Monday, 22 February 2010

~ H{ippity} Hop! ~

Gosh, another week has passed. It's back to work, school runs and routines again after a good week of break. It's always hard to do any crafting when the boys are around as I like to spend time with them. However, I managed to squeeze in a couple of cards.

I've been working on my Xmas cards as I've got a quota to do every month. As usual, I made use of Kissmas & Mistletoe set. The cards were created based on challenges during the {ippity} release party. Here's my first one: 

This card was created based on a challenge to use purple. I always find that colour a tad difficult to work with but I've chosen lavender which made it easier. The 3 heart images came from 'Life's Little Moments' set.

The inside of the card.

My second one is based on another challenge to create a background pattern using stamps. I made use of  Life's Little Moments for this. 

The number image is one of my fav background stamp. I luv using lace too. 

Here's the inside of the card.

I'm slowly reaching my quota of Xmas card for this month. I've only got 2 more to do. Thanks for dropping by and have a great week ahead.

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

~ Stamp Storage System ~

Having that much stamps, I needed a way to store them so that they could be easily available. I was finding it a hassle using them from the packaging. Having sorted out my stamp collection last year, I decided to do the same for my {ippity} sets.

I carefully peeled off the label and placed it on a sheet of paper and laminated it. Then I store the stamps at the back. The entire sheet is then placed in an A5 transparent pocket to catch any stamps that might fall out. As I have eight sets, all of them are filed in an A5 folder. This storage system has made using the stamps so much easier as they are now accessible.

No doubt I'll be doing the same for my next {ippity} sets.  And talking about that, I've now made buying  {ippity} stamps easier. Just click on the tabs at the top of the blog.

Monday, 15 February 2010

~ H{ippity} Hop! ~

Yay, it's Monday and the start of half term break too! Bliss! Time to do some h{ippity} hopping as well. For today, I created a canvas as a birthday gift for my brother-in-law. I used 'Because of You' stamp set.

Here's my canvas: 

Stamped the 'love' background stamp on a piece of tissue paper and adhered to the canvas, which had already been sprayed with glimmer mist. Used a Heidi Swapp butterfly mask to create the outline and added a coupld of Cuttlebug butterfly diecuts to them.

I also created a card for my son's birthday. I combined two stamp sets from 'Life's Little Moments' and 'Just Wanted To Say'.


Here's my card: 

The number '7' has been highlighted although it's not so clear in the photo. (Card based on a sketch at 365 Cards).

The Winter 2010 {ippity} release is now available for sale. Some gorgeous images there! Thanks for dropping by and have a great week. 

Sunday, 14 February 2010

~ More Sneak Peeks ~

The last sneak peeks before the release of Winter 2010 sets:

Check back tomorrow for the full reveal of the eight sets!

Saturday, 13 February 2010

~ Sneak Peeks ~

On the 15th, we will see 8 new sets of Winter 2010 release. All I can say that they are impressive! In the meantime, here are some sneaky peeks: 

All 8 sets are available for pre-order when they are released on the 15th. Check back on Monday!

Monday, 8 February 2010

~ H{ippity} Hop! ~

It's Monday and thankfully it's the last week of the term too! It's also time to h{ippity} hop as well. This week, I played with Life's Little Moments: 

I created 2 LOs to give to my parents. They are 4x6 and fits into an Ikea flipover frame (which I know my parent has). My dad is always asking for photos of his only grandsons! No doubt it is much easier to send them via email but nothing like scrapping them to give it a slightly more personal touch!

Both mini LOs created using Scarlet Lime Jan kit.

I've also created a card based on an {ippity} challenge which is to make a birthday card. I used stamp sets from Devoted, Just Wanted to say and Because of You.


Here's my card: 

Patterned paper by Basic Grey Sugar Rush and KI Memories Flourish collections.

And the inside: 

Thanks for dropping by and hope you have a great week ahead! Don't forget to check out the rest of the blogs for some fabulous inspiration!

Monday, 1 February 2010

~ H{ippity} Hop! ~

Where did January go? It's February and it's Monday so time to do a little h{ippity} hop. Well, I did a LO using Life's Little Moments and Because of You: 

This LO was created based on a challenge on The Studio. It has to be symmetrical in design, altering alphabets and having fabric on the LO. I stamped a background stamp on two of the strips and used a quote. LO created using stash mainly from Scarlet Lime Jan10 main kit, with alpha and lace trimmings from my own stash. 

Thanks for dropping by and have a great week ahead!