Stampin’ Up! Australia Sale-A-Bration 2015 – A Happy Thing

Today was just a perfect Carolyn Bennie Stampin’ Up! storm. I woke up with a pep in my step and instantly felt creative. I love that when it happens!!!

I’ve been promising to participate in the Artful Stampers Team Challenge Blog hop for a few weeks now and with the fun, mess and chaos of summer school holidays it’s just not come together – but today everything fell into place. Yay!

Here was the colour challenge we had to play with:

I’ve been able to dive into the Sale-A-Bration stamp sets and the ‘A Happy Thing’ sets is so lovely. Not only is this lemon image in the set ( mine is playing the role of a tangerine today) but there is a cute chubby little bird as well. Both colour beautifully with Stampin’ Up! Blendabilities Markers and look so fresh.

I’ve coloured with my Calyso Coral and Wild Wasabi Blendabilities. Colouring is my bliss. Don’t get me wrong it doesn’t always work out (oh yeah, I’ve had some duds in my time) but the process of colouring brings my levels of stress down with ever stroke of colour. You should defiantly try it.

I wanted a little something around the outside of my Whisper White punched circle and I’ve created an effect that reminds me of old fashion stringy fairy floss by taking my Painted Blooms Cotton Twine and pulling apart the individual strands. I’ve mixed the Wild Wasabi, Whisper White and a little Baked Brown Sugar Thick Bakers twine together adhered with 2-Way Glue and mixed in with Dazzling Diamonds Stampin’ Glitter. Isn’t it soft and delightful?

Did you know you can’t actually buy the A Happy Thing stamp set? It’s a gift with the purchase of $90 of product purchased during the Stampin’ Up! Sale-A-Bration sale. This is the best and my favourite kinds of sale – who doesn’t love something for free? Just pick $90 of lovely Stampin’ Up! products and add the A Happy Thing stamp set on to your order with the code #139131 for a wood set or #139134 for the clear mount stamp set.

Like to see all the other lovely gift with purchase items you can choose from during Sale-A-Bration? Click HERE to view the Sale-A-Bration catalogue on line.

Sale-A-Bration 2015

While you’re looking at delicious catalogues have a look at the new Occasions Catalogue – click HERE– lots of fresh new colourful stamps, kits and pretties.

Occasions Catalogue 2015

If you’d like to order your Stampin’ Up! products here in Australia I invite you to click HERE and start shopping at my Online Shop. Orders are delivered straight to your door direct from the warehouse in Sydney. If you have any questions or would like to know more about Stampin’ Up! email me at

Online Shopping

Here are the products I’ve used to create this card:

Thanks for popping by and staying a while. Make sure you have a look at the other creative ladies blogs who are also participating in this blog hop. The next blog on the way is Alisa’s blog and I’m sure she’s made some pure stampin’ magic.
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Happy Stamping,
x Carolyn 

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