Monday, 27 December 2010

Merry Christmas Stampers 10

As a little Christmas Thank You to my fabulous stampers 10, I made the following Christmas Card, Gift box (which contained a Stampin' Up stamp) and a decorated Chocolate Bar.....

I have used Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive and Whisper White card, Jolly Holiday paper, Confetti, Dasher and Perfect Punces stamps, Old 'Olive and Cherry Cobbler Ink with Old Olive ribbon from the Christmas Bundle offer and the Stampin Up glitter on Dashers antlers...........

All the best for the festive season and a very Happy New Year........

Jules xx

Friday, 24 December 2010

Back to Christmas mode

Hi everyone sorry I have not posted for a while. ..... We have just returned from Egypt, we had a fabulous time and somehow managed to glide through the middle of the airport chaos, even though we were flying into Gatwick.......Bridie is so glad we are home, she hasn't stopped wagging her tail.........

As I have missed most of December, I thought I would share a Christmas

Card i made just before i left and some cards i have received whilst away......................

This is card uses Jolly Holiday paper, Old Olive and Cherry Cobbler Card, the Bauble punch and the Old Olive ribbon from the bundled up for Christmas offer.

Here's a wonderful card from a wonderful friend using the Lovely as Tree Stamp. How effective is the card and stamp, just love it.

Here's another lovely stampin' up card from my stampin' up mommy, how beautiful is it. Love it.

Happy Christmas Eve to everyone...... xx

Monday, 22 November 2010

More Dasher

Dasher mad..........
Here's Dasher in Night and of Navy and Whishper White.............

Sunday, 21 November 2010


I was inspired by my Stampin' Up mummy, Chris, to buy Dasher.....I am so glad i did he's wonderful. He is combined with Red Riding Hood and Basic Black. His antelers sparkle with Stampin' Glitter in Dazzling Diamonds. Ribbon is Basic Black Taffeta and Riding Red Hood Striped Grosgain - the fabulous ribbon from the limited Christmas Bundle offer, isn't it gorgeous. The stamp sets are Dasher, Confetti (for the background) and Tiny Tags....Button handmade from Red Riding Hood card. Lastly, not forgetting the corner punch.
Here's a similiar card with added Jewels and the Love Letter Designer Paper.

Monday, 15 November 2010

A Little Thank you

Here's a quick post for today.... a little Thank You card I put in with my customer orders. I thought i would try to keep using my color coach..... It recommended : Not Quite Navy, Pumpkin Pie and Garden Green. The punches are Bird on Branch, Boho Blossom and Scallop Trim Border. The Stamp sets are Punch Potpourri, Because I care and Confetti.

Sunday, 14 November 2010

More Crackers

I just thought i would share yesterday's repeat cracker we used different ribbon..... Again, didn't the ladies make some fabulous crackers and wine bottle holders......and yes, again the wine bottle....s.. are unopened.......

The ribbon is the 'Bundle up for Christmas' Real Red 3/4" Polka Dot Grosgrain Ribbon. So, if you love this on the bundled up for Christmas icon (at the left handside of my blog) and see how you could have this ribbon for FREE when you purchase a Christmas gift-giving bundle............Don't miss out on this fabulous offer................

Don't forgot if any one would like the cracker template please email's only £1 plus £1.00 p&p.....

Thursday, 11 November 2010

Trying to keep regular blogging

Here's a card I made for a lovely friend. It uses Daffodil Delight (my favourite at the moment) and Old Olive ink and card. Stamp set Ornate Flowers and Trendy Trees. The Scallop border punch and bird on a branch punch.

Sunday, 7 November 2010

Christmas Table Class

Here's what my fab Saturday ladies made. A xmas cracker, wine bottle holder, a place card and table menu..... The ladies had a fab time and I have to say every one looked absolutely beautiful. ....... I could have kept them for my xmas and we managed to keep the wine bottle Thank you ladies for a fab time.

The ladies had a small gift to insert into their cracker.
We used the Serene Snowflakes stamp set, Real Red, Crumb Cake and Whisper white card, Real Red satin ribbon and Whisper White grosgrain ribbon, Real Red, Crumb Cake and White pigment ink. We used scallop circle nestabilities and the Cricut for the plain circles. The scallop ends of the crackers was created using the Scallop Punch.

If anyone is interested in the xmas cracker template, please contact me by email. The template is made of card and is priced at £1 plus p&p.

Or if you order any 12" x 12" Stampin! Up card (plus p&p) in any colour I will die -cut as many crackers as required of charge. You will just need to follow the instructions (included) to insert your gift and assemble.

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Bundle Up for Christmas Offer

Get an exclusive reel of ribbon for Free when you purchase a Christmas Bundle........

The fabulous offer for the FREE ribbon with every qualifying purchase is available between 1st November to 29th December 2010. The ribbon values are between £8.50 and £11.50. What a fabulous offer.......

Please contact me if you would like to place order.

Thank you.

Friday, 22 October 2010

Christmas Cards

I had a Christmas card day yesterday. Here are some of the cards I made.
I used Tree Trimmings and Perfect Punches stamps sets, with Garden Green, Real Red and Whisper White card and Real Red and Garden Green ink. The background is made with the So Swirly roller. I received my new Scallop Trim border punch this week so I just had to use......along with the Scallop Circle punch.

For this card, I had a go at using my colour coach. Using Real Red, Crumb Cake and Bashful Blue card and ink. Again, I used the Tree Trimmings Stamp set and Merry Christmas from the Contempo Christmas. Whisper card and real red ribbon.

Stamp Set is Contempo Christmas and Baroque Motifs. Jolly Holiday Designer Paper, Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive and Very Vanilla card, Cherry Cobbler and Old Olive ink.

Ribbon Holder

I thought I would share my fantastic wooden ribbon holder with you. I just love it. It was made by a crafty friend's friend.....who designed it specially to fit Stampin' Up! ribbons - how fabbi is that. All three rows will fit the large ribbon reels (as displayed on the top rung). If anyone is interested in one, please email me. The cost is £15 excluding p&p.

Saturday, 16 October 2010

More Jolly Holidays..

I hear ' what more holidays', well actually I have just returned from Centre Parcs. I went with a fabulous group of friends......but, more importantly it's 'Jolly Holiday' Designer Paper fun.
A big thank you to all the ladies who joined me this morning for lots of crafting fun (I hope...)....Here's what we made........... LOVELY XMAS BAGS AND MATCHING CARDS...........Didn't the ladies make some absolutely stunning bags and cards......

How fabulous to see the whole range of Jolly Holiday Designer Papers used...............
We used used Contempo Christmas, Perfect Punches, Baroque Motifs and Tree Trimmings Stamps, the Bauble, Scallop Circle and Circle Punches, Basic Rhinestones and Clear Rhinestone Brads, Cherry Cobber card and ink and Old Olive Card and Ink and Very Vanilla Ribbon.

Here are the fabulous ladies in action....A big thank- you again to you all and I hope you all enjoyed.....until the next project....TTFN.............

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

Back from's my first official post.....hooray

Hello everyone...... after two holidays..... here I am. Last week I was playing with the new card, colours and stamps, they are just fabbi...... (Please view other postings for new card samples).

A big thank-you to everyone who supported me in my first open house on 1st October to launch the new catalogue. We had a great afternoon. Here's a picture of the 'make the take'..........

I used Cherry Cobbler, Basic Black, Very Vanilla cardstock, Cherry Cobbler and Basic Black Ink, Artistic Etchings stamp set, 1/8" (3mm) Basic Black Taffeta ribbon, with Newsprint Designer Series Paper.

Last of the samples for now

Here are some samples using my new favorite stamp set; Artistic Etchings, plus my favourite new colour; Cherry Cobbler, combined with Soft Suede:

More Samples

Here I have used Baja Breeze cardstock and ink, Flower for You stamp and Trendy Trees stamp set, Circle and Word Window punches, 1/8" Marina Mist Taffeta Ribbon, with Greenhouse Gala Designer Paper Series.

New Catalogue Samples

Here are some of the samples I made last week for the Open House Catalogue launch:

I have used Perfect Plum, So Saffron, Whisper White cardstock, So Saffron Ink, Ornate Flowers and Vintage Vogue Stamp sets, the Scallop Edge Border punch with the Greenhouse Gala Designer Series Paper.

Here I have used Baja Breeze, Whisper White cardstock, Baja Breeze ink, Oranate Flowers and Perfect Punches stamp sets, Marina mist 1/8" (3mm) Taffeta Ribbon with Greenhouse Gala Designer Series Paper

Chocolate Chip, Whisper White cardstock, Wild Wasabi and Choclate Chip ink, Ornate Flowers and Trendy Trees stamp sets, 1/4" (6mm) Grosgrain chocolate chip ribbon, with Greenhouse Gala Designer Paper.

Baja Breeze, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White cardstock, Baja Breeze ink, Perfect Punches Stamp Set, Scallop Oval and Oval Large Punches, 1/8" (3mm) Marina Mist Taffeta ribbon and 1/4" (6mm) Grosgain Chocolate Chip ribbon with Greenhouse Gala Designer Paper Series.

Saturday, 24 July 2010


A big thank you to everyone who attended my first Stampin' UP workshop.......... It was fun...... I hope you all enjoyed.

I will update my blog with details and examples of the workshop when i return from my hols........

Thanks again......will be posting very soon.