Tuesday, January 24, 2012

ESAD Sale-A-Bration Blog Hop

Come and join me on an amazing journey through several different stamping websites to see what our amazing ESAD designers have come up with for our ESAD Sale-a-bration Blog Hop 2012.

 What is ESAD?

ESAD stands for "Extra Special Australasian Demonstrators" and it is an on-line group just for Australian and New Zealand Stampin' Up! demonstrators.

We so love what we do and not only do we love to share it with our customers, friends, and wonderful blog visitors, but we share our love for what we do with each other as demonstrators. We run swaps, challenges, tutorials, product know-how, and cyberstamps, and we are always there to help and support each other when it is needed.

So if you are a Stampin' Up! demonstrator located in Australia or New Zealand, then please feel free to click here to join our wonderful group.

We have for you today 23 stops on your journey so go grab a cuppa and sit down for some BLOG HOPPING, you have just come form that talented Louise Layton .

For your viewing pleasure today I have made two very different cards, I only had a minimal amount of product but you can always make that work.

Project 1: Spiced Paisley Card.

This is a stamp set out of the current Summer Mini and what an awesome stamp set, it co-ordinated wonderfully with the: Spice Cake DSP, Spice Cake Fabric, Spice Cake 3.8cm Buttons.  The co-ordinating colours in this product suite are: Soft Suede, More Mustard, Pool Party, Pear Pizzazz, River Rock and Very Vanilla.


CARDSTOCK: Pear Pizzazz, Very Vanilla.
INKS: Pear Pizzazz, Peach Parfait, Pool Party.
STAMP SET: Spiced Paisley.
ACCESSORIES: Spice Cake Designer Fabric, Blossom Bouquet Triple Layer Punch, Flower Folds XL Big Shot Die, Everyday Enchantment Brad.

 Project 2: Beautiful Butterfly Surprise Card

This card is one that I have been wanting to try out courtsey of Jenny Moors a wonderfully talented designer from the UK.  Its butterflies all around for this one, (I really do love butterflies).


STAMP SET: Curly Cute, En Francais
INKS: Calypso Coral, Lucky Limade
CARDSTOCK: Lucky Limeade, Calypso Coral, Very Vanilla, Very Vanilla DSP
ACCESSORIES: Vintage Wallpaper, Perfect Polka Dot Embossing Folders, Beautiful Butterflies Bigz Die, Everyday Enchantment Brads, Everyday Enchantment 3.2mm Organdy Ribbon (Lucky limeade & Calypso Coral)

Thank you for stopping by and now you are off to Kathryn Ruddick.

I hope that you enjoy the rest of your day and get some time to check out the ESAD Sale-a-bration Blog Hop, please be sure to leave a comment for all the designers so they know you have stopped by.


Leonie Schroder said...

love those butterflies Yvonne!

Leonie Schroder said...

love those butterflies Yvonne!

Lynda said...

Love the surprise card Yvonne...what a fantasic idea.

Keryn Campbell said...

Love your cards Yvonne. TFS.

Juliette Chapman said...

Love these cards Yvonne. Excellent use of the Bradshaw and ribbon.

kelly said...

your butterflies are so neat - reminds me of paper people chains!

Caroline said...

Love the butterflies! gorgeous card! Thanks for sharing :-)

MadonnaDunn said...

So lovely! I adore those brads and ribbons!

Louise Layton said...

Both lovely cards, Yvonne. Especially love the butterfly surprise- very clever!

Alison Barclay said...

Such lovely cards! I particularly like your paisley card!....and of course your butterfly card is so sweet....I'm enjoying the criss-crossed ribbon with the brad over the embossed panel - that is a very nice design feature. :)

Sharon Field / Created By You said...

LOL they're like paper doll butterflies... all strung together! Very cute idea!

Alison Barclay said...

I love the paisley card - delightful!...and your butterfly card is gorgeous too....I really like the criss-cross ribbon with the brad layered on the embossed panel - a lovely design feature! :)

Jane Norrish said...

Wow, what a card, I just love it. Beautiful on the outside and a big surprise on the inside, will be trying one of these real soon. Thanks for sharing.

Tess said...

Love your butterflies. They are gorgeous. I might have to try this.

Helen Williams said...

Beautiful Cards Yvonne.
I lovely the butterflies.

Kathryn Ruddick said...

Wow, love those butterflies! And I love the spice cake paper too - love how you've found just the right brad for it!

Carrie Sampsel said...

Fabulous cards!! I love the butterflies on the inside. What a clever idea. Just beautiful!

Michelle Grech said...

Great cards Yvonne. Especially love the way the butterflies pop when you open the card. Another project to add to the list. TFS

Monique said...

Yvonne - the butterflies are very beautiful, what a lovely surprise for the person as they open the card.

Diane Barnes said...

What a beautiful butterfly surprise. So clever!