Extravaganza Projects

Auckland Extravaganza Project Parade

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Hi friends! So this post is a long time in coming, but today’s share is four of the five projects we taught at the July Auckland Extravaganza!

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Paula Reid, Sally Williams, and Michelle Pepper taught this masculine gift voucher card, perfect for a thank you or a birthday (or Father’s Day as above). They used the One Wild Ride stamp set paired with Lemon Lime Twist and Tranquil Tide.

 

Angela Palmer, Kathryn Tyrrell, and Kylie Burke shared a gift item by adapting the Wood Crate die for a little basket for holding notes and scrap paper for the desk.  Cute!

Rachael Knight, Judith Ferguson, and Christine Gedye taught a pull up/ tag card featuring the You Move Me bundle. It’s hard to photograph, but the butterfly appears to flutter the wings when the tag is pulled up.  This is great for something a bit different!

 

And Barbara Bicknell’s team went out of the box and taught a fun lollipop for the top of a gift or a cake or for table decor!

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Hamilton Extravaganza Project Parade

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Wow time flies sometimes!  It’s almost time for our Christmas Extravaganzas, and today’s share are a few of the projects from the Hamilton Extravaganza in July:

 

 

 

Rayleen Baker and Irene Wardlaw presented this very fun and cute Flag Card project featuring both Lemon Lime Twist and the  This Little Piggy stamp set.  Such an easy idea and so effective!

Kristine McNickle shared this lovely box with the group, using both metallics and the Happy Birthday, Gorgeous stamp set.  A nice box for an upcoming birthday!

 

 

Kay Syminton and Jenny Sutton taught this double pull-up project, using the ever popular Colorful Seasons suite.   Who doesn’t just adore this little deck chair?!

Now – our Christmas Extravaganzas are closing in for the final count; please book in now or asap.  You can read more about these amazing events here:

Christmas Extravaganzas

Tauranga – 4 November

Hamilton 5 November

Auckland 18 November

Nelson 25 November

 

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Nelson Stamp Extravaganza Project Parade

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I hope you all had a wonderful weekend here in New Zealand.  Today’s share is the other four projects taught at the recent Nelson Stamp Extravaganza, put on by my Creative Inker’s Stampin’ Up! team.  These days are a LOT of fun, and we’d love to have you join us!

 

 

Trish Beveridge shared with the group this fun Gift Voucher holder, suitable for any person and any occasion.  Slip a starbucks voucher inside – perfect!   She’s used the Coffee Cafe bundle here.

 

Emily Tudor taught everyone how to make this rather impressive Diamond Box using the Gift Box punch board!  Everyone used a different paper and made it to their liking.

 

Rebecca Palmer shared with the group this double pocket card using the You’ve Got Style stamp set.  And this is Sugar, one of my cats who absolutely insisted on being right there despite being moved multiple times.    And me being rather indulgent to the cats . . . here she is.

 

And Sally Robertson taught something soft and beautiful – a double front card using the Colorful Seasons bundle.  Everyone got to do a bit of two step stamping, watercolor washing, and die cutting.

I hope you’ve enjoyed four of the five projects from the event shared today!

 

 

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A Series of Vintage Cards using the New Embossing Paste!

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Happy Monday!  Today’s share is my project taught at the recent run of Winter Extravaganzas (Tauranga, Auckland, Nelson and Hamilton).  I must admit teaching this one because it was SO much FUN!  It was amazing to see what people created.

By the way, this card was also my Swap for Thailand.

The “background” paper is the Wood Textures Designer Series Paper, so each project had a different wood grain as a foundation. But as you can see, they all look great!  I love these papers!

We started by stamping the Sheet Music background stamp onto the Wood Texture paper and had a little lesson is how to make sure the music is right side up.

 

 


Next everyone coloured and used the Embossing Paste in a variety of masks. Between the different printed papers, different colours, and different embossing masks – each card was truly unique.

Here I have mixed Night of Navy and Fresh Fig to come up with this RICH purple colour. I love the contrast with the Night of Navy Ribbon.

On this card, I used a very dark wood pattern, skipped the Sheet Music step, and used the Brick Mask.  I think in this case I just used some leftover bits and pieces after a group had done their Embossing Paste, so I have a mixture of blue paste with some Berry Burst highlights around the edges.

 


This version also features more of a two-toned look using the Medallion Mask.  I like the texture left in the paste, too.

And the Diamond Mask is also quite beautiful.  I’ve covered the entire card front here, using more of an ombre technique, adding more and more ink to the paste as I went.   But you can also “fade off” the diamonds like in the brick sample above.


It’s hard to pick a favorite!  I think they are all gorgeous and I look so forward to playing with the Embossing Paste even more in my August classes!

Thank you to all who were able to attend our team Extravaganzas – we appreciate your support and love to bring you joy!

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Beautiful You Vintage – In Three Variations!

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Beautiful You is a stunning stamp set of sketched images available in the Occasions Catalogue.  This one is so well-loved and enjoyed!   At the recent series of our team Extravaganzas, I taught different variations of this card.  Which one do you like best?

stampin up beautiful you coloring in pencils cupcake carousel vintage

 

First, version one is my personal favorite.   I’ve used the Cupcakes and Carousels Designer Series Stack here, using the Coral and Saffron prints paired up with the Lace Doilies.

I love this girl with a yellow, happy dress and a few drops of the Sprinkles Embellishments!

 

Version two was by far the most popular among our guests. Still using the Cupcakes and Carousels Designer Series Stack, this time I’ve used the Bermuda Bay and So Saffron prints.  Everybody loves blue, and especially that gorgeous Bermuda Bay!   On this sample I switched the words from being embossed to stamping directly on the paper, but at our events, everyone did the white embossing for consistency and ease.

We used the awesome Watercolour Pencils for colouring in the dancing girl.  Every single person of the hundreds who did this project was successful.  It’s really amazing how easy they are to use and the professional results they give.

 

And version three uses the Succulent Garden Designer Series Paper.  We still used the Watercolor Pencils – the choices of colors in the pack are so versatile and fitting for the papers and commonly used colors.

The base of the card is made with the Kraft Cardstock, something a bit more sturdy and a bit different.

 

If you like coloring in, you will absolutely love the new Watercolor Pencils.  And if you love vintage, you would also likely really enjoy the Beautiful You stamp set.

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Hamilton Extravaganza Project Parade

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Today’s share is four of the five projects our lovely guests completed at the recent Hamilton Extravaganza. We had such a great day, despite the weather being uncommonly muggy!

stampin up nailed it tool box punch art shaped card masculine

 

Sarah Roche and Christine Palmer did a great job with their project – I love the fun shape and the use of the Nailed It bundle.  So perfect for the guys!

 

Ella Warren and Kristine McNickle taught a shaker card using the Balloon Adventures bundle.  I know everyone enjoyed learning how to make one of these!

stampin up dragonfly dreams fancy fold wedding vintage

 

Irene Wardlaw and Rayleen Baker shared with the group this pretty dragonfly card using the Dragonfly Dreams bundle. This one is such a winner!

 

And finally – Ruth Hickey and Alicia Yap showed everyone now to make the Window Box larger and created this fun carousel-like box.

And tomorrow, Friday 31 March, is the LAST DAY for SAleABration gifts with purchase!

 

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Tauranga Project Parade – March SaleABration Extravaganza!

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We’ve had such fun at the recent Extravaganzas in various locations around New Zealand!   We love to share Stampin’ Up! with our friends, both existing friends and new ones!

Today’s share is two of the projects recently taught at the Tauranga Extravaganza:

 

Rhonda Fawcett taught this tool box punch art card using the Nailed It bundle.   Who wouldn’t love to receive this little work of art?! Perfect to have on display, too.

 

These fun tools are great for tricky cards for the guys in our lives.  You can colour them in or paper piece them, as Rhonda has done here.

 

Anne Lord taught a joy fold card featuring both the Watercolor Pencils and the Dragonfly Dreams bundle.   The SaleABration gift, the Inside the Lines Designer Series Paper, is the black and white background.  It makes a nice, neutral compliment to many of our images.   (You don’t have to color it in!)

 

stampin up dragonfly dreams watercolor pencils joy fold

 

Anne created this background using the Watercolor Pencils – everyone’s turned out quite differently!   What fun they had being artists that afternoon.

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Thailand Achiever’s Blog Hop – Cool Treats Acetate Window Card

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Last Call for SaleABration!

Welcome to the Thailand Incentive Trip Achievers Blog Hop for March 2017. Did you know that Sale-a-Bration finishes at the end of this month?? NOW is the time to make sure you have collected all the wonderful Sale-a-Bration products for FREE that won’t be available after this month.

At the moment you are visiting Jacque Williams in New Zealand!

I’d like to share with you a project using one of my favorites (Cool Treats) from the Occasions Catalogue, accented with the FREE SaleABration Glimmer Paper:

stampin up cool treats frozen acetate window card

Each pack of Free Glimmer Paper comes with four 6×6 sheets of Bermuda Bay, Mint Macaron, and Sweet Sugarplum (above).  Even a little bit goes a long way!

 

This fun card features an acetate window, onto which I have adhered a yummy ice cream sundae using the Cool Treats Bundle.

I love how this set lends itself to about any age, any gender, and many occasions.  It’s perfect for birthdays, but who wouldn’t love to get an ice cream card for any reason at all?!

 

I also made this a double opening card to allow more room for writing without anything showing through the acetate window.

Visit my Tutorials Page for instructions!

And earn that Glimmer Paper FREE with any $110 purchase (or another item of your choice)!  (New Zealand residents only)

Thanks for taking part in our blog hop, there are so many amazing ideas and inspiration you don’t want to miss. Remember you are currently at my blog – Jacque Williams – so check the blog hop line up list to see who is next in the list.

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