Tuesday, August 16, 2011

I barely made it past the front cover!!

Huh? That's how inspired I was by the latest and greatest Stampin' Up! catalogue. This is probably about the fourth year I've purchased the Stampin' Up! catalogue and this year's is a real stand out for me. To be quite honest there are so many new and exciting stamps and products I feel a tad overwhelmed. My wish list is going to be at least a mile long. Honestly. Anyways I love, love, love the front cover and was inspired by a seed packet on the front cover to create the following card ...

For a friend
Stampin' Up! products used:
cardstock - Baja Breeze, Soft Suede and Watercolor; stamp sets - Love & Care, French Foliage, Style Beautiful, En Francais (background); inks and markers - Baja Breeze, Soft Suede, Cherry Cobbler, Not Quite Navy, Always Artichoke; other - Linen Thread, Crumb Cake designer button
Other products used:
embroidery cotton and sewing machine thread

For those of you who have seen the new catalogue, you're right LOL, my card isn't orange! But I otherwise think you can clearly see where I drew inspiration from the seed packet! Okay I'm off to start my wish list. My friendly, local Stampin' Up! demonstrator (heh Miriam ... you'll find Miriam's blog HERE) has provided me with an Excel spreadsheet for my wish list, so yep LOL, it's going to be a long one.  :)


  1. Oh Alz this card is stunning.. I ADORE IT! xx :)

  2. Pace yourself there Alz you have all year. Heheheheheheee not that I am much better you should see my order for the 1st of Sept. Eeeeeek!

    Love your take on the cover by the way and I prefer the red to be honest ....but then again it is Cherry Cobbler.

  3. Oh, this is wonderful, Alz. I love that stamp set and think you have captured the spirit of the seed packet you mentioned for sure :) And as for SU! Wish Lists, mine is taking over my craft space! Lol!!

  4. Love the card Alz and I can't wait to get my catalogue.