Libby Dyson

www.libbystampz.com

5.   Emily Campbell

www.tinykiwicards.blogspot.co.nz

6.   Debra Spijers

www.atimetostamp.com

7.   Kelly Kent

www.mypapercraftjourney.com

8.   Monique Fielder

www.stamping-with-moni-q.blogspot.com.au

9.   Andrea Buckland

www.creatingcardswithandrea.blogspot.com

10.  Debbie Lamb

www.debstampinstyle.blogspot.co.nz

11.  Sally Williams

www.sallystampingdelights.blogspot.co.nz

12.  Christie Kunkel

www.christiescreativecorner.blogspot.com

13.   Paula Reid

www.yellowbearnz.blogspot.co.nz

14.   Amity Knight

www.stampinamity.com.au

15.   Ria Kaire

www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/qraftyqueen/blog

 

16.   Nerida Carter

www.stampingjoy.blogspot.com

17.  Rochelle Blok

www.rochelleblok.blogspot.com.au

18.  Tracy Speight

www.handmadewarratahstree.blogspot.com.au

19.  Rachael Lewsley

www.mystampinhaven.com.au

Creative Inkers Holiday Blog Hop

Badge Blog Hop Final

Good evening and welcome to the first ever Creative Inkers Blog Hop.  Tonight we have for you some fantastic ideas using products from the new Holiday Catalogue that is released tomorrow.

I am going to share a 3-D item I made for our last team meeting. I have made a candy stick that you can hang from your Christmas Tree. Why buy those candy canes from the shop when you can create your own unique treats. I have used the new Stamp set called Bright and Beautiful. This is a set of 8 stamps and the stars coordinate with the Star Framelits in our main catalogue.

For the center star I have used our Simply Pressed Clay and pressed the stamp into the clay. I have then dipped it in gold ink and clear embossed them.

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here is a closer look at my stars.

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Thank you for stopping by, your next stop is over at Paula Reid’s fantastic page.

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Here is a link to all the posts in case you get lost a long the way.

1: Narelle Hoggard
www.Handmadebynarelle.wordpress.com

2: Paula Reid
www.yellowbearnz.blogspot.com

3: Heather
www.stampingcraft.co.nz

4: Ria
stampinup.net/esuite/home/qraftyqueen/blog

5: Sally Williams
http://sallystampingdelights.blogspot.co.nz/

6: Jackie N.
www.creativejax.co.nz/blog/

7. Jacque W
www.stamphappy.co.nz

8. Rachael Knight
www.knightstamper.co.nz

9. Lisa – Daffyscrapper
http://daffyscrapper.wordpress.com

10. Bev Poultney
www.stampandscrap.co.nz

11. Irene
www.kowhaihavencrafts.blogspot.com

12. Christine
www.christinebennett.stampinup.net/blog

13. Kathryn
www.aspotofstamping.co.nz

ESAD Annual Catalogue Blog Hop

Good evening and welcome to the ESAD blog hop. I hope you have had a great time going through everyone’s blogs. Haven’t they done a fantastic job.

For my share I have made a couple of cards. The first two are using the new stamp set called Work of Art. This is my favourite set at the moment and is so versatile.

This one I made for our team swap. At the time I had a cast on my hand and I couldn’t use scissors very well so I had to make my card very simple, but I loved how it turned out.

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Here it is with the envelope:

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For my second card, I have also used the same set and also the new in colours. This card I made at a class I attended:

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And here it is with the envelope:

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Thank you for stopping by.

 

Your next stop is over at  Ann Gerlach

 

“What is ESAD?

ESAD stands for “Extra Special Australasian Demonstrators” and is a facebook group just for Australian and New Zealand Independent Stampin’ Up! demonstrators.

We love what we do & love to share with our customers, friends and

blog visitors. We also share what we love in our ESAD

Demonstrator community, through swaps, challenges, sharing knowledge, ideas& friendship and we’re always there to help and support each other.

So if you are a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator located in Australia or New Zealand then please feel free to leave me a comment with your email address then I’ll contact you with information on how to join our group.”

 

Here is a list of all the lovely ladies in the blog hop in case you get lost a long the way.

1.   Emily Campbell

www.tinykiwicards.blogspot.co.nz

 

 

2.   Kelli Gordon

www.kelliskards.blogspot.com.au

 

 

3.   Sharlene Meyer

www.magpiecreates.com

 

 

4.   Delys Cram

www.delysc.wordpress.co m

 

 

5.   Keryn Campbell

www.kerynscards.com

 

 

6.   Monique Fielder

www.stamping-with-moni-q.blogspot.com.au

 

 

7.   Kathryn Ruddick

www.katlodesigns.com

 

 

8.   Narelle Hoggard

www.handmadebynarelle.wordpress.com

 

 

9.   Ann Gerlach

www.discoversu.com

 

 

10.   Libby Dyson

www.libbystampz.com

 

 

11.  Kelly Kent

www.mypapercraftjourney.com

 

 

12.  Amity Knight

www.stampinamity.com.au

 

 

13.  Christie Kunkel

www.christiescreativecorner.blogspot.com

 

 

 

14.  Louise Layton

www.inkyloulou.blogspot.com.au

 

 

15.  Andrea Buckland

www.creatingcardswithandrea.blogspot.com

 

 

16.  Yvonne Walker

www.yvonnescreativecorner.blogspot.com

 

 

17.  Sally Williams

www.sallystampingdelights.blogspot.co.nz

 

 

18.  Debbie Lamb

www.debstampinstyle.blogspot.co.nz

 

 

19.  Nerida Carter

www.stampingjoy.blogspot.com

 

 

20.  Richelle Fletcher

www.stampingwithrichelle.blogspot.com

 

 

21.  Norelle Targato

www.rellspaperink.wordpress.com

22. Rochelle Blok

www.rochelleblok.blogspot.com.au

23.  Clare Mcilhatton

www.crafty-cow.com

24.  Tracy Speight

www.handmadewarratahstree.blogspot.com.au

Sneak Peak from the 2014-2015 Catalogue

good morning and welcome back to my blog. Isn’t it getting exciting, only 5 more days and the new catalogue starts. As demonstrators we are very lucky to pre-order some product and have a play. Today I have a card I made for our team training day last Saturday. Sadly I couldn’t make the training but I did get to join in for the swaps.

For my card I have used the stamp set called Work of art. This is a very versatile set and another great one for one layer cards.

Due to injuring my thumb and having it in a cast I have not been able to do much cutting so I needed to keep my card quite simple. The birds are from the stamp set called Wetlands and they have been embossed.

I have used the new 2014-2015 in-colours, Lost Lagoon, Hello Honey and Tangelo Twist a long side Sahara Sand.

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Enjoy the rest of your week.

Wahoo the Clearance Rack has been updated

Clearance Rack Blitz! Up to 80% Off!

Wahoo head on over to the clearance rack and check out the new great deals. I will be placing an order in the next couple of days, so please email me if you would like anything.

June’s Class Projects

Good afternoon, today I have two projects to share with you that my lovely ladies made in June’s class.

For the first one we made a set of cards in a cute folder. This stamp set took me a bit to like, but now I love how easy it is to use and how effective it it on a one layer card. The colours used are from the regals and neutrals collection .

This is the cover of the folder:

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this is what the folder looks like inside. Each side holds two cards and matching envelopes:

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Here are what the cards look like with matching centres and envelopes:

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Inks: Rose Red, Island Indigo, Crushed Curry and Perfect Plum.

Stamps: Sweet Essentials, Summer Silhouettes, Itty Bitty Banners.

Embossing Folder: Fancy Fan.

Punch: Elegant Butterfly.

Other: Pearls, Vellum, staples.

For the second project we did something a little fun we made a decorative hot chocolate cup. This a super cute idea and the ladies loved it. I have covered the cup in DSP, then used markers to to the labels. we have stuck he hot chocolate on with a glue dot but also the twine is wrapped around it too.

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Here is a picture of the cup up close:

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Stamps: Label Love, Gorgeous Grunge

Inks: Calypso Coral, Coastal Cobana, Smoky Slate.

Punch/Die:  Artisan Label, Deco Labels Collection.

DSP: Eastern Elegance.

Other: Twine, Glue Dots, Dimensionals, Double Sided Tape, Hot Choc Sachet, Marshmallows.

ESAD Retiring Blog Hop

Good evening and welcome to the ESAD retiring blog hop. It is always sad to say goodbye to the stamps and accessories, especially if we have a favourite retiring, but it is also very exciting to know that we have new products arriving.

For my cards I have used the set called Baby Prints. I got the design from a very talented lady called Kristine McNickle. I have pressed the stamp into our clay and let it set. The ribbon is the retired Satin Ribbon. The sentiment is also a set that is retiring. I love the font on this set and will miss this one a lot. It is from Sweet Essentials.

Here it is in Blue:

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Here it is in Pink:

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here is the card with its matching envelope, the inside of my cards match the envelope:

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For the next card i have used the stamp set called secret graden. this has been stamped on vellum then placed on Whisper White Card. I have made the gold dotted Vellum myself by making a template with punched out circles and then versa marked over the template and then embossed. The sentiment is also from Sweet Essentials.

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And with the envelope:

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“What is ESAD?

ESAD stands for "Extra Special Australasian Demonstrators" and is a facebook group just for Australian and New Zealand Independent Stampin’ Up! demonstrators.

We love what we do & love to share with our customers, friends and

blog visitors. We also share what we love in our ESAD

Demonstrator community, through swaps, challenges, sharing knowledge, ideas& friendship and we’re always there to help and support each other.

So if you are a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator located in Australia or New Zealand then please feel free to leave me a comment with your email address then I’ll contact you with information on how to join our group.”

Your next stop is over at Emily Campbell.

 

Here is a list of all the blog hop ladies in case you get lost a long the way.

1.  Narelle Hoggard

www.handmadebynarelle.wordpress.com

2.  Emily Campbell

www.tinykiwicards.blogspot.co.nz

3.  Kelli Gordon

www.kelliskards.blogspot.com.au

4.  Kelly Kent

www.mypapercraftjourney.com

5.  Andrea Buckland

www.creatingcardswithandrea.blogspot.com

6.  Kathryn Ruddick

www.katlodesigns.com

7.  Sally Williams

www.sallystampingdelights.blogspot.co.nz

8.  Keryn Campbell

www.kerynscards.com

9.  Yvonne Walker

www.yvonnescreativecorner.blogspot.com

10.  Richelle Fletcher

www.stampingwithrichelle.blogspot.com

11.  Teresa Leggo

www.teresascreativecards.blogspot.com

12.  Clare Mcilhatton

www.crafty-cow.com

13.  Chloe Evans

www.chloscraftcloset.blogspot.com


About Me

Hi my name is Narelle Hoggard and I live in Auckland, New Zealand. I am married to a wonderful and very supportive man Nick and together we have two gorgeous children, Caitlyn and Bradley. I love to scrap and make cards, I find it very relaxing at the end of the day to create a page or a card.

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