Friday, 28 April 2017

Bloobel Progressive Challenge April

Hi all

So this month's progressive challenge theme over at Bloobel Stamps is Flower Garden this one has been so much fun I absolutely love Lisa's digi stamps.

So for my entry I did this for this month.


Aren't these flowers brill :) 

For this piece I used the following products:
Distress Oxide Inks
Spectrum Noir Markers
Promarkers
Bloobel April Progressive Digi Stamps
Imperfection Is Beauty Stamp By Visible Image
Kraft Card

I love how the background came out with using my oxide inks and I have to say I could have played with these inks all day.

To find out more about the progressive challenge join the Bloobel Facebook Group HERE
Bloobel Digi Stamps can be purchased HERE

I can not wait to see what Lisa has come up with for next month's challenge

Xx The Crafty Bat xX

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Stampin' Up! Clearance Products

Hi all 

Just a quick post to let you all know more products have been added to the clearance section, these are not the retiring products but an additional section.

Products added include some Halloween and Christmas products from last year at BARGAIN prices.

Take a look at this little lot you can get now.












You can purchase all the above on my Stampin' Up! store HERE click on the clearance section. Don't forget the hostess code S436HZZV on any order of £25 (excluding postage) and get a gift from me.

Xx The Crafty Bat xX

Teamie Tuesday - Squares

Hey Crafters 

Welcome back to another Teamie Tuesday blog post, This weeks challenge is Squares nice and simple.

So here is what I come up with for this weeks challenge


The inside of the card 

For this make I used the following products:
Whisper White Card Stock  - Cut down to make a 6x6 card
Corner Punch (Retired)

I hope you have enjoyed seeing what I have done for this weeks challenge. some retiring products are still available so don't forget to grab those while you can they are available until 31st May or until stocks last, 
Also remember to use this months Hostess Code S436HZZV on any order of £25 (excluding postage) and get a gift from me. If your order is hitting the £150 mark then you will get your own rewards from this so please do not use the code.

Don't forget to pop on over to the other lovelies blogs to see what they have done for this weeks challenge
Michelle - Ugly Bug Plans

Xx The Crafty Bat xX




Monday, 24 April 2017

Stampin' Up EARLY RELEASE SNEAK PEEK!!!

Hi all

Flying in today to share with you all some very exciting news about a NEW suite which is being released early for a limited time for you to order.

Take a look at this video 


Are you excited? Do you like the look of the new suite? Then don't forget to check back on 1st May ;)

That is all for now I'm afraid 

Xx The Crafty Bat xX

Saturday, 22 April 2017

Swingin 20s

Hi all 

Today I am sharing with you one of my challenge pieces I did for Simply Betty's progressive challenge.

This month's challenge we had to do the following along with the coloured image:
Include at least 1 Designer Series Paper
Pearl Embellishments 
Feathers.

So here is what I did 


I love how this came all came together, I used the following products
Spectrum Noir and Promarkers
Whisper White Cardstock - Cut to make a 6x6 card
Pop Of Pink Dsp (Retiring)
Bermuda Bay Glitter Card (From S-A-B)
Purple Paradise Creations Dsp
Feathers
Pearl Embellishments
Paper Roses
Corner Punch

I hope you like what I have done and this piece inspires you.

Xx The Crafty Bat xX

I would also like to enter this piece into the following challenges:
Di's Digi Design Challenges - Use Something Digital
Simply Papercraft  - Anything Goes - Challenge 45
Crafting With An Attitude - Anything Goes
Artistic Inspiration - Anything Goes with Optional Twist
My Creative Scoop - Hand Coloured

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Teamie Tuesday - Monochromatic

Hi Crafters and welcome back 

Today I wanted to share with you all my challenge makes for this weeks Teamie Tuesday which is monochromatic. I was quite excited about this weeks challenge as I have not done a monochromatic make before now so here is what I made.

Each make here shows the 2015-2017 in-colour ink pads, the Over The Rainbow Stamp Set and 2015-2017 In-Colour card stock which are RETIRING they are available until 31st May or while stocks last and they are selling out quick.

Here is all of them together.. Which consists of a set of five note cards the retiring in-colours are: Mint Macaron, Delightful Dijon, Watermelon Wonder, Cucumber Crush and Tip Top Taupe.


Now for a closer look at each one and a list of products used which will all be linked to my Stampin' Up! store 

First we have one of my favourites Mint Macaron


For this one I used the following:
Mint Macaron Ink Pad (2015-2017 in colour ink pad set)


Next we have Delightful Dijon


Products used are as follows: 


Next card in the set is Watermelon Wonder 


Products used:

Number 4 in the set is Cucumber Crush


Products Used:

Last but by no means least Tip Top Taupe


Products Used:

So there we have this weeks challenge pieces I hope you have enjoyed looking at what I have been up to and they give you some inspirations now what I would like to know is...



Don't forget that the April hostess code S436HZZV is still running till the end of the month with every £25 minimum spend (excluding postage) will get a free gift from me. This is not to be used on orders of £150 as this amount order gets you, your very own rewards.

My Stampin' Up Store can be found HERE

Make sure to check out the RETIRING PRODUCTS and grab some fab products at fab prices with some products with up to 50%off.


Now let's go and see what the other ladies have been up to 
Michelle - UglyBugPlans

Xx The Crafty Bat xX

Friday, 14 April 2017

Everyday Hero Crafty Day

Hello Crafters 

Today I am wanting to share with you some new cards I have been working on which show one of my favourite stamp sets from Stampin' Up! and it is on the retiring list, it is called Everyday Hero, grab it while you can before it sells out.

I did three cards and will show each one with a list of products used, each product will be linked also to my Stampin' Up! store.

The first card I want to share with you is a basic one and an ideal make for the beginner.


For this card I used the following:
Whisper White Card Stock - Cut to make a 6x6 card 
Memento Ink Pad (Used this as I was using alcohol markers to colour the image in) 
Stampin' Scrub and Stampin' Mist (to clean stamps)

Now for the second card I made which would suit the more intermediate crafter


For this card I used the following products:
Everyday Hero Stamp Set  (Retiring once it is gone it is gone)
Whisper White Card Stock - Cut to 6x6 card size 
The following Ink Pad Colours (always purchase the refill for the colours)
Crushed Curry (Part of the Regal collection of ink pads), Cherry Cobbler (part of Regal collection of ink pads), Peekaboo Peach (part of 2016-2018 in colour collection ink pads), Perfect Plum (part of Regal collection ink pads), Island Indigo (part of Regal collection ink pads), Cucumber Crush (retiring part of 2015-2017 in colour collection)
2015-2017 In Colour Collection Ink Pads (Retiring only available until stock lasts or until 31st May 2017)

Last but by no means least.. The third card I made is more for the Advanced crafter
Inside the Card

The products used to make this card are as follows:
Everyday Hero Stamp Set (Retiring only available while stocks last or until 31st May 2017) 
Whisper White Card Stock (cut and folded to make A5 card and for topper)
White Gel Pen
Stampin' Up Ink Pads in the following colours:
Elegant Eggplant (Part of the Regal Collection), Flirty Flamingo (Part of the 2016-2018 In Colour Collection), Peekaboo Peach (Part of the 2016-2018 in colour collection), Crushed Curry  (Part of the Regal Collection) and Tip Top Taupe (Retiring Part of the 2015-2017 In Colour Collection get it quick)
2015-2017 In Colour Full Collection (Retiring get them while you can until stock lasts or until 31st May 2017 once they are gone they are gone)
DO NOT FORGET YOUR INK REFILL'S

I hope you have enjoyed taking a look at the cards I have made and that they inspire you to create something superhero for a loved one or a special friend or even just for a pick me up card for someone.

Don't forget to use the April Hostess Code: S436HZZV on any order of £25 min and get a free gift from me, please do not use on an order of £150 as you get your own rewards from an order of that size.

I love this stamp set and will be sorry to see it go but all good things come to an end and it is making way for some FANTASTIC NEW products EEEEEKKK.

Xx The Crafty Bat xX

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Stampin' UP! Retiring Products

Hi all

Just a quick post to let you all know that the list of retiring products from the current catalogue has gone live which means all products that are leaving this catalogue are now only available until 31st May or while stocks last.


You can order all the products that are retiring from my online store
Or By clicking on each banner and be taken to that section of retiring products 





 Don't forget to use the hostess code S436HZZV on your order of £25 or more and get a gift from me. If you place an order that is £150 then please do not use the code as you get your own rewards from an order of that value.

Products are selling out FAST!! some are already now discontinued. If you have any questions you can contact me via my Facebook page below



Lots more exciting things to come like the NEW catalogue launching 1st June 2017 I am hosting an online launch party on Facebook you are all welcome to join in on the fun.

Xx The Crafty Bat xX

Teamie Tueday - Favourite Craft

Hi all

Flying in today to share with you all this week's Teamie Tuesday challenge make, this week we had to make something that was our favourite craft now as some of you know I am a multi crafter and do a number of different makes so it was a hard decision on what to do at first until LIGHTBULB!! 


One of the things I love to make is 3D paper projects, Yesterday I shared a sneak peek on my Instagram so I am going to show you that first hehe



Do you have any ideas what I been up to?? No?
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Well I had better show you all then.... I am so chuffed with this and will definitely be making more.


Here we have it :) My 3D Hot Air Balloon, all made by hand using some Designer Series Paper. here are a few more pictures of the project from different angles.




I hope you like what I have done and look forward to seeing more of these in different designs and so on.

To make this I used the following products:
Carried Away Designer Series Paper (From Sale-A-Bration)
Life's A Journey badge sentiment from - One Wild Ride Stamp Set - Photopolymer also available in wood mount 
Mint Macaron Ink Pad (Retiring - Low inventory)
Paper Snips
Tombow Glue
Acrylic Block (Clear Block)
Gift Box Punch Board (Retiring and Reduced) 

Some of the products listed are now on the Retiring list along with a lot more products, some of which have up to 30% off. Once they are gone they are gone so be quick and get your orders in. Retiring products end 31st May or while supplies last.

Don't forget my to use the Hostess Code for this month which is S436HZZV 
Minimum order of £25 to use the code, and get a free gift from me.

Now let's pop on over and see what the other lovely ladies have been creating for this challenge

Michelle - UglyBugPlans
Alyson - Scarlet Moon Crafts

Don't forget get your orders in ASAP for anything you have your eye on otherwise you will not be able to order it, click below and it will take you to where everything is that is going from this catalogue to make room for the new and exciting catalogue.
Retiring Products

Xx The Crafty Bat xX

Monday, 10 April 2017

NEW Catalogue Launch Party

Hi all

Today I am flying in to share with you all that I am hosting an online party for the NEW catalogue which launches on 1st June this is also when the event will be held. 



I am hosting the event on Facebook you are all welcome to come along and have some fun.

I will be sharing the catalogue, Products and Projects with you all on the night there will also be games to win some prizes from me and a chance for you to ask me any questions, Join my team and place any orders.

This event is going to be so exciting and I can not wait to share the NEW products with you all


I look forward to seeing you there

Xx The Crafty Bat xX