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Sunday, 3 June 2012

Jubilee, Shares and Offers


It's a Jubilee kind of day.  So a second card for Less is more which for this week is Red, White and Blue. 

My inspiration for the card came from seeing a wonderful display in a florists window.  She was hanging bird cages in the shop window shaped like crowns.  Then filling them up with little pot plants.  I love seeing all the fab decorations in the shops and some of the unique interpretations of the Jubilee theme. 

I've used Aviary for my bird cages stamped in Pacific Point.  Look at the little blue bird in the corner.  He's wondering why he's been chucked out his home for flowers to go inside instead!  The flowers are actually from the little flower in Up Up and Away.  I used my Real Red Stampin' Write Marker to just colour the flower and miss out the Miss You sentiment.  Markers are great for doing this and with Stampin' Up!s colour families you know the marker will match the card stock.  I used my ruler and the pen nib end to draw the line for the cages.  I added a Basic Rhinestone to each cage for a little bling.  I then inked up, again using a marker, my sentiment.  This is from a retired hostess set - Afterthoughts.  Using the pen this meant I could just ink up "It's a" and then put "Celebration" in the middle of the card.  Do you see the dots underneath?  Bit of a cover up of an ink smudge but I think I got away with it!

I'm also going to enter my card in at CAS-ual Fridays which for this week is to add a bit of bling. 

Now I promised yesterday to put up the flyers from the wonderful promotions we have on just now.  So here they are in a little more detail.


Join in the Paper Party


You can choose 3 packs of paper and receive one pack free from a selection of 12 papers.  Click on the icon on my side bar to see the details.




We {heart} our hostess



For the months of June and July.  Hostesses can earn even more.  During these months a party with sales of £325, you as hostess will receive a whopping £80 to spend in the catalogue along with being able to choose one item at 50% off.  That's an extra £30 to spend anywhere in the current catalogues along with entry to the exclusive hostess section.  

So if you wish to book a party with me or take advantage of the fantastic paper pack offer then please get in touch on ails300@btinternet.com or call 07827923123.


Here's the supplies I used for my card.

Supplies Used
All Stampin' Up!

Card - Real Red, Pacific Point, Whisper White
Ink - Pacific Point
Stamp - Aviary, Up Up and Away, Afterthoughts
Stampin' Write Marker - Real Red
Other - Basic Rhinestone

If you would like to order any of the above or the other supplies from the current catalogues then please get in touch either by e mail ails300@btinternet.com or call 07827923123.  I would be delighted to help you with your crafty projects. 



21 comments:

Vicky said...

So gorgeous Aileen....:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Lynn said...

So cute Aileen. I love all the sweet little birdhouse filled with flowers!

thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

Susan said...

Super cute, Aileen! I love the blooms in the cages...that's really thinking outside the box! Inspiring!

Chrissie said...

Another fab one Aileen.
Thanks again.
Chrissie
"Less is More"

craftattack said...

Great card, love those little cages and the pretty birdie! Valerie

Jenni's Jems said...

Isn't amazing where you can get inspiration from,I'm struggling this week but you have risen to the challenge beautifully! x

Diane said...

How clever. I hope tat poor homeless birdie has found a new home now :-

Deanna said...

fabulous card Aileen!

Charlotte said...

Nice Aileen! Love the little cages and the flowers!
G.
Charlotte

Victoria said...

The flowers look brilliant twinned with Aviary! Great card!

Suze Bain said...

The flowery cages are fab Aileen - love it! xx

mustavcoffee, Gay Peplow said...

Another brilliant LIM card, clever you it's wonderful xxx

Pia S said...

This is great! Very nice effect with the thin blue and thicker red paper to form a frame around your image.

Jenny said...

What a great idea, love how you've interpreted the window display you saw....... It's great to be inspired by things around us :0) perfect touch of bling too :0)
Jenny x

Bonnie said...

This is another great Jubilee card, Aileen! I love the birdcages with flowers and the bird looking on!

Deb said...

Love the bird cages filled with flowers. Your added sparkle is fab! Thanks for joining us this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

Stamps and Paper said...

Aileen love your bird cages and the flowers a great jubilee card

Anne

Karen said...

Great card Aileen - love the little bird!

Linda said...

Another great card Aileen - well done you! xx

Mandi said...

Sweet card Aileen
Thank you very much
mandi
"Less is More"

Loli said...

Hola Aileen, what beautiful cards, i love your bird cages with these small flowers, beautiful work Aileen.
A hug from the very, very hot island

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