Thursday, 29 September 2016

CAS Colours & Sketches #193

*Please CLICK HERE for the Uniko Sept/Oct Release Introduction Post*


Hey!

Karen is our hostess this month over at CAS Colours & Sketches and as September is a five week month this week is THE DOUBLE! Karen  has come up with this fabulous combination HERE and seen below for you to try...





I admit this was kinda tough, more the sketch than the colours that threw me this time! However, this is what I came up with...




You may or may not know that Uniko is in the midst of a NEW product release and I have been sharing sneak peeks and introducing new clear stamp sets available on the 1st October! The set the Uniko Design Team and I are introducing HERE today is called Marvellous Mehndi. 

The colours Karen chose are perfect for the designs contained in the set, so I made my card using the largest main mandala image and the tiny teardrop stamp to create the pattern along the edge.




Having such a detailed stamp, a sketch to follow and keeping it CAS I just partially stamped the image and selectively coloured it too. The sentiment is a combination of the previously released Uniko Simply Said and the NEW Simply Said II clear stamp set, also being released on Saturday. 

Ok, that's all from me today! I hope I have inspired you to give THE DOUBLE a go and join in on the challenge this week. Be sure to stop on over HERE and check out what the rest of the CAS Colours & Sketches DT have done using the colours and I hope to see you in the gallery.

Thanks for stopping by today.
Supplies:
Stamps: Uniko Simply Said AND Soon to be released Uniko Marvellous Mehndi, Simply Said II.
Ink:  VersaFine Onyx Black
Card Stock: SU! Whisper White, Mint Macaron & Rich Razzleberry
Accessories: SU! Markers & SU! It's My Party Enamel Dots

Introducing... Marvellous Mehndi and Simply Said II

YAY!

I'm SO happy that you have decided to pop back today, didn't the design team do an awesome job yesterday HERE of showcasing Originally Organic?!

Today we are introducing you to two more clear stamp sets called Marvellous Mehndi and Simply Said II. Marvellous Mehndi is my modern approach to the Mehndi / Henna style with a hint of paisley too. It features a large focal mandala stamp and a variety of smaller stamps to create your own patterns. Simply Said II is an additional/follow on clear stamp set from Simply Said. It features sentiment stamps in the same font and size, giving you even more occasions, sentiment combinations and possibilities!

How about some eye candy...




For my first card I have combined the largest mandala stamp from the Marvellous Mehndi clear stamp set and two sentiments from Simply Said II. The mandala is stamped in VersaMark ink and embossed with detail white EP. I then selectively coloured it with a trio of Prismacolor pencils.




For my next card today using these clear stamps I wanted to show you how they coordinate and can be combined with the previously released Fun Flowers clear stamp set. 




If you look closely at the the new Mehndi stamps you will notice that they feature smaller versions of the floral designs that are in the Fun Flowers set. I love giving older sets more worth and creating more possibilities and breathe new life into them

On this second card I have used the smaller mandala stamp inside the largest flower stamp from Fun Flowers. I filled in the design with a teardrop from the Marvellous Mehndi set and the smallest flower from Fun Flowers. I selectively coloured the stamped panel with SU! markers and embellished with glitter. The sentiment is another from Simply Said II.




Ok, that's all I have to share with you here, but hop along the Design Team Blog links below for even more inspiration. I know for a fact you won't be disappointed, the team have created amazing projects showcasing how this set can be used...



CLICK HERE to see more from Bev




CLICK HERE to see more from Deborah




CLICK HERE to see more from Jane




CLICK HERE to see more from Rahmat




CLICK HERE to see more from Sarah G




CLICK HERE to see more from Sarah P



The set will be fully revealed and available to purchase HERE on Saturday October 1st (World Card Making Day!) at 9am BST. However, the Design Team and I will be back tomorrow with the last two more product introductions and lots more inspiration! If you missed yesterday's introduction of Originally Organic, you can catch up on it HERE.

Release Schedule...

Sneak Peeks 25th - 27th Sept, these little teasers give you hints at what is in store!

Introducing 28th - 30th Sept, here you will see a closer look at the clear stamp sets being released with a daily blog hop with the Uniko DT.

Release Day! Saturday 1st October 9am BST you will get to see the products in their entirety and purchase them HERE on the website! As usual there will be a Design Team Blog Hop & GIVEAWAY!

Thank you for stopping by today and I'd LOVE to hear your initial thoughts on the introduction of this set!

Hugs

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Introducing... Originally Organic

YAY!

I'm SO happy that you have stopped by today, as here at Uniko preparations for the Sept/Oct product release are well underway. We have had all the sneak peeks at the 5 clear stamp sets being released and NOW it is time for the Design Team and I to introduce them to you.

So, without further ado lets get to it! Today we are introducing you to a clear stamp set called Originally Organic. This is a modern floral/foliage set with a collection of positive friendship and growth sentiments.




My first card uses one of the stamps that I have already given you a huge peek at and used HERE on my Fall Coffee Lovers Blog Hop card! This time though I wanted to give the stamp the focus and kept my card really simple.




The image is stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black and coloured with Copic Markers, I then embellished the image with a trio of SU! Candy Dots.

My next card showcases the second larger stamps contained in the set...




A fun feature of this stamp is that the flower/foliage heads are interchangeable and also multi-step stamps. This time I chose a brighter colour palette and added another of the sentiments contained in the set. I kept the embellishment of the image simple with only adding a touch of clear Wink Of Stella.


Ok, that's all I have to share with you here, but hop along the Design Team Blog links below for even more inspiration. I know for a fact you won't be disappointed, the team have created amazing projects showcasing how this set can be used...



CLICK HERE to see more from Bev



CLICK HERE to see more from Deborah



CLICK HERE to see more from Jane



CLICK HERE to see more from Lindsey



CLICK HERE to see more from Rahmat



CLICK HERE to see more from Sarah G



CLICK HERE to see more from Sarah P
The set will be fully revealed and available to purchase HERE on Saturday October 1st (World Card Making Day!) at 9am BST. However, the Design Team and I will be back tomorrow with two more product introductions and lots more inspiration!

Release Schedule...

Sneak Peeks 25th - 27th Sept, these little teasers give you hints at what is in store!
Introducing 28th - 30th Sept, here you will see a closer look at the clear stamp sets being released with a daily blog hop with the Uniko DT.

Release Day! Saturday 1st October 9am BST you will get to see the products in their entirety and purchase them HERE on the website! As usual there will be a Design Team Blog Hop & GIVEAWAY!
Thank you for stopping by today and I'd LOVE to hear your initial thoughts on the introduction of this set!
Hugs

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Sept/Oct 2016 Release Sneak Peeks

YAY!

I'm SO happy that you have stopped by today, as here at Uniko preparations for the Sept/Oct product  release are well underway!

Yesterday I shared two more Sneak Peeks, if you missed them click HERE. You can also see the first Sneak Peek of one of the FIVE clear stamp sets being released, if you missed it HERE.

Today I am sharing the last two peeks and as you will see they are Christmas/Winter themed!




How about a fun mini Christmas decoration? Yes, this is a mini set, BUT it has SO many possibilities. I can hardly wait for you to see the projects ;)

Lastly, but by no means least is another mini set...




A fun winter foliage set, perfect to accompany the Christmas decoration above and MORE! You will get to see more of these sets in use by the DT and myself in the coming days, so stay tuned! 

I will be back tomorrow with the Design Team with our first product introduction and blog hop, hope to see you.

Release Schedule...

Sneak Peeks 25th - 27th Sept, these little teasers give you hints at what is in store!

Introducing 28th - 30th Sept, here you will see a closer look at the clear stamp sets being released with a daily blog hop with the Uniko DT.

Release Day! Saturday 1st October 9am BST you will get to see the products in their entirety and purchase them HERE on the website! As usual there will be a Design Team Blog Hop & GIVEAWAY!

Thank you for stopping by today and I'd LOVE to hear your initial thoughts on the Sneak Peeks!

Hugs

Monday, 26 September 2016

Sept/Oct 2016 Release Sneak Peeks

YAY!

I'm SO happy that you have stopped by today, as here at Uniko preparations for the Sept/Oct product  release are underway!

Yesterday I shared the first Sneak Peek of one of the FIVE clear stamp sets being released, if you missed it, click HERE.

Today I am sharing two more peeks...




This first peek is sure to be another FAVE of mine and if you LOVE the current colouring trend, then I think you might just LOVE it too! The designs are a modern take on Mehndi which is set to be a popular trend in 2017. 




This last peek today is a follow up set to the popular Simply Said clear stamp set. It features more useful sentiments in a classic font style! 

You will get to see more of these sets in use by the DT and myself in the coming days, so stay tuned! I will be back tomorrow with the last Sneak Peeks to share with you, hope to see you then :)

Release Schedule...

Sneak Peeks 25th - 27th Sept, these little teasers give you hints at what is in store!

Introducing 28th - 30th Sept, here you will see a closer look at the clear stamp sets being released with a daily blog hop with the Uniko DT.

Release Day! Saturday 1st October 9am BST you will get to see the products in their entirety and purchase them HERE on the website! As usual there will be a Design Team Blog Hop & GIVEAWAY!

Thank you for stopping by today and I'd LOVE to hear your initial thoughts on the Sneak Peeks!
Hugs

Sunday, 25 September 2016

Sept/Oct 2016 Release Sneak Peeks

YAY!

I'm SO happy that you have stopped by today, as here at Uniko preparations for the Sept/Oct product  release begins!

Today I am sharing the first sneak peek at one of the clear stamp sets being released and one of my FAVES too...




Now, if you LOVED the recent FREE Digital Stamp Set featured in Simply Cards & Papercrafts this month (available for download HERE), then I think you might just LOVE this clear stamp set ;)

You will get to see more of this set in use by the DT and myself in the coming days, so stay tuned! I will be back tomorrow with more Sneak Peeks to share with you, hope to see you then :)

Release Schedule...

Sneak Peeks 25th - 27th Sept, these little teasers give you hints at what is in store!

Introducing 28th - 30th Sept, here you will see a closer look at the clear stamp sets being released with a daily blog hop with the Uniko DT.

Release Day! Saturday 1st October 9am BST you will get to see the products in their entirety and purchase them HERE on the website! As usual there will be a Design Team Blog Hop & GIVEAWAY!

Thank you for stopping by today and I'd LOVE to hear your initial thoughts on the Sneak Peek!
Hugs

Friday, 23 September 2016

Uniko Sponsors the Fall Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

Hey & Happy Friday!

I'm super happy you have stopped by today, Uniko was yet again honoured to be invited by the lovely Amy from Tsuruta Designs and is proudly to be sponsoring another fun blog hop and challenge...




The winner of the Uniko prize will get a £15 eGift Certificate
AND 
There are 2 Flash Prize up for grabs too 
PLUS
a little giveaway at the end of this post too ;)

Anyone is eligible for a Super Sponsor prize if they link up a newly created Fall/Autumn Themed Coffee, Tea & or Cocoa project, no back-linkng please. Random.org will be used to draw the winners.

To link up your projects and more details about the hop and Super Sponsors pop on over to the Coffee Loving Carmakers Blog HERE.

To kick this FABulous hop off I've created my own Autumn themed card...




So on my card today there is a HUGE sneak peek at a two stamps (part of a set) coming soon ;) I'm in the process of making samples for the upcoming Uniko Sept/Oct product release, so I couldn't help but use one of the new stamps on my card.

It is such a versatile stamp and can be used for all seasons really, but it looks awesome coloured in Autumn/Fall colours too! 

Here is a little close up of the detail...




The coffee cup is from I LOVE Coffee, stamped with the second sneak peek and coloured with Copic markers. The sentiment is a mix from I LOVE Tea and the coffee part partially stamped from I LOVE COFFEE.

That's all from me today, I will be sharing more tomorrow and we start the countdown to the Uniko Release on Sunday!

Anyway, I like to have a little blog candy too, so simply leave a comment on this post by 6am (PST) Friday 30th September and I will select one lucky comment to receive one of the SOON to be released Uniko clear stamp sets! 

We also have a new Uniko challenge HERE, the theme is Autumn with an optional twist of thanks so why not join in with you card there too. There are prizes up for grabs ;)




I look forward to hopping by and seeing all your wonderful creations, have fun!

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