Wednesday, 19 December 2018

What A Mess - The Paper Shelter Challenge

Hi Everyone, are you ready ...

It is time for a new challenge at Paper Shelter
and the theme is Anything Goes.

Now here is my card 
using What A Mess
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.



Sentiment: Wild Rose Studio Christmas Circles. Couture Creations Winter Corner and Highland Christmas - Fractal Flake. Memory Box Stitched Circle and Precious Bells. Ranger Stickles.

Our Sponsor The Paper Shelter are offering one lucky winner a fabulous gift certificate of $30. But, you must use a Paper Shelter product on your card or project. This could be a Paper Shelter Image, Paper or Printable. If you don't use a Paper Shelter product, you could still win 3 digi images of your own choice. So it really is a win win situation don't you think.


Make sure you go over to The Paper Shelter Shop and take a look at all the beautiful digital stamps.


I would like to enter the following challenges:

Winter Wonderland Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Christmas Goes.
Cupcake Inspirations Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Red, Green and White.
Animal Friends Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafty Calendar Challenge Blog.  Theme:  It's Christmas Time.
Do All Kreatives Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas.
2 Crafty Critters Crazies Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Creative Inspiration Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Feeling Festive.
Love To Scrap Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Season's Greetings.
The Crafty Addicts Challenge Blog.  Theme:  It's Christmas.
Crafty Animals. Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.

Thank you for visiting me, I always appreciate you taking the time to leave a lovely comment.

Anet x


Saturday, 15 December 2018

Christmas Crew - Digi Designs Challenge

Hi Everyone,

It is time for a new challenge at
and the Theme is Winter Holidays.

Make sure you go over to Di's Digi Stamps and take a look at Di's beautiful Digital Stamps.  

Now here is my card
using Christmas Crew digital stamp.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.





Sentiment: Wild Rose Studio Christmas Circles. Dies: Marianne Design Mini Poinsettias and Ivy. Scrap Dragon Stitched Oval. Impression Obsession Fir Trees. Find It Trading Poinsettia Corner. Ranger Stickles and Liquid Pearls.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Pearly Sparkles Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Merry Christmas.
Animal Friends Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafty Calendar Challenge Blog.  Theme:  It's Christmas Time.
Christmas Card Throwdown Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Previous 2017 Challenge - February 2017 - Polar Bears.
Crafty Animals. Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Do All Kreatives Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas.
2 Crafty Critters Crazies Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafty Gals Corner Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Christmas Goes.
Dream Valley Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas.

Thank you for visiting me, I always appreciate you taking the time to leave a lovely comment.

Anet x

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

Pineapple - The Paper Shelter Blog Hop

Hi Everyone and welcome to
It is a celebration of The Paper Shelter  reaching their 8th Birthday on 8 December 2018. This will be a two week Challenge and both Design Teams are taking part.

The Paper Shelter Blog Hop is our way of inviting you to join in with us and the theme is


I just know that this theme will be extremely popular! If you have landed here from Sabrina's Blog then you are heading in the right direction - if not then you will want to head back to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog to start again, as you will not want to miss out on this one!

Our Design Teams have worked very hard and are showcasing the gorgeous images available from The Paper Shelter and each blog on the hop is offering one lucky commentor a Paper Shelter Digi of their choice as well as the main prizedetails of which are on the The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog.

Now here is my card 
using Pineapple
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.


Sentiment: LOTV Happy Circular. Dies: Couture Creations - Le Petit Jardin - Evening Branch, Jardin Corners and Ring Of Daisies. Couture Creations Scalloped Circle. Memory Box Stitched Circle. Ranger Stickles.

Do not forget to leave your comment for a chance of winning your choice of one of the fab Paper Shelter Digi's available in The Paper Shelter Store.

From here you will need to hop on over to Linda's Blog.
Hop! Hop! Hop!
Good luck and hope you are enjoying 

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Morgan's ArtWorld Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafts Galore Encore Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Love To Craft Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Classic Design Team Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
613 Avenue Create Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafting From The Heart Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Artistic Inspiration Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Tuesday Throwdown Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.

Thank you for visiting me, I always appreciate you taking the time to leave a lovely comment.


Anet x

Creative Inspiration Live 2019

Welcome! We have some exciting updates for


Firstly we want to thank everyone who has already booked,
we thank you so much for your enthusiastic response to the event
and look forward to seeing you all in 2019.
With only one month until Christmas, we know a seat at Creative Inspiration Live 2019 is the perfect gift for your family and friends to give you or for you and your family and friends to give to someone special this Christmas. Well we can help you with a Creative Inspiration Live Gift Voucher!

Imagine the looks on your loved one face when they open up their gift from you to find a gift voucher to the most sough after event in 2019!!! What an amazing Christmas gift that would be.

If you would like to give the gift of a seat a Creative Inspiration Live 2019 just let us know when hyou book that you would like a gift voucher sent out and who and where to send it so that you can pop it under the tree. Deadline for posting out Gift Vouchers is Friday, 7th December 2018.

Already own and love your GoPress and Foil Machine? *As an altnerative to receiving GoPress and Foil Machine you will receive a fantastic selection of Hot Foil Stamps to the same value!

Simply email creativeinspiration@couturecreations.com.au after registring and let us know.

(*) Please Note if you take up this offer you will need to bring your GoPress and Foil Machine to the event. Hotfoil Stamps will be selected at random form available stock.

If you are sitting on the fence don't delay
as seats are filling fast BOOK TODAY!
couturecreations.com.au/inspiration



Monday, 3 December 2018

Special Day Card - Le Petit Jardin

Hi Everyone, Anet here today and welcome to my second post for Couture Creations for this month.

I have created a Birthday Card today on the Couture Creations Blog with the Couture Creations new release 

Le Petit Jardin 

and

Modern Essentials 



Le Petit Jardin Pattern Paper

Trim white cardstock to 15.5cm x 28cm, score and fold card base. 

Cut the beautiful Le Petit Jardin pattern papers C0725450 to 14.4cm x 15.9cm. Distress edge and stick to card front using double sided tape.


Cut Ultimate Crafts - Blue Diamond Cardstock to 10.2cm x 11.2cm and pattern paper to 10.6cm x 11.6cm. Distress pattern paper edge and stick onto cardstock. Adhere onto card front using 3D foam pads.



Die-Cut with Le Petit Jardin Dies

Die-cut one white cardstock Le Petit Jardin - Midday Corner Decorative Die and adhere to card front using 3D foam pads.


Die-cut one white cardstock

and stick onto card front.




Die-cut two white cardstock Le Petit Jardin - Evening Branch Dies and stick onto card front.


Die-cut one white cardstock Le Petit Jardin - Sunlit Rosebud Die and stick onto Ultimate Crafts - Blue Diamond Cardstock and cut around the edge. Adhere onto card front using 3D foam pads.


Die-cut five Le Petit Jardin - Ring Of Daisies Dies with Ultimate Crafts - Blue Diamond Cardstock. Adhere onto card front using 3D foam pads and add gemstones.




Stamp Le Petit Jardin Special Day Mini Stamp onto Le Petit Jardin Pattern Paper C0725450 with Memento Black Ink. Die-cut with Modern Essentials Cut, Foil and Emboss Inset Oval Frame Die.




Just love that it cut, foil and emboss the oval frame all with one go. Stick sentiment stamped pattern paper onto foiled die-cut. Adhere to card front using 3D foam pads to finish.

Here is the link to the video on how to 
foil Modern Essentials Inset Oval Frame Die
with the GoPress and Foil Machine
and Stamp with Le Petite Jardin Mini Stamp:

Video Link


  • C0725032 GoPress and Foil Machine
  • C0725352 Foil - Silver Iridescent - Heat Activated
  • C0725450 12 x 12 Paper - Le Petit Jardin - Double Sided Sheet 05A
  • ULT200017 Ultimate Crafts - Cardstock - 12 x 12 - Blue Diamond (250gsm)
  • C0725943 Le Petit Jardin - Midday Corner Decorative Die
  • C0725942 Le Petit Jardin - Morning Flourish Decorative Die
  • C0725943 Le Petit Jardin - Curling Lilies Die
  • C0725937 Le Petit Jardin - Evening Branch Die
  • C0725932 Le Petit Jardin - Bending Branches Die
  • C0725940 Le Petit Jardin - Sunlit Rosebud Die
  • C0725939 Le Petit Jardin - Ring Of Daisies
  • C0725445 Le Petit Jardin - Special Day Mini Stamp
  • C0726460 Modern Essentials Cut, Foil and Emboss Nesting Inset Oval Frames
  • AD90016 Couture Creations - Double Sided Tape - 6mm
  • J7005-900 Memento - Ink Pad - Tuxedo Black

Other:  3D Foam Pads and Gemstones.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

World Wide Open Design Team Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafty Creations Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Morgan's ArtWorld Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafts Galore Encore Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Love To Craft Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Classic Design Team Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Lil Patch Of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
A Bit More Time To Craft Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.

Thank you for visiting today and I hope you enjoyed how I created my card.  Have a wonderful day!

Saturday, 1 December 2018

Santa's Family Selfie - Christmas Crafts All Year Round

Hi Everyone,

It is time for a new challenge at Christmas Crafts All Year Round 
and the theme is Anything Goes.

Now here is my card
using Santa's Family Selfie - The Paper Shelter.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.


Sentiment: Wild Rose Studio Christmas Circles. Dies: Couture Creations Higland Christmas - Christmas Forest and Winter Corner. Poppy Crafts Stitched Rectangle. Poppystamps Precious Snowflakes. Ranger Stickles. White Gel Pen.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Creative Inspirations Challenge Blog.  Theme:  November Chill (Hats).
Sweet Stampin Christmas Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Winter/Christmas.
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Blog.  Theme: Anything Goes.
Beccys Challenges Blog.  Theme:  November Challenge.
The Creative Crafters Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Artistic Inspiration Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafty Creations Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafty Calendar Challenge Blog.  Theme:  It's Christmas Time.
The Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas.

Thank you for visiting me, I always appreciate you taking the time to leave a lovely comment.


Anet x

So Sweet Santa - Digi Designs Challenge

Hi Everyone,

It is time for a new challenge at
and the Theme is For A Child.

Make sure you go over to Di's Digi Stamps and take a look at Di's beautiful Digital Stamps.  

Now here is my card
using So Sweet Santa digital stamp.
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.





Sentiment: Wild Rose Studio Christmas Circles. Dies: Couture Creations Highland Christmas Reindeer. Impression Obsession Fir Trees. Marianne Design Presents. Memory Box Stitched Circle. Ranger Stickles.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Winter/Christmas.
The Creative Crafters Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Artistic Inspiration Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Morgan's ArtWorld Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Beccys Challenges Blog.  Theme:  November Challenge.
Love To Scrap Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Season's Greetings.
Animal Friends Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Do All Kreatives Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas.
2 Crafty Critters Crazies Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.

Thank you for visiting me, I always appreciate you taking the time to leave a lovely comment.

Anet x

Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Heart Of Christmas - The Paper Shelter Challenge

Hi Everyone, are you ready ...

It is time for a new challenge at Paper Shelter
and the theme is Snowy Days.

Now here is my card 
using Heart Of Christmas
Coloured with Copic Sketch Markers.



Sentiment: LOTV Christmas Sentiment Tag. Dies: Memory Box Stitched Circle. Poppystamps Precious Snowflakes. Find It Trading Poinsettia Corner. Marianne Design Mini Poinsettias and Ivy. Impression Obsession Fir Trees.

Our Sponsor The Paper Shelter are offering one lucky winner a fabulous gift certificate of $30. But, you must use a Paper Shelter product on your card or project. This could be a Paper Shelter Image, Paper or Printable. If you don't use a Paper Shelter product, you could still win 3 digi images of your own choice. So it really is a win win situation don't you think.


Make sure you go over to The Paper Shelter Shop and take a look at all the beautiful digital stamps.


I would like to enter the following challenges:

613 Avenue Create Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas/Winter.
The 12 Months Of Christmas Linkup Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Beccys Challenges Blog.  Theme:  November Challenge.
The Crafty Addicts Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Make It Girly.
Creative Inspirations Challenge Blog.  Theme:  November Chill.
Creative Craft Cottage Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas Is Coming.
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
Crafty Friends Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Gemstones.
My Time To Craft Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Let It Snow.
Winter Wonderland Challenge Blog.  Theme:  People Only.

Thank you for visiting me, I always appreciate you taking the time to leave a lovely comment.


Anet x

Evening Branch Christmas Card - Le Petit Jardin

Hi Everyone, Anet here today and welcome to my post for Couture Creations.

As you all know Christmas is upon us. I made a Christmas card today on the Couture Creations Blog with the Couture Creations new release 

Le Petit Jardin Pattern Paper 
and 
Couture Creations Cardstock

Trim white cardstock to 11.4cm x 15cm, score and fold card base. Trim Delicate Medlar Cardstock to 11.8cm x 15.4cm. Adhere Delicate Medlar Cardstock onto white cardstock.

Cut the beautiful Le Petit Jardin pattern paper C0725414 to 10.2cm x 15.8cm and adhere onto Delicate Medlar Cardstock. Adhere to card front.


Die-Cut with Le Petit Jardin - Jardin Corners Die

Die-cut two Le Petit Jardin - Jardin Corners with Delicate Medlar Cardstock. Adhere to card front.


Die-Cut with Le Petit Jardin - Evening Branch Die
and
Foil with Thin Cutting Die Sentiment

  • Heat thin cutting die sentiment and GoPress & Foil Machine.
  • Place Heat Activated Foil with the shiny side down onto thin cutting die.  
  • Add Delicate Medlar Cardstock and close lid. Heat up for 30 seconds.
  • Wind slowly through die-cutting machine.

Die-cut with stitched circle die.

Die-cut six Le Petit Jardin - Evening Branches with Delicate Medlar Cardstock. Arrange in a circle and add onto stitched circle.



Die-cut three white cardstock Le Petit Jardin - Bending Branches.

  • Heat Metal Shim and GoPress & Foil Machine.
  • Place Heat Activated Foil with the shiny side down onto Metal Shim.
  • Add cardstock die-cut onto foil and close lid. Heat up for 30 seconds.
  • Wind slowly through die-cutting machine.


Die-cut a white cardstock Highland Christmas Reindeer.

  • Heat Metal Shim and GoPress & Foil Machine.
  • Place Heat Activated Foil with the shiny side down onto Metal Shim.
  • Add cardstock die-cut onto foil and close lid. Heat up for 30 seconds.
  • Wind slowly through die-cutting machine.

Add Le Petit Jardin - Bending Branches onto stitched circle and adhere to card front.


Adhere Highland Christmas Reindeer to card front to finish.


Here is the link to the video on how to foil a
Die-cut with the GoPress and Foil Machine:

Video Link



  • C0725032 GoPress and Foil Machine
  • C0725385 Foil - Gold Mirror - Heat Activated
  • C0725414 12 x 12 Paper - Le Petit Jardin - Double Sided Sheet 12A
  • ULT200002 Cardstock - 12 x 12 - Delicate Medlar (216gsm)
  • C0725937 Le Petit Jardin - Evening Branch Die
  • C0725932 Le Petit Jardin - Bending Branches Die
  • C0725938 Le Petit Jardin - Jardin Corners Die
  • C0726296 Highland Christmas - Reindeer Die
  • AD90016 Double Sided Tape 6mm

Other: Stitched Circle and Merry Christmas Sentiment Die.

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Cardz 4 Guys Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas Critters.
Sweet Stampin Christmas Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
The 12 Months Of Christmas Linkup Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.
ABC Christmas Challenge Blog.  Theme: X for Xmas.
Beccys Challenges Blog.  Theme:  November Challenge.
Creative Craft Cottage Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas Is Coming.
Alphabet Challenge Blog.  Theme:  R Is For Reindeer.
613 Avenue Create Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas.
Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Christmas/Winter Sentiment.
Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge Blog.  Theme:  Anything Goes.

Thank you for visiting today and I hope you enjoyed how I created my card.  Have a wonderful day!

Anet

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Creative Inspiration Live 2019 - Meet Local Retailers

At Creative Inspiration Live 2019 we will be hosting some fantastic local retailers to come and meet you + help you through the trials and tribulations of creativity over our 2 days of classes and it's time to get to know them! You can learn more and register now for Creative Inspiration Live 2019 right here.


A Place to Create is located in Arana Hills and offers a large range of popular Couture Creations products in there beautiful store. If you are a local be sure to pop by and check out their amazing card classes: http://aplace2create.blogspot.com/


Mixed Gypsies just opened on the 10th November in Hillcrest and offers a spectacular range of Couture Creations products. This store also offers art classes for the locals so if you are interested check them out online for more: https://www.mixedgypsy.com/


Marker Maniacs is a local store located in Ashmore and stocks a great range of Couture Creations products, check them out online now to learn more about their fantastic offerings: http://www.markermaniacs.com.au/


Daisy Chain Scrapbooks is located in Nambour and offers some amazing Couture Creations kits and classes perfect for crafty locals, check them out online and visit in store today: http://www.daisychainscrapbooks.com/


Pink Cadillac Crafts offers a unique buying experience with specials and kits available now online and ships all across Australia, check them out online now: https://www.facebook.com/708719615932042/photos/1118790578219606/

Scrapbook Fantasies is located in Gladstone and offers a great range of Couture Creations products as well as customised card and scrapbooking classes + retreats all year round, find out more online now: http://www.scrapbookfantasies.com.au/blog/


Origami Crafts of Japan is on the move around Brisbane and comes to you with a fabulous collection of Couture Creations crafts and classes available now, just call Amelia on 0401 149 979 to organise an appointment!

Calligraphic Arts is located 214 Beaudesert Road, Moorooka just outside of Brisbane and offers coffee and cardmaking classes plus a tremendous collection of Couture Creations products, stop in 9-5 Monday to Friday.


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