Life doesnt have to be perfect

autumn leaves card

Autumn is my favourite season of the year. The colours are amazing and I love the cosy winter nights by the fire. This card was inspired by the season.  The leaves have been cut using my Silhouette Portrait. The name of the leaf design is ‘Hello Fall’ and it is by Echo Park. The rest of the elements of the design have been stamped. The stamp set I used has since been retired by Stampin Up.  I normally find is hard to create a ‘simple’ card but I love how this one turned out.

Happy Crafting

Ashlinn

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Daisy Delight

I think I may have said it before but I am completely in love with the ‘Daisy Delight’ (143669),stamp set from Stampin Up. This stamp set can be used for so many occasions.

Stampin Up Daisy Delight

Everything which I used to create this card is from Stampin UP. I have a full list of products below. If you want to get any of the products go to my shop page ‘click here.’

 

Happy Crafting

Ashlinn

 

Sorry I haven’t been around!

Hi. I have been terrible at updating my blog during the summer. I was being kept super busy with two toddlers and wedding stationery orders. I am going to starting trying extra hard to blog more often, has anyone got any blogging tips? In the world of Stampin Up the new Autumn/ Winter Catalogue has just been launched. It is amazing (as usual). Have a look at let me know what you think ‘click here‘ for the link. I have no crafting plans for this evening, instead I am going to my mums house for some birthday cake!

Happy Crafting,

Ashlinn

 

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Christmas In July!

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This is the most exciting Stampin’ Up joining offer I have seen in a while! This offer will only run for the month of July so make sure you sign up quick. When you sign up as a demonstrator during this month you will get an extra gift pack worth £65.00 for FREE!!, what’s not to love about that? Your free kit will include:

*Grid Paper

*Snail Adhesive

*Bone Folder

*D block (acrylic block for using stamps)

and…. Carols of Christmas Stamp Set (no one else will have this kit until August!)

So why not join Stampin’ Up and get these fab freebies included for ONLY £99.00!!!!!! With this you get to pick £130.00 worth of goodies to start your business and all the business supplies you need to get started. So that’s £195.00 worth of goodies for ONLY £99.00!!!!!

 

Click Here to join up and for more information.

Happy Shopping,

Ashlinn

 

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Carols of Christmas

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Your free gift!

Happy Graduation!

Graduation season is in full swing! I was asked to make a last minute personalised card for a Graduate. This is what I came up with, I used cutting files from the Silhouette Shop and the ‘ready to pop’ (order number: 141513) stamp set from Stampin Up. Congrats to all the new graduate out there, the world is your oyster!

P.S Sorry for the blurry image!

 

Happy crafting

Ashinn

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Father’s Day

I am so unorganised this years as regards to occasional cards and gifts. I made the card very quickly on Sunday morning (don’t tell my dad!). My dad is a massive vintage car fan, he owns two cars and a vintage tractor. Guy Greeting (order number 137178) from Stampin up was perfect for him and a lot of other guys! This set is great for any type of masculine card. The card colours I used where Island Indigo (order number 124390), Soft Suede (119982),  Very Vanilla (order number 106550).

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Window Box Thinlits and Delightful Daisy

The Delightful Daisy designer series paper (order number 144137) just screams summer to me. I am obsessed with flowers, Spring and Summer are my two favourite seasons! With all the lovely weather we are having at the moment I haven’t been crafting as much, being outside is just too much of a distraction! I love to be able to give people a little gift box or bag along with a card, I normally put a few sweets or scented candles into them. So this is where Delightful Daisy meets the Window Box thinlits ( order number 142762). This thinlit set is a must have, there are countless ways to use the set and make every project unique. Along with Delightful Daisy DSP, the Window Box thinlits I also used the Delightful Daisy cardstock pack (order number 144139). I hope this project gives you some inspiration, I have loads more projects coming up using these products! To purchase any just ‘click here‘ and you will be taken to my Stampin Up website.

 

 

 

 

Delightful Daisy

At the moment this is my one of my top favourite suits from the new annual catalogue. The main elements for this card have been made from the delightful daisy DSP,these are 12×12 sheets ( order number : 144137) and the co-ordinating Delightful Daisy cardstock Pack (order number:144139). I also used the new faceted gems in clear (order number:144142) and gold (order number: 144141). If you want these products click here and you will be directed to my online shop. Happy crafting,

Ashlinn

 

 

 

My first ‘proper’ Stampin up Party!

At the start of June I hosted my very first Stampin Up party.  It was at a ladies house who had come across my Facebook page and requested a catalogue. At her party she had 12 people some of them were experienced crafters and some had no experience at all. I was so nervous because I didnt know anyone and I get real scared standing up and talking in front of people! By the time I was leaving the party I truly felt that I had a new bunch of friends, it was so much fun getting to spend time sharing tips and stories. For this party everyone made two projects usings this delightful daisy DSP (order number: 144137) and the popcorn  box thinlits (order number:141473). I also took along the Bella and Friends stamp set (order number:141867).  Everything is available at my online shop by clicking here. As a small gift for the host I made her a card and I filled the popcorn box with some yummy treats. Below is the host gift and card I made and the finished projects that ladies made at the party. Thanks for reading!

Ashlinn

 

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The New Annual Catalogue!

The past few weeks have been very busy and exciting! The 1st of June is the date for the new annual catalogue every year and as always it new disappoints!. You can view the new catalogue by ‘clicking here’. (Click on the shop now tab and the catalogue option will open). I have so many new favourites and I will be posting about them soon. Happy Crafting,

Ashinn

 

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