Sunday, March 12, 2017

Stampin' Up! Lift Me Up & Carried Away DSP...

It is Sale-a-bration time with Stampin' Up! and it is that time of year when my customers who spend > $90 (before P&H) purchasing current Stampin' Up! product can choose a free SAB item.  How awesome is that! "Carried Away" Designer Series Paper is just one freebie you can choose!

A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Carried Away DSP, Lift Me Up Bundle
Today is a special card fold post from the very talented Sharon Burkurt  at as the ink dries, featuring the SAB freebie Carried Away Designer Series Paper along with the Lift Me Up Bundle available p10 Occasions Catalogue 2017 WM/CM.  I am having soooo much fun with this card fold, DSP, stamp and die bundle!!!!
A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Carried Away DSP, Lift Me Up Bundle
 It is a slide easel and very versatile for any theme
A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Carried Away DSP, Lift Me Up Bundle

Real Red, stunning and great for either a male's or female's card...

A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Carried Away DSP, Lift Me Up Bundle
Night of Navy...
A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Carried Away DSP, Lift Me Up Bundle

I am loving the bright bold colours...
A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Carried Away DSP, Lift Me Up Bundle

What fun we had as a class group creating these and what fun have I had - I've made half a dozen already!!!

Yours in paper craft, 

Friday, February 24, 2017

Stampin' Up! Beautiful You

Beautiful You is one of those stamp sets that catch your eye and when you see the many ways it can be used in card making, you soon realise it is a "have to have" item.  This is a set of creations from class where the girls used the current 2016-18 Stampin' Up! In Colours ...
A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Beautiful You
 I started off with a very simple layout - 2 layer, water coloured with ink and aqua pens...
A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Beautiful You
 I then added a little colour with a masked sponged band across the length to create a landscape...

A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Beautiful You
 Emerald Ivy called to me for the fondly nicknamed race day lady...

A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Beautiful You
It  truly is a beautiful versatile set, so stay posted for more ideas!

Yours in paper craft,

Monday, February 20, 2017

Stampin' Up! SAB Hey Chick

This set is sooooo much fun, I just can't put it down!  Hey Chick is a Sale-a-bration set that can be YOURS for FREE by purchasing more than $90 of current Stampin' Up! product (before P&H). This post I got out my Stamp-a-ma-jig and stacked the little fellows...
A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Hey Chick
I played with colours...and the sentiments from the SAB set xxxx

A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Hey Chick
 I coloured with Stampin' Up! watercolour pencils (they are a must).  Card stock used to compliment the washi tape - Rose Red and Night of Navy...

A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Hey Chick
 Island Indigo and Rich Razzleberry...

A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Hey Chick
OOOh what fun I am having with this set - I have sooo many more ideas and yes there will be a class featuring the set - go to events and checkout my calendar.

Thank you for joining me and I hope to see you back again soon
Yours in paper craft, 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Stampin' Up! Sitting Here (stamping, colouring, masking & sponging)

Sitting here is a peaceful stamp set released by Stampin' Up! that has become a favourite in the technique of masking.  The A Crafty Cat team created these in class using the combined techniques of stamping, colouring, masking and sponging...

A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Sitting Here - Stamping, sponging, colouring & masking
 2 Step stamping was used to create the colourful trees with the set Sheltering Tree...

A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Sitting Here - Stamping, sponging, colouring & masking
 To see the technique of masking please go HERE and watch the You-Tube video...
A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Sitting Here - Stamping, sponging, colouring & masking



A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Sitting Here - Stamping, sponging, colouring & masking
They are amazing creations and it was the team's first time at creating with the combination of techniques!

I look forward to your company at the next post,
Yours in paper craft,

Monday, February 13, 2017

Stampin' Up! Sitting Here (stamping, colouring, masking & sponging)

Masking is a wonderful technique that allows one to create depth in their card creation.  The stamp set Sitting Here by Stampin' Up! is a wonderful set that allows you to create a master piece when combined with stamping, masking, colouring and sponging - a lot of techniques? No just a bit of each and this is what you can create...
A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Sitting Here - Stamping, sponging, colouring & masking
To see how to create these lovely cards using the techniques of masking please click HERE
From a swing to a park bench - this is the team's creations...
A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Sitting Here - Stamping, sponging, colouring & masking
The cat is gorgeous...
A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Sitting Here - Stamping, sponging, colouring & masking


Love the set Sheltering Tree - the leaf can be used on the tree or as a foliage arch...
A Crafty Cat: Stampin' Up! Sitting Here - Stamping, sponging, colouring & masking
So what else to do with this set - I will showcase a couple more creations next post, so I will catch you then.

Yours in paper craft,