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Sunday, February 27, 2011

Kick Up you heels!!

Hello all, I have another Scrapbook Boutique project for you all!
I have had this stamp set for a few months now (well quite a few!) and have finally inked them up.

I have used one of the sentiments in the set to make the 'Marvelous' background and Copics (of course!) to colour the heel




The Recipe:
Stamps: Hero Arts Clear Stamps- High Heels
Copics:RV02, RV06, RV09, C1
Accessories: Nestabilities labels 4 and 17, silk ribbon, button, embroidery tread, rhinestones (coloured with RV09), dimensional magic, Cuttlebug Seeing spots folder

Thanks for Stopping by
Happy Stamping
Sue
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Friday, February 25, 2011

Let' party with ABSC035!

I cannot believe that another month has gone by!!  This means it is time for another of AnnaBelle's fabulous Bling Sketch challenges!
If you want to play along too, check out all the details at the end of this post, how you will give it a whirl!
For this one I have flipped the sketch, I felt like making something bright, can't beat a pink and orange combo!







The Recipe:
Cardstock: Melon Mambo, Xpress it blending cardstock, Only Orange
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, only orange
Copics: E50, E51, E31, E33, E35, E37, RV04, RV06, RV09, YR04, YR07, YR09, YG05, YG06, YG09
Accessories: buttons, corner chomper, Nesties circles, Banner die (PTI), cuttlebug EF polka dots, Pink striped ribbon, dimensional Magic



How To Play Along : 




- We post our challenges every Friday at 12:00pm AEST (AEDT during Daylight Savings).
- Our Sketch Challenge Runs from the last Friday of a month through till the last Friday of the following month.
- Each Friday in between we have themed challenges. To be eligible for the monthly prize of a $20 gift voucher to spend in store at AnnaBelle Stamps you MUST take part in the sketch challenge AND one of the weekly challenges.
- Please link directly to your entry not just to your blog.
- Include a link back to the AnnaBelle Stamps Blog in your post.
- Please don't link to postings made prior to the date of our current challenge.  All projects submitted must be new.
- A maximum of 5 challenges may be combined including this one.        
- You may enter any challenge several times as long as each submission is with a new creation.
- We would love you to use AnnaBelle Stamps, but you can play along without them. For those who use AnnaBelle stamps and upload to the Gallery 
HERE then you will also be in the running to be our Monthly Guest Designer!

Thanks for stopping by
Happy creating
Sue
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Thursday, February 24, 2011

CASE study #28- one of my favourite things!

 It's time for another CASE study!
Eva from 'For the Love of Life' has been our AWESOME muse for February, I know you join me in thanking Eva for inspiring us all, it has been an absolute please having Eva join us at CASE study, sharing all her talent. Thaaaaaaaaaank you Eva {{{hugs}}}
Eva's last inspiration for us is this gorgeous number below

 

You can see all the details of Eva's amazingly beautiful card here

I was inspired by the layout - again!!!

What inspires you?

The image I have used for today's CASE is generously supplied by Stamping Boutique- our sponsor for this week!



The Recipe:
Cardstock:  Xpress it blending cardstock, Real Red, Stampers Select White, Tempting Turqouise
Ink: Real Red, Memento Tuxedo Black, Tempting Turquoise, 
 Stamps: Background Basics: Botanicals and Text Style, Dot Spot, Framed Greeting  (MFT), Matroyshka Dolls- Doll 2 (Stamping Boutique)
   Copic markers: R20, R22, R24, R27, R29, B000, B00, B02, B04, B06, E11, E00
Accessories:  Die-namics scallop boarder (MFT), Die namics Framed Greeting die (MFT), Die namics Faux Crochet boarder die (MFT),  gingham ribbon, dimensional magic

 Here is a quick rundown of what you can do to join in the fun. 
Take what works best for you from Eva's (above) and show us how you were inspired.

There is no right or wrong it is just YOUR way!!
We would all love you to play along with us at CASE study again

 Sounds like a fun? Sure does! It is now your turn to whip up a storm!

Our Faaaaaaabulous Sponsor for this week is Stamping Boutique
The randomly chosen winner will get a choice of 3 digis from the store!

The design team also has magnificent creations,
Lil' Old Me
 Eva (February Muse)

Thanks for stopping by
Happy CASing
Sue
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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Welcome little One!

I was asked by a friend to make a baby card, as my Mojo has waned of late, I was in desperate need of some inspiration- I needed help!!
Stopping by Marisa's blog (Rosemary Reflections) provided me with the perfect colour combination for a wee little boy, the colours of CD97 (Night of Navy, Marina Mist,River Rock) fit the bill perfectly.
I have combined it with Clean and Simple #128




 The Recipe:
Stamps: (PTI), (SU), BBD 3 (AnnaBelle Stamps)
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, Marina Mist
Cardstock: Xpress it blending cardstock, Marina Mist, Not Quite navy (ran out of the Night of Navy), River Rock
Copics: Y21, Y35, YG91, C1, C3, B91, B93, B95
Accessories: Sizzix Embossing folder, Nesties 17, Die Namics Notebook edge, Enchanted evening saddle stitich ribbon, silk ribbon (coloured with Y21, YG91), buttons

Thanks for stopping by
Happy Stamping
Sue
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Saturday, February 19, 2011

Scrapbook Boutique meets The Greeting Farm

Hello all, hope you are enjoying this fabulous weekend and managing to squeeeeeeeeze in some inky time!!
I have another offering from Scrapbook Boutique, this using one very versatile set from The Greeting Farm, Miss Anya-Love.
If you want a run down of the measuements and 'how' jump over to Scrapbook boutique blog for all the details.





The Recipe:
Stamps: The Greeting Farm- ‘Miss Anya Love’
Paper: Sweet Summertime, yellow gingham
Copics: E31, E33, E35, E37, E50, E51, Y00, Y11, Y13, Y15, B12, B14, B16, B21
Accessories: Die-namics Scalloped Scallop boarder, Die-namics flower and leaf trio, Nestabilities Mega ovals and ovals, White Satin ribbon (coloured with B14 copic), flower buttons, Dimensional Magic

Thanks for Stopping by
Happy Stamping
Sue
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Friday, February 18, 2011

Say it............ inYellow!

Welcome back for another Friday of fun, this week at AnneBelle's , for our Friday challenge we are
 Saying it in......... Yellow!

I know you were probably expecting another new AnnaBelle's stamp set but unfortunately you will have to wait until the 15th of March for that-lol!!!

I must admit that I was a bit challenged by this one at 1st, but am happy with the overall result and it wasn't nearly as scary as 1st thought!


I have used the new BBD 3 on the background, to make the corner I have used the good old post it notes to mask off on an angle- gotta luv those post it notes!!

Slightly bending up the petals of the flowers adds a little more dimension 


The Recipe:
Stamps: BBD3 , Lil Molly's Flowers (AnnaBelle Stamps)
Cardstock: Xpress it Blending Cardstock, Summer Sun, Stampers Select White
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Summer Sun
Copics: E50, E51, Y23, Y32, Y35, Y38, YR18
 Accessories:Nestabilities Labels 17, Heat and stick powder, Dazzling Diamonds, Buttons, Beautiful Blooms 2 #1  (PTI),
Stickles




Make sure you stop by the Belle's and Bella's blogs for their take on Say it in..... Yellow



Thanks for stopping by
happy creating
Sue
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Thursday, February 17, 2011

CASE study #27, sharing the FUN!

Welcome back for another week of CASE study excitement, this week is a very special one!
We are sharing the fun with the lovely ladies at 'The Play Date Cafe',
 using the inspiration from Eva's ('For the Love of Life') fabulous card and the colours from
PDCC #69

This week we are joined by some fabulous Guest Designers, Julie Ranae, the owner and DT member of The Play Date Cafe challenge blog, also we  welcome three members of the Layers Of Color Design Team! Layers Of Color is our generous sponsor this week
Check out the CASE study blog for their stunning creation!




You can see all the details of Eva's stunning card here

I was inspired by the layout and the flowers
What inspires you?


The Recipe:
Cardstock:  Very Vanilla,  Crumb Cake,
 Paper: SU and unknown red dots
Paper: Green Tea Box, Bitty Box Basics  (PTI)
Ink:Memento Rich Cocoa and Tuxedo black, Old Olive, Distress ink- Antique Linen
 Stamps: Delightful Dahlia, Fancy Flourishes, Butterfly Dreams (PTI)
 Copic markers: R20, R22, R24, R29, YG91, YG93, YG95
 Accessories: Artichoke Sprinkles-mini, Nesties Labels 17 and 10, Natural Cotton, button, PTI dies (leaves and flowers), little leaves sizzlits (SU)die

 Here is a quick rundown of what you can do to join in the fun. 
Take what works best for you from Eva's (above) and show us how you were inspired.

There is no right or wrong it is just YOUR way!!
We would all love you to play along with us at CASE study again and why not make it a whole lot more fun by using the PDCC#69 colours- you may surprise yourself!

 Sounds like a fun? Sure does! It is now your turn to whip up a storm!

Our CASE Study Sponsor for this week is Layers of Color art stamps

This week our players have THREE chances to win. Both CASE Study and The Play Date Cafe are having their respective prizes, and there's one GRAND prize for those who choose to follow our inspiration along with the PDCC #69 colours!!


Layers Of Color is providing one Granny's Jewelry art stamp set, and one Delicious Dots art stencil to a lucky winner. The winner will be chosen randomly from all CASE study  challenge participants.
 

Wait, there is more, anyone who plays BOTH CASE Study and Play Date Cafe challenges, is eligible to win, this gorgeous Set of backgrounds provided by Ippity Stamps! All you need to do is link up your creations in both places,
the winner will be drawn randomly on Wednesday!

The prize if these five fabulous background stamps - who can't use another background or 5!

The design team also has fabulous creations,
Jean {taking a break :( }
Lil' Old Me
 Eva (February Muse)

Thanks for stopping by
Happy CASing
Sue
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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Another fabulous AnnaBelle Release- BBD 3

How exciting, a new day and another new AnnaBelle release!!
Drum roll please....................introducing the versatile Background By Design 3 set!! 
I know you were impressed (like I was!) by the Bella's designs from yesterday, wait 'til you see the stunners from this set!!

Again we are holding a blog hop, and one lucky hopper will win the 'Background By Design 3' set
In order to be eligible,start at the AnnaBelle Blog, stop by all the AnnaBelle's Belle's blogs , leave a comment on each blog after admiring their stunning creations!
If you are already hopping you would have come from Lisa's Blog
now you can hop over to AnnaBelle's Blog and register with inlinkz or leave a comment.
You will have 24hours to hop and register, so strike while the iron's hot!

As with yesterdays Blog Hop, there is the added bonus, when you include either of the new sets in your order, postage will be free for our Australian friends or discounted by $5 for our International friends

Simply add in the follow codes at checkout for the postage discount:

Australian Postage - FREE - code : febrelease

International Postage - $5.00 Discount Coupon - code : intfebrelease
This code will be valid for both days of the release only and will expire on the 17th February at 12.00pm AEDT.
 Be sure to remember to add the code in the coupon box at checkout as it can not be applied once the order has been placed
Winners will be announced on the 17th of February

 

I have used the Sketch from Andrea's Simply Saturday 3 for this one.


The Recipe:
Stamps: BBD 3 and Easter Hope (AnnaBelle)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Wild Wasabi, Crumbcake
Cardstock: Crumbcake, Wild Wasabi, Garden Green, Xpress it blending cardstock
Copics: Y13, Y15, Y17, YR14, YR16, YR18, G21, G24, G28
Accessories: Nesties Circles, Die-Namics notebook edge, Button, Gold Twine (coming soon at AnnaBelle), corner chomper, Airbrush and Compressor


Look at how this one turned out, just using the background set!

The Recipe:
Stamps: BBD 3 (AnnaBelle)
Cardstock: Real Red, Basic Black, Going Gray, Basic Grey, Stamper's Select White
Copics: R29, 100,
Accessories: Airbrush and Compressor, Red Twine (coming soon at AnnaBelle), Die-Namics Scallop Boarder, Paper flowers, Cherry Mini Sprinkles, 9mm Black Striped Ribbon, Hi Gloss Embossing Powder



Thanks for hopping by
good luck in the draw!
Sue
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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

A new Release- Easter Hope

Welcome back for the exciting February release at AnnaBelle Stamps!!
Introducing 'Easter Hope', a fabulous and versatile set.
I must say that when I 1st saw this set I was immediately drawn to the tulips (must be the Dutch heritage!), even though I have only used the large one in these cards, I do have plans for the wee one too!


To celebrate the new release today we are holding a blog hop, and one lucky hopper will win the 'Easter Hope' set.
In order to be eligible, stop by all the AnnaBelle's Belle's blogs (starting at the AnnaBelle Blog), leave a comment on each blog after admiring their stunning creations!

If you are already hopping you would have come from Lisa's Blog
now you can hop over to AnnaBelle's Blog and register with inlinkz or leave a comment.
You will have 24hours to hop and register, so strike while the iron's hot
Andrea has also put together another added bonus {so sweet},  when you include either of the new sets in your order,  postage will be free for our Australian friends or discounted by $5 for our International friends

Simply add in the follow codes at checkout for the postage discount:
Australian Postage - FREE - code : febrelease
International Postage - $5.00 Discount Coupon - code : intfebrelease

This code will be valid for both days of the release only and will expire on the 17th February at 12.00pm AEDT. Be sure to remember to add the code in the coupon box at checkout as it can not be applied once the order has been placed :)



The Recipe:
Stamps: Easter Hope (AnnaBelle Stamps)
Cardstock: Real Red, Always Artichoke, Xpress it Blending cardstock
Paper: Distressed dots (PTI)
Copics: R20, R22, R24, R29, YG91, YG95, YG97, C1
AccessoriesMoss Satin Ribbon, button, SU embossing folder





The Recipe: 
Stamps: Easter Hope, Background By Design 1 (AnnaBelle Stamps)
Cardstock: Whisper white, Pink pirouette, Pretty in Pink, Xpress it blending cardstock 
Copics: RV21, RV10, RV23, YG21, YG23, YG25
Accessories: Pearl Pink Satin Ribbon, sizzix embossing folder 'scallops',  Nesties mega ovals, Die-Namics Open Scallop (MFT)


See you back here tomorrow- same time, for more excitement with another new release- WOOHOO!!!!

Hope to see you hopping by
Sue
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Sunday, February 13, 2011

Sneeeeeeeeeeeak Peak

Hey there, you have arrived just in time to see a sneak peak of the upcoming release at AnnaBelle Stamps!!!  What an exciting week ahead, we have not one but TWO new releases to tickle your crafting fancy!  not sure i have picked a favourite yet, next week you will be able to pick yours!

15th will be release number 1, 16th will be release number 2

But wait there is more...........

by way of a Blog hop, all the Belles will be showcasing 2 creations made with each of the sets on the day of their release, certain to be inspiring!!

There will be a prize for each day and special postage offers!  Be back on the 15th to check out all the details! 
Here is the fabulous AnnaBelle blinky and the code, sooooo easy for you to join us in adding it to your sidebar.




And here is a sneaky peak of one of the sets- Mmmmmmmm!
Curious?????


thanks for popping in, see you back her on Tuesday the 15th for the big reveal!
have a fabulous weekend
Sue
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Friday, February 11, 2011

Say it with..........Polka Dots!!

 
 Time for another 'Say it' with AnnaBelle Stamps Blog
This weeks challenge is Say it with......Polka Dots- my all time favourite!

All entries go into the draw to win a Aus $20 shopping spree in the on-line store- new goodies!!
I have teamed this weeks colour challenge with the layout from Sweet Sunday 103 and taken the colours from Stacey Stamping Stage {Act 68}.  It has been a while since I have taken up Stacey's challenge, but with a sweet colour palette like this one, I couldn't resist!







The Recipe:
Stamps: Stemmed Flowers (AnnaBelle Stamps)
Cardstock: Xpress it Blending Cardstock, Pretty in Pink,Wild Wasabi, Melon Mambo, Pink Mini gingham
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Wild Wasabi
Copics: RV21, RV23, RV25, RV29
 Accessories:Cuttlebug embossing folder- Carmelo and spots (5x7), Pearl Pink satin ribbon (AnnaBelle), Die-namics Perfect Bracket Edge (MFT), Nestabilities Labels 1 and 4, Silver Mini's (AnnaBelle) , Airbrush and compressor

Remember to stop by on 13th for a sneak peak of our up coming new release over at AnnaBelle Stamps- my lips are sealed!!!!!
Thanks for stopping by
happy creating
Sue
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