Christmas Keepsake Workshop – Saturday 8th November 2014

Join me next Saturday 8th November 2014 from 11am till 1pm at Stampers Grove where we will be creating lovely wee Christmas keepsake boxes.   Call James or Emma on 0131 221 9440 to book a place

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Indigoblu Demo Day at Craft World Glasgow

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Join me for an Indigoblu demonstration day on Saturday 25th October 2014 from 10am till 4pm at  Craft World, 36 Kelvin Avenue, Hillington, Glasgow, G52 4LT

I will be demonstrating the new Christmas release stamps, Flitterglu, Megaflakes, English garden cottage paint and much more.

Look forward to meeting everyone who can make it along.

Please take a look at the flyer below, it looks like it will be an awesome day!

Sarah

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Autumn Shaker Card

Hi Everyone..

Happy Thursday to you!  I hope your day flies in, then it’s just one more day to the weekend!

It is my turn over at the Indigoblu blog to do a step by step tutorial.. so I chose to make a shaker card, if you would like to see the full process, just click here and it will take you across to the blog.

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Supplies List :-

  • Paperania tall card blanks 10.5cm x 21cm
  • Stampin Up Nesting Circle Dies
  • Stampin up Heart trio Punch
  • Vintage Photo Distress Ink
  • Stazon Inks : Jet Black, Ganache, Cactus Green and Olive Green
  • Indigoblu Nature I and Nature II Stamp Set
  • Indigoblu Live Laugh Love Stamp Set
  • Chocolate Box Mega Flake
  • Flitterglu starter Kit
  • Foam Tape
  • Stampendous Silver Halo Holographic Glitter
  • Stampin Up Champagne Glass Glitter
  • Indigoblu Soft Copper Glitter

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As always, thank you for popping in and supporting my wee blog

Sarah x

Halloween Pumpkins and Treat Holders

Hi everyone!

It has been a busy old weekend, and here I am sat on a Sunday evening catching my tail and getting up to date before another brand new sparkly week starts!

Last week I was on Shortbread making mode, I baked a lot all in aid of a fabulous cause, Macmillan Cancer Care.    My friend at work was holding a fundraising coffee morning from 10am till 12pm on Saturday, so I popped along and had tea and cakes with everyone.. what a great morning it was too, i got to catch up with many friends!

After the coffee morning I headed over to Meadowbank Stadium in Edinburgh where the Ross Papercraft Show was taking place from 10 till 3pm … it was a great afternoon, I got to stock up on cardstock, bought sequins, and also managed to buy a stamp and embossing folder set I had been after for a looong time from Stampers Grove, had no idea they even had it ;-)

I also picked up the latest Workshop timetable … going to try and get along to some of Yvonne’s classes when I do not have a demo on for Indigoblu..  Guess what too ??

I will also be doing a few workshops for Stampers Grove in October – December !! how exciting is that!    The first workshop is on 18th October 2014 from 11am to 1pm (see below for a sneek peek)  :-D I can hardly wait, Iam all prepared and ready for it already lol … I got super organised last night and this morning

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Well, that’s my news for this weekend, I hope you can pop along for one of the workshops, they sure are a lot of fun and everyone is very welcoming and friendly, they certainly made me feel very welcome when I booked my very first workshop.

As always, thank you so much for popping round.

I will see you at 10am on Tuesday morning with a new project on the Indigoblu blog

Sarah

 

 

We belong together

Hi everyone…

I made this card this evening live on Ustream with all the gang round for a wee blether (chat) and some good old belly laughs… Hope Von’s painting didn’t have too many squiggles :-)

With this being the final day of the online card class I wanted to have a try at one of the cards based on the tutorials provided in class, this is the card I made..

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supplies used:-

  • Tim Holtz Watercolour cardstock
  • Bazzill Marshmallow Cardstock
  • Tim Holtz Distress Inks : Shaded Lilac, Spun Sugar, Scattered Straw and Evergreen Bough
  • Stampin Up diagonal score plate & board
  • Silver Thread ;) especially for Eileen.. and I reckon this silver thread is going to be a new trend !!
  • Clearly Besotted Heart Die
  • Stampin Up Vellum cardstock
  • Clearly Besotted Stamp Set Say it in Style
  • Stampin up dimensional adhesive
  • glossy accents

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As always, thanks for popping round.. and I look forward to seeing you all next week for more cards and some rather exciting news!

Sarah x

Fragmented Butterfly

Catching up on my Online Watercolor for Card Makers Class after being away for the weekend…

Today I tried watercolor stamping background technique… and also used my stampendous fragments embossing enamel, glitter and flakes..

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The card base is Bazzil Marshmallow Cardstock, then I took some Picked Raspberry distress ink, watered it down a touch, then tapped my paintbrush over some watercolour card to give a sprinkled effect…

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then I worked on the watercolour background technique… I used a basic grey background stamp with more of the picked raspberry distress ink, love how this turned out… the majority of background stamps that I own, have quite busy patterns, by that I mean that the pattern is quite close together, with tiny open spaces.

Then I took my Stampendous Shabby White Enamel embossing powder and sprinkled glitter and flakes, then heat embossed it from underneath the card, once melted, I pressed a small red rubber butterfly stamp into the centre.. you can see it better in the picture below..

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Here are some of the other backgrounds that I worked on today…

The blue/green dylusions with clear embossing powderand another background stamp by Basic Grey.. work in progress, I just need to figure out what to put on the front to finish the card off

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and then the same background stamp,without embossing, done in Wild Honey Distress Ink.. I might just give this one an extra mist with more water tomorrow.. it looks more stamped than a watercolour background :)

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As always, thanks for popping round, and I will see you all tomorrow, with some more watercolour cards

Sarah:-)