Thursday, June 6, 2013

The Best of....

As part of the their 25-year anniversary celebration, Stampin' Up! is bringing 
back some of their favorite stamp images and combining them into 12 sets. 
Each month until April 2014 a new set will be released for you to purchase.  
(NB: will only be available in Clear-mount)

Along with some great classic images, each "Best of" set will also
 include a never-before-seen image!

Check out this months release
 'Best of Flowers' Clear-mount Stamp set. (133342) $31.95

The Retirement List is out...

It's that time of year again, the Retirement List is out and the new Annual Catalogue is on it's way... 

Save up to 40% of selected items, so be sure to get your orders in early!  
Offer available from 31st May until 1 July 2013, or while stocks last!

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Pals Paper Art Challenge PPA157

My entry to the Pals Paper Art Challenge PPA157
and I've used some of the cardstock which is on the Retirement List

Items used:  Cardstock: Riding Hood Red, River Rock, Baja Breeze, Not Quite Navy, Early Expresso DSP: Designer Series Paper Stack: Subtles Collection, Punches: Bird Builder, Modern Label, Stamp set: Made for You and Language of Friendhip. Big Shot Machine, Oval Framelits Dies, Woodgrain Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, and Mini Silver Brads

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Dress Up Framelit Dies!

I have to say when I first saw these Framelits I thought yep, they're nice, but they are for girly girls.. then I saw a card that US Demonstrator Mary Fish had made
and I fell in love!
Here's my copy of her card, then a couple of other cards that I made and equally love.
 These cards are all made with Print Poetry Designer Series Paper Stack (129312) 

The card above also has
 Cardstock: In Colour 2012-2014 Midnight Muse (127546), Summer Starfruit (127542), Dress Up Framelit Dies (130101), Punches: Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack (118309), Boho Blossoms (119858), Elegant Lines Folder (119277), Big Shot Die Cutting machine (113439) Made for You Stamp set (126342 C) and Pearl Basic Jewels (119247) Ink: Midnight Muse (Stampin' Write Markers 126856)

This card above has Cardstock: Ivory Naturals (108630) In Colour 2012-2014 Gumball Green (127543), Primrose Petals (127544), DSP: In Colour 2012-2014 Designer Series Paper Stack (126910) Punches: Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack (118309), Boho Blossoms (119858), Square Lattice Folder (119976), Big Shot Die Cutting machine (113439), Dress Up Framelit Dies (130101), Made for You Stamp set (126342 C) and Pearl Basic Jewels (119247) Ink: Primrose Petals (Stampin' Write Markers 126856)

This card above has Cardstock: In Colour 2012-2014 Gumball Green (127543),  Midnight Muse (127546), Basic Black (121688) Punches: Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack (118309), Boho Blossoms (119858), Big Shot Die Cutting machine (113439), Dress Up Framelit Dies (130101) and Pearl Basic Jewels (119247)

Friday, April 5, 2013

Exciting News from Stampin' Up!

Stampin' Up! are refreshing their colours, in order to keep up with current colour trends!

As you can see above, that the some of the In Colours (2011-2013) such as Calypso Coral are becoming part of the Brights, Subtles and Regal collection as part of the new 2013-2014 Catalogue,
coming out in July.  
You will also notice that along with those colours, they will also be bringing back some colours that have been popular in the past such as Blushing Bride.
They are also introducing three new colours Smoky Slate, Crushed Curry and Bermuda Bay. 

Check out the 2013 Colour Refresh Video or download the PDF flyer for easier viewing.

And from TODAY (5/4/13), all retiring/discontinued colour products (i.e. ink, paper, ribbon, accessories, etc.) will ONLY be available while supplies last.

Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge 287

I really loved making this card for this weeks challenge MOJO287, so I hope you like it too.
 The papers in the Print Poetry Designer Series papers (129312) are one of my favourites. 

Other items used are Cardstock: Crumb Cake (121685), Punches Blossom (125603), Corner (119871), Word Window (119857), Boho Blossoms (119858).  Stamp set: Teeny Tiny Sentiments (Clear 120024), Brads: Antique (117273), Metallic (119741)
Sponge Daubers (102892),
Ink Chocolate Chip (126979)

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Online Shopping is Here!!!

I am so excited to be able to tell you that you are able to shop online for all Stampin' Up! products!

To shop from this blog, just click on the 'Shop Online' image, to take you to my Stampin' Up! shop.
 if you prefer to shop online from the Stampin' Up (NZ) home page, ensure that you select my name (Jan Dwight),  as your demonstrator to ensure that you receive preferential pricing.  

All postage is charged at 5% of total product order, or a minimum of $9.95.  

Your orders will be sent directly to you!

It's that easy.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Mojo Monday MOJO285

Last weeks entry today!
Not actually sure that I love this card... but it's ok!

The Bird builder punch is not one that I automatically want to use,
but I think it works well with this design.
Items used:  Cardstock: Very Vanilla, In Colours 2012-2014 Gumball Green,
Summer Starfruit and Primrose Petals
Print Poetry Designer Series Paper Stack,
Stamp Set: Teeny Tiny Sentiments,
Punches: Bird Builder, Word Window.
Big Shot machine, Delicate Doilies Sizzlets L

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Last days for Sale-A-Bration

Last chance for you to enjoy some FREE products from the Sale-A-Bration brochure for every NZD$120 of product spent.

Last chance for an EXTRA 25% of product in your Starter Kit. 
(Spend NZD$189 and choose NZD$356.50 of product, 
when you join Stampin' Up! during Sale-A-Bration 2013!)

I'll be sorry to see it go... 

SAB Sycamore Street Designer Series Papers I think have been one of the loveliest.
Last day for ordering March 22nd, 2013

Monday, March 11, 2013

Mojo Monday... for last week

A very late entry in the 11th hour for Mojo Monday Mojo283
I really love this SAB Patterned Occasions stamp set.  Cardstock Daffodil Delight, Whisper White, Melon Mambo go beautifully with Seasonal Catalogue Designer Series Paper Sunshine and Sprinkles.
Other Items used, Punches 2 1/2" Circle, 1 3/4 " Circle, Dotted Scalloped Ribbon Border, Small Heart, and Corner. Big Shot Machine and Embossing Folder Perfect Polka Dots. Ink Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo, Gumball Green and Midnight Muse


Friday, March 1, 2013

My photo taking does not do this card justice!

But I really do love this format.. easy to make and a little variation with the hearts.  
 One of my favourite Designer Series Papers, Sunshine and Sprinkles out of our Seasonal Catalogue. 
I just love Melon Mambo Striped Organdy Ribbon against Basic Grey card stock.

Other items used: Naturals White card stock, Made for you Stamp set, Hearts a Flutter Framelits, Punches 1" Square, and Small Heart.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Another Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge

I had trouble coming up with the right combination .. but I'm really happy with the end result!

Card stock: 2012-14 In Colours Midnight Muse and Summer Starfruit, Crumb Cake, Naturals Ivory, Print Poetry Designer Series Paper, Paper Stack DSP
Stamp Set: Made for You
Punches: 1 3/4" Scallop Punch, 1 1/4" Circle, Boho blossom
Big Shot machine, Square Lattice Embossing Folder, Dahlia
Ink: Midnight Muse

Monday, February 25, 2013

Just love this combination!

This is actually the cover of a note pad that I've made, but I think it would look just as good on a card!

I love this Designer Series Paper Print Poetry in our Seasonal Catalogue. It goes beautifully with the Crumb Cake, In Colour 2012-14 Gumball Green Card stock, and Designer Series Paper Stack.  I've used the Blossom, Boho Blossoms punches,  and our Big Shot machine, Top Note die, Little Leaves Sizzlits,  Lacey Brocade Embossing Folder, and an Antique Brad!

Friday, February 22, 2013

Pals Paper Arts Sketch Challenge

I've loved making this card, hope you enjoy it too!

Card stock used: In Colours 2011-2013 Island Indigo, Pool Party, Calypso Coral and Naturals Ivory.
SAB Designer Series Paper Sycamore Street, SAB buttons, Island Indigo Bakers Twine
Punches: 1 3/4 " Scallop, 1" Circle, 3/4 " Circle, Small Heart
Big Shot, Embossing Folders:  Perfect Polka Dots, Honeycomb
Stamp set: A Fitting Occasion

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Mojo Monday 281 on Tuesday!

Mojo Monday's Blog
 I really look forward to Mojo Monday's Sketch Challenge each week!
And I've had a lot of fun working with this design, I think it's going to be one of my favourites! 

I also love the 2 1/2 " circle punch, I don't know how I ever did without it. 
Cardstock: Very Vanilla, In Colours 2012-14 Summer Starfruit, Midnight Muse and Raspberry Ripple.
Designer Series Papers: Print Poetry (Seasonal Catalogue), Paper Stack 2012-14 In Colours
Punches: 2 1/2" Circle, Full Heart,Blossom Petals Builder.
Big Shot, Floral Fusion Sizzlits (yes I know again!)
Stamp Set: Made For You

Friday, February 15, 2013

Especially for you..

This card must be one of the easiest formats to make, and what a great way to show off this gorgeous SAB Sycamore Street Designer Series Paper!

Using a 1" Square Punch is a great way to create an easy design.  I just love it! 
I hope you agree!

Mojo Monday 280..

Very late this week!  But I hope you think it's worth it!  

I absolutely love the Stampin' Up! Sunshine and Sprinkles Designer Series Paper
from our latest Seasonal Catalogue

Cards stock: Naturals White, Marina Mist, In colour 2011-13 Lucky Limeade, 
In colour 2012-14 Raspberry Ripple,
Midnight Muse Dahlia
Punches:Bird Builder, Word Window
Big Shot, Floral Fusion Sizzlits, Adorning Accents Edgelits
Stamp set: Teeny Tiny Sentiments

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

It's almost Valentine's Day!

Shhh, don't tell my husband.. this is his card!

I love card stock Naturals White, Basic Grey, Rose Red, Marina Mist all together.  And doesn't the Sunshine and Sprinkles DSP from our new Seasonal Catalogue look great. I also used the 1" square punch, and Hearts A Flutter Framelits.
A little bling and ribbon can still be ok for the boys.. can't it?

Friday, February 1, 2013

Mojo Monday.. a little late in posting!

Here's this weeks challenge.. 

and my effort..

I'm really loving the FREE Designer Series Papers Sycamore Street in the SAB catalogue... it perfectly co-ordinates with Card Stock- Summer Starfruit, Pool Party, Whisper White and Island Indigo. I've also used the 2012-14 Designer Series Paper Stack and a gorgeous matching In Colour Dahlia and Summer Starfruit 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon.  
What do you think?

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Sale-A-Bration Time is Here!

There are many ways that you can earn FREE products from our Sale-A-Bration catalogue from now until 22nd March 2013.  
So check out the above Catalogue and contact me Jan Dwight to place your order, to request a workshop, or enquire about joining the Stampin' Up! family.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Only 1 Week to go....

until Sale-a-Bration (SAB), starts on Jan 22nd, 2013...

Enjoy Sale-a-Bration in three ways:
  • Host A Party - Get your friends together and receive a free product when they spend $350 worth of product!, (plus $55 Hostess dollars for you to spend), or even better if they spend $700 worth of product, you get a free product bundle, plus $110 hostess dollars, plus 50% of any full priced item! WOW!
  • Join Up with Stampin' Up!  - Get 25% more free in your Starter Kit (Spend only $189 and receive $356.50) What an amazing time to join Stampin' Up!
  • Shop - Get one free SAB product, when you spend $120 worth of product.
Here's a Sneak Peak of the card, made with papers from our SAB Sycamore Street, Designer Series Papers, aren't they gorgeous!

Be sure to email me Jan Dwight to receive your complimentary copy of the SAB brochure, available between January 22, 2013 and March 22, 2013 (incl).
Should you want to host a party, or wish to place an order with me, or if you want to know how become part of the Stampin' Up! family, 
please contact me at

Have a great day!

This is also the first time that I have participated in the Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge!  So excited... so does it look any think like this..