Thank you for joining in with the latest hop from the crew at Around the World on Wednesday. If you haven't hopped with us before, we're a group of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators from every time zone in the world where Stampin' Up! operates. We share with you on the first Wednesday of each month. You're here with me, in New Zealand.
Each month we present a different theme to inspire you to create.
This month, our theme is 'CASE the Mini Duo.' You might be wondering just what that is but it's both simple and exciting. Stampin' Up!'s January-April 2023 Mini Catalogue has just gone live, so our task was to find a project in it that we liked then remake it our own way. Using the catalogue samples as inspiration is a great way to get your creative energy flowing when it's running on empty.
I've chosen this sample from page 67, featuring the Best Day stamp set.
In CASEing it, I've kept the general layout and the use of the numbered background. Here's my take on it...
I've used a number of items from both the new Mini and the accompanying Sale-a-Bration promotion. If you're new to Stampin' Up!, Sale-a-Bration is the best time to do your buying because each $110 spent in an order lets you choose a free item from the Sale-a-Bration brochure. There's even some extra special Level 2 rewards that you can only earn with a $220 purchase but they are really beautiful items. With all the fabulous new things in the catalogue, you'll soon have yourself a long wish list. You can view both the new catalogue and the Sale-a-Bration brochure at my on line store, or by clicking the links in the sidebar of this blog. Of course, if you live in New Zealand, you can shop with me too.
Some of the new items used include the Dandy Designs DSP (Sale-a-Bration), Adorable Owls (Sale-a-Bration) and the Alphabet a la Mode dies.
If you'd like to make one of your own, then here's my video tutorial to give you some tips on how to go about it. There's even some variation from the original to give you even more ideas.
Next up on the hop is the wonderful Leonie Stuart in Australia.
If you live in New Zealand and don't have a Stampin' Up Demonstrator, I'd love to be yours. I can help you with ideas, get you catalogues and provide you with Stampin' Up products. You can leave a message in the comments or contact me using any of the methods listed in the Contact Me tab at the top of the page. You can shop with me from anywhere in New Zealand by clicking on the SHOP NOW button in the sidebar or on any of the products below.
Here's a list of blog participants, in case you get lost or want to re-visit someone.
Jan Clothier - NZ - You are here
Please note that Adorable Owls and Dandy Designs are FREE with a qualifying order and cannot be bought any other way.