Sunday, 20 September 2015

Crazy Crafters September Blog Hop ~ Holiday Catalogue!

Welcome to our September Blog Hop! This month we are using new products from our holiday catalogue. I was excited to take part this month as I haven't been able to craft much lately.

You may just be starting the blog hop here at my blog - Stamping with Laura Jane or may have come from the person previous to me in the list. If you get off track at any time, the full lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all the projects. At the moment you are visiting Laura Britten.

The card I created used the Jingle All the Way bundle, sponging and heat embossing. I created this using inspiration from Pinterest. 

I first sponged the background using Elegant Eggplant, Rich Razzleberry and Night of Navy ink. The moon was originally sponged in Whisper White Craft ink, however I wasn't happy with the look of it. Instead I embossed the moon with White embossing powder. I then covered the background with Versamark ink and embossed over it with Iridescent Ice embossing powder. I cut out the santa and sleigh from the Sleigh Ride thinlits. I then cut both out with the same sized Circle thinlit, and cut a slightly larger Elegant Eggplant circle to go behind it.

The card base is Whisper White cardstock, with a circle cut out of the middle and Elegant Eggplant layered on top. The sentiment was stamped in Elegant Eggplant and cut out and layered over the circle cut out. 

Thanks for stopping by! Please follow the links below to go onto the next blog!

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

New Annual Catalogue!!

That time as come where we get our new Annual Catalogue, and I'm quite excited as there are LOTS of wonderful products in this years catty!!
You can access the catalogue digitally here 2015-2016 Annual Catalogue
You can access the retiring products that are still available for today only here Retiring Products
And you can access my shop through my homepage here Laura Britten, Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator

Please contact me if you have any questions or would like a hard copy of the catalogue sent to you free of charge! (Please note that if you already have a demonstrator to contact them to get a catalogue as it isn't fair to get a catalogue from a demonstrator you do not plan to use. Thanks)

Kind Regards,
Laura Britten!

Sunday, 18 January 2015

Some recent projects

I have been fairly slack with my blogging, so here are some projects that I've worked on in the past few months.

Card Gift box, fits a good number of cards inside. Fits standard sized cards in for Aussies

Challenge 2015

So I blogged a few months ago about a challenge I had given myself to use each one of my stamp sets before the new year, and the ones I didn't use were on the chopping block.. Well I failed miserably with that challenge! In between work, report writing, having to move house and Christmas, I really only had the chance to set my craft room back up a week ago to full working order. So... Instead I have devised a new challenge
My new challenge came about because I was sick of going onto my Pinterest page and not being able to find what I really wanted because they had funny tags on them, their descriptions didn't match, not to mention the fact that I stupidly pinned all of my inspiring cards onto the one board- big mistake!
This week I've put my back out, so apart from laying down or standing up, I haven't been able to do much, so I have been organising all of my pins into different boards and it got me thinking, how many of these pins will I realisitically recreate?
So I'm going to challenge myself- each week I have to create at least 4 cards CASE'd from Pinterest. This is obviously going to challenge me and hopefully I'll get better use out of my forgotten stamp sets.
Anyone else up for the challenge?!?! Probably not, You'd have to be a little bonkers to try this at home!