Sunday 20 June 2010

Stamp With Us Colour Challenge

Good morning and welcome to out latest challenge.

The winner of the last challenges TOP SPOT goes to:

Well done Ruth, please feel free to add the blinkie from the right hand side.

This week we have a colour challenge for you and this is the image that we would like you to use for your inspiration.
here are our DT cards:
Stamps:Pocket Silhouettes
Inks and pens: Real Red, Pixie pink and only orange
Card: Whisper White and Real Red
White Grosgrain ribbon
Non SU: Gold mirror card
Stamps: Flight Of The Butterfly
Card: Real Red & Pixie Pink
Paper: Flamingo
Ribbon: More Mustard
Other: Adhesive Gem, Playground Buttons


Stamps: Bird on a Branch, En Francais
Card: Really Rust, Rich Razzleberry, Whisper White
Ink: Really Rust, Cameo Coral, Rust Red, Real Red, Rich Razzleberry, Soft Suede
Ribbon: Rich Razzleberry Polka Dot
Stamp sets: Baroque Motifs, Oval All
Cardstock: Real Red, Only Orange, Whisper White
Ink: Versamark, Stampin' Pastels
DSP: Bride Specialty
Punches: Scallop Oval, Large Oval
Other: Gold EP, Red Rhinestone Brads (Circle Fire)
Stamps: Circle Circus,Thankyou Kindly, Abit of a birthday cheer
Marker pens: Bold Brights, Pink Passion, Real Red, Only Orange, Basic Grey
Cardstock:Whisper White
Circle punches
Stamps: Bird on a Branch
Ink: Soft Suede, Real Red and Melon Mambo
Card/Paper: Only Orange, Real Red, Melon Mambo and Whisper White. DSP from Sunny Days kit
Other: Real Red brads, Real Red Satin RIbbon and 3/4" circle punch.

See you soon

Zoe, Nat & Monica xxx

Sunday 6 June 2010

Stamp With Us Theme Challenge - Get Well -

Good morning from a very very warm West Sussex! We hope that you are all okay and that you haven't melted! What a scorcher we are having!!!

Thank you to everyone who joined in with our sketch challenge this weeks Top Spots (we have two this week as we missed out last time because of naughty Mr Linky!)go to:

Congratulations to you both, feel free to add our "Top Spot" blinky to your blogs!
Now onto our challenge, this challenge is a theme challenge and the theme is "Get Well" here are our DT cards to get your mojo going!
Supplies List:
Stamps: Garden Whimsy and sincere salutations
Papers: Cottage Wall DSP
Card: Pale Plum, Old Olive and Rich Razzleberry
Punches: Oval, scallop oval and boho blossoms
Pens: Pale Plum, Perfect Plum, Old Olive, white gel pen
Non SU: adhesive gemstones.
Stamps: Loads Of Love
Papers: Spiced Cider
Ink:Black Staz On
Ribbon: Kraft Taffeta
Other: Black Pen & Watercolour Pencils

Stamp sets: Garden Dream, Curvy Verses, Sincere Salutations (sentiment inside)
Cardstock: Rich Razzleberry, Pale Plum, Whisper White
Ink: Rich Razzleberry, Pale Plum, Old Olive
DSP: Cottage Wall
Polka Dot Grosgrain Ribbon: Rich Razzleberry

Stamps - Close as a Memory/Sincere Salutations
Card - Very Vanilla/Kraft/Sage Shadow
Ink - Chocolate Chipe & Sage Shadow markers/Versafine Black/Antique Linen Distress Ink
Other - Kraft ribbon/Oval Nestabilities/Adhesive Pearls
Stamps: Framed with Love, Tiny Tags, Sincere Salutations, Frames with Flourishes
Card: Melon Mambo, Rich Razzleberry, Whisper White
Ink: Melon Mambo, Rich Razzleberry
Whisper White Satin Ribbon
Stamps: Flower Accent, Fun & Fast Notes and Circle Circus
Ink: Really Rust
Card/Paper: Very Vanilla, Really Rust DSP from Hostess Level 1 Paper Pack
Other: Really Rust Stampin' Write Marker, Clear Jewelled Brad, Very Vanilla Taffeta Ribbon

Stamps: Bloomin with Beauty, Sincere salutations
Ink pads: Stazon Black, Close to Cocoa, stampin write markers
Card stock: Old Olive, Bashful Blue, Whisper White
Accesories: Mat Pack and Pricker tool, Taffeta Ribbon, Playground Buttons

I hope that the DT cards have given you the incentive to join in this challenge. We love to see all of your creations. You have until the 19th June to join in.

See you soon

Natalie, Zoe & Monica xxx

Monday 31 May 2010

Stamp With Us Retreat

Stamp With Us wanted to remind you about our next retreat in Haslemere, Surrey.
8.00am Saturday 4th September – 5.00 pm Sunday 5th September 2010 at Branksome Place, Hindhead Road, Haslemere , Surrey, GU27 3PL
Classes start at 8.30am on both days and each day will consist of classes taught by
Monica Gale, Natalie O’Shea and Zoe Pierson.

Classes will include a mixture of techniques and projects and will use Stampin’ Up! products. There will be an assortment of papercraft classes and each class will be around two hours long. Previous classes consisted of mini albums, scrapbook pages, boxes, paper handbags and lots of cards. All products are included in the cost – you only need to bring a basic tool kit with you. Full details of what you need to bring will be sent to you a week or two before the event.

Over the experience of the last two events, we have come to the conclusion that most of you would like an all-inclusive price, so we are happy to offer the following:

At Branksome Place, all rooms are for one occupant, therefore, the following prices
apply per person in your own rooms:

To join us all day Saturday and enjoy all of the classes, lunch, dinner, Party Night, overnight accommodation Saturday night, Sunday classes and Sunday breakfast and lunch, the cost per person is £350.00.

If you wish to stay the Friday night to make sure you are refreshed and ready for your early Saturday morning start, then for accommodation in your own single room and breakfast on Saturday morning can be arranged for an additional £70.

Depending upon our numbers, we *may* be able to accommodate a couple Day Delegates, please contact us for more information and prices on this option if you are interested.

At the beginning of your stay, you will have your own table where you will sit for each class and make your “own”. There will be unlimited coffee, tea and snacks available throughout the day. Lunch will be provided each day too with a hot and cold buffet on the Saturday and a Roast lunch on the Sunday.

Please email us for more information and a booking form. Places are not confirmed until deposits are received.

We really look forward to seeing you so that you can come and STAMP WITH US!

Natalie, Zoe & Monica!

Sunday 23 May 2010

Stamp With Us Sketch Challenge

Good morning WOW how exciting it is for us in the UK to finally have a little bit of sunshine, we hope that you are enjoying it!

What an exciting week it has been for the European Stampin' Up! demonstrators! They have just announced this years convention!!!!! It takes place in November and is the highlight of the demonstrators calender!!!!!! Hopefully we will see lots of fellow demos there.

Next an apology.......Mr Linky has been missing in action! I have tried to rectify it for last week with no joy. There have been some gorgeous entries left in the comments box but I know that some ladies have been unable to link. So we will leave the "Top Spot" for this challenge and will have two for the next one instead!

Onto this weeks challenge, this week it is a sketch challenge and this is the sketch that we would like you to use for your inspiration, as usual please make sure that you include at least one Stampin' Up! product.

Here are our DT creations for this challenge:
Stamps sets:
Bird on a Branch, Vintage Vogue, Seeing Spots
Ink Pads: Versamark, So Saffron, Soft Suede
Cardstock: Whisper White, So Saffron, Soft Suede
Accessories: Soft Suede Ribbon, Latte Buttons, 1 1/4 circle punch, 1 1/8 circle punch

Crazy for Cupcakes , Vintage Vogue and Sincere Salutations stamp sets
Two step bird, Large and scalloped Oval, Eyelet edge punches
Old Olive satin ribbon
Melon Mambo, Old Olive card stock, So Saffron designer paper
Stamps: Say It With Scallops
Paper: Cottage Wall
Ink: Rich Razzlebury
Card: Rich Razzlebury, Orchid Opulence & Whisper White
Punches: Boho blossoms
Ribbon: Rich Razzlebury polka dot ribbon
Stamps: Flight of the Butterfly and Bird on a Branch
Cardstock: Rich Razzleberry, Melon Mambo, Kraft and Soft Suede.
Ink: Rich Razzleberry
Other: White Signo Gel Pen, Rich Razzleberry Polka Dot Ribbon, Butterfly Punch, Boho Blossoms Punch, flat back pearl from Pretties Kit, Cutter Kit
Stamps: Greenhouse Garden, Frames with Flourishes, Vintage Vogue
Ink: Almost Amethyst, Chocolate Chip and Lavender Lace
Card: Almost Amethyst, Whisper White
DSP: Sweet Pea Stack
Rhinestone Brads, Chocolate Chip Satin Ribbon, Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint

Stamp set: Nursery Necessities and sentiment from Happy Moments SAB set
DSP: Bashful Blue designer patterns
Card stock: Bashful Blue, Ballet Blue, Kraft, Whisper White
Pens: Ballet Blue
Linen Thread
Word Window punch
Non SU - blue buttons
Stamp sets: Medallion, Vintage Labels (sentiment)
Cardstock: Night of Navy, Taken with Teal, Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White
Ink: Night of Navy, Tempting Turquoise, Certainly Celery, Creamy Caramel, Versamark
DSP: Autumn Days
Punch: Boho Blossoms
Other: Clear EP, Gold Brads

Thank you so much for stopping by, you have until Sat 5th June to finish your sketch creation! Hopefully this time Mr Linky will behave himself!!!!!!

See you soon

Zoe, Nat & Monica XXX

Sunday 9 May 2010

Stamp With Us Colour Challenge

Good morning and welcome to another Stamp With Us challenge, thank you so much for all your entries this time round we love looking at all your creations.

We are half way through our online classes and are having a ball! So far we have had cards, clocks, sketches, mini books, flying butterflies and we are only half way through! You can still join in, just click the join now button and let the fun begin!

On to this weeks TOP SPOT! Congratulations go to:


Congratulations Trudy feel free to grab the top spot blinkie from the right hand side!!!!! Be sure to check out her blog she has some stunning creations on there!

Onto this weeks challenge, this week it is a colour challenge and this is the picture that we would like you to take your colour inspiration from:
Here are the DT creations:

Stamps: Fun & Fastnotes
Papers: Hostess paper pad
Card:Whisper White, Yo Yo Yellow & Brilliant Blue
Other: Silver brads, Mat pack, Scallop edge punch & Star Punch

Stamps: All for Friends
Card: Sahara Sand, Glorious Green, YoYo Yellow, Ballet Blue, Real Red & Whisper White
Ink: YoYo Yellow, Ballet Blue, Real Red, Whisper White
Other: Chocolate Chip Satin Ribbon, Frost White Shimmer Paint

Stamps - In the Stars
Card - Whisper White/Real Red
Ink - Real Red/Yoyo Yellow/Lovely Lilac
Other - Corner Chomper
Stamp sets: Flight of the Butterfly, Touch of Nature
Cardstock: Kraft, Old Olive, Whisper White
Ink: Yoyo Yellow, Almost Amethyst, Real Red, Versamark
Other: White EP, Paper Piercing Tool, Mat Pack

Stamps: Fun & Fast Notes and Nursery Necessities.
Card: Whisper White, Real Red, Brocade Blue and Yo Yo Yellow.
Ink: Versamark
Other: Piercing tool and mat pack, White embossing powder, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Clear gem, White embroidery thread and Heat tool.Real Red Playground Designer Button.

As usual we can't wait to see what you come up with! You have up till the 22nd May to complete this challenge so get crafting!

The Stamp With Us team

Sunday 25 April 2010

Stamp With Us Theme Challenge

Morning everyone, it's challenge time again!

Firstly we have the winner of the TOP SPOT, and for the last challenge it goes to........

Congratulations Shari feel free to grab the top spot blinkie from the right hand side!!!!!

Onto this weeks challenge, this week it is a theme challenge and the theme is BIRTHDAY, our DT have excelled themselves this week , all of the cards are stunning!

Stamp: Sincere Salutations
Cardstock: Whisper White
Ink pads: Chocolate Chip
Embellishments: Stitched Felt Sweet Pea flowers
Accessories: Satin Chocolate chip ribbon, Paper pricker, Mat Pack

Stamps: Happy Everything, Tiny Tags
DSP: Sweet Pea Paper Stack
Cardstock: Bravo Burgundy, Rose Red, Regal Rose
Mediums- Bravo Burgundy
Embellishments: Always Artichoke 1/4" grosgrain ribbon, vintage brads, Linen thread
Tools: Medium Jewelery Tag, Extra Large Two-Step Bird1-3/8 Circle, and Scallop Edge punches, Stamp-a-ma-jig, heat gun, Mat pack and paper piercer, Paper cutter and scorer, tombow adhesive, paper snips, dimensionals.
Stamps - Crazy for Cupcakes
Card - Whisper White/Brocade Blue/More Mustard
Other - Real Red striped ribbon/Corner Chomper/Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Embossing Folder/red button/Maya Road Chipboard/Copic Sketch Marker

Stamps: Loads of Love, A Bit of Birthday Cheer
Card Stock: Chocolate Chip, Sage Shadow and Whisper White
Papers: To the Nines Speciality
Ink: Chocolate Chip, Basic Black
Non SU: Copics for colouring image

Stamps: Greenhouse Garden, All A Flutter, Wow Flowers
Card: Almost Amethyst, Elegant Eggplant, Whisper White
Ink: Elegant Eggplant, Taken with Teal, Regal Rose, Brocade Blue, Lavender Lace
DSP: Sweet Pea
Ribbon: Rose Red Double Stitched Grosgrain
Other: Campaign Mist Shimmer Paint
Stamps: Crazy for Cupcakes.
Card: Whisper White, Brocade Blue and Basic Gray.
Ink: Basic Gray.
Other: White Signo Gel Pen, Scallop Border Punch, Brocade Blue Brads, Glossy Accents and Stamp-a-ma-jig.
Stamp Sets: Vintage Vogue, Oval All, Very Vintage
Cardstock: Summer Sun, Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White
Ink: Summer Sun, Taken With Teal, Stampin' Pastels
Punches: Scallop Oval, Large Oval
Other: Circle Fire Rhinestone Brads

Thank you so much for stopping by you have until 8thMay to complete this challenge and we can't wait to see your creations.

For those who are joining in with this round of online classes we will see you next Sunday for our launch night!!!! It's not too late to join in, just click the paypal button on the top right.

See you soon

Zoe, Natalie & Monica xxx

Sunday 18 April 2010

Last Day For Early Bird Online Class Fee

Just a reminder to let you know that today is the last day you can qualify for the early bird booking price of £15. As from tomorrow the price for the Birthday Bash online classes will be at the higher rate £20. We have got so many exciting projects in this round we can't wait to see you all there!

Zoe, Nat & Mon xxx