Hello and welcome to the first ESAD blog hop for this year ! I have been enjoying playing with some of the new items in both the Occasions and Sale -a - Bration catalogues .
I decided to share 3 cards using Bird Banter .
First an easy one layer card very simply created and perfect for beginners . The leaves are so easy to position and the card comes together really quickly and easily . The cockatoos are quick to colour with the new blends . I have to admit to chucking every time I read the two sentiments - not an early bird ! Fantastic for a belated birthday card ! I love all the sentiment in this set and will use each and every one of them .
For this card I stamped leaves onto my Lemon Lime Twist base before embossing it with the Woodlands embossing folder . I stamped and coloured my birds and then cut slits in the mat so they'd look like they were sitting right in the trees . There's that same sentiment again and then check it when you turn to the inside ! Love it !
Lastly I thought I'd try a brusho background for these birds ! I wet my water colour card stock then shook a few crystals and watched he magic ! You really need to get yourself some of this stuff ! Its amazing ! This time I die cut my leaves using the dies from Petals and More thinlits . This was th first time I used this die and oh man I am in love ! These leaves are gorgeous and cut like butter ! This time i used the simple Happy Birthday sentiment and punch it using the Classic Label punch ! Perfect ! I love the sentiment I've used on the insert too !
Now you may be wondering what I am talking about when I refer to SAB ! My ladies often tell me I speak a different language ! Sale-a -Bration begins 3 rd January and ends March 31 st . During SAB you will earn free product for every $90 , you spend, before postage . We now have a new reward level , giving you flexibility and options for your free items .
if you spend $90 you receive one level 1 item
if you spend $180 you get one free level 2 item or 2 level 1 items
if you spend $ 270 you have the option of choosing 3 level 1 products or one level 1 and one level 2 items
The new option allows everyone to create a personalised sale-a-bration experience !
During SAB you will also earn an extra $40 in Stampin rewards when you host a workshop with $400 sales .
SAB is an excellent time to join Stampin' Up ! Your starter kit is $169 along with the choice of 2 extra stamp sets to add to your kit ! Another advantage of becoming a demonstrator s your discout and the added perks of getting your hands on new product before anyone else !
If you were to purchase the Bird banter set @ $30
some water colour paper $8.75
2 x ink pads @ $11.50 each
2 x packs card stock @ $14 each and then some adhesive you could choose a free gift
Blog Hop Participant List
1. Cheryl Algie
3. Amity Knight
7. Kelly Kent
8. Kim Oliver
10. Fi Cobbin
11. Megan Lenske
12. Barbara Williams
13. Peta Stephen
14. Maree McIntosh
15. Delys Cram
16. Renee Lynch
17. Monique Fielder
18. Cathy Pinchbeck
20. Leonie Schroder
21. Libby Dyson
22. Rachael Lewsley23. Jessie Holton