Kylie’s Demonstrator Training Blog Hop June 2020 – Hand-Drawn Blooms

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. You may be starting here or may have come from another blog – either way, you can find the link list at the bottom of this post so that you can see every blog post and idea today.

I used the new Hand- Drawn Blooms stamp set. Although it looks like it needs a lot of colouring (not my favourite technique), when I looked at the floral image, it was shouting heat embossing at me.

After embossing the image in the alternate corners, the other corners were looking a bit bare, so I used some tone on tone stamping to fill in the gaps

Thank you so much for coming by today! We have an amazing line up of Stampin’ Up!® demonstrators from around the world, and we know you are going to love all the amazing projects that you are going to see today. Don’t miss one blog link. Remember you are currently on my page – Tracy Held. See who is below me to know where to go next.

If you live in Australia and don’t have a Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator I would love to help you fulfill your stamping needs. Below are the products that I have used in this project. Click on any of the images to go to my online store.

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Layering Circles Card Video Tutorial

As I promised yesterday, here is the video tutorial for the layered shapes cards. In this tutorial, I used die cuts for the sentiments. It is very unusual for me not to have any stamping on a card. Once you see how easy this is, you won’t be able to stop using this technique!

Scrappy Strips Technique

Have you tried the latest craze in paper crafting that Bruno Bertucci started? He has called it scrappy strips and once you start you won’t be able to stop.

You can use plain card stock, embossed card stock, DSP or a combination of these. I did these cards using the new Ornate Garden Specialty DSP.

I did the Terracotta Tile card as a Facebook live to demonstrate the technique. If you missed it, you can watch the replay

If you try this technique, please upload photos of your cards to my Facebook page and share your creations

You can find all the products for these card here

The Ornate Garden Suite is a new product that is going to be launched in the new catalogue. It is available as a pre-order until the end of May. Click on the picture below to go to my online store to purchase this suite.

If you purchase any of the products from this suite (although I don’t know how you will be able to choose) I will send you a copy of the Ornate Gardens mega bundle free. This is a collaboration of demonstrators from around the world and has 90 tutorials in it.

If you live in Australia and don’t have a demonstrator, I would love to help you with your stamping needs. Visit my online store here

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Rise and Shine colour challenge

I hope that everyone is healthy and finding lots of crafting to do to pass the time. I decided to take up the colour challenge on Colour Inkspiration on FaceBook. You can have a look at their page https://www.facebook.com/groups/349642308720075/
They post a picture and then list the colours in the picture for the challenge.
Below is the picture for this challenge

My interpretation of these colours:

I have been wanting to try the latest craze – “scrappy strips” and thought that the colours would work well with this. I used the Sale-A-Bration second release Rise & Shine stamp set which co-ordinates with the Cup of Cheer dies. Remember this stamp set is only available as a free level 2 item when you spend $180. If you want this, you will need to be quick as Sale-A-Bration ends on the 31st March.

During this difficult period, you can occupy your time locked at home by doing crafts. Stampin’ Up! is still operating, and anything that you order can be delivered directly to your door. Browse my online store or contact me by email or my FaceBook page if you need some assistance.

Stay well, stay healthy and keep crafting

Kylie’s Demonstrator Training Blog Hop March 2020 – Breathtaking Bouquet

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.

You may be starting here or may have come from another blog – either way, you can find the link list at the bottom of this post so that you can see every blog post and idea today.

Here is the project I am sharing with you today!

I heat embossed the Breathtaking Bouquet background stamp with shimmer black embossing powder and then coloured in the panel with water colour pencils and a blender pen. The sentiment is from the Rare Blessings stamp set

Thank you so much for coming by today! We have an amazing line up of Stampin’ Up!® demonstrators from around the world, and we know you are going to love all the amazing projects that you are going to see today. Don’t miss one blog link. Remember you are currently on my page – Tracy Held. See who is below me to know where to go next.

If you live in Australia and don’t have a Stampin’ Up!® demonstrator I would love to help you fulfill your stamping needs. Below are the products that I have used in this project. Click on any of the images to go to my online store.

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Blender Pens
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$21.00

White Wash Technique

I have received the next circle journal. The theme for this journal is techniques and fun folds. I decided that I would showcase the whitewash technique.

Stamp and heat emboss your image onto a piece of crumb cake card stock.
Pick up white craft ink with your aqua painter and colour in the embossed image.
Allow the white ink to dry, and then use your colour to paint over it. I used blushing bride and pear pizzaz re-inkers, but you can squish some ink onto the top of your ink pad.


If you are in Australia and don’t have a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, I would love to help you with your stamping.
If you would like to join my team to support your stamping addiction, contact me for more details.

Below are the products that I used to create these cards. If you would like to purchase any of them, clicking on the picture will take you to my online store.

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Rock ‘n Roll Technique

I said that I was going to share some of the techniques that came back in my Circle Journal. This post is the first one.

This is the card that Beryl Crisp made for my Journal.

This is a lily that was growing in my garden. The darker edges inspired my to use this technique with the Lasting Lily stamp set. Below is my card.

Start by inking your stamp in a light coloured ink. I used So Saffron, and then gently roll the edges of the stamp on a darker ink pad (Lovely Lipstick) and stamp.

Be very aware of which ink pad you are using first. The lighter ink won’t have any effect on the dark pad, but if you get confused and roll a darkly inked stamp onto a pale colour pad, you will mess up your ink pad.

Lasting Lily is one of the stamp sets that you can choose as a freeby during Sale-a-bration. If you spend $180, you can choose this set as a free item. This is the only way that you can get this set, it cannot be purchased.

For the fist time (and to make things even more exciting), Stampin’ Up! is coming out with framelits that co-ordinate with the Sale-a-bration stamps. One of the sets is for the Lasting Lily (see the sample on the picture below). These will be available from the 1st – 31st March. Contact me if you would like more details about these framelits.

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