By Barbara Williams | Stampin' Up! Australia | Just Add Text Stamp Set

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Hi and Welcome to another bloghop, I am running rather late getting my post up as its been hectic this week with John being operated on and many doctors appointments.

If your arrived here from another blog, its most likely my friend Maree and she has also had her share of sick husbands this week.

Below is the sketch that we had, as soon as I looked at it I know what I wanted to do with one of the new stamps sets available in June.

I am in love with the new colors also available in June, your going to just love them.  There is Berry Burst, Fresh Fig, Lemon Lime Twist, Powder Pink and Tranquil Tide.

By Barbara Williams | Stampin' Up! Australia | Just Add Text Stamp SetI choose to use the Just add Text Stamp set, it fits the sketch so well.

By Barbara Williams | Stampin' Up! Australia | Just Add Text Stamp Set

Now I am off to pack, just one more doctor to see before I fly out in the afternoon.

Take care and see you in a fortnight, well not exactly, I have my blog post done and it will just run for me, how good is that.  Now you are heading off to see what Teneale has made for you.

Blog Hop 55

Welcome to this fortnight’s Bloghop, and my second one before I trip overseas with the Rooty Hill Rascals some know as the Golden Girls. I am most fortunate to be going to Portugal, Spain and Rome with them.

If your come from another participant it is most likely Maree and I am super excited to see what she has made for us.  Below is the sketch for this week.  What do you think?

Lets see what I have come up with?


I decided that I would use the Falling in Love Designer Series Paper as the base of the card, as I have loved it from the start and team it with Die out of the So in Love Bundle, called So detailed Thinlits Dies, I love love love all in this series.

I mounted the Falling in Love Designer Series Paper onto the Sahara Sand Cardstock and then mounted this again on to a Sahara Sand Cardbase.  I took the Anniversary wishes out of the set and using the Cooper Embossing powder embossed the greeting onto Sahara Sand, trimmed it then mounted it onto a piece of Copper.

On the inside I have just used the very vanilla cardstock and embossed a sentiment in Cooper.

Now your off to see what Teneale has made for you.

Blog Hop 54

Welcome to another Blog Hop of the Inkspired Artists, no 54 for who is counting. If you have arrived from fellow blogger, that would be my friend Maree and as she has been in Melbourne for the weekend, I wonder what she has for us.

This is the sketch that we have been given, I fumbled around with it and told my upline that it was the worst sketch she has ever given us………….am I bad.

A team member, then showed her card to encourage us, her name is Renee and the baby of our team.  She is so sweet and talented, so here is the sketch, lets see if I Nailed It.

I had used the Nailed It Bundle on Friday in Class, so thought why don’t I use that, by creating my own paper with the tools and then sponging the colours on it.  See what you think

Sponging seems to the flavour of the month, so have given it my best…………………..

I also used a small strip of the Urban Underground Speciality Designer Series Papers and very vanilla cardstock.

So not really sure that I nailed this sketch, so if not, “sorry I screwed UP”

Enjoy and now your off to see the most gorgeous card by Teneale.




Blog Hop 53

Welcome to yet another Inkspired Artists bloghop, you have most likely come from my friend Maree and I wonder what she has created for us today.

Great sketch that Teneale  has given us to work with, don’t you just love her work?

 I decided to use the Birthday Blooms as my stamp set, its lovely to water color and always look great.  I used Watermelon Wonder as the main color for the flower and Delightful Dijon for the centres.  The leaves were colored with the Cucumber Crush, not a color that I have used a lot, however as it was St Patricks Day this week and there is a lovely young girl at work who is having a birthday in April and she is Scottish I thought it only fitting to make it for her.  Hope she likes it.
 I have used the Cucumber Crush as the main card base and the paper is from the in color designer Series paper stack, which will be retiring this year.
Enjoy and don’t forget to leave a comment, even one word is fine.
Now your off to see what Teneale has made for you, I was lucky to see it and your going to love it.

Regular 4th Saturday Card Class

Our 4th Saturday card class is happening this Saturday at 1.30pm.  (25 March 2017)

This is one of the card you will be making. You will make 3 cards on the day, you need to bring your basic tools, double sided tape, Dimensional’s and maybe glue dots.

It’s a lovely relaxing afternoon and we would Love to see you there, however I am limited to 12 people, first in. RSVP by 3pm on Thursday 23 March 2017.

Bloghop 52

Hi and Welcome, if your come from another blog it would be my friend Maree, I wonder what she had done this week.

Can you believe it, the schools are half way this this term?  and I thought our blog hops come around quickly.

Here is our sketch that we have for this week, I rather liked it and hope you do too.bloghop-52

I had just bought the Frozen Treats Bundle and just knew that this sketch would work well with this sketch.

hop-52-fullI used Peek-a-Boo Peach as my card base with an extra fine Sahara Sand on the back of the Tasty Treats Specialty Designer Series Paper and trim on the greeting.

Its just the cutest little set to use, I loved how the topping is cut out and placed onto of the ice cream.  Anyone who knows me, would know that icecream is my most favourite food……………………..boy that’s bad.

hope-52-halfI used the Stitched Frames on whisper white cardstock and then mounted my dish of ice cream.

Inside I used the very cute Happy Birthday Greeting and a cone ice cream.


Enjoy and now your off to see what Teneale has made for us.

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Here is a list of items used today.

Product List 

ESAD 2017 Last Chance

headerWelcome to another Blog hop with the ESAD group of demonstrators.  We are showcasing items from the Sale a Bration catalogue which runs to the 31st March 2017.


If you not sure what that is?  well if you spend 90.00 in either the seasonal or annual catalogue you choose an item from free from the Sale a Bration catalogue.  If you don’t have one, I am sure your demonstrator could send one to you.


You may have come from Maree’s blog and I do wonder what she has in store for us today.

I decided that would showcase the Carried Away Designer Series Paper from the Sale A Bration catalogue and team it with two stamp sets out of the Occasion Catalogue, they are the Lift me Up Bundle that has wonderful hot air balloons.


I love the details on the cut out hot air balloon, which I put some whisper white behind and mounted it onto the clouds designer papers.

esad-ballon-fullI then used the stamps and stamped out the hot air balloons then used the dies to cut them out.  Very happy with how easy, yet nice they looked.

esad-another-year-fullI then switched to The Balloon adventures, still using the Carried Away Designer Papers.  Not sure if you picked it up, but I have embossed the greeting with Watermelon Wonder using the ink and clear embossing power, I must say I love embossing and now I am able to emboss in any colour I want.

Now your off to see what Lou has made for us.  Don’t forget to leave comments we all love them.



Below are a list of the participant’s in case you lose your way.

Blog Hop Participants


Product List