21 Aug 2016

INKspired Blog Hop 39

INKspired Blog Hop 39 

A cold and wintry hello to you from the snowy mountains of Australia,
 its and exciting time of year here as the cold wind still blows 
around I can see hints of spring popping its bright cheery face through. 

As i am a horticulturist i LOVE spring and I get a little excited when the
 snow drops and the first few daffodils pop up.

Before me on this hop is Lissa I am sure Lissa has created a 
beautiful card for us to get inspiration  from.

First up here is the sketch we are playing with thanks to Teneale.


I LOVE this sketch!!

So to celebrate the coming of spring iv created a beautiful floral card this hop!
In hope that the winter cold will pack up and the spring will shine through.

I used the Helping Me Grow stamp set which I am in LOVE with! 
I used  three of my favorite colours Crumb Cake, Rose Red and Copper with a hint of Old Olive.

I added a few drops of copper using the textured impressions stamp set and copper embossing powder, I just love that extra pop of bling and the extra texture.

I used the aqua painter to colour in the flowers and to add the shading on the flowers
 and also on the back ground.

Thanks for stopping by
Renee xx

Next up is Allison 

7 Aug 2016

Blog hop 38

Hello and welcome to another INKspired blog hop.
Before me is Lissa .…

Here is the sketch we are using this hop.

This hop I decided to use the Falling flowers stamp set and dies, I'm loving this set 😍😍😍
I find it so versatile.
Here is the card I created.

That stunning flower in Melon Mambo, 
one of my favourites!
A little bit of Mint Macaron popping out all sides 
and a hint of COPPER BLING 
(love love love copper) in the cute copper thread.

Next up is Allison

24 Jul 2016

INKspired Sketch Blog Hop 37

Hi there!!! welcome, well we are back after a long brake and
 ready to hop with some of the lovely INKspired girl.
 Before me is the lovely Lisa click HERE to go backwards and check out her blog.

Here is the sketch from Teneale, (i love this one)

I realised after I blogged this card that the sketch was a square card 
but it was too late to change my card, woooops!

A cute little baby boy card.
I wasn't the biggest fan of this little bear when I won it at our Stampin' Up event On stage in Sydney, but after a little play iv really begun to like this stamp.

Next up is Allison on her first Inkspired Hop, make her welcome by leaving a comment.

Renee xx

8 Jul 2016

A gift of Diamonds

Envelope Punch Board Diamond Box

This month iv decided to reward my order placing customers with this cute little diamond box.
I first found this beautiful diamond box on the Stampin' Up blog (see it HERE.)

It was created by the amazing Jessica Winter, she is apart of the Artesian Design team for Stampin' Up! check out her blog HERE I'd highly recommend it she is  so inspirational!

This box uses the Giftbag punch board (so clever)!! Here is Jessica's template,
why change something that has already been beautifully designed!

I just love love love this box!

 I cut some Crumbcake card at 21.5cm x 8.3cm I then scored it with my trimmer at 2 cm along the longer side I then placed it into the gift bag punch board with the left hand side on the starting line with the scored line facing down. I then punched and scored the triangle, triangle bottom and the top horizontal. Mark the side line on the bottom only with a pencil this you will line up with the start line so you can score your next triangle. 

I then cut the lid out of some designer series paper 9.2cm x 9.2cm and scored at 2cm around each edge I then snipped each corner as above.

Now for the lucky ladies who have purchased goodies from me this month I have done this for them, all they need to put them together! first you need to fold along the score lines it can be a bit tricky with the diamond shape and then you can use glue or tape I used fast fuse to stick it all together. some down the side and then glue each tab for the bottom of the box. I also included some bits and bobs to decorate the top. I hope you enjoy girls!

If you wish to receive one of these place an order with me before the end of July.

Email me at

Thanks to Jess for the inspiration!
Have fun creating this cute box.


12 Jun 2016

ESAD 2016-2017 Annual Catalouge Blog Hop

Welcome today we're playing with new products out of the 2016-2017 Annual Catalogue and we're also hopping with some friends from ESAD (Extra Special Australian and New Zealand Independent Demonstrators)

I'm super excited to be apart of this blog hop and cant wait to hop all the way around 
and see what the other girls have to show us.

I love water colouring and I'm loving the new In colour Flirty Flamingo,
so i started playing around with a water colour background.
 Here is what i created.

First I stamped feathers from the Feather Together stamp set down the page in versamark ink and clear embossed them. I then used Calypso Coral, Flirty Flamingo, Blushing Bride and So Safron to water coloured over the top, going over and over allowing the colours to blend together lightest to darkest.
Feather Together Photopolymer Stamp Set

I have then added some bokeh technique by adding some craft white Ink spots
 with a sponge dauber and some clear wink of stella
I Love Love Love this look, its so pretty. 

The Happy Birthday is stamped on some Flirty Flamingo card in Craft white ink.
I stamped over the top of each feather to make them pop out and then added some sequins and pearls

I hope you have enjoyed my creations be sure to hop around and see what other new products the girls are using. 
Thanks for stopping by
Renee xx

2 Jun 2016

Baby Bear Box

Today I'm so excited as the 2016-2017 Stampin' Up! annual catalogue is LIVE. It is packed full of so many wonderful new product and I cant wait to share them with you.

Last month I attended On Stage Local in Sydney, it was so inspiring. Its hard to explain how much an event like this does for my creativity, it gets me bouncing with ideas and enthusiasm. One of my most favorite things about Stampin' Up! events are the FREE products we get. I was one of the lucky ones winning this Beautiful Baby Bear stamp set.

Isn't he adorable!!
This beautiful bear is a three step stamp, meaning the colour combinations you can 
experiment with are endless.  

So iv had a bit of a play and here is what i came up with.

A gift box of baby thank you card. 
What a great gift for a new mum!

The colour combo i used for this bear was Crumb Cake stamped off once, straight Crumb Cake for step two and then finally Chocolate Chip. I also added a hint of Soft Sky for a touch of Boy, but you could also do it Blushing Bride for the girls!

Thanks for stopping by 

Renee xx

4 May 2016

Baby turns One

Well Hello,

Today I was playing around with an idea for some first birthday cards.
Iv got a few very special little girls who are about to have their first birthdays! I cant believe 12 months has passed so fast. 

So i set on a mission to create some super cute girly cards. I started by looking through my stash of Stampin' Up! goodies and i came across this adorable little Deer out of the Made with Love stamp set. I just love this cute little one and i also love water colouring so i had a bit of fun colouring her in. I then used a strip of the Birthday Bouquet Designer Series Paper (DSP) out of the occasions catty on the bottom and added that touch of Pink Pirouette. Finally i cut out the big number 1 out of the Number of years stamp set and dies in the middle and also stamped the "Look who is turning" above, these were in Pool Party. Didn't it turn out just so super cute!!

Hope to see you back here soon 
Have a lovey day.
Renee xxx