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Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Mojo 206



My entry for the Mojo Challenge this week.

Products are from stampin up

Card - Concorde Crush, Very Vanilla, Pink
Ink - Chocolate Chip, Saharah sand, Wisteria Wonder, pear pazzaz
Stamps - French Foliage, Happiest Birthday Wishes, Simply Soft
Punch - Circle and scallop circle
DS Papers - Lap of Luxury

Thanks for looking
Jo

Tuesday, 30 August 2011

Sweet Stop Sketch



I used the sketch at the Sweet Stop Sketch Challenge Blog for this card, there is not many weeks I dont manage to do this sketch. I am sad to see this xmas paper go as it has so many uses.

I used the following Stampin Up products for this card.

Card Stock - Cherry Cobbler, Very Vanilla
Ink - Old Olive, Cherry Cobbler, Chocolate Chip
Punch - large oval, scallop Oval
Stamps - Beautiful Season, Season of Joy for sentment
DS Paper - Jolly Holly

Thanks for looking.
Jo

Sunday, 28 August 2011

Deconstruction Challenge



I am loving the sketches over at the Deconstruction Challenge Blog, they really make you work. At first I wasnt sure about how to use the sketch but it fell together in the end and I really like how it turned out.

For this card I used the following products from Stampin Up..

Card - Poppy Parade, daffodil delight, Old Olive, Baja Breeze
DS Papers - Just add Cake and In colour paper stack
Punches - Square (to make banner edge), fancy flower and large oval
Big Shot - Little leaves
Inks - Poppy Parade and blushing bride
Non SU - Circle cutters

Thanks for looking
Jo

Verve Week 2



And on the same note, here is my week 2 entry for the Verve Challenge, I decided to keep it simple and let the DS paper do most of the work.

Products used for this card are

Card - Peach Parfait, baja breeze and whisper white
DS paper - DS stack and Just add Cake
Punch - scallop edge
Stamp - punch bunch
Non SU - some googly eyes and letters

Thanks for looking
Jo

Verve Challenges



I am determined to do all this months challenges over at the Verve Challenges and I have.......but I am not happy with my week 1 card so I am going to do it again.

So on this Post I bring to you week 3 which I did rotate 90 degrees and for this card I used the following products from stampin up.

Card Stock - Cherry cobbler, Old Olive and whisper white
Ink - Old Olive, Cherry Cobbler and chocolate chip
DS Paper - Jolly Holly
Stamp set - Petite Pennants builder, 2 x circle

Thanks for looking
Jo


Saturday, 27 August 2011

Anglea's challenge


Ok so we were challenged to make a card using non traditional colours. So here is my take on this.

Products are

Card - Island Indigo, Melon Mambo, Early Expresso and whisper white
Stamps -Season of Joy, Contempo Christmas
Ink - Island Indiog, Melon Mambo
Punches - Large Oval, Oval scallop and Lace Ribbon Border

Thanks for looking
Jo

Verve Challenge



My entry for the Verve Sketch Challenge this week.

I used the following products from stampin up

Card stock - Marina Mist, Crumb Cake, Calypso Coral
Ink - Calypso Coral, Chocolate Chip
Stamps - Punched Posies
DS Papers - Elegant Soiree, Blueberry Crisp
Punch - Lace Ribbon Border
Other - Antique Brad

Thanks for looking
Jo

Friday, 26 August 2011

My Favourite things and Play Date Cafe



I used the sketch over at the 'My Favourite things' challenge at splitcoast stampers and used the recipe from the Play Date Cafe for my colour inspiration.

For this card I used the following products from Stampin UP

Card - Pool Party, very vanilla
Ink - Calypso Coral, Crumb Cake
Stamps - French Foliage, Simply Soft
Punch - Decorative label punch
The Papers are some old DS papers

Thanks for looking.
Jo

Saturday, 20 August 2011

My Favourite things MFTWSC33



I used the sketch over at 'My Favourite Things' challenge in splitcoast stampers site for my inspiration for this card. I have just got my pre-order Pennant and am Keen to make cards using it different ways. I love the fact you can use it for Ice cream cones, or xmas trees or as a banner, what a great set!!!

For this card I used the following stampin Up products.

Card - Melon Mambo and blushing bride
Ink - Melon Mambo, more mustard
Punch - scalloped oval, Decorative Label Punch and create a cupcakec
Non stampin up - Edge punch and Pink Cardstock

Verve and Sweet and Sassy





I loved the colours over a the Sweet and Sassy stamps inspiration challenge this week and decided to couple it with the Verve Sketch Challenge. The new 'In Colours' for this year at stampin up has a lovely aqua colour (pool party) and it matches the DS papers from 3 seasons ago that I hung onto because I adored the paper. I am a happy bunny I can now use it again.

The card uses the following products from Stampin Up.

Card - Pool party, Crumb Cake, Night of Navy and Very Vanilla
Ink - Crumb Cake, Pool Party
Stamps - French foliage, Simply Soft
Punch - Scallop edge, Heart to Heart
Very Vanilla Ribbon

Thanks for looking
Jo

Stamping 411



I decided to have a go at the sketch over at the Stamping 411 Challenge blog, I decided to keep it quite simple and settled on a xmas card. It was def a good chance to use my new Pennant Parade stamp set.

For this card I used the following products from stampin up

Card - Real red, Old Olive and whiper white.
Inks - Old Olive, chocolate chip
Stamps - Pennant Parade and sentiment from Season of Joy
Punch - Square, Scallop Square, Petite Pennants Builder

Thanks for looking
Jo

Friday, 19 August 2011

Deconstruction Challenge and Play Date Cafe




I am loving the colours over at the Play Date Cafe Colour Challenge this week. It did say suggested Colours so I decided in the absence of Navy Blue, concorde Crush would be a good substitute. The sketch was from the Deconstructing Challenge and I umm ed and Ahh ed several times before I found something that I am actually really happy with but I must apologise for the poor photo the weather is shocking so I had to take indoors. So for this card I used the following products from stamin Up.

Stamps - Punched Posies, Happiest Birthday Wishes
Card Stock - Pretty in Pink, Concorde Crush, whisper white and Pear Pazzazz
Inks - Concorde Crush and regal rose
Sizzlets Little leaves
DS Paper stack

Thanks for looking
Jo

Thursday, 18 August 2011

Split Coast Sketch Challenge


Here is my entry of the Splitcoast stampers challenge this week. For this card I used the following Stampin Up products.

Card Stock - Cherry Cobbler, Very Vanilla
Stamps - Beautiful Season (new), The sentiment is from Season of Joy
DS Papers - Holly Jolly
Big Shot - Top Note
Punch - large oval and scallop oval
Inks - cherry cobbler, old olive, marina mist and close to coco

Thanks for looking


Xmas Stamp a Stack


The year is flying by in a flash (or so it feels) no sooner does one month start and bam its gone. Its only 5 months til xmas and we all know we keep saying 'I better get my xmas cards started' only to put it off for another day, say no more as I am holding a Xmas stamp a stack on Thursday 25th August at my house in Umina. The cost will be $15 and you will make 6 cards, 3 each of 2 different designs which includes all the materials and refreshments. If you are interested you can contact me on here, facebook or my email, joanna.hooper@gmail.com.

Here is a draft piccy of one of the cards we will be making. So if you find yourself at a loose end or just need that kick of motivation to get you xmas cards started come along and have a good giggle with some like minded crafters.

Jo

Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge



I seem to be using an awful lot of yellow at the moment, it seems to be my 'in' colour lol. Anyway I have made this card using the sketch over at the Sweet Sunday Sketch. For this card I have used the following Stampin Up products.

Card Stock - Pear Pazzazz, whisper white and Crumb Cake
Ink - Crumb Cake and Daffodil Delight
DS Paper - Greenhouse Gala and In colour Paper Pack (hostess gift)
Stamp sets - Simply Soft (again), Happiest Birthday Wishes and French Foliage
Other - pom pom trim

Sweet Stop Sketch



This card is based on the sketch over at the Sweet stop Sketch Challenge blog but using the recipe over athe CR84FN Challenge Blog. I have used the following products to make this.

Card stock - Vanilla, Crumb Cake and Ivory
Ink - Crumb Cake, Daffodil Delight and I very small touch of Pear Pazzazz
Big Shot - Top Note
Punch - Lace Ribbon Border, Petite Pennants Builder
Yellow ribbon and button.
Stamp set - Simply Soft

Thanks for looking.

Jo


Saturday, 13 August 2011



This card is made using the Taylored Expressions Challenge over at the splitcoast stampers site. I For this card I used the following products from Stampin UP.

Card Stock - Saharah sand, pretty in pink, whisper white and basic grey
DS - Lap of luxury, DS paper stack
Stamps - French Foliage, simply soft
Inks - regal rose, old olive and chocolate chip
Punches - lace ribbon border, various circles

Thanks for looking
Jo



Thursday, 11 August 2011

Case Study 52



Over at the Case Study blog this week we are challenged to look through the entries of past challenges and case one of their cards (so a case of a case). I loved this card by Tui Nathan and decided to do that one. She cased a card originally made by Teneale Williams (who's cards I adore) and loved both colour schemes and decided on yellow, so really its like a mix of the two. I left off the bow as I am god damn awful at them and decided to use this new punch which will be out soon here in Australia.

For this card I used the following stampin up products

Card - Daffodil delight, whisper white
Ink - Saharah Sand, daffodil delight
DS Papers - Greenhouse Gala, Designer series papers
Punches - Scallop circle, Lace ribbon border, 1 3/8 circle
Stamps - French foilage, On Your Birthday and Bliss
Crystals

Thanks for looking
Jo

Split Coast Sketch Challenge


This is the card I made using the sketch over at the Split Coast Stampers Site. I have used the following products from stampin up

Card Stock - Baja Breeze, Peach Parfait, Pear Pazzazz and whisper white
Ink - Stayzon black, Peach Parfait, pear pazzazz and sahara sand
Stamps - French Foliage, Simply Soft, Happiest Birthday Wishes
Punches - Scallop circle and various circles

Thanks for looking
Jo

MOJO203



I decided to use earthy colours for this card using the sketch over at the MOJO Challenge blog and was also playing around with my new stamps from the new catty which starts in Sept here in Australia.

For this card I used the following.

Card stock - Crumb Cake, Early expresso, cherry cobbler and vanilla.
Ink - chocolate chip, cherry cobbler
Punches - Lace ribbon border, scallop circle, circle
Stamps - lovely as a tree, Happiest Birthday Wishes
Misc - Real read ribbon and some red crystals

Thanks for looking.

Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Deconstruction Challenge



I decided to use the sketch over at the Deconstruction Challenge to make a Christmas card, never to early to start. So below is the products I used from Stampin Up.

Card - Cherry Cobbler, very vanilla, Old Olive
Stamp - Season of Joy (my fav)
DS paper - Jolly Holiday
Ink - Cherry Cobbler
Punch - scallop circle and 2 x circles

Thanks for looking
Jo

Sweet Sunday Sketch



I thought the sketch over a the Sweet Sunday Sketch Blog was going to be a bit tricky this week but once I decided what I was going to do it sort of fell into place and I love the colours.

For this card I used the following Stampin Up products.

Card stock - So Saffron, whisper white, peach parfait, pear pizzazz
Ink - Daffodil Delight, Peach Parfait, Pear Pizzazz
Punches - Square, Scallop square, star
Stamp - Tart and Tangy
DS papers - Greenhouse Gala

Thanks for looking
Jo