When we get a new Catalogue, one of the first things I like to do is copy a card EXACTLY from the catalogue, and then make my own version. When I do a "catalogue tour" at workshops, it's a great way to show what a useful tool the catalogue is. No wonder it's called an Idea book!
This year, I copied the card at the top of page 83:
And then I made my own version....using DSP also made it very quick and easy. Don't forget about this month's Special Promotion if you want to stock up on DSP. By 3 packs, get one free!
Here's my Challenge: Why not give it a go next time you're stumped for ideas? I've challenged my team this month to do just that. You can join us if you like! Just post a comment here, and include a link to your own creation. I'll pick my favourite at the end of the month to win a Patterns Pack II Level 1 Hostess Gift. Entries must be in by May 31. Open to anyone in Australia, SU! Demos included.You can see the Stampin' Supplies list for all the ingredients of the first card, and here's the recipe for my version:
Materials (all Stampin' Up!)
stamps: Cheep Talk, On Your Birthday
ink: Pink Pirouette, Regal Rose, Chocolate Chip
card: Pink Pirouette, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White, Sweet Always DSP
other: Curly Label punch, 1 1/4" circle Punch, Eyelet Border Punch, Regal Rose Wide Grosgrain ribbon