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Last Chance List for 2009/2010 Catalogue

It is almost new catalogue time!  Are we all getting excited?  I know I am.  Our new Idea Book and Catalogue will be officially released on September 1st.

August 1st has clicked over which means it is the month for the Last Chance List. 
You can find the list by clicking here:  Last Chance List 


What is the Last Chance List?

It lists all of the items from our 2009/2010 Idea Book and Catalogue that will not be in the new catalogue. 
All the Last Chance List items are only available during August while stocks last
Some of the items have been discounted.  For example Embrace Life and Flower Fusion tins of felt flowers are 25% off, Chunky Sprinkles glitter and Pink Flamingo DSP are 50% off.
I’ll keep an updated list on my blog as things go out of stock, or are low in stock.
Now don’t panic when you see lots of our favorite punches on the list.  Punches are being reconfigured to the new style we see in the Autumn Winter mini. 
See anything on the list you’d like to add to your stash?
Don’t leave it to the last minute as items may not be available.
Phone: 0429 204521 or 86202000
Get in touch if you would like to place an order.


Autumn – Winter Mini Catalogue is here…..

THE NEW AUTUMN/WINTER MINI CATALOGUE IS HERE!!! After much excitement, and weeks of build-up, I am thrilled to announce that Stampin’ Up!’s BEAUTIFUL new mini catalogue goes ‘live’ today!! I am sure you’ll agree with me, that this is one stunning catalogue! You can view the Autumn/Winter Mini Catalogue online, or contact me at, and I will post a hard copy out to you straight away. I’m located in Rudall, Eyre Peninsula South Australia, if you would like to take part in classes or workshops at my home, or would like me to conduct a workshop in your home. I’d love to hear from you, and show you Stampin’ Up!’s beautiful range of stamping and scrapbooking products.

Take a look at these beauties – THREE great Stampin’ Up! product ranges, new to Australia.

 First up, the **SIZZIX BIG SHOT** has been released with Stampin’ Up! branding.

The Big Shot is, true to its name, a heavy-duty die-cutting (and embossing) machine that is capable of cutting through over 50 types of material, with minimal effort. Think card, chipboard, felt, tin, denim … the list is extensive, and will open up all sorts of possibilities for your scrapbooking and card-making. The Big Shot is VERY competitively priced, and is great fun to use. (I can attest to this, because I’ve been having a play this past week!) In addition to the machine itself, I can help you with exclusive Stampin’ Up! dies, that co-ordinate beautifully with our other product lines.

Next up, I’d like to show you the **NEW PUNCH STYLE** that is on offer in this catalogue.

See the 3 sizes of slim-line punches standing on their ends, to the left of this picture? This great, low profile, new style of punch locks shut for easy storage, and has an index picture on the top and end, to enable you to easily identify the punch. I am sure you’ll be seeing a lot of the two-step XL Bird Punch – it is gorgeous, and produces fantastic results. I’m also rather partial to the Medium Jewelry Tag punch, that produces tiny little tags (as you can see on the middle card in the above picture); simply adorable!

The third new product on offer, is **CLEAR MOUNT STAMPS**

Stampin’ Up! is offering, for the first time, repositional, clear mount, rubber stamps – in addition to the beautiful range of wood-mounted stamps. These new stamps are a fantastic innovation, for several reasons. * You get the same quality, deeply-etched rubber stamps that Stampin’ Up! is so well known for, but the foam cushion on these stamps adheres to a static backing, for use with acrylic blocks. * Clear-mount stamps are a cheaper option than wood-mounted (you can choose from either option, when it comes to the newly-released stamp sets). * Storage is in a slim-line DVD-style case, that has the stamp images printed on the cover and spine for easy identification. How great is that?! Also in this new Mini catalogue is a full range of beautifully moulded acrylic blocks (pictured above), to use with the clear mount stamps. The contoured edges of the blocks give a comfortable grip, and make stamping with clear mount stamps a cinch! Okay, I think that’s probably enough news from me for today. The release of a new catalogue is always such an exciting time in the world of Stampin’ Up! I am in LOVE with just about everything in this catalogue (dangerous for the bank balance!) ….. contact me if you want me to share the excitement with you and some friends!

Baa…Baa White Sheep

Baa...Baa White Sheep!

Baa...Baa White Sheep!

How Cute are these two sheep, I’m doing one of Alisa’s Challenges again.(She sets some interesting ones).

Let me know what you think of my cute sheep, they are done with punches of course as that what the challenge was.

The Sheep are made with the five pointed flower punch and the scallop punch.. Fence posts are made with the word window punch. I made the grass by making a fringe in some wild wasabi card stock, and used some twine to make the wire of the fence. I might send this card to my brother for his birthday next month…. See you soon with be back after the weekend with more creations.. TADAFN..

How Cute are these two!!!

Claira & Sarah

Claira & Sarah

This is my daughter Claira(3) and her first cousin Sarah(2). Sarah came for a play this morning while her Mum was at a CPR course, they had a ball, Sarah loved this hat that Claira always wears and the fabulous Little Pony Sunnies that always show up when people are here…….. Just thought I’d show how cute they are together.


Sorry it’s been awhile since I last posted, how life can get extremely busy, hopefully I’ll have more time now that Netball/Footy season has finished.( I can only hope, but don’t like my chances) Ayway I’ll be back soon with some info on Stampin’ Around Wheels® see you soon TDFN….

Back on Deck!!

I’ve just had the most wonderful week at the “Cleve field Days” with Alisa, I made the free Make ‘n’ Take cards, I’d take a photo but I gave them all to my Mum for having my DS (5) and DD (3) for the week. I have a photo of our site, we had a door prize for the first two days with  two lovely ladies winning them, one from Elliston and one from Pt Lincoln.
 I made over 100 cards for the 3 days event, we sold quite a few of them but not all.  I have learnt some water-colouring tips from Alisa ( that’s one of the reasons I agreed to do the field days to learn from Alisa) and some chalking techniques so I think I’m going to add a newsletter  for all my customers so I can pass on the knowledge and keep in touch with everyone. So keep a check on this site for the sign up sections I will get it soon…… Let me know if you’d be interested in joining up…. Thanks and Bye for now XXXX Lorrae

Father’s Day is fast approaching?

WOW! isn’t that a scary thought that “Father’s Day” is only just around the corner. I’ve had some wonderful help from my DD (3yrs) making my cards. I left my supplies on my desk while I answered the phone, came back and she had got to my snail and stuck things where I didn’t want them. (sigh… lucky the snail take awhile to really hold). Anyway what do you think of my cards:

Father's Day Shirt
Father’s Day Shirt

I have used:

 Card stock: Going Grey,Summer Sun, Basic Black(Cuttle-bug embossed), Prints Designer Series Paper

Ink: Not Quite Navy 

Stamps: Genuine Article, Happy Father’s Day (All Year Cheer II, discontinued)

Only You!!!!

Images © Stampin’ Up 1990-2008
Well I have just finished a “Build It Layout”  that  Alisa directed her visitors to check out, it’s a new site and the idea is if you aren’t a confident scrapbooker,  Jill give directions to built a layout with easy to follow instructions over several days anyway I have completed mine… I’m quite impressed with how easy it was I will certainly  be doing her next one .
The photos were taken today during a mini session with my kids (490 photos later). I had a ball taking  all the photos but you got to love continuous photo shots. Must amit that their is quite a few that I will delete as they are nothing shots.
For this page I used:
Cardstock – Pretty in Pink, Regal Rose, Spring Fling, Wild Wasabi
Ink- Cameo Coral, Summer Sun, Regal Rose – To change the colour ofthe flowers
Assesories- Pretty kit,
Non Sampin’ Up- Lettering by Doodlebug Designs Inc