Deals of the Week

Here are the details of this weeks, DEALS OF THE WEEK… some great bargains, might just have to get me the Sizzix Big Shot Dies… Contact me if you would like to order or if you have any questions!!!

Item Page Description Regular Price Sale Price
120963 142 Stampin Pastels New Color Kit (19) $28.50 $22.80
115957 151 Thanks Embosslits Die $21.95 $17.56
114513 151 Sweetest Stem Embosslits Die $21.95 $17.56
113483 155 Pennant Bigz XL Die $74.95 $59.96
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Mother’s Day is “Sew Suite”

Hello, hope you are all loving the cool change in the weather lately! Here at home in Sydney, Australia, I have noticed the lawn and hedges getting a dew on them in the mornings! Even threes have all but lost their leaves now!

Any way… here is a peak at the Mother’s Day cards I made for my Mum and Mother-in-Law using the new SEW SUITE stamp set from the Autumn-Winter Mini Catalogue which you can view >>> HERE (or email me for a hard copy in the snail mail!!!). I LOVE THI SET, it is super cute, and the matching Designer Series Paper is even cuter! I have also used the Tiny Tags stamp set, and the punch for the “love” tag tied to the ribbon.  All supplies are Stampin Up!…

                            

Here is a close up of the awesome JUMBO buttons, that match the Sew Suite stamp and paper… they are definitely JUMBO!!!

Happy Crafting – SARAH

Deal of the Week

Are you ready for some weekly surprises? You may have seen our ad in the May issue of your favourite crafting magazine letting you know that throughout the month of May, we are bringing you a new deal on our exclusive products every week! Check our website every Wednesday in May, and get up to 40 percent off a selection of incredible products from the 2010-2011 Idea Book & Catalogue!

There are no limits to the number of Deals of the Week you can purchase and no minimum purchase is required.* Now is your time to stock up on your favourite products!

Be sure to hurry and purchase each week’s deals early on so you don’t miss out! When the new week’s deals start up each Wednesday at midnight, the last week’s deals are over . . . forever!

This week’s deals:

Item Page Description Regular Price Sale Price
121578 37 Tag Alongs Wood-Mount Set $31.95 $19.17
120468 59 More Monkey Accessories Clear-Mount Set $23.95 $14.37
121550 59 More Monkey Accessories Wood-Mount Set $29.95 $17.97
120003 75 Cottage Garden Clear-Mount Set $24.95 $14.97
119163 75 Cottage Garden Wood-Mount Set $32.95 $19.77
121494 98 Compliments to the Chef Wood-Mount Set $35.95 $21.57

Happy Easter

I hope you are all having a good Easter break, I know I have been enjoying the break! I found a cute tutorial on making mini purses from a sheet of Designer Series Paper that was just 6″ x 6″… you can find it HERE. So I decided to whip a few up for some friends I had coming over for a BBQ last night…

Stampin Up! have also just released a BRAND NEW mini catalogue, and there are some absolutely gorgeous stamps in there! I will share a few samples with you soon…

You can check out the Autumn-Winter Mini Catalogue on my website >>HERE 

Hope the Easter Bunny visited you,

Happy Crafting – Sarah 

Custom Cards

Well, today is Festive Friday, and I have some inspiration for you all! Here is a card I have made as a Custom Order. If you see any card you like, simply contact me and I can give you a full list if supplies which you can order to create your own card (I’ll even give you the instructions!), or I can make the card for you.

You can contact me on bluebirdstampin@bigpond.com or through my Facebook page (see the badge over on the right).

This is a wedding card I was commissioned to make last week. It is based on a similar card I have made for a friend’s wedding see this post. The new card uses some of the Designer Series Paper “Love Letter” which is $16.95 for 12, double sided sheets. All Stampin Up! papers are also perfect for scrapbooking!

Supplies; Cardstock: Very Vanilla, Basic Black, Riding Hood Red/Stamps: Baroque Motifs ($39.95 set of 6) and Tiny Tags/Ink: Basic Black, Riding Hood Red/Other: Jewels- Pearls ($9.50 for 150 half back), Linen Thread, Punch- Jewellery Tag Medium ($20.95) and Corner Small ($13.95)/Ribbon: Lincraft

HAPPY CRAFTING – Sarah

Sale-A-Bration

It’s Sale-A-Bration time again at Stampin’ Up!, and  free product is what it’s all about! Sale-A-Bration runs from now until the 31st March!

Sale-A-Bration Catalogue *CLICK HERE*

You can get FREE stamp sets by doing any of the following:

Spend

You’ll receive a free Sale-A-Bration stamp set when you spend $100 on Stampin’ Up! merchandise (net sales before shipping and handling). There’s no limit-for every $100 you spend, you can select another FREE Sale-A-Bration reward!

Host

You’ll receive a free Sale-A-Bration stamp set when you host a workshop of at least $600 (net sales before shipping and handling)-this is in addition to all of the regular hostess benefits!

Join

During Sale-A-Bration, anyone who joins as a demonstrator can choose any stamp set-a value of up to $79.95-from our current Idea Book and Catalogue!

My favourite stamp set from Sale-A-Bration is the “PUNCH BUNCH” set of 5. I got this in the clear mount and had some fun creating a gorgeous card…

ALL SUPPLIES ARE STAMPIN UP!

I absolutely LOVE how the owl stamp can be used with the Extra Large Owl punch! Super cute!

Happy Crafting – SARAH

JAI Challenge #52

Another week, another challenge over at Just Add Ink! I am lucky to have my good friend and Stampin Up! upline Christine Stevens staying with me this weekend and this morning after breakfast we sat and made some cards… Here is my creation;

For this card I wanted to use Daffodil Delight Cardstock, so I consulted my Color Coach… and then modified the colours to use up what I had! I used some now retired Designer Series Paper and Ribbon, but the remainder of the supplies are available. All in all, I was quite please with my result! I hope you all enjoy it too!

And this is my friend Christine’s creation;

I hope you all have a good weekend! Australia Day is looming!!!

Happy Crafting – SARAH

Just Add Ink and Flood Appeal

With my return to work after 4 weeks off approaching very fast, I felt like making a card or two this muggy evening in Sydney! SO what better challenge to play along with than the Just Add Ink Challenge #51… JUST ADD MONOCHROME! I was a little stumped at first, until I decided to run with pink… yes, yes not my natural first choice with cards… but I relly wanted to use the “Autumn Days” stamp set, as it has a few nice simple stamp designs… and well, pink just seemed to happen!

Just Add Ink Challenge #51

Also it is with great pleasure that I announce the following release from Stampin Up!;

As flood waters continue to inundate Australia in what has been described as the worst flooding in 37 years, we express our deepest sympathies to those who have lost loved ones and homes and to those whose lives have been changed forever. We, like so many of you, feel a compelling need to lend support to all those who have been affected.

Stampin’ Up! demonstrators have a long history of making a difference in the lives of others–especially when disaster strikes and the need is greatest. Nearly two years ago, we watched another tragedy unfold in Australia. Our hearts were touched as demonstrators, customers and friends joined together in support of the Bushfire Appeal. We’ve done it before and we can certainly do it again!

Please join with us by supporting the Australia Flood Appeal–a cause in which Stampin’ Up! will donate $2 AUD of the retail value of sales from any stamp set (with a retail value of $30 or more) sold in Australia and New Zealand from 15 January through 15 February to the State Emergency Services in Queensland.

SO, jump on board and order  stamp set or TWO, or THREE!? Ha ha, we really need to support this very worthwhile cause.

Happy Crafting – SARAH

JAI #48 Sketch Challenge

Hey Everyone!

Over at Just Add Ink there is a sketch challenge running at the moment. Well with all this talk of Christmas and the shops over flowing with all things Christmas, I was delighted to take the time to make a Birthday Card for my god-daughter’s 3rd Birthday, and used the sketch to boot!

 

The majority of the supplies are  Stampin Up! supplies, except the white ribbon and pink cardstock from my stash… The birdy paper is now retired, but it is oh so cute!

Until next time… Happy Crafting- SARAH

Wedding Card

This is a wedding card I made for some friends that got married recently. I wanted to keep it fairly simple and vibrant colours. The stamp set is Baroque Motifs, and it really is quite a versatile stamp set… (the red ribbon is from lincraft)…

I have not yet had time to make any Christmas cards, unfortunately with my work , I don’t think I will get around to making anything this year! So I will have to make up for it next year! I have ordered the full Stamp’N’Write marker set and can’t wait to have a play with them when they arrive!

I am also involved in a Secret Santa with my fellow Stampin Up! Demonstrators. I have a great little project I made, but unfortunately due to the nature of it being a “SECRET” Santa… I can’t share it with you yet!!!

Happy Crafting – Sarah 🙂