Thursday, 26 February 2015

Weekly Deals February 25, 2015

Don't you just love how the Weekly Deals keep coming? 

Are you taking advantage of ordering the specials? You'd be surprised how the savings add up. 
Let's take a look at the Stampin' Up! Weekly Deals.

You can order these products at great prices via my Demonstrator Website.
You can order on-line or contact me for help.

Only 5 more weeks of my own Weekly Deals to coincide with Stampin' Up!'s Wednesday announcements.  You'll be able to get some great items at really good prices, but the rules are the same - on special for one week only and a new deal will happen each Wednesday.
Why not stock up while the price is right?


Only available to Australian residents for the period February 25 - March 3.

 A reminder that to take advantage of Ann's Weekly Deals you will need to email or phone your order to me, and not use the on-line ordering system. 

Have fun shopping!

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Irresistibly Yours And The Gift Box Punch Board

Sale A Bration at Stampin' Up! is always a wonderful time to purchase products and earn free exclusive products. And this year the offerings are really to my liking. 
In particular I am finding many ways to use the beautiful Speciality Designer Series Paper - Irresistibly Yours.

It is the perfect weight to use with the new Gift Box Punch Board and offers infinite solutions to gift wrapping, simply by colouring the paper.

 Here is a sample of a box with no colouring. The embossed design is subtle and elegant.

These 2 boxes show the dramatic effect of colouring. This has been done by applying Stampin' Up! Classic ink directly to the paper with a sponge. It is important to have a soft tissue or piece of paper towel on hand to buff the paper immediately the ink has been applied. This is so any residue of ink on the embossed pattern is removed, leaving strong patterns.

I added a Bermuda Bay rose, created with the Spiral Flower Originals Bigz L Die and some Wisteria Wonder Seam Binding to pick up some of the ink colours used on the body of the box.

See how defined the pattern can be. It shows up more with darker colours. To decorate this box I've
added the largest and smallest butterflies from the Butterflies Framelits Dies. They are cut out from Brushed Gold card stock. Some Gold Satin Ribbon completes the picture.

As I mentioned before you can only get this Designer Series Paper through the Sale A Bration promotion. You are welcome to order products via my online store and pick what you want from the Sale A Bration brochure

Here is a list of the products used on these projects.

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Sunday, 22 February 2015

#partytimesu Paper Cake

It's been a big weekend with our #partytimesu event here in Canberra. The culmination of 3 and a half months planning and preparation - but so much fun.

One of the displays I made was this Party Time Cake.

It is made up of 12 individual gift boxes that have been heat embossed in white using the beautiful Something Lacy stamp - a large background stamp by Stampin' Up!

The 12 segments are held together with White Jute Ribbon and the cake is decorated with roses. 
I created the Melon Mambo roses with the Spiral Flower Originals Die and added some string pearls and soft pink paper roses from my stash. 

This is all displayed on a heavy cardboard sheet covered with a page of 12 x 12 inch Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper and edged with Stacked With Love Designer Washi tape.

You can't see it but  there is a subtle, but beautiful effect of embossing white on white on each slice of cake. The roses have been spritzed with some glimmer spritz, and the bow is made from White Jute Ribbon

You can see more photos of our Canberra Party Time Event on facebook #partytimesu  so pop on over and see the wonderful talent we have here. 

Below is a list of the products you will need to create this project.

Happy Stamping!

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