Wednesday, January 19, 2011

I made Courtier at ColourQ Challenge

Wow its been almost a week since I have done anything to add on my blog. I have been flat out working everyday and have been doing some albums for a customer. BUT I jumped onto ColourQ to see which submissions had topped the list and was very surprised and VERY excited to see that I had made Courtier this week in my very 1st colourQ challenge!! Woo Hoo! So happy right now!
Here's my card

Hope you like!
until next time
Brigette

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Lollipop Invitations

Just as I promised I am posting a picture of the cute lollipop invitations I made for my niece's birthday.
Hope you like.
TTFN
Brigette

ColourQ and Mojo Monday Challenges

Hi there,
I just thought I would share my entry for the colourQ challenge 
and the mojo monday challenge. 

so here is what I came up with. I had the tiniest piece of kiwi kiss and only had melon mambo ink but I loved this colour combo so much that I just had to make it work! I also dont have a oval punch or die so had to go with square!
I dont think it turned out too badly...what do you think??

Until next time!!
Brigette

just checking in!!

Hey there, its been a couple of days since I have posted anything so I just thought I would share a few things I have been doing.

I was very excited to receive my Stampin Up order on tuesday with my big shot machine, the beautiful wings embosslit, medallion stamp as well as some other goodies! As you will tell I absolutly love my little butterflies!

Here are some cards using some of my new stuff!

for this one I have used the medallion stamp to create a sun. I clear embossed this so that I could sponge the sky without disturbing the colours of the sun. I then used the beautiful wings embosslits die to make the butterflies.

for this card I have used the polka dots embossing folder and the beautiful wings embosslits die. The stamp is from the easter blossoms stamp set in the summer mini catalogue. I had a heap of tangerine tango card that I haven't been brave enough to use, but I think this turned out quite nicely.

I have also kept myself busy making some cute birthday invites for my niece who turns 3 next week! I will take some photos and post this afternoon.

TTFN
Brigette

Monday, January 10, 2011

Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge 99

Just a quick one.
Here is what I have come up with for the Sweet Sunday Sketch.

It isn't how it was intended to turn out but I didn't have time to fix it because I have 2 games of netball tonight and better go get myself and the kids organised!
TTFN
Brigette

Paper Rose Tutorial

Here is how I made the rose on my Peach Parfait Flower Card

1. Start with a scrap of paper (approx 4x4inches) and starting from the outside cut a spiral into the middle.
2. Next, starting from the centre tightly roll the paper over and over until you reach the end (loosen a little towards the end.)
3. Use a little snail adhesive to secure the end.
4.  This is how your flower will now look
5. Turn your flower over and liberally apply some PVA glue to secure the rose "petals" in place
6. Once glue is dry, distress the outer layers of your rose until you are happy with the finished product.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Inkspirations Color Challenge #52


Ok, sooo being new to this whole blog challenge thing (this is my 2nd), I was sitting at my desk sipping on my glass of wine thinking..."what on earth am I going to do with these colors??" I had run out of Peach Parfait card, because it would have to be my fav color at the moment! so I knew that the Peach Parfait element of my card was going to have to be stamped. I pulled out my fav stamp set at the moment, "Elements of Style" and a piece of whisper white card and stamped and colored away!! The rest of the card just fell into place from there!

I hope you like!
TTFN
Brigette

Heres what I used:
card: baja breeze, riding hood red, whisper white
ink: black stazon, peach parfait, pear pizzazz (marker), versamark
ribbon: riding hood red striped grosgrain
stamps: elements of style
other: rhinestones

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Just Add Ink 50 - A color challenge

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this is what I came up with:


Here's what I used:
Card: So Saffron, Pear Pizzazz, Crumb Cake, Whisper White
DP: Riding Hood Red, Elegant Eggplant
Stamps: Fun & Fast Notes, Fresh Fillers (retired)
Ink: Riding Hood Red, Pear Pizzazz, Elegant Eggplant, So Saffron, Black Stazon
Non Stampin Up: lace


Hope you enjoy!!
Brigette

Peach Parfait flower card

I had made this flower on wednesday afternoon before Hunter's friend came up to have a play and I didn't really have anything in mind to do with it. When I woke up on thursday morning the kids were still asleep so I came up with this.
 

Here are the details:
Card: Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla, Peach Parfait, Old Olive.
Stamps: Baroque Motifs, On your Birthday
Ink: Versamark
Ribbon: Old Olive 5/8 grosgrain

Heres a close up on the flower I made.
Hope you enjoy!
Brigette

1st ever blog post!

Wow!! My first ever blog post, how exciting!! I cant wait to share my creations with you. I am new to this so please stick by me while I iron out the kinks!!

I became a Stampin Up demonstrator in June 2010 through my upline Bev Mantle. I am just starting to get myself organized and doing some more parties and events and I am really, really enjoying myself.

I will be back very soon with some of my work.

TTFN
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