Stampin' Up Kits

Special Occasion Milestone Birthday Message Gift Idea

Birthday-kit

Hannah turned 18 last week (I know - how fast does time fly!)  We couldn't get together with family and friends as we usually would so we had to think a little outside the box to make the day special. 

I've used the Christmas Countdown Project Kit and decorated it with some pretty colours to make this set of gorgeous drawers.  Each drawer has a message from grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins plus our clan.  Just print off the greetings and wishes and fold them to go in the little drawers.  

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Doesn't it come up well all decorated.  I've used Peony Garden DSP plus a little of the In Good Taste DSP (patterned paper.)  I've also used some Whisper White embossed with Greenery embossing folder.  (In my video below I accidentally said shimmery white but it is the whisper white.)  I've cut some leaves from Champagne foil for a little extra shine, and added some Beaded Pearls and Elegant Faceted Gems.

The set of blank drawers come in your kit (along with some Christmas decorating parts to make an advent calendar.)  To repurpose it, just choose your favourite patterned paper or coloured cardstock to make an alternative set of drawer fronts to decorate for a special occasion.  Cut each drawer front piece to 5cm square and you can either trace one of the templates from the kit and cut with scissors or a HUGE shortcut would be to get a 1" circle punch.  I didn't have one of those but I did have the Timeless Label punch and just used the edge of that.  It is a little shallower than the circles in the kit but still worked well and was a lot easier than cutting with the scissors.  

I made a matching card and envelope using some of the same supplies.  

Matching-card

Here's a shopping link if you need any of the supplies I've used:  Project Supplies

I've put together a video giving a closer look and a few more tips for this project.  

Thanks to the lovely Ann from Complete Balloon Decorating in Buckley St, Essendon for the beautiful balloons.

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And thanks to the lovely Helena from Bakes By Her for the extra special cupcakes and biscuits.

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Wow - doesn't really seem ALL that long ago that Hannah was a cute little bub and now she's 18 and soon to finish school.  That saying is so true - the days are long but the years are short.  Wishing you every happiness Hannah.  xx

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Happy creating.  

Cheers, Sue


Enjoy The Little Things Kit: Peek 3

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This panel from the Enjoy The Little Things Kit was a fun one to put together.  Just stamp some texture onto the individual butterflies and add them to the butterfly piece for a little 3D effect.  Layer up the doily, thread, butterflies and wood element.  It comes together so quickly. 

Kits are a nice option if you'd love to do some creating but would like to get all the bits and pieces plus instructions in a handy box.  Add the stamp set and a few ink pads and you're all set.  Dimensionals and fine tip glue are handy too. 

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That's the glue that makes me glad I just got my reading glasses - wink! Very handy for putting the lid back on with that fine needle tip to insert.

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Happy Stamping!

Cheers, Sue


Enjoy The Little Things Kit: Peek 2

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Just a quick post today to show you another of the display pieces from the Enjoy The Little Things Kit.  I love the gold detailed metallic heart in this one.  The kit makes good use of wooden elements and metallic thread too.  Make the pages as per the instructions or use the pieces to do your own variations.  

Freebie Time: Saleabration

Until the end of March you get to choose a free item with every $90 of products ordered. 

Here's a card from Stampin' Up with one of the Saleabration freebies on offer "Honeycomb Happiness" stamp set.

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Happy Stamping!

Get in touch if I can help you with any Stampin' Up questions.

Cheers, Sue


Enjoy The Little Things Kit: Peek 1

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Isn't it fun to do some creating when all the tricky bits are done for you.  I love our kits and this one is a beauty. 

You get the little chalk board frame stand plus all the assorted pieces you need to make a range of interchangeable display pieces. 

I'll be sharing a closer look at some that I've put together over the coming weeks. 

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Shop Now: Enjoy The Little Things Kit


Here is the coordinating stamp set.  Love some of these sayings.

Enjoy the little things stamp set

Shop Now: Enjoy The Little Things Stamp Set.

Local ladies - For those that ordered at class and got their parcels delivered here - the boxes arrived yesterday and are all unpacked.  Get in touch to collect or I can hang on to them until the next class. 

Keen to catch a class?  I've got a few spots left for March classes.  See dates and details for March and April here:  Class Dates

How is your weekend going?  Jack's team didn't make the basketball finals so that meant a nice Saturday sleep in at our place to kick off a quiet, pottering about the place weekend.  Just what we all need after a busy week.  I hope you get to do some relaxing this weekend.

Happy Stamping.

Cheers, Sue

 

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