Quote of the Week.....

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts"
Winston Churchill

Thursday, 29 April 2010

Hero Arts Friends.................

Good Morning,
Here are two of the stamp sets I am going to be working with next weekend at Samuel Taylor's in Leeds.
Saturday 8th May
10am 'til 4pm
Please come along and join us for a fantastic crafting day.
There are demonstrations on all day.
Hope to see you on Saturday!
Sarah x x

Friday, 23 April 2010

Saturday 8th May Samuel Taylors - Leeds

Good Morning All,
Just wanted to let you know that I will be demonstrating at Samuel Taylor's Leeds Store on Saturday 8th May 2010.
Samuel Taylor's - Leeds Branch
Unit 2 Roseville Street
T(0113) 2480044
I'll be working with some of the Brand New Nestabilities, Fantastic Hero Arts Stamps & Distress Inks, what a delicious sounding recipe?
Hope that you can make it?
See you soon,
Take Care
Sarah xx

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

More From Vintage Vogue

Good Morning All,
Just loving the Vintage Vogue set from the New Mini Catalogue at the moment, here is a sneak peek at another from the collection of 6 cards, using the same colours and theme.
Got a thing about Baby Blue at the mo too!
Love Sarah xx

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

Vintage Vogue

Good Morning All,
Here is a card I made last night with the New Vintage Vogue Stamp Set.
It's such a lovely set, and works so well with the stampin around Very Vintage Jumbo wheel.

Materials Used:
Kraft Cardstock
Whisper White Cardstock
Blue American Crafts textured Cardstock - from PI stockists
Close to Cocoa Classic Ink Pad
Bashful Blue Classic Ink Pad
Brocade Blue Classic Inks Pad
Vintage Vogue Stamp Set
Very Vintage Stampin around handle
Take Care, Love Sarah xx

Monday, 19 April 2010

Making Card May 2010

Good Morning All,

Just a quick post to let you all know that my latest Magazine Article is out now!

Making Cards May 2010

Beautiful Green and Purple Cards using Hero Arts Rubber Stamps, Martha Stewart Punches, Distress Inks and Glossy Accents, matched with lovely Basic Grey "Wisteria" Collection and Bazzill Cardstock!

All items are available from The Dawn Bibby Design Studio.

Hope you like it?

Love Sarah

Tuesday, 6 April 2010

Greenhouse Garden

Good Evening All,
Here is the first sample using the Greenhouse Garden Stamp Set from the Stampin Up Main Catalogue.
This is a two step stamping technique, I will later in the week post a mini tutorial using my current favorate set "A Rose is a Rose"
List Of Materials for "Thinking of You" in Blue:

Greenhouse Garden Stamp Set 113824 £22.95 set of 10

Whisper White Cardstock 109899 £5.50 40 sheets

Bashful Blue Cardstock either 24 sheets £4.50 110056 or in a multi pack 109896 36 sheets £6.75 (soft subtles)

Recommended Ink Pads:

Bashful Blue £4.25 110056

Brocade Blue £4.25 110062

Creamy Caramel £4.25 110067
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to leave a comment.
Until next time,

Sarah xxx

Thursday, 1 April 2010

Grunge Paper & Distress Inks

Here's a quick card I wanted to share with you.
This is using the Tim Holts Grungepaper, Distress Inks and the new Friends definition stamp from Hero Arts.
All products are available from the Dawn Bibby Design Studio.
Faded Jeans, Spiced Marmalade, Peeled Paint & Walnut Stain
Tim Holtz Trinket Pins
Friends Definition Cling Stamp by Hero Arts
A project sheet of this card is available also, send me an email and I will email it back to you!
Love Sarah xxx