Category: Baby cards

More Foxy Friends Fun

Hi everyone.  Here is one more super adorable, cute, gorgeous….you get the idea….foxy card for you to enjoy.  Seriously, this set is super versatile and a must have!

I have deliberately left a sentiment off this one as it can be added to suit the occasion!  I’m thinking baby or birthday or thank you! I love that you can stamp the images, or punch the images, or do a combination of both!

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Have I convinced you that you NEED this suite yet???? You seriously do! And those cute little flags – cut from the coordinating paper stack!!!!

What are you waiting for???? Go Have fun creating with it!

Mel xx
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Foxy Friends Double Z Cards

A happy hello to everyone!

I wanted to pop by today and share some of the fun I have been having with our Foxy Friends Suite.  The whole suite is just toooooo cute! And the animal possibilities with that punch!!! I mean WOW!!! Have you seen what others are creating!

Well I have seen a LOT of double Z fold cards lately.  So I wanted to give one a try myself.  So I created two! Lol.

Foxy friends Suite Double Z card by My Paper Oasis, stampin up, fox

I left some white space on this card because I always feel that you need somewhere to write!  The beauty about this one is that even when you write in the white space, you can’t see it when the card is closed.  And its just too easy to create pretty backgrounds with the coordinating designer series paper stack! The next one I made, I wanted to try a couple of the other animals!

Foxy Friends Suite Double z Folded card by My Paper Oasis, stampin up products, racoon and skunk.

Here’s a quick view of what that other panel that you can’t see looks like on both cards…..

Foxy Friends Suite Double Z fold card by My Paper Oasis, stampin up

These are quite fun to make, and with so many possibilities, so here are my measurements for the second one so you can make your own!

Card base – 4 1/8 x 11″ scored at 2 3/4″ and 5 1/2″.

1st cardstock layer – 2 pieces 3 7/8″ x 2 1/2″ and 1 piece 5 1/4″ x 3 7/8″

2nd yardstick layer – 2 pieces 3 3/4″ x 2 3/8″ and 1 piece 5 1/8″ x 3 3/4″.

Smaller strip 3/4″ x 11″ and scored at 2 3/4″ and 5 1/2″. Layers are 1 strip 5 3/8″ x 5/8″ and 2 strips 2 5/8″ x 5/8″.

Have fun creating!!!!

Mel xx
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Adorable Baby Bear

Have you seen our Baby Bear stamp yet??? It is absolutely ADORABLE! I knew as soon as I saw this stamp back in April at our On Stage event that he would be one of the sets that made my first order from the new catty! And he did, and then he sat there…until the new CTC blog hop focusing on babies and kids!

I have a friend who has recently had a little boy, so this set was going to be perfect to get its first use.  I used the catty for some inspiration.  I loved the brown bear on the blue background on page 61 – so he helped inspire this creation.

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Isn’t he adorable.  And so versatile – girls, weddings, gift cards, you name it, he could be used.  And because this is a triple step stamp, the colour combinations are endless.  My best tip for lining him up when stamping is to focus on his bottom and the gaps under his arms.  That generally sets you right!

And if you are wondering about that background…it’s one of the papers from the serene scenery stack that I used in my previous post! I did use our recently retired Little Letters for the name – but they fit too well not to!

I hope you enjoy playing with this stamp set!

 

Mel xx
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Saleabration Halfway Happiness Blog Hop

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Hello and welcome again to another Blog Hop.

Today I am joining in with our team ‘Eureka Stampers’ to showcase items from Sale-a-bration.  Sale-A-Bration is that fantastic time of the Stampin Up year where you get one FREE item for EVERY $90 you spend! As well as an amazing joining deal – this year you can Join in the fun and receive $295 worth of products for ONLY $169. Bargains!

Do you know we are HALFWAY through Sale-a-baration already???  Have you taken advantage of all those wonderful free items or that amazing joining offer that’s available yet? And now – today – even more goodies have been added! How good is that!

You may have joined this hop right here – or come across form Heather’s Blog.  Be sure to hop all the way around. There is links to everyone’s blog at the end of the post in case you get lost along the way.

Today I am sharing with you a couple of ‘Magical’ Cards that we have been making in class this week using the Honeycomb Happiness stamp set.  These type of cards are referred to magical slider cards.  You start with a pain black image, but as you pull out the slider, the image magically becomes coloured.

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Isn’t the little chicken in this set just so very adorable! It looks  like a normal – albeit a bit boring – card so far – but just wait for the magic…..

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It’s hard to put into a photo as you really see the magic happen as you pull the slider.  I used one of the sheets from the Wildflower Fields DSP (another FREE sale-a-bration item) and simply randomly coloured a few of those spots with colours from the subtle collection.

Here is another example using the ice cream and the Birthday Bouquet DSP.

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Honeycomb Happiness, Saleabration 2016, magic slider class tutorial, my paper oasis, stampin up, halfway happiness blog hop

Honeycomb Happiness, Saleabration 2016, magic slider class tutorial, my paper oasis, stampin up, halfway happiness blog hop

The Honeycomb Happiness stamp set is perfect for this type of card as it has lovely ‘open’ images that allow you to add a lot of colour, making it very effective!  Would you like to make one of your very own??? Jump on over to my Youtube video here.

I tell you – they are soon much fun to make and have been a HUGE hit in class this week.

I hope you enjoy hopping around to see all the wonderful creations the team have made for you. Just click on the links below to go forward or backwards 🙂

halway happiness blog hop

halfway happiness blog hop

Happy Crafting

Mel xx

 

1. Rose Packer

2. Carly Middleton

3. Julie Cocks

4. Linda Whalley

5. Lauren Meiklejohn

6. Heather McCarthy

7. Mel Pagano – YOU ARE HERE 🙂

8. Sarah McCallion

9. Simone Bartrum

10. Janine Rawlins

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Sweet Baby Girl

It has been so nice to take a quick break from Christmas cards to create something different.  This card was created for a customer order.  I regularly complete customer orders and work with the customer to achieve the result they are after.

I was very happy with how this card turned out.  It is my version of the card on page 32 of the 2015 Annual Catalogue.  It is so sweet using the Sweet Li’l Things designer paper and Zoo Babies Stamp Set.

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And I don’t know about you – but I really cannot get enough of that metallic thread.  I use it on soon many projects.  I LOVE it!!!!!

Happy Crafting

Mel xx

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Eureka Stampers Blog Hop

Welcome to our Awesome Team ‘Eureka Stampers’ Blog Hop! I hope you have enjoyed the items show cased so far and you have got some fantastic inspiration from everybody’s projects! 

If you began from the start then you should have arrived from Jessica Williams fabulous blog ‘The Paper Caper’.

Well, with all of our new amazing products we have in our new catalogue, let me tell you, it was so hard to decide what to showcase on this hop! There are just soooooo many choices! But, I had to choose – so here goes –

 
One of my absolute must have’s in this catalogue is the ‘Something for Baby’ bundle. All those cute baby stamps with matching Framelits…what’s not to like! It makes it so easy to make cards and gift tags for someone’s special arrival, but I wanted to show you something different.

This is a ‘Block Card’ that are currently very popular and this one which I saw on Pinterest I just had to CASE it!  I changed the measurements so it’s smaller and folds flat into a regular sized envelope (I find that so much easier!) You can find the original here.
 

My other project I thought may help you get the most use out of the new Project Life stamp sets –
 ‘Point & Click’ and ‘Remember This’. I am loving the photopolymer range! I have tried lots of other photopolymer stamps and have never been truly satisfied with the quality of the image you get . .. but as usual Stampin’ Up! have done their research and have found a fantastic polymer product!
So here is my take on this handy little journal / mini album that you could put photos in or extra journaling! It could be given as a gift or even slipped into a PL project pocket.

Thanks for joining me.

If you’re interested in purchasing any of these products or attending classes, then feel free to contact me using the tab at the top of the page 🙂

To continue on your blog hop journey – jump on over to the next blog with Fiona D’Elboux at ‘Stamping with Banjo and Me’ or follow the entire list of links below! 

Happy Creating Everyone!

Rebecca Scurrwww.thepaperandstampaddict.com.au
Simone Bartrumhttp://www.simonebartrum.com
Carly Middletonhttp://cardsbycarly.wordpress.com
Jessica Williamswww.thepapercaper.com.au
Mel Pagano – http://createwithmel.blogspot.com.au  – YOU ARE HERE
Fiona D’Elbouxwww.stampingwithbanjoandme.com
Rose Packerhttp://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/creativeroses/blog
Tricia Raineriwww.thespeckledsparrow.blogspot.com
Heather McCarthy –  http://heathermccarthy.aussieblogs.com.au/
Tracy Pennhttp://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/tracypenn/blog
Maureen Crameri – http://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/maureencrameri/blog
Lorinda de Regt-Pennhttp://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/thecraftretreat/blog
Linda Whalleyhttp://www.stampinup.net/esuite/home/sentimentalstamping/blog
Janine Rawlins – http://www.stampwithjanine.blogspot.com.au
 

Zoo Babies Fun

I had a bit of fun creating some cards using the Zoo Babies stamp set last night. I totally cased the card from Pinterest, but when you are preparing for a market, why reinvent the wheel! Lol

Then I thought about how the animals match my Two by Two stamp and thought I would give a card in a box a try, and the new DSP from the occasions catalogue looked exactly like water for the boat. PERFECT!

Keep Crafting! It’s good for the soul!