Creative Club Class – 2

Bold and Bright is the Birthday Bound suite

This month’s online class features the bold and bright Broadway Bound Suite, which I am really enjoying at the moment. You can find them in the 2018 Annual Catalogue on pages 68 and 69.


It’s a lovely sparkly and bright combination of colours and design. Change up the colours, you put with it and you can make great projects for our men folk too. The bundle has the Broadway Birthday stamp set and the Broadway Lights framelits. This months class also features a little sneak peak from the upcoming Holiday catalogue (coming September 5th).

See the Broadway Bound suite here.


Broadway Bound Class

This kit includes supplies to make 4 cards – 2 each of 2 designs:

  • 2 foiled edge cards & envelopes (Sneak Peak product)
  • 2 cardbases & envelopes
  • Cardstock and Designer Paper cut to size and punched shapes to finish
  • Tutorial for completion.



  • $18 – Project Kit only
  • $86 – Buy the Broadway Birthday Bundle and get the Project Kit half price

*Prices include delivery to you.



Additional supplies you may need, NOT included in these kits are:


There are a couple of easy ways to order:

  • Email me which kit, you would like to purchase and we can organise a single bank transfer payment option


  • Shop online for the Stampin’ Up! products component of the class. Then email me to organise the purchase of your kit.



When shopping online, use this months Mystery Host* code – find it here.

*When your order is less than $250, by using this code you go into the draw for your chance to earn some free Stampin’ Up! products through the Host Rewards program. Your individual order can be any amount, but combined orders must reach at least $250 for rewards to be awarded.


Until next time… Stamp Creatively,


The story of the catch up

So last night was my first blog post back (Yay!!) after my amazing incentive trip last month. My blogging break was a little longer than expected as I had a bad case of Vertigo upon arrival back in Australia. It kind of knock me out for a couple of days, then a slow road back to the land of no-spinning and steady feet! Thankfully, I’m almost all good now and my mojo is coming back too!

So I thought I’d do a quick wrap up of projects from the last little while to catch up.

First up – I thought I’d share a sneak peak. But this is a sneak peak of a different kind. You’ve seen these products before, so nothing new there. But this project will feature in another post I am currently writing about my Incentive trip experience. That post is coming soon, but I thought I’d share the swap I made for the trip, which went to 25 demonstrators around the world.

Rose Packer, Creative Roses, Stampin' Up!, Painted Glass stamp set, Stained Glass thinlits


Next, upon returning home, my pre-order for this months exclusive bundle, Blended Seasons, was waiting for me. While it had to wait longer than expected before I could use it, this is one of the cards I have made.  This is an exclusive limited time bundle (only available during August 2018) as well as those gorgeous set of new shades in Watercolour pencils. View the products here. Here I have coloured the background of my Whisper White cardstock in Balmy Blue pencil, so that my flowers stayed white.

This card does feature a sneak peak – it’s the new Corrugated embossing folder coming in the Holiday Catalogue next month!!

Rose Packer, Creative Roses, Stampin' Up!, Blended Season stamp set, Stitched Seasons framelits, Corrugated Embossing Folder


Shortly after arriving home, I enjoyed one of the perks of being a demonstrator – Pre order of new catalogue products!! I just love that we get to see, order and play with new products first!

In the Holiday catalogue starting next month, is a new favourite. At least, I know these are going to be a favourite, as they are just an awesome product. It’s the new Foiled Edge cards and envelopes! Hellooo…. instant bling!! They come in packs of 20 in both gold and silver. Here, I have teamed up the gold ones with some of the gorgeous Broadway Bound suite of products.

Rose Packer, Creative Roses, Stampin' Up!, Broadway Bound, Broadway Birthday, Happy Birthday Thinlit, Gold edged cards & envelopes


With a trip like we have just enjoyed, I have a list as tall as me of all the Memories & More album making and Scrapping to do!! Here is one page I made recently of my gorgeous princess on her “Princess for a Day” experience that she enjoyed at Disneyland. I just love how you can make embellishments from Stampin’ Up!’s stamps and dies, to adorn pages, without adding to much bulk and fuss.

There is more to this Disney story too and a page 2, so stay tuned!

Rose Packer, Creative Roses, Stampin' Up!, Painted Glass stamp set, Stained Glass thinlits, Delicate Lace edgelits


So this brings us to last week. I’m busy preparing for a papercraft expo for this weekend. One of the displays I have made showcases how you can use Stampin’ Up! papercraft products to make just about anything your mind imagines. I found this cute frame in a store, I liked the shape but frame on the inside was quite plain. Perfect!!

So I covered the photo matte and the sides with some new woodgrain design pattern paper coming in the Holiday catalogue – Festive Farmhouse. Oh my lordy, I’ll be buying more of this gorgeous pack. Because it is sized at 12×12, it was easy to cover the backing matte in one piece too.

Rose Packer, Creative Roses, Stampin' Up!, Merry Christmas thinlits, Blended Seasons stamp set, Festive Farmhouse

I added a different pattern for the floor from our regular Woodgrain Textures 6×6 pack and some Whisper White for the ceiling. I finished off the frame with a few simple embellishments: the bell is from this months Blended Seasons bundle and is coloured with the new Real Red Stampin’ Blends. I also used Blends to colour some of the larger Rhinestones, and grouped them together so they look like berries in the Boxwood wreath, which I have unravelled and arranged like a garland.

Rose Packer, Creative Roses, Stampin' Up!, Blended Season stamp set, Stampin' Blends, Boxwood Wreaths, Festive Farmhouse

The star at the top is a new paper clip embellishment coming in the Holiday catalogue too, along with that gorgeous die cut “Christmas”. You’ll be seeing a lot more of that set, I can tell you now.

Rose Packer, Creative Roses, Stampin' Up!, Merry Christmas thinlits, Festive Farmhouse


Last but not least a simple box of treats. Here I have dressed up a clear mini treat box with some Designer paper and a few various trims. A simple idea like this and few minutes of your time, turns a pack of lollies into a little gift with some care and thought. When you want to say a simple “thank you”, this is a great way to express your appreciation. It says just as much about you as it does the person you are thanking.


So this brings us up to today, where I have a few more thank yous to create and many more Christmas ideas flowing into my imagination. So stay tuned for more on some of these projects here and all the new ones I’ll be bringing you soon.

Until next time… Stamp Creatively,


CTC192 – Tranquil Textures


I’m so excited to be back hopping with the amazing girls from Caseing The Catty. This week we are drawing inspiration from the Tranquil Textures suite and up to page 163.


This week, I was inspired by this card design…



I really like all the layers in the stamping in this card, this is where the texture is. Even though I didn’t use quite so many layers, I combined mine card with strength in colour, so I felt it didn’t need as many.

Rose Packer, Creative Roses, Stampin' Up!, Floral Frames, Foliage frame framelits

Here I changed out the main element for the ever amazing Foliage Frames framelit set and the coordinate stamps, Floral Frames.

I opted to keep it neutral by using shades of the same hue and then add just a zing of colour. So used some Tranquil Textures Designer paper coordinated with some Granny Apple Green (which is fast becoming a favourite! I don’t even know when I started liking greens!!)

I did add some texture style stamping in the background using Timeless Textures and some Granny Apple Green and Soft Seafoam inks.

Rose Packer, Creative Roses, Stampin' Up!, Floral Frames, Foliage frame framelits

My zing of colour is Lovely Lipstick. I’ve added a layer of cardstock beneath the white, which I have made appear so very thin. I have also stamped and punched some flowers in Lipstick which I have layered beneath the main sentiment element. I have tucked them in underneath so they are only just peaking out. Then I have used this on my sentiment also.

Next up on the hop is Sandra Collett.


After you’ve enjoyed the awesome hop with the team, I’m looking forward to seeing your CASE over in our challenge group. Be sure to load up your creation by 6pm next Sunday night, August 26th.


Until next time… Stamp Creatively,


A Colourful August is a bonus

This month see two awesome promotions land in the Stampin’ Up! crafting space and I’m really excited to share these with you….
New stamps, dies and watercolour pencils – plus BONUS DAYS coupons are back.


The Blended Season Stamp set and Stitched Seasons Framelits are now available to purchase this month only.

This gorgeous stamp set and coordinating die set work beautifully together to give you options for card designs for a range of occasions through out the year.  Take a look…

This stamp set is available in Wood mount or Clear mount options. Stamps and Die sets are available individually or in a bundle, saving you 10%.

This stamp set design is an outline, making it perfect for colouring and to compliment this, we have a new pack of Watercolour pencils to go with these.  Take a look…


This pack of Watercolour pencils features 10 new colours in Balmy Blue, Cajun Craze, Cherry Cobbler, Coastal Cabana, Crushed Curry, Flirty Flamingo, Garden Green, Gorgeous Grape, Granny Apple Green, Night of Navy. These are both Acid and Lignin free too.

When shopping for these pencils – don’t forget to add Blender pens or Aqua Painters to go with them.

Put these three new products together and here is some inspiration from Stampin’ Up! on what you can create:

I’m sure I’ll be back with more of my own inspiration during August with these products. So stay tuned!



Bonus Days Coupons are back… and can I say the timing is just about perfect!
You know this one…. you loved it last year!! This was such a hit with customers last year, Stampin’ Up! have brought it back again.

Earn a $9 coupon for each $90 of product you buy.

Earn your coupons now to make getting ahead on Christmas projects cheaper. This is a great time to earn these coupons, as next month is the launch of the Holiday Catalogue and I know there will be some awesome Christmas products you will just have to have. These coupons will help you get a discount on your September orders or even get a few items for free – depending on how many coupons you earn!

This is a two step promotion and works like this:

1. Earn your coupons during August – for each $90 you spend this month, you get a $9 coupon. There are no limits to the number of coupon codes you can earn.

Earn period – 1-31 August, 2018


2. Redeem your coupons during September – each coupon you earn will have a code/s. Use this  coupon code/s during September on your order to receive the discount.
Redemption period – 1-30 September, 2018
For each code on a coupon you have, you will receive a $9 discount and you can redeem as many codes on one order as you like. Or you can break these up over multiple orders, it’s up to you. Codes can only be used once though!
These coupon codes, can be earned whether you shop online (the codes will then be emailed directly to you – so keep them safe!) or if I pop your order in, I will manage your coupons for you.
For online shoppers use this months Mystery Host rewards code, listed here, for your entry into the draw.
Until next time… Stamp Creatively,