Wednesday, 1 September 2010

ESAD New Catty Blog Hop

Today I am part of the ESAD new catty blog hop. You may have come here from Monique's Blog but if you are just starting here that is OK. Just sit back and enjoy checking out all the new stamp sets we have made our projects with.
What is ESAD?
ESAD stands for Extra Special Australasian Demonstrators and it is an online group just for Australian and New Zealand demonstrators for Stampin’ Up!
 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 its 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.

My cards I have made with a wonderful new set called Elements of Style. I love this set. Of course you know how much I like to colour so of course that is what I have done on my first card. While away on camp one of the talented stampers that designed a card for our shoebox swap used the roman blind technique so I decided to change the stamp set and colours so I could use it today for the blog hop. Thanks Tracey. I used reinkers in bashful Blue and Night of Navy to colour the front of the card. I have used hemp twine for the blind pull.

This first photo is of the blind down 

and then one of it opened up.

Next I have made a card using just Soft Suede and Very Vanilla. Its a very simple card. I also used the new level 3 hostess set Occasional Quotes on both cards. We were lucky enough to be able to buy this set but if you would like to earn this set just book a workshop with me and I will let you know how you can achieve this.

Once again Blog Candy is being offered and to qualify to go in the draw for this you need to visit all 24 blogs and comment on each one. Then email Leonie and let her know you have done this.
 Now its time to hop along to the next blog and that is Bev Watt's Blog
In case you get lost along the way here is a list of those participating in the hop
  1. Leonie Schroder -
  2. Keryn Campbell -
  3. Vicki Were -
  4. Aly Adcock -
  5. Juliette Chapman -
  6. Kristine Thompson -
  7. Jo Weedon -
  8. Jan McAnulty -
  9. Karen Southwell
  10. Kim Conway -
  11. Jane Norrish -
  12. Pauline Bennetts -
  13. Gemma Coumbe -
  14. Genelle Little -
  15. Sharlene Meyer -
  16. Susan Joyce -
  17. Rhonda Statham -
  18.  Monique Fielder -
  19.  Andrea Buckland
  20.  Bev Watt
  21.  Claire Mcilhatton
  22.  Mae Collins -
  23.  Charmaine Black -
  24.  Lynn Powell -


rhonda said...

Oh my Andrea..Beautiful..TFS

Leonie said...

andrea - as always your work is just stunning! I love this :)

Lynda said...

I saw this set on the US bloga and I love what u have done with it Andrea. The 'blind' idea is genius!! LURVE the simplicty and elegance of the 2nd card too.

Inky Aly said...

So pretty Andrea! I've loved this set for a long while, and so glad we can now order it. I love the "roman blind" card .. a really unusual and effective idea, and your other card is elegant and tasteful.

Anonymous said...

What a stunning card your Roman Blind is. Never seen that before. TFS. Bev

Susan Joyce said...

Gorgeous Andrea, the blind card is really stunning made with the Elements of Style stamp set.

Karen said...

How clever is that blind card, love this stamp set too

Bev said...

OMG Andrea, I taught a roman blind class a few years ago when I worked at a scrapbook shop and I needed a stiff drink afterwards!!! You have done such an amazing job, its beautiful!

Juliette Chapman said...

They are beautiful Andrea. Love the Roman Blind card - just fantastic

Sherylee said...

Very, very pretty colouring - thanks for sharing your crafty creations.

Deb said...

very inspirational work ..........

Melinda said...

You are amazing. Your blind card is FANTASTIC. Thank you so much for sharing.

Genelle Little said...

Beautiful, Andrea - I have never seen the roman blind technique before, wow! Your colouring is fab :)

Lynn Powell said...

How beautiful is this!! Love the blind

Tanja said...

Nice cards Andrea.

Mae Collins said...

I haven't tried that Roman Blind Technique but have seen it around lately, might have to give it a go myself sometime. Love the card.

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous watercolouring! Suck a lovely idea, thanks for sharing your talents.

Libby said...

This is beautiful Andrea. Thanks for sharing your inspiration

Anonymous said...

What a fabulous/innovative idea Andrea!!

Sharna Russell said...

oh my gosh so stunning, love them

Monique said...

Andrea these are lovely cards, the blind is just beautiful, I am really getting taken in by this set - its moved up my wish list.

Anonymous said...

Very clever! Love the colour!

Jenny Reed said...

Love the colours that you have used, beautiful cards Andrea.

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