30 December 2012

Clearance Rack Blitz - Week 2


Hi everyone,


Stampin' Up! have temporarily taken some products out of retirement with discounts up to 70% off retail - only while supplies last!


There will be different products on sale each week, for the next 3 weeks. This week there are lots of stamps, Designer Series Paper, In Color markers, as well as ribbon, a punch and 3 dies...all at bargain prices!


So if you missed out on any of these items in the last catalogue, or if you just love a bargain, check out the full lists of what's coming HERE (there's a link to last year's catalogue for the page numbers).


But get in quick. At these prices, they'll never last!! Just Email me with your order, and I can have it delivered straight to your door ($5.95 shipping anywhere in Australia)




It's Week 2 of the Clearance Rack Blitz! I'm expecting items to fly out the door even faster than last week, now that you've all got the hang of how it works, and realised how quickly the bargains will go!




Check out this week's items here.



Unfortunately the following items have already sold out:


In Colour 2010-2012 Stampin' Write Markers
Mocha Morning Specialty DSP
Well Worn DSP
Loads of Love stamp set 
Loads of Love Accessories stamp set
Four the Holidays stamp set
Patterns 2010-2012 In Colour DSP
Crazy for Cupcakes stamp set



So don’t miss out on some other great bargains, email me with your order or if you have any questions please drop me a line… Meg

19 December 2012

Christmas Tag

Hi everyone,


Welcome to our blog hop at Crafty Creations, were we are having a wonderful Christmas Challenge for you:



We have 4 great PRIZES over this next two week break and more than one way to WIN!


We will post our challenge today, and it will stay open for 2 WEEKS for any of you to enter and play in!  We will choose TWO WINNERS from the challenge entries!


If you also join us in our BLOG HOP and leave each of our fabulous DT members some love on their blogs, then you will have a chance to WIN a  sponsored prize as well, we will choose TWO WINNERS from the BLOG HOP comments!!


If you have arrived here from LOU’s blog so you are right on track! 


If you want to start the blog hop at the beginning then go back to ANNA's and follow your way down the list! We are looking forward to your visits! You can always go back to Crafty Creations Challenges if you lose your way to get back on track!


Here's the list of your next stations of my wonderful Team-Mates, they are all wonderful crafters, and they can't wait to see you there!












Meighan (that's me)



Crafty Creations Challenge Blog



For my my project I have used the Sponsor’s image and created a tag using the Two Tags Die.


I have used Soft Suede, Crumb Cake, Real Red and Very Vanilla cardstock.


The image has been printed on Very Vanilla cardstock and then I used some images from the Tiny Tags stamp set and stamped in Real Red and Crumb Cake.


The Sentiment from the Perfect Punches stamp set has been stamped in Early Espresso and punched out using the Scallop Punch and the 1 3/8” Circle Punch.


I have used some of the Crumb Cake Tulle and retired Real Red ribbon with a Vintage Brad.


Here is my tag..





Stamp set: Tiny Tags, Perfect Punches and Sponsor Image

Card: Real Red, Soft Suede, Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake
Ink: Real Red, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso

Accessories:  1-3/8” Circle Punch, Scallop Punch, Vintage Brad, Real Red Ribbon (retired), Crumb Cake Tulle, Round Corner Punch, Eyelet Border Punch (retired), Red Glitter Paper, Two Tags Die, Dimensionals, SNAIL Adhesive



Love this tag and I have used some of the Glitter Paper for that extra ‘bling’.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:


The Pretty Little Ribbon Shop Challenge – It’s Christmas

Crazy Challenge - #134 Christmas Time

The Pink Elephant Challenge – Holiday Gift Tag

Catered Crop Challenge – Tag Your It

Ginger Loft Challenge – Christmas or Winter

Joanna Sheen Challenge – With Love at Christmas

One Stitch at a Time Challenge – Use a Digi & Christmas Blog Hop

Sentimental Sunday Challenge - #133 Christmas Tags

The Squirrel & The Fox Challenge - #33 Christmas


Thanks for visiting and I hope you get a chance to visit the other Design Team members on our Blog Hop.


Enjoy the rest of your week, keep safe and have a wonderful Christmas ….Meg

18 December 2012

Vintage Christmas

Hi everyone,


We have a our last challenge for 2012 over at Holly Jolly and the theme is Vintage Christmas.


I have gone for a simple layout with cream, browns and touch of Pool Party for a contrasting colour.


I have created an embossed background on the Very Vanilla cardstock using the Lacy Brocade Embossing Folder.


The stamp is from the Christmas Wishes Hostess set from the Seasonal Catalogue.


Here is my card…










Stamp set: Christmas Wishes

Card: Very Vanilla, Soft Suede, Pool Party
Ink: Crumb Cake

Accessories:  Crumb Cake Scallop Tulle Ribbon, Scallop Circle Punch, Eyelet Border Punch (retired), Vintage Brad, Lacy Brocade Embossing Folder, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals, SNAIL Adhesive










I added some of the lovely Crumb Cake Scalloped Tulle Ribbon, a vintage brad and a little bling!


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges..


Stamptacular Sunday Challenge - #194 Christmas Time

Crafty Mess Challenge – Vintage Christmas


If you get a chance we would love to see you over at Holly Jolly.


Have a fantastic week and Merry Christmas to you and your family!


Take care…. Meg

16 December 2012

Anything Christmas

Hi everyone – how are you going with your planning for Christmas?


This time of year get so busy and I know that I rush around until Christmas Eve trying to get everything done so when Christmas Day and Box Day come around I can just relax!


We have our last challenge for 2012 over at Come and Get It and this time it is Anything Christmas and it is sponsored.


My card has Santa on it so that fits the theme and he is peeking in the window to see if all the children are asleep or maybe it is to check out what treat he has been left LOL.


Who knows but it is a very cute Sponsor’s image and I have teamed it with the word Believe from our Snowflake Soiree Stamp Set which is in the Seasonal Catalogue.


I have coloured the image in with Real Red, Bashful Blue and Chocolate Chip ink and add some glitter to the snow.


Here is my card…









Stamp set: Snowflake Soiree, Bugaboo Santa Window

Card: Chocolate Chip, Bashful Blue, Copic Cardstock
Ink: Bashful Blue, Real Red, Chocolate Chip

Accessories:  Woodgrain Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Glitter, Crystal Effects, Itty Bitty Shapes Punch, Sliver Glitter Paper,  Dimensionals, SNAIL Adhesive











I am happy with the end result of this cute and quick card.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges…



My Time to Craft Challenge - #201 Santa

Sweet Stampin Challenge – Santa is Coming to Town

Christmas Cards All Year Round Monthly Challenge – Cards with Santa

Digi Galore Challenge -  Christmas

Fresh Brewed Designs Challenge - #125 Christmas

CCEE Stamp Challenge – Santa is Coming to Town

Perfect Sentiments Challenge - #59 Anything Goes with Christmas

Crafty Sentiments Challenge - Snowflakes

Patties Creations Challenge - #58 Christmas Card



Enjoy your week, happy shopping and last minute creating…. Meg

11 December 2012

Metal Christmas


Hi everyone,


Just a quick post to share with you my card I have created for the new Holly Jolly challenge which is to use Metallic's. So if you get a chance please come and visit us.


For my card I have used some Bronze sparkle embossing powder for my metallic contribution to the challenge.


I used the Come to Bethlehem stamp set with a simple CAS layout and the cardstock used is Midnight Muse and Whisper White.


Here is my card…








Stamp set: More Merry Messages, Come to Bethlehem

Card: Midnight Muse, Whisper White
Ink: Midnight Muse

Accessories:  Bronze Embossing Powder (non-SU), Lacy Brocade Embossing Folder,  Dimensionals, SNAIL Adhesive





Very simple but fun! 


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges…


Dutch Dare Card Challenge – # 194 Non-Traditional Christmas Colours

Moving Along with the Times – Clean and Simple

Just Us Girls Challenge - #166 Embossing

My Time to Craft Challenge - #200 Non-Traditional Christmas Colours

Craft Crafters Circle Challenge - #52 December Celebrations

Paper Play Challenge – # 49 Christmas is Coming

Delightful Sketches Challenge – All About Christmas



Enjoy your week and thanks for visiting once more…. Meg

09 December 2012

Girly Tag

Hi Everyone,


It is Sunday and I am wanting to share with you a card that I have created for the Come and Get It Design Team. 


This week’s challenge is Tags, so I have created a card with a tag in a pocket and you can write a message on the back of the tag if you wanted too.


I love butterflies so there are a couple of butterflies on my card and some Lace that my friend Lou gave me yesterday – it is beautiful lace.


I have chosen soft colours for my card and have used Soft Suede, Crumb Cake, Pool Party, Very Vanilla and a couple of shades of Pink.


Here is my card…










Stamp set: Everything Eleanor, En Francais,

Card: Very Vanilla, Soft Suede, Pool Party, Blushing Bride
Ink: Soft Suede, Crumb Cake, Pool Party, Primrose Petals, Pink Pirouette

Accessories:  Eyelet Border Punch (retired), Beautiful Wings Embosslit, Lace, DSP (retired), Crochet Trim (retired), Pretty in Pink Ribbon (retired), Pearls, Sticky Strip, Dimensionals, SNAIL Adhesive












Here is a look at the tag outside of the card…



I had a create time creating this card and I love the girly look.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:



Sweet Stampin Challenge – Die & Punches

Alphabet Challenge – V is for Vintage

Stampin with Dragon Challenge – Anything Goes

Crafty Ribbons Challenge - #34 Tags

Little Miss Muffet Challenges - #49 Tags or Gifts

Anything Challenge - #81 Tags

Loves Rubber Stamps Challenge - #29 Anything Goes

Wags n Whiskers Rubber Stamps - #94 Anything Goes



Have a wonderful and safe week as we get into the festive season!  If you get a chance we would love to see you at  Come and Get It.


Hope to see you again soon…. Meg

05 December 2012

Winter Trees

Hi everyone,


It is mid week and I want to share with you a card that I created for the new challenge at Crafty Creations.


The challenge is a Winter Scene plus there are prizes!


For my card I have finally inked the Lovely As A Tree stamp set.   Bad that this has been left un-inked for such a long time  but we have all been down this path – right? :)


I have sponged Baja Breeze and Night of Navy on Whisper White and also used the Illuminate Glimmer Watermark Ink pad to stamp some snow flakes using the Snowflake Soiree stamp set.


Plus I love the Snow Flurry die and the Silver Glimmer Paper so I have also added some of these snowflakes too!


Here is my card…





Stamp set: More Merry Messages, Lovely as a Tree, Snowflake Soiree

Card: Night of Navy, Whisper White
Ink: Baja Breeze, Night of Navy, Illuminate Glimmer Watermark

Accessories:  Snow Flurry Die, Silver Glimmer Paper, Dimensionals, SNAIL Adhesive



I love blues and silver on Christmas card and I am quite happy with the end result.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:



Created with Love Challenge - #20 Christmas Blues

Eclectic Ellapu Challenge – Snow Flakes

Sentimental Sunday Challenge - #131 Non Traditional Christmas

Speedy Fox & Friends Challenge - #136 Non Traditional Christmas

Charisma Cardz Challenge - #47 Christmas with Twist

ABC Challenge - #7 Holiday Cards with Bling

Incy Wincy Design Challenge – Non Traditional Christmas Colours

Craft Spot By Kimberly Challenge - #78 Merry Christmas

Creatalicious  Challenge - #40 Winter



Please come and visit us at Crafty Creations and if you get a chance we would love to see your creations.


Enjoy the rest of the week…. Meg

04 December 2012

Holly Jolly Bingo

Hi everyone,


New week, new challenge at Holly Jolly today and this time we are playing Bingo, plus the challenge is sponsored so there are prizes to be won!


For my card from the Bingo/Tic Tac Toe list I have used Glitter/ Red / Free (which is paper) and I have used some of the Flocked Window Sheet from the Candlelight Christmas Specialty DSP.


The layout for my card has been inspired by the layout on Christmas Card Challenges.


Here is my card…











Stamp set: More Merry Messages,
Bugaboo Ava Mistletoe Fairy

Card: Real Red, Whisper White, Copic Paper 
Ink: Real Red, Crumb Cake, Gumball Green

Accessories:  Modern Label Punch, Candlelight Christmas Specialty DSP, Dazzling Diamonds,  Dimensionals, SNAIL Adhesive











Such a cute image and can you see the glitter on her wings!!


I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:


Lady Bug Crafts Monthly Challenge – Christmas or Winter

2 Sisters Challenge - #120 Christmas Sparkle

Totally Gorjuss Challenge - #160 Anything Goes with Glitter

Fussy and Fancy Challenge - #77 I Love Christmas

Jingle Belles Rock Challenge – Anything Christmas

Pixie Dust Studio Challenge – Winter Holiday Creations

Flutter by Wednesday Challenge – Punch It

Christmas Card Challenges - Sketch

Catch the Bug Challenge – December Anything Goes



Here is the link to the Holly Jolly blog, so come over and say hi and check what the other DT members have created to inspire you!


Enjoy the week and keep well…. Meg

02 December 2012

CAGI Blues


Hi everyone,


Hope you have had a wonderful weekend.  I have had a busy but great weather but I am very grateful for the cooler weather we have had here in Sydney today.


Last week on Thursday and Friday temperatures were between 40 & 42 degrees but today a much cooler 25 – 27 degrees and over cast.  So very hot and Summer has only just begun!


But we have a cool Blues challenge for you at  Come and Get It this week.  The challenge is to use a darker and lighter Blue with White.


So I have chosen to use Bashful Blue, Midnight Muse and Whisper White.


I have used the Everything Eleanor stamp set and the Lacy Brocade Embossing Folder.


The layout for my card has been inspired by the current sketch at Try Stampin on Tuesday.  This layout allowed me to get those square punches which haven’t been used for sometime.


Here is my card…





Stamp set: Everything Eleanor, Warm Words (retired)

Card: Bashful Blue, Midnight Muse, Whisper White
Ink: Bashful Blue, Midnight Muse

Accessories:  1 3/8” (3.5 cm) Square Punch, 1 1/4” (3.2 cm) Square Punch, Modern Label Punch, Lacy Brocade Embossing Folder, Whisper White Organza Ribbon, Basic Rhinestones, Dimensionals, SNAIL Adhesive




I am just loving this stamp set it is so elegant!


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:



Chocolate Coffee Cards Challenge – # 27 CAS

Pause Dream Enjoy Challenge – # 48 Forgotten Stash

Crafting for All Seasons Challenge - #41 Use Flowers

Crafts and Me Challenge - #112 Ribbon or Trim

Tuesday Alchemy Challenge - #42 Anything Goes

Try Stampin on Tuesday Challenge - #94 Sketch

Song Bird Challenge - #9 Deeper Shade of Blue

Victorine Stamps Challenge - #48 Blue and White

Hiding in My Craft Room- #74 Blue and White


If you get a chance please visit us at Come and Get It to see what the other Design Team members have created.


Enjoy your week and keep well…. Meg