Kate Bolt. Independent Stampin'Up! Demonstrator.

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Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Celebrate!! You Are Amazing! Inspire Create Challenges #027


Celebrate!

You Are Amazing!


Celebrate You card, hand made congratulations card. Stampin Up


It's time for Inspire Create Stamping Challenge #027 and this time we have a Celebration theme!




There are all sorts of celebrations aren't there? Birthdays, new baby, wedding, anniversary, the list goes on. However, I had a different celebration in mind and I wanted to create a beautiful card that I could send to my team members 💕

Celebrate You card, hand made congratulations card. Stampin Up

There are so many opportunities with Stampin Up and I love to celebrate each and every achievement of my team. 

I can think of lots of other reasons to send this card too. It would be perfect for exam results, graduation, or getting a promotion or even to remind someone how great they are if they are having a hard time.


The Share What You Love papers are stunning aren't they?! 



Share What You Love Papers


You can shop them here, or by clicking on the clickable images at the bottom.

How It's Made


I started to create my card knowing that I wanted to use the Share What You Love Papers and the Celebrate You Thinlit dies and worked from there. I wanted to use layers of this gorgeous paper.  I have 4!  

The Celebrate You is cut out in Silver Glimmer Paper and then cut our twice more in Whisper White. I have layered them up using the fine tipped glue pen to give more dimension. 

The You Are Amazing is from the oh, so useful, Thoughtful Banners stamp set and I have used the coordinating Classic Label Punch which seems to be my "go to" punch this week. 


Celebrate You card, hand made congratulations card. Stampin Up


To finish it off I have used a little of the mini sequin trim and dotted some of the sequins across the card for a little sparkle.


Celebrate You card, hand made congratulations card. Stampin Up


I have simply added Celebrate from the same stamp set on Rich Razzleberry ink inside to leave lots of room for my message.

You can pop over to the Inspire Create Challenges here to see what the other talented members of the Design Team have come up with for this challenge and see the other entries too. It is great fun to join along and so easy to submit a card. All the instructions are there. You never know you could win, so do play along too.


Celebrate You card, hand made congratulations card. Stampin Up

I just love the colour combination of Mint Macaron and Rich Razzleberry . 


All the products I have used are listed below with clickable images straight to my online shop






EXCITING NEWS!!! The new seasonal catalogue has come out !!




Autumn Winter Stampin Up Catalogue 2018


View The New Seasonal/Christmas Catalogue Here


Drop me an e mail or a message if you would like me to send you your own - theres nothing like browsing a paper copy 💕



If you shop online, don't forget to use the hostess code if your order is between £20 - £150 for a small gift from me.



Hostess Code This Month - 





PP34VAD9


I also send a little hand made gift and card to all my customers . I really appreciate all my customers because without them I wouldn't be here.





Dashing Along Host Promotion!

We have a great offer for you during September

Earn the beautiful Dashing Along papers for free! as well as your Stampin Rewards for events or orders of £200 or more. 

Contact me for details.


Dashing Along papers Stampin Up. Host promotion.




I really hope you like seeing what I have been up to. Do drop back in to see what I will be making next!  Click on the subscribe button in the side bar to follow my blog if you don't want to miss anything.








Hope to speak to you soon, 


Kate x 









Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Coffee And Cards - Tuscan Vineyard

Coffee And Cards - Tuscan Vineyard





Tuscan Vineyard card, Coffee and Cards, Tuscan Vineyard scene


Tuscan Vineyard is one of those stamp sets that I had always flicked past in the catalogue, not really thinking about it too much. It didn't really jump out at me at all. And then last week, one of the ladies at Coffee and Cards brought hers along and said " could we do something with this, one week?" Coffee and Cards is a simple (but beautiful), one layer card. So, I took it away with me and  after having a small play this was the card I came up with.

Tuscan Vineyard card, Coffee and Cards, Tuscan Vineyard scene


The little Tuscan Vineyard scene is lovely! And it lends itself beautifully to being coloured in with Stampin Blends alcohol markers. I stamped the image in Basic Grey before colouring in. The olive branches are stamped around the outside in Old Olive and blended with a blender pen to give them more depth.
I have stamped "celebrate" from another stamp set, Beautiful You in Old Olive on a scrap of Whisper White and punched it out with one of my favourites, the Classic Label Punch. I've raised it a few mini Dimensionals.


Tuscan Vineyard card, Coffee and Cards, Tuscan Vineyard scene


We get so much creativity at Coffee and Cards. This one has the grape vine stamped on to it and coloured with a Stampin Write Marker and blender pen. She has also added a sentiment "Just a note" This stamp came from the Soft Sayings card kit.



Tuscan Vineyard card, Coffee and Cards, Tuscan Vineyard scene



I stamped inside the card in Crumb Cake and again used a blender pen.

  I have lots of ideas in mind now, how it could be used. Sometimes you just have to play! 

One of my other ladies at Coffee and Cards also owns this stamp set and made me a beautiful birthday card with it last month.






How clever! I love it. It's sitting on my craft room shelf.

Here is the stamp set and the products I  used to make this card with clickable links to my online shop





Do you know about my Host Code? Enter the host code at checkout when you come shopping with me online and all orders over £20 will receive some free goodies in the post from me at the end of the month! 

This is my way of saying thank you for choosing me as your demonstrator and supporting my small business.

This months Host Code is 

PP34VAD9



I also send a little hand made gift and card to all my customers . I really appreciate all my customers because without them I wouldn't be here.




EXCITING NEWS!!! The new seasonal catalogue has come out !!

It is full of gorgeous papercraft products.




Autumn Winter Stampin Up Catalogue 2018


View The New Seasonal/Christmas Catalogue Here


Drop me an e mail or a message if you would like me to send you your own - theres nothing like browsing a paper copy 💕



 



Dashing Along Host Promotion!

We have a great offer for you during September

Earn the beautiful Dashing Along papers for free! as well as your Stampin Rewards for events or orders of £200 or more. 

Contact me for details.


Dashing Along papers Stampin Up. Host promotion.




I really hope you like seeing what I have been up to. Do drop back in to see what I will be making next!  Click on the subscribe button in the side bar to follow my blog if you don't want to miss anything.








Hope to speak to you soon, 


Kate x 


















Saturday, 15 September 2018

Happiest Of Birthdays To You. Stampin Up!


Happiest Of Birthdays To You!



50th birthday card, Share What You Love, Stampin Up


I needed to make a 50th birthday card last week for a friend, well 50 is kinda special don't you think? So I pulled out my current favourite Designer Series Papers - Share What You Love from Stampin Up and layered them up on matching card.


50th birthday card, Share What You Love, Stampin Up, heat embossing


50 calls for some gold embossing with my favourite birthday stamp set 😊 Picture Perfect Party- I love, love, this font. So pretty.
 I layered some more of the pretty paper, a Pearlised Doily and some of the luxurious Velvet Ribbon from this suite and dotted about some of the Artisan Pearls. I added the 50, cut from Gold Foil card using the Number dies. These particular ones are retired now but I keep mine handy for times like this. I have looped some Gold Metallic Thread behind the doily to add the finishing touch!


50th birthday card, Share What You Love, Stampin Up, heat embossing


I stamped Celebrate The Good Stuff from the same stamp set inside and heat embossed it in gold also. I love embossing inside a card, it makes it feel so luxurious. I added the flower from the Love What You Do stamp set and coloured it in simply with a Stampin Blends Marker in Rich Razzleberry to match the flower and the colour in the DSP on the front of the card.



50th birthday card, Share What You Love, Stampin Up, heat embossing

I stamped the flower onto the front of the envelope too. So lovely to receive in the post.

I hope you like the card. The gorgeous papers make it so easy to put together.

All of the products I have used for this card are listed below are by Stampin Up 
with clickable links to my online shop.







The recipient has received her card now and she loved it! Which makes me so happy.

EXCITING NEWS!!! The new seasonal catalogue has come out !!

It is full of gorgeous papercraft products.

Autumn Winter Stampin Up Catalogue 2018


View The New Seasonal/Christmas Catalogue Here


Drop me an e mail or a message if you would like me to send you your own - theres nothing like browsing a paper copy 💕



 Shop with me online -  don't forget to use the hostess code if your order is between £20 - £150 for a small gift from me.



Hostess Code This Month - 


PP34VAD9


I also send a little hand made gift and card to all my customers . I really appreciate all my customers because without them I wouldn't be here.





Dashing Along Host Promotion!

We have a great offer for you during September

Earn the beautiful Dashing Along papers for free! as well as your Stampin Rewards for events or orders of £200 or more. 

Contact me for details.


Dashing Along papers Stampin Up. Host promotion.




I really hope you like seeing what I have been up to. Do drop back in to see what I will be making next!  Click on the subscribe button in the side bar to follow my blog if you don't want to miss anything.








Hope to speak to you soon, 


Kate x 
















Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Coffee and Cards - Lovely As A Tree

Coffee And Cards - Lovely as A Tree!

We have had some beautifully sunny days this week but the weather is definitely changing, so I brought Lovely As A Tree along to Coffee And Cards this week.


Lovely As A Tree cards. Thank you cards at Coffee and Cards. Stampin Up


This stamp set is such a favourite, it has been part of Stampin Up for so many years. It is so loved, it's rumoured that it will never be retired!  It's a great stamp set for all the seasons too.


Lovely As A Tree cards. Thank you cards at Coffee and Cards. Stampin Up

 I love when the leaves start to change don't you. So I chose the earthy tones from the neutrals collection for my card base and layer. The Oak tree is stamped in Black Memento . I created a mask to sponge the yellow sun in Daffodil Delight by using a small circle punch in a scrap of paper. I then used Balmy Blue and Pear Pizzazz inks with a sponge to lay down the colour onto the card. The tree is coloured in with an Old Olive Stampin Blend and a little Daffodil Delight ink sponged over the top.

Lovely As A Tree cards. Thank you cards at Coffee and Cards. Stampin Up



Lovely As A Tree cards. Thank you cards at Coffee and Cards. Stampin Up



Lovely As A Tree cards. Thank you cards at Coffee and Cards. Stampin Up

I added some of Stampin' Up's gorgeous Burlap Ribbon and stamped a thank you from the Bunch Of Banners stamp set that coordinates so well with the classic label punch too.

Lovely As A Tree cards. Thank you cards at Coffee and Cards. Stampin Up




Lovely As A Tree cards. Thank you cards at Coffee and Cards. Stampin Up


We had great fun creating these cards today. There may have been some Ginger Cookies and Tea Cakes consumed too, along with the great coffee that the Coffee shop have.


Lovely As A Tree cards. Thank you cards at Coffee and Cards. Stampin Up


They made a beautiful job of the cards didn't they!  There are some beautiful images in this set and I'm sure I will be using those at Coffee and Cards in the future.




 You can shop with me here  for your Stampin' Up! products or click the link at the top. 

EXCITING NEWS!!! The new seasonal catalogue has come out !!






View The New Seasonal/Christmas Catalogue Here


Drop me an e mail or a message if you would like me to send you your own - theres nothing like browsing a paper copy 💕



If you shop online, don't forget to use the hostess code if your order is between £20 - £150 for a small gift from me.


Hostess Code This Month - 



4WPDPZ2J


I also send a little hand made gift and card to all my customers . I really appreciate all my customers because without them I wouldn't be here.




Dashing Along Host Promotion!

We have a great offer for you during September

Earn the beautiful Dashing Along papers for free! as well as your Stampin Rewards for events or orders of £200 or more. 

Contact me for details.






I really hope you like seeing what I have been up to. Do drop back in to see what I will be making next!  Click on the subscribe button in the side bar to follow my blog if you don't want to miss anything.








Hope to speak to you soon, 


Kate x 










Thursday, 6 September 2018

Coffee And Cards , Summer Holidays And The C word!

Christmas Wreaths At Coffee And Cards



Coffee and Cards returned this week. I had a fabulous summer holiday and it was so lovely to have this to look forward to on my return. I am so lucky to have some very lovely ladies who come along and it was great to see them, catch up and create some fab cards with them too.






Is it too early for the C word? Probably not in the crafting community. Many people start their Christmas cards early to give themselves lots of time to make special cards for friends and family. So I brought just a little taste of Christmas with me this week. I wanted to show how this stamp set which makes the most beautiful sunflowers can be used in a very different and useful way to make a Christmas wreath card,




So simple to make, yet so effective. The sunflower stamp is stamped in Pear Pizzazz ink, twice. One on top of the other, offset to give more leaves. The berries are actually the sunflower head seeds just stamped in Cherry Cobbler red. The sentiment is taken from another Christmas stamp set. I have added some ribbon and a Cherry Cobbler red card base and it is complete!

The next cards and candle were all made at previous coffee and card sessions - The sunflower is stunning. Such a versatile stamp set to have in your stash.



Sunflower card made with the same stamp set . 




We stamped them onto candles too and the matching tag.




This cute little acorn is also in this stamp set.



They made a beautiful job of the Christmas wreaths didn't they. They were very patient with my befuddled jet lagged brain this week too 💕


Here are the stamp set, card and ink we used, with clickable links to my online shop.






You can shop with me here  for your Stampin' Up! products or click the link at the top. 


EXCITING NEWS!!! The new seasonal catalogue has come out this week!!






View The New Seasonal/Christmas Catalogue Here

Drop me an e mail or a message if you would like me to send you your own - theres nothing like browsing a paper copy 💕


If you shop online, don't forget to use the hostess code if your order is between £20 - £150 for a small gift from me.


Hostess Code This Month - 



4WPDPZ2J


 I also send a little hand made gift and card to all my customers . I really appreciate all my customers because without them I wouldn't be here.




I really hope you like seeing what I have been up to. Do drop back in to see what I will be making next!  Click on the subscribe button in the side bar to follow my blog if you don't want to miss anything.








Hope to speak to you soon, 


Kate x 











Celebrate!! You Are Amazing! Inspire Create Challenges #027

Celebrate! You Are Amazing! It's time for Inspire Create Stamping Challenge #027 and this time we have a Celebration them...