I hope you’ve had a wonderful weekend.
I went down to Peacehaven on Saturday, Hubby came with me, and when I
was about to start my class he took himself off to see Peacehaven and
the surrounding area.
Peacehaven is an excellent name for this very
quiet coastal town that is without the normal attractions you often find
at seaside towns like piers, fun fairs etc.
Hubby spent part of his day
on a long walk along the seafront enjoying the sights, sounds of the
sea, and the peacefulness, which is Peacehaven.
was a great day for both of us. ☺
created today’s card using the photopolymer Lovely Friends Stamp Set,
which includes two large sentiments that become the focal point of a
I chose to use the largest one, but it was a toss up between the two of them!
The words for the other sentiment are YOU
MAKE ME RIDICULOUSLY HAPPY.
The shine doesn’t show up in the photographs, but in
real life it’s brilliant.
my Stamparatus first arrived I said that I wouldn’t be using it for
projects until it was available to everyone, which will be when the new
catalogue goes live on 1st June 2018.
on Friday, crafters who ordered theirs during the second pre-order
window, received an email from Stampin’ Up! telling them the
Stamparatus’ are ready to be despatched.
So I am changing my
mind about not using my Stamparatus just yet.
I’m going to play it by
ear to decide how I’m going ahead with this.
I allowed myself to do this because this technique can also
be done using the Stamp-a-ma-jig.
If you don’t have either of these
tools, you could stamp the sentiment and heat emboss it using any of our
If you’re not sure how this is done, please check out my video no. 368 called Heat Embossing with SU colours. This is the link: Video No. 368 – Heat Embossing with SU Inks.
I hope you understand where I’m coming from on the
to my card! Using Sweet Sugarplum Ink, I stamped both the large and
small two-step flowers to decorate the front of my card.
I added large Basic
Pearls in the centre of the large flowers, and smaller ones for the
Next I decorated the inside of the card by stamping more
leaves, and adhering three more large flowers.
of the ladies in my team Maire, said to me last week that this was a
beautiful stamp set, and makes really great cards.