Tuesday, 20 June 2017

World of Dreams for my Hubby

Today I am sharing with you a Birthday Card made for my Husband.

He has a love of birds and wildlife so I thought this would be suitable for him.

I have used a retired stamp set from Stampin' Up! called
World of Dreams

It as a lovely image of a Birds Nest along with various leaves and sentiments.

I chose to stamp onto Whisper White Card Stock using the following Ink Colours

Soft Suede for the Birds on their nest
Wild Wasabi for the leaves with Watermelon Wonder for the flowers
Sentiment stamped using Tip Top Taupe

There is a little bit of Gorgeous Grunge Stamp Set in the background

The Happy Birthday Sentiment is from the retired set called Gifts of Kindness

I hope you like my card, Hubby did so I am pleased with how it turned out.

Thank you for visiting and hope to see you again soon.

Christine  xx

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World Of Dreams Clear-Mount Stamp Set
World Of Dreams Clear-Mount Stamp Set
Watermelon Wonder Classic Stampin' Pad
Watermelon Wonder Classic Stampin' Pad
Tip Top Taupe Classic Stampin' Pad
Tip Top Taupe Classic Stampin' Pad
Gifts Of Kindness Clear Stamp Set
Gifts Of Kindness Clear Stamp Set

Saturday, 17 June 2017

Pootles Blog Hop

Good morning and welcome to my very first
Pootles Blog Hop

I am so pleased to be included in this hop which is showcasing 'New Products' from 
Stampin' Up!

I chose to use the new Daisy Delight Product. Beautiful Stamps with matching Designer Series Paper and a new Daisy Punch.

My card fold is known as a 'Double Z Fold' and is a favourite style and one I use often.
Their are various YouTube Tutorial's showing how to make the card so have a browse on their and have a try yourself.

I decided to use 'Pool Party' A4 Card Stock for my base as this is a colour it gives you to use in the DSP Paper Pack, it is also a favourite colour too.

I won't be sharing the card measurements as they can be found when you search YouTube. They are easy to understand and the only thing to make sure is that you have both card bases standing like a 'Z'

In addition to the card bases I cut several pieces from the Designer Series Paper Pack called 'Delightful Daisy'.
A gorgeous set of double sided papers, it is hard to choose a favourite one.

So now is it time to share the Blog Links of the people taking part this month.



To see all the different blogs and leave comments, click on the Link Buttons above.
Happy Blog Hopping everyone.

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I hope you have enjoyed our Blog Hop, so many different styles.

This has been my first Hop and I have really enjoyed taking part.

See you soon

Christine xxx

Sunday, 11 June 2017

Pootles Birthday Blog Hop June

Today I have a card to share with you all which I have made for a Blog Hop I am taking part in.

Pootles - akin Sam Hammond Donald runs a monthly Birthday Blog Hop for members of her team, so this month I decided to take part.

I have recently received new Stamps etc from Stampin' Up! as I am a Demonstrator with them.

Their range of new In Colours are beautiful and these compliment a range of different Stamps, Designer Series Paper, Inks and Card Stock.

For my design, I chose to use Lemon Lime Twist A4 Card Stock for my base.
I stamped onto a smaller piece of Whisper White Card before attaching it to the base.

The new stamps I used are called:

Hello Friend and Flirty Flowers for my sentiment.

My main design of this beautiful Wreath has been stamped using Lemon Lime Twist.
For the sentiment, my chosen colour is Berry Burst Ink along with the corner Flowers.

To add a little interest, I coloured the flower leaves with Watercolour Pencils using Old Olive and then used a Blender Pen to blend.
A couple of the new Enamel Glitter Dots have been added to the centres of the flowers.

I have LOVED taking part in this blog hop and cannot wait to see what everyone else has made!

Christine xx


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Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Buttons and Bows Card Swap Challenge

Hello to all my followers and friends.

I have a card to share with you for  a Swap challenge I belong to on Facebook.

The theme was - Button and Bows and the remit was to create a card style of your one choice, any size, any colour but you had to include:

Buttons and Bows

This is my take for the challenge.

This is a gorgeous Marianne Die to which I added some lovely Button's from the retired Stampin' Up! range called - Subtles.
My hand tied bows are made using SU Ribbon - 1.8" Silver Ribbon

I hope my swap partner has received it today and that she likes my interpretation on the challenge.

Thanks for looking

Christine xxx

Thursday, 1 June 2017

New Annual Catalogue Lunch

Good morning everyone

I am so excited as today see the launch of the New Annual Catalogue from Stampin' Up!

I have a couple of them available to send out or you can order them by visiting my shop.
Contact me if you would a copy of the ones I have here.


By clicking on the link above you are also able to shop with me or join my
Team of Christine's Happy Stampers.

In return for you joining me I will send you a small welcome pack of goodies.

The cost for joining is £99 and you get to choose £130 worth of product from the above Catalogue.

You don't have to be an 'active' Demo, it is your choice. You can become a 'hobby' Demo and shop just for yourself. Either way you will earn 20% off all orders you place after the initial period of 7 days.

Postage for each order is £4.95.

You have nothing to lose and a lot to gain, you will have instant access to a lot of Facebook Groups with people who share their love of all things Stampin' Up!

I have the best Upline in Sam Hammond Donald who supports everyone in her team and gives a 'Live' Team Talk every Tuesday via Facebook.

I am so excited and hope you can tell via this post. It is the best thing I have done in becoming a Demonstrator with them, my only wish is that I had found them earlier in my crafting life.
Their Products really are the 'Best' so don't just take my word for it, join up and see for yourself.

I look forward to having you as part of my team

Christine xx

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Hardwood meets new In Colours

Today I am sharing a card I made for a Facebook Group I belong to.

I decided to use one of my stamps for the background which is called


and is available in the New Catalogue which launches Tomorrow June 1st.
I am pleased this set is carrying over as it is such a versatile stamp.

Many uses for men as well as a background for the lovely Flower Stamps.

I stamped it using Crumb Cake before over stamping with this lovely set called Falling Flowers.
This is also a carry over and you can get matching Framelits Dies called May Flowers.

It has been stamped using Berry Burst and for the stamped sentiment, Tranquil Tide.
Both of these are part of the new In Colours for 2017-2018.
The sentiment is from Love and Affection which is no longer available after today.

A few Glitter Dots and Pearls are added for interest.

I hope you like my take on this Stamp Set and if you would like a copy of the new Annual Catalogue please contact me and I will send you one, completely Free.

June is also a good time to think of joining Stampin' Up!

You spend £99 on products worth £130 of your choice and after the signing up period which is 1 week you are then receiving 20% discount off all your orders.

You don't have to become a Demonstrator, it is your choice.
You can be a 'Hobby' Demo and shop just for yourself and still get discount of 20% off every order.

If you think this could be for you, I would love it if you joined my team of

Christine's Happy Crafters.

Please feel free to contact me, any time and I will answer and questions you may have.

Thanks for subscribing to my blog and I hope you will return soon.

Christine  xxx

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Friday, 26 May 2017

Emerald/Shades of Green Challenge

I am back today to share a card I made for a Facebook Group Challenge.

The challenge was called 'EMERALD' or various shades of Green

Green is not a colour I would normally choose but decided decided to step out of my comfort zone and go for it.

As the lovely Stamp Set called Gorgeous Grunge is retiring at the end of the month, this is the set I chose to work with. My set is well loved and I am sorry to see it go.

My base card which measures 11.75 inches is scored and folded in half using Pear Pizazz Card Stock
A panel a Very Vanilla has been added for me to stamp on.

The inks I used are Always Artichoke, Emerald Envy, Old Olive and Pear Pizazz along with Garden Green Cardstock for the label and butterflies.

A few Enamel Dots complete the design.

In addition to Gorgeous Grunge retiring, the Elegant Butterfly and Bitty Butterfly are also retiring.
I love mine so they will be kept to use for my personal use.

If you would like a copy of the new Annual Catalogue or join my team, please contact me.
I will send you a Catalogue Free of Charge.

Thanks for subscribing to my blog.

Happy Crafting

Christine xx

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