Friday, 20 July 2012

An Enchanting Up, Up & Away!

Gosh, where has the week gone?!  The weather here is still dismal so I have been busy crafting and have lots to show you over the next few days.

It was my nephew's birthday this week.  Do you find 8 year old boys are hard to make cards for? Well I think this set Up, Up & Away is perfect!    
As you can see I teamed it up with the Everyday Enchantment Designer Series Papers which are still available - but only until the end of the month (or while stocks last).  Can you also spy the gorgeous Organdy Ribbon and Everyday Enchantment Brad - these are from the Exclusive Free Pack you receive when you purchase £45 or more of Stampin' Up! products - aren't they gorgeous? 
The balloon images were stamped onto Confetti Cream card using Lucky Limeade, Pool Party & Calypso Coral ink, the basket was added in Soft Suede ink using the Stamp-a-ma-jig to make sure it was in the right place. I love the flying birds image so added a few of those in Basic Gray ink. This panel was then matted onto Lucky Limeade card. The base card is also Lucky Limeade with a mat of Confetti Cream and the Everyday Enchantment DSP. I hid the join between the papers with a length of 1/4" Grosgrain Ribbon in Very Vanilla.  The sentiment from Up, Up & Away was stamped on Confetti Cream using Soft Suede ink, punched using the 1 1/4" Circle Punch and layered onto a Calypso Coral Scallop Oval Punch.  I wound the Organdy Ribbons round my fingers before securing onto the card with a Calypso Coral Brad.

Up, Up and Away is available in the current Summer Mini Catalogue - it is such a versatile set containing 14 stamps.
Up, Up & Away Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!

Hopefully he liked the card - we are all going to the football tomorrow so fingers crossed it will stop raining for that!

Here is a list of the Stampin' Up! Products used to make this card:
Stamp Sets: Up, Up & Away
Inks: Pool Party, Calypso Coral, Lucky Limeade, Soft Suede, Basic Gray
Cardstock: Confetti Cream,  Calypso Coral, Lucky Limeade
Punches: 1 1/4" Circle, Scallop Oval
Other: Very Vanilla 1/4" Grosgrain Ribbon, Free Brad & Organdy Ribbon set, Stamp-a-ma-jig

If you would like to order any of these products please either email me or give me a call on07530 368466       and I will be happy to help. Don't forget that any order of £45 or more will automatically qualify for the free ribbon and brad pack.

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