2012/2013 Idea book and catalogue

2012/2013 Idea book and catalogue
click on pic to view Catalogue

Friday, 30 December 2011


Hi Everyone, hope you have had a great Christmas, mine was quite quiet.

Just posting to say sorry for not blogging much recently, I hope that I do better next year.

Went to Livingston today to see Alvin and the chipmonks,I also treated myself to a new purse from the Ness shop.

Will wish you all a happy Hogmanay and all the best for the New Year.

Ps wont be long till the Spring mini is launched.

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Book a thon

It's Stampin'Up!s worldwide Book a thon day today. We demonstrators have been set a challenge to book almost 9000 workshops (aka parties) worldwide in the next 24 hours - if anyone would like to book a workshop between the 10th December and 31st March to help reach the target - please get in touch! If your party sales are £150 or more you get a minimum of £25 worth of free goodies from the catalogue, as well as freebies for you and your friends who spend £45 or more (promo from 24th January to 31st March)

Tuesday, 1 November 2011

Nov/Dec Hostess promotion from Stampin'Up!

Well today is the 1st of November and I have a fabulous promotion to share,

If you host a party during the period 1st November to 15th December and your party sales make £300, then in addition to the normal hostess benefits you will receive extra Freebies from Stampin' Up!

A party total of £300 earns the Hostess £50 in Hostess Pounds to spend in the Idea Book and Catalogue. It also entities the Hostess to choose ANY item from the Catalogue for HALF PRICE! These are amazing benefits ...... BUT during this PROMOTION PERIOD the Hostess will also receive .....

Paisley Petals Stamp Set - (Clear Mount or Wood Mount) - valued up to £23.95 (page 51)
Paisley Petals Designer Series Paper - valued at £9.95 (page 97)

This offer is also available to anyone who places an order of £300 during the Promotion Period.
Contact me to book your party or place an order


Tuesday, 11 October 2011

Stampin'Up! Book-a-thon

At Stampin'Up! it is world book-a-thon day and they are trying to get 10,000 workshops booked in 24 hours, Contact me to book a workshop and earn free spends( subject to minimum order totals).


Saturday, 8 October 2011

Another card using the owl punch!

I was asked to make a card for a woman who loves doing sky diving, I was totally stumped but a fellow Tartan stamper gave me the inspiration that I needed. Here is the card,

All supplies Stampin'Up!

Card: Tempting turquoise, Real red, Daffodil delight, Whisper white, Early espresso, Crumb cake.
Ink: Baja breeze, Old olive, Always artichoke.
Silver elastic (retired)
Owl puunch, Ornament punch

Saturday, 1 October 2011

Do You want to be part of the In colour crowd

Be a part of the ‘In Color’ crowd!

A new Idea Book & Catalogue means new In Colors—a collection of fresh and trendy colours that are introduced each year. And during October, you can get select 2011-2013 In Color products for FREE when you join the Stampin’ Up! family!

Join in October and get the Card Stock and Classic Pad In Color Kit—containing five Classic Stampin’ Pads and an assortment of A4 card stock in Pool Party, Calypso Coral, Lucky Limeade, Wisteria Wonder, and Island Indigo—absolutely FREE!

This kit—a £27.95 value—in addition to the many new and exciting products you’ll receive in the recently updated new-demonstrator Starter Kit (£119, valued at more than £250!) gives you the tools you need to start a successful business or simply support a hobby you already love.

Contact me if you would like more info or want to sign up!

Contact your demonstrator today to get started and become a part of the ‘In Color’ crowd! Don’t already have a demonstrator? Use our Demonstrator Locator to find one near you.

1st Anniversary

A year ago today I became a Stampin'Up! demonstrator and I have made lots of new friends along the way, I attended the Tartan stampers 1st mini convention last weekend in Glasgow, had a great weekend and met some more Stampin'Up! Demos. One of the events we took part in was a shoe box swap which was great fun as we got to make up lots of different projects so I have lots of fab new samples to share. Here is Piccy of my shoe box swap project My Card was inspired by one that Julie Kettlewell made and you can see it here

I hope you are all having a lovely day, I will be back with more projects from last weekend soon

Friday, 30 September 2011

Last Chance

Well today is the last day of September, it's also the last day to grab yourself a bargain from the Stampin'Up! retirement list contact me asap.

Thursday, 1 September 2011

Last chance list

It’s time to say goodbye! Hundreds of products from the 2010-2011 Idea Book & Catalogue are retiring, some of them have 40% off and now is your last chance to get them before they’re gone'

Click here to view.

Dates: 1-30 September 2011 (while supplies last)

Contact me if you would like to place an order.

Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Gift with purchase, August promotion

Well it's the 1st of August and there is a new Stampin'Up! promotion.
Every customer placing a £75 order and every hostess with sales over £250 will earn a free product pack, click Here to view the offer.
If you would like to own your own exclusive bag and products, then contact me to place your order or host a workshop.

August promo ends soon

Hope you are all having a great day, just a quick post to say that the August promotion ends today.
Also want to say that I had a great time doing a workshop at Resonate and I would like to thank Angela for having me and thanks to everyone who dropped in, the winner of the door prize was Daphne.
I will be back tomorrow with the Last Chance List.

Friday, 19 August 2011

Resonate, Alloa

Just now at Resonate there is a great exhibition on about text, and I have some cards displayed next to some cards from 38 years ago, The difference in styles is amazing here is a photo of some of my cards.

I forgot to take a photo of the old cards but will try to get one at some point.

Resonate is a great place and there is always lots going on there, I will be at Resonate next Saturday 27th August 2011 from 9.30am - 12.00pm and I will have lots of samples of cards and other papercraft items on display, there will be a free make and take and a free prize draw, Stampin'UP! products will be available to order on the day, payment by cash, cheque or credit/debit card. Would be great to see you there.

Monday, 15 August 2011

Fun flowers broach

I made a Fun flowers broach for Ryan's teacher at the end of term( sorry it's taken me so long to post a piccy)

Supplies all Stampin'Up! unless otherwise stated

Big shot
Fun flowers die
100% wool felt, from stash
Broach pin, from stash

Sunday, 14 August 2011

Baby card

Sorry that I haven't made many posts recently, the normal routine has been abandoned due to the kids being on holiday for 8 weeks.
Here is a Baby card that I made on friday

Supplies used:
Card: Pretty in pink, Whisper white and white from stash
Accsesories: Scallop border punch, Scallop cirlce punch and 1 3/8 circle punch
Greeting was computer generated

All supplies Stampin'Up! unless stated otherwise

Friday, 3 June 2011

Lovely day

Hope you are all enjoying the lovely weather, no cards to show today but wanted to let you know that I am having an Open House event this Friday (10th) 11-3, will have lots of samples, prize draw, make and take and light refreshments whilst you browse the Stampin'Up! catalogue, If you live near Alloa it would be great if you drop in.
Please get in touch for details.

Wednesday, 1 June 2011

June/July Stampin'Up! promotion

Stampin'Up! have a great promotion for June and July, all workshops (parties) with sales of £250 or more will qualify for an extra £20 of free products, would you like to have a stampin party why not contact me to book a date.


Monday, 25 April 2011

Bag in a box

Well as promised I have another photo of things I have recently made, I made a Bag in a box with matching cards as the hostess gift for the first party that I did last week.

Supply list:
Card/paper: Not quite navy, Very vanilla, Springtime vintage dsp
Stamps: Four frames, Elegant thank you, Basic phrases
Ink: Not quite navy
Accessories:Decorative label punch, Scallop trim punch, Very vanilla satin ribbon, brads, dimensionals, White gel pen

All supplies Stampin'Up! unless othwise stated.

Sunday, 24 April 2011

Happy Easter and some projects to show

Happy Easter to you all, Yesterday I went to the Tartan stampers training up in Aberdeen, first of all I would like to thank Dawn for giving me a lift from the train station and thanks also to Elaine who showed us 4 fabulous projects which we all made, it was great to meet up with fellow Stampin'Up! demo's and as usual we had a great time crafting and chatting.

Here is a photo of what we made at training.

I will be back tomorrow with another piccy of recent makes but need to go and get ready as we are going out for dinner soon.

Friday, 8 April 2011

Big shot!

Well UPS have just been and I now have my new big shot,( It was my birthday present to myself lol) I will be making up some new creations with it and will post them here soon.

Friday, 1 April 2011

Tartan Stampers mini catty blog hop

Hi and welcome to my blog, I hope you have enjoyed looking at all the beautiful projects that you have seen to far on our blog hop to launch the new Mini Catalogue which is available from now till the 30th September, you might have arrived here from Fiona's blog, aren't her projects amazing and very inspiring. Now it's my turn I have only managed to get a card and a Peek a boo box made as I have had a stressful week, my car has been in the garage since monday because the ABS light was on but it is fixed now and will be getting Mot'd today dread to think how much the bill will be.

Both projects use the Four frames stamps and Decorative label punch.

Thanks for stopping by the next stop is Elaine who also has stunning creations.

Stamp sets: Four frames, Basic phrases
Card stock: Crumb cake, Very vanilla, Old olive, Early expresso
Ink: Soft suede, close to coco, crumb cake
Accesories: Decorative label punch, water colour pencils, Old olive satin ribbon, Dimensionals, Jolly holiday Dsp

Mini Catalougue 2011

Today it's the 1st of April and that can mean only one thing ( apart from April fools day) today is the launch of the Mini Catalogue, it's packed full of new stamp sets, punches and lots more including the "Big shot" and dies most of which are exclusive to Stampin'Up!. To see for yourself all the new goodies that are available to buy click on the link in the side bar. Thanks for visiting

Monday, 28 March 2011

Still time!

Hi there is still time to order from the March frenzy as it runs till the 31st March,please contact me if you would like to place an order.

Tuesday, 1 March 2011

March Frenzy

Can you believe that it is March already, there is a new Stampin'Up! promotion "March frenzy" which runs 1-31 March 2011 and there are selected products which have 20% or 30% off but stocks are limited. To place your order please email:
liz.a@talktalk.net or call 07530081051

Monday, 28 February 2011

SAB last chance

Well today is the last day of SAB, but if you want to take advantage of this Stampin' Up! promotion then I will be happy to place your order, I only got my Bliss and So happy for you, SAB sets on thursday so I've not had much chance to use them but I managed to make a card using them both when I went up to Aberdeen on Saturday,

Stamps: Bliss, So happy for you.
Card stock: Rich Razzleberry, Whisper White.
Inks: Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive, Crumb Cake.
Accesories: Dimensionals.

Sale-A-Bration 2011 is here ........

For every £45 you spend on Stampin' Up! merchandise (product sales before shipping and handling) you earn a free sale-a-bration set. There's no limit—for every £45 you spend, you can select another FREE Sale-A-Bration reward!

You'll receive a free Sale-A-Bration stamp set when you host a workshop of at least £300 (product sales before handling and shipping)—this is in addition to all of the regular hostess benefits!

During Sale-A-Bration, anyone who joins as a demonstrator can choose any stamp set—a value of up to £44.95—from our current Idea Book and Catalogue!

The Sale-A-Bration promotion starts on 30 December 2010 and runs through 28 February 2011, so don't miss your chance to earn free products!

i will be back later with piccys ( once i remember how to put them on).

Friday, 18 February 2011


Last night I did a workshop for a good friend ( thanks Anne) we had a great time and I think everyone enjoyed it, we made a card using the Faux silk technique and the Stampin' Up! Just believe stamp set. If you would like me to do a workshop then please get in touch, I will be back with photo's soon of the cards that were made at the workshop.

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Valentine crafting

This is what i made for Valentine's day yesterday.

Stamps: I {Heart}Hearts, Love you much
Card stock: Real red, Pretty in pink, Cherry cobbler, Whisper white
Ink: Real red, Cherry cobbler
Accessories: Eyelet border punch, silver elastic cord, Dimensionals

Wednesday, 26 January 2011

Swing Card and Sweetie hamper

Card and sweetie hamper i made for a friend's 40th Birthday, no Stampin' Up! used

Saturday, 22 January 2011

Punch Bunch

I have used the fabby owl stamp from the Punch Bunch SAB set, for this birthday card, if you would like this stamp set why not contact me to find out how to get the set for free when you spend £45 or more before p+p from the Stampin Up! catalogue.

Stamps: Punch Bunch Sab,Party this way
Ink: Tempting turquoise,
Cardstock: Old olive, Early expresso, White (non SU)
Accessories: 2 step bird punch, Pumkin pie marker

Wednesday, 19 January 2011

today's card

I would like to give credit to Caroline Skinner from ILWS as i took inspiration from her card though mine is nowhere near as good.

Cardstock: crumb cake, whisper white, old olive, pretty in pink, bashful blue
Accessories: 2 step bird punch, scalloped trim border punch, old olive 1/8" taffeta ribbon
Stamps: basic phrases

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Another card using SAB stamp sets

Today's card is a birthday card and has been made using 2 of the stamp sets in the Sale a Bration promotion. There are 4 sets to choose from, as detailed at the top of my blog.

stamp sets: Sweet summer, Punch bunch
Cardstock: Whisper white
Ink pads: Old olive, Melon mambo, Tempting turquoise
Accessories: Square scallop punch

Monday, 17 January 2011

Anniversary card

2 posts in one day i must be coming down with something Lol.

Stamp sets: Love you much, Basic phrases
Cardstock: Crumb cake, whisper white, real red
Ink: Riding hood red , black non SU
Subtles DSP.
Scallop circle punch
circle punch

1st SAB card

Hope you all had a great weekend, i went to a crop in Aberdeen on Saturday and had a fab time. Anyway on to my 1st SAB card, to make this card i used 2 of the Sale a bration sets, Sweet summer and Punch bunch, they are both lovely sets and are available as part of the SAB promotion which is running till the 28th Feb.

Stamp sets: Sweet Summer, Punch Bunch
Cardstock: whisper white, early expresso and bordering blue (retired)
Ink: always artichoke, early expresso and bording blue (retired)
Marker: Pumpkin pie

Tuesday, 4 January 2011

1st post for 2011

Hope you all had a nice New Year, we had a great time in Aberdeen, went to Union terrace to watch the fireworks at midnight and they were stunning, then on New Year's day we went to Watch AFC they were winning till the 5th minute of injury time then DUFC scored, oh well a point is better than none.
Back to work tomorrow, waiting on a delivery from stamping up! with another SAB stamp set which i hope will come tomorrow and i hope to start making some cards using the SAB stamps next week.