Thursday, 15 April 2021

Scrapbooking Global - Stampin' Up! April Blog Hop - Scrap It In The Round

 Welcome to Scrapbooking Global-Stampin Up April Blog Hop. This month Sara Levin challenged us with her theme - Scrap It In The Round. Unfortunately Sara will not be joining us as she has had computer issues.



I am very limited for time at the moment 
BUT I got this layout together in record time this morning...
I whipped it up in under an hour.

It is my Husband Barry's Birthday today
so I created this layout especially for him.
I chose a Brown Monochromatic colour scheme for the layout.

Using a variety of Current/Retiring and Upcoming Products from the Brand New Annual catalogue.  

I created the Circle background with Very Versailles Cling Stamp set with stamped off Crumb Cake Classic Stampin Pad Ink. Then I used Sahara Sand Classic Stampin Pad Ink to add the Script from Very Versailles Cling Stamp set too.

I embossed a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock with the BRAND NEW Bark Embossing Folder then added the Stitched Whimsy Dies to add a accent stitching to the frame. Then I laid the die over the frame and add some ink around the edges and interior of the frame.

As the Stitched Whimsy Dies does not cut around the outside I just fussy cut the frame out.


 I used several Stamps and Dies to create the circular Hello Handsome accent


 Up NEXT is Marga Bultena

VeryVanilla 12x12 Cardstock - 144239
Very Vanilla A4 Cardstock
- 106550

Crumb Cake Classic Stampin' Pad - 147116
Sahara Sand Classic Stampin' Pad - 147117
Gray Granite Classic Stampin' Pad - 147118
Early Espresso Classic Stampin' Pad - 147114

Very Versailles Cling Stamp - 149275
Swirly Frames Stamp - 146519
Pallet Thoughts Cling Stamp - 153217
Layering Circle Dies - 151770
Stitched Whimsy Dies - 155314
Floral Gallery Dies - 154316
Hydrangea Dies - 154326 Not Avail until May 4
Bark 3D Embossing Folder - 155431 Not Avail until May 4

Here is the complete list of participants

Sharon Dalton 

Marga Bultena 

Jill Hamlett 

Janice Thomson

Delys Cram

Sharni Haines 

Siggi Wille 

Cheryl Taylor 

Thursday, 18 March 2021

Scrapbooking Global - Stampin' Up! March Blog Hop - Mood Board



Welcome to Scrapbooking Global - Stampin' Up! March Blog Hop,
Scrapbooking Global - Stampin' Up! is an online FB group of Stampin' Up!
Demonstrators and Customers or LOVERS of Stampin' Up! products
who LOVE to create scrapbooking layouts of our family and friends or ourselves.

Every month on the 3rd Thurs of the month we have a Blog Hop with a theme.
This month we have 12 participants and we invite you to join us by Hopping along 
to view our creations for this particular theme and be inspired by Scrapbookers all over the world.
You may have joined me from Sherry Roth's Blog, she truly creates the most wonderful layouts.
Or you may be starting with me, I hope that you follow the hop all the way through and leave us
some lovely feedback about our designs....

This month I am the Designer of this Mood Board.
It is a lil bit different to anything we have done before....
I cannot wait to see the inspiration which has been drawn from this photo above.
Now many of you have asked what do you do with a mood board?

You can use the colours on the mood board to create a layout,
you can use the photographs as inspiration for your design.

I used the mood board as a sketch for my layout, choosing to replace the design
with photographs and embellishments and word placement...
It is not true to the exact design BUT close enough.

Firstly I started with my photos and drew from their inspiration.
These photos are of my cousin's daughter who I spend quite a bit of time with.
She loves to go fishing, so we picked her up one afternoon after school
and took her to our favourite fishing spot....Sadly the fish weren't biting.
BUT we got some lovely photos of her day with us <3

I kept the design very simple I used some products from both of our current catalogues.
From the Jan-June Mini Catalogue I used the following products. Avail until Jun 30
These products are all from the Hydrangea Hill Suite Pg 18 & 19 which compliments the Mood Board.

Hydrangea Hill Designer Series Paper 154570
Hydrangea Hill Mercury Glass Designer Acetate 154574
Pastel Pearls 154571

AND from the Annual Catalogue I used these products. Avail until Jun 4

Friend Like You Photopolymer Stamp Set 149237
Friendly Silhouette Dies 149546
Ridiculously Awesome Cling Stamp Set 152512
Playful Alphabet Dies 152706
Foam Adhesive Sheets 152815
Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper 152492
Old Olive Classic Stampin' Pad
Gorgeous Grape Classic Stampin Pad 147099
Momento Tuxedo Black Ink

Here is my layout...Mood Board Inspiration

Up next is Maï Chapelain with her layout, Maï always blows me away with her creations...
I cannot wait to see what she created with this Mood Board.

Thank you so much for joining me this month, we look forward to seeing you again next month.
Please leave me some LOVING in the form of a comment...
I really appreciate your feedback
Cheers Shaz



Thursday, 18 February 2021

Scrapbooking Global - Stampin' Up! February Blog Hop - Bingo



 Welcome to Scrapbooking Global-Stampin' Up! FEBRUARY Blog Hop.
This month Sherry Roth is our Creative Team Designer who created a BINGO Board for us to chose from to design our layouts.



I chose the diagonal line top Left across bottom Right- SAB DSP, Bling
 and 2 photos (which won't be on the layout because the Birthday celeb4ations are this weekend)
I have chosen to create with one of the FREE Sale-A-Bration products.
FREE with any $90 purchase from any of our current catalogues.
Paper Blooms DSP is so pretty, and so easy to use...

I started out by die-cutting several sized circles from the colourful circle DSP with our Layering Circle Dies found in our Annual catalogue.
Then I chose some of the matching DSP with the floral print that can be cut out with
Pierced Blooms Dies.
I chose all the same flowers to be die-cut with these wonderful stitched accents on the petals. I fussy cut the pink leaves that were left behind after I die-cut the flowers.

Gives the flowers such a Beautiful finish, don't you agree? I have added some BLING- Elegant Faceted Gems to the centres of the large flowers and some to the centre of the small flowers that I stamped and that were on the DSP.


I chose to use the stamp/die combination that was suggested to compliment this DSP called In Bloom bundle.
The sentiments from this stamp are just PERFECT for Birthdays and Celebrations.
I die-cut the tag out of the DSP to match my stamped sentiment

It is a very simple layout once again I allowed the DSP to do the work for me, 
Why not when it is this BEAUTIFUL



 I do hope that you were inspired by my Scrapbook Layout, BUT please follow the NEXT Button to continue with the HOP
 Up next is our French Demonstrator who was last month's designer- Maï Chapelain


Tuesday, 2 February 2021

The Spot Challenge #148 - Colour Challenge - Night of Navy, Petal Pink and Soft Seafoam

Welcome to The Spot Challenge #148, this week we have a colour challenge.
Night of Navy, Petal Pink and Soft Seafoam...
We would LOVE for you to join us in creating a card with these colours,
Please enter your card on this link

Such a Beautiful combination of light and dark shades...
This card was created for my Husband's Mother who turns 80 yesterday.
Barry chose which stamp and dies - Quite Curvy Bundle as well the very Beautiful
Fine Art Floral Bundle and Fine Art Floral DSP...
Also Barry requested that I have the 3 different birds on the front of the card with the words,he showed me which design elements he wanted for the card and I went to town.

I started with a Soft Seafoam card base, cut through the entire front of the card
and then built the card from there with the Quite Curvy dies.
These dies can be quite tricky, BUT once you know which way has the cutting side you will be right.
  You won't be able to see the curvy design in there 2 photos BUT once I show you the front of the card you will understand what I mean by making sure you the have the right cutting edge.


So once the curvy outline was cut I added a layer of Night of Navy cardstock behind the curve
BUT on top of the top and bottom curved cuts and stuck this to the Soft Seafoam base card.
NEXT I added the Petal Pink layer that I cut with the Quite Curvy dies.

I stamped the sentiment on the front of the card and added said 3 birds.
I felt like the card needed something up the top so I added the DSP panel
cut once again with the quite Curvy dies.

To match the DSP I also used the gold acetate sheets to add another element to the design.
I stamped the flower with Petal Pink on Petal Pink cardstock.

Thanks for joining me tonight, I will be back tomorrow with all the links.
Been a hectic couple of days, driving all over the countryside.
Cheers Shaz

Sunday, 24 January 2021

Ink,Stamp Share Jan Blog Hop - Spring/Summer and Sale-a-Bration





Hello and Welcome to Ink, Stamp n Share Blog Hop - Spring/Summer and Sale-a-Bration
It is the first time in a while that I have hopped with this group...
I have had a break from blogging constantly, trying to ease my way back in...

You may have joined me from Cindy Mitchell-Clark  or you may have started with me,
so glad you have joined in the hop with lots of inspiration from the New catalogue.

I saw this on You-tube and decided to CASE Buckeye Inklings design for a
Sliding Lock Favour Box using the Snail Mail DSP.
I have not added any chocolates to the inside of this box. BUT I did add a small card inside.

Here is my version

I cannot stop playing with this Suite, I have made so many cards with this stamp and die set
and Snail Mail Designer Series Paper.


 So happy with this design I decided to create a Sliding Lock Card once again
with the Snail Mail DSP BUT I forgot to take a photo of it to add here.
Will add it later...



I had to make another version of these cards for a Swap with the Dandy Garden DSP.
And the Gilded Leafing for the Dragonfly Punch.

 Up next is Tracie St Louis catch the whole list of participants at the bottom of this blog post.

Roll Call

Laura Mackie

Libby Fens

Sue McDonald

Nicole Mahler

Sue Allen

Karen Egan

Rebecca-Jo Unwin

Stacey Marsh

Mo Rootes

Kim Price

Cindy Mitchell-Clark

Sharon Dalton

Tracie St-Louis

Alison Carter

Tricia Butts

Gez Carpenter

Jill Chapman

Rochelle Laird-Smith

Jo Blackman

Donna Coffman

Deb Naylor

Donna Lester

Victoria Littlewood

Annette Elias

Dana Sullivan

Susan Simpson


 Thank you for following along and please continue with the Blog Hop.
Please leave me a comment to tell me what you think of my version.
Cheers Shaz