CASE-d card using Whimsy & Wonder

I am playing along with the weekly CASE-ing the Catty Sunday Challenge again. This week’s challenge is to CASE a card from the Gingerbread & Peppermint suite in the
August – December mini Catalogue. Below is the card that I CASE-d:

I used the same layout, but made my card using the Whimsy & Wonder suite. Have you seen the Whimsy & Wonder suite? It is beautiful with non-traditional Christmas colours. If you love this suite and want lots of ideas to use it, it isn’t too late to join the Stamp Camp next weekend. You can find all the details here.

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If you would like to join us on the 25th September for a Whimsy and Wonder Stamp camp, you can find the details here.

If you live in Australia and don’t have a demonstrator, please feel free to contact me and I will be happy to assist you with your stamping needs. You can also shop from home at my online store.

If you are like me and need to have absolutely everything in the catalogue, give some thought to joining my team! Talk to me if you would like more information, or you can sign up now.

Any orders placed by the 15th September 2021 will get a tutorial bundle as a thank you. This month’s bundle features ta variety of non-Christmas projects from the August – December 2021 mini catalogue, and contains 12 different (and stunning) designs by 13 in Any orders placed by the 15th September 2021 will get a tutorial bundle as a thank you. This month’s bundle features ta variety of non-Christmas projects from the August – December 2021 mini catalogue, and contains 12 different (and stunning) designs by 13 international demonstrators. Below is a sneak peak of the projects included in the bundle.

September Suite Of The Month

If you don’t know what Suite of the month is, it is where we highlight One product suite ed each month. I hope these suites are on your shopping list because you will earn a free make and take kit when you purchase the designated suites. Then meet me in Zoom to assemble the kits while I demonstrate where all the pieces go. If you miss the Zoom social, a Youtube link will be sent to you so you can assemble the kits at your leisure.

In addition, I am collaborating with other demonstrators across the globe that will be sharing 2 projects each using the same product suite. We are anticipating that there will be at least 5 demonstrators participating each month. This means that you will get a minimum of 10 different ideas to use with the rest of your product suite by watching these videos. Although you will only get the kit for my make ‘n takes, you will be able to make all the other projects because you have purchased the suite! Much as we would like to buy everything in the catalogue, we also have to choose which are our favourite favourites, so the demonstrators can vary from month to month.

The next suite that we have chosen to show case in the Suite Of The Month series, is Tidings of Christmas. To purchase your suite from my online store, click here

Here is a sneak peek of the projects in this month’s bundle:

Please order early in the month if you want to participate in the Zoom socials since the socials will be held on the Wednesday 29th September 6:30-7:30pm, and Thursday 30th September 10:30-11:30am AEST.

I will need some time to prepare your kit and post it to you. When I see an order come through with the designated Sui I will need some time to prepare your kit and post it to you. When I see an order come through with the designated Suite of the Month, I’ll ship your make and take kit to you automatically for that month.

You are welcome to order any and all of the suites on the same order as well so you can earn and spend all the host rewards. If your order stays under $250 (excluding shipping), please use the host code on the side when ordering.

Here are the Suites being featured each month. Links to my online store to order these products are embedded. The page numbers refer to pages in the 2021-2022 annual catalogue unless stated otherwise.

September – Tidings of Christmas, pg 88-89. Cute stockings and friendly greetings to start making your Christmas cards
October – Gingerbread and Peppermint, pg 8-9 of the August – December mini catalogue. Fun images and a beautiful pillow box for your small gifts to be hidden inside.
November – Pansy Petals, pg 28-29. Gorgeous pansies in pretty colours to lead us into summer.

These previous suites are still available with an order (although you won’t get the kit and Zoom social). Some of these these suites are all from the January – June mini catalogue and have retired.. The bundles have carried over to the annual catalogue, but the DSP is no longer available, so you will have to choose a substitute DSP

August – Beauty Of The Earth, page 10-11. Different tree images with vibrant earthy colours.
Hand-Penned, page 104-105. A whimsical collection in soft, pretty colours.
Simply Elegant, page 68-69. As the name suggests an elegant suite with (in my opinion) the best DSP in the catalogue!
Dandy Garden Suite, pages 24-27, a dragonfly punch in 2 sizes!
Hydrangea Hill Suite, pages 18-19, 2 shades of purple pearls and purple acetate sheets! (The pearls and acetate sheets did carry over)
Ice Cream Corner Suite, pages 48-49, a bright and warm color palette and ice cream cone punch

I am looking forward to catching up with you and sharing my projects later this month.

If you live in Australia and don’t have a demonstrator, please feel free to contact me and I will be happy to assist you with your stamping needs. You can also shop from home at my online store.

If you are like me and need to have absolutely everything in the catalogue, give some thought to joining my team! Talk to me if you would like more information, or you can sign up now.

Any orders placed by the 15th September 2021 will get a tutorial bundle as a thank you. This month’s bundle features ta variety of non-Christmas projects from the August – December 2021 mini catalogue, and contains 12 different (and stunning) designs by 13 in Any orders placed by the 15th September 2021 will get a tutorial bundle as a thank you. This month’s bundle features ta variety of non-Christmas projects from the August – December 2021 mini catalogue, and contains 12 different (and stunning) designs by 13 international demonstrators. Below is a sneak peak of the projects included in the bundle.

Whimsy and Wonder Stamp Camp

I am very excited to announce that I will once again be collaborating with the Creativity Abounds tutorial bundle to team for an exciting Stamp Camp. With us being in an extended lock down, now is a good time to start making you Christmas cards, and taking some creative time to refresh your soul. You can join from anywhere in Australia.
This will be happening on the 18th September 2021 beginning at 8:00am (Australian time)

Click here to order your Whimsy and Wonder Suite. You will receiver the Whimsical Trees stamp set, Christmas Trees dies, a pack of the Whimsy and Wonder DSP, a roll of the Blushing Bride Frayed Grosgrain Ribbon and a Wonderful Snowflakes pack. The cost of the suite is $139.50 plus $7 postage.

Once I receive confirmation of your order, I will post out the make ‘n takes for the Stamp Camp. You will receive the Whimsy and Wonder tutorial bundle (with bonus video links to see how to make the projects, an invitation to a private Facebook group where you will get to watch all of the bonus projects from or blog hop which will be going live on the 16th September. That will be 24 different projects that you can make with your suite! You will also have all the card bases and layers to make the projects in the tutorial bundle. As an additional bonus, purchasing the suite will also entitle you to a free Sale-A-Bration item! (Don’t forget to add that to your order). You will also receive this month’s tutorial bundle which features products from the August-December 2021 mini catalogue that are not Christmas related. You can see the bonus products from the blog hope here

What isn’t included in the Stamp camp is ink pads, adhesives, cutting tools, the Cut and Emboss machine and the card stock for the projects that are not included in the tutorial bundle. Please contact me if you need any additional information about these items or details of the stamp camp. You can send me an email to traceofcreativity@outlook.com or a message through my Facebook page

I made this card using the suite on my Facebook live this morning. This is NOT one of the projects that is included in the stamp Camp – it is an additional idea that you can make using your suite. If you missed the live, you can watch it below

If you live in Australia and don’t have a demonstrator, please feel free to contact me and I will be happy to assist you with your stamping needs. You can also shop from home at my online store.

If you are like me and need to have absolutely everything in the catalogue, give some thought to joining my team! Talk to me if you would like more information, or you can sign up now.

Any orders placed by the 15th September 2021 will get a tutorial bundle as a thank you. This month’s bundle features ta variety of non-Christmas projects from the August – December 2021 mini catalogue, and contains 12 different (and stunning) designs by 13 international demonstrators. Below is a sneak peak of the projects included in the bundle.

Beauty Of The Earth Thank You Card

Thank you for joining us for our Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrator Monthly Team Blog Hop! We are so happy that you could join us today for this blog hop for ideas and creative inspiration. We are a group of Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrators from around the world that are taking part in training that is helping us to build a successful Stampin’ Up!® business and reach some goals we have set. We really appreciate your support.

If you place an order with me this month, I will send you one of these cards to say thank you! This card was made using the Beauty Of Friendship stamp set and Beauty Of The Earth DSP. This is all part of the Beauty Of The Earth suite. If you want more ideas for using this suite, be sure to have a look at my Suite Of The Month. Beauty of the Earth is the featured suite this month!

If you already have these products and would like to make this card yourself, you can watch my video below to see how I made it.

Thank you so much for coming by today! We have an amazing line up of Stampin’ Up!® demonstrators, and we know you are going to love all the creativity that is being showcased today. Remember you are currently on my page – Tracy Held. See who is below me to know where to go next.

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If you live in Australia and don’t have a demonstrator, please feel free to contact me and I will be happy to assist you with your stamping needs. You can also shop from home at my online store.

If you are like me and need to have absolutely everything in the catalogue, give some thought to joining my team! Talk to me if you would like more information, or you can sign up now.

Any orders placed by the 18th August 2021 will get a tutorial bundle as a thank you. This month’s bundle features the Simply Elegant suite, and contains 12 different (and stunning) designs by 13 international demonstrators. Below is a sneak peak of the projects included in the bundle

August Suite Of The Month

If you don’t know what Suite of the month is, it is where we highlight One product suite ed each month. I hope these suites are on your shopping list because you will earn a free make and take kit when you purchase the designated suites. Then meet me in Zoom to assemble the kits while I demonstrate where all the pieces go. If you miss the Zoom social, a Youtube link will be sent to you so you can assemble the kits at your leisure.

In addition, I am collaborating with other demonstrators across the globe that will be sharing 2 projects each using the same product suite. We are anticipating that there will be at least 5 demonstrators participating each month. This means that you will get a minimum of 10 different ideas to use with the rest of your product suite by watching these videos. Although you will only get the kit for my make ‘n takes, you will be able to make all the other projects because you have purchased the suite! Much as we would like to buy everything in the catalogue, we also have to choose which are our favourite favourites, so the demonstrators can vary from month to month.

The next suite that we have chosen to show case in the Suite Of The Month series, is Beauty Of The Earth. To purchase your suite from my online store, click here

https://www.stampinup.com.au/products/beauty-of-the-earth-suite-collection-(english)?hostcode=ZZ99XY2M

Please order early in the month if you want to participate in the Zoom socials since the socials will be held on the third Wednesday of the month, 11:30-12:30am and 6:30-7:30pm, AEST.

I will need some time to prepare your kit and post it to you. When I see an order come through with the designated Suite of the Month, I’ll ship your make and take kit to you automatically for that month.

You are welcome to order any and all of the suites on the same order as well so you can earn and spend all the host rewards. If your order stays under $250 (excluding shipping), please use the host code on the side when ordering.

Here are the Suites being featured each month. Links to my online store to order these products are embedded. The page numbers refer to pages in the 2021-2022 annual catalogue unless stated otherwise.

August – Beauty Of The Earth, page 10-11. Different tree images with vibrant earthy colours.
September – Tidings of Christmas, pg 88-89. Cute stockings and friendly greetings to start making your Christmas cards
October – Gingerbread and Peppermint, pg 8-9 of the August – December mini catalogue. Fun images and a beautiful pillow box for your small gifts to be hidden inside.

These previous suites are still available with an order (although you won’t get the kit and Zoom social). Some of these these suites are all from the January – June mini catalogue and have retired.. The bundles have carried over to the annual catalogue, but the DSP is no longer available, so you will have to choose a substitute DSP

Hand-Penned, page 104-105. A whimsical collection in soft, pretty colours.
Simply Elegant, page 68-69. As the name suggests an elegant suite with (in my opinion) the best DSP in the catalogue!
Dandy Garden Suite, pages 24-27, a dragonfly punch in 2 sizes!
Hydrangea Hill Suite, pages 18-19, 2 shades of purple pearls and purple acetate sheets! (The pearls and acetate sheets did carry over)
Ice Cream Corner Suite, pages 48-49, a bright and warm color palette and ice cream cone punch!

I am looking forward to catching up with you and sharing my projects later this month.

If you live in Australia and don’t have a demonstrator, please feel free to contact me and I will be happy to assist you with your stamping needs. You can also shop from home at my online store.

If you are like me and need to have absolutely everything in the catalogue, give some thought to joining my team! Talk to me if you would like more information, or you can sign up

Any orders placed by the 18th August 2021 will get a tutorial bundle as a thank you. This month’s bundle features the Simply Elegant suite, and contains 12 different (and stunning) designs by 13 international demonstrators. Below is a sneak peak of the projects included in the tutorial bundle

Hand-Penned Summer Card

Thank you for joining us for the July Blogging Friends hop. The theme for this hop is “Summer Wow Cards”. I always find it amusing, when I am doing a summer theme when I am sitting with the heating on in the middle of winter. Having said that, it was fun to think summery thoughts on a cold day!

I used the Hand-Penned suite to make the card. The only thing that isn’t part of the suite is the ribbon. This is the Crinkled White Seam Binding Ribbon that I have smooshed into my Mint Macaron ink pad.

Thanks for stopping by today. Hope everyone has a fun and creative weekend. Be sure to hop around and see what everyone else has created.

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If you live in Australia and don’t have a demonstrator, please feel free to contact me and I will be happy to assist you with your stamping needs. You can also shop from home at my online store.

If you are like me and need to have absolutely everything in the catalogue, give some thought to joining my team! Talk to me if you would like more information, or you can sign up now.

Any orders placed by the 15th July 2021 will get a tutorial bundle as a thank you. This month’s bundle features the Hand-Penned suite, and contains 12 different (and stunning) designs by 12 international demonstrators. Below is a sneak peak of the projects included in the bundle.

Creativity Abounds Tutorial Bundle Design Team Blog Hop – Hand-Penned

Welcome to our June Creativity Abounds Blog Hop. We are a group of very keen Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrators from all around the world that are coming together to share our creative ideas with you. We are happy that you can join us and hope that we can Inspire you to make creations of your own.

If you live in Australia and shop with me you will receive this tutorial bundle FREE! The theme of this tutorial bundle is Hand-Penned. This month we are showcasing the beautiful Hand-Penned suite. Here is a sneak peek of the images that are featured in the tutorial bundle this month.

To offer additional inspiration, we have all created an extra project to share with you in this hop, here is my card.

If you would like to join our stamp camp on the 27th June, you need to head over to my online store and purchase this suite. Once I receive notification of your purchase, I will invite you to an exclusive Facebook page for this event. I will also send you all the card stock that you need to complete all the cards in the tutorial that were designed by the presenters participating in the stamp camp. In addition to the products in the suite, you will need the inks and adhesives to complete your cards. You will get 9 card kits and envelopes free!!

You may be starting here or have come from someone else’s blog – either way there is a list at the end of this post to help you move around all the different blogs and get many amazing ideas. We all have our country listed – so if you are looking for a demonstrator in your country, these demonstrators would love to look after you with your Stampin’ Up!® shopping or if you would like to join our Stampin’ Up!® teams.

Meet the Design Team:

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Simply Elegant Thank You

Thank you for joining us for our Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrator Monthly Team Blog Hop! We are so happy that you could join us today for this blog hop for ideas and creative inspiration. We are a group of Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrators from around the world that are taking part in training that is helping us to build a successful Stampin’ Up!® business and reach some goals we have set. We really appreciate your support.

This card uses the Elegantly Said stamp set and Simply Elegant Specialty DSP which are part of the Simply Elegant suite. (If you are looking for more inspiration with this suite, be sure the check out my Suite Of The Month series).

Thank you so much for coming by today! We have an amazing line up of Stampin’ Up!® demonstrators, and we know you are going to love all the creativity that is being showcased today. Remember you are currently on my page – Tracy Held. See who is below me to know where to go next.

I did this card (using different products) in my Facebook live a couple of weeks ago. You can watch the replay below

If you live in Australia and don’t have a demonstrator, please feel free to contact me and I will be happy to assist you with your stamping needs. You can also shop from home at my online store.

If you are like me and need to have absolutely everything in the catalogue, give some thought to joining my team! Talk to me if you would like more information, or you can sign up now.

Any orders placed by the 16th June 2021 will get a tutorial bundle as a thank you. This month’s bundle features the 2021-2023 In Colours, and contains 12 different (and stunning) designs by 12 international demonstrators using different stamp sets. Below is a sneak peak of the projects included in the bundle.

Simply Elegant Flip Card

I am happy to be taking part in Kylie’s Monthly International Blog Highlights again.
The theme for this hop is “Thank you”. Many people forget those simple words. I have seen people’s days brightened because someone said a simple thank you to them.
Show your appreciation to people in your lives who have inspired you, helped you or supported you by sending them a thank you card or project.

This is what the card looks like when it is closed – fairly unassuming, but the WOW! comes in when it is opened.

I demonstrated this fun fold in the May 2021 Global SU Share fair. This is a customer group which is hosted by an international group of incredibly talented demonstrators. All of my customers are invited to the Facebook page and can participate in the event. The card I am demonstrating uses the Dressed To Impress stamp set and All Dressed Up dies, but the instructions for making the card are the same – just change the stamp set and DSP!

Measurements for this card are:
Card Base – 14.9x21cm / 81/2×51/2″
Z fold – 12.5x15cm / 41/2×6″
White: 2 pieces 12.1×4.6cm / 17/8×43/8″
1 piece 14.4x10cm / 4×51/4″
DSP: 3 pieces 14.4x10cm / 4×51/4″
1 piece 12.1×4.6cm / 17/8 x 43/8″

If you like this card, please vote for me by clicking on the button below.

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If you live in Australia and don’t have a demonstrator, please feel free to contact me and I will be happy to assist you with your stamping needs. You can also shop from home at my online store.

If you are like me and need to have absolutely everything in the catalogue, give some thought to joining my team! Talk to me if you would like more information, or you can sign up now.

Any orders placed by the 16th June 2021 will get a tutorial bundle as a thank you. This month’s bundle features the 2021-2023 In Colours, and contains 12 different (and stunning) designs by 12 international demonstrators using different stamp sets. Below is a sneak peak of the projects included in the bundle.

Snail Mail Slimline Card

I have been wanting to have a go at making a slimline card for a while now. I saw one that was done by Sue Mohr, and it was so cute that I had to give it a go!!

This stamp set is part of the Snail Mail Suite which will be retiring at the end of June. If this suite is on your wish list, you need to order it ASAP, as once it is sold out it will no longer be available – the stamp set is not carrying over!

If you order this suite, I will also send you all the video links for the Snail Mail Suite of the Month,

You can watch the video for details to create the card below:

The measurements for this card are:
Card Base 20cm x 21cm / 7″ x 8.5″
DSP: 9.5cm x 20.5cm / 31/4″ x 81/4″
Top layer: 8.5cm x 19.5cm / 23/4″x 73/4″
Insert 9cm x 20cm / 3″ x 8″

If you live in Australia and don’t have a demonstrator, please feel free to contact me and I will be happy to assist you with your stamping needs. You can also shop from home at my online store.

If you are like me and need to have absolutely everything in the catalogue, give some thought to joining my team! Talk to me if you would like more information, or you can sign up now.

Any orders placed by the 18th June 2021 will get a tutorial bundle as a thank you. This month’s bundle features the 2021-2023 in colours, and contains 12 different (and stunning) designs by 12 international demonstrators using different stamp sets. Below is a sneak peak of the projects included in the bundle.