No 2 RISING STAR DEMONSTRATOR and placed in the TOP 25 DEMONSTRATORS of the year 2010

No 2 RISING STAR DEMONSTRATOR and placed in the TOP 25 DEMONSTRATORS of the year 2010

Friday, November 4, 2011

Scrapbooking using Beau Chateau DSP

As most of you know I've scrapbooked and taught scrapbooking for years, but moved back to my first passion cardmaking when I joined Stampin' Up!

I wanted to get my scrapping mojo back, and think maybe I haven't done such a bad job with these layouts.
They aren't quite finished, because that would take mystery out of attending my Beau Chateau Scrapbooking/Cardmaking class on Sunday 20th Nov.

I'm back :)

I can not believe it's been 4 months since I was on here last!
I can say I have been busy, crazy busy with a new business and my cardmaking classes.
1 other reason I stop blogging was because my computer will not recognise my camera, and I have to upload pics via my phone to my FB page and then save them to my computer...What a drama!

But, I am going to try and stay updated here at least weekly :) so Friday will be blogging day :)

Friday, July 1, 2011

Stampin' Up! Gift with Purchase Promotio

Promotion dates 1st-31st July
Receive a FREE exclusive bundle of ribbon and buttons when you spend $100 on your choice of Stampin' Up! products. That's a $31.95 value!
Bundle includes:
  • White 1/4" (.63 cm) grosgrain ribbon with repeating flower designs. Approximately 1371.6 cm.
  • 48 flower buttons. Sixteen each in 3 colours (Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo and Pacific Point). Approximately 1/2" (1.27 cm). 
That's it! Free adorable accessories with a minimum purchase.

Contact your me today to place your order and get your FREE exclusive accessories bundle.

 * Please note: Shipping Charges apply

Thursday, June 30, 2011


Don't miss out on this 1 day SALE!
Take 15% off your SU purchase TODAY ONLY!
Credit card purchases only.
OFFER valid until 7pm do not delay and contact me NOW! or phone me on 0431 173 052.

So pop over to my demonstrator website and check out the catalogues -

* Please note this offer is being offered by me and is not an SU offer and is available to all my current and new customers.
* Orders can be shipped to anywhere in Australia

Monday, June 27, 2011

Stampin' Up! - June SAS cards 10, 11, 12, 13

I've put all these cards together mainly because I've uploaded them before - they were part of my Hunter Valley gardens class last month...and as I had a couple of each left over decided to bring them along.
 I love this one!
Products used:
  • Stamp set: Word Play
  • Ink: Elegant Eggplant
  • Cardstock: Very Vanilla, Elegant Eggplant
  • Designer Series Paper: Retired
  • Accessories: Very Vanilla Satin Ribbon, SU Beautiful Wings Embosslit Die, Decorative label punch
This 1 was a hit the first time and equally a hit at the class.
Products used:
  • Stamp set: Elements of Style
  • Inks: Old Olive, Not Quite Navy, Baja Breeze, Basic Black, Early Espresso
  • Cardstock: Whisper White, Old Olive
  • Accessories: SU Square Lattice embossing folder
 Products used:
  • Stamp set: Occasional Greetings, Vintage Vogue
  • Inks: Old Olive, Ridinghood Red
  • Cardstock: Very Vanilla, Ridinghood Red
  • DSP: retired
  • Accessories: Flower punch {Retired}SU Basic pearls
Products used:
  • Stamp set: Elements of Style
  • Inks: Basic Black, Ridinghood Red, Old Olive, Sahara Sand
  • Cardstock, Basic Black Sahara sand, Whisper White, Ridinghood Red
  • Accessories: Ex-large Flower punch

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Stampin' Up! - June SAS number 9

Candle Stamping...What can I say...FUN!
Products used:
  • Stamp set: Elements of style
  • Inks: Early Espresso, Old Olive, Ridinghood Red, Not Quite Navy
  • Accessories: heat tool, Waxed Paper, Tissues paper

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Stampin' Up! -June SAS card 8

This was the 2nd of the Free cards received when my guests pre-paid to attend, so all up 3 FREE cards to get the day started.

Techniques learnt or refreshed on
  • Blender pens
  • using the Scallop border trim punch
  • Punch art flowers
  • Distressing
  • using Shimmer mist
Products used:
  • Stamp set: Because I Care {L1 Host set}
  • Inks: Early Espresso, Ridinghood Red, Old Olive
  • Cardstock: Whisper White, Ridinghood Red
  • Accessories: Shimmer Mist, X-lage Flower Punch, Scallop border Trim, Designer Big Buttons, Natural Crochet Twine

Friday, June 24, 2011

Stampin' Up! - June SAS card 7

This was one of the FREE card given when my guest pre-paid.
it's a gorgeous card and so simple

Techniques we learnt or refreshed up on were:
  • Blender pens
  • using the Big shot

Products Used:
  • Stamp set: Word Play, Elements of Style
  • Inks: Early Espresso, Old Olive, Ridinghood Red
  • Card Stock: Whisper White
  • Accessories: SU Beautiful Wings embosslit die, Green crochet string

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Stampin' Up! - June SAS card 5

we had fun making this card...and everyone left a little bit more shimmery!
Techniques: blender pens, making flowers
Products used:
  • Stamp set: L1 host set: Because I Care, Elements of Style
  • Inks: Soft Suede, Ridinghood Red, Old Olive
  • Cardstock: Whisper White, Ridinghood Red
  • Accessories: Ex-large Fancy Flower, Scallop Trim Border Punches, Designer Big Buttons {A-W mini catalogue}, Champagne Shimmer Paint

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Stampin' Up! - June SAS Card 4

As most of you would know I love using my brayer, BUT...
I didn't have any gloss cardstock left so I sponged to create this grainy effect. My guests however got the benefit of gloss and the brayer and came up with some lovely cards

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Stampin' Up! - June SAS card 3

This was the FREE card with attendance from my June SAS class.
A simple yet elegant card
Products used:
  • Stamp set - Elements of Style
  • Cardstock - Whisper White
  • Accessories - Choc Chip ribbon

Monday, June 20, 2011

Stampin' Up! - Vintage Card - June SAS card 2

Don't you just love this Vintage style card and it would make a nice general or male card
Techniques we used for this card were
  • Bleaching  using en Francias background stamp on the card base
  • Distressing and Sponging
  • Punch art flowers
Products used:
  • Stamp set: Sense of Time, En Francias, Artistic Etchings
  • Inks: Soft Suede
  • Cardstock: Chocolate Chip. Very Vanilla, Certainly Celery, So Saffron
  • Accessories: Hemp Twine, Decorative Label Punch

Sunday, June 19, 2011

Stampin' Up! - Folded Birthday Card - June SAS Card 1

Yesterday 5 mins before I left for my June SAS, I watched a quick video of this card being made, and instantly thought WOW...This card will have to come on board! So I gathered the necessary supplies and took them with me.

It only take a few minutes to make and like me, my guests all went WOW...I'll make one of those thanks.

I haven;t added anything to the middle, but a greeting with a little stamping would look lovely on one side  and a photo on the other.
For this card I used
  • Stamp sets: Party Hearty, Word Play
  • Inks: Pacific Point, Tempting Turquoise, Ridinghood Red
  • Cardstock: Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White
  • Designer series paper: Celebration
  • Accessories: Old Olive Grosgrain Ribbon, Extra large Circle/ Extra large Scallop
So thank you Mary Fish for sharing your idea with me :)

June 18th - SAS cards

here is a pics of all the cards and projects together and over the next few days I will be posting each individually. Some have already gone up, but I'll share them again.
In total my guests had 10 cards and project to choose from.
techniques we learnt were:
  • Brayering
  • Sponging
  • Punch art flowers
  • Folding techniques
  • Easy ribbon tying
  • using the Big Shot
  • Markers to rubber
  • Distressing
  • Bleaching
  • Using Blender pens
  • Candle stamping

Take advantage of this freebie offer!

At my class yesterday I gave my guests the opportunity to participate in the offer below...each guest who ordered $100 in Stampin' Up! products received FREE shipping, an EXTRA $20 to spend on more product, and the opportunity to RECEIVE 1 level one host set and more.

And I would like to take this opportunity to offer the same to you as a thank you for supporting my Stampin' Up! business.

Place an order of $100 before the 29th June and you will  receive

  • An extra $20 in FREE product
  • FREE shipping
  • 1 square signed off on your customer rewards card {I will send you this with your order}
  • Your chance to WIN  1 level one host set, plus an extra $20 FREE product
Please note this offer is only available through me {Rhonda Statham} and is not an offer being provided by Stampin' Up! 

OFFER valid until 29th June only {full payment with order is required before this date}

FREE thank you gift - read on.....

 Place an order of $100 before the 29th June and you will  receive
  • An extra $20 in FREE product
  • FREE shipping
  • 1 square signed off on your customer rewards card {I will send you this with your order}
  • Your chance to WIN  1 level one host set, plus an extra $20 FREE product

Friday, June 17, 2011

Some of the Stamp-a-Stack cards for tomorrow

Just thought I'd give you all another tease.
These are just 6 of the projects on offer at tomorrows Stamp-a-Stack, the rest are a surprise, but know they are going to WOW you :)

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

More Sneak peeks

just a quick peek at the gift bags for this weekends - SAS

If you have pre-registered and pre-paid  one of the decorated bags is for you.

If you are yet to pre-pay..please do so before Fri and you can have one too.
and don't worry if you haven't pre-paid...there is still a little bag for you :)

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Pick up your customer rewards card

I have just received my latest rewards don't forget to pick one up when you see me next

Sneal Peek - FREE card kit

Here's a little peek at one of the FREE kits for this weekends Stamp-a-Stack.

Vintage Mini Album

This was one of the class projects we created at the {Hunter Valley Papercraft Retreats - HVR 2011}.
We used  a number of different mediums to create these lovely Vintage albums - if you would like to learn more I will be offer this Mini Album as a class project in August or as a kit by mail.

Vintage tags - using Stampin' Up! Decorative Label Punch

Vintage tags using -
  • Cardstock - Very Vanilla Cardstock
  • Punch - Decorative Label - mini catalogue {$33.95 plus shipping}
  • Stamp sets - Artistic Etchings, En Francais, Because I Care
  • Ink - Soft Suede

Monday, June 13, 2011

Celebrate the Boys Scrapbooking - using Stampin' Up! Celebration papers

These are just 2 of 4 scrapbook pages , that are included in my Celebrate the Boys Scrapbooking kit.

This will be one of the kits at an upcoming event :)
 It's a little hard to see but I gave the base Page a shimmer shock and reinker splatter.

Celebrate the Boys Card - using Stampin' Up! Celebration Papers

I'm using the SU Celebration paper pack to create some cute boy pages and cards

This card technique was shown at Stampin' Up! recent Convention...I wasn't able to go but a fellow SU demo {Nicole VanSteelandt Derendorf}posted a card similar to this on facebook over the weekend and as I was working on Scrapbook pages featuring the same paper pack, I just had to make this card up.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Embellishments anyone?

I was a power house of busy-ness for a short time yesterday, and here are the results of my labours :)

Making embellishments for cards and scrapbook layouts is something I normally do in front of the TV at night.

These will soon be packaged and available for sale via my store or visit me at the next Maitland Markets 3rd Nov, where  I will also have a range of cards for sale.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Join Stampin' Up! TODAY.....

When you join Stampin' Up! this month, you will have the opportunity to participate in the latest Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Promotion {see  below}


Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Kit: $289 {valued at well over $500}

No ABN required

Join online - it's fast and easy  -password is embellished 

 For more information on joining Stampin' Up! visit my business page here :

Promotion Commotion

Dates: 1 June to 31 July
Promotion Details:
  • Join the commotion! Earn $100 in free products when you promote to supervisor between 1 June and 31 July.
What a wonderful time to JOIN Stampin' Up! and I'll be here to support you all the way.

Please do not hesitate to contact me via email 
or phone me on: 0431 173 052

and I am also more than happy to send out an No-Obligation Information pack

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Deals of the week - last chance! ends Tuesday 31st

Get high-quality Stampin’ Up! products up to 40% off during our Deals of the Week! Each Wednesday in May, you’ll find a new list of select Stampin’ Up! products on sale for that week. Be sure to check my website each week to see what the new deals are!
This Week’s Deals (25-31 May 2011)
Item Page Description Regular Price Sale Price
113838 62 Right on Track Stampin’ Around Wheel $11.95 $8.37
115619 68 Retro Remix Stampin Around Wheel $11.95 $8.37
119975 134 Vintage Type Rub-Ons $15.95 $11.17
118760 134 Play Date Rub-Ons $16.95 $11.87

Contact me today to place your order!