Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Spring/Summer 2017 Sneak Peek I

As some as you know, I was asked to present at the recent Stampin' Up! OnStage Local event in Telford.

I presented one of the Product Spotlights for the soon to be released (4 January 2017) Falling in Love Suite. This meant that I was sent some of the products ahead of time and had to make a few samples. I had no idea what I would receive so it was a lovely surprise when I opened the box.

This whole presentation thing had it's pluses and minus points. The plus points being that I received some fabulous products and got to play with them before everyone else and the minus being that I had to go on stage and present to 400+ people. In the end there were no minuses because all went well and I didn't get stage fright at all.

Seeing as the Falling in Love Suite was the first thing I got to play with, I thought I'd share a couple of the projects that I made. First though, here are a few photos of some of the yummy goodies I was sent.

The above photo is of the So in Love stamp set (it will be available in wood and clear mount) and the So Detailed Thinlits Dies. I love how the stamps fit onto the blanks cut by the top and bottom dies. The photo below shows what the cut cardstock looks like.

There is a pack of yummy co-ordinating designer series paper (DSP) called Falling in Love, which has 12 double sided sheets (2 each of 6 designs). I haven't figured out which is my favourite as yet although I did use a couple in my projects.

The photo above shows both sides of 3 of the sheets of DSP. As does the one below.

I also received some of the new Very Vanilla 1/4" (6.4 mm) Satin Ribbon and lovely Falling in Love Embellishments.

Some of these products (and a few others in the suite) will be used January's Monthly Classes (13th and 14th). Details of my classes for the first half of 2017 are now on the Classes & Events page, so please check them out.

These are some of the projects I made. I used some of the designer series paper and of course the dies.

Want to see more about the dies and stamp set? Check out the video below from Stampin' Up!

I'll be putting the 2017 Spring/Summer catalogues in the post this week, and you can come see these and other products at my Open House Event - 11.00 am to 2.00 pm on Saturday 7 January.

I will be posting other sneak peeks in the run up to the New Year so please check back and see what I was able to get as part of this month's pre-order (a great demonstrator perk).

Fiona xx

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