Hello In-Colours 2016-2018

Firstly apologies for being missing for over a month, I think I under-estimated how busy I would be in May, we had birthday parties every weekend which left me with not much spare time and even less energy to create anything. So I’m very behind in working on my new catalogue goodies, most of which have sat in their box since the beginning of May.

The first finished cards I’ve made with my new products have been these little notecards featuring the new In-Colours, the new layering squares Framelits and the stamp set I was most drawn to when I first saw the catalogue, Blooms & Wishes.

incolourbloomandwishesnoetcardsEach card is 4″ square and is made using just one of the ink colours. I just love how I have been able to get three different shades of the same colour just by stamping off onto scrap paper once or twice before stamping onto my whisper white panel.

Which one is your favourite? Mine was the Dapper Denim version as you can see all the watercolour detail of the large flower really clearly.

dapperdenimbloomsandwishesnotecardThank you for stopping by today, happy crafting

Joanne x

 

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Quick Card with It’s My Party DSP

Today’s card is a quick little card that I made with some of the It’s My Party Designer Paper, aren’t those ballons so cute. It was embellished with some of the white organza ribbon and some Crushed Curry enamel dots.

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Monday Mix-Up with It’s My Party Designer Series Paper

Today I’m going to start a series where I take a certain focus product and create two cards with different looks. I’m focusing this week on the It’s My Party Designer Series Paper as this is on the retiring list and I have a lot to use up. I also decided to have a play with my circle punches. Here’s the first card I came up with:

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Scalloped Serene Silhouettes

The first thing that caught my eye when I opened my new demonstrator kit was the gorgeous Pool Party Glitter Ribbon. It’s really soft which was not what I was expecting at all and its very sparkly.

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To make the card I pulled out Serene Silhouettes which is a set I’ve had for a few years and sadly not used very much. This stamp set has now retired and has sadly sold out in both the clear mount and wood options (sorry..).

I also decided to use my favourite and also sadly now sold out 1 ¼ scallop circle punch. Luckily there is a scallop circle making option in the new catalogue which looks even more fun to use.

I teamed these which the utterly gorgeous Birthday Bouquet designer series paper, some blushing bride and pool party ink, a little old olive cardstock and one of my favourite embellishments the basic pearls.

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The result I think is a pretty little card suitable for many occasions.

Joanne x

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome…

Thank you for stopping by my shiny new blog. My name is Joanne and I am embarking on my second journey as an Independent Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator. I have been buying their products for my own crafting since they entered the UK market back in 2007 and was a demonstrator previously between 2008 and 2012. You can see some of my previous projects on here www.stampinwithjo.blogspot.com but I will be posting all my new creations here.

I’d love you to come back and share my new creative journey as I update my dusty but much loved craft cupboard with some brand new products.

 

Joanne x