Friday, July 27, 2007

Christmas in July

I have been busy baking and making for Christmas in July tomorrow. I have baked a boiled pineapple fruit cake, it sure makes the kitchen smell divine. Instead of bon-bons for each guest this is what I have made for them. They are called "sour cream" containers, and I must thank Jayne for showing how to make them. Inside I have placed a couple of "fun" novelties from $2 shop and a chocolate. How cute and they match the serviette rings I made earlier. I have used Leaf Prints (104279) standard wheel and Wishing You (110245) stamp set from mini catalogue. Have a great weekend. Images: 1990-2007 © Stampin' Up! ® Artwork: Margaret L Crawford

Monday, July 23, 2007

Make and take cards

Tomorrow I am teaching a papercrafting class at a local community centre - here are the cards that they will be making.
Images: © Stampin'Up! ® 1990-2007 Artwork: Margaret L Crawford

Friday, July 20, 2007

Christmas in July

Just right for your Christmas in July. For a fun addition to the table I have made serviette rings. I have used stamp set "Wishing You" from Stampin' Up! ® mini catalogue just released. Have a good weekend.Images: © Stampin'Up! ® 1990-2007 Layout: Margaret L Crawford

Sunday, July 15, 2007

Get ready for Spring?

Stampin' Up! ® release their new Spring Mini Catalogue on 1st August. There are some great stamp sets and accessories available. If you email me, with your details, I will send you a copy. You can then order by email or by getting together with your friends. Here is a card I
made using one of the sets - Polka Dots & Paisley and the new Jumbo Wheel Petals.
Images © 1990 - 2007 Stampin' Up! ® Artwork Margaret L Crawford.

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Old Wall layers

This photograph shows detail of an old wall in Zhouzhuang Water Town, about 2 hours out of Shanghai, China. It is strangely evocative and I love the layers of old paper - advertising or propaganda? The stamp set is Ancient Asia (108736) and I have used a paper distressing tool to further suggest layers on this layout.
Images: 1990-2007 © Stampin' Up! ® Artwork & Photography: Margaret L Crawford

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

"Bling" it on

Here is a card I made on the weekend. The stamp sets - Good Things Grow (108826); Wonderful Words (108963); French Script (108816).

Images © 1990 -2007 Stampin' Up! ® Artwork Margaret L Crawford

Sunday, July 8, 2007

The Great Wall of China

I recently participated in a 15cm x 15cm scrapbook page swap. Here is mine. The journalling tag slips in behind the photograph. The stamp sets used were: Kanji (108851) for the symbols and Stamp of Authenticity (108920) for the tag.

Images © 1990 - 2007 Stampin' Up! ® Artwork by Margaret L Crawford

Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Birthday Card

Last Tuesday I travelled down to Canberra for a friend's birthday. Here is the card that I made for her. I used, one of my favourite stamp sets - Wild Rose (108960) and Warmest Regards (108946) for greeting. All images © 1990 - 2007 Stampin' Up! ® Artwork: Margaret L Crawford

Warmest Regards is one of a range of hostess sets that you may be able to receive if you host your own Stampin' Up! ® party. Contact me by email if you would like to organise at a time and date to suit you and your friends.

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